History Characters / Arthur

23rd Apr '17 6:22:49 AM tyrekecorrea
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* Spoiled Brat: Both of them were spoiled by their grandma, who continues to see them as her little angels, even though that kind of upbringing turned them into rotten brats.
* TheseTwoGuys: Always at each other's side.

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* Spoiled Brat: Both of them were spoiled by their grandma, who continues to see them as her little angels, even though that kind of upbringing turned them into rotten brats.
* TheseTwoGuys: Always at each other's side.
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22nd Apr '17 7:04:50 PM Segal991
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* TheseTwoGuys: Always at each other's side.


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* WouldHitAGirl: He pushes a girl to get water.


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* ParentalObliviousness: They never seem to realize what a horribly spoiled kid DW is.
15th Apr '17 4:04:18 PM tyrekecorrea
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* ThoseTwoGuys: Both of them are twins that are usually seen beside each other.
14th Apr '17 6:25:34 PM Randomfan11
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* NotSoDifferent: With Arthur towards the end S14's "Arthur Unravels" - turns out he likes knitting, too, but kept it a secret from the other Tough Customers. His response to Binky, Molly, and Slink looking at him in surprise after Dr. Fugue outs him as a member of his knitting club, is to shrug and smile sheepishly as if to say, "Guilty as charged."

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* NotSoDifferent: NotSoDifferent:
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With Arthur towards the end S14's "Arthur Unravels" - turns out he likes knitting, too, but kept it a secret from the other Tough Customers. His response to Binky, Molly, and Slink looking at him in surprise after Dr. Fugue outs him as a member of his knitting club, is to shrug and smile sheepishly as if to say, "Guilty as charged.""
** Seasons 14 and 16 reveal that he also has a food allergy just like Binky, except in his case he's lactose intolerant.



** He also tries to help D.W. come up with good comebacks against the [[BrattyHalfPints Tibble twins]] in S14's "D.W., Queen of the Comeback", even though he personally thinks the kids' vendetta is ridiculous and initially suggests to D.W. that she ignore the Tibbles.

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** He also tries to help D.W. come up with good comebacks against the [[BrattyHalfPints [[BrattyHalfPint Tibble twins]] in S14's "D.W., Queen of the Comeback", even though he personally thinks the kids' vendetta is ridiculous and initially suggests to D.W. that she ignore the Tibbles.


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* PlotAllergy: Seasons 14 and 16 reveal that he's lactose intolerant.
14th Apr '17 6:22:29 PM Randomfan11
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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: As quoted by Rattles above, all of the Tough Customers are nice people with personal hobbies they enjoy, and even help out Arthur and his friends on multiple occasions (especially Binky, who hangs out with them regularly). They just don't know how to express themselves in a more socially acceptable manner other than acting tough. By S16's "The Last Tough Customer", they avert it by dropping their bullying ways and shape up.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: As quoted by Rattles above, all of the Tough Customers are deep down, very nice people with personal hobbies they enjoy, and even help out Arthur and his friends on multiple occasions (especially Binky, who hangs out with them as well as D.W. regularly). They just don't know how to express themselves in a more socially acceptable manner other than acting tough. By [[spoiler:By S16's "The Last Tough Customer", they avert it by dropping their bullying ways and shape up.]]



* NoNameGiven: A few of the Tough Customer "extras" have names, like the male cat named Kieper and the male bear named Billy, but others remain unnamed such as a male dog, a male rabbit, a female cat, and a female aardvark.

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* NoNameGiven: A few of the Tough Customer "extras" have names, like the male cat named Kieper Kieper, the female cat named Fletcher, and the male bear named Billy, but others remain unnamed such as a male dog, a male rabbit, a female cat, and a female aardvark.



* PetTheDog: In "D.W., Dancing Queen", Molly and Rattles step up to help D.W. with her ballet performance when Binky twists his ankle and is unable to dance onstage with her.

