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Season 02, Episode 01 Arthur Meets Mister Rogers/Draw!

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Oct 20, 1997
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Arthur Meets Mister Rogers/Draw! Oct 20, 1997 Arthur tries to keep his friends from learning that Mr. Rogers is staying at his house; Francine becomes the target of nasty cartoons.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Binky Barnes, Art Expert/Arthur's Lucky Pencil

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Oct 21, 1997
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Binky Barnes, Art Expert/Arthur's Lucky Pencil Oct 21, 1997 1. "Binky Barnes, Art Expert": Arthur and Buster are teamed up with Binky to do a report on a piece of art from the museum. Arthur and Buster think that they're doomed, and decide to let Binky do his report while they do a report on a different piece of art. 2. "Arthur's Lucky Pencil": Arthur uses a pencil that seems to be lucky and then lends it to his friends. But it gets shorter and shorter, so Arthur decides to use it for emergencies only.

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Season 02, Episode 03 D.W., the Picky Eater/Buster and the Daredevils

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Oct 22, 1997
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D.W., the Picky Eater/Buster and the Daredevils Oct 22, 1997 'D.W. the Picky Eater': Because D.W. made a big fuss over the salad she was served had spinach, her mom says that she can't eat at restaurants until she learns to eat everything on her plate. Can Arthur get D.W. to eat spinach?/'Buster and the Daredevils': Arthur and Buster want Toby and Slink to teach them some skating tricks, but Toby and Slink say that they have to do some dares first. Arthur quits before the first dare, but Buster keeps on fulfilling dare after dare.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Go to Your Room, D.W/Arthur Makes a Movie

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Oct 23, 1997
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Go to Your Room, D.W/Arthur Makes a Movie Oct 23, 1997 'Arthur Makes a Movie': Because Arthur and his friends are too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, they decide to make their own/Go to Your Room, D.W.: D.W. thinks that it is unfair that she is being punished and that it's all Kate's fault.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider

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Oct 24, 1997
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Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider Oct 24, 1997 1. "Arthur's Underwear": Arthur can't stop laughing about Binky's pants splitting during class, until Arthur keeps having nightmares about his underwear. Can Buster help make the bad dreams go away? 2. "Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider": Francine has saved up enough money for riding lessons, but her sister Catherine has to take her. It turns out that Catherine is better at riding a horse than Francine is. Francine is humiliated when she overhears Stanley the instructor tell Catherine that Francine is not quite up to her level.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play it Again, D.W.

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Oct 27, 1997
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Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play it Again, D.W. Oct 27, 1997 1. "Buster Baxter, Cat Saver": Who is the biggest hero in Elwood City? Buster Baxter! Actually, all that happened was that a cat that was stuck in a tree wanted to eat the fish that was in Buster's ice cream, so the cat decided to jump onto Buster. At first, Buster tells everyone that he was just in the right place at the right time, but then he starts acting like a big shot and makes up a TV series in which his character is a super hero. 2. "Play It Again, D.W.": D.W. listens to her "Crazy Bus" CD all the time, and Arthur is tired of hearing that song. The Read family attends "Crazy Bus Live," and Arthur is embarrassed. When D.W. discovers that her "Crazy Bus" is missing, she accuses Arthur.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright

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Oct 28, 1997
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Arthur's TV-Free Week/Night Fright Oct 28, 1997 Arthur's TV-Free Week: It's trouble, right here in Elwood City. The kids--and their parents--have all pledged not to watch TV for one whole week. That's days, hours, and a whole bunch of minutes (10,680 to be exact, as Buster is horrified to discover). Can they last? Who will be the first to break? Night Fright: Big, brave Binky Barnes. He'd be toast if people ever discovered he can't sleep without a night light. It's his deepest, darkest secret. When Arthur spends the night, and discovers the truth, Binky has no choice but to try... bribery.

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Season 02, Episode 08 Arthur vs. the Piano/The Big Blow-Up

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Oct 29, 1997
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Arthur vs. the Piano/The Big Blow-Up Oct 29, 1997 Arthur vs. The Piano: "Local Boy Wrecks Concert!" "Bad, Bad Musician!" These are the headlines Arthur can all-too-easily imagine, after he gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Now he's terrified of playing to another audience. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? Or should he just move far, far away? The Big Blow-Up: When two very opinionated friends butt heads, look out! Can Francine and The Brain put aside their differences (their "rancor," as Brain would describe it) for the good of the soccer team? Probably not--so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.

