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Re: Older Episode Theories
« Reply #30 on: April 19, 2013, 06:17:54 pm »
I was out running errands today, so I didn't get to watch "The World of Tomorrow; Is There a Doctor in the House?" today, but I believe I actually have it on tape somewhere, so I'll have to dig it out and watch it.
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« Reply #31 on: April 21, 2013, 12:47:58 pm »
Here is the lineup for the next two weeks. We're finally getting a Season 1 episode, in honor of Earth Day. Unfortunately, that plus two Season 8 episodes are the only older ones will be seeing for a bit. After this is the second half of Season 16.

4/22: "D.W. Thinks Big / Arthur Cleans Up"
4/23: "Dear Adil / Bitzi's Break-Up"
4/24: "The Wheel Deal / The Buster Report"
4/25: "Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain / Thanks a Lot, Binky"
4/26: "The Agent of Change / D.W. Unties the Knot"

4/29: "All About D.W. / Blockheads"
4/30: "Nicked by a Name / The Play's the Thing"
5/01: "Get Smart / Baby Steps"
5/02: "Falafelosophy / The Great Lint Rush"
5/03: "Night of the Tibble / Read and Flumberghast"


Just wondering, does anyone still get Arthur on weekends, and if so, are those episodes different from one played earlier in the week?

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« Reply #32 on: April 21, 2013, 01:43:25 pm »
Were you the one who commented on a YouTube posting, saying it was mean of Brain to taunt Buster at lunch? "I bet that tuna surprised was cooked in an ELECTRIC oven... are you sure it's AMISH enough for you?"

But anyway, today we were treated to "Pick a Car, Any Car; Jenna's Bedtime Blues"... does anyone else besides me find the first half of this episode to be just slightly broad? I mean, Arthur was clearly being intentionally difficult when the Reads were trying to find a new/used car, because he didn't want to lose the car they already have, but it seems to be that after a while, either Mr. or Mrs. Read would take him aside, and say something along the lines of, "Come on Arthur, try to be reasonable", or "Look Arthur, we know how much you love our old car, but it's had it, we have to find something else." I mean I GET that Arthur is attached to their car and all, but still, it seems to me that his parents would give him a talking to when they were at Crosswire Motors.

Other than that, was anyone else shocked to see their car was suddenly purple instead of magenta like it usually is the first time they saw this episode?

I'll have to look at the post on Youtube. Yeah, but you have to think about it from a kid's perspective in that situation there, especially if they grew up in that vehicle as it's part of their lives.

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« Reply #33 on: April 21, 2013, 02:25:33 pm »
Here is the lineup for the next two weeks. We're finally getting a Season 1 episode, in honor of Earth Day. Unfortunately, that plus two Season 8 episodes are the only older ones will be seeing for a bit. After this is the second half of Season 16.

4/22: "D.W. Thinks Big / Arthur Cleans Up"
4/23: "Dear Adil / Bitzi's Break-Up"
4/24: "The Wheel Deal / The Buster Report"
4/25: "Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain / Thanks a Lot, Binky"
4/26: "The Agent of Change / D.W. Unties the Knot"

4/29: "All About D.W. / Blockheads"
4/30: "Nicked by a Name / The Play's the Thing"
5/01: "Get Smart / Baby Steps"
5/02: "Falafelosophy / The Great Lint Rush"
5/03: "Night of the Tibble / Read and Flumberghast"


Just wondering, does anyone still get Arthur on weekends, and if so, are those episodes different from one played earlier in the week?
Thanks a lot for the headsup Mr. Rocketburn (kickin' handle, BTW). Definitely looking forward to 4/22, 4/23, and 4/25... the week of 4/29-5/03 I'll take, so far Season 16 has been a slight improvement from previous seasons.

My PBS used to play ARTHUR on Sundays YEARS ago, and IIRC, it was a encore of whatever episode they played the previous Friday, other than that, it's strictly M-F.

Come to think of it, I'm kind of surprised they haven't found somewhere to squeeze in "April 9th" in response to the Boston Marathon Massacre.
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Re: Older Episode Theories
« Reply #34 on: April 22, 2013, 04:08:01 pm »
Does anybody me wanna slap Cora into next Sunday anytime they watch "D.W. Thinks Big"?
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« Reply #35 on: April 22, 2013, 06:19:44 pm »
Does anybody me wanna slap Cora into next Sunday anytime they watch "D.W. Thinks Big"?

