On October 6, , the show returned to the block, now known as The Splat. It was one of seven new programs [ clarification needed ] three animated and four live-action to premiere on Nickelodeon that year, as the network began producing more original programming. She will also serve as executive producer on the series alongside original series creator Kriegman, who is in talks to also write the show. Hart will reportedly reprise her role as the title character, who is now a mother. A repeating theme during the series was the sibling rivalry between Clarissa and Ferguson, showing their repeated attempts to harm or even as in the series premiere to "kill" each other. The decision to structure the episodes into five seasons of thirteen episodes each was made after the show ended its original broadcast run. For instance, in one episode Clarissa accidentally shoplifts a piece of lingerie but is neither caught by store security nor punished by her parents; she spends most of the episode trying to figure out how to remedy the situation on her own.