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Premise

Set on Waverly Place in Manhattan, New York's Greenwich Village neighborhood, Wizards of Waverly Place centers on the Italian-Mexican Russo family, which includes Alex (Selena Gomez), her older brother Justin (David Henrie) and their younger brother Max (Jake T. Austin). The three Russo siblings are wizards in training and live with their Italian-American father Jerry (David DeLuise), a former wizard, and their Mexican-American mother, Theresa (Maria Canals Barrera) who is a mortal.

[[[Wizards of Waverly Place (season 1)|edit]]] Opening sequenceEdit

The sequence begins with Alex (Selena Gomez) waking up in the morning with her alarm clock buzzing off. She uses a spell to make the day back to 6:30. She then goes into the bathroom where Justin (David Henrie) is observing himself in the mirror where Alex pushes him to the side. He gets annoyed and then uses magic to put her in to the mirror. In the kitchen, Max (Jake T. Austin) has an orange which he turns into a vanilla cupcake. Meanwhile, Harper (Jennifer Stone) meets Alex at the front door. Back at the kitchen, Max is about to put his cupcake into his backpack when his mother, Theresa (Maria Canals Barrera), makes him turn it back into an orange. Alex tells her mother that she is late for school (which would be weird because earlier Alex made the day earlier). In the lair, Jerry (David DeLuise) is talking to someone when a spell-book flies away. He then goes to retrieve it. In the sub shop, Alex opens her book bag where the spell book goes into. Jerry lectures her as the main title card appears. Then the four friends walk to school. Throughout the sequence, the furniture in the background seems to be moving around.

[[[Wizards of Waverly Place (season 1)|edit]]] ReleaseEdit

The show debuted on Disney Channel on October 12, 2007 after the premiere of Twitches Too, gathering 5.9 million viewers.[1] In February 2009, the episode "Helping Hand" broke the record for the largest audience in the 7:00 PM (Eastern Time) time period on the Disney Channel, with a total of 4.5 million viewers.[2] In January 2010, "Wizards vs. Werewolves" one-hour special episode became the series' most-watched episode with 6.2 million viewers,[3] surpassing the 6 million viewers of "Paint By Committee" episode[4] In 2009, the series was the top scripted telecast for teens between the age of 9-14 (1.63 million/6.7 rating) and second in kids 6-11 (1.81 million/7.4 rating), which was only slightly behind “The Suite Life on Deck”(1.82 million/7.4 rating.)[5]

[[[Wizards of Waverly Place (season 1)|edit]]] EpisodesEdit

Main article: List of Wizards of Waverly Place episodes*This season consisted of 21 episodes.


Series # Season # Episode title Directed by Written by U.S. viewers

(millions)

Original U.S. air date Prod.

code

1 1 "Crazy 10-Minute Sale" Fred Savage Todd J. Greenwald 5.9[6] October 12, 2007 (2007-10-12) 102

Alex wants to go to a Crazy 10-Minute Sale, an annual sale which lasts for ten minutes and every item is so cheap it’s almost free in order to get a jacket she wants at a very low sale price, but her dad will not let her because she has wizard class that day. However, after duplicating herself using the Edgebono Utoosis spell, she leaves her clone at wizard class. But the clone will not talk except for barking like a dog. But her plans to find the jacket change when Harper informs her that her mom is at the sale with her. When Alex’s dad finds out she skipped class, he goes and gets her. While he is gone, Max gets a new wand and toys with the Alex clone. But whatever Max does to the clone using the E-Mimic feature on his wand, Alex does the same thing, exposing her clearly to her mom and dad.

Spells:

  • Edgebono Utoosis - duplicate an object or person

References: Max mentions the fictional reality show Dancing With My Sister, it is a parody of Dancing With the Stars. There is a poster in Wizards "season 4 episode" titled "Lucky Charm" on the poster it says "Crazy ten mintue sale". The spell Edgebono Utoostis is a reference to the Irish band U2 and its members The Edge and Bono. Guest Stars: Skyler Samuels as Gigi, Amanda Tepe as Store Manager

Co-Stars: Heather Trzyna as Wannabe #1, Kelsey Sanders as Wannabe #2, Noe Jimenez as Student, Amanda Tepe as Store Manager

2 2 "First Kiss" Joe Regalbuto Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 4.8[7] October 19, 2007 (2007-10-19) 104

Justin is going out with a girl called Miranda, but he can’t seem to kiss her. He then goes to the cinema, where he tries to kiss her but messes it up. Alex rewinds time to give Justin 18 chances to get his one kiss with Miranda, which he messes up all the time, but gets caught by her dad who lets her do the spell for the eighteenth time. Meanwhile, Max creates a sandwich that is among the few being considered for the New York Mets official sandwich, but he can’t seem to remember the ingredients. However, Alex’s time manipulation also ends up ruining the chances of the sandwich, though the family’s anger is forgotten when they discover that Justin just had his first kiss. When it is discovered that Alex has not had her own first kiss, Justin teases her, but she gets back at him by kissing a random boy right in front of him the next day.

Spells:

  • McCreery Timereary – Rewind time.

References: Harper calls Miranda "Morticia", which is a reference to The Addams Family. The spell "McCreery Timereary" is a pun of one of the series' writers and producers, Gigi McCreery. Guest Stars: Lucy Hale as Miranda, Jim Wise as Mr. Malone, Wayne Federman as Mr. Kaminsky, Bryant Johnson as Matt

3 3 "I Almost Drowned in a Chocolate Fountain" Joe Regalbuto Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein N/A October 26, 2007 (2007-10-26) 105
Alex decides to cheat on her Spanish test using pocket elves, who have in-depth knowledge of diverse subjects. She cheats successfully and is allowed to go on a date that night with Riley. To get revenge for Alex's snitching, Justin and Max try to plant the pocket elf in her purse, who then bites her, causing her to have Chocoholism
4 4 "New Employee" Bob Berlinger Peter Murrieta N/A November 2, 2007 (2007-11-02) 107

After Harper complains that she and Alex never spend time together anymore, Alex decides to tell her parents to hire Harper. She somehow convinces her parents to actually hire her, but it turns out that Harper is a complete klutz and has never worked a real day in her life. After Harper causes complete destruction for an hour, Alex's parents tell her to either make Harper improve immediately or they will fire her. Alex uses "The Serving Wench Spell" to help Harper overcome her skills of an oaf. However, her plan backfires when Harper becomes a strict workaholic, leading Alex to fire her best friend. Meanwhile, Justin starts a tutoring business that makes Frankie feel mad. Frankie tries to get back at Justin by having a bunch of kids try to beat him up. In order to get back at Frankie, Justin gets his dumb, yet strong, students to scare and beat up Frankie and his friends in the ice cream parlor. Harper has been working for only a few hours but suddenly becomes Employee of the Month. Alex then runs into the scene, where Harper is making everyone who wants to use the restroom order something. Alex tries very badly to apologize to Harper, which doesn't exactly work out, so she uses another spell to ruin Harper's great waitressing skills. They make up while covered in frozen yogurt.

Spells:

  • Take this girl with the skills of a bench and turn her into a great serving wench - give someone good waitressing skills
  • Take this girl who's a great serving wench and give her back the skills of a bench - destroy someone's waitressing skills

Note: Mark Munoz is credited as the stunt double for this episode.

Guest Stars: Paulie Litt as Joey Co-Stars: Amanda Tepe as Manager, Chad Broskey as Brian, Eric Christie as Customer #1, Lexi Hales as Customer #2, Mark Munoz as Stunt Double

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo

5 5 "Disenchanted Evening" Mark Cendrowski Jack Sanderson N/A November 9, 2007 (2007-11-09) 114

Alex meets fellow wizard TJ Taylor at school, who charmed his parents with magic to let him use magic anytime he wants. This is what Alex wants from her more conservative mom and dad; in a twisted turn of events, Jerry and Theresa are charmed by a noodle kugel to obey Alex's wishes, but Alex soon gets worried for them and tries to get them back.

Spells:

  • Stop at the racket, I'll wear a jacket - zap a jacket onto a wizard's body
  • Commakus Pancakus - conjure a plate of pancakes
  • Transportium Nextorbitorium - teleport to a planet

Guest Stars: Daryl Sabara as T.J. Taylor Co-Stars: Dink O'Neal as Mr. Taylor, Bonnie Burroughs as Mrs. Taylor, J.R. May as Bully

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

6 6 "You Can't Always Get What You Carpet""The First Carpet Driving Lesson (Romania)" Fred Savage Peter Murrieta N/A November 10, 2007 (2007-11-10) 101

Alex stumbles upon Jerry's old magic carpet and convinces him to give her flying lessons. Having treated Alex as his little girl all her life, he doesn't want her to grow up and gets impatient while teaching her how to fly. When Alex flies in to a building, Jerry gets very mad and says she is not yet ready for lessons. Alex asks Justin to help her, and Justin decides to help her and gives her lessons. Jerry gives Alex another shot at lessons and while they are riding Jerry notices that Alex has improved.

Notes: Jerry metioned Justin's age of 18 when Justin told him it was 16. At the time, the actor David Henrie was 18. This is the last episode in broadcast order to use the FilmLook image processing; it was dropped after the production of "First Kiss" (which was already broadcast), likely due to its incompatibility with the visual effects in the series. Until the second season finale "Retest", the video frame rate was at 50 frames per second. This is the only episode of the series to feature outtakes during the tag scene. Two different outtakes were seen in the tag scene during the end credits, both of which feature an introduction by Selena Gomez. Both outtakes are from the scene at the end of Act I in which Jerry (David DeLuise) teaches Alex (Gomez) to fly a magic carpet. Earlier broadcasts of this episode featured an outtake in which the magic carpet setup overturns and Selena and David supposedly fall over with it. Later broadcasts replaced this with an outtake from the same scene where Alex and Jerry scream as the carpet goes out of control. Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

7 7 "Alex's Choice" Bob Berlinger Matt Goldman N/A November 16, 2007 (2007-11-16) 109

Gigi invites Alex and Harper to her annual tea party held at the Hotel Fleur DuBlaDuBlaFluFlaDuFla. Alex tries to convince Harper not to go, because she learns that Gigi plans to embarrass Harper by crowning her the biggest loser with the crown with the pink upper case letter "L." Meanwhile, Justin and Max send out a prank letter in the Wizard Mail, one where they claim they're lost on an island in "The Lava Sea", and they and Theresa, who let them into the lair, get into trouble with emergency wizards.

Spells:

  • Some people are a gem, some people are a rat, to learn who's who, give me the ear of a bat - transform an ear into a bat's ear with super hearing
  • Some are evil, some are kind, but now all must speak their mind - force others to speak their thoughts

Guest Stars: Skyler Samuels as Gigi, Brian Scolaro as the goblin with the unpronounceable name, Michael A. Shepperd as Officer Lamp Co-Stars: Amanda Tepe as Hotel Maitre'd, Heather Trzyna as Wannabe #1, Kelsey Sanders as Wannabe #2, Veronica Sixtos as Nellie Rodriguez

Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo

8 8 "Curb Your Dragon" Bob Berlinger Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein N/A November 30, 2007 (2007-11-30) 108

Alex buys Justin an enchanted dragon disguised as a Beagle, because she feels bad she lost his other dog 9 years ago. However, since it can still breathe fire and fly they have to hide from their parents that the dog is a dragon saying it is a lost dog and hanging up posters. One day, while they are at school, the dragon seller comes back, claims the dog and enters it in the local dog show where Alex, Justin, and Max must outsmart the dragon seller and retrieve Dragon.

Spells:

  • Animoza Espinoza - transform into an animal
  • Huminoza Espinoza - transform a human that was previously turned into an animal back into a human

Guest Stars: Paulie Litt as Joey, Taylor Negron as Dragon Seller Co-stars: Amanda Tepe as Security Guard, Brooks McBeth as Customer #1

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

9 9 "Movies" Mark Cendrowski Justin Varava N/A December 14, 2007 (2007-12-14) 113

Alex makes friends with one of Justin's friends and tries to get into an horror movie she's too young for with them. Tired of being treat young by her parents and Justin, she accidentally transports herself into the movie, Night of the Halloween Sorority Party Disaster 2, making Justin have to save her. Meanwhile, Theresa treats Max like a baby because she thinks Alex and Justin are growing up too fast.

Spells:

  • Satisfy my empty belly, make me a peanut butter and jelly - transform into a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
  • Although I like such tasty snacks, I'd rather have my brother Max - transform Max when turned into a sandwich back into a human
  • I'm old enough to hang with actress/model/spokeswoman Ruby Donahue, so get me into Night of the Halloween Sorority Party Disaster 2 - teleport into the movie Night of the Halloween Sorority Party Disaster 2
  • We've had enough of all this fear, so hurry up and get us out of here - teleport to a different location in the movie Night of the Halloween Sorority Party Disaster 2
  • I'm scared of what might happen next, so take us to the mondoplex - teleport to the Mondoplex

Notes: Zach Rosenblack is later know as Zeke Beakermen

Guest Stars: Tiffany Thornton as Susan, Malese Jow as Ruby Donahue Co-Stars: Dan Benson as Zach Rosenblack, Devin McGinn as Usher #1, Zachary Stockdale as Usher #2, Sonya Joy Sims as Sorority Girl, Brandee Tucker as Ticket Seller

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

10 10 "Pop Me and We Both Go Down" Bob Berlinger Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio N/A January 6, 2008 (2008-01-06) 103

When Justin gets a big zit on his forehead right before the school dance, Alex tries to get rid of it and accidentally uses the animation spell on it causing Justin to face trouble his zit gets him into at the dance. Meanwhile, Alex searches for her father's trophy as she accidentally animated it and so she can learn the reversal spell to un-animate Justin's zit when she found the trophy.But in the end Justin found out that Miranda,the girl in his biology class has a zit too.

