Basket Case is the sixth episode in Season 4 of JESSIE and the 84th episode overall. It aired on March 28, 2015. This episode scored 1.4 million viewers.


Eager to play in Luke’s basketball game, Ravi unexpectedly runs into LA Clippers star Chris Paul, who he enlists to coach him. Meanwhile, Jessie learns that Hudson is her new classmate and is unhappily forced to partner with him for an assignment.


Main Cast

Guest Cast

  • Matt Shively as Hudson
  • Marcus Choi as Professor Hawkins
  • Nadji Jeter as Terry

Special Guest Stars


  • Nadji Jeter also co-starred with Cameron Boyce in both comedy films Grown Ups and Grown Ups 2.
  • This episode airs on a Saturday instead of a Friday and airs the day after Karate Kid-tastrophe.
  • This episode is part of Disney Channel's "TUNE IN 4 WHAT?!" weekend.
  • This episode is the lowest watched episode, 1.4 million viewers.
  • This is the second time an NBA player has guest starred on the show. The first time was Chris Bosh in Say Yes to the Messy Dress.
  • When Terry notices Chris Paul, he asks if it is CP-3 to which Ravi asks if he was talking about "the sassy golden android" (referring to C3PO from Star Wars) before telling him it was Chris Paul.
  • The title of the episode is a possible reference to the popular song of the same name, by the punk rock band, Green Day.
  • Pop star/YouTuber Poppy is an extra in this episode, however, this was before she became popular.
  • When Ravi asks his teammates to form an isosceles triangle, it is a reference to the triangle offense, a scheme popularized by Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson, who coached the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships from 1991-98 and the Los Angeles Lakers to five titles from 2000-2010.


  • Jessie managed to lock Emma and Zuri inside while she was trying to study on the terrace. However, it is shown in previous and future episodes that there is no lock from the outside.


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Basket Case - Promo

Basket Case - Promo

Saturday Night Combo Tune In 4 What?!

Saturday Night Combo Tune In 4 What?!

JESSIE Episodes
Season 1
New York, New Nanny | The Talented Mr. Kipling | Used Karma | Zombie Tea Party 5 | One Day Wonders Zuri's New Old Friend | Creepy Connie Comes a Callin' | Christmas Story | Star Wars | Are You Cooler Than a 5th Grader? | Take the A-Train... I Think? | Romancing the Crone | The Princess and the Pea Brain | World Wide Web of Lies The Kid Whisperer | A Sticky Situation | Badfellas | Beauty & the Beasts | Evil Times Two | Tempest in a Teacup
A Doll's Outhouse | We Are So Grounded | Creepy Connie's Curtain Call | Cattle Calls & Scary Walls | Gotcha Day | The Secret Life of Mr. Kipling
Season 2
The Whining | Green Eyed Monsters | Make New Friends But Hide the Old | 101 Lizards | Trashin' Fashion | Austin & Jessie & Ally: All Star New Year | The Trouble With Tessie | Say Yes to the Messy Dress | Teacher's Pest | Jessie's Big Break | Pain in the Rear Window | Toy Con | To Be or Not to Be | Why Do Foils Fall in Love? |Kids Don't Wanna Be Shunned | All The Knight Moves | We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges | Somebunny's in Trouble | Punched Dumped Love | Quitting Cold Koala | Panic Attack Room | Throw Momma From the Terrace | The Jessie-nator: Grudgement Day | Diary Of A Mad Newswoman | Break-Up and Shape-Up | G.I. Jessie
Season 3
Ghost Bummers | Caught Purple Handed | Understudied & Overdone | The Blind Date, the Cheapskate, & the Primate | Lizard Scales and Wrestling Tales | The Rosses Get Real | Good Luck Jessie: NYC Christmas | Krumping and Crushing | Hoedown Showdown | Snack Attack | Creepy Connie 3: The Creepening | Acting With the Frenemy | From the White House to Our House | Help Not Wanted | Where's Zuri? | Morning Rush | Lights, Camera, Distraction! | Spaced Out | The Telltale Duck | Coffee Talk | Between the Swoon and New York City | No Money, Mo' Problems | The Runaway Bride of Frankenstein | There Goes the Bride | Rides to Riches | Jessie's Aloha-holidays with Parker and Joey
Season 4
But Africa Is So... Fari | A Close Shave | Four Broke Kids | Moby & Scoby | Karate Kid-tastrophe | Basket Case | Capture the Nag | What a Steal | Driving Miss Crazy | Bye Bye Bertie | Rossed at Sea Part 1 | Rossed at Sea Part 2 | Rossed at Sea Part 3 | Dance, Dance, Resolution | Someone Has Tou-pay | Identity Thieves | Katch Kipling | The Ghostest With the Mostest | The Fear in Our Stars | Ooray for Ollywood
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