Victorious (Season Three)

3.01 The Breakfast Brunch

(January 28, 2012)
Directed by: Steve Hoefer | Written by: Dan Schneider & Jake Farrow

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This episode is a loose parody of the 1985 film The Breakfast Club. After arriving late for class because of Robbie choking on a pretzel, the gang (except Trina) has to spend a Saturday in detention. During the episode there are a lot of references to the movie, including the phrases, the dancing scenes and the chasing in the hallway. A lot of the inappropriate dialogue and scenes are changed, such as the drug use (in the episode, taco eating is substituted) and the questions about virginity (in the episode they are about veganism).

3.02 The Gorilla Club

(February 4, 2012)
Directed by: Steve Hoefer | Written by: Dan Schneider & Warren Bell

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When Tori rehearses her audition for a movie, Sikowitz and Cat are unimpressed by her performance. After she is told she needs to take risks, the gang suggests The Gorilla Club, a dangerous underground club with life-threatening activities which include taking on an actual wild gorilla.

3.03 The Worst Couple

(February 11, 2012)
Directed by: Adam Weissman | Written by: Dan Schneider & Matt Fleckenstein

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Sinjin enlists the gang to help him out with his game show,Queries for Couples. He pairs Tori with Robbie, Andre with Cat, and Beck with Jade (the only actual couple). During the game show, Beck and Jade discover that they are unhappy with their relationship. As a result, Tori, Andre, Robbie, and Cat have decided to hang out without them. This forces Jade and Beck to decide whether or not they should remain a couple. Meanwhile, Tori puts up with her heavily-battered phone while waiting for the release of a new phone model. Robbie thinks he and Tori are a couple after being paired together on Sinjin’s game show.

3.04 Andre’s Horrible Girl

(February 18, 2012)
Directed by: Steve Hoefer | Written by: Dan Schneider & Warren Bell

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Tori notices that Andre’s new girlfriend Hope is demanding and controlling and worries that he is changing to please her. He tells her that he is only dating her because her dad is a famous record producer. Andre wants to break up with her because he knows it is wrong, but does not want to miss the chance to perform at her birthday in front of her dad. After her breakup with Beck, Jade decides to help Cat dog-sit her mother’s boss’ dog. Things go awry when Jade accidentally damages the boss’ guitar autographed byElvis Presley, which leads them to turn to Robbie and Beck for help. Then an earthquake strikes breaking everything. Even though Jade broke the guitar the boss thinks it was caused by the earthquake.

3.05 Car, Rain and Fire

(February 25, 2012)
Directed by: Russ Reinsel | Written by: Dan Schneider & Jake Farrow

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Cat hears one of her favorite actresses Mona Patterson died and wants to honor her, taking Tori and Jade go on aroad triptoSan Diego. While on their journey, Tori, Cat, and Jade experience many mishaps and things do not go the way they planned. When Tori, Cat and Jade arrive at Mona’s house, they learn that Mona is not dead, but rather she is going to act in a TV show called “The Dead.” Rudely, Mona chases the girls away from her house using a water gun. Later that night, Tori and Cat learn that Mona’s house caught fire from the candle that Cat lit in front of Mona’s house, and Mona was sent to the hospital. Due to over inhalation of smoke, Mona recalls that the candle was related to “a cat with red fur”.

3.06 Tori and Jade’s Playdate

(March 3, 2012)
Directed by: Adam Weissman | Written by: Dan Schneider & Matt Fleckenstein

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Tori and Jade are cast in a play as a married couple, a task that challenges their acting skills and lack of friendship. Sikowitz sends them on a date at Nozu to bond. There, they meet two boys who hit on them and cannot take a hint they are not interested. They sing a duet duringkaraoketo try to get rid of them. Later, the boys show up at the play, and Tori and Jade make a run for it.

3.07 April Fools Blank

(March 24, 2012)
Directed by: Russ Reinsel | Written by: Dan Schneider & Matt Fleckenstein

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When April Fool’s Day comes to Hollywood Arts, Tori begins her day expecting creative pranks and practical jokes, so is disappointed when told that the school does not observe the day. A series of absurd events and crazy happenings ensue

3.08 Driving Tori Crazy

(May 5, 2012)
Directed by: Russ Reinsel | Written by: Dan Schneider & Christopher J. Nowak

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A movie shoot down the street from Tori’s house causes her and Trina to take a 40 minute drive to school instead of 5 minutes, but after shaving Trina’s legs and her armpit she does not want to drive to school with her anymore. Riding with Beck, a bunch of other obnoxious girls are in the car and Tori gets in a fight with them. With Andre, his grandma causes trouble. With Robbie, he really rides hispedal carat about 2 mph. Jade tries to drive Tori into “Shadow Creek Woods”, but Tori jumps out of the car before they enter. After, she walks 11 miles to school and was chased by a beaver. Meanwhile, Cat uses a new app called “Tap It!”, which is an online coupon sending company. She finds a deal where a party bus can take Tori to school for 90% off. When the teens are in the bus, they find out that their driver is “Dr. Rhapsody”, a rapper from the 90s. The episode ends with Dr. Rhapsody puts on his only hit single “Five Fingaz (To The Face)” and the group sings the karaoke version.

