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Dance Moms Season 4 Episode Guide
Episode: 26No More Crybabies
Original Airdate: September 2, 2014 The ALDC heads to Michigan, where Abby has her three youngest members McKenzie, Tea' and Sarah go head-to-head to see who will be competing in a solo at Nationals. When Abby finds out that Jeanette is bringing Ava to compete against them, she concocts a secret plan to try and secure the win and causes a blowout fight between the ALDC moms.
Episode: 25Chloe Gets Revenge
Original Airdate: August 26, 2014 Tensions are high when Abby swaps Chloe and Christi for the Select Team's Jade and Loree in the third head-to-head battle between the Elite and Select teams in Washington, D.C. Both teams are anxious to impress Abby when she announces that Nationals are just five weeks away. Jeanette and Ava are thrilled to compete in a solo against Maddie until it becomes obvious that the odds are stacked against them.
Original Airdate: August 19, 2014 The ALDC heads to Woodbridge, VA to face their toughest competition yet, Studio Bleu. Abby invites Select Team member Jade and new dance mom Loree to join the Elite Team for the week. Christi is in an uproar when Abby picks Chloe to compete a solo against Jade, two years her senior. Abby shocks everyone when she decides to pull the current group routine and start over from scratch, choreographing a dance about phobias.
Episode: 233 Soloists, One Star
Original Airdate: August 12, 2014 This week the ALDC heads to Shenandoah Valley, VA but with Maddie away filming a guest appearance on Ellen, Abby realizes that her #1 dancer's career is taking off and she'll need someone who can win in Maddie's absence. Abby pits Chloe, Nia and Kendall head to head to see who can step up to the plate with character driven solos. Christy's jealousy puts her daughter Sarah's place on the team in dire jeopardy.
Episode: 22Kiss or Get Off the Pot
Original Airdate: August 5, 2014 With the Select Team gone for the week, the Elite Team needs to end their losing streak. This will prove difficult because they are competing against the Candy Apples on their home turf and Cathy will do whatever it takes to ensure a win. Inspired from her time as a judge on Dancing with the Stars, Abby recruits former Candy Apple Gino to dance a duet with Maddie where the choreography calls for her very first kiss.
Episode: 21Double the Moms, Double the Trouble
Original Airdate: July 29, 2014 Abby kicks off the new dance season by bringing back her winning Select Team to compete against her original Elite Team for a rematch in Wheeling, WV. With Mackenzie's pop song climbing the charts, Abby rewards her with a solo against Christy's daughter Sarah. The original Dance Moms grow furious that Abby is once again favoring her new team but it's the Select Moms who really can't stand the heat.
Episode: 20Abby's Top Ten Dances
Original Airdate: June 24, 2014 Abby Lee Miller opens up, dishing on her ten favorite group dances of all time. As she leads us through the countdown to number one, we'll get the inside story on how the dances came about, the drama behind the scenes, and see all new extended cuts of the all-time best "Dance Moms" dances.
Episode: 19The Battle of Maddie vs. Chloe
Original Airdate: May 13, 2014 The rivalry between Maddie and Chloe has boiled for four seasons and this episode of Dance Moms traces the very beginnings of it. Maddie and Chloe battled for first place in competitions, first position on the pyramid and ultimately, for a place in Abby's heart... But is the rivalry really between them...or between their mothers?
Episode: 18Girl Talk
Original Airdate: April 29, 2014 Their moms have had the floor to air their feuds, frustrations and alliances; now, for the first time ever, it's the girls' turn to dish the dirt. With guest appearances from Asia Ray and Vivi, the dancers speak their mind on everything from Abby to their former teammates, the moms fighting, and everything in between... and there are no moms allowed!
Episode: 17Seeing Red
Original Airdate: April 22, 2014 After a season full of fights, losses, and heartbreak, Abby and the moms gather to discuss the most memorable moments of the past year. Abby discusses the pain of losing her mother, while Kelly’s expulsion from the team is still fresh in Christi’s mind. Soon, old wounds are re-opened and everyone is "seeing red."
Episode: 16Presenting My New Team
Original Airdate: April 15, 2014 In "Dance Moms" 100th episode, Abby finally presents her new junior elite competition team during pyramid leaving the original team and moms in shock. With her new team in place, original dancers are pitted against new ones.
Episode: 15Lights! Camera! Dance!
Original Airdate: April 8, 2014 Melissa takes control during Mackenzie's music video shoot, but the power quickly goes to her head. After racking up 13 wins in a row, the pressure is on the Abby Lee Dance Company to continue their stellar winning streak. All the dances this week are in tribute to Abby's ailing mother and emotions are high.
Episode: 14Family Comes First
Original Airdate: April 1, 2014 With her mother's health declining, Abby leaves the girls and moms to fend for themselves at this week's competition. Abby's announcement of the impending arrival of a brand new team looms over Abby's original team.
