Top Ten Worst Arthur Episodes

The Top Ten

1 So Funny I Forgot To Laugh

Arthur's a real jerk in this episode. - egnomac

Arthur is going out of character

Arthurs big hit is worse and my personal least favorite is Arthur Read Supper Saver, Sue Ellen Chickens Out, Pick A Car Any Car, And Sue Ellen and the last page too.

I believe this the end result of flanderization at full display - Fazbear97

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2 Arthur's Big Hit

This is one the worst episodes of the show. Just as bad as some of Family Guy's episodes like Not all Dogs go to Heaven and Quagmire's Dad. The way they portray the characters was stupid. For me, the worst thing about this episode is that they expect us to feel bad for D.W., where in actuality, it's satisfying to see her get punch since she's clearly the most unlikable character in the whole show, all while the episode is making Arthur out like he's the bad guy for his action, where in actuality, Arthur's the only relatable character in the entire episode. Just, how can you blame him for having moment like this when he was given everything reason? I said enough here, everything wrong with this episode in right in the blue. It's annoying, mean-spirited, and a complete failure of what they were trying to do, as well as the show itself.

Definitely the worst in my opinion after what happened when I hit my cousin many years ago along with that infamous Dragon Tales episode "No Hitter"!

This is by far the most infamous episode of the series, and I guess Bleep takes the runner up spot.

I hate to say this, but D.W had it coming also this episode is very hypocritical. - Fazbear97

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3 D.W.'s Very Bad Mood

D.W. At her absolute worst, in the episode D.W. throws a massive tantrum all because she didn't get invited to a birthday party and even worst she's never punished for anything that she does in this episode. - egnomac

4 Looking For Bonnie

Why is this on the list on just saw it's not that bad you is this episode so hated. the fact it was so hated that it was replace with the secret guardians before the secret origin of supernova why! it's not that bad I like the episode more then plat it again, D.W.

5 Play It Again, D.W.
6 Return of the Snowball
7 Read And Flumberghast
8 Cast Away

I think DW can be funny and entertaining but her behavior in this and some other episodes would make Caillou blush.

Absolute disaster of an episode consisting of D.W getting her way through temper tantrums, Dad giving in and never being punished for any of her awful behavior.

D.W in this episode really makes this episode so unwatchable :P - Matthew_1996

9 To Eat or Not To Eat

Boring and overplayed.

10 S.W.E.A.T.

The Newcomers

? The Last of Mary Moo Cow

The Contenders

11 Buster The Lounge Lizard
12 The Election
13 Nerves of Steal

Buster really wants a new toy that everyone except him and Arthur have his mom tells him hell get one for his birthday but Buster really doesn't want to wait so while at the drug store where Arthur and his family are shopping at stuffs the toy in Arthur's backpack without him knowing, eventually the guilt gets to him and shows up at Arthur's house and shows him the stolen toy Arthur is understandingly upset with Buster for almost getting him in trouble but rather than tell his parents what Buster did they decide to cover it up and return the toy without anyone knowing, they show up the next day with a note but find out all the toys are gone and if they leave it there the store owner will know they took it so one of them distracts the owner while the other hides the toy they almost get off scot free but the toy mysteriously starts walking the owner see's the toy and the note and the boys eventually fess up and are busted, though the episode teaches that stealing is wrong just the way ...more - egnomac


14 Follow the Bouncing Ball
15 Flippity Francine
16 D.W.'s Stray Netkitten
17 Go to Your Room, D.W.

This episode shows how D.W. gets punished and lies about being treated like a slave by her brother and parents after she blames her baby sister! She thinks those events did happen to her, when in real life...THEY DIDN'T!

D.W.: I have the meanest parents in the whole world. All they do is punish me and make me work like a slave girl. First I had to stay up all night and take care of Arthur when he had a cold, and finally when my cousin Lucy was getting married, I had to stay home to cook, and clean while everyone else when to the wedding. It's so sad being me.

Me: Seriously? ARE YOU EVEN HEARING YOURSELF OR ARE YOU JUST PLAIN STUPID!?!?!?! Those events never even happened to you and your just making that stuff up you idiot!

D.W.: I'm not making anything up! Those things did happen to me. Who's side are you on?

Me: I'm on the side that involves me taking a lie detector test on you for making those idiotic excuses runt!

