How to be Indie, Season 1

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  • 2009
  • 2 Seasons

It is the first day of eighth grade and Indie's determined to make this HER year - no matter what it takes.

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How to Get Smooched
26. How to Get Smooched
January 1, 2009
When Aiden invites Indie to a movie, it looks like a smooch is in her future! But when her friendships suffer as a result of her first kiss fever, technology comes to the rescue. Meanwhile, AJ fashions a robot waiter that looks just like Dre so that his friend can have the day off.
How to Get Smooched
26. How to Get Smooched
January 1, 2009
When Aiden invites Indie to a movie, it looks like a smooch is in her future! But when her friendships suffer as a result of her first kiss fever, technology comes to the rescue. Meanwhile, AJ fashions a robot waiter that looks just like Dre so that his friend can have the day off.
How to Have a Movie Magic Vacation
25. How to Have a Movie Magic Vacation
January 1, 2009
When Indie discovers Aiden's family will be in Niagara Falls at the same time hers will be, the scheming - and singing - begins. But when Mum and Dad discover her plans to meet Aiden by the falls, the vacation falls apart. Can Indie and her pals muster the magic of a Bollywood musical in time to save the day, and her date? See Indie and her friends sing, dance, and laugh their way through this special musical episode.
How to Have a Movie Magic Vacation
25. How to Have a Movie Magic Vacation
January 1, 2009
When Indie discovers Aiden's family will be in Niagara Falls at the same time hers will be, the scheming - and singing - begins. But when Mum and Dad discover her plans to meet Aiden by the falls, the vacation falls apart. Can Indie and her pals muster the magic of a Bollywood musical in time to save the day, and her date? See Indie and her friends sing, dance, and laugh their way through this special musical episode.
How to Clean up at Standup
24. How to Clean up at Standup
January 1, 2009
When Indie takes on Carlos Martinelli and his cruel jokes, it's no laughing matter. And even Indie's super-funny family can't save her. Meanwhile, part of Marlon's past has returned to haunt him, in the form of Health & Hygiene video star: Scrawny Donny.
How to Clean up at Standup
24. How to Clean up at Standup
January 1, 2009
When Indie takes on Carlos Martinelli and his cruel jokes, it's no laughing matter. And even Indie's super-funny family can't save her. Meanwhile, part of Marlon's past has returned to haunt him, in the form of Health & Hygiene video star: Scrawny Donny.
How to Fake Your Way Through a Freaky Formal
23. How to Fake Your Way Through a Freaky Formal
January 1, 2009
When Chandra twists her ankle, she needs someone to take her place at her high-school masquerade formal: Indie! But can she learn Chandra's high-heel wearing, soul-crushing ways in time? And can she fool Chandra's dreamy boyfriend, Raj? Meanwhile, Marlon has plans to kick Dre's butt at ping-pong - at the same time he has his first-ever date with Dotty. Can Marlon win the game without losing the girl?
How to Fake Your Way Through a Freaky Formal
23. How to Fake Your Way Through a Freaky Formal
January 1, 2009
When Chandra twists her ankle, she needs someone to take her place at her high-school masquerade formal: Indie! But can she learn Chandra's high-heel wearing, soul-crushing ways in time? And can she fool Chandra's dreamy boyfriend, Raj? Meanwhile, Marlon has plans to kick Dre's butt at ping-pong - at the same time he has his first-ever date with Dotty. Can Marlon win the game without losing the girl?
How to Bend the Rules
22. How to Bend the Rules
January 1, 2009
Indie wants to go with Aiden on a field trip to a local amusement park. But even after Indie follows all of her parents' rules and acts like an angel to reach her dream, some devilish complications get in her way. Will she figure out which rules to bend and which ones to break? Meanwhile, Marlon is principal for the day and he has some big, BIG plans.
