Season 1: 2007 – 2008
- David DeLuise missed 3 episodes due to him filming Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?
- Maria Canals Barrera missed 2 episodes due to her filming Camp Rock.
- Jennifer Stone missed 9 episodes due to her filming Dadnapped.
- Jake T. Austin missed 1 episode due to him filming Go, Diego, Go!.
- Selena Gomez and David Henrie haven’t missed any episodes.
|#||Title||Written by||Directed by||U.S Air Date||Production Code|
|1||“Crazy 10 Minute Sale“||Todd J. Greenwald||Fred Savage||October 12, 2007||102|
|In the premiere of the series, Alex is forbidden to skip wizard training class to attend the special “Crazy 10 Minute sale”, so she duplicates herself so that she can buy a jacket before her rival, Gigi does; trouble arises when Alex’s mom, Theresa, arrives at the sale.
Guest star: Amanda Tepe.
Magic: The spell, “Edgebonoutoosis” is used to duplicate objects.
|2||“First Kiss“||Vince Cheung
|Joe Regalbuto||October 19, 2007||103|
|Alex turns back time to give Justin eighteen chances to get his first kiss with Miranda; Max creates a sandwich that is among those being considered by the New York Mets to become the team’s official sandwich.
Guest stars: Jim Wise, Wayne Federman, Lucy Hale, Bryant Johnson.
Magic: The spell, “McReary Time Reary” is used to rewind time for a few seconds.
|3||“I Almost Drowned in a Chocolate Fountain“||Gigi McCreery
|Joe Regalbuto||October 26, 2007||104|
|In order to get revenge for Alex’s snitching, Justin and Max give chocolate to a pocket elf, which bites Alex, prompting her to go into a massive chocolate craving while on a restaurant date.
Magic: We learn of Pocket Elves, miniature creatures that have knowledge on every subject.
|4||“New Employee“||Peter Murrieta||Bob Berlinger||November 2, 2007||107|
|Alex uses magic to help Harper overcome her clumsiness . Meanwhile , Justin has a tutoring business that upsets Frankie . Alex helps Harper while Harper gets bossier. When Alex convinces her parents to go to the Statue of Liberty she wants to take a day off and Harper doesn`t let her , causing Alex to fire Harper. But , Alex feels guilty and apologizes to Harper.
Magic: Alex uses “Take this girl with the skills of a bench and turn her into a serving wench” and “Take this girl who’s a great serving wench and give her the back the skills of a bench” to improve and later destroy Harper’s waitress abilities.Absent: Jake T. Austin as Max.
|5||“Disenchanted Evening“||Jack Sanderson||Mark Cendrowski||November 9, 2007||114|
|Alex meets fellow wizard TJ Taylor at school who is given unlimited use of his magic abilities by his parents, which is what Alex wants from her more conservative mom and dad; in a twisted turn of events, Jerry and Theresa are charmed to obey Alex’s wishes.
Guest star: Daryl Sabara.
Magic: A jacket conjuring spell goes as “Stop all the racket, I’ll wear a jacket”. The spell, “Commakus Pancakus” conjures a plate of pancakes and “Transportium Nextorbitorium” teleports you to any planet.
Absent:: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle.
|6||“You Can’t Always Get What You Carpet“||Peter Murrieta||Fred Savage||November 10, 2007||101|
|Alex stumbles upon her dad’s old magic carpet and convinces her dad to give her flying lessons. Having treated Alex as his little girl all her life, he gets upset while teaching her how to fly.
This episode aired in the UK before it did in the USA. Magic: A flying carpet is used throughout the episode.
Absent: Jennifer Stone as Harper Finkle.
|7||“Alex’s Choice“||Matt Goldman||Bob Berlinger||November 16, 2007||109|
|Gigi invites Alex and Harper to her annual tea party which Alex tries to convince Harper not to go to because she learns that Gigi plans to embarrass Harper by crowning her the biggest loser. She uses her magic to get back at Gigi and save Harper from humiliation. Meanwhile, Justin and Max send out a prank mail, one where they claim they’re lost on an island in “The Lava Sea,” and they receive unwanted help from emergency wizards.
Guest Starring: Skyler Samuels, Brian Scolaro, Michael A. Shepperd
Co Starring: Amanda Tepe, Heather Trzyna, Kelsey Sanders, Veronica Sixtos
Spells Used: Some people are a gem, some people are a rat, to learn who’s who, give me the ear of a bat- gives you a bat’s ear & Some are evil, some are kind, but now all must speak their mind- makes people tell the truth.
