Wizards of Waverly Place (season 4)

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Wizards of Waverly Place (season 4)
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The Wizards of Waverly Place season four cast
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 27
Broadcast
Original channel Disney Channel
Original run November 12, 2010 (2010-11-12) – January 6, 2012 (2012-01-06)
Season chronology
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The fourth and final season of Wizards of Waverly Place aired on Disney Channel from November 12, 2010 to January 6, 2012. The Russo children, Alex (Selena Gomez), Justin (David Henrie), and Max Russo (Jake T. Austin) continue to compete to become the leading wizard in their magical family and begin to make difficult decisions about their futures. María Canals Barrera and David DeLuise co-star as their parents and Jennifer Stone co-stars as Alex's best friend, Harper Finkle. This is the second season of the series to be broadcast in high-definition.

Opening sequence[edit]

Season 4 of the series features a revamped opening sequence with clips from past seasons. The opening sequence takes place in the wizard lair at the Russo home. Footage of Alex (Selena Gomez) and Justin Russo (David Henrie) is shown in the Crystal replay ball from the season starter "Alex Tells the World". Then, a spell book opens and footage of Max Russo (Jake T. Austin) and Harper Finkle (Jennifer Stone) appear. After that, footage of Theresa (María Canals Barrera) and Jerry Russo (David DeLuise) are shown in a cauldron. After the footage is played, Alex transports them to Times Square, with Alex waving her wand to reveal the title logo and the name of the creator. The theme song Everything Is Not What It Seems has also been remixed and sung by Selena Gomez for the fourth season of the show.

Synopsis[edit]

Alex and Justin are sent back to level one in the wizard competition after "exposing" wizardry in "Alex Tells the World", leaving Max as the most expected to become the family wizard. In "Alex Gives Up", Alex quits the competition, but eventually decides to stay in the competition in "Journey to the Center of Mason" to be with Mason. Before then, Harper tries to get Alex to enjoy life without wizardry. Meanwhile, Justin tries to tutor a class of delinquent wizards.

In the episode, "Three Maxes and a Little Lady", Alex and Justin accidentally turn Max into a little girl, Maxine, portrayed by Bailee Madison. She ends up making Alex jealous when their father prefers Maxine over Alex. Maxine remains until "Back to Max". In the episode "Everything's Rosie for Justin", Justin falls in love with Rosie, a guardian angel, but at the end of "Dancing with the Angels" she becomes an Angel of Darkness. In "Zeke Finds Out", the Russos finally reveal to Zeke that they are wizards. In "Wizard of the Year", Alex is crowned Wizard of the Year for saving the world from the angels of darkness, and is reinstated in the Wizards Competition. In "Justin's Back In", Justin is reinstated in the Wizard Competition, after his class of delinquent wizards passes.

Meanwhile, Alex's relationship with Mason is jeopardized again when a beast tamer, Chase Riprock, falls in love with Alex and Mason gets jealous. This results in Alex breaking up with Mason. Alex, Justin and Max then save the world from being destroyed by an asteroid. Later, Alex and Harper move into an apartment building with a secret 13th floor for wizards and other creatures in the wizard world. However, it turns out to be a trap made by Gorog to capture the wizards who live in the same floor to make them join the dark side and rule the wizard world. He is defeated and destroyed by Alex, Justin and Max who were using the Power of Three. During this, Alex and Mason get back together and, after a long time, Justin finally gets back together with Juliet.

Finally, in the hour-long series finale, Alex, Justin, and Max compete in the family wizard competition. Alex wins and gains full wizardry; Justin becomes a full wizard as well when Professor Crumbs reveals he is retiring as headmaster of WizTech and passes the position to Justin. Jerry also decides to pass down the Waverly Sub Station to Max one day since he is the only child who is not a wizard anymore. The series ends with hugging and Alex saying that they are all happy.

Guest stars and recurring cast include: Gregg Sulkin as Mason Greybeck, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, David Barrera as Carlos Cucuy, Samantha Boscarino as Lisa Cucuy, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Bridgit Mendler as Juliet van Heusen, Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty, Bailee Madison as Maxine Russo, Shane Harper as Fidel, Dan Benson as Zeke Beakerman, John Rubinstein as Gorog, Andy Kindler as Chancellor Tootietootie, Fred Stoller as Dexter, Leven Rambin as Rosie, China Anne McClain as Tina, Kari Wahlgren as Helen, Cameron Sanders as Nelvis, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, Jackie Evancho as Herself, McKaley Miller as Talia, Valente Rodriguez as Muy Macho, and Nick Roux as Chase Riprock.

Episodes[edit]

Wizards of Waverly Place Season 4 episodes
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80 1 "Alex Tells the World" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 4.1[2] November 12, 2010 (2010-11-12) 401

The Russos and Mason finally make it back home, but their wizard powers are still gone. While the family wants to stay quiet, Alex believes that they should take action, so she reveals that they are wizards to reporters and tells them that a group of wizards are being held captive by the government. As she urges them to spread the word, Professor Crumbs appears and tells her that everything that had happened was a test that she failed miserably and orders her to Wizard Court for exposing wizardry to the world. Justin is also ordered to attend because he exposed magic to Agent Lamwood, who was a creation from Professor Crumbs' mind. The judges rule Alex and Justin guilty, and Professor Crumbs sentences them both to be demoted to level one in the Family Wizard Competition, making them behind Max by two levels. Meanwhile, Max sets up traps in the Sub Station for the "government", but ends up falling for one of them.

Co-stars: Clinton Jackson as reporter, Matt Kaminsky as Mr. Loser
Guest star: Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs
Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
Notes: Starting with this episode, the opening sequence has been changed to feature a new crystal ball sequence. This episode also features the remixed version of theme song for the season.
Spell: Edgebono Utoosis – Duplicates an object or person.

