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Arthur fans ‘in tears’ as characters grow up in classic children’s cartoon finale

As fans said goodbye to the family-friendly PBS-based Arthur show, they got a quick look at the cast to see what Arthur, Francine, Buster and DW go on to do.

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Fans of the beloved children’s animated series Arthur have regretfully ended the animated series after airing its final episode on Monday.

The PBS series, which followed the personified Arthur Read as well as his friends and family, has come to an end after 25 years since it was announced that this season would be its last.

As fans said “Hey!” When they came to the family show for the last time, they got a glimpse of the cast to see what Arthur, Francine, Buster and DW went on to do.

In the episode set in the future, the characters are seen as adults, with a beard Arthur has become a graphic novelist, with a strangely familiar debut book about the adventures that he and his friends experienced as children.

Meanwhile, his sister DW goes on to become a cop, the bunny Buster works as a teacher, and Francine redirects Phil Knight as she runs a sneakers company.







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Elsewhere, Muffy is running for mayor, Binky is the animated Alex Beresford as a weatherman, and George is now the manager of the Sugar Bowl.

The emotional ending to the animated show’s 25 seasons has seen many fans engaged Twitter to express their sadness, with some upset about the decision to take off.

One fan wrote: “Why am I 27 years old but ready to shed a few tears before the final episode of Arthur?” as another tweeted: “All the Arthur finale just made me cry! Why does it have to end? ”

A third fan tweeted: “They were really mean to make me cry when Arthur revealed his graphic novel.”







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Another social media user wrote: “Love that ending. I can shed tears. Thank you, Marc Brown. ”

“Ending with Arthur and the gang becoming adults and Arthur narrating his story from the first volume as one of his books is probably the best ending the series could have,” one writer.

Another posted: “Dang, I’m going to cry” Goodbye, Arthur “thanks for the childhood memories, Speeding Arty” along with a string of crying emojis.







Arthur DW’s sister became a police officer
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A PBS spokesperson told Variety after it was announced that Arthur would live on into the future through “a podcast, short videos that cover compelling and timely topics as well as digital games.” .

Carol Greenwald, Senior CEO of GBH Kids, also said: “It has been an honor to work with such an extraordinary and talented team to bring Arthur to the public television audience for over two decades. .

“We are excited about the next chapter of Arthur – sharing the stories and experiences of Arthur and his Elwood City community on media platforms where the next generation of children and families will connect with them for years to come.”

Arthur episodes available to stream BBC iPlayer and Amazon Prime.

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