“It Takes Two to Tangle”
Season 2, Episode 7 (28)
Air Date

June 11, 2012 {{{pc}}}


Jim O'Doherty


Rob Schiller

Episode Guide

Capture the Flag



"It Takes Two to Tangle" is the 7th episode in Season 2 of Kickin' It. It first aired on June 11, 2012 It features the first appearance of Trent Darby.


While at a tournament in San Francisco, Rudy runs into Trent Darby; a rival from his past and turns Jack's weekend of fun into a win-at-all costs competition. Meanwhile, Milton unleashes his inner Kya' ,' transforming him into a self-help guru and threatening his relationship with his girlfriend Julie.




Eddie Jones: Or His Friends

Jerry Martínez: Yeah he's turning into a real snot Donkey

Julie: You're no fun anymore I want the old Milton back.

Jerry Martínez: We all do

Eddie Jones: Yeah


  • This is the first episode without Olivia Holt as Kim Crawford.
  • Trent Darby is played by Matt Mullins, Leo Howard's real-life Karate Sensei.


  • When Milton comes to pay Rudy and Jack's hotel bill, they say 'Holla!' once they figure out their leaving on a private jet, but they were out of town when Milton released his inner voice, thus they couldn't have heard the phrase Holla.

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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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