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Series: I Didn't Do It
(L-R): Garrett, Jasmine, Lindy, Logan, and Delia.

"Well, THAT happened..."

I Didn't Do It is a Disney Channel Kid Com. It premiered with a "sneak peak" airing of the pilot episode on January 17, 2014 (after the Disney Channel movie Cloud9) with the "regular" premiere (of the second episode) on January 26, 2014.

And before you ask, no, it has nothing to do with Bart Simpson.

The plot centers around Lindy Watson (Olivia Holt) and Logan Watson (Austin North), twin siblings who, along with their three best friends, Jasmine (Piper Curda), Garrett (Peyton Clark) and Delia (Sarah Gilman), spend their freshman year on high school. Each episode of the series starts with a wacky scene, when the five friends tell the story and the happenings they remember, and how they led to that situation.

I Didn't Do It provides examples of:

  • Adorkable: Garrett. His manners deliver a big part of the comedy on the show.
  • Adults Are Useless: Averted. All of the adults (including the parents) are pretty smart and able to deal with the situations.
  • Air-Vent Passageway: In "Dance Fever," Lindy escapes the janitor's room this way. It ends up breaking right above Sherri, causing Lindy to hurt her.
  • Alliterative Name: Delia Delfano.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: Garrett suffered from this.
  • Applied Mathematics: Used in "The Pilot," where Lindy and Logan think of a party with Seth Wall like this.
  • Artifact Title:
    • On one hand, it is exaggerated, since the actual sentence "I didn't do it!" is used only in "The Pilot." On the other hand, it is downplayed, since, even though the sentence is no more used, all the episodes maintain the structure that can refer to the title.
      • Interestingly, in "In the Doghouse with the White House," Delia says she is used to saying "I didn't do it."
  • Artistic Title: The opening sequence even includes interesting pictures that are not from the show's universe, but taken by the cast themselves.
  • Aww, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Lindy and Logan.
  • Ax-Crazy: Sherri in "Dance Fever."
  • Babysitter from Hell: Downplayed with Mrs. Klasby from "The Pilot," who is not mean, just a cranky lady who seems to dislike Lindy and Logan for some reason. Although Deputy Doug said she used to make him rub her feet when he was a kid.
  • Bad Liar: Garrett, at least when keeping secrets.
    • In "Dear High School Self," Lindy shows signals that say she is lying.
  • Berserk Button: Lindy can't stand someone who insults Logan.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Inverted in "The Pilot," as Lindy stands up to Seth after he insults Logan.
    • Played Straight several times as well, such as in "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout" where Logan calls out everyone for being mean to Lindy after her lunch menu changes were poorly received (despite not liking them himself) and "Now Museum, Now You Don't" were he takes the blame for something she did (despite playing no part in the events what so ever for a change) costing him his job at the museum, simply because he knows she deserves hers more.
    • Also, Haley's brother in "Phone Challenge," who wants to teach Logan a lesson after thinking he made a fool of her.
  • Big Man on Campus: Seth Wall from "The Pilot."
  • Black Comedy: Part of "The Pilot"'s plot involved Lindy and Logan thinking Mrs. Klasby just died right before their party.
    • In "The New Guy," Delia takes "get rid of Tom" as killing him and she knows a guy who can do it.
  • Blah Blah Blah: Lindy and Logan hear this when Nora tells them the rules in "The Pilot."
  • Book Dumb: Logan.
  • Book Ends: The first episode begins and ends with the Title Drop.
  • Brainy Brunette: Averted with Delia, who's simply a brunette with huge glasses but is of average intelligence, and is merely eccentric.
    • Played straight with Jasmine, who gets good grades as seen in "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station." She's more this than Asian and Nerdy as she subverts a lot of the associated tropes.
  • Butt Monkey: In almost every episode, something goes wrong for Lindy.
  • Call Back:
    • In "Dance Fever," Logan's suit advertises Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station.
    • In "In the Doghouse with the White House," it's shown that the friends had been recorded and some scenes from "The New Guy" and "Dear High School Self" are used as evidences that they have been spying the president.
  • Casual Danger Dialogue: In "Dear High School Self," Delia likes to taunt Garrett even if they are trapped in a trash room with no way out.
  • Catapult Nightmare: Happens to Delia in The Tag of "Dear High School Self."
  • Catch the Conscience: Somewhat done in "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station" by Delia, when she finds out Lindy got her job at Fireman Freddy's, even though Lindy was already feeling bad for it.
