Arthur’s same-sex marriage episode didn’t air in Alabama

The local PBS distributor was concerned that airing Mr. Ratburn’s wedding would betray parents’ “trust.”

PBS kicked off the 22nd season of its long-running cartoon Arthur with a groundbreaking episode that lovingly featured same-sex marriage. The episode revealed that Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, was engaged, and ended with his wedding to another man. But PBS affiliates in Alabama didn’t join in with the 8-year-old aardvark and his friends as they celebrated their...

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