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Season 7 of Arthur premiered in the United States on October 8, 2002, on PBS with the episode "Cast Away," and ended on November 29, 2002, with "April 9th."[1] The special "Arthur - It's Only Rock 'n' Roll" served as its premiere.


Screenshot Title Number Episode Original Airdate
Cast Away promo.jpg "Cast Away" 96 1a October 8, 2002
Arthur is thrilled when his dad invites him to go fly fishing. But there is a change of plan, and D.W. has to come along, and he is disappointed. Why does she always have to get her way and not his?
0701bmi.jpg "The Great Sock Mystery" 96 1b October 8, 2002
D.W. is grumpy because one of her socks is missing. Pal investigates and stumbles upon the sock market, which supposedly helps the economy. He and Kate team up to play the sock market to get D.W.'s sock back.
0702ami.jpg "Francine's Split Decision" 97 2a October 9, 2002
Francine's bowling tournament and her cousin Seth's bar mitzvah being held at the same time. Her friends try to help her so that she can attend both at once, but she is eventually caught by her parents.
Muffy Goes Metropolitan.jpg "Muffy Goes Metropolitan" 97 2b October 9, 2002
Muffy goes with Sue Ellen to Crown City, which Muffy thinks is a glamorous metropolis of high culture. However, her trip is nothing like she imagined it would be. It's a dump there!
Ants in Arthur's Pants.png "Ants in Arthur's Pants" 98 3a October 10, 2002
Arthur is doing a science project on ants to prove that he has PANTS by being patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. However, all but one make it into the ant farm. After he tries various ways to collect them, he accidentally ruins Francine's project.
Don't Ask Muffy.jpg "Don't Ask Muffy" 98 3b October 10, 2002
Muffy is starting an advice column and dreams of becoming famous like Hoprah Linseed but everyone is listening to another advice-giver. After she finds out that it is Molly, Muffy starts acting like her so that she can rival her in giving advice. Molly advises Muffy that she needs to be a better listener in order to be a better advice giver.
To Tibble the Truth.png "To Tibble the Truth" 99 4a October 11, 2002
When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. But is telling every truth any better? They try to be honest before they lose all their friends—and each other.
Waiting to Go.png "Waiting to Go" 99 4b October 11, 2002
Binky and Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse? Well, yes - the other kids' rides come and go, leaving them behind. Will they spend the next 50 years sitting in the parking lot waiting for theirs?
Elwood City Turns 100!.JPG "Elwood City Turns 100!" 100 5 October 14, 2002
Lakewood Elementary has been chosen to put on a musical tribute for Elwood City's centennial. However, Francine hasn't arrived and a prop is accidentally destroyed. In the interstitial, Arthur and a few of his friends talk to Larry King about their centennial production. In the second half, the show goes on without Francine. When she arrives with the destroyed prop, Buster, in a makeshift alien costume, enters onstage unscripted and entertains much of the bored audience. The entire production is deemed ruined as he accidentally tears the backdrop, but it goes on better than expected as they realize that the audience enjoyed his stunt.
Car For Sale Sign.png "Pick a Car, Any Car" 101 6a November 25, 2002
The Reads have to replace their car because it would cost too much to fix. Arthur is attached to it and fights to keep it from being sold to the mechanic. He makes a call to Car Talk, hoping they know how to fix it. Tom and Ray Magliozzi (the Car Talk guys) guest star as Click and Clack Tappet from Car Talk.
Jenna's Bedtime Blues.JPG "Jenna's Bedtime Blues" 101 6b November 25, 2002
Jenna is reluctant to go to Muffy's annual slumber party because she still wets the bed. She goes and has a great time while trying to keep herself from needing to use her diaper when she sleeps.
D.W.'s Time Trouble.jpg "D.W.'s Time Trouble" 102 7a November 26, 2002
D.W. is sick of being the younger one. In a dream, she travels through time and changes it so that she is born first and Arthur second. After a time travel mishap, she realizes how much she appreciates having an older sibling.
Buster's Amish Mismatch.png "Buster's Amish Mismatch" 102 7b November 26, 2002
After a field trip to Amish country to see how they live, Buster wants to live like them. However, his Amish lifestyle clashes with that of the city and he has only himself to help him with that lifestyle.
The World of Tomorrow.JPG "The World of Tomorrow" 103 8a November 27, 2002
Binky had already failed Mr. Ratburn's class once and went on the sleepover at the Science Museum. This year, they're going again and he's just as bored as he was the first time. Interested in a new unopened exhibit, he sneaks in when everyone else is asleep.
Is their an doctor in the house.jpg "Is There a Doctor in the House?" 104 8b November 27, 2002
Arthur and D.W. face the ultimate challenge when their mom gets a bad cold and then (gulp!) gives it to their dad! What if Arthur has to take over his dad's catering business and how would D.W. be an accountant if she can't count past ten? And most importantly, how will they raise Kate all by themselves?
Prunella Sees the Light 18.jpg "Prunella Sees the Light" 104 9a November 28, 2002
Prunella is inviting Marina over for a Henry Skreever themed sleepover. However, she worries that Marina may not see the decoration in her room or get injured because she is blind.
Return of the Snowball.png "Return of the Snowball" 105 9b November 28, 2002
D.W. finds that her snowball has returned (from "D.W.'s Snow Mystery"). She keeps it at bedside to prevent it from being stolen again, but it starts to melt. When Arthur doesn't answer accusations to his snowball theft, D.W. tricks Brain to come over and investigate, only to discover that wasn't actually her snowball.
April 9th.png "April 9th" 105 10 November 29, 2002
It's April 9th, but the day goes awry when a fire destroys Lakewood Elementary. Buster is devastated that he didn't go through it. The kids are sent to Mighty Mountain School. Binky pulls the fire alarm because of his fear of the flames at the burning school. When Arthur fakes an illness, his dad finds out that he is worried about him because he was trapped in the school during the fire. He helps him see that it's his job to worry about Arthur. Sue Ellen gets a new diary from Muffy. Soon the kids return to Lakewood.