The following is a list of episodes in the first season of iCarly, listed in production order.


# Title Director Writer Original Airdate Code
1 iPilot Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider September 8, 2007 Nick 2006.svg Noggin 1999.svg 101
In the pilot episode of the series, Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove) is accused of photodocking Ms. Francean Briggs head onto the body of a rhinoceros even though her best friend, Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy), did it. Because of this, they are forced to be the judges of the school talent show auditions. Freddie Benson (Nathan Kress), who has a crush on Carly but is enemies with Sam, brings his tech equipment to videotape the auditions. They eventually finish the auditions and pick which ones they want to be in it. Ms. Briggs rejects them all, inspiring them to make their own webshow titled iCarly. Note: This is the only episode that does not involve Spencer in another or in the same story as the gang.
2 iLike Jake Steve Hoefer Dan Schneider September 22, 2007 Nick 2006.svg Noggin 1999.svg 102
When Jake Crandall (Austin Butler) breaks up with his girlfriend, the girls at Ridgeway go crazy about him being single. When Carly asks Jake to come to her apartment and see the iCarly studio, Jake says yes and quickly develops a crush on her. In the end, he ends up getting back together with his ex-girlfriend after she hears him sing on iCarly, and because he assumes that Carly is dating Freddie after seeing her kiss his nose. Meanwhile, Spencer creates a splatter paint sculpture which Carly helps splatter paint.

Guest Star: Austin Butler as Jake Crandall

3 iWant More Viewers Adam Weissman Steve Holland & Steven Molaro September 8, 2007 Nick 2006.svg Noggin 1999.svg 103
When the iCarly gang gets the same number of viewers every week, they hold a contest to see who can draw more viewers. It's Freddie and Spencer versus Carly and Sam. The loser must touch Lewbert's wart. Carly and Sam make a sign, but it is ruined in the rain. Freddie and Spencer make an electric sign saying "Please go online to", but it malfunctions and instead says "Pee on Carl". However, the mistakes still end up drawing more viewers and nobody touches Lewbert's wart.
4 iSpy a Mean Teacher Steve Hoefer Steven Molaro November 3, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 104
Because Ms. Briggs is mean to everyone, Carly and Freddie spy on Ms. Briggs to see what mean teachers do after school for a segment on iCarly. They find out she is addicted to Randy Jackson and they eventually get caught when Sam tries to get them out. She threatens to call the police and expel them unless she performs on her webshow. She ends up performing on the bagpipes and their view count drops instantly. But when they use the green screen to get hilarious backgrounds, people come back and iCarly has more viewers than ever. Meanwhile, Spencer has a girlfriend who can juggle.
5 iWanna Stay With Spencer Adam Weissman Arthur Gradstein September 29, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 105
When Carly's grandfather visits and sees her nearly decapitated by a hammer as a result of one of Spencer's sculptures malfunctioning, he wants her to come and live with him in Yakima, WA for safety. He eventually changes his mind and lets Carly remain living with Spencer.

Guest Star: Greg Mullavy as Grandpa Shay

6 iWant a World Record Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider November 17, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 106
Carly, Sam, and Freddie want to break a world record for the longest webcast, which has to be longer than 24 hours and 8 minutes. Meanwhile, Spencer builds a sculpture out of all the trash stored in crates. Unfortunately, when Spencer powers on his sculpture, the power goes out, and they don't get to break a world record. But Spencer does, because of his kinetic sculpture that has the most moving parts in the world. Feeling bad, he decides to allow Carly, Sam and Freddie to attach the last part onto his sculpture, including them in the fame, and Sam gets to meet one of her favorite record holders, the world's fattest priest.

Guest Star: Greg Mullavy as Grandad

7 iNevel Steve Hoefer Steve Holland October 6, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 107
The gang wants iCarly reviewed by 11-year-old web critic Nevel Papperman (Reed Alexander), who runs the review website Nevelocity. Carly refuses to date him, risking a bad review for the webcast. Carly eventually tells Nevel's mother on him and iCarly's status is restored.

