Season 5 Episodes

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Slumber Party!

Season 5, Episode 33 - Air Date: 8/18/2015
From Lifetime: In this Slumber Party special, Maddie takes us behind the scenes as she and the girls from "Dance Moms" dish on celebrity crushes, makeup tips, who takes the longest to get ready and more!
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City of Angels

Season 5, Episode 32 - Air Date: 8/18/2015
From Lifetime: Coming off of a major loss at nationals, it's time for Abby Lee Miller and the dance moms to hash out what went wrong.
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Chaos at Nationals

Season 5, Episode 31 - Air Date: 8/11/2015
From Lifetime: ALDC's competition season comes to a close with Nationals and the girls feel the pressure to remain undefeated and prevail in LA over their rivals at Broadway Dance Academy.
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Nia vs. Kalani: Winner Takes All

Season 5, Episode 30 - Air Date: 8/4/2015
From Lifetime: With only one week left until Nationals, the ALDC is facing the super talented MDP who are bringing their best routine yet.
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Baby Dance Mama Drama

Season 5, Episode 29 - Air Date: 7/28/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC is finally in their new LA studio and Abby announces that their official grand opening party will coincide with Nationals in two weeks!
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Solo Battle: Round 1

Season 5, Episode 28 - Air Date: 7/21/2015
From Lifetime: Jeanette's officially taking over the Candy Apples and she's bringing an epic routine featuring the Gay Man's Chorus of LA to competition.
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Abby vs. Kira...AGAIN!

Season 5, Episode 27 - Air Date: 7/14/2015
From Lifetime: With only four weeks until Nationals, the ALDC is desperate for a group routine win. To make matters worse, the Candy Apples are back with a surprise guest and they're ready to capitalize on ALDC's current misfortunes.
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Where in the World is Abby Lee Miller?

Season 5, Episode 26 - Air Date: 7/7/2015
From Lifetime: After last week's blow out between Abby, Kira, and Kalani, all three are nowhere to be found.
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Abby vs. Kira

Season 5, Episode 25 - Air Date: 6/30/2015
From Lifetime: 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, infuriating Abby.
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West Coast Strikes Back

Season 5, Episode 24 - Air Date: 6/23/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC's biggest west coast rival, MDP, is back and Abby wants to put her best foot forward at competition.
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Maddie vs. Mackenzie

Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 6/16/2015
From Lifetime: For the first time in years, Maddie and Mackenzie are competing with solos against each other in the same age category.
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Live From LA, It's Kendall K

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 6/9/2015
From Lifetime: ALDC LA is now a reality as the team finally makes its permanent move to Los Angeles.
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Dance Moms Down Under, Part 2

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/26/2015
From Lifetime: Jealousy and competition threaten the ALDC as the team is divided into two factions when Abby excludes Nia and JoJo from the rest of the planned events in Australia.
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Dance Moms Down Under, Part 1

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/19/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC is headed to Australia to perform at the ASTRA Awards, but when Abby loses her passport, she leaves the entire team stranded in Sydney without her.
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Seeing Stars

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 5/12/2015
From Lifetime: Abby Lee Miller and the Dance Moms get together to talk about the highs and lows of this season and try to hash out any remaining bad feelings.
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Showdown in Pittsburgh, Part 2

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 5/5/2015
From Lifetime:
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Showdown in Pittsburgh, Part 1

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/28/2015
From Lifetime: With the ALDC back in Pittsburgh to wrap up loose ends before they make the full-time move to LA, Abby has scheduled the team to attend both a competition and a convention.
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Video Killed the ALDC Star

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 4/21/2015
From Lifetime: It's the ALDC's last competition in LA and JoJo and Kendall have challenging solos. To add to the pressure, Nia and Kendall are both shooting their music videos this week.
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Maddie vs. Kalani

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 4/14/2015
From Lifetime: Determined to have a victory in their first week back in LA, the ALDC faces the Murrieta Dance Project again, the team that won with a perfect score and sent Abby in a downward spiral of negativity.
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Hollywood, Round Two

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 4/7/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC is back in LA and it's time for the team to redeem itself by focusing on what made these girls stars in the first place: winning competitions!
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Mackenzie's Time to Shine

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 3/31/2015
From Lifetime: It's the last week before the ALDC tries to make another go of it in Los Angeles and Maddie is away again, this time dancing on Saturday Night Live.
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Abby's Trash, Cathy's Treasure

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 3/24/2015
From Lifetime: The media is going crazy for Maddie's second music video with Sia so Abby has all of the girls doing duets in her honor.
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Nia's Last Chance

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 3/17/2015
From Lifetime: This week the ALDC heads to Philadelphia with a risky non-lyrical routine. Nia, Maddie and Kendall are feeling the pressure with solos, and Nia is singled out with an ultimatum from Abby.
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The New Maddie?

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 3/10/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC girls are fresh off a big win and seem to be moving forward after their rocky journey to LA.
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The Great Divide

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 3/3/2015
From Lifetime: It's the ALDC's first week back in Pittsburgh and the pressure is on to win after the girls' lackluster showing in Los Angeles.
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Wild Wild West Coast, Part 2

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 2/24/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC's last week in Los Angeles continues with the girls juggling a competition and a music video shoot with kid rapper MattyB.
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Wild Wild West Coast, Part 1

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 2/17/2015
From Lifetime: It's the ALDC's last week in LA and the Moms' patience with Abby has grown thin due to the lack of opportunities for every girl except Abby's favorite.
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Nia Risks It All

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 2/10/2015
From Lifetime: After a chaotic first week in Los Angeles, things do not settle down when Abby and Holly have their biggest and most shocking fight ever, causing Holly to go behind Abby's back to work with a huge star despite the consequences.
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Hello Hollywood, Goodbye Abby

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 2/3/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC has finally arrived in Los Angeles and they are in for their toughest competition yet, when a top West Coast dance studio declares war.
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Bye Bye Pittsburgh

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 1/27/2015
From Lifetime: LA is only one week away and JoJo and Jess return to fight for a spot on the ALDC and are determined not to lose again.
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JoJo with a Bow Bow

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 1/20/2015
From Lifetime: With Maddie heading to Los Angeles early for a new exciting opportunity with Sia, the ALDC team is down another member and the moms question Abby's dedication to this week's routines since her favorite dancer is gone.
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Abby Got Served

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 1/13/2015
From Lifetime: It's the big Maddie vs. Kalani showdown everyone has been waiting for! But with lawsuits pending, Abby's enemies are out to get her, including her rival Jeanette, who is out for revenge.
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99 Problems But a Mom Ain't One

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 1/6/2015
From Lifetime: The ALDC's fifth dance competition season is off to a rocky start when a key member disappears and cuts off all ties to the kids and moms.