Evan has been practicing hard at basketball and his practice pays off - he makes it onto the school basketball team. In is first game, he is on the bench at the start, but soon called to join in. After repeatedly falling and getting blocked due to his short-size, some inspiration from Clifford gives him ideas on to use his size to his advantage.
Nina has been learning knitting from her abuela (grandmother) and has knitted two handsome sweaters for her and Jorge to wear together for a family portrait. Jorge likes the sweater, but doesn't treat it with the care it deserves and it ends up getting a huge rip. He tries to hide what happened, but the plan fails when the situation gets even worse.moreless
Norville isn't a songbird, but hearing the singing of other birds makes him want to sing too. Clifford encourages him to pursue his dream, but it soon causes a big problem. Norville's singing is not only excessively loud, he tries to sing all the time, disturbing his friends and the entire neighborhood when they're trying to sing and play.
"Tell Me a Tale"
Emily Elizabeth and Nina are bored stiff inside when a big snowstorm keeps them from having fun in the snow. Shun shows up and tries to capture their interest with a tale from Japan his Gtrandma told him. At first, Nina isn't that interested, but as the tale grows more intense, she finds herself invested in the outcome, even after the snow has stopped falling.moreless
Norville is excited about the first day of winter and wants to have snow fun with his friends outside, but finds that they're all busy inside celebrating first-snowfall traditions. As each declines his invitation to come outside, he fibs at having his own winter traditions, but soon ends up lonely outside by himself. It's up to his friends to realize that he's feeling lonely and find a way to bring their traditions outside to him.
Flo is a great athlete, but when Jorge gets everyone playing a bouncing game with a new beanbag toy of his, she finds that she's not very good at it. She's disappointed and tries playing alone by herself, but soon decides that it's not any fun playing games like freeze-tag or hide-and-seek by herself.moreless
Nina and her family are putting on a Cinco de Mayo party and when Emily Elizabeth compliments a dress Nina made for her Mom, Nina tells her about her Mom says that everyone has a "something special" that they're good at. Clifford overhears this and decides that he should use his "something special" to try and help get things set up for the party. Unfortunately, he has no idea what his "something special" is and when it seems like there's nothing he can do to help, he wonders if maybe he doesn't have one.
"Shun Gets in the Game"
On the first day of spring, Emily Elizabeth is eager to get up, get dressed and play in the first day of Courtyard Volleyball. Shun, new to the neighborhood, doesn't know how to play, so Emily Elizabeth invites him to join in and learn. When it seems to him like he's not a very good player, he starts making excuses to try to get out of the game. Meanwhile, Clifford and his friends are also looking for fun and take part in a game created by Norville: wall-hit-ball, a wacky game that's fun to play but seemingly has no solid rules.moreless
Nina's birthday is coming and she's set up the perfect party plan. She's going to do it at a t-shirt shop, with all sorts of balloons and painting t-shirts and more. Unfortunately, on the day of the party, it turns out that a burst pipe has flooded the entire place. She's really disappointed, but Emily Elizabeth has an idea to fix things.
"Just the Right Size"
Clifford's excited about Emily Elizabeth's ballet recital, but when Mrs. Howard can't find her car keys, it looks like they might not be going anywhere. Daffodil immediately launches a search, but when Clifford tries to help, she tells him he can't help because he's too small. Encouraged by Norville, Clifford won't give up. He keeps on trying, feeling that there is something he can do to help.moreless
Clifford is disappointed that Emily Elizabeth's going to be gone for a while on a field trip, but decides to take a nap and sleep on it. Unfortunately, he inadvertently chooses Emily Elizabeth's backpack as his napping place, but Emily Elizabeth doesn't discover him until they're already at the museum. Emily Elizabeth wants to tell her teacher right away, but Nina convinces her they'll blow the whole field trip because Ms. Parker will want them to leave to get Clifford home. They try to hide Clifford, but in the process end up missing most of the field trip anyway.
Clifford has lots of fun with the Sidarsky kids, but sees how tired they make Mr. and Mrs. Sidarsky, so he agrees to babysit to help them out. He thinks it'll be easy and says that he doesn't need any help from Daffodil when she offers it. Clifford, however, finds out that the Sidarsky kids are more trouble to deal with than he thought. Pretty soon, he's very tired out and ends up asking for help anyway, a move the Sidarskys find very responsible.moreless
A new neighbor moves into Clifford and Emily Elizabeths' apartment and brings her dog Tricksie with her. Tricksie is an older dog and Clifford doesn't understand at first why she doesn't want to join in some of the fun activities that he does with Jorge. After spending some time with her and getting some advice from Daffodil, Clifford and Jorge learn that even though Tricksie might get tired easily, they can still be friends and she has a lot to teach them.
