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Leaf of Absence/Nobody's Perfect (#114) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Leaf of Absence - T-Bone asks Clifford to keep an eye on a pile of leaves he has collected, but Clifford simply can't resist jumping into them. When the wind picks up, Clifford realizes he hasn't taken his responsibility seriously enough. Clifford spends the afternoon re-collecting the pile, and T-Bone is truly grateful when he returns to see his leaves are okay. Clifford learns the importance of keeping a promise. Nobody's Perfect - It's Silly Sports Day at school and everyone is looking forward to seeing Charley master yet another athletic feat. But Charley is having a messy time trying to learn how to "Jiggly Juggle"! Charley wants to throw in the towel, but he learns that you don't have to be the very best at something to enjoy doing it!

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 -- 9:00am
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Cleo Gets A Cone/A Job Well Read (#211) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Come Back, Mac/Boo! (#111) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Come Back, Mac - Mac tears one of Jetta's favorite sweaters and feels so terrible he runs away. Clifford and friends seek him out and convince him to return and face the music. Mac learns that he's more important to Jetta than her sweater, and that facing up is the wise thing to do. Boo! - It's Halloween and Jetta can't stop bragging about how brave she is. When the whole town gets a little spooked after watching a scary "ghost" movie, Jetta learns that it's okay to have fears, admit them out loud, and let the people who care about you know about them.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 28, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Cleo Comes to Town/False Friends (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cleo Comes To Town - In flashback, we see how Cleo shook everybody up when she first moved to Birdwell Island. T-Bone learns to accept her as a new friend, and also how to share an old friend (Clifford) with a new one. False Friends - When Cleo gets a new doggie playground and suddenly Mac is her new best friend, she starts ignoring Clifford and T-Bone! But Cleo soon learns that good friends stick by you through thick and thin.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Another Fine Mess/King Mac (#215) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 29, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Teacher's Pet/Islander of the Year (#115) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Teacher's Pet - The dogs go to school for the first time and T-Bone worries that he won't be able to keep up with the rest of the class. He works hard and pays close attention to the teacher's directions, and in the end his efforts are rewarded-as are the efforts of every member of the class as each is praised for his/her unique qualities. Islander of the Year - The library sponsors an essay contest for Islander of the Year, and the children all submit their ideas. But somehow, all their tales include Clifford -- who is ultimately chosen as the winner! Sometimes a winner is the one you'd least expect.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 30, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

A New Friend/Stormy Weather (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A New Friend - There's a new dog in town - and he only has three legs. Clifford, Cleo and T-Bone really like KC, but they're having a hard time acting normal around him. One minute Clifford overcompensates for KC and the next, Cleo frets that his "difference" might be contagious! Ultimately, they happily learn to accept KC. Stormy Weather - Clifford's talent for digging seems to be disrupting everyone in town. But when a big storm comes in, his deficit becomes an asset. So Clifford learns to look for the appropriate time and place for his talents to be expressed.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Dog Who Cried Woof/Doing The Right Thing (#113) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Dog Who Cried Woof - After overhearing Samuel tell the kids a scary story about Whiffy the Skunk Ghost, Clifford and T-Bone get a bit spooked. Cleo takes the opportunity to play a series of naughty tricks on them, but then finds them not believing her when she really needs them! She learns that it isn't nice to play tricks on people. ~~Doing the Right Thing - When T-Bone inadvertently "steals" a squeak toy, he experiences a guilt-induced dream where his conscience tries to show him the right thing to do. T-Bone listens and learns that it's always best to do the right thing.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Clifford & The Beanstalk/Itchy Patch (#107) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Clifford and the Beanstalk - Emily works hard to prepare for her audition for the lead in the school play, but loses the role to Jetta, who worries more about what she'll wear than about learning her lines. Emily steps in and plays the lead role at the last minute, and Jetta learns that it's hard work and preparation are what make you successful. Itchy Patch - Clifford is itching like crazy but tries hard to stop when he hears Emily say that she'll take him to the vet if he keeps it up. With the help of Cleo and T-Bone, Clifford tries every trick to conceal his discomfort to avoid a trip to the doctor! But Clifford soon learns the value of trust in an unknown situation.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day (#122) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Doghouse Rock/Guess Who's Coming to Birdwell Island (#224) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

DOGHOUSE ROCK: Mac wants to join the pop band T-Bone has put together, but has a hard time finding where his talents fit in. With the help of his good friends, Mac discovers he has a special talent for writing. GUESS WHO'S COMING TO BIRDWELL ISLAND: When a famous dog champion Oscar OwenBright Like The Sun comes to Birdwell, the dogs go out of their way to impress him. But they soon learn that the best way to impress someone is to just be yourself.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Morning, Noon, and Night/Mr. Bleakman's Special Day (#130) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Clifford's Cookie Craving/Jetta's Friend (#217) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Clothes Don't Make The Dog/Short-Changed (#125) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Clifford's Big Heart/Cleo's Valentine Surprise (#226) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Best Paw Forward/Then Came Bob (#129) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Fishing Lessons/No Baths for Cleo (#218) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Who Me, Jealous?/A Bunny in a Haystack (#124) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Food for Thought/Friends 4ever (#222) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Kibble Crook/Screaming for Ice Cream (#126) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Flood of Imagination/Lights Out (#219) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Babysitter Blues/Saturday Morning (#128) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Little Big Pup/Getting to Know You (#225) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

LITTLE BIG PUP: A very small new dog named Frankie moves to Birdwell Island and is envious of Clifford's size until he realizes that sometimes being small can be just right. GETTING TO KNOW YOU: When Clifford moves to the Island he makes friends with T-Bone, but the two dogs soon learn that some adjustments must be made to accommodate their size difference.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Welcome to the Doghouse/Promises, Promises (#132) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

T-Bone, Dog About Town/Clifford's Big Heart (#123) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues (#221) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Doggie Garden/Captain Birdwell's Treasure (#131) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

A Big Help/The Trouble with Kittens (#220) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

New Dog In Town/Get Well (#127) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"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.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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