CeCe Jones and her best friend Rocky Blue dream of becoming back-up dancers on the hit show "Shake It Up, Chicago." They seize their opportunity at an open casting call but Rocky has second thoughts.
CeCe and Rocky get their first paycheck and open a checking account. When they treat Ty and Deuce to lunch, they realize that their checking account is overdrawn. In order to get their meal for free they must enter the restaurant challenge and eat a 10-pound meatball.
To raise money for a senior center, Cece and Rocky participate in a dance marathon. Unfortunately, the day before the competition they have to babysit Flynn who has accidentally consumed several energy drinks.
Cece is told if she fails algebra she will be suspended from the show. She decides to get a tutor but Flynn ends up stealing him away. Meanwhile, Ty goes on his first date with Tinka and is surprised to find out he is having a good time. Deuce and Gunther engage in a battle of arm wrestling.moreless
CeCe and Rocky decide to temporarily dissolve their friendship. But when Rocky meets a new group of friends, CeCe gets jealous. Meanwhile, Flynn encourages his new friend to join his karate class.
CeCe and Rocky get to dance with a pop star, but accidentally reveal his big secret. Meanwhile, Ty gives tips about being "hip" to Gunther.
When CeCe and Rocky overhear a dancer cannot work at Gary's party, they convince him to allow them to act as replacements. When they arrive, they are horrified to discover they are to be waitresses. Meanwhile, Deuce and Ty watch a horror movie with Flynn.
While visiting the set of "Shake It Up, Chicago", Deuce accidentally discovers that the last two people hired have to be fired, which happens to be CeCe and Rocky. Meanwhile, Ty helps Flynn impress the ladies.
After reading she is viewed as a "goody two-shoes", Rocky decides to become a bad girl. Meanwhile, Deuce and Flynn try to catch a mouse.
CeCe attempts to set Deuce up with a girlfriend but her plan doesn't go as expected.
Rocky is tired of coming in second to Kandi. So when the school talent show is coming up she enters CeCe and herself and plans to win.
Rocky and CeCe's families make plans to take a summer road trip to the Grand Canyon. But when the radiator breaks at Rocky's house, they temporarily move in with the CeCe and their moms do not get along.
When CeCe and Rocky volunteer to host a beauty pageant, Rocky helps a girl who does not want to participate. Meanwhile, Deuce must meet his new girlfriend's father.
CeCe and Rocky get to host their own web show. They get 500,000 hits and the boys get jealous and decide to make a zombie advice web show. CeCe and Rocky soon realize that they gave bad advice to Gunther as he plans to head back to his home country.
CeCe and Rocky get the chance to dance with Ronnie and Angie, two of the original dancers of "Shake It Up, Chicago."
CeCe uses an injured leg to get out of gym class and soon learns that the gym teacher is dating her mom.
Rocky and CeCe give up their Katy Perry tickets to go with Gunther and Tinka to a festival. Meanwhile, Ty takes Flynn to an audition for a commercial.
Rocky must make a choice when she is offered a modeling job in New York.
Dina's mother plans a huge birthday party for her which she doesn't want, so Rocky and CeCe decide to help. They soon turn it into the party they've always wanted. Meanwhile, Flynn finds a robot toy in the trash and it soon comes to life and attacks him. Also, Deuce gets help from Ty on how to dance.moreless
It's finally summer vacation. School's out and "Shake It Up, Chicago" is on hiatus. Rocky and CeCe's families go with Deuce on a vacation in the woods. When they learn Gunther and Tinka have the house next door they decide to play truth or dare. CeCe dares Rocky to jump into the lake. Unfortunately, Rocky ends up cutting her foot on glass and needs surgery. Is this the end of her dance career?moreless
CeCe and Rocky are excited to get to do a spotlight dance. But they soon learn Gary is sick and is about to cancel the episode to air a rerun. To prevent this from happening they both decide to take charge. But when CeCe accidentally makes the guest dancers quit, they must find replacement dancers and hope Gary won't notice. Meanwhile, Ms. Jones is sick and asks Deuce to run errands.moreless