The fifth season of iCarly began airing on Nickelodeon on August 13, 2011 and finished its run on January 21, 2012. This season features Carly Shay, Sam Puckett, Freddie Benson and Gibby Gibson as their web show, iCarly, is becoming more popular worldwide, with Sam and Freddie now as a confirmed couple, until the episode, "iLove You". Jerry Trainor co-stars as Carly's older brother Spencer, and Noah Munck co-stars as Gibby. This season had the specials "iLost My Mind, iDate Sam & Freddie, iBloop 2: Electric Bloopaloo, and iMeet the First Lady".
Carly discovers that Sam has checked herself into a mental hospital, thinking she's crazy for liking Freddie. Unable to check herself out, how can the gang free Sam before they have to film iCarly?
Carly steps in to resolve an argument for Sam and Freddie. Soon Freddie and Sam are coming to Carly for help with every single fight. Now that she's involved, how can Carly remove herself?
Ridiculed for never pulling a prank, Carly recruits Spencer's help to prank Sam and Freddie. But after Spencer gets a taste for it, he can't stop pranking. The gang must figure out how to stop him.
Carly tells Sam and Freddie to try each other's favorite hobbies. Meanwhile, Spencer bumps into his old babysitter and asks her to dinner. After reverting to their old roles, will they stay together?
Carly tries to impress a new boyfriend by trying to look smarter than she is. Meanwhile, the gang tries to find T-Bo a new place to live after he gets kicked out of the Groovy Smoothie.
Christopher Cane (the British actor who plays Rex on Victorious) hosts the iCarly gang on his show for a discussion of their acting and bloopers.
After finding out their old captor, Nora, is being released from jail, the iCarly kids try to halt her release, but decide to allow it. They then return to her house, but will they make it out again?
Freddie wants to be recognized for his creative contributions to iCarly, so he comes up with a technology that allows people to see 3D webcasts without glasses. Unfortunately, it temporarily alters people's vision.
A high-level government agency starts to inquire into the iCarly gang after they hack into a secure network to throw Carly's dad an online birthday party. *Guest Star - Michelle Obama.