iCarly (season 4)
|iCarly (season 4)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Original release||July 30, 2010– June 11, 2011|
|Home media release|
|Region 1||August 30, 2011|
The fourth season of iCarly began airing on Nickelodeon July 30, 2010 and ended on June 11, 2011. The season features Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove), Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy) and Freddie Benson (Nathan Kress) as their own Web Show iCarly is becoming more popular worldwide. Jerry Trainor co-stars as Carly's big brother Spencer. Noah Munck joins the main cast this season as Gibby Gibson. The specials of the season include "iGot a Hot Room", "iSam's Mom", "iDo", "iStart A Fan War", and "iOMG".
- Miranda Cosgrove as Carly Shay (13 episodes)
- Jennette McCurdy as Sam Puckett (13 episodes)
- Nathan Kress as Freddie Benson (13 episodes)
- Jerry Trainor as Spencer Shay (13 episodes)
- Noah Munck as Gibby Gibson (13 episodes)
- Mary Scheer as Marissa Benson (4 episodes)
- BooG!e as T-Bo (4 episodes)
- Ethan Munck as Guppy Gibson (4 episodes)
- Reed Alexander as Nevel Papperman (1 episode)
- Greg Mullavy as Grandad Shay (1 episode)
- Tim Russ as Principal Franklin (1 episode)
- David St. James as Mr. Howard (1 episode)
- Jane Lynch as Pam Puckett (iSam's Mom)
- Jack Black as Aspartamay (iStart a Fan War)
- Victoria Justice as Tori Vega (iParty with Victorious)
- Leon Thomas III as Andre Harris (iParty with Victorious)
- Matt Bennett as Robbie Shapiro (iParty with Victorious)
- Elizabeth Gillies as Jade West (iParty with Victorious)
- Ariana Grande as Cat Valentine (iParty with Victorious)
- Avan Jogia as Beck Oliver (iParty with Victorious)
- Daniella Monet as Trina Vega (iParty with Victorious)
- Kenan Thompson as himself (iParty with Victorious)
Starting from this season onwards, Gibby begins to hang out more often with Carly, Sam and Freddie than in the past three seasons.
In November of this season, the iCarly crew accidentally starts a fan war at WebiCon over who should date, Carly and Freddie (Creddie), or Sam and Freddie (Seddie). Despite the three confirming that none of them are dating, the fan war still seemingly remains unresolved. However, five months later, the three complete their two month search for an intern for iCarly, at which point Sam—much to Carly's and Freddie's confusion and suspiciousness—begins hanging out with Freddie and Brad, the new intern, every time she gets the chance to. When Freddie tests his selfmade "MoodFace" app on Sam, it confirms that she's actually in love. Thinking that Sam still hates Freddie, he and Carly misunderstand the results, believing that Sam is in love with Brad, and Carly takes great steps into proving this. Sam still tries to convince her that she is not in love with him though. Freddie later finds Sam in the school yard and gives her a heart-to-heart talk about opening up and taking a risk when it comes to romantic feelings, not realizing that he is actually referring to himself. In the middle of the talk, Sam grabs Freddie and kisses him passionately, revealing that in fact he is the one she is in love with, as a shocked Carly watches through the window.
- Noah Munck's recurring role becomes a main character.
- Victoria Justice is credited as a cast member in iParty with Victorious.
- This season was filmed from June 16, 2010 to September 14, 2010.
- Ethan Munck has a recurring role as Guppy Gibson.
- Abby Wilde guest starts in two episodes as Stacey Dillsen, a character she played on Zoey 101.
- Justin Prentice has a recurring role as Brad.
- This is the second time Victoria Justice, Leon Thomas III and Daniella Monet and the third time Lane Napper appeared in the series. (Victoria appeared as Shelby Marx in "iFight Shelby Marx", Leon appeared as Harper in "iCarly Saves TV", Daniella appeared as a Popular Girl in "iPsycho, pt. 1" and Lane appeared as Ernie in "iWas a Pageant Girl" and made a cameo in the end of "iBloop")
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Production
|71||1||"iGot a Hot Room"||Steve Hoefer||Dan Schneider||July 30, 2010||301||7.8|
Spencer wants to make Carly's birthday the best ever. Carly asks Spencer to get a haircut and Gibby's Grandfather, who is blind, does so, making his hair shorter. Spencer makes a gummmy bear lamp and puts it in Carly's room which later sets Carly's room on fire. However Spencer receives $82,000 in an insurance settlement after hearing his great-grandmother's expensive diamond encrust watch is destroyed. Spencer makes Carly get a job at the groovy smoothie while He, Sam, Freddie, Gibby and a bunch of workers, engineers and technologists work to put a new room for Carly. Things in the new room include a make up station an computerized wardrobe and a gummy bear Chandelier (made from fire proof gummy bears).
