Dez, I don't know how to thank you! I guess I'll just start by saying 'I'm sorry'; I should have known you'd come there for me.
— Austin

"Comebacks & Crystal Balls" is the 12th episode in Season 4 of Austin & Ally. The episode was the eighth episode filmed.[1] It aired on August 9, 2015. 2.2 million viewers watched the premiere.


A visit with a fortune teller convinces Austin that something bad will happen during his comeback concert. Meanwhile, Trish believes she is going to meet a prince.

Episode Summary


Memorable Quotes

Songs Featured


Main Cast

Guest cast

  • Pamala Tyson as Miss Claire
  • Raymond Alexander Cham Jr. as backup dancer


  • The cast had the table read of this episode on December 15, 2014.
  • This episode began filming on December 18, 2014.
  • Austin performs his first new song in season 4, "Take It From The Top."
  • Austin makes his big comeback to music after Jimmy allowed him to perform again in Mini-Me's & Muffin Baskets. Before then, starting from the season 3 finale Relationships & Red Carpets, Austin went through an arc of not being able to make, release, or perform music under contract with Starr Records because he announced his relationship with Ally, against Jimmy Starr's orders.
  • This episode earned 2.173 million views.[2]
  • Raymond Alexander Cham Jr. , who co-starred with Ross Lynch (Austin Moon) in "Teen Beach 2" as Devon, appears in this episode as a backup dancer for Austin's comeback concert.
  • Trish gets a puppy in this episode (though it may only be temporary).




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  1. Leaked episode list
Austin & Ally Episodes