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Season 02, Episode 09 Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer

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Oct 30, 1997
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Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer Oct 30, 1997 Lost!: For an eight-year-old, Arthur is usually pretty cool. Except for D.W., there's not too much that upsets him. But one day, Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange--and scary--part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? And will D.W. ever forgive Arthur for scaring her like that? The Short, Quick Summer: Summer vacation is over? It just started! What about all those great, fun things Arthur intended to do--like have adventures and explore the unfathomable mysteries of space? As Arthur learns, you don't have to go far from home to have a great summer.

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Season 02, Episode 10 D.W. Goes to Washington/Arthur's Mystery Envelope

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Oct 31, 1997
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D.W. Goes to Washington/Arthur's Mystery Envelope Oct 31, 1997 D.W. Goes to Washington: D.W.'s on her way to Washington. (Someone should have called ahead and warned the government). She's bored, bored, BORED by it all until she gets lost during a tour of the White House. A kind employee reunites her with her family and invites them all in for pizza. (Come to think of it, the guy sure has a nice office. And doesn't he look a little... familiar?) Arthur's Mystery Envelope: When Mr. Haney gives Arthur a sealed envelope to bring home to Mom, Arthur fears the worst. (His friends are only too eager to help him imagine what "the worst" might be.) Is Arthur being sentenced to summer school? Does he HAVE to give the envelope to Mom, or could he just sort of... misplace it?

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Season 02, Episode 11 D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits the Books

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Apr 6, 1998
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D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits the Books Apr 6, 1998 D.W.'s Deer Friend: The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home--a rather large deer named Walter! Buster Hits the Books: Somehow, Buster has managed to get through school without ever reading a book. But now the pressure's on--he's got just one week to finish a whole, entire book--with CHAPTERS!-- and write about it! Will he live to tell the tale?

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Season 02, Episode 12 Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance

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Apr 7, 1998
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Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance Apr 7, 1998 Arthur's Faraway Friend: Arthur's in the midst of writing a great adventure story with Buster when he gets some very bad news--Buster is leaving town to go live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their story? Is it the end of their friendship? Arthur and The Square Dance: Does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks--and soon even Arthur is beginning to wonder. Can Arthur avoid Francine, and her cooties, for the rest of his life?

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Season 02, Episode 13 Water and the Brain/Arthur the Unfunny

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Apr 8, 1998
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Water and the Brain/Arthur the Unfunny Apr 8, 1998 Water and The Brain: Is The Brain a snob? That seems to be the only explanation for why he won't go to Waterworld with the rest of his friends. But Arthur concludes that theory is all wet as he tries to discover what's really bugging the Brain. Arthur The Unfunny: Arthur's a notorious joke-killer. But when he's scheduled to perform as a carnival clown, Arthur decides he'll learn how to make people laugh--or else!

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Season 02, Episode 14 Sue Ellen's Lost Diary/Arthur's Knee

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Apr 9, 1998
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Sue Ellen's Lost Diary/Arthur's Knee Apr 9, 1998 Sue Ellen's Lost Diary: Poor Sue Ellen has lost the one thing she's never without--her diary. But as her friends help her look for it, they start to wonder--how come she won't let them read it? What's IN this diary anyway? Arthur's Knee: Arthur's hurt his knee but won't tell Mom--because then she'd know he'd been playing down at the dump. (Where he was NOT allowed to go). Can The Brain and D.W. convince Arthur to face up to it and take his tetanus shot like a man--umm, an aardvark?

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Season 02, Episode 15 Grandma Thora Appreciation Day/Fern's Slumber Party

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Apr 10, 1998
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Grandma Thora Appreciation Day/Fern's Slumber Party Apr 10, 1998 Grandma Thora Appreciation Day: Arthur and D.W. are planning a surprise party for Grandma Thora. They're doing it all by themselves--thank you very much--and they're not even fighting! But somehow, in the midst of all the party-planning mayhem, one teeny detail gets forgotten--the guest of honor! Fern's Slumber Party: Shy Fern hosts a slumber party at her mother's urging. Her guests are sure it will be the most boring party of all time--but when disaster strikes, Fern's special talents save the day. Or, in this case, the night!

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Season 02, Episode 16 Love Notes for Muffy/D.W. Blows the Whistle

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Apr 13, 1998
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Love Notes for Muffy/D.W. Blows the Whistle Apr 13, 1998 Love Notes For Muffy: When Muffy tries to bribe the judges at the school science fair, Francine and The Brain plot revenge. But the thrill is short-lived after Muffy turns the tables, and the joke, on them. D.W. Blows The Whistle: D.W., a newly-deputized Junior Safety Officer, has a reputation for being a strict enforcer of the rules--well, OK, a tattle-tale. How far--or how high--will she go to make sure everyone is safe and sound?

