Clarissa Explains It All

The WORST episodes of Clarissa Explains It All

Every episode of Clarissa Explains It All ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 7/5/2022Network: Nickelodeon
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Sam in Love
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#1 - Sam in Love

Season 2 - Episode 7 - 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.

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Ferguson Explains It All
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#2 - Ferguson Explains It All

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/23/1994

Ferguson reads a book on mind control then uses the included glasses to hypnotize friends and family. Clarissa counters Fergs attempts to control her mind by fighting fire with fire.

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She Drives Me Crazy
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#3 - She Drives Me Crazy

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/23/1992

With a Mazda Miata grand prize as incentive, Clarissa enters a magazine contest, "My Brother - What a Guy" and grossly exaggerates Ferguson's qualities.

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President Ferguson
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#4 - President Ferguson

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/8/1992

Ferguson runs for school President and turns the Darling household into his campaign headquarters. Clarissa and Sam plot to suppress Ferguson's ego.

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The Return of Aunt Mafalda
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#5 - The Return of Aunt Mafalda

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/12/1992

Clarissa's plans for a slumber party are ruined when overbearing Aunt Mafalda visits.

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The Great Debate
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#6 - The Great Debate

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/5/1992

Clarissa's parents debate over their plans for the future.

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ME 101
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#7 - ME 101

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/7/1992

Clarissa wants to go to a Nirvana concert.

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The Understudy
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#8 - The Understudy

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/22/1992

Clarissa is the understudy for the lead in the school play but is suddenly pressed into action.

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Misguidance Counselor
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#9 - Misguidance Counselor

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/14/1992

Clarissa's overbearing guidance counselor encourages her to participate in normal teenage girl activities. After giving the recommended activities a try, Clarissa decides that being normal is overrated.

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The New Look
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#10 - The New Look

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/12/1992

Clarissa finds herself attracted to the school bully. Marshall goes for a new look after being scouted by lady from a modeling agency.

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Janet's Old Boyfriend
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#11 - Janet's Old Boyfriend

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/26/1992

Marshall becomes jealous when Janet's ex-boyfriend, a successful writer, pays the Darlings a visit for dinner.

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Sam's Swan Song
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#12 - Sam's Swan Song

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/3/1992

Sam's mom comes to town to play in a roller derby match. Although she is the "Most Valuable Slayer," she announces that she wants to quit the derby and take Sam back to Seattle to live with her for good.

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Punch the Clock
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#13 - Punch the Clock

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/21/1992

Clarissa is broke and decides to get a job. She declines to use Ferguson's job placement business, but lets the librarian help her with her resume and job search. Clarissa gets multiple job offers, all of which she accepts.

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The Silent Treatment
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#14 - The Silent Treatment

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/28/1992

Ferguson has decided to torture Clarissa by giving her "The Silent Treatment." Clarissa retaliates by devising a software program designed to gross him out when he steps into the bathroom.

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Involunteering
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#15 - Involunteering

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/12/1992

Janet recruits the whole family to participate in Volunteer Day at the Children's Museum. Clarissa desperately wants to get out of this assignment and lucks out when the museum closes because of boiler problems.

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Take My Advice... Please
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#16 - Take My Advice... Please

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/19/1992

Ferguson has fallen in love and is asking everyone for advice, including Clarissa, who wants to give him the worst advice possible. Yet every bad idea she gives him works in his favor and all the girls go crazy for him.

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Marshall's Midlife Crisis
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#17 - Marshall's Midlife Crisis

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/26/1992

During a midlife crisis, Marshall decides to move the family to a small South Pacific island. Clarissa does her best to change his mind before the house sells.

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Football Fever
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#18 - Football Fever

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/23/1993

Ferguson tries out for the football team in an effort to win Marshall's bet with a neighbor. Clarissa uses exercise to get Ferguson into shape.

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Life of Crime
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#19 - Life of Crime

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/30/1993

Clarissa fears a future life of crime after accidentally stealing some lingerie from a store. Returning the merchandise proves to be harder than taking it.

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Marshall's Parents Visit
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#20 - Marshall's Parents Visit

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/13/1993

Sam scores two tickets to a Pearl Jam concert. Clarissa wants to attend the concert but also feels obligated to DJ her grandparents' anniversary party.

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Blind Date
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#21 - Blind Date

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/27/1993

Sam sets up himself and Clarissa on a double blind date. Clarissa is besieged by visions of a blind date from hell. But after Sam describes how cool her date is, she begins to think that she might be the geek.

Directors: Chuck Vinson
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A Little Romance
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#22 - A Little Romance

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/14/1993

Clarissa and Sam go out on a date but decide they're better off as friends.

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Educating Janet
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#23 - Educating Janet

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/16/1993

Clarissa and Ferguson face difficulty when their mother starts teaching at their high school.

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Piper Comes to Visit
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#24 - Piper Comes to Visit

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/4/1993

Piper, daughter of Janet's college roommate, visits for a week. Clarissa works to overcome Piper's aloofness.

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Alter Ego
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#25 - Alter Ego

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/18/1993

During a party, Clarissa falls for a drummer named Paulie while pretending to be a 'hypercool' dressed character called Jade. Clarissa initially assumes the Jade alter-ego when meeting Paulie but eventually reveals her true self.

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