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How to Rock is a sitcom on television that is broadcast on the Nickelodeon cable network. Based upon a book entitled How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston, the show stars Cymphonique Miller who plays Kacey Simon. The show follows the popular Kacey Simon, who was part of a group of mean girls at Brewster High School. Kacey is portrayed to be quite fashionable, preferring to wear skirts and dresses to jeans or t-shirts. She also appears very selfish with friends, often provoking trouble that she later works to get them out of.

After Kacey's status lowers upon wearing glasses and braces, the mean girls abandon her and she discovers new ways to enjoy life. For example, later she becomes the lead singer of a hip-hop, pop band.

Although she at first ridiculed members of Gravity 5, she joins them partly due to the influence of her friend, Zander. This occurs after she more clearly sees that by just being herself, she can make true friends who love her for who really she is, rather than her popularity. The group includes Stevie (played by Lulu Antariksa), Xander (played by Max Schneider), Nelson (played by Noah Crawford), and Kevin (played by Christopher O'Neal).

Gravity 5 develops a rivalry with The Perf's (short for Perfect), Kacey's former group. The rival band features former friends who have become enemies: Molly (played by Samantha Boscarino and and Grace (played by Halston Sage.

Molly Garfunkel (played by Samantha Boscarino) is the main antagonist and used to be Kacey's best friend. After Kacey realized that the only reason Molly liked her was because she was perfect, Kacey quit the Perfs group, resulting in Molly's rivalry and hatred.

It is very possible that Molly was merely waiting for the best moment to push Kacey out for good so that she could reign as the most popular girl at Brewster High School. Molly is a phony, appearing angelic to friends, displaying a very sweet, soft and warm personality to fellow Perfs, but is very cruel, snarky to Gravity 5 band members.

As Queen of the Perfs musical group. Molly is just as competitive and popular as Kacey. However, she spends her time masterminding an evil plot to destroy Kacey's standing. The pilot episode features her humiliating Kacey in front of a very large crowd of people. Stevie comes to the rescue, exposing her for harassing Kacey.

Kacey becomes even more confident and goes on a tireless campaign to take Gravity 5 to the highest heights possible while also climbing the school's social ladder. She writes songs, sings and dances.

How to Rock is a Comedy series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on February 4, 2012. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

How to Rock is available for streaming on the Nickelodeon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch How to Rock on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel, iTunes online.

1 Season, 26 Episodes
February 4, 2012
Cast: Cymphonique Miller
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How to Rock Full Episode Guide

  • Gravity 5 and Molly get stuck in a mall on Christmas Eve.

  • Kacey tries to prove she's responsible when Mr. March asks her to watch his flea market booth. When Mr. March's prized tennis ball gets destroyed on her watch, Gravity 5 and the Perfs help replace it.

  • The principal establishes a new school-uniform policy because of Kacey and Molly's intense fashion rivalry. The girls must unite to get it overthrown.

  • Kacey applies for an internship with a fashion designer, but the work she submits is below par and she realizes she can't be perfect in everything.

  • The kids embark on a school camping trip, and Grace steps up and assumes an authoritative role.

  • Kacey gets competitive about volunteer projects and exploits her foot injury to attract attention. When the truth of the situation is revealed, her pals retaliate.

  • They all work together to make an audition tape.

  • Kacey is determined to get the band's photo in the school yearbook, despite a policy that prohibits it.

  • Stevie seeks advice on how to ask a guy out and resorts to a singing telegram. Meanwhile, telegram assignments for Zander, Kevin and Nelson don't go as expected.

  • Kacey's plan to tour with Cee Lo leaves her band with no lead singer for the Battle of the Bands competition.

  • Gravity 5 sneak into a Cee Lo concert, and Cee Lo winds up inviting Kacey to tour with him.

  • Zander is keeping his new love song he's writing to himself. But Kacey and Stevie are curious and take a look at his lyrics causing them to guess who it's written about.

  • Although Kacey unwillingly joins the basketball team, she demonstrates solid skills, as well as an overeagerness to win.

  • Kacey and Stevie get fired after Kacey gives away too many free smoothies.

  • Kacey and Nelson have to share a birthday party, but Kacey assumes planning and refuses Nelson's input.

  • Kacey wants the desired lunch table back from the Perfs. Kevin and Nelson get their classmates together to protest the lunch ladies' cooking.

  • With a school dance quickly approaching, Kacey needs to make sure she outshines her arch nemesis Molly. She sends Stevie undercover to infiltrate the Perfs, but Stevie has a plan of her own when she realizes she's being used.

  • Kacey gets pranked by Molly at a bad time, so her band pulls a revenge prank, but it doesn't go off as planned.

  • Kacey and Molly compete for the head-reporter position on the school news broadcast, and a desperate Kacey reports a story prior to ensuring her facts.

  • Kacey runs for class president and promises that Big Time Rush will perform if she wins. However, things get complicated when her pal Kevin becomes her opponent.

  • Kacey encourages her band to make a music video after the Perfs make a highly successful one, but her pushy attitude causes problems.

  • Zander enters an art contest in an effort to win a girl's affection. Kacey volunteers to help but ends up destroying his entry.

  • Kacey gets her bandmates invited to a big party, but then is concerned they won't fit in with the popular crowd.

  • Kacey is willing to give up her phone to win a bet, but temptation arises when she discovers a boy she likes sent her a text message.

  • In the series premiere, following a loss of popularity, Kacey joins the band Gravity 5 and starts a rivalry with her old band.