Season 3 Episode 5

iHave My Principals

Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Oct 17, 2009 on Nickelodeon
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Episode Summary

Principal Franklin is fired after appearing as a guest on iCarly; Spencer hires a rodeo star to teach him how to ride a mechanical bull.

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  • wow an over the top hillarious episode.

    wow an over the top hillarious episode. Ok this episod ewas so funny in everyway for the first time everyone was funny and i do mean everyone including Sam. When Principal Ted gets fired Mrs. Griggs and Mr. Howard take over and they make major changes to the school, including harshly punishing the students and adding a strict dress code. Meanwhile Spencer tries to become a master bull rider. You have to see this episode it's so funny. Overall another perfect icarly.moreless
  • Not a bad episode but this installment needs more improvement though

    I thought that this was a great episode of "iCarly". However, it needs more improvement and it's not the best episode I've ever seen. It is definitely an enjoyable way to spend 30 minutes of your time. Principal Franklin gets fired from the superintendent after he guest stars on iCarly which I thought was stupid. Come on, an adult can't have at least some fun. Yes, adults need to act professional but Principal Franklin getting fired just because he guest starred on "iCarly" was stupid BUT he only did it to wish his daughter a happy birthday. Ms. Briggs and Mr. Howard being the new principals was getting me irritated though. I didn't like Mr. Howard the most though. The subplot with Spencer getting lessons on how to ride a mechanical bull was pretty funny but also kinda pointless to me. The part that probably made me laugh the most in Spencer's plot was that cowboy riding on Spencer. Carly, Sam, Freddie, and the rest of the students coming up with a plan to get Principal Franklin back was good also. The whole plan was very funny especially when that superintendent rode on the mechanical bull. The superintendent giving Principal Franklin his job back is also very nice as well. The other problem I had with this episode other than the story being a little weak and a little pointless (mostly Spencer's subplot) was that the ending wasn't epic enough. I felt like the ending needed a little more pizazz. Overall, this was a great episode of "iCarly" but it could have been better in my opinion. 8/10moreless
  • superb

    Principal Franklin is fired after appearing on iCarly as a guest to wish his daughter a happy birthday. Carly and friends feel bad, and they scheme to get him to come back when they find out who their new principals are- Mr. Howard and Ms. Briggs. Will they be able to get them fired as principal and get Franklin his job back?

    Good episode, I really liked how they got Franklin his job back, and his "Thanks guys" at the end was sweet. The only thing I did not like a lot was Spencer's sub plot, but it was short and did not take up a lot of the main plot, which was pretty good, I thought anywaymoreless
  • 305

    A very fun episode of iCarly tonight, really reminded me of season 1, when the group is trying to accomplish something, and you don't think they will until the very end when they do, and the crowd starts cheering. This was that kind of episode. We have definitely not gotten much of those episodes as of late so it was great to see and episode like this one.

    I loved how everyone worked together to get the principal's job back. The webcast in the beginning kind of dragged on for too long, but it was still good nonetheless. Spencer's plot was a little too ridiculous for my liking especially when the instructor came in, but it was nice to see that both plots came together in the end like that. Good installment of iCarly.moreless
  • ihave my principals

    A very enjoyable and sweet episode of iCarly that saw Principal Ted Franklin get relieved of his duties, only for the school to join together to get him his job back.

    Franklin, along with the teachers, adds a unique element to this show as having some adult characters mix things up with the kids to create some different kinds of conversations. Sam bothering Freddie can get tiresome after awhile, so it is good to have these people come in to change the pace.

    I would highly recommend this episode to people, even if they are not fans of this fun show.moreless
Tim Russ

Tim Russ

Principal Ted Franklin

Recurring Role

Mindy Sterling

Mindy Sterling

Francine Briggs

Recurring Role

David St. James

David St. James

Mr. Howard

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (2)

    • Mindy Sterling plays one of the principals the students conspire to remove her as their principal. On an episode of Disney Channel's A.N.T. Farm she plays the principal the students conspire to reinstate as principal.

    • While Freddie and Sam are talking to Superintendent Gorman after learning that Principal Franklin has been fired, a black girl in a blue top can be seen coming down the stairs in the background twice.

  • QUOTES (3)

  • NOTES (0)


    • 1984

      When the school is under Howard and Briggs' control, some of the aspects, like the security cameras, are reminiscient of George Orwell's novel, 1984, about a government under totalitarian rule.