iCarly (season 6)

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iCarly (season 6)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 6
Broadcast
Original channel Nickelodeon
Original run March 24, 2012 (2012-03-24) – June 9, 2012 (2012-06-09)
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List of iCarly episodes

The sixth season of iCarly began airing on Nickelodeon on March 24, 2012 and ended on June 9, 2012. This season features Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove), Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy), Freddie Benson (Nathan Kress) and Gibby Gibson (Noah Munck) as their web show, iCarly, is becoming more popular worldwide. This is by far the shortest season of iCarly.

On May 17, 2012, it was announced that this season will be the final season and the series finale event will air in November 2012.[1] However, Nick promoted "iShock America" as the start of a new season. iCarly aired its 100th episode this season, making the first Nickelodeon live-action sitcom to reach that amount. Shows like Drake & Josh, Zoey 101 and other Nick shows usually last around 65 episodes.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

  • This season was filmed from January 26, 2012 to March 10, 2012 and was being simultaneously shot back-to-back with season 3 of creator Dan Schneider's other series, Victorious.[2][3]
iCarly season 6 episodes
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95 1 "iApril Fools" Jerry Trainor Dan Schneider & George Doty IV March 24, 2012 503 3.4[5]

Carly and Spencer are about to leave their apartment on April Fool's Day because they are evicted by Mr. Bushwell after Spencer forgot to pay their rent after they moved in, and Carly accidentally stabbed him. Sam, Freddie, and Gibby arrive and Carly says that they all had good times in this apartment and remembers one time when they were all siting in the couch watching on TV an episode where the characters were doing flashbacks from past episodes (fake footage of past episodes). By the end of the episode, Mr. Bushwell comes with Lewbert to tell them to leave the building. Then, Sam asks them to remember the time where they came there and changed their minds about Carly and Spencer leaving, which turns out to be a replay of the scene with Lewbert and Bushwell entering the door. Then, Bushwell lets Carly stay and Spencer (dressed up as Doc Brown from the Back to the Future films) appears and says he knows the future regarding a "future episode of iCarly" about their kids (Freddie and Carly's or Freddie and Sam's). Then, T-Bo appears inside a tiny flying bubble and transports them all in it.

Guest stars: Matt Bennett as Gibby (alternate universe), Mindy Sterling as Mrs. Briggs, Jeremy Rowley as Lewbert, BooG!e as T-Bo, Peter Chen as Mico, Jeff Lewis as Mr. Bushwell

Note: This episode featured a different opening sequence for April Fools, featuring effect sequences and clips from the Season 1 opening. This was the first episode to be directed by an actor on the show.
96 2 "iGo One Direction" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider & George Doty IV April 7, 2012 501 3.9[6]

After returning from vacation, Carly falls ill with "Jungle Worms", but feels better after two days, although she is still contagious. Later, Freddie tells Sam, Carly and Gibby that he has received an e-mail from the manager of boyband One Direction (whom Gibby appears to be a massive fan of), saying that they are in the Seattle area and would like to perform a song on iCarly. When they arrive, One Direction perform "What Makes You Beautiful" in the iCarly studio. (Afterwards, Sam takes a liking to Zayn Malik while Gibby tells Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson that he gives good foot massages). After Harry Styles drinks from Carly's water bottle, he gets Jungle Worms from Carly and then she takes care of Harry and he is still in bed after a week, much longer than Carly was sick for, making Sam believe that Harry is not actually sick any more and just wants the attention. Liam Payne announces that the boys will have to cancel their shows in San Francisco if Harry is not better soon, so Liam, Zayn, Niall and Louis discuss with Carly, Sam and Freddie what to do to try and get Harry out of bed. Freddie says that Harry might feel better if he thought that he was being kicked out of One Direction and being replaced by Gibby, and when he sees Gibby performing with Liam, Niall, Louis and Zayn, Harry is shocked by how bad Gibby is at singing and dancing and says that he is feeling better, meaning that he was faking. The episode ends with One Direction performing "What Makes You Beautiful" on iCarly. After the song, Sam grabs Zayn by the neck and drags him into the elevator.

Special guest stars: One Direction as themselves.

Guest stars: BooG!e as T-Bo, Kristi Clainos as Justine, Natalia Pekalska as Bethany

Songs featured: "What Makes You Beautiful"

Note: The opening sequence has been modified in this episode to showcase more footage of the upcoming episodes this season. This episode was mainly named "iGot Jungle Worms".
97 3 "iOpen a Restaurant" Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider & Jake Farrow April 21, 2012 502 2.8[7]

After their computer monitor and TV (which was found in the dumpster behind El Taco Guapo and was stolen by a man sleeping next to it) are stolen, Spencer starts developing a security robot. At first, he builds one that blinds intruders, but takes it apart after it accidentally blinds Carly. He then makes one that shoots corn at intruders, but it malfunctions and accidentally attacks Carly, Freddie and Spencer. They try to have it focus on Mrs. Benson and unplug it, but Spencer forgets to pull the plug out of the outlet before the machine runs out of corn, so Mrs. Benson is heavily pelted with corn. Meanwhile, Sam and Gibby open a secret restaurant named Gibby's in the basement at school. Bully Billy Boots harasses and annoys Gibby. Sam tries to intervene by sending Gibby to go on a walk and trying to talk to Billy, but when Gibby returns later, Billy attacks him and Sam beats up Billy with a Butter sock. The next day, Billy tells Mr. Howard about the restaurant and hopes it gets shut down. Even though Principal Franklin, who is one of Gibby's customers as well, agrees that the restaurant violates numerous school rules, he approves and lets Sam and Gibby keep running it secretly until Mr. Howard is out of earshot.

