It turns out, however, that Lily's father left in the morning to go on an important mission. Along the way, they find that Shelby is a much better dancer than a violin player. Dez finally rescues them, but they get caught by Officer Dunphy. While in the police station, they explain the story, and Officer Dunphy accuses them of stealing Fruity Mint Swirl ice-cream in the shop's freezer, forcing them to miss the contest. Later, Ally delivers an incredible performance at the show and proves to her friends that she can dance. It is revealed that Ally doubted her partnership with Austin in the beginning, which upsets Austin that Ally had no faith in him.
Austin then accidentally opens Owen's cage, which causes him to fly out. And that begins their musical collaboration as they try to profit from Austin's newfound fame. Each nominee must post a video of themselves online, but after Jean Paul Paul-Jean says that Ally may not win due to her lack of dancing ability, her friends try to change her original decision to create a dance video. Trish convinces the producers to give her a chance to prove herself, and has until Friday to prove that she can dance well. When Ally finds out, she is crushed that her friends did not believe in her. When Austin and Ally are awarded prom king and queen, Austin confesses to Piper that he still has feelings for Ally and Piper encourages him to tell her. Meanwhile, Trish and Dez are addicted to a show called Crime and Judgement.
However, the plan backfires when the show suggests bringing the show to Austin and watching him perform from the campground. Later, Austin reveals to Dez that he also has feelings for Ally, making him confused about whom he really loves. The librarian suggests that Trish and Dez search the school while Austin and her stay in the library. While they are questioning them Chuck disappears. Carrie tells Trish that Dez dumped her at a restaurant they ate at several months ago. At the party Ally's songbook is stolen and a note is left saying that Ally has something that this person wants and that the songbook will have one page ripped out each day until there is nothing left.
In the end, Austin doesn't have to perform live after a bear shows up at the campsite. Now they have to do everything they can to get it back. Later, Ally shows up at the tour bus and hugs everyone goodbye. In the end, Billie and Bobbie apologize for their actions. Problems with the store begin arising, such as there being ketchup and mustard in the instruments and a rat infestation.
Ally suggests that Austin calls the show to say that he has to reschedule because he is volunteering with the Pioneer Rangers. Austin asks Piper to go to prom and Gavin asks Ally to go to prom with him, but she says no. Dez's leadership, dance moves, and ideas are so strange and annoying that Austin and Ally make up and Trish gets the coach to let them back in the club. Trish watches throughout the performance and notices that Austin looked at every girl in the courtroom except Ally. When he asks her out, she turns him down because she cannot balance the stress of work, a band, and a boyfriend.
Austin and Dez tell Billie that Bobbie said she was the star of the show. At the event, Austin and Ally perform a duet together and Ally successfully conquers her stage fright. Meanwhile, Austin tries to break up with Kira to be with Ally, but his methods backfire. She is later caught by Ally crying while reading hate comments about her. The plan is to hold a concert and then bring Lily's father back with them. Later, Austin and Ally schedule a trip to Ecuador after finding out that Lily's father would be there. Austin chooses to use a futuristic instrument to write the song, but Ally believes they should write it the old-fashioned way.
Later, Ally finds out that Trent is cheating on Trish and only dated her to be a backup dancer in Austin's group, she decides whether to tell her or not. Cupid, who is actually Dez. Meanwhile, Dez is feeling alone without Austin, so he hangs out with Trish who takes advantage of him to do her work for her while she enjoys some leisure time. When they look at her they realize it's a mask. Austin and Ally struggle with how to maintain and capitalize on Austin's newfound fame. The secrets cause the two to fight with each other, preventing the film from being finished. Jimmy Starr, impressed with Ridley's singing, signs her to his record label and, after being convinced by Trish, also allows Austin the chance to perform again.
Brooke tries to sabotage Austin's dance as well. Dez helps Austin with his big entrance, but everything goes wrong when Austin ends up having a patched eye and a hurt toe. Meanwhile, Trish fakes some memorable moments in an attempt to get more photos in the yearbook. Nobody listens to him anymore now that Austin can sing again. Guest stars: as Mike Moon, Jill Benjamin as Mimi Moon, Richard Whiten as Jimmy Starr, as Dr. Under pressure, the group must try to correct the children's flaws and mentor them to become good musicians in order to save their music factory's reputation.
In the end, it turns out to be Dez's dream. The group later goes to check it out, but when Austin, Trish, and Dez accidentally ruin the song in the recording studio, Austin gets released from his contract with Starr Records. When the journalist, Megan Simms, shows up, everyone realizes Trish has embellished Austin's hobbies, skills, and interests. Trish decided to keep their relationship a secret to not influence Austin's decision when Trent auditioned for a role as Austin's backup dancer. Trish later tells Ally that she is going to drop out of school. Ally tries to make Lucy become a different person by not letting her choose the song that she wants to sing and changing her wardrobe. However, the last activity pushes the band to its limits, making them split up.
They have trouble figuring who is Billie and who is Bobbie. Dez joins Ally's team so she has enough members. Zuri finds out and ends up giving Jessie credit because she knows how much it means to her. It works, but Jimmy has Kira rehired for the video and has Austin speak to the children's club. Later, Spike leaves the set because his wife is in labor, so the group persuades Spike to let Dez finish the shooting.