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Wednesday April 23
Circus, Celebrity Chef, & Surprise!
Buddy makes a cake for The Greatest Show On Earth. Later, celebrity chef Rachael Ray stops by to ask Buddy for a special request. Finally, Buddy has a surprise for not only his Carlo family, but his pregnant wife Lisa!
Thursday April 24
Shark Cake, Scooter, & Smelly Fish
Buddy takes the bakery gang fishing to get inspiration for a lean mean shark cake. Later back at the bakery, Buddy has a surprise for Mauro and Madeline's birthdays.
Toilets & Textiles
Buddy gets one of his hardest cakes yet - a request for a replica of a toilet that actually flushes! Later, Wendy, owner of the Denim Lounge, is having a baby shower and asks Buddy for an unusual baby shower cake.
Friday April 25
Hot Air Balloon Cake & Happy Little Bakers
Buddy bakes with four little aspiring bakers, all suffering from a life-threatening illness, on their personal "Make-A-Wish" cake. And it doesn't stop their as Buddy plans to wow the foundation with a very special hot air balloon themed cake.
Ships, Sonograms, & Sister Drama
Buddy showcases pride in his Italian heritage by making a tribute cake for the Columbus Day Parade with a cake so big it needs a forklift to lift it! Lisa and Buddy get her six month ultrasound but will the news be okay?
Monday April 28
Buddy and Lisa prepare to welcome their fourth child, and get the bakery ready for one of the busiest days of the year: Valentine's Day. Meanwhile, the couple have to pick godparents, get the nursery ready and navigate a difficult breech pregnancy.
Tuesday April 29
Pucks, Pastries & Pushy Grace
Buddy gets a request from two hockey-loving boys who want a full size arcade-style hockey table cake complete with moving figures that can actually be played.
Staten Island Chuck, Strange Oddities & Sal
The crew designs a cake for "Staten Island Chuck." Later, Buddy makes a topsy-turvy cake for a client based off her favorite place in the world Ripley's Believe It Or Not. Finally, the famiglia pays tribute to Sal.
Wednesday April 30
Punches, Psychics & Pastries
The bakery gets a surprise visit from WWE Champion Santino Morella as he shows off some trademark wrestling moves and orders a massive "Road to Wrestlemania" cake.
Designer, Deadlines & Diagnosis
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi commissions Buddy to make seven fashion-inspired cakes that models will carry down the runway. Later, Buddy checks on construction of his new factory. And finally, Buddy visits the doctor and finds out he needs surgery.
Thursday May 1
Tulips, Taxes & Take It Easy
Buddy must create an 8-tiered flower cake for the Philadelphia Flower Show and a life-sized accountant cake in celebration of tax season. But will Buddy be able to take it easy before he goes in for his hernia operation?
Headphones, Helicopters, & Handcuffed
Buddy makes a surprise cake for Anthony that looks like a DJ set up complete with lights and moving turntables! Meanwhile, a client stops by with a request to create a cake for their medivac unit and offers Buddy a chance to deliver it by helicopter.
Friday May 2
Space Shuttle, Stepping Up & Surprise!
Buddy attempts to create a space shuttle cake for NASA that lifts off! Meanwhile at the bakery, Buddy wants to change the Carlo's store display and catalogue with the help of his baking crew. Later Buddy creates a special cake for Momma!
Monday May 5
Houses, Help, & Hitting the Road!
Buddy takes on one of his most difficult cake builds, creating a cake that must represent houses from around the world for Century 21's 40th anniversary. To add to the challenge, it must also feed over 4000 employees and deliver to Las Vegas
Competition, Complications, & Communion
Buddy makes a bowling cake that leads to a good ole boys vs. girls match on the lanes. Meanwhile, it's Sophia's first communion and it's up to Buddy to make a special cake. Later, Buddy gets news that there are complications at his new factory.
Colorful Characters & Christmas Costumes
It's a drag at the bakery this week when Buddy and Co. have to make a holiday-themed cake for drag queen Miss Richfield 1981. Cousin Anthony and Stretch beg Buddy to let them deliver a cake to a party full of women but Buddy has a trick up his sleeve.
Plants, Pranks & a Proposal
Buddy has to create a cake inspired by wicked and poisonous plants. A customer wants to propose to his girlfriend at the bakery and asks Buddy to make an engagement ring box cake, and Cousin Anthony is set up...for a fall!
Tuesday May 6
Campfires, Computers & Concerns
Buddy gets a special request from a client who wants to celebrate his annual camping trip with cake that has a real fire in it for roasting marshmallows! Meanwhile, a friend stops by with a request for a high-tech cake wired by phones and a computer.
Chocolate Race Cars & Choosing a Dress
Racecar superstar Danica Patrick stops by Carlo's with a special request and Buddy has the perfect cake for the job. Meanwhile, Lisa's vow renewal plans are speeding along. Next stop -- Kleinfeld's as Lisa and the sisters try to find the perfect dress.
Apples, Arguments & Animal Prints
Buddy is inspired to create a new cake recipe when he is asked to make an apple tree cake for a local orchard. Mary threatens to buy her 40th birthday cake from a rival baker when Buddy doesn't give her the attention she requires.
Chimps, Cinema & Crumb Cake
The crew channels their inner animal when they're asked to make a cake for the 110th birthday of the Bronx Zoo. They also make a cake for the grand opening of the only movie theater in Hoboken, once the client makes up their mind about the design!