Clifford's Puppy Days

The BEST episodes of Clifford's Puppy Days

Every episode of Clifford's Puppy Days ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Clifford's Puppy Days!

Set two years (1998) before the events of Clifford the Big Red Dog, the series focuses on when Clifford was a tiny red puppy, the runt of the litter in a litter of puppies given birth to by the pet dog of Emily Elizabeth's neighbor, Mr. Bradley (who appeared in an episode of the first cartoon series, "Little Clifford"), after he had been adopted by Emily Elizabeth before he grew up into a giant red adult dog, forcing the Howard family to move to Birdwell Island so Clifford would be able to live comfortably. The series shows Clifford and Emily Elizabeth's life and friends before they moved from New York City to Birdwell Island and all of their adventures to make room magic.

Last Updated: 9/13/2022Network: PBS
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Cat-tastrophe
star
8.00
4 votes

#1 - Cat-tastrophe

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/1/2003

Clifford has guests - the kittens Flo and Zo. He's excited that they're staying for the entire weekend, but both Norville and Daffodil warn him that their energetic nature could lead to big problems. Once they arrived, things go exactly as feared, when they want to play constantly and even eat Clifford's food. The final straw comes when they break Clifford's squeak-toy and don't even seem to care. Can anyone get them to slow down and consider the conseqeunces of their actions before they ruin everything?

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The Monster in 3B
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7.00
2 votes

#2 - The Monster in 3B

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/1/2003

New neighbors are greeted with suspsicion by the gang, particularly Norville. They fear that the new neighbors might be keeping a monster, an idea which seems to be confirmed by an unearthly wailing coming from their unit. To figure what's really going on, they stage a stakeout, but their plan go awry and they worry that the worst has happened: one of them has been captured by the monster. In the end, it turns out that there is no monster and what they really have are some new friends.

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Valentine Schmalentine
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7.00
1 votes

#3 - Valentine Schmalentine

Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired 2/23/2006

Clifford doesn't even realize it's Valentine's Day until Norville tells him. Norville notes that he's seen Jorge, Flo and Zo and Evan all giving Valentine's Day gifts and he's even working on a necklace for his Mom. Clifford decides to make a gift for Emily Elizabeth, but Daffodil sees what he's doing and makes an even fancier gift. Pretty soon, it's an all-out competition to see who can give Emily Elizabeth the better gift.

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Sweethearts Dance
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7.00
1 votes

#4 - Sweethearts Dance

Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired 2/23/2006

Valentine's Day brings with it the school Sweethearts Dance. Emily Elizabeth is excited about attending for the first time (and dancing with her father), but soon becomes nervous. Her best friends all know fancy dances, but she doesn't know how to dance at all. She considers skipping the dance when she isn't helped much by a book she checks out from the library on dancing.

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Keeping Cool
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6.50
4 votes

#5 - Keeping Cool

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/1/2003

On a hot day, Emily Elizabeth's regular babysitter comes because Mrs. Howard has to work at the library. He wants to stay outside and watch television, but Emily Elizabeth wants to have fun playing in the sprinkler outside. Evan is lured outside by the prospect of impressing a cute girl, but he spends so much time trying to impress her that he doesn't pay any attention to what Emily Elizabeth or puppy Clifford want to do. After his attempts at impressing the girl fail, he finally decides that playing in the sprinkler isn't such a bad idea and then learns that the best thing he can do to impress the girl is to just be himself.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Jorge And The Dog Run
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6.50
2 votes

#6 - Jorge And The Dog Run

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/24/2003

Clifford is excited to go to his first outing at the local dog run, but becomes worried that he won't fit in after a conversation with Norville. At the dog run, he can't get anyone to notice him at first, but soon finds a friend named Jorge. Jorge lets him join in a game called Dog Ball and sticks up for him when he messes up because he didn't really know how to play. Later, Clifford shares a snack with Jorge and upon returning home finds out that Jorge is actually a nearby neighbor.

