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Season 4

Dance Moms Season 4

January. 01,2014
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Dance Moms is an American dance reality series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011. Created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the Abby Lee Dance Company, and follows children's early careers in dance show business, and their mothers. A spinoff series, Dance Moms: Miami, set in Miami at Victor Smalley and Angel Armas' dance studio, Stars Dance Studio, premiered on April 3, 2012, and was cancelled in September 2012 after eight episodes. On October 10, 2012, Lifetime announced that they had picked up Dance Moms for a third season, consisting of 26 episodes, which debuted on January 1, 2013.


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Dance Moms Season 4 Full Episode Guide

Episode 32 - Playing Favorites
First Aired: October. 14,2014

The mothers face off against Abby, and accuse her of favoritism; Maddie discusses her success.

Episode 31 - Hollywood Here We Come, Part 2
First Aired: October. 07,2014

Nationals are a day away, and with all of the distractions of Hollywood, the moms worry Abby has not given enough attention to the routines. With Cathy using the song that made Maddie famous, Abby considers pulling an ALDC solo to let Maddie dance. Stakes have never been higher as Abby threatens to cut the losing team and Christi and Chloe make a heart-wrenching decision

Episode 30 - Hollywood Here We Come, Part 1
First Aired: September. 30,2014

While the ALDC is in Los Angeles to compete at Nationals, Abby makes a major announcement that will forever change the Elite Competition Team. Ex-ALDC dance mom, Jeanette, stalks the team to LA and vows revenge against Abby. Cathy schemes to ruin Abby's west coast visit by challenging the ALDC to a dance off, and everyone is shocked when Abby's moves steal the show.

Episode 29 - 45 Second Solos
First Aired: September. 23,2014

Abby's Annual Dance Concert is always bigger than any old recital and this year is no different, as the theme is an emotional tribute to her mother. With Nationals a few days away, Abby gives the girls 45 seconds to prove they each deserve a solo. When Abby has Kamryn dance in Chloe's place, Christi begins to fear the security of Chloe's position at Nationals.

Episode 28 - Another One Bites the Dust
First Aired: September. 16,2014

The dancers try to impress Abby in the last competition before Nationals; Tracey's dream of getting her daughter to join the Elite team is threatened; Cathy crashes the competition.

Episode 27 - The Understudies
First Aired: September. 09,2014

When Abby assigns Chloe and Kendall to be Maddie's understudies for the week, it prompts an idea from Holly to use a board to keep score of all the times Abby favors Maddie over the other children. As the number of tally marks increases, so does the tension between the moms and Abby. Meanwhile, Cathy and her Candy Apples are looking for their very first win against the ALDC this season and they've brought back Gino to help them get it.

Episode 26 - No More Crybabies
First Aired: September. 02,2014

The ALDC heads to Michigan, where Abby has her three youngest members McKenzie, Tea' and Sarah go head-to-head to see who will be competing in a solo at Nationals. When Abby finds out that Jeanette is bringing Ava to compete against them, she concocts a secret plan to try and secure the win and causes a blowout fight between the ALDC moms.

Episode 25 - Chloe Gets Revenge
First Aired: August. 26,2014

Tensions are high when Abby swaps Chloe and Christi for the Select Team's Jade and Loree in the third head-to-head battle between the Elite and Select teams in Washington, D.C. Both teams are anxious to impress Abby when she announces that Nationals are just five weeks away. Jeanette and Ava are thrilled to compete in a solo against Maddie until it becomes obvious that the odds are stacked against them.

Episode 24 - Abby-phobic
First Aired: August. 19,2014

The ALDC heads to Woodbridge, VA to face their toughest competition yet, Studio Bleu. Abby invites Select Team member Jade and new dance mom Loree to join the Elite Team for the week. Christi is in an uproar when Abby picks Chloe to compete a solo against Jade, two years her senior. Abby shocks everyone when she decides to pull the current group routine and start over from scratch, choreographing a dance about phobias.

Episode 23 - 3 Soloists, One Star
First Aired: August. 12,2014

This week the ALDC heads to Shenandoah Valley, VA but with Maddie away filming a guest appearance on Ellen, Abby realizes that her #1 dancer's career is taking off and she'll need someone who can win in Maddie's absence. Abby pits Chloe, Nia and Kendall head to head to see who can step up to the plate with character driven solos. Christy's jealousy puts her daughter Sarah's place on the team in dire jeopardy.

Episode 22 - Double the Moms, Double the Trouble
First Aired: August. 19,2014

The ALDC travels to Woodbridge, Va., for a competition; Abby invites Jade to join the Elite Team for the week; Christi is upset when Abby picks Chloe to compete against Jade; Abby decides to pull the current group routine.

Episode 21 - Kiss of Get off the Pot
First Aired: August. 05,2014

With the Select Team gone for the week, the Elite Team needs to end their losing streak. This will prove difficult because they are competing against the Candy Apples on their home turf and Cathy will do whatever it takes to ensure a win. Inspired from her time as a judge on Dancing with the Stars, Abby recruits former Candy Apple Gino to dance a duet with Maddie where the choreography calls for her very first kiss.

