Why text when you can use science?

Stuck with a Boy Genius is the ninth episode in season 2 of Stuck in the Middle and the 26th episode overall. It aired on April 28, 2017 to 1.17 million viewers.


Harley, Rachel, Georgie and Ethan attend their school spring formal dance, while Lewie and Beast camp out at home in the backyard.[1]


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

  • Adam Hochstetter as Wyatt

Guest Cast

  • Caleb Brown as Josh
  • Robbie Davidson as Jimmy (Blake)

International Premieres

  • June 13, 2017 (Israel)
  • June 29, 2017 (Hungary)
  • September 28, 2017 (Spain)


  • In Stuck in a Nice Relationship, the events of this episode are brought up again:
    • Harley mentions how she had to go to prom with a nine year old.
    • Georgie remembers how Wyatt couldn't see clearly during the prom.


  • Harley and Josh attend the formal, a guy Harley barely knows.
  • Josh answered Harely's text through mail, using the Periodic Table.
  • Lewie and Beast camp out at home in the backyard with Daphne.
  • When Josh showed up, Harley was surprised, as he was only nine and a half.
  • Ethan was deejaying at the dance.
  • Josh is an inventor.
  • Harley and Josh was voted for the Spotlight Dance.
  • Harley and Josh were the Spring Finale King and Queen.
  • Guest star Caleb Brown had previously been cast as "Patrick" in the Bizaardvark episode "Dr. Wong Doesn't Have Time For Your Sense of Humor" which was filmed for the show's first season but it never aired.  His scenes were eventually incorporated into the second season episode "Hawkward."
  • Harley is embarrassed at her first high school formal, finding out that Josh is actually nine and a half years old but skipped a few grades and is now in high school.


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Stuck in the Middle Episodes
Season 1
Stuck in the MiddleStuck in the Sweet SeatStuck with a Guy on the CouchStuck at the MoviesStuck in the Block PartyStuck in the SlushinatorStuck in the Mother's Day GiftStuck in Harley's CometStuck with Mom's New FriendStuck with My Sister's BoyfriendStuck with a WinnerStuck with No RulesStuck in the Harley CarStuck in LockdownStuck without a RideStuck in the QuinceañeraStuck in the Diaz of Our Lives
Season 2
Stuck in the Waterpark - The MovieStuck in a CommercialStuck in the School PhotoStuck in a Slushy WarStuck in the Garage SaleStuck in the Diaz EasterStuck in the Beast-day PartyStuck without DevicesStuck with a Boy GeniusStuck with a Bad InfluenceStuck in a Good DeedStuck Dancing with My DadStuck in a Gold Medal PerformanceStuck in a New RoomStuck with a Dangerous HouseStuck with a New FriendStuck in a Merry ScaryStuck with a Hook, Line and SinkerStuck in the Babysitting NightmareStuck in the Diaz Awards
Season 3
Stuck at Christmas - The Movie