Season 2: 2009–2011Edit

Episode title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
U.S. viewers
27 1 "True Concert" Gary Halvorson Dan Kopelman November 14, 2009 204 3.8[18]

True needs to raise $6,000 to save her school's design department so she needs to find a guest singer. She gets Justin Bieber to sing his hit single "One Time", but must get a replacement when he is injured right before the event. At the show, Ryan's magic show and Jimmy playing the drums and singing "Fire and Ice" has the audience throw cabbages at them and booed off the stage. Meanwhile, Lulu feels she and Mikey J. are distancing apart.

Special Guest Stars: Justin Bieber as Himself and Care Bears on Fire as Themselves

Absent: Danielle Bisutti as Amanda Cantwell, Greg Proops as Max Madigan, and Ron Butler as Oscar Note: This is the first episode that doesn't feature Ron Butler or Danielle Bisutti. Robbie Amell is now a main character and featured in the opening credits.

28-29 2-3 "The New Kid/Little Shakespeare"
"Flirting With Fame"
Gary Halvorson Sebastian Jones (Part 1)
Sib Ventress (Part 2)
November 21, 2009 201-202 3.0[19]

When a new kid named Justin comes to True's school, he confesses that he has a crush on her. The one thing he won't confess: he's a famous rapper in disguise. Meanwhile, Jimmy become a pilot and Ryan becomes vice president of ideas for a big time airline company and Lulu becomes jealous of Mikey J.'s compatibility to Kelsey, Ryan's crush.

Absent: Greg Proops as Max Madigan (Part 2)

Guest stars: Tyler James Williams as Justin Webber, Janel Parrish as Kyla (Both parts), Philip Baker Hall as Mr. Jenkins, Galaxy Airlines chairman (Part 1) and Natasha Bedingfield as Herself (Part 2)

Notes: Greg Proops and Ron Butler were added as main characters at the beginning of this episode. Nickelodeon promoted this two-part episode under the title "Flirting With Fame" as a one-hour special, thus making numerous media sources list the episodes under that title. But the actual production notes lists the episodes under two separate titles, "The New Kid" and "Little Shakespeare" respectively.

30 4 "True Parade" Gary Halvorson Andy Gordon December 12, 2009 210 N/A

Max challenges the designers to come up with an idea for the promotion of Mad Style. True's idea is to design a jacket for a game show host to wear in the Macy's parade, but her plan backfires when she finds out that Max hates him. Meanwhile, a fortune teller predicts that either Lulu or Ryan will break their arm, while the other will win a thousand dollars. Guest star: Nicole Sullivan as Kreuftlva the fortune teller

31 5 "True Drama" Roger Christiansen Steve Joe January 9, 2010 211 3.3[20]

Ryan joins the Drama Club in order to win Kelsey’s heart and winds up becoming the director of the school play. True and Lulu are excited to have Ryan direct since he's casting Lulu as the lead and True as the costume designer; however, things quickly go awry when Kelsey begins to act like a diva. In the name of love, Ryan gives Kelsey the lead and fires Lulu, leading True to make a deal with the incorrigible Pinky Turzo (Jennette McCurdy), to plot revenge. Absent: Greg Proops as Max Madigan and Ron Butler as Oscar

32 6 "My Boss Ate My Homework" Roger Christiansen Diana Sproveri January 16, 2010 203 N/A

Max must go to detention at True's school after accidentally eating a flash drive containing her homework. While he is gone he puts True in charge of the office, but when the paranoid and overzealous fire marshal comes and shuts down Mad Style because she asked to finish their meeting before his inspection, she must take action. Meanwhile, Ryan tries out for cheerleading to avenge the firing of Kelsey from the squad. {C}Guest stars: Richard Karn as Fire Marshal O'Dannon and Tristin Mays as Hailey

33 7 "Little Buddies" Adam Weissman Sib Ventress January 30, 2010 208 N/A

True, Lulu and Ryan must mentor incoming freshman for a day. True decides to take her little buddy, Molly, to work with her, although she is shy. While there, Molly criticizes True's new dress after being asked her opinion. True later learns to accept it, and makes a better dress with a new fabric. Meanwhile, Lulu's little buddy, 35 year old Babs teaches her about life. Also, Ryan's little buddy, Nate, gets him into all kinds of trouble, until he finally gets him busted.

