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Episode Descriptions - Nickelodeon School of Rock Press Kit

Episode Descriptions


“Come Together”

Dewey, a down-on-his-luck musician, poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school and inspires his overachieving students to take a risk and create a secret rock band.

Performance: “What I Like About You” (The Romantics)

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

Summer asks Tomika for help to become the lead singer, but Tomika must choose between her friend and going for the role herself.

Performance: “Lips Are Movin’” (Meghan Trainor)
Guest Star: Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy)

“Video Killed the Speed Debate Star”

Principal Mullins installs surveillance cameras in all the classrooms, putting the band’s secret in danger. Dewey, Lawrence and the gang must work together to expertly evade discovery.

“The Story of Us (But More About Me)”

In Summer’s ongoing search to find her role in the band, she sets out to become the band’s songwriter, but has difficulty finding any true inspiration.

Performance: “Let Me In” (original)

“We’re Not Gonna Take It”

Dewey’s inspiring lesson on rock rebellion backfires when Zack’s dad catches him on the electric guitar at home and moves Zack to another class. Dewey and the kids must rally to get him back.

Performance: “We’re Not Gonna Take It” (Twisted Sister)

“A Band With No Name”

The band books its first gig but can’t decide on a name, causing it to split into two bands. With the group’s future at risk, both bands show up to play at a kid’s birthday party.

Performance: “Tell Me Something True” (original)
Guest Star: Kira Kosarin (The Thundermans)

“Should I Stay Or Should I Go?”

Zack gets poached by another band right before the Battle of the Bands audition. He ultimately learns a lesson about loyalty and friendship when he has to find a way back into School of Rock.

Guest Star: Kendall Schmidt (Big Time Rush)

“We Can Be Heroes, Sort Of”

When Tomika tries too hard to be like her favorite artist, she unintentionally hurts her friends and learns it’s better to be yourself. Meanwhile, Dewey tries to prove his music cred by claiming to know a music legend.

Performance: “Heart Attack” (Demi Lovato)

“Money (That’s What I Want)”

When the band raises and promptly loses their Battle of the Bands entrance fee, they must use their music and work together to make the money back in time.

Performance: “Somebody to You” (The Vamps)

“Freddy Fights For His Right to Party”

Freddy masterfully works to get himself and Zack invited to an exclusive upperclassmen party. When Freddy realizes the invite is only for him, he is forced to make a difficult decision between this new group and his real friends in the band.

“(Really Really) Old Time Rock and Roll”

The group’s music class teacher makes them her new band and holds practice every day for the school concert. The class juggles both bands while they figure out how to protect their secret.

Performance: “You Make Me Smile” (original)

“We are the Champions… Maybe”

School of Rock faces defeat at the Battle of the Bands when a rival group steals their song, but realizes using an original song to show off their rock star power might be the best way to win.

Performance: “Shut Up and Dance” (WALK THE MOON)
Guest Stars: Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy), Kendall Schmidt (Big Time Rush)


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