Victorious (2010–2013)
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Pilot 

After filling in for her sister at a talent show, a teen is given the opportunity of a lifetime when she is invited to attend Hollywood Arts High School.

Director:

Steve Hoefer

Writer:

Dan Schneider (creator)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Victoria Justice ... Tori Vega
Leon Thomas III ... Andre Harris
Matt Bennett ... Robbie Shapiro
Elizabeth Gillies ... Jade West
Ariana Grande ... Cat Valentine
Avan Jogia ... Beck Oliver
Daniella Monet ... Trina Vega
Eric Lange ... Mr. Sikowitz
Jennifer Carta ... Holly Vega
Jim Pirri ... David Vega
Lane Napper ... Lane
David Starzyk ... Principal Eichner
Stacy Chbosky ... School Nurse
Michael Eric Reid ... Sinjin (as Mikey Reid)
Austin Anderson ... Drummer
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Storyline

Tori Vega who has lived in the shadow of her older sister Trina, gets the chance of a lifetime when she fills in for her sister during a talent show and is given the opportunity to transfer to her sister's school, the elite Hollywood Arts High School. However, the transition proves to be difficult when she forced to deal with a girl named Jade who spots her with her boyfriend, as well as many of the other unorthodox students and teachers, which causes her to wonder if she truly belongs there. Written by Daniel Timothy Dey

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Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Release Date:

27 March 2010 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TV) | (extended)
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Trivia

There is an extended version of this episode on iTunes. The shorter version is shown on tv. See more »

Goofs

Robbie's puppet "Rex" is bigger in this episode but for the rest of the show he has been smaller. See more »

Quotes

Tori Vega: Hey can you...
Cat Valentine: Oh my gosh, you're Tori right?
Tori Vega: Uh huh.
Cat Valentine: You were so awesome in the big showcase.
Tori Vega: Aww, thanks.
Cat Valentine: My name's Cat.
Tori Vega: Oh, like the animal.
Cat Valentine: What's that supposed to mean?
Tori Vega: Nothing. I- I love cats.
Cat Valentine: Uh me too, they're so cute.
[...]
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Alternate Versions

The original broadcast of this episode contains scenes that were removed for commercials in later airings. Missing scenes include the following;
  • A longer description of Tori's mold experiment with her science partner.
  • A discussion over the tempo of the song Trina planned to perform.
  • Scenes of crew members forcing Tori into her costume before taking over Trina's performance.
  • Robbie and Rex having a longer argument on how to give Tori directions to Mr. Sikowitz's class.
  • Additional dialogue from Tori's first improv class where Cat and another student call their "daddy"(Beck) a loser, and Beck asks Jade if the "dog"(Tori) can sleep in their room.
  • Mr. Sikowitz actually coming in through the classroom window on Tori's second day, rather than simply suggesting that Tori should do the same.
  • Additional dialogue used during the alphabetical improv.
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Connections

References iCarly (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Make It Shine
Written by Michael Corcoran, Dr. Luke, and Dan Schneider
Performed by Victoria Justice
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