The following is a list of episodes of the Disney Channel original series, Austin & Ally. Created by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert, the show follows the partnership between polar opposites — Austin, an extroverted musician/singer, and Ally, a brilliant yet shy songwriter and their two best friends, Trish and Dez.

Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
1 21 December 4, 2011 2012

Season 1: 2011–12

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Rockers & Writers" Shelley Jensen Kevin Kopelow & Heath Seifert December 02, 2011

Unbeknownst to Ally, Austin and Dez "borrow" one of her songs, record it, create a video and post it on the internet, after which it, and Austin become an overnight sensation. When Trish convinces Ally to tell the world she wrote the song, Austin pleads with her to write another hit for him.

Notes: This episode is counted as a series preview.
Songs featured: "Double Take", "Break Down The Walls" and "Without You" featured in all episodes of Austin and Ally.

2 "Kangaroos & Chaos" Shelley Jensen Kevin Kopelow & Heath Seifert December 04, 2011

Ally scribbles down Austin’s song lyrics in illegible handwriting prompting Dez and Trish to start gathering strange props for the music video which they think correspond to her lyrics. After the odd collection of musical items begins arriving, they quickly work together to resolve the mix-up.

Note: This episode is counted as the series premiere.
Song featured: "A Billion Hits"

3 "Secrets & Songbooks" Shelley Jensen Eric Friedman December 11, 2011

Ally loses her song writing book, which is also her top secret diary, so she and Trish comb the mall looking for it, not knowing that Austin and Dez have already found it and read it, revealing that Ally has a secret crush. When Austin is convinced it’s him, he tries to find a way to let Ally know they’re just friends but, embarrasing himself in the process!!

Song featured: "Not a Love Song"

4 "Zaliens & Cloud Watchers" Shelley Jensen Rick Nyholm January 08, 2012

When Ally writes a song that doesn't quite fit Austin's sound, they decide to hang out more to get to know each other better. Meanwhile, Trish and Dez realize they have more in common than they thought.

Song featured: "It's Me, It's You"

Note(s): This is the first episode where the first letter of the first and second part of the title are not the same.

5 "Bloggers & Butterflies" Shelley Jensen Kevin Kopelow & Heath Seifert January 15, 2012

After Austin realizes he is being followed by an annoying blogger, the gang must find a way to unmask the culprit and put a stop to the silly, embarrassing videos of Austin being posted online. When the blogger is caught, she reveals that she doesn't hate Austin, but in fact hates Ally. Meanwhile, Dez and Trish both get a job at a fish fry restaurant and start frying up everything but fish.
Song featured: "The Butterfly Song"

6 "Tickets & Trashbags" Adam Weissman Samantha Silver & Joey Manderino January 22, 2012

Trish books Austin a gig at the Miami Internet Music Awards, but when he is only offered one ticket for a guest, Ally, Trish and Dez vie for his attention in order to claim it. After Austin accidentally says yes to each person, they all get upset with him, leaving Austin wondering if he should just go alone.

Song featured: Shiny Money's "Trash Talka" ft."Double Take"

7 "Managers & Meatballs" Adam Weissman Wayne Conley January 29, 2012

Austin gets wooed by a top music manager who wants to get rid of Ally as his songwriter, Trish as his manager and Dez as his music video director, and bring in a whole new team.

Song featured: "Better Together "

8 "Club Owners & Quinceaneras" Eric Dean Seaton Samantha Silver & Joey Manderino February 19, 2012

When Austin hears that a big time club owner will be at Trish's Quinceanera, the gang plans a stand-out performance to ensure Austin gets noticed. Meanwhile, Trish invites Dallas to the party and Ally is nervous about dancing with him.

9 "Deejays & Demos" Roger Christiansen Steve Freeman & Aaron Ho February 26, 2012

Austin books his first radio interview and decides it's the perfect time to give Ally the credit she deserves. However, during the interview, Austin's plan backfires and the deejay invites both Austin and Ally to come back and perform live on the radio. The gang must scramble to find a way around Ally's stage fright.

Song featured: "You Don't See Me"

10 "World Records & Work Wreckers" Phill Lewis Kevin Kopelow & Heath Seifert March 04, 2012
When Ally hires Dallas to work at Sonic Boom, she can't bring herself to fire him. Meanwhile, Austin and Dez compete to see who will win the world record for going the longest while spinning a basketball on their finger.
11 "Songwriting & Starfish" Eric Dean Seaton Eric Firedman March 11, 2012

The gang tries to help Austin get ready for the Hot Summer Jam Contest on the beach, where he could win a chance to have his song played on the radio. Meanwhile, Ally tries to put her previous, unpleasant beach-going experiences behind her.

Song featured: Heard It on the Radio

12 "Soups & Stars" Shannon Flynn Wayne Conley March 25, 2012

Trish's new boss at Miss Suzy’s Soups is also Ally’s former elementary school teacher and when Ally inadvertently plays a prank on her, Miss Suzy’s business starts to suffer. Ally feels terrible, so she, Austin, Trish and Dez come up with a plan to help get customers back in the door.

Guest star(s): Lynne Marie Stewart as Miss Suzy

13 "Burglaries & Boobytraps" Phill Lewis Aaron Ho & Steve Freeman April 15, 2012
When there's a thief on the loose in the mall, Ally and Trish come up with ideas to catch him. But when the clues all point to Austin, they have to confront him and Dez, learning that Austin was framed. They find out that the thief steals from stores in alphabetical order.
14 "myTAB & My Pet" Phill Lewis Rick Nyholm April 22, 2012

Austin, Ally, Trish and Dez take turns waiting in line for the new myTAB, but after Dez lets everyone go ahead of him, Ally and Trish have to take over line duty. Now Austin and Dez are left in charge of watching Ally's pet bird, which they accidentally let escape.

Note(s): This episode is also known as "My Pads & My Parakeet".

Song Featured: Not A Love Song (Acoustic verison)

15 "Filmmaking & Fear Breaking" Roger Christiansen Rick Nyholm May 20, 2012

Dez is filming his first big movie and the whole gang jumps in to help. Austin nabs the starring role, Trish gets to play lots of characters and Ally offers to help out behind the camera. However, when it's Austin's turn for his big scene, something triggers a childhood fear of umbrellas and causes him to panic. Austin helps Ally with her stage fright.

16 "Diners & Daters" Shelly Jensen Aaron Ho & Steve Freeman June 17, 2012

Trish gets a job at a diner and when the gang goes for lunch, Austin instantly falls for one of the waitresses. But when she tells him she doesn't have time to date, Austin gets a job at the diner and enlists Ally to help win her over. Meanwhile, Dez continues trying to fend off Mindy's attention.
Song featured: "TBA"

17 "Everglades & Ally-Gators" Clay Lapari July 15, 2012

When Shiny Money invites Austin to perform at his Swamp Party, the kids turn it into a vacation.