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Arthur; Postcards From Buster, Part I; Postcards From Buster, Part II

10/02/2003


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Series
Arthur
Program
Postcards From Buster, Part I; Postcards From Buster, Part II
Program Number

806; 112A; 113B

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

Part I: Buster's going to New York City to meet his dad Bo, and the Reads are coming with him! He's thrilled ... but won't his mom cry day and night, missing him? Luckily, Bitzi gives Buster a special present at the airport that will let him share his exciting trip with her -- a video camera!

Part II: In this special episode combining live-action and animation, the gang goes on a whirlwind tour of New York. As D.W. enjoys Central Park, a Broadway show, and daydreams of living in the glamorous Metropole Hotel, Bo leads Arthur and Buster on a journey through the neighborhoods of Chinatown, El Barrio, and ... wait, they're lost! Will they find their way? Will Buster ever get to take a bite out of the Big Apple? One thing's for sure -- he'll capture the adventure on his new video camera!

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Topics
Social Issues
Creators
Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
CINAR (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Arthur; Postcards From Buster, Part I; Postcards From Buster, Part II,” 10/02/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_51D7A607692E420F999BDC7499CADBF4.
MLA: “Arthur; Postcards From Buster, Part I; Postcards From Buster, Part II.” 10/02/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_51D7A607692E420F999BDC7499CADBF4>.
APA: Arthur; Postcards From Buster, Part I; Postcards From Buster, Part II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_51D7A607692E420F999BDC7499CADBF4
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