The BEST episodes of Clarissa Explains It All
Every episode of Clarissa Explains It All ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Clarissa Explains It All!
Clarissa is an active girl with a unique perspective on teenage life who must deal with an annoying brother and wacky parents.
#1 - Clarissa's Crush
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/19/1992
Clarissa gets a major crush on local weatherman Flip Fontana. Her rational head is horrified by the foolish state of her heart. Despite her best efforts, she can't stop daydreaming about him and trying to concoct ways to meet him.Watch Now:Amazon
#2 - No T.V.
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/30/1991
Ferguson and Clarissa have been fighting for control of the TV when Clarissa's mother decreed no TV for a week. The problem then becomes about how to fill in the time without getting on each other's nerves.Watch Now:Amazon
#3 - Brain Drain
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/18/1991
Ferguson does an IQ test and, when he finds out that he is in the top 5% of the country, he becomes even more obnoxious, convinced that he is a genius. To make money, Ferguson decides to go on a TV game show called 'Brain Drain'.Watch Now:Amazon
#8 - The Bully
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/11/1991
Ferguson is being nice to Clarissa but she is suspicious of his motives. When she notices her Walkman has disappeared she manages to get to the bottom of it. Marshall receives a chain letter and Janet is horrified when he destroys it.
#9 - Sick Days
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/1/1991
Clarissa doesn't want to go to Ancient Greece pageant day at school so she fakes being sick. Her parents don't believe her until she really does become sick. Then the pageant is revamped and suddenly Clarissa wants to go.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Urge to Drive
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/4/1991
Clarissa wants to buy a car but needs to get the money first. She then sets out to raise the $1500 needed. When Clarissa has no success getting the money out of her parents, she decides to sell Christmas cards, in the middle of the year.Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - Clarissa Makes a Cake
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/25/1991
Clarissa tries to help celebrate her parents' anniversary by making a cake, but Janet and Marshall stop talking to each other over what to stro on the night.Watch Now:Amazon
#12 - Revenge
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/23/1991
Ferguson embarrasses Clarissa at school and so she is out to exact revenge using a straight jacket and balloons. Sam's father wants him get into the football team and he is determined to not be in it, with Clarissa's help.
#13 - Clarissa News Network
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/6/1991
Clarissa decides to produce her own news network CDNN. Her family figures prominently in her news reports. Clarissa's biggest scoop turns out to be her mother's mid-life crisis.Watch Now:Amazon
#14 - Haunted House
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/13/1991
Clarissa finds her Aunt Mafada's overly affectionate mannerisms annoying. She decides to haunt the house to encourage her to leave early. It backfires when it turns out that Aunt Mafada is interested in the supernatural.Watch Now:Amazon
#15 - Sam in Love
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/28/1992
Clarissa assists Sam in his pursuit of a girlfriend. Ferguson interprets the misplacement of his birth certificate as a sign that he's adopted.
#25 - Road Trip
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/8/1993
Plans for a family vacation to the Grand Canyon go awry.