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Clifford The Big Red Dog Previous Broadcasts

Tie-Dye Clifford/Stage Struck (Episode #223)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

TIE-DYE CLIFFORD: When Clifford accidentally gives himself a bath with tie-dye dyes, he ends up looking like a T-shirt from the '60's! Not wanting to upset Emily, he tries to hide the fact. But soon learns that he can tell the truth to Emily because Emily understands that everyone makes mistakes. STAGE STRUCK: Mary has always been afraid to perform in front of an audience. But with the help and support of her friend Emily, Mary is able to overcome her stage fright.

Food for Thought/Friends 4ever (Episode #222)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food. FRIENDS 4EVER: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger.

Tie-Dye Clifford/Stage Struck (Episode #223)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

TIE-DYE CLIFFORD: When Clifford accidentally gives himself a bath with tie-dye dyes, he ends up looking like a T-shirt from the '60's! Not wanting to upset Emily, he tries to hide the fact. But soon learns that he can tell the truth to Emily because Emily understands that everyone makes mistakes. STAGE STRUCK: Mary has always been afraid to perform in front of an audience. But with the help and support of her friend Emily, Mary is able to overcome her stage fright.

Food for Thought/Friends 4ever (Episode #222)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 28, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food. FRIENDS 4EVER: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger.

Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues (Episode #221)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

LED ASTRAY: Clifford's new friend Artie is up to no good...and he talks Clifford into joining him. He "borrows" Cleo's favorite toy and helps digs a big hole. Clifford soon realizes that being friends with Artie isn't worth getting in trouble. WEDDING BELL BLUES: The children's teacher, Miss Carrington, is getting married and leaving the school. The kids imagine what their new, "interesting" teacher Mrs. Grumbly will be like.

A Big Help/The Trouble with Kittens (Episode #220)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

A BIG HELP: Cleo and T-Bone notice how often Clifford is able to use his large size to help out. But when the kittens, Billy and Betty, get stuck in a tree, the little dogs learn that you don't have to be big to be helpful. THE TROUBLE WITH KITTENS: When kittens Betty and Billy insist on playing in Mr. Bleakman's yard, Clifford does his best to keep them out.

That's Snow Lie/A Friend In Need (Episode #201)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

THAT'S SNOW LIE - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Cleo pretends to hurt her paw so she won't have to embarrass herself on the ice rink A FRIEND IN NEED - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta insists on taking on a big job without help so she can be a " hero."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Flood of Imagination/Lights Out (Episode #219)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Flood of Imagination - It's raining and Cleo's going stir-crazy with boredom! But Clifford comes to her rescue by helping her to imagine an exciting action/adventure story. Lights Out - Mr. Bleakman and Clifford save the day when a big power failure threatens to paralyze Birdwell Island.

Fishing Lessons/No Baths for Cleo (Episode #218)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Fishing Lessons - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Charley promises to teach Emily Elizabeth how to fish, then keeps putting it off until "tomorrow." At first Emily Elizabeth is understanding and uses the extra time to visit the library and check out books on fishing, but after a while, she's hurt by Charley's continuous cancellations. Emily Elizabeth and Jetta help him to realize that once a promise is made, it should be honored and respected. No Baths For Cleo - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful To avoid baths, Cleo runs away from home. With the help of her friends, she comes to understand and respect the fact that giving Cleo a bath is just one of the many ways Mrs. Diller shows her love.

Clifford's Cookie Craving/Jetta's Friend (Episode #217)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Clifford's Cookie Craving - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Mr. Bleakman bakes a giant cookie for the Birdwell Fair, then leaves it unattended. Clifford gets one whiff of it and, try as he might, simply can't resist the temptation to taste it. Mr. Bleakman forgives the Big Dog when he realizes that everyone makes mistakes - including the mistake of leaving too big of a temptation in front of a child. Jetta's Friend - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend When her pen pal visits the island, nothing goes as Jetta planned, but to her own surprise, she has fun anyway!

That's Snow Lie/A Friend In Need (Episode #201)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

THAT'S SNOW LIE - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Cleo pretends to hurt her paw so she won't have to embarrass herself on the ice rink A FRIEND IN NEED - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta insists on taking on a big job without help so she can be a " hero."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Another Fine Mess/King Mac (Episode #215)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

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.

Vaz Goes Down The Tube/Cyber Puppy Problems (Episode #214)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

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.

