List of Strange Days at Blake Holsey High episodes

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The following is a list of episodes of the Discovery Kids' series Strange Days at Blake Holsey High which premiered on October 5, 2002 and ended on January 28, 2006. A total of 42 episodes were produced spanning 4 seasons.

Series overview[edit]

Seasons Episodes Originally aired
1 13 October 5, 2002 – March 1, 2003
2 13 September 13, 2003 – January 1, 2004
3 13 September 4, 2004 – March 26, 2005
4 3 January 28, 2006

Season 1: 2002–2003[edit]

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1 1 "Wormhole" Patrick Williams Bruce Kalish & Jim Rapsas October 5, 2002 (2002-10-05)
Josie Trent arrives at Blake Holsey High shortly after the school's science teacher, Professor Middleton, mysteriously disappears as a result of a wormhole (also called black hole or vortex). She and Corrine are also sucked into the wormhole, and find themselves in Pearadyne Labs on October 4, 1987, the day of a major accident.
2 2 "Invisible" David Warry-Smith Jeff Biederman October 12, 2002 (2002-10-12)
Marshall, feeling unappreciated, turns invisible. Although he has fun at first playing practical jokes, he doesn't enjoy the experience anymore when he discovers he is fading away.
3 3 "Magnet" Patrick Williams David Garber October 19, 2002 (2002-10-19)
A magnetic field develops around Josie after an accident with her and Corrine's science project. She has fun attracting metallic objects to mess with a popular girl until her powers grow out of control and she becomes untouchable.
4 4 "Thursday" David Warry-Smith Lorianne T. Overton November 16, 2002 (2002-11-16)
Corrine repeats what she considers the worst day of her life over and over, in a manner similar to Groundhog Day. The loop only ends when she is able to look at the day optimistically.
5 5 "Lifetime" David Warry-Smith Skander Halim November 23, 2002 (2002-11-23)

After being bitten by a mayfly, Lucas' genetic code is altered so that the aging process is rapidly accelerated – similar to that of a mayfly. Despite enjoying the freedom of being an adult, he quickly learns that there are disadvantages to growing up too fast.

(Note: Andrew Tarbet and Donald Ewer play adult and old Lucas respectively, replacing Michael Seater temporarily.)
6 6 "Fate" Anthony Browne Jeff Biederman December 7, 2002 (2002-12-07)
Vaughn accidentally changes the present when he and Josie travel back in time to 1977, preventing his parents from meeting (similar to Back to the Future.) When Josie comes back, she's not a student at Blake Holsey, Victor is the science teacher, Professor Z is a fry cook, and Vaughn doesn't exist. Josie must restore the relationship between Victor and Sarah Lynch to change Blake Holsey High back. During that process, Victor steals Josie's floating Qigong ball.
7 7 "Culture" Stefan Scaini Joe Rassulo December 14, 2002 (2002-12-14)
A clone of Josie is created from saliva on her chewing gum, which further strains Josie's relationship with her mother when Kelly Trent comes by for an unexpected visit. The clone is sent elsewhere through a vortex (not the one in Professor Z's office) by the janitor, to another place where she belongs and where "friends are waiting for [her]".
8 8 "Radio" Anthony Browne David Garber January 4, 2003 (2003-01-04)
Lucas finds a radio receiver picking up signals from the future, which is found out to be from Pearadyne Labs. The radio picks up warning of disintegration of the school by ultrasound (from Victor's demonstration), and later compulsory purchase of the school by the government. To save the school, the Science Club devise a plan to evacuate the school and divert the media.
9 9 "Storm" Don McCutcheon Jeff Biederman & Richard Clark January 11, 2003 (2003-01-11)
When Victor asks Vaughn to spy on the Science Club, Vaughn's emotions manifest themselves in a series of localized storms, which can only be resolved when he releases all the pressure inside him by defying his father, and telling the truth about Josie's stolen journal.
10 10 "Who?" Mitchell T. Ness Suzanne Bolch & John May January 18, 2003 (2003-01-18)
Professor Z narrowly escapes being sucked into the black hole, but loses a huge part of his memory in the process. The Science Club must restore his memory before his semi-annual Teacher Review, which if he fails can lead up to his termination. At the teacher review, Josie, Lucas, Vaughn and Marshall get busted helping Z as students are not allowed to attend teacher reviews, leaving Corrine to save the day.
11 11 "Lost" David Warry-Smith Jeff Biederman & Bruce Kalish January 25, 2003 (2003-01-25)
Odd magnetic field effects cause Josie and Vaughn to lose their way in the forest while searching for the Pearadyne Labs building. As Principal Durst and the rest of the Science Club seek the two missing students, Josie's need to find the lab causes Vaughn to twist his leg.
12 12 "Robot" Stacey Stewart Curtis Suzanne Bolch & John May February 8, 2003 (2003-02-08)
Josie surprises everyone by completing her robot building project. However, when Josie uses circuit boards from Pearadyne, the robot takes on Josie's personality and behaves chaotically during an inspection by Pearadyne labs.
13 13 "Shrink" Patrick Williams Jeff Biederman & Bruce Kalish March 1, 2003 (2003-03-01)
Josie laments her short height, but is then shrunk to a far smaller size. She uses an answer machine message to prevent Victor from selling Pearadyne Labs, and learns of a strange operation taking place on the school, covered up by "Blake Holsey High's first compulsory pizza and movie night". The students create a diversion to get out of attending the mandatory school function and observe the inspection. During observation Vaughn is shocked to learn his father is heading the inspection and Josie is in for a surprise when she learns about her mother's involvement.