Guest stars: Jack Carter as Gilbert Gibson (Gibby's Grandfather), BooG!e as T-Bo, David Dean Bottrell as Bob, Stephen Jared as Chief Donker
|72||2||"iSam's Mom"||Adam Weissman||Jake Farrow||September 11, 2010||305||6.0|
After an argument with her mother, Sam moves in with Carly. When Sam's unfortunate habits and messy living conditions become a problem, Carly invites Pam, Sam's mother, to the apartment so her and her daughter could resolve their problems. The solution becomes a enormous argument, in which the Shay sofa gets thrown into the kitchen. Sam and Pam go to therapy and are locked in a tiny room called a therapy box, in which they are not set free unless they make up and act nice. The therapist figures Carly can talk some sense into them, and locks Carly with the ladies, in which Carly eventually has an unfortunate panic attack while in such a small space. Pam and Sam make up and hug, with a happy ending. Meanwhile, Freddie becomes trapped in danger after a criminal who he unmasked at Groovy Smoothie discovers his address and identification. So he and Mrs. Benson hide in Carly and Spencer's apartment, along with a body guard who was in the army. This annoys Spencer into switching the numbers on Freddie's door with the ones on the door down the hall, which successfully works when the criminal comes to seek revenge.
Special guest star: Jane Lynch as Pam Puckett,
|73||3||"iGet Pranky"||Adam Weissman||Arthur Gradstein||September 25, 2010||304||5.2|
After Carly recruits Spencer to help her prank Freddie and Sam, Spencer cannot stop pranking people. The worst part is he didn't learn his lesson from a traumatic pranking experience (which involved dumping garlic powder on the kids' faces) when he was in high school that occurred 14 years earlier. In the end, Carly and the gang get the kids from Spencer's high school to come to their house. Carly goes upstairs to get her video camera, but by the time she gets down, the adult kids beat up Spencer, and the episode ends.Guest star: BooG!e as T-Bo
|74||4||"iSell Penny Tees"||Russ Reinsel||Matt Fleckenstein||October 2, 2010||303||4.0|
When Carly, Sam and Freddie's penny tees are a hit, they decide to go into business to make them, so when Sam decides to hire fourth graders from a bible school to make the Penny Tees, Sam and Freddie both get different ideas on how to treat the children. Later in the episode, Sam splits the kids up and kids with last names from N-Z go to Carly and other kids stay with Sam. Carly and Freddie's kids think that it's all about breaks and having fun, and when they only make 6 tees in 1 day, Carly and Freddie stop the business. In the end, they try to give the kids a second chance but turns out they already started their own Penny Tee business and hired writers their age. Meanwhile in the episode, Spencer dates a girl from Uzbekistan. Spencer doesn't understand what she says, since she does not speak a word of English.Guest stars: Irina Voronina as Krustacia, Matthew Glen Johnson as Reggie
|75||5||"iDo"||Steve Hoefer||Jake Farrow||October 11, 2010||302||6.7|
A couple (from Wisconsin) desperately wants to get married but things take a step when the bride decides that she wants to marry Spencer instead. Carly desperately asks the groom to sing the song to try to marry the bride again, but he wets his pants and feels too embarrassed. So Carly sings the song that the groom wrote. Meanwhile, Gibby and Guppy spot a 5 dollar bill in a tree and try to get help from an elderly woman named Hazel. They then get the five dollar bill and they run away before she sees them.Guest stars: Ethan Munck as Guppy Gibson, J. D. Walsh as Gordon Birch, Rakefet Abergel as Jodi Flooger, Sherry Weston as Hazel, Joe Dietl as Jeb Birch
|76-77||6-7||"iStart a Fan War"||Steve Hoefer||Dan Schneider||November 19, 2010||308–309||5.0|
The iCarly team is going to Webicon (an awards show for websites and other things on the internet) and they accidentally start a fan war, a war between fans thanks to Sam. The fans are divided who should end up together: Carly and Freddie (Creddie) or Sam and Freddie (Seddie). Meanwhile Spencer faces battle-to-battle with his online gaming nemesis, Asparatamay (Jack Black) and when Aspartamay finds out his opponent Aruthur has a sister he tries to destroy her. As a sub-plot, Gibby's grandfather is supposed to go to Webicon along with Gibby and Guppy but he complains that wants to have soup first. Sam becomes obsessed with Fat Shakes like her favourite snack the Fat Cakes. 
