Monday marked the final great sort of day for the residents of Elwood Metropolis, with PBS Children’ Arthur coming to an finish after 25 seasons.
Whether or not you’ve been a trustworthy Arthur devotee since 1996, an informal purveyor of the followers’ twisted memes, or didn’t even notice that the present was nonetheless airing till you heard about Mr. Ratburn’s homosexual rat wedding ceremony just a few years in the past, we will all agree that this marks the top of an period.
The present’s remaining section, appropriately titled “All Grown Up,” supplied a glimpse at what the longer term holds for Arthur the aardvark, Buster the bunny, and… you understand, no matter everybody else is. Right here’s what we discovered about the place they’ll all find yourself:
* Due to an educational drawing e book he wasn’t even alleged to get from the library, Arthur grows as much as turn into a graphic novelist. The episode ends with Arthur, who’s rocking some very 20-years-later facial hair, studying the primary chapter of his first e book to his outdated pals. And wouldn’t you understand, his e book collection is actually simply Arthur once more.
* Muffy is operating for mayor of Elwood, with new Sugar Bowl proprietor George wanting to see her defeat Mayor Hirsch.
* Francine, whose new haircut deserves its personal spinoff, is fortunately working for an organization that makes sneakers.
* D.W. is now a visitors cop, and never even the flirty advances of Bud Compson can preserve her from giving a ticket the place a ticket is due.
* And Buster is working as a instructor. It’s unclear whether or not he enjoys his new life, however he definitely has the wardrobe for it.
In fact, this isn’t the final we’ll see of Marc Brown’s anthropomorphic animal creations. PBS is already growing a number of digital extensions of the favored children’ franchise, together with video games, a podcast and academic video shorts.
Will you relaxation slightly simpler tonight, understanding what the longer term has in retailer for Arthur and his many pals and frenemies? Grade the ultimate episode beneath, then drop a remark with extra of your ideas.