Guest Star: Reed Alexander as Nevel Papperman and Nicole Anderson as Tasha

8 iWill Date Freddie Adam Weissman Steve Holland November 10, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 108
While doing a "Blab Cam" bit on iCarly, Freddie gets a date with a girl named Valerie. They start to like each other, but soon she wants to do her own webcast on the same day as iCarly. Freddie begins working only with Valerie and production of iCarly suffers. Things get worse when Valerie invites Sam to come to her webcast. In the end, Valerie tells Freddie the truth and he dumps her. Freddie is then permanently back on iCarly.

Guest Star: Carly Bondar as Valerie

9 iScream On Halloween Steve Hoefer Jake Farrow October 20, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 109
On Halloween, Carly does a special webcast in apartment 13B, a supposedly haunted apartment. Numerous spooky things happen; lights fail, "blood" appears, objects fall and break, etc., and of course the apartment owners return early. The apartment was later known to be an old apartment as the iCarly crew find that the doorman, Lewbert, had purposely gave them wrong information. Meanwhile, Spencer forgets to buy Halloween candy, and angry kids gang up on him, causing him to be stuck in an oversized pumpkin and rolled into the streets.

Guest Star: Estelle Harris as Mrs. Halberstadt

10 iAm Your Biggest Fan Steve Hoefer Jake Farrow January 19, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 110
iCarly's biggest fan, Mandy Valdez, becomes the show's first one-kid live audience. However, she begins following the cast incessantly and refuses to leave them alone, which annoys the trio. They try to find out how to get her to stop. Meanwhile, Spencer gets to be a drummer for a rock band, but discovers that the band was using him to play in his house. In the end, Mandy falls for the band, after they dump Spencer, and drives the band insane.

Guest Star: Aria Wallace as Mandy Valdez

11 iHeart Art Adam Weissman Arthur Gradstein February 2, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 111
Spencer's art idol, Harry Joyner, gives him much criticism on his three sculptures. To make it up to him, Carly decides to showcase all of Spencer's sculptures on iCarly, but despite the sculptures on the webcast getting many positive comments, Spencer becomes a dental assistant. Carly and her friends try to help him to get back to his old self by convincing Harry Joyner to admit he actually likes the sculptures, while Sam tries to resist the temptation to insult Freddie for a whole week so she doesn't have to pay him $5.00 for each insult. When a dentist pays Spencer to make a sculpture, he splits it with Carly, Sam, and Freddie, and Sam uses the money to insult Freddie.

Guest Star: Oliver Muirhead as Harry Joyner

12 iHatch Chicks David Kendall Steven Molaro February 23, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 112
Carly and Sam decide to hatch baby chicks for a science project. However, the chicks all escape and get lost in the apartment. Carly, Sam, Freddie, and Spencer learn that if they don't find the chicks in time, the baby chicks will die, and must search frantically before time runs out.

Guest Star: Doug Brochu as Duke

13 iDon't Want to Fight Roger Christiansen Arthur Gradstein March 1, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 113
Carly gives Sam a special T-shirt as a present on their fifth anniversary of being best friends. Sam then trades it for Cuttlefish concert tickets (which they both wanted) for Carly and herself which abruptly starts a fight between them. Freddie believes this will badly effect iCarly, so he tries to let viewers decide who's right using a poll on the website. Meanwhile, Spencer builds an automatic fish feeder in true Rube Goldberg style, to little avail.
14 iDream Of Dance Adam Weissman Dan Schneider September 16, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 114
Carly, Sam, and Freddie host a contest for dance videos on iCarly. They get so many that they have to stay up all night watching them. They fall asleep watching dance clips, and all have strange dreams, all related to dancing.

Note: This was the first appearance of Gibby Carlson.

