List of 10 Things I Hate About You episodes
10 Things I Hate About You, is an American sitcom television series created by Carter Covington, it debuted on the ABC Family television network on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 8:00 pm EST. The series premiere brought in 1.60 million viewers, a record for a 30-minute comedy debut on the ABC Family network. Twenty episodes were produced, twelve of which were directed by Gil Junger, who also directed the original movie from which the show is based. The series ended on May 24, 2010.
|#||Title||Directed by||Written by||U.S. viewers
|Original air date|
|1||"Pilot"||Gil Junger||Carter Covington||1.60||July 7, 2009|
|The Stratford sisters, Kat and Bianca, are two very different people with very different views on life. They start at a new school after moving from Ohio to California, and they have one thing in common: they both know strategy is the key. Bianca wants to be popular so she decides to hang out with Chastity, the head cheerleader, and she tries out for the squad. Cameron, an unpopular student who just wants a girlfriend, falls in love with Bianca the moment he sees her. Meanwhile, Kat gets on Chastity's bad side after damaging her car and finds herself continuously being in the same place as Patrick, a mysterious guy rumored to know the taste of human flesh.|
|2||"I Want You to Want Me"||Gil Junger||Carter Covington||1.10||July 14, 2009|
|Bianca tries to impress Chastity by arranging a fund-raising event for the cheerleading squad. They sell carnations for students to send to one another. Bianca becomes depressed when she doesn't get a flower, not knowing that Chastity destroyed the flowers Cameron and Joey sent her. Meanwhile, Kat deals with an unwanted admirer and she too is disappointed when Patrick does not send her a flower. When her new admirer ends up with a black eye, Kat accuses Patrick of hurting him, when it was really Mandella.|
|3||"Won't Get Fooled Again"||Gil Junger||Barry Safchik & Michael Platt||1.59||July 21, 2009|
|Bianca asks Cameron to help her to fit in with the popular group by attending a party. However, Bianca's dad forbids her from attending the party. Bianca decides to sneak out of the house and go with Cameron. They find out the house that the "party" was at is a decoy house. Kat gets a fake ID to attend a concert with Patrick. but tells her dad that she's going to a film festival. At the concert, Patrick tries to kiss Kat, but is interrupted when Kat gets a phone call from Bianca. While Bianca was talking to Kat on the phone, Kat sees Patrick talking to another girl and abandons him to pick Bianca up. Their dad finds out that Bianca sneaked out of the house and locks her window, so the only way to get in is through the front door. Kat decides to show him her fake ID, after Bianca is caught, admitting she went to a concert, saying that she doesn't want to be called a cactus. The episode ends with the Stratford sisters talking about getting even.|
|4||"Don't Give a Damn About My Bad Reputation"||Gil Junger||Erin Ehrlich||1.80||July 28, 2009|
|Kat and Patrick get into a fight when he litters on school property and they end up in the principal's office. Patrick leaves his backpack, and before returning it to him, Kat looks through it. Upon return, he accuses her of taking something, which she later finds out fell out when she was looking through it. She realizes that Patrick may not be as tough and scary as everyone thinks he is once she discovers what is missing. Meanwhile, Bianca decides that it's time to rid herself of her squeaky clean image. To do this, she starts a rumor about her recent conquests with an older guy. After class, Bianca's teacher asks if he could have a word with her. She sits at her desk and he crouches down so he would be at her eye level. Chasity spots them and begins spreading the rumor that they are having an affair. After hearing all these rumors about Bianca, Cameron's feeling are instantly hurt. Cameron also realizes that Bianca thinks he's gay, and the school now thinks he's gay because Bianca refers to him as her first GBF (Gay Best Friend).|
|5||"Don't Give Up"||Phil Traill||Lauren Iungerich||1.12||August 4, 2009|
|Kat tries to break the stereotype of girls not being able to do everything a boy can do by joining auto shop to convert her car to biodeisel fuel. The boys in the class start betting on the probability she will fail. She bets on herself. Later, her dad walks in and sees her about to give up and call a mechanic, but she enlists his help, and they work on the car. The next day, she shows up the boys by getting her car working, and winning the bet. Bianca and Joey become lab partners. Chastity makes a deal with Bianca for the top spot as a cheerleader, provided Joey passes his Chemistry class and plays for the football team. While helping Joey, Bianca accidentally says that football is 'not face-friendly'. Chastity hears that Joey is quitting football and then proceeds to tell Bianca that if she doesn't get Joey back on the team she will be a mascot for a long time. Bianca talks to Joey and convinces him that by playing football he has a better chance of being recognized for his dreams of modeling.|
|6||"You Can't Always Get What You Want"||Gil Junger||Jon Ross||1.17||August 11, 2009|
