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The Cleveland Show Season 4 Episodes

Season 4 Episode Guide

23 Episodes 2012 - 2013

The fourth season of this inspired "Family Guy" spin-off shows that (unlike his old neighbor Peter Griffin) Cleveland Brown (voiced by Mike Henry) is still a man of values, but is certainly prone to slip-ups. He leads a football road trip-gone-wrong in rival Goochland, goes on a campaign of revenge through Stoolbend and turns the local cemetery into a hangout with the guys. But that all pales to botching his renewal of wedding vows with Donna (Sanaa Lathan). Daughter Roberta (Reagan Gomez-Preston) is also steamed when Federline Jones (Jamie Kennedy) forgets their anniversary, leading Rallo (Henry) to find her a new man. The latter, the household's 5-year-old-going-on-25, must sacrifice his beloved Afro during a school lice outbreak; and gets to experience life in the "hood" on a visit to his father Robert's (Corey Holcomb) apartment. Meanwhile, Cleveland Jr. (Kevin Michael Richardson) joins Roberta for Halloween hijinks dressed as their parents, and he discovers a talent for pole dancing on a trip to the Y with Freight Train (Craig Robinson).

Episode 1

Escape From Goochland

Sun, Oct 7, 2012 30 mins

In the Season 4 opener, Cleveland and his gang head over to Goochland on Halloween for the annual football clash with their high-school arch-rivals, but when they accidentally destroy a car, the guys are forced to sneak out of town. Meanwhile, Donna's sexy Halloween costume lands her in trouble with the police; and the kids go trick-or-treating (mostly tricking) dressed up as their parents.

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Episode 2

Menace II Secret Society

Sun, Nov 4, 2012 30 mins

Cleveland has it out with superstar rapper Kenny West over him hogging the credit for the megahit "Be-Cleve in Yourself", which they co-wrote. Meanwhile, Cleveland Jr is rejected by his school's marching band, so he forms a polka ensemble.

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Episode 3

A General Thanksgiving Episode

Sun, Nov 18, 2012 30 mins

Holt has the blues over Thanksgiving because he wasn't invited to his family's holiday dinner, so Rallo invites him and his father to dinner to get them to reconcile with each other. Meanwhile, Cleveland opens an airport bar. Rallo and Holt perform an original song.

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Episode 4

Turkey Pot Die

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 30 mins

Cleveland's idea to take Cleveland Jr to a turkey farm to bag one for Thanksgiving dinner doesn't fly with the young guy, who instead hatches a plan to free the birds. Meanwhile, Rallo and Donna team to construct a Thanksgiving Day float for Stoolbend's parade, but artistic differences threaten to ground their entry.

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Episode 5

A Vas Deferens Between Men and Women

Sun, Dec 2, 2012 30 mins

Donna decides that she's ready to have another baby, but that may be difficult for Cleveland since he's had a vasectomy and never told her about it. Meanwhile, the local community theatre puts on a musical production of "Annie", and Rallo scores the title role.

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Episode 6

'Tis the Cleveland to Be Sorry

Sun, Dec 16, 2012 30 mins

Cleveland develops a taste for the food at the local shelter, which is much better than what he's served at home, so he pretends to be homeless and becomes a regular at the facility. Meanwhile, Roberta takes a job as a Christmas elf at Grundle's store, but gets hot under the collar when she discovers he expects her to wear a sexy outfit; and Kendra saves the holiday for the kids of the town.

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Episode 7

Hustle 'N' Bros

Sun, Jan 13, 2013 30 mins

Donna's former husband, Robert, not only crashes Freight Train's birthday but brings a present that outshines Cleveland's, so when the old man officially adopts Robert, an incensed Cleveland must learn to get along with his new "brother". Meanwhile, Rallo and Junior lose a bet to Donna, and to raise money to pay her they become dog bounty hunters, tracking down missing mutts and returning them to their owners for the reward money.

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Episode 8

The Wide World of Cleveland Show

Sun, Jan 27, 2013 30 mins

The family goes globe-trotting and tours Italy, Mexico and Japan. In a mob-style parody in Italy, Cleveland must choose who will take over "the family", Rallo or Junior. Their Mexico stop has Junior insisting on his own quinceañera, despite being a boy. Finally, Cleveland is unable to attend Junior's competitive-eating contest in Japan, so he builds a replica robot to fill in for himself.

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Episode 9

Here Comes the Bribe

Sun, Feb 10, 2013 30 mins

After Cleveland botches his part during the renewal of their wedding vows, Donna hustles him to marriage counselling, where the mediator informs Cleveland that, for a price, he can slant the "treatments" the husband's way. Meanwhile, Junior's refrigerator breaks, so he and Rallo turn it into a hotel-style minibar.

