Arthur Has Same Sex Wedding In Season Premiere

 

PBS Kids TV Show, "Arthur", premiered their 22nd season on Monday and the episode featured a blockbuster moment - a same sex wedding with character Mr. Ratburn and his husband!

The episode titled "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" took place at both the wedding and the reception. In the episode, Arthur and his friends discuss their beloved teacher and we hear them ponder "I wonder who Mr. Ratburn is marrying anyway?" Then later on Francine says, "Yup, it's a brand new world!".

PBS Kids released a statement to People discussing the episode prior to it premiering:

"PBS KIDS programs are designed to reflect the diversity of communities across the nation. We believe it is important to represent the wide array of adults in the lives of children who look to PBS KIDS every day"

What do you think of the episode?

 

Source: ET, CBS 12

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