The Cleveland Show
About the Show
Cleveland Brown, from Family Guy, waves goodbye to Peter Griffin and heads back to Virginia with his teenage son to rekindle his romance with high school sweetheart Donna in the animated sitcom
Series 3 Summary
In the third series of this US comedy, Cleveland is upset to find out that his best friend Peter Griffin came to Stoolbend and did not let him know. Meanwhile, when a storm hits Stoolbend, the Brown and Tubbs families try to salvage what's left of their holidays.
Episode 1 - BFFs
Cleveland is upset when he finds out that his best friend Peter Griffin came to Stoolbend and did not let him know. In an effort to bond with his other friends, he takes them on a camping trip that quickly turns into a dangerous, hillbilly hunt-down.
Donna encourages Rallo to compete in a Quizbowl tournament to prove that he is just as clever as his classmates.
Episode 2 - The Hurricane
When a storm hits Stoolbend, the Brown and Tubbs families try to salvage what's left of their holidays.
Episode 3 - Nightmare on Grace Street
Cleveland and Rallo worry that they're cowardly when they're sent home from respective sleepovers for getting scared.
Episode 4 - Skip Day
Cleveland is embarrassed when he learns that Cleveland Jr. was the only pupil to attend school on skip day - a day where all other pupils have bunked off.
Episode 5 - Yemen Party
Donna joins a women's support group and starts to complain about how Cleveland treats her.
In defiance, Cleveland dresses up as a woman and infiltrates the group to tell Donna how good her life is with Cleveland.
Episode 6 - Sex and the Biddy
When Rallo's elderly best friend Murray gets a new girlfriend, Rallo realises that she is after his money and tries to save him from making a mistake.
Episode 7 - Die Semi-Hard
Cleveland tells the family his version of the greatest holiday-themed blockbuster ever told. Featuring a guest appearance from Huey Lewis.
Episode 8 - Y Tu Junior Tambien
When Junior starts dating an attractive young lady, Cleveland becomes green with envy and suspicious of her motives. As things start to get serious between the two, Cleveland suspects that the young woman is using Junior to obtain a green card.
Episode 9 - There Goes El Neighborhood
Cleveland soon regrets making an offer to babysit for his popular new neighbour Choni (guest voice Rosie Perez) when he ends up losing her son.
Meanwhile, Junior sets up Cecilia on a Valentine's Day date, but his jealousy rapidly gets the better of him.
Episode 10 - Dancing with the Stools
Determined to claim a trophy by coming first in the 'Dancing with the Stools' ballroom dancing contest, Donna recruits Cleveland Jr to be her partner.
Meanwhile, Roberta looks after Rallo for a week and, in the process, learns that domestic responsibilities are not as straightforward as they seem.
Episode 11 - Brown Magic
Cleveland takes Rallo to his first magic show, where they find themselves hired as the opening act. Their ventriloquist performance soon becomes a hit, largely thanks to Rallo's sharp wit in the role of the puppet.
However, as rave reviews from fans and critics roll in, the youngster grows tired of Cleveland taking all the credit for their success.
Episode 12 - Til Deaf
Cleveland sneaks off with his buddies for a hunting trip behind Donna's back, but while he is away he has an accident that leaves him slightly deaf.
On his return, his plan to agree to every suggestion Donna makes backfires when she decides to change her life by going back to school.
Meanwhile, Junior stands for re-election as Student Body President, which looks like being an easy campaign until Roberta decides to run against him.
Episode 13 - Das Shrimp Boot
Cleveland takes energy supplements to keep himself awake while working overtime so he can earn enough leave to go on a cruise with his family.
However, his energy-pill addiction forces him into rehab, where he stages a desperate escape attempt.
Trying to reach the cruise liner, his plan goes awry and he finds himself held hostage by pirates, who are threatening the safety of all those on board the ship, including his own family.
Episode 14 - March Dadness
Cleveland watches a basketball tournament with Freight Train, but becomes frustrated when Freight Train enjoys spending quality bonding time with Cleveland Jr instead.
Once Cleveland learns the real reason behind Freight Train's cold attitude, he is determined to find a new father figure and goes head-to-head against his dad and Cleveland Jr at a golf tournament.
Episode 15 - The Men in Me
While on a quest to understand his roots and where he came from, Cleveland is reunited with his former nanny, Barbara, and learns that happiness is being comfortable in your own skin.
Episode 16 - Frapp Attack
Cleveland makes Donna jealous when he gets too close to Tina, his lively and spontaneous female colleague. Rallo and Cleveland Jr shoot footage of Cleveland's workplace high jinks and create a music video that goes viral.
When the video catches the attention of an important music producer, it makes Cleveland a household name. However, the tables are soon turned when the mogul professes his love for Donna.
Episode 17 - American Prankster
Rallo goes too far with one of his pranks and gets Cleveland Jr kicked out of the scouts. So Cleveland takes matters into his own hands and threatens to send Rallo to a young offenders' institution.
Episode 18 - B.M.O.C.
Cleveland volunteers to accompany Roberta while she researches different colleges so that he can return to his old alma mater for Homecoming Weekend and relive his crazy student days.
But when Cleveland's fraternity chapter gives him a less-than-brotherly welcome, Roberta comes to the rescue and discovers a bright future in higher education.
Meanwhile, Rallo helps Cleveland Jr get used to sleeping without his beloved soft toy.
Episode 19 - Jesus Walks
When Cleveland Jr falls for devout choir girl Vanessa (guest voice Fergie from The Black Eyed Peas), he eagerly volunteers to go on a church trip to get into her good books.
However, another choir member, Hunter, soon confronts Cleveland Jr for going to church for the wrong reasons. The tables are turned when Vanessa is revealed to be too much of a handful for the boys.
Meanwhile, Donna's ex-boyfriend Maurice returns from military service in Iraq and discovers that she is married.
Episode 20 - Flush of Genius
Cleveland Jr writes a profile of his father for a social studies report about his favourite American, but then feels ashamed of his dad when he falls off the toilet and suffers a concussion. Can Cleveland find an inventive way to win back his son's respect and admiration?
Meanwhile, Rallo is over the moon when he realises that he's finally grown tall enough to ride the roller coaster at the fairground.
Episode 21 - Mama Drama
Donna feels depressed on Mother's Day because of her estrangement from her mum, Dee Dee Tubbs, so Cleveland hires an actress (guest voice Loretta Devine) to play the role and cheer his wife up.
However, an unexpected event brings the real Dee Dee (guest voice Phylicia Rashad) to town. Can Cleveland stage an unlikely reunion between the two women and get them to forge a new mother-daughter bond?
Episode 22 - All You Can Eat
Roberta gives Cleveland Jr a makeover and his stylish new look fills him with enough confidence to approach Daisy (guest star Rashida Jones), an outsider at school, for a date.
However, when Daisy mistakes Cleveland Jr for a woman, they decide to make a statement and go to the prom as a gay couple.
Meanwhile, Cleveland's status as an authority on his favourite snack is threatened by another junk food fan.
The Cleveland Show synopsis
Cleveland Brown, from Family Guy, waves goodbye to Peter Griffin and heads back to Virginia with his teenage son to rekindle his romance with high school sweetheart Donna in the animated sitcomEpisode Guide >
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The Brown family pack their bags and move to Los Angeles, where Cleveland pursues his life-long dream of becoming a Major League Baseball scout.