List of Drake & Josh episodes

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The following is an episode list for the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh. The series debuted on January 11, 2004 and ended on September 16, 2007. Two TV films, Drake & Josh Go Hollywood and Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh, were made apart from the regular series, airing on January 6, 2006 and December 5, 2008 respectively. There are a total of 57 episodes that were produced, spanning four seasons (2004–07). Drake Bell, Josh Peck, and Miranda Cosgrove were the only actors to appear in all of the episodes. Currently, episodes air in production order, not air order.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
1 6 January 11, 2004 February 22, 2004
2 14 March 14, 2004 November 28, 2004
3 17 April 2, 2005 April 12, 2006
4 20 September 24, 2006 September 16, 2007
Films 2 films January 6, 2006 December 5, 2008

Episode list[edit]

Season 1 (2004)[edit]

Since 2012, Pilot and Dune Buggy have been the only episodes from this season to air.

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1 1 "Pilot" Virgil L. Fabian Dan Schneider January 11, 2004 (2004-01-11) 101

Drake Bell (Drake Parker) is a cool and popular teenager while Josh Nichols is a teenager whom Drake describes as unusual. Drake's mom Audrey Parker (Nancy Sullivan) and Josh's father Walter Nichols (Jonathan Goldstein) have been dating and announce to Drake, Josh and Drake's sister Megan (Miranda Cosgrove) that they are getting married. Josh is thrilled but Drake and Megan are not. Drake finds out that Josh is Miss Nancy, the anonymous advice columnist for the school newspaper, and uses this to get a date with Tiffany Margolis. Drake accidentally angers her boyfriend Buck, who thinks she's on a date with Josh while Drake's in the kitchen. He challenges Josh to a fight. Josh trains all day under a karate instructor but still ends up getting knocked out in a second. Later, Drake helps Josh realize that he can give good advice without wearing his Miss Nancy dress. Drake and Josh then warm up to each other and call themselves brothers.

Guest Stars: Julie Gonzalo as Tiffany Margolis and Joey Mendicino as Buck

Note: When Josh asks if they were both still friends, Drake responds "No, we're brothers." During the credits, it is revealed that Drake got beat up by Buck as well, making him more sympathetic toward Josh. This episode also shows Megan's first prank on the boys where she puts hot sauce in their food and drink. This episode marks the first appearance of Eric. Although he makes a cameo in the crowd of the fight scene as a background character, his friend Craig isn't seen with him yet and doesn't become an actual character until Season 2.
2 2 "Dune Buggy" Virgil L. Fabian Dan Schneider January 18, 2004 (2004-01-18) 106

Drake and Josh receive a broken-down dune buggy from Trevor and fix it up, but are forbidden by their parents to drive it. Josh is grounded for lying badly when Drake convinced him to; Drake disobeys Audrey and Walter and drives it anyway. Drake injures himself when he crashes the dune buggy but keeps his injuries a secret to stay out of trouble. Josh finds out when he gets a call from the emergency room and gets revenge by tricking his dad,Walter into wrestling Drake to the ground. Josh goes to fix the dune buggy again, making Drake feel guilty. Eventually, Drake confesses and Walter and Audrey ground Drake for two weeks. However, Drake ends up liking it because to him, it meant, "Two weeks laying in bed, no school, playing a little guitar, watching a little TV..." Josh is also forced to give Drake his wants and needs, possibly for making his dad wrestle Drake when he was injured.

Guest Star: Taran Killam as Trevor

First and only appearance of Trevor, a weirdo hippie, who is mentioned throughout the series including the film, Merry Christmas Drake & Josh.

Note: In this episode, Josh breaks the fourth wall when he gestures toward the audience after Megan catches him drinking juice from the carton. After the intro, when Josh is watching TV, audio from the Tony Pajamas sketch, on The Amanda Show is heard. It's the one where Tony gets Candy Tulips out of trouble. It was from Episode 39.
3 3 "Believe Me, Brother" Virgil L. Fabian Dan Schneider January 25, 2004 (2004-01-25) 102
Megan films sheepish shots of Drake and Josh while Susan (Ashley Drane), Drake's new girlfriend, flirts with Josh. When she keeps doing this to him, Drake becomes furious with Josh as he thinks he is trying to steal his girlfriend and becomes more distant to him despite Josh's true objections. As a prank, Megan films this and puts this, along with a bunch of other embarrassing shots, into Drake's music video project, which unknowingly helps Drake and Josh by exposing Susan as she flirts with Josh.
4 4 "Two Idiots and a Baby" Virgil L. Fabian Steven Molaro February 8, 2004 (2004-02-08) 103

Josh tells Walter that he and Drake will babysit his boss' son so that Walter can get a promotion, much to Drake's dismay. The baby disappears and Josh panics while Drake leaves to play in a concert. However, underlying loyalty compels Drake to return and help Josh find the baby before Walter and his boss return. After learning the baby may have climbed into Josh's new built slingshot, Josh panics a lot more. Guest Stars: Larry Thomas and Kimmy Robertson as Mr. and Mrs. Galloway

Note: Drake & Josh sing I've Been Working on the Railroad to make the baby sleep. The title is a reference to the 1987 film Three Men and a Baby, except much different than the movie.
5 5 "First Crush" Virgil L. Fabian Steve Holland February 15, 2004 (2004-02-15) 104
Josh gets his first crush on Kathy (Erin Chambers). While trying to impress her, he accidentally says that he can play the guitar but really he can't. Kathy wants Josh to play her a song at her birthday party, which is at the coffee shop not only run by Josh's former karate teacher, but the one Drake just got banned from because of a prank involving Megan's pet snake.
6 6 "Grammy" Virgil L. Fabian Andrew Hill Newman February 22, 2004 (2004-02-22) 105

When Megan, Audrey and Walter leave the house for the weekend, Drake and Josh's dreams of a parent free weekend are dashed when Josh's grandmother and Walter's mom (Randee Heller) comes to babysit. Drake does not like Grammy at all. He wanted to go a Rock Shock concert with his friends but his parents refuse to let him go. Grammy makes a deal with Drake- if he beats her at a basketball game, he can go hang out with his friends, as long as he doesn't go to the Rock Shock concert. He wins, but breaks Grammy's promise out of peer-pressure and goes to the concert anyway, but once there, finds out the tickets his friends had are actually counterfeit, and they get detained at the concert. Grammy, then has to pay a $200 fine to get Drake and his friends off the hook. Grammy, outraged, reveals that she let Drake win so he could go with his friends. Drake doesn't believe her and decides to play again, under the condition that if he wins, no one tells his parents about the concert. Grammy agrees if he agrees to tell his parents himself if he loses. Drake soon realizes that Grammy was telling the truth and is forced to explain about the concert to his parents, but Grammy stops him, seeing as he paid back the $200 and was willing to tell them, instead explaining that she beat Drake at basketball as Grammy tells Drake that he is off the hook for now.

