List of Big Time Rush episodes
Big Time Rush, (also known as BTR), is an American television series created by Scott Fellows about the Hollywood misadventures of four hockey players from Minnesota—Kendall, James, Carlos, and Logan, after they are selected to form a boy band. The series premiered with an hour-long pilot episode, "Big Time Audition", on Nickelodeon, on November 28, 2009. Its official debut episode premiered on January 18, 2010, earning 6.8 million viewers, making it Nickelodeon's highest-rated live-action series debut ever. The show's second season premiered on September 25, 2010. On May 24, 2011, Big Time Rush was renewed for a third season with production scheduled to begin January 2012 Season three premiered May 12, 2012.
On August 6, 2012, Nickelodeon renewed Big Time Rush for a 13-episode fourth season. Production began on January 7, 2013. The fourth season premiered on May 2, 2013.
|Season||Episodes||Originally aired||DVD release|
|Season premiere||Season finale||Volume 1||Volume 2|
|1||20||November 28, 2009||August 20, 2010||March 29, 2011||June 21, 2011|
|2||29||September 25, 2010||January 28, 2012||October 31, 2012||July 3, 2013|
|Film||March 10, 2012||August 28, 2012(together with 'Rags')|
|3||12||May 12, 2012||November 10, 2012||TBA||N/A|
|4||13||May 2, 2013||July 25, 2013||N/A||N/A|
Season 1: 2009–2010
- This season was filmed from August 2009 to April 2010.
- Season 1 consisted of 20 episodes.
- Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos Pena, Jr., Logan Henderson, and Stephen Kramer Glickman were present for all episodes.
- Ciara Bravo and Tanya Chisholm was absent for one episode.
- Nicole Scherzinger, Jordan Sparks, Fabio Lanzoni, Ed Begley, Jr., all made guest appearances during the season.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||U.S. viewers
|Original U.S. air date||Prod.
|1–2||1–2||"Big Time Audition"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows||3.5||November 28, 2009||101–102|
|Four hockey players from Minnesota, Kendall Knight (Kendall Schmidt), James Diamond (James Maslow), Carlos Garcia (Carlos Pena, Jr.) and Logan Mitchell (Logan Henderson), learn that record producer Gustavo (Stephen Kramer Glickman) is conducting a talent search, and go to audition. Kendall gets mad at Gustavo for turning James down, and sings "the giant turd song" to him. Gustavo is impressed with Kendall's fiery personality and offers to bring him to Los Angeles, but Kendall will not go without the other three. Gustavo agrees to this, but the record label CEO gives him only three days to turn the boys, who are terrible at dancing, singing, and cooperating, into a successful band. The boys goof off and get fired, but then go back, work hard, and please CEO Griffin with a performance of "Big Time Rush". Griffin gives them three months to produce a demo CD. The journey begins...
Special guest star: Nicole Scherzinger as herself
Guest stars: Erin Sanders as Camille, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Fred Tallaksen as Mr. X, Rachel Quaintance as Roberta, Michael Ng as Rob, Ted Garcia as himself, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Anne Johnson as Mrs. Magicowski, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1, Spencer Locke as Jennifer 2, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude , Tucker Albrizzi as Tyler, Alyssa Preston as Tyler's Mom, Obdul Reid as Obdul and Sammy Jay as Jenny Tinkler
Production: Taped in early 2009, in Hollywood.
Songs Featured: Famous, Big Time RushNotes: This is the first TV movie, or one-hour special, of the series. Curt Hansen played Kendall's role in an unaired version of this episode and recorded "Famous" and "This Is Our Someday", but was replaced by Kendall Schmidt because he sounded too much like James. Hansen later played Dak Zevon in "Big Time Photo Shoot" and "Big Time Concert".
|3||3||"Big Time School of Rocque"||Savage Steve Holland||David Schiff||6.8||January 18, 2010||104|
|The boys get a dose of reality when told that they have to attend school for at least four hours every day while living in Los Angeles. They want to go to the fun Palm Woods school, but learn that Gustavo has arranged to have their school located at the recording studio, to keep them under his grip. The boys do whatever is necessary to take down the "School of Rocque" and go to the Palm Woods school. Mrs. Knight fails in an attempt to home-school Katie, so she tries, with the help of Mr. Bitters, to get Katie to act in a commercial so that she can be admitted to the Palm Woods school.
Note: Mr. Bitters made his first appearance, and Griffin was absent for the first time.
|4||4||"Big Time Crib"||David Kendall||Scott Fellows||N/A||January 22, 2010||103|
|The boys are not thrilled with their boring apartment at the Palm Woods, and hatch a plan to improve it when Gustavo creates a fun "fake" living area for them on the soundstage of an Electronic Press Kit shoot. They enlist the help of all their friends at Palm Woods,including Camille and The Jennifers,to move the games and gadgets from the set to their apartment.
Songs Featured: Big Time RushGuest star(s): Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Lilli Birdsell as The Set Designer, Matt Riedy as Griffin, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Koji Kataoka as Fujisaki, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1, Spencer Locke as Jennifer 2, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and Stephanie Lesh-Farrell as Stage Manager
|5||5||"Big Time Bad Boy"||Joe Menendez||Lazar Saric||3.8||January 29, 2010||105|
|Griffin thinks that the band needs a "bad boy" presence to broaden their appeal, and pairs them with "Wayne Wayne", an Eminem parody who tries to inject dissension and tension into the group. Gustavo and the guys join together to get him booted out of the band. After Kendall defeats him in a "bad boy" contest, Wayne Wayne is teamed with a parody version of The Wiggles. Mrs. Knight becomes afraid of the Palm Woods handyman, who she believes is an axe maniac. Katie is suspicious of Molly, a girl whom Mrs. Knight forces Katie to play with, and who turns out to be a 20-year-old con artist who poses as an 11-year-old girl.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs.Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Matt Angel as Wayne Wayne, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Tony Rago and Malcolm Foster Smith as The Police Officers, Ted Garcia as Himself, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1, Spencer Locke as Jennifer 2, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and Allegra Dawn Fetyko as Molly FinsterSongs Featured: City Is Ours
|6||6||"Big Time Love Song"||Jon Rosenbaum||Scott Fellows||3.7||February 5, 2010||106|
|Jo moves into the Palm Woods, and the boys fight over her attention. James has a severe allergic reaction to a body spray. Gustavo's personal helper "Freight Train" is introduced. Katie chooses Gustavo as the subject for a school report so that she does not have to read anything. Griffin wants the band to record a slow love song, but Gustavo cannot make the song ("Any Kind of Guy") work.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Tiana Madry and Tiera Madry as the Simms Twins, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Stephen Keys as Freight Train, Lorenzo Lamas as Dr. Hollywood, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1, Spencer Locke as Jennifer 2, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude, Obdul Reid as Obdul and Rachel DiPillo as RachaelSongs Featured: Any Kind Of Guy
|7||7||"Big Time Mansion"||Joe Menendez||Jed Spingarn||N/A||February 12, 2010||107|
|The boys "mansion sit" for Gustavo when he goes away to check out a new boy band called The Windmills. Gustavo reluctantly allows the boys to mansion sit, but they must follow his rules or be fired. What the boys expect to be an easy task turns into a "big time disaster" when things don't go according to plan. Mrs. Knight feels less needed with Kendall and the guys away, so Katie helps her mother by pretending to be sick.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Eric Nelsen, A.J. Mendoza, and Kamen Edwards as Windmills and Stephen Keys as Freight TrainSongs Featured: Famous, City Is Ours
|8||8||"Big Time Photo Shoot"||Jonathan Judge||Ron Holsey||N/A||February 26, 2010||108|
|In a flashback, the severely injured boys tell how got beaten up so badly. They had their very first photo shoot as Big Time Rush, however, with Gustavo and Kelly doing community service for vandalizing Matthew McConaughey's mailbox, Griffin took over and made them "space matadors with stuffy puppies". Meanwhile, Katie and her mom are determined to get the autograph of teen hunk Dak Zevon, a Zac Efron parody. When Zevon's security guards are mean to Katie, Mrs. Knight gathers Dak's fans and tries to barricade the door to Dak's recording room. Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Curt Hansen as Dak Zevon, Carlos Alazraqui as Marcos Del Posey, Matt Riedy as Griffin, William Romeo as Security Guard #1, Jack Kennedy as Security Guard #2, Karen Strassman and Dominic Flores as The Corrections Officers, Jack Walsh as Gums, Obdul Reid as Obdul and Alex Barad as Pop Tiger Mesenger|
|9||9||"Big Time Break"||Paul Lazarus||Lazar Saric||3.9||March 5, 2010||109|
|The boys learn that Gustavo is taking the day off, and are relieved to finally be able to spend some time apart. Logan is determined to get into a math lecture taught by Danica McKellar parody Phoebe Nachee, but is disappointed to find that the lecture is at an all-girls school. Carlos panics when he realizes that his helmet is missing, but gets a surprise visit from his policeman father, played by Erik Estrada in parody of his own role on CHiPs, who accompanies him to retrieve his helmet. James spends his day off trying to launch his acting career, with Camille's help. Kendall is desperate to spend time with his crush, Jo, but is discouraged when she continuously reminds him that she has a boyfriend. Katie finds out that Jo does not have a boyfriend, and tells Kendall, who is determined to get the truth out of her.
