The boys have come back from their concert tour only to find certain things at the Palm Woods altered. Meanwhile, Jo is seen macking with a new guy.
The boys get a chance to see one of their hometown friends when she comes over to visit, who happens to be very clumsy. Meanwhile, James gets a visit of his own by a crazed fan.
Each member of Big Time Rush is trying to deal with a female friend throughout the day. For an upcoming audition, James is trying to help Camille prepare for it. Meanwhile, in order learn about heartbreak, Gustavo tries to help Carlos get his first girlfriend. Also, Kendall and Jo are having a hard time trying to keep up with each other's busy schedule.
Big Time Rush is going to be featured on television for the first time.
Things become very strange around the Palm Woods during Halloween.
James and Logan try to buy and resell sneakers. Meanwhile, Jo's publicist wants the press to think that she is dating her co-star Jett, Kendall and Jo must hide their relationship, and doing so requires many different disguises when Kendall just wants to go to the zoo with Jo. Also, Carlos and Katie name themselves Robin and Hoodie, and try to find other ways to get their favorite fruit snacks, fruit smackers after Bitters makes the price insanely high so everyone cannot afford to buy them.
The boys hold their annual prank-day contest and the girls at Palm Woods want to participate, so it soon becomes a battle of boys vs. girls. Meanwhile, an awry prank-themed day with Gustavo and Kelly escalates into minor destruction and some violence. Logan becomes Dr. Hollywood's assistant for the day after his eyes got hurt because his own prank backfired on him. At the end, the prank war ended with Kendall and Katie as the champions.
The boys are excited to head back to Minnesota for the holidays, but hours before their flight, Griffin, the head of the record label, insists on them recording a Christmas EP, and will not let them leave until it's done. So it looks like they will be spending their first Christmas away from home. After making the first song, Griffin told them the other two songs must be celebrity duets. Then Big Time Rush trying to do the duet with Miranda Cosgrove in Have a Miranda's little Christmas and another duet with Snoop Dogg. Meanwhile, Mrs. Knight attempts to pack up presents and clothes so she does not have to pay a luggage fee and Katie attempts to give a Scrooge-esque Mr. Bitters some holiday cheer.
The guys are excited to head back to Minnesota for the holidays, but Gustavo tells them they have to stay in LA to record a three song Christmas EP, and it looks like they’ll be spending their first Christmas away from home if they don’t get it done.
Gustavo is really angry at Big Time Rush and he chases them into the Palmwoods. Big Time Rush ask for help from Buddha Bob, and he does the Himalayan monkey pinch on Gustavo and he becomes so mellow that he writes a horrible song for the New Town High soundtrack. Kelly and Kendall team up to help Gustavo return to his regular, angry self. Meanwhile, Logan downloads a Swagger app on his phone, which increases Logan's swagger and decreases James', causing James to almost "die" from dangerously low swagger counts. Carlos takes advice from a parrot, and when he is about to go on a date with a girl, the parrot tells him he has 24 hours to live, horrifying him and leaving him to live in the bathroom (Panic Room) of the apartment. The boys must now do whatever it takes to get back control of Big Time Rush, and make Gustavo get back to normal before the New Town High producers come and find that he has not written a good song.
Kendall and Jo help Carlos find a date, and Logan flirts with a new girl, Peggy, while he is still confused about his feelings for Camille. James wants to help Katie get closer to her new crush, Kyle, but becomes like an overprotective brother instead. Logan wants to get back together with Camille, but she goes on a date with Steve, and at the end all the boys are alone when they go see a movie they planned to see with their dates.
The boys made a deal with Griffin, if they got a number 1 record, they can go to have a beach party with the other Palm Woods in his beach house in Malibu.
The guys get to hang out at Griffin’s beach house for day and invite the Palm Woods kids along. Carlos and Logan hunt for buried treasure, James falls for a pretty girl who he suspects is a mermaid, and Kendall Jo’s relationship hits the skids.
When Griffin is releasing the BTR deluxe edition album. Gustavo has to hire songwriters but they end up fighting and cannot write the song. So Gustavo writes the song himself. Kendall, James, Carlos, and Logan want to write their own song, Gustavo doesnt agree with them so the boys want Katie to open a health spa in the Palmwoods so they can write the song while Camille and Buddha Bob keep Gustavo busy. In the song writing process, Kendall and Carlos write a song named "Oh" while James and Logan prefer their song called "Yeah", this creates a fight between the members of the group. After the fight, they realize the song can collaborate together and form "Oh" and "Yeah", the song then becomes Oh Yeah and is approved by Griffin.