Note: First and only appearance of Grammy, who is mentioned frequently throughout the series.

Season 2 (2004)[edit]

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7 1 "The Bet" Steve Hoefer George Doty IV March 14, 2004 (2004-03-14) 202

Drake has an addiction to junk food and Josh has an addiction to video games. They both make a bet to see who can live without their addictions; the loser must dye... his hair pink. Drake ends up getting a hideous facial rash from not eating junk food. Josh gets the new Gamesphere from his Grammy but he is unable to play it due to the bet. Megan decides to play a prank on them and tells them to sabotage each other.

Note: In one scene, Josh gets a package from Grammy. The package he gets is a GameSphere console (parody of the Nintendo GameCube). Also, in the beginning of the episode, Josh is playing a handheld video game console that greatly resembles a red Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP.
8 2 "Guitar" Virgil Fabian Dan Schneider March 21, 2004 (2004-03-21) 201

Drake wins tickets to his favorite band's concert, Zero Gravity, and he also gets an autographed Cherry Red 1964 Fender Stratocaster signed by the lead guitarist, Devin Malone. Josh plugs it into Drake's faulty amplifier to show Megan how an electric guitar works, and the guitar explodes. Josh tries to buy a new one and get it autographed before Drake finds out. Meanwhile, Walter struggles to bond with Drake in the end drake reveals he knew since megan squealed on him.

Guest Star: Mark Matkevich as Devin Malone
9 3 "Movie Job" Virgil Fabian Dan Schneider March 28, 2004 (2004-03-28) 203

Josh gets a job at the Premiere movie theater for making Crazy Steve (Jerry Trainor) quit after complaining about his wobbly drink holder, but Helen (Yvette Nicole Brown) soon forgets (and always has) Josh's job. Drake soon starts working there, too. However, Drake obtains more credit for work despite his laziness and Josh being more competent. Adored by The Premiere's boss, Helen, she plans to promote Drake to assistant manager, much to Josh's dismay. Josh attempts to impress Helen by selling more popcorn, but his idea ends up in a chaos and when Josh is about to admit that the chaos was his fault, Drake takes the blame on himself as he felt that the job meant more to Josh than it did to him, and then even though Helen doesn't want to, she fires Drake.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols (was present, but only in a deleted scene) although she was mentioned several times.

Note: This is the first time that a main character is absent.
10 4 "Football" Virgil Fabian Story by: Barry O'Brien
Teleplay by: Dan Schneider
April 4, 2004 (2004-04-04) 205

Drake says Josh is uncool after Josh humiliates a cheerleader and makes him try out for the school football team to become popular. Josh becomes the equipment manager, but will have to play to get in the playoffs after his brownies, poisoned by Megan by adding dirt to the mix, makes all of the players ill. Drake attempts to sneak a janitor (Tony Longo), who used to play pro football, into the game, but Josh finally plays in the end, and Drake admits that he is pretty cool.

Guest Star: Leah Pipes as Mandi, the cheerleader Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Note: This episode aired as part of Nickelodoen's playing lineup, featuring themed playing episodes of Nickelodeon's sitcoms, and also featured new episodes of Zoey 101, , and Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.
11 5 "Pool Shark" Steve Hoefer Anthony Del Broccolo April 18, 2004 (2004-04-18) 204

Drake discovers Josh is talented at pool. He takes advantage of this and uses him to hustle several people. This eventually stops when Josh finds out about it, previously unaware of the hustling, and vows to not play pool again as a result. Drake, wanting to do more hustling, attempts to convince Josh to play pool again. Meanwhile, Walter tries to find a gift for Audrey's birthday.

Note: First appearance of Craig and first actual appearance of Eric (he made a cameo in the pilot episode)
12 6 "Smart Girl" Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider April 25, 2004 (2004-04-25) 207

Drake unintentionally joins the academic team at school to impress a girl he likes who has intellectual interests. He competes in the academic bowl while Josh reluctantly feeds him info through a radio, but then a fast food restaurant interferes with Josh's radio frequency, causing Drake's team to lose points.

Guest Star: Kate Lang Johnson as Michelle

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols
13 7 "Little Diva" Virgil Fabian Eric Friedman May 2, 2004 (2004-05-02) 208

The Premiere is holding a Hollywood premiere starring Ashley Blake, a child actress. Helen (Frances Callier) tells Drake and Josh to always follow Ashley Blake's (Skyler Samuels) orders, and Drake and Josh are forced to become her personal assistants. When she gets knocked out, due to an accident involving a bucket and a door, they have to bring her to the Premiere without making it look like she is unconscious.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Note: Yvette Nicole Brown, who usually plays the role of Helen, was replaced by Frances Callier in this episode.
14 8 "Blues Brothers" Fred Savage Craig DiGregorio September 12, 2004 (2004-09-12) 206

Drake prepares for a talent show; Josh appeared on his dad's weather show and discovers that he has stage fright, which causes him to twitch on TV live. The forecast was unfortunately viewed by many in San Diego and Josh gets teased by viewers. At the talent show, a boy band steals the song Drake was originally going to perform with his band forcing them to improvise. To restore Josh's reputation, Drake offers to let Josh in his talent show audition and perform the song "Soul Man". Helen (Yvette Nicole Brown) ran the Belleview Talent Show at the Premiere. Drake, along with a no longer stage frightened Josh wins the contest after performing a great rendition of Soul Man.

Note: Jake Farrow, the man who later plays Gavin Mitchell, was one of the people fighting about the twitch and that Helen told to disperse. Also, this episode for some reason has been missed on Teenick for a long time. It seems as if this is a very successful episode of the series.
15 9 "Driver's License" Virgil Fabian Dan Schneider September 12, 2004 (2004-09-12) 209

Drake fails to get his driver's license while Josh obtains it, though Walter swears he will confiscate their licenses if either of them get tickets after he forces them to take a pre-test. Josh obtains a traffic ticket the day he gets his driver's license after accidentally running a stop sign, and Drake pays for the ticket. Drake then keeps the ticket a secret and makes Josh drive him around everywhere, threatening to tell Walter about the ticket if he does not.

First actual appearance of Gavin Mitchell.

Guest Stars: Erik Estrada as police officer and Torrey DeVitto as Denise Woods

Note: Torrey DeVitto who plays Denise Woods in this episode also played Tori in the episode "Playing the Field" in Season 3.
16 10 "Number 1 Fan" Virgil Fabian Dan Schneider September 19, 2004 (2004-09-19) 211

A girl from Megan's campfire troop, Wendy, has a massive crush on Drake. Her dream is for Drake to play her a song. Eventually, she becomes obsessed and will not leave him alone. Drake, Josh, and everyone else in school realized that Wendy made a lot of fliers about Drake performing live on Friday night. Drake comes back from school, confronts her for what she did, and sadly hurts her feelings, but in the end, he plays her a song called Down We Fall and also gifts her a guitar pick which was used by him and he and the kids go to Chuck E. Cheddar's (parody of Chuck E. Cheese's). As a subplot, Walter makes Josh the boss of Megan's camp group, but Josh ends up stuck in a tent.

