Curt Hansen played Kendall's role in an unaired version of this episode and recorded "Famous" and "This Is Our Someday", but was replaced by Kendall Schmidt because he looked too much older than the others and sounded too much like James.
Hansen later played Dak Zevon in "Big Time Photo Shoot" and "Big Time Concert".
Four hockey players from Minnesota, Kendall Knight (Kendall Schmidt), James Diamond (James Maslow), Carlos Garcia (Carlos Pena Jr.) and Logan Mitchell (Logan Henderson), learn that record producer Gustavo (Stephen Kramer Glickman) is conducting a talent search, and go to audition.
Kendall gets mad at Gustavo for turning James down, and sings "the giant turd song" to him.
It trucks the movies of countless dance with the familiarity and foundational movements found in hip-hop.
The most significant criticism came during season six in response to " People are Strange "a routine about how aliens would attempt to dance hip-hop.Gustavo is impressed with Kendall's fiery personality and offers to bring him to Los Angeles, but Kendall will not go without the other three.Gustavo agrees to this, but the record label CEO gives him only three days to turn the boys, who are terrible at dancing, singing, and cooperating, into a successful band.He played basketball at the University of Southern California.His clothing line has been promoted by Justin Bieber.