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List of The Next Step episodes

The Next Step is a Canadian teen drama series created by Frank van Keeken and produced by Temple Street Productions. Shot in a dramatic mockumentary style, the series focuses on a group of dancers who attend The Next Step Dance Studio. They have won Regionals, Nationals and Internationals.[1]

As of April 7, 2019, 180 episodes of The Next Step have aired, concluding the sixth season. A 26-episode seventh season has been confirmed; the season is set to premiere with a two-part special at the end of 2019, with the rest of the season continuing in 2020.[2]

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
13014March 8, 2013 (2013-03-08)June 7, 2013 (2013-06-07)
16September 20, 2013 (2013-09-20)January 3, 2014 (2014-01-03)
23417March 7, 2014 (2014-03-07)June 6, 2014 (2014-06-06)
17September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)January 2, 2015 (2015-01-02)
33015March 16, 2015 (2015-03-16)April 2, 2015 (2015-04-02)
15September 11, 2015 (2015-09-11)December 11, 2015 (2015-12-11)
44020February 15, 2016 (2016-02-15)June 24, 2016 (2016-06-24)
20October 14, 2016 (2016-10-14)May 12, 2017 (2017-05-12)
52010May 26, 2017 (2017-05-26)August 11, 2017 (2017-08-11)
10October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)December 13, 2017 (2017-12-13)
62613September 29, 2018 (2018-09-29)October 28, 2018 (2018-10-28)
13March 2, 2019 (2019-03-02)April 7, 2019 (2019-04-07)


Season 1 (2013–14)Edit

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Part 1
11"Get The Party Started"Brian K. RobertsFrank van KeekenMarch 8, 2013 (2013-03-08)
The A- and B-Troupe dancers audition to earn a place in A-Troupe. When the fourth group of dancers are about to start their audition, an unknown dancer named Michelle who just moved from Madison, Wisconsin comes in. By this unexpected twist, last year's Dance Captain, Emily feels threatened by Michelle. Kate talks to Michelle in her office and tells her she would be happy to audition as she was dance captain at her old studio as well as being miss national soloist.
22"Everybody Dance Now"Brian K. RobertsFrank van Keeken and Chloe van KeekenMarch 12, 2013 (2013-03-12)

Giselle does not make it into A-Troupe. Giselle is later removed from the E-girls for not being in A-Troupe, as the rules are that all E-girls must be in A-Troupe. Emily promises to get Giselle back in A-troupe, and kick Michelle out. Chloe later becomes part of the E-Girls. Stephanie tells Michelle before their first dance rehearsal is in Studio B but, Giselle, who is on her way to B-Troupe tells her that A-Troupe is always in Studio A. Stephanie tells us in a confessional she did this so Michelle would be late, and get a bad reputation in A-Troupe. It is said by people in A-Troupe and as well in a confession done by James was that James has dated many girls before, including Beth who is now in B-Troupe, and Amanda, who was at Elite which is a rival studio which always wins regionals

