TV and Movies·Posted on May 13, 2019You Can Now Rest Easy, Mr. Ratburn From "Arthur" Is Officially Out And Married"Gay rights!" —Mr. Ratburn, probablyby Pablo ValdiviaBuzzFeed StaffLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail We all remember our childhood fave, Arthur. PBS Though this adorable lil' aardvark was such a huge part of our past, you'll be surprised to hear the show is still on the air over 22 years after it first debuted! PBS And in the Season 22 premiere that aired earlier today, Mr. Ratburn — the strict, cake-loving school teacher — married the love of his life, which happens to be a man!! PBS Needless to say, people on Twitter were ecstatic about this revelation! eli lewinsky @shepprd2 Now that Mr. Ratburn is gay I can finally die 05:44 PM - 13 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite EIGHTH WONDER @WOLFNOlR MR RATBURN IS GAY HELLO !! HE GOT MARRIED !! 03:43 PM - 13 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 𝚂𝚊𝚕 𝙼𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚘𝚜’ 𝚃𝚎𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎𝚍 @salmattos Mr. Ratburn being gay is *my* Game of Thrones finale 05:25 PM - 13 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite In the episode, the kids initially confused Ratburn's sister (voiced by Jane Lynch) as his soon-to-be wife, which created a discussion of its own: Goth Ms. Frizzle @spookperson animation twitter is losing it over the fact that arthur made mr ratburn gay but no one is talking about his clearly queer sister 04:47 PM - 13 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite But once the secret was out, Francine and Arthur were pleasantly surprised: PBS And if you're wondering, yes, of course the cake was good! PBS I, for one, am always excited to see queer representation in a children's show and am happy that kids out there, especially queer kids, get to experience this. PBS In conclusion, GAY RIGHTS! PBS If you'd like to check out the full episode, watch it here.