7 of Twitter’s Best Reactions to Mr. Ratburn’s Gay Wedding

In case you missed it, popular children’s cartoon series Arthur‘s latest season kicked off this week with an unexpected but not unwanted twist: Mr. Ratburn, a third-grade teacher and rat, marries a man — er, a male aardvark, that is. Arthur and his classmates celebrate as the rat and his betrothed, the aforementioned aardvark named Patrick, walk down the aisle hand-in-hand. Since the news has left audiences reeling — mostly because they are surprised the show is still running — we’ve compiled some of the best Twitter reactions to Mr. Ratburn’s coming out party.

1. Mr. Ratburn is #CoupleGoals because he doesn’t spam your feed

 

 

2. A hypothesis for writers and beta readers to explore in coming episodes:

 

 

3. What we’ve all been thinking:

 

 

4. The Onion uncovers a plot twist to blow your mind

 

 

5. Quick throwback to the classic theme.

 

 

6. This linguistic hack:

 

 

7.  Interspecies couples deserve fan art too.