Magical object: Crystal replay ball – Replays footage of whatever is requested by the user
81 2 "Alex Gives Up" Victor Gonzalez Todd J. Greenwald N/A November 27, 2010 (2010-11-27) 402

Alex decides to give up the wizard competition to spend more time with Mason and thinks that it does not matter since Max is all the way in the lead, but Chancellor Tootietootie tells Alex that non-wizards and werewolves cannot date, because the werewolf always eats the human. Max's picture on the front of Future Wizards magazine attracts the daughter of a family of Cucuys (mythical Latino monster) and they invite him to a dinner party on their yacht. Alex comes up with a scheme to invite Chancellor Tootietootie to the Cucuy party in hopes of getting him to appeal the law against werewolves and mortals dating. Lisa Cucuy finds out that Mason is a werewolf and decides that she wants him instead of Max. Alex gets jealous when Lisa flirts with Mason, so Alex says embarrassing things about Mason to everyone on the yacht so that he will be mad enough to turn into a werewolf. Carlos and Julie Cucuy jump off the boat as Cucuys are scared of werewolves. Jerry jumps off after them. Alex tells Lisa that she can get off the boat the easy way or her way. Once Lisa jumps off the boat, Chancellor Tootietootie says that their case will not be appealed as by Mason turning into a werewolf proved his point that they are dangerous. In the end, Alex and Mason have to break up to be friends and Harper finishes writing her first novel based on the werewolf-wizard relationship. Jerry tries to get Harper to help him out of the water but accidentally grabs her just finished novel, which causes him to fall back into the water. Meanwhile, Justin tutors a class of delinquent wizards in an attempt to gain a level to re-enter the Wizard Competition.

Guest stars: Andy Kindler as Chancellor Tootietootie, Frank Pacheco as Felix, David Barrera as Carlos Cucuy, Roxanna Brusso as Julie Cucuy, Samantha Boscarino as Lisa Cucuy and Kari Wahlgren as Helen
Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
Notes: Harper writes a novel about Alex's and her wizard adventures, a reference to her future self as an author (revealed in the season 2 episode "Future Harper") H.J. Darling.
Spell: Garbage man, dumpster land, giving a hand to the trash can
Magical objects:
Cucuys – Mythical latino monsters known to be scary and filthy rich.
Abracadoodler – A board when you draw an object on it, the object comes to life.

Werewolves
82 3 "Lucky Charmed" Victor Gonzalez Justin Varava 3.0[3] December 10, 2010 (2010-12-10) 403

Harper tries teaching Alex how to live without magic, but the strain of taking responsibility for her actions instead of using magic causes a disagreement between the two best friends when Alex gets in big trouble for crashing Mr. Laritate's car. As punishment, Alex has to clean the school's garbage cans. Mr. Laritate forgives Alex after seeing how the crash influenced her, and Alex realizes that she will be okay without magic. Wanting to thank Harper, Alex uses Mr. Laritate's lucky life-saving hula girl figurine, Leilani, for luck, as Mr. Laritate does. During Harper's driving test, Alex turns into the hula girl and guides Harper through the test, knowing that she might fail. In the end, Harper passes her test. Meanwhile, Jerry wants to pass on the wizard family robe to Max, but Justin has a hard time letting go of it.

Absent: María Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo
Guest stars: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate and Julio Oscar Mechoso as DMV Instructor
Notes: After Alex accidentally crashes the car, standing outside you can see posters for The Crazy 10-Minute Sale, the same sale that Alex bunks off wizard lessons to go to in the first ever episode "Crazy 10-Minute Sale".

Magical objects: Magic Robe, Magic Washtub
83 4 "Journey to the Center of Mason" Robbie Countryman Peter Dirksen N/A December 17, 2010 (2010-12-17) 404

After she finds out that she will lose her powers, Alex can no longer date Mason, so they decide to try being best friends instead. After watching a film at the theaters, Harper, Alex, and Mason go home, Dean, who was Alex's Ex-Boyfriend comes and asks Alex to get back together with him. Mason gets jealous. When Dean brings a gift for Alex, Mason then asks what Alex's relationship is with Dean, and Max tells him that Dean and Alex used to date, making Mason more jealous. Mason then turns into a werewolf and eats Dean. Alex, Justin, and Max come up with a solution to turn Justin's toy Captain Jim Bob submarine big and go in it. They then shrink it and go into Mason's mouth. While there, Alex, Max, and Justin see Mason's thoughts, which are all of Alex. They get Dean out, and Alex, when Harper, Max, and Justin leave, Alex tells Dean that he was knocked out and the doctor's solution was for them all to dress up as cows. Dean then gives her his offer once again: he wants to get back with her. Alex tells him 'no', and then gets back together with Mason, with deciding to get back to the Wizard Competition.

Guest stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean, Frank Pacheco as Felix and Shoshana Bush as Tyler
Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
Spells:

  • Proton, neutron, get gone – Shrinks something.
  • Proton, neutron, back to one – Makes something back to normal size.
Magical objects: Werewolves
84 5 "Three Maxes and a Little Lady" Victor Gonzalez Richard Goodman 4.0[4] January 7, 2011 (2011-01-07) 405

Alex joins Justin's wizard class to try to move up in the competition. Max joins a sophisticated wizard society. They suggest he move the wizard competition up and he moves it to a few days away. Max quits the society because he finds out that they are taking advantage of him. Alex and Justin transform into Max in an attempt to change the date of the family wizard competition back to its original date and succeed. In the end of the episode they accidentally turn Max indefinitely into a little girl.

Guest stars: Bailee Madison as Maxine, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Kari Wahlgren as Helen and Shane Harper as Fidel
Note: Bailee Madison begins her recurring role as Maxine, the female Max in this episode. Jake T. Austin was absent in four other episodes and returns at the end of the tenth episode "Back to Max".
Spell: Here's the brass tacks, turn this girl back to Max. – Turns girl Max back to boy Max but because of the previous mutated spell it does not work.

"Morpheus Morpharium More Fish Please Max" - Used by Alex and Justin to turn into Max
85 6 "Daddy's Little Girl" Robbie Countryman Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 3.4[5] January 21, 2011 (2011-01-21) 406

With Max still a little girl, their parents pay more attention to Max (Maxine), and Alex becomes jealous. Justin takes Maxine to her (Max's) karate class and Maxine kicks Justin's butt. After the class, Alex decides to make Jerry's favorite sandwich in order to win his love back, but Maxine comes along with Justin, announcing that she beat Justin in karate, and Jerry immediately falls for her cuteness again. More jealous than ever, Alex comes back with Justin to Maxine's karate class with their parents, having a slight idea of knowing how to change Maxine back to Max. They cast spells on Maxine, Justin using the spell he used on Max that turned him into Maxine, and Alex using the reverse spell. Unfortunately, it only makes Maxine cuter, which makes her furious. Instead of going against the person she was supposed to, she demands that she kicks either Alex or Justin's butt. Justin goes against her, but seeing that he would lose, Alex casts a spell on Justin to make him a karate master. Too fast for Maxine, Justin beats her, and Maxine is hurt (physically). Jerry and Theresa rush to her side, caring for Maxine more than they care that Justin beat Maxine in karate. Justin leaves, and Alex leaves after him, heartbroken. Back at home, Jerry tells Alex that he fell for Maxine because she reminded him of Alex when she was little and they bond again. Meanwhile, Zeke thinks the Russos hate him, but really it was just Harper's alibi in order to keep him away from the Sub Station so as not to make him suspicious about Max's disappearance and Maxine's appearance.

