iCarly (season 7)

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iCarly (season 7)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 9
Broadcast
Original channel Nickelodeon
Original run October 6, 2012 (2012-10-06) – November 23, 2012 (2012-11-23)
Season chronology
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List of iCarly episodes

Warning: Display title "<i>iCarly</i> (season 7)" overrides earlier display title "<i>ICarly</i> (season 7)". The seventh and final season of iCarly began airing on Nickelodeon on October 6, 2012. This season features Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove), Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy), Freddie Benson (Nathan Kress) and Gibby Gibson (Noah Munck) as their web show, iCarly, is becoming more popular worldwide.

On May 17, 2012, it was announced that the last season would be the final season and the series finale event will air in November 2012.[1] However, Nick promoted "iShock America" as the start of a new season. The series concluded on November 23, 2012 with a two-part special episode titled "iGoodbye."

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

  • BooG!e as T-Bo (8 episodes) (in episode 4 he is mentioned but not seen)
  • Ethan Munck as Guppy Gibson (1 episode)
  • Mary Scheer as Marissa Benson (4 episodes)
  • Jeremy Rowley as Lewbert (1 episode)
  • Mindy Sterling as Miss Briggs (1 episode)

Guest stars[edit]

Season Synopsis[edit]

The Seventh Season, saw the iCarly Gang getting more popular. They travel to New York to meet Jimmy Fallon. Freddie and Gibby try to be cool and pretend they are in a band. They later travel to Las Vegas, Nevada and meet the Pawn Star guys. The gang later try to find a suitable adult friend for Spencer and also try to solve a case for Sam's missing laptop. In the last episode, Carly and Spencer's Dad pays a visit and takes Carly to a dance and also takes her to Italy with him, leading to a temporary hiatus of the web show.

Episodes[edit]

  • This season was filmed from March 19, 2012 to June 20, 2012 and was being produced simultaneously with season 3 of creator Dan Schneider's other series, Victorious.[2][3] This season was produced as part of last season.
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101-102 1-2 "iShock America" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider October 6, 2012 510-511 3.6[5]

Jimmy Fallon invites the gang to New York after Carly dedicates a webshow to him parodying his famous skits. Gibby buys pants which caused a few problems during the show. While the gang starts dancing, Gibby's pants fall down, causing indecent exposure on camera, as he is not wearing any undergarments at the time. This incident prompts the NCC to show up. People blame Jimmy for the incident by saying he deliberately wanted Gibby's pants to fall. Carly and her friends do an episode of iCarly saying it was their fault and not Jimmy's. The NCC forces them to pay $500,000 dollars or they will shut down iCarly, so Jimmy blogs asking America for their spare change to help the iCarly gang get the money. At the end of the episode, Jimmy reveals to the gang a big pile of money, totaling $576,094, which is more than enough to pay the fine.

Special guest stars: Jimmy Fallon, Steve Higgins, The Roots and Jeff Musial as themselves.

Special appearance by: Tina Fey as herself.

Guest stars: BooG!e as T-Bo and Mary Scheer as Mrs. Benson.

Notes: This is a special one-hour episode. The scene where the gang are in the diner in New York City is a spoof of the sitcom Seinfeld. The NCC is a spoof of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), although in Season 2 Episode 11, iGive Away a Car, the parody is named LCC. This episode is the second time in the series that iCarly face charges. Outside the US, this episode is called "iShock The World" or translates into it.

International release: March 2, 2013 in Netherlands titled Gibby schokt de wereld, on same date in Germany titled Gibby schockiert die Welt, on March 3, 2013 in Poland titled Szok w Ameryce, on March 11, 2013 in the UK and Ireland, on March 14, 2013 in Latin America titled Sorprendiendo a América, on same date in Brazil titled Chocando o Mundo, on March 15, 2013 in Southeast Asia, on March 16, 2013 in Italy titled Scandalo a New York, on March 24, 2013 in Turkey titled Amerika Şokta, on same date in Hungary titled iSokkolom Amerikát, on same date in Russia titled Потрясти Весь Мир, and on October 3 and 4, 2013 in Greece titled Σοκάρω τον κόσμο.
103 3 "iGet Banned" David Kendall Dan Schneider & Jake Farrow October 13, 2012 507 3.6[6]

