LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Arthur” will soon come to an end. Kathy Waugh said during a podcast released Wednesday that PBS Kids plans to end the long-running children’s series after 25 seasons.

The final season will air in 2022.

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Waugh was an original developer of the show. She said during the Finding DW podcast that the animated series is no longer in production. Waugh believes PBS made a mistake by ending the show, which first aired in 1996.

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The series is based on a book series by Marc Brown, who created the character in 1976. Executive producer Carol Greenwald said in a statement that PBS Kids will continue to air reruns of the show.

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