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo
Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Bailee Madison as Maxine, Lanny Joon as Karate Instructor

Spell: Fly swat now rot – Makes somebody's hands and feet move rapidly.
86 7 "Everything's Rosie for Justin" Victor Gonzalez Justin Varava 3.9[6] February 4, 2011 (2011-02-04) 407

Justin and his delinquent class have a wizard wand dance assessment to do which will get them back in Wiztech. A new student named Rosie joins, whom Justin falls madly in love with to later find out that she is an Angel. Meanwhile, Jerry, Teresa, and Harper try to think of ideas of how to get more people to come to their restaurant. Harper makes cards which customers get hole punched each time they buy a sandwich; when you get 9 hole punches, they get a free sandwich. Contrary to the original purpose, one man punches his own card, demands a free sandwich, and then brings dozens of people into the restaurant, who also have pre-punched cards. Maxine uses her charming cuteness to convince the customers to not exploit her parents. Meanwhile, Justin kicks Rosie out of his class so that it does not fail the wizard dance assessment. Sympathizing, Alex gets Rosie to rejoin the class and puts a copycat spell on her so that Rosie can mimic Alex's move and pass the class. The assessment ends in disaster when a squirrel-frog attaches itself to Alex's foot, and Rosie reveals herself to be an angel. The class fails, but Justin starts dating Rosie.

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo
Guest stars: Bailee Madison as Maxine, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Leven Rambin as Rosie, Diane Delano as Wizard Coach Penny, Chris Coppola as Customer, Cameron Sanders as Nelvis.
Spells:

  • This that copycat – makes someone copy your every action
  • Not this nor that no more copycat – makes someone stop copying your every action
Magical objects: Angels
87 8 "Dancing with Angels" Victor Gonzalez Richard Goodman 4.5[7] February 11, 2011 (2011-02-11) 408

Justin and Rosie start dating but when their date gets ruined, they want a second date. Alex suggests an Angel Club in Los Angeles, but Rosie says that only Angels are allowed. Maxine will not tell their parents as long as Alex brings her back an Ozzy Osbourne stone. After Justin, Harper and Alex sneak in along with Rosie, Zedrik asks them if they are angels and they say they are. Back at the sub shop, Theresa and Jerry question Maxine to find out where Justin, Alex and Harper are, and Maxine does not say, so they force her to join a Pageant in order for her to tell them where they are. Things get bad at the angel club when Alex and Harper cannot fly, until Justin secretly pulls out his wand and gives Harper flying powers. Zedrick still questions them by giving them a test to sing while playing the harp. Though Alex, Justin, and Harper fail to do so, they are accepted as "angels" until the key-chain of Ozzy Osbourne's star reverts to normal;and Zedrik believes they are really angels of darkness, causing everyone in the club to run off, even Rosie. Rosie comes back at the end of the episode to comfort Justin, but when they both look over the city, Rosie's wings are shown to be black, the color of an angel of darkness' wings, but Justin does not see because he is looking forward. Meanwhile, Maxine ends up winning the beauty pageant, making Jerry and Theresa celebrate.

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo
Co-stars: Wesley Piernino as Announcer
Guest stars: Bailee Madison as Maxine, Leven Rambin as Rosie, Ransford Doherty as Zedrik
Spell: Key Largo, Key West, key chain – turns the object into a keychain

Magical objects: Angels
88 9 "Wizards vs. Angels" Victor Gonzalez Richard Goodman 5.1[8] February 18, 2011 (2011-02-18) 409–410

Rosie is an Angel of Darkness, and has been tricking Justin all along to make him evil. Alex finds out, with the help of Tina (a guardian angel in training trying to earn her wings) that Rosie is an Angel of Darkness. Justin crosses over to the dark side with Rosie, steals the "moral compass",and gives it to Gorog, so Gorog can turn the compass from good to bad, so that the world will be covered in darkness and every human being will be corrupted. Rosie tries to get Justin to run away and save him, because Gorog wants to destroy him, but Justin refuses to leave, stating that he is no longer a wizard but an Angel of Darkness and breaks his wand in half. Alex tries to convince Justin that he is a wizard, a good wizard and not an Angel of Darkness.

Meanwhile, Maxine is enrolled in Tribeca Prep, since she is participating in a "cousin exchange program." After her first day of school, Maxine laments that she has no friends,which leads Harper to insist Maxine have a slumber party (which is really what Harper wants because she has never had a slumber party), that eventually becomes a disaster. Tina reveals that Rosie was a good angel, and her teacher however, Gorog reached her before her transport arrived and corrupeted her. Alex and Tina go to the Dark Realm to save Justin. Alex borrows a pair of wings from the guardian angels. Alex takes the Moral Compass and tries to turn it to good but Justin stops her and then Rosie used her good angel side and they fly up and when they land, Justin turns the compass to good. Tina and Alex take it and run. When Rosie and Justin kiss, Rosie turns into a good angel (with white wings), and Justin loses the dark wings.

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo
Co-stars: Milles Wood as Monty, Natalie Alyn Lind as Marisa, Frank Maharajh as Customer, Ezra Weisz as Fruit and Darrin Butters as Fruit
Guest stars: Bill Chott as Mr Laritate, Bailee Madison as Maxine, Leven Rambin as Rosie, John Rubinstein as Gorog, China Anne McClain as Tina (as China McClain) and Amy Tolsky as Florence
Note: This is a one-hour special. This is the only time that one of the cast members (Jake T. Austin) did not appear in a one-hour-long special.
Spells:

  • Sobbing cries change turn these girls into older guys. — turns girls into elderly men.
  • Fruity Patutti — turns people into fruit.
  • Rip torn. Rip Taylor. Rip bag – Rip Bag from the bottom.
  • Without wand or robes, you all turn into slowpokes — Slows down angels.
Magical objects: Angels, angels of darkness, The Moral Compass, halo, angel wings
89 10 "Back To Max" Guy Distad Todd J. Greenwald 3.7[9] March 11, 2011 (2011-03-11) 411

Justin invites Professor Crumbs to check on his delinquent wizards class, to see how their wizard training is progressing. During the conversation, Maxine interrupts, causing Alex and Justin to panic since they do not know how to explain "Maxine", and they try to find a way to turn Maxine back to Max. Meanwhile, Harper takes a role in the school's "Spirit of America" play, only to be replaced by Maxine.