How to Bend the Rules
22. How to Bend the Rules
January 1, 2009
Indie wants to go with Aiden on a field trip to a local amusement park. But even after Indie follows all of her parents' rules and acts like an angel to reach her dream, some devilish complications get in her way. Will she figure out which rules to bend and which ones to break? Meanwhile, Marlon is principal for the day and he has some big, BIG plans.
How to Update Your Status
21. How to Update Your Status
January 1, 2009
Indie wants to know exactly what her and Aiden's relationship status is: how serious are they? But the harder Indie pushes to get Aiden to fess up, the further she pushes him away. Can Indie lighten things up with a dose of comedy? Or will her efforts have him rolling in the aisles... in pain? Meanwhile, Marlon has to sell a box of candy bars for a school fundraiser. Unfortunately, his best customer is himself...
How to Update Your Status
21. How to Update Your Status
January 1, 2009
Indie wants to know exactly what her and Aiden's relationship status is: how serious are they? But the harder Indie pushes to get Aiden to fess up, the further she pushes him away. Can Indie lighten things up with a dose of comedy? Or will her efforts have him rolling in the aisles... in pain? Meanwhile, Marlon has to sell a box of candy bars for a school fundraiser. Unfortunately, his best customer is himself...
How to be a Leader
20. How to be a Leader
January 1, 2009
When Indie uses her connections to best her cousin in a race to be volleyball captain, things take an unexpected turn for the sunny, and Indie will be lucky if she and her team get out without getting burned. Meanwhile, Abi and Marlon are trapped in class with the world's clumsiest shop teacher.
How to be a Leader
20. How to be a Leader
January 1, 2009
When Indie uses her connections to best her cousin in a race to be volleyball captain, things take an unexpected turn for the sunny, and Indie will be lucky if she and her team get out without getting burned. Meanwhile, Abi and Marlon are trapped in class with the world's clumsiest shop teacher.
How to Get out of Big, Big Trouble
19. How to Get out of Big, Big Trouble
January 1, 2009
Indie discovers she's grounded - but her folks won't tell her why! Indie needs to solve this mystery, but her parents are tough nuts to crack. Worse, a fact-finding mission under Mum and Dad's bed goes painfully awry, resulting in more grounding! How can she get out of the punishment spiral? Meanwhile, Dre lands the prize role in a local play. Unfortunately, another actor has his eye on the prize, too.
How to Get out of Big, Big Trouble
19. How to Get out of Big, Big Trouble
January 1, 2009
Indie discovers she's grounded - but her folks won't tell her why! Indie needs to solve this mystery, but her parents are tough nuts to crack. Worse, a fact-finding mission under Mum and Dad's bed goes painfully awry, resulting in more grounding! How can she get out of the punishment spiral? Meanwhile, Dre lands the prize role in a local play. Unfortunately, another actor has his eye on the prize, too.
How to be Better than Chandra
18. How to be Better than Chandra
January 1, 2009
Indie's done with being second banana to her super-talented sister. For once, she's going to outshine Chandra. But how? With Flamenco dancing lessons! But when things between the sisters get super-competitive, not everybody's dancing to Indie's tune. Meanwhile, Marlon's mom enrolls him in a mentoring program so he can learn to be a man, and his mentor... is Dre!
How to be Better than Chandra
18. How to be Better than Chandra
January 1, 2009
Indie's done with being second banana to her super-talented sister. For once, she's going to outshine Chandra. But how? With Flamenco dancing lessons! But when things between the sisters get super-competitive, not everybody's dancing to Indie's tune. Meanwhile, Marlon's mom enrolls him in a mentoring program so he can learn to be a man, and his mentor... is Dre!
How to Get Plugged In
17. How to Get Plugged In
January 1, 2009
Indie feels out of the loop on the latest new shows, so she convinces her family that cable TV is a great idea. But after Mum and Dad hear her say something unspeakable, Indie's cable dreams hang by a thread! Meanwhile, Marlon has a new 'handler,' Chandra, and she's not taking any chances with her notoriously troublesome charge.
