Lizzie and Miranda learn that their favorite TV kiddie show, "Clover's and Daisy's Magic Train" is coming to their town as a live stage production, and with a little prodding from Gordo, decide to go even though they appear way too old.
When Malcolm becomes editor of the high school literary magazine, the principal instructs him to censor a well-written story; Lois encourages Hal to flirt with a new supervisor so he can keep his job; Francis teaches Otto how to waltz.
When Malcolm becomes editor of the high school literary magazine, the principal instructs him to censor a well-written story; Lois encourages Hal to flirt with a new supervisor so he can keep his job; Francis teaches Otto how to waltz; and Reese pulls a prank on Dewey.
When Lizzie sets the school record on the hanging chin-up bar she gets a reputation as a jock. However, after making a game saving tackle in a flag football game, she worries that the guys will start thinking of her as a "guy girl" instead of a "girly girl," so she decides to forgo her athletic endeavors to pursue a prissier image.
After unintentionally inviting Mr. Dig over for Dinner, Lizzie is shocked when he and her dad become buddies. Lizzie soon discovers that constantly having her teacher at her house really cramps her style.
Normally conservative Gordo gets an idea on how he can use a credit card for the betterment of mankind - by using it to finance a movie.
When Miranda decides to throw the "perfect" party she invites everyone at school but Tudgeman. Lizzie can't help but feel sorry for Tudge, so she and Gordo convince him to go to the party in disguise.
When Gordo's grandmother pays a visit, Gordo discovers that she isn't the quiet, conservative Grandma he remembers. Now a fun-loving, kimono-wearing, sushi-eating pistol of a Grandma, Ruth leaves Gordo feeling like the adult between the two of them.
Lizzie dreads an upcoming family trip to a western-style theme park. So, she drags Miranda and Gordo along with her and hopes to sneak off to the mall with them.
Gordo is crushed when he learns that Parker turned down his invitation to the dance because he's short. Meanwhile, Matt has to trace his family tree for school, but when he realizes his ancestors are boring, he decides to embellish -- a lot.
While signing yearbooks and reminiscing about all of their crazy days of middle school, Gordo struggles with what to write in Lizzie's book.
Lizzie and the gang partake in a mystery whodunit game which involves talking in British accents and dressing up in costumes. Lizzie is set on beating Gordo at the game but instead, she ends up confronting some of the true feelings she and Gordo have for each other.
When Lizzie becomes the school's website advice columnist, some of her advice backfires.
Lizzie's efforts to get 11 of her pictures in the yearbook are nixed when Kate, editor of the yearbook, uses her powers to edit them out of the final layout.