Guest stars: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, Bailee Madison as Maxine, Cameron Sanders as Nelvis, LJ Benet as Young Professor Crumbs and Jackie Evancho as Choir Girl
Co-star: McKaley Miller as Talia

Note: Jake T. Austin returns as Max near the end of the episode. Baliee Madison marks her final appearance as Maxine in this episode.
90 11 "Zeke Finds Out" David DeLuise Peter Dirksen 3.0[10] April 8, 2011 (2011-04-08) 412

When Alex gets bored of Zeke's failing magic tricks, she decides to use magic to make Zeke's tricks come true. Everything goes downhill when Zeke tells Harper he believes he is a wizard and is now booking a magic act at the sub station for a kid's birthday party. Since Justin and Harper are tired of Alex ruining things all the time, they decide to leave everything up to her. Harper, not wanting to let Zeke make a fool of himself, tells Alex to tell Zeke the truth about wizards, but she is reluctant to, as exposing wizardry to another mortal could get her kicked out of the wizard competition forever if anyone finds out. Zeke goes on with his belief that he is a "wizard", but he finds out Harper is keeping a secret from him so he breaks up with her. Alex realizes what a mess she created and on the day of Zeke's magic act, she makes Harper disappear before she can expose wizardry to Zeke, which freaks him out. The Russos really are in deep waters when Zeke is going to saw Max in half with a real saw for his next act, so Justin takes matters into his own hands and freezes everyone except for himself and Zeke. Justin tells Zeke that he is a wizard, not Zeke, and that he did everything. Still not believing him, he flashes Zeke into their lair and unveils the secret to him. They go back outside and tell Harper and Alex who are fighting, that Zeke now knows about the existence of wizards, but he promises he will never tell anyone. Zeke and Harper reconcile their relationship and Alex and Harper apologize and make up with each other.

Absent: María Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo and David DeLuise as Jerry Russo
Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Maurice G. Smith as Big Mack

Spells:

  • Chancy meat, schmancy treat, fancy feet is now complete. – Causes feet and legs to run away.
  • Tick tock, time was stopped, bang the gong, time moves on. – Unfreezes time, if already frozen
  • This is no longer cute, put his voice on mute. – Mutes the person
91 12 "Magic Unmasked" David DeLuise Justin Varava 2.7[11] May 13, 2011 (2011-05-13) 413

When a former legendary Luchador "Muy Macho" visits the Sub Station, Alex finds out that she was the reason why he quit lucha libre (wrestling), so she tries to make it up to him by arranging a lucha libre match with him and Jerry to restore his honor. Meanwhile, Zeke asks too many questions about wizardry, so Justin offers to grant him one magical wish if he promised he would stop questioning him about magic. Unfortunately, Zeke's wish is to defeat Muy Macho in the match. Max pretends to like Talia's hobbies, but does not enjoy them.

Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Valente Rodriguez as Bob/"Muy Macho", McKaley Miller as Talia
Spells:

  • Lucha Ba Boom – Make wrestlers strong.
  • Lucha Ba Boom, but Stronger – Make wrestlers Stronger.
  • Lucha Ba Boom Wing Macho Doom – Turned Harper into super-strong Wrestler.
92 13 "Meet the Werewolves" Victor Gonzalez David Henrie 4.1[12] June 17, 2011 (2011-06-17) 415

When Alex asks Mason if she can meet his parents, Mason shows his fake parents and she finds out soon after. She gets upset at Mason and demands him to take her to his real parents. Mason takes her to the Autumn Moon Feast (werewolf holiday) to meet his parents. Soon after that Alex finds out he told his parents that she is a werewolf and is frustrated. She uses a spell to change herself and Harper into werewolves. She tries to be the worst werewolf possible in front of Mason's parents during the feast. In the end Mason's parents like her as a werewolf and she says to him that they do not know the real her. She begins to leave and he says that he truly loves Alex to his parents and that she is a wizard. She changes back to a wizard and Mason turns back to human form. After the parents find out they try to eat her and Mason and Alex make a near escape. Meanwhile Max makes his parents' food taste like kid food in order to make it taste good. Afterwards Jerry and Theresa eat it, and as a result they act like little kids. Justin thinks he will have to fix it but Max comments on how he does not need help, as he will be the future family wizard. Max uses another spell on cookies to make them older, but they turn into teenagers. Finally, Justin uses a spell on a pizza to turn them back into their regular selves.

Guest stars: Robin Riker as Linda Greybeck, Harry Van Gorkum as Grant Greybeck, Marianne Muellerleile as Molly and Eric Zuckerman as Bill
Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
Notes: This episode was the second to be written by David Henrie, who plays Justin, this is the first time that Alex meets Mason's real parents.

Spells:

  • Put my stomach in a good mood, make this taste like kid food. – Turns someone into toddlers when someone eats something with the spell on.
  • Yummy cookies bring lots of cheers, gobble them up and add some years – Turns someone into teenagers when someone eats the cookies with the spell on.
  • Give us hair and fur and big old teeth for sure – Turns a person/people into a werewolf/werewolves.
  • Eatza Eatza magic pizza, change them back from head to feetsa – Turns someone back into their age when someone eats the pizza with the spell on.
93 14 "Beast Tamer" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 4.0[13] June 24, 2011 (2011-06-24) 416

When Alex, Justin and Max win four tickets to the "Beast Bowl", the tickets are delivered by Beast Tamer Chase Riprock, who begins flirting with Alex and invites the group for a pre-bowl tour. Alex invites Mason to go with them but he says he cannot. During the tour, despite Chase's warnings, Justin attempts to tame the beast so that Max can have his photo taken with the beast, but both are caught and banned from the event. Chase tries to kiss Alex but she rejects him and returns to the mortal world where she finds Mason coming out a hardware store. Mason is evasive about his plans, which involve making an anniversary present for Alex, so Alex returns to the Beast Bowl. Harper tells Mason that Chase likes Alex and urges him to surprise her with the gift at the Beast Bowl. Meanwhile, Justin and Max return to the Beast Bowl disguised as beast taming clowns where they allow the beast to escape and snatch Alex who throws the whip to Chase. Chase tames the beast who drops Alex and Mason is able to reveal his gift, which is a sculpture of himself and Alex. Alex and Mason leave together, with the sculpture.

