“Dueling Dojos”
Season 3, Episode 2
Air Date

April 8, 2013 {{{pc}}}


Byron Kavanaugh


Sean Lambert

Episode Guide



Glove Hurts

Dueling Dojos is the second episode in Season 3 of Kickin' It. It first aired on April 8, 2013. It features the first appearance of Sam Gillespie.


Rudy reluctantly agrees to babysit Sam, a troublesome boy for a few days, and so Jack offers to take on the leadership role at the dojo. Unfortunately, Jerry experiences trouble adjusting to Jack's new regime and conflict ensues. When Jerry can't take it anymore, he decides to open up a rival dojo at Falafel Phil's called Judo Jerry's.



  • This episode marks the first appearance of Sam.
  • This episode centers around one of Jack and Jerry's biggest arguments yet.
  • While talking to Phil, Jerry admits that Jack is his best friend.
  • Rudy adopts Sam in this episode.


Battle of the Dojo's - Phil VS Joan Winner: Nobody (They both did flying kicks but they went past each other and crashed into the walls.)

Photo Gallery

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Kickin' It Episodes
Season One
Wasabi Warriors | Fat Chance | Dummy Dancing | Dojo Day Afternoon | Swords and Magic
Road to Wasabi | All the Wrong Moves | Ricky Weaver | Wax on, Wax off | The Commercial | Kung Fu Cop
Boo Gi Nights | Clash of the Titans | Badge of Honor | The Great Escape | Dude, Where's My Sword?
Breaking Board | Reality Fights | Kickin' It in China | The Wrath of Swan | Rowdy Rudy
Season Two
Rock'em Sock'em Rudy | My Left Foot | We are Family | Eddie Cries Uncle | Skate Rat | Capture the Flag
It Take Two To Tangle | Buddyguards | Dojo Day Care | Indiana Eddie | Kim of Kong | Kickin' It Old School
The Chosen One | Hit the Road Jack | A Slip Down Memory Lane | Wedding Crashers
Wazombie Warriors | Sole Brothers | All the President's Friends | New Jack City | Karate Games
Kickin' It On Our Own | Oh, Christmas Nuts!
Season Three
Spyfall | Dueling Dojos | Glove Hurts | The Sub Sinker | Meet the McKrupnicks | Witless Protection
Jack Stands Alone | Two Dates and a Funeral | Win, Lose or Ty | Sensei and Sensibility | Gabby's Gold
The New Girl | Fawlty Temple | Seaford, We Have a Problem | Temple of Doom | Mama Mima
Home Alone at School | School of Jack | Queen of Karts | How Bobby Got His Groove Back
Return of Spyfall | Wasabi Forever
Season Four
The Boys are Back in Town | Gold Diggers | From Zeros to Heroes | The Stang | Nerd With a Cape
RV There Yet? | Invasion of the Ghost Pirates | The Amazing Krupnick | The Battle of Seaford Hill
Fight at the Museum | Tightroping the Shark | Full Metal Jack | Martinez & Malone: Mall Cops!
Seaford Hustle | Kickin’ It In The Office | Bringing Down The House | You Don't Know Jack
The Grandmaster
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