"Clifford's Super Sleepover"
Emily Elizabeth has gone to her friend Nina's for a sleepover and Clifford seems inconsolable. At first Daffodil is annoyed with him and just wants to be in peace, but her heart soon gets the better of her and she decides to help Clifford out. Flo and Zo come over too and everyone works together to keep Clifford from being lonely so that he'll go to sleep because Emily Elizabeth will be there waiting for him in the morning.moreless
Clifford has a favorite toy called a sock spider which he and Emily Elizabeth enjoy playing with. Daffodil, however, claims that she doesn't like it and it isn't a real toy, which leads Clifford, acting on Norville's advice, to try and get rid of it. The truth, however, is that Daffodil doesn't really mind the toy, what she minds is feeling left out. It's up to Clifford to find out Daffodil's real problem and find a way to help her out.
When Nina brings a new squirrel toy to the dog run with Jorge, he doesn't want to share it because he hasn't even had a chance to play with it himself yet. Rather than say so, he worries that the other dogs will be upset and insist on playing with the toy, so he tries to hide it and claim that he doesn't have it all.moreless
Emily Elizabeth makes a painting for an Art Fair, but when Clifford starts a game of ball with kittens Flo and Zo, he ends up getting into the paint and getting pawprints all over her painting. Flo and Zo convince him to try and hide what he did by rolling up the painting, but he feels guilty about it the whole night as Emily Elizabeth sleeps. The next day, Clifford slips into Emily Elizabeth's backpack and goes with her to still in an attempt to warn her about what he did to the painting. At school, he tries to show her what happened, but his small size keeps him from even finding her. He's eventually discovered, but by the time Emily Elizabeth figures out what happened, her painting is being hailed as a masterpiece at the art gallery. Emily Elizabeth gives him the credit he deserves and back at home, Daffodil praises Clifford for his braveness.
When Emily Elizabeth asks for help figuring out what's wrong with her flower garden from Jenny, a horticulturist who happens to be blind, she lets her guide dog, Bibi, play with Clifford. Clifford is happy to have a new friend, but when she later ignores him when she's busy assisting Jenny, Clifford doesn't understand why she won't play with him. All of Clifford's friends begin to think that Bibi must be some kind of snoot and Norville even goes so far as to spy on her when she goes about her daily business. Eventually, Clifford simply just asks Bibi what's going on and meanwhile, Jenny solves the problem that Emily Elizabeth was having with her flowers.moreless
Clifford is excited to go to his first outing at the local dog run, but becomes worried that he won't fit in after a conversation with Norville. At the dog run, he can't get anyone to notice him at first, but soon finds a friend named Jorge. Jorge lets him join in a game called Dog Ball and sticks up for him when he messes up because he didn't really know how to play. Later, Clifford shares a snack with Jorge and upon returning home finds out that Jorge is actually a nearby neighbor.
"Clifford's Club House"
Clifford and the gang get the idea to start a club from Emily Elizabeth and her friend Nina and their first task is to find their perfect clubhouse. Norville has some great ideas, but it turns out that all of his suggested locations have problems which keep them being proper clubhouses. When a new location is suggested, Norville seems unhappy and quits the club and everyone thinks that he is just upset because the location isn't his choice. Everyone, however, soon realizes that isn't the real problem and after choosing an alternative location, everyone learns an important lesson about listening and Norville learns one about speaking up for himself.moreless
New neighbors are greeted with suspsicion by the gang, particularly Norville. They fear that the new neighbors might be keeping a monster, an idea which seems to be confirmed by an unearthly wailing coming from their unit. To figure what's really going on, they stage a stakeout, but their plan go awry and they worry that the worst has happened: one of them has been captured by the monster. In the end, it turns out that there is no monster and what they really have are some new friends.
Clifford has guests - the kittens Flo and Zo. He's excited that they're staying for the entire weekend, but both Norville and Daffodil warn him that their energetic nature could lead to big problems. Once they arrived, things go exactly as feared, when they want to play constantly and even eat Clifford's food. The final straw comes when they break Clifford's squeak-toy and don't even seem to care. Can anyone get them to slow down and consider the conseqeunces of their actions before they ruin everything?moreless
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