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iCarly (season 1)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 25
Original network Nickelodeon
Original release September 8, 2007 – July 25, 2008
Season chronology
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The first season of iCarly started broadcasting on September 8, 2007 and ended on July 25, 2008.



Series # Season # Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Production code
1 1 "iPilot"[1] Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider September 8, 2007 (2007-09-08) 101
In the pilot episode of the series, Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove) is accused of photodocking Ms. Francine Briggs' (Mindy Sterling) head onto the body of a rhinoceros even though her best friend, Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy), did it. Because of this, they are forced to be the judges of the school talent show auditions. Freddie Benson (Nathan Kress), who has a crush on Carly but is enemies with Sam, brings his tech equipment to videotape the auditions. They eventually finish the auditions and pick which ones they want to be in it. Ms. Briggs rejects them all, inspiring them to make their own webshow titled iCarly.
2 2 "iWant More Viewers"[2] Adam Weissman Savage Steve Holland
Steven Molaro
September 8, 2007 (2007-09-08) 103
In an attempt to attract more viewers, Freddie and Spencer (Jerry Trainor) (Carly's older brother), and Carly and Sam, both compete to see who can draw more viewers to iCarly (with the loser having to touch Lewbert's wart as a punishment). Carly and Sam make a sign to hold up outside the window of the studios for Seattle Beat, but a rainfall ruins the sign. Freddie and Spencer build an electronic sign to put up on a freeway, but the sign eventually malfunctions live on-the-air, going from saying "PLEASE GO ONLINE TO iCARLY.COM" to only the letters spelling out "PEE ON CARL" (much to the ire of a police officer named Carl). However, the mistakes still end up drawing more viewers and nobody touches Lewbert's wart.
3 3 "iDream of Dance"[3] Adam Weissman Dan Schneider September 16, 2007 (2007-09-16) 114
Carly, Sam, and Freddie host a contest for dance videos on iCarly. They get so many that they have to stay up all night watching them. They fall asleep watching dance clips, and all have strange dreams, all related to dancing.
4 4 "iLike Jake"[4] Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider September 22, 2007 (2007-09-22) 102
When Jake Crandall (Austin Butler) breaks up with his girlfriend, the girls at Ridgeway go crazy about him being available. When Carly asks Jake to come to her apartment and see the iCarly studio, Jake says yes and quickly develops a crush on her. In the end, he ends up getting back together with his ex-girlfriend after she hears him sing on iCarly, and because he assumes that Carly is dating Freddie after seeing her kiss his nose. Meanwhile, Spencer creates a splatter paint sculpture which Carly helps splatter paint.
5 5 "iWanna Stay with Spencer"[5] Adam Weissman Arthur Gradstein September 29, 2007 (2007-09-29) 105
When Carly's grandfather (Greg Mullavy) visits and sees her nearly decapitated by a hammer as a result of one of Spencer's sculptures malfunctioning, he wants her to come and live with him in Yakima, WA for safety. He eventually changes his mind after seeing how much Spencer actually does care for Carly (ex: by keeping an asthma inhaler that she hasn't needed since she was 7, but kept "just in case") and lets her remain living with Spencer.
6 6 "iNevel"[6] Steve Hoefer Steve Holland October 6, 2007 (2007-10-06) 107
The gang wants iCarly reviewed by 11-year-old web critic Nevel Papperman (Reed Alexander), who runs the review website Nevelocity. Carly refuses to date him, risking a bad review for the webcast. Carly eventually tells Nevel's mother on him and iCarly's status is restored.
7 7 "iScream on Halloween"[7] Steve Hoefer Jake Farrow October 20, 2007 (2007-10-20) 109
On Halloween, Carly does a special webcast in apartment 13B, a supposedly haunted apartment. Numerous spooky things happen; lights fail, "blood" appears, objects fall and break, etc., and of course the apartment owners return early. The apartment was later known to be an old apartment as the iCarly crew find that the doorman, Lewbert (Jeremy Rowley), had purposely gave them wrong information. Meanwhile, Spencer forgets to buy Halloween candy, and angry kids gang up on him, causing him to be stuck in an oversized pumpkin and rolled into the streets.
8 8 "iSpy a Mean Teacher"[8] Steve Hoefer Steven Molaro November 3, 2007 (2007-11-03) 104

Because Ms. Briggs is mean to everyone, Carly and Freddie spy on Ms. Briggs to see what mean teachers do after school for a segment on iCarly. They find out she is addicted to Randy Jackson and they eventually get caught when Sam tries to get them out. She threatens to call the police and expel them unless she performs on her webshow. She ends up performing on the bagpipes and their view count drops instantly. But when they use the green screen to get hilarious backgrounds, people come back and iCarly has more viewers than ever. Meanwhile, Spencer has a girlfriend who can juggle three balls.

