The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V finally arrived a couple months ago, which means clever/insane/bored modders can now do anything they want with the game. Well, for YouTuber Merfish, “anything” included recreating the intro to the long-running PBS animated series Arthur in exacting detail.
Arthur details the adventures of a nerdy, sweater-wearing aardvark who sometimes has to learn lessons about, I dunno, sharing and friendship or whatever. Despite the show being almost impossibly mild, it does feature a weirdly catchy reggae theme song. If you were a kid (or immature teenager) within the last 20 years, you probably remember this song. For those unfamiliar, here’s a side-by-side comparison of the original Arthur intro and the GTA V remake…
Not bad. Now, somebody get working on Reading Rainbow. You can start with this: