|“||Jimmy will change his mind, and you'll be up on that stage as Austin Moon again in no time.||”|
"Karaoke & Kalamity" is the 8th episode in Season 4 of Austin & Ally. It was the 12th episode filmed in Season 4. The episode premiered on June 14, 2015. It was watched by 1.75 million viewers on the night of its premiere.
- Can't Do It Without You (theme song)
- Me and You (part of it)
- Chasin' the Beat of My Heart (little part of it)
- I Think About You (little part of it)
- Can You Feel It
- Unknown Trish's songs
- Steal Your Heart (part of it)
- Ross Lynch as Austin Moon
- Laura Marano as Ally Dawson
- Raini Rodriguez as Trish De la Rosa
- Calum Worthy as Dez Wade
- The cast had the table read of this episode on February 9, 2015.
- This episode began filming on February 12, 2015.
- We see the green screen (chroma-key) at the Music Factory for the first time, which was needed for the stage simulation (mentioned in Grand Openings & Great Expectations).
- We find out that Dez set the record of 420 chicken wins in an hour at Club-a-Dub-Dub.
- In this episode we know one more student at the Music Factory, Ridley (singing).
- Austin and Ally share their sixth kiss in this episode (which was their first nonchalant kiss) while Austin was disguised as Flermy.
- This one of the episodes with more songs.
- Ridley biggest fear was yams.
- Ally already knew Flurmy McGergin was Austin.
- This is the first time that Austin performs on stage after Jimmy Starr fired him from his label (even though he was in disguise).
- Jimmy Starr appears for the first time since Relationships & Red Carpets, after he fired Austin from his label.
- Austin imagined Jimmy Starr stopping him performing at many places
- Trish gets a job at Club-a-Dub-Dub (without getting fired).
- Jimmy was the celebrity judge of the karaoke contest.
- Joey Mandarino, one of the contestants, is also the name of one of the writers.
- A new scene transition was introduced in this episode.
- In this episode we know two other Dez's relatives, his cowboy uncle, and his cousin Jessica (possibly doesn't exist since she was on Austin's imagination).
- Still at the end, Jimmy appeared out of the window with a jet pack as Austin had imagined.
- This is the third time Dez has appeared in his boxers.
- Ridley is a YouTube singer in real life and her name is Skylar Stecker. Coincidentally, she sang a song from a movie "Bad Hair Day" that Laura Marano starred in.