. He uses dancing as an "unfair" advantage to get girls. It is said as well that E-girls is named by Emily, whose name starts with the letter "E" so that's why they are called the E-Girls. Also the E-girls have over 100 rules, the main one being that you always look out for fellow E-Girls, also they have a fairly simple hand shake, creating an "E" with their hand, linking it with another E-girl to create an "E" on the top and a "G" on the bottom.
33"Dance, Dance"Brian K. RobertsChloe van KeekenMarch 13, 2013 (2013-03-13)
Kate and Chris give Michelle a chance to be dance captain considering her being dance captain at her last studio. Each dance captain had to split into a group of 5. But when Chris chooses the groups, Emily is split with Stephanie, her best friend, and Stephanie has to mess up the dance moves in Michelle's dance. Riley feels that Emily and Stephanie's idea shows that Emily is feeling too threatened towards Michelle. Kate yells at Michelle for deciding that their dance was ready, where Michelle argues saying that Stephanie agreed that she was ready. Emily was once again dance captain. Meanwhile, James is about to get kicked out of the studio for failing math. Chris says that he will help James and his mom gives him a second chance. West tries to befriend James by randomly putting on dance offs in public. Everyone in A-Troupe starts arguing over who should be dance captain, Kate panics and Chris throws ping pong balls for everyone to clean up. Until West starts dancing in front of James, James starts dancing in response meaning West has won his respect. Eventually everyone starts dancing together, forgetting about the dance captain situation. They realize they are here to dance, not to complain.
44"Rock and a Hard Place"Brian K. RobertsRachael SchaeferMarch 14, 2013 (2013-03-14)
A dance competition is coming up this weekend so Kate and Chris think they should decide the dance line positions. Emily persuades them to let her make the decision, which leads her to putting Michelle in the back row. After Riley finds out that Emily lied to A-Troupe about having the list reviewed by Kate and Chris, she approaches James and asks him if he thinks her being in the front over Michelle is fair, he gives her honest opinion and tells her that it is not. So she switches her front line position with Michelle in the middle of a rehearsal. Emily is outraged that her sister betrayed her, and the E-Girls vote to kick Riley out of their clique. Also, Daniel choreographs a routine for J-troupe, while Tiffany uses J-Troupe to mess with him.
55"Steal My Sunshine"Mitchell T. NessChloe van KeekenMarch 15, 2013 (2013-03-15)
The A-Troupe members go to the beach for a day off while the E-Girls run Dance Camp for the little kids. At the beach, Riley loses Emily's necklace and the group has to find it before they leave the beach. Meanwhile, one of the little kids at dance camp gets lost and the E-Girls have to find her before dance camp is over. At the end, Riley finds Emily's necklace and the E-girls find the little girl.
66"Good Girls Go Bad"Frank van KeekenStory by : Cole Bastedo
Teleplay by : Rachael Schaefer
March 22, 2013 (2013-03-22)
The A-Troupe takes a visit to the Elite studio to see what they're doing for Regionals. West and Daniel stay at the studio and dance while the rest go to Elite. Riley asks James to go along to keep an eye for Michelle as he is the only one she feels she can trust to keep Emily from hurting Michelle . Michelle gets caught at Elite while filming their routine and the rest of the group leave her there, where she pretends to audition as a cover up. Elite consider recruiting her. Meanwhile, Daniel & West choreograph a duet together. The episode ends as Michelle worries in a confessional. When Kate realizes Michelle was late, she called her over to have a chat about what she overheard the dancers saying. She then tells Emily that Michelle may leave the studio because of how unhappy she was, although Michelle said that it was purely to spy.
77"Love Story"Brian K. RobertsFrank van KeekenApril 19, 2013 (2013-04-19)
Michelle is still at the Elite studio, frightened to be in front of the Elite group. She is so embarrassed to be caught in front of the whole Elite group. Michelle volunteered to film some of Elite's dancing to try to gain a friendship with Emily. Meanwhile James is worrying because Riley had asked him to make sure Michelle doesn't get caught because of Emily . Riley discovers Emily's plan to push Michelle out of the studio. Riley and James make a plan to replace Emily as dance captain with Michelle by making a new better dance to throw over Emily. Michelle has feelings for Eldon and he likes her. In rehearsals Michelle suggests that she and Eldon should do a duet together to try to gain some time to be alone and get to know him better. Kate decides that it is a good idea and they go and practice in studio B.
88"Just the Two of Us"Brian K. RobertsRachael SchaeferApril 26, 2013 (2013-04-26)
Eldon realized that he has both feelings for Emily and Michelle but wants to go with Michelle because after practicing their duet he realized that Michelle is a great person.
99"Video Killed the Radio Star"Brian K. RobertsIan Van Den HurkMay 3, 2013 (2013-05-03)
Brighter Brightest is coming to make a music video with the A-Troupe dancers featured in the video. Meanwhile, Riley is such a huge fan of the band Brighter Brightest that she stammers when trying the talk to the band. Leading the band to think she's a foreign girl who doesn't know how to speak English. James and Riley are caught bickering and told they have a lot of chemistry and are going to be the center of the music video. The female and male dancers split up after arguments where the boys are making animal noises and acting childishly. Eventually they join back together creating a great dance. James admits to having feelings for Riley in an interview while Riley denies it, by the end of the episode you can see that Riley is starting to develop some feelings for James after James gets an autograph from the band as a gift for Riley.
1010"Road To Joy"Mitchell NessRachael SchaeferMay 10, 2013 (2013-05-10)
Kate tells Riley to go downtown and pick up the sample costumes for Regionals and James insists on going solely to spend time with her, so he begs Riley to stop and get shawarmas. But, when they get back on the bus, James doesn't have a transfer. So when Riley presents her transfer to the bus driver, James rips her transfer in order to stay together. So now they have to take a shortcut through the park where they meet James's "kooky" aunt. When they finally arrive at the shop, it is closed and Riley goes off at James, resulting in her giving him advice on how to master a dance move. In the end, when they're heading back to the studio in the bus, Riley and James hold hands. And James and Riley do get the costumes in time when they impress the owners by dancing. Meanwhile, Stephanie takes photo shoots for her dream of being a "triple threat", which doesn't go well at first, but when she starts dancing it goes really well.
1111"Can You Keep A Secret?"Brian K. RobertsRachael SchaeferMay 17, 2013 (2013-05-17)
The A-Troupe auditions for soloists begin. When Daniel earns the solo, he gets an injury and keeps it a secret from everyone. Michelle figures out Chloe has a job. But, when Chloe is late for soloist auditions, Michelle stands up to Emily for Chloe, giving a speech about how Emily is being a bully before walking out that gives the impression that she is going to Elite. But, when Riley and James find her in Squeezed, she announces to them that she decided that she would finally overthrow Emily's position as dance captain in order to show Emily how mean she really is.
1212"Get It Together"Brian K. RobertsStory by : Cole Bastedo
Teleplay by : Chloe van Keeken
May 24, 2013 (2013-05-24)
Michelle, Riley and James start planning their dance to overthrow Emily as dance captain. As they create a dance to overthrow her, they get West, and Daniel to join in the dance as they think Michelle would be a much better captain. When the group is late for rehearsals, Emily suspects something is up. After Emily rejects Chloe's dance move, Michelle, Riley, James, West, and Daniel show Chloe the dance, and ask her if she wants to join. Chloe immediately says no, and leaves upset at them for trying to overthrow Emily, her fellow E-Girl. During the episode, Emily and Eldon start to get closer, they talk about their families, and hold hands in the juice bar, which makes Michelle upset for an "unknown" reason. Also, Stephanie gets help from Tiffany on her acting capabilities, and when Kate and Stephanie get back from meeting with an agent, Stephanie gets a phone call after she auditions for an acting agent, and gets her first agent.
1313"Don't Go Breaking My Heart"Samir RehemChloe van KeekenMay 31, 2013 (2013-05-31)
Emily tries to figure out what Michelle's group is doing. Chloe also joins Michelle's group. Eldon tries to prove to the A-Troupe dancers that he and Emily are serious. His plan did not go over well and he ended up ruining all the chances he had with Emily. At the same time he even created more humiliation for himself. Emily apologizes to Eldon after she was harsh to him. Michelle's group decides to invite Eldon into their dance. While they were performing the dance for him, Stephanie finds out about Michelle's dance and tells Emily.
1414"Sabotage"Samir RehemFrank van KeekenJune 7, 2013 (2013-06-07)
In the summer finale, the E-Girls finds out about Michelle's routine. They take Michelle's phone and send mean texts to Emily's phone to get Michelle kicked out. Riley sees them and she hides Michelle's phone. After Emily tells Kate about it, the truth about Michelle's dance routine is revealed and to settle it, Kate asks for Michelle's group to show their dance routine. Kate and Chris like their dance, and then Michelle becomes Captain after each person votes for the new dance captain. But Stephanie and Emily leave.
Part 2
1515"Changes"Samir RehemFrank van KeekenSeptember 20, 2013 (2013-09-20)
Emily and Stephanie struggle with Michelle as the new dance captain. Michelle tries to be friends with Emily since Michelle doesn't want a bad relationship with Emily, but Emily rejects her. James gets pulled out of the studio but Michelle convinces James' mom that he focuses on his studies for two weeks to improve his grades in Math with the help from the team. Riley is upset; Riley makes a deal with James that if he gets 70% or higher on his Math exam, she would go on a date with him; James is overjoyed. The E-Girls are now broken up. Emily rejects Michelle again by not participating in any of the dance rehearsals. Riley and Emily's relationship has hit rock bottom when Emily tells her that they are no longer sisters. Riley is very upset after Emily says they are not sisters.
1616"Help"Samir RehemFrank van Keeken and Rachael SchaeferSeptember 27, 2013 (2013-09-27)
Michelle's captaincy gets praised by the dancers once again. Everybody gets mad at Emily for being a drama queen and not trying at all. Emily confesses her feelings to Kate about no longer being Dance Captain. Kate says Emily will have to work hard so she can still be a part of the team. James is studying hard for math to improve his grades. Eldon is still mad at Emily for how she treated him when he made his grand gesture, but offers to help her with the moves after she confesses she doesn't know them. It is revealed by Emily that she has been a bad dance captain because her moves are the only ones that she knows. Emily is starting to have feelings for Eldon. Emily changes her heart about Michelle as dance captain, finally accepting her. Stephanie decides to act like Emily forgetting Michelle. Michelle decides to change the line positions for the routine so everyone re-auditions for their spots and Emily does really well but Michelle still puts in the back row, which angers Eldon.
1717"Forget You"Samir RahemRachael SchaeferOctober 4, 2013 (2013-10-04)
Emily confronts Michelle for her placement in the back row, saying Michelle put her in the back row because Michelle has an enormous crush on Eldon. Michelle denies this but later admits in the confessional that she does have a "little" crush on him. Eldon comforts Emily and after they talk a little, they share a kiss. Eldon talks to Michelle about Emily's line placement and Michelle promises she will switch Emily and Eldon's positions. Meanwhile, Stephanie auditions for a commercial and the director likes her but says behind her back that he hated her; Stephanie overhears this and is embarrassed. Riley begins to make math cue cards for James, but states that they're just friends when confronted by Tiffany. Michelle reveals she will switch Emily and Eldon and everyone disagrees but they let her do it anyway. Then Riley runs in and tells everyone that Emily and Stephanie are leaving the studio, surprising and angering everyone just as the episode ends.
1818"Brand New"Patrick SisamChloe van KeekenOctober 11, 2013 (2013-10-11)