How to Get Plugged In
17. How to Get Plugged In
January 1, 2009
Indie feels out of the loop on the latest new shows, so she convinces her family that cable TV is a great idea. But after Mum and Dad hear her say something unspeakable, Indie's cable dreams hang by a thread! Meanwhile, Marlon has a new 'handler,' Chandra, and she's not taking any chances with her notoriously troublesome charge.
How to Make a Christmas
16. How to Make a Christmas
January 1, 2009
Indie loves Christmas so much she vows to keep her spirit alive all year. But it isn't easy when everything and everyone seems out to squash her fa-la-la . Meanwhile, Abi and Marlon make a new years resolution bet that has them tied up in knots and living their nightmares.
How to Make a Christmas
16. How to Make a Christmas
January 1, 2009
Indie loves Christmas so much she vows to keep her spirit alive all year. But it isn't easy when everything and everyone seems out to squash her fa-la-la . Meanwhile, Abi and Marlon make a new years resolution bet that has them tied up in knots and living their nightmares.
How to Break a Record
15. How to Break a Record
January 1, 2009
On a mission to build the world's biggest recycling sculpture, Indie takes things too far, barking orders left and right until there's no one left to bark at. Can Indie break a record all alone? Or will her latest idea for a record actually break the school? Meanwhile, awkwardness blooms when Abi accidentally says "I love you"... to AJ!
How to Break a Record
15. How to Break a Record
January 1, 2009
On a mission to build the world's biggest recycling sculpture, Indie takes things too far, barking orders left and right until there's no one left to bark at. Can Indie break a record all alone? Or will her latest idea for a record actually break the school? Meanwhile, awkwardness blooms when Abi accidentally says "I love you"... to AJ!
How to be The Hero
14. How to be The Hero
January 1, 2009
Indie's determined to be a hero like her brother AJ, but when the opportunity to cheat her way into a program for the extremely gifted lands in her lap, will she actually take it? And if she does, how far might things go? Stratospherically far???? Meanwhile, when AJ accidentally saves Leo's life, it turns out that Leo's over-the-top gratitude is hard to take... and harder to do away with!
How to be The Hero
14. How to be The Hero
January 1, 2009
Indie's determined to be a hero like her brother AJ, but when the opportunity to cheat her way into a program for the extremely gifted lands in her lap, will she actually take it? And if she does, how far might things go? Stratospherically far???? Meanwhile, when AJ accidentally saves Leo's life, it turns out that Leo's over-the-top gratitude is hard to take... and harder to do away with!
How to Tame the Beast
13. How to Tame the Beast
January 1, 2009
Indie's got big plans to go with Aiden to the school dance, but she doesn't want to leave her best friend on the sidelines. Solution? Give Abi a makeover so she'll be irresistable! But when Abi's makeover yields some rather unexpected results, Indie realizes she's made a monsterous mistake. Will she be able to save the school dance... for everyone? Meanwhile, AJ gets caught up in a seriously uncool wizard role-playing game. Can Dre and Marlon save him without getting sucked into the game themselves?
How to Tame the Beast
13. How to Tame the Beast
January 1, 2009
Indie's got big plans to go with Aiden to the school dance, but she doesn't want to leave her best friend on the sidelines. Solution? Give Abi a makeover so she'll be irresistable! But when Abi's makeover yields some rather unexpected results, Indie realizes she's made a monsterous mistake. Will she be able to save the school dance... for everyone? Meanwhile, AJ gets caught up in a seriously uncool wizard role-playing game. Can Dre and Marlon save him without getting sucked into the game themselves?
How to Make the Perfect Moment
12. How to Make the Perfect Moment
January 1, 2009
Indie's planning her very first quality-alone-time outing with Aiden, and she wants to make sure it's perfect! But how? AJ has an idea - he's designed a computer program that plans the perfect date. But when the computer sends Indie on a wild goose chase, will she miss the perfect moment trying to make the perfect moment? Meanwhile, Abi plans a fundraiser at the Hut, but Marlon improves it, changing the event into a Zombie Walk for charity that's got everybody running for their lives!
