The BEST Episodes of Catfish: The TV Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2021

Network: MTV

From the producers of the critically acclaimed 2010 documentary film "Catfish'' comes a TV version, which follows the journey of couples who have formed an online relationship but have never met in person. Filmmakers Yaniv "Nev'' Schulman -- whose own online love drama was the subject of the "Catfish'' film -- and Max Joseph travel around the country to tell the stories of these hopeful romantic partners, and each hourlong episode is filled with mystery, surprises, and sometimes even shocking revelations as one partner discovers the truth about his or her significant other. What will happen when they meet in real life for the first time?

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Jeanette, Kiara & Patrick

#1 - Jeanette, Kiara & Patrick

Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired Nov 4, 2020

Jeanette wants to know if her cousin's girlfriend is behind a catfish scheme, and Nev and Kamie unravel a complex story that's seven years in the making.

star 8.23
47 votes
Paul & Caitea

#2 - Paul & Caitea

Season 8 - Episode 32 - Aired Jan 19, 2021

Samantha contacts Nev and Kamie hoping they can help her fiance, Paul, get answers and move past his first love, Caitea, a woman he met 10 years ago on xbox.

star 8.22
46 votes
Dey & Cody

#3 - Dey & Cody

Season 8 - Episode 47 - Aired Aug 10, 2021

After 13 years of talking on snapchat, Dey is ready to meet the love of her life Cody, but when Nev and Kamie spot some red flags, Dey reveals a secret that could change everything.

star 7.89
35 votes
Lauren & Derek

#4 - Lauren & Derek

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 16, 2013

Lauren met Derek on MySpace nearly 8 years ago. Since then she's relied on him for everything — Derek's funny and caring, and he even supported Lauren after she had a baby with a now former boyfriend. Lauren knows that Derek is the man of her dreams and she can't wait to take the next step with him. The only problem is, they've never met in real life or even video chatted. Every time she's tried to see Derek he's always had an excuse. Lauren strongly believes that Derek could be her future husband and she feels that he can be a good father to her three-year-old son.

star 7.86
265 votes
Tristyn & Lara

#5 - Tristyn & Lara

Season 7 - Episode 38 - Aired Aug 7, 2019

Trystyn and Lara have cultivated their love over the course of several months on the internet but things may be completely different when they meet in person for the first time.

star 7.86
76 votes
Sparkayla & Maritha

#6 - Sparkayla & Maritha

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 22, 2020

Kiana’s convinced that her wife Sparkayla is being catfished by a girl claiming to be her long lost sister! Nev and Kamie perform the first ever DNA test in Catfish history to uncover the real roots of this family deception.

star 7.84
75 votes
Zay & Jayda

#7 - Zay & Jayda

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 16, 2020

Zay put her marriage on the line when she began an emotional affair with Jayda after meeting her online, and now she needs Nev and Kamie to help her uncover the truth

star 7.84
55 votes
Will & Cherry

#8 - Will & Cherry

Season 8 - Episode 30 - Aired Jan 5, 2021

Despite many warning signs, Will refuses to listen to reason when it comes to Cherry, a Thai cosplayer he met online, so Nev and Kamie help him dissect his international situationship.

star 7.83
42 votes
Stephanie & Danny

#9 - Stephanie & Danny

Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 9, 2020

Stephanie has been talking to Danny for nearly 10 years, but she's never met or even video chatted with him, so she reaches out to Nev and Kamie to find out what he's been hiding.

star 7.82
49 votes
Michael & Julia

#10 - Michael & Julia

Season 8 - Episode 28 - Aired Dec 22, 2020

Nev and Kamie help reality tv star Michael sift through Julia's red flags before he uproots his life to be with her.

star 7.81
43 votes
Jason & Mar

#11 - Jason & Mar

Season 8 - Episode 29 - Aired Dec 29, 2020

Jason, who is vulnerable after a divorce, starts messaging with and sending money to Mar, but becomes suspicious when a woman answers Mar's phone.