Guest Stars: Alyson Stoner as Wendy and AnnaSophia Robb as Liza, one of the Campfire Kids

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols
17 11 "Mean Teacher" Steve Hoefer George Doty IV September 26, 2004 (2004-09-26) 210

Drake wants to break up with his girlfriend Kelly, because she has a really annoying laugh. However, once he finds out that Mrs. Hayfer (his English teacher who hates him) is Kelly’s mother, he is unable to break up with her, because Mrs. Hayfer threatens to send Drake to Summer School if he does so. Drake becomes further annoyed with Kelly and is unable to decide what to do. Josh then has an idea. He says that in order to solve this, Drake must make Kelly break up with him. Meanwhile, Josh gets an ugly shirt which he claims to be a “lucky” shirt, as it gets him many valuable things, as well as helping him dodge Megan’s pranks. Meanwhile, much to Josh’s excitement, Kelly gets him a date with a teen model named Allison who loves video games and magic tricks, then sets up a “double date” at The Premiere between Drake – Kelly, and Josh – Allison. Before the double date, Drake decides that he needs to wear the “lucky” shirt in order to break up with Kelly. Drake and Josh argue over who should get to wear it, which eventually causes the sleeves to rip off the shirt, leading to Drake wearing the torso and Josh wearing the sleeves on the double date. During the affair, Josh gives the sleeves to Drake to finish the shirt in a deal where Drake would only need the shirt for 5 minutes and afterwards, Josh could have it for the rest of the night. This leads to Kelly breaking up with Drake, and promising to tell her mom (Mrs. Hayfer) that SHE broke up with HIM, to prevent Drake from having to go to summer school. Afterwards, Drake gives the shirt back to Josh, and while Drake leaves The Premiere jumping up and down with joy, Josh goes to a movie with his new date. First appearance of Linda Hayfer.

Guest Star: Chelsea Brummet as Kelly Hayfer

Absent: Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols although he is mentioned by Audrey.
18 12 "The Gary Grill" Virgil Fabian Anthony Del Broccolo October 17, 2004 (2004-10-17) 212

Drake and Josh sell Gary Coleman grills (a parody of George Foreman Grills) and are making a lot of money from them until they find out that the grills were stolen by Buddy and Guy, two wanted criminals. They are thrown in jail until Megan tricks Buddy and Guy into getting arrested and the police release Drake and Josh out of jail.

Guest Stars: Richard Biggs as Interrogator #1 and Gary Coleman as Himself

Note: This episode was dedicated to Richard Biggs, who died five months before this episode aired.
19 13 "Drew & Jerry" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider October 24, 2004 (2004-10-24) 213

Josh begins hanging out with a kid named Drew (James Immekus), a boy who looks and acts like Drake. Drake gets jealous , so he starts playing with a kid named Jerry (Stephen Markarian), who looks and acts like Josh, to make Josh jealous. Josh then abandons Drake thinking Drew "is a better you than you!" even attending a movie premiere that they were planning to go to, with Drew. So Drake gets revenge by spending a day with Jerry, deep sea fishing, something Josh always wanted to do. At the end, Drew and Jerry get their own show which is a parody of Drake and Josh, after a talent agent saw them doing their hobbies in front of people.

Note: Drake watches a show called Celebrities Underwater, which is later mentioned in iCarly, although when Celebrities Underwater was first mentioned by Freddie in iCarly it was a new series.
20 14 "Honor Council" Virgil Fabian Eric Friedman November 28, 2004 (2004-11-28) 214

Drake is wrongly accused of pulling a prank on Mrs. Hayfer when her car is parked inside her classroom. Nonetheless, she suspends him for it. Josh decides to defend Drake in school court to prove his brother's innocence, but his opposition is his archenemy Mindy Crenshaw (Allison Scagliotti-Smith), who reveals she parked the car in the class because Mrs. Hayfer gave her a grade lower than A.

First appearance of Mindy Crenshaw.

Guest Stars: Emma Roberts as Addie Singer of Unfabulous and Paul Gleason as Mr. Thompson

Note: In this episode, Josh called Mrs. Hayfer "Alice Hayfer." In the episode "Vicious Tiberius," it is mentioned that her name was "Linda Hayfer."

Season 3 (2005–06)[edit]

1 In episode 37, it includes clips of these characters from other episodes.

  • This season was shot at Tribune Studios.

A scene of Alien Invasion was removed from the Best Of Seasons 3 & 4 DVD.

Note: As of this episodes, three characters in the series are named Denise, although one of them has never been seen. First is in Driver's License, where Drake's date's name is Denise. Second is in The Gary Grill, in which Megan is talking on the phone with her friend; Denise, and now this episode. The first two are both Season 2 episodes.

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21 1 "The Drake & Josh Inn" Adam Weissman Jake Farrow April 2, 2005 (2005-04-02) 305

Audrey and Walter leave the house to go to Los Angeles for a vacation, leaving Drake and Josh in charge of Megan. After Drake spends $200, which was intended only for food and emergencies, on toys and other unnecessary items, Drake overhears a wife and husband not having a place to stay in San Diego, so Drake decides to turn the house into a Bed and Breakfast to earn money. Though Josh initially disagrees, he later agrees because they need money. Megan also agrees, but only if she is treated like a hotel guest. However, things take a turn for the worse when Drake invites college students, wreaking havoc on the house with their partying. Drake and Josh want all the guests to leave and ask Megan for assistance. After telling Helen that Drake was hurt, Josh and Helen visit the house, with a TV group who are filming the party. Audrey and Walter see the party on the TV from their hotel in Los Angeles. However, Drake and Josh, with some help from Megan, manage to have things back to normal before Audrey and Walter get home. But when they go upstairs to clean there, Audrey and Walter are arrested because the officers accused them of hosting a televised show at the house without the city's permission.