Season 2: 2003–2004[edit]

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14 1 "Wormhole 2" Stefan Scaini Jeff F. King September 13, 2003 (2003-09-13)
Josie gets sucked into a vortex, sending her three hours into the past. If she doesn't enter the vortex on due time, she will be stuck in an alternate dimension. Meanwhile, Josie's mother thinks about cooperating with Victor.
15 2 "Pheromones" Stacy Stewart Curtis Thérèse Beaupré September 20, 2003 (2003-09-20)
When Madison runs for President of the Student Council, Josie runs against her for the sole purpose of defeating her. Josie promises to change the system of grading, while Madison uses pheromones to capture everyone under her control.
16 3 "Cold" Stefan Scaini Jeffrey Alan Schechter September 27, 2003 (2003-09-27)
Marshall is going about the school with a cold, and his sickness spreads via wireless computer networking to the entire school with chills, fever, and sneezing. People who have purchased a special computer system that allows them to surf the web are demanding refunds when thick mucous is disrupting the system.
17 4 "Genome" Stacy Stewart Curtis Kevin Lund & T.J. Scott October 4, 2003 (2003-10-04)
A class DNA project goes awry when Lucas' DNA is altered and his personality changes from a bookworm to being absolutely fearless, but lacking self-control. His friends must save him from Stu Kubiak, who calls a fight with him.
18 5 "Brainwaves" Marni Banack Jeff Biederman October 11, 2003 (2003-10-11)
When Lucas decides to measure Vaughn's brain activity with an EEG machine, their two mental states are switched, with Lucas' brain in Vaughn's body, and vice versa.
19 6 "Chemistry" Sheri Elwood Ian G. Saunders October 18, 2003 (2003-10-18)
Marshall's older brother Grant, comes to town when applying for a job at Pearadyne, but an accident with molecular models sends Marshall through the periodic table, into helium, oxygen, neon, chlorine, and on the path to uranium. Meanwhile Grant becomes sodium as he arrives at school. The two eventually meet and are turned back to normal by forgiving each other, producing the stable molecule sodium chloride (table salt).
20 7 "Ecosystem" David Warry-Smith Andrew Nicholls & Darrell Vickers December 6, 2003 (2003-12-06)
When Josie takes Corinne's music CDs for a surprise birthday gift, a rumor starts that Josie is a kleptomaniac. However, the rumors are also correlated to Porifera sponges reproducing at an abnormal rate.
21 8 "Technology" Terry Ingram Elizabeth Stewart December 13, 2003 (2003-12-13)
Marshall finds old SIM cards in the basement of Pearadyne Labs, and produces a homemade mobile phone. The chips contain powerful encryption technology which Marshall explains to Tyler. Subsequently, Tyler threatens Marshall into helping him cheat saying he will help him with his sales. Using the encryption technology, Tyler sends an emoticon (:-X) to Marshall, causing all communication to come out as meaningless gibberish. When Durst accuses Marshall of cheating, the others must get him to talk normally so he may speak in his defense.
22 9 "Equation" T.J. Scott Jeffrey Alan Schechter January 3, 2004 (2004-01-03)
In preparation for Burton J. Zucherman Science Olympiad, Corrine chastises the Science Club for incorrect equations. When she alters the equations, the other Science Club members manifest into those equations – Lucas' luminosity equation causes him to glow like a firefly's backside, Josie is defying gravity, Vaughn has unlimited momentum, and Marshall vaporizes.
23 10 "Hemispheres" Graeme Campbell Thérèse Beaupré January 10, 2004 (2004-01-10)
When Corrine auditions for Magnet 360 (Marshall's band) as a singer, she looks at an antique mirror, through which she travels. Everyone there is opposite (for example, Vaughn, the athlete, is a bookworm) and everything appears as a mirror image (i.e. whenever she would normally, say, go left, now she must go right). To return, Corrine must learn to use the creative half of her brain without losing her ability to use her logical side.
24 11 "Nutrition" Terry Ingram Thérèse Beaupré & Jeff F. King January 17, 2004 (2004-01-17)
Students are becoming addicted to energy bars, especially Lucas and Vaughn, who aren't willing to give them up. The others must attempt to save them when it is discovered they contain zero calories or energy, thus weakening the addicts.
25 12 "Echolocation" Larry McLean Jeff F. King & Jeffrey Alan Schechter January 24, 2004 (2004-01-24)
When Josie's hearing becomes super-sensitive, she overhears Victor underground talking about running tests and investigates with Vaughn.
26 13 "Stopwatch" Jeff F. King Jim Rapsas January 31, 2004 (2004-01-31)
Josie's watch acquires the ability to stop time, which she uses to take back the Chi ball that Victor stole in 1977. However, when her watch breaks, Lucas ends up saving her when he realizes that the watch does not stop time, merely slow it down greatly. The damaged parts are spun on a high-speed centrifuge, bringing Josie back to normal. However, her clone, who has obtained the stopwatch, stops time again and gives the Chi ball back to Victor.