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Paw Print Picasso
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6.50
2 votes

#7 - Paw Print Picasso

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/15/2003

Emily Elizabeth makes a painting for an Art Fair, but when Clifford starts a game of ball with kittens Flo and Zo, he ends up getting into the paint and getting pawprints all over her painting. Flo and Zo convince him to try and hide what he did by rolling up the painting, but he feels guilty about it the whole night as Emily Elizabeth sleeps. The next day, Clifford slips into Emily Elizabeth's backpack and goes with her to still in an attempt to warn her about what he did to the painting. At school, he tries to show her what happened, but his small size keeps him from even finding her. He's eventually discovered, but by the time Emily Elizabeth figures out what happened, her painting is being hailed as a masterpiece at the art gallery. Emily Elizabeth gives him the credit he deserves and back at home, Daffodil praises Clifford for his braveness.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Clifford's Winter Spirit
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6.50
2 votes

#8 - Clifford's Winter Spirit

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 12/31/2003

Norville is excited about the first day of winter and wants to have snow fun with his friends outside, but finds that they're all busy inside celebrating first-snowfall traditions. As each declines his invitation to come outside, he fibs at having his own winter traditions, but soon ends up lonely outside by himself. It's up to his friends to realize that he's feeling lonely and find a way to bring their traditions outside to him.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Socks & Snooze
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6.50
2 votes

#9 - Socks & Snooze

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/1/2003

Emily Elizabeth is missing a "lucky sock," one of two from a pair that she wants to wear on the first day of the new school year. She can't find it anywhere and so Clifford decides to help. Emily Elizabeth's pet rabbit Daffodil doesn't think much of his efforts, but he keeps at them and eventually finds the sock in a very unusual place. He has to make a trade to get it back, but is happy to do so. Emily Elizabeth is pleased that he found it and Daffodil admits that she was wrong to discourage Clifford's efforts.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Flo Motion
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6.50
2 votes

#10 - Flo Motion

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 12/31/2003

Flo is a great athlete, but when Jorge gets everyone playing a bouncing game with a new beanbag toy of his, she finds that she's not very good at it. She's disappointed and tries playing alone by herself, but soon decides that it's not any fun playing games like freeze-tag or hide-and-seek by herself.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Clifford's Magic Lamp
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6.50
2 votes

#11 - Clifford's Magic Lamp

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/12/2005

After Emily Elizabeth reads Clifford the story of Aladdin, he rushes to tell it to his friends. Norville shows up, saying that he knows where to find a magic lamp just like the one in the story. While he flies off to search for it, Clifford, Jorge and Daffodil fantasize about their dream wishes. Jorge wishes for mountains of tacos and burritos, Daffodil for a quiet patch full of cloves and Clifford wishes to fly high in the sky with Emily Elizabeth. But when they realize that the genie only grants three wishes, they begin to wonder if they could live without theirs.

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Sock It To Me
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6.00
2 votes

#12 - Sock It To Me

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/19/2003

Clifford has a favorite toy called a sock spider which he and Emily Elizabeth enjoy playing with. Daffodil, however, claims that she doesn't like it and it isn't a real toy, which leads Clifford, acting on Norville's advice, to try and get rid of it. The truth, however, is that Daffodil doesn't really mind the toy, what she minds is feeling left out. It's up to Clifford to find out Daffodil's real problem and find a way to help her out.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Friends Of All Ages
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6.00
1 votes

#13 - Friends Of All Ages

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/26/2003

A new neighbor moves into Clifford and Emily Elizabeths' apartment and brings her dog Tricksie with her. Tricksie is an older dog and Clifford doesn't understand at first why she doesn't want to join in some of the fun activities that he does with Jorge. After spending some time with her and getting some advice from Daffodil, Clifford and Jorge learn that even though Tricksie might get tired easily, they can still be friends and she has a lot to teach them.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Clifford's Field Trip
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6.00
1 votes

#14 - Clifford's Field Trip

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/10/2003

Clifford is disappointed that Emily Elizabeth's going to be gone for a while on a field trip, but decides to take a nap and sleep on it. Unfortunately, he inadvertently chooses Emily Elizabeth's backpack as his napping place, but Emily Elizabeth doesn't discover him until they're already at the museum. Emily Elizabeth wants to tell her teacher right away, but Nina convinces her they'll blow the whole field trip because Ms. Parker will want them to leave to get Clifford home. They try to hide Clifford, but in the process end up missing most of the field trip anyway.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Nina's Perfect Party
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6.00
1 votes

#15 - Nina's Perfect Party

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/17/2003

Nina's birthday is coming and she's set up the perfect party plan. She's going to do it at a t-shirt shop, with all sorts of balloons and painting t-shirts and more. Unfortunately, on the day of the party, it turns out that a burst pipe has flooded the entire place. She's really disappointed, but Emily Elizabeth has an idea to fix things.