Guest Star: John Ducey as Eric, the husband

Note: 1st episode taped at Tribune Studios[disambiguation needed]
22 2 "Peruvian Puff Pepper" Steve Hoefer Steve Holland April 9, 2005 (2005-04-09) 301

Josh enters a salsa recipe contest and asks Drake to help him in order to win the prize, a large plasma screen TV. Megan wants to help the boys win the TV for the family, but they decline, wanting instead to have the TV to themselves in their room. In revenge, Megan secretly puts a highly reactive substance in the boys' salsa which causes it to explode, leaving the boys and the family kitchen covered in salsa. The boys know Megan is responsible and hope to expose her for her pranks. They think they will accomplish this after discovering a secret surveillance panel in Megan's bedroom, but instead they are punished for falsely accusing her after their parents see only a normal bedroom wall (Megan's panel has disappeared behind a false wall). Later, despite initially winning the salsa contest over Megan's own entry, the boys are disqualified when they tell the judges their secret ingredient is the (fictitious) "Peruvian Puff Pepper" (stolen from Megan in another of her elaborate deceptions), noted by the judges to be "illegal in the United States" as it can cause "chronic kidney failure and/or chapped lips". Instead, Megan wins the contest and the TV, while the boys are left to repaint the kitchen.

Note: A short clip from this episode was shown on the iCarly episode "iToe Fat Cakes".
23 3 "We're Married?" Steve Hoefer George Doty IV April 16, 2005 (2005-04-16) 302
Josh's foreign e-pal, Yooka (Anastasia Baranova) who is from Yudonia (a parody of the former Yugoslavia), visits his house and Drake falls in love with her. Drake and Josh soon learn that she is homesick through translation (though she actually said 'sick of home', and Josh mistranslated it). Josh gets a man to perform a friendship ceremony to make Yooka more at home. But it turns out to be a wedding ceremony and Drake and her are married, much to his dismay. Drake plots with Josh to end his marriage when Yooka's parents fly in to meet their new 'son-in-law' and Drake's parents find out. However, Drake quickly regrets this after discovering Yooka's father is a billionaire. Josh serves goat meat to Yooka's family, only though goats (or Glokmahs as they call it in Yooka's country) are sacred in Yooka's homeland, and it all backfires after Josh spills the beans. Ultimately, Yooka's father ends the marriage and Yooka and her family return home to Yudonia, much to the sadness of Drake.
24 4 "Mindy's Back" Adam Weissman Eric Friedman April 30, 2005 (2005-04-30) 303

Mindy returns from a mental institution and, once again, beats Josh in the science fair. With advice from Megan, Josh attempts to ignore her, but unfortunately, Mindy picks him as her partner for her project, where they eventually realize they have feelings for one another and begin to date. However, Josh is too worried to tell Drake about the relationship with his feud to Mindy, causing Mindy to dump Josh. When Drake finally finds out, he tries to get the two back together by taking Josh to Mindy's house during the night. Josh and Mindy finally kiss through Mindy's bedroom window.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols
25 5 "The Affair" Adam Weissman Anthony Del Broccolo May 21, 2005 (2005-05-21) 304

When Drake and Josh think that Walter is cheating on Audrey, and after a lot of eavesdropping and spying on Walter and his new "girlfriend", Peggy (Allison Dunbar), they try to make Walter fall in love with Audrey again by making a meal for Walter that Audrey "made". Their plan doesn't work out when Drake puts cumin instead of cinnamon in Walter's waffles, causing Walter to suffer from an allergic reaction that almost kills him. Drake and Josh save Walter's life after giving him an inhaler. They later end up messing up Walter's date with Peggy. They later find out that the woman was actually a television agent who was offering Walter a weatherman spot on the number one national morning show of America. The boys messing up the date meant that the offer was rejected and Walter makes Drake and Josh pay the price by shoving food all over themselves like they did with Peggy,

Guest Star: Allison Dunbar as Peggy Shermin
26 6 "Playing the Field" Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider June 4, 2005 (2005-06-04) 306

Drake fears breaking up with Tori (Torrey DeVitto), his most recent girlfriend. When he wants to win her love back again, Drake finds out Tori is already seeing other boys, so he goes on a date with another girl, Liza Tupper, to make Tori jealous. Josh grows a mustache, but nobody approves of it, including Mindy.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Note: This is Torrey Devito's second appearance in the series, she previously guest starred in Season 2's "Driver's License" as Denise Woods. Liza Tupper is again mentioned in the Dr. Phyllis Show episode.
27 7 "Helen's Surgery" Adam Weissman George Doty IV June 11, 2005 (2005-06-11) 307

Drake and Josh must assist Helen after eye surgery leaves her temporarily blind. But the two find her condo with luxurious accessories such as a hot tub and a huge flat screen TV. Drake subsequently takes advantage of Helen's blindness and throws a party at her condo, much to Josh's disapproval. Meanwhile, Megan pitches an idea of a bucket shaped container that stores most movie theater snacks, which Josh instantly disapproves of, to Helen and earns $700.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Note: This episode is on the Drake & Josh Go Hollywood DVD along with "Mindy's Back".
28 8 "Paging Dr. Drake" Steve Hoefer Anthony Del Broccolo October 1, 2005 (2005-10-01) 309

Josh drops a barbell on his foot, but is afraid to go to the hospital. When he is forced to, Drake tries to get the attention of college nurses by impersonating a doctor. But he is a lookalike of a doctor due to arrive. Josh's doctor tells him to perform surgery in front of the nurses to demonstrate his ability. Josh interrupts, he also impersonating a doctor, and halts the surgery. Drake escapes jail by jumping out of a window when he is caught, breaking his arm in the process.

Guest Star: John O'Hurley as Josh's doctor.
29 9 "Foam Finger" Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider October 8, 2005 (2005-10-08) 308

Drake and Josh are in a big fight over a foam finger that they both wanted when they were both eight years old at Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres. Drake thinks that Josh started the fight and vice versa, each of their flashbacks with different circumstances (Drake thinking that he let a British girl in front and Josh thinking Drake purposely bought the foam finger so Josh couldn't have it). The fight then pushes the two apart as they become hostile and Drake moves out of their room with Josh in. The two continue to be bitter at each other until the clerk who sold the foam finger visits and claims what really happened then. Megan threw a cookie at Josh which he thought that was Drake and the two then fight. Realizing that neither of them started the fight and which it was Megan, they then apologize and think what they will be like when they are older. Years later, as old men, the two fight over the same way when they were 8 years old as an elderly Megan throws a cookie at Josh and the two fight before eventually falling asleep.

Guest Stars: Fred Stoller as Lenny Spodnick, Sammi Hanratty as Girl/British Orphan in Flashback, Hunter Allan as Young Drake, and Matthew Gumley as Young Josh
30 10 "Girl Power" Steve Hoefer Jake Farrow October 15, 2005 (2005-10-15) 311

Drake wants to break up with his girlfriend Lucy, after finding out that she is possibly stronger than he is, but Drake challenges her to a fight to prove that he is tougher than she is. Meanwhile, Josh tries to impress Mindy's parents so he can continue to date her. He later organizes a dinner for them at his house which on the same night as Drake and Lucy's fight. Josh is concerned that the fight will ruin his chances of impressing Mindy's parents, so he makes Drake and Lucy wrestle upstairs in the bedroom, where Megan is waiting to watch the fight with a group of friends. However, during the dinner, Drake and Lucy later wrestle their way into the living room during the dinner and Josh is upset about how Drake ruined his plans but Drake does not listen. Mindy's Parents understand how much Josh likes their daughter and allow her and Josh to resume their relationship. However they later fight after arguing about fighting.

