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Arthur; My Fair Tommy; Francine’s Big Top Trouble


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My Fair Tommy; Francine’s Big Top Trouble
Program Number

902; 904; 117A;117B

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

904: My Fair Tommy: Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?

902: Francine's Big Top Trouble: Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there, how hard could it be? Well, very hard, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow?

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Social Issues
Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
CINAR (Series Producer)
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