Clarissa Explains It All

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.

Last Updated: 9/28/2022Network:Nickelodeon
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Clarissa's Crush
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8.33
3 votes

#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.

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Brain Drain
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8.00
2 votes

#2 - 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'.

Directors: Maureen Thorp
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Total TV
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8.00
1 votes

#3 - Total TV

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/15/1992

Clarissa attempts to watch television continuously for 24 full hours for a science project, but she finds the task more difficult than she imagined.

The Flu
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8.00
3 votes

#4 - The Flu

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/13/1993

Clarissa and Ferguson must run the household with their parents both ill.

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Editor In Chief
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8.00
1 votes

#5 - Editor In Chief

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/13/1993

After becoming editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, Clarissa learns that power is accompanied by responsibility.

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No T.V.
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7.89
46 votes

#6 - No T.V.

Season 1 - Episode 2 - 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.

Directors: Maureen Thorp
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Parents Who Say No!
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7.50
2 votes

#7 - Parents Who Say No!

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/15/1991

Clarissa wants a job at the Baxter beach carnival but her parent's think she is too young and say no. She then sets out to get them to change their mind. They finally say yes, but the job doesn't quite work out how she expected.

Directors: Chuck Vinson
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Haunted House
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7.34
38 votes

#8 - Haunted House

Season 1 - Episode 4 - 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.

Directors: Maureen Thorp
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Clarissa News Network
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7.31
39 votes

#9 - Clarissa News Network

Season 1 - Episode 3 - 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.

Directors: Maureen Thorp
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Clarissa Makes a Cake
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7.25
4 votes

#10 - 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.

Directors: Maureen Thorp
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School Picture
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7.14
7 votes

#11 - School Picture

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/27/1991

Clarissa decides to rebel by wearing an outrageous outfit for her class picture, which Janet is horrified over.

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Urge to Drive
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7.11
37 votes

#12 - Urge to Drive

Season 1 - Episode 7 - 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.

Directors: Maureen Thorp
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New Addition
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7.09
35 votes

#13 - New Addition

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/20/1991

Clarissa is convinced that her parents are trying to have another baby. To help persuade them to not have a new baby, she enlists the aid of Ferguson. Sam needs to come up with a new science investigation and Clarissa gives him an idea.

Directors: John Ferraro
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Revenge
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7.08
52 votes

#14 - 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.

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Can't Buy Love
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7.00
2 votes

#15 - Can't Buy Love

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/29/1992

Ferguson's rich new friend uses him to get to Clarissa.

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A New Mom
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7.00
2 votes

#16 - A New Mom

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/13/1993

To complete a homework assignment, Clarissa attempts to reinvent her mother.

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The Cycle
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7.00
2 votes

#17 - The Cycle

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/23/1993

Since Clarissa's parents have forbidden her from buying a 'car,' she comes up with a scheme to buy Olivia's brother's motorcycle.

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Babysitting
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7.00
2 votes

#18 - Babysitting

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/25/1993

Clarissa babysits for a troublemaking girl with a crush on Ferguson.

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Don't I Know You?
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7.00
2 votes

#19 - Don't I Know You?

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/11/1993

Clarissa turns to a distant relative's journal for tips to help her win the school talent show.

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Tale of Two Moms
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7.00
2 votes

#20 - Tale of Two Moms

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/28/1993

Trouble ensues when Sam's messy mother comes to stay with the Darlings.

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The Zone
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7.00
2 votes

#21 - The Zone

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/10/1993

Clarissa develops stage fright when asked to play a flute solo at the school music recital.

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Hero Worship
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7.00
2 votes

#22 - Hero Worship

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/26/1993

A new girl in school copies Clarissa's style and then steals her idea for a newspaper article.

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Boy Thoughts
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7.00
2 votes

#23 - Boy Thoughts

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/19/1993

Clarissa's boyfriend develops an ego after starring in Ferguson's cable-access TV show.

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The Bicycle Thief
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7.00
2 votes

#24 - The Bicycle Thief

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/22/1993

Clarissa's bicycle is stolen.

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Road Trip
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7.00
2 votes

#25 - Road Trip

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/8/1993

Plans for a family vacation to the Grand Canyon go awry.

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