Guest Stars: Gabrielle Christian as Lucy, Harry S. Murphy, and Erica Shaffer as Mr. and Mrs. Crenshaw

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols
31 11 "Sheep Thrills" Steve Hoefer Eric Friedman October 22, 2005 (2005-10-22) 310
Megan talks Drake and Josh into temporarily babysitting her newly adopted sheep from online while she thinks of a way to explain this to their parents. She does this by promising not to pull any pranks on them for 3 months. But when the sheep gives birth to a baby lamb on Drake's bed, Drake and Josh must then hide the sheep from their parents while Megan is at oboe practice. They are unsuccessful to which the brothers try to tell their parents it was Megan's fault, but the parents do not believe them when Megan goes back on her promise and pretends the sheep and her lamb is a newcomer, and the two get grounded for a month. Exactly a day before the freedom of their punishment, they find that Megan has a zebra in the garage.
32 12 "Megan's New Teacher" Adam Weissman George Doty IV January 28, 2006 (2006-01-28) 313

After being accepted into the TTT, a student-teaching group, Josh becomes Megan's class teacher for a week. He takes his new job very seriously as he challenges the students with college-level chemistry, even failing them on pop quizzes based on homework that they were unable to do. Because of this, Megan becomes disliked by her classmates and gets uninvited to a birthday party which involves a Josh piñata. Drake finds an 11-year-old boy in Megan's class with a talent to play drums and wants him to play for the band on Friday after his original drummer quit, but he is not allowed to play after failing Josh's pop quiz so Drake is now enraged. Drake and Megan hatch a sneaky little plan to fire Josh from the student-teaching group. Megan sneaks into the school and switches a sodium bottle with an explosive liquid, replaces a science tape with footage of clowns and breaks the faucet in the school sink. The Plan ultimately works and Josh is fired.

Guest Star: Tara Lynne Barr as Katie

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Note: Megan asks Josh to give back her 'Pintendo GS', which is a parody of Nintendo DS.
33 13 "Little Sibling" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider February 4, 2006 (2006-02-04) 312

Drake gets in trouble at school by his mean English teacher, Mrs. Hayfer (Julia Duffy) for lying to her by saying that he was in class when she left, after Becca tricked her from saying that the lunch ladies were fighting again. To keep from being sent to Remedial English (a class with a lack of discipline with its poorly behaved students with a dog and goth girls trying to kiss him), Drake agrees to look after a boy named Sammy. Sammy likes Josh more than Drake and often excludes him. Not wanting to go to Remedial English as a result to being unsuccessful with Sammy, Drake desperately tries to interest him. Although he succeeds, he realizes that Sammy truly prefers Josh. He then pretends to be sick so Sammy and Josh can go to a magic show. Later he gets sent to Remedial English and Josh comes in to free Drake.

Guest Stars: Vanessa Hudgens as Becca, Jordan Wright as Sammy, and Jerry Lacy as Mr. Hayfer.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols
34 14 "Theater Thug" Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider February 18, 2006 (2006-02-18) 314

Josh lands the role of a criminal called the Theater Thug on a TV show called "FBI's Most Wanted" (a spoof of America's Most Wanted) at the Premiere, but ends up being mistaken for the real Theater Thug and gets arrested several times. Soon, the real Theater Thug shows up at the Premiere. After a fight, Josh manages to pin him down, but the cops again mistake him for the Theater Thug and arrests him and accidentally lets the real one escape.

Guest Stars: Josh Server as Jeff Carlson, Lucy Hale as Hazel, and James Grace as Theater Thug
35 15 "The Demonator" Steve Hoefer Anthony Del Broccolo &
Eric Friedman
February 25, 2006 (2006-02-25) 315

Drake and Josh insist on riding a roller coaster called the Demonator on its opening day, but Megan reveals it was open that very night. Drake and Josh are forbidden to go, because Walter wants them to watch over their great-grandfather, Papa Nichols, who is 81 years old and has had surgery that afternoon while Walter and Audrey are at the award show. Drake calls Craig and Eric to come over and Craig and Eric come to watch him while Drake, Josh, and Megan go off to ride the Demonator. Because Papa Nichols wakes up disoriented, he thinks he is back in World War II and that Craig and Eric are considered to be Germans, in which he proceeds to attack them and breaks Eric's cell phone. While at Mystic Mountain, Drake, Josh, and Megan are bumped to the back of the line after Josh got back in the middle of the line upsetting the other people, then Drake and Josh get bumped back again for messing with Milfred Mouse the mascot. When Megan tells Drake and Josh that she had rode the Demonator, Drake and Josh finally get to ride the Demonator and get home just in the nick of time before Audrey and Walter come home to see how Drake and Josh did watching Papa Nichols.

Guest Star: Vernon Roberts as Papa Nichols
36 16 "Alien Invasion" Will Bardelli Steve Holland March 18, 2006 (2006-03-18) 316

Megan has just gotten a brand new telescope and has developed an obsession with it. Megan is using Josh's laptop and Drake's leather jacket without their permission, upsetting the boys. They hatch a plan to insert fake images of aliens onto the laptop screen. Megan falls for the prank and believes that aliens are invading. Drake and Josh then get Eric to adjust the electric switches in the kitchen to control the technology inside, then they frighten Megan and make her still believe aliens are real. Drake and Josh continue to try to prove to her that aliens are invading, and when Megan is left home alone one night, Drake and Josh dress as aliens and get their comeuppance on Megan. But a real alien shows up that turns out to be Megan's friend and it scares everyone but her.

Guest Star: Maggie Wheeler as Mindy's third cousin, Denise.
37 17 "Dr. Phyllis Show" Steve Hoefer Anthony Del Broccolo &
Eric Friedman
April 8, 2006 (2006-04-08) 317

Megan gives Drake and Josh tickets to the Dr. Phyllis show (a parody of the Dr. Phil show), where they think of all the fighting and arguing they have been involved in.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols (not during the current episode, but were seen in flashback clips)

Guest Star: Gabrielle Carteris as Dr. Phyllis Tupper

Note: This clip show did not feature any clips from Season 1. Dr. Phyllis Tupper mentions that Liza Tupper is her daughter who appears in "Playing the Field".

Season 4 (2006–07)[edit]

  • This season consists of 20 episodes.
  • The first seven episodes of this season were filmed in November 2005, but production was temporarily suspended in December 2005 due to Drake Bell's car accident. Filming resumed in March 2006 and production of the series wrapped up in July 2006.[1]
  • Drake Bell, Josh Peck, and Miranda Cosgrove are present for all episodes.
  • Nancy Sullivan is absent for nine episodes.1
  • Jonathan Goldstein is absent for seven episodes.

