When an established existing medium ventures into the Expanded Universe, writers will often rely heavily on familiar characters and past storylines from the official canon to ensure that fans of the original material are happy.Often, these new characters will be added to fill a particular need in the new story, and add some degree of novelty to attract readers/watchers.
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Arthur, the title character, is the main character of the series. Minor supporting characters such as Sue Ellen, George, and Fern have also had expanded roles in the series. Francine is tomboyish, athletic, sings, and plays the drums.
Arthur Timothy Read (voiced by Michael Yarmush 1996-2000; Justin Bradley 2001; Mark Rendall 2002-2003, 2001 redub; Cameron Ansell 2004-2007; Dallas Jokic 2008-2012; Drew Adkins 2012-2014; William Healy 2014-2016; Jacob Ursomarzo 2016-present) is an aardvark who attends third grade at Lakewood Elementary in Elwood City. Her family is devoutly Jewish, and observe Yom Kippur and Hanukkah.
Depending on how well the character fits into the adaptation or how much the fans like the character, Canon Foreigners can either be much beloved or much hated, and if popular enough, may be Ret Canoned into the official canon where they are known as Canon Immigrants. Compare Original Generation characters, who are Canon Foreigners to several canons at once in a Crossover plot, or Canon Character All Along, when a supposedly new character is later revealed to be a well-established character within a canon.
Contrast Adapted Out, where a character in the source material is omitted in the adaptation.
This is a list of characters that are featured in the PBS Kids television show Arthur. Over the years, the roles of each character have changed as more episodes focused on characters besides Arthur or D. He wears a yellow cotton sweater, white dress shirt, blue jeans, and signature round brown glasses. She attends preschool and enjoys watching Mary Moo Cow and listening to Crazy Bus much to Arthur's annoyance. W.'s other interests include science & music, and had created a percussion instrument out of common household objects. Francine Alice Frensky (voiced by Jodie Resther) is an orangutan.