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Hypnosis is a state of mind or a set of attitudes, which is created by a special procedure that is followed. Characters on Arthur have been hypnotized, usually in a dream or daydream sequence.

Season 1[]

Buster's New Friend[]

Arthur thought Buster was being hypnotized into spending less time with him and more time with his new friend Mike.

D.W.'s Blankie[]

D.W. thought the dry cleaner machine hypnotized her into giving it her blankie.

Season 2[]

Arthur's Underwear[]

Buster hypnotized Arthur so that Arthur would get over his fear of embarrassing himself. Arthur falls asleep, although he dreams that his pants has teeth and chase him.

D.W.'s Name Game[]

I Enjoy Doing Your Chores

Arthur as the "obedient hypno-brother

D.W. imagined herself hypnotizing Arthur into becoming her "obedient hypno-brother" so he would be nice to her, giving her snacks and doing her chores.

Season 4[]

What's That Thing?[]

Francine used Mr. Ratburn's bobbin to hypnotize her cat Nemo, to be not afraid of water.

Season 8[]


The Tibbles told D.W. that anyone who heard her say the curse word would turn into her zombie servant. In a dream sequence, when she said the word at pre-school while the others were singing, Miss Morgan  turned around, supposedly hypnotized, and became one of D.W.'s zombie servants, obeying her commands.

Season 11[]

Buenas Noches, Vicita[]

Buster used hypnosis on Vicita to help her fall asleep, reciting "You are very sleepy." Vicita denies this, and Buster falls asleep.