Guest stars: Laura Marano as Molly, Bobb'e J. Thompson as Nate and Pamela Adlon as Babs Absent: Greg Proops as Max Madigan

34 8 "True Valentine" Gary Halvorson Sebastian Jones February 6, 2010 206 N/A

True and Jimmy go the Valentine's dance just as friends, even though they both want to admit they have feelings for each other and also True tries to pair Ms. Park with Mr. Jamerson. Meanwhile, Amanda keeps sending herself flowers from Brock Champion, and everyone calls her crazy. But she actually meant Brock, whom first appeared in episode "The Dance" who she dated for 19 days, until he left to play baseball in Peru. He reappears at the end while Amanda is talking to True and Lulu, and he asks her to marry him. Also, Ryan finds out Kelsey likes him, and Mikey J. writes a song for Lulu.

Absent: Greg Proops as Max Madigan Note: Dan Kopelman was absent for this episode, the first episode he was absent for.

35 9 "True Date" Dennie Gordon Steve Joe February 20, 2010 212 N/A

In the aftermath of Valentine's Day, True and Jimmy prepare to go on their first date, just as Max implements new rules banning Mad Style employees from dating each other. Meanwhile, Amanda begins planning her wedding to Brock with little advice from Doris.

Absent: Ron Butler as Oscar Guest star: Kevin Farley as Officer Jake Hooley

36 10 "The Hunky Librarian" Roger Christiansen Sarah Jane Cunningham &
Suzie V. Freeman
March 13, 2010 209 N/A

When True and Lulu talk about Doris' attractive assistant librarian, True is dragged into Max and Doris' relationship problems. Meanwhile, Ryan opens a rash museum after noticing that his rash resembles Taylor Swift.

Guest star: Travis Schuldt as Lance Whipple Absent: Ron Butler as Oscar

37 11 "Saving Snackleberry" Roger Christiansen Stacey Cantwell March 20, 2010 213 N/A

True and Lulu mistakenly arrange for Max to host a dinner party at Ryan's favorite kid-friendly, hobo-themed restaurant, Snackleberry Junction. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes over as receptionist while Oscar is on vacation and refuses to let Hibbert perform his job.

Guest stars: Wendie Malick as Libby Gibbils, Stephen Tobolowsky as Lars Balthazar, Tom Kenny as Bingo and Craig Anton as Snackleberry Junction chef Absent: Ron Butler as Oscar

38 12 "Pajama Party" Gary Halvorson Steve Joe April 3, 2010 207 N/A

Due to an invitation mix-up in the mail, Amanda shows up at True's slumber party and they become competitive when playing a board game. Meanwhile, Lulu becomes jealous when Shelly (Taylor Parks) tells her she had a dream about Mikey J. Also, Ryan and Jimmy attend a preview screening of a John Cena movie and wind up meeting the action star.

Guest stars: Willow Smith as Young True, Vivica A. Fox as Mrs. Jackson, Italia Ricci as Herself and John Cena as Himself Absent: Greg Proops as Mr. Madigan and Ron Butler as Oscar

39 13 "The Gift" Roger Christiansen Andy Gordon April 17, 2010 205 N/A

True and Lulu arrange a surprise office visit from Mr. Madigan's Uncle Cheswick as a birthday gift, unaware that Uncle Cheswick is a horse. Meanwhile, Ryan's older and more successful brother, Stu (Ian Reed Kesler) visits and announces he is quitting business school to become an artist. Guest star: Henry Hereford as Ryan's Great Grandfather

40 14 "True Royal" Roger Christiansen Sarah Jane Cunningham &
Suzie V. Freeman
May 1, 2010 214

True designs a tuxedo for a young prince, then causes trouble when she gives him a tour of New York City. Meanwhile, Amanda pretends to be Lulu's mother in order to win a "Mothers in Fashion" award, the only fashion award she doesn't own, also Jimmy gets a new souped up mail cart after Ryan breaks it.

