Parting is such sweet...gotta go!
Tomika to Zack while on Zack's balcony

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood is the twelth episode in Season 2 of School of Rock. It aired on January 21, 2017. This is also the penultimate episode for the second season. The episode reached to 1.23 million views.


Tomika and Zack work on a love song together, leading to a moment that will change their friendship forever; Summer and Lawrence spend time together; Freddy helps Mr. Finn with a problem.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

  • Haley Powell as Esmeralda
  • DeVion Harris as Billy

Guest Cast

  • Charles Kogen as Gordo
  • Alina Foley as Ali
  • Elle Alexander as Miss Mendoza
  • Ted Larkin as Mr. Matheson


  • This was shot as the final episode for Season 2, but is the penultimate episode.
  • The episode plot is similar to a Recess episode where T.J. and Spinelli kiss to see what's the hype about.
  • This episode starts off a Tomika/Zack relationship thus not officially becoming one.
  • The title is a reference to the song "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" by The Animals.
  • Zack and Tomika kiss thus changing their friendship.
  • After kissing, Zack and Tomika don't talk as much as they used to.


School of Rock - Don't Let Me be Misunderstood - Yogurt Thief - Sneak Peek01:09

School of Rock - Don't Let Me be Misunderstood - Yogurt Thief - Sneak Peek


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