Season 1, Episode 1
Growing Up And Down Pilot
Air Date

February 13, 2015


Dan Schneider


Matt Flackenstein

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"Pilot" is the first episode of Fairest of the Mall. It premiered on February 13, 2015.


Gwen Pierce is a Straight A Student in 8th Grade, who goes into a restaurant, and watches an employee who keeps on struggling, she then tries to help her with the orders, when the manager watches Gwen and catches his eye, he then fires the employee, and hires Gwen, who quickly makes friends with fellow employees, Bethany, Finn, Barry, & Nicky.

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  • This is the first episode of Season 1 and the series.
  • This is the appearance of every character in the series.
  • This premiered on after Bad Hair Day, at the time 9:45pm.
  • Dan Schneider announced the premiere date of this episode on January 24, 2015.
  • Many people believed that this episode would premiere on the same night at Nick’s Bella and the Bulldogs to compete for audiences, but however, that was not the case, Dan Schneider did not want any conflict between the Nick and Disney Channels.