Spells:

  • Murrieta Animata - animate an object
  • Jolovitz-rid-of-zitz - destroy acne
  • Garibay Immobilitay - unanimate an animated object

Reference: The spell Murrieta Animata is named after Peter Murrieta, an executive producer and writer for the series.

Guest Stars: Zone as DJ, J.R. May as Large Boyfriend, Charlie Bodin as Trophy Man, Lucy Hale as Miranda, Curtis Armstrong as The Zit

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

11 11 "Potion Commotion" Bob Berlinger Todd J. Greenwald N/A February 10, 2008 (2008-02-10) 110

Justin wants to be chosen for the World School Summit at the U.N., but he faces tough competition from a popular classmate Alex is infatuated with. Alex plans to use a love potion to make him fall in love with her, also helping Justin to sabotage his meeting. Unfortunately, Alex accidentally drinks the entire potion instead of just half and becomes obsessed with herself. After the potion wears off, it seems to have some after-effects; Alex mails herself mass amounts of flowers. Meanwhile, Max's wizard powers begin to develop, and he must wear a goofy hat to control them while his powers settle in.

Goof: If Mr. Larritate is the principal of their school why does Teresa introduce Alex and Max to them? Because in season one at this point in the season, Alex and Max are not in high school. For some reason, in later episodes, they are all in the same school. Disney shows tend to have school year advancement in the same season as seasons can go on for more than a year.

Spells:

  • Levitatus Liquidatus - levitate liquids

Reference: Larry Tate was the name of Darren Stephens' boss on the TV series Bewitched

Guest Stars: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Shane Lyons as Brad Sherwood Co-Stars: Martin Magdaleno as Dorky Kid, Unica Luna as Hula Dancer #1, Anissa Morris as Hula Dancer #2, Amanda Panoke as Hula Dancer #3

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

12 12 "Justin's Little Sister" Andrew Tsao Eve Weston N/A March 9, 2008 (2008-03-09) 117

When Alex gets annoyed that everyone is constantly comparing her to Justin, she makes a wish with the Genie to stop comparing her to Justin. Instead, the Genie cons her which causes everyone but Alex to forget Justin, and Alex messes up the last wish and turns Justin invisible. After explaining the situation to Jerry, Max manages to confused the genie and she gives him one free wish, in which he wishes for the reset button, they manage to reverse all damage done by the Genie.

Spells:

  • We are now small and teeny-weeny, take us inside to see the Genie - teleport into a Genie's lamp
  • We are not small and teeny-weeny, we are done visiting the Genie - teleport out of a Genie's lamp

Guest Stars: Candace Brown as Genie, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate

Co-Stars: Monica Parales as Wendy Bott, Veronica Sixtos as Nellie Rodriguez, Christopher Johnson as Friend #1

13 13 "Wizard School, Part 1" Mark Cendrowski Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 3.9 April 6, 2008 (2008-04-06) 111

Jerry and Theresa send Alex and Justin to a wizard school called Wiz Tech over the summer. While Justin excels, Alex constantly gets into trouble. Meanwhile, Max and Jerry go on a camp-out on the terrace, after Theresa questions their ‘man-hood.’

Spells:

  • Mailius Spontaneous (person’s name or place) - send mail to whoever or wherever instantaneously with a portal key.
  • From your chin to your toes, an elephant trunk grows - transform a nose into an elephant trunk.

Guest starring:: Octavia Spencer as Dr. Evilini, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, J. Evan Bonifant as Jerko Phoenix

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle.

14 14 "Wizard School, Part 2" Mark Cendrowski Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 3.9 April 6, 2008 (2008-04-06) 112

Alex tries to stop Wiz Tech teacher Dr. Evilini from draining Justin’s powers during a school championship tournament called 12 Ball, against a boy called Jerko Phoenix, the only one to reach 11 balls the year before. At the end of the 12 ball tournament Alex uses the truth spell on Dr. Evilini to get her arrested and prevent Justin getting his powers drained. Meanwhile, a woman tries to run the Waverly Sub Station out of business by advertising a restaurant called The Salad Bowl.

Spells:

  • Scrittipolitti Noquitti - disable someone from quitting.
  • Some are evil, some are kind, but now all must speak their mind - force others to speak their thoughts.

Guest starring: [Octavia Spencer as Dr. Evilini, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, Amanda Tepe as Information Desk Lady, J Evan Bonifant as Jerko Phoenix, Ian Abercrombie as Headmaster Crumbs, Robyn Moran as Salad Bowl Girl. Co-starring: Adam Conger as Hot Dog Guy, Craig Watkinson as Soda Can Guy

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle.

15 15 "The Supernatural" Mark Cendrowski Matt Goldman N/A May 18, 2008 (2008-05-18) 115

Justin uses magic to land a spot on the school's baseball team so he can impress a girl named Kari (Chelsea Staub). Meanwhile, Alex tries to impress Riley by making him think she's the team's good luck charm.

Spells:

  • Tomnunane Kinesis - grant the ability of telekinesis
  • Cerebellum Erasus - erase memories

Guest Stars: Brian Kubach as Riley, Chelsea Staub as Kari Landsdorf, Michael Patrick McGill as Ump Co-Stars: Lee Davis as Henry, Joey "Coco" Diaz as Newsstand Guy, Adam Gregory as Student, Ezra Weisz as Parent

Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo

16 16 "Alex in the Middle" Bob Berlinger Matt Goldman N/A June 15, 2008 (2008-06-15) 106

Jerry's wizard brother, Kelbo Russo, visits. He shows the kids a different style of wizard training (actually letting them use their powers). Finding Kelbo more fun than Jerry, Alex appoints him her wizard teacher over her own father, but Kelbo quickly proves to be just as childish and irresponsible with his powers as Alex is with her own, and ends up endangering them both. They are saved by Jerry, who reveals a secret that he had kept from them: he originally defeated Kelbo in the wizard competition, but, as wizards are forbidden to marry mortals, gave them up to Kelbo anyway in order to marry Theresa.

Spells:

  • Cashemerus Appearus - zap a cashmere sweater onto a wizard's body
  • Cranium Revolvus - rotate heads
  • Dehydratus Lougaines, Apus Escapus - drain a place
  • Threemetrus Movetrus - teleport ten feet

Guest Stars: Jeff Garlin as Uncle Kelbo, Eric Allan Kramer as Coach Gunderson Co-Stars: Monica Lee Gradischek as Doris, J.R. May as Large Boyfriend, Ann Kristin as Girl

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

17 17 "Report Card" Andrew Tsao Gigi McCreery, Perry Rein &

Peter Murrieta

N/A June 29, 2008 (2008-06-29) 118

Alex, Justin, and Max get their wizard report cards. To hide the fact that she did terrible, Alex attempts to destroy the report card numerous times, all of which are unsuccessful. When Jerry and Theresa become suspicious, Alex, in a panic, turns them into guinea pigs. After Headmaster Crumbs finds out that Alex lied about her parents and her report card, he suspends Alex's powers for irresponsibility. Max and Justin lose the guinea pigs, not realizing who they actually are, and are brought up to speed by Alex. After finding them and changing them back, Professor Crumbs, shocked how much trouble Alex has caused, decides to permanently strip Alex of her powers, but Justin stands up for her, explaining that cleaning up after Alex makes him a better wizard. Moved by Justin's loyalty to his younger sister, and seeing that Alex has learned her lesson, Crumbs gives Alex back her powers and departs.

Spells:

  • This (object or person) is now not, a(n) (object or person) should fill its slot - transform objects
  • You haven't acted with any responsibility, say goodbye to your magical ability - destroy wizard's powers
  • This guinea pig is a bad dresser, turn him now into our professor - transform Professor Crumbs in his guinea pig form back into a human
  • These guinea pigs are small, dumb and hairy, make them human to find Theresa and Jerry - transform guinea pigs to search for Theresa and Jerry

Guest Stars: Ian Abercrombie as Headmaster Crumbs, Charlie Adler as voice of Report Card

Co-Stars: Dan Benson as Friend #1, Kara Taitz as Guinea Pig #1, Keith Blaney as Guinea Pig #2

18 18 "Credit Check" Fred Savage Todd J. Greenwald N/A July 6, 2008 (2008-07-06) 121

Alex's keen fashion sense leads her to begin an internship with a fashion magazine, but her employer takes credit for all of her ideas. She then plans a fashion show with Harper's distasteful clothing style to take revenge on him. Meanwhile, Justin tries to impress the new girl (Millie) working at the Sub Station, but turns out she has a boyfriend.

Spells:

  • Gialsjay Timesday - freeze time

Guest Stars: Julia Duffy as Ms. Angela, Jeffrey Christopher Todd as Jeffrey, Sara Paxton as Millie

Co-Stars: Gavin Houston as Paul, Kristin Caldwell as Assistant, Brian Elerding as Jack, David Gore as Benji, Natalie Nardone as Eve, Joseph Porter as Matthew

19 19 "Alex's Spring Fling" Victor Gonzalez Matt Goldman N/A July 20, 2008 (2008-07-20) 119

Riley dumps Alex because she is always jealous. She plans to turn the tables and make him jealous instead. Alex animates a mannequin, naming him "Manny Kin". However, Manny genuinely falls in love with Alex, preventing him from being able to change him back. Alex then animates Justin's precious action figure Calico Woman and tries to make Manny fall in love with her. Meanwhile, Justin is left in charge of the house when his parents go out of town, and his position of authority goes to his head.

Spells:

  • Murrieta Animata - animate an object
  • Murrieta Animata Grande - animate an object to life-size
  • Garibay Immobilitay - unanimate an animated object

Guest Stars: Brian Kubach as Riley, Lauren Phillips as Calico Girl, Matt Smith as Manny Co-Stars: J.R. May as Bully, Eddie Pepitone as Carter, Dallas Lovato as Girl, Andrew Elvis Miller as Person in Crowd, LeShay Tomlinson as Passerby

Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo and David DeLuise as Jerry Russo

20 20 "Quinceañera" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 3.7[8] August 10, 2008 (2008-08-10) 116

The family prepares for Alex's Quinceañera, a traditional celebration to mark her journey to womanhood on her 15th birthday. Theresa takes control of the plans, turns it into the party that she wants, and refuses to listen to Alex's objections. This eventually irritates Alex to the point that she switches bodies with Theresa, who wasn't able to have a Quinceañera of her own when she was 15. Also, joining in the party is Grandma Magdalena, who forgets her responsibility to teach Max and Justin to salsa dance. In the end, after all is resolved, Theresa realizes her error and allows Alex to have the party that she wants.

Spells:

  • (Name and Name) Cambia Coporum, Meum Corpora, Sua Nominavi - switch bodies

Guest Stars: Belita Moreno as Magdalena, Gabrielle Dennis as Candace

Co-Stars: Adam Bay as Richard

21 21 "Art Museum Piece" Victor Gonzalez Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio N/A August 31, 2008 (2008-08-31) 120

When Alex decides to use magic to take a shortcut on her Art History Assignment, she brings historical masterpieces to life. Mona Lisa, The Blue Boy, Van Gogh, and The Scream in order to answer questions on her worksheet correctly. Meanwhile, Max and Jerry play football in the house using a spell which spreads to Theresa.

Spells:

  • Frames and figures, step out of your pictures - bring a picture to life
  • Pictures and faces, return to your places (place and year) - return a picture that was previously brought to life
  • Gothru Molthru - charm an object to move through anything

Guest Stars: Julie Brown as Ms. Marinovich, Danielle Bisutti as Mona Lisa, Britt Prentice as Babe Ruth

Co-Stars: Amanda Tepe as Elaine the Security Guard (the crazy lady with the flashlight), Amy D. Higgins as Garbage Lady, Keeshan Giles as Burly Customer, Boris Kievsky as "The Scream", Mark Rickard as Vincent Van Gogh, Michael Stancliff as Blue Boy

Opening sequence

The opening sequence is the same as it was for the first season. The sequence begins with Alex (Selena Gomez) waking up in the morning with her alarm clock buzzing off. She uses a spell to make the day back to 6:30. She then goes into the bathroom where Justin (David Henrie) is observing himself in the mirror where Alex pushes him to the side. He gets annoyed and then uses magic to put her in to the mirror. In the kitchen, Max (Jake T. Austin) has an orange which turns into a chocolate cupcake. Meanwhile, Harper (Jennifer Stone) meets Alex at the front door. Back at the kitchen, Max is about to put his cupcake into his backpack when his mother, Theresa (Maria Canals Barrera), makes him turn it back into an orange. Alex tells her mother that she is late for school (which would be weird because earlier Alex made the day earlier). In the lair, Jerry (David DeLuise) is talking to someone when a spellbook flies away. He then goes to retrieve it. In the sub shop, Alex opens her book bag where the spell book goes into. Jerry lectures her as the main title card appears. Then the four friends walk to school.

[[[Wizards of Waverly Place (season 2)|edit]]] SynopsisEdit

Alex and Justin have new love interests Dean Moriarty (Daniel Samonas), and Juliet Van Heusten (Bridgit Mendler) respectively. Alex reveals to Harper that she is a wizard. The series characters cross over with The Suite Life on Deck and Hannah Montana in part one and two of "Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana" featuring cast members from on Deck namely, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Debby Ryan and Phill Lewis.

