The WORST episodes of Black Ink Crew: New York

Every episode of Black Ink Crew: New York ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Black Ink Crew: New York!

A chronicle of the daily operations and staff drama of an expanding Harlem tattoo empire that serves a growing celebrity clientele.

Last Updated: 5/21/2024Network: VH1Status: Continuing
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#1 - Battle of the Tattoo Titans

Season 9 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/9/2022

NY, Chicago and Compton come together to compete for the title of Black Ink's Tattoo Titan.

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#2 - Show Up To Showdown

Season 9 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/2/2022

As the artists keep the Atlanta shop running, Rok and Krystal's late arrival puts them in Ceaser's crosshairs; Tatti proposes a new role for her future at Black Ink; Bae wonders how her friends will receive her new boyfriend.

I Will Be Your Rok
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5.80
5 votes

#3 - I Will Be Your Rok

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/1/2022

Rok tries to speed up his relationship with Krystal, Spyder's event prep hits some snags before his first Branded Content pop-up, and Tatti learns the ropes as Young Bae's new apprentice.

So Much for a Mental Health Day
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6.00
8 votes

#4 - So Much for a Mental Health Day

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/2022

Krystal and Rok announce their new deal, Spyder shows off his fashion line, Tatti takes an unapproved mental health day, and planning a trip to the Orlando, FL, shop creates more division.

Florida Man
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6.20
5 votes

#5 - Florida Man

Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2022

The Black Ink boot camp begins in Orlando, FL, a shop suggestion box leaves Spyder salty, Tatti shows up uninvited, and the crew does a scavenger hunt.

Tederal Issues
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6.33
3 votes

#6 - Tederal Issues

Season 10 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/5/2023

Ted and Puma assess 10 potential artists for the shop, Nychelle learns where she stands with Alex, Puma meets with Daymond John of "Shark Tank," and Alex plans a speed dating event for Rok.

Later Gator
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6.33
6 votes

#7 - Later Gator

Season 10 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/2022

Krystal visits her dad's tattoo shop as Puma tries to salvage the Florida trip with a visit to an alligator park, but the big tiki bar fight has disastrous consequences for the entire team.

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6.33
3 votes

#8 - Black Is Beautiful

Season 9 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/21/2022

Ceaser recruits an old friend to spearhead a Black Ink Is Beautiful ad campaign, Spyder anxiously awaits his MRI results, and multiple family emergencies shock the crew.

Houston, We Have a Problem
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6.40
10 votes

#9 - Houston, We Have a Problem

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/25/2022

Tatti organizes a tattoo marathon that has the crew ready to throw down, rapper and TikTok star Nems stops by the shop, and Quani surprises Puma when she voices her desire for independence.

Black Ink & Harlem Are Like PB&J
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6.43
7 votes

#10 - Black Ink & Harlem Are Like PB&J

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/22/2022

Rok and Krystal struggle with the transition from artists to bosses, Alex sets up an OnlyFans competition with Safaree's help, and the crew faces the reality of leaving Harlem.

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6.78
23 votes

#11 - This Is Not a Talk Show

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/6/2015

The Last Supper
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7.00
8 votes

#12 - The Last Supper

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/8/2022

Young Bae puts Tatti's tattoo skills to the test, a newly engaged Krystal and Rok find themselves on thin ice, and Quani seeks a spiritual path to improve her mental health.

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7.00
5 votes

#13 - Not Another Team Building

Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/7/2022

Puma is torn between business in New York and Quani's desire to move to Atlanta, Bae organizes a unity walk against racism, and the men and women face off in a tattoo battle of the sexes.

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7.00
4 votes

#14 - Silicone Valley

Season 9 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/28/2022

In the fallout of the court's decision, Ceaser steps into another crisis when Suzette learns she's facing serious health issues; Spyder celebrates his good health news by hosting a COVID-safe party.

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7.11
27 votes

#15 - Paris, Bitches!

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/9/2015

Ceaser has second thoughts about his ex-flame. Meanwhile, Sky sets out to teach Ceaser a lesson about love. Also: A baby arrives.

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7.13
24 votes

#16 - Premiere

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/26/2015

Black Ink Crew on VH1 returns for another crazy season of tattoos, "mixxxys", mayhem, and madness. The weather is heating up, and so is the drama

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7.20
20 votes

#17 - Sky Is the New Black

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/23/2015

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7.21
28 votes

#18 - No Leg to Stand On

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/9/2015

Ceaser and Dutchess arrive at the shop after going missing for several days. Meanwhile, Walt reconnects with his family, and tension soars when Donna and Anya meet for lunch.

You Got Served, Son!
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7.22
63 votes

#19 - You Got Served, Son!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/21/2013

The aftermath of O'S**t's firing is starting to hit Ceaser where it hurts the most.in his pockets. Sassy is contemplates leaving the chaos of the shop for more stability in the corporate world. Outside of the shop Alex, Dutchess, and Sassy anticipate modeling in an upcoming fashion show. Puma discovers O'S**t's life has spiraled out of control with the biggest blow yet: losing his daughter and eviction from his apartment. Alex moves forward with her feelings for Ted, but at a cost to her friendship with Dutchess and Sassy.

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7.25
4 votes

#20 - Customer Service 101

Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/14/2022

Bae finds out that her client from the tattoo competition had a negative experience with the Girls' Team; Ted and Krystal start preparing for an upcoming music video; Ceaser fixes the failed Puma Production by bringing in an old friend.

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7.26
130 votes

#21 - Hail Ceaser!

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/18/2017

In the Season 5 premiere, Ceaser holds a grand-opening party at his new shop. Later, Teddy takes on the role of executive manager of 113th; and Donna's furious to discover that Max is still involved with his ex.

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7.26
19 votes

#22 - Season 2 Finale

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/28/2014

What better way to celebrate Sky, the "Queen of the Mixxxy's" birthday, than a full-blown, old school, mixxxy party at Black Ink? While the rest of the crew is in full party-planning mode, Dutchess confronts her fears under the knife.

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7.27
22 votes

#23 - All You Did Was Mess Up My Hair

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/13/2015

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7.28
50 votes

#24 - Runner Up for Mother Teresa Number 2

Season 7 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/24/2019

Sky hosts her twerk fashion show in Los Angeles; Ceaser comes face to face with Puma, his biggest enemy; Krystal confronts her estranged father; Donna taunts Ceaser from the fashion show stage.

In the Dirty, Dirty
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7.30
27 votes

#25 - In the Dirty, Dirty

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/25/2013

While Dutchess and Ceaser hit the road for the Dirty South, O'S**t is left in charge of the shop, and he has that s**t handled! Clients come in one after the other, and Black Ink is making more money that it has seen in ages. Down in North Carolina, Cease faces a guy's worst nightmare while meeting Dutchess's family. What began as a "small family dinner" turns into a huge family reunion and Cease has to face the fire with questions about marriage, kids, etc. His nightmare reaches a peak when Dutchess's dad takes a very hung over Cease to the gun range to ask what his intentions are with his daughter. When Cease's phone rings with an update from Harlem, he is surprised to hear that O'S**t's reign has come to an abrupt end.

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