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I don't think that.
Joy Mercer to Jerome Clarke after Mara hurt him
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Jeroy Kissing
General Information
Shipped Characters: Jerome Clarke and Joy Mercer
Length of Relationship: Friendship: Unknown - present

Romantic: Mid Season 3 - present

Status: Dating
Rivals: Jara
Other Pairing Names: Joyrome
Jeroy (Jer/ome and J/oy) is the romantic pairing between Jerome Clarke and Joy Mercer. Jerome seemed not to have a lot of care for Joy when she went missing in season one, probably because they weren't really friends. In Season 2, Jerome somehow helped Joy to get Fabian's attention by selling Nina the same dress that he had sold her. However, the two hit some strains in the same season, due to Jerome's love for Mara and Joy being her rival in journalism on The Jackal. After discovering that Jack Jackal was really Mara and not Joy, he - along with Eddie - let everyone know that Joy used the top editor position to sabotage Nina by writing a mean article under Jack Jackal's name. 
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In Season 3, the two had more tension, with Jerome teasing Joy for dressing like Amber when she was trying to feel more confident, and Joy trying to get Jerome to stop dating both Mara and Willow. This reached its peak when Joy helped both Mara and Willow to get revenge on Jerome by pretending to like him, just to break his heart. Jerome started to fall for her, and in House of Treachery/House of Imposters, they both kissed while rehearsing for Mara's play. In House of Capture / House of Heartbreak, Jerome overheard Joy and Mara talking about their plan to humiliate him, and Jerome, heartbroken, broke up with her during the play, but he actually really broke up with her. Joy, having actually fallen for Jerome, was also heartbroken. In House of Ammut / House of Heroes, they got back together and were still together in The Touchstone of Ra

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Jeroy Moments

Season 1

House of Secrets / House of Attitude / House of the Blackbird / House of Dares / House of Lies

  • Patricia asks Jerome if he saw where Joy was and he guesses that she's gone back to the house.
  • Jerome looks a little worried when he finds out Joy has disappeared, getting into the discussion of her disappearance with the other Anubis residents in the living room.

House of Agendas / House of Keys

  • Jerome rushes over when Patricia announces she got an email from Joy.

House of Hush / House of Spies / House of Sting / House of Never / House of Forever

  • Jerome looks happy to see Joy back at Anubis House and not being held against her will.
  • Jerome tries to convince Sibuna that Joy was on their side. 
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Season 2

House of Hello/House of Dolls

  • They, along with Mickra, go and see what Sibuna is doing in the attic.
  • Both seem annoyed at being excluded from the picnic.

House of Spirits/House of Blackmail

  • Both laughed when Nina's Grandmother called Victor 'cute'. 

House of Combinations / House of Heartbreak

  • When Joy told everyone that they had to be on their best game for the exhibition, she added, "That means you, too, Jerome,"
  • He smirked at her and handed Joy her clipboard.
  • Jerome put Fabian's poem on her clipboard.
  • Both were pleased when Fabina revealed their breakup.
  • Jerome stood behind her.

House of Crushes / House of Vertigo

  • Jerome ignores Joy's orders.
  • Jerome sells Joy a very nice dress as if he wanted her to look even more beautiful.
  • Jerome smiles and motions over Joy's head when she mentioned he'd sold her a dress.

House of Pressure / House of Deja Vu

  • Joy and Jerome are standing next to each other smiling happily.
  • Joy gets mad at Jerome for selling Nina the same dress.
  • Joy yells at Jerome for telling her that 'her dress was one of a kind' as if she felt betrayed that he wanted her to be the same as someone else.
  • Joy and Nina force Jerome to repay them, then Joy storms away claiming that 'he ruined her ball'.

House of Accusation / House of Hasty

  • Jerome leans on Joy's chair when he finds out that Mara is expelled.

House of Silence / House of Warnings

  • When Jerome arrives at the party, Joy calls out "Here's the hero of the hour!".
  • Joy claps for Jerome.