A-Troupe decides to hold auditions for two new dancers to replace Emily and Stephanie. They let B-Troupe members audition and Giselle is desperate to make it in. Emily and Stephanie go to audition for Elite. Riley goes to James' school to teach him Michelle's routine and sees he's stressed out about his upcoming math test. Riley tests him and he gets all of the answers right. When she asks for a high five to congratulate him, he pulls her in for a hug instead. She then teaches the routine and they dance together. It is later revealed that James feels like anything is possible with Riley and is happy that she sticks by him and believes in him. Eldon goes to Elite to see how Emily is doing and she promises that even if they are at different studios, they will always be together. But just as Kate and Chris are about to reveal the two new A-Troupe dancers, Stephanie comes back and asks if she can audition for A-Troupe because she did not make it to Elite but Emily did, leaving her behind, betraying her and ruining their friendship.
1919"First Date"Frank van KeekenChloe Van KeekenOctober 18, 2013 (2013-10-18)
Stephanie is allowed to audition for A-Troupe despite how angry everyone is with her. Despite that, she is let in and cries happy tears when she makes it. Later James walks in to see Riley dancing a solo to a song called "Where Did Everybody Go?", and it stirs him up a little. He re-joins A-Troupe after he passes his math test with a B+, earning him his A-Troupe spot and a date with Riley. Giselle rejoins A-Troupe as well. Michelle and Stephanie agree to create a new Regionals routine as Emily might share A-Troupes ideas with the people at Elite. After choreographing it, Daniel begins to mark the routine, Kate tells him he needs to work harder or his solo will be taken away. Daniel practices alone and states that his injury is much better now. Michelle and Eldon choreograph a duet together for the Regionals routine and Michelle believes there is something between them. James and Riley go on their first date at the studio where they have food from many different countries, they eat, dance and kiss at the end.
2020"We Are Family"Frank van KeekenStory by : Chloe van Keeken
Teleplay by : Chloe van Keeken and Brian Hartigan
October 25, 2013 (2013-10-25)
Riley tries to make her relationship with Emily as sisters work out. Emily disagrees at first but later on agrees to try to make things right between them. Meanwhile, Eldon takes Emily on a date, but Emily doesn't like the food he brings, so they decide to talk. That makes Eldon like Michelle a bit more. Emily was in the back row at Elite, but in the end, Amanda and Lucien agree she can be in the middle row after she improves. While Emily and Riley talk, Riley tells Emily she went on a date with James, and she needs advice to know if whether they're in a relationship or not. Emily tells her to be straight up with him and ask. In the end of the episode, while Eldon dances their duet with Michelle, Riley arrives and reminds him he's supposed to be at a date with Emily. After, he knows he's in love with Michelle. At the very end, Riley pulls James from the group, so she can ask him if they're in a relationship or not, she says she would like to be and then he runs and hugs her. Riley and James are officially in a relationship.
2121"Break Stuff"Frank van KeekenBrian HartiganNovember 1, 2013 (2013-11-01)
Giselle and Daniel want to do an overhead lift in the routine called "The Helicopter" but Kate says no because it is too risky. They talk to Michelle and she lets them show it to her. They do and Michelle loves it and lets them do it. Meanwhile, Stephanie gets a role on a television show, only to find out it is filming the same weekend as Regionals. Also, West runs into a member from his former dance crew, Marcel, and he doesn't want Marcel to know that he is in A-Troupe since West left the crew without telling Marcel. At practice when Daniel and Giselle do the helicopter, Daniel badly sprains his ankle and has to leave A-Troupe and will be out indefinitely, not being able to take part in Regionals. He is devastated.
2222"Come Back... Be Here"Frank van KeekenRachael SchaeferNovember 8, 2013 (2013-11-08)
Michelle tells the A-Troupe members that they need to get Emily to rejoin the studio; they disagree at first but later on agree so they go to Elite to convince her to rejoin but she refuses. Amanda and Lucien move Emily up to the front row of their routine. While leaving, Amanda says "hi" to James which earns him a light slap on the arm from a sad Riley. Riley admits it is hard to be dating someone who dated lots of girls in the dance community. James has the Regionals solo now that Daniel is gone and he just can't get it right, and his math grades begin to slip again. Riley warns him about it but he doesn't care about his grades. Eventually James tells Kate he can't dance the solo anymore and Kate understands so she tries to give it to West, who refuses it. Later Emily overhears Amanda and Lucien plotting to kick her out of Elite when Regionals come and she leaves. Eldon confesses to Michelle that he wants to be with her, but then Emily comes back and her and Eldon hug but Eldon still wants to be with Michelle who now thinks her and Eldon are not meant to be.
2323"Dancing in the Street"Mitchell NessChloe van KeekenNovember 15, 2013 (2013-11-15)
A-Troupe assembles a dance battle with "Seeds", West's dance crew. Emily and Stephanie finally make up and become friends again. When Seeds arrive at the studio, everyone finds out that West dances with Seeds and he is forced to pick a crew, and he picks A-Troupe. When Emily begins to show true captaincy to the team, Michelle thinks that Emily should be her co-captain. Michelle begins to avoid Eldon because he is dating Emily and she is back now. Ultimately, A-Troupe loses the battle against Seeds and they are very upset. Back at the studio, Emily takes a stand saying she is happy they lost because now they what they are competing against at Regionals since Seeds will be going to Regionals and she offers to buy everyone juice which they accept. Michelle tells Emily she wants Emily to be her co-captain and Emily is very shocked.
2424"Price Tag"Mitchell NessChloe van KeekenNovember 22, 2013 (2013-11-22)
Emily accepts Michelle's offer to be her co-captain and they agree that they need to create a new Regionals routine. Chloe’s financial problems finally boil over when she is late for a payment again and she confesses to Kate that she has a job. Chloe decides it would be best for her to leave A-Troupe. Co-Captains Michelle and Emily decide to work together and encourage the team to help Chloe. The team goes to the restaurant Chloe works in to give her huge tips, in which she uses to pay for A-Troupe.
2525"Bad Moon Rising"Derby CreweStory by : Cole Bastedo
Teleplay by : Frank van Keeken
November 29, 2013 (2013-11-29)
It starts off with the troupe practicing the routine for Regionals. Emily says the energy was great so they can all go home. Chris and Kate walk in and inform them that since they all worked so hard they should have a fun night where they hang out as friends, not team mates. They all come and play a fun game called machine then play truth or dare. Riley asks West what his biggest secret is. West's answer is witnessing a robbery. Then, West dares Stephanie to order a juice with Tiffany being the hands. But when they all go, Tiffany puts lipstick on Stephanie then they all come back and Kate wants to put a movie on. But the twist is that they have to dance to pick the movie and James wins, but gives his choice to Riley. After the movie they play truth or dare. Tiffany dares James to kiss Riley then James dares Emily to do the salteen cracker challenge, then Emily gives Michelle a truth asking which guy does she like. She says West, not wanting anyone to find out about her secret crush on Eldon. Later Eldon goes up to Michelle and says he wants to break up with Emily and Michelle says if you break up with her now it will tear the team apart. Then they tell ghost stories (girls against boys) and whoever gets freaked out has to pay. First Stephanie tells a story which the guys have heard of and then West tells a story about chickens. Riley is frightened of chickens so James pops out in a chicken costume and scares Riley. Then the girls prank the guys by putting hot sauce on the pizza that they 'ordered.' Unfortunately the boys already knew this. Then a cop comes and arrests James. The girls then reveal in an interview that it was a joke. The guys were shocked that they were double pranked. The cop was actually Giselle's uncle and Kate was part of the prank.
2626"Can't Fight This Feeling"Kim DerkoRachael SchaeferDecember 6, 2013 (2013-12-06)
Excitement turns to worry when the dancers receive the wrong costumes for Regionals. They try on other costumes from studio B, where James puts a chicken costume on and scares Riley, who is scared of chickens. Riley later says that he defiantly lost brownie points on that joke. They also try on costumes Giselle picks up but they don't turn out well. Stephanie reveals that she got the part she auditioned for in Break Stuff, but that it films the same week as Regionals. Michelle finally confesses to Eldon that she has feelings for him and wants to be with him, Eldon says he has moved, upsetting Michelle very much. Stephanie ultimately decides to give up the TV show and go to the Regionals. A-Troupe is ready to go to Regionals.
2727"I'm So Excited"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenDecember 13, 2013 (2013-12-13)
Regionals are finally here and the competition is heating up. Before A-Troupe leaves, J-Troupe play them a song on instruments to wish them good luck at Regionals. Daniel appears as well. Once they arrive, so do Elite who get the skip the register line since they won last year. Amanda attempts to break A-Troupe apart but fails. When West realizes that Seeds is missing a member from their crew, he wants to join them. Everyone in A-Troupe and Marcel, the leader of Seeds, say no. But after a bit convincing, West is allowed to perform with Seeds. Seeds end up scoring 88 out of 100 points from the judges. Just when A-Troupe are about to perform, West arrives and says he hurt his ankle dancing with"Seeds, but he was only joking. As soon as A-Troupe go on stage to perform, the episode ends.
2828"Fancy Footwork"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenDecember 20, 2013 (2013-12-20)
A-Troupe does their first Regionals routine and they manage to advance to the next round and the third. But in the third round, One of Riley's gloves gets caught in a feather on her bow and their performance goes awry. The Next Step ends up getting eliminated and they are all heartbroken, especially Riley who blames herself for it but everyone else tells her not to. Then James reminds them that they could be given the wild-card spot that will allow them to return, exciting everyone. When they are called back onstage later with two other dance troupes, the announcer announces that The Next Step is the wild-card group and they will return to the competition and everyone is ecstatic. ConfiDance, Annex Dance Academy, Art and Soul and more are all real dance studios in the Ontario area.
2929"This Is How We Do It"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenDecember 27, 2013 (2013-12-27)
The Next Step competes in the semifinals against Seeds. Elite won against Dance Inc. The Next Step's performance is flawless which gets them a score of 93/100, beating Seeds' score of 91/100. Amanda starts to make fun of Emily, who walks away with Riley, forcing Eldon to follow her since she is his girlfriend. Eldon and Emily talk it through and when Emily goes to kiss Eldon he moves away. James gets on Riley's nerves while joking around so Riley yells at him in front of the whole group. After Riley pulls James aside and apologizes for yelling at him. They learn that Riley gets stressed more and James is more calm and relaxed in situations. They both agree to try and be more respectful and supportive of the way the other person is. Emily is starting to notice more about Eldon and Michelle's feelings for each other, when Emily mention Elite will have a plane that's a prop. The Next Step votes to retaliate with Eldon and Michelle's duet in their last performance against Elite.
3030"Winner Takes All"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenJanuary 3, 2014 (2014-01-03)
The Next Step face off against Elite in the finals of Regionals. Eldon reveals to Michelle that he wants to be with her and he lied when he said he had moved on, he promises he will tell Emily after regionals. Just before they perform, Emily begs Eldon to tell her whats going on between him and Michelle and Eldon confesses that he wants to be with Michelle causing him and Emily break up and Emily is upset. Also, Riley and James are talking, while Riley notices Beth. James confronts her on why she's there and she tells him she still loves him. James leaves using the excuse he has to perform. When Riley asks what was said he tells her that she just came to see him perform. James states in an interview he didn't tell Riley about Beth saying she loves him because it would jinx her out and she wouldn't be focused on the routine. They perform their Regionals routine, which was Romeo and Juliet themed, with Michelle and Eldon as Romeo and Juliet. The Next Step wins against Elite Studio and are proclaimed as Regionals winners. Michelle and Emily's relationship remains unknown after Emily gives Michelle the cold stare. Riley jumps into James' arms and hugs her and he spins her around in his arms and they kiss on stage in front of everybody including Beth.