Absent: María Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo and David DeLuise as Jerry Russo
Guest star: Nick Roux as Chase Riprock

Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
94 15 "Wizard of the Year" Victor Gonzalez Richard Goodman 3.6[14] July 8, 2011 (2011-07-08) 417

Alex has been crowned Wizard of the Year after saving the world from dark angels, as well as being reinstated in the Wizard Competition, and a banquet honoring her achievement is hosted. With paparazzi in tow, Chase Riprock visits the lair to congratulate Alex. As he leaves, Keith Keith hounds them about being in a romantic relationship, to which Alex states she already has a boyfriend. Later, Mason and Alex watch his gossip segment, and to their horror, Keith Keith confirms that Chase and Alex are dating. For Alex winning Wizard of the Year, the Russo family must record a holographic video congratulating Alex. However, much to Justin's displeasure, Justin's video instead only contains him complaining about Alex. The night of the awards banquet, Mason stands Alex up, leaving her devastated. At the banquet, Chancellor TootieTootie tells Justin that his display of affection and pride for Alex may reinstate him into the competition, causing Justin to be frantic and do everything within his power to destroy the tape. Chase purposely invites himself to sit at the Russo's table. However, Mason shows up late and sees Alex and Chase flirting together. A short battle ensues between Mason and Chase. Alex soon breaks up the fight, and is forced to choose either Mason or Chase. Appalled by both of their behaviors that evening, Alex chooses neither and breaks up with Mason.

Guest stars: Andy Kindler as Chancellor Tootietootie, Nick Roux as Chase Riprock, Justin Guarini as Keith Keith

Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
95 16 "Misfortune at the Beach" Jody Margolin Hahn Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 3.5[15] July 24, 2011 (2011-07-24) 420

The Russos head to the beach on an extremely hot day, and Harper hopes to enjoy reading her book while at the beach. The Russos come across Zelzar, a fortune-telling machine. Jerry warns the kids about Zelzar – he is from the wizard world, and a wizard's fortune really comes true. After Max and Justin receive good fortunes, Alex decides to get a fortune despite her father's warning. However, her fortune says, "Say good-bye to your life." Alex thinks nothing of it and proceeds to enjoy the day at the beach, but comes close to life-threatening situations multiple times. Alex, Justin, Max, and Harper make a compromise with Zelzar – if they can extract him from the machine and let him enjoy a day at the beach, he will take back Alex's fortune. Max replaces Zelzar, and Justin is forced to drive the beach-goers away from the machine (as Max gives out silly fortunes about his new facial hair); meanwhile, the girls help Zelzar fancy his day at the beach. In the end, Zelzar reveals that while he cannot take away Alex's fortune, he can give it to the next person. The next person happens to be a little girl, who gets Alex's fortune. However, it is revealed that a man from Random Prize Giveaway shows up, saying: "Say good-bye to your life because we're randomly giving you one million dollars!"

Co-stars: Timothy Fitzgerald as Angry Beachgoer
Guest stars: Michael Carbonaro as Zelzar, John J. York as Game Show Host

Spells: Fix the fan, make it right, make it blow with all its might. – Fixes the fan and enables it to blow full force.
96 17 "Wizards vs. Asteroid" Victor Gonzalez Peter Dirksen 3.6[16] August 19, 2011 (2011-08-19) 418

When it is announced that a huge asteroid is hurtling towards the earth, the Russos decide to hide in the wizard world, but Alex, Justin, and Max change their minds and go into space to destroy the asteroid. Meanwhile, Alex finds out that she is not graduating high school, but when a small part of the asteroid hits the school, she gets a chance to graduate.

Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Kristina Hayes as Reporter

Magic Objects:Captain Jimmbob Model Spaceship
97 18 "Justin's Back In" Guy Distad Todd J. Greenwald 3.2[17] August 26, 2011 (2011-08-26) 419

Justin's class of delinquent wizards has completed their studies, which means they are eligible to rejoin WizTech if they all pass their final evaluation. When they all fail, Alex suspects something is not right. The truth soon uncovered – the class had actually passed, but the historian who checked the exams was revealed to be evil, and had lied about the exam scores. He tries to attack Justin's class, so Justin must stop the historian, and save Alex. but one of the students in the class is able to stop him by pulling the most powerful wand in the wizard world out of a crystal ball and using it. This means that he is actually the descendant of a famous wizard who had previously been thought to have no living descendants. Justin's class is revealed to have passed the final exam, so they are readmitted into WizTech and Justin is officially back in the family wizard competition. Meanwhile, Jerry and Theresa realize that they never saved any of Max's childhood accomplishments, so they try to recreate them with the help of Harper. During the credits, it is revealed that Max had kept his favorite memories all along.

Spell: H2 Russo - Turns a Russo's body into an image in water
Guest stars: Frank Pacheco as Felix, Cameron Sanders as Nelvis, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs

Special guest star: Tim Conway as Cragmont
98 19 "Alex the Puppetmaster" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 2.9[18] September 16, 2011 (2011-09-16) 421

Alex and Harper decide to do a puppet show to raise money for a new apartment and Zeke and Justin help them. But Alex forgets to write the lines for the show. Harper gets mad and decides to do a show of her own and makes her puppets act like the way Alex treats her. Alex makes Justin and Zeke puppets for her show and steals Harper's crowd which makes Harper upset. Then Alex apologizes to Harper using the puppets. Meanwhile, Talia's parents meet Theresa and Jerry for the first time, but it does not go well. Justin puts a spell on Talia's parents to forget they ever meet Theresa and Jerry. They meet again, but this time they end up watching a 16 hour play together.

Co-star: Sammie Abrigo as Little Girl
Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, James Urbaniak as Rob Robinson, McKaley Miller as Talia

Special guest star: Joely Fisher as Meg Robinson
99 20 "My Two Harpers" Victor Gonzalez Manny Basanese 3.0[19] September 30, 2011 (2011-09-30) 422

Harper and Zeke spend so much time together that Alex decides to make a Harper-clone. Justin comes with lots of different ideas to save money in the sub-shop and Max starts a fast-food restaurant in the wizard world.