|Bianca and her friend Dawn ask Cameron for help in setting up a new web reality show. It doesn’t take long before the girls realize that to get more viewers, they have to spice things up a bit – with a kiss. Kat complains to the school administration when she feels the grading system in one of her classes is too lenient, but quickly learns that the school counselor has a personal vendetta against the teacher. The whole encounter causes Kat to make some realizations about herself. Cameron gets advice from Patrick saying that he must show Bianca he is capable of protecting her. Taking this advice, Cameron pushes a guy away from Bianca who is hassling her about her web-show, trying to get her to go topless. Bianca smacks the guy in the head, causing him to leave. Bianca thanks Cameron for trying to protect her and gives him a hug.|
|7||"Light My Fire"||Rodman Flender||Stefanie Leder||1.23||August 18, 2009|
|When local residents are evacuated to Padua High during a brushfire emergency, Bianca tries to use the crisis as yet another opportunity to win over Chastity. In order to please her, Bianca must set out to find a private room in the school for Chastity. Eventually, though, Bianca cracks and blows up at her. They try to become real friends by the end. Meanwhile, Patrick tries to find an opportunity to be alone with Kat to confess his feelings, but he fears the panic from the brushfire might ruin his chances. After some witty banter, Patrick kisses Kat and she kisses him back, but then she leaves after getting the impression that he just wants her for sex. At the end he gives her a box of old albums that is her most valuable possession to save from the fire. Cameron had been worried that he caused the fire by losing a model rocket, but it turns out it was some guys smoking. Dr. Walter attempts to use the crisis to get back into the dating scene since the passing of his wife, and hits it off with a pregnant woman's friend over wine.|
|8||"Dance Little Sister"||Gil Junger||Barry Safchik & Michael Platt||1.15||August 25, 2009|
|When Bianca gets asked to Padua High’s Fall Fling by Beau Bradley, the captain of the soccer team, she sets out to convince Patrick to take Kat to the dance since their father has prohibited Bianca from dating until Kat does. Meanwhile, Cameron overhears Beau talking about taking Bianca to a hotel after the dance in the locker room, so he puts into action a plan that will help keep a watchful eye over her. Patrick ends up taking Kat to the dance. They have one slow dance, and he tells her that she looks good in a dress. Patrick then goes to the bathroom and is talking to a stoned guy. The police come in, catching the stoned friend with an illegal substance, and Patrick is assumed to be guilty as well. At the same time, Bianca has been stood up for the dance, so Cameron comes over to bring her to the dance. They slow dance, and upon leaving, Beau comes up to Bianca and apologizing, saying his tires were slashed and his phone was stolen. Bianca doesn't believe him, but as she turns to go, his phone rings. It was in Cameron's pocket. She takes him aside, and he told her what he said in the locker room, and how he thought Beau couldn't be trusted. She says that Cameron is the one who can't be trusted. In a later scene, Beau asks where Bianca wants to go, and she says anywhere, and he suggests the hotel, and she tells him to drive her home. The episode ends with the two sisters in Kat's room talking about their dance nights and how they went wrong.|
|9||"(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)"||Henry Chan||Erin Ehrlich||1.21||September 1, 2009|
|When Walter goes out of town, Bianca throws a party behind Kat's back. During the party, Patrick comes and apologizes, but Kat will not accept his apology and he storms out, leaving a heartbroken Kat. Bianca believes the party will help make her legendary. After the sisters fight many times and Kat gets fed up with people thinking she is perfect, she decides to let loose and gets drunk. She starts doing thing she'll regret (e.g. texting and calling Patrick, singing karaoke, and talking to cheerleaders about butts). Bianca becomes depressed after the party goes wild, and tries to end the party, but the party-goers do not listen to her. Cameron confesses his love for Bianca, who tells him that she doesn't feel the same way. Joey comforts her, also sad after getting in a fight with Chasity, and the two make up a story about a highly contagious disease which gets them all to leave. Joey and Bianca lock lips for a second, and agree to deny it ever happened. Bianca manages to get the house back the way it was while Kat was passed out. When their father comes home, they watch a movie together. The movie ends up being the party that he filmed using a ceramic duck with a camera in its eye.|
|10||"Don't Leave Me This Way"||Gil Junger||Carter Covington & Robin Schiff||1.21||September 8, 2009|