Guest stars and recurring cast include: Dan Benson, Bill Chott, Skyler Samuels, Josh Sussman, Daryl Sabara, Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard, Rachel Dratch, Dwayne Johnson, Misty May-Treanor, JD Cullum, Anne Ramsay, Amanda Tepe and Jeff Garlin.

[[[Wizards of Waverly Place (season 2)|edit]]] EpisodesEdit

Main article: List of Wizards of Waverly Place episodes*This season consisted of 30 episodes.


Series # Season # Episode title Directed by Written by U.S. viewers

(millions)

Original U.S. air date Prod.

code

22 1 "Smarty Pants" Victor Gonzalez Todd J. Greenwald N/A September 12, 2008 (2008-09-12) 201

Alex is eager to help prepare for the Quiz Bowl if it will get new guy Dean's attention. But when Alex causes an accident that leaves one contestant unable to compete, she is forced to participate instead. To give the team an edge in the Quiz Bowl Competition, she wears the "Smarty Pants", which give the wearer superior knowledge on anything and everything. However, her superior knowledge might ruin her friendship with Harper, who was counting on the Quiz Bowl to give her a new reputation as class genius. To stop herself from answering all of the questions, Alex takes off the pants, only to learn that there were some unpleasant side effects.

Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo Guest stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty (as Dean Malone), Andy Pessoa as Alfred, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate Co-stars: Veronica Sixtos as Nellie Rodriguez, Dan Benson as Zeke, Zack Shada as Joey, Gary Owens as Alarm Clock (voice), Edwin Kho as Gold Team Member (uncredited) Note: The name of the guy that Alex has a crush on is Dean Moriarty, but the credits at the end of the show address him as Dean Malone. Magical objects: Smarty Pants - give the user unlimited knowledge. Speed Sportswear - gives the user sonic speed.

Night Cap - determines the user to fall asleep instantly.

23 2 "Beware Wolf" Victor Gonzalez Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 4.0[1] September 21, 2008 (2008-09-21) 202

Justin meets a girl named Isabella through WizFace. Alex has suspicions that Isabella is not who she seems. After sharing a kiss, Justin learns that Isabella is actually a werewolf and, worse, he is becoming one himself. Meanwhile, Max and Alfred start a dog-walking business to earn money for cups on a chain.

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle Guest stars: Sarah Ramos as Isabella, Andy Pessoa as Alfred Co-stars: Renna Nightingale as Girl, Danielle O'Loughlin as Older Woman Magical object: Werewolf (monster)

Notes: WizFace is a parody of Facebook and MySpace. Max says to Theressa 'Mum, we're gonna go walk the dog', and Theressa says 'We don't own a dog' But in the Season 1 episode 'Curb Your Dragon' they own a dragon dog, meaning they must of sold or lost him.

24 3 "Graphic Novel" Mark Cendrowski Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 3.9[2] October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05) 203

After Gigi steals Alex's diary, Justin and Max transport Gigi inside Alex's secret fairy tale princess world. The siblings struggle to keep Gigi from discovering Alex's secret, and revealing the family's secret to the world.

Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo and Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo Guest stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty and Skyler Samuels as Gigi Co-stars: April Audia as Alex's Teddy Bear, Jordan Carroll as Andy, Lili Ishida as Laura, Kelsey Sanders as Wannabe #1, Heather Trzyna as Wannabe #2, Zack Shada as Joey Note: In this episode Alex reveals she wouldn't go to a prom unless it was a zombie prom which she has later in season 2. Spells: Literrarium Terrarium - teleports you into or out of a book or pages Bookus Mustardo - an in-functional spell created by Max, which according to him, is supposed to to turn a book into a squirt-able mustard bottle that his father, Jerry Russo, uses Magical object:

Alex's journal - Alex draws in this magical journal pictures with her living as a princess. After using the Literrariun Terrarium spell, she is transported in her princess world inside the diary.

25 4 "Racing" Victor Gonzalez Justine Bateman 4.3[3] October 12, 2008 (2008-10-12) 204

Alex has a crush on Dean, a "gear head" type guy. To gain his attention, she asks if Dean can fix up an old junk car of Jerry's. Dean not only fixes the car, but enters it in an upcoming race. Alex is unsatisfied, and uses a worthless mail-order product of Max's to teleport inside the car during the race. She talks to Dean and finds out that he likes her as well. In the end they drive into a massive sloppy joe.

Co-stars: Jack Sanderson as Race MC, Zack Shada as Joey Guest stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty, Dan Benson as Zeke Magical objects: The Transport Stick - transportes the user at one meter's distance. Warning ! When the transport stick is used, everybody around falls asleep. The Spagetti Candle - gives the user the ability to read someone's thoughts.

Notes: This is the only episode of the series to broadcast a live-action scene (the scene with Alex coming to Dean's car window).

26 5 "Alex's Brother, Maximan" Victor Gonzalez Matt Goldman N/A October 19, 2008 (2008-10-19) 205

Alex goes on her first date with Dean at the roller rink, while Justin builds a robot for the Robot Olympics. After hearing from Jerry about a robber who steals tip jars and cupcakes, Max dons a superhero costume and plots to stop the thief. When Justin finds out, he is worried that his brother is heading into danger, so he tracks Alex down at the roller rink to ask for help. Alex is reluctant to leave Dean, but her family is more important. It turns out the "robber" was all a plot by Jerry to get his children to work together and realize what is really important.

Co-stars: Jack Sanderson as Roller Rink MC Guest stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty Note: In the end credits, Dan Benson is listed as guest star for his role as Zeke, but Zeke didn't appear in this episode. Spells: Havity No-gravity - Defies gravity by making a person climb a flat surface, can only be used when two other wizards use it in another person 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 Magical object:

Magical Rope - can tie a person. Can be used only with help from another two wizards.

27 6 "Saving WizTech, Part 1" Bob Berlinger Peter Murrieta 4.5[4] October 26, 2008 (2008-10-26) 208

WizTech is forced to close after a failed evil wizard curses the school with plastic balls, which are not affected by magic. Professor Crumbs enlists Jerry to house a few of the students at his home. Among them is an (evil) WizTech wizard named Ronald Longcape Junior who tries to come between Alex and Dean. He traps Dean in Jell-O, then pretends to be Dean and breaks up with Alex. Ronald gets Alex to come back to WizTech with him. Meanwhile Justin, eager to be the savior of Wiz Tech, calls upon the help of a prestigious wizard company run by kids to help eliminate the balls from the school, under two conditions: 1) They get to put up their signs, and 2) they get to play in the balls.

Spells:

  • Spandau Ballet, tell me it's true, take this evil man, you know what to do - make an evil wizard disappear
  • Piggly wiggly, get in the jiggly - encase someone into a block of gelatin

Notes: This episode was first aired on October 24, 2008 on Disney Channel UK and Ireland (even though Disney Channel USA stated that it was the world premiere when it already originally aired in the United Kingdom and Ireland two days earlier.

Guest Stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normus, Chad Duell as Ronald Longcape, Jr. and Maurice Godin as Ronald Longcape, Sr.

Co-Stars: Gary Owens as Corporate Ad/Ominous Voice, Sara Gonzalez as Cheerleader #1, Nikki Blackwell as Cheerleader #2, Jessica Dantic as Cheerleader #3

28 7 "Saving WizTech, Part 2" Bob Berlinger Peter Murrieta 4.9[4] October 26, 2008 (2008-10-26) 209

At arriving at Wiz Tech things start to get a little weird. Ronald is speaking in innuendos, spells are going wrong, and the school is being over run by advertisements. Ronald is keeping Dean locked in the supplies closet that his dad runs. Still unbeknownst to Alex, Ronald lures her up to the Tower of Evil to play the Tetherball of Evil which will turn both of them evil. Meanwhile, Justin is trying to figure out how the school got over run with advertisements. While he is rushing around he encounters Professor Crumbs who heard a rumor that Alex went up to the Tower of Evil and that he must make sure that she doesn't do that with Ronald Longcape. Max, hearing the whole conversation, told them that's exactly who she went with. Professor Crumbs tells them they must save their sister before it's to late. As they run up the stairs of the tower, Professor Crumbs is seen stealing T-shirts and finds a very strange wooden card (a gift from Dean to Alex). When Max and Justin get up to the tower it is already too late for Alex is already playing with Ronald. Ronald caught reveals his whole plan to them. Minutes after he tells them of his evil plans Alex and Ronald are turned Evil and get a Frankenstein and Frankenstein's Wife makeover. Professor Crumbs walking up seconds after they were turned evil, tells them of a way to reverse the magic. One of them must be in love with someone else. Alex then realizes that she is in love with Dean and breaks the spell. Over come with love Ronald tells Alex what he's done with Dean saying that she'll never find him. At that moment Ronald's dad comes up with Dean in the elevator. Seeing his father mistake Ronald jumps in the Elevator and tells them not follow the or "lover boy get's it". Justin, in a quick moment of intelligence, jumps them down using the Pillows for Feet spell. Catching Ronald, who can barely get away with Dean, Alex takes Dean out of the Jello and receives his gift of his wooden card. Having a moment the realize that they are both madly in love with one another.

Spells:

  • Piggly wiggly, get out of that jiggly - take someone out of a block of gelatin
  • Pillow for Feet Spell - a spell Justin mentioned with an unknown incantation that transforms feet into pillows

Guest Stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normus, Chad Duell as Ronald Longcape, Jr., Maurice Godin as Ronald Longcape, Sr.

Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo, Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo, and Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

29 8 "Harper Knows""A Wizard Outing (Alternative)" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 4.6[5] November 23, 2008 (2008-11-23) 206

The Russo family is on an assignment at PopCon, a popular comic-book and movie convention. They are on the lookout for rogue wizards who may be using their magic, and Alex is on the lookout for Harper - it's Harper's birthday, and Alex lied to get out of attending PopCon with her. Harper runs into Alex and accuses her of always lying. After a fiasco involving an enchanted costume, Alex decides it's time to stop keeping the biggest secret of all from her best friend.

Guest stars: Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, Michael A. Shepperd as Officer Lamp, Brian Scolaro as Goblin, Lee Meriwether as Battle Diva Spells:

Lies, lies, I need a disguise - disguise as another object

30 9 "Taxi Dance" Mark Cendrowski Peter Murrieta N/A December 7, 2008 (2008-12-07) 207

When the taxicab that Alex was born in (Cab 804) is retired, Alex magically repairs it in order for her and her family to continue to cherish the memories of her birth. However, Alex unintentionally brings it to life as well, and when the Cab decides to remain by Alex's side at all times. It follows her all over the place, and eventually crashes through the window of the loft; amazingly, Jerry and Theresa are far from angry at Alex when she explains her intentions, and Cab 804 ultimately decides to leave and go back to work. After all, Alex already has a family looking after her.

Guest stars: John Capodice as "Uncle" Al and Adam Carolla as the voice of Burt the Cab Spells: I can't bear to part with this cab that won't drive, do whatever it needs doing to bring it alive - bring a cab to life Rope through Greenwald's, help me now, climb up there and tie a bow - tie a rope into a bow Magical objects:

Cab 804 - an average taxicab that Alex brought back to life using magic.

31 10 "Baby Cupid" Bob Berlinger Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 4.1[6] December 14, 2008 (2008-12-14) 210

Jerry and Theresa's anniversary plans are ruined over a fight about magic, which prompts Alex to summon Cupid. When Justin reminds her that magic started the fight, Alex tries to hide Cupid from her mom by claiming that he is a lifelike doll from her "Marriage and Family" class. Cupid's return gets delayed after Max accidentally breaks his arrow and it strikes Justin, causing him to fall madly in love with an elated Harper. Harper is excited until this "new" Justin starts to bug her, and she starts to miss the "old" Justin that didn't return her feelings.

Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate and Mark DeCarlo as Cupid Magical objects: Cupid's Arrow - determines someone to fall in love instantly.

Note: Just like in the "Alex's Brother, Maximan" episode, in the end credits, Dan Benson is listed as guest star for his role as Zeke, but Zeke didn't appear in this episode.

32 11 "Make It Happen""Plan B (Alternative)" Bob Koherr Justin Varava N/A January 1, 2009 (2009-01-01) 211

Jerry instructs his kids to each select an alternate career in the event that they do not become wizards. He ends up disappointed with their choices when Max chooses to be a stage magician, and Alex and Justin decide to form a rock band. It is decided that Alex and Justin can use the rock band as their Plan B only if their performance draws in a large crowd. The band is a huge success, but the celebration is short lived when they find out Max used magic to make a fake audience. In the end, Alex gives Jerry a chance to live out his old dream as a bull rider, but it is so embarrassing that Theresa and the kids unanimously agree never to speak of it again.

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle Co-stars: Josiah Treger as Music Agent, Allie Carieri as Groupie Guest star: Fred Willard as Mr. Stuffleby

Notes: This episode aired at the special time of Midnight (ET/PT). Because of this, in the Central and Mountain time zones, it aired on December 31, 2008 at 11 p.m.

