Emily works hard to prepare for her audition for the lead in the school play, but loses the role to Jetta. Jetta, however, worries more about what she'll wear than about learning her lines. Emily is able to step in and play the lead role at the last minute and Jetta learns the hard way that hard work and preparation are the things that make you successful. Clifford is itching like crazy but tries his best to stop when he hears Emily say that she'll have to take him to the vet if he keeps it up. With the help of Cleo and T-Bone, Clifford tries every trick to stop itching and conceal his discomfort to avoid a trip to the doctor! Clifford learns the importance of trust when going into an unknown situation.