The Alibi is the first episode of Season Two of The Savages and the ninth episode overall in the series. The episode was written by REBELReloaded.
A week after the infamous riot at James A. Masters High School, the students challenge their newest principal, the superintendent Jennifer Gordon. Meanwhile, Zachary and Sydney are conflicted with telling The Savages about Trae's secret agenda. Vik accompanies The Moneybags in finding Felix after he goes missing. Joe and Nate take two unlikely allies under their wing. Carl faces more trouble when his father's acquaintance, Eli Hawk manipulates his way into the family's heart.
|Song Title||Original Artist||Performer(s)|
|Footworkin'||Keke Palmer||Iesha Bennett with The Red Hot Cheer Peppers|
|Another Brick in the Wall||Pink Floyd||Alex Herrera with James A. Masters High School Students|
|Son of a Gun||Janet Jackson feat. Carly Simon||Kalleb Banks and Trae Ventura|
|Whip My Hair||Willow Smith||Alyssa Tanner and Claudia Wu|
|Everybody Wants To Rule The World||Tears for Fears||The Savages|
- Mr. Brightside by The Killers. Sung by The Moneybags.
- Mr. James Dean by Hilary Duff. Sung by Sydney Prescott and Zachary Foxx. Song was cut due to length of episode. Song will be featured on Music From The Savages, Volume Three.
- Jump by Rihanna. Used at Felix's party, and merges with scene of Felix's death.
- This is the first episode where Trae Ventura does not physically appear in the present in this episode. He only appears in flashback sequences throughout the episode.
- This is the second series premiere to have a song performed by The Savages.
- This episode features Alyssa, Claudia, and Kalleb's first duets in the series.
- This episode features Iesha's first solo in the series.
- Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You) was originally intended to be a group number with Joe, Nate, Sydney and Zachary towards Trae, but for storyline purposes, it was used for Trae and Kalleb towards Brian and Dirty Dan.
Special Appearance ByEdit
- Matt McGorry as Felix Winchester
Special Guest StarsEdit
- Bridget Fonda as Kirsten Winchester
- Rosie Perez as Ms. Felicia Ortiz
- Ben Affleck as Eric Touché
- Jessica Lange as Jennifer Gordon
- Patrick Warburton as Coach Radnor
- Joseph Sikora as Eli Hawk
- Ben Savage as Mr. Howard Lee
- Jean-Luc Bilodeau as Gabe Weston
- Taron Egerton as Mike Daugherty
- AJ Michalka as Angelika Summers
- Hayley Kiyoko as Claudia Wu
- Dave Franco as Viktor Nichols
- Ryan Kelley as Kyler Chase
- Addison Riecke as Alyssa Tanner
- Brent Everett as Dan "Dirty Dan" Daniels (stock footage)
- Travis Slotemaker as Brian Gustin