Guest Stars: Mindy Sterling as Ms. Briggs, Doug Brochu as Duke, Samantha Aisling as Connie, Libe Barer as Tareen, J.R. Nutt as Jim
9 9 "iWill Date Freddie"[9] Adam Weissman Steve Holland November 10, 2007 (2007-11-10) 108
While doing a "Blab Cam" bit on iCarly, Freddie gets a date with a girl named Valerie (Carly Bondar). They have a date in Carly's apartment, and Spencer was their waiter. They start to like each other, but soon she wants to do her own webcast on the same day as iCarly. Freddie begins working only with Valery and production of iCarly suffers. Things get worse when Valerie invites Sam to come to her webcast. In the end, Valerie tells Freddie the truth and he dumps her. Freddie is then permanently back on iCarly.
10 10 "iWant a World Record"[10] Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider November 17, 2007 (2007-11-17) 106
Carly, Sam, and Freddie want to break a world record for the longest webcast, which has to be longer than 24 hours and 8 minutes. Meanwhile, Spencer builds a sculpture out of all the trash stored in crates. Unfortunately, when Spencer powers-on his sculpture, the power goes out, and they don't get to break a world record. But Spencer does, because of his kinetic sculpture that has the most moving parts in the world. Feeling bad, he asks Carly, Sam and Freddie to attach the last part onto his sculpture, including them in the record so they can get their picture in the book, and Sam gets to meet one of her favorite record holders, the world's fattest priest.
11 11 "iRue the Day"[11] David Kendall Dan Schneider December 1, 2007 (2007-12-01) 115
When Carly, Sam, and Freddie expect the Plain White T's to appear on their show, their website is hacked by Nevel Papperman, who tries to ruin their website in revenge for Carly refusing to kiss him in the episode iNevel. The iCarly trio attempt to hack Nevel's website, for hacking their website but fails. Carly then calls in the military to stop Nevel, and then he is forced to apologize to Carly. The Plain White T's then appear on the show, and performs their song, "Our Time Now."
12 12 "iPromise Not to Tell"[12] Steve Hoefer Dicky Murphy January 12, 2008 (2008-01-12) 119
After Carly gets a B+ on her history paper (because her history teacher Mr. Devlin (Adrian Neil) doesn't like 3-hole punched paper, a minor technicality), Carly gets upset because she wanted to get straight A's, and this grade prevents her from doing so. Spencer created a giant 'A' in pre-celebration, after he buys a Japanese lamp that only turns on-and-off after uttering a special word (rampoo!). After overhearing Principal Franklin's (Tim Russ) username and password to the school's network, Sam changes Carly's grade to give Carly the straight A's she deserves. After finding out about this, however, Carly feels guilty when Sam, orders Carly not to tell anybody about the hacking. Sam changes Freddie's grade so she doesn't have to pay him back. Carly and Freddie try to change it back, but get stopped by the Computer Security Agency for hacking.
13 13 "iAm Your Biggest Fan"[13] Steve Hoefer Jake Farrow January 19, 2008 (2008-01-19) 110
iCarly's biggest fan, Mandy (Aria Wallace), becomes the show's first one-kid live audience. However, she begins following the cast incessantly and refuses to leave them alone, which annoys the trio. They try to find out how to get her to stop. Meanwhile, Spencer gets to be a drummer for a rock band, but discovers that the band was using him to play in his apartment. In the end, Mandy falls for the band, after they dump Spencer, and drives the band insane.
14 14 "iHeart Art"[14] Adam Weissman Arthur Gradstein February 2, 2008 (2008-02-02) 111
Spencer's art idol, Harry Joyner (Oliver Muirhead), gives him much criticism on his three sculptures. To make it up to him, Carly decides to showcase all of Spencer's sculptures on iCarly, but despite the sculptures on the webcast getting many positive comments, Spencer becomes a dental assistant. Carly and her friends try to help him to get back to his old self by convincing Harry Joyner to admit he actually likes the sculptures, while Sam tries to resist the temptation to insult Freddie for a whole week so she doesn't have to pay him $5.00 for each insult. When a dentist pays Spencer to make a sculpture, he splits it with Carly, Sam, and Freddie, and Sam uses the money to insult Freddie. Spencer becomes an artist at the end.