Guest starring: Erik Estrada as Officer Garcia, Erin Sanders as Camille, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Maggie Henry as Phoebe Nachee, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Raquel Bell as Security Guard, Tucker Albrizzi as Tyler, Alyssa Preston as Tyler's Mom, Taylar Hollomon as Phoebe Nachee Fan, Diane Robin as Casting Director and Parker Young as Travis
Absent: Tanya Chisholm as Kelly WainwrightSongs Featured: Famous
|10||10||"Big Time Demos"||Henry Chan||Scott Fellows||3.1||March 19, 2010||110|
|The boys want desperately to remain in Los Angeles, but will be forced to head back to Minnesota if the record company does not approve their CD. Griffin's daughter Mercedes pretends to be the one who picks the demos. They discover that the demos are picked by a chimpanzee, and try to bribe it to pick theirs. Mrs. Knight tries to become assistant manager of the Palm Woods, to stay there for Katie's sake.
Guest star(s): Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Carlie Casey as Mercedes Griffin, Matt Riedy as Griffin, James Arnold Taylor as Regional Manager Taylor, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Grace Lee as Old Assistant Manager, Obdul Reid as Obdul and Kevin "Repo" Thomas as The 3K ResidentSongs Featured: Big Time Rush, Any Kind Of Guy, Famous, Halfway There
|11||11||"Big Time Party"||Jon Rosenbaum||Dave Schiff||3.4||April 2, 2010||111|
|The boys find out that they are not invited to their own party at Rocque Records, and decide to throw their own in the Palm Woods, but are threatened by Mr. Bitters with eviction if they do so. They instead call the party a 'social gathering', which there is no rule against, and agree to invite three friends each. The party turns huge when Carlos mistakenly invites the entire contact list of his phone. Mr. Bitters hears the party, but Kendall and Jo divert him away from finding it. Camille and Mercedes both claim Logan as their date, and Logan tries to spend time with each without the other finding out.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters Bonnie Morgan as Russian Acrobat Rena, Chris Grabher as Russian Acrobat Sergei, Carlie Casey as Mercedes Griffin, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Obdul Reid as Obdul, J.P. Gillain as Dutchman Koji Kataoka as Fujisaki and Ashley Monique Clark as Soda GirlSongs Featured: City Is Ours, Halfway There, Any Kind Of Guy, Big Time Rush, Famous
|12||12||"Big Time Jobs"||David Kendall||Ron Holsey||N/A||April 16, 2010||113|
|Gustavo tires of paying for things the boys break. He makes them get jobs, and bans them from the Palm Woods pool until they repay his $2,000.30. Carlos becomes Gustavo's production assistant, while James attempts to become a model, with Katie as his manager. Logan and Kendall start a babysitting service, but find it more difficult than expected, and eventually make the kids wash cars. Carlos has trouble when Gustavo's automated coffee maker, C.A.L., becomes sentient and hostile, and attacks Carlos with espresso foam. The boys repay Gustavo, but the problems they cause at their jobs cost more than the boys earn, and Gustavo is stuck with the bill.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Stephen Keys as Freight Train, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Darren Schnase as Cuda Photographer, Erica Shaffer as Wendell's Mom, Evan Lake Schelton as Wendell, Melisa LeGree as Lead Stylist, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and Rob Paulsen as Voice of C.A.L.Songs Featured: Famous, City Is Ours
|13||13||"Big Time Blogger"||Savage Steve Holland||Dave Schiff||N/A||April 23, 2010||116|
|The boys must impress Deke, a well-known blogger whose words can control their career. Gustavo hires people to train the boys to have a good "Day with Deke", but Deke writes an unfavorable review, and the four must get him to change his mind before he posts it. In a Twitter parody, Gustavo gets into trouble when he gets a "Scuttlebutter" account and tries to send a Scutbut that he hates brussels sprouts, but instead types that he hates Brussels as in "Brussels, Belgium".
Guest starring: David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Matthew Moy as Deke, Rachel Quaintance as Roberta, Ahmed Best as Rob, Ted Garcia as Himself, Reece Kirk as Jean-Luc Varn Darn, and Clyde Yasuhara as Mr. FongSongs Featured: Famous
|14||14||"Big Time Terror"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows||4.0||May 8, 2010||114|
|Gustavo moves in with the boys at the Palm Woods when his mansion floods, but the boys don't want him there, and will do whatever it takes to make him leave. Carlos and Mr. Bitters try to prove that there is a ghost in the Palm Woods, while Logan tries to prove them wrong.
Songs Featured: Stuck, City Is Ours, Shot In The DarkNote: The 'Ghost' storyline to this episode is similar to the horror film series Paranormal Activity, which also includes Carlos calling it 'Ghostly Activity'. Shot In the Dark is also the only BTR song yet to be placed onto an album or soundtrack.
|15||15||"Big Time Dance"||Fred Savage||Lazar Saric||4.7||June 4, 2010||115|
|The Palm Woods school is holding its first school dance, and Big Time Rush must perform. As each looks for his perfect date, they face the pressure of their first live performance. Kendall and Katie attempt to find a date for their mother, who will settle for no one less than the supermodel Fabio. Jo is upset that Kendall forgets to ask her to the dance. The Jennifers reject all the guys who ask them, including Carlos, but then all pick Carlos as their date, with the requirement that he appear as three different personas. Logan can't find the courage to ask Camille, and James inadvertently asks out numerous girls in his attempt to help Logan.
Special guest star: Fabio Lanzoni as himself
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Keith Allan as Pitchman, Tristin Mays as Stephanie, Tara Strong as Miss Collins, Fred Tallaksen as Mr. X, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1, Kelli Goss as Jennifer 2, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, Tucker Albrizzi as Tyler and Rachel DiPillo as Rachael
Songs Featured: StuckNote: This is the first "Big Time Rush" episode to air at 9:30 p.m./ET. It debuted in the "Craziest Night On Nick" lineup, with the iCarly TV movie "iPsycho", and the Victorious episode "Robarazzi". This episode rounded out Nickelodeon's Friday night with double- and triple-digit gains, and averaged a 7.4/2.6 million (kids 2–11) (+69%), 9.7/2.1 million (kids 6–11) (+113%), 8.2/1.8 million (tweens 9–12) (+188%), and 4.8 million (teens 13–17) (+91%).
|16||16||"Big Time Sparks"||Stewart Schill||Jed Spingarn||N/A||June 18, 2010||117|
|Gustavo believes that the boys are bad luck, and tells them to stay away from Jordin Sparks while she stays at the Palm Woods and records at Rocque Records. They try to protect her, but accidentally push her into a well. Kendall tries to help her, but Jo catches him and thinks he is cheating on her. The boys duet with Jordin to record "Countin on You". Meanwhile, Gustavo and Kelly receive a package from Gustavo's rival producer "Hawk" with a skunk inside. They must git rid of it before it sprays the entire building.