How to Make the Perfect Moment
12. How to Make the Perfect Moment
January 1, 2009
Indie's planning her very first quality-alone-time outing with Aiden, and she wants to make sure it's perfect! But how? AJ has an idea - he's designed a computer program that plans the perfect date. But when the computer sends Indie on a wild goose chase, will she miss the perfect moment trying to make the perfect moment? Meanwhile, Abi plans a fundraiser at the Hut, but Marlon improves it, changing the event into a Zombie Walk for charity that's got everybody running for their lives!
How to Fix a Friendship Fail
11. How to Fix a Friendship Fail
January 1, 2009
Indie's been a bad friend. She's been spending way too much time chasing Aiden and not enough quality time with Abi. But in an effort to fix her friendship, will Indie be able to forget her own crush long enough to help Abi with hers? Meanwhile Marlon wants to meet his hero, Procrastinator Guy. Only one problem - he put off getting the tickets, and they're all gone!
How to Fix a Friendship Fail
11. How to Fix a Friendship Fail
January 1, 2009
Indie's been a bad friend. She's been spending way too much time chasing Aiden and not enough quality time with Abi. But in an effort to fix her friendship, will Indie be able to forget her own crush long enough to help Abi with hers? Meanwhile Marlon wants to meet his hero, Procrastinator Guy. Only one problem - he put off getting the tickets, and they're all gone!
How to Fool a Fooling Fooler
10. How to Fool a Fooling Fooler
January 1, 2009
It's April Fool's Day! And Indie vows that this year is not going to be like last year when Chandra made a complete fool of her in front of everybody. She's going to get Chandra! But when pranking Chandra proves to be harder than she thought, will Indie's plans get so out of hand that the joke's on her? Meanwhile, Abi pranks Marlon every year, but this year she claims to be too busy to bother. Is Abi telling the truth? Or is she scheming to catch Marlon off guard with her biggest prank ever?
How to Fool a Fooling Fooler
10. How to Fool a Fooling Fooler
January 1, 2009
It's April Fool's Day! And Indie vows that this year is not going to be like last year when Chandra made a complete fool of her in front of everybody. She's going to get Chandra! But when pranking Chandra proves to be harder than she thought, will Indie's plans get so out of hand that the joke's on her? Meanwhile, Abi pranks Marlon every year, but this year she claims to be too busy to bother. Is Abi telling the truth? Or is she scheming to catch Marlon off guard with her biggest prank ever?
How to Double Your Fun
9. How to Double Your Fun
January 1, 2009
Indie's life is just too busy! How can she possibly squeeze in time to hang out with Aiden? She needs two of her! So when her identical cousin, Cindi, comes to town, Indie engineers a switcheroo so she can be in two places at once! But will double-fun lead to double-trouble? Meanwhile, one look at Cindi sends Marlon and Dre into a full-blown clone panic, but will they both survive it? And each other?
How to Double Your Fun
9. How to Double Your Fun
January 1, 2009
Indie's life is just too busy! How can she possibly squeeze in time to hang out with Aiden? She needs two of her! So when her identical cousin, Cindi, comes to town, Indie engineers a switcheroo so she can be in two places at once! But will double-fun lead to double-trouble? Meanwhile, one look at Cindi sends Marlon and Dre into a full-blown clone panic, but will they both survive it? And each other?
How to Live in Stereo
8. How to Live in Stereo
January 1, 2009
Indie has an awesome idea to both meet her favourite band and help Abi win employee of the millennium: bring the pop-music-stars, Stereos, to the Hut! But getting the band to the gig proves to be harder than anyone thought, especially since Indie's mum doesn't approve of their music. Meanwhile, Marlon pretends to be a smarmy music agent Trevor 'Slacks' Trouserpants to help Indie with her plan. Guest starring: Stereos, with a special musical appearance by the band.
