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Clifford The Big Red Dog Previous Broadcasts

Topsy Turvy/Clifford's Charm School (Episode #138)

PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 24, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Jetta and Emily trade dogs for the Islands annual Topsy Turvy Day, a day when everything gets turned around. Jetta learns that being kind and thoughtful gets you a lot farther than being bossy./ Mrs. Bleakman is having a very special party for her book club members and Cleo and Mac convince Clifford that his regular good manners wont be good enough for the event. Clifford believes he is just fine the way he is, but Cleo and Mac insist on teaching him some special fancy manners. In the end, Clifford decides to just be himself and ends up saving the party by providing shade for Mrs. Bleakmans guests.

Two's Company/Fair Weather Friend (Episode #137)

PBS Kids: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

All of the dogs are so excited that their old friend K.C. is back on the island for a couple of days. Cleo, however, is particularly excited and focuses all of her attention on him at the expense of ignoring T-bone and Clifford. She discovers that being a good friend means you should be kind and considerate to all your friends and not take any of them for granted./ Mac is particularly disappointed when rainy weather threatens to ruin the upcoming Back-To-School Barbecue held every year at Jettas house. The other dogs, seeing his disappointment, vow to find a way to stop the rain from falling. It doesnt take long for them to realize that you cant change the weather. But Macs disappointment is replaced with delight that his friends would go to such lengths to try and help him.

Potluck Party Pooper/The Best Gift (Episode #136)

PBS Kids: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

The Howard's are having a party and everyone they know will be attending. Everyone but Mr. Bleakman, that is. The old party pooper insists that hed rather stay home and do his usual Saturday afternoon routine. But Clifford and Emily Elizabeth and her friends wont give up on trying to convince Mr. Bleakman that trying something new can be fun! Finally they are able to convince him to join them and a great time is had by all./ Emily Elizabeth believes she has the perfect gift for her mothers birthday. She plans to spend the entire afternoon with her mother and the reading of a poem written just for her mom. Charley agrees that the gift is perfect, but Jetta has other ideas. Emily Elizabeth agrees to at least try some of Jettas ideas. But in the end she realizes that the gift she created from her heart really is the best gift.

Jetta's Tall Tale/The Big Fetch (Episode #135)

PBS Kids: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Jetta feels a twinge of jealousy when the other children make a fuss over Emily Elizabeth's wonderful big pet Clifford, so she blurts out a story about her own wonderful big pet a huge parrot named Lulu. But the little lie quickly grows into a big mess, forcing Jetta to dress Clifford up as a bird to keep the lie from being exposed. Her conscience finally makes her do the right thing and she apologizes for having created the lie in the first place./ Vaz is new at being a paperboy and is struggling with getting the papers onto people's doorsteps. Cleo steps in and discovers that she can earn treats by helping out! She recruits Clifford and T-bone and together they enjoy helping Vaz out and getting treats. But before long Cleo has forgotten about the helping out part and is only concerned with getting treats. Clifford and T-bone help her rediscover that helping for its own sake is its own reward.

Clifford Cleans His Room/Baby Makes Four (Episode #134)

PBS Kids: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Clifford's Hiccups/It's My Party (Episode #133)

PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Welcome to the Doghouse/Promises, Promises (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Doggie Garden/Captain Birdwell's Treasure (Episode #131)

PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Welcome to the Doghouse/Promises, Promises (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Doggie Garden/Captain Birdwell's Treasure (Episode #131)

PBS Kids: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Clifford's Big Heart/Cleo's Valentine Surprise (Episode #226)

PBS Kids: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

CLIFFORD'S BIG HEART: Clifford looks for the biggest and reddest Valentine's Day present for Emily Elizabeth. He first picks up a truck and then dog bone art work. He soon learns that he is the best gift! CLEO'S VALENTINE SURPRISE: The dog gang is celebrating Valentine's DayCleo has been hiding dog bones and red bows all around town in order to surprise Clifford and T-Bone with the best present. Yet Cleo is really hoping that her friends have gotten her something just as good. Cleo soon learns that giving is sometimes better than receiving.