Special guest star: Jordin Sparks as herself
Absent: Ciara Bravo as Katie Knight
Songs Featured: Countin On YouNote: The first Big Time Rush episode to be marked as a special.
|17||17||"Big Time Fever"||Jonathan Judge||Jed Spingarn||3.1||June 26, 2010||112|
|The boys find out that James has "Hollywood fever", when he continuously uses a tanning-spray that ends up turning his skin orange. Gustavo tells Kendall, Logan, and Carlos to fix James, or he will replace him. The three try to get rid of the tanning-spray by chasing him around with water-guns, but Carlos catches Hollywood fever from the Jennifers. Guitar Dude gives Logan a set of bongos and tells him to chill out, and Logan catches the fever, leaving it up to Kendall to get his friends back to normal. Meanwhile, in a massive heat wave, Katie sets up a snow-cone stand at the pool, at which Bitters tries to force her give him a part of the profits or shut the stand down.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Hira Ambrosino as the psychiatrist, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1, Kelli Goss as Jennifer 2, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude , Tucker Albrizzi as Tyler and Joe Thornton, Jr. as the health inspector
Songs Featured: Stuck, FamousNotes: The episode aired as part of Nickelodeon's "Hottest Night on Nick" lineup, which featured summer-themed episodes of Nickelodeon's sitcoms and new episodes of iCarly ("iBeat The Heat"), Victorious ("Stuck In an RV"), and True Jackson, VP ("Heatwave"). It was the third to air on a Saturday night (after "Big Time Terror" and "Big Time Audition"), and was broadcast at the special time of 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. CT/MT. The full version of "Famous" was shown during the ending credits.
|18||18||"Big Time Video"||Jonathan Judge||Ron Holsey||N/A||July 31, 2010||118|
|Camille is leaving the Palm Woods unless she gets an acting job, and the boys promise her, and everyone else at the Palm Woods, a part in their upcoming music video. Gustavo disallows this. The boys decide to make the video themselves, with Marcos del Posey directing. They film a video for "City is Ours", using Mr. Bitters' stolen car, and include Camille and all their Palm Woods friends. Gustavo likes the video so much that he buys Mr. Bitters' car, and gives it to the boys.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Carlos Alazraqui as Marcos Del Posey, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1, Kelli Goss as Jennifer 2, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude and David Goldman as Camille's Dad
Songs Featured: City Is OursNote: The second Big Time Rush episode marketed as a special, after "Big Time Sparks".
|19–20||19–20||"Big Time Concert"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows and Lazar Saric||3.3||August 20, 2010||119–120|
|On the eve of the album release, Griffin cancels the album, tour, and concert, and forces the boys to return to Minnesota. James doesn't want to leave the music business, and joins Gustavo's archrival, Hawk. Gustavo has to come up with $2,000,000 to buy the band's contract from Griffin. The boys come back to Los Angeles and hold an audition to replace James, but can't find anyone. James returns, and they prepare for the concert.
Special guest star: Ed Begley, Jr., as himself.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Phil LaMarr as Hawk Camilla Luddington as Rebecca, Fred Tallaksen as Mr. X, Curt Hansen as Dak Zevon, Rachel Quaintance as Roberta, Stephen Keys as Freight Train, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Sam Stone as Skippy, Anne E. Johnson as Mrs. Magicowski, Ed Brigadier as Sebastian, Andray Johnson as Executive, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude, Ted Garcia as Himself, Obdul Reid as Obdul, Lucas Kwan Peterson as Keyboardist, Aaron M. Kahn as Bassist, Adam Conway as Guitarist, Maurice Whitfield as Drummer, and Brian McGovern as James' Dad
Songs Featured: City Is Ours, Someday, FamousNotes: The Season 1 finale of Big Time Rush, and the second movie. "Big Time Concert" was Friday’s number-one telecast on broadcast and basic cable with kids 2–11, and posted double and triple-digit gains with total viewers (+47%), kids 2–11 (+64%), kids 6–11 (+119%), and tweens 9–12 (140%). In the week leading up to the premiere of “Big Time Concert”, the show's page on Nick.com hit a record high with 757,000 unique visitors, and 3.2 million page views.
Season 2: 2010–2012
- This season was filmed from July 2010 to May 2011.
- This season has 29 episodes.
- Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos Pena, Jr., Logan Henderson, and Ciara Bravo were present for all episodes.
- Tanya Chisholm and Stephen Kramer Glickman were absent for one episode
- Miranda Cosgrove, Snoop Dogg, Fabio Lanzoni, Ed Begley, Jr., Tom Kenny, Russell Brand, Gage Golightly, Malese Jow, Elizabeth Gillies, Cymphonique Miller, Forrest Burnham, Jeanine Mason, and Cedric Yarbrough all made guest appearances during the season.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||U.S. viewers
|Original U.S. air date||Prod.
|21||1||"Welcome Back Big Time"||Scott Fellows||Scott Fellows||4.0||September 25, 2010 (USA)
January 28, 2011 (CAN)
|The boys return from their six-week tour triumphant and tired, and must catch up on the schoolwork they missed, to maintain their grade averages and attend Rocktoberfest. Kendall and Jo's relationship is put to the test when she lands a part in a new television series, New Town High, and must make out with the male lead, Jett Stetson. Jo tells Kendall that he should forget about her, but holds an "I Heart Kendall" sign as BTR sing "Til' I Forget About You" at their concert.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Tara Strong as Ms. Collins, David Cade as Jett Stetson, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Nick Bush as State Fair Reporter, Thomas Kasp as David, Mahaley Hessam as Sandra, Jose Brooks as cole, Justin Giddings as Roadie, Denyse Tontz as Jennifer 1 Kelli Goss as Jennifer 2 Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3 , Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude, Obdul Reid as Obdul, Charlene deGuzman as Keyboardist, Aaron M. Kahn as Bassist, Adam Conway as Guitarist, Maurice Whitfield as Drummer, Christopher Weir as DJ and Glenn McCuen as Lil Lee Roth
|22||2||"Big Time Fans"||Jonathan Judge||Lazar Saric||N/A||October 1, 2010||202|
|Disaster results when the boys ignore advice not to give promises or personal information to fans. Dangerously clumsy hometown friend Jenny Tinkler shows up when Carlos promises her that the boys will help her achieve her dream of fame, and her accidents get them kicked out of the Palm Woods. A young fan befriends James, then locks him in the basement and assumes his identity. Death Smash, "the world's most destructive band", is unhappy about the broken air conditioning in Gustavo's studio, and threatens to cause more damage if it is not fixed.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Jonathan Brett as Buddy Simmons, Ray Conchado, Ron Ransen and Clint Tauscher as Death Smash, Ted Garcia as Himself, Seth Robert Dusky as LJ, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude, and Sammy Jay as Jenny TinklerSongs Featured: Famous
|23||3||"Big Time Girlfriends"||Stewart Schill||Jed Spingarn||5.0||October 11, 2010||203|
|Logan and Camille finally become a couple, but their relationship, along with Logan's friendship with James, is placed in jeopardy when James kisses Camille while helping her prepare for a movie audition. Gustavo wants the boys to sing a breakup song, and hires an actress to pretend to be Carlos' first girlfriend, so Carlos can learn a lesson about heartbreak. Kendall and Jo's schedules keep them from seeing each other.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Chelsea Ricketts as Sasha, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters and Mike Carlucci as Jo's Driver
Songs Featured : I Know You Know, BoyfriendNote: The second episode to air on a Monday, after "Big Time School of Rocque". It aired on Columbus Day and Thanksgiving in Canada, along with the iCarly episode, "iDo". This is considered one of the most successful episodes of the show.[by whom?]
|24||4||"Big Time Live"||Mort Nathan||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||3.1||October 15, 2010||204|
|The boys are scheduled for their first television appearance, on the local morning show A.M. LA. When it looks like they will be bumped from the schedule, the four do whatever it takes to make their TV debut happen. Katie becomes addicted to a DS game that battles a shebeast. Gustavo and Kelly must pass a test to keep their studio location, but Griffin rigs the test against them.