33 12 "Fairy Tale" Bob Koherr Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein N/A January 25, 2009 (2009-01-25) 213

With college applications in mind, Justin directs a performance of Peter Pan at Tribeca Prep. He casts Harper as Tinkerbell, but Alex must play the role when Harper breaks her leg. Alex, not thrilled with the idea of actually learning lines, then gets a real fairy, Flutter, to play her part. Things do not go as planned, and the production is a disaster. Justin is cheered up when his siblings write a wonderful review. Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate and Rachel Cannon as Flutter the fairy

34 13 "Fashion Week" Victor Gonzalez Todd J. Greenwald 3.9[7] February 15, 2009 (2009-02-15) 215

Magic is down for the day. Alex tricks Harper into letting her take care of the one-of-a-kind dress that Harper's new boss designed for Fashion week. But Alex breaks her promise and models the dress in her bedroom, a situation ends in Justin getting food all over it. Alex must figure things out without the help of magic. She breaks down and tells Harper that the dress is ruined. Minutes later, Mr. Frenchie (the designer) tells Harper that his fashion show was double booked. Alex asks Mr. Frenchie if he would like to have his show at the sub station. Justin and Zeke take advantage of the models staying at the sub station by getting them to play Dungeons and Gargoyles with them. But the models accidentally get food poisoning from eating bad sandwiches. Just when things get bad, magic comes back and Alex is able to save the day.

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo and Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo Co-stars: Katie Savoy as Model #1, Elizabeth Tsing as Model #2, Chloe Dykstra as Model #3 Guest stars: Willie Garson as Mr. Frenchie, Dan Benson as Zeke Special guest star: Cindy Crawford as Bibi Rockford Notes: In the beginning of the episode Alex says that Justin was afraid of ponies until last year, but in the episode "Potion Commotion", Alex tells Mr. Laritate that Justin rode a pony by himself when he was 9. Spells: Red skies at night, fix it right - fix an object Magical object:

The Wizinko Machine - brings to life a person in an image.

35 14 "Helping Hand" Bob Koherr Jay Baxter & Shaun Zaken 4.5[8] February 16, 2009 (2009-02-16) 217

Justin creates the Helping Hand to assist busy wizards from the wizard world. Jerry gives Alex and Max several tedious chores, but Alex uses the Helping Hand to do her chores for her. Unfortunately, the Hand is worn out by all the work, and is unable to perform when a wizard arrives to review Justin's creation.

Guest stars: John Doe as Superintendent Spellman, Kate VanDevender as Helping Hand Spells Ex, ex, extra hand, take a stand, give us a hand - a spell Justin created to bring his Helping Hand to life Magical object:

The Helping Hand

36 15 "Art Teacher" Victor Gonzalez Todd J. Greenwald 4.1[9] March 1, 2009 (2009-03-01) 214

Alex bonds with a new art teacher, who turns out to be a teenager, Jenny, under a spell. Alex changes her back into a teenager, but with no teacher art class is cancelled. Alex manages to convince Mr. Laritate of how important art is, and he promises to get them a new teacher. Meanwhile, Max gets out of gym class by inventing a disease called Mono-oranegeosis, which makes him unable to see the color orange. This fake disease gets him sympathy from celebrities like Dwayne Johnson and Misty Mae-Treanor. But his fake disease is revealed by a girl from school.

Guest stars: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Heidi Swedberg as Old Jennifer Majorhealey, Gilland Jones as Young Jenny, Daryl Sabara as T.J. Taylor, Kristi Lauren as Chelsa Special guest stars: Dwayne Johnson as himself, Misty May-Treanor as herself Spells: Rainon Chainon - chain people Def Leppard Anamalis - transform into an animal Clean it up, wash it, scrub it down, oh no - clean a room Magical objects: The Undo Dust - reverses a spell when the user forgot the reversing spell.

Notes: There are two goofs in this episode. In the beginning of the episode, when Mrs. Majorhealey asks Alex to bring her back to her young form, she said that she was 16 when T.J. turned her into a woman. But, after a while, in the sub station, young Mrs. Majorhealey tells Alex that while she was 40, she would have been 15 if T.J. hadn't transformed her. Also, Mr. Laritate says that he had received a text message, but in the later episode "Alex's Logo", he doesn't know what they are.

37 16 "Future Harper" Bob Koherr Matt Goldman & Peter Murrieta 4.1[10] March 15, 2009 (2009-03-15) 212

Alex, Justin and Max discover that a famous author (Rachel Dratch) is using their lives as the premise for her best-selling book series, Charmed and Dangerous. However, the wizards are shocked learning that the author, H.J. Darling, is really Harper from the future. She traveled back in time to write about wizards, since in the future they have been outed and are not so interesting because everyone already knows wizards exist which somebody in that room had a big, big mouth and exposed them. Alex is enraged that Harper has been writing books about her without permission. Future Harper tells Justin that he must convince Alex to give Past Harper permission to write the series. In the end of the episode, Selena Gomez and Rob Reiner comically talk about the importance of reading.

Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo, and Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo Special guest stars: Rob Reiner as himself and Rachel Dratch as H.J. Darling Notes: H.J. Darling is a parody of J. K. Rowling. Future Harper reveals that Alex will be dating and break up with someone named Mason, which is later shown in the season 3 episode Alex Charms a Boy and season 4's Alex Gives Up. Future Harper also says that somebody in the room had a big big mouth, though there is some confusion on who actually exposed the secret, Alex or Justin, which was revealed to be Justin in season 3 finale Wizards Exposed. Spells: Before we see this volcano blow, turn this lava into snow - turn lava into snow. Magical objects: The I.P.P. - teleports the user anywhere in the world.

38 17 "Alex Does Good" Guy Distad Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 2.7[11] April 5, 2009 (2009-04-05) 219

When Alex is sent to the principal's office for the umpteenth time, Mr. Laritate makes her join the "Happy Helpers Club" under the threat of suspension. However, Alex is disgusted when she discovers that the club actually only does mundane everyday tasks for other people (pushing an elevator button, for example) rather than actual good deeds, and they are only doing said deeds for rewards. Alex talks to her older friend, Maggie, who gives her advice. Meanwhile, Max goes on his first date, and learns the importance of being yourself.

Guest stars: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Kathryn Foley as Jennette Brocolleti, Jo Anne Worley as Maggie, Gilland Jones as Jenny, Steve Purnick as store owner Spells: Help me travel on my own, I need to get there through this phone - teleport through a phone

Pound for pound, you're a clown - transform someone into a clown

39 18 "Hugh's Not Normous" Ken Ceizler Justin Varava N/A April 12, 2009 (2009-04-12) 216

Jerry tells Alex that she must be nice to people. When Hugh Normous, a young giant, shows up at the lair, having run away from home, Alex decides to "be nice" by hiding him from her parents while she helps to locate his birth parents. Meanwhile, Max tried to get back at Alex for all her cruel pranks.

Guest stars: Josh Sussman as Hugh Normus, Clarinda Ross as Cathy Normus, Lee Reherman as Doug Normus, Christopher Neiman as Stu Fineman, Rose Abdoo as Mary Lou Fineman Note: Alex reveals that she was Vice Chairman Higgenbottom while prank calling Justin. Although, she did not perform this mentioned prank call until Season 3 with her brother Max and Uncle Kelbo. Spells: Put on a show, let's let Hugh know what it's like to grow - decrease the size of a room Roomus Fixus - return a room to its original size

Magical object: History Tree - gives the user information about his family history.

40 19 "Don't Rain On Justin's Parade - Earth" Bob Koherr Richard Goodman N/A April 19, 2009 (2009-04-19) 227

When Justin attempts to use Magic to make his mentor Baxter Knight's weather predictions come true, he angers Mother Nature and winds up with his own personal rain cloud. Meanwhile, Alex partners up with Mr. Laritate as Deputy Russo and suddenly turns "good". Justin asks her for help, and the two are lectured by Mother Nature on the importance of helping the environment.

Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo Co-stars: Casey Jon Diedrick as Sal, John Burke as Anchor, Kimberly Perez as Harper Wannabe Notes: Baxter Knight's prediction of "hail the size of candied yams" parodies David Letterman's prediction of hail "the size of canned hams", which Letterman had said during his previous years as a weatherman. Guest stars: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Jenica Bergere as Mother Nature, Steve Monroe as Baxter Knight, and Robert Mammana as Officer Bryan Spells: If Baxter loses his job, it will be a pity, let's have snow over half of New York City - make it snow over half of New York City Please don't let Baxter Knight fail, make me some candied-yam hail - make it rain candied-yam hail

What he did - does a similar spell a person had recently done such as making it rain sweet potato hail when the other person previously did a candied-yam hail spell

41 20 "Family Game Night" Bob Koherr Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein N/A April 26, 2009 (2009-04-26) 218

In order to pass a history test, Alex switches brains with Harper. There is a glitch, however, and the two cannot switch back. Justin is harassed by a girl, Daphne, who insists they are dating. To drive her away, Justin invites to Daphne to Russo Family Game Night, an infamous event that usually "ends in crime scene tape" due to the Russos' loud fighting. Meanwhile, Alex and Harper are still having trouble with the body switching spell - Alex winds up with two brains in her head, while a brainless Harper is tied up in Alex's bedroom. Needless to say, the game night ends in disaster, much to Justin's delight.

Guest stars: Christa B. Allen as Daphne Notes: In the season 1 episode, "Quincenara", it is said that if you do not switch bodies back by sundown, you will be stuck in the other person's body forever. However, Harper and Alex were still in each other's bodies at night and made it back. The possible reason for this is because the spell has many glitches which Justin had pointed out. Spells: (Name and Name) Cambia Coporum Meum Capora Sua Numinavi - switch bodies Hairbrainium Excamchangium - change hair styles After all that's been said we want to switch back our heads - switch voices Voicus Rightnoisus - return voices to their original owner This all has been a pain, now we want to switch back our brains - combine two brains together

Please brain, leave brain - return brains to their original owner

42 21 "Justin's New Girlfriend" Victor Gonzalez Richard Goodman N/A May 2, 2009 (2009-05-02) 221

Harper and Justin bond over a silent movie festival. Alex makes fun of them by saying that they're dating. However, determined to keep her brother and best friend from dating, Alex sabotages their relationship. It all escalates into a black-and-white costumed chase scene, after which Justin tells Harper that he enjoys attending movies with her as long as she isn't chasing after him.

Spells: Make these troubles no more, go in through the out door - keep people coming back inside the same room when he or she leaves Alex always wrecks it, make this door an exit - reverse the above spell

Take away color and sound, this is where revenge is found - transform a place into a silent film

43 22 "My Tutor, Tutor" David DeLuise Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio N/A May 29, 2009 (2009-05-29) 226

Alex and Justin start bonding with Max's new tutor, Tutor. But when they find out that she is going to leave when Max is done, they purposely cause their little brother to fail just so Tutor will stay. At the end they found out she is a half-elf and that is why they both liked her.

Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo, due to directing this episode Guest stars: Paulina Olszynski as Tutor, Dana Michael Woods as Leprechaun Spells: Into thin air, send this chair - make an object disappear Archery and plumbing is the only way to keep that thief from getting away - create a toilet plunger that is shot off a bow

When in doubt, inside-out - take an object out of another object

44 23 "Paint By Committee" Bob Koherr Peter Dirksen 6.0[12][13] June 26, 2009 (2009-06-26) 229

Alex is chosen to paint a mural for her school. But when the committee pitches ideas that do not match her ideas for the mural she uses magic on the mural so when they look at it they see whatever they want to, but when Justin finds out that Alex used magic he uses magic to put her mural on the wall. The committee is unhappy with her decision, but she says that she is going to go her own way with the mural.

Co-stars: Tim Dougherty as Karl Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, and Peter Hulne as Lane Spells: The weight of this mural is too much to shoulder, so watch me use the eye of the beholder - enable people to see their desires

From down below, this art should show - bring up art from the subway station

45 24 "Wizard for a Day" Bob Koherr Justin Varava N/A July 10, 2009 (2009-07-10) 230

It is Jerry's birthday so Justin gives him a magical pencil holder and Max was going to go with his annual cat, but decides to go with Justin's pencil sharpener. When Alex looks for a gift better that Justin's she goes to the wizard world and gets the Merlin hat which grants any wish for a day. Jerry wishes for a box of pencils and for a Milky Way Milkshake from the Asteroid Belt. Alex then thinks that his wishes are silly so she uses the hat to turn the Sub Station into the Asteroid Belt. It brings in a lot of customers and Jerry makes their shift go up and makes them wear goofy costumes. A day later, the aliens heard that the milky way milkshake machine has reopened and wants to take it. Justin then uses one of the alien's laser guns to get rid of the hat which makes everything disappear.

Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Amir Talai as Alien leader

Note: In this episode, Justin is seen being very good in drawing. However, in the episode "Captain Jim Bob Sheerwood", he was shown not as good as he was.

46 25 "Cast-Away (To Another Show)""(Part one of "Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana")" Victor Gonzalez Peter Murrieta 10.6[14] July 17, 2009 (2009-07-17) 220

Justin is excited to meet London Tipton when he wins an essay contest prize: a cruise on the SS Tipton. Theresa and Jerry say Alex can't go because of her 14 absent assignments. Alex (who eventually sneaks away, but is caught and agrees to take classes on board) and Max join Justin on board, where Alex bonds with new friend Bailey Pickett. When Alex and Bailey enter a tug of war competition, she tells Bailey to spit on the floor so they win. They end up winning the competition and Hannah Montana tickets to her concert. When Marion Moseby asks for Alex's name since she and Bailey won, she says she is Ashley Olsen. But soon gets in hot water when she uses magic to bring Harper aboard and tells her she is signed up for Marine Biology, where she meets Cody Martin and tells him she's Alex Russo. Justin meets London Tipton while on the cruise and when she asks who he is, Justin says he is Dr. Fossil to not look like a fool. Meanwhile, Max and Zack Martin, (who has developed a massive crush on Alex), compete in a series of outrageous challenges. Alex says that she is Ashley Olsen so she won't get caught skipping classes. But gets caught after mistaking her name and telling Mr. Moseby that her real name is Ashley Simpson. In the 2nd episode, Double Crossed, when Alex gets sick of Justin's attitude, she puts blue dye in the hot tub to prank him. At the end of the episode, Alex is caught when Justin pours water on her hand. When it turns blue, Alex gets exposed and must not do any more pranks while on the cruise.