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Season 02, Episode 17 Francine Redecorates/Arthur the Loser

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Apr 14, 1998
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Francine Redecorates/Arthur the Loser Apr 14, 1998 Francine Redecorates: Francine likes bats and lizards, while Catherine's taste runs to lace. Normally, it's fun to be different, but not if you're two sisters sharing the same room. Space gets very tight at the Frensky's, when this odd couple decides they've had enough togetherness. Arthur The Loser: There's only one thing in life Arthur really wants--and that's to say "I win!" like the kids he sees on TV. But whether he's playing basketball or a brand-new board game, Arthur just can't stop losing. Is it really so wrong to... cheat a little?

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Season 02, Episode 18 Arthur vs. the Very Mean Crossing Guard/D.W.'s Very Bad Mood

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Apr 15, 1998
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Arthur vs. the Very Mean Crossing Guard/D.W.'s Very Bad Mood Apr 15, 1998 Arthur vs. The Very Mean Crossing Guard: Arthur and The Brain encounter a new crossing guard on the way home from school. This guard isn't just mean, he's nuts! He charges $10 to cross the street and if you don't pay, his goons will find you!! Is this guy for real? D.W.'s Very Bad Mood: D.W. is making Arthur's life miserable! (Hard to imagine, but true.) Francine decides she'd better find the key to D.W.'s cranky behavior before Arthur loses his mind.

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Season 02, Episode 19 D.W.'s Name Game/Finders Key-pers

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Apr 16, 1998
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D.W.'s Name Game/Finders Key-pers Apr 16, 1998 D.W.'s Name Game: What's in a name? A lot of hurt feelings, sometimes. At least that's what D.W. and Arthur discover when their efforts to insult each other get out of control. Although the contest improves their vocabulary, the endless name-calling becomes, well, deleterious. Finders Key-Pers: Arthur, Brain, and Binky find a key--but to what? The city? The new science museum? A brand new sports car? And which of them will get to keep whatever fabulous thing they find!? When they decide to split it 50-50-50 the trouble really begins!

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Season 02, Episode 20 How the Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister

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Apr 17, 1998
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How the Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister Apr 17, 1998 How The Cookie Crumbles: What's a budding entrepreneur to do when her homemade cookies hit the big time? Especially when the recipe isn't really hers? Should Muffy do the right thing--or just keep quiet and rake in the dough? Sue Ellen's Littler Sister: Arthur and Francine would love to lend their sisters to Sue Ellen, who's sick of being an only child. But Sue Ellen realizes you should be careful what you wish for, after her quest for the perfect sibling leads her to... D.W.

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Season 02, Episode 21 D.W.'s Deer Friend

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Apr 6, 1998
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D.W.'s Deer Friend Apr 6, 1998 It's the second family trip and D.W. gets to choose. She chooses camping and D.W. gets attached to a deer she met and wants to bring home.

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Season 02, Episode 22 Buster Hits the Books

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Apr 6, 1998
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Buster Hits the Books Apr 6, 1998 Buster doesn't do a book report for Mr.Ratburn and the others react and think that he can't read. The truth is Buster only reads books that interest him, so when he picks up Robin Hood he decides to do his report on that. At the end Arthur and Buster start writing a sequel to Robin Hood.

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Season 02, Episode 23 Arthur's Faraway Friend

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Apr 7, 1998
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Arthur's Faraway Friend Apr 7, 1998 Arthur and Buster are on the urge of finishing their story for the sequel of Robin Hood. Everything is well until Arthur discovers that Buster has decided to go on a long trip to bond with his dad. Arthur fears that it's the end of their story and their friendship!

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Season 02, Episode 24 Arthur and the Square Dance

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Apr 7, 1998
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Arthur and the Square Dance Apr 7, 1998 Francine and Arthur always are partners at Ms.MacGrady's square dance and soon Binky and Muffy start to wonder if Arthur and Francine are in love? Things get complicated and Arthur writes a letter to Buster (he's on a trip with his dad) for help. Does Buster have the solution?

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Season 02, Episode 25 Water and the Brain

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Apr 8, 1998
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Water and the Brain Apr 8, 1998 Arthur and his friends are all invited by Muffy to go to Waterworld, but the Brain doesn't want to go. When he and Binky find out that the Brain is afraid of water, they try to cure this fear so they can all go together.