Special guest star: Ed Begley, Jr., as himself.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Crista Flanagan as Jane Kennedy, Robert Curtis Brown as Miles Bainbridge, Andrew Patrick Ralston as Teleprompter Gary , Obdul Reid as Obdul, Bashir Gavriel and Kyle S. More as Video Gamers and Shane Yoon as WeathermanSongs Featured : Til I Forget About You
|25||5||"Big Time Halloween"||Paul Lazarus||Jessica Gao||3.1||October 22, 2010||205|
|It’s Halloween in Palm Woodsylvania, and the monstrous personas of Big Time Rush come to light. James is a vampire, and in love with a Buffy-style vampire slayer (Jeanine Mason), who tries to slay him. Logan is a zombie who keeps losing his limbs, and has to devise a plan to keep Lightning from biting his body parts off. Carlos is Franken-Carlos, and Kendall is a werewolf who is trying to hide his real identity from Jo. Griffin tells Gustavo that the boys cannot perform on his "Big Night of Fright" unless he turns them into "normals." Gustavo tests his "Hot Boy Band Machine", which results in more trouble.
Guest starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude, Obdul Reid as Obdul, Charlene deGuzman as Keyboardist, Aaron M. Kahn as Bassist, Adam Conway as Guitarist, Maurice Whitfield as Drummer and Jeanine Mason as Muffy
|26||6||"Big Time Sneakers"||Johnathan Judge||Scott Fellows||2.8||November 5, 2010||206|
|Jo's publicist wants the press to think that she is dating her co-star Jett, so she and Kendall must keep their relationship hidden by going on dates in disguise. Carlos and Katie name themselves Robin and Hoodie when Bitters overprices their favorite snacks, and the pair try to find other ways to get their Fruit Smackers. James and Logan try to buy and resell sneakers. Guest starring: Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, David Cade as Jett Stetson, Stephen Keys as Freight Train, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Beth Dover as Amy, and Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight.|
|27||7||"Big Time Pranks"||Savage Steve Holland||Lazar Saric||3.8||November 19, 2010||207|
|The Palm Woods' annual prank-day contest becomes a battle of boys vs. girls. Logan hurts his eyes when his prank backfires, and becomes Dr. Hollywood's assistant for the day. Gustavo and Kelly's prank-themed day escalates into minor destruction and violence. The prank war ends with Kendall and Katie as champions. Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Tucker Albrizzi as Tyler, David Cade as Jett Stetson, Malia Dawkins as pranked girl, Lorenzo Lamas as Dr. Hollywood, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters.|
|28–29||8–9||"Big Time Christmas"||Savage Steve Holland||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner (Part 1)
Scott Fellows (Part 2)
|5.0||December 4, 2010||209–210|
|The boys are excited about their holiday trip to Minnesota, but hours before their flight, Griffin insists that they record a Christmas EP, and will not let them leave until it is done. Two of the songs are celebrity duets, "Have a Miranda's Little Christmas" with Miranda Cosgrove, and another[specify] with Snoop Dogg. Mrs. Knight attempts to avoid a luggage fee by packing presents and clothes, and Katie tries to give a Scrooge-esque Mr. Bitters some holiday cheer.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Stacey Moseley as Miranda's producer, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and Matt Riedy as Griffin.
Songs featured: "Beautiful Christmas", "All I Want for Christmas"Notes: The episode ranked as the top telecast on the night of its first airing, with 5.0 million total viewers.
|30||10||"Big Time Guru"||Jonathan Judge||Jed Spingarn||3.8||January 8, 2011||208|
|An angry Gustavo chases BTR into the Palm Woods, where Buddha Bob performs a "Himalayan monkey pinch" that makes Gustavo so mellow that he can't write a good song for the New Town High soundtrack. Kelly and Kendall team up to help Gustavo return to his regular, angry self before the New Town High producers find out that there's a problem. A "Swagger" app that Logan downloads to his phone increases his swagger, but decreases James' so much that James almost "dies" from low swagger counts. Carlos panics when told by the parrot who's advising him that he has 24 hours to live. The horrified Carlos hides in the bathroom of the apartment.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Rob Paulsen as Superparrot, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Jeffrey Ross as a fake record producer, and David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters.Songs Featured : This Is Our Someday, Nothing Even Matters
|31||11||"Big Time Crush"||Carlos Gonzalez||Lazar Saric||3.9||February 5, 2011||212|
|Kendall and Jo help Carlos find a date. Logan flirts with a new girl, Peggy, while confused about his feelings for Camille. James tries to help Katie get closer to her new crush, Kyle, but acts like an overprotective brother instead. Logan wants to get back together with Camille, but she goes on a date with Steve. In the end, the boys all go alone to a movie they had planned to see with their dates.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Carlson Young as Peggy, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Jerry Phillips as Kyle, Kim Hidalgo as Megan, Najarra Townsend as James' date, Bryan Cid Borrero as Steve, and Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight.Absent: Stephen Kramer Glickman as Gustavo Rocque and Tanya Chisholm as Kelly Wainwright
|32–33||12–13||"Big Time Beach Party"||Savage Steve Holland||Jed Spingarn & Jessica Gao||4.2||February 21, 2011||214–215|
|The boys make a deal with Griffin that, if they have a number one hit, they and their Palm Woods friends can have a party at his Malibu beach house. Jo is on a film shoot, and Kendall arrives alone. A crazed fan named Sandy claims that she is Kendall's girlfriend and tries to 'steal' Kendall from Jo. Sandy posts pictures of Kendall and herself, which makes Jo very jealous. James believes that Annie (Gage Golightly), a girl who saved him while surfing, is a mermaid. He tries to prove it with Camille's help, but falls in love with her.[who?] Logan and Carlos search for gold, in hopes of impressing the Jennifers with a beach house. They meet the SpongeBob SquarePants character Patchy the Pirate (Tom Kenny), and together try to find Scratchy the Pirate's buried treasure. Katie attempts to become Russell Brand's manager, and Mrs Knight attacks the boys with suntan lotion.
Special guest star(s): Russell Brand as himself, Tom Kenny as Patchy the Pirate, Gage Golightly as Annie.
