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"I think we're both seeing Robyn behind each other's backs." Sydney to Olive

The Lyin' King is the ninth episode in Season 1 of Sydney to the Max. It first aired on March 29, 2019 to 0.45 million viewers.[1]


Sydney and Olive’s bond is tested when they both become friends with the new girl and keep it behind each other's backs. Young Max and Leo try out for the basketball team.


Main Cast

Guest Cast

  • Symera Jackson as Robyn
  • Ransford Doherty as Coach Willis
  • Demetri Belardinelli as Zayn
  • Amari O'Neil as Tommy Gardner


  • In "The Lunch Club", Sydney's friends go to see a Werewolf Girlfriend movie, which is from the same franchise as the show Robyn spoiled in this episode.


  • The title is a play on the popular 1994 animated movie, The Lion King.
  • Leo's last name is revealed to be Webb.
  • Zayn possibly thought that Sydney was referring to the pop singer Robyn when he said, "I've never heard of that album."
  • Robyn stopped being friends with both Sydney and Olive due to them lying to each other.
  • As of this episode, Young Max and Leo are on a basketball team.
  • Tommy is the first person throughout this series to have a crush on Olive.
  • This is the second episode to end in the past after "Good Grade Hunting".
  • Moral: Don't lie to your friends or it could ruin your relationship.
  • It shares a title with a Wings episode.