The BEST Episodes of Catfish: The TV Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 7, 2020

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?

Sparkayla & Maritha

#1 - 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 7.94
51 votes
Lauren & Derek

#2 - 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 7.84
260 votes
Tristyn & Lara

#3 - 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 7.80
65 votes
Derek & Annabelle

#4 - Derek & Annabelle

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 15, 2018

star 7.77
123 votes
Spencer & Katy

#5 - 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 7.76
326 votes
Kayla & Courtney

#6 - 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 7.70
310 votes
Dylan & Savenia

#7 - 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 7.70
193 votes
Kristina & Faith

#8 - 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 7.69
55 votes
Matthew & Chance

#9 - 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 7.65
57 votes
Aaliyah & Jaquan

#10 - Aaliyah & Jaquan

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 4, 2020

Aaliyah is saving herself for Instagram model Jaquan, a guy she’s dating exclusively for more than a year but has never met. As Nev and Kamie dig deep into his story, they become alarmed that Aaliyah’s getting seriously played!

star 7.64
61 votes
Angel & Antonio

#11 - Angel & Antonio

Season 7 - Episode 40 - Aired Aug 21, 2019

Laura joins Nev to help Angel find her online love, Antonio. He claims to live in Angel’s small town, yet is never able to meet her! It’s clear Antonio is keeping a major secret, but will the truth be more than Angel can handle.

star 7.63
65 votes
Angel & Remy

#12 - Angel & Remy

Season 7 - Episode 32 - Aired Jul 3, 2019

Nev and co-host Elle King help Angel find her online love, Remy.

star 7.62
64 votes
Lucas & Many

#13 - Lucas & Many

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 10, 2016

When Jayme learns that her online boyfriend is fake and that he is catfishing other women as well, she enlists the help of Nev and Max to stop him.

star 7.60
270 votes
Taylor & Christian

#14 - Taylor & Christian

Season 7 - Episode 34 - Aired Jul 17, 2019

Taylor needs help after falling for a guy that claims to have gone to her high school but whom she doesn’t remember. Nev and co-host Tallulah dig in to Taylor’s tale only to uncover secrets more shocking than they ever expected.

star 7.60
60 votes
Candic & Titus

#15 - Candic & Titus

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 24, 2016

After months of intimate text exchanges with a man she met online, named Titus, Candic has decided to finally stop and fess up to her husband. But before she does, she needs Nev and Max to help her find out who Titus really is!

star 7.58
308 votes
Joseph & Sabrina

#16 - Joseph & Sabrina

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 5, 2020

Joseph’s been sending sexy Sabrina his love and his money but his sister doesn’t buy Sabrina’s lies and calls in Nev and Kamie for some truth. What they discover is so shocking that they wonder if Sabrina’s lies will ever end.

star 7.58
52 votes
Marvin & Austin

#17 - Marvin & Austin

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 29, 2017

After months of sexting with a hot model he met on a hookup app, Marvin is eager to meet him in person. Max and sidekick, singer Chantal Claret, agree to help Marvin find his crush, but soon uncover more than they bargained for!

star 7.57
371 votes
Colleen & Tony

#18 - Colleen & Tony

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired May 10, 2017

Colleen met Tony online and fell madly in love. Though they’ve never met, Tony proposed to Colleen over the phone and she accepted. Now, Nev and Max help her finally face the truth to reveal the mystery man she’s engaged to.

star 7.57
410 votes
Lawrence & Cierra

#19 - Lawrence & Cierra

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 24, 2018

After a number of near-death experiences, Lawrence survived through it all with the assurance of Cierra's online love. But with Cierra blowing Lawrence off whenever they try to meet, Nev and Max must find the truth behind the suspicious profile.

star 7.57
214 votes
Traves & Candy

#20 - Traves & Candy

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 14, 2018

When Traves asks for help with his Internet girlfriend Candy, it looks like a classic case of catfishing. But after more pieces of the puzzle come together, the guys realize they may have caught a bigger catfish than expected.

star 7.56
202 votes
Cherie & Avion

#21 - Cherie & Avion

Season 7 - Episode 39 - Aired Aug 14, 2019

Sexy Avion swayed Cherie to send him explicit photos, but Cherie’s worried she has trusted the wrong man with her pics. Nev and Justin Combs try to help, but when they get an angry call from Avion’s wife, things go south fast.

star 7.55
66 votes
Danny & Rosa

#22 - Danny & Rosa

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 15, 2017

Danny wants to build a family with his online love in spite of her violent past, but Nev and Max discover possible ties to a former catfish.

star 7.55
464 votes
Sheila & Rich Dollaz

#23 - Sheila & Rich Dollaz

Season 7 - Episode 21 - Aired Dec 12, 2018

Nev and co-host Nick Young, aka Swaggy P, are hot on a case to help Sheila figure out if she’s being romanced by LOVE & HIP HOP’s Rich Dollaz. Is it just a fan girl crush or is Sheila really talking to the bad boy reality star?

star 7.54
92 votes
Ari & Lanum

#24 - Ari & Lanum

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 26, 2017

Nev and Max receive emails from opposite sides of the same online romance, each concerned that the other may be a catfish; the guys react in surprise when one side decides to follow through with their marriage plans.

star 7.53
422 votes
Zak & Garrett

#25 - Zak & Garrett

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 7, 2018

When Zak met Garrett online he fell hard, but suspicious video calls and curious disappearances has Zak worried about who he really fell in love with. Will Nev and Max be able to find Garrett before he vanishes for good?

star 7.52
181 votes