Season 2 (2014–15)Edit

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Part 1
311"Don't Stop the Party"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenMarch 7, 2014 (2014-03-07)
After winning Regionals, The Next Step throws A-Troupe a party. Michelle and Eldon's relationship is revealed to the rest of the team when Emily announces it at the party. Riley becomes jealous as Beth begins flirting with James. When the party is finished, Amanda suddenly arrives saying that she's there to audition for A-Troupe. The team ask what she means about auditioning and she explains to them about the challenge. Emily and Michelle discuss if whether or not they will do the challenge. They decide to so later A-Troupe then finds out that they have to re-audition for A-Troupe's Nationals team, along with dancers from other studios. After seeing Amanda getting kicked off Elite at the mall, Michelle lets Amanda audition for A-Troupe. Hunter, a boy from Wisconsin, who is under the impression that Michelle is his girlfriend, arrives, making Eldon jealous. When Michelle tells Hunter that she has a boyfriend and has moved on, him and Emily form a scheme so that Emily can get Eldon back and Hunter can get Michelle back. Chris tells Kate he is leaving The Next Step to become co-owner of a rival dance studio. Kate's sister, Phoebe, becomes the new head choreographer. The Next Step holds re-auditions for A-Troupe after Phoebe is introduced. Even two J-Troupe members audition. The Top 20 is revealed to be Michelle, Emily, Eldon, Hunter, Riley, James, Chloe, Amanda, Noah, Rochelle, Thalia, Daniel, Giselle, Stephanie, Tiffany, West, Beth, Kas, Morgan and Jake. The episode ends with Phoebe teaching the Top 20 the new choreography, which is much harder than most of the dancers expected.
322"My Boyfriend's Back"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenMarch 7, 2014 (2014-03-07)
333"Ready to Start"Mitchell NessFrank van Keeken and Rachael ShaeferMarch 7, 2014 (2014-03-07)
344"The Final Cut"Frank van KeekenRachael ShaeferMarch 14, 2014 (2014-03-14)
The dancers continue to learn the choreography and Stephanie shows up long before the auditions and asks Tiffany for help to learn the moves which frustrates Tiffany. All 20 dancers audition and Emily, Michelle, Kate and Phoebe discuss it. Then they return and announce the 12 A-Troupe dancers for the Nationals team: Emily, Michelle, Riley, Eldon, James, Giselle, West, Hunter, Thalia, Chloe, Daniel and Amanda. Stephanie and Tiffany are left out much to their shock and disappointment. Stephanie gets especially upset that Emily chose Amanda over her. Later, Michelle sees Emily & Hunter flirting and feels weird about it. Meanwhile, Kate gives Chloe a second job at the studio to teach dance for little kids, much to Chloe's dismay. She teaches it in a new ballet studio. She calls West to help her. Emily and Hunter's plan to break up Michelle and Eldon begins when Hunter challenges Eldon to a dance battle over Michelle. If Hunter wins, Eldon has to leave Michelle alone, but if Eldon wins then Hunter will leave them alone. They have the battle at the new studio. Eldon loses meaning he has to leave Michelle alone now much to his shock. After they both leave, Amanda walks in and takes her phone off the piano and we find out that she secretly recorded the battle implying that she might show it to Michelle.
355"The Girl Is Mine"Jay PrychidnyChloe van KeekenMarch 14, 2014 (2014-03-14)
366"Work It"Mitchell NessDaphne BallonMarch 21, 2014 (2014-03-21)
Two designers named Zoltan and Minow arrive at The Next Step to design A-Troupe's uniforms for Nationals. But the price turns out to be $78,325.19, which is quite a lot for the Next Step to afford. They decide to have a car wash to raise money but they only raise $27, including a five-dollar tip from James' mom, who really pushed A-Troupe to make her car extra clean. After Zoltan gets a call that the models for his fashion show are stuck in Milan and cannot make it, Michelle says that A-Troupe can fill in for them if they get their uniforms for free, and it works. Meanwhile, Stephanie and Tiffany are having a hard time being in B-Troupe and Tiffany takes it too seriously causing Stephanie too get irritated with her. Tiffany begins to wonder if she even belongs at The Next Step. Meanwhile, A-Troupe performs in the fashion show and Zoltan and Minow make them their uniforms for Nationals. They decide to model them themselves to just "be silly."
377"It Takes Two"Samir RehemElizabeth BeckerMarch 28, 2014 (2014-03-28)
A-Troupe wants Michelle and Eldon to perform a duet at Nationals since they're the reason they won Regionals, but Eldon is against the idea since he lost the dance battle against Hunter. James helps Eldon by encouraging him to audition for the male solo and warns West and Daniel to back off, but Daniel does not. Even though his ankle is still slightly injured he still wants to give it a chance. Michelle asks Eldon why he backed off the duet, but he brushes her off. Hunter later asks Michelle to do the duet together, and after some convincing, she agrees. But later Kate begs her to audition for the female solo and Michelle accepts it. Chloe encounters Margie who encourages her to audition for female solos for Nationals. Duet auditions include Giselle and Amanda, Thalia and West, James and Riley, and Hunter and Emily. Kate and Phoebe decide : the male soloist is Eldon, the female soloist is Michelle, the duet is given to James and Riley. The small group auditions now starts. James and Beth are dancing their routine for a competition and during the dance they kiss just as Riley comes in to tell the news about the duet. She is left in tears and heartbroken and runs away, questioning her relationship with James.
388"What'll I Do"Samir RehemChloe van KeekenApril 4, 2014 (2014-04-04)
After seeing James and Beth kiss while practicing their duet, Riley tells Emily in Culture Shock. When James shows up, Riley asks James if anything strange happened yesterday with Beth. James didn't want to tell her about the kiss because it was really hard to explain. James says that everything went fine with his rehearsal with Beth but Riley knows he's lying so she leaves angrily. James tells Beth that he won't do the competition for Riley's sake. Meanwhile, Kate announces that they will hold group auditions for Nationals. The groups are: Giselle, Thalia and Amanda & Chloe, Daniel and Hunter. After the auditions Giselle, Thalia and Amanda win the group performance at Nationals and Daniel is angry that he won't be a featured dancer at all at Nationals now. Later, James performs a dance for Riley in the music room saying that he only wants to be with her and Riley is happy implying she will forgive him but Beth shows up and Riley realizes everything that upset her in the first place and breaks up with James before leaving. James tells Beth he will do the duet with her again since Riley left him. Riley dances James and Beth's duet in Studio A imaging James doing it with her even though he isn't, upsetting her even further.
399"Never Enough"Samir RehemRachael ShaeferApril 11, 2014 (2014-04-11)
James & Beth place 2nd in the competition and Riley can't believe that James still went to the competition with Beth feeling that James betrayed her again. They refuse to practice their duet together and Kate questions them and they say they need time to work it out. Michelle sees Emily & Hunter goofing around in Culture Shock and thinks it is weird. Riley congratulates James on the competition and begins to think that although she is still mad at him she almost misses him. Meanwhile, Michelle talks to Hunter about Eldon avoiding and although Hunter knows why he offers her encouraging advice and Michelle remembers how much she liked him. Michelle finally confronts Eldon, where he lied saying that he can't date her and dance in A-Troupe at the same time, causing them to break-up which angers Michelle even further. Emily overhears the whole conversation.
4010"I Hope I Get It"Samir RehemRachael Schaefer and Alejandro Alcoba & Carling TedescoApril 18, 2014 (2014-04-18)
J-Troupe finds out that since The Next Step gained popularity by winning Regionals, they will have to re-audition for their spots on J-troupe. One of the dancer's sister, Becca, is there to audition and J-Troupe feels she is threatening their team. Emily & Hunter run the J-Troupe auditions, and pretend to enjoy themselves very much so they can make Michelle jealous. Michelle asks Eldon if they can still be friends and Eldon reluctantly agrees. Michelle begins to develop feelings for Hunter. Richelle from J-Troupe comes up with a plan for the J-Troupers to keep their spots, and tries it on Kate, but Kate tells Richelle that she needs to work on her bargaining and walks away. Richelle and Gabi regain their spots. Everyone thinks that Richelle was the reason they kept the spot, but she really wasn't. Later, Michelle and Hunter perform their old duet and Hunter reveals he still loves Michelle, but Michelle walks away saying she can't; she still misses Eldon.
4111"Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better"Samir RehemAlejandro Alcoba and Carling TedescoApril 25, 2014 (2014-04-25)
Daniel asks Kate if he could have a Re-Match for the solo since now his ankle is more healed but Kate refuses. Later on, Daniel tells Kate that if she doesn't give him the solo, he will leave the studio because Chris offered him the nationals solo at Superstar Dance Academy, but Kate still refuses to give him the solo, therefore he leaves. Meanwhile, Michelle and Amanda hand out flyers at Michelle's school and Tess from Elite shows up and makes fun of their studio and begs Amanda to come back to Elite. Later on, Michelle tells Tess to leave Amanda alone since she's happy at the Next Step and doesn't want to go back to Elite. The flyer that Tess took said to meet in the school at 4:00, signed by Amanda. Soon Amanda and Tess meet at the school and at the end of the episode. Amanda says that her joining A-Troupe was all a plan to tear apart The Next Step and make sure that they do not make it to Nationals. In fact, Amanda is still at Elite and she is still dance captain there. Meanwhile, Emily, Giselle, James, and West mentor some talented J-Troupe members to be more like them.
4212"Time to Move On"Shawn ThompsonChloe van KeekenMay 2, 2014 (2014-05-02)
Riley and James are having trouble rehearsing their duet which worries Miss Kate as they have no chemistry in it. Meanwhile it is an open mic night at Culture Shock and Thalia performs a funny stand-up comedy act. While there, Emily tells Riley that she should get over James and move on. Emily accidentally spills juice on Hunter's shirt and they go the closet in the music room to get him a clean one. But they end up getting locked in since the door is broken. Hunter decides to tell funny stories to Emily which makes her laugh and they try on costumes and dance together. Emily develops feelings for Hunter. Back at Culture Shock, Riley finds out that James and Beth are on a date so Michelle, Amanda and Stephanie try to set her up with Charlie. Although Riley doesn't flirt well, Charlie still asks her out. Riley declines because she realizes that she can't that night due to practice her duet with James, who overheard Charlie asking her out. Later on, Riley comes to the studio and James isn't there. She tries calling him, but he doesn't answer because he's on his date with Beth. Riley gives up on waiting and has her date with Charlie which doesn't go well. Meanwhile, Michelle gets Hunter's SOSs text and lets him and Emily out of the closet. Emily admits she likes Hunter more than Eldon now.
4313"The Truth Comes Out"Shawn ThompsonRachael SchaeferMay 9, 2014 (2014-05-09)
Amanda shows Michelle the video of the dance battle, and Michelle gets extremely angry. She confronts Eldon who refuses to talk to her about it. Michelle talks to Emily who encourages her to tell Kate. Michelle shows Kate the dance battle, which Amanda sent to Michelle, and Kate shows it to all of A-Troupe embarrassing Eldon. They agree to take a vote to see who will get the male solo; Hunter or Eldon. Emily, Amanda, Riley, Thalia and Hunter vote for Hunter to be the soloist meaning Eldon gets to keep his solo but then Michelle raises her hand leaving Hunter with 6 votes, meaning he is the new soloist angering Eldon to an extent. James is mad that Riley and Michelle wouldn't stick up of Eldon while Amanda thinks her plan to tear The Next Step apart is working. Meanwhile, James, Noah and Camille are told by Phoebe to make up a song and Giselle, Chloe and Becca are told to make up a dance with it and they only have 24 hours to make it up. They perform it at the end of the episode entertaining everyone except Eldon who is upset that he doesn't have his solo anymore.
4414"Sing"Shawn ThompsonChloe van KeekenMay 16, 2014 (2014-05-16)
We learn indirectly that James and Beth are now dating. James thought it would be "10% annoying and 90% fun" but now it's "10% fun and 100% annoying". Michelle and Chloe hold a fundraiser for scholarship at The Next Step in Culture Shock and James and Noah try to make up a band to perform at it. Noah refuses to sing because of his voice changing, so they hold auditions for a new singer. Beth, Thalia and Amanda audition. Beth is a terrible singer, and Thalia does some weird stuff while she sings, so they pick Amanda. Meanwhile, West and Giselle have a contest to see who can throw the most popcorn into a jar and when they tie, they have a second contest to see who can dance with the most costumes on but tie again. They perform a ventriloquist act at the fundraiser. Eldon does an act where every pirouette he does, everyone gives him a dollar. He does eleven, so everyone in Culture Shock gives him eleven dollars. Before this Amanda gets a call from Lucien and finds out that he entered Elite into another Regionals competition in a new region and Elite wins meaning they will be going to Nationals. Back at The Next Step, since Amanda is gone, James and Noah need someone to fill in and Noah finally sings. Charlie asks Riley to come watch him perform, she didn't really want to, yet goes just to see James. James sees Riley there with Charlie and he gets extremely uncomfortable and sad. James is upset at Charlie because if he hadn't ditched Beth in the duet competition, then he wouldn't have to dance with Beth and Riley wouldn't break up with him. The next day, James questions Amanda on why she never showed up, and Amanda lies that she had a family emergency. Kate runs in and tells them that Elite will be at Nationals. Her and James question Amanda who says she doesn't know anything. Amanda is ready to take down The Next Step.
4515"You're the One That I Want"Samir RehemRachael ShaeferMay 23, 2014 (2014-05-23)
Hunter asks Michelle on a date to a concert and she agrees but Eldon saw and he is feeling really down. Giselle and Thalia hatch a plan to challenge James and Riley's duet in the hopes that they will get their act together. Emily has finally admitted to herself, her feelings for Hunter; now all that’s left is to tell him. She finds him at Culture Shock and asks if he wants to go see the same concert that he and Michelle are already going to. Thalia and Giselle find Kate and tell her about their plan. Kate is very skeptical, afraid that it will backfire but gives it a chance anyway. James and Eldon go for a walk to calm down from all the drama with Riley and Michelle. While on the walk, Eldon confesses that he misses hanging out with Michelle. After their date, Michelle and Hunter are hanging out at Culture Shock but every 2 seconds Michelle mentions Eldon. Hunter realizes that too much has happened since they last dated and that both of them have changed drastically. Meanwhile at the studio, the battle is underway for the duet at Nationals. After their dance, Riley stands up and tells Thalia and Giselle that they can have the duet. Hunter is practicing his Nationals solo, when Emily enters and inquires about his date with Michelle. Hunter confesses that he could only think about Emily during his date. He kisses her just as Michelle walks in.
4616"Hazy Shade of Winter"Samir RehemFrank van KeekenMay 30, 2014 (2014-05-30)
The episode starts off by Amanda, Giselle, and Thalia are practicing their trio. Michelle tells Emily that she saw her and Hunter kiss. Michelle thinks Emily isn't respecting hers and Hunter's "history", and Emily recalls she did the same thing to her and Eldon's relationship. Michelle isn't sure about how she feels about dance and The Next Step anymore, so she turns to Eldon for advice. He tells her that "it always comes back to dance", and that she has to decide. Hunter and Emily finally talk about their kiss, and their feelings for each other. After Emily tells Hunter that Michelle saw them kiss, he rushes off to tell Michelle about his feelings for Emily, leaving her wondering about his feelings for her. Meanwhile, Giselle and Thalia tell James and Riley that their duet challenge was fake. Neither of them want the duet back, Riley doesn't because it isn't working, but James doesn't want it if Riley doesn't want it. Kate then decides that Thalia and Giselle will have to just work hard at the duet. Later Riley and James go for a walk because James wants to talk to her, and he asks what happened. He also says that Beth sticks to him like a moth to a light bulb. Hunter goes to talk to Michelle, and tells her that he wants to be with Emily. Michelle doesn't feel like The Next Step is her family anymore, and decides it's time for her to move on.
4717"Game On"Samir RehemFrank van KeekenJune 6, 2014 (2014-06-06)
Kate announces that Michelle has left The Next Step. Emily is now the solo dance captain again and finds out that Amanda is still at Elite. She goes and tells Riley and they try to make up a plan. Kate says they need auditions for the female solo since Michelle left. Amanda takes the opportunity auditions. Although, Riley knows Amanda is still at Elite and just wanting to take it down so she also volunteers for having the female solo. Riley and Emily come up with a plan so that they can show everyone that Amanda is a double-agent. Kate thinks Amanda is great, and she won't do anything unless she is shown proof. Emily's plan is to make everyone at the studio hate her. Then, Amanda will trust Emily to join her in taking down The Next Step and Emily will be able to reveal Amanda's true colors. Meanwhile, James sees Riley practicing on her solo, although Riley tells him not to come to her audition for female soloist because it will stress her out. Emily yells at Riley during her audition and everyone is mad at Emily for shouting at Riley. Kate takes away Emily's dance captaincy. Later, Riley and James talk about their relationship and James says that he will win Riley back, while Kate makes Amanda dance captain.
