Season 1 Episode 3

iDream of Dance

Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Sep 16, 2007 on Nickelodeon



  • Trivia

    • Watch closely, or you may miss it. In the first dance dream, watch the two couples starting to dance. The guy, in the couple on the left, may be familiar to some viewers; he's Lane Napper, and would later go on to play Guidance Counselor "Lane Alexander" on another Nickelodeon show, "Victorious".

    • On Miss Briggs whiteboard in Sam's dream, and in the first scene in this episode, both whiteboards are identical to each other and contain the same writing.

    • Some of Miss Briggs' ancestors hail from Scotland.

    • This is the first time we see Spencer cross-dressing in a dream, to be specific.

    • Spencer invented a dance called the firecracker when he was in tenth grade.

  • Quotes

    • (Carly walks into the classroom and stares at Sam)
      Sam: (while eating) What?
      Carly: You're having breakfast? In class?
      Sam: Uh huh.
      Carly: You can't just have breakfast in the middle of- is that turkey bacon?! (grabs one from Sam's plate)

    • (in Spencer's dream)
      Spencer: (while in Carly's dress, surrounded by guys in tuxedos) I don't know what's going on here...but I think I like it!

    • (in Carly's dream)
      Carly: (while surrounded by guys in tuxedos) Okay, I don't know what's going on here, but...I think I like it!

    • (in Carly's dream)
      Carly: Sam? Sam? (gets up and looks around) Sam? Freddie? Where'd you go? Where's the furniture? (feels the air where some furniture used to be) Okay, there was a huge couch right there! (notices herself in the mirror) And where'd this dress come from? Ugh, I need some juice. (walks into the kitchen, opens the fridge, and a guy steps out) Hey!...Wait, you're not juice!

    • (in Sam's dream)
      Gibby: (running into the classroom wearing only boxers) Am I too late for the test?
      Sam: Get out of here Gibby, this is my nightmare!

    • (during detention in Sam's dream)
      Ms. Briggs: Now for the next two hours, I'm going to play these bagpipes!
      (the whole class moans)
      Sam: Why not just shove scissors in our ears?

    • Ms. Briggs: Alright, since you're all in detention, that means that each of you is rotten in your own special way!

    • Freddie: (about the dance Spencer invented) Why'd you call it The Firecracker?
      Spencer: Cause I move my legs in a fiery explosive of flailing limbs and floppy passion, wanna see it?!

    • Carly: How many more dance clips do we have to watch tonight?
      Sam: Uh, so far we've watched...(looks at her clipboard) ...four hundred seventy-two.
      (Carly, Sam, and Freddie moan)
      Sam: So we have twenty-eight more to go.
      (they moan louder)

    • (Sam is hammering her locker)
      Sam: Hi.
      Carly: Why?
      Sam: My stupid lock is broken. I've dialed my combination like ten times and it won't open! (continues hammering)

    • (on the iCarly webcast)
      Carly: If your dance is extremely awesome-
      Sam: -or extremely lame...
      Carly: We might show it here!
      Sam: For the whole world to see!
      Carly: And if we do-
      Sam: -you could get paid!
      Carly: Or not!
      Sam: Yeah, probably not!
      Carly: You won't!
      Sam: Nope!

    • Freddie: (looking at his glass of iced tea) Where'd my straw go?
      Sam: Here! (pulls the straw out of her ear and puts it in Freddie's glass)

    • Carly: Here you go. (hands Sam a glass of iced tea)
      Sam: (taking the glass) Aw, now you see that? Carly puts a nice slice of lemon on my glass. How does she think of that?
      Freddie: 'Cause Carly's classy.
      Sam: Oh, and I'm not classy?
      Freddie: Classy people don't clean out their ears with their cell phone antenna!
      Sam: That was your cell phone antenna!
      Freddie: What?! (pulls his cell phone out of his pocket and looks at it) Ugh! No wonder I keep dropping calls!

    • Freddie: Hey.
      Carly: Hey. You missed a smelly ride home with Sam's mom.
      Freddie: Yeah, well I had to go buy a new backpack. Cause someone dumped her breakfast in mine!
      Sam: You're lucky I didn't dump it down your pants!

    • Sam: Thanks for letting me hang at your place this afternoon. No way I can be around my mom right now.
      Carly: You guys fighting?
      Sam: Nah, she's wearing some gross new perfume. Couldn't you smell it?
      Carly: I just thought your cat peed in the car again!

    • Ms. Briggs: Sam, you have detention!
      Sam: Eh, I'm used to it.

    • (the Scottish man begins dancing)
      Sam: Boo!!
      (the rest of the class joins in on the booing)
      Ms. Briggs: (stopping the Scottish music) STOP THAT! (the Scottish man stops dancing) NOT YOU! How dare you children boo a dancing Scotsman?

    • Ms. Briggs: Now, today we have a very special treat!
      Gibby: Spelling bee?!
      Ms. Briggs: QUIET GIBBY!

    • (Freddie walks into the classroom)
      Freddie: Carly.
      Carly: Freddie.
      Freddie: Sam.
      Sam: (irritatedly) I'm eating!

    • Ms. Briggs: Why do I smell bacon?
      (Carly and Sam look nervously at the cuts of turkey bacon in their hands as Ms. Briggs stares at them)
      Carly: It's turkey bacon.
      Ms. Briggs: Put it away!
      Carly: Sorry!
      (Carly gives her bacon to Sam, who shoves her breakfast in Freddie's backpack)
      Sam: There, it's put away.
      Freddie: Into my backpack...

    • (on the iCarly webcast)
      Carly: I'm Carly!
      Sam: I'm Sam!
      Carly: Bonsoir!
      Sam: iHola!
      Carly: Shalom!
      Sam: Dirkenschnoff!
      Carly: ...Dirkenschnoff?
      Sam: It's foreign for good evening.
      Carly: In what language?
      Sam: Foreignese.
      Carly: I don't believe you, but since I have no proof...

    • Freddie: Come on! He's a total nub.
      Carly: If he's a nub, then someday I want to be Mrs. Carly Nub.

    • Freddie: I gotta get home before my mom has a panic attack.

    • Carly: Okay, how many well-dressed cute boys are in my apartment?

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • iDream of Dance

      The title is a spoof of the show I Dream of Jeannie, which aired on NBC from 1965-1970.