|“||But this, right now, you're messing this up.||”|
—Mr. Finn to the Band
An online review of the band labels Tomika as the leader, sparking a competition between the children to seize the spotlight in the group.
- Breanna Yde as Tomika
- Ricardo Hurtado as Freddy Huerta
- Jade Pettyjohn as Summer Hathaway
- Lance Lim as Zack Kwan
- Aidan Miner as Lawrence Dooley
- Tony Cavalero as Dewey Finn
- David Anthony Higgins as Gooch
- Robert Mukes as Metal Dude
- Matt Richards as Waldo
- Jama Williamson, who portrays Principal Mullins, makes her first absence in Season 3.
- This is the first episode out of production order in Season 3.
- The title of the episode could be a reference to the song "Leader of the Band" by Dan Fogelberg.
- The title of this episode relates to when they start fighting about who the leader of the band is.
- This is the third time the whole band fight. The first one being "A Band with No Name" and the second one being "Wouldn't It Be Nice?".
- This episode marks the first time that the whole band actually break up.
- On Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn, an upcoming episode is titled "Leader of the Stack" which is a spoof on the title "Leader of the Band".
- HandClap (by Fitz and the Tantrums)