Part 2
4818"Make a Plan To Love Me"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenSeptember 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
It continues where we left off when Emily was sitting in the music room and Amanda walks in. Emily tells Amanda that she knows about her plan to take down The Next Step, and she'll only keep her secret if Amanda lets her join in. Kate and everyone else are trying to get Michelle back, but Michelle says she's happy not being at The Next Step. James and Riley talk and James comes up with a plan to prove that he does love her. He tells her to create a list of things she wants him to do and he will do them. First on the list is to break up with Beth. James is in Culture Shock just as Beth comes in and he tries breaking up with her, but she just doesn't understand. Amanda says she still doesn't trust Emily and has to do something to prove that she really wants to take down The Next Step. Riley and James start talking, and he says that it's hard breaking up with Beth and continues with her second idea on her list which is reading her diary in front of everyone in Culture Shock. Michelle walks in since she was supposed to meet Kate there but then sees everyone and backs away. Amanda sees Emily hanging out with Hunter and gets an idea on how Emily can prove herself. Lastly, Riley tells James that he did a good job and he feels happy about her praise. He tells her that he read the whole diary after his performance and says that there was a part where she said a new boy entered this studio whom is really really cute; Riley smiles yet denies it was about him. It was Eldon and James knows it's about him .
4919"Sacrifice"Frank van KeekenAlejandro AlcobaSeptember 19, 2014 (2014-09-19)
Amanda, Giselle and Thalia were chosen to compete at a trio dance competition . Kate also picks a J-Troupe trio to join them. Meanwhile, Emily encourages Hunter to try to make it up to the boys. James is working on Number 11 of Riley's list; creating a dance move and naming it after Riley. Hunter takes Emily’s advice, and approaches James, West and Eldon in order to try to become their friends, but all Eldon can think about is how Hunter broke him and Michelle up, and how he lost the National solo to Hunter. West quickly forgives Hunter as he promises to teach him the head slide. When Hunter promises to bake Eldon the best chocolate cake ever, Eldon seems intrigued. Michelle decides to go visit the dancers from A-Troupe at Culture Shock. Michelle is relieved over how well everything with them is going, however her emotions quickly change when she finds out the female National solo spot has already been filled. Hunter sees the task of James breaking up with Beth as an opportunity for him and James to become bros. Joining Riley in Studio A, James presents task Number 11. The dance move he created was The Riley Roll-Up, named after one of Riley’s quirks of always rolling up her shorts. Hunter presents Eldon with a chocolate cake and Eldon accepts the cake but then smashes the cake into Hunter’s face. Eldon also asks for his solo back and requests that he and Hunter have a dance battle. Hunter accepts. Amanda once again catches Emily and Hunter having a great time together, and realizes what Emily needs to do in order to gain her trust. Amanda tells Emily she needs to break up with the only person still on her side, Hunter.
5020"Heartbreaker"Patrick SisamDaphne BallonSeptember 26, 2014 (2014-09-26)
Thalia keeps trying to get Michelle to re-join the Next Step but Michelle refuses. Hunter and Eldon battle for their solos. James tries to find a four leaf clover because it was on the list he told Riley to make so he asks a bunch of people to help by telling them that if they find it, they will win a prize. James in the end gets a four leaf clover from Beth and tells him that she know he loves Riley more. James gives Riley the four leaf clover at Culture Shock when Chloe comes in to give James another four leaf clover and claim her prize but learns he already has one and walks out disappointed. Amanda tells Emily that if she wants to be trusted, she needs to break up with Hunter after the dance battle. Eldon wins his solo back, and Emily breaks up with Hunter. and lots more
5121"Hello Trouble"Patrick SisamRachael SchaeferOctober 3, 2014 (2014-10-03)
The Next Step goes to the Trio competition. James completes the task that will scare him the most which is #10. He has to try to find one thing about Emily that Riley doesn't know. James buys smoothies for them as Emily leaves. Once James finds Emily, the costumes arrive and they go put them in the costume closet. At the Trio completion, Michelle arrives and everyone is wondering what she is doing here. But before that, Lucien is speaking with a French accent, but Kate hates it. Amanda is told to overthrow the dance and quit The Next Step, Lucien gives the sing to not overthrow the dance because of Michelle.
5222"Lost"Patrick SisamChloe van KeekenOctober 10, 2014 (2014-10-10)
The Next Step's costumes go missing. James completes #8 on the list which is a mystery quest where Eldon, West and Hunter are each a farm animal and James is the boat. James has to try and bring Eldon, Hunter, and West across the river while James is the boat but has to bring one at a time. Amanda decides to let Emily join her on her plan to destroy the studio from the inside by hiding the Nationals costumes to stop them from going to Nationals. Emily decides to hide them in the garbage so she can quickly bring them back. Amanda says that they have to steal the key which saddens Emily because she does not like to steal. Luckily, Phoebe is in Kate's office but that does not stop Amanda from stealing the key. She simply asked Pheobe to show them a yoga move but then Emily steals the key and then they leave without Phoebe noticing. In the music room, Kate is furious with the four boys and their quest. She goes in the costume place to find the costumes but then she realizes they are not there. She decides to do a search for the costumes in which West finds them because Emily simply gave it away to West. This gets Amanda curious so she questions West. He answers that it's "his raccoon" way. Kate decides to keep the costumes at her house until Nationals.
5323"Better Than This"Frank van KeekenRachael ShaeferOctober 17, 2014 (2014-10-17)
James is determined to complete the list of tasks to win Riley back. Task number nine is to receive his driver’s license. Before being able to take the test, James attends a driving class. James being his goofy self does not really pay attention. When he is quizzed on what the instructor just said, James is unable to respond. The instructor is less than impressed. The driving instructor tells James that tomorrow he will be his and passing his test will be nearly impossible. Michelle however is filling her free time with all sorts of clubs. None of which seem to really be making her happy, except for Debate Club. Thalia decides to go and watch Michelle at Debate Club to see if she is truly happy. While there, Thalia sees that Michelle has finally made the team and will be debating that night. To get Michelle back, they all agree to go to the debate and cheer Michelle on, hoping that this will make Michelle realize that they are a family and how much she misses them. Still suspicious of Emily, Amanda once again questions how West found the costumes in the garbage but West tells Amanda that he was channeling his inner raccoon. When Amanda asks if Emily pointed him in the direction of the garbage, West says he cannot remember but he thinks so. Amanda now knows that Emily cannot be trusted with her plan to take down The Next Step. Having passed his driving test, James and the instructor prank Riley and James’ mom making it seem as if he failed. In the end, James was able to cross number nine off of Riley’s list. It is finally time for Michelle’s debate and all the A-Troupe dancers attend to cheer her on. Michelle is both shocked and happy The Next Step is there to cheer her on. Even after having missed her friends, Michelle still chooses debate over dance.
5424"Under Pressure"Brad HruboskaChloe van Keeken and Rachael SchaeferOctober 24, 2014 (2014-10-24)
Kate tells the studio that someone needs to take CPR lessons for Nationals. Riley volunteers for James but James says he will only do it if Riley does it. James and Riley go to the CPR class together and realize that the instructor is very weird. The instructor says that they have to partner up with someone to actually do mouth to mouth, but he chose the partners. He partners James with the old lady and Riley with a random guy. James doesn't like that. When James does the CPR on his partner, she pulls him down and kisses him. Back at the studio, Kate says the money is missing so she talks to Chloe since she's supposed to have the key. She said she didn't do it. Then Emily speaks up and suggests to check Amanda's bag. Kate checks her bag but it's empty. Amanda did this because she knew Emily was going to back-stab her, so she put the money in her bag. Then Amanda tells Kate to check Emily's bag so she does and the key that opens the box is in there. After Kate says that Emily is on a suspension and she could possibly get kicked out of the studio. Lastly Emily texts Riley a SNS (Sister needs Sister) so then Riley comes and Emily tells Riley all about what happened. Riley says she needs to do something about it.
5525"Just Dance"Kim DerkoChloe van KeekenNovember 7, 2014 (2014-11-07)
Emily is still suffering because of what Amanda did. Riley helps her out and makes a plan to prove that Amanda is still with Elite. Chloe notices that Stephanie and Amanda are buying juices with a 5$ bill that Margie drew on, which Chloe remembers to be from the money for the nationals entry that was stolen, therefore proving that Amanda, not Emily, stole the money. After they show Kate, Amanda gets kicked out of the studio. Meanwhile, James has to do one last task; to get Michelle back in the studio. He tricks Michelle into coming to the mall, but James sets up a flash mob with hundreds of people to get her back. Michelle ultimately decides to return at the studio. James and Riley are back together, and they kiss.
5626"Water It"Derby CreweChloe van KeekenNovember 14, 2014 (2014-11-14)
Thalia and Giselle gives James and Riley the duet back because they are back together. Kate asks Michelle if she still wants the solo, Michelle says no but Kate convinces her to take the solo back. West and Emily have fun together while imitating Thalia and Giselle's conversion. Meanwhile, Riley and James are having a hard time practicing their duet together. Michelle is practicing her solo in studio A, and Eldon walks in and asks Michelle to do her solo for him giving her tips on her choreography, making Michelle feel more at home at the next step again because Eldon is helping her. Riley talks to Emily about how she isn't sure about her and James because the duet isn't really working out, so Emily tells Riley to get James a gift because after all, James did the huge list for Riley. Riley tricks James into thinking that West is waiting for him at the park, but after James gets there he notices that West isn't there but Riley is, Riley sets up a Picnic for James and she has Shwarma for him. Michelle and Eldon spend the whole day helping each other and giving each other tips on their solos and go to culture shop after and get drinks. The episode ends with Riley and James saying a toast and kissing and slow dancing at the end.
5727"Run This Town"Shawn ThompsonRachael SchaeferNovember 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
Miss Kate decide to give the boys the small group after Amanda left to go back to Elite. The boys are horsing around and then Miss Kate asks to see their routine, and they only had a starting pose, so they need help with their routine. As a treat, Miss Kate invites Luther Brown to come and choreograph their routine. Thalia and Giselle catch up with Michelle, but whenever she talks about something other than dance, they insist to teach her the next routine. Finally, Michelle asks what's wrong, and her friends come clean by saying that they are afraid she would leave again. Michelle confirms that she would never leave again as she is with her real family. Thalia and Giselle help Michelle with the Nationals routines. James give advice to Eldon about dating, saying he has to do 30 pirouettes before he can date a girl. The episode ends with the boys, who now have a great routine for Nationals, and the girls, who are friends again, all dancing and having a great time.
5828"Re-Match"Mitchell NessChloe van KeekenNovember 28, 2014 (2014-11-28)
The Next Step goes to Nationals. As they are waiting, as they see Life Of Dance walk in. Life of Dance (Ladies of Destruction) are definitely The Next Step's biggest competition. After registering at Nationals, they are told that they can complete a scavenger hunt in order for A-Troupe to be able to go to the Shawn Desman concert. Emily is a massive Shawn Desman fan so West, Giselle and her volunteer for the scavenger hunt. One of the things on the scavenger hunt is to get a picture with Shawn but when they find out that they were at the end of the line, they realized that Shawn Desman would not go through every single person on time. West comes up with a plan to pretend to be a celebrity so that The Next Step can go to the front of the line to see Shawn Desman and also to get his autograph. West's plan works and at the end of the episode The Next Step all go to the Shawn Desman concert and have fun.
5929"Old Friends"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenDecember 4, 2014 (2014-12-04)
Eldon is forced to face Daniel during Nationals' male soloist dance. Daniel's competitiveness gets in the way of his friendships with A-Troupe members, giving them the cold shoulder before he performed his solo, but reconciles with them at the end of the episode and at the Nationals Party at the end of the episode, when Daniel is asked to audition for Juilliard by the head of Juilliard, who was impressed by his performance.
6030"I Don't Know"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenDecember 12, 2014 (2014-12-12)
The Next Step advance to the next stage of Nationals. It is time for the boys to perform their small group dance but James still has to decide whether or not on include the B-Twist in the dance. He ultimately decides not to and feels really bad and scared that The Next Step will be eliminated since the small group competition is so fierce. After The Next Step does advance James and Riley have to do their duet. They decide to change their duet to a story about a man who is all about business sitting in an art museum and an art piece coming to life to show him her world. Right before they go on stage Riley tells James to do the B-twist so he does, and he lands it. The duet wins and James and Riley kiss. The episode ends by Riley telling James that she loves him.
6131"What You Waiting For?"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenDecember 19, 2014 (2014-12-19)
Michelle and Amanda are paired together for the solo round, and Amanda is really nervous. A-Troupe decides to go shopping at the mall while Lucien tells Tess to follow them and make sure Michelle doesn't come back for her solo. Tess follows Michelle to a store and puts perfume in her bag and Michelle gets caught. Meanwhile at nationals, A-Troupe is looking for Michelle all over the place but can't find her so they come up with a backup plan which is for Chloe to go back to the mall to find Michelle and for Riley to perform her solo she auditioned for after Michelle Left. Amanda is angry at Lucien and Tess for making Michelle late and wants to win fair and square. The security at the mall looks at the security tape and finds out Michelle is innocent and agrees to let her go. Michelle comes back and performs her solo and wins against Elite.
6232"You Love Me"Mitchell NessFrank van KeekenDecember 26, 2014 (2014-12-26)
The Next Step has advanced to the semi-finals round of nationals and are extremely nervous to perform because of all the talented troupes. During a rehearsal, Thalia and Eldon look for a 'sweet spot', somewhere where the energy feels right. West asks Emily if - or rather tells - they should date. Towards the end of the semi-final dance, Emily injures her knee in the number and the whole team starts freaking out, but they are happy at the same time, since they won the round and now move on to compete against LOD in the Finals of Nationals. Unfortunately, the studio is left one dancer short.
6333"What Dreamers Do (Part 1)"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenMarch 13, 2015 (2015-03-13)
6434"What Dreamers Do (Part 2)"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenJanuary 2, 2015 (2015-01-02)
The Next Step goes up against Life of Dance in the finals. They are nervous because they may forfeit due to Emily's injury. They are about to announce their forfeit when Amanda runs in and says that she will dance with the studio. Amanda explains that Kate sent in her name so she could dance with The Next Step, when Amanda was already at Elite. Life of Dance becomes mad because they thought it was against the rules to dance on two teams, but since it's not a rule she is allowed to dance. Life of Dance performs a routine about a paparazzi and modeling. The Next Step is very worried. When it is time for The Next Step to perform, they pull off an outstanding dance with a circus-themed dance. When the judges come on stage to announce the winner, it is revealed that The Next Step is crowned champions. Emily and West, along with Riley and James, kiss. Kate, Giselle, and Chloe are all walking back into the studio and see an eviction notice. They find out that they are being evicted so the building can build condos. Riley and James are driving, arguing about Miss Kate finding a new studio. Kate and the dancers are all packing up the studio when Lucien walks in. He tells Kate that he knows about their eviction notice and that he knows they don't have anywhere to dance. Kate grows impatient and tells him to get to the point. Lucien says he has a studio for them to dance, but in return, he wants The Next Step and Elite to merge into one team for internationals.

