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Arthur; To Tibble the Truth; Waiting To Go

08/27/2002


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Series
Arthur
Program
To Tibble the Truth; Waiting To Go
Program Number

704; 98A; 100B

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

"To Tibble the Truth" When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better? Tommy and Timmy try to be honest Tibbles before they lose all their friends -- and each other.

"Waiting to Go" Binky and Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse? Well, yes -- the other kids' rides have come and gone, leaving Binky and Brain behind. Will they spend the next 50 years sitting in the parking lot, waiting to go?

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; To Tibble the Truth; Waiting To Go,” 08/27/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B7E3DF9FC5B4419F944A300534EB1D39.
MLA: “Arthur; To Tibble the Truth; Waiting To Go.” 08/27/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B7E3DF9FC5B4419F944A300534EB1D39>.
APA: Arthur; To Tibble the Truth; Waiting To Go. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B7E3DF9FC5B4419F944A300534EB1D39
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