|After the party, Kat and Bianca feel guilty in Kat's car for different reasons. Kat doesn't know why but regrets getting drunk and what she said to Patrick. Bianca feels the pain of kissing Joey after the party. Chastity arrives and tells Bianca she will replacing a sick cheerleader on the squad. While excited because this was Bianca's ultimate goal, the guilt about kissing Joey is eating her up. Padua High starts a new security policy that includes a bag search, metal detectors, and a uniform policy. Kat stages a protest but she needs help from the one person who has this school on a string, Chastity. At the walkout, Kat tries to get everyone's attention but fails, until Patrick yells for everyone to listen to her. Kat is amazed but still fails to convince the student body. Chastity stands up and convinces the school to sing in song and stay in the full courtyard. After receiving a phone call from her father, Chastity uses blackmail and has the uniform policy revoked. Everyone leaves as Kat still tries to protest the metal detectors and bag searches. Mandella and Kat tie themselves to a tree and stand for a while, getting exhausted, Patrick brings them bottled water and sits with them for company. Mr. Stratford arrives and convinces Kat that in order to get into her goal of an Ivy-League school she has to follow the rules sometimes. She caves in and highly disappoints Patrick and Mandella. While trying to talk to Patrick, he and Kat see security searching his locker. He angrily leaves without his bag and doesn't care of the risk of getting suspended. Kat sees this and takes his bag and follows Patrick, while the principal threatens suspension. Chastity is angry at seeing a girl kissing Joey. Not knowing it was Bianca, Chastity gets comfort from her and enlists in her help to get to the security cameras to see who the girl was. Bianca gets nervous as Chastity hugs her and states that Bianca is the best friend she has ever had. Bianca tries to get help from Cameron, but he refuses, saying since he isn't over her. Kat gives Patrick's bag back to him and they both ride off on his motorcycle.|
|11||"Da Reprecussions"||Henry Chan||Erin Ehrlick||March 29, 2010|
|After leaving school without permission, Kat and Patrick are caught and suspended. As punishment, Walter wants Kat to paint the living room. The next day while Kat is painting, Patrick comes over and tells her that the test she is missing in English will result in a zero. Kat worries about how the zero grade and suspension might affect her college plans, so she sneaks in and takes the test, but is caught by the principal. Walter comes to school to defend Kat, but when he learns of Patrick's involvement in Kat's suspension, he gets angry and calls her a liar. Bianca tries to get to the security video evidence of the make-out session she had with Joey before Chastity can see. Cameron gets the tape and erases the portion, but is still mad at Bianca for dating Joey. Bianca confesses to Chastity, who gets angry and pours frozen yogurt all over her.|
|12||"Don't Trust Me"||Gil Junger||Carter Covington & Robin Schiff||April 5, 2010|
|Walter insists Kat invite Patrick over for dinner, hoping to scare Patrick away. Patrick agrees, but not before he and Kat concoct a plan to scare Walter instead. Meanwhile, Chastity and the "in" crowd give Bianca the cold shoulder after learning Bianca was the blonde who kissed Joey. Cameron is voted "Mr. Dependable", while Joey and Bianca are voted cutest couple, but they refuse the title. Even though Chastity demands that Bianca break up with Joey so she can have her life back, Bianca decides to continue dating Joey, but stands up to Chastity and Michelle. The rest of the girls, including Dawn, decide to remain loyal to Bianca and Joey is perfectly happy. Walter comes to terms with the fact that his daughter Kat is growing up and making decisions on who she dates.|
|13||"Great Expectations"||Phil Traill||Stefanie Leder||April 12, 2010|
|Both Kat and Bianca have dinner dates with their boyfriends. While Joey's plans include romance, flowers and candles (at his house no less), Patrick's version includes a dine-and-dash. Chastity wears a disguise to the movies so people don't see her without a date, but she runs into Cameron. Meanwhile, Walter feels the need to discuss the horrors of childbirth to Patrick and Joey. Bianca and Joey have a horrible first date, ending after Joey learns she is a virgin (even though it is rumored she had an affair with her teacher), but make up later. Kat ends up developing a case of food poisoning, and Patrick takes her home.|
|14||"Meat is Murder"||Gil Junger||Ben Epstein & Graham Moore||April 19, 2010|
|Kat starts to protest for Meatless Mondays and with the assistance of a new British student named William "Blank" Blankenship, it is put into action. Sadly after she catches him selling pepperoni pizza to the school, Kat then realizes it was a huge plan to earn him the title of student body president. Meanwhile, Bianca tries to find a girl for Cameron but in the end fails once the girl gets fed up with trying to be someone she's not. Walter tries out a new dating site but finds out that his date is a phony.|
|15||"The Winner Takes It All"||Gil Junger||Jordon Nardino||April 26, 2010|
The Padua High Talent Show is here. Bianca enters and decides to sing "The Kids of America" and is enjoying the attention from her father but to her dismay, Chastity steals her song shortly afterward. Kat is feeling strongly neglected by her father and therefore joins the talent show with Cameron in a scheme to one-up Bianca but backfires when Kat becomes strongly overcome with stage fright. Afterward, Kat and Bianca have a heart to heart talk on the jealousy going on between them. In the end, Joey won the talent show and guest stars on Make It or Break It.Cameos: Josie Loren as Kaylie Cruz and Cassie Scerbo as Lauren Tanner from Make It or Break It.