Freddie and Gibby go to the Groovy Smoothie with Carly and Sam and Gibby tells the girls to get them Smoothies. Then Freddie tells Gibby that he should respect girls more and then they see two girls they may like and wonder how to get girls like that. Then two nerds come on their way and sit down with the girls. Then Freddie asks how those two guys and girls like that and Gibby comes to their table and asks them how. Then the nerds say that they're in a band and Gibby tells Freddie. Then Freddie comes up with a plan to impress other girls and they could form a fake band. Then both of them claim to be in a band to impress two girls. Sam and Carly go to the Groovy Smoothie and Sam talks to Freddie and Gibby and asks the girls why they are sitting with Freddie and Gibby. She So Sam says she will help them book their own gig. Then in the iCarly webcast, after Carly does her segment of making your own home-made smoothie, Sam announces the gig of Freddie and Gibby in their new band in the Groovy Smoothie and says that there is no way they are cancelling. So they decided to put on a fake fight, which nearly works as Gibby doesn't follow the plan exactly and accidentally knocks Freddie out for real. Meanwhile, Carly doesn't let T-Bo in the loft after knocking out her date with a lemon launcher and he also destroys some things in her house, and he comes over without invitation in the middle of the night, and watches a movie about a Jamaican astronaut, Carly then goes to the Groovy Smoothie with Sam and T-Bo then explains that he banned her and gets her out of there by asking an employee to spray skunk spray all over her. Then T-Bo comes in the loft in the elevator and they bet that Carly can't stay at the Bensons' all night and if she can handle that, he would not come to the loft without asking and she could go back to the Groovy Smoothie. Soon, Carly has an over healthy dinner, she gets sprayed by a tick-gaser, and then Mrs. Benson holds a fire drill in the middle of the night and says that they will do another one soon. Carly then tells T-Bo that he wins and lets him come over whenever he wants. In exchange, T-Bo lets Carly come back to the Groovy Smoothie. Meanwhile, Spencer has a broken leg after wearing roller blades in the shower despite having been warned by Carly not to. He realizes that his phone is in his cast when he was about to call the cops when he thought he heard foreigners when T-Bo came in the middle of the night. Then every time he has to answer a call, he has to slap his cast in the thigh section so he could answer the phone. He also had trouble with the phone when his special doctor, Dr. Buttman calls and he threw his crutch to his room and struggled to get in there to talk to him.

Guest stars: Madisen Hill as Girl and BooG!e as T-Bo.
104 4 "iFind Spencer Friends" Russ Reinsel Jake Farrow October 20, 2012 512 3.3[7]

Spencer's birthday is coming up and Carly, Sam, Freddie, and Gibby think that since Spencer has had fights with T-Bo, been kicked out of places and hangs out with too many people younger than him, he needs some friends his own age. Carly and Sam find Spencer a friend from the Groovy Smoothie, and the super market while Freddie and Gibby find Spencer a friend at a gym locker room. Spencer has dinner with these so-called friends but can't stand them because of what they like to talk about. In the meantime, a waiter is insulted when the gang tease him and sabotages their food, which is accidentally passed to the three friends, who later get sick. At the end of the episode, the iCarly gang has a huge spaghetti taco but first they play Jamaican laser tag. Meanwhile, Gibby marries Baggles (a recurring iCarly character), and he starts working as a bathroom attendant. At the diner the gang meet a crazy fan called Heather who goes nuts over seeing them.

Special guest stars: Emma Stone as Heather and John Ducey as Darnell.

Notes: This is the only episode in the season where T-Bo doesn't appear.
105 5 "iRescue Carly" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider & Matt Fleckenstein October 27, 2012 509 3.3[8]

When Sam's longtime friend, Dana, is released from the juvenile detention facility, Carly really wants to meet her, but Sam doesn't think it is a good idea. Later on, while they are at Groovie Smoothie, Dana invites Carly to her party, and Carly couldn't be any happier, but Sam knows that Dana is up to something. Meanwhile, Spencer has some fun with a pair of night-vision goggles that he found. At Dana's party, Freddie and Gibby arrive in order to help Carly, but instead end up getting tied up and tortured. In the end, Sam arrives just in time to rescue them and beats everyone in the party with her butter sock.

Guest stars: BooG!e as T-Bo
106 6 "iLost My Head in Vegas" Jerry Trainor Dan Schneider & Jake Farrow November 3, 2012 508 3.5[10]

Sam learns that her mother is being held in a Las Vegas jail and her bail is $2,500. The iCarly gang asks Spencer to borrow Socko's RV and drive them to Las Vegas. Spencer tells them to bring anything worth big money to sell for cash at a pawn shop. Eighteen hours later they arrive at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, where they try to sell a Texas-shaped potato chip (that Chumlee eats), a vintage Pear computer (which blows up when Big Hoss turns it on), and a half-empty bottle of Wahoo Punch that Michelle Obama drank from and autographed. Rick agrees to pay them $2,500 for the bottle, and the gang heads to the jail to bail out Pam. When they get there they realize they've left Gibby back at the pawn shop with the money. They return to the pawn shop and find that Gibby was robbed of the money. A Japanese customer offers $10,000 for Gibby's rubber head, but Gibby refuses to sell. Sam knocks him out and sells the head.