Guest stars: Nathan Kress as Prince Gabriel, Oliver Muirhead as Ian, Gabriel's butler, Tom Kenny as Bingo and J. P. Manoux as Snackleberry Junction waiter and Kent Shocknek as Himself Absent: Greg Proops as Max Madigan

41 15 "True Fear" Gary Halvorson Sib Ventress May 8, 2010 216 N/A

Max accompanies True to her career day with Max being outdone by Royce Bingham, an international spy. Max then becomes sick from eating too many shrimp hor d'oeuvres and asks True to give a speech at a fashion convention in his absence. But the problem is that True has a fear of public speaking. Meanwhile, Ryan and Lulu suspect that Amanda's new male model is a vampire.

Guest star: Paul F. Tompkins as Royce Bingham Notes: This episode aired as part of Nickelodeon's "Beyond Belief" lineup, featuring supernatural-themed episodes of Nickelodeon's sitcoms, and also featured new episodes of iCarly, Victorious and Big Time Rush. This episode originally aired at the special time of 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. CT/MT.

42 16 "The Reject Room" Gary Halvorson Dan Kopelman May 15, 2010 215 N/A
True finds out that some her design ideas have been rejected and takes her displeasure out on Max. Meanwhile, Amanda's ex-boyfriend Chad Brackett (Stephen Dunham) returns and invites the Mad Style staff to his art exhibit that depicts Amanda in an unflattering manner.
43-44 17-18 "Mission Gone Bad"
"Trapped in Paris"
Gary Halvorson Andy Gordon May 22, 2010 218-219 3.4[22]

True accidentally places Doris' wedding ring in a vest pocket and sends the vest to Paris. So True and Lulu disguise themselves as flight attendants and sneak to Paris. But they get trapped in an old mansion must design a dress for complicated french heiress. Meanwhile, Amanda hires Ryan as a model for her boy fashion line.

Guest stars: Gage Golightly as Vanessa, Jessica Makinson as rude airline passenger, Michele Boyd as Nicole, a french model, Stefán Karl Stefánsson as Karl Gustav, Samantha Boscarino as Carla Gustav, Lawrence Palmer (Keke Palmer's younger brother)[21] as Ricky Racecar and the cast of Yo Gabba Gabba! Note: This is the first episode in which Keke Palmer does not narrate that the show is taped in front of a live studio audience at the start of the episode.

45 19 "Heatwave" Gregg Heschong Steve Joe June 26, 2010 217 N/A

Max gives True the responsibility of coming up with brand new design for a winter coat by the end of the work day. She uses Ryan as a model for the coat, but he can not stand the unbearable heat, they then move their work to company's arctic room. Unfortunately, Max's private ice cream stash was stored there and it all melts after Ryan blows up the air conditioner when he invites students from school. True then races to find the ice cream recipe before Max finds out. Meanwhile, Amanda's hair gets way too frizzy from the heat just as she is about to model for a magazine. {C}Notes: This episode originally aired as part of Nickelodeon's "Hottest Night on Nick" lineup, featuring summer-themed episodes of Nickelodeon's sitcoms, and also featured new episodes of iCarly, Big Time Rush and Victorious. This episode originally aired at the special time of 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. CT/MT (the second episode this season to do so after "True Fear").

46 20 "True Magic"
"True Kiss"
Alfonso Ribeiro Andy Gordon August 7, 2010 220 N/A

Hank, Jimmy's mail room partner is retiring and a new girl named Sienna comes in to replace him. Jimmy and Sienna instantly catch each other's interest for their love of mail, making True jealous. True then wonders what her relationship with Jimmy is like at the moment. Meanwhile, Ryan tries to get accepted into the Junior Magicians Club (The JMC) but is beaten by a talented girl magician named Bernie. Max (who was once the greatest magician in the world) helps Ryan with his routine and Max once again squares off with magic rival, Donald the Delightful, who was once Max's assistant. True shows up at the postal ball that Jimmy and Sienna are attending, she is unable to get in the building. Jimmy comes out tells True that he has mutual feelings for her, they then share a kiss finally becoming a couple.

