Ava takes charge of her relationship with Simon and proposes. Nikki is disappointed because she thinks Johnny is the only man for Ava. Bradin's coach questions Bradin's true effort on the team. Bradin contemplates taking steroids to help him out. Johnny comes home unexpectedly to create a strain in the Ava-Simon relationship.
Songs: Jesse McCartney
-- Because You Live, Mojophonic -- Can You Handle It, Highwater Rising -- Coming Undone, Matt Wertz -- Everything's Right, Zero 7
-- Home, Mindi Abair -- I Can Remember, Ziv -- Secret Weapon, Burn Disco Burn -- The Optimist, Amy Ward -- The Powerful One
Johnny attempts to make a fresh start by buying a restaurant, unknowing that he has a partner in the deal, Mona. Susannah prepares to move to New York when she is arrested when her boss is indicted for fraud. Bradin takes overdoses on steroids after he is put on probation by his coach.
Butterfly 9 -- Another Perfect Day, Luckytown -- Dirty Shoes, The Penguins -- Earth Angel, Sour -- Face First, 3 Balls of Fire -- Good Clone Bad Clone, Dalton Grant -- Lucky, Five For Fighting
-- One More For Love, The Vents -- Out of My Head, Agent 51 -- Raised by Wolves, Luckytown -- This Life, Jeremy Kay -- What A Me I'm In
Ava is upset when she finds out Bradin's grades are slipping after allowing him to rejoin the surf team. Jay stands behind Bradin defending his passion for the sport. This leaves Jay and Ava at odds. Mona approaches Johnny about his real feelings for Ava.
-- A Kiss From A Rose, Chris Keup -- Close Your Eyes Maggie Cassidy, Lamar -- Follow Your Dreams, Kit Hain -- Full Of You, Rock 'n' Roll Soldiers -- Funny Little Feeling, Bosshouse
-- Maybe, Brian Marshall -- Move It On, Low Five -- Noise, Silkstone -- Rain Has Come, Kyf Brewer
-- She's So Pretty, Devo
-- Whip It
Ava is offended when Simon questions the right her friends have to co-parent the kids. When Nikki campaigns for Class President, the tension between herself and Cameron increases. Erika returns to town and Jay discusses his hurt feelings with her.
Elan Rivera -- A Girl's Gotta Do, Bethany Dillon -- All I Need, The Shore -- I'll Be Your Man, Elusive -- People Will Talk, Bowling for Soup
-- Really Might Be Gone, Breaking Benjamin
-- Sooner of Later, Linda Good -- Taking Off, Paul Trudeau -- Taking Off
Simon witnesses a private moment between Johnny and Ava. This causes him to propose that they should get married this weekend. Derrick and Nikki have mixed emotions by the sudden change. Bradin and Callie agree that it is time to move their relationship up a notch.
Michael Meanwhile -- First Love, Creatura -- Go On, Imogen Heap
-- Headlock, Leroy -- Here Comes The Bride, Schnockered -- Serve It Up, Brian Sullivan -- Shaking, The Beach Boys
-- Surfin' Safari, Michael Tolcher -- The Sun Song, Chantal Kreviazuk
-- Time, Tim Cullen -- Wave
After the wedding catastrophe, Ava is calm about the matter. Nikki feels guilty after stepping in at the event. Callie feels pressure from Bradin when she thinks that all he is worried about it sex. Mona confronts Ava to stay away from Johnny after Mona's relationship with Johnny goes to the next level.
Jennifer Marks -- Fragile, 88
-- How Good It Can Be, Ginger -- I Want To, Brie Sharp -- Invincible, Liam Titcomb
-- Love Where You Live, The All-American Rejects -- My Paper Heart, Mia Schivel -- Perfect, Tiffany
-- What's On My Mind, Julie Wood -- Where We've Been
Ava has the opportunity to design a wedding dress for a famous pop star. Ava believes it is time to tell Johnny her feelings toward him. Bradin and Erika realize that they have feelings for eachother. The family encourages Bradin to leave town to participate in a surf tour with Jay, preventing the relationship between Bradin and Erika.