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* PetTheDog: In S8's "D.W., Dancing Queen", both Molly and Rattles step up to help D.W. with her ballet performance when Binky twists his ankle and is unable to dance onstage with her.



* ForWantOfANail: S20's "Buster's Second Chance reveals that [[spoiler:she would still remain a bully and Tough Customer had Buster not befriended Arthur at the fated sandbox.]]



* KickTheDog: In S16's "The Last Tough Customer", she cruelly pokes fun at George's [[spoiler:dyslexia]], causing the boy to run off and cry. [[EvenEvilHasStandards Even Binky, who regularly picks on George thought that wasn't okay]].



* PetTheDog: In "Law of the Jungle Gym", she can be seen several times being kind to a stray cat.

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* PetTheDog: PetTheDog:
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In "Law of the Jungle Gym", she can be seen several times being kind to a stray cat.



** "The Last Tough Customer" is one giant moment for her.

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** "The Last Tough Customer" is one giant moment for her.her [[spoiler:combined with TheAtoner, HeelRealization, and HeelFaceTurn.]]



* NotSoDifferent: With Arthur towards the end S14's "Arthur Unravels" - turns out he likes knitting, too, but kept it a secret from the other Tough Customers. His response to Binky, Molly, and Slink looking at him in surprise after Dr. Fugue outs him as a member of his knitting club, is to shrug and smile sheepishly as if to say, "Guilty as charged."



* PetTheDog:
** As mentioned in the Tough Customers' folder, he and Molly help D.W. with her school ballet project after Binky twists his ankle.
** He also tries to help D.W. come up with good comebacks against the [[BrattyHalfPints Tibble twins]] in S14's "D.W., Queen of the Comeback", even though he personally thinks the kids' vendetta is ridiculous and initially suggests to D.W. that she ignore the Tibbles.



* PlayingSick: He fakes a stomachache on the day of a chess tournament in S16's "Brain's Chess Mess", as part of a gambit to get Brain to play against a particularly hard opponent without his help. It works.

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* PlayingSick: He [[spoiler:He fakes a stomachache on the day of a chess tournament in S16's "Brain's Chess Mess", as part of a gambit to get Brain to play against a particularly hard opponent without his help.help, because he had faith Brain can do it. It works.]]



* SophisticatedAsHell: He often makes quite eloquent and mature remarks, but they end up sounding a bit ridiculous due to his exaggerated {{Joisey}} accent that makes his voice seem a bit thuggish, and his lack of knowledge in regards to what the words he uses actually mean.

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* SophisticatedAsHell: He often makes quite eloquent and mature remarks, but they end up sounding a bit ridiculous due to his exaggerated {{Joisey}} accent that makes his voice seem a bit thuggish, and his lack of knowledge in regards to what the words he uses actually mean.



* UngratefulBastard: In S8's "Thanks a Lot, Binky", Rattles gets mad at Binky for "squealing" on him for trying to pull a dangerous stunt with his friends, even though said stunt would've broken every bone in his body and put him in the hospital for a very long time if he messed it up.

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* TookALevelInKindness: Like Binky before him, he started off as a school bully in early seasons, then got hit with CharacterDevelopment and HiddenDepths the longer the show ran. Prominent examples include helping D.W. with her ballet performance ("D.W., Dancing Queen") and coming up with good insults for her to use against the Tibble twins ("D.W., Queen of the Comeback"), befriending and teaching Brain and his friends how to play chess ("Brain's Chess Mess"), and putting up with Carl's autism without complaint ("Carl's Concerto").
* UngratefulBastard: In S8's "Thanks a Lot, Binky", Rattles gets mad at Binky for "squealing" on him for trying to pull off a dangerous rollerblading stunt with his friends, even though said stunt would've broken every bone in his body and put him in the hospital for a very long time if he messed it up.time.



* BrattyHalfPint: Both of them, to the point where they make DW seem like an angel.