Absent: María Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo
Co-stars: Ralph P. Martin as Customer, Michelle N. Carter as Customer #2, Joe Szymanski as Flying Carpet Mechanic

Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke
100 21 "Wizards of Apartment 13B" Guy Distad Justin Varava 3.5[20] October 7, 2011 (2011-10-07) 423

Alex and Harper receive a flyer for a hotel. They meet the hotel's owner, Dexter, who sells them Apartment 13B, which belongs to a floor for non-humans. They rent it, but Harper is forced to use a training wand that can only open things. Later at their apartment, they realize Mason lives on the floor. Mason will stop at nothing to win Alex back; Alex tells him she does not want a boyfriend, but Mason is relentless. That night, Alex and Harper throw a party, where the whole floor comes, including Felix. Mason goes to the party and uses Harper's wand to open Alex's heart. However, she flirts with an ugly giant. Mason tries again, but makes Alex opens her heart to Felix. Meanwhile, Theresa and Jerry trick Justin into going to Alex's apartment to drive him out of the house. When Justin arrives, he fixes Mason's mistakes by resetting Harper's wand and it is revealed that despite his actions, he misses Alex. Alex, freed from Mason's spell, is angry at Mason, and Mason, deflated, leaves. Outside their door, Dexter turns into Gorog when no one is looking. He wants revenge. Max appears in the apartment, and when Harper and Alex kick him out, he encounters Gorog, who gives him a flyer for a free camp. Max accepts.

Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
Guest stars: John Rubinstein as Gorog, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Fred Stoller as Dexter, Christopher Douglas Reed as Ogre

Note: This is part 1 of a 4-part arc.
101 22 "Ghost Roommate" David DeLuise Richard Goodman 4.1[21] October 14, 2011 (2011-10-14) 424

Alex and Harper have trouble paying the apartment bills, so Dexter recommends getting a roommate. Alex and Harper find a wealthy ghost named Lucy, who they let move in. Meanwhile, Justin orders a robot to help Zeke at the sub station, as Justin is busy studying for the wizard competition. The robot is lost in transit, but Dexter (Gorog in disguise) makes an evil robot to spy on Justin to pass information to Gorog. While Zeke and the robot are working, the robot asks him about Justin and the wizard competition, which confuses Zeke because no one had talked about it in front of the robot. Later that night, Lucy starts crying and explains that her boyfriend Donny had disappeared sixty years prior in a plane accident. Alex trys to set Lucy up with Justin, but he makes matters worse. Later, Lucy meets Mason and they go out on a long date, which makes Alex jealous. Meanwhile, the robot again asks Zeke about the wizard world and Zeke realizes that the robot might have a secret agenda. He tells Justin, who simply does not believe him and is ignorant of the situation because of his intensive studying. Because of her jealousy, Alex helps Lucy locate Donny, who had been stranded on an island in the Bermuda Triangle. They soon reconnect, but not after Alex realizes that she cannot get back home, due to heavy magnetic currents interfering with her magic. Mason goes to save Alex after he finds out that she had left for the Bermuda Triangle. The robot attacks Justin and Zeke after they find him scanning the spell book. Mason and Alex manage to get off of the island using the Bermuda shorts given to them by Justin. The robot is shown giving Gorog the spell he needed that he got from the Russos.

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo, María Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo, and David DeLuise as Jerry Russo
Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Fred Stoller as Dexter, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, Linsey Godfrey as Lucy, Travis Caldwell as Donni and Michael Carbonaro as the Robot
Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
Magical object: Bermuda shorts - shields from the magnetic fields of the Bermuda Triangle

Notes: This is part 2 of a 4-part arc. The reason Theresa, Jerry, and Max do not appear in this episode is because Theresa and Jerry are taking Max to wizard camp. Hugh still acts as if he is a giant, but he finds out his real parents were not giants in "Hugh's not Normus"
102 23 "Get Along, Little Zombie" Victor Gonzalez Peter Dirksen 3.4[22] October 21, 2011 (2011-10-21) 425

Alex and Harper are going to their apartment when they run into Mr. Laritate, who also lives in the hotel. Felix tells Justin he broke his wand and Justin informs him that it's fake, because he saw batteries in it. He concludes that someone stole Felix's wand. Dexter is showing a zombie to the hall for magical creatures while he introduces them to Alex and Harper. Mason, who will stubbornly not stop asking Alex on a date, meets them in the elevator. When Alex ignores him, Mason messes with the buttons so he can spend more time with her and they land on the second floor. Justin tells Jerry that Felix lost his wand and Jerry tells them to use the abracadoobler wand app and Felix realizes that his wand is around the area. Meanwhile, because Mason messed with the buttons, all the humans have discovered the mysterious thirteenth floor. Alex lies and tells the humans that they accidentally got into a secret open house floor for the people in the hotel. Mr. Laritate, after all the other humans left, discovers the thirteenth floor too and sees Alex, Harper, and Mason. Mr. Laritate sees the zombie, Alex explains this is a haunted house, but Mr. Laritate does not believe them. The zombie bites Mr. Laritate and turns him into a zombie. They take him to their apartment while Alex looks for a spell to turn Mr. Laritate human again. Mr. Laritate runs away and Alex, Harper, and Mason suspect he went to the substation. Professor Crumbs questions Felix, who reveals the 13th floor to them, and Crumbs denies the existence of a "13th floor", so they go to investigate. At Waverly Place they're throwing a festival while Alex tells Jerry what happened. Alex and Mason, trying to sneak the zombie into the substation, are forced into dance. They then, after Harper causes a distraction, take Laritate to the substation and give him a medicine from the wizard world that turns Laritate human. He remembers nothing and goes outside to dance. Alex kisses him on the cheek, and Mason suggests they just be friends. Alex gets back together with Mason. Crumbs tells Felix the floor should not exist. Harper, Mason, and Alex return to the thirteenth floor. Justin tells them that the floor does not exist. Crumbs thinks that there is evil going on. Dexter then comes with dark angel wings and it is revealed he stole Felix's his wand. Dexter tricks Felix into turning to the dark side in return for the wand. Felix casts a spell that traps them all on the floor. Back at Waverly Place, Mr. Laritate is dancing while Jerry is selling chili, when Mr. Laritate gets one and gets water to get "the burn" out of his mouth.

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo and María Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo
Co-star: Marcus Alexander Hart as Abercrombie Zombie
Guest stars: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Fred Stoller as Dexter, Regan Burns as Everett, Jane Carr as Martha St. Clarke
Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason
Spell: Make these troubles no more, go in through the out door – Makes it impossible to leave a place where the spell is cast.