1 In episode 4, she appears in a deleted scene.

  • Production shifts back to Nickelodeon on Sunset for this season.
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38 1 "Josh Runs Into Oprah" Roger Christiansen Ethan Banville September 24, 2006 (2006-09-24) 405

It is Josh's birthday but Drake forgets and sets up a party for a girl he knew for a short while. Realizing his mistake, Drake gets tickets for Josh to see Oprah Winfrey, Josh's idol, and backstage passes to the show since she was going to be San Diego for the next day. However, when Josh exaggerates about parking a distance away and parking elsewhere near the entrance to prevent sweating, Drake causes Josh to run into Oprah. When they get to the hospital to apologize, they can't get past security so Drake tricks them and the whole hospital into believing Josh has a virus, which in return, causes him to get a chemical bath. In the end Drake makes it up to an enraged Josh by throwing him a party, with a signature from Oprah and a new motor scooter. Meanwhile, Megan tries to take care of Toby, a virtual pet that belongs to her friend Janie. (Note: In excitement Josh kisses Drake on the lips for getting him tickets, in the script it was meant to be on the cheek.) Note: This is the first episode where Josh is noticeably skinny.

Guest Star: Summer Bishil as Tabatha

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols
39 2 "Vicious Tiberius" Roger Christiansen George Doty IV October 1, 2006 (2006-10-01) 402

Mrs. Hayfer is going on vacation for the weekend and Josh volunteers to watch over her dog, and her house while she's away, and Drake tags along. However, when Drake and Josh meet her dog, Tiberius, they find out that he is a vicious and dangerous Rottweiler, who traps them in Mrs. Hayfer's bathroom where they are stuck for most of the night. Meanwhile, Walter buys an elliptical machine, and starts working out in hopes of finally beating his arch nemesis, Bruce Winchill, in his TV station's yearly 5k run.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols
40 3 "The Wedding" Steve Hoefer Matt Fleckenstein October 15, 2006 (2006-10-15) 412

Drake and Josh are asked to deliver a cake to their Great Aunt Catherine's wedding, in hope that the family can get her beach house when she dies. But after Drake gives Craig and Eric Josh's laptop case which not only contains Josh's laptop, but also Josh's cell phone and the keys to their mother's SUV, they use Trevor's old car, a 1970s Chevrolet El Camino, to try and get to the wedding on time. On the way, the car breaks down and the keys are locked in the car, and Drake and Josh are stuck. During this time, they get a parking ticket and are robbed by two men. Sometime later a goofy tow truck driver offers to help them, but Drake insults him (as he has a name for both a boy and girl, but Drake thinks it's just a girl's name) so he leaves them. Eventually, Drake and Josh start the car but it catches fire and they are stuck for good.

Guest Star: E. E. Bell as Leslie, the tow truck man Absent: Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols, although he was mentioned waiting in the car to attend the wedding and his voice was heard.

Notes: Audrey and Megan have brief appearances.
41 4 "Mindy Loves Josh" Adam Weissman Arthur Gradstein October 22, 2006 (2006-10-22) 403

Josh and Mindy are working together, and when Mindy leaves, she says "I love you" to Josh. After telling Mindy that he wasn't sure of his feelings towards her, he finds out from Drake that Mindy may have only said that to distract him from beating her in the Regional Science Fair. Meanwhile, Megan seeks revenge on Drake after he eats her cookie: she discovers a disease that turns his hands and feet a sickly greenish color, and she dyes Drake's hands and feet green to make him believe he has the disease, making him suffer a disgusting cure.

Absent: Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols, Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols (was present, but only in a deleted scene).
42 5 "Who's Got Game?" Adam Weissman Ethan Banville November 5, 2006 (2006-11-05) 409

After a debate, Drake and Josh make a bet to see who can score more dates. The bet seems to go smoothly until Drake falls in love with Carly, an employee at a music store. Drake tries to call of the bet but Josh is on a roll with the help of Audrey with scoring dates, but after Carly overhears Drake arguing with Josh about the bet, she becomes angry and breaks up with him. Drake then tries to be honest to win her back but fails several times. Eventually he gathers everyone who he was dishonest with in the past and in front of Carly, admits all the dishonest things he did for them. This works and Carly gets back with him, only though Josh still wins the bet.

Guest Star: Brittany Curran as Carly Absent: Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Note: Megan has a brief appearance.
43 6 "The Great Doheny" Adam Weissman Matt Fleckenstein November 12, 2006 (2006-11-12) 404

Josh's favorite magician, Henry Doheny (a parody of Harry Houdini), appears at the Premiere Theater. Mr. Doheny moves in with Drake and Josh and makes Walter bald, but he is very irritating. When Henry tells Josh nobody wants him around anymore, Drake and Josh decide to get him recognized again.

Guest Stars: Steve Tom as Henry Doheny and Dianna Agron as Lexi

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols
44 7 "I Love Sushi" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider November 26, 2006 (2006-11-26) 407

As an anniversary gift for Audrey and Walter, Drake and Josh agreed to have their living room redecorated by the company of a show called "Pump My Room", which they have never heard of. The company turned out to be fake and when they said they were going to redecorate, they really stole everything. Drake and Josh decide to work at a sushi factory. This episode is inspired by the episode "Job Switching" in the series I Love Lucy.

Note: A scene from this episode was featured on the Victorious episode "Who Did It to Trina?" since both series were created by Dan Schneider when Cat incorrectly recalls when Tori and Trina worked at a sushi factory.
45 8 "The Storm" Steve Hoefer George Doty IV January 7, 2007 (2007-01-07) 411

Due to Walter's bad weather predictions, Drake's long-awaited hopes of opening up for The Sparks are crushed when a storm approaches, stranding him and his friends and family in his house. To make matters worse for him, he desperately attempts to keep his current girlfriend, Carly, from meeting his ex-girlfriends, Lucy and Christine, but when they meet, he suddenly becomes paranoid about it and wants to know what they are talking about. Meanwhile, Craig has to crank a television for Crazy Steve so he can watch Dora the Explorer and Walter must do a live outdoor weather broadcast during the bad storm.