Special T-Bone/Jetta's Sneak Peek (Episode #213)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Special T-Bone - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself When Emily Elizabeth starts work on a project titled "What Makes Me Special," it gets all the dogs thinking about what makes them special. T-Bone isn't quite sure, but soon discovers that he has a special gift for making others feel good. Jetta's Sneak Peek - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Jetta can't resist reading Emily Elizabeth's journal, but soon learns that it's important to respect someone's privacy.

Vaz Goes Down The Tube/Cyber Puppy Problems (Episode #214)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

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.

Special T-Bone/Jetta's Sneak Peek (Episode #213)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Special T-Bone - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself When Emily Elizabeth starts work on a project titled "What Makes Me Special," it gets all the dogs thinking about what makes them special. T-Bone isn't quite sure, but soon discovers that he has a special gift for making others feel good. Jetta's Sneak Peek - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Jetta can't resist reading Emily Elizabeth's journal, but soon learns that it's important to respect someone's privacy.

When I Grow Up/Not Now, I'm Busy (Episode #212)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

When I Grow Up - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When Jetta hears that Charley wants to be a Martial Arts Master when he grows up, she gives him a hard time about it. But Jetta soon learns that everyone' s dreams are valuable and worthy. Not Now, I'm Busy - Clifford's Big Idea: Help Others Clifford, Cleo and T-Bone go to KC's house to visit him, but K.C. tells the gang he' s too busy to play and Cleo feels slighted. Later, when the dogs walk by K.C.'s house and see K.C.'s owner reading to him, Cleo's hurt is compounded. Eventually the dogs learn that K.C. is moving to the island to be an assistance dog. The dogs learn that even though sometimes friends aren't always available, they're still friends.

Cleo Gets A Cone/A Job Well Read (Episode #211)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Cleo Gets A Cone - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind The dogs see another dog wearing a cone collar and Cleo and Mac make assumptions about the other dog's "weakness of character" (she should have been able to stop scratching!). However, a few days later, Cleo is forced to " walk a mile in her cone" when she herself can't stop scratching - and the experience teaches her compassion. A Job Well Read - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta volunteers to watch her baby brother Cosmo but finds him more energetic than she was expecting. With the help of her good friends Charley and Emily, she's convinced to try reading to the little guy - an activity that Cosmo really loves!

Blanket Blues/Dino Clifford (Episode #140)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Cleo spies Clifford's favorite blanket--one he has had since he was a puppy--and proclaims it the perfect cape for Super T-bone. Clifford reluctantly allows his friends to use the blanket, if they promise to be very careful. The game turns rambunctious, the blanket gets dirty and Clifford gets upset. Cleo and T-bone realize that to be a good friend you should listen to and respect the wishes and property of others./ Vaz's big sister Teresa is home from college and ready to dig for dinosaur bones & fossils on Birdwell Island! Who more perfect to help her dig than Clifford and his dog friends? Everybody has great luck digging up fossils that will complete a dinosaur skeleton that Teresa is piecing together--everybody but T-bone that is. But by believing in himself, T-bone ultimately comes up with one of the most important bones needed to complete the job.

Princess Cleo/Basketball Stories (Episode #209)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Princess Cleo - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Cleo discovers her grandmother was a Queen - and that makes her a Princess! She begins to enjoy all the privileges she believes come with being a Princess _ but soon learns that her friends are more important to her than any crown or title could ever be. In the end, she discovers that it's more fun to read about being a princess than to be one in real life. Basketball Stories - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Skyscraper Jackson has come to Birdwell Island for a big exhibition game, which Charley wouldn't miss for anything - except a bad cold. But Emily, Vaz and Jetta each write a story about the game for Charley from their different points of view. Charley gets to relive the game through his friend's stories and they have a lot of fun writing and reading them to him.

Embarrassing Moments/Lucky Charm (Episode #208)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Vaz rips his pants during a soccer game, everyone helps him feel better by telling their own tales of embarrassing moments. However, Jetta insists these things never happen to her. LUCKY CHARM - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself After losing her lucky stone, Emily Elizabeth loses her confidence.

Doggie Detectives/Camping It Up (Episode #210)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Doggie Detectives - Clifford's Big Idea: Work Together Equipment is disappearing from the local playground and it's up to K.C., inspired by the Detective Mike books he likes so much, to figure out what happened. He enlists the help of Clifford and the gang to form the " Doggy Detectives" to solve the mystery and the whole gang soon discovers the joy of discovery available in reading a good book! Camping It Up - Clifford's Big Idea: Work Together Because she thinks camping is going to be boring, Jetta tries to bring all the comforts of home into the woods. But she soon realizes that there's more than one way to have a good time - and sometimes the simple way is just perfect.

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