8 Seasons | 229 Episodes
Everyone's ReplaceableAired on Jan 10, 2012
The departure of Cathy and Vivi-Anne creates an opportunity for Abby to change the make up of her dance group with a big open audition. Holly’s busy career schedule forces her to miss Nia’s rehearsals and competitions, which Abby sees as a lack of Dance Mom dedication. Abby has to come to terms with Chloe’s growing success.
Return of the Candy ApplesAired on Jan 17, 2012
Abby’s dancers go head to head against Cathy’s Candy Apples, but this time Cathy makes sure her dancers are unbeatable even if it means cheating. Cathy sets a poaching trap for the Dance Moms by inviting them to an anonymous cocktail party.
Brooke's Turning PointAired on Jan 24, 2012
No One Likes a BullyAired on Jan 31, 2012
Brooke's BackAired on Feb 07, 2012
Jill on the RampageAired on Feb 14, 2012
It’s “solo week” and Abby is fed up with the moms complaining about costumes so she makes them design new costumes for their kids…but Jill has a closet full of costumes that Abby has never seen before. Cathy holds a big open audition to supplement her Candy Apples.
Bullets and BalletAired on Feb 21, 2012
The Runaway MomAired on Feb 28, 2012
Miami Heat WaveAired on Mar 13, 2012
Melissa Pleads the 5thAired on Mar 20, 2012
Waiting for JoffreyAired on Mar 27, 2012
AbbygeddonAired on Apr 03, 2012
The dance season comes to a head when Abby’s dancers compete in the Regionals and for a coveted scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. Abby has the worst day of her life when one of her top dancers freezes and Cathy and her Candy Apples show up at the competition. Will the Candy Apples finally beat Abby and her National title-holders?
The Battle BeginsAired on Jun 05, 2012
Night of the Living DancersAired on Jun 12, 2012
I Know What You Did Last CompetitionAired on Jun 19, 2012
Maddie Has a SecretAired on Jun 26, 2012
The 25th anniversary of Star Power is so big there are two competition venues filled with dancers. Abby covertly enters Maddie in both competitions…but to avoid sending the dance moms into a frenzy, Maddie must keep the secret. Abby choreographs a group number inspired by the hit teen movie The Hunger Games, but when Brooke drops out to attend a school dance Abby replaces her with Peyton which means one thing–Dance Mom Leslie is back.
How Do You Like Them Apples?Aired on Jul 10, 2012
Abby and the girls are out for revenge when they go against Cathy and her Candy Apples for the first time this competition season. Meanwhile, Kelly decides to takes matters into her own hands when she secretly re-choreographs Paige’s solo. Jill begins to realize that the grass isn’t greener over at Cathy’s Candy Apples studio.
Worst Birthday Party Ever!Aired on Jul 17, 2012
Dance Mom Leslie is back and will stop at nothing until her daughter gets a solo. Kelly s birthday party is a disaster when a big dance moms fight breaks out. Abby arranges for her girls to audition for the hit TV show Drop Dead Diva. For the first time, Brooke faces some tough competition from one of her own teammates.
Guess Who's Back?Aired on Jul 24, 2012
Everyone is completely shocked when Jill and Kendall come crawling back to the Abby Lee Dance Company. Jealousy rears its ugly head when the moms learn that Maddie lands the coveted acting role on “Drop Dead Diva.” Meanwhile, though Nia wows the crowd with another solo, Paige’s dance future is threatened by a serious injury.
Break a LegAired on Aug 07, 2012
With Paige out with a broken foot, Jill seizes the opportunity and spins into hyper-Dance-Mom-mode trying to get Kendall to replace Paige in this week s numbers. Meanwhile, Maddie leaves dance rehearsals to shoot her big guest role on “Drop Dead Diva.” With one child already out with a broken foot, the bad news is compounded when Kelly learns that now Brooke has back pain.
Revenge of the Candy ApplesAired on Aug 14, 2012
When Cathy learns her Dance Mom Jill and daughter Kendal have gone back to the Abby Lee Dance Company, she plots her revenge at the next competition. After Abby discovers that Cathy s dancers will be there, she asks Maddie to do a solo, but Maddie turns down the opportunity when Melissa says “no” to the last minute addition. Now the pressure to win the solo category falls completely on Chloe. Meanwhile, Melissa battles the other dance moms over the theme of this week’s group dance.
The Recital to End All RecitalsAired on Aug 21, 2012
Abby’s annual recital for the Abby Lee Dance Company shakes up the studio and the dance moms when she assigns a style of dance they have never done before. Potential disaster then arrives when Cathy and her Candy Apples crash the recital.
New Girl in TownAired on Aug 28, 2012
The arrival of a new dance mom and her daughter create a huge stir amongst the girls and the dance moms. With her broken foot healed, Paige gets the go-ahead from the doctor to dance in this week s important competition.
Solo FeverAired on Sep 04, 2012
With Nationals next week, Abby must decide who will be dancing. To help make her decision, Abby assigns each girl, except Maddie, a solo and warns that she will be watching their performance like a hawk. After several weeks of not being in the spotlight, Maddie must prove to Abby that she still has the ambition to take on a solo. Also Paige s injured foot could cost her a spot at Nationals. Meanwhile, the dance moms take advantage of being in California this week. Melissa tries to sign her daughters with an agency and Kelly helps Brooke with her singing career.
Nationals 90210Aired on Sep 11, 2012
The Abby Lee Dance Company battling for a National title, this time in glamorous Beverly Hills. Cathy and her Candy Apples follow Abby all the way to the 90210, where the girls will have another shot at beating Justice and Vivi-Anne. The entire team is thrown into a tailspin when Abby forces Chloe, Kendall and Nia to compete for one solo spot. When Abby casts Paige as a human prop in the group dance, Kelly breaks down and questions her place at the Abby Lee Dance Company. And after all the National titles and crowns have been handed out, Cathy and Christi confront each other getting down and dirty like never before!
Reunion: Off the Dance Floor, Part 1Aired on Sep 18, 2012
After the most tumultuous dance competition season ever, Abby and the Dance Moms reunite on stage to set the record straight. Unfiltered and unleashed, everyone gets the chance to tell each other what they really think…May the best Dance Mom win. Part 1 of 2.
Reunion: Off the Dance Floor, Part 2Aired on Sep 25, 2012
After the most tumultuous dance competition season ever, Abby and the Dance Moms reunite on stage to set the record straight. Unfiltered and unleashed, everyone gets the chance to tell each other what they really think…May the best Dance Mom win. Part 2 of 2.