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Air weekdate:Tuesday Cast:Kalani Hilliker, Kendall Vertes, Abby Lee Miller, Nia Fraizer, Madison Ziegler, Brynn Rumfallo, Chloe Lukasiak, Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni, JoJo Siwa, Holly Frazier, Gianna Martello, Kelly Hyland, Christi Lukasiak, Mackenzie Ziegler, Paige Hyland, Brooke Hyland Genre:Reality Channel:Lifetime Status:Continuing
Dance Moms season 2 episodes list:
Abby holds an open audition for her dance group; Holly's career schedule forces her to miss Nia's rehearsals and competitions; Abby must come to terms with Chloe's growing success.
Abby's dancers compete against Cathy's Candy Apples but Cathy sets a trap for the moms by inviting them to an anonymous cocktail party.
Brooke tries out for cheerleading leaving Abby and the other dancers in the lurch the day before a big competition. Their group dance "Born to Dance" places 1st.
Abby choreographs a bully-themed dance; Abby replaces Brooke with Payton. Abby puts Jill, Kendall, Leslie, and Payton all on probation as they batttle for the one spot on ALDC. Payton ruined her chances with staying on their dance team by making a rude comment to the group stating that she is better than all the other dancers because she is the oldest. Jill doesn't think Payton should be on the team because she is too tall and stands out from the other girls. Their group dance "What Comes Around" places 1st in the age group but it is not seen on the show.
Brooke's return leaves no room for Payton. Abby announces Kendall is off probation, but Jill gets put on. The group dance "Avalanche" places 2nd overall.
Abby puts the moms in charge of making the girls costumes for the competition. Meanwhile, Dance Explosion is canceled so Abby finds another competition, in Texas. Jill turns out to have bought an expensive dance outfit for Kendall, leading to a conflict with Abby. Maddie is injured in a fall while performing and has to be carried off the floor.
The moms go ballistic when Abby choreographs a flashy number complete with guns. Maddie finds herself at the bottom of the pyramid is determined to dance her way back on top.
After Kendall is put back on probation, Jill has had enough and decides to take Kendall to dance for Candy Apple’s Dance Center. Abby finds out when she runs into the Candy Apple’s dance team during this week’s competition. Holly leaves the competition early.
The Dance moms think Abby has pushed the envelope too far when she creates a dance number where the girls are made to appear nude. Cathy offers Chloe a chance to be in a commercial for her husband's beef jerky business. This episode also known as "Costume Drama" and "Fanning the Flames" and was pulled by Lifetime due to controversy.
The dance company heads for the steamy climes of South Beach; the mothers scramble when Paige's foot surgery creates an open position.
Christi and Kelly continue to meddle in Melissa's private life; Abby choreographs a number to bring awareness to the plight of the homeless; Holly takes a leave of absence from her job.
The dance company is on edge after learning that a scout will be attending the upcoming competition; Abby pits the girls against each other by creating two trios; Nia pushes herself too hard.
The second season ends with Abby's dancers competing in the regionals and for a scholarship with the Joffrey Ballet School. Unfortunately for her, the Candy Apples also compete
With Maddie out until she regains confidence, the fate of Abby Lee Dance Company lies in Chloe's hands. Meanwhile, the mothers begin to lose trust in Abby's choreography.
Kelly makes a drastic decision moments before her daughters take the stage; Maddie struggles to find confidence; Holly tries to create elaborate costumes for a group number.
Melissa faces a cheating scandal. Kelly's daughters are put on probation. Payton rejoins the competition team causing tension among the Dance Moms.
The 25th anniversary of Star Power is so big there are two competition venues filled with dancers. Abby covertly enters Maddie in both competitions
After their humiliating loss to Candy Apple’s Dance Center, ALDC prepares to beat them once and for all. Kelly secretly re-choreographs Paige’s solo after finding it has little technique and doesn’t showcase her ability. Chloe rehearses a solo called "Angry Bird". At the competition, Paige finds herself pitted against Kendall. Luckily, Kendall’s solo is a mess and while Paige places seventh, Kendall does not place at all. Chloe places sixth. The group routine "Land Unforgiving" places fifth, but Abby is happy as they still defeated CADC. Jill gets into an argument with Cathy and decides that Candy Apple’s isn’t the place for her.
Dance Mom Leslie is back and will stop at nothing until her daughter gets a solo. Kelly's birthday party is a disaster when a big dance moms fight breaks out. Abby arranges for her girls to audition for the hit TV show "Drop Dead Diva." For the first time, Brooke faces some tough competition from one of her own teammates.
Everyone is completely shocked when Jill and Kendall come crawling back to the Abby Lee Dance Company. Jealousy rears its ugly head when the moms learn that Maddie lands the coveted acting role on "Drop Dead Diva." Meanwhile, though Nia wows the crowd with another solo, Paige's dance future is threatened by a serious injury.
With Paige out with a broken foot, Jill seizes the opportunity and spins into hyper-Dance-Mom-mode trying to get Kendall to replace Paige in this week's numbers. Meanwhile, Maddie leaves dance rehearsals to shoot her big guest role on "Drop Dead Diva." With one child already out with a broken foot, the bad news is compounded when Kelly learns that now Brooke has back pain.
When Cathy learns her Dance Mom Jill and daughter Kendall have gone back to the Abby Lee Dance Company, she plots her revenge at the next competition. After Abby discovers that Cathy's dancers will be there, she asks Maddie to do a solo, but Maddie turns down the opportunity when Melissa says "no" to the last minute addition. Now the pressure to win the solo category falls completely on Chloe. Meanwhile, Melissa battles the other dance moms over the theme of this week’s group dance.
Abby's annual recital for the Abby Lee Dance Company shakes up the studio and the dance moms when she assigns a style of dance they have never done before. Potential disaster then arrives when Cathy and her Candy Apples crash the recital.
Paige is allowed to dance again after her foot is healed. New girl Nicaya and her mother join the team, creating competition between her and Paige for a position in the group number. Meanwhile, Nia and Chloe's solos place very poorly, although the group dance places first.
With Nationals next week, Abby must decide who will be dancing. To help make her decision, Abby assigns each girl, except Maddie, a solo and warns that she will be watching their performance like a hawk. After several weeks of not being in the spotlight, Maddie must prove to Abby that she still has the ambition to take on a solo. Also Paige's injured foot could cost her a spot at Nationals. Meanwhile, the Dance Moms take advantage of being in California this week. Melissa tries to sign her daughters with an agency and Kelly helps Brooke with her singing career.
The Abby Lee Dance Company battling for a National title, this time in glamorous Beverly Hills. Cathy and her Candy Apples follow Abby all the way to the 90210, where the girls will have another shot at beating Justice and Vivi-Anne. The entire team is thrown into a tailspin when Abby forces Chloe, Kendall and Nia to compete for one solo spot. When Abby casts Paige as a human prop in the group dance, Kelly breaks down and questions her place at the Abby Lee Dance Company. And after all the National titles and crowns have been handed out, Cathy and Christi confront each other getting down and dirty like never before!
After the most tumultuous dance competition season ever, Abby and the Dance Moms reunite on stage to set the record straight. Unfiltered and unleashed, everyone gets the chance to tell each other what they really think. May the best Dance Mom win. Part 1 of 2.
After the most tumultuous dance competition season ever, Abby and the Dance Moms reunite on stage to set the record straight. Unfiltered and unleashed, everyone gets the chance to tell each other what they really think. May the best Dance Mom win. Part 2 of 2.