Special guest stars: Phill Lewis as Marion Moseby, Debby Ryan as Bailey Pickett, Cole Sprouse as Cody Martin, Dylan Sprouse as Zack Martin, and Brenda Song as London Tipton Spells: Bags from home, meet me here, take them there, and bring them near - bring luggage to people from home

From east to west, this spell's no jest, wherever we roam, send (name) back home - sends someone back home or to Rome depending if roam/Rome or home is said first

47 26 "Wizards vs. Vampires on Waverly Place""Justin & Juliet " Victor Gonzalez Peter Murrieta 5.0[15] July 24, 2009 (2009-07-24) 223

When a new sandwich shop (the Late Nite Bite) opens in Waverly Place, Justin falls in love with the owner's daughter, Juliet Van Heusen. But when the Russos finds out that they are vampires both parents say they can't date. Meanwhile, Alex tries to get rid of Max because of his annoying impressions and tries to send him to an underwater camp for the summer, but her plan blows up when Justin finally tells his parents about him and Juliet. In the end, both parents allow their children to date each other again. note this is the start of the saga an cannot be out of order Co-stars: Andrew Michael Davies as Alternate Justin, Mary K. DeVault as Mary, and Jim Giordano as Marvin Guest stars: Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen, Anne Ramsay as Cindy Van Heusen, and JD Cullum as Alucard Van Heusen Notes: The version available on iTunes has scenes deleted from the episode, such as Max's Jack Nicholson, Dr. Evil and Jerry Seinfeld impersonations, or when Juliet complains about her not dating Justin. When this episode was broadcast on Disney Channel Middle East, this episode had some scenes deleted and as a result, the running time of the episode was 23 minutes instead of 38 minutes. In the episode "Future Harper", the future version of Harper (played by Rachel Dratch) mentions saving a girl named Juliet. Magical objects:

Vampires (monsters)

48 27 "Wizards vs. Vampires: Tasty Bites""Healthy Eating (Alternative)" Mark Cendrowski Justin Varava 4.8[16] July 31, 2009 (2009-07-31) 224

When Juliet comes over for Dinner at the Russo Family's house, she convinces them that Vampires are "health" conscious, so they start eating Healthy. Upset about the Healthiness, Alex and Harper both get part time shifts at the Late Nite Bite where they over hear Alucard & Cindy talk' about how younger vampires get humans to eat healthy before drinking their "delicious" blood. Alex runs off and tells Justin. As Justin thinks it, Juliet knows her parents' plot of biting Alex. When Justin, Juliet, Theresa and Jerry intervenes, Max comes in with Pumpkin Scent. And Juliet explains a vampire's "Worst Fear," than "Garlic."

Guest stars: Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen, Anne Ramsay as Cindy Van Heusen, JD Cullum as Alucard Van Heusen Spell: Don't let this garden go to waste, give all this food a lot more taste - increase the size of a pumpkin Magical objects:

Vampires (monsters)

49 28 "Wizards vs. Vampires: Dream Date""Wake Up, Break Up, Shake Up (Alternative)" Bob Koherr Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 5.0[17] August 7, 2009 (2009-08-07) 225

When Dean moves away, Alex decides to show up in Dean's dreams. A few months later he comes back. When Alex goes on their date, Dean pays more attention to the arcade than her, and Alex attempts to break up with him. She pretends to be a slob so that Dean breaks up with her, but he said it was no big deal after she blurted it out. Alex goes into his dreams one more time to find out how Dean really feels. Meanwhile, when Juliet asks Justin to go on vacation with her and her family, he doesn't want to go and lies to her.

Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo Guest stars: Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen, Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty, David Boller as Abe Lincoln, and Amanda Tepe as Hot Dog Vendor Lady Note: When Juliet talks to Max, they are in the sunlight, however, in the season 3 episode Night at The Lazerama, she reveals to Justin that she melts in sunlight. Spell: What I need now is the opposite of clean, make me a girl without hygiene- transform a girl into a slob Magical objects:

Vampires (monsters)

50 29 "Wizards & Vampires vs. Zombies""No Fear (Alternative)" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein N/A August 8, 2009 (2009-08-08) 228

Justin promises Juliet an unforgettable prom date. But when Alex organizes a zombie-themed anti-prom, Alex gives Max flyers to hand out and he accidentally sends the zombie prom flyers to the wizard world with a permission slip to test out a no fear ring, and real zombies arrive. Meanwhile, Harper and Zeke go to the prom together. At the prom Justin serenades Juliet and asks her to go steady with him. After that Max, Alex, Harper, Justin, Zeke, and Juliet get in a dance off with the zombies to get them to leave. In the end Justin and Juliet have a special moment together, slow dancing and kissing after Juliet agrees to go steady with Justin.

Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo Co-stars: Christopher Recupito Rossi as Zombie Guy, Callie Carson as Zombie Girl, Malia Dawkins as Zombie Prom Victim, Marcus Alexander Hart as Prom Zombie, Daniel Sykes as Mocking Prom Guy Guest stars: Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen, Dan Benson as Zeke Notes: A reference is made to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video/short movie. Also, Zeke makes a reference to the Irwin Allen sci-fi show Lost in Space when he says "Danger, danger, Will Robinson!" The idea for Zombie Prom was originally mentioned and conceived by Alex in the episode "Graphic Novel". Magical objects:

Vampires (monsters)

51 30 "Retest" Victor Gonzalez Todd J. Greenwald 3.9[18] August 21, 2009 (2009-08-21) 222

Jerry and his siblings, Kelbo and Megan (Jerry revealed to the kids they have an aunt), need to retake the Wizard test that, in their teen years, determined who got to keep their powers. Unfortunally, Megan still has a grudge over Jerry, and nothing, neither the possibility of gets her powers back or her nephews happines can persuade her to redo the test. When Alex, Justin and Max see how competitive the contest gets, they realize the same test could eventually tear their family apart as well. Through the entire episode each one of them gets compared to a relative. Max to Kelbo, Alex to Megan, Justin to their dad, and Harper to their Mom. In the end Justin says Alex is nothing like Megan because Alex apologized and that's something Megan never learned to do.

Co-stars: Jay Brian Winnick as Mr. McFly Guest stars: Jeff Garlin as Uncle Kelbo, Carrie Genzel as Aunt Megan Notes: This episode originally aired on July 23, 2009 on Disney Channel Latin America, almost a month before it aired in the United States. This is the last episode to be broadcast in standard definition. Spells: Let's go visit our new aunt, take us to Paris, Texas - teleport to Paris Love on the rocks, unpack the box-es - unpack boxes Zoobaa zoobaa zoobaa, hey sister, go sister, Paris, Texas - teleport to Paris

Wewww - a spell used by Uncle Kelbo to teleport him and his fish

Opening sequence

The opening sequence is the same as it was for the previous seasons. The characters in the opening sequence still remain in Standard Definiton, only the background being converted to high definition.

The sequence begins with Alex (Selena Gomez) waking up in the morning with her alarm clock buzzing off. She uses a spell to make the day back to 6:30. She then goes into the bathroom where Justin (David Henrie) is observing himself in the mirror where Alex pushes him to the side. He gets annoyed and then uses magic to put her in to the mirror. In the kitchen, Max (Jake T. Austin) has an orange which turns into a chocolate cupcake. Meanwhile, Harper (Jennifer Stone) meets Alex at the front door. Back at the kitchen, Max is about to put his cupcake into his backpack when his mother, Terresa (Maria Canals Barrera), makes him turn it back into an orange. Alex tells her mother that she is late for school (which would be weird because earlier Alex made the day earlier). In the lair, Jerry (David DeLuise) is talking to someone when a spellbook flies away. He then goes to retrieve it. In the sub shop, Alex opens her book bag where the spell book goes into. Jerry lectures her as the main title card appears. Then the four friends walk to school.

[[[Wizards of Waverly Place (season 3)|edit]]] SynopsisEdit

Justin is now a graduated wizard and no longer needs to take wizard training classes with his fellow siblings. Alex now feels the need to step her training skills with a little help from Harper who now lives with the Russos. Justin also continues his relationship with a vampire named Juliet (Bridgit Mendler) and Alex starts a new one with a werewolf named Mason (Gregg Sulkin). Both relationships end badly, with Juliet being transformed to look her real age and Mason turned permanently into a wolf. However, Justin has moved on with help from Harper and Alex, who has resumed her relationship with Mason after "country magic" restores him to human form. Justin attempts to fulfill a number of achievements he thinks make up a successful senior year at high school, including joining the basketball team, being elected student body president, hosting a big party, and winning the science fair with a water powered engine. Alex has romance going off and on in this season. Max falls for his first girlfriend. The season finale has the family kidnapped by government agents for being wizards. Tricked into believing an alien invasion is coming, Justin tells the agents magic exists, leading to most wizards being captured. The Russos manage to escape with Alex declaring they need to tell the world the truth to save the wizard world. (the season 4 premiere would reveal the whole thing was a test for Alex and Justin).

Guest stars and recurring cast include: Bill Chott as Mr Laritate, Dan Benson as Zeke Beakerman , Hayley Kiyoko as Stevie Nichols, Moisés Arias as Conscience, Fred Willard as Mr Stuffleby , Austin Butler as George, Shakira as Herself, Ted McGinley as Magroder, John O'Hurley as Captain Jim Bob Sherwood, Wilmer Valderrama as Uncle Ernesto, Kate Flannery as Elaine Finkle and Jeff Garlin as Uncle Kelbo.

[[[Wizards of Waverly Place (season 3)|edit]]] EpisodesEdit

Main article: List of Wizards of Waverly Place episodes*This season consisted of 28 episodes.



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52 1 "Franken Girl" Bob Koherr Peter Murrieta 4.6[1] October 9, 2009 (2009-10-09) 301

As Justin is continuously getting annoyed by Alex breaking into his room and stealing things, he decides to create a female Frankenstein's monster to act as a 'body guard' and names her "Franken Girl." However, when Alex beats the monster and still manages to break into Justins room, he tries to get revenge by casting a spell to make Franken Girl Alex's best friend but also casts a "spell lock" to stop Alex from reversing the spell. Although intitially annoyed by Franken Girl's obsession with her, Alex soon takes a liking to her, which just makes Justin more mad and more eager to seek revenge. He soon thinks up a rather elaborate (and somewhat demented) revenge plan.

Spells: We need electricity, and a lot, give me 1.21 gigawatts! - creates a large electric current Bring Franken Girl back to alive, you're Alex's BFF, and that's no jive - brings back Franken Girl and makes Franken Girl best friends with Alex Alex doesn't think cheerleading's cool, make Franken Girl a cheerleading fool - makes Franken Girl love cheerleading Spell lock: Hey nany nany Ha cha cha!

Guest starring: Perry Mattfeld as Franken Girl, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate Co-starring: Megan Carcioppolo as Cheerleader #1, Erin Prieto as Cheerleader #2, Jazzlyn Marae as Cheerleader #3, Lauren E. Gates as Try Out Girl (uncredited), Krizia Quinio as Cheerleader (uncredited), Debbie Sperry as Miss. Sauberman (uncredited)

Notes: This is the first episode of the series to be broadcast in High Definition, and the show now utilizes a 'filmized' appearance (though it is still shot on videotape, as is standard with Disney Channel sitcoms beginning with Sonny with a Chance). This episode aired on September 27, 2009 on Disney Channel Middle East.

53 2 "Halloween" Bob Koherr Todd J. Greenwald 4.5[2] October 16, 2009 (2009-10-16) 302

The Russo's haunted house has been lame every year, because Justin insists that they focus on safety. The person in charge of the haunted house threatens to take it away if its not scary. Alex then goes to the wizard world and gets three real but kind of lame ghosts, following her dad's orders. But, they aren't scary enough as at first, Teresa thinks there just people in masks. Alex and Harper go back to the wizard world and get 'Mantooth' the scariest ghost from the wizard world who used to scare Justin at night. Mantooth does something with his face that scares the children so badly that they flee the house. Mr. Evans immediately declares that their haunted house is too scary and takes it away anyway. Magical Objects: Ghosts.

Guest starring: Bo Foxworth as Coach, Scott Freeburg as Doug, Daniel Roebuck as Mr. Evans, Sean Whalen as Mantooth, Hilary Hacker as Mrs. Chenowith, Stephen A.F. Day as Frank, Shannon McClung as Doug's Body, Keith Allan as Wally

Co-starring: Josh Abraham Webber as Student (uncredited), Carly Jordan Pancher as Little Bo Peep (uncredited), Cole Pancher as Cell Phone Kid (uncredited), George Mims as Ghost Coach #2 (uncredited)

54 3 "Monster Hunter" Bob Koherr Richard Goodman 4.3[3] October 23, 2009 (2009-10-23) 303

Justin signs up for Monster Hunting, after he masters his last spell. Knowing that Justin could become the full wizard, Alex studies with help from Harper. Meanwhile, Max performs a spell that separates his conscience from himself. Then, he performs another spell to make monsters go all over the city to sabotage Justin's training even though his conscience tells him not to. Later, Alex, Max and his conscience go to help Justin with the monsters and Alex performs two spells successfully and saves Justin.

