Zoey 101 (series

Follow Me performed byJamie Lynn Spears

Nickelodeon (original), Teennick (re-runs)

is an American live-action situation comedy-drama television series starringJamie Lynn Spears. The series was originally run as a TEENick show on Nickelodeon, beginning on January 9, 2005.

follows the lives of teenagerZoey Brooksalong with several of her friends that attend the boarding schoolPacific Coast Academy.

The show was initially filmed at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, then at stages in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California beginningSeason 3. It was nominated for an Outstanding Childrens Program Emmy in 2005. The future of the show came into question afterJamie Lynn Spearsannounced her pregnancy at the age of 16, however, filming of the series had already wrapped up by that time. Nickelodeon continued to air the series with its fourth and final season, which began on January 27, 2008 and ended on May 2, 2008. Reruns of the show were also halted on November 27, 2009. Reruns returned to TeenNick on May 31, 2010, and has run in syndication ever since.

The series starts off withWelcome to PCA, where Zoey and her younger brotherDustin Brooksdriving with their father on their way toPacific Coast Academy. Zoey is in the eighth grade, while Dustin is in the sixth. WhenChase Matthewsfirst notices Zoey stepping out of her fathers car, he falls in love at first site with her and falls crashes into a flagpole. Chase is the first person at PCA that Zoey meets, and the two become best of friends.

Bonus features include season one bloopers, behind-the-scenes tours and two bonus episodes from the first season,Quinns DateandLittle Beach Party.

This two-disc release includes all thirteen episodes from the first season. Bonus features include bloopers, original cast member audition tapes, and a bonus episode,Quarantine, from the third season.Alexa Nikolas(Nicole) andKristin Herrera(Dana) do not appear on the cover.

(USA) Three-disc release, all 13 episodes, available just in Amazon.com, as a CreateSpace program of Burn-On-Demand DVDs.Alexa Nikolas(Nicole) andPaul Butcherdo not feature on the cover.(AUS) This two-disc release includes all thirteen episodes from the second season. Released by Madman Entertainment in Australia and New Zealand (Region 4).

(USA) Five-disc release, all 24 episodes, available just in Amazon.com, as a CreateSpace program of Burn-On-Demand DVDs.

This disc is expected to play back in DVD Video play only devices, and may not play in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives.

This disc is expected to play back in DVD Video play only devices, and may not play in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives.

2006 Kids Choice Awards:Jamie Lynn Spears(Favorite TV Actress)

2007 Kids Choice Awards (in Germany):Jamie Lynn Spears(Favorite TV Actress)

2005 Primetime Emmy Award: Outstanding Childrens Program

2007 Kids Choice Awards:Jamie Lynn Spears(Favorite TV Actress)

2008 Kids Choice Awards:Jamie Lynn Spears(Favorite TV Actress)

2009 Kids Choice Awards Favorite TV Show

Despite being a sitcom, the show is more like a teens drama series.

Zoey Brooksis the only main character who is present for all 65 episodes of the show;Dustinis absent for 40 episodes;Chasedoes not appear in season 4, except forTrading PlacesandChasing ZoeyJamesonly appears in season 4;Danaonly appears in season 1;Lolais absent in Season 2Haunted House, and Season 3PCA ConfidentalPCA Confidentialis the episode thatMichaelis absent in;Nicoleonly appears in Seasons 1 and 2,Quinndoes not appear inDefending DustinSchool Dance, andPCA Confidential; andLogandidnt appear inDefending DustinQuinns DateSpring FlingBackpack, andPCA Confidential.

Jamie Lynn SpearsandAlexa Nikolasshare the same birthday April 4th: Jamie Lynn born in 1991 and Alexa born in 1992.

Zoey101.com now redirects to iCarly.com due to itsseries finale.

This is Dan Schneiders only show without a laugh track, or other studio audience sound effects, due to the fact that this show is more of a drama.

The PCA campus library is named The Harry Schneider Library, named after the father of Dan Schneider, the shows creator.

Erin Sandersoriginally auditioned for the part of Nicole but lost it toAlexa Nikolas.

Season 3is the longest season with 26 episodes. Every other season aired for 13 episodes each.

Throughout the shows four-season run,NicoleDanaDustinandJamesare the only main characters to not end up with a boyfriend or girlfriend.

According to the PCA Survival Guide, Danas full name is Dana Ramsey notDana Cruz.