star 7.81
37 votes
Ryan & Micah

#12 - Ryan & Micah

Season 8 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 23, 2020

Nev and Kamie help Ryan, an unemployed man using his savings to entertain a woman who is unable to FaceTime, even during quarantine.

star 7.81
57 votes
Dianela & Jose

#13 - Dianela & Jose

Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 7, 2020

After arriving in the u.s., dianela enlists nev and kamie's help to get answers about jose, a fellow venezuelan transplant she's had a four-year virtual relationship with, but has never met.

star 7.80
51 votes
Kristen & Sarah

#14 - Kristen & Sarah

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 12, 2020

Nev and Kamie try to help Kristen meet the woman she's been talking to online for months, but they must contend with wild twists and turns during their search for the truth.

star 7.78
49 votes
Spencer & Katy

#15 - Spencer & Katy

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 17, 2016

Spencer reveals that he has been having a relationship with a pop star, and the Catfish team sets out to find the truth.

star 7.77
329 votes
Derek & Annabelle

#16 - Derek & Annabelle

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 15, 2018

A mystery email leads Nev and Laura to help Derek track down his online love, Annabelle. After some investigation, they uncover a sexy Snapchat scandal, betrayal, and a conclusion that hits closer to home than Derek expected.

star 7.76
127 votes
Brittany & Mark

#17 - Brittany & Mark

Season 8 - Episode 46 - Aired Aug 3, 2021

Nev and Kamie help Brittany untangle the truth about mark, who they suspect is not only connected to an old flame of Brittany's but could be involved in something far more sinister.

star 7.75
36 votes
Tam & Jamena

#18 - Tam & Jamena

Season 8 - Episode 31 - Aired Jan 12, 2021

Tam falls hard for Jamena on a dating app, but soon suspects that her online girlfriend isn't who she says she is, so she calls on Nev and Kamie to solve the mystery.

star 7.74
39 votes
Dustin & Keegan

#19 - Dustin & Keegan

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 26, 2020

Dustin reaches out to Nev and Kamie to figure out why Keegan, his long-distance friend, has been so hot and cold over the course of their eight-year "flirtationship."

star 7.73
44 votes
Kristina & Faith

#20 - Kristina & Faith

Season 7 - Episode 30 - Aired Jun 19, 2019

When Kristina met Faith in a chatroom, she didn't intend to fall in love and betray her fiancé; now Nev and co-host Tallulah Willis navigate a treacherous love triangle as they embark on an epic hunt to find the truth.

star 7.71
63 votes
Kayla & Courtney

#21 - Kayla & Courtney

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 27, 2016

When Kayla was two her father killed her mother and then later committed suicide. Years later, Kayla is sent a message from Courtney, a woman claiming to be channeling her dead father's spirit.

star 7.71
313 votes
Matthew & Chance

#22 - Matthew & Chance

Season 7 - Episode 35 - Aired Jul 24, 2019

Kimiko Glenn joins Nev in helping Matthew find his elusive Instagram love, Chance. But as they search for answers, they run into unsurpassable roadblocks that make them question whether we’ll ever have a chance to find Chance.

star 7.71
65 votes
Shirlene & James

#23 - Shirlene & James

Season 7 - Episode 36 - Aired Jul 31, 2019

Nev and co-host Kamie help a lovestruck Navajo girl on her vision quest to find the Zuni man she loves, a man who not only admitted to being a drug smuggler but also claimed to have died, leaving everyone desperate for answers!

star 7.71
68 votes
Dylan & Savenia

#24 - Dylan & Savenia

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 7, 2018

Dylan's desperately fallen for a beautiful model with an elusive secret. With all the standard red flags, Nev and Max assume it's an open and shut case. The truth, however, is something stranger than fiction.

star 7.71
197 votes
Dre & Casey

#25 - Dre & Casey

Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 19, 2020

Dre risks his relationship with his girlfriend and daughter by pursuing suspicious and shady Casey online, then Dre's concerned brother Fred contacts Nev and Kamie looking for answers.

star 7.70
43 votes