I won't lie. Arthur is one of the best children's shows out there. it doesn't sugar coat anything. it's like telling you about reality, and telling you to live with it or suffer the consequences. in one episode, the character sue Ellen (i think thats whom) has a bed-wetting problem but doesn't want to admit it. one night, she's invited to a sleep-over, and she has to wear a diaper to bed. this embarrasses her, and when the truth comes out at the sleepover that she's a bed-wetter, no one laughs at her.but some lessons i disagree with. for one, Arthur gets mad with his little sister after she destroys his model plane, and he hits her, and Arthur is the one who takes all the blame, while Arthur's parents just want to talk to D.W., and leave it at that. why i disagree with it, is that it brings 2 elements to the table, one of which that an ignorant person would jump all over, and another that would be worth talking about. the 1st element is that Arthur is hitting a girl/his sister, which is wrong, unless of course they're both equal in strength. the other part, is that D.W. gets no punishment and Arthur gets punished. which basically means D.W. can keep on ruining Arthur's stuff, and hide behind her parents, saying "mommy! save me! Arthur wants to hurt me!" Bottom line, Arthur is somewhat of an enjoyable show, but if you have different opinions, it might not be.
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