|Season 1, Episode 3|
|Air date||March 5, 2012|
|Written by||Gigi McCreery & Perry M. Rein|
|Directed by||Victor Gonzalez|
Crush, Chop and Burn
On the Lab Rats' first day of [Mission Creek High School|school], all goes awry when [Chase Davenport|Chase] is confronted by a [player], and his "Commando App" is triggered, transforming him into [], a loud-mouthed, insulting bully with an enormous temper. When Spike stands up to [Perry|Principal Perry], the school principal, she puts the Lab Rats up against the football team to battle it out for the coveted cafeteria table. While the Lab Rats' bionics and Spike's aggression get them close to winning, Spike reverts to Chase at the last minute. While Chase tries to compute the perfect winning pass, he becomes confused by too many targets, causing them to lose. Meanwhile, [Donald Davenport|Donald] tries to work, but is constantly interrupted by [].
- William Brent (credited as Billy Unger) as Chase Davenport/Spike
- Spencer Boldman as Adam Davenport
- Kelli Berglund as Bree Davenport
- Tyrel Jackson Williams as Leo Dooley
- Hal Sparks as Donald Davenport
- Lori Alan as Edie
- This episode is the first appearance of Spike and Trent.
- This is one of four appearances of Spike. Others are [Spike's Got Talent|Spike's Got Talent], [Spike Fright|Spike Fright], and [Spike vs. Spikette|Spike vs. Spikette].
- This episode is the first physical appearance of Principal Perry. Her voice is only heard in [Crush, Chop and Burn|Crush, Chop and Burn].
- The first part of this episode continues the end of Crush, Chop and Burn.
- This is the only episode with Spike not having the word Spike in the title.