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Season 02, Episode 26 Arthur the Unfunny

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Apr 8, 1998
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Arthur the Unfunny Apr 8, 1998 Muffy has planned an after school carnival to take place at her house. She lets all her friends become clowns and goons except for Arthur because Arthur is not funny. He tries hard but no matter what he does it's just not funny until he finds a funny way to play the piano.

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Season 02, Episode 27 Sue Ellen's Lost Diary

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Apr 9, 1998
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Sue Ellen's Lost Diary Apr 9, 1998 When Sue Ellen drops her diary at the library, she is worried that someone has found it and is going to read it.

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Season 02, Episode 28 Arthur's Knee

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Apr 9, 1998
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Arthur's Knee Apr 9, 1998 Arthur and the Brain are doing a report, and one of the wheels breaks off. Arthur and D.W. go to the dump, where they are forbidden to go, and Arthur cuts his knee. How can Arthur tell his mom?

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Season 02, Episode 29 Grandma Thora Appreciation Day

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Apr 10, 1998
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Grandma Thora Appreciation Day Apr 10, 1998 Arthur and D.W. sleepover at Grandma Thora's house and find out that she gets lonely when they're not there. So Arthur and D.W. throw her a party to help her.

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Season 02, Episode 30 Fern's Slumber Party

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Apr 10, 1998
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Fern's Slumber Party Apr 10, 1998 Fern is not the most popular girl at school and she likes it that way but her mother doesn't so she throws a slumber party and tells all the kids to come. Eventually everything turns out great and she ends up getting the reputation as a detective.

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Season 02, Episode 31 Love Notes for Muffy

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Apr 13, 1998
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Love Notes for Muffy Apr 13, 1998 When Muffy annoys Francine and Brain, they decide to get even with her by sending her fake love notes for an anonymous person to make her look goofy.

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Season 02, Episode 32 D.W. Blows the Whistle

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Apr 13, 1998
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D.W. Blows the Whistle Apr 13, 1998 D.W. gets a whistle from a safety guy and now she becomes the safest person in Elwood city.

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Season 02, Episode 33 Francine Redecorates

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Apr 14, 1998
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Francine Redecorates Apr 14, 1998 When Francine and Katherine get sick of each other Katherine moves out to have her own room in the living room.

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Season 02, Episode 34 Arthur the Loser

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Apr 14, 1998
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Arthur the Loser Apr 14, 1998 Arthur loses at every game at anytime but when he gets a ""No Guessing"" game he becomes the biggest winner (cheater) in school.

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Season 02, Episode 35 Arthur vs. the Very Mean Crossing Guard

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Apr 15, 1998
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Arthur vs. the Very Mean Crossing Guard Apr 15, 1998 On the way home from school, Arthur and the Brain meet a crossing guard who wants $10.00 from them to cross the street.

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Season 02, Episode 36 D.W.'s Very Bad Mood

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Apr 15, 1998
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D.W.'s Very Bad Mood Apr 15, 1998 D.W. has been acting very badly in the Read household, and Arthur doesn't know why. Can Arthur and Francine find out before she keeps the whole family awake?

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Season 02, Episode 37 D.W.'s Name Game

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Apr 16, 1998
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D.W.'s Name Game Apr 16, 1998 D.W. gets praise from the Tibbles at being the best at name-calling, so she tries it on Arthur but it fails because he's older and knows more words so with the help of Katherine she looks up words in the Thesaurus that Arthur doesen't know and uses them against him.

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Season 02, Episode 38 Finders Key-pers

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Apr 16, 1998
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Finders Key-pers Apr 16, 1998 Binky, Brain, and Arthur all find a lost key and they all use their imaginations that tells them that it belongs to important stuff. They decide to split it 50/50/50, but when they find out that Mr. Morris is missing the keys to the sprinkler system they discover who it belongs to.

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Season 02, Episode 39 How the Cookie Crumbles

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Apr 17, 1998
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How the Cookie Crumbles Apr 17, 1998 Muffy won last year's Strawberry baking contest in The Strawberry Festival because her father was the judge but this year when her friends help her bake strawberry cookies she takes the credit and wins the contest. Soon the cookies become so good that Muffy decides to run a business and sell them but not before she lets Arthur and friends get their share.

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Season 02, Episode 40 Sue Ellen's Little Sister

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Apr 17, 1998
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Sue Ellen's Little Sister Apr 17, 1998 Sue Ellen is an only child and she envies her friends and their siblings, so the next day she goes out on a mission to find a little brother or sister. When Binky, Brain, and Prunella all fail she decides that D.W. is the perfect choice but one day with D.W. has changed her mind but when she goes home her parents have announced that they've adopted a little boy named Tenzin how is her new little brother.

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