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Liv to Maddie

Scoop-A-Rooney (originally known as Slurp-A-Rooney) is the sixteenth episode of Season 3 of Liv and Maddie. It aired on April 24, 2016.


A reporter mistakes Maddie for Liv while she’s on a date with Josh. Maddie doesn’t want Diggie to hear the news from the press, so she asks Liv to play along.

Episode Summary



Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Nancy O' Dell as Herself
  • David Shatraw as Goofy Gary


  • Dump Truck returns after his 8 episode absence.
  • Evan also returns
  • Artie's minions appear without Artie for the first time, as Parker's competitors in the contest.
  • Josh and Maddie go to Goofy Gary's Fun Zone for dates, which Joey and Parker mentioned in Voltage-A-Rooney.
  • Slurp-A-Rooney was the initial name for Scoop-A-Rooney, but it was changed.[1]
  • Carter Hastings teased that this might be his favourite episode ever.[2]
  • Diggie makes a surprise return in this episode after seeing the picture of Maddie with Josh.
  • There's some serious media, twin, and boyfriend drama in this episode.
  • This is the first episode where Josh and Joey really start to hang out together and interact.
  • The writers have described this episode as major drama for Lolden and think that Mosh is super cute.[3][4]
  • The title refers to the reporter getting "the scoop" on Liv's love life, which turns out to be Maddie's.
  • This is the first time Goofy Gary's Fun Zone is seen in an episode.
  • This episode is left on a cliff-hanger until the next episode.
  • Parker calls Josh and Maddie "Mosh". This is the second time a ship name is used in the show, the first being in Move-A-Rooney, when Liv called Maddie and Diggie "Miggie". It's also the first time the name Mosh is mentioned, the others being in Choose-A-Rooney and Ex-A-Rooney.
  • This is the first appearance of Goofy Gary, who returns in another episode this season.
  • It is implied that Maddie has now gotten her drivers license since Parker thanks her for the ride to Goofy Gary's Fun Zone.
  • Pete appears in this episode via video chat with Liv.
  • Face Gab is a parody of Face Time.
  • The punching and hugging pillows from Skate-A-Rooney are shown again.
  • This is the last appearance of Holden Dippledorf in Season 3.
  • Piper Curda was seen in a behind the scenes photo for this episode, but she never actually appeared in the episode.
  • Once again, Diggie shows that he can tell Liv and Maddie apart, even when Maddie doesn't have her glasses on.
  • Holden treats Joey by renting them Geohawk hands-free electric skateboards, like the one he did not win in Hands on a Porcupine.
  • This episode aired on Jordan Fisher's 22nd birthday.


Liv & Maddie Season 4 Promotional Photo
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Video Gallery

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Season 1
Twin-A-RooneyTeam-A-RooneySleep-A-RooneySteal-A-RooneyKang-A-RooneySkate-A-RooneyDodge-A-RooneyBrain-A-RooneySweet 16-A-RooneyFa La La La-A-RooneySwitch-A-RooneyDump-A-RooneyMove-A-RooneySlump-A-RooneyMoms-A-RooneyShoe-A-RooneyHowl-A-RooneyFlashback-A-RooneyBFF-A-RooneySong-A-RooneySpace-Werewolf-A-Rooney
Season 2
Premiere-A-RooneyPottery-A-RooneyHelgaween-A-RooneyKathy Kan-A-RooneyMatch-A-RooneyHoops-A-RooneyNew Year's Eve-A-RooneyBro-Cave-A-RooneyUpcycle-A-RooneyRate-A-RooneyDetention-A-RooneyMuffler-A-RooneyGift-A-RooneyNeighbors-A-RooneyRepeat-A-RooneyCook-A-RooneyProm-A-RooneyFlugelball-A-RooneyBand-A-RooneyVideo-A-RooneyTriangle-A-RooneyFrame-A-RooneySPARF-A-RooneyChamp-A-Rooney
Season 3
Continued-A-RooneyVoltage-A-RooneyCo-Star-A-RooneyHaunt-A-RooneyCowbell-A-RooneyGrandma-A-RooneyMeatball-A-RooneyAsk Her More-A-RooneyRidgewood-A-RooneyCoach-A-RooneySecret-Admirer-A-RooneyVive-La-RooneyDream-A-RooneyHome Run-A-RooneyScoop-A-RooneyChoose-A-RooneyFriend-A-RooneySkyVolt-A-RooneyCaliforni-A-Rooney
Season 4
Sorta-Sisters-A-RooneyLinda and Heather-A-RooneyScare-A-RooneySing It Louder!!-A-RooneySlumber Party-A-RooneyCali Christmas-A-RooneyStand-Up-A-RooneyRoll Model-A-RooneyFalcon-A-RooneyEx-A-RooneyTiny House-A-RooneyBig Break-A-RooneySing It Live-A-RooneyVoice-A-RooneyEnd-A-Rooney