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"Hooked On Ben" is the eighteenth episode of the animated short series, Descendants: Wicked World. It premiered on July 15, 2016, and is the final episode of the first season of the series.


The culprit who's been behind the chaos all along is revealed, but that won't stop Auradon Prep from keeping the party alive!


Following CJ's unexpected appearance at the party, it is soon revealed that she was the one responsible for all the bad things that have been happening in Auradon. She kidnapped Ben and reveals him to Mal, tied up from the wrist and ankles. While Mal unties Ben, CJ moves onto revealing her plot. Believing the villain children are destined to be better villains than their parents, CJ made every effort to sabotage the dance in hopes of rallying together the rest of the Villain Kids against Auradon. She admits to stealing Jane's mascot uniform and putting the blame on Mal by leaving her bracelet at the scene. She tried to ruin Audrey and Ally's dresses, only to have her plans foiled by Mal and Evie. She stole Jay and Carlos's magic carpet and lastly cut the DJ cords to give Freddie the spotlight as a thank you for sneaking her into Auradon.

It turns out that Freddie is CJ's partner in crime, and has been hiding her from everyone ever since they arrived in Auradon. However, partners in crime are not how Freddie sees it. CJ treats her more like a minion than a partner. Enough with being under CJ's wings, Freddie chooses to be on the side of her new friends. Appalled that none of the VKs wish to join her cause, CJ declares herself to go solo in her reign of villainy. She then flies off on a magic carpet, assuring to return. Freddie apologizes for what she did and Mal forgives her. Jane asks if they should go after CJ, but Mal says it can wait. For now, they go back to enjoying their Neon Lights Party.


  • Written by:
    • Julia Miranda

Production notes[]


      Main article: Hooked On Ben/Transcript

Character revelations[]

  • CJ was behind all the chaos that was made in Auradon.




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Descendants Wicked World Logo
Season One: "Evie's Explosion of Taste" • "Mal's Digi-Image Problem" • "Audrey's New Do? New Don't!" • "Careful What You Wish For" • "Voodoo? You Do" • "Lamp Sweet Lamp" • "Genie Chic" • "Puffed Deliciousness" • "Good is the New Bad" • "Spirit Day" • "I'm Your Girl" • "Mash It Up" • "All Hail the New Q.N.L.B." • "Mad for Tea" • "Carpet Jacked" • "The Night is Young" • "Neon Lights Out" • "Hooked On Ben"
Season Two: "Slumber Party" • "Odd Mal Out" • "Pair of Sneakers" • "Wild Rehearsal" • "Chemical Reaction" • "Talking Heads" • "Steal Away" • "Evil Among Us" • "Options Are Shrinking" • "Party Crasher" • "Mal-lone" • "Trapped" • "Face to Face" • "United We Stand" • "Celebration"
Descendants Film Alumini: MalBenEvieAudreyJaneCarlos De VilJayLonnie
New Characters: JordanFreddie FacilierAllyCJ HookZevonRuby
Season 1: "Rotten to the Core" • "Good is the New Bad" • "I'm Your Girl • "Night Is Young"
Season 2: "Rather Be With You" • "Evil" • "Better Together"
Miscellaneous: "Genie in a Bottle"