But this, right now, you're messing this up.
—Mr. Finn to the Band

Leader of the Band is the fourth episode in Season 3 of School of Rock. It premiered on July 29, 2017, to an audience of 0.89 million viewers.[1] 


An online review of the band labels Tomika as the leader, sparking a competition between the children to seize the spotlight in the group.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • David Anthony Higgins as Gooch
  • Robert Mukes as Metal Dude
  • Matt Richards as Waldo

Absent Cast


  • Jama Williamson, who portrays Principal Mullins, makes her first absence in Season 3.
  • This is the first episode to be out of production order in Season 3.
  • The title of the episode could be a reference to the song "Leader of the Band" by Dan Fogelberg.
  • The title of this episode relates to when they start fighting about who the leader of the band is.
  • This is the third time the whole band fight. The first one being "A Band with No Name" and the second one being "Wouldn't It Be Nice?".
  • This episode marks the first time that the whole band actually break up.
  • On Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn, an upcoming episode is titled "Leader of the Stack" which is a spoof on the title "Leader of the Band".


  • HandClap (by Fitz and the Tantrums)



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