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Bunheads Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

18 Episodes 2012 - 2013

The lone season of "Bunheads" follows, Michelle Simms, a Las Vegas showgirl (Sutton Foster) as she moves to her new husband's small town and mentors ballet students at her mother-in-law Fanny's (Kelly Bishop) dance school. Michelle's misadventures while adjusting to life in the small town include joyriding, dealing with difficult a barista and going back to college.

Episode 1


Mon, Jun 11, 2012 60 mins

A Las Vegas showgirl impulsively gets married to a man she barely knows and moves to his small town, where she mentors ballet students at his mother's dance school in the series premiere of this drama.

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Episode 2

For Fanny

Mon, Jun 18, 2012 60 mins

A surprising event puts Fanny and Michelle's lives in chaos, so Michelle reaches out to help Fanny, despite the antagonistic nature of their relationship.

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Episode 3

Inherit the Wind

Mon, Jun 25, 2012 60 mins

Fanny receives surprising news from her lawyer. Meanwhile, Michelle's joyride goes badly when she has a confrontation with the police and breaks down in a stranger's driveway; and the girls participate in an ugly-feet contest.

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Episode 4

Better Luck Next Year!

Mon, Jul 9, 2012 60 mins

Michelle changes her living arrangements, giving her some space from Fanny. Meanwhile, Fanny tries to make sure the Joffrey Ballet's summer program remains at her dance studio; and Boo attempts to assure her mom that her audition will go well.

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Episode 5

Money for Nothing

Mon, Jul 16, 2012 60 mins

Michelle wants to help Fanny organize her finances after discovering how peculiar Fanny's method is. Elsewhere, Boo's new job puts her in proximity to an attractive bartender, provoking jealousy from her friends.

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Episode 6

Movie Truck

Mon, Jul 23, 2012 60 mins

Michelle's pal visits to help her celebrate her birthday, but their festive plans get sidelined when Fanny takes off and leaves Michelle in charge of her dance classes. Meanwhile, the girls sneak into an R-rated movie.

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Episode 7

What's Your Damage, Heather?

Mon, Jul 30, 2012 60 mins

One of the girls steals from Michelle and then lies about it, but Michelle proves she's no pushover. Meanwhile, Ginny's friends mock her for dating the same boy since elementary school.

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Episode 8

Blank Up, It's Time

Mon, Aug 6, 2012 60 mins

Fanny stuns Michelle by inviting her to a play and revealing she has a longtime boyfriend. Meanwhile, Sasha's defiant behavior costs her a prized role.

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Episode 9

No One Takes Khaleesi's Dragons

Mon, Aug 13, 2012 60 mins

Michelle is pleased to find a new place to get coffee, but dealing with the barista proves difficult. Meanwhile, Melanie notices a change in Ginny; and Sasha remains at odds with Fanny, causing Fanny casting problems.

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Episode 10

A Nutcracker in Paradise

Mon, Aug 20, 2012 60 mins

Fanny and Michelle bond as they collaborate on the recital, but then their friendship goes off track. Meanwhile, Boo pursues a relationship with a boy she likes.

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Episode 11

You Wanna See Something?

Mon, Jan 7, 2013 60 mins

Michelle readjusts to life in Las Vegas and finds work as a magician's assistant. Elsewhere, Ginny take charge of her mom's real-estate company; Melanie and Boo look after family members; and Sasha delays her return home after her summer away.

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Episode 12

Channing Tatum Is a Fine Actor

Mon, Jan 14, 2013 60 mins

Michelle returns to town and gets Truly as a roommate. Meanwhile, the girls head back to school and become enamored with two talented new students; Talia arranges a blind date for Michelle; and Carl pressures Boo to meet his parents.

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Episode 13

I'll Be Your Meyer Lansky

Mon, Jan 21, 2013 60 mins

Michelle and Fanny have financial problems, which they need to remedy quickly. Meanwhile, the girls continue to find their new classmates fascinating; and Sasha faces an impending move from Paradise.

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Episode 14

The Astronaut and the Ballerina

Mon, Jan 28, 2013 60 mins

Michelle's brother visits her in the wake of his most recent divorce. Elsewhere, Melanie becomes preoccupied with roller derby, leaving her little time to spend with Ginny; and Boo and Carl are in over their heads with their child-care responsibilities.

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Episode 15

Take the Vicuna

Mon, Feb 4, 2013 60 mins

Fanny sees red after Milly starts to dictate how she should run an upcoming dance recital; Sasha throws a housewarming party; and Scotty and Michelle go on a road trip that involves a surprise detour.

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Episode 16

There's Nothing Worse Than a Pantsuit

Mon, Feb 11, 2013 60 mins

Michelle and Milly seek permits for the amphitheater. Meanwhile, Ginny feels neglected; Sasha and Roman let others know that they're dating; and Talia reveals some big news.

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Episode 17

It's Not a Mint

Mon, Feb 18, 2013 60 mins

Michelle and Bash transform the dance studio into an evacuation center when a fire approaches Paradise. Meanwhile, Boo finds herself in the midst of a love triangle; Dez becomes obsessed with Melanie; and Ginny grows enamored with Frankie.

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Episode 18


Mon, Feb 25, 2013 60 mins

In the first-season finale, Michelle auditions for a Broadway show, and the girls secretly follow her. Meanwhile, Fanny comes home; Scotty makes a return visit; and Sasha proposes that the girls take the next step in their romantic relationships.

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