Absent: David DeLuise (Jerry Russo)Blooper: When Theresa lets the boys into the lair, she puts the lock down on the counter, but in the next shot, it’s suddenly on the door.
|8||“Curb Your Dragon“||Gigi McCreery
|Bob Berlinger||November 30, 2007||108|
|Alex buys Justin an enchanted dragon disguised as a Beagle, because she felt bad she had lost his other dog, Willie, 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’s a lost dog and gluing up posters. One day, while they’re 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.
Spell(s): Humanoza Espinoza – The ability to transform a human being that was previously enchanted into an animal, Animoza Espinoza – The ability to transform a human being into an animalAbsent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
|9||“Movies“||Justin Varava||Mark Cendrowski||December 14, 2007||113|
|Tired of being treated young, Alex wants to go to an R-rated movie with Justin’s friends and accidentally transports herself into the movie. When Justin finds out, he transports himself into the movie to save her. Meanwhile, Theresa treats Max like he’s a baby because she thinks Alex and Justin are growing up too fast.
Guest Starring: Tiffany Thornton, Malese Jow
Co Starring: Dan Benson, Devin McGinn, Zachary Stockdale, Sonya Joy Sims, Brandee Tucker
Spells (all are spell improvisation):, Satisfy my empty belly, make me a peanut butter and jelly,, *Although I like such tasty snacks, I’d rather have my brother Max,, I’m old enough to hang with actress/model/spokeswoman Ruby Donahue so get me into “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,, I’m scared of what might happen next, so take us to the Mondoplex.
Wizardry Lesson: Spell Improvisation
Absent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
|10||“Pop Me and We Both Go Down“||Vince Cheung
|Bob Berlinger||January 6, 2008||105|
|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 and Max searches for her father’s trophy she also accidentally animated so she can learn the reversal spell to inanimate Justin’s zit.
Guest Starring: Lucy Hale, Charlie Bodin, J.R. May, Zone, Curtis Armstrong
Spell(s):, Murrieta Animata – The ability to animate any object the user desires, Garibay Immobilitay – The ability to unanimate any object the user had previously enchantedAbsent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
|11||“Potion Commotion“||Todd J. Greenwald||Bob Berlinger||February 10, 2008||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, but she accidentally drinks both halves of it, causing Alex to fall in love with herself. Max gets his full powers and must wear a goofy hat to control them while his powers settle in, but due to Alex drinking both halves of the potion she also needs the hat to avoid having a big head. This of course leads to trouble.
Guest Starring: Bill Chott, Shane Lyons
Co Starring: Martin Magdaleno, Unica Luna, Anissa Morris, Amanda Panoke
Spell Used: Levitatus Liquidatus- levitates liquids.
Wizardry Lesson: Emotion Potions and a solitary lesson for Max using the spell Levitatus Liquidatus.
Absent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
|12||“Justin’s Little Sister“||Eve Weston||Andrew Tsao||March 9, 2008||117|
|When everyone constantly compares Alex to Justin, Alex uses a magical genie to wish that she would no longer be compared to him, but when the Genie cons her and makes everyone forget his existence, Alex has to try to reverse the spell which causes more trouble ending up with Justin becoming invisible.
Guest Starring: Candace Brown, Bill Chott
Co Starring: Monica Parales, Veronica Sixtos, Christopher Johnson
Spells Used: We are now not small and teeny weeny, take us inside to see the genie- puts you in a genie’s lamp, We are now small and teeny weeny, we are done visiting the genie- takes you out of a genie’s lamp.Wizardry Lesson: Genies
|13||“Wiz Tech – Part 1“||Vince Cheung
|Mark Cendrowski||April 6, 2008||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.
Guest Starring: Octavia Spencer, Josh Sussman, J. Evan Bonifant
Spells Used: Mailus Spontaneous (Person’s name or place)- sends mail to whoever or where ever you want, From your chin to your toes an elephant trunk grows- makes an elephant trunk replace a persons nose.
Wizardry Lesson: WIPS (Wizard Instant Parcel Service) and a lesson on Venomous Furniture at Wiz Tech.
Absent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
|14||“Wiz Tech – Part 2“||Gigi McCreery
|Mark Cendrowski||April 6, 2008||112|
|Alex tries to stop an evil teacher from draining Justin’s powers during a school tournament. Meanwhile, a woman tries to run the Waverly Sub Station out of business by advertising a restaurant called The Salad Bowl.
