Series Name
Season 1, Episode 8
Air date May 7, 2012
Written by Gigi McCreery & Perry Rein
Directed by Victor Gonzalez
Episode Guide
Death Spiral Smackdown
Smart and Smarter
This is the 7th episode of Season 1 of Lab Rats.


When Adam, Bree and Chase forget to invite Leo to his own surprise birthday party, they must make it up to him, so they take Leo into the ultra-cool virtual mission simulator and show him what it's like to be bionic.


Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Uncredited CastEdit

  • Erin Unger as Glitter Head


  • In this episode, Donald claims he is 38 but Leo, Adam, Bree and Chase don't believe him.
  • Erin Unger, Billy Unger's real-life sister, appeared in this episode as "Glitter Head", though uncredited.
  • This is the first episode where Leo temporarily has bionics, the second being "Parallel Universe".
  • This is the second episode "Linda Montieres" is mentioned, the first being Rats on a Train.
  • This is the first and only appearance of the simulator and the Hexacopter.
  • Leo turns 14 in this episode.
  • It's the first time Leo and Tasha have been apart on Leo's birthday.
  • This was the first episode with a fight scene.
  • In this episode, Leo states that the living room is called "The Great Room".
  • In the beginning of the episode, a Wilhelm Scream is heard when Adam throws a ninja in the simulator.


  • When Adam and Chase hide the helium tank for the balloons from Leo, it's behind them on the table. But when they run out of the lab, the helium tank is on the ground.
  • The Lab Rats said they did not know who Santa was, however in Commando App they were seen celebrating Christmas.
    • They could however have celebrated Christmas without adding Santa Claus to it.