I like you. I mean, I really, like like you!
—Freddy to Summer

Surprise, Surprise is the sixteenth episode in Season 3 of School of Rock. It premiered on March 4, 2018, to an audience of 0.72 viewers. It is part one of a two-part special.


Freddy's decision to reveal his feelings for Summer backfires after his anonymous note leads to a series of misunderstandings.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


  • This episode is a two-part special due to the episode concluding with "To be continued...".
  • In this episode, Freddy tells Summer how he feels, but he does not find out Summer's response until the episode, We Gotta Get Outta This Place.
    • It is very likely that Summer will reciprocate, but she also believes that Tomika likes Freddy. This could get in the way of her feelings.
  • As of this episode, Tomika, Dewey, Summer and Asher know that Freddy likes Summer.
  • This is the third episode where Freddy tries to tell Summer he likes her. The first two times are in the episode, Kool Thing and Love Is a Battlefield.
  • The love triangle between Freddy, Summer, and Asher takes affect again in this episode.
    • The triangle also ends in the episode as Freddy confesses to Summer and Asher finds out that Summer does not reciprocate his feelings for her.
  • Freddy and Principal Mullins’ birthday is revealed to be on March 4th, which coincidentally is also the same day that this episode aired in real life.
  • Freddy sings the song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams.
  • This episode marks the last appearance of Asher.
  • It is revealed that Summer's middle name is Breeze.
  • Mr. Finn is found to be terrible at keeping surprise parties secret. In this episode, as he could not stop himself from saying "Surprise!".
  • The title of the episode could be a reference to "Surprise, Surprise" by The Starting Line.
  • It is the first time since the episode, Total Eclipse of the Heart, that it is mentioned that Summer has feelings for Freddy.
  • This episode shows the moment when Summer told Tomika that she likes Freddy.


  • "Happy" by Pharrell Williams



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