Guest Starring: Octavia Spencer, Josh Sussman, Amanda Tepe, J. Evan Bonifant, Ian Abercrombie, Robyn Moran
Co Starring: Adam Conger, Craig Watkinson
Spells Used: Some are evil, some are kind, but now all must speak their mind & ScreamPolitty NoQuitty- makes people not quit.
Absent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)Note: Wizard School part 1 and 2 was made into a DVD and is available as Wizards of Waverly Place: Wizard School. It is now available as a kind of video.
|15||“The Supernatural“||Matt Goldman||Mark Cendrowski||May 18, 2008||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, when she learns he’s also on the team.
Guest Starring: Brian Kubach, Chelsea Staub, Michael Patrick McGill
Co Starring: Lee Davis, Joey ‘Coco’ Diaz, Adam Gregory, Ezra Weisz
Spell Used: Tomunanane Kinesis- moves objects and Cerebellum Erasus- erases memory.
Absent: Maria Canals Barrera (Theresa Russo)
|16||“Alex in the Middle“||Matt GoldmanPie||Bob Berlinger||June 15, 2008||106|
|Jerry’s zany brother, Kelbo Russo, visits. He shows the kids a different style of wizard training (actually letting them use their powers). Alex wants to make Kelbo her teacher. However, their lesson turns into a mess and Jerry has to save Alex and Kelbo, revealing a secret about Jerry.
Guest Starring: Jeff Garlin, Eric Allan Kramer
Co Starring: Monica Lee Gradischek
Spell Used: Cashmearus Appearus- conjures a sweater, Cranium Revolvis- turns head, Dehidranis Louganis Apus Escapus- drains a place and turns all sea chimps back into people, & Threemetris Movetris- Teleports someone 10 feet in any direction.
Wizardry Lessons: Oral reports without magic & Disappearing then reappearing ten feet away
Note: We learn that Jerry Russo was the one who won the competition to keep his wizard powers, but he gave them to his brother so he could marry Theresa because it’s illegal for a wizard to marry a mortal.
Absent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
|17||“Report Card“||Perry Rein
|Andrew Tsao||June 29, 2008||118|
|Alex, Justin, and Max get their wizard report cards. To hide the fact that she did not do well, Alex tries to destroy the report card. In a panic, Alex turns her parents into guinea pigs. After Headmaster Crumbs finds out Alex lied about her parents and her report card, he suspends Alex’s powers. Meanwhile, Max and Justin lose the guinea pigs, unknown to them, they are their parents.
Guest Starring: Ian Abercrombie, Charlie Alder, Dan Benson, Kara Taitz, Keith Blaney
Wizardry Lesson: Wizard Exams and Transfiguration spellSpells Used:This (person or thing) is now not, a (object or person) should fill its slot- transforms stuff, Because you have acted with no responsibility, Say goodbye to your magical ability- Takes away a person’s powers.
|18||“Credit Check“||Todd J. Greenwald||Fred Savage||July 6, 2008||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 working at the Sub Station.
Guest Starring: Sara Paxton as Millie, Julia Duffy as Ms. Angela,Jeffrey Christopher Todd as Jeffrey
Spell Used: Gialsjay Timesday- freezes time for as long as you can hop on 1 leg.Wizardry Lesson: Freeze Frame Spell
|19||“Alex’s Spring Fling“||Matt Goldman||Victor Gonzalez||July 20, 2008||119|
|Riley breaks up with Alex seeing she is jealous all the time. She plans to make him jealous and transforms a mannequin into a man with the animation spell naming him Manny Kin. However, he falls in love with her and develops emotions, which prevents Alex from being able to change Manny back into a mannequin. Alex then tries to make Manny fall in love with Calico Woman, Justin’s precious action figure and animates her too. Riley realizes that he himself got jealous and decided to go back with Alex. 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.
Guest Starring: Brian Kubach, Lauren Phillips, Matt Smith
Co Starring: J.R. May, Eddie Pepitone, Dallas Lovato, Andrew Elvis Miller, Leshay Tomlinson
Spells Used: Murrieta Animata, Garibay Emobilitay, and Murrieta Animata Grande- like Murrieta Animata but also makes object bigger.
Absent: Maria Canals Barrera (Theresa Russo) and David DeLuise (Jerry Russo)
|20||“Quinceañera“||Matt Goldman||Victor Gonzalez||August 10, 2008||116|
|The family prepares for Alex’s quinceañera, a traditional celebration to mark her 15th birthday, but she doesn’t want to wear the customary frilly ball gown and casts a spell to swap bodies with her mother, who never had a Quinceañera of her own. Also, joining in the party is Grandma Magdalena, who tries to teach the boys how to salsa dance. But she soon forgets to teach the boys so they use the Body Switching spell with the dance instructors to make it look like they had learned the dance. In the end, Alex does make it back to her body before sundown, and Grandma Magdalena finds the Magic Lair but thinks it is a wrestling room. Guest Starring:: Gabrielle Dennis, Belita Moreno.