D.W.: How do you think I'm making ...more

18 Vomitrocious

Did they have to dedicate an entire episode to vomit!? I love the series but they didn't have to do this episode. I only watched a little bit of this episode and I will never go back and finish it. Shows like Clifford The Big Red Dog, Curious George and The Berenstein Bears never did an episode like this so why should Arthur. If you like me are emetophobic (a fear of vomiting) or hematophobic (a fear of blood) don't watch this episode. There are so many better ones like Arthur's Family Vacation, Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm, The Chips Are Down, The Cave, Best Of The Nest, Elwood City Turns 100, Postcards From Buster, Arthur Weighs In, Happy Anniversary, etc. I wish this episode didn't exist.

19 The Big Blow Up
20 Arthur the Loser

This episodes solution is to help the person, by cheating for them. Writers please do not have your solutions like this, this happened in MLP's Boast Busters. - Fazbear97

21 Love Notes for Muffy

Brain gets angry at Muffy thinking she's going to win the science fair after bribing the judges, in an out of character moment he and Francine send a fake love letter to Muffy as revenge which makes no sense and things spiral out of control when Muffy sends a love letter to the person she thinks send the letter and both Brain and Francine realize the might get muffy in trouble with the person who she sent the letter in the end Muffy doesn't even win the science fair so they basically did all this for nothing. - egnomac

22 Buster Hits the Books

Terrible, nonsensical, just a bad episode

23 Arthur's Underwear
24 The Tattletale Frog
25 Bleep
26 Get Smart

Very annoying, boring, and overplayed.

27 Pet Projects
28 Adventures in Budylon

Any episode with Ladonna or Bud could potentially be on this list, but this one, oh man.

29 Attack of the Turbo Tibbles

The Power Ranger parody

If the Tibbles saw The Attack on Titan, they would attack DW

30 From Whom the Bell Tolls
31 Arthur and D.W. Clean Up

Arthur basically tries to avoid cleaning his room when he gets ready to go to a big event I the park his parents decide enough is enough and tell him he can't go until he cleans his room as well as D.W. Mr. Reed decides that both Arthur and D.W. should work together to clean each others rooms which proves to be a horrible idea as neither of them can work together while Arthur is cleaning his room D.W. keeps bothering him and taking things out and when they're finally finish Arthurs ready to go but forgets he still has to help D.W. clean her room so Arthur tries to rush and clean her room as quick as possible but D.W. complains as she likes to organize her things which leads to more arguing and Mr. Reed has to intervene Arthur complains that he's missing the event at the park and Mr. Reed states the obvious if he had cleaned his room like he was suppose to he wouldn't be in this position in the first place eventfully D.W. decides she wants to clean her room by herself mostly because ...more - egnomac

32 Double Dare
33 Arthur Read: Super Saver

Arthur acts like a total idiot in this episode! He thinks that they are living through The Great Depression! After his mom said they just don't have enough money to buy extra things! But then Arthur won't even use a lawn mower, turn lights on, or even watch T.V.! After your parents already told you that you just can't spend money on extra things! I would put this at number one but you already started

34 Staycation

D.W legit makes this episode so bad! It all starts with their mom and dad canceling there trip to the lake. Arthur is left in charge, but than the real bad part kicks in! D.Ws mom somewhat thinks D.W is responsible enough to give a review on how they are doing. Than very well D.W (which stands for dumb wussy) flushes a dipper down the toilet! Meanwhile she also lets a ton of birds in the house and the smell of the dipper also gets to Arthur, which makes the toast burn and almost start a fire! This episode is just absolute garbage! Oh and at the end D.W says "I saved the day" and her mother gives her a hug! Burn the tape of this

35 Pick A Car Any Car

Arthur acts like a baby in this episode! His car breaks down and when his family goes to Mr crosswire for a new one I bet he didn't like cars on purpose! And when he fixes it by himself and his parents ask him if he wants to go out to pizza or ice cream he turns it down!

36 Sue Ellen Chickens Out

Ok first of all why did Sue Ellen say that an ICE CREAM SHOP is there second home plus who wouldn't want a chicken licken to replace it that's what KFC is!

37 When Carl Met George

I have Asperger's and Carl is nothing like me. I feel that this episode is just propaganda for the bullying and the hatred that happens to kids on the autism spectrum daily. - Toontownlover5

38 Opposites Distract
39 The Good Sport
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Top Remixes

1. D.W.'s Very Bad Mood
2. So Funny I Forgot To Laugh
3. The Election
1. Play It Again, D.W.
2. D.W.'s Very Bad Mood
3. Follow the Bouncing Ball
1. Looking For Bonnie
2. So Funny I Forgot To Laugh
3. Read And Flumberghast


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