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* BrattyHalfPint: Both of them, to the point where they make DW D.W. seem like an a complete angel.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: They still have their nice moments despite how bratty they are.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: They still have their nice moments despite how bratty they are.



* {{Spoiled Brat}}s: Spoiled by their grandma.
* TokenHuman: Originally.

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* {{Spoiled Brat}}s: Spoiled Brat: Both of them were spoiled by their grandma.
grandma, who continues to see them as her little angels, even though that kind of upbringing turned them into rotten brats.
* TokenHuman: Originally.Were originally humans in the books, but [[RaceLift got turned into bears in the animated series]].



* BrattyHalfPint: Almost all of her appearances in S1's "D.W. Flips", where she continues to rubs into D.W.'s face how much of a novice D.W. is compared to her in gymnastics class. [[TookALevelInKindness Later seasons avert this by depicting her as D.W.'s best friend]].



* TookALevelInKindness: Is mean to D.W. for almost all of her first appearance in "D.W. Flips". Nowadays they're shown to be generally excellent friends.

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* TookALevelInKindness: Is mean to D.W. for almost all of her first appearance in "D.W. Flips". Nowadays Nowadays, they're shown to be generally excellent friends.



* TookALevelInJerkass: In S16's "The Last Tough Customer" [[spoiler:he starts adopting Molly's bullying ways and rudely shoves a young girl just to get a drink of water. Molly realizes her bad influence on her brother and vows to shape up for his sake.]]

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* TookALevelInJerkass: In S16's "The Last Tough Customer" [[spoiler:he starts adopting Molly's bullying ways and rudely shoves a young girl just to get a drink of water. Molly realizes her bad influence on her brother and vows to shape up for his sake.both of their sakes.]]



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* MoralityPet: Mei-Lin's adoption has done wonders for Binky's CharacterDevelopment.

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* MoralityPet: Mei-Lin's adoption has done wonders for Binky's CharacterDevelopment.CharacterDevelopment, even though it started way back in Season 1.



* ButtMonkey: The early seasons often had some form of bad luck or misfortune happening to him, usually in the form of things falling on him, from raw hamburgers, to baseballs, to a bucket of popcorn, to Binky Barnes.

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* ButtMonkey: The early seasons often had some form of bad luck or misfortune happening to him, usually in the form of things falling on him, from raw hamburgers, to baseballs, to a bucket of popcorn, to Binky Barnes. S1's "Arthur's Almost Boring Day" reveals that he had bad luck befall him even during his school days.


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* DeathGlare: He briefly gives Mr. Ratburn's class this when he hears them cheering ecstatically over their teacher getting sick, in a DudeNotFunny moment.
14th Apr '17 3:21:02 AM MagBas
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* KarmaHoudini: She's gotten away with her mischief many times, most notably in "Arthur's Big Hit".

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* KarmaHoudini: She's gotten away with her mischief many times, most notably in "Arthur's Big Hit".times.
14th Apr '17 3:06:29 AM Randomfan11
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** This became a plot point in S16's "Too Much of a Good Thing", where Buster has to prove to Arthur he can control his eating habits when a special Girl Scout cookie goes on sale.


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* FatBastard: A heavy-set elementary student who is a Tough Customer, and a school bully. The early seasons played the trope straight, but as the show revealed his CharacterDevelopment and HiddenDepths, it became a subverted trope.
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* BerserkButton: ''NEVER' speak ill of his mother, unless you want ice cream all over your face.

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* BerserkButton: ''NEVER' ''NEVER'' speak ill of his mother, unless you want ice cream all over your face.



* [[CoolBigSis Cool Big Bro]]: He's very nurturing and helpful with Mei-Lin, his younger adoptive sister.

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* [[CoolBigSis Cool Big Bro]]: CoolBigBro: He's very nurturing and helpful with Mei-Lin, his younger adoptive sister.



* GentleGiant: A tall, buff kid with a good heart.



* BerserkButton: Teasing her about her full name, anything involving her snowball, or saying that Unicorns and other fantasy creatures are not real.