|16||"Too Much Information"||John Putch||Niki Schwartz-Wright||May 3, 2010|
|Kat is worried about Patrick’s odd behavior and recruits Cameron to help her spy on him. The plan backfires when Patrick catches them and gets angry. Meanwhile, after watching the reality show The Biggest Poser, Joey wants to be a cast member, but then Bianca starts to worry that this goal may be leading to an eating disorder. So Joey will admit to his eating disorder, the girls pretend to make a confrontation about Bianca's "fake" eating disorder. Then, things get out of hand and Bianca has to come clean to Joey and to Bianca's satisfaction, Joey admits that he doesn't have any sort of eating disorder.|
|17||"Just One Kiss"||Melanie Mayron||Erin Ehrlick||May 10, 2010|
|When Bianca and Joey seek a second couple for a double date, she decides to set up Cameron and Dawn. To Bianca's dismay, Dawn and Cameron seem to really like each other and automatically hook up (and strangely, start to make out) which is greatly disturbing Bianca. Kat becomes upset when Patrick says their relationship is not exclusive and she can date whomever she wants. She accepts an invite from Blank, but Patrick sees them on their date and it greatly bothers him. Kat decides, after Blank starts holding her hand, to end the date. Patrick and Blank get into a fight as they are leaving and he finally calls Kat his girlfriend. They are later seen kissing in an abandoned hallway. Also, Walter finds romance with the girls’ school counselor.|
|18||"Changes"||Gil Junger||Stefanie Leder||May 17, 2010|
|Kat and Patrick consider taking their relationship to the next level but backfires when Patrick accidentally insults Kat. Walter considers dating the girls’ guidance counselor and Joey makes it onto “The Biggest Poser.” Bianca has her friends over for a dinner party to patch things up with Dawn and Cameron and enjoying her last moments with Joey. Meanwhile, Michael is invited to Bianca's dinner party as well but surprises everyone by coming out of the closet and admitting he's gay. Walter and Ms. Tharpe have their first date.|
|19||"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"||Henry Chan||Carter Covington||May 24, 2010|
|The girls find out Walter is dating their guidance counselor, Darlene Tharpe. Kat is proud and happy that Walter finally started dating again, unlike Bianca who doesn't handle the news well, and it doesn't help that she is separated from Joey, who is sequestered in the “Biggest Poser”. Meanwhile, Kat wants a change of scenery and chooses to study abroad in Nepal, which she hopes will help her get her mind off Patrick. Bianca starts to befriend Darlene but the friendship ends abruptly when Bianca's phone is taken away by a teacher and Bianca runs to Ms. Tharpe in hope of her getting it back for her, but Ms. Tharpe says that Darlene is friends with Bianca and not her. In the end, Walter convinces Bianca to give her another chance. The episode ends with Kat practicing for her trip by spending the night in a tent when Bianca comes in and tells her she admires her for being able to Nepal like this. Kat then breaks down and tells her she doesn't want to go and is heartbroken that Patrick didn't try to stop her.|
|20||"Revolution"||Gil Junger||Robin Schiff||May 24, 2010|
|Chastity decides to make Bianca vice head cheerleader, but to hide this fact from Michelle and the other girls, they and Dawn stage a fake fight at the cheerleaders' annual car wash. However the plan backfires when Michelle dethrones Chastity as head cheerleader. Bianca and Dawn feel guilty and so quit the cheerleading squad as Michelle won't reinstate Chastity. However Chastity then reveals that she is moving to another school to be head cheerleader there, and so they quit the squad for nothing. Meanwhile Kat runs for class president against Blank. Cameron helps her make a campaign video, but one of her campaign managers is working for Blank and switches her video at the last minute causing the other students to hate Kat because she called them "idiots". Kat is left feeling very upset and sees that her car has been vandalized. However then she sees that Patrick is holding a sign that says he voted for her in the election, even though he had previously said that he never voted in the student elections. He gives her a hug and a ride home. Bianca and Dawn watch The Biggest Poser with Cameron, where they see a female model kissing Joey. Kat and Bianca's dad returns home early from his work conference and goes upstairs to comfort Kat, only to find Patrick and Kat in bed naked together.|
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