How to Live in Stereo
8. How to Live in Stereo
January 1, 2009
Indie has an awesome idea to both meet her favourite band and help Abi win employee of the millennium: bring the pop-music-stars, Stereos, to the Hut! But getting the band to the gig proves to be harder than anyone thought, especially since Indie's mum doesn't approve of their music. Meanwhile, Marlon pretends to be a smarmy music agent Trevor 'Slacks' Trouserpants to help Indie with her plan. Guest starring: Stereos, with a special musical appearance by the band.
How to Show Your Spirit
7. How to Show Your Spirit
January 1, 2009
It's Spirit Week, and no one's as excited as Indie. But not for long! As Spirit Week Committee leader, she vows to boost her school's rah-rah-rah - even going so far as to ask Carlos Martinelli for help. But once the nefarious Martinelli gets involved, will Spirit Week take a turn for the evil? Meanwhile, AJ's latest grade has Dad on his case, but Dre volunteers to use his legendary 'parent whispering' skills to make Dad ease off. What could go wrong?
How to Show Your Spirit
7. How to Show Your Spirit
January 1, 2009
It's Spirit Week, and no one's as excited as Indie. But not for long! As Spirit Week Committee leader, she vows to boost her school's rah-rah-rah - even going so far as to ask Carlos Martinelli for help. But once the nefarious Martinelli gets involved, will Spirit Week take a turn for the evil? Meanwhile, AJ's latest grade has Dad on his case, but Dre volunteers to use his legendary 'parent whispering' skills to make Dad ease off. What could go wrong?
How to Save the Day
6. How to Save the Day
January 1, 2009
Indie wants the best summer job ever--Junior Lifeguard at the water park! Sun, fun, and oodles of cute boys! Sounds easy, but she has to get her plan past Mum and Dad first. Even worse, she gets stuck with the world's yuckiest CPR partner! Can Indie handle nightmarish mouth to mouth to save her shot at the ultimate dream job? Meanwhile, Marlon gets an internet degree and isn't afraid to use it...though perhaps he should be.
How to Save the Day
6. How to Save the Day
January 1, 2009
Indie wants the best summer job ever--Junior Lifeguard at the water park! Sun, fun, and oodles of cute boys! Sounds easy, but she has to get her plan past Mum and Dad first. Even worse, she gets stuck with the world's yuckiest CPR partner! Can Indie handle nightmarish mouth to mouth to save her shot at the ultimate dream job? Meanwhile, Marlon gets an internet degree and isn't afraid to use it...though perhaps he should be.
How to Make Your Studies Social
5. How to Make Your Studies Social
January 1, 2009
When Indie partners up with Aiden for a social studies project, it's up to Indie to prove to her ever-strict and ever-meddling parents that she can do the guy/grades juggle. But when Babaji springs a surprise on Indie at the worst possible moment, will Indie be able to resist meddling herself? Meanwhile, the vampire on the cover of the latest hit teen book series looks eerily like...Marlon? At first Marlon thinks he can work the coincidence in his favour, but it isn't long before the vampire fans drive him 'batty.'
How to Make Your Studies Social
5. How to Make Your Studies Social
January 1, 2009
When Indie partners up with Aiden for a social studies project, it's up to Indie to prove to her ever-strict and ever-meddling parents that she can do the guy/grades juggle. But when Babaji springs a surprise on Indie at the worst possible moment, will Indie be able to resist meddling herself? Meanwhile, the vampire on the cover of the latest hit teen book series looks eerily like...Marlon? At first Marlon thinks he can work the coincidence in his favour, but it isn't long before the vampire fans drive him 'batty.'
How to Make the Most of the Most Likely List
4. How to Make the Most of the Most Likely List
January 1, 2009
Everybody knows that whatever you get voted for on the Most Likely List at school sets your entire future. That's why Indie is determined to take control and make sure she gets a Most Likely listing she can enjoy for years to come. But when Ms. Roland and Indie's Evil Cousin Ruby get in her way, will Indie and Abi be able to turn the tables on everybody? Meanwhile, when Dre and Marlon's robot bug gets loose in Abi's restaurant, it looks like Dre is Most Likely to Get Fired.
