T.V. Series Review: Cory in the House Season 1

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Cory in the House Season 1 Summary

Season 1, Episode 1: New Kid in Town

With Tanya still in England and Raven in college, Victor Baxter accepts a job as the chef of the President. Cory and Victor arrive in Washington D.C. and meet Meena Paroom, Newt Livingston, Sophie Martinez, President Martinez, and Samantha, the President’s assistant. Cory goes to his new school and tells Meena, Newt, and Jason Stickler that he steeplechases. But the truth comes out when Cory has to ride at the Presidential banquet honoring a horse. Cory is trying to get to know people

Season 1, Episode 2: Ain’t Miss Bahavian

Bahavian ambassador Raum Paroom, Meena’s father, discovers his daughter isn’t following traditional Bahavian ways by changing out of Bahavian costumes and playing music with Newt and Cory, and forbids her from speaking to Cory and Newt. Meanwhile, Victor and Samantha try to get Sophie to eliminate her addiction to Victor’s fries.

Season 1, Episode 3: Everybody Loves Meena

Cory finds the initials ‘C.B.’ with a heart around them in Meena’s notebook, and assumes she has a crush on him, when it’s really on Craig Berkowitz. Meena asks for Cory’s advice on how to get to Craig to ask her out, so they pretend to be a couple. However, Stickler believes they really are a couple and decides to ruin their fake date. Meanwhile, Sophie develops a crush on Newt and invites him over for a tea party.

Season 1, Episode 4: We Built this Kitty on Rock and Roll

Cory tries to get his band to perform on the president’s Reading benefit show, but Samantha stops them until they trick Sophie into joining the band. Sophie forces the band to play her song about cats, while Samantha tries to stop the president from making bird calls on television.

Season 1, Episode 5: Rock the Vote

Newt is forced to run for class president by his parents despite not wanting to. When Cory tries to help, it only makes matters worse making Newt more popular than he already is. He then tries to run against Newt in an attempt to steal the popular vote by fighting a bear in a cage which only makes the student body chant against him. Once Newt gets them to cheer for Cory exclaiming what a great guy he is, he finally accepts that he has a gift for leadership and decides to become president. Meanwhile, the President realises careers day is a lot tougher than it looks.

Season 1, Episode 6: Nappers Delight

Cory wants to go with Meena and Newt on a ski trip to South America, but Stickler destroys his ATM card. To earn the money, Cory gives secret tours of the White House, letting people see Sophie, but when Sophie finds out she won’t be going skiing, she steals the money and runs off. Meanwhile, Victor is being kept up at night by the President, who has insomnia.

Season 1, Episode 7: Smell’s Like School Spirit

Newt’s first act as student president is to institute a “Chill Zone” where students can hang out. Candy Smiles makes a Pep Squad, which Cory joins to impress Meena. Trying to make Meena jealous, Cory accepts Candy’s offer to go out on a date.

Season 1, Episode 8: Just Desserts

When Meena makes a tasty Bahavian pastry, Cory convinces Samantha to use them as dessert for an important White House dinner, but things end up in disaster when a mix-up in the recipe causes them to explode. Meanwhile, Sophie is teased at school since she still has training wheels on her bike, so chef Victor teaches her.

Season 1, Episode 9: Bahavian Idol

Cory, Newt, and Meena are finally going to perform in front of Meena’s father, the ambassador. However, Meena is extremely nervous. Cory gives her a good luck charm, but she thinks it’s “cursed”.

Season 1, Episode 10: Beat the Press

After giving the President advice on how to deal with a stuffed nose, Cory is tricked into telling a reporter that he tells the President what to do. Meanwhile, Newt is upset that Meena and Cory never use his ideas for the band.

Season 1, Episode 11: Mall of Confusion

Wearing a disguise, the President goes to the mall to buy perfume for the First Lady, bringing Cory along (Cory wanted to go just to get a video game), then things go bad: Jason Stickler arrives with a “Memory Loss Spray”, then the President and Newt accidentally spray it on themselves. Soon, a man named Burt, who looks almost exactly like the President’s disguise, then Cory mistakes Burt for the President, and Burt’s boss mistakes the President for Burt. Meanwhile, Meena must deal with Sophie when she becomes a self-proclaimed “expert” on all things Bahavian.