Songs: Kenny Wayne Shepherd
-- Alive, Tanya Donelly -- Another Moment, Brian Sullivan -- Better Days, Jupiter & Tear Drop -- Bring Me Down, Paul Trudeau -- Can't You See, Christy Carlson Romano -- Dive In, The Penguins -- Earth Angel, Jackson -- Far From Here, Rise Against -- Life Less Frightening, Bettypower -- Prove Me Right, Manoa Backyard -- Sing Our Song, Dynamite Boy -- Sky's The Limit, The Tradesman -- Southswell, Suffrajet -- The Drugs, Ashlee McGee -- Time, Bowling for Soup
-- Undertow, Paul Trudeau -- When WIll I See You
Ava is saddened when she finds out that Johnny and Mona have moved in together. Nikki falls for an older guy at school until she finds out something unexpected about it. Nikki realizes that she still cares about Cameron.
Tanya Donelly -- Another Moment, Brian Sullivan -- Better Days, Paul Trudeau -- Can't You See, The Penguins -- Earth Angel, Bettypower -- Prove Me Right, Bowling for Soup
-- Undertow, Paul Trudeau -- When Will I See You
A few months go by and Bradin returns home. Bradin is asked to replace Jay with a better manager. Nikki learns a disturbing truth about Cameron's home life. Ava returns from a trip to Milan, to learn that something has happened to Mona. Ava and Johnny rekindle their feelings for one another, alothough Johnny may not be ready.
An older group of surfers persuade Bradin to rebel against Jay and in the process he humiliates Erika. Nikki's poem is chosen to be published and she is asked to read it aloud in front of a large audience. Amber's method to calm Nikki's nerves is alcohol, and Nikki takes it.
Songs: Ingram Hill
-- Almost Perfect, Staci Frenes -- Believe You, Ivy
-- Feel So Free, Jorges -- Girlfriend, Dylan in the Movies -- Give It Up, Dalton Grant -- Happiness, Dana Calitri -- I'll Know It When I Find It, Xandy Barry -- The Only God, Larry May -- Throw You A Line, Mojophonic -- Turns Out That Way
Nikki and Cameron end up at the police station after Cameron's Dad is arrested for a potential DUI. Nikki gets more information on Cameron's home life and the possibility that his father is abusive towards him. Bradin goes on a date with his friend's sister, Faith. Jay shows interest in a single mother. Ava invites Johnny to move back into the house.
Leroy -- All We Need Is Love, Wil Seabrook
-- Already There, Tyrone Wells -- Everything's Gonna Be Different, Collective Soul
-- General Attitude, Flock of Seagulls -- I Ran, Tanya Donelly -- Keeping You, Babystrange -- Love, Joshua Thomson -- My Bones, Miles -- Pretty Day, Tyrone Wells -- She Moves LIke Sea Breeze, Deathray -- Skies Were Blue, Amelia White
-- Snakes and Pushers, Paul Trudeau -- The Same
After Bradin saves a friend from drowning, he considers a career other than surfing, medicne. Derek is jealous of Jay's girlfriend's son after Jay is spending less time with Derek. To impress the boy Derek gets himself in trouble.
Christopher Jak -- Bought and Sold, The Squirts -- Cover Me, Blue Merle -- Lucky to Know You, Goldfinger
-- My Everything, Shotgun Vegas -- Nothing Like Califonia, Elcho -- Space Between, Madras -- Spin Out, Ringside
-- Struggle, Gratitude -- The Greatest Wonder, Paul Trudeau -- Try
Nikki acts as matchmaker with Ava and Johnny, is afraid to get into yet another relationship. Bradin's sponsors are creating an image that he doesn't approve of and he considers quitting surfing. Bradin and Erika discuss their feelings for each other and the possibility of a relationship. Jay is put in a heart wrenching predicament. Ava tells Johnny she loves him and he finally makes a decision.
Wakeland -- Burning, Crowded House
-- Don't Dream It's Over, Mark Heyes & Ron Komie -- Headbangers, Citizen Cope
-- My Way Home, Kane McGee -- New Day, Kristian Leontiou -- The Crying, Red Letter -- The Man Next Door, Joe Faraci -- Wild Bill