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* BerserkButton: BoyishShortHair: Has a bob-cut. Her TraumaticHaircut in "DW Queen Of The Comeback" is even shorter.
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Teasing her about her full name, anything involving her snowball, or saying that Unicorns and other fantasy creatures are not real.real.
** In "DW The Picky Eater", being served spinach was a huge pet peeve of hers.



* EmbarrassingFirstName: Dora
* EmbarrassingMiddleName: Winifred

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* EmbarrassingFirstName: Dora
Dora.
* EmbarrassingMiddleName: WinifredWinifred.



* KarmaHoudini: She's gotten away with her mischief many times.

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* KarmaHoudini: She's gotten away with her mischief many times.times, most notably in "Arthur's Big Hit".



* NeverMyFault: Usually passes off the blame to Arthur or her friends when she does something wrong and is rarely punished for her actions.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Nobody calls D.W. "Dora" or "Dora Winifred" unless it's her parents issuing a Full Name Ultimatum or they want to deal with a major tantrum. In S2's "D.W. Goes to Washington," Mr. Read actually didn't seem to remember her full name.

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* NeverMyFault: Usually passes off the blame to Arthur or her friends when she does something wrong and is [[KarmaHoudini rarely punished punished]] for her actions.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: OnlyKnownByInitials: Nobody calls D.W. "Dora" or "Dora Winifred" unless it's her parents issuing a Full Name Ultimatum or they want to deal with a major tantrum. In S2's "D.W. Goes to Washington," Mr. Read actually didn't seem to remember her full name.



* TraumaticHaircut: In "DW Queen Of The Comeback", her hairstylist cuts off a good chunk of her hair by accident, and DW gets teased by the Tibble twins for it.



* BrattyHalfPint}}: Both of them, to the point where they make DW seem like an angel.

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* BrattyHalfPint}}: BrattyHalfPint: Both of them, to the point where they make DW seem like an angel.


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* ThoseTwoGuys: Both of them are twins that are usually seen beside each other.
12th Apr '17 3:19:34 PM Randomfan11
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* CurbStompBattle: Is easily beaten at chess by the more skilled Rattles in S16's "Brain's Chess Mess".



* DitzyGenius: He's so smart he overthinks things.

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* DitzyGenius: He's so smart that he overthinks things.



* InsufferableGenius: Can slip into this at times.

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* InsufferableGenius: Can slip into this at times. It becomes a plot point in "Bugged",



* OddFriendship: With D.W., ever since S3's "The Chips Are Down". Arthur and his friends are left completely baffled by this.



* DiminishingVillainThreat: In early seasons, they're truly nasty and unkind to other students. By Season Eight, the worst they do is claim the jungle gym for themselves and bar everyone else from playing there, and occasionally throw water balloons at other students. By S16's "The Last Tough Customer", they decide to abandon their tough act altogether

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* DiminishingVillainThreat: In early seasons, they're truly nasty and unkind to other students. By Season Eight, the worst they do is claim the jungle gym for themselves and bar everyone else from playing there, and occasionally throw water balloons at other students. By [[spoiler:By S16's "The Last Tough Customer", they decide to abandon their tough act altogetheraltogether.]]



* LocalHangout: The jungle gym, which they call the "Tower of Pain". Oddly enough, they can be frequently found at the library, as seen in "Sue Ellen's Lost Diary" and "Arthur Makes Waves".
* MeaningfulName: Rattles and Binky are named after children/infant toys and objects, suggesting they really aren't as tough as they make themselves appear to be. On the other hand, we have Molly, whose name means "bitter", and Slink, a term to describe a quiet, stealthy walk.