15 15 "iHate Sam's Boyfriend"[15] Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider February 9, 2008 (2008-02-09) 116
Sam begins going out with Freddie's friend, Jonah (Aaron Albert), and the two become inseparable. However, when the relationship begins to affect iCarly, Carly and Freddie decide that they have to do something. Meanwhile, Spencer makes a claymation film. Jonah tries to kiss Carly, and when Sam finds out, she asks him to volunteer during the show for a new segment. She pulls him up by his underwear and bounces him up and down in the iCarly studio on the "wedgie-bounce" machine, which is broadcast live on iCarly.
16 16 "iHatch Chicks"[16] David Kendall Steven Molaro February 23, 2008 (2008-02-23) 112

Carly and Sam decide to hatch baby chicks for a science project. However, the chicks all escape and get lost in the apartment. Carly, Sam, Freddie, and Spencer learn that if they don't find the chicks in time, the baby chicks will die, and must search frantically before time runs out. In the end, they find all the chicks and they survive.

Guest Stars: Doug Brochu as Duke, Colin Spensor as Wesley
17 17 "iDon't Want to Fight"[17] Roger Christiansen Arthur Gradstein March 1, 2008 (2008-03-01) 113
Carly gives Sam a special T-shirt as a present on their fifth year anniversary of being best friends. Sam then trades it for Cuttlefish concert tickets for Carly and herself which abruptly starts a fight between them. Freddie believes this will adversely affect iCarly, so he tries to let viewers decide who's right using a poll on the website. They agree to become friends again at the end. Meanwhile, Spencer builds an automatic fish feeder in true Rube Goldberg style, to little avail, but he doesn't realize the slight problem with it.
18 18 "iPromote Techfoots"[18] Adam Weissman Arthur Gradstein March 15, 2008 (2008-03-15) 120
Carly is extremely excited when the popular shoe company, Daka, wants to promote their new shoe, the "Techfoot", on iCarly. But when the shoes turn out to have numerous problems they squeak really bad, the shoes wi-fi crashes Freddie's hardrive on his laptop, Carly steps in a puddle and the shoes shock her, and when she throws them away they explode, iCarly begins losing viewers after the viewers blame them for swindling and blackmail them for their refund. Carly, Sam, and Freddie must figure out how to end the deal with the corrupt Daka without legal action against them. Meanwhile, Spencer tries new methods of transportation after falling asleep on a bus and ending up in Canada. Luckily, Spencer manages to help Carly and her friends get out of the contract by putting his three days of law school lessons to work, exploiting a loophole, which forces the Daka executives to cancel the deal and reimburse them they try to write a check for them for $30,000 but Carly wants plain old cash instead, Daka has to give full refunds to the people who bought the shoe and if they don't they get sued, and Carly uses the money to buy Spencer a motorcycle as a reward so that he doesn't have to ride the bus again.
19 19 "iGot Detention"[19] Roger Christiansen Andrew Hill Newman March 22, 2008 (2008-03-22) 121
Carly, Sam, and Freddie are planning on presenting iCarly's 50th webshow spectacular, but Sam accidentally hits Mr. Howard (David St. James) with a football and gets detention on the same day they were preparing to air the show. As a result, they decide to do iCarly in detention. Carly manages to get into detention, but Freddie can't, so he decides to do filming of iCarly secretly, hiding in a closet. Unfortunately, Mr. Howard comes into the room and sees them filming after saying bad things about the principal. Principal Franklin, having watched iCarly, shows up to send Mr. Howard to his office. All the kids are sent out of dentention. Spencer's sculpture for this episode is a gigantic coffee cup that he drops his cell phone in, forcing him to make repeated dives to find it.
20 20 "iStakeout"[20] Steve Hoefer Andrew Hill Newman April 5, 2008 (2008-04-05) 117
The police use the loft as a stakeout to track a clerk from selling pirated DVDs, but seem to be taking too long, and eat all of Carly and Spencer's food. While making a cake for Socko's birthday, Spencer realizes one of the detectives is his childhood bully from camp, Stew "Spanky" Stimbler. In addition, the stakeout is badly affecting the webcast. Meanwhile, Freddie loses a bet with Sam and must get a tattoo of Sam's face on his left arm, which he tries to hide from his mother, unaware that it is temporary. Carly has had enough of the police's presence in her home, and she goes undercover to find the criminal clerk, only to find out that he only sells movies about pirates rather than pirated movies.
21 21 "iMight Switch Schools"[21] David Kendall Dicky Murphy April 26, 2008 (2008-04-26) 118
Sam and Freddie are upset when Carly is offered a full scholarship to an elite private school. They do not want her to do this because it would mean the end of iCarly. Carly is split on what to do. Sam and Freddie come up with a scheme that will make sure Carly won't switch schools. Meanwhile, Spencer creates a miniature golf course that becomes popular with tons of kids.
