Mr Ratburn, our tough-love, cake-loving vermin teacher from Arthur is gay!
In the premiere of Season 22, Nigel Ratburn both came out and got married to another male character, leaving us all believing in happy endings.
The show holds a special place among Millennials who grew up with Arthur, Buster, Muffy, Brain, Francine and the rest of the gang, still spawning quizzes to see which character is most like you and reimaginings of what the Lakewood Elementary School crew would look like as hipsters.
Among the Twitter celebrations by now-grown-up fans celebrating the newlyweds are reactions from folks who always knew Mr Ratburn was gay.
Here’s a list of a few moments where it was glaringly obvious that Mr Ratburn was the queer hero we needed.