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* LocalHangout: The jungle gym, which they call the "Tower of Pain". Oddly enough, they can be frequently found at the library, as seen in "Sue Ellen's Lost Diary" and "Arthur Makes Waves".
Waves". They also make the Sugar Bowl their hangout in S20's "Buster's Second Chance" in an alternate timeline where Buster didn't befriend Arthur.
* MeaningfulName: On one hand, Rattles and Binky are named after children/infant toys and objects, suggesting they really aren't as tough as they make themselves appear to be.appear. On the other hand, we have Molly, whose name means "bitter", and Slink, a term to describe a quiet, stealthy walk.



* TrueCompanions: In spite of their faults, they stick by one another and help each other out, as seen in Seasons Eight and Nine. For example, when it was discovered that Binky was allergic to peanuts, Molly acted as bodyguard and prevented students with said food from sitting near him in order to preserve his health.

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* TrueCompanions: In spite of their faults, they stick by one another and help each other out, as seen in Seasons Eight and Nine. For example, in S8's "Binky Goes Nuts", when it was discovered that Binky was allergic to peanuts, Molly acted as bodyguard and prevented students with said food from sitting near him in order to preserve his health.health.
** They also helped Rattles get along with his new twin step-siblings, even giving him a slang dictionary so he can understand his step-sister's lingo better.



* YoungerThanTheyLook: They can all pass for high schoolers due to their punk/grunge-like outfits, even though they're in the same age group as Arthur and friends.

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* YoungerThanTheyLook: They can all pass for high schoolers due to their punk/grunge-like outfits, even though they're in the same age group about as young as Arthur and his friends.



* HiddenDepths: She cares a great amount for her brother and mom, is interested by storytelling and animation techniques, and is concerned by the lack of independent female characters in media.

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* HiddenDepths: She cares a great amount for her brother and mom, Mom, is interested by storytelling and animation techniques, and is concerned by the lack of independent female characters in media.



* UsedToBeASweetKid: [[spoiler:She was nicer until she became a bullying victim in preschool. After that, she [[TookALevelInJerkass became a Tough Customer]].]]

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* UsedToBeASweetKid: [[spoiler:She was nicer a sweet little girl until she became a bullying victim in preschool. After that, she [[TookALevelInJerkass became a Tough Customer]].]]



* WhatTheHellHero: He harshly calls out Arthur for lying to him and his friends in S1's "Arthur, World's Greatest Gleeper", sitting on Arthur and bouncing a ball on Arthur's head as he does so.

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* WhatTheHellHero: He harshly calls out Arthur for lying to him and his friends in S1's "Arthur, World's Greatest Gleeper", sitting making it a point to sit on Arthur and bouncing bounce a ball on Arthur's head as he does did so.
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* [[Facepalm}}: A very brief one after [[DramaticDrop dropping the wedding ring]] in "D.W. Thinks Big".

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* [[Facepalm}}: {{Facepalm}}: A very brief one after [[DramaticDrop dropping the wedding ring]] in "D.W. Thinks Big".



* HellBentForLeather: He wears a leather jacket in S20's "Buster's Second Chance" combined with a CoolShades version of his normal glasses, in an alternate timeline where he never befriended Buster and became a Tough Customer instead.



** Arthur's cost cutting ideas in "Arthur Read Super Saver" are more likely to come from the four-year-old-cast, like bathing in water from the Molinas' sprinklers, or trying to cut his family's water bill by getting Pal to lick food stains off the flatware.

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** Arthur's cost cutting cost-cutting ideas in "Arthur Read Super Saver" are more likely to come from the four-year-old-cast, like bathing in water from the Molinas' sprinklers, or trying to cut his family's water bill by getting Pal to lick food stains off the flatware.



* JerkassFacade: In S20's "Buster's Second Chance", he becomes a Tough Customer in an alternate timeline after befriending Binky instead of Buster... yet he's secretly unhappy with his lot in life and wants someone to share "uncool" hobbies with, like checkers and the in-universe toddler's show "Love Ducks".



* TookALevelInJerkass: In S20's "Buster's Second Chance", he becomes a Tough Customer after befriending pre-HiddenDepths!Binky instead of Buster.