Note: Josh is seen only in the pre-opening sequence since he was stuck at the stadium for the rest of the episode, making it the only episode where Josh is a minor character. A short clip of Jerry Trainor as "Crazy Steve" was heard on iCarly "iGet Pranky" since both series were created by Dan Schneider. At the end of this episode, everyone in the Parker-Nichols' home sings "We Will Rock You". As a DVD Exclusive, they sing "Let's Get This Party Started" instead.
46 9 "My Dinner with Bobo" Virgil Fabian Arthur Gradstein January 14, 2007 (2007-01-14) 406

When Drake and Josh earn money to buy a car, they aren't able to agree on one they both like. Drake steals the money and uses it to buy an orangutan named Bobo from the car dealer. They eventually sell Bobo to a doctor they meet at the Premiere. Megan is suspicious and looks up the guy who they sold Bobo to, who happens to eat orangutans. Drake and Josh then go to the doctor's apartment to return the money and get Bobo back. Unfortunately things don't go to plan and the doctor locks Drake and Josh in the closet. However, he is later arrested and Megan frees Drake and Josh as long they give Bobo back to the car dealer and buy the car Megan wants. Though reluctant, they buy the car which results in them getting teased by their friends much to the delight of Megan.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols
47 10 "Tree House" Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider January 21, 2007 (2007-01-21) 408

After a model rocket explodes in their neighbor's tree house, Drake, Josh, and Megan try to rebuild the tree house so that Drake and Josh can double date with hot twins on the same night. But Drake forgets the power saw to cut the door out before Josh reattaches the last wall, trapping the boys. They get Megan's attention but Megan does not help them because they made her miss her friend Janie's birthday party. She asks Craig and Eric if they wanted to date the two girls after megan tricked the girls by saying that Drake and Josh moved to Canada. However the girls ,and presumably Craig and Eric, leave the theatre when they are out of earshot. In the end, Drake and Josh attempt to flee the tree house but instead it falls with them in it and they are stuck inside for good.

Guest Star: Reed Alexander as Robbie

Note: The tree house incident is later mentioned in "Steered Straight".
48 11 "Josh Is Done" Adam Weissman Ethan Banville February 11, 2007 (2007-02-11) 415

When Drake goes too far with Josh he becomes furious at Drake. Later, Josh thinks that his life would be better if Drake wasn't in it, and considers Drake as just a roommate and nothing more. Josh then has a good time in his life, as he gets all the questions on a make-up exam he had to take thanks to Drake correct, doesn't get a grade dropped due to his excellent effort, and has a good time with his friends away from Drake. Drake on the other hand has a very bad time as Josh isn't there to help him, and Drake realizes that he needs Josh a lot in his life which makes Josh feel bad after his decision to have a new science partner apparently caused Drake to have a chemical shower in the classroom due to a chemical mix-up Drake did with his new partner, Clayton who was difficult to understand due to his talking problems.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Note: This is Robbie's second appearance; his first was the "Tree House" episode. This is also Clayton's first appearance.
49 12 "Eric Punches Drake" Roger Christiansen Arthur Gradstein February 18, 2007 (2007-02-18) 417

Eric accidentally punches Drake in the face while demonstrating a kung fu move to Craig. He soon becomes popular as witnesses thought he punched Drake on purpose in a fight. Dismayed by the popularity due to this, Drake, with the help of Craig who has split up from Eric, attempts to reveal Eric's non-intention for punching him. Meanwhile, Josh worries that Mindy has another boyfriend who is her cousin, Chad.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols

Note: Megan is limited to a cameo in this episode.
50 13 "Megan's Revenge" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider March 4, 2007 (2007-03-04) 401

When Drake and Josh borrow Megan's digital camera to photograph a supermodel, Josh photographs her hamster, Hervé. The flash knocks him unconscious, but the boys think they killed him. They then fear retaliation from Megan. However, Megan knew the whole time that Drake and Josh were worried about what she would do to them. So she told them that she knew how scared they were, and that she was watching the whole time as the boys were both eaten alive by their own fear. In the end, she finally gets her revenge by pressing a button on a device, which blows up the spot on Drake and Josh's bedroom floor where they were standing, causing them to fall down into the garage below. Finally, Megan looks down the hole in the floor, and tells Drake and Josh that Hervé wasn't dead, but stunned from the camera flash. Drake and Josh then both simultaneously mutter MEGAN! before passing out on the garage floor.

Note: A short clip of Miranda Cosgrove as Megan Parker was heard on the iCarly episode "iGet Pranky."

Guest Star: Jill Latiano as supermodel Diana Vosh
51 14 "Steered Straight" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider March 11, 2007 (2007-03-11) 414
After Drake gets himself and Josh fake IDs so that they can enter a nightclub in San Diego to listen to Josh's favorite band, the Hailstones (a parody of The Rolling Stones), they are caught by the police. Although they would not be arrested and go to jail, instead of Audrey and Walter grounding Drake and Josh, the police suggests that the two go through a 'Steered Straight' program which teaches minors about what it's like to be in trouble with the law and going to jail. However, the plan eventually backfires when the officer who is driving them to the police station is interrupted by a criminal who hijacks his police car, and Drake and Josh try to act like real criminals by using their fake ID names (Jefferson Steelflex and Alvin Yakatori) in order to be friends with the criminal so the criminal will take them to their house. However they get him convinced that they were calling their "crew" to kidnap the governor, so he decides to call his crew instead. However when Walter comes home early, the boys attack him and handcuff him and tape his mouth shut and lock him in the closet and Drake and Josh decided to use a magic kit to make it look like "Jefferson" was hurting "Alvin". Drake hits Josh with a banana while he puts fake blood all over his face and then Drake pulls out a prosthetic hand that Josh wore over his real hand. Terrified and disgusted, the criminals make a run for it, before Drake and Josh discover that they forgot to free Walter.
52 15 "Megan's First Kiss" Will Bardelli George Doty IV April 7, 2007 (2007-04-07) 418

Megan's secretive behavior leads Drake and Josh to believe she is up to something. After spying on her (in disguise as Irishmen in the Premiere, it turns out that Megan has a boyfriend named Corey, who she has been dating for 7 weeks, but they embarrass Corey, causing him to break up with Megan. To solve the problem, Drake and Josh apologize to Corey so he can go out with Megan again. However, when Josh goes to the Premiere to pick up his paycheck, he sees Corey with another girl, Monica (who he has been dating for a month). He then tells Drake and they decide to tell Megan. At her next date, Drake and Josh arrive and expose Cory by bringing Monica. Megan and Monica both break up with Cory, who then severely beats Drake and Josh up. Megan apologizes for not believing them at first, and then tells them she loves them.

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols
53 16 "Battle of Panthatar" Josh Peck Matt Fleckenstein April 15, 2007 (2007-04-15) 416

Drake and Josh are invited to their friend Thornton's 16th birthday bash which will air on MTV live. However, their invitations are revoked after Thornton catches Drake kissing his girlfriend. To get into the party, Josh pushes a reluctant Drake into giving Thornton his autographed Abbey Road (The Beatles) album which is what he had just received from an English man. Even though he accepts the gift, Thornton still does not welcome them into the party. As a result, Drake and Josh invade the party dressed up as the Red Sky Nauts from Galaxy Wars (a parody of Star Wars) with lightsabers, to get the album back. When they are discovered they are able to escape with Drake secretly getting the album back.