Guest stars: Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Jayme Lynn Evans as Sandy, Matt Riedy s Griffin, Rick Gifford as Marvin, June Mock as Russell's assistant, Mike Carlucci as Jo's driver, Robert Pine as J.D., Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and Jack DePew as Tad.Songs Featured: Boyfriend, Dance, Dance, Dance
|34||14||"Big Time Songwriters"||Jonathan Judge||Jessica Gao||3.5||March 5, 2011||211|
|Griffin is releasing the BTR deluxe edition album. Gustavo hires songwriters who only fight, and Gustavo has to write the song himself. The boys want to write a song, but Gustavo won't allow it, so they get Katie to distract him by opening a health spa in the Palm Woods. Kendall and Carlos write a song named "Oh", and fight with James and Logan, who prefer their song, "Yeah". They combine the songs into "Oh Yeah", which Griffin approves.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Dorian Kingi and Trampas Thompson as Jambox and Daryl, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and Matt Riedy as Griffin.Songs Featured : Oh Yeah
|35||15||"Big Time Reality"||Jonathan Judge||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||March 26, 2011||216|
|Griffin turns BTR into a reality show, and allows an audience vote that will eliminate a member of the band. To keep audience interest, Carlos and James fight nonstop, while Logan and Camille fake a melodramatic relationship. Kendall attempts to unplug all the cameras, after one catches him off-guard at the Palm Woods pool. In order to get the show cancelled and keep the group together, the boys must prove to Griffin that a reality show is a bad idea. Guest starring:Erin Sanders as Camille, Joe Souza as Snake Timmons, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Bobby Lee as TJ, Keith Blaney as fired executive, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Obdul Reid as Obdul|
|36||16||"Big Time Girl Group"||Jon Rosenbaum||Scott Fellows||5.7||April 9, 2011||213|
|The boys of Big Time Rush are jealous when their single "I Know You Know" is taken by Kat's Crew, a female pop group whom Gustavo is working with. A war begins between Kat's Crew and Big Time Rush, who believe that Gustavo will lose interest, and cancel them. BTR seek advice from Gustavo's first boy band, Boys in the Attic, whom also were destroyed by a female group. Gustavo chooses BTR over Kat's Crew, but the two bands produce a song and video together. Meanwhile, Katie and Mrs. Knight try to find good friends.
Special guest star: Cymphonique Miller as Kat, the lead singer of Kat's Crew
Guest Starring: Fred Tallaksen as Mr. X, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Tucker Albrizzi as Tyler, Danielle Bessler and Cristal Guel as Kat's Crew, Andrew Bowen as the leader of Boys in the Attic, and Daran Norris as Buddha Bob.Songs Featured: I Know you Know
|37||17||"Green Time Rush"||Savage Steve Holland||Jessica Gao||3.5||April 22, 2011||219|
|In a class Earth Day competition to win a week without school, Kendall is partnered with his enemy Jett. Logan is teamed up with the school bully, and is forced to do all the work for his project. Carlos and James work together and, after finding that all their ideas are already taken, decide to put a cow in every apartment. Kendall's last-minute idea to put energy-waster Jett in a box wins the contest. To Kendall and Jett's dismay, they must speak to the governor, and thus must spend an extra week together. Katie tries to stop Rocque Records from using foam cups, but Griffin won't allow it, because foam cups are RCM CBT Globalnet Sanyoid's biggest product. Under pressure from Katie, Gustavo, Kelly and Obdul, Griffin decides to sell paper cups.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Tara Strong as Ms. Collins, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Stefan Van Ray as Ozzy Clark, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Obdul Reid as Obdul, and David Cade as Jett Stetson.Songs Featured: Halfway There
|38||18||"Big Time Moms"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows||N/A||May 7, 2011||217|
|James' mom, nicknamed the "Estee Lauder of the Midwest" for her successful cosmetics line, arrives at the Palm Woods to bring James home and groom him to take over the family company. The boys must act fast to save the band, and need to stand up to a woman who is not used to being told "no".
Special guest star: Lita Ford as herself.
Guest starring: Lisa Rinna as Mrs. Brooke Diamond, Challen Cates as Mrs. Jennifer Knight, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Hahn Cho as angry resident, Jill-Michele Melean as Mrs. Sylvia Garcia, Holly Wortell as Mrs. Joanne Mitchell, Casey Burke and Mario Lara as pet owners, Peggy Miley as Mr. Bitters' Mom, and David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Reginald Bitters.Songs Featured: The Mom Song
|39||19||"Big Time Prom Kings"||Scott Fellows||Scott Fellows||3.8||May 21, 2011||221|
|The Palm Woods school is having its annual prom, and Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan are each determined to win the title of Prom King. Carlos takes one of the Jennifers as his date, but mistakenly dumps her, and the Jennifers team up to destroy him. Jo is grounded, and Kendall sneaks her out of her apartment, but they get caught by her father. Logan is jealous that Camille is going with someone else to the prom, so he tries to make sure that James and his date will be Prom King and Queen. James tries to get Aubrey Stewart, from "The Vampire Stories Chronicles Saga Trilogy", as his date, but is hunted by her bodyguards. James and Logan are voted Prom King and Queen: Logan wins King, while James is Queen.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Todd Bryant as lead bodyguard, Tom Schmidt as Jo's father, Barnett O'Hara as Guitar Dude, Bryan Cid Borrero as Steve, and Denyse Tontz, Kelli Goss, and Savannah Jayde as the Jennifers.Songs featured : Nothing Even Matters
|40||20||"Big Time Break-Up"||Stewart Schill||Lazar Saric||3.6||June 25, 2011||218|
|Jo is offered a role in a film that is shooting in New Zealand for the next three years. She tells Kendall that she cannot do the movie due to her New Town High contract, but Kendall and Katie find that she can be released from the contract if offered a part in a major motion picture. Meanwhile, James and Latino pop star, Selana enter a three-day whirlwind relationship, while Logan and Kelly join forces to separate Carlos from his beloved hockey helmet after Gustavo demands that he not wear it anymore. Kendall tries to get Jo to break up with him, then convinces her to take the role. After her limo leaves, the boys realize that Kendall and Jo forgot their signature "goodbye kiss", and rush to the airport for a proper goodbye.
Guest starring: Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Christian Castellanos as Selana, Linda Cevallos as Selana's manager, Mike Carlucci as Jo's driver, and Nikea Gamby-Turner as female airport security worker.Songs Featured : Worldwide
|41||21||"Big Time Single"||Savage Steve Holland||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||3.1||July 23, 2011||225|
|James, Carlos, and Logan help Kendall cheer up after his break-up with Jo, so he can get prepared for the band's new single. Kendall tells them that they can't know what he's going through because they've never had their hearts broken, so they each date a girl from the Palm Woods just to break up with them. James dates the Jennifers, then gets upset when Blonde Jennifer ruins his perfect "never been dumped" record by breaking up with him, instead of vice versa. A heartbroken Carlos dates 'red shirted girl' for "the best 12 minutes of his life." Gustavo suffers from writers' block while trying to write the band’s summer single. Katie, who's writing a school report about Gustavo, helps him think of a song idea.
Guest starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Denyse Tontz, Kelli Goss, and Savannah Jayde as the Jennifers, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Obdul Reid as Obdul.Songs Featured: If I Ruled the World
|42||22||"Big Time Wedding"||Stewart Schill||Jed Spingarn||3.2||August 20, 2011||220|
|Big Time Rush have a number one record in the country of Kerplankistan, and its King and Princess visit America. The King plans for his daughter to marry one of them. James inadvertently proposes marriage to her, and the boys try to free James. Kendall, Logan, and Carlos enlist the help of the King's 'dirt boy', who is the one the princess really loves, to ruin the wedding. Katie discovers that Buddha Bob is a Canadian immigrant who is about to be sent back. She convinces her mother to marry him so he can stay, and Mrs. Knight finds that Buddha Bob would be a good husband. It is discovered that Mr. Bitters is no longer qualified to perform marriages, so the wedding is invalid.
Guest starring: Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Challen Cates as Mrs. Jennifer Knight, Annet Mahendru as Princess Svetlana, Matthew Florida as dirt boy, Hamilton Mitchell as government agent and David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters.Songs Featured: If I Ruled the World
|43||23||"Big Time Rocker"||Carlos Gonzalez||Jessica Gao||2.9||September 24, 2011||223|
|Eighteen-year-old rocker Lucy Stone moves into the Palm Woods, and James and Carlos compete to see who she will choose as her boyfriend. Lucy agrees to date both of them, but gets them to break up with her in order to put them in the 'friend zone'. Kendall teams up with Gustavo and Kelly to prove to Lucy that Big Time Rush 'rocks'. They tell Lucy that BTR will be on the morning news, then make the news by performing their new song "Paralyzed" on top of a bus parked in the middle of a busy downtown intersection. While rehearsing for her role in an upcoming movie, Spy High, Camille takes things too far, and steals all of the money from the safe in Bitters' office.