Special guest star: Jack Black as Aspartamay
|78||8||"iHire an Idiot"||Clayton Boen||Arthur Gradstein||February 12, 2011||307||4.9|
Exhausted by the work needed to run iCarly, the cast holds interviews for a new intern. Sam and Carly find an interviewee named Cort extremely attractive and hire him on the spot, despite the fact that he is obviously very incompetent and unintelligent. Cort immediately starts causing problems at iCarly, and Freddie insists that he should be fired. Carly and Sam refuse, so Freddie decides to hire an extremely attractive but dumb girl named Ashley as an intern. Cort and Ashley both make too much trouble with their stupidity, so Freddie offers to fire Ashley if the girls agree to fire Cort. Sam and Carly agree and both interns are fired. As she's leaving, we learn that Ashley is actually intelligent and that she was pretending to be dumb for a sociology assignment. Meanwhile, Spencer tries to sneak his Bottle Bot sculpture into an art museum to prevent his grandfather from making him go back to law school. Cort eventually comes back seeing he is in an Elevator but is still fired. Brad (a smart boy) originally went up for the Job but takes it in iOMG.Rudy Martinez as Stu, Dale Waddington as Museum Curator, Lavelle Roby as Lady at the Art Museum
|79||9||"iPity the Nevel"||Russ Reinsel||Matt Fleckenstein||March 19, 2011||306||4.6|
A video of Nevel yelling at a little girl goes viral and ruins his image, so he asks the iCarly gang for help in restoring his reputation. The iCarlies help Nevel by posting a video of him selling smoothies to customers and creamed corn at the Groovy Smoothie. The attempt fails to restore his reputation. Nevel then chooses to sincerely apologize on iCarly to the little girl he yelled at. This succeeds in gaining the public's sympathy and Nevel is no longer hated. That is, until he is caught on video losing his temper with a man in a wheelchair who bumped into him. Nevel later appears in iHalfoween seeking revenge on the gang for not helping him get over the wheelchair incident.Guest star: Reed Alexander as Nevel Papperman
|80||10||"iOMG"||Adam Weissman||Dan Schneider||April 9, 2011||313||8.8|
Ridgeway High School is holding a lock-in during which students pull all-nighters and work on finishing projects. At the beginning of the episode the character Brad (previously seen in iHire an Idiot) is hired as an intern for iCarly. He and Freddie team up for their school project, which is a mood reader application for the PearPad called Mood Face. To everyone's surprise, Sam volunteers to work with them on their project, and they accept her help. In the following scene we find out that Sam has uncharacteristically been choosing to hang out with Freddie and Brad often. Spencer agrees to help Carly and Gibby with their project, which includes performing psychological experiments, by being their test subject. At the lock-in, Freddie becomes suspicious of Sam's nice behavior towards him and Brad. When he tests his Mood Face app on Sam, the results say she's in love and Freddie immediately assumes that Brad is the object of Sam's affection. He runs to tell Carly the news, which leads Carly to confront Sam about loving Brad. Sam denies having feelings for Brad, but Carly doesn't believe this to be true. Taking matters into her own hands, Carly decides to set Sam and Brad up (with Freddie's help) by leaving them alone in a classroom. Afterwards, Sam angrily confronts Carly about her matchmaking attempt and insists that she doesn't love Brad. Carly remains unconvinced, mainly because of Sam's recent eagerness to spend time with Freddie and Brad any chance she gets. Sam leaves and goes to sit alone outside the school. Freddie goes out to where she is to talk about what's happened. Sam once again denies being in love with Brad and, frustrated—as she has to admit to herself that Freddie can't even imagine her being in love with him and still thinks she hates him due to all the things she herself had done to him in the past years—tells Freddie to leave. However, he instead decides to stay and gives her advice about taking a risk with love. Halfway through Freddie giving Sam advice, Sam kisses Freddie. The episode ends with a shocked Carly watching the scene from inside the school through a window.Guest star: Justin Prentice as Brad, Kyle Goleman as Screaming Boy, Tim Russ as Principal Franklin (voice), Ben Begley as Food Cart Guy, Ethan Munck as Guppy (in ending credits)
|81-83||11-13||"iParty with Victorious"||Steve Hoefer||Dan Schneider||June 11, 2011
August 27, 2011 (extended)
Carly is in a brand new relationship with a boy named Steven. Sam goes online to TheSlap.com and sees Steven with another girl by the name of Tori Vega and tries to inform Carly that Steven is cheating on her, but Carly refuses to believe her unless she has proof, saying "everyone is innocent until proven cheaty". The group, including Gibby, decide to drive down to Los Angeles and crash a party at Kenan Thompson's house to find out if Steven is really cheating on Carly. But before they arrive at the party, they get disguises for the party in case anyone recognizes the iCarly gang (which would cause major distractions). They stop at the house of Moni, who was Spencer's past girlfriend and is also a celebrity makeup artist. Moni, though still angry at Spencer for backing a car over her, transforms them into different looking people. Carly catches Steven with Tori, and she sees him giving Tori the same exact charm bracelet that he gave her and telling her, "it's one of a kind, just like you", which he also had told Carly at the beginning of the episode. Tori then tells Steven that she loves him and Steven says "I love you too" making Carly devastated. Tori finds Carly and her friends at the party, now in their normal looks. Carly, Tori, knowing that Steven's cheating, together with Sam, Freddie, and Kenan come together with a plan to expose Steven's bad nature live on iCarly in front of a million people in a small closet where Tori and Steven originally planned to have their 100-day kiss. Steven angrily leaves the closet while the iCarly gang party inside, with the graphic "Random Humiliation" flashing on the screen. The whole time this is happening, other events occur, including Andre trying to get some people to calm down and/or leave, as he thought there were only supposed to be a few people at this party, though failing, while getting chased by a mysterious dude in a panda suit. Spencer with Jade and Beck, friends of Tori, and one of Tori's teachers, Mr. Sikowitz, have an awkward encounter in a hot tub. Trina, Tori's sister has trouble babysitting two younger children for a friend while attending the party. And, Rex has a freestyle rap battle with random people in the audience, though eventually getting beaten by Sam.
Special guest appearance by: Kenan Thompson as himself
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