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    19 Reasons "Arthur" Was The Best Kids Show Of Our Generation

    As a wise man once said, "having fun isn't hard when you've got a library card!"

    1. It proved that going to the library is loads of fun for everyone!

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    2. They ate ice cream literally ALL THE TIME.

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    All I ever wanted in my childhood was for The Sugar Bowl to be real.

    3. It taught us how to spell "aardvark."

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    *crucial info*

    4. It gave us some great style tips.

    5. There was a musical episode. A FREAKING MUSICAL EPISODE!

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    "I was Jekyll Jekyll Hyde, Jekyll Hyde, Hyde Jekyll!" - bloody brilliant.

    6. Buster was always the bunny-embodiment of all our thoughts.

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    Me when I have to go to class in the winter.

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    I want all the things too, Buster. :(

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    PREEEEEACH.

    7. Arthur could fit a whole cake in his mouth.

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    Nom nom nom.

    8. Muffy was the original BuzzFeeder.

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    9. D.W. mastered the stank eye before it was even a thing.

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    10. Binky foreshadowed the internet's future obsession with cats.

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    11. It made arts and crafts look so gosh darn fun.

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    12. It taught us that teachers are real people with real lives and real homes.

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    D.W's mind = blown

    13. And that some teachers can make school an enjoyable place.

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    14. Arthur encouraged us to walk to school by making it look like the most exciting activity in the world.

    15. Arthur's glasses magically stayed on his head without ears or a nose for support.

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    Inconceivable!

    16. D.W. always asked the important questions in life.

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    17. Buster took us through the awkward stage of the "first kiss."

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    18. Arthur and the gang were very culturally diverse.

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    Arthur: Christmas

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    Francine: Chanukah

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    The Brain: Kwanzaa

    19. Art Garfunkel made a guest appearance on the show to sing the Ballad of Buster Baxter.

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    "MOM, THERE'S A SINGING MOOSE IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE!"

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