Bella and the Bulldogs

The BEST episodes of Bella and the Bulldogs

Every episode of Bella and the Bulldogs ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Bella and the Bulldogs!

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.

Last Updated: 10/22/2022Network:Nickelodeon
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Newbie QB (1)
star
8.71
49 votes

#1 - Newbie QB (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/17/2015

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.

Directors: Jonathan Judge
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Traitor Dater
star
8.55
20 votes

#2 - Traitor Dater

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/11/2015

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.

Directors: Sean K. Lambert
Watch Now:Amazon
Third Degree Da-Burn
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8.36
14 votes

#3 - Third Degree Da-Burn

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/23/2015

Bella roasts the team at their team dinner. Did her jokes go too far?

Directors: Shannon Flynn
Tailgating
star
8.32
25 votes

#4 - Tailgating

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 6/4/2016

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.

Directors: Jeff Bushell
Watch Now:Amazon
Tex Fest
star
8.29
21 votes

#5 - Tex Fest

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2015

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.

Directors: Eric Dean Seaton
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Pretty in Stink
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8.23
22 votes

#6 - Pretty in Stink

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2015

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.

Directors: Shannon Flynn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Doggone Record Breaker
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8.17
23 votes

#7 - Doggone Record Breaker

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/7/2016

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.

Directors: Trevor Kirschner
Watch Now:Amazon
Bad Grandma
star
8.10
21 votes

#8 - Bad Grandma

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/23/2016

Bella meets her hero while volunteering at a retirement home; Pepper and Newt face off about decorating a nursery.

Directors: Sean Lambert
Watch Now:Amazon
Backseat Quarterback
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8.09
11 votes

#9 - Backseat Quarterback

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/4/2015

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

Directors: Sean K. Lambert
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bulldog Buddies
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8.05
19 votes

#10 - Bulldog Buddies

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/18/2015

Troy is hurt when his younger brother chooses Bella as his football mentor; Pepper's parents forbid her from having a boyfriend.

Directors: Sean K. Lambert
Watch Now:Amazon
Who Killed Tex Fest?
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8.00
18 votes

#11 - Who Killed Tex Fest?

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/4/2015

The Bulldogs are outraged when Tex Fest gets canceled for the first time ever; Sophie trains Pepper to prepare for a change at home.

Directors: Trevor Kirschner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
I Love You, Hunter Hayes!
star
8.00
22 votes

#12 - I Love You, Hunter Hayes!

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/9/2016

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.

Directors: Shannon Flynn
Watch Now:Amazon
Bromantically Challenged
star
8.00
16 votes

#13 - Bromantically Challenged

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/14/2015

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.

Directors: Eric Dean Seaton
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
That's Some Gossip, Girl
star
7.96
26 votes

#14 - That's Some Gossip, Girl

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/24/2015

The boys grow suspicious of Bella when they believe that she is leaking team secrets.

Directors: Shannon Flynn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Glitz & Grit
star
7.96
26 votes

#15 - Glitz & Grit

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/26/2016

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.

Directors: Shannon Flynn
Watch Now:Amazon
That's My Tri-Five!
star
7.95
20 votes

#16 - That's My Tri-Five!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/28/2015

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.

Directors: Shannon Flynn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
No Girls Allowed
star
7.93
14 votes

#17 - No Girls Allowed

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/30/2015

The coach for their playoff opponent brings attention to an old rule which brings into question Bella's eligibility to play.

Directors: Eric Dean Seaton
Watch Now:Amazon
Rally Week
star
7.92
26 votes

#18 - Rally Week

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/21/2015

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.

Directors: Trevor Kirschner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Outlaw Bella Dawson
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7.92
25 votes

#19 - The Outlaw Bella Dawson

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/13/2016

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.

Directors: Jean Sagal
Writer: Zach Butler
Watch Now:Amazon
Biggest. Game. Ever.
star
7.89
28 votes

#20 - Biggest. Game. Ever.

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 6/25/2016

The team has a shocking realization when their new game plan for the state championship against their rivals does not work.

Watch Now:Amazon
Tornado Afraido
star
7.88
17 votes

#21 - Tornado Afraido

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/21/2015

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.

Directors: Alex Winter
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dudes & Chicks
star
7.83
23 votes

#22 - Dudes & Chicks

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/11/2015

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.

Directors: John Whitesell
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Incomplete Pass
star
7.81
16 votes

#23 - Incomplete Pass

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/23/2015

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.

Directors: Trevor Kirschner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Kicking and Scheming
star
7.81
16 votes

#24 - Kicking and Scheming

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/16/2015

The Bulldogs lose their kicker and strike a deal with the soccer team.

Directors: Trevor Kirschner
Watch Now:Amazon
Bulldog Blues
star
7.81
16 votes

#25 - Bulldog Blues

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/9/2015

The Bulldogs lose to the worst team which sends the players into a tailspin. Bella guarantees they will make the playoffs, but has problems backing it up.

Directors: Trevor Kirschner
Watch Now:Amazon

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