3.09 How Trina Got In

(May 19, 2012)
Directed by: Steve Hoefer | Written by: Dan Schneider & Christopher J. Nowak

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Tall tales are told about Trina and how she gained admission to Hollywood Arts. Andre says that it is because Trina did have talent back then, but Sinjin accidentally hits her with a stage light, knocking the talent out of her. Jade says that when she did her terrible singing, the staff said no, but then Trina threw a gas bomb, making them pass out (except for her because she wore agas mask). Trina checks yes for each clipboard, followed by the staff not remembering this. Beck says that when Trina sang terribly, the staff said no. Trina set up another deal by putting up a fighting challenge for the staff, and if she wins, she would get in. The true reason on how Trina got in is revealed by Sikowitz, who says that when the rest of the staff ran to get Sinjin’s head unstuck from the soda machine, he watched Trina’s audition alone. He had drank rotten coconut milk, which made himhallucinateand see Trina’s performance as varied and interesting, and Sikowitz let her in.

3.10 Tori Goes Platinum

(May 19, 2012)
Directed by: Steve Hoefer | Written by: Dan Schneider & Christopher J. Nowak

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Tori wins a contest to sing the opening number at thePlatinum Music Awards. The show’s producer, Mason Thornesmith, and his team want to re-invent her look and personality for publicity. Tori has to dress crazy and act mean, and she is not allowed to tell anyone about this, not even her friends and family, or she will not be allowed to perform. Her friends at school are shocked by it, and it becomes a problem for Tori when everyone believes she is letting the fame get to her head. Eventually, Beck finds out about Tori’s secret by himself because he knows that Tori would not change so much on purpose. Beck and Tori almost kiss before being interrupted by Mrs. Vega, but Tori ends up telling Mason and the producers that she cannot take it anymore, which results in Mason not letting her appear in thePlatinum Music Awards. They give Jade the chance instead, when Mason recalls her from her audition which he approved of, and she accepts. After Cat accidentally leaves a video chat on, Jade sees Beck trying to kiss Tori, only for her to reject him and explain that she feels that kissing a friend’s ex to be wrong. Later, Tori goes to meet Jade at the Boomerang Theatre to support her upcoming performance. However, Jade then admits that she no longer wants to do the performance that Tori had won fairly, not having the heart to betray a friend, or even Tori. She then lets Tori perform herself and goes into the audience to watch her. Even though Tori was fired, she performs “Make It In America”, which Mason sees. He is annoyed at first since he had dismissed Tori, but eventually likes it when it proves to be a big hit.

3.11 Crazy Ponnie

(June 9, 2012)
Directed by: Steve Hoefer | Written by: Dan Schneider & Warren Bell

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Tori is befriended by Ponnie, a new student, when meeting her eating lunch inside a bathroom stall. Ponnie, however, keeps disappearing around everyone else, making the Hollywood Arts students think that Tori is losing her mind. Ponnie turns out to be crazy. She runs away at lunchtime, stays away from class, gives Tori a creepy doll that resembles her, and impersonates a Chinese food delivery lady. Ponnie also dumps noodles on Tori’s head. Tori talks to her mother about the problem, and they plan on calling the police. When Tori tries to get a can of juice, Ponnie grabs her, and then tells the truth that her real name is Fawn Leibowitz, and before Tori went to Hollywood Arts, Ponnie was a student there, and she claims that they kicked her out because they wanted to make room for Tori. Once the police arrive and apprehend Ponnie, Sikowitz recognizes her and says that she got kicked out because she was crazy she stole things, carried weird stuff in her backpack, and called everyone “Debbie”. She is arrested and taken away.

3.12 The Blonde Squad

(June 30, 2012)
Directed by: Steve Hoefer | Written by: Dan Schneider & Warren Bell

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Tori, Jade, and Cat decide to go to Nozu after a day of filming Beck’s new movie called “The Blonde Squad,” but do not take off their blonde wigs and their blue contact lenses because Tori wants to know what it is like to be blonde. At Nozu, Cat meets a cute boy named Evan on her way to the bathroom. After talking to him for five hours, she forgets to tell him that she actually has red hair and brown eyes. Tori and Robbie tell her that she is beautiful, and when Cat talks to Robbie about Evan, Robbie gets jealous. During lunch, Jade checks Evan’s SplashFace profile, and shows that all of his ex-girlfriends are blondes, revealing that he prefers blonde girls, and dislikes people not being themselves. Robbie has a sudden outburst and professes that Cat is adorable and any guy would be lucky to go out with her. On the night of the premiere of Beck’s movie, Jade and Tori expect Cat to be herself, but Cat walks in to meet Evan wearing her blonde wig and blue contacts. During the movie, Andre’s grandmother’s pet bird lands on Cat’s wig, and begins to shift it out of place. Beck pauses the movie as Cat runs out of the theater, followed by Tori and Robbie. Tori forces Cat to show her true self to Evan, convincing her that he will like her as herself. Cat then shows Evan her real hair color. Evan tells her she is beautiful, but he likes blondes and leaves her. Cat, heartbroken, does not appreciate Tori’s advice, but Robbie performs his song “I Think You’re Swell” to Cat in the end. However, she only responds by saying that maybe she should dye her hair blonde, which leaves Robbie exasperated. Meanwhile, Andre tries to capture his grandma’s pet bird, Larry.