Bespectacled aardvark Arthur Read demonstrates to kids how to deal with such childhood traumas and challenges as homework, teachers and bullies. He also has to contend with his sisters, but loves playing with his friends: tomboy Francine, foodie and best pal Buster, super smart Brain, rich girl Muffy and geography expert Sue Ellen.
Did You Know?
In the beginning few episodes, Muffy speaks with a slight lisp and has buck teeth (like she does in the books). However, the buck teeth and the lisp is were gone by season 2. See more
In the opening sequence, D.W. is shown turning the pages of the book with her left hand, yet when it cuts to a close-up, her right hand is on the book. See more