Season 1, Episode 12: Get Smarter

An intelligent new student arrives, and Newt develops a crush on her. They go out on a date, and Newt asks Cory, Meena, and Jason to help him to impress her by using Jason’s spy gear.

Season 1, Episode 13: And the Weenie is….

The band has their first live gig at school, but Cory’s nemesis, the Juicer (from That’s So Raven), arrives. Cory decides to do whatever the Juicer asks, to avoid being made to look like a weenie, which makes the Juicer think the band is performing at his birthday party. Back at the White House, Victor makes homemade ice cream by cranking a lever. He works on it all day thus gaining a bicep in the end.

Season 1, Episode 14: No, No, Nanoosh

When Meena’s favorite singer Nanoosh from Bahavia comes to Washington, D.C., she enters a contest to meet him and ends up winning. However, Nanoosh later reveals that she only won because Nanoosh fixed the contest because Meena’s father is the Ambassador of Bahavia, and used her to help his career. Meanwhile, Victor has hired Becky (from the Mall episode) to help in the kitchen for a dinner for visiting world leaders, but she takes advantage of it.

Season 1, Episode 15: Airforce One Too Many

Cory is in deep trouble when he accidentally gives the deed to Alaska to the Russian Ambassador, and when the Ambassador doesn’t want to give it back, Cory has to sneak onto Air Force One to get it back, even offering the ambassador Air Force One but is turned down. The Ambassador agrees to return Alaska, but only if Cory can beat him in a dance videogame, but what Cory doesn’t know is, the Ambassador is a pro, and if he loses Russia will get both Alaska and Air Force One.

Season 1, Episode 16: Thats So in the House

While visiting, Raven has a vision of the president being crushed by a grandfather clock, she tries to prevent it from coming true by tackling him out of the way of the clock, but when the clock doesn’t fall, she becomes a wanted criminal. And Cory is forced to impersonate her while everyone in the White House is trying to find her.

Season 1, Episode 17: Gone Wishin

Cory wishes on a shooting star that he was president of the United States. His wish goes amiss when he ignores his vice-president, Sophie, on a warning threatening national security.

Season 1, Episode 18: I Ain’t Got Rhythm

Cory invites a top music manager to hear DC3 play but thinks that they need a keyboard player. Jason Stickler is the best choice for the band, but he tries to take over the band after using a C.I.A. rhythm destabilizer on Cory that messes with his ability to play the drums. Meanwhile Sophie has a sleepover that Samantha is in charge of planning and supervising. It is also Samatha’s first sleepover.

Season 1, Episode 19: The Kung-Fu Kats Kid

After ditching Sophie to watch Kung Fu Kats and accidentally leaving his webcam on, Sophie gets some blackmail on Cory so Cory, Newt, and Meena are forced to let her hang out with the big kids or else she will send it to everyone.

Season 1, Episode 20: A Rat by Any Other Name

Cory’s pet rat, Lionel, returns, but his friends don’t like Lionel as much as Cory does, so Cory gives Lionel to Sophie. His friends then tell him they actually do like Lionel, so Cory tries to get him back, after that Sophie realized that Lionel loved Cory, she gave Lionel back to Cory in the end. After being accused of having no sense of humor, the President tries to be funny.

Season 1, Episode 21: Never the Dwayne Shall Meet

Dwayne Johnson is in town, and Cory tries to get him to endorse an exercise machine. Sophie tries to get people to come to her tea party, but everyone wants to meet The Rock instead. Cory, Samantha, President, Meena, Newt and Victor don’t get to meet the Rock because of being stuck inside a janitor closet but Sophie does.

Cory in the House Season 1 Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

A fun spin off from That’s So Raven featuring the President (not the real one). Great for kids to watch.

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