Jessica Chaffin (Coco), Jack Salvatore Jr. (Mark), Christopher Murray (Dean Rivers) and Brian Tee (Kazu) are the only four recurring characters to appear in all 4 Seasons in the show.

Austin Butleris the only actor on the show to have played more than one role: Danifer, andJames Garrett.

In the episode Vince Is Back when Michael and Logan are in their dorm, before Zoey and Quinn went in, a brief second of the

episode iDont Want to Fight was heard.

Contrary to popular belief,Zoey 101 did not end due to Jamie Lynn Spears pregnancy: the cast and the producers had decided that the show was showing its age, so they wrapped up filming in August of 2007. It would be a year before the series finale aired (this is a common mistake made by many, as they assume filming ended in 2008). Spears did not announce her pregnancy until October. It should be noted that Spears gave birth to her baby

is Moodys Point a recurring sketch that aired on

. Moodys Point parodied Dawsons Creek, as well as other cheesy teen dramas of the time. Like

, the series was serious in terms of the story, but the dialogue was meant to be comical. Dan Schneider attempted to create a full TV show based on this sketch, but was unable to convince Nickelodeon, thus he considers

the successor series. He has noted that if

became a TV show it would have been in the same vein as

but with more absurd dialogue and characters.

2 actors who would later go on to star in FOXs

appeared on Zoey 101: Harry Shum, Jr. played Roy inTrading Places, and Kevin McHale had a recurring role as the nerd Dooley.

The working title of the series was

, but it was changed due to Dan Schneider finding it too cheesy. The name was a reference to Totally Kyle from

(played by Drake Bell), and would be used again as

Originally,Danawas to becomeLogans girlfriend, but whenKristin Herreraleft the series,Quinntook over this role.

established a crossover, along with the fact that

is hinted in Zoey 101, it is apparent that all three shows exist in the same universe.

, meaning that it is also set in the same universe as these three shows.

A notable concept is thatiCarly can be a prequel to Zoey 101. In the episode iWas a Pageant Girl, a girl says that her name isQuinn Pensky. In

, it is revealed that her character competed in pageants

. However, there are several other things that contradict this theory, so it may be impossible as well.

Miranda Cosgroves andJennette McCurdys roles asPaige HowardandTrisha Kirbyare similar to the actresses respective roles on

. Carly Shay and Paige Howard are both intellectuals and well behaved, while Sam Puckett and Trisha Kirby are both uneducated and obnoxious.

The protagonist, Zoey Brooks and her room number, 101 are references to the title of the show.

Victoria Justices andDaniella Monets roles asLola MartinezandRebeccaare similar to their roles on Victorious. Tori Vega and Lola Martinez are both well behaved, while Trina Vega and Rebecca Martin are both sassy and attitudinal.

shared some of the same cast of another Nickelodeon comedy/drama,

Neds Declassified School Survival Guide

(the two shows also shared similar concepts):

Teo Olivares playedOlivary Bialloon

in the episodeSchool Danceand played a bully on

episode School Dance is portrayed by Christian Serratos, who played Suzie Crabgrass on

Mark Del Figgalo was originally only planned to be in one episode, but the producers of the show liked Jack Salvatore Jr.s performance so much that they decided to make Mark a recurring character.

Every Zoey 101 season often results in a cast member leaving and being replaced with someone else (i.e.Dana Cruzdoesnt return in Season 2, Lola Martinez appears in her place for the rest of the series. Another example is when Chase Matthews is replaced by James Garrett for a majority of Season 4)

Welcome to PCANew RoomiesWebcamDefending DustinPrank WeekJet XThe PlayQuinns DateSpring FlingBackpackDisc GolfSchool DanceLittle Beach Party

Back to PCATime CapsuleThe ElectionHaunted HouseBad GirlBroadcast ViewsGirls Will Be BoysRobot WarsLola Likes ChaseSpring Break-UpPeople AuctionQuinns Alpaca

SurpriseChases GirlfriendHot DeanZoeys TutorThe Great Vince BlakeSilver Hammer SocietyMichael Loves LisaWrestlingZoeys BalloonChases GrandmaQuarantineThe RadioPaige at PCADance ContestFavor ChainZoeys RibsThe Curse of PCADrippin Episode!Son of a DeanHands on a Blix VanMiss PCALogan Gets Cut OffPCA ConfidentialGoodbye Zoey

Trading PlacesFake RoommateAlone at PCARumor of LoveAnger ManagementQuinn Misses the MarkWalk-a-ThonVince is BackDinner For Two ManyCoffee Cart BanRoller CoasterChasing Zoey

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