Season 3 (2015)Edit

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Part 1
651"Coming Home?"Samir RehemFrank van KeekenMarch 16, 2015 (2015-03-16)
A-Troupe is reunited after their Nationals win, but the celebrations are short lived. The team must find a new place to dance, or make a big sacrifice that will determine The Next Step's future. Meanwhile, James helps plan his aunt's wedding.
662"Game, Set, and Match"Samir RehemElizabeth BeckerMarch 16, 2015 (2015-03-16)
Kate decides to finally tell the dancers the truth, which is Lucien has bought the building and is insisting that they merge with Elite. They first think that they go one on one with Elite, but it could be Elite vs Elite, Elite vs The Next Step or even worse, The Next Step vs The Next Step. Eldon is deeply horrified by the thought of going against his own team, so leaves A-Troupe. Lucien meets up with Daniel in a park and tells him he has the opportunity to join a team going to internationals if he does everything he says, and Daniel agrees. Thalia finds Eldon in the music room, and Eldon tells her he is not ready to come back to A-Troupe. She tells the rest of A-Troupe, and James says he will try to get him back. Michelle is having a hard time trusting Amanda after the past, but when she spies on her talking to Elite and overhears her saying she's with The Next Step, she says she trusts her now. Daniel visits the next step and tells A-Troupe he's with Elite. James finds this as a way to get Eldon back and Eldon comes back. The team is now ready to take on Elite.
673"Secrets"Shawn ThompsonChloe van KeekenMarch 17, 2015 (2015-03-17)
Emily learns that she will not be able to dance for at least 8 months. She confides in Stephanie and swears her to secrecy. Not wanting Emily to hurt herself, Stephanie tells Riley that Emily is unable to dance. Riley confronts Emily who is still insistent to dance so Riley tells A-Troupe and Miss Kate meaning Emily is knocked off the team. Lucien makes a deal with Miss Kate that Michelle gets to automatically go through to internationals but she is counted as an Elite win because she has the Miss National Soloist title.
684"Let the Games Begin"Shawn Alex ThompsonTricia Fish & Emma CampbellMarch 18, 2015 (2015-03-18)
Dancers compete one on one for a spot on the internationals team. Hunter goes first, and picks Eldon's name. They have to go against each other and Eldon wins, which means Hunter is off the team. Daniel and Lucien come up with a plan to eliminate more of the next step dancers by placing them against each other. When James is called out to dance Lucien creates a diversion allowing Daniel to switch the names in the hat. The episode ends when James picks out a name from the hat and it's Riley's name. He is shocked to find out that he will have to compete against Riley for a place at Internationals.
695"The Fallout"Chloe van KeekenRachael SchaeferMarch 19, 2015 (2015-03-19)
The episode starts with James and Riley practicing their solos to compete for a spot at internationals. Riley confesses to James that she would prefer not to go to internationals rather her that competing against him. James convinces her to dance full out for the team and he also promises to do the same. Riley dances her solo and keeps her promise but when James gets up to do his solo he realises that Riley deserves to have the spot over him and so he walks out. Riley is shocked and mad as he did not keep his promise. After talking to Eldon, Riley realises that James did it to make a good thing out of a bad situation and he did it because he loves her. She goes to find James who is practicing in the music room and she tells him that she loves him and she knows why he did what he did.
706"The Times They Are a Changin'"Shawn Alex ThompsonChloe van KeekenMarch 20, 2015 (2015-03-20)
Giselle faces a familiar opponent in her battle when she dances against Daniel, fortunately she wins and Chloe defends her place on the team. Tess and Amanda go head to head. When Amanda wins, she is the seventh dancer to win and the ownership of The Next Step is decided
717"Your New Beginning"Samir RehemAmy ColeMarch 23, 2015 (2015-03-23)
The new Elite members are having a hard time adjusting to life in A-Troupe, as well as Noah. James plans a surprise for Riley for when she gets her braces off, which is giving her corn on the cob. Eldon sees, and gets an idea to give Thalia a corn on the cob as well. Shantel and Giselle, as well as Max and West and Noah and Cierra, have to work on a duet to bond with one another. Max and West and Noah and Cierra do fantastic, but Shantel and Giselle fail.
728"I'm Your Captain"Samir RehemChloe van KeekenMarch 24, 2015 (2015-03-24)
Michelle resigns as dance captain, saying she it isn't fair if she isn't fully committed to the team, so Kate chooses Giselle for the new dance captain. Shantel challenges Giselle for the dance captain position because she feels she would make a great leader. They each make a trio and whoever wins is the new dance captain. Shantel leads the contemporary dance with Noah, Thalia and West, whilst Giselle does the hip-hop dance with Max, Eldon and Chloe. She is struggling, so she asks Michelle on how to be a great dance captain. James needs to find a suit for Aunt Kathy's wedding in his Uncle Enzo's shop. It is going terribly, so Riley helps him out. Giselle finally creates a great routine and wins the trio challenge, which means she is the new dance captain, so Shantel leaves A-Troupe and says she did because she didn't want to be on a team that didn't respect her talent.
739"The Nutcracker Prince"Samir RehemElizabeth BeckerMarch 25, 2015 (2015-03-25)
Eldon challenges West to audition for Le Ballet de la Reine Touring company for The Nutcracker, so West asks for Chloe's help. Chloe goes along with West to audition for moral support, and they make the final round. West doesn't get in, but he is very happy for Chloe who is offered a part. Seeing as Shantel left, there is one more space on A-Troupe, and James is offered the space, but doesn't think he is very committed as he is with his band. At the end, James rejoins A-Troupe and everyone is happy, except Chloe, who has to make a big choice; The Nutcracker or Internationals?
7410"Can't Fight This Feeling"Samir RehemRachael SchaeferMarch 26, 2015 (2015-03-26)
Thalia is starting to get feelings for Eldon, but wonders if he and Michelle are really over each other. Meanwhile, Richelle is bothered by Noah and Abi getting along so well, because she likes Noah. Thalia talks to Michelle about her and Eldon, and Michelle says she is pretty close with him and they are good friends. Thalia then talks to Eldon about Michelle and says they seem to have chemistry, to which he agrees. This bothers Thalia, so she runs off. Michelle thinks Thalia asked her about Eldon because he might have said that he still likes her, so she confronts him and then realizes that Thalia was actually asking because she likes him. After that, Michelle tells Thalia that she and Eldon are not getting back together and that she doesn't even like him that way, and she's totally fine with them, so Thalia goes to talk to Eldon and watches him do a freestyle solo dance. When he finishes, they both say they really like each other and hold hands. Meanwhile, Chloe still has no idea what to do about the decision she has to make; West tells her to follow her dream but she doesn't want to let the team down.
7511"Marry Me"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenMarch 27, 2015 (2015-03-27)
James finally meets his aunt's fiance, and discovers he is the crazy guy that was his driving instructor from when he was completing the list of tasks for Riley. Riley is very scared of him, and James says he is beyond weird. Elsewhere, Thalia helps Eldon teach the J-Troupe acro class and they grow closer when they perform a duet for them. Also Michelle has trouble adjusting to her parents divorce and thinks that it is all her fault. Aunt Kathy's wedding preparations are not going well, as Arthur has no best man and the band couldn't make it. James offers to be Arthur's best man and play the wedding with his band. The wedding is a huge success and him and Riley have a lot of fun.
7612"Do The Right Thing"Frank van KeekenRachael SchaeferMarch 30, 2015 (2015-03-30)
Chloe is growing more and more worried as she has no idea what to do about her decision. Meanwhile, seeing as they are getting along so well, Thalia goes to Eldon in Hidalgos and asks him if he would like to go to a concert with her. Eldon makes up weird excuses because he needs to do 30 pirouettes before he can go out with her. Chloe gets guilty when Miss Kate says she has no idea what she would do without her. Thalia confronts Eldon about what's been going on, so he takes her to James and he explains about the 30 pirouettes. West tells Chloe that if she doesn't take the job offer, she would be letting down the next step. West helps Eldon with his problem, but he is getting sick from all the constant spinning. Chloe finally makes a decision, and tells Miss Kate she has accepted the offer. Miss Kate is very proud of her and says she is following her dream and will miss her a lot. Eldon has given up doing 30 pirouettes, Thalia sees him on the floor and tells him he is doing a really good job. She helps him up and then they start practicing pirouettes together. Chloe is dancing in studio A one last time, and Margie appears. They do a ballet piece together, and Margie waves goodbye and disappears in glitter.
7713"Put You First"Patrick SisamEmma CampbellMarch 31, 2015 (2015-03-31)
James forgets about his anniversary with Riley, so gives her a half eaten box of chocolates. He tells her he has a huge surprise for her later, and Riley tells him she has something big for him too, when actually they have nothing for each other. Meanwhile, Giselle, Thalia and Amanda are practicing a trio to be prepared for internationals, but Amanda has to go to help her mom. Max helps Giselle and Thalia with spacing and they come up with a new trio, so Kate replaces Amanda with Max. West and Eldon see Noah catch a glass of milk while he is talking to Cierra, so they test his catching skills in Hidalgos, and he can also catch while facing the other way. They the test his dodging skills, and he can dodge while flipping. They finally test his senses in the dark, he is blindfolded and West, Eldon and Cierra are wearing night vision goggles but he still catches them very quickly. James creates a song for Riley with his band for her present, and she loves it. Riley puts a huge canvas in studio A and lots of paint. They splash each other with paint and dance together, and have a great anniversary.
7814"I Hope I Get It"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenApril 1, 2015 (2015-04-01)
With Chloe gone, the team needs to find a twelfth dancer for internationals. They hold B-Troupe auditions with Skylar, Abi, Shannon, Jake and Stephanie auditioning. Daniel makes a surprise return saying he is there to audition, claiming the Next Step can't win internationals without him. They all audition, and Stephanie does amazing. Michelle contemplates returning to Madison with her mom after talking to Hunter on video chat. Meanwhile back at the studio, auditions start for the one spot to fill in for Chloe. the whole A troupe gets to decide who makes it in. Everyone chooses Stephanie.
7915"The New Girl in Town"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenApril 2, 2015 (2015-04-02)
With Stephanie joining A-Troupe to complete the Internationals Team, the team is very excited and ready to take on internationals. All of A-Troupe is very happy with their team for internationals. Whilst they are all having fun, a dancer from England arrives called Ella who is a part of the internationals exchange program arrives and Riley must mentor her. Riley immediately doesn't like her because she plays a prank on her along with Noah and West, and later plays a prank on Max in Hidalgos. Amanda gets chosen for the exchange program and has to go to Sweden, but Amanda doesn't want to go. Amanda wants to swap with West so West can go to Sweden but Miss Kate explains Amanda is the Alternate for the Internationals Team and will only compete if someone else from A-Troupe can't. Eldon is practicing 30 pirouettes in Studio A with Thalia, but is stuck on 14. Ella and Riley walk in, and Ella offers to help, saying if he does 24 she will kiss him. Thalia doesn't mind at this point, but when he does 24 pirouettes and Ella actually does kiss him, she gets very annoyed and tells Riley she is going to give Eldon more motivation. Giselle needs some help with being a good dance captain, so Michelle gathers some J-Troupers to act out scenarios, but Giselle ends up making the studio "bankrupted 19 times, many injuries and even a deportation". Richelle feels bad for her, so she gives her the dance captain diary that Emily gave her. Thalia drags West into studio A and asks Eldon if he wants to see something, then kisses West twice in front of him. She tells Eldon? to spin and he does 9 pirouettes, so she tells him he is disappointing. Riley sees Ella wrapping James' drum kit in bubble wrap and thinks it's funny, so joins in. At the end of the episode, Riley, Eldon and Thalia visit Michelle at her house as she is helping her mom pack. They give her muffins and say goodbye to her. Michelle says later that as hard as it is saying goodbye to her friends, she doesn't know how she'll say goodbye to her mom and may be saying goodbye to them for the last time. She feels really sad and wonders what it would be like to say bye to the next step.
Part 2
8016"Sweet Spot"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenSeptember 11, 2015 (2015-09-11)
James is preoccupied with his band and can't devote time to his duet with Riley for Internationals, so Ella helps her let loose. Meanwhile, Eldon and Thalia try to uncover the studio's sweet spots. When Eldon puts a love letter for Thalia in a sweet spot, he gives them a telling of, saying that a 30 pirouette relationship is better than a 21/22 pirouette relationship.
8117"Square Dance"Jay PrychidnyElizabeth BeckerSeptember 11, 2015 (2015-09-11)
As the tension from Internationals mounts, Riley and Ella help the group relax by tricking them into learning square dancing. An internationals letter arrives and Ella and Riley put a note in the envelope telling the team that they need to learn a square dance. Once the pressure builds the team gets stressed and Riley can't cope with the stress. She tells James thinking he will understand as he loves pranks but he gets mad. He goes to the music room saying Riley isn't the girl he fell in love with. The team end the episode by performing the square dance but James doesn't turn up to be Riley's partner so after Ella has danced with Stephanie for a bit she dances with Riley. Riley says she has more fun with Ella than she has had with James for a long time which is worrying for the future of their relationship.
8218"Mixed Messages"Jay PrychidnyRachael ShaeferSeptember 18, 2015 (2015-09-18)
Ella has Riley and James take a closer look at their relationship. Elsewhere, Thalia and Eldon devise clandestine ways of communicating.
8319"Never There"Rachael ShaeferChloe van KeekenSeptember 25, 2015 (2015-09-25)
Michelle is struggling with her parents' divorce, and this affects the team. Meanwhile, James and Riley try to see things from one another's perspectives; and Ella tries to convince Noah that A-Troupe is the right place for him.
8420"Cry Me a River"Steve BendernjakRachael ShaeferOctober 2, 2015 (2015-10-02)
Michelle, Riley, Cierra, Giselle and Stephanie are doing a 2-7 person group dance and after it Michelle starts crying on the floor about being an alternate and how useless she looked on the throne and Stephanie goes up to her and helps her. Noah and Eldon battle after Noah's questioning about why Eldon is the Internationals male soloist and not him. They battle for a while until Noah admits defeat because he thinks Eldon is amazing. Max, James and West are chatting about Internationals and James burps, then Max burps and West looks disgusted and James asks him if he can burp and West answers no. He tries but he fails and suddenly Ella does a massive burp and shocks the boys and she says First round Ella. Stephanie is helping Michelle and Riley comes in asking to rehearse and exclaims that Miss Kate chose her to represent The Next Step for the female solo round and Michelle cries again. The boys are trying to drink raw egg but they all can't do it but Ella comes up and pours all 6 into a glass and drinks them. James says 'Who is this girl?'. Noah and Eldon do a duet which is amazing and Eldon proclaims that he will be the soloist next year. The boys come in and challenge Ella to a sporting event, she chooses football. Stephanie is helping Michelle see the brighter side to being an alternate and Michelle becomes happier. James, Max and West are outside and Ella comes along with a football and they throw it away and replace it with a soccer ball. Max kicks the ball and misses and Ella kicks it and scores straight through the post. Ella says I have four older brothers, where do you think I learn this stuff? James tries but fails miserably. Michelle feels so much better and her and Stephanie leave and go home.
8521"Today I'm Getting Over You"Chloe van KeekenMalek Pacha & Bradley VermuntOctober 9, 2015 (2015-10-09)
A-Troupe members team up with folks from B-Troupe for duets. Meanwhile, Stephanie tries not to resort to old habits; Cierra's love of dance leads to trouble with Skylar; and Richelle tries to deal with her crush on Noah.
8622"It's my Party"Kim DerkoRachael ShaeferOctober 16, 2015 (2015-10-16)
Giselle and West help Eldon and Thalia's relationship. A Troupe host a surprise party for Amanda's arrival from Sweden. Noah wants to kiss Abi.
8723"Welcome to Miami"Frank van KeekenTricia FishOctober 23, 2015 (2015-10-23)
A Troupe arrive in Miami for Internationals. Everyone is buzzing and all joyful. Thalia learnt how to say hello in 55 different languages to say to the other dance teams at Internationals. Kate tells the group that they have to register tomorrow, so they get a day off. James has a day planned with Riley, but Riley meets up with Ella and Riley and Ella go to a Cuban restaurant. Ella forgets the money for the food, and she decides to run back and fetch it. Riley decides to order more food to pass the time. Ella leaves a phone call saying her team needs her and she won't be able to come back to the restaurant, leaving Riley alone with no money and a huge bill to pay. The staff notice Riley eating all the food and get suspicious. Riley comes clean to the manager, and he says she can either pay off the bills by working as a waitress, or the police will get involved. Riley decides to be a waitress, but it is going terribly. James gets Riley's text to help her, but he hangs out with Eldon instead, who is looking for sweet spots for his and Thalia's first date. James gets fed up by this, and goes to the restaurant and sees Riley and James and Eldon don't actually help her pay the bill off, they sit at a table and orders some things. Riley gets angry by this and starts slapping both James and Eldon, until they help pay the bill. James finally gives money and the bill is paid off. Meanwhile, West shows Giselle, Amanda and Stephanie popular attractions at Miami, and they all end the tour by dancing in front of a beautiful graffiti wall.
8824"Lost at Sea"Frank van KeekenChloe van KeekenOctober 30, 2015 (2015-10-30)
Kate and Giselle arrive to register for Internationals, but James has still not signed his form . Unfortunately, James is stuck in the middle of alligator-filled Everglade with West and Eldon. Then the boys get stuck for two hours in the Everglades.
8925"When the War is Over"Mitchell T. NessRachael ShaeferNovember 6, 2015 (2015-11-06)
On the day of the male and female solo round, Eldon struggle with the loss of his lucky coin. Thalia comforts him and he feels ok. He performs his solo, does really well, but is beaten by the Swedish dancer. Riley's friendship with Ella is tested when they have to compete against each other. Ella goes up a few turns before Riley and then Ella performs Riley's solo because Riley showed Ella her solo. Her biggest mistake. Giselle then performs a solo instead of Riley, but Ella still wins.
9026"We are the World"Frank van KeekenRachael SchaeferNovember 13, 2015 (2015-11-13)
With the small group round fast approaching. Michelle, Giselle, Riley and Cierra are angry to see that Stephanie isn't putting in as much effort as she should be into practice and consider replace her. Meanwhile, Thalia must compete with three dancers from different countries in the first official round of Internationals, and Eldon begins to suspect that her Polish team-mate cares about more than just dance. Thalia and her group get through to the next round.
9127"Blind"Mitchell T. NessFrank van Keeken & Amy ColeNovember 20, 2015 (2015-11-20)
The Next Step progress to the second round of Internationals. However, the Internationals board declare that the next dance should be danced blindfolded giving everyone a great shock! The group are not doing well until West brings Noah into the mix and then Noah replaces Michelle because she is the alternate. They beat France to move forward in the competition.
9228"Turn, Turn, Turn"Mitchell T. NessFrank van KeekenNovember 27, 2015 (2015-11-27)
Eldon competes in a turning competition against seven other dancers to determine how much time their team will have to re-work the routine to the internationals boards choice of music. Eldon turns for the longest, meaning that his team has the longest, and it means he can finally date Thalia. The Next Step are up against Jamaica. The next step performs their 5 person dance and wins, meaning that they move forward to the semi-finals.
9329"She's Not You"Mitchell T. NessFrank van KeekenDecember 4, 2015 (2015-12-04)
The Next Step have advanced to the semi-finals and are up against England and because Ella betrayed Riley and her team they said they are going to make them regret it. West gets food poisoning from a kebab stand and then Michelle has to step in for him. It seemed that he would not dance in the semifinals however just before they went onto the stage he rushed and claimed that he was well enough to dance. Therefore Michelle had to make a choice wherever to dance herself or let West dance. West then went on with the team and Michelle and Amanda watched on from the wings with Kate. The Next Step beat England with their semifinals dance and The Next Step are through to the final but their chances could be wrecked. At the end they are warming up on the stage and Lucien walks on and claims that he is a judge.
9430"How It Ends"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenDecember 11, 2015 (2015-12-11)
The Next Step battles for the title of International champions against the team from Sweden; James and Riley put everything on the line to give their team a chance at winning. Daniel reappears in an attempt to help The Next Step but Giselle brushes him off, even though he may help The Next Step greatly. Daniel sends footage of Lucien scheming to Giselle and they get Lucien taken away by security. Both The next step and Sweden perform their dance. The next step score 97, and Sweden 92, but because of Sweden's 5 point advantage it is a tie. This means that both teams have to perform duets. Sweden performs a duet and so do James and Riley. The Next Step win, so they are Internationals champions defeating Sweden.

