Arthur (season 22)

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Arthur (season 22)
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes4 (8 segments)
Original networkPBS Kids
Original releaseMay 13 –
May 16, 2019
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List of Arthur episodes

The 22nd season of Arthur started airing on PBS Kids in the United States from May 13, 2019 to May, 16 2019. Jane Lynch guest starred on the episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone."[1] Roman Lutterotti replaced Jacob Ursomarzo as Arthur, Ethan Pugiotto replaced Christian Distefano as D.W., and Evan Blaylock replaced Max Friedman Cole as Brain. The season originally stated to have 7 episodes,[citation needed] but it was later confirmed that the last three episodes are a part of the next season.


No. in
TitleWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
2401"Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone / The Feud"[4]Peter K. Hirsch
Jon Greenberg
Allan Jeffrey
Hélène Cossette & Nick Vallinakis
13 May 2019 (2019-05-13)

"Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone": Arthur and the gang cannot believe that Mr. Ratburn is getting married. During the wedding, they learn that he has married a man.
Note: The episode was withheld from airing by Alabama Public Television (APT) and Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) as it showcased same-sex marriage.[2][3]

"The Feud": Arthur and Buster argue over a video game, and the class chooses sides. When Arthur and Buster get over the argument, their "teams" are still angry at each other.
2412"When Rivals Came to Roost / The Longest Eleven Minutes"[5]Eliza Bent & Glen Berger
Sarah Katin & Nakia Trower Shuman
Jeremy O’Neill
Karine Charlebois
14 May 2019 (2019-05-14)

"When Rivals Came to Roost": A classroom at Mighty Mountain gets flooded, and its students move to Lakewood Elementary with Mr. Ratburn's class.

"The Longest Eleven Minutes": Arthur, Muffy, Buster, and Ladonna must find something to do after the internet goes out.
2423"Muffy's House Guests / Binky Can't Always Get What He Wants"[6]McPaul Smith
Peter Ferland
Jeremy O’Neill
Julien Dufour
15 May 2019 (2019-05-15)

"Muffy's House Guests": Muffy is terrified when peregrine falcons build a nest outside her bedroom window.

"Binky Can't Always Get What He Wants": Binky must choose between starring in a television commercial or performing in a talent show.
2434"Muffy's Car Campaign / Truth or Poll"[7]Matt Hoverman & Peter K. Hirsch
Sarah Katin & Nakia Trower Shuman
Hélène Cossette & Jeremy O'Neill
Daniel Miodini & Andreas Schuster
16 May 2019 (2019-05-16)

"Muffy's Car Campaign": Muffy is worried that a petition to help protect the environment may put Crosswire Motors out of business.

"Truth or Poll": Binky and Brain make biased polls, leading to unpopular changes around the school.


  1. ^ "Arthur: Season 22". Rotten Tomatoes.
  2. ^ Griffith, Janelle (May 20, 2019). "Alabama Public Television refuses to air 'Arthur' episode with gay wedding". NBC News. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
  3. ^ "Arkansas public TV refuses to air 'Arthur' episode with gay marriage". KATV. May 21, 2019. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  4. ^ "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone; The Feud". Rotten Tomatoes.
  5. ^ "When Rivals Came to Roost; The Longest Eleven Minutes". Rotten Tomatoes.
  6. ^ "Muffy's House Guests; Binky Can't Always Get What He Wants". Rotten Tomatoes.
  7. ^ "Muffy's Car Campaign; Truth or Poll". Rotten Tomatoes.

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