Note: This is part 3 of a 4-part arc.
103 24 "Wizards vs. Everything" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 3.4[23] October 28, 2011 (2011-10-28) 426

The wizards of 13th floor come out and Alex explains Dexter's evil. Dexter reveals himself as Gorog, and that he is trying to rebuild his army of darkness. Felix uses a spell that makes all the wizards from the 13th floor go with them, so they can make the them all evil, all except Alex, Justin, and Harper, who are left behind. A trashcan tells them to go through it, however Alex ends up in the room again. Justin realizes only mortals can go through it. Alex convinces Harper into going through it, Harper then arrives in the wizard lair. Gorog takes the kidnapped wizards to his evil lair, where he plans to make them evil. He tricks Hugh Normous into becoming one of the evil wizards in his army. Professor Crumbs fakes becoming evil when Gorog plans on making him evil. Harper contacts Max and tells him about Gorog. Max arrives and suggests they look for spells in the wizard books. Gorog makes the wizard army to dig a hole to the atmosphere to the wizard world, so they can take over it. Gorog also tries to trick Mason into being one of the members in his army, but Mason refuses. Gorog tricks him into joining, however. Gorog then makes Felix send a black whole to suck Alex and Justin in it. Gorog gives the kidnapped wizards their wands so they can take over the wizard world, but Crumbs refuses to let them. Felix then gets rid of Crumbs on Gorog's order. The black hole nearly sucks Alex and Justin when Crumbs arrives at the wizard lair. Max suggests they put a black hole in the wizard lair. Max goes in and rescues Alex and Justin. Crumbs tells them to use their magic to stop Gorog. They arrive at Gorog's lair and attempt to destroy him, but Mason tries to convince Alex to join them. Gorog also reveals Juliet (young again), Justin's ex-girlfriend, and she convinces Justin to join. Alex also surrenders, and Max is forced to as well, the three then use their combined magic to get rid of Gorog, and all the supernatural beings are freed from his influence. Juliet and Justin get back together. Alex tricks Harper into moving in the Russos' basement by making her think all the wizards and supernatural creatures, with no home, are going to stay.

Absent: María Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo and David DeLuise as Jerry Russo
Co-star: Marcus Alexander Hart as Abercrombie Zombie
Guest stars: Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, John Rubenstein as Gorog, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Fred Stoller as Dexter, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, Christopher Douglas Reed as Ogre
Special guest stars: Gregg Sulkin as Mason and Bridgit Mendler as Juliet van Heusen
Notes: This is part 4 of a 4-part arc. In this episode, Harper is able to get out of the apartment because no wizard is able to escape. But in a previous episode. Alex lures Justin and Harper into a room together and Harper is not able to get out, this is the last episode with Gorog and Felix.

Spells:

  • Hear these three Russos cry, Get gone Gorog vaporize – Makes Gorog vapourise away forever
  • Black hole in 13B, deeper and wider than the sea – Makes a black hole appear in apartment 13B
104 25 "Rock Around the Clock" Guy Distad Robert Boesel 3.8[24] November 4, 2011 (2011-11-04) 414

The current landlord of the Russo's building decides to sell the sub shop, evicting the Russos of the shop, as well as their apartment and lair, which contains their portal. Without the portal, the Russos will lose all contact with the Wizard world. So, the entire family (along with Harper) travel back to 1957 to stop Jerry's father (the previous owner of the shop) from selling the shop to the landlord, so that they do not get evicted. Jerry's father agrees not to sell the shop, and the Russos return to present day. However, they accidentally leave Harper behind when Harper is distracted by a woman with a poodle, and Harper suggests that the woman should put a picture of a poodle on her skirt, creating a poodle skirt, which were popular in the 1950s.

Back in present day, the Russos (who have not yet realized Harper's absence) find the sub shop obsolete, boarded up, and empty, with the subway car and the lair missing, too. The Russos realized that they have messed with the fabric of time, and something they did while time-traveling in 1957 must have created a ripple effect, and affected present day.

While Alex suggests that they go back to 1957 to find out what they did wrong, Justin denies this, saying they should not solve the problem by doing exactly what caused the problem, however Theresa states that they will have to go back, when she realizes that they left Harper in 1957. The Russos return to 1957, where Jerry's father reveals that he did not sell the restaurant to the landlord, however the restaurant failed to make enough business, and that he has been forced to close it. Justin realizes that when Jerry's father lost the restaurant, he moved out of the building and since their family no longer lived in the building, the lair disappeared in present day. The Russos decide just to find Harper and go back to present day, and discover that Harper enrolled at Tribeca Prep as soon as they forgot her in 1957, as Harper did not want to ruin her perfect attendance record. Justin, Alex, and Max go to Tribeca Prep to retrieve Harper, while Jerry and Theresa wait at the sub shop, however Harper decides to stay in the past, as she finds new popularity in 1957 that she does not experience in present day. While at Tribeca, Max introduces the high-five to several students. Alex realizes that if they make the sub shop the 1957 high school hangout, the sub shop will get better business and will not have to close. However, no one has any fun at the sub shop that night as the jukebox is broken. Just as everyone is about to leave, Max plugs his MP3 player into the jukebox and Harper uses her popularity to get the students dancing and having fun at the shop, and the business at the sub shop peaks. The Russos return to the present day, where the lair and the sub shop are back, and Jerry owns the entire building, while the landlord is now the owner of a Janitor service, instead of the building, and the high-five is now called a "Max". Alex then remembers that they forgot Harper back in 1957 and they go back and get her. (the Russos accidentally end up in 1977 twice in the episode, thanks to Justin)

Co-stars: John DeLuca as Tommy and Jeff Sizemore as Lenny Hune Jr.
Guest stars: Brendan Bradley as Hank Russo and Carlo Michael Mancini as Lenny Hune

Note: Since the episode aired out of production order (its production code preceding "Wizards vs. Asteroid") there is a chronological error when Harper mentions she has been allowed to stay in the basement till graduation (as both she and Alex had graduated on Wizards vs. Asteroid). For that same reason, Harper would not have to re-enroll at Tribeca Prep since she most likely graduated with a perfect attendance record.
105 26 "Harperella" Victor Gonzalez Richard Goodman & Justin Varava 3.5[25] November 18, 2011 (2011-11-18) 427

The episode begins on Waverly Place where Harper is reading a storybook to a group of children when Alex pushes her away. Alex explains that it's a Wizard Storybook, a magical storybook that has the power of turning what the person reads real. Then Harper is teleported into the loft where Theresa, her evil (or "wicked" as she referred) stepmother calls her Harperella (a combination of Harper and Cinderella) and forces her to do the chores.