Spells: Hair all frizzy, don't have a tizzy, thin lizzy! - makes people thin My inner thoughts of right and wrong, Come out come out where you belong! - brings people's consience out, but he or she is supposed to stand in front of a mirror, then his or her reflection will become his or her conscience Hot monsters in the city, running wild what a pity! - releases monsters into someone's city ("Hot monsters in the city...running wild and..." refers to a nick gilder song from the 1980's) Arm'n'handa runamita! or Grow Arms and go away - gives something arms and makes it run away Train in vain, go to Spain! - causes a train to go to Spain Special guest stars: Moisés Arias as Max's Conscience, Fred Willard as Mr. Stuffleby Co-starring: Dennis Hadley as Fakeahorseus

Notes: Mr Stuffleby says that Alex completed 100 spells but in the episode Potion Commotion Jerry said Alex and Justin were on lesson 372. Also, when Jerry says "It's seems like just yesterday you were changing a brick into a rabbit" Justin answered "Edgebono Utoostis". "Edgebono Utoostis" is actually the duplication spell used in the first episode of the series.

55 4 "Three Monsters" Victor Gonzalez Justin Varava 4.4[4] October 30, 2009 (2009-10-30) 304

Justin begins his Monster Hunting course and senses that there are three un-registered monsters on Waverly Place. Forgetting that Juliet and her family live there, he tells the professionals, and they come looking for her. Realizing his mistake, Justin tries to fix it by trying to find three other monsters. In the end, the monster hunters take away Franken Girl and Justin's robot. Meanwhile, Max tries to separate himself from his conscience because he thinks that he's trying to steal his mom.

Spells: Liar, liar, pants on fire - The ability to set pants on fire I'm rubber, you're glue; take her smell and put it on you - switches clothes and smell Markers markers, go away, hey - the ability to make markers go away

Special guest star: Moisés Arias as Max's Conscience Guest starring: Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen, Andy Kindler as Chancellor Tootietootie, Pat Finn as Luxor, Wendi McLendon-Covey as Dr. Ice Co-starring: Perry Matfield as Franken Girl Absent: David DeLuise as Jerry Russo

Note: This is part 2 of the saga promoted as "The Chronicles of Moises: Voice of Reason!. This is the last appearance of Franken-Girl.

56 5 "A Night at the Lazerama" Victor Gonzalez Peter Murrieta N/A November 6, 2009 (2009-11-06) 306

As his first official monster hunting assignment, Justin is dispatched to capture a mind controlling mummy after all of the other monster hunters are apparently killed in action. Arriving at the museum, Justin and Juliet end up getting trapped in an exhibit with a soundproof plastic window, leaving them unable to call for help and the window itself immune to Justin's magic. Justin believes that they can wait till morning for a worker to let them out, but quickly realizes otherwise when he remembers that exposure to sunlight will incinerate Juliet. Justin ultimately decides that Juliet needs to look in the mummy's eyes and become his slave in order to leave so she will not be destroyed, though he promises to hunt down the mummy and save her one day.

Meanwhile, Alex, in an attempt to sabotage Max's increasingly good behavior and gain a better chance at winning the wizard competition, has Harper separate Conscience from Max, and Max's behavior becomes increasingly horrific; however, she quickly rushes to fix the problem when Jerry informs her that Conscience will become his own person if he is separated from Max for too long. After reuniting Max and his conscience, Alex discovers Justin's plight and rushes to save him, but arrives too late to save Juliet from the mummy.

Spells: Please please, tell me now, is there something I should know, Duranium, Duranius - shows something people "might want to know" in a picture frame Scrubby dubby, into the tubby - turns someone into a washing machine Argile, bobby, tube, knee high, into socks, turn this guy - turns someone into a pair of socks

Special guest star: Moisés Arias as Max's Conscience Guest starring: Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen, John Eric Bentley as Mummy, Andy Kindler as Chancellor Tootietootie Co-starring: Nicole J. Butler as Customer, Adam Irigoyen as New Conscience Notes: This is the third and final part of the saga advertised as "The Chronicles of Moises: Voice of Reason!". Strangely, Juliet tells Justin that sunlight will turn her into ash, when she was shown walking outside in broad daylight several times with no apparent ill effects during the "Wizards vs. Vampires" saga. However, as Juliet's vampire development has been rather slow, it could be possible that she has only recently inherited this weakness. In this episode Harper mentions "Jeremy From Science", a goblin that Alex named that way to cover her wizard secret from Harper in the episode "Harper Knows" . Magical Objects: Mummies and vampires (which are both monsters)

57 6 "Doll House" Jean Sagal Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 4.1[5] November 20, 2009 (2009-11-20) 305

After Harper finds out that she's moving, the Russo's offer Harper to live with them. While Alex and Harper clean out the basement to make room for Harper's things, they find Alex's old doll house. Alex shrinks herself down to fit in the doll house to use as her own art studio, but Jerry and Theresa give the doll house away to a little girl named Olive, with Alex still in it. Unable to use magic to get out, as she had dropped her wand, Alex gets Harper's attention and begs her not to tell Justin. Harper however, tells him and then the pair help Alex, when she makes him buy the doll house back. Meanwhile, Justin tries to sell his "Captain Jim-Bob Shirwood Farmhouse Space Command Module" which is worth $400.

Spells: Shrinka dink, shrinka dank, shrinka dunk - makes certain objects shrink. This spell also makes Alex turn back big.

Guest starring: Yara Shahidi as Olive, Gregg Binkley as Randy

58 7 "Marathoner Harper""Marathoner Helper" Victor Gonzalez Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio N/A December 4, 2009 (2009-12-04) 307

After Harper wins a marathon, she discovers that Alex used magic to help her win every competition since they were very young, including the marathon. Upset that she never really won anything on her own, Alex decides to let Harper do all the contests again from the past in order to have the opportunity to win without the aid of magic, though things go wrong when Harper proves to be completely incompetent in everything. Meanwhile Justin decides to enter the marathon so he can be the first Russo to win an athletic trophy.

Spells: K-nip, k-nop, hippity hop, run 26.2 miles then stop -Increases your speed 2x for 26.2 miles Guest starring: Imani Hakim as Connie, Dan Benson as Zeke, Pamela Chan as Carol

59 8 "Alex Charms a Boy""You Muse, You Lose (United Kingdom)" Bob Koherr Peter Murrieta 3.9[6] January 15, 2010 (2010-01-15) 313

Alex meets Mason, a transfer student from England and they start to date. He is perfect in every way with the exception of his view of art, which is dogs and parts of American history. Alex tries to make him more American, by throwing water balloons at people (being rude) and laughing in appreciation (making fun of Mr. Laritate and Harper's clothes). In order to make him a better artist, Alex takes matters into her own hands by putting a spell on Mason to make her his new artistic inspiration. Meanwhile, Justin trains for finding the mummy that took away Juliet,so Jerry gives Justin goggles where you can see behind you so Justin wouldn't have to look into the mummy's eyes and get turned to his minion. During which it is discovered that, when Max cast the spell that set monsters running loose in an idiotic attempt to sabotage Justin's monster hunting, one of the escaped monsters is said mummy, thus making Max himself indirectly responsible for both Juliet's kidnapping and the deaths of all of the other monster hunters.

Guest starring: Gregg Sulkin as Mason Greyback and Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate Co-starring: Richard Bernard as Water Balloon Violinist (uncredited), Josh Abraham Webber as Art Student (uncredited), Seth Laird as Pizza Man (uncredited) Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo

Notes: In the UK this episode aired on January 14, 2010 and was named "You Muse, You Lose". Mason was mentioned in a previous episode called "Future Harper" where Harper (from the future) asked "Did Mason break up with you already?"

60 9 "Wizards vs. Werewolves" Victor Gonzalez Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio and

Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein

6.2[7][8] January 22, 2010 (2010-01-22) 314-315

In this episode, Justin and Max continue to search for Juliet. Meanwhile, Mason and Alex continue dating and Mason gives her a glowing necklace. However, Mason keeps running away from Alex before the evening. She becomes suspicious and follows him one night. Alex and Harper discover that Mason is actually a werewolf. She confesses that she is a wizard and they continue to date. Mason then reveals that the necklace only glows when someone is in love with the person who put it on the other person. When Justin and Max find out that Mason is a werewolf, Justin thinks that Mason can help track down Juliet. He tracks her scent to Transylvania, where the mummy has been holding Juliet prisoner and expecting Justin, though they destroy the mummy after a brief face-off.

The Russo's happiness at saving Juliet is cut short when it is discovered that Juliet and Mason dated one another three centuries ago, and the situation worsens when Mason impulsively blurts out that he still loves her. The Russos and Juliet leave. Alex is heartbroken the next day, and Mason goes to the substation to talk to Alex, but she won't let him explain, and Harper decides to set up an "Alex-watch" to keep the two separate. Later, Mason meets Max, who manages to take him to Alex. Mason is able to persuade Alex to go back to Transylvania with him to search for the True Love Necklace, so that Mason can prove his feelings for her. Justin, Max, and Juliet follow them. At odds with Justin, Mason transforms into a full Werewolf and starts to attack Justin, which results in being attacked by Juliet. During the fight, Juliet bites Mason and is scratched by him in turn: as a result, Juliet loses her vampire powers and quickly ages into a white-haired old lady, and Mason transforms into an actual wolf. Before this happens, however, Alex successfully locates the necklace and puts it on Mason, which proves that he does indeed love her. Realizing that they can no longer be together, Juliet and Mason reluctantly break up with Alex and Justin and depart, leaving both Russos completely heartbroken.

Guest starring: Gregg Sulkin as Mason Greyback, Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen, John Eric Bentley as Mummy, Bryce Hurless as British Kid Wizard Magical Objects: Werewolves, Mummies and Vampires (which are three monsters). True Love Necklace: Glows when someone loves the person who put it on that person.

Notes: This is a one hour special. According to Selena Gomez in an interview, the show is not done with the Mason-Juliet storyline. This was the first episode of "Wizards of Waverly Place" to be rated TV-PG in America for disturbing images and for it being too intense for a Wizards episode, this is the first Disney Channel special since the Lizzie McGuire special "Night of The Day of the Dead" to be rated TV-PG. Gregg Sulkin and Bridgit Mendler may appear in another episode. In the episode "Beware Wolf", if you kiss a werewolf you turn into one but Alex and Mason kiss many times throughout the episode because Mason is purebred and that only happens when you kiss a mutt.

61 10 "Positive Alex" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 3.6[9] February 26, 2010 (2010-02-26) 308

Alex has a crush on George, the school’s band leader, but is unable to get his attention because he is turned off by her sour attitude and unenergetic cheers at the school basketball games. Determined to get George to ask her to the school dance, she casts a spell on herself to become a positive person, but Alex’s new found optimism turns out to be too much when she starts cheering for the opposing team. Meanwhile, Justin has joined the basketball team and is trying to get a big senior moment captured on video. During the game justin gets to play and scores 3 three pointers, however, he gave to Max to catch it on tape but Max filmed other stuff from the audience such as his dad sticking his finger into his ear instead of Justin's basketball game.

Guest starring: Austin Butler as George, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate and Dan Benson as Zeke Co-starring: Kandyn Bouchez as Cheerleader #1, Karli Reynolds as Cheerleader #2, Danni Hooks as Cheerleader #3, Bryan Escobar as Male Cheerleader #1, Rob Westin as Male Cheerleader #2 and Allie Costa as Trumpet Girl (uncredited) Notes: Alex was forcefully turned into a cheerleader in "Franken Girl". This is the third episode in a row where there are no spells. Magical Object: A Magical Marker: When written on skin, the person becomes whatever was written on his or her arm.

62 11 "Detention Election" Bob Koherr Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein N/A March 19, 2010 (2010-03-19) 309

Justin and Zeke are running against each other to become Student Body President. Justin soon finds his efforts put in jeopardy after someone wallpaper's Principal Laritate’s office with posters of his campaign and he is accused of masterminding the prank. In Saturday detention, Alex befriends a rebellious new girl at school named Stevie. On their trip to Coney Island, Jerry, Max and Harper are stuck on a ferris wheel and Max drops his wand in an attempt to get them off. Harper is flashed off the ferris wheel by Alex, and they both try to help Justin out of trouble. Meanwhile, Justin has gained newfound popularity by taking credit for the prank and also to get more votes for his campaign. But his friendship with Zeke may be strained when he chooses his popularity over his best friend. In the end, Justin wins the race but he is disqualified because of the prank. Alex takes the blame so Justin can become president but Stevie confesses that she pulled off the prank. Justin becomes Student Body President by six votes, but Zeke withdrew his vote when he found out that Justin did not vote. However, Justin gained his friendship with Zeke back and lost his popularity. Harper is sent back on the ferris wheel by Alex, who was banned and wanted revenge because Jerry, Max and Harper went without her, where Jerry and Max are still stuck on, but luckily she grabbed her jacket made of spicy and teriyaki jerky.

Spells: Posters posters on the wall, now it's time to tell us all. - Makes posters able to talk. Posters posters that didn't squeal at all, zip it up, stay on this wall. - Stops the talking posters. Guest starring: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Dan Benson as Zeke, Grant Alan as Eddie and Hayley Kiyoko as Stevie Nichols Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo.

Note: While being questioned, by Alex, one of the Justin posters says that he promised Stevie he wouldn't tell who pulled the prank, hinting that Stevie might be more than mortal. Also, Justin is elected to be the school president, but, in the 64th episode "Eat to the Beat", that was his first day to be the school president.

