Top Ten Reasons Arthur Is Overrated

The Top Ten

1 People call Arthur the best show ever

Because it is, to a large number of people, I don't know if you have studied philosophy, but I'm 12 and I know that if you use the term "best" it relies on opinion, and if I consider it to be the best then you have no right to say that it is not because then, in turn you are calling another show the best and stating it as a fact - Dhushan

This Isn't Really The Best Show Ever Or Anything Like That, And Neither Is Regular Show.

People Take this Show too Seriously! I Hate It along with Caillou and Seven Little Monsters!

Those who claim that Arthur is the best show ever are liars. Therefore, they should get the hell off of here and never return.

2 People say Arthur is the longest running show ever

Sesame Street was made in 1969. So Sesame Street was made 27 years before Arthur. Haha - EpicJake

Just because Sesame Street was a longer running show than Arthur does not mean that it's better!

Oh, so this means Barney the Dinosaur is better? Someone remove this from the list because Barney the Dinosaur is an idiot.

Ok, that's a fact and they are wrong, but how does that have to do with the quality of the show - Dhushan

3 The characters argue way too much and people still call Arthur a good show

They also get consequences for arguing.

He's such a brat

Don't you agrue, the fact that they agrue and still manage to be freinds at the end of the day shows that for one, that they can maintain a freindship through the hard parts, and it also shows that people can have different opinions and it shows that there are several points of veiw to each person - Dhushan

4 The theme song sounds stupid

First of all did you even listen to the lyrics, it supports good morals and you can't say that arthur is bad because of this because technically, if you listened to the lyrics you would have known that it has nothing to do with arthur as a whole - Dhushan

You can't judge a show by it's theme song.

Nice Try. But It's Gonna Take More Than A Stupid Theme Song To Make The Whole Show Overrated.

The only part I don't like is that its more appropriate for 2 year olds instead of 20 year olds.

5 No one can make a TV show about 8-year-olds without someone saying that it's copying Arthur

I'm not even going to spend time to respond to that - Dhushan

I'm not going to even spend time answering that because first of all how is one factoid supposed to be copying, age is the most common atribute from T.V. shows, choose something more specific if you are going to hate on arthur, and even then you said "someone", who cares about a single opinion, grow up - Dhushan

6 Arthur is boring

No, it isn't. Instead, it's worse than boring. Specifically, it's mostly offensive because of its inappropriate content. Honestly, what's up with its parodies? Does Marc Brown think that they make his series more interesting. If so, he's sadly mistaken.

Well, this is going to be fun. - PetSounds

Arthur is SO boring - EpicJake

Arthur Actually Wasn't That Boring To Me Until They Changed The Animation.

7 Wild Kratts is always the second best on PBS kids and Arthur always comes first

First of all that's an opinion, so it really doesn't matter and since you just said wild krats is second best you are indicating that arthur is the best, and even if you do not mean that, you are indicating that a majority of people are saying that arthur is the best, therefore your opinion is excluded from the conversation/debate because you are in the minority, once again, I'm 12 - Dhushan

I believe you the whole way, SevenLizards. Praise to you for favoring Wild Kratts over Arthur. At least, it's more mature in terms of content. Plus, its protagonists aren't kids whereas the ones of Arthur are. Besides, they're old enough to behave better and be smarter.

What Arthur most does nowadays is try to hard to be funny and interesting. And that's what makes it obnoxious mostly due to its pathetic parodies. I just wish Marc Brown would cancel that dang show of his. After all, WK (Wild Kratts) will always reign supreme over Arthur for any day.

Wild Kratts for the win, suckers!

8 Arthur shows up the most on PBS commercials

Because it is considered the best, PBS knows that marketing will go up the most if they show T.V. shows and material that catches the public eye, I'm 12 by the way and I know this - Dhushan

9 D.W is the devil's daughter and people still call Arthur a good show

She is a 4 year old.
It's a hard age to completely remember.

