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Bella to Sophie and Pepper
“Newbie QB”
Season 1, Episode 1-2
Air date

January 17th, 2015

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Jonathan Butler
Gabriel Garza (part 1)
Jeff Bushell
Steven Peterman (part 2)


Johnathan Judge




That's Some Gossip, Girl

"Newbie QB" is the first and second episode in Season 1 of Bella and the Bulldogs. It first aired on January 17, 2015 to 2.52 million viewers.


Head cheerleader Bella earns a chance to try out to be the quarterback of her middle school football team. Led by current quarterback Troy, the rest of the team does everything in their power to make her give up, but through perseverance, Bella rises to the challenge to make her dream a reality.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Joelle Better as Young Bella
  • Brent Bailey as Bella's Dad
  • David H. Lawrence XVII as The Janitor
  • Herbie Jackson as Herbie
  • Tanner Stine as Jerk Football Player
  • Paul Lacovara as Referee
  • Sully Zack as Player #2
  • Orion Roselli Ortiz as Player #24
  • Jake Roselli as Player #33


  • This is a one-hour episode and is the first of the series and season.
  • This episode aired on simulcast to 2.86 million viewers.
  • This episode marks the first appearance of all the main characters.
  • This episode aired at a special time, which was at 8 pm.
  • This episode featured the songs "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift and "What Doesn't Kill You, Makes You Stronger" by Kelly Clarkson.
  • This episode marks the first appearance of the school, football field, boy's locker room, Bella's room, and their local hangout.
  • It is assumed by this episode that Bella's father is deceased.
  • This episode marks the Bulldogs' first win.

International premieres

  • April 4, 2015 (Australia)
  • September 13, 2015 & September 14, 2015 (Israel)


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