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Celebrate Thanksgiving with ‘Pinkalicious & Peterrific’ and ‘Arthur’

Everyone is planning for the holidays, including PBS KIDS’ popular animated series; special Thanksgiving themed episodes premiere on November 16.

On November 16, families across the U.S. can celebrate Thanksgiving with new special episodes from two hit animated series, Pinkalicious & Peterrific and Arthur, on PBS KIDS (check local listings), the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel, and PBS KIDS digital platforms.

The all-new holiday episode of Pinkalicious & Peterrific includes a story featuring the inimitable Carol Kane (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Princess Bride, Taxi), the latest artist to lend her voice to the popular arts-based show for preschoolers. Viewers can also tag along with Arthur, his family and friends as they prepare for Thanksgiving – and try to save their elementary school’s annual Thanksgiving parade – in a new, heartfelt one-hour story.

Pinkalicious & Peterrific:

"A Fairy Thanksgiving / Pinkfoot Playdate" – Premieres November 16

In “A Fairy Thanksgiving,” when Pinkalicious and Peter accidentally damage Fairyanna’s Thanksgiving table, they are determined to make things right and give the fairies the most pinkamazing Fairy Thanksgiving yet! Carol Kane stars as Edna the Gnome. And in “Pinkfoot Playdate,” the giant furry monster, Pinkfoot, is back and eager to spend the day with Pinkalicious and her friends, while Pinkalicious struggles to find something that’s pinkaperfect for her oversized pal. In the live-action interstitial, kids use elements from nature to create a fairy house in their backyard.


“An Arthur Thanksgiving” – Premieres November 16

Arthur and his family are getting ready for Thanksgiving and it couldn’t be busier! Dad is whipping up his famous turkey dinner while the Lakewood elementary kids are preparing for the annual Thanksgiving parade. But when things start to go off course, Arthur and his friends must find a way to save the Thanksgiving celebration. 

Pinkalicious & Peterrific inspires children to delve into music, dance, theater, and the visual arts, encouraging them to express themselves creatively. Based on the best-selling books by Victoria Kann, the series follows the adventures of Pinkalicious and her brother, Peter, as they explore the town of Pinkville with their friends. Together, they find creative opportunities and imaginative solutions to problems, encouraging young viewers to do the same.

Based on the best-selling books by Marc Brown, Arthur is television’s longest running children’s animated series. The PBS KIDS series has touched audiences around the world with its thoughtful, humorous, and relatable stories about family, friends, and the challenges of growing up.

Source: PBS KIDS