T-Bone, Dog About Town/Clifford's Big Heart (Episode #123)

PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 6:30 PM

"T-Bone, Dog About Town"--A cute little poodle named Mimi comes to Birdwell Island on vacation, and T-Bone gets a crush. He starts trying to be the kind of dog he thinks she will like, but learns that it's always best to just be yourself. "Clifford's Big Heart"--Clifford works hard to try to make Emily the perfect Valentine to show her how much he loves her. In the end, he learns that it's his presence, not presents, that means the most to Emily Elizabeth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 2:30 AM

Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"Clothes Don't Make the Dog"--T-Bone gets a new sweater, but when Mac teases him about it, he gets too embarrassed to wear it. He realizes that it's not what he wears that makes others like him. "Short-Changed"--When family friend Skyscraper Jackson visits, Emily worries that Clifford prefers the attentions of a super-tall basketball player to the attentions of a short little girl. Emily soon learns that love comes in all sizes.

T-Bone, Dog About Town/Clifford's Big Heart (Episode #123)

PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 6:30 PM

"T-Bone, Dog About Town"--A cute little poodle named Mimi comes to Birdwell Island on vacation, and T-Bone gets a crush. He starts trying to be the kind of dog he thinks she will like, but learns that it's always best to just be yourself. "Clifford's Big Heart"--Clifford works hard to try to make Emily the perfect Valentine to show her how much he loves her. In the end, he learns that it's his presence, not presents, that means the most to Emily Elizabeth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 2:30 AM

Who Me, Jealous?/A Bunny in a Haystack (Episode #124)

PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"Who Me, Jealous?" - Mrs. Diller is taking care of Susie, her sister's puppy, for the weekend. Does Mrs. Diller like the cute little puppy better than she likes Cleo? Cleo determines to "out-cute" the puppy and win back Mrs. Diller's affection. But she soon finds that Mrs. Diller thinks Cleo is perfect just the way she is. "A Bunny in a Haystack" - When Emily brings home the class bunny, Clifford, Cleo and T-Bone learn what a big responsibility it is to take care of a pet!

T-Bone, Dog About Town/Clifford's Big Heart (Episode #123)

PBS Kids: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 6:30 PM

"T-Bone, Dog About Town"--A cute little poodle named Mimi comes to Birdwell Island on vacation, and T-Bone gets a crush. He starts trying to be the kind of dog he thinks she will like, but learns that it's always best to just be yourself. "Clifford's Big Heart"--Clifford works hard to try to make Emily the perfect Valentine to show her how much he loves her. In the end, he learns that it's his presence, not presents, that means the most to Emily Elizabeth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 2:30 AM

New Dog In Town/Get Well (Episode #127)

PBS Kids: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"New Dog in Town"--In a heartwarming flashback story, we learn how Clifford's enormous size frightened T-Bone when they first met. T- Bone learns that "you can't judge a book by its cover" -- friends come in all shapes and sizes. "Get Well"--Emily Elizabeth comes down with a bad cold, and Clifford and friends want to help her feel better. Using their imaginations and the resources around them, they create a card, collect flowers and fashion a small gift. When they present their offerings to Emily Elizabeth, it is obvious they have succeeded in making her feel cared for and loved. The dogs discover it's the thought behind a gift that matters most.

The Kibble Crook/Screaming for Ice Cream (Episode #126)

PBS Kids: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"The Kibble Crook"--T-Bone can't resist sneaking a bite -- well, okay the whole bowl -- of Cleo's new dog food. When Cleo gets upset, T- Bone blames it on another dog and sends our fearless friends on a wild goose chase. T-Bone ultimately learns to take responsibility for his own mistakes. "Screaming for Ice Cream"--Charley and Emily Elizabeth find themselves up to their elbows in ice cream when Charley takes it upon himself to serve ice cream while his father is at a doctor's appointment. Charley learns that there are some responsibilities kids should not attempt to shoulder without the help of an adult.

Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"Clothes Don't Make the Dog"--T-Bone gets a new sweater, but when Mac teases him about it, he gets too embarrassed to wear it. He realizes that it's not what he wears that makes others like him. "Short-Changed"--When family friend Skyscraper Jackson visits, Emily worries that Clifford prefers the attentions of a super-tall basketball player to the attentions of a short little girl. Emily soon learns that love comes in all sizes.

Who Me, Jealous?/A Bunny in a Haystack (Episode #124)

PBS Kids: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"Who Me, Jealous?" - Mrs. Diller is taking care of Susie, her sister's puppy, for the weekend. Does Mrs. Diller like the cute little puppy better than she likes Cleo? Cleo determines to "out-cute" the puppy and win back Mrs. Diller's affection. But she soon finds that Mrs. Diller thinks Cleo is perfect just the way she is. "A Bunny in a Haystack" - When Emily brings home the class bunny, Clifford, Cleo and T-Bone learn what a big responsibility it is to take care of a pet!

T-Bone, Dog About Town/Clifford's Big Heart (Episode #123)

PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"T-Bone, Dog About Town"--A cute little poodle named Mimi comes to Birdwell Island on vacation, and T-Bone gets a crush. He starts trying to be the kind of dog he thinks she will like, but learns that it's always best to just be yourself. "Clifford's Big Heart"--Clifford works hard to try to make Emily the perfect Valentine to show her how much he loves her. In the end, he learns that it's his presence, not presents, that means the most to Emily Elizabeth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 2:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 2:30 AM

Clifford On Parade/Follow The Leader (Episode #120)

PBS Kids: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Clifford on Parade - Emily and Charley are having a hard time deciding what kind of float to make for the annual Birdwell Parade. With a little help from Clifford, they learn the importance of compromise. Follow the Leader - Cleo has a hard time giving up her role as " leader" in a game of Follow The Leader, but soon learns that playing with friends is more fun when everyone cooperates and takes turns with one another.

Fluffed Up Cleo/Team Spirit (Episode #119)

PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Fluffed Up Cleo - When Cleo wins the esteemed honor of Fluffiest Dog of Birdwell Island, it's all she can talk about! Clifford and T-Bone bear with the new star, but it takes a lot of patience. When Cleo gets a dose of her own medicine from Mac, she learns that bragging all of the time can be boring - it's okay to be proud of an accomplishment, but be careful to be respectful of others. Team Spirit - After Jetta tells Vaz that his poor soccer skills are holding back their team, Vaz tries to sit out the rest of the game. In the end, both Jetta and Vaz learn that being part of a team is more important than winning games.

The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day (Episode #122)

PBS Kids: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"The Big Sleepover"--Emily is going off the Island for a night and asks Charley to baby-sit for Clifford. The day goes pretty well, but when night falls, Clifford really misses Emily. The whole town bands together to get the big red dog through the night, discovering that they can accomplish anything if they put their minds to it! "Dog for a Day"--Fed up with his "responsibilities," Charley decides he would like to lead a dog's life -- no chores, no school, no problems. But a hilarious dream teaches him that he likes being just who he is.

Good-Bye T-Bone/The Truth About Dogs and Cats (Episode #121)

PBS Kids: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

"Good-Bye T-Bone"--Clifford and Cleo misunderstand a conversation they overhear and think T-Bone is moving away. They vow to make T- Bone's last day on Birdwell Island extra special. They eventually learn to listen to a whole story before jumping to conclusions -- but the good friends enjoy a truly special day nonetheless! "The Truth about Dogs and Cats"--When two cats "move in" to the tree next door to T-Bone, the dogs try everything to get rid of them, but they soon discover that they have no real reason not to like the cats. The dogs learn that, just because individuals are different, it doesn't mean they can't be friends.

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