Noel and Casey do a kissing scene, and as evidenced at the end of the episode, Noel seems to take an interest in Casey.Noel would appear again in the episode "Just Friends" when Casey attempts to show Derek that guys and girls can just be friends.Max is Casey's boyfriend in this episode, although he does not try out for the school musical.
Noel Covington, played by Adam Butcher, auditions for the school musical on a dare, and he is shocked when he actually gets the lead.
Casey was selected to play the lead female role in the musical, a thespian student named Wendell was selected to play the villain, and Derek (to Casey's surprise) was selected as the male chorus.
When Wendell gets injured, Derek must take his place in the play as the villain, the evil Pirate Pete.
Casey gives Derek acting advice, and the audience actually loves the play.
Emily is Casey's best friend, played by Shadia Simmons.
In a few of the earlier produced episodes, Emily had a huge crush on Derek.So, all through the third grade, Derek was called 'Dereka' for having such long hair!After getting to know about this, everyone teases Derek at the dinner table!She is also the next-door neighbor of the Mc Donald-Venturis.Lucy is Casey's friend who appears in the episode "Two-Timing Derek", when she is rehearsing a dance with Casey. Casey trips at the stairs at school, and Derek nicknames her "Klutzilla", a name that quickly spreads throughout the school.In "Bully Brothers", Derek threatens Ronnie, a kid who is picking on Edwin, and he is later challenged to a fight by Ryan, Ronnie's older brother, a giant guy from the football team who used to bully Derek when they were kids.