Ugly Duckling And Me: School Days, The
Everyone knows the Hans Christian Anderson story about the ugly little duckling that changed into a swan. What most people don't know is the story that happened in between, when a weird looking little duckling named "Ugly" was adopted by a city rat named Ratso. Big laughs along with life's lessons are guaranteed as Ugly struggles to find his place in the world in this animated series.
Ugly's First Day At School
Ugly is excited about attending school, but when he gets bullied by three mean chicks on his first day, he decides he won't go anymore! Ratso needs to convince Ugly to go back and he has just the perfect recipe: if you don't want to be bullied, be a bully yourself!
Ratso has never had an education and he does just fine, so he urges Ugly to skip school. When Mayor Esmeralda finds out she is not pleased. Now Ratso has to go to school too and get his Chicken certificate or else he will be expulsed from the yard!
What Would Ratso Do?
"Like Hen, like Chick". When Ugly's schoolteacher Daphne explains the meaning of this expression to the class, he gets very confused. Ugly has no intention of becoming exactly like his dad, so he sets out to do the exact opposite of what Ratso would do.