The BEST Episodes of Bella and the Bulldogs
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
A head cheerleader's life takes an unexpected twist when her rifle-like throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming her middle school’s starting quarterback. Bella Dawson is a confident, caring and talented teenager, who suddenly finds herself fulfilling a lifelong dream but also having to navigate the world of her teammates Troy, Sawyer and Newt, without losing her two best friends, Pepper and Sophie from the cheer squad.
#1 - Newbie QB (1)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 17, 2015
Head cheerleader Bella earns a chance to try out to be quarterback of her middle school football team. Led by current quarterback Troy, the rest of the team does everything in their power to make her give up, but through perseverance, Bella rises to the challenge to make her dream a reality.
#2 - Traitor Dater
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 11, 2015
When a boy from a rival team asks Bella to the homecoming dance, the team worries that she may not be able to keep her head in the game.
#3 - Tailgating
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jun 4, 2016
Bella tries to hide the feelings she still has for Zach when Troy invites them to their tailgate. Troy and Sophie challenge Newt, Pepper, & Sawyer to some tailgate games.
#4 - Third Degree Da-Burn
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired May 23, 2015
Bella roasts the team at their team dinner. Did her jokes go too far?
#5 - Incomplete Pass
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 23, 2015
Bella seeks Sophie's help to prepare for an oral exam in Spanish class; the boys find a mysterious list that fell out of Pepper's locker.
#6 - Backseat Quarterback
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 4, 2015
Bella is injured during practice and helps Troy prepare as the quarterback for an upcoming game, but when Troy scores the winning touchdown Bella worries about being replaced
#7 - Doggone Record Breaker
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired May 7, 2016
Troy's father visits just as Troy comes close to breaking his father's touchdown record, so Troy decides to do the unthinkable. Meanwhile, Bella, Sophie, and Pepper help Newt hide a dog at school.
#8 - Rally Week
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 21, 2015
Bella accidentally gives away Pepper's scarf when the Bulldogs were asked to switch their gifts with another teammate: Meanwhile, a girl named Vera treats Newt the way he treats Sophie.
#9 - Tex Fest
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2015
Bella volunteers to act in Pepper's video project for a town festival; Troy and Newt join the choir, where they experience a role reversal.
#10 - I Love You, Hunter Hayes!
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 9, 2016
The Bulldogs blackmail Bella after she skips a team activity to go to a Hunter Hayes concert. Meanwhile, Pepper tries to get an interview with Hunter for the school news station.
#11 - Dudes & Chicks
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 11, 2015
Bella takes an interest in Sawyer's cousin but an incident from her past threatens the budding friendship; Sophie, Troy and Newt try to save baby chicks from an awful fate.
#12 - Who Killed Tex Fest?
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 4, 2015
The Bulldogs are outraged when Tex Fest gets canceled for the first time ever; Sophie trains Pepper to prepare for a change at home.
#13 - Bad Grandma
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 23, 2016
Bella meets her hero while volunteering at a retirement home; Pepper and Newt face off about decorating a nursery.
#14 - Tornado Afraido
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 21, 2015
When the gang is locked down at school during a tornado warning, Bella gets everyone to help throw Pepper a party using supplies at school.
#15 - The Outlaw Bella Dawson
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 13, 2016
Bella gets a long-awaited message from Charlie that would take their relationship to the next level, but before she can answer she is forced to spend the day with Zach Barnes, confusing her feelings even further.
#16 - Bromantically Challenged
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 14, 2015
Bella must navigate a difficult situation when Troy and Sawyer fight over who will be her top receiver; Sophie and Pepper have trouble with their bake sale in Bella's absence.
#17 - No Girls Allowed
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 30, 2015
The coach for their playoff opponent brings attention to an old rule which brings into question Bella's eligibility to play.
#18 - That's My Tri-Five!
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 28, 2015
When a new cheerleader, Nickie, replaces Bella's spot on the cheerleading squad, Bella suspects that she is stealing Sophiie and Pepper from her. Meanwhile, Troy, Newt, and Sawyer become obsessed with their new spy gear kit.
#19 - Glitz & Grit
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 26, 2016
Bella competes in a beauty pageant, determined to show that girls can be pretty and tough. Pepper and Sophie bet Troy and Sawyer that being a cheerleader is harder than it looks.
#20 - Biggest. Game. Ever.
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 25, 2016
The team has a shocking realization when their new game plan for the state championship against their rivals does not work.
#21 - Bulldog Buddies
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 18, 2015
Troy is hurt when his younger brother chooses Bella as his football mentor; Pepper's parents forbid her from having a boyfriend.
#22 - Pretty in Stink
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 31, 2015
Bella is expected to follow a Bulldog superstition to not shower, but doing so might ruin her chance for her crush Kyle to take her to the school dance.
#23 - That's Some Gossip, Girl
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 24, 2015
The boys grow suspicious of Bella when they believe that she is leaking team secrets.
#24 - Root for Newt
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 2, 2015
After Coach shuts down Newt's request to be a starter, Bella tries to help him find his place on the team; Troy becomes interested in an older girl and tries to ask her on a date using Sophie's advice.
#25 - Two Many Dates
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 18, 2015
Bella is stuck in the middle when she somehow ends up with two dates to the homecoming dance.