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Shake It Up 

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Two Chicago teens attempt to realize their dream of becoming professional dancers by landing spots on a popular local show.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bella Thorne ...  CeCe Jones 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Zendaya ...  Rocky Blue 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Davis Cleveland ...  Flynn Jones / ... 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Roshon Fegan ...  Ty Blue 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Adam Irigoyen ...  Deuce Martinez / ... 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Caroline Sunshine ...  Tinka Hessenheffer 66 episodes, 2010-2013
Kenton Duty ...  Gunther Hessenheffer 49 episodes, 2010-2012
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Storyline

The adventures of best friends CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue who, with the help of Rocky's brother Ty and his best friend Deuce Martinez, fulfill their dreams of becoming professional dancers when they land roles as dancers on a local show, "Shake It Up, Chicago!". CeCe and Rocky deal with their circumstances, by adapting and maintaining their social status at school while watching CeCe's little brother, Flynn, and the antics of their TV show which includes matching the skills of their competition, notably brother and sister, Gunther and Tinka. The show also has storylines which include Rocky's brother, who also has dance and rapping skills. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dance Dance Chicago See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Bella Thorne and Zendaya (who played the Main Characters CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue) are the only cast members to appear in every episode of the series. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Good Luck Charlie: Charlie Shakes It Up (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake It Up
(Main Title - Theme Song)
Written and produced by Jeannie Lurie, Aris Archontis and Chen Neeman
Performed by Selena Gomez
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This is a good show that needs work
19 October 2011 | by rscampbSee all my reviews

I started watching this show with low expectations. I thought it would be a Disney version of the dancing reality shows we are suffering though on the other channels, so I was pleasantly surprised. The dance scenes and music are very good, not my favorite but good. The stories are basic Disney; the girls want something, they do something they shouldn't to try and get it, mess-up and get punished (though we never actually see them being punished). In my opinion the show would be much improved if they dropped the Flynn character and had the older kids interact together more. In other posts some people have commented on Davis Cleveland's (Flynn) acting skills. I don't think it is appropriate to do that, but I will say that the character Flynn is the most annoying character I have ever. Flynn brings absolutely nothing to the show. Flynn is too pushy for a child his age and his behavior sets a bad example for other kids his age. I have to say that I am surprised that Disney would put a character like him on one of their shows.

Update: After watching many more episodes I have come to the conclusion that Flynn is a bully. He verbally abuses everybody. Is constantly belittling all the other kids and acting superior to them all. He stops just short of physically assault. Though in one episode they did imply that he gave the smart kid a wedgy.


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