House of Reflectors / House of Illusions

  • Jerome asks Joy if Mara told her that his dad is in prison.
  • Joy seemed surprised but doesn't show it when Jerome says that his dad is in prison.
  • Joy lies and says that Mara told her so she doesn't have to reveal that she isn't the real Jack Jackal.
  • Jerome and Eddie reveal to the class what it was Joy who wrote the article on Nina.
  • He accused her of blackmailing Mara.

House of Dreams / House of Pitfalls

  • Jerome refuses to believe that Joy deserves sympathy.

House of Strategy / House of Memory

  • Jerome and Eddie revealed Joy's lie about submitting Mara's article in front of the class. 

House of Missions / House of Captives / House of the Chosen / House of Freedom

  • Jerome is the first to yell Joy's name when she gets hit by the lightning.
  • Jerome seems to be extremely worried.

Season 3


House of Pi / House of Mistrust

  •  Now that Fabian broke Joy's heart she is open for any relationships, including Jerome.

House of Entrapment / House of Sisters

  • Joy thinks about hitting Jerome with her books but decides against it.
  • Joy states that Jerome "just doesn't like being dumped" which causes Jerome to roll his eyes.
  • Joy states Jerome had a romantic fail.
  • Jerome nags Joy about Fabian.
  • Jerome says "It's bring your own clothes to school day, not someone else's" and calls Joy "Amber", because Joy is wearing her clothes.
  • Joy slips between Mara and Jerome in the hallway as if to break them up.
  • Jerome calls Joy 'Amber' once more, and nags her.
  • Joy rolls her eyes when Jerome says he's very sensitive.
  • Joy doesn't seem pleased that Mara and Jerome are back together which could indicate that she likes him.

House of Tombs / House of Smuggling

  • Joy seems disgusted by Mara and Jerome's couple talk.
  • Joy says she has no idea why people love Jerome which could be seen as denial of her own feelings.
  • Joy is incredibly unimpressed with Jerome and his balloon animals.

House of Anticipation / House of Close Calls

  • Joy gives weird looks during Jerome's performance.
  • Joy asks Mara what Jerome is even doing.
  • Joy seems disgusted after Mara says "being Jerome" in a lovey dovey voice.
  • Joy pushes Jerome away from the microphone before he embarrasses himself any further.
  • Joy says "Thank you, the very, very, very gifted, Jerome Clarke."

House of Hustle / House of Set-Up

  • Joy comments that Jerome looks horrible.
  • Jerome replies with "Thank you Joy, always a pleasure."
  • She smirks at him.

House of History / House of Eclipse

  • They are both kept in the gatehouse (along with Patricia and Alfie).
  • Joy laughs at Jerome's comment.
  • Both Jerome and Joy are afraid to lose their scholarships which is something they have in common.
  • Joy asks to borrow the computer from Jerome.
  • Joy seems curious about the list of pros and cons between Mara and Willow.
  • Jerome takes the laptop from Joy.
  • Joy and Jerome argue.
  • Joy says she won't tell the girls about Jerome's list.
  • Joy then says Jerome will, and says "Tell them before someone else does it for you."
  • Joy reminds Jerome that they have a scholarship to uphold.
  • Joy and Jerome argue again in the background.
  • Jerome and Joy's shoulders are against one another.
  • Jerome and Joy are both annoyed with the organ.
  • Joy sends an email to Mara and Willow revealing Jerome's secret.
  • Jerome is surprised and angry Joy sent the email.
  • Jerome said that Joy agreed not to tell, but Joy said that she never agreed in the first place. 
  • Jerome reminds Joy she just broke two girls hearts.
  • Jerome and Joy both have a disliking towards the robes. 
  • Joy was worried when Jerome was trapped in the elevator.
  • Jerome and Joy were both annoyed when Patricia and Alfie started to explain their situation and also when Patricia was being so rude to Miss Denby, not knowing about the ceremony.
  • Jerome and Joy were both worried when they saw the robes and when the ceremony started.