You can do it via fan-fics. Outside of it, well that's not going to happen unless they make you a character on the show and even then IDK if they will even do that. :P

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« Reply #36 on: April 22, 2013, 08:59:14 pm »
So they're going to alternate between seasons 8 and 14. Why did they decide to switch the order of "The Agent of Change"/"D.W. Unties the Knot" and "Nicked by a Name"/"The Play's the Thing"? And why "Falafel..." whatever/"The Great Lint Rush" instead of "Arthur's Snow Biz"/"Bugged" (Actually, I'm happy that it isn't "Arthur's Snow Biz"/"Bugged."
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« Reply #37 on: April 22, 2013, 10:40:33 pm »
Aww, "Arthur's Snow Biz; Bugged" is one of my favorites.

Then again, I know most people don't really care for it, especially "Bugged"...  :-\
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« Reply #38 on: April 23, 2013, 11:11:56 pm »
"Dear Adil" reminds me of Grade 5 when our class corresponded with a class in Memphis (we're in Knoxville)... my penpal and I totally clashed, lol. She was a serious Otaku (and man, those chicks are FREAKY), and honestly, anime, manga, what have you aren't really my things... :|

But "Bitzi's Breakup" cracks me up everytime I watch it, not only is Buster's imagine spot about Martin Spivak amusing ("I HATE Martin Spivak!" "Who?"), but the way Buster follows the instructions in Tween Queen Magazine to bring Bitzi and Harry back together is HILARIOUS! In fact, I remember a posting on YouTube where someone asked something along the lines of why didn't Bitzi ask Buster what he was doing with a Tween Queen Magazine, but honestly, he's Buster, I think Bitzi is used to Buster doing odd things all the time.
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« Reply #39 on: April 27, 2013, 12:35:06 pm »
I forgot to mention, when "Thanks a Lot, Binky!" was on the other day, there's one thing that I always like about this one: even though it wasn't the main focus of the story, I like how they put the position of a mother and housewife into perspective. "I know somebody who works 24 hours a day, and hardly ever gets a thank you" is pretty much the way it is; Slam Wilson shows Binky how hard his mother works all day, cleaning house, doing dishes, mopping floors, etc. to which Binky innocently says, "But she HAS to do all that stuff... she's my mom..." I know it can be frustrating, there have been occasions when I was growing up where my mom would say to my dad and I that it would be nice if just once in a while, we would say "thank you" for cooking our supper for us, or keeping a clean house for us and such... like Binky, at times, I don't think much of it, but I try to make note to thank my mom for the things she does everyday.

Another thing too, each and every year around Mother's Day, some news organization out there always does a study to determine how much of an income mothers and housewives would receive if they were actually given a salary for all the things they do on a daily basis, and each and every time they do that, I think to myself, WHY instead of figuring out how much they would make, can't they just figure out a way to just actually up and pay them already?
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« Reply #40 on: May 02, 2013, 10:44:54 pm »
So they did play 1402 and 1403 in the right order and I though the falafel episode and the great lint rush season 13 episodes, but they were 1404 (they just felt like season 13 episodes to me; I don't know why exactly).
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Re: Older Episode Theories
« Reply #41 on: May 12, 2013, 12:40:54 am »
Lineup for the next two weeks below. This time, we have the rest of Season 8 with a handful of later episodes in the mix, including what appear to be the first reruns of the second half of Season 16.

05/13: "Fernkenstein's Monster / D.W. Dancing Queen"
05/14: "Vomitrocious / Sue Ellen Chickens Out"
05/15: "Is That Kosher? / Never Never Never"
05/16: "Desk Wars / Desperately Seeking Stanley"
05/17: "Muffy's Art Attack / Tales From the Crib"

05/20: "Flea to Be You and Me / Kiss and Tell"
05/21: "The Last Tough Customer / Brain's Chess Mess"
05/22: "Big Horns George / Bleep"
05/23: "Baseball Blues / Brain's Biggest Blunder"
05/24: "Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny / Pet Projects"

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« Reply #42 on: May 12, 2013, 12:44:21 am »
Is May 15th a Jewish holiday? I ask because that's the only season 12 episode I see there.
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« Reply #43 on: May 12, 2013, 01:23:58 am »
I think sometimes they just throw in a random out of order episode for no reason (I'm looking at my calendar, and all I see on May 15 is a holiday in Mexico).

I'm looking forward to all but May 15, 23, and 24 (and half of 20). It's interesting that "Big Horns George; Bleep" will be seen again soon, because apparently some at TV Tropes have been convinced that it became a banned episode because of "Bleep"'s subject matter. So far, from what I know, the only banned episodes there are are the ones involving Lance Armstrong (or Vance Legstrong), for obvious reasons.
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« Reply #44 on: May 12, 2013, 11:08:00 am »
Bleep has not been removed for any reason. It's a positive lesson about not using rude words in your speech so it is an issue based show that should keep it in the lineup longer than other shows.