Janet's a substitute teacher at Clarissa and Ferguson's school for two weeks. Clarissa feels it's cramping her style and is miserable when Janet is offered a permanent position.
Clarissa goes to music class and the only instrument left is the flute. It used to be a drag to play but she's been playing effortlessly and beautifully. Mrs. Doppeldew, the music teacher, wants Clarissa to do a flute solo at next week's music recital.
Eve, the meek and mousy new girl in school, worships Clarissa and starts copying her style. Clarissa gets fed up when she starts taking over her life.
The annual family vacation to Lake Winnemucca is usually filled with doom and disaster. But this year is going to be different. . .the whole family is going to the Grand Canyon!
Clarissa becomes the editor in chief for her school newspaper. Sam also decides to work for the paper by writing alternative music reviews. Clarissa explains she has to be objective and can't play favorites.
Clarissa has a history assignment: take something old, tired, and worn out and reinvent it. Clarissa tries to remodel her mother.
Clarissa is dropping hints about how badly she wants a car, but her parents just keep saying "NO CAR"! But they didn't say "NO MOTORCYCLE"!
After being asked to babysit Little Elsie Soaperstein, Clarissa prepares for her dangerous babysitting job with this little monster.
Clarissa carefully scrutinizes a portrait she found in the attic of Madame "CL". Janet tells her it was her great-great aunt once removed. Olivia comes over and convinces Clarissa to dance with her in the talent show.
Clarissa goes to music class and the only instrument left is the flute. It used to be a drag to play but lately she's been playing effortlessly and beautifully.
Sam's mom Debbie is in town for two weeks for the Roller Derby playoffs. Sam is upset because he never gets to really see her and the hotel she's planning on staying in is across town. Clarissa invites Debbie to stay at her house.
Sam comes in after a bad date. Clarissa tells him he just hasn't found the right "one" yet. As they list the qualities of the perfect girl for Sam, it occurs to him that the perfect girl is...Clarissa!
Ferguson convinces Clifford to star in his cable access show called "Boy Thoughts." Once the show is a hit, Clifford doesn't have time for Clarissa.
Clarissa poo-poos riding her bike as she approaches driving age... until her bike is stolen and realizes how useful it is as transportation.
Tune in as Clarissa explains (in hilarious detail) the quirky things in her life, like her job at the carnival, her crush on the local weatherman, actually getting along with Ferguson (hey, there's a car in the deal!), and more!
She's back and full of wisdom in The Best of Clarissa Explains it All, Volume 3! Clarissa's got a secret admirer, crazy Aunt Mafalda is visiting at the worst time, the school counselor needs some guidance, the Darlings are in a heated debate, and more!
Look inside Clarissa's life in Clarissa Explains it All, Volume 4! Is Sam leaving for a new life in a mobile home? What will happen when exhaustion sets in for Clarissa while working 4 jobs? Enjoy these antics and more in this hilarious collection!
No explanation needed here - it's the hit '90s sitcom starring Melissa Joan Hart! Take a hilarious look back at the Darling's vacation woes, Clarissa's flute solo, Ferguson's entrepreneurial adventures, Clarissa and Olivia's money-making scam and more.
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