There is a new face on board, Maya. After she turns him down, Zack realizes that he has fallen in love with her and ask Cody for advise on how to win her over.
Bailey and Cody lie to each other about having a date for the dance, then find it hard to get one. Surprisingly, London and Zack's advice works for a little while.
Cody competes in a Junior chess tournament against a worthy opponent from Russia. Zack, Maya, Woody and London become trapped under water in London's Shoe Submarine.