Season 3: 2004–2005[edit]

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27 1 "Transference" Marni Banack Jeff F. King & Jeffrey Alan Schechter September 4, 2004 (2004-09-04)
After an argument, Josie's intelligence transfers to Vaughn faster every minute, to the point where Josie is on the verge of collapse and Vaughn rebuilds a cold fusion reactor for his father. Meanwhile, Josie's clone returns the floating Qi ball to Victor.
28 2 "Nocturnal" Stefan Scaini Jeff F. King & Jeffrey Alan Schechter September 11, 2004 (2004-09-11)
Josie, wanting to prove she doesn't need sleep, becomes cathemeral when she falls asleep on her project with a laboratory mouse and starts having waking dreams of Victor Pearson. Before long, she realizes these aren't dreams, but rather Vaughn's memories.
29 3 "Allure" Stefan Scaini Thérèse Beaupré September 25, 2004 (2004-09-25)
Corrine's need to schedule every moment of her life upsets Marshall, who wants to be able to spend some random free time with her. Before they can talk about it, Corrine's Venus Flytrap turns into a human being – a girl named Diana who attracts the attention of all the boys at school and leaves mysterious marks on their arms. When Diana sets her sights on Marshall, Corrine must stop her before she eats Marshall alive.
30 4 "Tesseract" Ron Murphy Jeffrey Alan Schechter October 2, 2004 (2004-10-02)
While his friends are away during a long weekend, Lucas stays behind to spy on Victor's movements. Instead, he finds a tesseract device hidden in Professor Z's office. After activating it, the school begins to fold in on itself like a mathematical tesseract. Lucas discovers what happened to Professor Middleton and learns something about Vaughn.
31 5 "Camouflage" Sheri Elwood Thérèse Beaupré October 9, 2004 (2004-10-09)
During a fundraiser car wash, Tyler Jessop develops the special ability of becoming a human chameleon and so exploits the Science Club by eavesdropping on several conversations disguised as themselves to try to find out something about the vortex.
32 6 "Nanotechnology" Jeff F. King Amy Jacobson October 30, 2004 (2004-10-30)
Josie swallows a microscopic videocamera when trying to use it to spy on Tyler. The microscopic items return to normal size when the batteries are drained, so the Science Club must free the videocamera before it expands inside Josie. The science club also discovers something about Tyler.
33 7 "Vision" Mitchell T. Ness Kevin Lund December 4, 2004 (2004-12-04)
Tired of losing at the card game Hearts, Lucas gives X-ray vision to his glasses, which in effect prevents him from seeing properly and causes him to become trapped in the Pearson residence.
34 8 "Hologram" Terry Ingram Kevin May & Jeffrey Alan Schechter December 11, 2004 (2004-12-11)
Vaughn's mother sends a message for him and Josie through the wormhole. The capsule does not open except for Josie and Vaughn through biometrics and their DNA is from the future. They discover a hologram of Sarah Lynch, asking for a pendant from Vaughn that she had given to him as a gift, but gave to Victor Pearson (Vaughn's dad) for safekeeping. Josie questions whether or not the hologram was really sent by Vaughn's mother. Meanwhile, the entire task must be completed in 25 minutes before the capsule is sent back.
35 9 "Probability" Mitchell T. Ness Jennifer Kennedy & Jeff F. King January 8, 2005 (2005-01-08)
Marshall writes horoscope predictions to get out of an assignment for a school paper. This inverts the Bell Curve, and Marshall's predictions start coming true: Corrine has a horrible day, Josie finds out she's going on a trip to Europe, and Lucas' father wins a huge prize at a fishing competition. However, a typo indicating "a member of the Science Club will die" instead of "diet" means a series of freak accidents.
36 10 "Chirality" Stacey Stewart Curtis Thérèse Beaupré January 15, 2005 (2005-01-15)
Josie skips out on Principal Durst's lecture about chirality. Another experiment goes awry when the black hole's energy affects several test tubes and Principal Durst, in trying to transform carvone to its left-handed form, exchanges personalities with Professor Z. At the end, Vaughn and Josie discover that they may be the only people on Earth to have left-twisting DNA.
37 11 "Friction" Graeme Campbell Jeff F. King & Jeffrey Alan Schechter January 22, 2005 (2005-01-22)
Vaughn discovers a security tape of the Pearadyne explosion showing Sarah leaving behind Victor and speaking to Corrine when she first fell into the wormhole, but refuses to believe that Corrine cannot recall what happened. When they end up stuck together, Josie and Marshall get second thoughts about the two. While the rest of the Science Club tries to find a way to separate them, Vaughn and Corrine sneak into Pearadyne ruins to learn the truth.
38 12 "Past" Jeffrey Alan Schechter Jeffrey Alan Schechter March 19, 2005 (2005-03-19)
When Lucas's gravity sensor is operational, meaning they can now see when the wormhole opens, Josie worries that Vaughn will enter the wormhole without anyone's consent in an effort to talk with his supposedly dead mother. Josie enters the wormhole by herself and is transported to October 4, 1879 (when Blake Holsey High was founded by Avenir), and her friends end up stranded with her when they go through the wormhole to try and bring her back.
39 13 "Inquiry" Jeff F. King Jim Rapsas March 26, 2005 (2005-03-26)
Vaughn is lost in the wormhole and travels back in time to April 11, 1977, so Josie goes into the wormhole again to rescue him. Meanwhile, the rest of the Science Club learn more about the nature of the wormhole and the major time periods it connects to in an effort to bring back their friends. When Josie realizes she has been responsible for a number of the events, she breaks a promise to her friends and goes through the wormhole alone to take the floating Qi ball from Victor again. However, she has altered the future irreparably and discovers Blake Holsey High is non-existent when she returns. Instead she has become trapped in another timeline.