Episode 20 - Abby's Top Ten Dances
First Aired: June. 17,2014

Abby reveals her 10 favorite group dances and offers insight into how they came about.

Episode 19 - The Battle of Maddie vs. Chloe
First Aired: May. 13,2014

The rivalry between Maddie and Chloe has boiled for four seasons and this episode of Dance Moms traces the very beginnings of it. Maddie and Chloe battled for first place in competitions, first position on the pyramid and ultimately, for a place in Abby's heart... But is the rivalry really between them...or between their mothers?

Episode 18 - No MOMS Allowed
First Aired: April. 29,2014

The dancers receive the chance to speak their minds about Abby.

Episode 17 - Seeing Red
First Aired: April. 22,2014

After a season full of fights, losses, and heartbreak, Abby and the moms gather to discuss the most memorable moments of the past year. Abby discusses the pain of losing her mother, while Kelly’s expulsion from the team is still fresh in Christi’s mind. Soon, old wounds are re-opened and everyone is "seeing red."

Episode 16 - Presenting My New Team
First Aired: April. 15,2014

Abby shocks the dancers and their mothers when she presents her new junior elite competition team; the original dancers are pitted against new dancers.

Episode 15 - Lights! Camera! Dance!
First Aired: April. 08,2014

Melissa takes control during Mackenzie's music video shoot; Abby's team is under pressure to continue their winning streak; this week's dances are a tribute to Abby's ailing mother.

Episode 14 - Family Comes First
First Aired: April. 01,2014

With her mother's health declining, Abby leaves the girls and their mothers to fend for themselves at this week's competition; the pending arrival of a new team looms over Abby's original team.

Episode 13 - Decisions Decisions
First Aired: March. 25,2014

Kira tries to force Abby into making her daughter an official member of the Abby Lee Dance Company; Cathy choreographs her dancers in hopes of beating Abby's girls.

Episode 12 - Sister Showdown
First Aired: March. 18,2014

Payton struggles to perform a challenging number; Maddie and Mackenzie compete against each other; Christi considers home school for Chloe.

Episode 11 - Blame It on the New Girl
First Aired: March. 11,2014

A new girl tries out for Abby's team; Cathy prepares her team to end Abby's winning streak; Abby's girls dance at a nursing home to cheer up Abby's mother.

Episode 10 - No Solo for You
First Aired: March. 04,2014

Abby travels to New York; Kira wants Kalani to compete against Maddie this week; Abby gives a solo to Kendall.

Episode 9 - Nothing's Fair in Abbyville
First Aired: February. 25,2014

Chloe and Kalani go head-to-head on the dance floor; Abby promises a starring role to the winner of an improvised dance off, but revokes this when Kendall wins; Abby pushes MacKenzie's pop career with a solo.

Episode 8 - Wingman Down
First Aired: February. 18,2014

Christi isolates herself from the other mothers; Kalani is tested for a spot on Abby's competition team; Holly worries that Nia will not be prepared for her solo.

Episode 7 - Big Trouble in the Big Apple
First Aired: February. 11,2014

Abby announces that she is putting together a new junior elite team; the Abby Lee Dance Company has two competitions in one week; Abby makes a bold decision that leads to a clash with Kelly.

Episode 6 - Clash of the Chloes
First Aired: February. 04,2014

Abby brings in a new dancer named Chloe for a trial run on the competition team; Christi is concerned that Abby will replace her daughter; Holly and Jill are excited about their daughters' duet; Melissa thinks her girls are being overshadowed.

Episode 5 - No One Is Safe
First Aired: January. 28,2014

Holly worries about Nia's featured role in the group dance; Abby's second open call audition has the mothers on edge; Melissa defends her choice to home school Maddie and MacKenzie.

Episode 4 - Chloe vs. Kendall: Round 2
First Aired: January. 21,2014

Cathy returns with a team of boys to compete against Abby's dancers; a nervous Abby pushes Chloe and Kendall to prepare for their solos; the team members feel pressured to prove themselves to Abby.

Episode 3 - Abby Strikes Back
First Aired: January. 14,2014

Abby announces her first national open audition in Orlando; Jill accuses Christi of lying to help Chloe win; Brooke, Paige and Chloe are given a tricky trio to challenge Brooke's pop star credentials.

Episode 2 - Two Can Play This Game
First Aired: January. 07,2014

The Abby Lee Dance Company competes against the Candy Apples for the first time since Nationals; Chloe and Kendall battle for the number two spot; Payton's future with the team is called into question.

Episode 1 - Welcome Back ... Now Don't Get Too Comfy
First Aired: January. 01,2014

Abby announces that she will be holding open-call auditions for new dancers, and that no one's position on the team is safe; singer Jana Kramer invites Brooke to sing with her on stage.


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