When Eliza Jane gets to choose a pet, she wants something special, so the Cat in the Hat offers her a Gink (a cross between a gunk and a skink). Taking care of the Gink proves to be quite a challenge, but the real challenge comes when Eliza has to choose between keeping her new friend and returning him back to the jungle and his family.
It's Sue Snue's 11 ½ birthday, and tradition decrees that she decide what she wants to do for the rest of her life (or else eat her hat). Her four uncles want her to follow in their footsteps, but when she does, she keeps messing everything up.
King Lindy of Lime has a beard so long that no one knows just how long it is. Yertle the Turtle, the King's trusted advisor, suggests that a young jester named Elwood be sent to measure the beard. Of course, wacky hijinks ensue when Elwood meets up with King Noogle, Princess Mindy, and King Noogle's trusted advisor...Yertle?
The priceless Zubble-Wump egg has been in Megan Mullally's family for as long as anyone can remember, so when the Grinch steals it, she sets off with Horton to get it back. The egg is on the verge of hatching, and no one may get to hear the Zubble-Wump's exquisite song unless Megan and the Grinch stop being so greedy.
Larry Nooly and his family are going to the Lodge at beautiful Lake Mulloon, the most perfectly happy place you can possibly imagine. That is, of course, until the Grinch checks in and everyone else checks out...except Larry.
Harried Dad Tidbiddle is a remarkably busy man with no time to spare, so when the Cat in the Hat tries to sell him a ""Simplify-Your-Life-Machine,"" Dad is immediately smitten. Too smitten, it seems, because the more Dad keeps ""upgrading"" his new device, the less time he has to spend with his forgotten family.
The beloved Snoozer statue is missing, and there is only one suspect: Yertle the Turtle. Jane Kangaroo is convinced that Yertle is guilty, and when Horton the Elephant comes to his defense, Jane assumes that they are in cahoots. So what happened to the statue? It didn't just get up and walk away, did it?
Mrs. Zabarelli has been in charge of the town's Jingle Day Pageant for 49 years, but this year, she's put the show in the hands of her young student, Annie DeLoo. One by one the frustrated cast leaves until only Annie, Horton the Elephant and his son Morton are left to put on the pageant and make the sun rise on Jingle Day.
When Jane Kangaroo insists that the citizens of Lake Winna-Bango cease sliding around on Fruzzle-Floom Fruit peels and instead discard them, the mighty waterfall mysteriously stops falling. It's up to our hero, Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose, to piece together the ecological chain and restore the water source.
Fox in Socks and Mr. Knox have won a free trip to far-off Gazir! However, they must first claim their prize at the bureaucratic Travel Center, where they must endure Yertle the Turtle, dozens of civil servants, and worst of all, the Travel Poobah.
It's moving day, and no one is more bummed than Julian Jeremy Jaroo Jalloo. But when the Cat in the Hat appears, Julian is whisked away on a magical elevator ride to meet all (or as many as we can meet in 24 minutes) of the interesting and whimsical people who may be in his future.
The people of Troomph are the most frightened people around, and their biggest fear is the oft- discussed-but-never-seen Blag-Bludder Beast. So when Yertle unknowingly ""conquers"" this mythical creature, he has the Troomphians in the palm of his little webbed hand.
The ""House and Home Show"" is coming to feature the super-tidy Jane Kangaroo, but young Junior has made their house an absolute mess. Enter the Cat in the Hat with the mighty Muckster, a cleaning machine that gets more powerful with each click of its dial (but never turn it to 6!). Jane naturally obeys the law of comedy, and nuttiness ensues as she turns the dial...
Binkham Tamino McDoyal the Third (but everyone calls him Binky) spins a mighty yarn about the many adventures he has had with his amazing goldfish, Norval. Of course, such tall tales couldn't possibly be true, could they?
Max, the Grinch's dog, has saved a baby's life and won the hearts of everyone. Mayor Stovepipe invites the new hero to live in the mayoral mansion, leaving the Grinch alone, interviewing new candidates for a pet and not missing Max at all...maybe.
Sue Snue is sent on an important mission: to deliver a box filled with precious gifts to Regina, the Queen of Ka-Larry. With Fox in Socks and Mr. Knox as her escorts, she must do whatever it takes to get the box to the Queen...even if it means getting there with a slightly lighter box.
Yertle's Aunt Myrtle (a bona-fide queen!) has left Yertle temporarily in charge of her kingdom while she is away. Big mistake.
When Yertle hears Horton singing a lullaby to Morton, he knows that Horton has what it takes to make it to the top (and to take Yertle with him). Horton must leave the suddenly-popular Morton in the care of his Uncle Norton as he goes on tour. Is all of the fame and fortune worth it?
Thidwick is so excited...it's his birthday, and just like every other year, the Birthday Bird will take him (and all of the other birthday celebrants) to Katroo for a huge party. But when word comes that the Birthday Bird is unable to make it this year, Thidwick decides to take charge and lead everyone to Katroo himself...disguised as the Birthday Bird!
The Cat in the Hat has left Little Cats A, B, and C alone with a nifty storytelling machine, and when they insert a backscratcher, they hear the story of how the Grinch and his dog Max came to be friends. When they insert a half-eaten cake, they are told the story of Alvin, an alien from Malamaroo. Alvin is as sweet as can be, but he drives Jane, Junior, and Thidwick crazy when he never finishes what he starts -- including his trip home!
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence McBird is cranky because he refuses to take a "cat nap." Will the Cat, Sam-I-Am and the Little Cats be able to help? In the Wubbulous World, Sarah Hall-Small encounters the scary-looking Yapper-Nap, who frightens everyone in Seussville, but he's actually just sleepy. We also see what our friends in the Wubbulous World dream about.