Season 4 (2016–17)Edit

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951"One More Time"Frank van KeekenFrank van KeekenFebruary 15, 2016 (2016-02-15)
After winning Internationals, The Next Step A troupe dances and celebrates their internationals win. James leaves to join his band permanently, Max leaves for university, Stephanie leaves to become an actress in Hollywood, Giselle is looking for other opportunities, Thalia goes to A dance studio in Poland to explore her Polish family heritage however is worried about Eldon. Amanda and Michelle are determined to get their status back on A Troupe. The remaining A Troupe is Cierra, West, Michelle, Noah, Riley, Eldon and Amanda. Later on The Next Step has an open house where dancers from all over the dance world comes. New dancers Sloane and LaTroy meet Michelle and Sloane is rude which makes a bad first impression. A new dancer Alfie comes and James' little sister Piper is there too. James says Piper is not ready for The Next Step.
962"Stir It Up"Frank van KeekenLaura HarbinFebruary 19, 2016 (2016-02-19)
A-Troupe auditions begin amidst big decisions for two key dancers. In an attempt to prevent future arguments, Skylar and Cierra make a pact.
973"Heads Will Roll"Frank van KeekenBethany KasterFebruary 26, 2016 (2016-02-26)
In the second round of auditions, a guest choreographer challenges the auditioners with an unorthodox method of teaching.
984"Welcome to the Jungle"Frank van KeekenAmy ColeMarch 4, 2016 (2016-03-04)
The new A-Troupe is uncovered. Hoping to relieve the nerves of her fellow freshman, Piper decides to form a club. When Riley is offered the opportunity of a lifetime, she must make a difficult decision.
995"Square One"Stephen ReynoldsBrad Vermunt & Malek PachoMarch 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
Riley tells Kate that she has decided for Amanda to take her spot on A-Troupe. Kate disagrees with the decision wholeheartedly, but admires Riley's decisiveness nonetheless. Riley enters Studio A to tell the dancers that she is the new studio head.
1006"London Calling"Stephen ReynoldsIan MaloneMarch 18, 2016 (2016-03-18)
West receives a mysterious package from London, England, which leads to a big surprise for the bros. Noah and Amanda collaborate on a song.
1017"Walk This Way"Stephen ReynoldsTricia FishMarch 25, 2016 (2016-03-25)
Amanda finds herself uncharacteristically nervous around Noah. Meanwhile, Riley is wary of James going to England.
1028"Runaway"Stephen ReynoldsEmma CampbellApril 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)
Riley finds out that Alfie is keeping a big secret that jeopardizes his spot on The Next Step; James, West, and Eldon dance at a competition in London, England.
1039"Dancing with Myself"Jay PrychidnyLaura HarbinApril 8, 2016 (2016-04-08)
Noah struggles to rehearse with his trio due to an injury; Skylar uses this to convince Riley to give her trio the spot to compete at the qualifier instead but the original trio is kept for the competition. Meanwhile, Michelle works on her dance moves with Alfie.
10410"Simple Twist of Fate"Frank van KeekenElizabeth BeckerApril 15, 2016 (2016-04-15)
As A-Troupe dances at the qualifier, Amanda struggles to find the right time to share her feelings for Noah, while Noah continues to hide his back injury. Noah's hidden back injury ruins the teams dance and TNS thus fails to qualify. TNS is beaten by a new team of brilliant but aggressive dancers called "the Gemminis".
10511"On the Rocks"Jay PrychidnyAmy ColeApril 22, 2016 (2016-04-22)
After the loss of the first qualifier, Skylar thinks that The Next Step deserves a better studio head, and so persuades the other A-troupe members to meet here in a rehearsal room; however, Alfie is also invited but disagrees and persuades the team to not try to remove Riley, and at the end, the full troupe including Riley all have a party to "The Music Made Me Do It".
10612"Knowing Me, Knowing You"Derby CreweIan MaloneApril 29, 2016 (2016-04-29)
Amanda tries to figure out Noah's true feelings for her. LaTroy and Sloane get into a fight after he receives an invitation he can't refuse.
10713"The Game Belongs To Me"Derby CreweElizabeth BeckerMay 6, 2016 (2016-05-06)
A-troupe learn that there is a second qualifier competition (a 5 person dance) that TNS can compete in. Riley holds auditions where the team do solos in front of the team, and the others have 5 votes: the 5 with the most votes will be competing at the second qualifier. Tension seems to build up between LaTroy and Sloane when Sloane doubts LaTroy can make the team and reveals that she didn't vote for him! LaTroy gets angry but then reveals that he did vote for Sloane. When the results are displayed, LaTroy becomes disappointed when he doesn't get on the team Alfie, Noah, Amy, Richelle and MichellE joins 5th with Piper so, Michelle and Piper have to compete for the 5th spot on the team at the qualifiers. Michelle starts to be cold to Piper and she thinks Michelle is acting weird because she thought they were friends.
10814"I Can't Go for That"Lamar JohnsonEmma CampbellMay 13, 2016 (2016-05-13)
Riley gets invited to an exclusive gala, and has to decide who to invite as her date. Skylar struggles to find her place on A-Troupe.
10915"I Only Have Eyes for You"Samir RehemMalek Pacha & Brad VermuntMay 20, 2016 (2016-05-20)
After performing a duet together LaTroy and Amy plan a date to "Java Junction". In response to LaTroys upcoming date with Amy, Sloane reveals, to Latroy, that she loves him. LaTroy dates Amy, as planned, and Sloane is left heart-broken. Meanwhile Eldon and West are chased across London by an angry policeman (or, as Eldon calls him, a "busking-busting-bobby") and Piper tries to cultivate friendship between Riley and Alfie.
11016"Love Will Tear Us Apart"Samir RehemMatt HogueMay 27, 2016 (2016-05-27)
Noah deliberately misses a rehearsal so he can rest his secretly injured back. Infuriated by this Riley makes Noah prove his dancing capability. Noah successfully proves himself to Riley and Riley thus continues to assume that his back is uninjured. Sloane calls a 0% club meeting, to help deal with her heart-break, in which she dances her feelings out with the other members. Riley and Michelle have lunch together and reminisce on their past in A-troupe (flashback clips are shown from series 1). Alfie tells Riley that he loves her and Riley confesses that she loves him too but refuses to go on a date because she prefers James.
11117"Nobody's Fault But Mine"Samir RehemFrank van KeekenJune 3, 2016 (2016-06-03)
Midway through a rehearsal "the Gemminis" storm into the next step dance studio and reveal to the TNS dancers that a new regionals rule allows the winner of the second qualifier to steal a dancer from any other competing team. Despite already qualifying "the Gemminis" want to enter the second qualifier so they can steall Alfie from TNS. To prevent this Riley pulls TNS from the qualifier. Meanwhile Eldon loses his phone, which has countless photos of him and Thalia saved on it. After a long search Eldon finds the phone and begins to come to terms with his break up with Thalia.
11218"Your Time Is Gonna Come"Laura HarbinMatthew MacFadzeanJune 10, 2016 (2016-06-10)
After quitting the second qualifier the team begin preparation for the third qualifier, a duet competition in which only the winning dancers and their team can qualify. TNS enters Noah and alfie into the contest, as they are the best dancers as voted by the team (in episode 13). Noah finally conffeses to Riley that his back is injured and plans a trip to the hospital to have his back checked. West competes and wins three dance battles against the Razor Backs at Bangers and Mash-Ups Hip-Hop Extravaganza.
11319"How Deep Is Your Love"David StorchAmy ColeJune 17, 2016 (2016-06-17)
Alfie surprises Riley with a plan for the qualifier duet. Noah and Amanda begin to open up to each other and LaTroy makes a heartbreaking decision since getting news from his dad.
11420"Heat of the Moment"Kim DerkoFrank van KeekenJune 24, 2016 (2016-06-24)
After Noah receives devastating news about the state of his back, auditions for the upcoming qualifier become all the more important.
Part 2
11521"Kiss and Tell"Kim DerkoFrank van KeekenOctober 14, 2016 (2016-10-14)
Piper has trouble keeping the secret of Riley and Alfie's relationship to herself.
11622"Rumour Has It"Laura HarbinBethany KasterOctober 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
Piper gives Riley an ultimatum to tell James about the kiss. James is confused why Riley is not answering his phone calls. Lost and Found musician Theo tries to help Amanda take her mind off Noah's surgery. James flies back to the studio after seeing Piper stressed out on a video call.
11723"Here Comes Your Man"Steve BedernjakBrad Vermunt & Malek PachaOctober 28, 2016 (2016-10-28)
Thalia comes to visit Eldon in London during the next round of the Bangers and Mash-Ups Hip Hop Competition. Amanda's cousin Cooper comes to visit The Next Step for a day. Noah struggles with Amanda seeing him at his weakest. James returns to the studio.
11824"Tainted Love"David StorchEmma CampbellNovember 4, 2016 (2016-11-04)
Riley tells James about the kiss and he struggles with how to handle it. West and Eldon compete in the next round of the Bangers and Mash-Ups Hip Hop Competition. Michelle helps Riley through her tough situation. Noah and Amanda have their first kiss.
11925"A Fool in Love"Patrick SisamAmy ColeNovember 11, 2016 (2016-11-11)
Riley tells James she needs some space to take stock of her feelings. Meanwhile, Amy assists LaTroy in dealing with being alone at the farm and Cassie tries to help Skylar overcome her trepidation when it comes to speaking to strangers.
12026"Karma Police"Patrick SisamLaura HarbinNovember 25, 2016 (2016-11-25)
Emily shows up to help Riley get The Next Step to Regionals. Emily tries to get to the bottom of the problem with the Qualifier duet.
12127"Only You"Trevor TordjmanEmma CampbellNovember 25, 2016 (2016-11-25)
Sloane helps Jude from Lost & Found with his music video. Emily and Riley choose a Dance Captain. Noah struggles with being reassigned the Qualifier duet.
12228"Danger Zone"Elizabeth BeckerElizabeth BeckerDecember 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)
Riley asks James for an impossible favour for the studio. Skylar helps the zero percenters deal with their nerves. James and Alfie have a heated conversation.
12329"Rivalry"Frank van KeekenTricia FishDecember 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
James and Alfie represent The Next Step at the final Qualifier. Skylar has to step in to help when the situation is at a crossroads.
12430"Nobody's Perfect"Mars HorodyskiTricia FishDecember 16, 2016 (2016-12-16)
Riley and Alfie have their first date and it does not go well. Noah takes a big step in his relationship with Amanda.
12531"Shake it Off"Samir RehemMatthew MacFadzeanMarch 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
Amy helps Cassie with a history project. Riley makes a mistake with Alfie and tries to make it up to him. Skylar helps Noah get competition ready.
12632"Come Together"Samir RehemFrank van KeekenNovember 17, 2016 (2016-11-17)[a]
Riley helps the team get ready for competition by doing anti-bullying exercises. Everyone learns the different types of bullying behavior and how to deal with it.
12733"It Ain't Easy"Samir RehemIan MaloneMarch 24, 2017 (2017-03-24)
James meets up with an old friend in London. Riley is confused by her feelings towards Alfie. LaTroy returns from time with his father and turns to Sloane to sort out his feelings.
12834"Bold As Love"Brad HruboskaIan MaloneMarch 31, 2017 (2017-03-31)
Eldon, West and James compete in the finals at the Bangers and Mashups International Hip Hip Competition.
12935"Taking Care of Business"Brad HruboskaMalek Pacha and Brad VermuntApril 7, 2017 (2017-04-07)
James and Riley return to the studio, only to discover that a team member has left. West and Eldon help the small group with their choreography.
13036"The Edge of Glory"Ian ChanAmy ColeApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
The team prepares to leave for Regionals. Cassie is made the alternate dancer. Giselle drops by on a break from her tour and gives Amanda a special invitation.
13137"Even Better Than the Real Thing"Mitchell T. NessAmy ColeApril 21, 2017 (2017-04-21)
The team competes in the first round at Regionals. Due to a misreading of the rules, the solo round is not what they expected. The result is devastating
13238"Don't Stop Me Now"Mitchell T. NessLaura HarbinApril 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
The Next Step competes in the sudden death trio round. Michelle pushes herself before the trio dance in order to be ready. Amanda struggles with the offer from Giselle.
13339"Living on a Prayer"Mitchell T. NessLaura HarbinMay 4, 2017 (2017-05-04)
The team compete in the duet round of Regionals. However, with Sloane disqualified and Michelle injured, the Next Step doesn't have enough dancers to dance in the final—if they make it there.
13440"A Change is Gonna Come"Mitchell T. NessFrank van KeekenMay 12, 2017 (2017-05-12)
Now that Alfie is back, the team is able to compete in the Regionals final. But when Michelle shows up ready to dance, Riley has to make a heartbreaking decision. The Next Step lose Regionals and are defeated by the Geminis, who later win Nationals and Internationals.
  1. ^ "Come Together" is the 32nd episode in Season 4, but was the 26th episode to air. It aired on November 17, 2016, as a special episode for Family Channel's Stand UP! Bullying Awareness Week.