If you ask me, D.W. is stuck-up, annoying, and she's nothing more than a horrible little brat! All she does is annoy people like Arthur and she says stuff that doesn't make sense at all because of how she's young and not that smart. Would it kill her to shut up for once!?!?! Honestly she's as bad as some the other kid characters in that show!

Makes Caillou seem like a good, well-behaved 4 year old.

Even if you are right, which you aren't, its called an antonagist, I'm 12, I am stating this because it seems as "adult like" all of you are, you are missing the facts that prove you wrong - Dhushan

10 PBS kids always has loud music on Arthur commercials

Why would you cancel a good show like Mister Rogers or Cyberchase instead of a bad show like Arthur.

Arthur is not a bad show its educational and its great for children to learn. Plus you learn hard lessons from this show so you don't do poor decisions.

Then turn down the volume, they're just trying to commercialize their product and show the audience the benifits of their T.V. show, once again the facts are coming at you from a 12 year old - Dhushan

The Contenders

11 DW is an idiot

She represents everything wrong with younger siblings, and it's self-explanatory!

She is so retarded and she needs to be slapped in the face

Or better yet, she needs to get hair shaved bald like Caillou

Only Bad Thing About The Show To Be Honest - JPK

12 It's too boring for little kids

It's not boring for little kids that's your guys opinion of what you think about this show, and this was a great show.

Boring? Ha! It's worse than that.

Whoops not hrs let me correct it yrs

I ask you, can you share facts, I can share facts to oppose your agruement, it has an inticate plot, comedy, and good characters, before you oppose my agruement share some of your facts to support yours, I'm 12 and I don't find it boring and there is ypur opinions - Dhushan

13 It's for babies

Oh please! None of those shows are for babies because they have mature content in them. But Sesame Street is much better than due to its having more variety inspiration, although not as much as it did in the past, whereas Arthur has less depth and most of its content is pathetic.

First of all it's a kid show, and you are probobly calling it a baby show because you are older and you do not understand the content as well as you could actually pay attention - Dhushan

No it is not for babies it's for everyone anyone can watch this show no matter how old you are it's for anyone.

Not! And I hate when people call shows babies show. It’s a kids show. And one of the best kids show ever. I’m 20 and I still watch it... fight me idc

14 It teaches kids to hit people

Ok, give me an instance, if you are referring to the d.w vs arthur instance, you probobly never watched the episode, arthur realized that he shouldn't have done that and there was a lesson, get your facts straight - Dhushan


15 It teaches kids to argue.

Can you prove that?

If the agruements ended up as them not being freinds then I could understand you're point, but always the agruements finished of with a deeper meaning, there was several instances where I thought "just keep your point, those guys are wrong", however at the end of the episode I realized that both sides should have an equel chance to point out their agruement, as long as you have facts to support them *cough, cough, you guys* - Dhushan

16 Francine is a bully

For example when Arthur got glasses she said "arthur's a four eyes, arthur's a four eyes, arthur's a four eyes

Francine isn't just a bully at times, she's an inconsiderate hypocrite who insults and hurts others whether they have glasses or loose teeth. What an idiot she is.

Ok but at each instance, did francine walk away and kept on making fun of him, were they never freinds again, no, right? - Dhushan

Sometimes - JPK

17 Arthur's parents are retarded

How? , they share there smart opinions and good morals, if you are saying this about childrens favourite characters, maybe you should be thinking about what you will do when you are a parent - Dhushan

18 The characters are ugly

Do they have to be pleasing to your eye to give you good entertainment, do you only watch shows and movies for the physical apearence of the characters, I'm 12 by the way, and I know this, grow up - Dhushan

19 It teaches kids to barge in when someone is in the bathroom

See the Arthur's Perfect Christmas part

Sigh, facts please, if so, were they punished, was it considered bad? , grow up please, I'm 12 once again - Dhushan

20 DW teaches kids that swearing will get you whatever you want

Way too true,

It gets you in trouble

21 It’s offensive to cat lovers

Francine and the Feline made me stop watching the show. If I was there I would have punched Arthur.

22 Arthur has been 9 since 1996 and needs to die.

Damn he old

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