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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!"

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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.

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

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

I want all the things too, Buster. :(
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I want all the things too, Buster. :(

PREEEEEACH.
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PREEEEEACH.

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

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Nom nom nom.
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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.

D.W's mind = blown
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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.

Inconceivable!
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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.

Arthur: Christmas
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Arthur: Christmas

Francine: Chanukah
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Francine: Chanukah

The Brain: Kwanzaa
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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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