House of Awakening / House of Sarcophagi

  • Joy surprises Jerome when he is on his laptop.
  • She threatens him again to tell Mara and Willow the truth almost as if she wants him to break up with them so she can have him.
  • She smirks after Jerome returns to the classroom.
  • Jerome begs her not to tell Mara and Willow.
  • Joy lied about a photo of him and Willow in the girls toilet, to get him out to tell Mara and Willow the truth.
  • He reminds her again about that he's not the kind of guy to do something like: "breaking two girls hearts".
  • She retorts by telling him not to blame her for his idiotic mistakes.
  • Joy agrees with Mara's plan to get revenge on Jerome.

House of Possession / House of Greed

  • Joy (along with Mara and Willow) set up a fake singing competition to get revenge on Jerome.
  • After explaining the "cash reward" she says that maybe Mr. Sweet wanted to go with the easiest person to buy. Jerome just gives her an annoyed look in response.
  • Jerome yells at Joy for what she did.
  • Mara and Willow try to convince Joy to fake date Jerome in order to break his heart.
  • Mara tells her that, if they didn't hate each other's guts, that Joy and Jerome would be the perfect match for each other. 
  • She helps hands out the list of bad things about Jerome, which is similar to the one that Joy found that Jerome made.

House of Deceptions / House of Rainbows

  • Joy goes along with the plan to pretend to like Jerome.
  • She sits next to him in class.
  • She rubs his arm sympathetically when his date doesn't work out with Patricia to make Mara see that he's a good guy deep within.
  • Jerome stares at Joy when she starts to work in class after she stops talking.
  • Joy seems upset that her plan to trick Jerome into liking her doesn't work.
  • She tries staring at him for 3 seconds, and says she loves his idea about his wording about dodgeball.
  • The whole time in this episode, Joy flirted with Jerome a lot.

House of Enemies / House of Surprise

  • When Jerome is hurt from Mara's harsh comment about his dad being a thief, Joy goes after him, actually feeling bad for him.
  • Joy goes after him not for the cause of the revenge plan but so she can comfort him.
  • Jerome says that Mara was just saying what everyone else was thinking, and Joy frowns and said that she doesn't think that. Jerome freezes and turns to her, smiling.
  • She comforts him, and gives him advice on what to do, saying that she usually always messes up too.
  • Joy asks Mara if she thought Mara's comment was too harsh, and she does think that maybe she went a bit too far this time.
  • Joy smiles at Jerome when he simply bows to Mara and leaves and doesn't retaliate.
  • Joy and Jerome are partners for the trust exercise.
  • Jerome catches Joy when she falls backwards.
  • Joy and Jerome keep spending more time together.
  • Joy seems to have second thoughts about tricking him into falling in love with her.
  • Jerome asks Joy on a date.
  • She tries to decline so she doesn't need to hurt him.
  • Jerome calls her "sort of annoying" but then says that in a certain light she's "kind of adorable".
  • Jerome says that he'll help her take care of Letdown on the date just for an excuse to hang out with her.
  • Joy is touched that he'd wash a dog for her, and says that's better than a regular date.
  • They are studying together, and are seen laughing.
  • Willow says they're cute together.
  • They both smiled when Jerome said that washing a dog for Joy isn't really like climbing a mountain for her.

House of Winning / House of Moonlighting

  • Jerome attempts a high-five.
  • Joy says she's excited for their date.
  • Joy and Jerome are washing Letdown together.
  • Joy mentions that the soap smells like flowers and asked if this was his weird way of giving her some. 
  • Jerome jokingly says she's on to him.
  • Jerome says he keeps doing stupid things, like dating two girls at the the same time.
  • Joy tells Jerome he's a good guy.
  • Jerome says that he wishes someone else would see his nice side, and Joy says she can.
  • Joy asks about his father and then brings her own father up, adding that they both have father troubles to deal with and that they aren't very different after all.
  • Jerome said Joy is a good listener.
  • Later Joy smiles when the Sibuna gang comment on the smell and she says "Just like flowers!".

House of Treachery / House of Imposters

Awww Jeroy

Jeroy kiss!

