(WFLA) – The cult children’s show “Arthur”, which airs on PBS Kids, ended on Monday after 25 seasons.
Screenwriter Katie Vaughn first said that PBS Kids plan to complete the cult children’s series during an interview on “Finding DW”. podcast for the summer.
Arthur no longer in production. “We had a party two years ago,” said Podcast host Jason Schwimmer. “I think so [PBS] made a mistake and I think “Arthur” should come back and I know not one think they made a mistake. I don’t know if it was a problem with ratings or if I felt the need to retire. For me, it was evergreen, as if it would never end, but it ended. We finished the last episode, season 25, two years ago. ”
The children’s show features Arthur, an animated ant, and the lessons he learns about kindness, empathy and inclusion from friends and family when he grew up in the fictional city of Elwood.
“Arthur” debuted in 1996, making it the longest-running children’s animated series in US history. He won four Amy Awards for Outstanding Children’s Animation Program as well as the Peabody Award.
But don’t be afraid if you missed the last show today: You can now find the full episode on the PBS YouTube channel.
If you haven’t watched the last episode yet, here’s your spoiler.
The last episode tells the audience who the heroes become when they become adults.
Arthur became a graphic writer. His sister DW is a traffic cop and his best friend Buster is a teacher. Binky is a weather forecaster, George oversees the Sugar Bowl, Francine runs a sneaker company, and Maffey is running for mayor.