Special Guest Star: Malese Jow as Lucy Stone
Guest Starring: Erin Sanders as Camille and David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters.Songs Featured : Paralyzed
|44||24||"Big Time Strike"||Jonathan Judge||Lazar Saric||2.5||October 10, 2011||224|
|The boys take a stand against Gustavo's harsh management style, which includes electric shocks, and refrain from recording a song for their follow-up album. They write a list of requests, but Gustavo doesn't accept. Gustavo attempts to get a new band and modify their vocals to sound like BTR, but the boys thwart him. They plan to get their fans behind their cause by uploading a music video to the web, but the only song they have the rights to is "The Giant Turd Song". Katie says that being a mother is an easy job, so Mrs. Knight goes on strike, and leaves Katie to do the household chores. Katie admits that being a mom is hard work, and Mrs. Knight pressures Gustavo into meeting some of the boys' demands.
Guest Starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Jennifer Knight, Matt Riedy as Griffin.Songs Featured : Superstar
|45||25||"Big Time Contest"||Joe Menendez||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||3.0||October 15, 2011||222|
|Four BTR fans win a Pop Tiger magazine contest to spend a day with one of the boys from Big Time Rush. The winners include Bobby, a demanding young boy who develops a crush on Katie, and Bruna, an outgoing older woman who has never heard of the band. James constantly switches dates (Jennette and Tiffany) with Carlos, as he continually feels the other girl is better. At the final party, Katie dances with Bobby, Bruna invites her young niece, Muriela, to be Logan's date instead, and Jennette and Tiffany both go with Carlos while James spends his time at the buffet. Guest Starring: Michele Boyd as Annie Windsor, Julie Brown as Bruna, Abbie Cobb as Jeanette, Clayton Mattingly as Bobby and Zuleyka Silver as Tiffany.|
|46||26||"Big Time Superheroes"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows||2.6||October 29, 2011||226|
|Hawk steals the only hard-drive containing Big Time Rush's second album, and gives the songs to Zwagger, a new band that he's producing. Gustavo, Kelly, and the boys go to Hawk Records to retrieve the hard drive, but are caught and sent to jail. Kelly bails them out, but they are warned that if they are seen near Hawk Records again, there will be no bail. They assume super-hero personas, and go back to get the drive away from Hawk. In a Ghostbusters parody at the Palm Woods, Katie helps Buddha Bob rid the Palmwoods of a persistent clog that once shut down the building for a year, and appears ready to do so again.
Guest Stars: Phil LaMarr as Hawk, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight and David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters.Songs Featured: Blow Your Speakers Out
|47||27||"Big Time Secret"||Jonathan Judge||Dan Serafin||N/A||November 5, 2011||227|
|James admits that he threw away a note to Carlos from Heather Fox (Elizabeth Gillies), Carlos' camp crush. Obligated under the "best friend code", James discovers that Heather is at Colossal Studios filming a commercial. He finds her, and plans a Camp Wonky Donky day at the Palm Woods for the three of them. Heather gives Carlos a note that says that she likes James, and Carlos passes the note on to James. Logan is worried when Lucy notices Kendall sneaking away with Camille sneaking off together, but finds that Kendall and Camille have been learning to figure skate, and that Kendall wanted to keep this secret from the other hockey players. Gustavo and Kelly become obsessed with trying to get Mrs. Knight's recipe for snickerdoodles, which Mrs. Knight claims is a family secret for those over 21, but turns out to be a store-bought mix.
Special Guest Stars: Elizabeth Gillies as Heather Fox and Malese Jow as Lucy Stone.Guest Starring: Erin Sanders as Camille Roberts and Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight.
|48||28||"Big Time Interview"||Savage Steve Holland||Jessica Gao, Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||2.4||November 19, 2011||229|
|The boys sit down for a major Hollywood interview. They recall their greatest moments and reveal pictures and secrets. Guest Starring: Michelle Madison as herself and Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight.|
|49||29||"Big Time Move"||Savage Steve Holland||Lazar Saric||3.2||January 28, 2012||228|
|After a big fight, the boys decide to move out. James squats in a cool retiree’s apartment and adopts his swinging senior lifestyle, Logan moves into a Palm Woods cabana, and Carlos goes rustic in a cardboard house in Palm Woods Park. Kendall is determined to convince them to move back to their real home and make them realize that no fight is worth losing a friend over.
Guest Starring: Erin Sanders as Camille, Malese Jow as Lucy Stone, Savannah Jayde as Jennifer 3, David "Gruber" Allen as therapist, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters and Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight.Songs Featured : All Over Again
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|"Big Time Movie"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows||4.1||March 10, 2012|
|En route to the first stop of the Big Time Rush "All Over The World Tour", Carlos has a dream in which he is a spy, and the group rescues a princess. At the airport, an M16 agent pursued by British agents switches Kendall's backpack with his identical one, which is revealed to contain an evil gravitational device. The boys team up with the kidnapped MI6 agent's daughter, Penny Lane, and promise to help save her father. Their tour director wants to cancel the tour, while Gustavo and Kelly try to save it, but secret agents tell them that BTR want to take over the world. The boys meet with the villain, Atticus Moon, and escape with Penny's father and the backpack. Moon's spies kidnap Katie, and the boys drive Penny's spy-van into Moon's castle to rescue her and defeat Moon. The British government then helps BTR save their world tour. As the movie ends, the boys leave with Penny and father in the spy-van.
Guest Stars: Emma Lahana as Penny Lane, Emily Holmes as MI6 agent #2, Trevor Devall as Atticus Moon, Christopher Shyer as Agent Lane, Garry Chalk as MI6 agent #1 and Challen Cates as Mrs. Jennifer Knight.
Songs Featured : Help!, Can't Buy Me Love, We Can Work It Out, Revolution, A Hard Day's Night, ElevateNote: The first promo for the movie aired on February 4, 2012. The soundtrack for this movie was available for pre-order February 15 and was available for purchase on March 6, 2012. The movie contains numerous references to and covers of songs by The Beatles. "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" is a bonus track on the Big Time Movie Soundtrack EP. The movie premiered on May 26th 2012 on Nickelodeon (UK & Ireland). Like the US, it was hosted by the boy band One Direction and was part of Big Time Weekend.
Season 3: 2012
|Title||Directed by||Written by||U.S. viewers
|Original U.S. air date||Prod.
|50||1||"Backstage Rush"||Stewart Schill||Scott Fellows||2.3||May 12, 2012||301|
|On their last day of their "All Over the World Tour", the boys want to learn how to change costumes faster, so they can break a record.
Guest Stars: Jonathan Schmock as the French InspectorSong Featured: Love Me Love Me, Blow Your Speakers, Famous, Time of Our Life, Boyfriend, This Is Our Someday, Cover Girl, City Is Ours, Elevate
|51||2||"Big Time Returns"||Scott Fellows||Scott Fellows||2.3||June 25, 2012||302|
|Big Time Rush returns to the Palm Woods after their world tour, but their habits remain the same: girls and fun.
Note: Logan and Camille get back together in this episode.
Songs featured: “Windows Down”, “Elevate”, “Love Me Love Me"Guest Stars: Erin Sanders as Camille, Malese Jow as Lucy, Kelli Goss, Savannah Jayde and Denyse Tontz as The Jennifers, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Obdul Reid as Obdul, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Challen Cates as Jennifer Knight, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, JoJo Wright as himself.
|52||3||"Bel Air Rush"||David Kendall||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||2.9||July 2, 2012||303|
|Gustavo moves the boys to Bel-Air, but guys dislike the confinements of their new ritzy lifestyle and make a plan to return to the Palm Woods.
