Alex has another love interest, her classmate Dean Moriarty, and tries to impress him by using magic to make him think she's smart.In another episode, when Alex's nemesis, Gigi Hollingsworth, finds her diary which she draws in, she finds out about Alex's crush on Dean.
Dean then enters it in a race once fixing it, but Alex gets mad when her family begin to like Dean and he doesn't spend as much time with her.Alex then transports herself into the car during the race to talk to Dean, who reveals he likes her. After Alex eliminates the other couples so that she can be alone with Dean, she realizes he wants to kiss her.On the date, she tries to distract Dean so that he won't, but after he tells her he likes her too much, they kiss.The second season of Wizards of Waverly Place aired on Disney Channel from September 12, 2008 to August 21, 2009.The season deals with the Russo children, Alex (Selena Gomez), Justin (David Henrie) and Max Russo (Jake T.
Austin) continuing to compete to become the leading wizard in their family.
Also starring in the series are María Canals Barrera and David De Luise as their parents, Theresa and Jerry, and Jennifer Stone as Alex's best friend, Harper Finkle.
Harper now knows that Alex, Justin and Max are wizards.
Alex and Justin have new love interests Dean Moriarty (Daniel Samonas), and Juliet Van Heusen (Bridgit Mendler) respectively.
The series characters cross over with The Suite Life on Deck and Hannah Montana in part one and two of "Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana" featuring cast members from The Suite Life on Deck namely, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Debby Ryan and Phill Lewis.
Guest stars and recurring cast include: Dan Benson, Bill Chott, Skyler Samuels, Josh Sussman, Daryl Sabara, Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard, Rachel Dratch, Dwayne Johnson, Misty May-Treanor, JD Cullum, Anne Ramsay, Amanda Tepe and Jeff Garlin.