63 12 "Dude Looks Like Shakira" Victor Gonzalez Peter Murrieta 3.5[10] April 16, 2010 (2010-04-16) 317

Theresa and Jerry go on vacation and leave Uncle Kelbo to watch the kids. When Uncle Kelbo comes he is not him, he is Shakira. He confess to them that there is no such thing as Shakira, he is the real one. So Justin, Max and Alex try to find a cure so Uncle Kelbo could stay his real self, and Max says a spell and has the same problem as Uncle Kelbo except he turns into a garbage can.

Spells: When you're tired of the same story, turn some pages, (object or person) - Turns the user into an object or person.

Special guest star: Shakira as Herself Guest starring: Jeff Garlin as Uncle Kelbo and Michael Monken as MacGruder Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle

Notes: Shakira and Selena Gomez as Alex perform a duet of Shakira's song "Gypsy". This episode premiered on March 28 in Latin America, during a marathon of episodes of the third season. This is the third time Disney Channel Latin America and Disney Channel Brazil premieres an episode of the series (the first one being "Quinceañera" and the second one, "Retest") before premiering in the United States.

64 13 "Eat to the Beat" Guy Distad Richard Goodman 3.3[11] April 30, 2010 (2010-04-30) 310

After Harper's lunchtime Shakespeare impressions are a total bust, Alex and Stevie ask Justin to hire a rock band to play at lunchtime. Justin agrees, feeling that he owes Stevie since she got him elected to become Student Body President. However, Justin hires a smooth jazz band instead of a rock band which angers Alex. Meanwhile, Harper finds out Stevie is a wizard but to be also brainwashed by Stevie causing Harper to forget.

Spells: Take away all meat and add some snazz, turn this noise into smooth jazz. - Turns rock music into smooth jazz. Simplify your mind, leave that thought behind. - Erases the last few moments of one's memory.

Guest starring: Hayley Kiyoko as Stevie Nichols, Aaron Hendry as Grrrtarist and Beau Billingslea as Burt Parks Co-starring: Johnny Sale as Crouton Kid (uncredited) Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo, Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo and David DeLuise as Jerry Russo Notes: The band Ughh is based on the actual rock band Gwar. This episode first premiered on April 1 in Hong Kong. This also is the second episode in which only three main cast members appear (since "Saving WizTech (Part 2)". Also, this is Justin's first day as the school president (which he was elected in "Detention Election").Also, it is shown that Stevie is in fact a wizard when she took out her wand to change the rock band to a smooth jazz band.

65 14 "Third Wheel" Robbie Countryman Justin Varava 3.6[12] April 30, 2010 (2010-04-30) 311

Harper tells Alex that Stevie is a wizard after Harper sees Stevie use a wand, with Stevie erasing her memory, which Alex helps Harper regain. Alex then confronts Stevie about her secret and the two bond even more because of their magical abilities making Harper feel left out. Meanwhile, Justin and Zeke come with the idea to build a float for the school's homecoming festivities.

Guest starring: Hayley Kiyoko as Stevie Nichols, Dan Benson as Zeke and Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate Spells: Do what you say, say what you mean, one thing leads to another, remember. - Causes a person to jog their memory. Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo and Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo

Note: Jerry made a reference to "The Outsiders" when he said he was a third wheel to Ponyboy, he also made a reference to The Breakfast Club with the name John Bender (Judd Nelson's character). Also, This episode premiered on April 13 in Latin America. This is also the second time Jake T. Austin missed an episode in the third season, He only missed two episodes in the first two seasons.

66 15 "The Good, the Bad, and the Alex" Victor Gonzalez Todd J. Greenwald 3.5[13] May 7, 2010 (2010-05-07) 312

Alex is caught off guard when she discovers her friend Stevie is leading a wizard revolution. To the dismay of Justin and Harper, she decides to help Stevie with her quest to make sure no wizard ever has to give up their powers again. Alex agrees to Stevie shortly after Stevie barricades the wizard portal with a broom stick. Alex and Stevie also ask Max to join in their revolution, to which Max agrees. Max also declares himself as king, so the two girls have to obey his commands. Justin, knowing his sisters antics, orders a Chinese meal that comes with magic fortune cookies that possess the ability to give a glimpse into the future, thus allowing Justin to find out what Alex will end up doing. Alex is seen telling Harper that after it was all over, they would still be friends. Justin tries to stop her, thinking that she would go through with Stevie's plan, but Alex ends up tricking Stevie, using her wand to turn Stevie into a rock-type substance, freezing her body, and transporting all of Stevie's magical powers to her brother. Shortly after this sequence, Max curiously pokes Stevie's frozen body, accidentally tipping her over. Upon impact with the floor, Stevie's frozen body breaks into hundreds of pieces. To Alex it does not matter, because she still has her only true friend Harper, who was, is, and will always be there for Alex until the very end.

Spells: Fortunato Amontillado - Causes a person to come to the wizard depending on where he or she is. Guest starring: Hayley Kiyoko as Stevie Nichols, Richard Chiu as Warren Nichols, Ezra Weisz as Jack Clown Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo

Notes: The spell "Fortunato Amontillado" is a reference to Edgar Allan Poe story "The Cask of Amontillado" dealing with passing someone trapped through a barrier, like in the story where the main character seals his enemy up by chaining him to a wall and sealing that section of the room up by building a wall leaving him there to die. The "Transfer of Powers" ceremony is contradicting to Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, when Alex becomes a full wizard without an official ceremony. The Jack-In-the-Box says the address of City Hall is 1313 Mockingbird Lane. This is a reference to The Munsters and the address of their mansion.

67 16 "Western Show" Bob Koherr Justin Varava 3.5[14] May 14, 2010 (2010-05-14) 316

After Superintendant Clanton fires Mr. Laritate (because of Alex's Rollerskate and Pie Day and Max's carelessness) and takes over his school responsibilities, Alex and Justin go to Mr. Laritate where he already has a western themed job. So Alex uses a spell that takes Mr. Laritate back in time to the Old West to convince him to fight for his job. After Mr. Laritate learned a lesson back in the western days, he goes back to the school and asks Clanton to give his job as a principal again.

Guest starring: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Ted McGinley as Superintendent Clanton

Spells: Say goodnight, out like a light. - Causes a person to become unconscious. Old West right away, yippie-yi-ki-yay. - Makes everything Old Western. Modern day right away, yippie-yi-ki-yay. - Makes everything back to the modern day. Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown, make Laritate run out of town - Brings Mr. Laritate's enemy, Superintendent Clanton with a gang in the Old West. Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle Note: This episode premiered on April 20 in Latin America.This episode and Alex's Logo both were on Youtube before it premiered on TV. Note: Leroy Brown is a reference to Encyclopedia Brown, who is mentioned in a spell that Alex casts to bring Superintendent Clanton to the west with a gang.

68 17 "Alex's Logo" David DeLuise David Henrie N/A May 21, 2010 (2010-05-21) 318

When Alex's newly designed T-shirts become wildly popular at school, Justin demands that she turn over a fee to the Student Council for selling them on school property. With her generous donation, Alex becomes the winner of the Citizenship award and when Justin puts the truth spell on her to find if she used magic to get the award, he purposefully leaves it on causing her to tell the truth about everyone during her award ceremony speech and then causing everyone to hate her.

Guest starring: Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate Spells: Don't let Alex be a liar, the truth, the truth, is on fire- places a halo over one's head and makes them tell the truth. Truth truth she used to know, now she becomes the old Russo- Reverses the truth spell cast on a Russo family member.

Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle Note: This is David Henrie's (Justin), first time writing an episode, and David DeLuise's (Jerry), 2nd time directing, his first time directing and acting in the same episode. This episode and Western Show both were on Youtube before TV.

69 18 "Dad's Buggin' Out" Guy Distad Todd J. Greenwald N/A June 4, 2010 (2010-06-04) 319

Justin and Zeke are preparing for the Alien Language League banquet which will be hosted at the Sub Station. Alex carelessly leaves the portal to the Wizard World open, and a pocket elf and fairy escape as well as a Wizard bug, which bites Jerry, and he transforms into a huge insect. He interferes with the Alien Language League Banquet and Justin's hopes of getting a Lifetime Achievement Award by scaring away Joey the Crepe kid and eating all the homemade crepes Theresa was forced to make after Joey ran away, but things take a turn for the better when Alex helps Justin by presenting Jerry in his bug form, as an alien from another planet, knowing how important getting the award is to Justin. In the end Justin is given the Lifetime Achievement Award trophy after all, but Jerry, who is still a giant insect, accidentally melts it.

Magical Objects: Wizard Bug, Pocket Elf, Fairy

Note: The pocket elf is featured in the episode from season 1, "I Almost Drowned In a Chocolate Fountain", and the fairy Sparkle is from season 2 in the episode "Fairy Tale". Paulie Litt who played Frankie in season 1 has now been renamed Joey. The trophy Justin receives in this episode is the same trophy Harper receives in the episode "Marathoner Helper" (season 3).

Guest starring: Dan Benson as Zeke, Paulie Litt as Joey the Crepe Kid and Michael Monken as McGruder, Rachel Cannon as Flutter, Al Madrigal as Spanish Pocket Elf

Co-starring: Alexander Wenger as Alien Language League Member (uncredited)

70 19 "Max's Secret Girlfriend" Bob Koherr Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein N/A June 11, 2010 (2010-06-11) 321

Harper and Alex find out that Max has a girlfriend named Nancy Lukey, but has been keeping it a secret so not to get embarrassed by his family. Later Theresa finds out about it and tells him that it's not okay to hide the truth from anyone. Since he took his mother's advice, he tells Nancy his secret about being a wizard. The Russos then make up another lie to cover the truth, and Nancy breaks up with him because Max keeps on lying to get her to like him.

Guest starring: Bella Thorne as Nancy Lukey

Spells : Make us old and barely alive, age us up to thirty-five - Changes a person's appearance to look thirty-five.

Magical Objects: Magic Carpet Note: When Max says "Yeah I didn't tell her about the dragon dog 'cause I still have no idea what happened to that." He was referring to Dragon, a pet dragon disguised as a dog, which Theresa lets them keep in the season 1 episode "Curb Your Dragon". Also, when Alex says,"Tom Sawyer, that's such an obvious lie. It's the name from the Rush song", she's referring to the Canadian rock band, Rush. When Max tells his family about telling her their secret, Justin says "I will not let us be 'wizards exposed', which is the name of the season 3 finale.

71 20 "Alex Russo, Matchmaker?" David DeLuise Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio 3.3[15] July 2, 2010 (2010-07-02) 322

Alex sets Harper up with Justin's best friend Zeke for the school science fair. But Alex becomes frustrated when she sees that Harper and Zeke are actually interested in their science project than sharing romantic feelings for each other. She then casts a spell to make sparks fly between them, which literally happens when they touch. Meanwhile, Justin creates a water-powered engine, while Max "creates life" by finding items under his bed and putting in a barbecue grill.

Spells: Zippozap Zippozee Zippozarum - Makes sparks fly i.e lights a candle etc. Warning: If this spell was on humans, it intensifies their emotions. Possible Side-effect: Electrical zaps on contact.

Guest starring: Dan Benson as Zeke

Note: A lot of Alex's boyfriends were mentioned. Riley, Dean and Mason were mentioned, and so were a lot of other of Alex's boyfriends including Manny Kin, Alex's fake boyfriend from season 1. Also, it is revealed that Alex and Mason dated for two months before he was changed into a wolf forever in "Wizards vs. Werewolves."

72 21 "Delinquent Justin" Mary Lou Belli Justin Varava 3.6 [16] July 16, 2010 (2010-07-16) 323

When Justin is about to graduate, Alex tells him that she made a duplicate Justin and sent him to the college four years ago. But the college Justin does not care about studying or about life. Soon Alex recombines them together but the original Justin mind doesn't exist, leaving Alex to fix the problem. Meanwhile, Jerry and Theresa try to be better parents.

Guest starring: Dan Benson as Zeke and Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo

Spells: Two of him are twice as fun, turn these Justins back to one - Turns two Justins into one. Brains, brains go away, back before the college day - Takes away knowledge.

Retrievum Cerebrum- Takes one back to the original mind setting.

73 22 "Captain Jim Bob Sherwood" Jean Sagal Richard Goodman 3.6 [17] July 23, 2010 (2010-07-23) 320

Justin and Alex are chosen create an issue of the Captain Jim Bob Sherwood comic book, with Justin writing the story and Alex doing the illustrations. But when they can't agree on their ideas, Alex uses magic and displaces Captain Jim Bob from the comic book, leaving him loose out in the city.

Guest starring: John O'Hurley as Captain Jim Bob Sherwood Spells: This is causing too much strife, from the pages, come to life - brings an object to life.

74 23 "Wizards vs. Finkles" Victor Gonzalez Peter Dirksen N/A July 30, 2010 (2010-07-30) 325

Harper's parents comes to town to audition to be a train vaudeville act in Romania. Harper is completely embarrassed by them, while Alex finds them so much fun and agrees to join their act, while Harper gets to be in the annual Russo family photo. Alex then learns that being in the act is not all fun and games and soon wants out.

Spells: Tell some jokes that are old and clammy, ham it up don't bold it hammy! - Cast it on a ham or chicken. Causes the person to be funny.