Songs featured: "Movin' Up to Bel Air", "Love Me Love Me”, “Windows Down”, “Elevate"Rachel Crow as Winnie, Alfonso Ribeiro as Captain McAllister and Fabio Lanzoni as Himself
|53||4||"Big Time Double Date"||Joe Menendez||Jed Spingarn||N/A||July 9, 2012||304|
|Kendall has dinner with Lucy and her parents who believe she is a classical musician. Meanwhile, Logan goes on a date with a girl he has the same interests, after a fight with Camille and Carlos is on a date with a Jennifer and James wants to help him.
Guest Stars : Malese Jow as Lucy Stone, Erin Sanders as Camille, Denyse Tontz, Kelli Goss & Savannah Jayde as The Jennifers, David Cade as Jett Stetson, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Susan Yeagley as Mrs. Stone, Charles Chun as Mr. Stone, Cooper Neu as Lindsay (Logan's Date)Songs featured: "Cover Girl"
|54||5||"Big Time Merchandise"||Carlos Gonzalez||Jed Spingarn||N/A||July 16, 2012||305|
|The boys dislike Griffin's new line of Big Time Rush merchandise and attempt to sabotage his sales plan, but they wind up making matters worse. Meanwhile, Katie accidentally destroys her mother's Palm Woods robe and buys a replacement robe from Bitters, only that the robe she was sold doesn't include a belt, and Bitters refuses any refunds or returns so she attempts to get her money's worth by getting the belt the robe was supposed to have.
Note: This episode has the lowest amount of viewers since the series began.Songs featured: "Elevate"
|55||6||"Big Time Surprise"||Julian Petrillo||Scott Fellows||2.9||September 22, 2012||306|
|Kendall attempts to ask Lucy out on a date, until her ex-boyfriend Beau arrives at the Palm Woods to reunite with her. Moments later, he is caught also making out with other girls at the Palm Woods. With James, Jett and Camille to assist, Kendall is determined to document evidence of Beau's activity, though every one of their attempts ends in a failure. Nonetheless, Lucy overhears the latest of Beau's intentions and she immediately dismisses him and starts a relationship with Kendall. But their first kiss, however, is witnessed by Kendall's previous girlfriend, Jo.
Guest Stars: Malese Jow as Lucy Stone, Erin Sanders as Camille, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Bryan Lillis as Beau, David Cade as Jett Stetson, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Darran Norris as Buddha Bob, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Obdul Reid as ObdulSong featured: Elevate
|56||7||"Big Time Decision"||Jonathan Judge||Lazar Saric & Jed Spingarn||2.4||September 29, 2012||307|
|Immediately picking up where the previous episode had ended, Jo returns to the Palm Woods having her movie career in New Zealand ended early due to the set burning down in a fire. Kendall is unsure whether he has moved on with Lucy during Jo's absence, or whether he still has feelings for Jo and has to pick one girl before the other one leaves the Palm Woods. Meanwhile, Carlos has to make a choice to stand by either his best friend James, or his new benefactor Mr. Bitters, during a supposed zombie apocalypse. Katie finds Kendall outside Rocque Records, after briefly running the company. Katie tells Kendall to follow his heart, though finding signs and pictures that resemble Lucy. He knocks on Jo's door, and they get back together.
Songs featured: Time Of Our Life, No IdeaNote: Because this episode immediately picks up where the previous episode had ended (although this features a fictional flashback opening), the two episodes can be counted as one complete one-hour special rather than two separate episodes that continue the Kendall-Jo-Lucy story.
|57||8||"Big Time Babysitting"||Jonathan Judge||Dan Serafin||2.8||October 13, 2012||308|
|Kendall and Logan have to babysit a rock legend before his hall of fame induction, but he keeps having heart attacks. Meanwhile, Carlos and James have to babysit Katie, and keep her from leaving the Palmwoods, so they can get toys. And, Gustavo and Kelly try to get the special Green Kiwi Jellybeans that Puppy Dog stole from Babylace, so they won't get fired. Along with, Jo and Kendall's relationship is becoming awkward with Jo seeing Kendall kiss Lucy. Guest Stars: Jess Harnell as Babylace, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, Doris Leonard Jr. as Puppy Dog, Patrick Hancock as Hall of Rock floor manager and Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight|
|58||9||"Big Time Gold"||Nisha Ganatra||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||2.6||October 20, 2012||311|
|Camille finds a gold necklace and believes it's Logan anniversary gift to her, when it's really Kendall's birthday gift for Jo. Meanwhile, James and Carlos want to find out if they can listen to BTR in pure gold without getting caught by Gustavo, but end up finding out (along with Kelly and Gustavo), that it's just an old record painted gold. Bill Halley plays on the record.|
|59||10||"Big Time Camping"||David Kendall||Lazar Saric||2.5||October 27, 2012||309|
|Gustavo doesn't allow the boys to go camping because he fears for their safety, so they resort to camping on a sound stage with Jo, Camille, and The Jennifers, but end up with a face off (Boys vs Girls). Meanwhile, Gustavo is trying to stop the boys camping section with the help of Kelly because he's afraid of them getting hurt. Elsewhere, Katie and Mrs. Knight are camping outside to get a new iSlab 3, but Mr. Bitters had saved Jett a space on line.
Note: As of this episode, Carlos has dated every Jennifer. iSlab 3 is a parody of the iPad 3.Guest Stars: Erin Sanders as Camille, Denyse Tontz, Kelli Goss & Savannah Jayde as The Jennifers, Katelyn Tarver as Jo Taylor, David Cade as Jett Stetson, Wendy Worthington as Beulah, Nathan Anderson as Director, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters and Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight
|60||11||"Big Time Rescue"||Joe Menendez||Lazar Saric||2.6||November 3, 2012||310|
|James and Logan volunteer at a dog shelter and ends up adopting eight dogs. Meanwhile, Kendall finds Carlos and Jennifer's puppy love sickening so asks for Jo's help to break the relationship.|
|61||12||"Big Time Bloopers"||Scott Fellows||Dan Serafin||2.5||November 10, 2012||312|
|The boys mistakenly destroy the tape with their last episode of Season 3, so they quickly set up a bloopers and outtakes episode hosted by Stephen Kramer Glickman and Ciara Bravo as themselves. Special Guest Star: Chris Paul as himself|
Season 4: 2013
On August 6, 2012, Nickelodeon renewed Big Time Rush for a 13-episode fourth season. Cher Lloyd, Nick Cannon, Austin Mahone, Victoria Justice, and more guest-starred in this season. This is Big Time Rush's last season.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||U.S. viewers
|Original U.S. air date||Prod.
|62||1||"Big Time Invasion"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows||1.9||May 2, 2013||401|
|The new British boy bands "invade" the music business, and Big Time Rush are afraid they are going to end their career. For save their career, they decide to hire new managers, but disagree on who they are going to take, so Kendall and Carlos go with the first and James and Logan with the second. At the end, they understand that they have to do their job like "Nobody's Around" and sing that song. Meanwhile, Katie is trying to find a best friend to talk about boys, but Mr. Bitters has turned the Palm Woods into a businessmen living place, so along with Buddha Bob they try to kick them out.
