Neighborhood Grill

Neighborhood Grill is the twenty-first episode of Season 1 of Clarence.[1]


Clarence cannot stop himself from intruding on Ms. Baker's date.


At the start of the episode, when school is over, Ms. Baker tells the children to have a great weekend. After they leave, Ms. Baker shuts the door, looking tired. Later at Chuckleton's, Joshua goes up to Ms. Baker to ask if she's ready to order. Ms. Baker tells him that she's doing a blind date so she's expecting another person. Meanwhile at a different table, Clarence talks to Mary and Chad about what he learned at school, then Joshua appears and takes Mary and Chad's orders, but when he sees Clarence, he gets flashbacks from "Nature Clarence" and runs off. When Clarence sits down, he notices Ms. Baker at one of the tables in the distance. Clarence gets confused, wondering why his teacher would be at a restaurant. Clarence wants to go up to Ms. Baker's table to find out what's going on, but Mary wants him to mind his own business and leave her alone.

Ms. Baker tries to send a message to her friend to find out why her date is taking so long to arrive, but the message doesn't send. Soon, an old man arrives and Ms. Baker hopes he's not the one, but he is and he sits at Ms. Baker's table. The old man tells her to call him Larry. Larry asks Ms. Baker some questions and he writes down all of her answers. Meanwhile, Clarence can't stop staring at Ms. Baker, so he pretends he has to use the restroom so he can sneak to Ms. Baker's table. Larry continues asking Ms. Baker questions, then he gets up to go to the salad bar. At that moment, Clarence arrives at the table and surprises Ms. Baker. Clarence wonders why she isn't at school, then he imagines that Ms. Baker is a robot that shuts off in the classroom when school is over. When Clarence's vision is over, Ms. Baker explains that she doesn't live at the school and that she's at the restaurant with a friend. Clarence sees Larry and wonders who he is, and how Ms. Baker knows him.

When Larry returns to the table, he meets Clarence, and reveals that his name is Clarence too. Ms. Baker and Clarence gets surprised, then Ms. Baker leaves to use the restroom. At Clarence's table, Mary wonders where Clarence went, and Chad decides to check on him. Meanwhile, Clarence tells Larry a lot of things, who has difficulty writing everything because Clarence speaks too fast. After awhile, Clarence wonders why Ms. Baker's still in the restroom, then the two decide to check on her. In the ladies' room, Ms. Baker is shown talking to her friend on the phone. Clarence and Larry calls Ms. Baker's name, and Ms. Baker is suprised to find out they came in the ladies' room, Chad also enters and Clarence invites him to talk to Ms. Baker.

Ms. Baker tries to get everyone to leave, then Larry starts throwing her some crab legs over the door. Clarence asks Ms. Baker if they can eat in the restroom because she told him not to at school, then Ms. Baker replies that she's not his teacher right now and that she's just a normal person. Clarence can't believe his ears and starts feeling sorry for Ms. Baker because he thinks she's lonely. At the table, Mary wonders where Chad and Clarence are, at that moment, a girl tells Joshua that there are a bunch of men in the women's restroom. Mary heard what she said, and worries. Meanwhile, Ms. Baker tries to convince Clarence that she's just fine. Clarence doesn't listen and tries to crawl under the door to hug Ms. Baker, and that's when Mary arrives. Mary tells all the men to get out, and she apologizes to Ms. Baker for what she had to go through. Later, everyone sits at the table to eat ice cream. Everyone has a good time. Clarence asks Larry for another crab leg. When Larry gives him one, Clarence accidentally flings the crab leg's stuffing across the room and Joshua trips over it, which sends all the dishes and silverware he was carrying flying, and one of the forks pokes his eye, and the episode ends with the ambulance truck arriving.


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— Neighborhood Grill —
Season 0 Pilot
Season 1 Fun Dungeon Face OffA Pretty Great Day With a GirlMoney Broom WizardLost in the SupermarketClarence's MillionsClarence Gets a GirlfriendJeff's New ToyDinner PartyHonkDollar HuntZooRise and ShineMan of the HousePuddle EyesDream BoatSlumber PartyNature ClarenceAverage JeffLizard Day AfternoonThe ForgottenNeighborhood GrillBelson's SleepoverToo Gross For ComfortPilot ExpansionPatientsRough Riders ElementaryNothing VenturedBedside MannersJeff WinsSuspendedTurtle HatsGoose ChaseGoldfish FolliesChimneyStraight IllinDust BuddiesHurricane DillissHoofin' ItDetentionHairenceLil' BuddyChalmers SantiagoTuckered BoysWater ParkWhere The Wild Chads AreBreehn Ho!The Big Petey Pizza ProblemThe Break UpIn DreamsBalanceSpooky Boo
Season 2 The InterrogationLost PlaygroundBird Boy ManFreedom CactusPlane ExcitedEscape from Beyond the CosmicRen FaireTime CrimesSaturday SchoolAttack the Block PartyField Trippin'Ice Cream HuntCompany ManStump BrothersThe Tails of MardryniaClarence Wendle and The Eye of CooganSneaky PeekyGame ShowSkater SumoMystery GirlThe SubstituteClassroomDullanceJeff's SecretSpace RacePlant DaddiesBucky and the HowlWorm BinClarence and Sumo's Rexcellent AdventureBirthdayTree of LifeCapture The FlagClorisFishing TripBelson's BackpackMotelMerry MoochmasPizza Hero
Season 3 Sumo Goes WestValentimesClarence for PresidentRock ShowThe Phantom ClarenceJeffery WendleBadgers & BunkersDingus & McNobrainBye Bye BakerFlood BrothersPool's Out For SummerBig GameThe Boxcurse ChildrenKarate MomClarence Loves ShoopyPublic RadioChad and the MarathonOfficer MoodyGilben's DifferentCool Guy ClarenceJust Wait in the CarMissing CatBig Trouble in Little AberdaleDare DayThe TradeA Nightmare on Aberdale Street: Balance's RevengeChadsgivingDog King ClarenceTrampolineThe TunnelAnimal DayBelson Gets a GirlfriendA Sumoful MindTalent ShowBrain TVRC CarEtiquette ClarenceClarence The MovieVideo StoreAnywhere But Sumo
Shorts Beauford T. PusserHave a BallBig BoyBeach BlastBelson TouchSeparation AnxietyBeansSticky ClarenceClaw MachineBirding With GuylerRainy DayClarencio MagnificoDoodle BattleLonely Lonnie