Guest Star: Josie Loren as Maria, Thornton's girlfriend, Jeff Braine as Thornton, and Nathan Kress as Toplin (his scene was cut)

Absent: Nancy Sullivan as Audrey Parker Nichols and Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Notes: When Josh is watching TV (before the MTV crew arrive) the announcer on the TV says: "And today on Susana Louisiana..." which is a parody of Hannah Montana. Dude, I'm 16. is a parody of My Super-Sweet 16.

Galaxy Wars is later mentioned frequently in Zoey 101, iCarly, and Victorious.
54-55 17-18 "Really Big Shrimp" Drake Bell (Part 1)
Steve Hoefer (Part 2)
Dan Schneider & George Doty IV August 3, 2007 (2007-08-03) 419-420

Drake finally gets a record deal with Josh as his manager. Drake seems totally cool with it - until his song is turned into an unwanted pop mix because Josh signed a contract without reading it, as he was mesmerized by the big shrimps. This causes Drake to become furious; he fires Josh as his manager. Josh then gives the CD that wasn't the remix to a newsperson. Meanwhile, Mindy decides to work at the Premiere to get closer to Josh, which doesn't really work. Helen makes a deal with Craig and Eric to video tape her wedding with Buzz. With Helen's wedding approaching, the Parker-Nichols family must cope with the fact that Helen's grandmother is staying at their house. At the end of this episode, Josh and Mindy get back together.

Guest Star: Samantha Cope as Andrea

Note: A flashback from The Amanda Show is used when Drake and Josh were fighting over the shrimp thrown by Penelope and Barney. This is the series finale, but the final three episodes did not air in order.

Viewers: 6.0 million.[2]
56 19 "Helicopter" Virgil Fabian Dan Schneider August 10, 2007 (2007-08-10) 410

After Drake wins a chance to skydive out of a helicopter, Audrey and Walter, thinking it way too dangerous, go completely against it. Drake disobeys Audrey and Walter and goes skydiving anyways. Josh tries to stop him, but both of them end up going. Soon, they lose their pilot, radio, and a parachute after Josh accidentally blasts the pilot with one of the parachutes out of the helicopter with a fire extinguisher and Drake accidentally yanks the radio out by stretching the cord too far. They eventually run out of fuel. They jump out with one parachute as a last resort to escape. The two are at their house when the pilot arrives. Walter has to pay $400,000 in order to pay for the pilot's damaged helicopter and Drake and Josh, knowing the consequences, ground themselves for 2 weeks.

Note: This episode marks the final appearance of Walter Nichols. He is not seen again until the TV movie Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh.
57 20 "Dance Contest" Steve Hoefer George Doty IV September 16, 2007 (2007-09-16) 413

Josh enters a dance contest to get extra credit in order to be the top student of his class. When Drake is threatened to fail gym and repeat the 11th grade, he too enters the contest in order to pass and steals Josh's original dance partner, Emily. Josh then finds a cruel European dance partner named Vilga to compete with Drake. Vilga has an extremely nasty personality and insults Drake and Emily upon meeting them. Emily and Vilga don't get along and break out fighting before the competition. Luckily, security breaks it up before it gets out of hand. However, both girls are disqualified for the fighting. Drake and Josh decide to dance together and win the competition, both of them getting what they wanted.

Guest Star: Johanna Braddy as Emily and Jeremy Rowley as dance producer

Absent: Jonathan Goldstein as Walter Nichols

Notes: This episode aired as part of Nickelodeon's dancing lineup, featuring dancing themed episodes of Nickelodeon television sitcoms and also featured new episodes of Unfabulous ("The Auction"), Zoey 101 ("Dance Contest"), Just Jordan ("Dancing King"), and iCarly ("iDream of Dance"). This was not intended as the series finale of Drake & Josh but the final episodes did not air in order. In reality "Really Big Shrimp" is the intended final episode.

Viewers: 4.2 million.[3]

Films[edit]

  • Drake & Josh Go Hollywood was filmed during season 3, Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh was filmed in July 2008.
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
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"Drake & Josh Go Hollywood" Steve Hoefer Story by: Dan Schneider &
Steven Molaro
Teleplay by: Dan Schneider
January 6, 2006 (2006-01-06) 5.8[4][5]

Audrey and Walter leave to go on a ten day cruise trip, and Megan has made plans to go to Denver, Colorado to visit her friend Jessica. Drake and Josh mistakenly send Megan on Flight 647 to Los Angeles when she was supposed to board Flight 746 and follow her on another plane to bring her home. On the plane, Josh's G-O (parody of the iPod) gets switched with someone else's. The G-O that Josh has turns out to be an electrical key for an US Treasury currency production machine, which was stolen 3 days earlier. The owners of the G-O kidnap Drake and Josh and Megan finds the kidnapper's wallet. She then goes to the place where Drake and Josh have been taken hostage and calls the police on the kidnappers. The police come and explained that the leader, Milo McRarie, is on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List. Megan then leaves to catch her flight to Denver. Drake and Josh then drive to Sunset Studios so Drake can perform his song Hollywood Girl. Two girls then go to Drake to compliment him and ask if they can hang out with him and Josh and they accept it.

Special Guest star: Tony Hawk as himself

Note: This was the first Drake & Josh film. This movie was shot on film, not on videotape like the other episodes. The Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh movie was also shot on film, but made after the end of the show and not intentionally included in the four seasons.
"Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh" Michael Grossman Dan Schneider & Steven Molaro December 5, 2008 (2008-12-05) 8.1[6][7]

Drake throws a Christmas party on the roof of the Premiere, but when a groups of teens trash the place, Josh is mistaken for one of the teens and gets arrested. At night, Drake breaks into prison attempting to free Josh, after he promises to provide a little girl named Mary Alice and her foster family the 'Best Christmas Ever'. But Drake's plan failed and both were arrested and were intended to spend life in prison for multiple crimes. However things are changed when Drake hires Josh's boss, Helen, to represent them in their case stating that she has never lost an argument, in which the judge agrees to give Drake and Josh a chance to save themselves from prison if they can stick to their promise to give the foster-family their 'Best Christmas Ever'. Meanwhile, Drake and Josh's parole officer, Perry Gilbert, does what he can to prevent Drake and Josh from keeping their promise, and so they turn to Megan, who provides them with enough information to stop his evil ways. However, when Gilbert tricks Steve into telling the foster-family about everything, they feel betrayed and threaten to all vote 'no' when asked by the court. At the end of the TV movie, they all have a happy Christmas holiday after Steve makes snow by shredding cheese in a woodchipper. The TV film was made apart from the regular series, closing all the story lines for the series.

Guest stars: Bailee Madison as Mary Alice, Devon Graye as Luke, Kimbo Slice as Bludge, and Henry Winkler as Judge Newman

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