Guest Starring: Challen Chates as Mrs. Knight, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Timothy Brennen as Manager #1, J. P. Manoux as Mitchell Gold, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Matt Riedy as Griffin, Obdul Reid as Obdul, Katelyn Tarver as Jo and Erin Sanders as Camille.
|63||2||"Big Time Scandal"||Savage Steve Holland||Lazar Saric||1.9||May 9, 2013||402|
|Big Time Rush are accused for scandals: Lucy Stone releases an album about a bad break-up with a guy who is rumored to be Kendall, Carlos tries to swat a bee and is accused for hitting grannies and Logan is accused for trying to rob a granny, which was really helping. Meanwhile, James spreads up a rumor about him doing a duet with Cher Lloyd. In the end, Lucy admits in a press conference that the song isn't about Kendall, James and Cher are really posting a video with a duet and the truth about Carlos and Logan is revealed. Also, Lucy moves back in to the Palm Woods. Taylor Swift is mentioned throughout the episode, and Kendall makes a reference to Taylor Swift's real-life incident with Kanye West at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.|
|64||3||"Big Time Lies"||Jonathan Judge||Dan Serafin||1.6||May 16, 2013||403|
|Lucy tries to get Kendall back, but Kendall lies to Jo and tells nothing is happening. Meanwhile, James and Carlos lie to Gustavo about destroying his office and make up a story about a robbery and Logan lies to Camille about being sick, because he doesn't want to come to a boring play. In the end, Lucy apologizes and confesses she only tried to create drama for help her write new songs, and she and Jo even become friends. Carlos and James learn a lesson about lying and Logan and Doc Hollywood are enjoying the play in a bubble, while Camille is not. Cedric Yarbrough as Chief Lieutenant Officer.|
|65||4||"Big Time Bonus"||Stewart Schill||Mark Fellows & Keith Wagner||1.9||May 23, 2013||404|
|Griffin gives the boys a $20,000 bonus and wants them to prove him they will spend them with responsibility. Kendall wants to invest them on oranges, but he accidentally buys a truck full of oranges, James buys a snake to impress Lucy, but it turns out she doesn't like snakes and then he loses the snake and spends all his money to retrieve it, Carlos buys a personal assistant and Logan can't resist tipping people. In the end, they all run out of money, but they buy jelly beans with their last dollar, the jelly beans attract James's snake, they sell the snake for $100, and with that, they hire Carlos's assistant for one more hour and tells them to sell the oranges to his old boss. Finally, they have all $20,000 back and show them to Griffin, who is proven to be the orange buyer.
Guest Stars: Matt Riedy as Griffin, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Erin Sanders as Camille, Malese Jow as Lucy, Mason McCulley as Carlos' assistant, John Jenkinson as Palm Woods Food Seller, Alden Ray as Guy who James hired to find his snake, Obdul Reid as ObdulSongs Featured: 24/seven
|66||5||"Big Time Cameo"||Savage Steve Holland||Jed Spingarn||1.7||May 30, 2013||405|
|Gustavo books the boys to a lot of painful TV show cameos, but they decide to do no more cameos, until they get booked for "Coco.0", a show Carlos loves and has a pretty main character, Dara. But Dara's evil stepmother always controls her life, and decides what she will eat and say and who she will date, so Carlos can't kiss her. Along with Kendall, they create a plan for make them to kiss. Meanwhile, James and Logan try to sneak in Yo Gabba Gabba's stage for eat their snacks and Gustavo, Kelly and Katie try to come up with a better script for Big Time Rush's cameo. In the end, they force the stepmother to let Dara live her life and kiss Carlos, and sing "Confetti Falling", and James and Logan make a cameo on Yo Gabba Gabba and they let them eat snacks.|
|67||6||"Big Time Tour Bus"||Carlos Pena Jr.||Scott Fellows||1.7||June 6, 2013||411|
|Big Time Rush is on the way to their concert to San Diego, in tour buses, but they get stuck in traffic. Kendall is with Carlos, who is filming videos with his camera all the time and Logan is with James and they have roommate problems, as the other three say they can't roommate with Logan and he gets offfended, while Kendall finds out a bunch of BTR hater sites and wants to change their opinion about BTR. Meanwhile, Victoria Justice keeps the crowd busy until Big Time Rush shows up and Mrs. Knight and Katie are also stuck in traffic. In the end, Kendall learns that the only way to deal with haters is to ignore them, James learns that Logan is a really good roommate and they all film a "Crazy for U" music video on the tour bus and finally arrive at the concert.
Special Guest Stars: Victoria Justice as herselfSongs Featured: Crazy for U
|68||7||"Big Time Pranks II"||Jonathan Judge||Lazar Saric||1.9||June 13, 2013||406|
|Palm Woods' prank wars kick off again, and this time the kids battle the adults. Logan pranks himself out and becomes "The Prankster Gangster", supplying prank tools to the kids. First, the kids beat the adults, but after Griffin brings black ops and Momma Knight and Gustavo get confetti launchers from Logan, the game is hard. In the end, it's a battle between Kendall, Katie and Momma Knight. Momma Knight wins and decides to continue the "Day of Pranks" next year.
Guest Stars: Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Erin Sanders as Camille, Malese Jow as Lucy, David Cade as Jett, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Matt Riedy as Griffin, David Anthony Higgins as Bitters, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, Obdul Reid as ObdulSongs Featured: Confetti Falling
|69||8||"Big Time Rides"||Savage Steve Holland||Keith Wagner||2.2||June 20, 2013||407|
|James buys a motorcycle to try to impress Lucy; Kendall teaches Jo how to drive a stick-shift; Carlos and Logan hold on to a childhood treasure (wood wagon). Guest Starring: Malese Jow as Lucy, Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob|
|70||9||"Big Time Tests"||Savage Steve Holland||Mark Fellows||1.9||June 27, 2013||408|
|Logan brings Carlos along to the MCAT test as his good luck charm; James is upset because Lucy is off for a European tour and he becomes obsessed with relationship quizzes; Griffin puts on a product testing lab at Rocque Records and asks for Katie, Gustavo and Kelly to test the products for him. Guest Starring: Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, David Anthony Higgins as Mr. Bitters, Matt Riedy as Griffin and Daran Norris as Buddha Bob|
|71||10||"Big Time Cartoon"||Jonathan Judge||Scott Fellows||1.9||July 11, 2013||409|
|The boys have been approached by two huge companies that are interested in expanding the BTR brand a little farther. They have two options of choosing between getting their own cartoon or their own video game and seem really excited about doing the video game, but they would have to cancel the concert to Hawaii on the private jet and wear on green ball suits. After hearing about the cartoon they end up changing their minds and do the video game instead. After getting locked out of the studio, they get themselves into a big mix up with the people in downtown LA making them think that they're aliens. They finally decide to do the cartoon which turns out pretty well. Meanwhile, back at the Palm Woods while watching The Fairly Oddparents, Buddha Bob ends up falling off his ladder and thinks that he's Cosmo and that he can grant wishes. It's up to Katie and Mrs. Knight to bring his memory back by calling in Dr. Hollywood and he ends up hitting Buddha Bob in his head with a frying pan.|
|72||11||"Big Time Break Out"||Jonathan Judge||Nate Knetchel||2.0||July 18, 2013||410|
|At a party at Rocque Records, celebrating the release of their third studio album, Griffin asks the boys about which one of them is going to leave Big Time Rush and break out. Carlos wants to become a big Broadway hit, Logan becomes a game show host, James has intentions of becoming a solo singer with his new album, Break Out Dreams, and Kendall just really wants the band to come back together.
Songs Featured: Run Wild, UntouchableNotes: The cover of James' album is a parody of the album Teenage Dream by Katy Perry.
|73-74||12-13||"Big Time Dreams"||Savage Steve Holland||Scott Fellows & Lazar Saric||2.4||July 25, 2013||995-60|
|The guys are invited to the 24th annual Tween Choice Awards, where the boy banders are nominated and booked to close the show. But before the foursome can take the stage, they uncover an evil plot to brainwash everyone in the audience. So BTR have to take down the bad guys and make sure the show rolls on as scheduled.
Guest star: Katelyn Tarver as Jo, Malese Jow as Lucy, Erin Sanders as Camille, Daran Norris as Buddha Bob, David Cade as Jett, Challen Cates as Mrs. Knight, David Anthony Higgins as Bitters, Matt Riedy as Griffin, David Hoffman as Martin Sharkis, Kelli Goss and Savannah Jayde as The Jennifers
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