22 22 "iFence"[22] Russ Reinsel Dan Schneider May 10, 2008 (2008-05-10) 122
Freddie joins Spencer to go fencing and have some "guy time." When Spencer's rival, Doug Toder, sees how good Freddie is, Spencer puts Freddie up against him in a match of fencing. Carly is mad at Spencer and Freddie both for not helping her out during the visit of their nerdy cousins, the Dorfmans, and his obsession with fencing, so she stops him from doing it by telling Freddie's mom. Meanwhile, Sam and Freddie engage in a bet that if Sam can finish a book in a week, Freddie will stick a washing hose down his pants with the water turned on to make it look like he urinated in his pants. Sam gets interested in books for the first time and wins the bet.
23 23 "iCarly Saves TV"[23] Steve Hoefer Jake Farrow June 13, 2008 (2008-06-13) 125
A big time producer offers to make iCarly into a hit TV show after seeing how much his daughter loves watching their web show. At first it is great because Carly, Sam and Freddie get paid, ride in a limo and get a new band. After the first rehearsal, they regret letting the producer make iCarly into a TV show, because the producer changes the show and destroys it. The producer gets rid of the iCarly band to fit in Zeebo the dinosaur, Sam is fired for being pushy and aggressive and is replaced by an untalented "princess" of a movie actress, Amber Tate, and the producer makes Freddie do janitorial work. Meanwhile, with the kids at the TV studio, Mrs. Benson and Spencer try to fill the void by acting like a family to each other. In the end, after Carly has had enough of the changes, she tells the producer that the show isn't even iCarly anymore and the producer agrees with her. Carly gets the rights to the title back and changes iCarly back to how it's supposed to be. The producer puts Zeebo the dinosaur and the bad movie actress who replaced Sam into another TV show, which performs terribly. Meanwhile, to celebrate the return of the real iCarly, the lead of the iCarly band performs his favorite song.
24 24 "iWin a Date"[24] Steve Hoefer Andrew Hill Newman July 25, 2008 (2008-07-25) 124
To help Gibby get his date, Shannon, who is much more interested in Freddie, Carly opens up a dating segment, which Shannon and her friends volunteered to star in as contestants. But when only Shannon herself appears without her friends, Carly steps in and she finds herself becoming the "lucky" sweetheart for Gibby. This happens because Shannon wasn't picked and Sam, who also stepped in, secretly stepped out and went to the kitchen to eat food. However, Carly sets Sam up with Reuben (a friend of Gibby's who speaks in sentences nobody but he and Gibby can understand), and Freddie with Shannon for a triple-date with her and has Gibby act like Freddie to get Shannon interested in him. Meanwhile, Spencer tries posting various videos to a dating site to try and get a new girlfriend, but has a hard time finding what to post.
25 25 "iHave a Lovesick Teacher"[25] Roger Christiansen Ethan Banville July 25, 2008 (2008-07-25) 123
When Carly, Sam, and Freddie's deranged history teacher, Miss. Ackerman (Jessica Makinson), is dumped by her boyfriend, she freaks out and becomes abusive to the class, such as issuing strange homework assignments without allowing the chapter to be read first. When Spencer is called in for a conference after Miss. Ackerman claims Carly is too sassy, the two realize they like each other and start dating. However, Spencer soon discovers she is extremely needy and mentally unstable (she demands to know one day where he was between 3:15pm and 3:40pm after numerous attempts to text with him) and he dumps her, and she becomes abusive again to the class. To settle the matter, Carly sets up an iCarly segment to find out whether the two should "make up or break up" as voted by the viewers. At the end, after realizing its a no-win situation of pleasing Miss. Ackerman and at the same time to make Spencer, Carly, Sam and Freddie's lives easier, the gang decided to get rid of her, having her arrested for illegally acquiring 500 songs.


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  2. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iWant More Viewers". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  3. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iDream Of Dance". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  4. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iLike Jake". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  5. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iWanna Stay With Spencer". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  6. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iNevel". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  7. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iScream On Halloween". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  8. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iSpy a Mean Teacher". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  9. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iWill Date Freddie". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  10. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iWant a World Record". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  11. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iRue the Day". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  12. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iPromise Not to Tell". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  13. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iAm Your Biggest Fan". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  14. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iHeart Art". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  15. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iHate Sam's Boyfriend". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  16. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iHatch Chicks". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  17. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iDon't Want to Fight". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  18. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iPromote Tech-Foots". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  19. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iGot Detention". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  20. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iStakeout". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  21. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iMight Switch Schools". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  22. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iFence". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  23. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iCarly Saves TV". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  24. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iWin A Date". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  25. ^ "iCarly Episodes - iHave A Love Sick Teacher". TV Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-13.