Meanwhile, Matt needs only one baseball card to complete his card collection but only Melina has it. Miranda and Gordo create a short video to convince Lizzie to be good again. Meanwhile, Matt and Lanny play an extreme version of Hide and Seek. He asks his parents why they didn't insist on a bar mitzvah for him. Although, she finds that gaining the favor of all her classmates won't be easy; Matt gets an imaginary friend, and Lizzie uses this to her advantage to tease her little brother.
Lizzie is completely head-over-toenails in love with him, and Miranda and Gordo are fed up listening to Lizzie talk about him all the time. Miranda runs afoul of Kate when they both show up wearing the same outfit. Kate is mad about working with Lizzie also, but she comes by the McGuire house to work on their project, cooking a Latvian dish called an Alexander Tort a raspberry pastry. Digg coaches them for the quiz in an unconventional way but they eventually end up losing. She's so good at it that she manages to get Matt blamed for every bad thing she does. Matt is excited to be in a school play and acts arrogant about it. Meanwhile Matt hasn't studied for a quiz at school, so he fakes being sick to get out of it.
But she comes right back and tells Miranda and Gordo that she just wanted to show them what it was like to have a friend treat them so differently, and she wants their relationship to go back to normal. By the time the competition starts, Lizzie's team is confident while Kate, Larry and Claire are feeling the pressure. Meanwhile, Matt shows a great artistic potential and his parents encourage him to pursue it. They all sign each other's , except Gordo, who is unable to decide on what to write in Lizzie's book. However, he gets into trouble when he trashes their house and uses their family car as canvas for his paintings. At home Lizzie is making some cookies for the event when Matt tries out another trick.
. After all is straightened out, Lizzie's parents apologize for not trusting her. McGuire tries to get in the locked house and the kids wage a battle against him reminiscent of the movie Home Alone. Gordo is sick of listening to all the girl-talk between Lizzie and Miranda and decides to indulge in some male bonding with Matt. Matt comes to know of it and, unknown to them, beats them to the finish line. During its run, star Hilary Duff became a teen queen, with success in films and music.
She tells Lizzie she has to go to her grandma's instead and Lizzie is furious. Miranda and Gordo aren't much help as they won't follow Lizzie's orders either. Mom spies the key and hides it, thinking that if the kids are forced to spend a few hours chained together, they might learn to get along better. Escobar announces a charity drive and asks for volunteers. Surprisingly, she finds out in gym class that she has a real talent for rhythmic gymnastics. However, Kate becomes the dungeon mistress and Lizzie is forced to become a clown. When Lizzie tries to explain things to Ryan, he gets it backwards and thinks Lizzie is the one who likes him and that Miranda was talking to him for her friend's sake.
Meanwhile, Matt has problems adjusting with his newly acquired fame because of his participation on The Uncle Wendel Show. At home Lizzie catches her mom on the phone making up a lie to get out of a commitment and accuses her of being a hypocrite. After al Air Date : 23rd-Mar-2001 Mrs. Also, Matt is entering the Jet Li sidekick contest. Season 1, Episode 18 August 10, 2001 Season 1, Episode 18 August 10, 2001 Lizzie fears she'll get busted for sneaking into an R-rated movie, where she saved a person from choking to death. Matt accidentally boards the wrong school bus and spends a day at Lizzie's school, where Lizzie has a harrowing time when everyone is besotted with Matt, including Ethan. Bargiel November 30, 2001 2001-11-30 131 After being absent from school, Lizzie finds out that her project partner is none other than Kate Sanders, who was also absent on the same day.
So Matt sells everything he owns, including his bed and clothes, to get the money. Meanwhile, Matt asks for Gordo's help to direct a martial arts film to enter in a contest. Archived from on April 19, 2008. Bargiel February 28, 2003 2003-02-28 215 Parker, a girl that Gordo likes, turns down his offer to go with him to the school dance because of his height. Matt and Gordo, meanwhile, bond with Sam over his childhood downhill racer.
Mom tells Lizzie she can go to the party after all, but she decides not to and spends the day with Gordo. Miranda and Gordo are concerned with this and decide to help Lizzie become her old self. A local news crew comes by and f Air Date : 31st-Aug-2001 Gordo wants to raise money for a new stereo, so Miranda and Lizzie suggest he tutor students who need help in math. Lizzie's parents come to know of it and Lizzie gets busted. Bargiel May 17, 2002 2002-05-17 213 Lizzie baby-sits Matt once again, with Matt deflating their father's prized autographed football. Meanwhile, Fredo the chimp comes to stay at the McGuire's home and Matt is not happy with it. But she gets familiar old Gordo, whose job is sanitation engineer garbageman.
Matt becomes Lizzie's secretary and tries to use his sister's fame for his own advantage. At lunch they get into a big fight. This time he handcuffs himself to his sister, but he can't get the cuffs loose. They go around the neighborhood in costume trying to do good deeds, but all they do is annoy the neighbors. Bargiel April 27, 2001 2001-04-27 109 Lizzie's social studies class is paired off for a class assignment, where they have to pretend to be married and return for a school reunion. Pettus is unwilling to give him a fair grade, Gordo switches science projects with Lizzie. The kids all get to be extras in the video.
Season 1, Episode 16 June 29, 2001 Season 1, Episode 16 June 29, 2001 Lizzie takes being a do-gooder a step too far; Gordo sets his sights on sweeping the Science Olympics; and Matt becomes drunk with power after winning his bid for school hall monitor. At lunch, Lizzie hides in a garbage can and feeds lines to Miranda as she talks to Ryan. Meanwhile, Matt and Melina make friends with an elderly couple as a part of a school project and find that the old couple are just like them. Gordo plans to make a movie and enter it in a local competition, hoping to prove with it that even the popular kids have things to be embarrassed about. At school things are very different, also. Lizzie writes a retraction of her review but Miranda now realizes she was just being honest and tells her not Air Date : 1st-Jun-2001 Lizzie is in a frenzy because Ethan Craft has asked her to sit with him at lunch the next day.