- Ascended Extra: Quite a few characters, including the Little Cats (who appeared in The Cat In The Hat Comes Back), and Morton the Elephant Bird (who appeared without a name at the end of Horton Hatches The Egg).
- Clear My Name: The episode "The Snoozer".
- Evil Chancellor: In "The King's Beard", Yertle the Turtle acts as the trusted advisor for two different kings.
- No Fourth Wall: Mostly used in season 2.
- The Other Darrin: Mostly for sesaon 2, like Martin P. Robinson replacing Bruce Lanoil for the Cat in the Hat.
- Re Tool: The second season boasted a Two Shorts format, with a sub-plot involving The Cat in the Hat and the little cats from the second book serving as a Framing Device for each episode.
- Rhymes on a Dime
- You Mean Xmas: Jingle Day in "Mrs Zabarelli's Holiday Baton".