  • Jerome smiles at Joy during class.
  • Jerome compliments Joy.
  • Willow tells Joy he is a "smitten kitten".
  • Joy says, "He's not that into me."
  • Mara agrees with Willow, saying that he's totally into her.
  • Joy and Jerome are walking next to each other (Mara is next to Joy) when they approach Sibuna listening in on Mr. Sweet's conversation with Ms. Denby and Victor.
  • Joy says Jerome could be the director of the play so that he doesn't have to embarrass himself by playing himself.
  • Joy smiles at Jerome as he walks away.
  • Jerome hands Joy her bag and fixes her collar.
  • Jerome attempts to kiss Joy but Joy stops him.
  • Joy wanted to believe that Jerome would never hurt her but she said that she can't.
  • Joy and Jerome share a passionate kiss. 
  • The kiss they shared was not scripted so Jerome did it instinctively.
  • Everybody in the room claps and hoots when they kiss and Mr. Sweet cries because he says it was "so realistic".
  • Jerome looks at Joy before Mara runs away as if urging her not to leave.
  • Joy and Jerome talk in her bedroom.
  • Jerome found out that the play is about him and Joy said she would have told him about that.
  • Jerome said that her happiness is all he really cares about anymore and hopes that Mara can get over him so she won't annoy Joy about it.
  • After Jerome leaves, Joy falls onto her pillow, confused and because she does not want to go through with
    Mara's revenge plan.
  • She realizes that she likes Jerome back.

House of Cunning / House of Suspicion

  • Joy smiles at Jerome when he is talking.
  • They are sitting next to each other.
  • Joy is leaning on Jerome.
  • They both tell Fabian to put his hand up.
  • Joy is sitting on the arm of Jerome's chair.
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    Joy and Jerome

House of Capture / House of Heartbreak

  • Joy starts realizing she is having real feelings for Jerome and badly likes him.
  • They are holding hands when they go to ask Mr. Sweet for a celebration party afterwards.
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    Jerome hugging and kissing Joy. MY FEEL

  • They are standing close to each other.
  • Joy doesn't want the character in the play that represents Jerome to get his heart broken.
  • They have a conversation backstage. 
  • Jerome says that him and Joy will have a happy ending.
  • They both hug and Jerome kisses her head.
  • When he finds out that Joy was dating him for Mara to get revenge, he is heartbroken.
  • He changes the script in the end of the play, and has it where he breaks up with Joy's character and breaks her heart instead.
  • He goes off stage crying, and Joy starts crying on stage.
  • Jerome "breaks up" with Joy during the play.
  • She goes after Jerome when he runs away.
  • Jerome is clearly heartbroken.
  • Joy wants to talk with him but he refuses to talk to her.
  • Jerome closes the door on Joy and they both start crying.
  • Jerome and Joy bump into each other and Jerome walks away because he is still sad.
  • Joy is heartbroken and cries most of the episode.
  • Joy tells Mara that Jerome is her ex-boyfriend when she accuses her of flirting with her "boyfriend".
  • Willow can tell that Joy is heartbroken.
  • Joy can't deny it when Mara is telling her that all that flirting meant something.
  • Joy says that she didn't mean to fall for him but she did.

House of Hog / House of Defeat

  • Joy wants to ask Jerome for a hedgehog to give to Willow.
  • He doesn't want to talk to her at all.
  • Jerome gets the hedgehog for Joy after she asks.
  • She says that he is amazing.
  • When Alfie tells Jerome he broke Joy's heart into pieces, and then broke those pieces, he looks shocked and said that he didn't mean to.
  • When Joy is surprised that Jerome is also itchy he glares at her and tells her that he's been itchy since the morning in a challenging tone. 
  • Jerome is upset about having to be on lock down with Joy because he doesn't want to spend more time with her.

