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This article is about the episode, you might be looking for the book by the same name. Please see Jessi and the Superbrat.

"Jessi and the Superbrat" is the fourth episode of Season 2 of the Netflix reboot.  It is based on Jessi and the Superbrat, the twenty-seventh book of the original Baby-Sitters Club series.

Episode Description[]

Passion meets persistence as Jessi struggles with a rough patch in her ballet career, all while signing on to babysit a pint-sized vlogging superstar.

Plot[]

Cast[]

Returning Cast[]

New Cast[]

Similarities to Source Material[]

  • Derek does move to LA, however, it's only for part of the year.
  • Derek does try to convince Jessi to try something different outside of dance.
  • She gets the part of the swan maiden.

Differences from Source Material[]

  • Derek is a Tik Toker and and used to be friends with the Pike Triplets. He was originally friends with Nicky Pike and an actor.
  • Derek doesn't have his mom or a younger brother like in the source material.
  • When Jessi brings up potentially going into acting or modeling, her parents let her research it and limit the area to Stamford. In the episode Mrs. Ramsey scold Jessi that she shouldn't give up on dance.

Pop Culture References[]

  • Princess Tiana from The Princess and the Frog.

Songs Used[]

  • ”Faust Allegretto” by Leo Nissim
  • ”The Nutcracker, Op. 71: Scene No. 10“ by Sofia National Opera Orchestra
  • ”Boom” by Sonnet Simmons
  • ”Ain't It Amazing” by Seibold

Trivia[]

  • Jessi being part of the Nutcracker production is in the books.
  • The episode is mostly an original story and bears little resemblance to the book it's based off of.
  • Being a super brat is a moniker rather than a nickname the BSC gave Derek.
  • There's a reference to “Hello, Camp Moosehead! Part 1.”
  • Jessi's mom is from Queens, New York.
  • Derek's dad is named Chaz.
  • Becca is part of an acapella group.
  • Edgerstoune Dr. and Kimball Street are real streets in the book, however it's unclear if they actually intersect.

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