Guest stars: Hayley Erin as Sienna, Cymphonique Miller as Bernie and French Stewart as Donald the Delightful Note: Nickelodeon promoted this episode under the title "True Kiss". This episode originally aired at the special time of 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT/MT. This will air on Nickelodeon UK on Friday 22nd July 2011 as part of the "Love Line-Up" with the premiere of special episodes, including this episode, Victorious, ("Beggin' On Your Knees"), iCarly ("iOMG") and Big Time Rush ("Big Time Girl Group").

47 21 "True Luck" Leonard R. Garner, Jr. Steve Joe September 11, 2010 221 N/A

True's Uncle Troy who has a history of bad luck takes over as the receptionist at Mad Style, but after True touches him, She now believes that she has inherited his bad luck in exchange of Uncle Troy receiving True's lucky streak. This all comes at a bad time, due to True working on a fragrance for the company. Meanwhile, Lulu begins to have romantic dreams about Ryan, which causes her to be uncomfortable around him. She then tells Mikey J. who challenges Ryan to a boxing match.

Absent: Robbie Amell as Jimmy, Ron Butler as Oscar and Greg Proops as Mr. Madigan

Note: This is the first episode that Robbie Amell is absent for since joining the cast in season 2. Beginning with this episode, the U.S. iTunes Store has counted this episode and following episodes as "Season 3" episodes.[23] However, Nickelodeon did not promote this episode as a "season premiere" episode, so the following episodes are still considered season 2 episodes. Also, when this episode premieres in the UK on Wednesday 8th June 2011, it will be counted as a '2-part special' along with 'True Drive' as a 2-part special called "Good Luck True Jackson", even though the episodes are not in production order.

48 22 "The Fifth of Prankuary" Sheldon Epps John Quaintance September 25, 2010 224 N/A

Max dares the Mad Style employees to perform their best pranks, but True and Lulu take things to far when they think he's playing a prank on them at school by giving them a fake standardized exam. {C}Note: This episode aired as part of Nickelodeon's "Worldwide Day of Play" lineup, which was hosted by Keke Palmer and the rest of the show's cast. It also featured new episodes of Nickelodeon's sitcoms iCarly ("iGet Pranky"), Victorious ("Beck's Big Break") and Big Time Rush ("Welcome Back Big Time"). This episode originally aired at the special time of 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, 6:30 p.m. CT/MT.

49 23 "Mad Rocks" Shelley Jensen Sarah Jane Cunningham &
Suzie V. Freeman
October 2, 2010 222 N/A

"Mad Rocks", an annual rock-oriented fashion show comes around with Lulu agreeing to plan the event but True knowing about Lulu's irresponsibilites in the past is reluctant to let her plan it herself. Her eavesdropping nearly deters the event from happening but tries to saves the day by bringing Jimmy's band Fire & Ice back together. Meanwhile, Max is on vacation, but he is still watching over the company with a camera helmet worn by Amanda.

Guest stars: Fefe Dobson as Herself, Nick Palatas as Skeet and Julia Duffy as Ms. Watson Absent: Ron Butler as Oscar and Greg Proops as Mr. Madigan, though he is mentioned many times in the episode.

50 24 "True Secret" Roger Christiansen Sib Ventress October 9, 2010 223 N/A

Max arranges a carnival in Mad Style, during this time True and Jimmy show affection for each other when no one is around. When Max catches them kissing, he demands that one of them must quit by the end of the day. When True and Jimmy decide that they both do not want to quit, Max finally decides to get rid of the no employees dating policy. Meanwhile, Ryan has hard time winning a teddy bear prize for Kelsey at the carnival. Guest star: Dave Allen as Mitchell

51 25 "Class Election" Leonard R. Garner, Jr. Andy Gordon October 16, 2010 225 N/A

True and Shelly go up against Lulu and Mikey J. and Kyle Sandbox and Kelsey in the class president and vice president election.

Absent: Danielle Bisutti as Amanda Cantwell, Ron Butler as Oscar and Greg Proops as Mr. Madigan Note: Although Danielle Bisutti was absent for this episode she is still featured in the episode's title sequence. This also occurred in episode "True Concert", the first episode that Bisutti was absent for. Compared to Robbie Amell, Ron Butler, Greg Proops absences in episodes having them not being shown in the title sequence in the episodes that they are absent for.