* ForWantOfANail: S20's "Buster's Second Chance" reveals that had Buster never befriended Arthur as kids or failed the test that would have let him go a gifted school, Arthur would have met pre-HiddenDepths!Binky instead and become a [[{{Jerkass}} Tough Customer]] instead of the NiceGuy he is in the show.




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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "The Brain" is only referred to as such by his peers.

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "The Brain" is only referred to as such by his peers. Only his parents and school staff call him "Alan", his real name.



* TokenMinority: Brain and his Family seem to be the only major Black characters in the show.

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* TokenMinority: Brain and his Family seem to be the only major Black African-American characters in the show.show, what with Brain's friendship and Arthur and all.



* AdultFear: In S9's "Binky Goes Nuts", his mother gets worried when he's revealed to have a peanut allergy and mentions [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaphylaxis anaphylaxis]]. Even if the concerns that Mrs. Barnes expresses in "Binky Goes Nuts" seem a bit excessive, they are realistic.

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* AdultFear: AdultFear:
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In S9's "Binky Goes Nuts", his mother gets worried when he's revealed to have a peanut allergy and mentions [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaphylaxis anaphylaxis]]. Even if the concerns that Mrs. Barnes expresses in "Binky Goes Nuts" seem a bit excessive, they are realistic.
** He goes through this himself when, in S8's "Thanks a lot, Binky", he imagines Rattles messing up a dangerous rollerblading stunt and hurting himself severely, breaking almost every bone in his body. Then his OpinionChangingDream shows him what would happen if Binky didn't tell the principal like he did, being stuck in the hospital in a full-body cast in agony until all of his bones were healed.



* ForWantOfANail: S20's "Buster's Second Chance" reveals that had Buster not befriended Arthur when they were kids, Binky would become Arthur's friend first, influencing Arthur into becoming a [[{{Jerkass}} Tough Customer]].



* HeelFaceTurn: Goes from being a school bully and Tough Customer, to a GentleGiant who is one of Arthur's close friends. What started it was Sue Ellen standing up to him in S1's "Bully for Binky".




Arriving in the show in 3rd grade, she and her family are cats.

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\n--> '''Voiced by:''' Patricia Rodriguez (s1 - s8), Jessica Kardos (s9 - present)

Arriving in the show in 3rd grade, she and her family are cats.
cats. Her father is a diplomat, and her family travels to different countries due to his job.
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* CatsAreMean: Averted, as she is one of kindest in Arthur's group of friends.

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* CatsAreMean: Averted, as she is one of the kindest people in Arthur's group of friends.



* GirlishPigtails: She wears a pair of them on each side of her head, except they're bunched up and curly.




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--> '''Voiced by:''' Tamar Kozlov (TV series), Wendee Lee (Arthur's Missing Pal), Bianca Rasmussen (Living Books)




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Originally a minor character in the background, he is a moose; a rare sight in the show.

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\n--> '''Voiced by:''' Mitchell Rothpan (s1 - s7, APC, AIORnR), Evan Smirnow (s8), Eleanor Noble (s9 - s11; s14 - present), Samantha Reynolds (s12 - s13)

Originally a minor character in the background, he is a moose; a rare sight in the show. He is a young boy who has special talent in wood-carving and building, and is a skilled ventriloquist. He is often accompanied by Wally, his giraffe dummy.



* LIsForDyslexia: Although the original portrayal is closer to AttentionDeficitOohShiny

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* LIsForDyslexia: Although the original portrayal is closer to AttentionDeficitOohShinyAttentionDeficitOohShiny.




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--> '''Voiced by:''' Dwayne Hill (s13), Dylan Hoerner (s14 - present)




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--> '''Voiced by:''' Krystal Meadows



* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Binky and Rattles play it straight, with Binky BerserkButton involving insults about his mother. Molly is a gender-inverted example.

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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Binky and Rattles play it straight, with Binky Binky's BerserkButton involving insults about his mother.mother . Molly is a gender-inverted example.



