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Arthur; Paradise Lost; Silent Treatment


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Paradise Lost; Silent Treatment
Program Number

1309; 153A; 1302; 153B

Series Description

Each of the Arthur episodes consists of two independent stories that focus on themes and events central to children's lives. Whether it's facing down a bully, worrying about a new teacher, or being the very last person on earth to lose his baby teeth, Arthur and his friends manage to solve their third-grade dilemmas with imagination, kindness and a lot of humor. "What children love about Arthur is that he feels real to them," says Carol Greenwald, WGBH executive producer. "The emotions he experiences are universal. When Arthur triumphs over something, kids think they can, too. "The series will build on that sense of empowerment by showing how Arthur and his friends use effective, age-appropriate, problem-solving skills. Bringing a book-based series like Arthur to public television will also promote reading and writing skills. Series release date: 10/1996

Program Description

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Paradise Lost, 153A Baby Kate is growing up! She’s started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children’s Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. Along the way, they learn that growing up is inevitable and maybe it isn’t so bad.

Silent Treatment, 153B When quiet, shy George wonders if any of his friends really notice him, he has a great idea. He's not going to speak to anyone until they notice! Well when they do in fact notice he's been feeling sad, they decide to throw him a surprise party to make him feel special. But it backfires, when they need to avoid him to plan the party!



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Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Arthur; Paradise Lost; Silent Treatment,” 02/25/2010, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02AC8B7DCD3B462C8F6AED9F9680DD3C.
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APA: Arthur; Paradise Lost; Silent Treatment. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02AC8B7DCD3B462C8F6AED9F9680DD3C
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