We gotta put a bell on you, boy.
Raven to Levi

Baxter's Back! is the first episode in Season 1 of Raven's Home. It first aired on July 21, 2017 to 3.50 million viewers.[1]


Booker enlists Levi and Tess to help him convince Nia of his newfound abilities to see into the future. Meanwhile, Raven’s latest vision involves a family disagreement that leads her to meddle in her kids’ life at school.[2]


Main Cast

Guest Cast


  • This was the first appearance of Raven Baxter since Cory in the House, and Chelsea Daniels since That's So Raven.
  • This was the first episode of Raven's Home.
  • Accordingly, Raven-Symoné during the first four seconds of the show's opening, stated that the episode was live-taped.
    • Live-taping, revealed by Jason Maybaum is slated to Fridays only, although this episode was filmed on a Wednesday, not Friday.[3]
  • The episode premiered right after the Disney Channel Original Movie, Descendants 2.
  • This is the third Disney Channel series set in Chicago, after Shake It Up and ​I Didn't Do It.
  • Devon Carter and Tanya Baxter were mentioned but not named. Devon's mother was also referenced at the same time as Tanya.
  • It was revealed that Raven's ex-husband, Devon dropped Nia and Booker both to school.
  • The premiere scored 3.5 million viewers making it the most watched premiere since 2015.
  • Booker stated both his grandmothers are alive, indicating that his father Devon's parents were legally divorced, before his grandfather re-married and moved to Seattle.
  • It was revealed that Raven is working a full time job, and not as an intern like in That's So Raven. Her full job was be revealed in The Baxters Get Bounced.
  • Revealed early in this episode, Raven's favorite was Booker, but after realizing Nia's insecurities, she and Booker are both Raven's favorites.
  • Principal Wentworth suspended Raven from attending George Washington Carver Community School.
  • Tess believed in psychics.
  • Bits and Pieces, the sneak peek was shown during this episode, but not Privacy.
  • Live Louder, a song performed by African-Australian singer, Nathaniel was performed as a dance party.
  • The Dab was referenced at the start of the episode, through Booker and so as Raven, at the end.


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Raven's Home Episodes
Season 1
Baxter's Back!Big Trouble in Little ApartmentThe Baxters Get BouncedThe Bearer of Dad NewsYou're Gonna Get ItAdventures in Mommy-SittingFears of a ClownThe Baxtercism of Levi GraysonDream MomsVest in Show