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Father of the Bribe is the second episode in Season 2 of Sydney to the Max. It first aired on March 23, 2020 to 0.44 million viewers.[1]


Sydney is excited when she makes the school's first girls fencing team. But when she learns her dad helped Coach Carlock, Sydney fears she may have gotten on the team for the wrong reason.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Special Guest Cast

Guest Cast

  • Griffin Kunitz as Adam


The quotes page for Father of the Bribe may be viewed here.


  • Sydney joins the fencing team in this episode. In "The Lunch Club," she tries to get closer to the team without losing her friends.


  • The episode title is a reference to the 1991 comedy film Father of the Bride.
  • Eric Allan Kramer has been known to portray Bob Duncan in one of Disney Channel's old shows, Good Luck Charlie, makes an appearance.
  • Dana Heath, who is a main character on Nickelodeon series Danger Force, makes an appearance.
  • On Robbie Countryman’s Instagram, it hinted that this episode will focus on Sydney fencing and student council.[3]
  • This is the first episode to air on a Monday.
  • This episode was advertised as the Season 2 Premiere.
  • This is the first episode to air in 2020.
  • This is currently the highest viewed episode in Season 2.
  • The flashbacks take place in January 1992.
    • This could mean that events in the past are not necessarily in chronological order but rather a flashback of moments that Max went through something similar to what Syd is going through.
  • Leo and Max show an interest in videography in this episode.