Season 5 (2017)Edit

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Part 1
1351"A New Regime"Derby CreweRachael SchaeferMay 26, 2017 (2017-05-26)
8 months after TNS' Regional loss, auditions take place for the next A-Troupe in the new east studio. Michelle is surprised when a familiar face turns up and announces she is studio head. Lots of previous A-Troupers don't make the cut.
1362"Go West, Young Michelle"Derby CreweKaren McClellanJune 2, 2017 (2017-06-02)
Michelle makes a surprising announcement that tears the studio in two, and as Emily puts her new A-Troupe to work, dancers struggle to adapt to her new strict philosophy.
1373"Dance, Lies and Hoverboards"Jay PrychidnyEmma CampbellJune 9, 2017 (2017-06-09)
An unpolished new dancer, Kingston, at TNS West might not have what it takes to be part of the team. Richelle is made dance captain of TNS East and befriends Lola. Piper offers to help Amy conceal her secret from her mother, but is discovered by Emily. The two girls fallout.
1384"Leon Me"Jay PrychidnyIan MaloneJune 16, 2017 (2017-06-16)
Emily hires a guest choreographer to teach a hip-hop class for TNS East, but when TNS West shows up too Emily and Michelle go head to head.
1395"It's All Fun and Games..."Steven ReynoldsBrad VermuntJune 23, 2017 (2017-06-23)
Amy's mom discovers that she is not dancing with the original A-Troupe. Noah tries to find an excuse to back out of a duet with Richelle, and do it with Jacquie instead.
1406"No Good Deed"Stephen ReynoldsJan CaruanaJuly 7, 2017 (2017-07-07)
Emily and Daniel give Amy another shot to make it into A-Troupe. Noah admits to Jacquie that Henry is the reason that is causing their relationship to be awkward.
1417"Heathers"Stephen ReynoldsKaren McClellanJuly 14, 2017 (2017-07-14)
Piper finds a new dancer for TNS West, whilst Zara has to choose between maths and dancing in TNS East.
1428"12 Hour Party People"Stefan ScainiRachael SchaeferJuly 21, 2017 (2017-07-21)
TNS West throw a Dance-A-Thon, where people have to dance for 12 hours without stopping, in order to find a new member for their team.
1439"A Tale of Two Eldons"Stefan ScainiKarl DiPelinoJuly 28, 2017 (2017-07-28)
TNS West get their 10th and final dancer. Former A-Troupe member, Eldon, agrees to choreograph for both TNS East and TNS West, without Emily and Michelle knowing.
14410"United and Divided"Stephen ReynoldsKaren McClellanAugust 11, 2017 (2017-08-11)
Piper struggles to cope being around her duet partner. Noah quits TNS East and joins TNS West. Henry must decide if he is ready to move on from an old break-up.
Part 2
14511"East Meets West"Mitchell T NessRachael SchaeferOctober 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
TNS East finally competes against TNS West for a spot to chance at Regionals, Miss Kate brings in Riley and James to judge the competition. Unfortunately, the result is heartbreaking.
14612"Brave New World"Mitchell T NessMatt HogueOctober 20, 2017 (2017-10-20)
Kingston and Ozzy discover the Elliot has a secret which could mean that TNS East's win does not count. Sloane returns to give LaTroy an opportunity of a lifetime. Noah and Jacquie's relationship becomes tense.
14713"TNS: Civil War"Melanie OrrJan CaruanaOctober 27, 2017 (2017-10-27)
Miss Kate makes a shocking decision that will affect the future of TNS East and TNS West; Noah and Jacquie take their relationship to the next level.
14814"Stand Together or Fall Apart"Melanie OrrKaren McClellanNovember 3, 2017 (2017-11-03)
Amy and Piper come up with a plan that might get both TNS East and West into Regionals
14915"This Changes Everything"Derek RyanRachael SchaeferNovember 8, 2017 (2017-11-08)
Both TNS East and TNS West work on choreography to show Miss Kate, Amy has to leave TNS and Emily and Michelle struggle to co-operate when they get locked in Emily's office by Ozzy.
15016"Stand and Deliver"Derek RyanBrad Vermunt, Ryan SpencerNovember 15, 2017 (2017-11-15)
Now that TNS East and TNS West have combined, they are now TNS. Since the team is now new, the dancers must vote for a new dance captain. Both Piper and Richelle campaign for votes with Henry and Lola being their campaign managers, who the dance captain turns out to be shocks everyone. Emily makes Heather an offer which she accepts and Amy returns to TNS.
15117"Oh Brother! Why Art Thou Here?"Kim DerkoEmma CampbellNovember 22, 2017 (2017-11-22)
Zara, Jacquie and Richelle compete to see who will get a hip hop solo in the Regional's Qualifier Video, Ozzy,Kingston,Josh and Amy get chosen to perform a small group section in the video, Josh learns to connect with his brother and Piper and Heather have some trouble.
15218"I Have a Vision"Kim DerkoIan MaloneNovember 29, 2017 (2017-11-29)
The team is about to start recording their Regional's Qualifier Video when Ozzy shows them a video from another team. The team realizes that their video won't be as good so they decide to re-choreograph the whole entire thing. Everyone has to come up with an idea and pitch it to Noah who is the dance captain. While Richelle and Lola come up with an idea, Richelle snaps her hip and after going to the doctor finds out that she has snapping hip syndrome , Richelle wants Lola to keep this a secret. Ozzy comes up with an amazing theme that the dancers love and they decide to use. Zara loses her hip hop solo which turns into a pointe solo given to Richelle.
15319"Snap Decision"Derby CreweRachael SchaeferDecember 6, 2017 (2017-12-06)
Noah is having trouble choreographing a contemporary section for the qualifier video so he asks Jacquie to do it instead. Lola struggles to keep Richelle's secret a she turns to Heather for help but things don't turn out the way it should. Ozzy is in charge of the location for the qualifier video but he gets the dates mixed up and has to find a new location with the help of Kingston. Lola does something to Richelle that may get in the way of Richelle dancing in the qualifier video.
15420"Pointe of No Return"Derby CreweKaren McClellanDecember 13, 2017 (2017-12-13)
The dancers are finally gonna shoot the qualifier video, Piper discovers she has feelings for Josh and wants to know if he has feelings for her, Daniel discovers Richelle's secret and tells Emily but Emily is oblivious. Something happens that could change The Next Step forever..

Season 6 (2018–19)Edit

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Part 1
1551"Grave New World"Derek RyanKaren McClellanSeptember 29, 2018 (2018-09-29)
As the new strict studio head of the Next Step is revealed, so is the fate of Michelle and Emily.
1562"Wink It Out"Derek RyanRachael SchaeferSeptember 29, 2018 (2018-09-29)
To help Piper, Noah strikes a bargain with Miss Angela's daughter, Lily, which ends in surprising results.
1573"Dance-Zilla"Derby CreweEmma CampbellSeptember 30, 2018 (2018-09-30)
Richelle is back and A-Troupe desperately hopes she will bring down Miss Angela.
1584"Coup d'Etat"Derby CreweBrad VermuntSeptember 30, 2018 (2018-09-30)
With the help of A-Troupe, Richelle sets in motion a plan she hopes will rid the Next Step of Miss Angela.
1595"Summer Lovin'"Derek RyanBrian HartiganOctober 6, 2018 (2018-10-06)
Piper returns to TNS as Michelle and Emily are reinstated and face their first challenge as co-studio heads.
1606"Mean Twirls"Derek RyanKarl DiPelinoOctober 7, 2018 (2018-10-07)
Summer is tricked by dancers who are threatened by her, while TNS rents out some rehearsal space to a new dance team, AcroNation.
1617"Oh Solo Me-Oh"Mitchell NessRyan SpencerOctober 13, 2018 (2018-10-13)
1628"Mash-Up Match-Up"Mitchell NessJan CaruanaOctober 14, 2018 (2018-10-14)
1639"Amy's Prom Has Got It Goin' On"Samir RehemRachael SchaeferOctober 20, 2018 (2018-10-20)
16410"Twinkle Toes"Samir RehemKaren McClellanOctober 21, 2018 (2018-10-21)
16511"Never Been Picked"Samir RehemEmma CampbellOctober 27, 2018 (2018-10-27)
16612"Convention Tension"Stefan ScainiBrian HartiganOctober 28, 2018 (2018-10-28)
16713"Sweet and Salty"Stefan ScainiRachael SchaeferOctober 28, 2018 (2018-10-28)
Part 2
16814"Ty'd to You"Samir RehemKaren McClellanMarch 2, 2019 (2019-03-02)
16915"All the Marbles"Stefan ScainiJan CaruanaMarch 3, 2019 (2019-03-03)
17016"Less Beauty, More Beast"Stefan ScainiCorey LiuMarch 9, 2019 (2019-03-09)
17117"Contemporary Contempt"Melanie OrrRachael SchaeferMarch 10, 2019 (2019-03-10)
17218"Little Big Lies"Melanie OrrBrian HartiganMarch 16, 2019 (2019-03-16)
17319"Pas De Don't"Melanie OrrBrad VermuntMarch 17, 2019 (2019-03-17)
17420"Audition Subtraction"Melanie OrrEmma CampbellMarch 23, 2019 (2019-03-23)
17521"Dancing with the Enemy"Mitchell NessBrad Vermunt & Jan CaruanaMarch 24, 2019 (2019-03-24)
17622"His Girl, Summer"David AntoniukEmma Campbell & Brian HartiganMarch 30, 2019 (2019-03-30)
17723"A-Troupe Escape"David AntoniukKaren McClellan & Rachael SchaeferMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
17824"No Shell"Mitchell NessKaren McClellanApril 6, 2019 (2019-04-06)
17925"And Then There Were Three"Mitchell NessKaren McClellanApril 7, 2019 (2019-04-07)
18026"Piano Man"Mitchell NessRachael SchaeferApril 7, 2019 (2019-04-07)


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