As the Bell Rings (a play on the soap opera As the World Turns) was a Disney Channel short show based on the Disney Channel Italy series Quelli dell'intervallo. The format was a selection of short live-action comedy sequences. The American version of As the Bell Rings also aired on the Dutch Disney Channel. The show ended unexpectedly after the second season.
In the season premiere, although Danny is sad Charlotte has moved, his spirits are lifted when the gang introduces him to Lexi Adams and he realizes he's met her before in the second grade.
Lexi and Danny face off in a series of competitions to see who's the better competitor.
Danny puts a poem into music written by Lexi without knowing it was made towards her feelings to him.
Skipper has trouble opening a jar in front of Tiffany. So Toejam coaches Skipper in working out to try to impress her.
The girls dress like men to find out if the guys like them.
Danny talks in his sleep, while Lexi listens to what he says. When he finally wakes up from the multiple dreams, Danny asks Lexi if she heard him say anything and she replies no; but when he leaves she whispers to herself smiling "liked me since the 2nd grade huh?".
Toejam asks Tiffany for help on the Romeo and Juliet (played by Tony Oller and Lindsey Black repectively) test that they have to take.
Danny attempts to make a music video, but he foolishly picks Skipper to be the director.
Lexi wonders where Toejam got his nickname, Brooke says he is a big rapper in Tokyo, Danny says he opened his jammed locker(he said his toe was shaped like a crowbar), and Skipper said he ate a whole jar of jam with his toe (shaped like a spoon), but, it ends up that Toejam is Thomas and James together, which is his first and middle name.
Danny cheers everyone up on a rainy day with a song.
It's time to take a class photo, which makes the guys scared. Tiffany gives them tips.
Skipper becomes Lexi's butler for a week after losing to her in a video game.
After receiving several different ideas, Brooke decides to do a serious documentary for her film class. Unfortunately, her friends seem to have trouble acting normally in front of the camera. In the end, Brooke ends up getting an 'A' for turning in the project as it is.
Danny and Brooke are lab partners but Danny decides not to help. But when Brooke goes out sick, Danny is doomed.
Brooke needs a dance partner for a dance competition but Skipper, Danny and Toejam think it's lame, but when they hear there is money involved, they try to prove to Brooke that they can dance.
Brooke and Tiffany think about what life would be like if they traded places.
Note: The title is a reference to the 1976 and 2003 films, Freaky Friday.
When Tiffany doesn't recognize Skipper chained on her locker, Skipper temporarily likes Lexi when she says he is funny. So Tiffany tries to get Skipper back.
The gang prepares for the annual art contest. Lexi doesn't know what to do so the gang gives her advice that finally shows her artistic side.
The gang tries to think about what life would be like if Danny were a rock star.
Brooke, Toejam, and Skipper imagine if what they would do with a million dollars.