Arthur; Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto; It’s a No-Brainer
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- Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto; It’s a No-Brainer
- Program Number
76A - 76B
- 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
502: Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto: Francine's dad falling asleep in class? Arthur's dad telling food jokes in the cafeteria? Is it a bad dream?? No, it's Lakewood Elementary Parents Open House! How will the kids survive a whole evening of their parents' embarrassing antics?
503: It's a No-Brainer: When Brain loses his cool and loses to Buster in the Math-a-thon, he abandons his books and nickname for a career in... stand-up comedy?!? Is The Brain gone forever?
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Social Issues
- Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
- CINAR (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Arthur; Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto; It’s a No-Brainer,” 08/21/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_40001FB0D56D4B508A97C126E248D777.
- MLA: “Arthur; Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto; It’s a No-Brainer.” 08/21/2000. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_40001FB0D56D4B508A97C126E248D777>.
- APA: Arthur; Kids are from Earth, Parents are from Pluto; It’s a No-Brainer. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_40001FB0D56D4B508A97C126E248D777