When Teddy finds out she has a reputation as a goody two-shoes at school, she ditches for a day with Ivy in order to prove she can be bad too. Also, PJ has to sew an outfit for his home ec class and chooses Charlie as his model.
Gabe and his friend Leo start a lemonade stand, but when they start to fight, they separate and wind up in an intense competition. Meanwhile, PJ decides to get Bob's high school band back together, but discovers there's a reason they broke up – Amy.
Teddy agrees to go with Bob to the big Exterminator convention, in hopes that she can make him happy enough that he'll agree to help her buy a new car. When Bob asks Teddy to dress up like a huge termite for his presentation, she does to keep him happy.
When Teddy buys a used car from Ivy's dad, it gets wrecked almost immediately. Meanhwile, on Charlie's first day of preschool, Amy is offended that the separation isn't hard for Charlie.
Teddy anxiously searches for Charlie after she wandered away during their family vacation in Hawaii. Things start to get progressively worse for Amy, as the rest of the family starts to believe her that there might actually be a curse on the family.
While on vacation in Hawaii, Amy steps into a forbidden garden and is told she has brought a curse on the family. She doesn't believe it, but things start to go wrong that prove otherwise.
Teddy tries an at-home spray-on tanner, but when Charlie plays with the timer, Teddy ends up quite a few shades darker – and more orange – than intended. Meanwhile, Skyler moves to New York City and PJ decides to go after her.
While babysitting for the new neighbors, Ivy convinces Teddy to try on some of the mom's earrings. Meanwhile, Gabe gives Bob a fake lottery ticket so that Bob will think he won and spend the money to take Gabe to Super Adventure Land.
Teddy's laptop gets accidentally ruined and all her video diaries are gone. Meanwhile, while PJ spends the weekend at a Kwikki Chikki university management training program, Gabe gets excited to have their room to himself and watches a scary movie.
Teddy joins the news team at school and finds out that the best story will be submitted for an internship with the local news. Meanwhile, Charlie ruins an expensive pair of shoes that Amy was supposed to return.
When Teddy, Amy and Charlie travel to Chicago, they wind up at the set of Shake It Up Chicago!, where everyone thinks they are a famous hip-hop duo. Amy convinces Teddy that this is her one shot at being on TV, and they enlist Rocky and CeCe's help.
Teddy is losing interest in Derek but has a hard time breaking up with him because he keeps doing really nice things for her. Meanwhile, Amy volunteers to coach Gabe's new Pee Wee Hockey team.
Gabe promises to be good for a whole week so that Amy and Bob will throw him a birthday party. He pulls it off but the day of his party there's a huge snow storm, leaving the Duncans snowed in.
Gabe blackmails Teddy and PJ to pose as his parents in order to get him out of trouble with his teacher. All goes well until the teacher sees Teddy out on a date and goes to the Duncan house to let "Mr. Duncan" know his wife isn't being faithful.
Teddy is having a hard time in class with Mr. Piper, who gives her a B for not filling in test ovals correctly. Amy takes it upon herself to try and solve Teddy's problems. Meanwhile, Bob takes Charlie to a new ballet class and winds up participating.
Amy plans a big musical song and dance performance for the annual hospital charity gala and tries to get the rest of the family to perform with her. When the Duncans prove uncooperative, Amy replaces them all.