Season 4: 2006[edit]

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40, 41 & 42 1, 2 & 3 "Conclusions" Jeff F. King Jeff F. King & Jim Rapsas January 28, 2006 (2006-01-28)

Part 1: A year after Josie steals the Chi ball from Victor, Victor is in ruins and a man named Avenir is chairman of the board and plans to close the school after the students graduate. Vaughn, estranged from Victor, quickly becomes part of Avenir's plans. In the Science Club, Lucas becomes increasingly obsessive with finding Josie, who reappears suddenly from the wormhole. However, she is quickly exposed as Josie's clone when she realizes that she is unable to open Victor's device to receive Sarah Pearson's message.

Part 2: Josie's clone and the Janitor reveal to Lucas and Professor Z that the original Josie is trapped in an alternate timeline where she is the only inhabitant. Realizing she can't replace Josie on Earth, she decides to replace her in the alternate dimension. Since Josie recovered Sarah's pendant in the alternate timeline, Josie's clone explains the circumstances behind the creation of the alternate timeline, the necessity of Victor stealing the Qi ball, and the threat that Avenir poses. Josie's clone sends Josie back to the original timeline, while the clone is trapped in alternate timeline. When the real Josie returns, she discovers that Avenir is her father.

Part 3: Josie, faced with the revelation that Avenir is her father and the true villain behind the events at Blake Holsey, becomes upset and turns to Professor Z for advice. When Marshall visits from his new school for everyone's graduation, the Science Club, save Vaughn, are reunited again. At Victor's house, Josie opens the device with Sarah's message detailing specific instructions that will allow them to stop Avenir from achieving his goal at last; having learned about different alternate universes, he intends to control each universe. Josie and Vaughn are forced to confront one another as Avenir tries attain control of the universe, but ultimately fails and disappears while Sarah Pearson finally returns to the timeline. With the wormhole destroyed, the Janitor is trapped, but grateful that Josie has stopped Avenir for good.

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