Wizardry Lesson: Body Switching Spell
Spells Used: (People’s names) Cambia Corporum Meum Corpora Sua Nominavi- switches the two peoples bodies but after sundown the spell becomes irreversible.
|21||“Art Museum Piece“||Matt Goldman||Victor Gonzalez||August 31, 2008||120|
|When Alex decides to take a shortcut on her Art History assignment, she brings historical masterpieces to life 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.
Guest starring: Amanda Tepe (her character’s name is given as Elaine)
Spells Used: “Frames of Figures, Step out of your Pictures”- brings a painting out of the frame, “Pictures of faces return to your places (say the place, person who painted it + year of where picture painted)”- undoes frames of figures step out of your pictures & “Go Through Mo Through”- makes one object go through another object.
Wizardry Lesson: going through solid objects
Season 2: 2008 – 2009
- David DeLuise missed 4 episodes.
- Maria Canals Barrera missed 2 episodes.
- Jennifer Stone missed 3 episodes.
- Selena Gomez, David Henrie and Jake T. Austin have not missed any episodes.
|#||Title||Written by||Directed by||U.S Air Date||Production Code|
|22||“Smarty Pants“||Todd J. Greenwald||Victor Gonzalez||September 12, 2008||201|
|Alex joins best friend Harper for the Tribeca Quiz Bowl, an academic decathlon. To help give her an edge in the competition Alex wears magical “smarty pants,” which give her superior knowledge on everything there is to know. The team is winning, but Alex’s cheating could cost Harper the opportunity to academically lose. After she takes off her pants, she realizes that she has skeleton legs because she had the pants on too long. Meanwhile, Max and his friend Alfred think they can sell bottled water from the school’s water fountain that everybody says tastes the best.Wizardry Lesson: Wizard Wear – Featuring Speed Shirt- makes you run fast, Night Cap- puts you in a deep sleep, and Smarty Pants- makes you as smart as a genius.
Guest Stars : Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty
Absent: David DeLuise (Jerry Russo)
|23||“Beware Wolf“||Vince Cheung
|Victor Gonzalez||September 21, 2008||202|
|Justin falls for a new girl who he met on WizFace, however what he doesn’t know is that she is a werewolf, and it is revealed that he took a Centaur to WizProm. When he kisses her, he becomes a werewolf as well. Meanwhile, Max and Alfred start a dog-walking business to earn money for cups on a chain.Absent: Jennifer Stone(Harper Finkle)|
|24||“Graphic Novel“||Gigi McCreery
|Mark Cendrowski||October 5, 2008||203|
|Justin and Max steal Alex’s diary only to have it stolen again by Gigi, Alex’s arch nemesis. In an attempt to recover the diary, the brothers accidentally place Gigi inside the book and into Alex’s secret fairy-tale princess world.Guest Stars: Skyler Samuels as Gigi and Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty
Spells Used: Literarium Tararium – Teleports people into a book.
Absent: David DeLuise (Jerry Russo) and Maria Canals Barrera (Theresa Russo)
|25||“Racing“||October 12, 2008||204|
|Alex has a crush on a “gear head” type guy Dean and plots to gain his interest by asking Jerry if he can fix up his old junky car.Dean not only fixes the car but enters it in an upcoming race.Guest Stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty
Magic Items: Transport Stick – will transport you 36 inches away, but will knock out anyone near the person using it; Mind-Reading Kit (consisting of a toilet paper tube with glitter and macaroni hot-glued to it)
|26||“Alex’s Brother, Maximan“||October 19, 2008||205|
|Alex goes on her first date with Dean at the roller rink. She had heard rumors about the corner of the roller rink which they call “Dean’s Corner”. Rumor is that is where he kisses girls. Alex kisses him after she promises not to leave him but then Justin comes and tells Alex that Max is trying to stop the deli robber. Alex must leave the roller rink to help Max which makes Dean upset. The kids find out the deli robber was just their dad trying to teach them a lesson about working together. Guest Stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean MoriartySpells Used: Havity No Gravity – defies one’s gravity, allowing them to walk up walls. Soap on a rope, soap fell off the rope, rope shot out of my hand, rope tie up that man – Ties a man up in a rope (3 wizards needed for this spell to work)
Note: This episode will air in Canada after Saving WizTech Part 2.