* FreudianExcuse: The group started because they either want to hide their [[RealMenWearPink "unmanly" hobbies]] to avoid ridicule (Binky, Rattles), or were bullying victims themselves ([[spoiler:Molly]]).

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* FreudianExcuse: The ForWantOfANail: In S20's "Buster's Second Chance", both the Tough Customers' evolution into [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold bullies with softer sides]] and HiddenDepths, and their eventual disbandment as a group started because in S19 depended on Buster befriending Arthur. If Buster hadn't done so, they either want would have continued to hide their [[RealMenWearPink "unmanly" hobbies]] to avoid ridicule (Binky, Rattles), or were bullying victims themselves ([[spoiler:Molly]]).terrorize Elwood City.



* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: What Rattles claims he and his friends are in S14's "D.W., Queen of the Comeback", as quoted above.




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--> '''Voiced by:''' Maggie Castle



* TheAtoner: Becomes this in "The Last Tough Customer" when she realizes that James is adopting her bullying ways, and decides to try turning a new leaf.

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* TheAtoner: Becomes this in S19's "The Last Tough Customer" when [[spoiler:when she realizes that James is adopting her bullying ways, and decides to try turning a new leaf.]]



* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: [[spoiler: After her StartOfDarkness.]]

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: She's very close to her little brother James, despite her tough act. [[spoiler:When James TookALevelInJerkass just by watching her, Molly has a HeelRealization and resolves to reform herself for his sake.]]
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: [[spoiler: After [[spoiler:During her StartOfDarkness.StartOfDarkness, she changes her bun to her current tomboyish bob after she is bullied.]]



* FreudianExcuse:
** Averted. If anything, she seems to be from a wealthy, stable family. Not to say that stable, wealthy families don't encounter problems, and there could be issues beneath the surface, but the show doesn't appear to be taking this route for her.
** It turns out that [[spoiler: she was bullied herself when she was younger]].

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* FreudianExcuse:
** Averted. If anything, she seems to be from a wealthy, stable family. Not to say that stable, wealthy families don't encounter problems, and there could be issues beneath the surface, but the show doesn't appear to be taking this route for her.
** It turns out that [[spoiler: she
FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler:She was bullied herself a lot when she was younger]].younger, her classmates tormenting her by calling her "[[MaliciousMisnaming Muffin Head]]" and destroying her sandcastles. The experience hardened her heart and made her act tough, and in time she became a bully herself.]]



* CurbStompBattle: He won his chess match against Brain in S16's "Brain's Chess Mess" pretty quickly.



* CurbStompBattle: He won his chess match against Brain in S16's "Brain's Chess Mess" pretty quickly.



* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: He doesn't see himself as a bully, and took offense at being called one by D.W. in S14's "D.W., Queen of the Comeback".
* OffModel: He had a dark brown tuft of hair in early seasons, but after Season 8, it was changed to light gray to match his skin.



* ThoseTwoBadGuys: While he often initially appeared in the background of some scenes along with other Tough Customers, Season 5 onwards seems to be going forward with this route for him and Molly.



* WhatTheHellHero: He harshly calls out Arthur for lying to him and his friends in S1's "Arthur, World's Greatest Gleeper", bouncing a ball on Arthur's head as he does so.

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* ThoseTwoBadGuys: While he often initially appeared in the background of some scenes along with other Tough Customers, Season 5 onwards seems to be going forward with this route for him and Molly.
* UngratefulBastard: In S8's "Thanks a Lot, Binky", Rattles gets mad at Binky for "squealing" on him for trying to pull a dangerous stunt with his friends, even though said stunt would've broken every bone in his body and put him in the hospital for a very long time if he messed it up.
* WhatTheHellHero: He harshly calls out Arthur for lying to him and his friends in S1's "Arthur, World's Greatest Gleeper", sitting on Arthur and bouncing a ball on Arthur's head as he does so.




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