15 iRue the Day David Kendall Dan Schneider December 1, 2007 Nick 2006.svg 115
The iCarly Trio has to stop Nevel from messing up the show when the Plain White T's come to play on iCarly.Guest Star: The Plain White T's as themselves and Reed Alexander as Nevel Papperman
16 iHate Sam's Boyfriend Roger Christiansen Dan Schneider February 9, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 116
Sam begins going out with Freddie's friend, Jonah, and the two become inseparable. However, when the relationship begins to affect iCarly, Carly and Freddie decide that they have to do something. Meanwhile, Spencer makes a claymation film. Jonah tries to kiss Carly, and when Sam finds out, she asks him to volunteer during the show for a new segment. She pulls him up by his underwear and bounces him up and down in the iCarly studio on the "wedgie-bounce" machine, which is broadcast live on iCarly.

Guest Star: Aaron Albert as Jonah

17 iStakeout Steve Hoefer Andrew Hill Newman April 5, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 117
The police use the loft as a stakeout to track a clerk from selling pirated DVDs, but seem to be taking too long, and eat all of Carly and Spencer's food. While making a cake for Socko's birthday, Spencer realizes one of the detectives is his childhood bully from camp, Stew "Spanky" Stimbler. In addition, the stakeout is badly affecting the webcast. Meanwhile, Freddie loses a bet with Sam and must get a tattoo of Sam's face on his left arm, which he tries to hide from his mother, unaware that it is temporary. Carly has had enough of the police's presence in her home, and she goes undercover to find the criminal clerk, only to find out that he only sells movies about pirates rather than pirated movies.
18 iMight Switch Schools David Kendall Dicky Murphy April 26, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 118
Sam and Freddie are upset when Carly is offered a full scholarship to an elite private school. They do not want her to do this because it would mean the end of iCarly. Meanwhile, Spencer creates a miniature golf course.

Guest Star: Lise Simms as Mrs. Peelof

19 iPromise Not to Tell Steve Hoefer Dicky Murphy January 12, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 119
After Carly gets a B+ on her history paper (because her history teacher Mr. Devlin doesn't like 3-hole punched paper, a minor technicality), Carly gets upset because she wanted to get straight A's, and this grade prevents her from doing so. After overhearing Principal Franklin's username and password to the school's network, Sam changes Carly's grade to give Carly the straight A's she deserves. After finding out about this, however, Carly feels guilty when Sam, orders Carly not to tell anybody about the hacking. Carly and Freddie try to change it back, but get stopped by the Computer Security Agency for hacking. (In the 8th minute of this episode, the "ankle swear" is born.)

Guest Star: Adrian O'Neil as Mr. Devlin

20 iPromote Tech-Foots Adam Weissman Arthur Gradstein March 15, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 120
Carly is extremely excited when the popular shoe company, Daka, wants to promote their new shoe, the "Techfoot", on iCarly. But when the shoes turn out to have numerous problems, iCarly begins losing viewers. Carly, Sam, and Freddie must figure out how to end the deal with Daka without legal action against them. Meanwhile, Spencer tries new methods of transportation after falling asleep on a bus and ending up in Canada. Luckily, Spencer manages to help Carly and her friends get out of the contract by putting his three days of law school lessons to work, exploiting a loophole, which forces the Daka executives to cancel the deal and reimburse them.

Note: The original airing's title was "iGot a Sponsor".

21 iGot Detention Roger Christiansen Andrew Hill Newman March 22, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 121
Carly, Sam, and Freddie are planning on presenting iCarly's 50th webshow spectacular, but Sam accidentally hits Mr. Howard with a football and gets detention on the same day they were preparing to air the show. As a result, they decide to do iCarly in detention. Carly manages to get into detention, but Freddie can't, so he decides to do filming of iCarly secretly, hiding in a closet. Unfortunately, Mr. Howard comes into the room and sees them filming after saying bad things about the principal. Principal Franklin, having watched iCarly, shows up to send Mr. Howard to his office. Spencer builds a gigantic coffee cup.