|27||“Saving WizTech – Part 1“||October 26, 2008||208|
|WizTech is forced to close since a whole lot of plastic balls have mysteriously appeared, and we find out plastic is a weakness to wizards, so it is up to Justin to save WizTech from closing. The Russo family agree to take in Professor Crumbs and some of WizTech’s students, including Hugh Normus, a character from previous two part special Wizard School (see above) and fellow student Ronald Longcape Junior, who quickly develops a magical connection with Alex. Ronald’s dad is evil and Ronald tries to prove to Alex and Justin that he is not as evil as his dad. Max teaches Professor Crumbs how to assimilate into the mortal world, and Justin saves the day by finding the solution to reopen WizTech. Ronald turns into Dean and puts the real Dean in a blob of Jello. Ronald acts like Dean and breaks up with Alex and invites her to stay with him in WizTech school. Alex agrees.Guest Stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty, Chad Duell as Ronald Longcape Jr, Ian Abercrombie as Professsor Crumbs, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, Maurice Godin as Ronald Longcape Sr.
Spells Used: Piggly Wiggly get in the Jiggly-traps a person in a huge block of jello. Spandau Ballet tell me it’s true, take this evil man you know what to do.
Wizard Lesson: Shape shifting
|28||“Saving WizTech – Part 2“||October 26, 2008||209|
|After enrolling in WizTech, Alex realizes her new crush, Ronald, has kidnapped her former boyfriend, Dean. Alex is turned evil during a game of tether ball. Alex saves Dean from being stuck in Jell-o and Justin, Max and Alex must team up to save WizTech from falling into the hands of evil Ronald and his not really-evil father.Guest Stars: Daniel Samonas as Dean Moriarty, Chad Duell as Ronald Longcape Jr, Ian Abercrombie as Professor Crumbs, Josh Sussman as Hugh Normous, Maurice Godin as Ronald Longcape Sr.
Spells Used: Piggly Wiggly, get out of that Jiggly-gets one out of a block of jello. Pillow for feet spell, gives the user pillows for feet.
Absent: David DeLuise (Jerry Russo), Maria Canals Barrera (Theresa Russo), and Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
|29||“Harper Knows“||November 23, 2008||206|
|The Russo family is on an assignment at PopCon, a popular comic-book and movie convention. They are on the look out for rogue wizards who may be using their magic. Alex and her siblings go as a special wizards-in-training assginment and Harper comes along for the costume contest. Alex begins to feel guilty for lying and keeping secrets, and she’s tired from using up all of her energy to keep the secret. Will she be able to keep the secret, or is time for her best friend to know the truth?Spells Used: Lies lies, I need a disguise- gives you a disguise from a picture near by|
|30||“Taxi Dance“||December 7, 2008||207|
|When Cab number 804 is retired, Alex charms it back to life in order for she and her family to continue to cherish the memory that she was born in it. But when the Cab decides to remain by Alex’s side at all times, she and Justin must figure out how to get rid of it and together they convince the Cab to go back to work and service others. Harper is starting to learn about wizard magic, and gets scared when Alex uses it. Meanwhile, Max charms a gurney to come to life. The animation spell is used to make the objects come to life and follow and talk to you.Guest Star: Adam Carolla as Burt the Cab
Spells used: I can’t bear to part with this cab that can’t drive, do what ever it needs to and bring it alive-brings a cab to life, Rope through Greenwald’s, help me now, climb up there and tie a bow-Makes a rope tie a bow.
|31||“Baby Cupid“||December 14, 2008||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 life like doll from her Marriage and Family class. Cupid’s return gets delayed after Max accidentally breaks his arrow and it strikes Justin. Harper finally asks Justin out and he accepts because he got hit by the love arrow.
Blooper: Towards the end of the episode, when Theresa is speaking to Jerry and says, “You’re mine. Don’t you forget that,” you can clearly see that her cleavage was blurred so it doesn’t draw too much attention.Guest Stars: Mark DeCarlo as Cupid
|32||“Make It Happen “||January 1, 2009||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 magician, and Alex and Justin decide to form a band. Guest Star: Fred WillardAbsent: Jennifer Stone (Harper Finkle)
First episode shown in 2009 at midnight.
|33||“Fairy Tale “||January 18, 2009||213|
|Justin casts Harper as Tinkerbell when he directs a school production of “Peter Pan,” but Alex must play the role when Harper becomes injured. Later, Max writes a review of the play for the school paperand spells Tinkerbell wrong and it says Tinkelbell.|