How to Make the Most of the Most Likely List
4. How to Make the Most of the Most Likely List
January 1, 2009
Everybody knows that whatever you get voted for on the Most Likely List at school sets your entire future. That's why Indie is determined to take control and make sure she gets a Most Likely listing she can enjoy for years to come. But when Ms. Roland and Indie's Evil Cousin Ruby get in her way, will Indie and Abi be able to turn the tables on everybody? Meanwhile, when Dre and Marlon's robot bug gets loose in Abi's restaurant, it looks like Dre is Most Likely to Get Fired.
How to Beat the Lie and Win the Guy
3. How to Beat the Lie and Win the Guy
January 1, 2009
When Indie tries on Marlon's fake cast on a lark, she accidentally connects with dreamboat, Aiden, who has a cast, too! But instead of clearing up the misunderstanding, Indie uses the cast to start conversations, share laughs and secure study dates with Aiden. Just one problem: Marlon needs his fake cast to get out of Coach Wexler's Dance Unit in gym. Will the two friends be able to share the cast and maintain their lies? Or will the truth get the better of both of them?
How to Beat the Lie and Win the Guy
3. How to Beat the Lie and Win the Guy
January 1, 2009
When Indie tries on Marlon's fake cast on a lark, she accidentally connects with dreamboat, Aiden, who has a cast, too! But instead of clearing up the misunderstanding, Indie uses the cast to start conversations, share laughs and secure study dates with Aiden. Just one problem: Marlon needs his fake cast to get out of Coach Wexler's Dance Unit in gym. Will the two friends be able to share the cast and maintain their lies? Or will the truth get the better of both of them?
How to be Thankful
2. How to be Thankful
January 1, 2009
When a clueless reporter asks one too many questions about Indie's Thanksgiving tradition, Indie vows to show the world the most regular, normal Thanksgiving dinner ever. But when her father brings home a deeply-discounted 'bargain turkey,' it's Indie who gets more than she bargained for - in front of the reporter's TV cameras. Meanwhile, Marlon helps Abi with her restaurant's Thanksgiving Feast to avoid his mom's notoriously awful cooking.
How to be Thankful
2. How to be Thankful
January 1, 2009
When a clueless reporter asks one too many questions about Indie's Thanksgiving tradition, Indie vows to show the world the most regular, normal Thanksgiving dinner ever. But when her father brings home a deeply-discounted 'bargain turkey,' it's Indie who gets more than she bargained for - in front of the reporter's TV cameras. Meanwhile, Marlon helps Abi with her restaurant's Thanksgiving Feast to avoid his mom's notoriously awful cooking.
How to Put Your Best Foot Forward
1. How to Put Your Best Foot Forward
January 1, 2009
Tired of her sibling's hand-me-downs and her Evil Cousin Ruby's teasing, Indie sets out to own something with a label. But scoring a pair of expensive designer sneakers from her parents proves more complicated than she thought. And when Dre, the new hire at Abi's restaurant, gets involved, things go from bad to bad dancing? Luckily Indie's got a one-of-a-kind solution to all her problems.
How to Put Your Best Foot Forward
1. How to Put Your Best Foot Forward
January 1, 2009
Tired of her sibling's hand-me-downs and her Evil Cousin Ruby's teasing, Indie sets out to own something with a label. But scoring a pair of expensive designer sneakers from her parents proves more complicated than she thought. And when Dre, the new hire at Abi's restaurant, gets involved, things go from bad to bad dancing? Luckily Indie's got a one-of-a-kind solution to all her problems.
Description

It is the first day of eighth grade and Indie's determined to make this HER year - no matter what it takes. How to be Indie, Season 1 is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (104 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2009.

Where to Watch How to be Indie, Season 1

How to be Indie, Season 1 is available for streaming on the None website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch How to be Indie, Season 1 on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2009