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Dance Moms Season 5 Episodes

32 Episodes 2015 - 2015

Episode 1

99 Problems but a Mom Ain't One

Tue, Jan 6, 2015 60 mins

Season 5 begins with a key member disappearing and cutting off all ties to the kids and moms. Abby then calls in an old friend to join the team. Later, an ex-student threatens legal action that could jeopardize the dance company's big season plans.

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Episode 2

Abby Got Served

Tue, Jan 13, 2015 60 mins

The Maddie vs. Kalani showdown arrives. Meanwhile, Abby's rival, Jeanette, is out for revenge, as lawsuits continue to mount for Abby. The moms remain loyal, but Abby manages to turn her own team against her.

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Episode 3

JoJo With a Bow Bow

Tue, Jan 20, 2015 60 mins

The moms question Abby's dedication to the week's routine when her favorite dancer, Maddie, leaves for Los Angeles. Abby then calls in new dancer JoJo, whose star quality threatens both the moms and the girls.

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Episode 4

Bye Bye Pittsburgh

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 60 mins

JoJo and Jess battle for a spot on the ALDC and are determined not to lose again. As the team prepares for a big Hollywood adventure, Holly and Jill grow concerned that Abby's focus will only be on her favorites, and that Nia and Kendall will be forgotten.

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Episode 5

Hello Hollywood, Goodbye Abby

Tue, Feb 3, 2015 41 mins

The ALDC travel to Los Angeles and compete against a top West Coast dance team; Abby sets up an audition with a casting agent for the girls but the pressure of L.A. proves to be too great and Abby suffers a breakdown.

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Episode 6

Nia Risks It All

Tue, Feb 10, 2015 60 mins

Abby and Holly have a huge fight, and Holly goes behind Abby's back to work with a big star despite the consequences. Meanwhile, Maddie prepares for another Hollywood job; and all the girls become concerned when Abby announces an open call audition in Los Angeles.

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Episode 7

Wild Wild West Coast, Part 1

Tue, Feb 17, 2015 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. Abby brings in two swing dancers who take up most of her time and threaten to ruin the other girls' chances at a big audition for rapper MattyB.

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Episode 8

Wild Wild West Coast, Part 2

Tue, Feb 24, 2015 60 mins

Part 2 of 2. The ALDC's last week in Los Angeles is busy with the girls juggling a competition with a music video shoot. Abby has a disagreement with the singer's manager and tries to shut down the shoot. Later, she decides to cut one dancer, which causes the moms to scramble to secure a position for their daughters.

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Episode 9

The Great Divide

Tue, Mar 3, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC returns to Pittsburgh and the pressure is on to win after the girls' lackluster performance in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, division occurs among the moms based on who stayed to film the MattyB music video and who left; and one member must sit out when Abby learns the team is in the teen division.

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Episode 10

The New Maddie?

Tue, Mar 10, 2015 60 mins

Abby's nemesis, Cathy from the Candy Apples, returns with a surprise choreographer who rattles the ALDC girls' confidence. Meanwhile, Abby praises a newcomer as the next Maddie, which doesn't sit well with the moms.

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Episode 11

Nia's Last Chance

Tue, Mar 17, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC travels to Philadelphia with a risky non-lyrical routine. Nia, Maddie and Kendall feel the pressure with solos, and Nia is singled out with an ultimatum from Abby. Meanwhile, Holly makes friends with two unlikely allies when she tires of being victimized by Abby.

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Episode 12

Abby's Trash, Cathy's Treasure

Tue, Mar 24, 2015 60 mins

The media go crazy for Maddie's second music video with Sia, so Abby has all of the girls do duets in her honor. But not everyone is a fan of Maddie's latest work, especially Cathy, who assembles a new Candy Apple team made up of dancers who have all worked with Abby and are ready to seek vengeance on the dance floor.

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Episode 13

Mackenzie's Time to Shine

Tue, Mar 31, 2015 60 mins

Mackenzie tries to shine while her sister Maddie is away. Meanwhile, Abby comes up with a sassy, funky but risky routine to go up against Cathy's new premium Candy Apples team.

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Episode 14

Hollywood, Round Two

Tue, Apr 7, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC returns to Los Angeles and Abby decides to manage Kendall's new singing career. Meanwhile, Nia and Kendall work to become pop stars while also going head-to-head with solos.

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Episode 15

Maddie vs. Kalani

Tue, Apr 14, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC take on the Murrieta Dance Project, the team that won with a perfect score the last time they met. Abby gives solos to her two strongest dancers, Maddie and Kalani. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Jill and Holly when Nia is left out of a show business opportunity and it puts a strain on the team members when they try to master an edgy rose garden-themed routine.

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Episode 16

Video Killed the ALDC Star

Tue, Apr 21, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC competes in its last competition in Los Angeles that includes challenging solos for JoJo and Kendall. Meanwhile, Nia and Kendall shoot music videos; and Holly and Jill allow their competitive natures to get the best of them.

