The Short, Quick Summer is the second part of the ninth episode of Arthur Season 2. The Short, Quick Summer aired on December 8, 1997. It aired with the episode "Lost!".
Arthur loses a to-do list he planned for the summer, but the first day of school is quickly approaching. As summer ends, he feels upset that his friends did fun things and he didn't. But on the last day of summer vacation, Arthur finds his list and realizes he did everything on the list.