Guest starring: Dan Benson as Zeke, Kate Flannery and Scot Robinson as Elaine and Marty Finkle and Alan Safier as the Romanian producer Absent: Maria Canals Barrera as Theresa Russo

75 24 "All About You-Niverse""Alex Through the Looking Glass (Russia)" Bob Koherr Marcus Alexander Hart 3.7[18] August 20, 2010 (2010-08-20) 326

After Alex is punished for one of her schemes in order to go on the class trip to Europe, she defiantly steps into a magical mirror and her world instantly becomes all about her. Alex enjoys how everyone listens to her, but when her mother tries to call her back, mirror-Harper breaks the mirror and could possibly be trapped in that world forever. Justin and Zeke hold an e-waste drive for old electronics in order to save themselves for the "Robot Revolution".

Guest starring: Dan Benson as Zeke

Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo and David DeLuise as Jerry Russo Notes: In Disney Channel Russia, This episode is called "Alex Through The Looking Glass". Also, no spells are used in this episode. This is also referring to Lewis Caroll' s novel Alice Through The Looking Glass, the sequel to Alice In Wonderland. Magical Objects:The Magic Mirror-If you step in there, it becomes all about you.

76 25 "Uncle Ernesto" Bob Koherr Todd J. Greenwald 3.4[19] August 27, 2010 (2010-08-27) 327

Justin, Alex and Max promise a magic-free night for their mother's birthday. When they invite their Uncle Ernesto over, they must stow away gifts from Uncle Kelbo. After opening the magical gifts, chaos breaks out as the kids try to hide magic from their mother and uncle. In the end of the episode, Alex proves that she loves her mom than magic by throwing the egg the FuChicken (see "Magical Objects" section below) which would tell who would win the wizard competition.

Special guest star: Wilmer Valderrama as Uncle Ernesto Guest starring: Michael D. Cohen as Swiss Army Elf Magical Objects: FuChicken- A chicken that lays an egg which has an answer to a question the FuChicken was asked in it. If scared, it will lay various breakfast foods, including the plate which they are on. Party in a Box- A small box that once it's opened a party will appear. Magic Swiss Army Bag- A bag that has anything needed for survival in it, i.e. a toothpick or a magical helper. Notes: Uncle Ernesto was mentioned in the episode "Justin's Little Sister" (season 1) when Theresa mentioned that Justin looked like Uncle Ernesto.

77 26 "Moving On" Robbie Countryman Peter Murrieta 4.5[20] September 10, 2010 (2010-09-10) 324

When Justin fails to get over Juliet, Alex transforms Harper into a young version of Juliet. Justin is delighted to see his soul mate again, until Harper, as Juliet, tries to make him move on. She does convince him to move on after revealing herself. The episode ends with Justin on a date with his new girlfriend and the real Juliet watching him from afar, with a smile on her face.

Spells: Transfix, transpose, make Harper look like Juliet, from head to toes - Turns Harper into Old Juliet. Transfix, transpose, make Harper look like young Juliet, including the clothes - Turns Harper into Young Juliet. Transfix, transpose, make Harper look like herself again, including the clothes - Turns Harper back into herself.


Special guest star: Bridgit Mendler as Juliet Van Heusen

Guest starring: Laura Samuels as Sara Notes: In a previous episode of season three named "Marathoner Helper", Alex promised not to use magic on Harper even when Harper asked at the end of the episode, but in this episode Alex casts a spell on Harper to turn her into young Juliet. This episode was aired on September 3, 2010 on Disney Channel Germany. Bridgit Mendler will be credited as a Special guest star for being the star of another Disney Channel series Good Luck, Charlie.

78 27 "Wizards Unleashed""Alex Saves Mason (Alternative) / Puppy Love (United Kingdom)" Victor Gonzalez Vince Cheung &

Ben Montanio (Part 1) Justin Varava (Part 2)

4.8[21] October 1, 2010 (2010-10-01) 329-330

After Alex sees a painting wolf on the news, she automatically believes that it is Mason. Justin, Max, and Alex flash to where the wolf is and the wolf is indeed Mason. But then they learn that Mason is being held against his will by a family of hillbilly wizards who will agree to give Mason back to Alex in exchange for the Russo's wizard world portal. Alex agrees to make the exchange unbeknownst to her brothers. The hillbilly family arrive at the Russos' house for the exchange but Alex fools them by concealing their portal with an anti-magic realm. Because of that, Mason who transforms to his human form when hearing well-played hillbilly music played by the hillbilly family, reverts back to a wolf after Alex abandons her promise. The Russos' figure out about the transforming hillbilly music and use it on Mason, but he is turned to a half wolf/half human. Until then they have to find the missing instrument for the hillbilly song; Mason is stuck in his half wolf/half human form, leaving Alex embarrassed to be seen with him in public. Meanwhile, Zeke and Harper take care of the Sub Station and Harper tries to make Zeke kiss her all the while. At Zeke's party, Mason's cover is blown and Alex is humiliated, leaving Mason heartbroken and he leaves her. Harper tells Alex about how she always wore eccentric, flashy clothing but Alex wasn't afraid to be seen with her at all and the same should go for Mason. Alex flashes herself into the elevator where Mason is scratching his neck and apologizes and says she loves him and kisses him. They go back to Zeke's apartment, unaffected by everyone's stares and gawks and they dance, laughing at all their good memories when they were an art couple at Tribeca Prep. In the end, Justin finds the missing instrument, the mouth harp, and plays it and Mason is back to his human form. In the meantime, Theresa and Jerry go on an anniversary trip to Connecticut and stay in a cheap motel, using a camera concealed in a teddy bear to check on the Sub Station. This is a 1-hour special.

Spells: Knock knock, who's there, disappear, disappear who, disappear's to be a door eaten by termites - Makes a door be eaten by termites.


Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason Greyback

Guest starring: Dan Benson as Zeke, Gary Grubbs as Pa, Mary-Pat Green as Ma, Chad W. Smathers as Junior Notes: This is a one hour special. On Disney Channel UK this episode is listed under the title, "Puppy Love". The Selena Gomez & the Scene's song "A Year Without Rain" is featured in this episode. Also this is the first time Justin was seen with a lightsaber, proving that he is a fan of the Star Wars franchise. The True Love Necklace appears once again to see if the evil country wizards' dog is Mason.

79 28 "Wizards Exposed" Bob Koherr Richard Goodman 4.3[22] October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15) 328

The government finds out that the Russo family are wizards, and takes them into custody to find out more. Max and Alex are both interrogated by Agent Lambwood and Scientist 1, but both refuse to say anything. When Justin is interrogated, he is tricked into thinking that aliens are going to attack so he reveals that he is a wizard and that they have a wizard lair. Meanwhile, Harper is trying to find out how to contact the wizard world to inform them of the Russo's abduction; she tells Mason who decides to go through the portal to find help. The government raids the wizard world and arrests many wizards, including Professor Crumbs and Chancellor Rudy Tootietooie, as well as Mason along with the russo family and put all of them in jail for 5 years . The Russo family escape their cell and learn that all magic has been switched off. With the help of a magic cooty catcher given by Professor Crumbs, Alex casts a spell duplicating their family three times so they can think of a plan to escape. Scientist 1 helps the Russo family, Mason, and Rooty Tootie Tootie escape telling them that Agent Lambwood is crazy because they are supposed to be researching Lizards not Wizards. The episode ends on a cliffhanger as the Russo family wonder what to do and whether Alex is right in saying they should reveal to the world that wizards exist to save their fellow wizards.

Spells: "Edgebono Utoostis" is cast three times after using the cooty catcher.

Magical object: Cooty Catcher- A cooty catcher that once a round is completed, the user(s) may recite a spell within ten seconds. It will work even if the magical core has been unplugged. Usable only once. Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason

Guest stars: Dan Benson as Zeke, Jonathan Kite as Agent Lamwood, Daryl "Chill" Mitchell as Scientist 1, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, and Andy Kindler as Chancellor Tootietootie

Opening sequenceEdit

Season 4 of the series features a revamped opening sequence with clips from Season 3 and 4. The opening sequence takes place in the lair. Footage of Alex Russo (Selena Gomez) and Justin Russo (David Henrie) are shown in the Crystal ball replay from the season starter Alex Tells the World. Then, a spell book opens and footage of Max (Jake T. Austin) and Harper Finkle (Jennifer Stone) appear. After that Footage of Theresa (María Canals Barrera) and Jerry (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 & the Scene.

SynopsisEdit

Alex quits the wizard competition because she and Justin were sent back to level one after "exposing" wizardry in "Alex Tells the World," leaving Max the most expected to become the family wizard. From the episode, "Alex Gives Up," Alex and Mason have broken up and remain close friends. However, the plot takes a quick turn in the episode "Journey to the Center of Mason", where Alex promises Mason she will re-enter the Wizard Competition to save their relationship, knowing that they constantly think about each other. From the episode, "Three Maxes and a Little Lady", Max (Jake T. Austin) turns into a girl due to a spell defect and becomes Maxine, portrayed by Bailee Madison.

Guest stars and recurring cast include: Gregg Sulkin as Mason Greyback, Bill Chott as Mr. Laritate, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, Bailee Madison as Maxine and Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty.

EpisodesEdit

Main article: List of Wizards of Waverly Place episodes*María Canals Barrera was absent for one episode.


Series # Season # Episode title Directed by Written by U.S. viewers

(millions)

Original U.S. air date Prod.

code

80 1 "Alex Tells The World" Victor Gonzalez Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 4.11[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 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 Lambwood, 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 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 Greyback Notes: Starting with this episode, the opening sequence has been changed and the crystal replay ball showed the past of the Russos being trapped in the government facility. Spell: Edgebono Utoosis – Duplicates an object or person.

Magical object: Crystal replay ball – Replays footage of whatever is requested by the user and Werewolves.

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 doesn't matter since Max is all the way in the lead, but Chancellor Tootietootie tells Alex that non-wizards and werewolves can't 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 things about Mason to make 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: David Barrera as Carlos Cucuy, Roxanna Brusso as Julie Cucuy, Samantha Boscarino as Lisa Cucuy, Andy Kindler as Chancellor Rootie Tootietootie, Frank Pacheco as Felix and Kari Wahlgren as Helen Special guest star: Gregg Sulkin as Mason Greyback Notes: Harper writes a novel about Alex's and her wizard adventures, a reference to her future self as an author (revealed in Season 2 episode Future Harper) H.J. Darling. Spell: Give me a hand with the trash can Magical objects: Cucuys – Mythical latino monsters known to be scary and filthy rich. Abracadoodle – A board when you draw an object on it, the object comes to life. Werewolves

82 3 "Lucky Charmed" Victor Gonzalez Justin Varava 3.02[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 "Leilani the Hula Girl" (bobblehead) for luck, as Mr. Laritate does. During Harper's driving test, Alex turns into the bobblehead doll 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

Magical Objects: Magic Robe

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

After losing her wizard powers and becoming mortal, Alex can no longer date Mason, so they decide to try being best friends instead. But when Alex’s old boyfriend Dean reappears, Mason has a hard time keeping his jealousy in check. When Mason accidentally eats Dean, Justin, Max and Alex go inside Mason to find him. After Dean is rescued Alex tells Dean that she is back with Mason. Alex then decides to get back in the wizard competition to be together with Mason. Meanwhile, Justin tries to motivate his class of delinquent wizards to get back on track at WizTech.

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.

84 5 "Three Maxes and a Little Lady" Victor Gonzalez Richard Goodman 3.95[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 it's original date and succeed. In the end of the episode they accidentally turn Max indefinitely into a little girl.

Guest star: Bailee Madison as Maxine, Frank Pacheco as Felix, Kari Wahlgren as Helen and Shane Harper as Fidel

Note: Bailee Madison begins her recurring role in this episode.

85 6 "Daddy's Little Girl" Robbie Countryman Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein 3.41[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 and Bailee Madison as Maxine, Lanny Joon as Karate Instructor

Note:This episode aired on Disney Channel Asia on January 1, 2011 as So Syok Holidays special.

86 7 "Everything's Rosie for Justin"[6] Victor Gonzalez Justin Varava N/A February 4, 2011 (2011-02-04)

Justins and his delinquent class have a wizard wand dance assessment to do which will get them back in Wiztech, though a new student named Rosie joins, Justin falls madly in love with her to later find out she's an Angel. Meanwhile, Jerry, Teresa and Harper try to think of ideas of how to get more people to come to there restaurant. Harper makes cards which get hole punched each time you buy a sandwich - when you get 9, you get a free sandwich. A man though punches his card at home and demands a free sandwich. They use Maxine's charms to make them go. After Alex gets Rosie to rejoin Justins class since Justin had to kick her out other wise they would have failed, Alex gets Rosie to come back and puts a copycat spell on her, though it goes wrong when Alex panics when a bad animals on her foot and Rosie copies. The Wizards fail but Rosie and Justin start dating.

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

87 8 "Dancing with Angels"[7] N/A February 11, 2011 (2011-02-11)

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, Zedirk asks them if they are angels and they say they are. Back at the sub shop, Theresa and Jerry question Maxine to where Justin, Alex and Harper are, and Maxine doesn't say, so they force her to join a Pagaent in order for her to tell them where they are. Things get bad at the angel club when Alex and Harper can't fly and Zedirk questions them. When they fail to follow Zedirk's instructions, they are accused of being angels of darkness, everyone in the club running off, even Rosie. Rosie comes back 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 doesn't see. Maxine ends up winning the pagaent. Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max Russo Guest Stars: Bailee Madison as Maxine, Leven Rambin as Rosie

88 9 "Wizards vs. Angels"[8] N/A February 18, 2011 (2011-02-18)

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