In art class, Riley wants to draw Lucas instead of Farkle. Eric and Zay ask why Lucas lets Maya make fun of him, but this question is left unanswered.
When Smackle is using Lucas to make Farkle jealous, she appears to make Riley jealous when she asks him for a smoothie. When Lucas asked Riley, Maya and Lucas if he could sit with them, Riley said that there's always room for him.
This moment is also shared with him and Riley. When Lucas begins to question Maya's leadership, the two share an intense, but funny moment where Maya calls him "Hop-Along" though he prefers "Mad Dog". Maya encourages Lucas to go after Riley after she sees how upset he is that Riley is bonding with the new guy at the ski lodge, Evan.
At the school dance, they share a slow dance. When he finds out that she is being bullied he breaks out of the table that was holding him down Farkle tied him up and then offers Riley to "take care" of the bully for her even tho it could ruin his reputation.
Lucas seemed to brush Missy off when she talked about scary movies. But what about Maya? Riley hid herself in a locker because of what she did to Lucas.
In Girl Meets the New YearLucas seems disappointed when he thought Riley didn't invite him to her New Years Eve party to which she assures that she didn't even invited anyone at all because she had just only thought of the party a few seconds ago Charlie was listening to her and Maya's conversation about planning to have a party and he told Lucas about it making Lucas think that the party was planned in advance.