PBS Cartoon ‘Arthur’ Features Gay, Interspecies Wedding
The season premiere of children’s cartoon Arthur featured a wedding between a male rat and a male aardvark.
The animated show, which airs on PBS in the United States, as well as other taxpayer-funded broadcast networks worldwide, kicked off its 22nd season with a gay interspecies union between Mr. Ratburn, a regular character, and his partner, Patrick.
“Arthur, along with his friends Muffy, Francine and Buster, like most elementary school students, are intrigued that their teacher has a life outside of school,” Variety explains in a description of the episode. “The students know their rodent