Season 1 (13)

9 Seasons | 239 Episodes, 228 Unlocked

Episode 1 The Competition Begins.
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The Competition Begins.

Aired on Jul 13, 2011

Meet dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, the Dance Moms and their daughters as the competition season begins and they travel from Pittsburgh to Phoenix. The Dance Moms will push their young daughters to great lengths to get them to Nationals and Abby reveals big news to her young dance girls. They’ll be working all year to get to the big National competition. If they want to win, they’ve got to work harder than ever. Abby’s confident she can get them there, but with a group of dance moms living vicariously through their daughters, this may be more than she can handle, especially when Abby has her first conflict with two of the moms when they cross the line and risk losing it all.

Episode 2 Wildly Inappropriate
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Wildly Inappropriate

Aired on Jul 20, 2011

The Dance Moms allow their daughters to wear outfits in a competition that are revealing and the scandal threatens to bring down the house. Abby’s attempt to turn up the competition heat blows the audience away with what some may call an inappropriate dance number. She is hoping that this will give them their next big win. But it could backfire.

Episode 3 Cheerleader Blues
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Cheerleader Blues

Aired on Jul 27, 2011

The Dance Moms need to win this week’s competition to stay in the game, but chaos ensues when Mom Kelly’s daughter wants to drop out of dance as she’s hurt her hip and she just wants to be a cheerleader. Kelly works hard to convince her daughter to stay in dance, pushing her so far that she risks permanent injuries.

Episode 4 Stealing the Show
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Stealing the Show

Aired on Aug 03, 2011

Abby gives each girl one solo dance for the next competition. However, she gives two solos to her star dancer, Maddie, clearly providing her with an advantage over the others. Christi has seen this too many times and lashes out at Abby with uncontrolled fury.

Episode 5 When Stars Collide
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When Stars Collide

Aired on Aug 10, 2011

The Abby Lee Dance Studio is on edge after learning a big Broadway casting director will attend their annual Dance Showcase, an exhibition in which she shows off her accomplished dancers. Abby’s desire to push the girls to the max could have catastrophic effects if they don’t show their best.

Episode 6 Dying to Dance
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Dying to Dance

Aired on Aug 17, 2011

On their way to a big competition, Christi finds out her grandmother has just been admitted to a hospital. She now must choose what’s more important to her–go to the hospital to sit by her grandmother’s side or go to the dance competition.

Episode 7 She's a Fighter
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She's a Fighter

Aired on Aug 24, 2011

Abby’s continuous typecasting of little Nia in ethnic stereotype roles sends her mother Holly over the edge. For the first time, Holly takes off the gloves and the fighter in her comes out.

Episode 8 Dance Moms : Love on the Dance Floor
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Dance Moms : Love on the Dance Floor

Aired on Aug 31, 2011
Abby plays cupid with Brooke and her duet partner, hoping their off-stage romance will make on-stage drama.
Episode 9 Dance Moms : From Ballerinas to Showgirls
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Dance Moms : From Ballerinas to Showgirls

Aired on Sep 07, 2011
Chloe finds herself at the top of Abby's pyramid for the first time; but is she being set up? Meanwhile, Cathy is secretly readying her Candy Apple dancers to go against Abby's dancers.
Episode 10 Dance Moms : Cathy Brings It On!
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Dance Moms : Cathy Brings It On!

Aired on Sep 14, 2011
In Hollywood Kelly decides to secretly hire choreographers to give Brooke and Paige an edge. To everyone's shock, Cathy arrives with her Candy Apple dancers to go head to head against Abby's dancers.
Episode 11 It All Ends Here
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It All Ends Here

Aired on Sep 28, 2011

After competing all season, it all boils down to this–the National Title Competition. Abby’s dancers have been on a losing streak and this is their last chance to prove they can win. Meanwhile, Melissa leaves the competition early to go on vacation. Her ex-husband, Kurt, steps in as “Dance Dad, sending Melissa into a panic.

Episode 12 There's Only One Star
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There's Only One Star

Aired on Oct 05, 2011

Abby’s dancers go from amateurs to professionals after being cast to perform in a Hollywood music video.

Episode 13 Most Outrageous Moments
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Most Outrageous Moments

Aired on Oct 12, 2011

A one-hour special hosted by the series’ infamous dance instructor Abby Lee Miller counting down this season’s most talked-about highlights and best moments. The show will also include never-before-seen footage of the cast!

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