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Re: Season 16
« Reply #165 on: May 13, 2013, 07:57:24 pm »
I promise I won't speak on this again until it does happen, but here's my honest thought.

I haven't seen "Best Day Ever" in full yet. That said, after seeing the intro on YT where Arthur counts down his Top 5 worst days, there is no doubt in my mind now the end is near for this show. I'm not saying I want it to happen, but come on...classic moments from the show, WITH the original animation intact, AND at one point Arthur's original voice wasn't even dubbed over? In fact - correct me if I'm wrong here - wasn't the last time Arthur even had a clip show 12 seasons ago (the DW birthday episode)? To me, everything at this point just screams "last hurrah."
The show has been going on for pretty long now. I guess there is that feeling that the show will end soon. I mean, Arthur has been on for 16 seasons, and there's gonna be a 17th one coming up. For an animated show, that's a lot of seasons. In fact, it was mentioned on another topic that Arthur is actually the second-longest running animated series in the U.S. behind The Simpsons.

Hard to believe that one clip actually was kept intact! Though Snowth has a point, younger audiences might be confused why Arthur sounds different in one clip from his Brain-sounding like voice today.

Maybe if the show does end, the last episode will be a VERY clear sign that it is about to do so. "The Best Day Ever", while I haven't seen it yet, does seem to have that vibe, though, based on a very small fraction of the episode that I watched, and on how others have summarized or commented on it.
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