Griffin orders a reality show about the guys' lives, complete with the audience voting to eliminate one member of BTR. To stay interesting, Carlos and James resort to non-stop fighting, Logan and Camille fake a melodramatic relationship, and Kendall attempts to unplug all the cameras once and for all after one catches him off-guard at the Palm Woods pool. In order to get the show cancelled and keep the group together, the boys must try to prove to Griffin that a reality show is a bad idea.
When Gustavo begins working with a female pop group called the Kat's Crew, the boys of Big Time Rush get some jealousy when their new single "I Know You Know" is taken by the Kat's Crew. They start a war between each side (Big Time Rush & Kat's Crew), believing that Gustavo will forget about them and cancel Big Time Rush. The guys turn to "Boys in the Attic", Gustavo's first boy band, for some advice: they were also destroyed by a female group named "Angel Angels". In the end Gustavo decides to keep the guys and stop working with the Kat's Crew, but before the girls leave Rocque Records forever, Big Time Rush makes a song and a video with them. Meanwhile, Katie and Mrs. Knight and are trying to find good friends
In a class competition to win one week of no school, things do not go well as Kendall is partnered up with Jett - his big time enemy.
James' mom, nicknamed the "Estee Lauder of the Midwest" for her successful cosmetics line, arrives at the Palm Woods to bring James home and groom him to take over the family company. The guys have to act fast to save the band, and figure out how to stand up to a woman not used to being told "no".
The Palm Woods school is having its annual prom and Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan are all determined to win the title of Prom King and each will do whatever it takes to win. Carlos takes one of the Jennifers, but thinking he took the wrong date, Carlos dumps her, therefore the Jennifers team up again to destroy him. Kendall has to sneak Jo out of her apartment on being grounded, but they both get caught later on by her dad. Logan is jealous when Camille is going to prom with another guy so he tries to make sure James will be Prom King and queen with his date. But James ends up being hunted by three body guards, when trying to get Aubrey Stewart from "The Vampire Stories Chronicles Saga Trilogy". James and Logan both end up winning Prom King and Queen. Logan wins King, while James wins Queen.
Jo was offered a role in a major motion picture that shoots in New Zealand for 3 years. However, she lies to Kendall, saying that she is incapable of doing the movie due to her "New Town High " contract. But when Kendall and Katie check Jo's New Town High contract, it states that ", if offered a role in a major motion picture, she can get out of her contract. Much to Kendall's guilt, he tries to get Jo to break up with him by acting disgusting on their date. Jo then decides to take the role after Kendall convinces her. After her limo leaves, the boys realize that Kendall and Jo forgot their signature "Goodbye Kiss." The boys rush to the airport just before Jo's plane leaves for a proper goodbye.
The guys help Kendall cheer up after his big break up with Jo in order for him to get prepared for the band's new super huge summer single. While guys try to help Kendall cheer up he states that they'll never know what he's going through because they've never had their hearts broken. So James, Carlos, and Logan each date a girl from the Palmwoods for a few minutes and then try to break up with them to know what its like to get their hearts broken after a short relationship. James date the Jennifers and Logan dates Camille. When Kendall finally cheers up, James is upset because Jennifer broke up with him instead of vice versa ruining his perfect "never been dumped" record. Carlos is upset because he only spent 12 minutes dating 'red shirt girl' and it was "the best 12 minutes of his life." Meanwhile, Gustavo has writers block while trying to write the band’s summer single that has to “rule the world.”
James accidentally proposes to a girl and Logan, Kendall, and Carlos have to stop the wedding before it's too late.
When an eighteen-year-old rocker named Lucy Stone moves into the Palm Woods, James and Carlos compete with each other to see who she will chose as her boyfriend.
The boys take a stand against Gustavo and refrain from recording a song for their follow-up album because of his harsh management style (such as electric shocks), which they call "striking it to the man".
A "Win a Date with BTR" contest held by a Teen Magazine goes all wrong with Logan's date an old lady, Kendall's date is a young boy only interested in his little sister. Carlos and James keeps swapping dates.
An early release of Hawk from prison proves to be a big mistake. A costumed Hawk, complete with large costumed henchmen, steals the hard drive that contains the only copy of the new album's masters. And only "The Supertastic Super-6" can save the day.
James works with Carlos to win over an old friend from camp (Daniella Monet) who is now a super model. Logan and Lucy try to find out what the secret is between Kendall and Camille and why are they spending so much time together. Gustavo, Kelly and Katie try to learn Mrs Knight's secret cookie recipe.
The boys sit down for a major Hollywood interview. They go back to their greatest moments and reveal pictures and secrets.