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Something Special
star
6.00
1 votes

#16 - Something Special

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 12/24/2003

Nina and her family are putting on a Cinco de Mayo party and when Emily Elizabeth compliments a dress Nina made for her Mom, Nina tells her about her Mom says that everyone has a ""something special"" that they're good at. Clifford overhears this and decides that he should use his ""something special"" to try and help get things set up for the party. Unfortunately, he has no idea what his ""something special"" is and when it seems like there's nothing he can do to help, he wonders if maybe he doesn't have one.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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No Small Parts
star
6.00
1 votes

#17 - No Small Parts

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/16/2004

Nina has created a new play about springitime. She's the director and has cast Shun, Emily Elizabeth and dogs Clifford and Jorge in the play. At first, everyone thinks it will be fun, but Nina proves to be a bossy director, alienating everyone. It's up to her to change her ways, or she might find herself without a play.

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Sing a Song Norville
star
6.00
1 votes

#18 - Sing a Song Norville

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 2/17/2004

Norville isn't a songbird, but hearing the singing of other birds makes him want to sing too. Clifford encourages him to pursue his dream, but it soon causes a big problem. Norville's singing is not only excessively loud, he tries to sing all the time, disturbing his friends and the entire neighborhood when they're trying to sing and play.

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Hoop Dreams
star
6.00
1 votes

#19 - Hoop Dreams

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 2/18/2004

Evan has been practicing hard at basketball and his practice pays off - he makes it onto the school basketball team. In is first game, he is on the bench at the start, but soon called to join in. After repeatedly falling and getting blocked due to his short-size, some inspiration from Clifford gives him ideas on to use his size to his advantage.

Directors: Bob Doucette
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Puppy Dog Power
star
6.00
1 votes

#20 - Puppy Dog Power

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/14/2005

Clifford and Jorge meet a new friend named Bobby at the dog park who's a rather big dog compared to their small puppy size. He's a playful puppy like them, but Clifford is a bit intimidated. Jorge assures Clifford that big dogs are big fun, but it turns out that Bobby plays rather rough for them. Not wanting to hurt his feelings, they try things such as faking being sick in order to get out of playing with him.

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Small Packages
star
6.00
1 votes

#21 - Small Packages

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/12/2005

It's a nice day outside, so Emily Elizabeth decides to take Clifford to the dog park, where there are lots of dogs to play with. It seems like it should be a fun time, but a series of incidents leave Clifford lamenting how small he is. No matter what he does --- from hopping over an obstacle course or trying to get a dog biscuit, it seems like he needs his friends' help because he's too small. His friends help him to see that he isn't the only with such problems --- Jorge's length causes him difficulties, Norville's feathers are maintenance problem and Daffodil's big ears get in her way. Clifford learns that sometimes things that cause problems can also be the same things that make one special.

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Finders Keepers
star
6.00
2 votes

#22 - Finders Keepers

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/13/2005

Emily Elizabeth, Nina and Shun are out playing kickball, while Jorge is teaching Clifford how to bury a bone. When the three friends lose the kickball, they end up finding a basketball and Nina declares that they can keep it, saying that it's "Finders Keepers." Clifford and Jorge consider this and Jorge especially seems to agree with this logic. When he finds a shark-tooth necklace, he keeps it, even after finding out that it actually belongs to Shun. Clifford feels this isn't right, but wonders how to tell his friend that's he wrong.

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Sand Castle Hassle
star
6.00
1 votes

#23 - Sand Castle Hassle

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/15/2005

Emily Elizabeth, Nina, their families and dogs are taking a day-trip to the beach. Emily Elizabeth and Nina are entering a sand-castle competition and Jorge and Clifford are eager to help out --- it should be a fun time! The stakes are raised, however, when a dog named Jack says that he's sure his owners will win. Pretty soon, Clifford and Jorge are engaging in displays of one-upmanship that leave Nina and Emily Elizabeth quite puzzled.

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Celebrating Spring
star
6.00
1 votes

#24 - Celebrating Spring

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/16/2005

Emily Elizabeth, Nina, Jorge and Clifford watch a newsbit on TV about the local City Restoration Project, which inspires them to do something about the empty lot behind the apartment. They enlist the help of Shun, Evan and Vanessa and get to work creating a garden. However, problems soon arise as there seems to be no solid plan. Everyone ends up getting in each other's way and soon things are actually looking worse than they were when they started.

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Clifford the Scary Puppy
star
6.00
1 votes

#25 - Clifford the Scary Puppy

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/26/2005

Halloween has come and Emily Elizabeth and her friends Nina and Shun get together for trick-or-treating. They've dressed up their animals as well and everyone has fun getting candy and treats. Evan's apartment is the last stop before heading back for the Halloween party and Evan suggests that they're not experiencing all that Halloween has to other. He decides to play some scary tricks to liven things up, but is in for a surprise of his own!

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