House of Ammut / House of Heroes

  • When Jerome realizes he broke Joy's heart, he says her name as she goes down the stairs.
  • She goes back up the stairs and he looks sad.
  • He tells Trudy what's going on and he says he truly fell for her.
  • Trudy helps Jerome write a letter for Joy.
  • He tells her if he messes this letter up, seeing her everyday will break his heart knowing she's not his and knowing that she will never be.
  • Jerome gives her the letter.
  • They have an intense stare.
  • Once he leaves, she smiles at the envelope of the letter.
  • Mara and Alfie get them together alone in the same room so they can make up.
  • She starts to read the letter, and he finishes it for her.
  • It's very cute how he knows it off by heart so easily without any effort.
  • Jerome says to Joy he is the only girl he wants to be with.
  • They kiss but you don't see it.
  • Mara gives them her blessing but tells Jerome that if he does anything to hurt her he is a dead man for sure.
  • Jerome is shown holding Joy in a very romantic way while everyone in Anubis House are watching the firework display.

The Touchstone of Ra

  • Joy was really jealous of Jerome flirting with the other girls and said "Jerome. Here. Now.", even after she told Patricia that getting jealous over a boy is the easiest way to break a relationship up.
  • Joy asked Jerome to dance in the prom. 
  • Joy asked Jerome since when Fabian became such a sore loser.
  • Joy pulled Jerome to dance and he yelled ah.
  • She smiled at him before she pulled him.
  • They were talking while walking in prom.
  • They stood next to each other when the house was shaking.
  • Jerome and Joy where hiding in the same place when Victor found them.
  • They left the cellar after the house stopped shaking.
  • Joy sat in front of Jerome for the class picture.


  • They kissed 3 times in the entire series.
  • They didn't really talk that much in The Touchstone of Ra.
  • They are both descended from Robert's expedition party.
  • They both get forced in to do the reawakening ceremony.
  • Sometime after the ceremony they get possessed to give clues via drawings to Sibuna by their ancestors. 
  • They both had a problem/dealt with Rufus.
  • They both also had relationship problems and were in the two love triangles in the second season; Joy with Fabian and Nina, and Jerome with Mara and Willow.
  • Both of their names start with J.
  • Joy and Jerome have similar personalities. Both are determined, ambitious and go far for people they care about crushes or friends. They're also both sneaky.
  • Jerome was a unofficial Sibuna member in Season 1. Joy was in it  temporarily in Season 2 and the beginning part of Season 3. Now, neither of them are in the club and don't really have much to do with the mystery (except, in Season 3, they both unwillingly helped reawaken an evil Robert Frobisher-Smythe).
  • They both liked very kind and smart people (Fabian and Mara).
  • In Season 2, they are both determined to get together with their crush (i.e Fabian and Mara) and are jealous of the people they were dating (Nina and Mick).
  • Both are descendants needed for the ceremony.
  • When Jerome kissed Joy in the play, she kissed back and Mara says that wasn't even in the script.
  • First, the plan was crush Jerome's heart by making him fall in love with Joy and it works, but it seems that Joy really does fall for Jerome.
  • Jerome is visibly upset when he found out that at first Joy only dated him to get revenge for Mara and Willow. He became very distant with Joy and wouldn't even let her explain herself.
  • They're a love-hate couple as seen in the beginning of Season 3. After Amber left, they hated each other and now they like each other.
  • Mara admitted that their relationship is like Peddie, because at the beginning they hated each other, but later they fall in love.
  • Jerome told Joy that she was an angel to him and forever will be.
  • Jerome and Joy are the only two of the Seven Acolytes who were notSibuna members. They were both in it temporarily at a time, however. 
  • Jerome and Joy have referred to Sibuna as the "Scooby Gang".

Jerome's letter to Joy

Dear Joy,

It is really difficult to find the right words to tell you, but being with you made me happy in ways that I don't even have names for. Being apart from you makes me want to ban everyone in the entire school from smiling, ever. I know you pretended to like me, and maybe you never will really like me. I can't pretend. I can't pretend that there is any other girl in the entire world for me. There will only ever be one girl. You.

- Jerome


Relationship #1 (3.32 - 3.35)

Reason for Break Up: Jerome overheard Mara and Joy's plan for Joy to break his heart, so Jerome instead, breaks up with Joy during the play, leaving her heartbroken.

Relationship #2 (3.40 - present)

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