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Clifford The Big Red Dog

Clifford is big, red, and totally irresistible. Guided by fundamental principles of developmental theory, shows are based on social and emotional challenges that children face. Emphasis is on good citizenship and the importance of community.

12/10/17

  • Babysitter Blues/Saturday Morning 4:30 AM - Plus (2)

    "Babysitter Blues"--Mr. Bleakman is ready for a quiet relaxing weekend of oil painting, when he is asked to baby-sit Clifford for the day. Mr. Bleakman struggles to find a way to keep Clifford out of his way, but soon detects that the big red dog has much to teach him about being spontaneous and having fun! "Saturday Morning"--When T-Bone's "special Saturday time" with SheriffLewis doesn't turn out the way he expected one week, he goes on a quest to see how others spend their Saturdays. He finds there are many different ways to spend time with the people you love.

  • Vaz Goes Down The Tube/Cyber Puppy Problems 10:30 AM - Kids

    Vaz Goes Down The Tube - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible Vaz gets a new satellite dish with 632 channels and begins to lose himself to the world of TV. He stops participating in activities like reading books, visiting the library and playing soccer. Eventually, Clifford and his friends help him realize that he's missing out on some very fun and important real life experiences. Cyber Puppy Problems - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself When Mac worries that Jetta loves her mechanical toy dog more than she loves him, his friends rally around to help him get through his crisis of confidence.

12/11/17

  • Best Paw Forward/Then Came Bob 4:30 AM - Plus (2)

    "Best Paw Forward"--When cement is poured at the new Birdwell Island recreation center, the kids and dogs are invited to leave their handprints. But Clifford's paw print is just too big to stay! Seeing Clifford's disappointment, his friends work together to find a way to include Clifford -- and everyone's delighted when Clifford's paw print becomes the new wading pool for the children. "Then Came Bob"--Vaz baby-sits for Bob -- a cute, but not very well- behaved little dog that Dr. Dihn recently acquired from the dog pound. This little mischief-maker is very good at getting into trouble -- and placing the blame on Clifford! Emily Elizabeth never doubts her big dog for a minute, and the truth about Bob finally comes out.

  • Another Fine Mess/King Mac 10:30 AM - Kids

    Another Fine Mess - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible When Emily Elizabeth puts off the responsibility of cleaning her room, the mess grows until she can't find anything. She spends so much time trying to find things that she misses out on fun activities like reading to Clifford and playing with her friends. She soon learns that taking care of responsibility now can save a lot of trouble later. King Mac - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When T-Bone thinks he is responsible for getting Mac in trouble, he goes overboard to help Mac in any way he can. But Mac shows a lack of respect for their friendship by taking advantage of his little friend's guilt.

12/12/17

  • Morning, Noon, and Night/Mr. Bleakman's Special Day 4:30 AM - Plus (2)

    "Morning, Noon, and Night"--Cleo and Clifford are excited to learn that Cleo will be Clifford's guest for a weekend while her house is being painted! But soon Cleo is filling Clifford's doghouse with her stuff, taking over his bed and butting in on his time alone with Emily Elizabeth. It takes time, but Cleo eventually perceives how to be a good houseguest. "Mr. Bleakman's Special Day"--Mr. Bleakman appears to be particularly grumpy one day. At first, the dogs are upset with him, but then they overhear Mrs. Howard say that sometimes a grumpy attitude can be changed through kindness. This inspires the dogs to perform a series of "secret good deeds" to turn Mr. Bleakman's frown into a smile. They are surprised when the kind acts make them feel much better, too!

12/13/17

  • Doggie Garden/Captain Birdwell's Treasure 4:30 AM - Plus (2)

    Its Keep Birdwell Beautiful month and the kids are doing their part by planting a flower garden. Seeing this, the dogs decide to create a doggie flower garden of their own. But when Cleo hears that almost anything grows in Birdwell Island soil, she decides shed much rather grow a garden full of dog toys! She soon learns, however, that working alone for a selfish end is not nearly as rewarding as working together for the whole community. Clifford and his dog friends find the long-lost trunk of Captain Birdwell, filled with wonderful items brought to the Island by the explorer long ago. But through a misunderstanding, Jetta is given credit for the discovery. She knows that telling the truth is the right thing to do, but she cant resist the promise of a gold medal award. It doesnt take long for her to realize, however, that awards dont give much pleasure when theyre not deserved.

12/14/17

  • Welcome to the Doghouse/Promises, Promises 4:30 AM - Plus (2)

    In this flashback episode we see some of the challenges the Howards faced when they arrived on Birdwell Island with a very big, red dog! Where will Clifford live? How will they feed him? What will they use as his water dish? The folks of Birdwell Island work together to help the new arrivals solve their dilemmas, forging strong new friendships in the process. Jetta and Emily Elizabeth make plans to spend Saturday at the beach together, but Jetta breaks the play date when a better offer from an older girl comes along. However, when the older girl calls and cancels on Jetta, Jetta finally understands how Emily Elizabeth must have felt. She now realizes that being a good friend means keeping a promise.

12/15/17

  • Clifford's Hiccups/It's My Party 4:30 AM - Plus (2)

    Clifford gets a bad case of the hiccups and that's a real problem with a dog the size of Clifford! His dog friends work together to come up with various remedies for Clifford. They are not successful and the hiccups eventually go away on their own. But Clifford expresses to his friends how good it feels to know they care so much about him./ When Jetta throws a movie-watching party, she expects everyone to do things her way which in this case means watching home- movies of herself. The other kids try their best, but are soon bored and take a vote to go outside and make their own movie with Vaz's movie camera. Jetta is encouraged to join them, but stubbornly refuses. But she soon learns that its more fun to play when everyone has a voice in deciding what to do together.

12/16/17

  • Clifford Cleans His Room/Baby Makes Four 4:30 AM - Plus (2)

    Clifford's good friends come over to help him clean out his doghouse, determined to get rid of all the old junk he no longer uses. But before long Clifford realizes that each item holds a special memory and can't be parted with. Mac thinks this is nonsense, until he is reminded of a memory in which he was included. He then understands, along with Clifford, that one dogs junk can be another dogs treasure./ Jetta gets a new baby brother and at first is extremely proud to be a big sister. But when she realizes this means she will now have to share the spotlight with the baby, she goes all out to get back her position as the center of attention. She eventually learns, however, that being a good big sister is far more rewarding than being the star of the show.