That's rock and roll.
—Lawrence to Mr. Finn

Video Killed the Speed Debate Star is the third episode in Season 1 of School of Rock. It premiered on March 26, 2016, to an audience of 1.63 million viewers.[1]


Principal Mullins installs surveillance cameras in all the classrooms, putting the band's secret in danger.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


  • This episode's title is a reference to the 70's rock hit "Video Killed the Radio Star."
  • It is revealed that Lawrence lies a lot when talking to people, particularly his crush, Esmeralda.
  • Summer did a speed debate and became the captain.
  • Dr. Timewarp is reference to the British science-fiction series, Dr. Who.
  • Lawrence posted the video of Principal Mullins dancing in the hallway.
  • This is the third most viewed episode of Season 1.



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