Episode: 13Decisions Decisions
Original Airdate: March 25, 2014 After auditioning hundreds of dancers, and facing pressure from Kira, Abby decides whether or not to make her daughter an official member of the Abby Lee Dance Company. Meanwhile, Cathy takes over the reigns to choreograph her Candy Apples in hopes of finally beating Abby's girls.
Episode: 12Sister Showdown
Original Airdate: March 18, 2014 Payton struggles to perform a challenging number that could determine her membership at the Abby Lee Dance Company. For the first time ever, Maddie and Mackenzie go head-to-head. Meanwhile Christi considers home school for Chloe.
Episode: 11Blame it on the New Girl
Original Airdate: March 11, 2014 Abby's new completion team is taking shape and another new girl and dance mom tryout. Cathy readies her team to end the Abby Lee Dance Company's winning streak. Meanwhile Abby's girls dance at a nursing home to help cheer up her ailing mother.
Episode: 10No Solo for You
Original Airdate: March 4, 2014 With wannabe Dance Mom Kira in tow, Abby travels to NYC. Kira desperately wants Kalani to compete against Maddie this week, but Abby doesn't want Maddie to lose, so she gives the other solo to Kendall.
Episode: 9Nothing's Fair in Abbyville
Original Airdate: February 25, 2014 Chloe and new girl Kalani go head-to-head on the dance floor to determine once and for all who's Abby's go-to girl. Jill's upset when Abby promises a starring role to the winner of an improv dance off, only to revoke it when her daughter Kendall wins. Meanwhile Abby pushes Mackenzie's pop career with a challenging solo.
Episode: 8Wingman Down
Original Airdate: February 18, 2014 With Kelly and her daughters no longer at the studio, a lonely Christi isolates herself from the other moms. Kira and her daughter Kalani are tested for a spot on Abby's competition team. Holly worries that Nia won't be prepared for her solo due to Abby's inattentiveness.
Episode: 7Big Trouble in the Big Apple
Original Airdate: February 11, 2014 With her final open casting call in NY, Abby announces that she's putting together an entirely new all-star, junior elite team to rival her own girls. The Abby Lee Dance Company has two competitions this week and Paige has more dances than ever. Abby will do anything to win and makes a bold decision, leading to a clash with Dance Mom Kelly.
Episode: 6Clash of the Chloes
Original Airdate: February 4, 2014 The moms are shocked when Abby brings a new dancer named Chloe in for a trial run on the competition team. Christi's concerned Abby will replace her daughter as the two Chloes go head-to-head. While Holly and Jill are excited about their daughters' duet, Abby's more excited about rehearsing the new Chloe. And for the first time, Melissa feels her girls are being overshadowed.
Episode: 5No One is Safe
Original Airdate: January 28, 2014 Holly is worried about Nia's featured role in the group dance. Abby's second open call audition has all the moms and girls on edge. Meanwhile, Melissa finds herself on the defensive when the other moms attack her choice to homeschool Maddie and Mackenzie.
Episode: 4Chloe vs. Kendall: Round 2
Original Airdate: January 21, 2014 Cathy's back and ready to beat Abby with a new team of boys. Abby is nervous and pushes her team, especially Chloe and Kendall, who are dancing solos head-to-head for the second time this season. With another round of open call auditions looming, every team member feels the pressure to prove to Abby that they belong at the Abby Lee Dance Company.
Episode: 3Abby Strikes Back
Original Airdate: January 14, 2014 Everyone is on edge when Abby announces she'll be holding her first national open audition in Orlando. Meanwhile the fallout over Chloe and Kendall's solos in the last competition continues as Jill accuses Christi of lying to help Chloe win. Brooke, Paige and Chloe are given a tricky trio to challenge Brooke's pop star credentials, pressuring her to dance and sing.
SpecialDance Moms Cares
Original Airdate: January 14, 2014 Even though they're in between dance seasons, there's no down time for the Abby Lee Dance Company. Abby enters her girls in a big Atlantic City dance competition that benefits the fight against cancer. All the moms are on edge as it's the first time the team is competing since the blow up at Nationals. Meanwhile, cancer hits close to home while Abby deals with her own mother's fight with the disease.
Episode: 2Two Can Play This Game
Original Airdate: January 7, 2014 With the cloud of Abby's open auditions looming over the team, everyone is on edge as the Abby Lee Dance Company competes with the Candy Apples for the first time since Nationals. Chloe and Kendall battle each other out for the number two spot and Dance Mom Leslie is feeling the pressure as Payton's future with the team is called into question.
Episode: 1Welcome Back...Now Don't Get Too Comfy
Original Airdate: January 1, 2014 It's a new dance season for the Abby Lee Dance Company and Abby drops a bombshell, she will be holding open call auditions across the country searching for new dancers...and nobody's place on the team is safe. Brooke has a big break when Country Star Jana Kramer invites her up on stage to sing.
SpecialGuess Who's Coming to the Dance?
Original Airdate: January 1, 2014 In this 1 hour special, Abby and the moms reunite to hash out the drama of last season while updates on the girls are unveiled and they take to center stage with new performances.
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