  • Chekhov's Gun: In "In the Doghouse with the White House", Logan gets a card from one of Washington's senators, Senator Snell. It helps them not to get in trouble with the police.
  • Childhood Friends: Lindy and Logan have known Jasmine, Delia and Garrett since the third grade.
  • Closer to Earth: Garrett, who is described as the group's voice of reason.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Delia, who keeps an unknown animal in her clothes, among other things.
  • Comical Overreacting: In "Dear High School Self," Lindy is shown to get over excited for little things.
  • Competition Freak: In "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station", it is stated Lindy have an one-upping problem.
  • Conveyor Belt-O-Doom: Garrett accidentally gets stuck to a mail packing conveyor belt in "Dear High School Self."
  • Covered in Gunge: So far, characters have been covered in spaghetti sauce, blue vomit, and Lindylicious smoothie mix.
  • The Couch: Three. One in the living room, one in the basement and one in the Rumble Juice.
  • Cutaway Gag: Used many times.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Delia. Lindy is this to Logan too.
  • Deconstruction: Starting to become one for Disney Channel Kid Coms.
  • Description Cut:
    • From "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station":
    Logan: Guys, look. That's our couch, this is our place, and they love us here. They even know us by name.
    Manager: (to Logan and Garrett) Hey, Rugby! Hoodie! Drinks are ready!
  • Disproportionate Retribution: In "Lindy-licious," where Lindy wins a smoothie contest in the Rumble Juice. Cole, the guy who choose it, takes it off the menu because she didn't want to date him.
  • Distinguishing Mark: Lindy and Logan both have a birthmark shaped like Finland.
  • "Do It Yourself" Theme Tune: Olivia Holt sings the series's theme song, Time of Our Lives.
  • Dumb Blond: Though not all the time, Logan has his moments.
  • The Dreaded: In "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station," Flamey the Dog to Jasmine.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Lindy's middle name is Gertrude.
  • Epic Fail: In "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout," the friends are showing their product ("Happy Time Flavor Changing Yum Yum Spray," a spray that improves the flavor of vegetables) on TV. Lindy, Jasmine, Garrett and Delia start feeling sick from it and vomit blue stuff at Logan.
  • Enfant Terrible: Kyle from "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station." He was held in fourth grade because he stole a teacher's car.
  • Everyone Calls Him Barkeep: Or, in this case, Logan Calls Him Senator in "In the Doghouse with the White House."
  • Evil Laugh: Sherri in "Dance Fever."
  • Fictionary: Delia's "Delionics" from in "Dear High School Self."
  • Five Temperament Ensemble:
    • Sanguine: Logan.
    • Choleric: Jasmine.
    • Melancholic: Garrett.
    • Phlegmatic: Lindy.
    • Leukine: Delia.
  • Flashback: Lots of them.
  • Flashback Cut
  • Food Slap: In "Lindy-licious," Garrett sees Logan sleeping and pours water on his face to wake him up.
  • Full House Music: Used once or twice in "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station."
  • GASP!:
    • The gang in "The New Guy," during Tom's story:
    Tom: So I hopped off my surfboard and shoved it hard at the shark's head. Once!
    [All gasp]
    Tom: Twice!
    [All gasp again]
    Tom: Then a third time.
    [Only Garrett gasps and everyone stares at him]
    Garrett: Oh, we're not screaming anymore?
    • Also in "In the Doghouse in the White House":
    Logan: Quick! The mini-fridge has a thirty second counter, and if everything isn't back exactly as it was, they'll charge us for it!
    [Garrett gasps]
    Logan: We don't have time for your weird gasp!
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar:
    • In "Pilot":
    Lindy: We're locker mates!?
    Logan: This is Mom's womb all over again!
    • In "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station":
    Garrett: Where did you come from?
    • In "Snow Problem":
    Jasmine: How do I look?
    Delia: Oh! Like a clown married a fruit salad and had you.
    • Also, "Now Museum, Now You Don't" has a parody of an Alcoholic Annonymous group that Garrett becomes part of, complete with this line:
    Garrett: Hello, my name's Garrett and I'm a nail biter. It's been six hours since I bit my last nail.
  • Gilligan Cut:
    • In the pilot, Seth suggests that Logan and Garrett sit with the other freshmans, on the table that is right under the food vent and Logan replies, saying they are a special kind of freshman. The scene cuts to them sitting on that table.
    • In "Dear High School Self":
    Jasmine: Well, I think we all know what we have to do.
    Garrett: If it mean going anywhere near that garbage room, we most certainly do not!
    [Cuts to Logan, Jasmine and Garrett entering the trash room, much to his dismay.]
  • Go-Getter Girl: Jasmine.
