Fight the Future - Part 1 is the 16th episode of Season 1 of Best Friends Whenever. It premiered on May 8, 2016.


When the girls discover their future-selves have asked to lose their time travel abilities, they leap to the future and see that evil Janet Smythe is somehow involved. Meanwhile, Barry learns Marci is planning to break up with him.


Main cast

Absent Cast

Recurring cast

Guest cast

  • JT Neal as Drake

Special Guest Stars


  • This is part 1 of a 3 part season finale.
  • This is a continuation of Shake Your Booty, Jump to the Future Lab, Cyd and Shelby Strike Back and Diesel Gets Lost in Time.
  • It is revealed that Barry is the guy in the suit but not evil, instead he is helping both Shelby and Cyd.
  • In the alternate future Janet Smythe had Barry and Naldo frozen, to prevent them recreating time travel.
  • Shelby breaks up with Drake.
  • Cyd may have broken with Joaquin before
  • Cyd discovers that in an alternate future where Janet has taken over Drake has become one of her enforcers.

International Premieres

  • June 4, 2016 (France)
  • June 15, 2016 (Israel)
  • June 24, 2016 (Poland)
  • July 17, 2016 (Hungary)
  • July 31, 2016 (Latin America, Brazil)
  • August 1, 2016 (Germany)
  • October 21, 2016 (Italy)
  • November 22, 2016 (Spain, Portugal)


To view the Fight the Future - Part 1 gallery, click here.


Best Friends Whenever - Fight the Future - Part 1 - Promo01:01

Best Friends Whenever - Fight the Future - Part 1 - Promo

Fight the Future Part 1- Promo01:01

Fight the Future Part 1- Promo


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