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Episode 17

Showdown in Pittsburgh, Part 1

Tue, Apr 28, 2015 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. The ALDC returns to Pittsburgh to wrap up loose ends before moving to Los Angeles. Abby schedules the team to attend both a competition and a convention. Meanwhile, Holly organizes a premiere party for Nia's music video, but not everyone in the ALDC is excited about her big debut.

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Episode 18

Showdown in Pittsburgh, Part 2

Tue, May 5, 2015 60 mins

Part 2 of 2. The ALDC prepares for its final competition in Pittsburgh before moving to Los Angeles, but when only two girls show up chaos ensues and tempers flare.

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Episode 19

Seeing Stars

Tue, May 12, 2015 60 mins

Abby and the moms discuss the highs and lows of the season, and try to resolve any remaining bad feelings. Holly and Abby go head-to-head; Cathy and Jeanette stir things up; and Maddie talks about her newfound fame and upcoming events.

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Episode 20

Dance Moms Down Under, Part 1

Tue, May 19, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC travel to Australia to perform at the ASTRA Awards, but Abby loses her passport and leaves the team stranded in Sydney without her. Meanwhile, Jess confronts the moms over a viral video in which some of the girls make fun of JoJo; and Maddie misses a crucial rehearsal when she has to do an interview in Abby's place.

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Episode 21

Dance Moms Down Under, Part 2

Tue, May 26, 2015 60 mins

Part 2 of 2. The team becomes divided into two factions when Abby excludes Nia and JoJo from the remaining events in Australia. Meanwhile, some girls are given a new routine to learn for a private fan event; and Nia prepares to perform her single for the first time live.

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Episode 22

Live From L.A., It's Kendall K

Tue, Jun 9, 2015 60 mins

The team moves to Los Angeles; Kendall feels pressured from the demands of pop stardom coupled with a solo; and Abby makes a decision that could jeopardize ALDC LA's first competition.

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Episode 23

Maddie vs. Mackenzie

Tue, Jun 16, 2015 60 mins

Maddie and Mackenzie compete with solos against each other in the same age category. Abby brings in celebrity guest choreographer Travis Payne to teach the girls a routine inspired by voguing, a style with which they are unfamiliar.

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Episode 24

West Coast Strikes Back

Tue, Jun 23, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC faces MDP, its biggest West Coast rival; Abby tests Mackenzie's confidence with a big opportunity; JoJo's sick grandmother visits Los Angeles and is desperate for JoJo to have a featured role.

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Episode 25

Abby vs. Kira

Tue, Jun 30, 2015 60 mins

The moms push Abby for more dance classes after losing two competitions in a row. When Abby refuses to take responsibility for the girls' lack of training, Kira takes matters into her own hands and brings in outside help, which infuriates Abby. Meanwhile, Abby pressures Maddie to regain her standing as ALDC's top dancer.

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Episode 26

Where in the World Is Abby Lee Miller?

Tue, Jul 7, 2015 60 mins

Each girl gets a solo to determine who will earn a spot at the National competition in five weeks. Meanwhile, Kendall's single keeps dropping; and Nia meets with music producers to plan her next single, which includes a rap, so Holly enlists the help of a special guest to get Nia in the zone.

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Episode 27

Abby vs Kira...AGAIN!

Tue, Jul 14, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC becomes desperate for a win when the girls travel to Arizona, but the Candy Apples arrive with a surprise guest and are ready to capitalize on the ALDC's misfortunes. Meanwhile, Kira brings in reinforcements, which pose a direct threat to Abby.

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Episode 28

Solo Battle: Round 1

Tue, Jul 21, 2015 60 mins

Jeanette officially takes over the Candy Apples and brings an epic routine featuring the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to competition. Meanwhile, Abby tests the girls with a challenging prop; and Kendall and JoJo go head-to-head in a bracket-style showdown to see who will get a solo at Nationals. Later, Kira and Kalani make a big decision that determines their future with the ALDC.

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Episode 29

Baby Dance Mama Drama

Tue, Jul 28, 2015 60 mins

Abby announces the ALDC's Los Angeles grand opening party will coincide with Nationals in two weeks. Meanwhile, Kendall is given a solo and goes up against Maddie and Mackenzie to determine who gets the solo at Nationals; the girls have fun with a bridesmaid-themed group dance; and Kira announces she is five months pregnant.

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Episode 30

Nia vs. Kalani: Winner Takes All

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 60 mins

The ALDC face the talented MDP. Abby gives Kalani and Nia head-to-head solos to determine who will get the senior division solo next week. Nia begins to feel the pressure of prepping for the solo and also shooting her second music video.

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Episode 31

Chaos at Nationals

Tue, Aug 11, 2015 60 mins

The girls prepare to compete at Nationals and feel pressure to remain undefeated. Unfortunately, Abby opens her new studio the day before the competition, which leaves the girls with little time to get ready.

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Episode 32

City of Angels

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 60 mins

Coming off of a major loss at Nationals, Abby and the moms discuss what went wrong and also dish about some of the season's most shocking moments. Later, Abby drops a bombshell; and one mom gets a major surprise.

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