|U.S. Air Date||September 16, 2000|
|Directed by||Timothy Björklund|
|Written by||Bill & Cheri Steinkellner|
|Next||Movin' on Pup|
Spot tries to pass off Mr. Jolly as his pet cat and Leonard writes about Pretty Boy when the kids have to write and recite an essay on their pets in class. Leonard and Spot get competitive when they learn whoever has the best story will be published in a pet magazine.
|Nathan Lane||Spot Helperman/Scott Leadready II|
|Shaun Fleming||Leonard Helperman, Fourth grader|
|Debra Jo Rupp||Mary Lou Helperman|
|Jerry Stiller||Pretty Boy|
|David Ogden Stiers||Mr. Jolly, Dog #1|
|Pat Musick||Mary Beth|
|Rob Paulsen||Ian Wazselewski, Dog #2|
|David Sabella||Pretty Boy's singing voice|
|Pam Segall||Tyler, Taylor and Trevor|
|Lauren Tom||Younghee Mandel-Baum|
|Mae Whitman||Leslie Dunkling|
The credits for this episode can be found here.
- Moral: Don't let competition get the better of you.
- This episode takes place a week after the first episode's plot.
- The other dogs seem to have a slight dislike towards Spot since he masquerades as a boy, which is also shown in other episodes.