Guest stars: Chase Austin as Billy Boots, Mary Scheer as Mrs. Benson, David St. James as Mr. Howard, Tim Russ as Principal Frankiln
98 4 "iHalfoween" Adam Weissman Dan Schneider & Ben Dougan April 28, 2012 505 2.9[8]

Carly, Sam, and Freddie wonder why people never celebrate Halloween more than once a year. They celebrate it halfway through the year as well creating a new holiday termed "Halfoween" and have a party. Carly dresses up as a life-size serving of tuna sushi, Sam dresses up with a hat with "hand sanitizer" on it, and Freddie dresses up as Lewbert. Once Nevel finds out, he dresses as a purple robot and give the "iCarly's" candy, which changes their voice and freaks out many people. Because of this, they angrily split up to find out who the purple robot is. Freddie successfully finds Nevel in the iCarly studio. He calls Carly and informs her it was Nevel, but Nevel's friends Ivan and Dimitri force Freddie into the robot costume. Nevel silences him and magnetically seals on the head so Freddie cannot take off the costume. Meanwhile, Sam and Carly get their real voices back, and Freddie probably does too. After Freddie is sent downstairs, he is caught by Gibby and Spencer. Still silenced Freddie is unable to tell his friends that it is him in the costume not Nevel. Subsequently he is suspended and lowered twenty times in Spencer's new game, Jerk Basket, everyone thinking that it is Nevel being punished. After Carly and Sam feel they have their revenge, they realize Nevel was right behind them, happily watching Freddie get jerked. Nevel unlocks Freddie's robot head and they find an angry Freddie. Spencer tries to apologize to him, giving him a free stuffed unicorn from the Jerk Basket, only for Freddie to throw it back at him. Nevel finally feels he has had his revenge for the"iCarlys" not rising his popularity. Carly pretends she feels sorry and lets Nevel stay at the party, but she makes Sam "dangle" him above Spencer's Jerk Basket. They finally let him fall, and he collapses in a huge pile of toys and prizes. All the partygoers clap and cheer as Nevel is then suspended once more, as he has finally learned his lesson and he will not try to get revenge.

Guest stars: Reed Alexander as Nevel Papperman, BooG!e as T-Bo

Note: This is the last appearance of Reed Alexander as Nevel Papperman.
99 5 "iPear Store" David Kendall Dan Schneider & Jake Farrow May 12, 2012 504 2.8[9]

Freddie gets a job at a Pear Store, but when Carly, Sam, and Gibby go down to the store, Freddie is given incredibly dumb customers, which Sam can sell to easier than Freddie. The manager sees this and gives Sam a job, much to Freddie's dismay. Gibby tries to decide on a phone case with an extremely nervous store employee. Carly tries to flirt with a nerdy store employee, but he is oblivious to everything she tries. She gets him to come over to her apartment, but he tries to act cool, which Carly does not like. Meanwhile, Spencer starts a fire for the 18th time, so the fire department refuses to put out any future fires. To apologize, Spencer brings brownies to the fire department, but they make him volunteer at the fire department, where he starts a fire. At the Pear Store, Freddie is still getting dumb customers, and Sam has been promoted to assistant manager. Freddie complains, which gets him fired. After this, Sam quits her job.

Notes: When Carly is leaving to go get carmel corn for Trey, the iCarly TV says "channel 104: Zoey 101" and "channel 105: Drake & Josh" Also, this episode was alternativally called "iWork for Pear".
100 6 "iBattle Chip" Adam Weissman Dan Schneider & Jake Farrow June 9, 2012 506 2.4[10]

After Chuck and his 8th Grade thug buddies pull a prank on Spencer and steal his clothes, Spencer calls the cops on Chuck and finally gets rid of him by getting him sent to military school. However, this causes his little brother Chip begins to hate Spencer and terrorize him more than Chuck did. Meanwhile, Gibby buys a Galaxy Wars toy phaser and becomes depressed when Sam breaks it while beating up a bully. Freddie fixes it, but also modifies it into an actually working heat laser gun. During an iCarly webcast, Chip antagonizes everyone with loud music, making it impossible for them to continue, revealing that he will mess with Carly. Downstairs, they find Spencer, who has been tied up by Chip. Gibby sets his phaser on "Overload", causing it to overheat. Before it explodes, Spencer throws it down the hallway where Chip is preparing a tub of super glue for another prank. The exploding phaser blows up the tub, and Chip gets thrown back by the explosion and glued to the elevator's doors. When Spencer and the others go to check what happened and find him, Carly says that they can't leave Chip like this. Spencer agrees, then sprays cream on his butt before everyone leaves. Gibby tries to salvage his phaser, but Freddie confirms it has gone beyond repair.

Guest stars: BooG!e as T-Bo, Jacob Bertrand as Chip, Spencer List as Lurvin, the boy who was bullied at the Groovie Smoothie.

Note: This is the 100th episode of iCarly.

References[edit]

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