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Episode 10

When a Man (or a Freight Train) Loves His Cookie

Sun, Feb 17, 2013 30 mins

When Freight Train misses his and Cookie's anniversary bash, she decides to hit the road with George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, leaving Freight Train and Cleveland to track her down. Meanwhile, Junior's visit to an office-supply store sparks an elaborate fantasy.

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Episode 11

Brownsized

Sun, Mar 3, 2013 30 mins

With the promise of six-months severance pay, Cleveland deep-sixes his job, but is having a tough time trying to find a way to tell Donna. Meanwhile, Federline forgets his and Roberta's anniversary, so Rallo finds her a handsome new man, who turns out to be quite the disciplinarian when it comes to children.

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Episode 12

Pins, Spins and Fins! (Shark Story Cut for Time)

Sun, Mar 3, 2013 30 mins

Rallo's ego rolls out of control when he starts to think he is an ace bowler because he keeps throwing strikes with help from the gutter rails, so it's up to Donna to get him to toe the line. Meanwhile, Cleveland, Lester, Holt and Terry think their friendship needs to be enlivened, so they head to an abandoned amusement park.

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Episode 13

A Rodent Like This

Sun, Mar 10, 2013 30 mins

A rat running rampant in the house sends Donna and the children to stay with her mother, while Cleveland is left behind to deal with the rodent. Revelling in having the place to himself, Cleveland soon bonds with his new pet pal, whom he names Rat Lauer. Meanwhile, Rallo and Junior play spies, but not all goes well when Junior refuses to reveal what's in his secret-agent briefcase.

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Episode 14

The Hangover Part Tubbs

Sun, Mar 17, 2013 30 mins

During her run for the school board, Donna tries to keep Cleveland in the background, but that plan gets blown out of the water when he finds a way to embarrass her. Meanwhile, Junior makes a splash on the diving team at school, but doesn't want any part of the squad's uniform, a skimpy bathing suit.

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Episode 15

California Dreamin' (All the Cleves Are Brown)

Sun, Mar 17, 2013 30 mins

The Browns move to LA, where Cleveland pursues his dream of becoming a Major League Baseball scout, but when he strikes out with that endeavour, he longs for the simple life back in Stoolbend. Meanwhile, the rest of the family are dazzled by the glitz and glamour of Tinsel town. Later, Cleveland befriends a struggling actress, who shows him that all that glitters isn't gold in Hollywood.

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Episode 16

Who Done Did It

Sun, Apr 7, 2013 30 mins

Arianna the Bear is rude to Donna, so Cleveland gets even by egging her house, which leads him on a campaign of revenge through Stoolbend, until he winds up being unjustly accused of murder. Meanwhile, a murder-mystery parody features Freight Train, Rallo and Junior on a mission to exonerate Cleveland.

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Episode 17

Fist and the Furious

Sun, Apr 14, 2013 30 mins

Cleveland buddies up to the friendless Dr Fist and tries to make him one of the guys, but an alarming secret about his new pal could prove life-threatening. Meanwhile, Junior and Rallo set up a food truck at their school, but their moneymaking enterprise faces a stiff challenge when a new competitor shows up.

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Episode 18

Squirt's Honor

Sun, Apr 21, 2013 30 mins

Donna demands that Rallo enlist in a Boy Scout-like organization, where he institutes a moneymaking scam. Later, Cleveland and Donna are raffle winners of a romantic hotel getaway, but get carried away charging "incidentals", which necessitates them having to work to pay off the extras on their bill.

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Episode 19

Grave Danger

Sun, Apr 28, 2013 30 mins

Rallo sees what life is like in the hood when he stays at Robert's apartment in East Stoolbend, but when Robert takes off for Baltimore and leaves him on his own, the youngster is left to buddy up with local toughs. Meanwhile, Cleveland and his pals are living the life when they start hanging out at the scenic and lush Stoolbend Cemetery.

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Episode 20

Of Lice and Men

Sun, May 5, 2013 30 mins

A lice outbreak at school means Rallo must lop off his beloved Afro, and when the other kids start making fun of him, Junior has his back. Meanwhile, Cleveland house-sits at Freight Train and Cookie's, where things take a bad turn after his pals show up.

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Episode 21

Mr. and Mrs. Brown

Sun, May 12, 2013 30 mins

Donna is incensed when Cleveland and his mom are mistaken for husband and wife on a visit to a retirement home. Meanwhile, Rallo rips off a candy bar from a vendor, and then tries to get Junior to take the rap for the theft.

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Episode 22

Crazy Train

Sun, May 19, 2013 30 mins

Freight Train unwittingly invites Cleveland to a lowrider convention, where Dr. Fist suggests that the elder Brown's unusual behavior may be caused by dementia.

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Episode 23

Wheel!Of!Family!

Sun, May 19, 2013 30 mins

In the Season 4 finale, Freight Train takes the unathletic Junior to the YMCA, where the teen shows a remarkable talent for pole dancing.

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