Bella and the Bulldogs

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  • TV-G
  • 2015
  • 4 Seasons
  • 5.2  (2,514)

Bella and the Bulldogs was a comedic teen show on Nickelodeon that aired from January 2015 to June 2016. The show had a cast of young actors including Brec Bassinger, Coy Stewart, Jackie Radinsky, and more. The show follows the life of a perky and confident cheerleader named Bella Dawson (played by Brec Bassinger) who joins her school's football team, the Bulldogs, after being phased out of cheerleading. Bella becomes the newest quarterback of the Bulldogs and must navigate the world of football while dealing with the challenges of high school life. Along the way, she forms close friendships with her teammates and learns valuable life lessons.

The show is set in the fictional Texas town of Amarillo and is filled with the southern charm and football culture that is prevalent in many small towns across America. The Bulldogs are coached by a tough and no-nonsense woman named Coach Russell (played by Doris Roberts), who is determined to lead the team to victory. Bella's teammates include Troy (Coy Stewart), a lovable and goofy receiver, Sawyer (Jackie Radinsky), the team's kicker who has a crush on Bella, Newt (Buddy Handleson), the brains behind the team's plays, and Sophie (Lilimar Hernandez), a fashion-savvy and social media obsessed cheerleader who is often at odds with Bella.

Each episode of Bella and the Bulldogs was filled with high-stakes football games, teenage drama, and heartwarming moments between the characters. The show tackled important issues such as bullying, self-confidence, and teamwork, while also providing wholesome entertainment that was suitable for all ages.

Brec Bassinger, who played the lead role of Bella Dawson, won the hearts of audiences with her infectious smile, spunky personality, and impressive football skills. She was a great role model for young girls watching the show and showed that girls can do anything they set their minds to.

Coy Stewart, who played Troy, was a standout performer on the show with his natural comedic timing and affable personality. He had great chemistry with Bassinger and their characters' friendship was one of the highlights of the show.

Jackie Radinsky, who played Sawyer, was also a fan favorite with his endearing personality and hilarious antics. His character's crush on Bella provided some great comedic moments throughout the series.

In addition to the main cast, the show also featured a number of guest stars including football player Kurt Warner, Nickelodeon stars Jace Norman and Daniella Perkins, and musician Kelsea Ballerini.

Bella and the Bulldogs was a fun and family-friendly show that provided wholesome entertainment for audiences of all ages. The show tackled important themes in a lighthearted way and provided relatable characters that viewers could root for. While the show only ran for two seasons, it left a lasting impact on its fans and will always be remembered as a beloved Nickelodeon show.

Bella and the Bulldogs is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (43 episodes). The series first aired on January 17, 2015.

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Oh Baby, It's the Playoffs
9. Oh Baby, It's the Playoffs
January 1, 1970
When the Bulldogs' playoff game gets moved to the same day as Pepper's mom's baby shower, Bella tries to do it all, until an emergency forces her to make a tough decision.
Bella in the Spotlight
6. Bella in the Spotlight
January 1, 1970
Bella notices that all of the attention on the Bulldogs is on her, so she tries to get the rest of the team the credit they deserve. Sophie helps Newt in a robot battle competition.
Where to Watch Bella and the Bulldogs
Bella and the Bulldogs is available for streaming on the nickelodeon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bella and the Bulldogs on demand at Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 17, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    5.2  (2,514)