Guest Star: David St. James as Mr. Howard

22 iFence Russ Reinsel Dan Schneider May 10, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 122
Freddie joins Spencer to go fencing and have some "guy time." When Spencer's rival, Doug Toder, sees how good Freddie is, Spencer puts Freddie up against him in a match of fencing. Carly is mad at Spencer both for not helping her out during the visit of their nerdy cousins, the Dorfmans, and his obsession with fencing, so she stops him from doing it by telling Freddie's mom. Meanwhile, Sam and Freddie engage in a bet that if Sam can finish a book in a week, Freddie will stick a washing hose down his pants with the water turned on to make it look like he urinated in his pants. Sam gets interested in books for the first time and wins the bet.

Guest Star: Daniel Samonas as Doug Toter

23 iHave A Love Sick Teacher Roger Christiansen Ethan Banville July 25, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 123
When Carly, Sam, and Freddie's history teacher, Ms. Ackerman, is dumped by her boyfriend, she freaks out and becomes abusive to the class. When Spencer is called in for a conference, the two realize they like each other and start dating. However, Spencer soon discovers that Ms. Ackerman is extremely needy and he dumps her, and Ms. Ackerman becomes abusive again to the class. To settle the matter, Carly sets up an iCarly segment to find out whether the two should make up or stay on bad terms as voted by the viewers. At the end, Ms. Ackerman is arrested for illegally downloading music.

Guest Star: Jessica Makinson as Miss Lauren Ackerman and Ashley Argota as Kathy

24 iWin A Date Steve Hoefer Andrew Hill Newman July 25, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 124
In order to help Gibby get his date, Shannon, who is much more interested in Freddie, Carly opens up a dating segment, which Shannon and her friends volunteered to star in as contestants. But when only Shannon herself appears without her friends, Carly steps in and she finds herself becoming the "lucky" sweetheart for Gibby. This happens because Shannon wasn't picked and Sam, who also stepped in, secretly stepped out and went down to the kitchen to eat food. However, Carly sets Sam up with Reuben (a friend of Gibby) and Freddie with Shannon for a triple-date with her and has Gibby act like Freddie to get Shannon interested in him. Meanwhile, Spencer tries to get a girlfriend on "," a parody of dating websites, and makes several videos for the website to try to get a date. By the end of the show, Spencer has gotten 10 responses, to comedic effect. Four of these are from women in prison, three from women who just got out of prison, two from psychologists who think they can "help him", and one from a man.
25 iCarly Saves TV Steve Hoefer Jake Farrow June 13, 2008 Nick 2006.svg 125
A big time producer wants to make iCarly into a hit T.V. show after seeing how much his daughter loves watching their web show. At first it turns out great because of them getting paid for doing iCarly on T.V., taking rides in the limo, and getting a new band. After the first rehearsal, Carly, Sam, and Freddie begin to regret letting the producer make iCarly into a T.V. show, because he starts to make bad changes which destroy the quality of the show. The producer decides to get rid of the iCarly band to fit in Zeebo the dinosaur, Sam is fired for being pushy and aggressive and gets replaced by an untalented "princess" of a movie actress, Amber Tate, and the producer makes Freddie do janitorial work. Meanwhile, with the kids at the T.V. studio, Mrs. Benson and Spencer try to fill the void by acting like a family to each other. In the end, after Carly has had enough of the changes, she tells the producer that the show isn't even iCarly anymore and the producer agrees with her. Carly gets the rights to the title back, and the producer has something different in mind for Zeebo the dinosaur and the bad movie actress who replaced Sam. He puts them in another T.V. show, which performs terribly. Meanwhile, with the regained iCarly title back, Carly, Sam, and Freddie change iCarly back to the way it originally was. To celebrate the return of the real iCarly, the lead of the iCarly band performs his favorite song.

Guest Star: Leon G. Thomas III as Harper and David Starzyk as Brad and Rachel Fox as Amber Tate