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Arthur; Arthur Plays the Blues, Buster’s Sweet Success


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Arthur Plays the Blues, Buster’s Sweet Success
Program Number

602; 88

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

Although Arthur's beloved piano teacher is retiring, she assures him that the new teacher is outstanding ... and famous, too! Then Arthur meets Dr. Fugue -- who's as strict as he is odd -- and begins to doubt his own abilities. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano?

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Broadcast program

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Social Issues
CINAR (Series Producer)
Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
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APA: Arthur; Arthur Plays the Blues, Buster’s Sweet Success. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_899B3EB317154684B024FA2F89A2B809
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