After the end of season 25, Arthur was a news that spread at full speed on the Internet. This is a big blow to us, because the show will end 25 years after its premiere. Arthur is the longest-running animation show for children, and now his time on PBS Kids is finally over. According to reports, the show has been cancelled and production of the same has stopped. The final season is scheduled to be broadcast in the winter of 2022 next year. This means that we may soon bid farewell to our favorite aardvark. The news broke on July 28, 2021, and since then, fans of the series have been trying to relive their childhood. Considering the length of time the show was broadcast, the term childhood seems appropriate.
Arthur is a show that follows the anthropomorphic 8-year-old brown aardvark. He is a resident of the fictional American town of Elwood. He is here to spend time with friends and family. His family includes his working parents, accountant Jane and chef David. Arthur also has two younger sisters named Dora Winifred and Kate. He also has a pet dog named Pal, and his extended family members often visit him. Arthur is a third grader in Lakewood Elementary School, where he interacts with several friends from different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Here, his sister is a Dora who is a preschooler, and Kate is a baby, staying at home.
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Why did Arthur end in season 25?
The reason why Arthur ended after Season 25 is unclear. Kathy Waugh, the original developer of the show, was the one who announced to the audience that Arthur was about to end. The show has been cancelled by PBS 25 years after its creation, and will premiere its final season in the winter of 2022. Arthur has renewed his four seasons in December 2018. The network now refuses to renew the show for the next season. Although the show can be played repeatedly on PBS Kids, the production of the show has been completely stopped. This can be clearly seen from the developer’s words, because she revealed how they held a wrap-up party for Arthur two years ago. It is possible that the program will not be updated. However, the producers GBH and PBS are trying to present new Arthur content in another way.
PBS did not disclose the reason for canceling Arthur, because Wo can only guess. She thinks this may be a problem with ratings. Perhaps the fact that this show has been aired for 25 years makes PBS feel that it must retire. Nevertheless, Wo believes that the cancellation of the show was a mistake. Arthur is an evergreen show that can continuously launch new episodes. Personally, she never thinks that Arthur will not end, but we are here because the show was cancelled two years ago and we are still waiting for the final season. Even Carol Greenwald, the executive producer of King Arthur, issued a statement confirming how the show will release its final season in the winter of 2022. In this way, he explained that Arthur is the longest running children’s animation series in history.
More about Arthur
“Arthur” is a show developed by Kathy Waugh from Marc Brown’s Arthurian Adventures series. The series of books and characters was created in 1976, and the show was first broadcast in 1996. As we all know, Arthur is a show that teaches valuable lessons to children. Arthur Deals is made for kids between 4 and 8 years old and teaches kindness, empathy, and inclusiveness through its series. In addition, the show is also known for spreading awareness about dyslexia, asthma, diabetes, cancer, and autism spectrum disorders. For this, Arthur has won many honors, including the Peabody Award and four Outstanding Children’s Animation Program Daytime Emmy Awards.
Of course, fans must also remember the meme Arthur gave us. These included Arthur clenching his fists and Dora Winifred looking sad with sunglasses.
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