52 26 "True Drive" Leonard R. Garner, Jr. Tiffany Zehnal November 6, 2010 226 N/A

True overwhelmed with tasks for the day from taking her driving test, to designing a dress for girl's sweet 16 party, picking up Jimmy's father from the airport as well as also planning a surprise birthday party for Jimmy. Meanwhile, Max is unaware that a "lucky" pair of pants that he has shared with friends is not lucky at all. Also, Ryan is worried about a marble-sized growth growing on his arm. Guest star: Tim Bagley as Ed Wheeler

53 27 "True Disaster" Sheldon Epps Sib Ventress November 13, 2010 228 N/A

True and Lulu try to sneak out of the office to get B.o.B tickets, while doing that they must be absolutely quiet not to disturb Amanda who has a serious migraine. True then agrees to let her Uncle Troy's girl soccer team have a birthday party at Mad Style. Meanwhile, Ryan, Jimmy and Max spend the day at a comic book store in New Jersey. {C}Note: Keke Palmer's younger sister Rennie guest starred as one of the soccer players in this episode.[24]

54 28 "True Fame" Leonard R. Garner, Jr. Manny Basanese February 5, 2011 227 3.1[25]

True appears in the local paper and is asked out by the famous actor Leon Thomas (Leon Thomas III) to accompany him to a movie awards show, which makes Jimmy jealous. Meanwhile, Max and Ryan try to get a famous dog model to be face of Mad Style's new dog bow tie line. {C}Note: This episode will air in the UK on Friday 26th August 2011 as part of Nickelodeon UK's 'Guest Stars Rule', featuring premieres of this, Victorious (Ice Cream for Ke$ha) and Big Time Rush ("Big Time Prom King").

55 29 "Field Trip" Barnet Kellman Steve Joe February 12, 2011 229 2.4[26]

True's class goes on a field trip to a Colonial living history attraction. While there True wants Jimmy to kiss her in the famed Lovers Tower, so they can be together forever. Lulu suspects than an actor playing Benjamin Franklin is also the same actor who is the star of her favorite TV show.

Absent: Ron Butler as Oscar Guest star: Thomas F. Wilson as Benjamin Franklin

56 30 "Principal for a Day" Gary Halvorson Dan Kopelman February 26, 2011 230 N/A

Ryan takes over as temporary principal, after injuring Principal Ruckman in the science lab. Ryan's control over the school soon gets out of hand when he gives the teachers permanent detention and with Lulu being the only one to stop him. Meanwhile, True and Jimmy discover that Amanda has four other jobs in the building where Mad Style is located. Absent: Greg Proops as Max Madigan

57 31 "True Mall" Gary Halvorson Andy Gordon &
Dan Kopelman
March 5, 2011 231 3.0

A new Mad Style store opens at the local mall and True and Lulu work undercover to make sure the store functions properly. In the process, True hires Callie, a fashion-savvy but inexperienced co-worker as the store manager replacing the manager that Amanda originally hired. She nearly gives up her position, until she gets help from her friends. Meanwhile, Jimmy prevents Ryan from following True and Lulu to the mall.

Guest stars: Emma Lockhart as Callie and Raini Rodriguez as Nina Absent: Ron Butler as Oscar and Greg Proops as Max Madigan

58 32 "Ditch Day" Paul Lazarus Sebastian Jones March 19, 2011 232 4.1

Max takes True and Lulu out of work for the day to help a little boy named Joe fulfill his wish of conquering his lack of bravery. But while helping the little boy they all end up in mall jail. Jimmy is upset at Ryan for calling his band Fire & Ice lame, so he embaresses him by making him wear a dress at the mall. Guest stars: Logan Grove as Joe and Kevin Farley as Officer Jake Hooley

59-60 33-34 "Mystery in Peru" Gary Halvorson Andy Gordon August 20, 2011 233-234 2.18
True and the rest of the Mad Style staff go to Peru to attend Amanda and Brock's wedding and discover there's a grand prize for whoever can capture a jewel thief, so the boys and the girls each try to find the criminal.
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