`Arthur' Faces Problems All Kids Face

April 24, 1997

In current and future "Arthur" TV episodes, the 8-year-old aardvark:

Is embarrassed by his little sister's imaginary playmate, until an outing proves that neither imaginary friends -- nor little sisters -- are always bad.

Wages war with the boys against the girls at camp, until they learn to team up against the bullies from another camp.

Finds it tough as a baby sitter for a pair of troublesome twins, until he enlists the help of the Swamp Thing.

Wants to join the Gleepers, the tough kids at school. Then he finds out that "gleeping" means stealing.

Is the only one in his class not to lose a tooth. He'll do almost anything to get his loose tooth out.

Tries to kick the TV habit.

Has a tough time when he has to get glasses. But before he knows it, he's started a trend.

Pub Date: 4/24/97

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