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"Songwriting & Starfish" is the eleventh episode in Season 1 of Austin & Ally. It first aired on 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.


Featured songs


  • At the beginning of the episode, Dez said he has his mom's eyes. According to genetics, BOTH parents have to have the same color eyes for you to have the same eye color. It was possible that his dad got divorced and got married and had Dez before his dad got divorced. But if that was true, Dez would've said he has his STEP-MOM's eyes.
  • The officer told Trish that she served him a bad Latte at the Coffee Kiosk. But in Burglaries & Boobytraps, the Coffee Kiosk was named the Coffee Shop.


  • Trish was asleep at 4AM, when she went at the mall, it was 4AM, but she could have gotten there in 1 minute.
  • When Austin fell in the sand after trying to help Ally open up the chair, there's sand on his chest, but when we see a bigger shot of him when he stands up, there's sand on his shoulders, arms, elbows, and back.