Don't say that name, Macbeth!
—Mr. Stark to Sun Hi.
The Curse of Reality[1] is the sixteenth episode of Season 1 of Make It Pop. The episode aired on April 27, 2015.


Sun Hi grabs the spotlight from Mr. Stark and curses the play. Corki plays hard to get with Jared. Meanwhile, Caleb and Jodi try to keep something under wraps.

Episode Summary

The theater arts teacher does not want any student to say "Macbeth" at the location of where the school play is because he believes the school play will be cursed with many problems. The theater arts teacher tells Sun Hi to twirl 3 times and spit from any place away from the gymnasium to release the curse, which is the location of where the school play is. Meanwhile, the principal of the school wants to build a swimming pool in the gymnasium and eliminate all school plays for future school years. The principal also wants all teachers to be certified in swimming and lifeguard rescue next school year in preparation for the new swimming pool. A TV producer and cameraman come to film a reality TV show at the school, The reality TV show is about the life of the theater arts teacher. Sun Hi is upset that it is not about her. However, Sun Hi take the spotlight away from the theater arts teacher. The TV producer and cameraman now want to film a reality TV show about Sun Hi's life because she is much more interesting and knows how to aggrandize her musical career. Sun Hi later feels empathy for the theater arts teacher. She turns down the offer of a reality TV show about her life. Sun Hi persuades the TV producer and cameraman to film a reality TV show about the theater arts teacher's life because it is his dream to talk about his accomplishments, goals and dreams in his life. Sun Hi later tells Caleb, Corki and Jodi about feeling empathy for the theater arts. The theater arts teacher thanks Sun Hi for her empathy and compassion when he is notified about the reality TV show concerning bis life. The theater arts teacher, Mr. Stark, tells Sun Hi, Jodi and Corki about his offer to perform in a Broadway show in New York, which he has already accepted the offer. Sun Hi, Jodi and Corki first congratulate him on his offer and later are shocked to know he is leaving the school tonight to perform in the Broadway show in New York. Mr. Stark tells the girls he is following his dreams and will not be in charge of the school play anymore. In the end, Jared wants Corki to be in the school play again so they can be together. Valerie sees Jared and Corki kissing in the gymnasium, which makes her jealous of Corki.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Songs Featured


  • Corki and Jared kissed in this episode.
  • Mr. Stark is heading to Broadway.
  • Sun Hi showed her empathy for the first time in this episode.
  • Miranda cosgrove guest stars as one of the crowd when XO-IQ sing Make it Pop.


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Season 1
Rumors & Roomates | Duet | Failed Dreams | Stolen Moves | I Can't Hear Me | Popular | The Situation | The Campaign | I Am Genius | Homecoming | Mr. Chang | Fashion Truck | The Troll | The Tutor | Talent Show Redux The Curse of Reality | Eggs | Love and Detention | Dreams | Heart, Courage, Brains
Season 2
Think | Robomania | My Way or the Highway | Oh, Boys | Potato Power | The Mirror | It's a Twin Thing | Fashion 911 | Spring Fling | Submission Impossible | Scuttlebutt | Triangles | Get on the Bus! | Reality Bites | Band Blast Off | Staged and Confused | Excess Baggage | Im-Prom-Tu | Looking for Trouble | Really? It's Over?
The Gift | Summer Splash