  • Goofy Suit: The Flamey the Dog suit from "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station."
  • Group Hug: Happens in "The New Guy" and "Dear High School Self."
  • Growling Guts: Garrett, Lindy, Jasmine, and Delia when tried the vegetable spray in " If It Tastes Like A Brussels Sprout."
  • Hates Being Touched: Logan by Lindy.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Lindy, Jasmine and Delia; Logan and Garrett.
  • How We Got Here: This is the format of every episode.
  • Hypocritical Heartwarming: Following Lindy's healthier lunch plan being badly taken, Logan calls everyone out on being mean to his sister, and then moments later tells she has ruined lunch.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Lampshaded sometimes.
  • I Am Spartacus: The ending of "Now Museum, Now You Don't," when Logan takes the blame for messing with the mummy in order to protect Lindy, which costs him his job.
  • I'm Okay: Garrett says it in the end of "Snow Problem," after the Offscreen Crash while he is snowboarding.
    • And again with another Offscreen Crash when he falls down the stairs in "Now Museum,Now You Don't."
  • In Medias Res: Each episode starts off with a chaotic scenario before the story is told from the beginning.
  • It's a Long Story: Considering the plot, it's kinda expected. Used in many episodes.
  • Jerkass: Kyle and the other kids with whom Logan and Garrett fight over a couch at Rumble Juice in "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station."
  • Lazy Bum: Logan's lazy behavior is called the Loganing by his friends.
  • Lead In
  • Little Boy Seeks Big Girl: Zane towards Delia in "Phone Challenge."
  • Local Hangout: The Rumble Juice.
  • Meganekko: Delia.
  • Makes Sense In Context: All episodes fall into this.
    • "In the Doghouse with the White House," specially, had the interrogators to show photos and clips from earlier in the episode (or even earlier episodes) are believed to prove that the gang was spying on the president.
  • Missing Trailer Scene: The promo for "Lindy-licious" shows a scene with Logan laying on the couch using a long straw to take a sip of a smoothie, which isn't in the episode.
  • My Eyes Are Up Here: Male version. Said by Delia's "date" (a young boy) in "Phone Challenge." Not less radar-y however, considering she was looking under the table.
  • My Greatest Failure: The plot of "Dear High School Self" stems from Lindy's regret over the fact that her letter included a wish that she would have better friends in high school. She spends most of the episode trying to cover it up and telling her friends how much she loves them.
  • Neat Freak: Garrett.
  • Negative Continuity: Young Logan is played by two different actors in the first two episodes (Jacob Johnson in the first and Max Page in the ones after this one). Eight years-old Lindy also wears glasses in one episode, and doesn't in the others.
    • Possibly averted since Lindy might have gotten contacts in between flashbacks.
  • Nervous Wreck: Garrett.
  • Never Say "Die": When Lindy and Logan think Mrs. Klasby is dead they use silent stares and the phrases "passed on," "gone," and even, "one more than old."
    • Averted in later episodes.
  • Never Trust a Title: From a certain point of view. While the name of the show is "I Didn't Do It", it revolves around the characters explaining exactly what happened, and that means "how they did it".
  • New Job Episode: "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station," "Lindy-licious" and "Now Museum, Now You Don't."
  • Nice Guy: Garrett.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: The President in "In the Doghouse with the White House."
  • Noodle Incident: In "The Pilot":
    Logan: Yeah, too bad we're grounded for the next six weeks.
    Delia: My parents kept me in the basement once, too.
    Lindy: Delia, we're allowed to go upstairs.
    Delia: Yeah, so was I!
  • Nose Nuggets: In a Cutaway Gag seen in "Lindy-Licious," Logan sneezes and cover his hands on snot. Then he wipes it on a pillow.
  • Odd Couple: Logan is the opposite of both his twin sister Lindy and his best friend Garrett. While Lindy is book smart, Logan is book dumb. While Garrett is anxious and timid, Logan is very chill and laid-back.
  • Oh Crap: In "The New Guy," the five friends jump off an airplane and Garrett's parachute "breaks down."
  • Pardon My Klingon: Played with Delia's own language is in "Dear High School Self."
    Delia: Save it. No one is buying your curfloogan.
    Lindy: Okay, Delia. I know you're upset but that kind of language is not necessary!
  • People Puppets: In "The Pilot," Jasmine and Delia move a sleeping Mrs. Klasby's arms, Garrett moves her head, while Lindy does her voice in order to keep Deputy Doug from stopping the party and calling the cops.
  • Pilot: "The Pilot."
  • Potty Emergency: Garrett's plot in "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout."
  • Power Walk: In "The New Guy," when the friends are walking to the plane. It turns out it was Garrett's Self-Serving Memory.