Then her evil stepbrothers, Justin and Max come down and give her laundry to her wash. Later Harper is washing the Waverly Substation when Alex appears, as she is Harper's fairy godmother. Alex explains to Harper that the fairy tale has to run as it's supposed to before things can go back to the way they were and then vanishes. Then Max comes in and says that the prince charming has decided to use the Substation to be the ballroom for the royal party. Harper says that she can go to the party but her stepfamily laughs at her. Back in the loft Harper summons Alex, she uses a spell to transform Harper bookdress into a princess gown and glass bowls into glass slippers. They go down (through the door) into the street and Alex turns the hot dog stand into a carriage to take Harper to the party. There she dances with prince charming, Zeke. At the stroke of midnight she goes outside leaving her glass slipper behind.

Then, to both girls' shock, Justin, Max and Zeke (with pig noses) rush inside the substation being chased by the big, bad wolf, Mason. Alex realizes that some pages are missing and Cinderella and three little pigs stories were blended together. The pig-turned boys and Harper rush into the loft being chased by Mason. While Alex finds the pages Harper has to keep Mason from eating Zeke (who built the straw house), Alex eventually finds the book pages in a drawer along with other book pages. Alex tries a page from Max's favourite magic trick book then David Copperfield comes into the room and does some magic tricks which impresses Harper. But another page that Alex tried was from Justin's science book and a caveman appeared, but the caveman has a thing for Harper. So when Harper is impressed by the magic trick he is jealous and tries to attack David Copperfield. Alex finds the right pages and the story goes back to Cinderella. Zeke Charming comes in and Theresa tries to wear the slipper but fails. Then Harper tries it and fits. She and Zeke go back to the royal party where they dance and then the story ends and the world is returned to its normality. Last but not least, Harper was back in the real world and she lived happily ever after. Finally, Alex planned that Harper and Zeke dance because they were great when they danced in romance, so they practiced but they were really bad. The ball dance is turned into a clogging dance.

Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo
Co-stars: Bridget Barrera as Little Girl and Joe Wiebe as a Caveman
Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke Beakerman
Special guest stars: Gregg Sulkin as Mason and David Copperfield as himself

Magical object: Wizard storybook of fairytales
106 27 "Who Will Be the Family Wizard"[26] Victor Gonzalez Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio (Part 1)
Todd J. Greenwald (Part 2)
9.8[27] January 6, 2012 (2012-01-06) 428–429

During a dinner that Alex made for the family, Professor Crumbs visits to reveal that with this selfless act, the Russo children can finally have their family wizard competition. Round one of the competition is a trivia round, in which questions related to magic are asked. During this round, Harper and Zeke appear. Zeke has accidentally smelled a purple substance in the lair that caused him to turn purple. This causes a griffin to kidnap him and Harper. Alex, Justin and Max use their three time-outs to go and rescue their friends. They make it back, only to discover that they have been gone too long and have been disqualified from the competition. They all return home, where the lair disappears and they all lose their magic, thus becoming mortals. Justin and Max begin to hate Alex because of her insistence on saving Zeke and Harper resulting in them losing. Convinced that the loss of their powers has ruined the family, Jerry decides to sell the sub shop. The kids go for a day without magic, during which, slowly gaining back trust in each other as they reopen and run the shop. Suddenly, they are returned to the area of the Wizard Competition, where the host reveals that the griffin attack (which was actually meant for Professor Crumbs) and the weeks they went without magic were tests to test their family bond. They enter the final round of the competition, a massive labyrinth. The first out of the maze will win. Justin makes it out first and is declared the Family Wizard. However, he decides he cannot accept this because Alex was about to get out first: Justin had been trapped by magical vines and Alex, near the exit, came back to help. Alex is thus declared the true family wizard. Professor Crumbs, proud of Justin's integrity in telling the truth, declares that he is going to retire as Headmaster of Wiz-Tech and declares Justin the new headmaster, granting him full wizard powers. Considering Max is the only Russo child that does not get powers or becomes a full wizard, Jerry thus decides to one day pass down the sub shop to Max, which he happily accepts. It ends with the Russo family hugging and gathering together with Alex stating that they are all finally happy at the same time.

Finishing roles: Alex is the family wizard, Justin is the headmaster of Wiz-Tech, and Max is going to be the owner of the Waverly Sub Station.
Notes: This is an hour long special and the series finale of Wizards of Waverly Place. This is the final appearance of Justin due to him not starring in the special. Juliet and Mason say they have not seen each other since the episode "Wizards vs. Werewolves", but in the episode "Wizards vs. Everything", they were in the same room, however, at the time, they were under Gorog's spell, so, they likely never truly saw each other while normal. In the movie, the wizard competition was done differently (although the existential crisis facing the Russos at that point may have simply forced them to choose a quicker contest). Also, Professor Crumbs says Justin's full name twice when giving him his full wizard powers, but only states Alex's abbreviated and last name even though her full name is Alexandra Margarita Russo. There is a contradiction in the episode "Future Harper", when the Future Harper said she traveled in time with the help of the family wizard, but also stated that Alex haven't given her permission to do that. Justin says that the body switching spell is Cambia Corporum Meum Corpora Sua Nominavi but in the episode Family Game Night he says that the spell has been recalled.
In the episode, Saving WizTech Part 2, Crumbs says he is 850 years old. However, in this episode, Crumbs admits to being over 3,000 years old.
Spells:

  • Piggly wiggly, get out of that jiggly – take someone out of a block of gelatin
  • Threemetris Movetris – teleport ten feet
  • Gialsjay Timesday – freezes time and remains frozen as long as caster is standing on one foot
  • Gothru Mothru – charm an object to move through anything
  • Soap on a rope, soap fell off a rope, rope shot out of my hand, rope tie up that man – Ties a person in a rope
  • Levitatus Lediatus – Levitate someone

Special guest stars: Gregg Sulkin as Mason Greyback and Bridgit Mendler as Juliet van Heusen
Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, and Andy Kindler as Chancellor Tootietootie
Co-star: Nicole Pettis as Customer
Magical object: Griffin

Song(s) used: "Comeback Kid (That's My Dog)" by Brett Dennen

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