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Alex and Maria
« on: September 23, 2012, 08:15:07 pm »
Out of all the characters I can think of that should be discussed I think these two are the prime candidates. Alex and Maria are basically those two rabbit characters that are seen in Mr. Ratburn's class and are also seen together most of the time throughout the episodes. Only Alex spoke, while Maria has been silent (she has spoken in groups, but not spoken by herself). Alex and Maria's names were not only revealed, but also confirmed to be in Ratburn's class during the episode MacFrensky where the list of everyone's name is shown in the class. Alex's name was revealed much sooner believe it or not during the episode The Scare Your Pants Off Club. So what is everyone's thoughts on these two characters? If anyone is curious these two below right next to Jenna are Alex and Maria.

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Re: Alex and Maria
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2012, 10:19:27 pm »
Alex and Maria continue to mystify me over and over again. They are just such interesting characters that we only see small snippets of personality in their movements and background appearances.

The thing that amazes me the most is that they never seem to interact with the rest of the gang. You would think that being in the same class, someone would at least acknowledge them once in a while.

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Re: Alex and Maria
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2012, 10:42:56 pm »
Wait... didn't this "Alex" end up being George's Asperger's friend?
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Re: Alex and Maria
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 10:53:11 pm »
No, you're thinking of Carl: arthur.wikia.com/Carl (rabbit)

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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2012, 11:07:55 pm »
Now I'm confused, I thought I had heard quite some time ago that they were "promoting" Alex as a character (similar to Fern, George, Jenna, etc over the years), I thought they ended up making him Carl, but I guess not.

So has Alex not been expanded upon then?
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Re: Alex and Maria
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2012, 11:11:56 pm »
No, Alex has never been expanded on. We don't know much about him at all.

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Re: Alex and Maria
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2012, 11:25:32 pm »
Well, then, I guess it's past time the writers did more with him.

And Maria too, in this case, for background/extra characters, they really stand out for some reason.
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« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2012, 01:28:15 am »
Well, then, I guess it's past time the writers did more with him.

And Maria too, in this case, for background/extra characters, they really stand out for some reason.

These two characters believe it or not are actually very popular despite playing very little role in the series other then just appearing. It kind of baffles me as to why many users like these two and I think Alex and Maria may have something that no other character in the series has, which is why many like those two. That's just a theory. On the wiki mostly on the comments section these two characters' pages there is a combined total of 34 comments. In comparison the Arthur page only has 27 comments posted.

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Re: Alex and Maria
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2012, 11:21:18 am »
I just remembered something... wasn't Alex the one who hopped off the bus right after Binky in "Buster's Dino Dilemma", when they arrive at the preservation park? "T-Rex! Raaughh!!!"
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« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2012, 11:26:41 am »
Yeah...that line is the most memorable Alex line to me. To add on to what was previously said, it also shows Alex's somewhat wildness and troublemaking.

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« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2012, 02:53:38 pm »
I wouldn't be surprised if he was a troublemaker. I've seen Alex throw stuff in some episodes.
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« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2012, 02:54:48 pm »
I wouldn't be surprised if he was a troublemaker. I've seen Alex through stuff in some episodes.

I'll take your expertise and agree with you, since you tend to be the resident unnamed and minor character expert.  :P

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« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2012, 03:14:39 pm »
I wouldn't be surprised if he was a troublemaker. I've seen Alex through stuff in some episodes.

I'll take your expertise and agree with you, since you tend to be the resident unnamed and minor character expert.  :P

LOL :D That's me.

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« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2012, 01:07:12 pm »
You know I'm not sure if anyone thought of this, but if Alex and Maria do play roles in any of the episodes has anyone else considered the idea Jenna could also make a comeback in the series as well? She has been seen with both Alex and Maria before.

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Re: Alex and Maria
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2012, 03:05:46 pm »
Maria is the stripe shirt rabbit girl, right?