Dust Buddies is the thirty-sixth episode in Season 1 and the thirty-sixth episode of Clarence overall.
Belson's mother attempts to teach him a lesson by making him clean the house, rerouting the maid to Clarence's house instead.
Clarence goes Belson's house, who uses him as a "robot slave" although Clarence does his robot slave work badly. Cynthia shows him that Hank found her dog, Belson is disinterested in the matter and continues playing his game. Hank warns Cynthia that she must be more disciplined with her son, but she does not want to accept that Belson does not respect her. Belson begins to remove all the food from the refrigerator, then Cynthia says Belson to clean up the mess, she gives cleaning services to Mary and Clarence to make sure Belson cleans up all by himself. Mary thinks she should clean everything before Lupe arrives, Clarence will help her doing it. Belson cleans without desire, then Cynthia goes to her computer and ruin his game. Mary lies to Clarence that if she does not dust the furniture "they will be eaten by giant snails" he scares and cleans up everything quickly. When Belson sees what his mother does with the game, he begins to do all the chores of the house. Hank warns Belson that he did not help his mother before and never spoke to her again. Mary and Clarence finish cleaning and Lupe arrives at her house, but she does not know what to do because everything is clean. Belson is going to take the Christmas decorations out of the garage. Mary tells the truth to Lupe and offers her a tea. A Santa Claus statue of Belson's size falls down on him and he can not leave. Lupe tells a legend to Mary and Clarence that in the end saddens them. When Cynthia sees Belson she apologizes to him and leaves him his game. Belson is upset to see that his mother transformed his character into a rubber bear with his face and the episode ends.
- This episode features Cynthia's first major appearance.
- Cynthia says to Belson, to take the Christmas decorations of the garage, meaning this episode is near to the Christmas.
- Mary wears her white dress for the second time, the first being "Dinner Party."
- This is the fifth episode Jeff and Sumo doesn't appear in, the first being "Zoo," the second being "Rise 'n' Shine," the third being "Patients," and the fourth being "Goose Chase."
- The game console that Belson was holding is similar to Sega Nomad, due its rectangular design and its very limited battery life.
- The game that Belson played on his computer most likely a parody of Runescape or Guild Wars 2.
- During the final part of this episode, when Hank wanted to join Belson's team, Belson closed the blinds and the "Expired" sound effect plays.
- The sound "Expired" played 5-6 times on this episode.