Trish and Dez's ghost-hunting mission goes awry when they accidentally knock Taylor Swift unconscious. It is play night and Dez and Carrie figure out the bully is Margo. Meanwhile, Austin decides whom he really loves and asks Kira to be his girlfriend, but she tells him she needs time to think. Ally, Trish, and Dez have to find a way to help him. She admits that the fact that her friends did not believe in her actually motivated her to prove them wrong.
He later falls for a beach club worker named Carrie, and they both go to see a Zom Rom Com. Afterward, they say their final goodbyes; however, Ally later announces that she is already living her dream and that she is staying in Miami. Trish watches throughout the performance and notices that Austin looked at every girl in the courtroom except Ally. Trish books Dez a job directing a commercial for Armand Bianchi's new fragrance, Emu, which reunites Dez with his ex-girlfriend, Carrie. Trish decided to keep their relationship a secret to not influence Austin's decision when Trent auditioned for a role as Austin's backup dancer. At the end, it turns out the whole episode is Dez's actual short story.
Ronnie agrees to let her stay with his label and write songs for Austin simultaneously and even admits he'd rather have Ally continue doing so than drop her. Ally is asked to go on a European tour by Ronnie Ramone, Trish is about to go on tour to manage a British boy band, and Dez is returning from Miami for three days only to shoot a short film for his film class in L. Later, Ally shows up at the tour bus and hugs everyone goodbye. The group goes to find him and Ally gets a text from the thief saying to meet them at the photo booth if she ever wants to see her book again. Trish convinces the producers to give her a chance to prove herself, and has until Friday to prove that she can dance well. During the album release party, the group makes a slideshow of all the good times they shared together. Ally goes overboard with her plans and almost ruins everything.
He tells Ally he can write his own song, but after trying to find inspiration from the Pioneer Rangers handbook, he finds that the song he and Dez wrote is actually horrible. Austin quickly runs back out and is about to tell Ally he loves her, but instead gives her a card with a message inside. She later finds out the events Dez has made her do don't happen in the book. Trish gets booed at all of her performances and is very sad that she has nobody. Lucy starts to feel uncomfortable on stage and then Ally realizes that she taught Lucy wrong and then tells her that she really does just have to be herself. It works, but Jimmy has Kira rehired for the video and has Austin speak to the children's club.
Special guest star: as Bobbie Guest stars: as Billie, Mimi Kirkland as Lily, as Mr. However, when he has an idea to change the club a bit and Ally doesn't like it, he, Trish, and other children start their own rivaling Glee Club. When he sings his song, the show thinks it's a joke and Austin has to find a new song to sing. Since Ally is wearing the exact same costume as Taylor Swift, she steps in and acts as Taylor Swift to not leave Austin hanging. While in the police station, they explain the story, and Officer Dunphy accuses them of stealing Fruity Mint Swirl ice-cream in the shop's freezer, forcing them to miss the contest. We do not host, upload or link to any video, films, media file, live streams etc. The last scene shows Ally playing the piano in Ronnie's studio while looking at the card that Austin gave her and Austin playing to the same song on guitar on the tour bus.
The group is led back to the library when they notice Ally's missing. In the end, Austin sings a song to Kenneth, a song dedicated to Ally, but Kenneth still gives him a negative review. Austin and Ally make a bet with each other over her ability to teach Shelby to play the violin. After that, Austin admits that the song is about Ally, after which they both admit they still have feelings for each other, but they still decide to be friends. The bullying goes too far and Trish keeps on calling in sick everyday to avoid going to school. Later that night, Austin sleepily goes to the bathroom at a Washington rest stop and gets on the wrong tour bus with a group of screaming Buttercup Girls.
When Ally finds out, she is crushed that her friends did not believe in her. Dez releases Groovy the Goat and he jumps on top of her. Dez is also hired to be Spike's intern, but he thinks he is Spike's directing assistant. The group then must figure out a way to help Austin perform at an upcoming concert. They forget about the book and have to try and break into the shop to get it back. They then all admit it would be awful if Austin weren't there with them. Austin finally breaks up with Kira, but when they hug, Megan snaps the picture, and it makes the cover of Cheetah Beat.
Ally, Trish, and Dez decide to sneak to the park and switch Austin's picnic basket so that Kira will not think that Ally is trying to sabotage their night. The group and Dez's family decide to end Dez and Chuck's feud by putting them in a situation, where they must work together. Now, they must find a way to get Owen back before Ally finds out. Later, Ally finds out that Trent is cheating on Trish and only dated her to be a backup dancer in Austin's group, she decides whether to tell her or not. At Didi's party, everyone meets Didi's boyfriend, Chuck. However, the group is unaware that the music school is in New York. After saying she doesn't care, she goes into the school auditorium to cry.