Special guest stars: Rick Harrison, Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell as themselves.[9]

Guest stars: BooG!e as T-Bo
107 7 "iBust a Thief" Steve Hoefer Matt Fleckenstein November 10, 2012 513 3.4[11]

After a webcast, Sam notices her laptop is missing. Freddie remotely activates the webcam with the laptop's serial number, and they see an old lady in front of it. After watching her for eleven hours, they figure out where she lives and go to her apartment, breaking down the door. However, once there, they find out that Sam gave them a wrong serial number and now think that Sam's laptop is gone forever. When they get home, Sam goes to the fridge to get food and finds her laptop in a pizza carton. She leaves and takes the carton with her without telling anyone. Meanwhile, Spencer finds his old lunchbox filled with Funk E. Festers tickets, his favorite arcade, he collected when he was ten years old to win a plush dolphin, after he misplaced it. However, when he gets there, he finds out they are worthless since the arcade switched to electronic points. Since adults aren't allowed to enter without a child, he takes Guppy with him to get in. After spending the entire day at the arcade, he manages to get the 1,000 points he needs just before it closes and wins his plush dolphin.

Guest stars: Ethan Munck as Guppy, BooG!e as T-Bo and Jean Sincere as Gloria.

Notes: Funk E. Festers is a parody of Chuck E. Cheese's. The animation in the cartoon that was shown in the opening scene parodies South Park.

Final Appearance: Ethan Munck as Guppy
108-109 8-9 "iGoodbye" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider November 23, 2012 514-515 6.4[12]

Carly awaits her father's arrival in Seattle to escort her to the Father-Daughter Air Force Dance, but she gets a message saying he is unable to come. To comfort Carly, Spencer asks to take Carly to the dance, and she accepts. Shortly before the dance, Spencer becomes sick after Lewbert sneezes on him and is unable to escort Carly. Carly is very disappointed because she's been unable to attend the last four years due to her father's overseas posting, and this is the last year she is eligible to attend. Sam convinces Freddie and Gibby to take Spencer's place, but this just upsets Carly more. Surprisingly, Colonel Shay arrives and escorts Carly to the dance after all. After the dance, Colonel Shay informs everyone that he has to return to his base in Italy, and invites Carly to move with him. Despite Carly's initial reluctance, Carly receives supportive encouragement from everyone and accepts the offer. The gang heads upstairs to the studio to stream their last iCarly webcast together, with Colonel Shay present. Carly and Freddie are alone in the studio and kiss for the last time before she departs. In the airplane, Carly watches a montage of archived iCarly webcasts on her laptop.

Special guest stars: Dan Schneider as Meekalito and David Chisum as Colonel Steven Shay.

Guest stars: Lisa Lillien as Mrs. Benson's friend, Mindy Sterling as Ms. Briggs, Jeremy Rowley as Lewbert, BooG!e as T-Bo, and Mary Scheer as Mrs. Benson.

Notes: This is the series finale. It is a one-hour episode, but was originally planned as two half-hour episodes. It is the third hour-long episode to be produced as two episodes (the 99th and 100th) but broadcast as a single episode. It is the only episode in which Carly and Spencer's father appears. References to the series pilot, "iPilot", include Carly and Sam making fun of Ms. Briggs' "pointy boobs"; a flashback to Carly, Sam and Freddie brainstorming ideas for their first webcast; and an appearance by Spencer's video camera squirrel sculpture, the last one to catch fire on the show. Before Carly logs into iCarly.com on the airplane, the screen shows Dan Schneider's Twitter page and you can see his tweets. Freddie's phone "Samsun" is a parody of "Samsung".

Continuity: Events in this episode are mentioned by Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy) in the first episode of the Nickelodeon show Sam & Cat, also produced by Dan Schneider.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ross, Robyn (May 17, 2012). "Exclusive: iCarly Is Coming to an End, Cast to Film Together for Final Time in June". TV Guide. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ Posted by DanWarp (2011-12-18). "DanWarp: NEW EPISODES & MORE! iCarly & Victorious". Danwarp.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2012-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Twitter / DanWarp: 6:03am - Want to see what". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2012-07-24. 
  4. ^ "Shows A-Z – icarly on nickelodeon". the Futon Critic. Retrieved October 5, 2012. 
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  8. ^ TheFutonCritic, Staff (October 30, 2012). "Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Takes Top Spots with College Football Doubleheader". The Futon Critic. Retrieved December 21, 2013. 
  9. ^ iCarly Facebook post on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 12:52pm
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