|“||What, are those those cool peeps you told me about the first time you lied to me?
I told you, watch the company you keep. I am so disappointed in you, Booker.
|— Raven to Booker.|
Booker’s new friends pressure him to try vaping, but he turns them down and warns them about the dangers. They don’t listen and when Coach Spitz finds a vape pen, the boys all claim it belongs to Booker and he is suspended. While a disappointed Raven seeks to understand what’s going on with her son, Booker sets out to clear his name.
- Raven Symoné as Raven Baxter
- Anneliese van der Pol as Chelsea Grayson
- Navia Robinson as Nia Baxter
- Issac Ryan Brown as Booker Baxter
- Jason Maybaum as Levi Grayson
- Sky Katz as Tess O'Malley
- Due to this episode being aired out of production order, Booker mentions working at a barber shop, the establishment in question, Radio E-Clips, will be introduced in Close Shave.
- Right before Booker had a vision, Raven had her cast on but after the vision, Raven opened the fridge and her cast was gone.
- This episode filmed on July 12, 2019, the seventeenth episode shot before a live audience for the season.
- This episode filmed on Issac Ryan Brown's 14th birthday.
- The episode is reminiscent of the That's So Raven episode "Where There's Smoke."
- Following the episode, a special message from the cast was released on Disney Channel and Disney Channel YouTube. The episode and message were developed under the consultancy of Hollywood, Health & Society, who brought in experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and USC, among others.
- Raven is seen wearing a cast in this episode, IRL Raven-Symoné broke her wrist while riding a hoverboard on the set of Raven's Home which she explained in the second season of The Masked Singer after being unmasked. The sling would also be depicted in In-Shoe-encer and Level Up.
- A second character named Jordan is introduced, the previous one, appeared in In-Vision of Privacy, and was played by Philip Soloman.
- A second character named William is introduced in the Raven franchise; the first "William" (played by Frankie Ryan Manriquez) was one of Cory's best friends in That's So Raven.
- Tess states that Sienna has a younger sister.
- The title of this episode is based on the 1992 hip hop song, "What About Your Friends"' by TLC.
- Chelsea's performance in "Bats: The Musical'" is mentioned.
- This marks the first appearance of Curtis in Season 3.
- Danisha, the Carver Student Body President and Nia's rival, returns in Level Up.
- The characters express their internal monologues for the first time since Just Call Me Vic.
- Joachim Powell previously appeared as "LJ Webb" in the Sydney to the Max episode "As Bad as She Gets".
- Aloma Wright previously appeared as "Mother Wexler" in the "Dirty Work" episode of Even Stevens, and also as a "Nurse" in Zeke and Luther.
- With this episode focusing on such an important topic, like vaping, this is arguably the most serious episode out of all the Raven's Home episodes.
- In the original script:
- The boys were skipping class when Booker finds them about to vape.
- Levi was at the Building Watch meeting
- Ms. Pearl was named Ms. Alma.
- Ms. Alma swiped sandwiches instead of forks.
- Ms. Alma claimed Raven's lemonade was giving her "the Sugar."
- Raven was supposed to be beaten up while demonstrating defensive moves to Ms. Alma, but that scene was scrapped due to Raven Symoné's real life injury.
- Mr. Clark was to remark "I would have paid money to see this," as Ms. Alma tosses Raven around.
| The image gallery for What About Your Friends? may be viewed here.