The BEST episodes of Catfish: The TV Show

Every episode of Catfish: The TV Show ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Catfish: The TV Show!

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?

Last Updated: 9/26/2023Network: MTVStatus: Continuing
Paul & Caitea
59 votes

#1 - Paul & Caitea

Season 8 - Episode 32 - Aired 1/19/2021

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.

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Jeanette, Kiara & Patrick
61 votes

#2 - Jeanette, Kiara & Patrick

Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/4/2020

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.

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Dey & Cody
60 votes

#3 - Dey & Cody

Season 8 - Episode 47 - Aired 8/10/2021

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.

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Hayley & Britani
47 votes

#4 - Hayley & Britani

Season 8 - Episode 58 - Aired 3/2/2022

Hayley's sister comes to Nev and Kamie when she finds Hayley's online girlfriend Britani suspicious, leading to an investigation full of lies, dramatic exits and potential love triangles.

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Spencer & Katy
267 votes

#5 - Spencer & Katy

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/17/2016

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

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Lauren & Derek
239 votes

#6 - Lauren & Derek

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/16/2013

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.

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Dylan & Savenia
177 votes

#7 - Dylan & Savenia

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/7/2018

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.

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Dianela & Jose
63 votes

#8 - Dianela & Jose

Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/7/2020

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.

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Derek & Annabelle
120 votes

#9 - Derek & Annabelle

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/15/2018

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.

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Zay & Jayda
68 votes

#10 - Zay & Jayda

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/16/2020

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

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Jason & Mar
47 votes

#11 - Jason & Mar

Season 8 - Episode 29 - Aired 12/29/2020

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.

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Tristyn & Lara
82 votes

#12 - Tristyn & Lara

Season 7 - Episode 38 - Aired 8/7/2019

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.

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Ryan & Micah
71 votes

#13 - Ryan & Micah

Season 8 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/23/2020

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

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Sparkayla & Maritha
87 votes

#14 - Sparkayla & Maritha

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/22/2020

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.

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Kayla & Courtney
249 votes

#15 - Kayla & Courtney

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/27/2016

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.

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Will & Cherry
57 votes

#16 - Will & Cherry

Season 8 - Episode 30 - Aired 1/5/2021

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.

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Kristen & Sarah
56 votes

#17 - Kristen & Sarah

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/12/2020

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.

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Adam & Mercy
52 votes

#18 - Adam & Mercy

Season 8 - Episode 54 - Aired 1/26/2022

Kindly youth advocate Adam struggles with his body image and hopes his online girlfriend Mercy is really the one, and a sting operation leads Nev and Kamie to a stunning Catfish first.

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Kimberly & Flavour
42 votes

#19 - Kimberly & Flavour

Season 8 - Episode 67 - Aired 7/12/2022

Diamond's worried Flavour, the famous Nigerian musician who's been romancing her mom Kimberly online, is just a scammer, and Nev and Kamie are on the case.

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Michael & Julia
53 votes

#20 - Michael & Julia

Season 8 - Episode 28 - Aired 12/22/2020

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

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Apryl & Daryl
49 votes

#21 - Apryl & Daryl

Season 8 - Episode 37 - Aired 6/1/2021

Apryl has been receiving drawings of her selfies from Daryl for four years, and now that her feelings for him are growing, she wants to finally meet this mysterious artist.

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Reese & Jesica
37 votes

#22 - Reese & Jesica

Season 8 - Episode 66 - Aired 7/5/2022

After making a connection on Instagram, New Jersey heartbreaker Reese enlists Nev and Kamie to investigate why Jesica, his fling of five -months, is still so coy.

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Romeo & Michael
45 votes

#23 - Romeo & Michael

Season 8 - Episode 53 - Aired 1/19/2022

Romeo relocates to Atlanta to be with Michael, his online love who gave him the courage to come out, but after months of still not meeting face to face, he turns to Nev and Kamie for help.

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Kristina & Faith
66 votes

#24 - Kristina & Faith

Season 7 - Episode 30 - Aired 6/19/2019

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.

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Matthew & Chance
70 votes

#25 - Matthew & Chance

Season 7 - Episode 35 - Aired 7/24/2019

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.

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