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Total Eclipse of the Heart is the tenth episode of the Season 2 of School of Rock. It premiered on January 7, 2017, an audience of 1.29 million viewers.


Summer tries to get over her crush on Freddy, but ends up stuck with him and Kale at school overnight. Mr. Finn helps Tomika overcome one of her biggest fears.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Charles Greer IV as Murph

Absent Cast


  • Jama Williamson, who portrays Principal Mullins, is absent in this episode, for the second time in Season 2.
  • This is the ninth most viewed episode of the second season.
  • Summer gets over her feelings for Freddy.
  • Freddy and Kale break up.
    • The reason is that Freddy wasn't actually interested in what Kale enjoys and he only did it to make her happy.
  • Freddy develops feelings for Summer.
  • The episode ends the Summer/Freddy/Kale love triangle.
    • However, this episode starts a Freddy/Summer/Asher love triangle for Season 3. The reason being is that the remaining three episodes of Season 2 show very little love interaction and conflict from Freddy, Summer, and Asher.
  • It is revealed that Tomika is afraid of sleeping away from home. To further this, her mom had brought her wubbie so that she could sleep every night.
    • She later overcomes this fear in front of her class, Clark, and Mr. Finn.
  • Summer and Freddy are both shown to have an interest in astronomy.
    • Summer wanted people to call her Cassiopeia, but was called 'Peia' instead.
  • This is Asher's fourth appearance and Kale's sixth appearance in the series.
  • This episode was the first episode to air in 2017.
  • The title of the episode is a reference to the song "Total Eclipse of the Heart", recorded by Bonnie Tyler and written by Jim Steinman.
  • This is Murph's second appearance on the show.
  • This is the ninth most viewed episode of Season 2.