After 25 seasons, “Arthur” comes to an end
Sad news for the fans of the series “Arthur”. The longest-running animated children’s series in history is coming to an end after 25 seasons. It premiered in October 1996 and has been broadcast all over the world. The series centres on the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark and his friends and family. The main themes are kindness, empathy and inclusion. “Arthur” was aimed at children ages 4 to 8 and was based on the book series by Marc Brown. It has won numerous awards and prizes. The show will end with a finale showing the grown up characters, 4 new episodes and a marathon of the more than 250 episodes. Fortunately, all the episodes of “Arthur” will stay available on PBS Kids.