    • This scene was also used in "In the Doghouse with the White House," leading to a Plot Hole.
  • Prison Episode: "In the Doghouse with the White House."
  • Rebus Bubble: See Applied Mathematics above.
  • Red-and-White Comedy Title Screen
  • Red Boxing Gloves: Garrett wears a pair of them in "Now Museum, Now You Don't" as a plan to stop biting his nails.
  • Role Reprisal: Alan Chow, who played DJ Eddie White in "The Pilot," reprises the role in "Dance Fever" as the guy who asks Lindy what happened.
    • Renee Percy reappears as the news reporter in "In the Doghouse with the White House" after appearing in "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout."
    • Larry Joe Campbell appears in "The Pilot" and "Phone Challenge" as Doug Peterman.
  • Rule of Pool: In "Phone Challenge," Logan falls into a fountain in the mall. It is a plot point, since it is what Logan explains how it happened. Invoked with Jasmine near the end of the episode.
  • Rule of Three: Episodes usually have three Cutaway Gags.
  • Seinfeldian Conversation: The Lead In of "Now Museum, Now You Don't."
  • She's Got Legs: Lindy and Jasmine.
  • Ship Tease: Between Logan and Jasmine in "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout."
  • Shout-Out:
    • Barracuda Boardroom from "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout," a Shark Tank parody.
    • In "Phone Challenge":
    Garrett: This morning I saw birds outside my window. And they were happy birds, not angry birds.
  • Show Within a Show: "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout" had Barracuda Boardroom.
  • Slow No: Logan when his cell phone flies off his hands in "Phone Challenge."
  • So Proud of You: Played for Laughs in "Snow Problem." Jasmine is proud of Lindy because she started crushing Dash, the snowboarding instructor, even after she said they weren't going snowboarding to see guys.
  • Stereotype Flip: Delia and Garrett fit it. Delia because of her eccentric personality, averting the Brainy Brunette trope. Garrett because he is Terrified of Germs and a Neat Freak, in contradiction to males being often portrayed as unhygienic.
  • Sting: Used many times, from a piano's chung! to an horror din-din-din!.
  • Street Smart: Logan.
  • Super OCD: Garrett can be obsessive over the smallest things.
  • The Tag: There is one in each episode, not unlike every other Disney sitcom.
  • Tagline: "Well, THAT happened..."
  • The Teaser: There is one in each episode, again just like every other sitcom from Disney. It usually shows the end of the story, before the friends explain it.
  • Terrified of Germs: Garrett.
  • Thematic Theme Tune
  • Theme Twin Naming: Lindy and Logan.
  • Title Drop: Lindy and Logan's "I didn't do it!" in the pilot and said again by Delia in "In the Doghouse with the White House."
  • Title In: Some episodes use an "One week earlier..." or "A few days earlier..." line to indicate the flashback.
  • Toilet Humour: in "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station":
    Logan: Remember the bathrooms and those little hydrants? You know, it's just 'lift your leg and do your business'!
    Garrett: The hydrants were next to the toilets. They were trash cans!
  • Token Minority: Jasmine, the only Asian in the group.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Lindy and Jasmine.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: Lindy.
  • TV Teen: Justified by the premise. What happens onscreen is what the characters say happened. To take The Pilot as an example, we didn't see beer or weed at the Wild Teen Party because they wouldn't admit to it unless their parents found evidence of it.
    • Also played straight, as some episodes don't have the characters explaining the situation.
  • T-Word Euphemism: in "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station":
    Logan: Shh! Don't say the J-word (job) so loud.
  • Urgent Medical Alert: Parodied in "Phone Challenge." The "patient" is Logan's phone.
  • Uncanny Valley Makeup: Delia's makeup in "Fireman Freddy's Spaghetti Station" and Jasmine's makeup in "Snow Problem."
  • Vacation Episode: "Snow Problem."
  • Vomit Indiscretion Shot: Happens in "If It Tastes Like a Brussels Sprout." The vomit is blue, though.
  • Where's the Fun in That?: in "Dear High School Self":
    Logan: You do know there are stairs and a door.
    Delia: And how much fun did you have getting here?
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Invoked. Towards the end of "The New Guy," the gang finds out Tom is really afraid of heights. Their plan to make him leave them? Pretend they love skydiving and they always do it!
  • Whole Episode Flashback: So far, "Dear High School Self" is the only one to avert this.
  • Wild Teen Party: In "The Pilot." Downplayed, of course.
  • Younger than They Look: The fact that the main characters are freshmans is the only hint that they are 14 years old given in the series.

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