In the very messy Cat's Playhouse, when the Cat in the Hat loses his bow tie, it's cleaning time! That is, if he and the Little Cats ever get around to In the Wubbulous World, we meet Matthew Katroom, who battles his messy room. And Yertle the Turtle sells Jane Kangaroo a new kind of mess-free Turtle Tree.
In the Cat's Playhouse, it's Terrence's birthday, and he thinks that everyone has forgotten. Actually, they're all planning his surprise party… In the Wubbulous World, Felix Finkledooper celebrates an extra-special 8th birthday with The 8th Birthday Glurk , while Princess Tizz is sad because all of her birthday presents are too rare and precious to play with.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence has a nasty case of the hiccups...what to do? In the Wubbulous World, Sarah Hall-Small has a hard time choosing what instrument she wants to play in the Seussville band. And when Horton and Morton go exploring in the jungle, Morton learns that scary sounds aren't always scary things.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence thinks that the Cat's house is boring. How to convince him otherwise? In the Wubbulous World, Morton, wanting to be more bird-like, searches for a nest with Junior Kangaroo, and Sarah Hall-Small draws pictures of where she might like to live.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence is having trouble with his flower, a purple and pink Happiola. In the Wubbulous World, Milo plants a tree and imagines all the wonderful things it will grow to do, and the Grinch plots to put a stop to the joyous Binky Blossom Festival.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence is being a picky eater, only wanting to eat red birdseed brickle. In the Wubbulous World, the King of Didd has outlawed Bimple Beans, Milo's favorite food, and Milo struggles to convince the king to keep the beans around. The Cat in the Hat also gazes at what everyone has for lunch in the Wubbulous World.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence tries to fly for the first time, and does. But he's scared to try again. In the Wubbulous World, Morton sleeps over at Junior Kangaroo's house for the first time, and it's very different from his house. And Sarah Hall-Small, after buttoning her sweater for the first time, imagines all the other "firsts" she'll have.
In the Cat's Playhouse, a mysterious box has arrived. Terrence is dying to see what's in it, but the Cat keeps him in suspense by stalling. In the Wubbulous World, Sarah Hall-Small imagines what it would be like to send herself to her Grandma Small's house by mail, and a determined Morton takes over for a tired Delivery Bird by delivering a very important package.
In the Cat's Playhouse, rain spoils plans for a picnic, but the Cat saves the day. In the Wubbulous World, Princess Tizz imagines where the most special picnic spot could be. Also, Morton and Junior's plans to explore the jungle to find the Maputo Bird are squelched when Junior gets a thorn in his paw. So Morton and Horton bring the jungle to Junior.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Little Cat Z is sick, and Terrence is afraid he'll catch his cold. It's up to the Cat and the Little Cats to show him how to stay healthy. In the Wubbulous World, Horton rescues and takes care of Sid Spider, much to the chagrin of Jane Kangaroo, who thinks that bugs are creepy and not friendly. We also meet Dr. Gazeat, who takes care of everyone in the Kingdom of Didd.
In the Cat's Playhouse, the cat and Little Cats are building a Door-A-Matic, a contraption that will open the door, but Terrence is skeptical. In the Wubbulous World, Matthew Katroom finds a stick and imagines all the things it can be. Also, Junior Kangaroo builds a sand castle and imagines what it would be like to live inside it.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence is playing Hooble Ball by himself and won't share the game with the Cat, who tries to convince him that things are more fun when shared by two. In the Wubbulous World, Yertle the Turtle is selfish about his prized nut collection and won't share it, even if it means he doesn't have friends. When he meets Earl, a fellow nut-freak, Yertle learns about what friendship means. We also see all sorts of friends in the Wubbulous World.
Everyone in the Cat's Playhouse is making art, but Terrence doesn't think he'd be very good at it, so The Cat in the Hat, the Little Cats and Pam-I-Am help him create a masterpiece. In the Wubbulous World, Princess Tizz and Milo make a mural that tells a wonderful story, and Sarah Hall-Small makes a collage for her mother's birthday.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence is visited by his brother Lester, who drives Terrence crazy. In the Wubbulous World, we see all sorts of families, and Sarah Hall-Small gets a new baby brother.
In the Cat's Playhouse, a storm causes the lights to go out, and Terrence is afraid, but the Cats help out by inventing in-the-dark games. In the Wubbulous World, Sarah Hall-Small imagines what scary noises coming from her closet might be, and the Grinch gets a taste of his own scary medicine when the folks in Seussville give him a scare.
In the Cat's Playhouse, everyone awaits the arrival of Little Cat Fleep, who only speaks in "Fleep." How can they communicate? In the Wubbulous World, Junior Kangaroo gets a visit from his Grandpa Jacob, who's hard of hearing. Also, Matthew and Sarah hunt for Matthew's dog, Goober, by asking for help from people who communicate in different ways.
In the Cat's Playhouse, the Cat in the Hat wants to be a bird. In the Wubbulous World, we see how different creatures get around. Also, Sarah Hall-Small runs in a Seussville race where people use all kinds of ways to get around, including rolling and bouncing.
In the Cat's Playhouse, Terrence wants to play a song with the Cats, but they get carried away and do their own thing. In the Wubbulous World, we see how people help each other in Seussville, and Milo helps a dragon in distress when he's sent to investigate strange smoke coming from a cave.
In the Cat's Playhouse, everyone pretends to be pirates, and they imagine great adventures. In the Wubbulous World, Sarah imagines that she's a superhero, and Junior imagines what it would be like to be more special, with a super-long tail and antlers.