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Arthur; Chips are Down; Revenge of the Chips

09/27/1997

Date: September 2007


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Series
Arthur
Program
Chips are Down; Revenge of the Chips
Program Number

305

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

The Chips are Down: What a mysterious, beautiful thing a green potato chip is -- and D.W. just ate a gigantic one! But then she hears a rumor that they're poisonous and she's resolved to live what's left of her life to the fullest because, well, it's only a matter of time...

Revenge of the Chip: Sure, kids do some pretty embarrassing things, but do Moms have to tell everyone? When the story about the green potato chip hits the local newspaper, it's just too much! How can D.W. get Mom to stop blabbing about it?

Duration

00:28:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Topics
Social Issues
Creators
CINAR (Series Producer)
Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Arthur; Chips are Down; Revenge of the Chips,” 09/27/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A9A3191977A41A788EA26BB86928C3E.
MLA: “Arthur; Chips are Down; Revenge of the Chips.” 09/27/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A9A3191977A41A788EA26BB86928C3E>.
APA: Arthur; Chips are Down; Revenge of the Chips. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A9A3191977A41A788EA26BB86928C3E
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