The BEST episodes of Catfish: The TV Show season 5

Every episode of Catfish: The TV Show season 5, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Catfish: The TV Show season 5!

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: 5/25/2024Network: MTVStatus: Continuing
Spencer & Katy
270 votes

#1 - 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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Kayla & Courtney
252 votes

#2 - 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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Candic & Titus
260 votes

#3 - Candic & Titus

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 8/24/2016

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!

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Lucas & Many
235 votes

#4 - Lucas & Many

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/10/2016

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.

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249 votes

#5 - Jaylin & Ja'la

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/23/2016

Jaylin is prepared to sacrifice a lifelong friendship and promising videogame career to be with a woman he's never even spoken to on the phone. Nev and Max help him discover that sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction.

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Andrea, Alex & Andrea
269 votes

#6 - Andrea, Alex & Andrea

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/31/2016

Fans of popular YouTube star Andrea Russett call on Nev and Max to help catch a potential stalker who is impersonating Andrea's family online. What the guys uncover will shock even them.

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277 votes

#7 - Leuh & Justin

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/9/2016

Since Leuh saw surfer Justin it's been insta-love ever since. But after 2 failed attempts to meet up, she's desperate to figure out if Justin really is the man of her dreams or is she one in a long line of online lovers.

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237 votes

#8 - Brandon & McKenna

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/17/2016

Brandon loves McKenna, but failed attempts to connect has left him wondering if McKenna is for real. Nev teams with social media sensation Karrueche Tran to help Brandon uncover the shocking truth of his true love.

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Catherine & Graham
271 votes

#9 - Catherine & Graham

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/7/2016

Long Islander Catherine has fallen deeply in love with country boy Graham from Tennessee. She's ready to uproot her life to be a country girl with him, but Nev and Max uncover that Graham's not everything he claims to be.

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Michael & Chanelle
260 votes

#10 - Michael & Chanelle

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/30/2016

Michael felt he had no time for a relationship, but love appeared in a DM. Chanelle is the light he's needed in his life, but out of the blue she's disappeared, leaving only Nev and Max to help him find his missing love.

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Vince & Alyssa
290 votes

#11 - Vince & Alyssa

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/11/2016

Vince can't seem to escape his online-ex, Alyssa, whose stalking has caused his real life girlfriend, Liz, to break up with him. Nev and Max help Vince confront Alyssa so he can try to salvage a future with Liz.

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Tyreme & Tomorrow
236 votes

#12 - Tyreme & Tomorrow

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/20/2016

Tyreme met the beautiful Tomorrow online over 9 months ago. They share a deep bond and Tyreme is ready to uproot his life to be with her. Will Nev and Max be able help Tyreme finally meet his Tomorrow?

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268 votes

#13 - Dejay, Malik & Josiah

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/24/2016

Nev and Max get two catfishes for the price of one when they discover that Dejay and Malik are being played by the same guy. Sparks fly as they discover just how explosive a love triangle can be.

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Andrew & Zac
262 votes

#14 - Andrew & Zac

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/21/2016

Andrew thought he met the perfect match on Tinder in Zac until he received a text message from a friend revealing shocking new information. As Nev and Max look into the case, they suspect Zac could be keeping a very big secret.

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243 votes

#15 - Jeanette & Derick

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/2/2016

Mama doesn't always know best. Concerned daughter, Shuntay, enlists the help of Nev and Max after her mother, Jeanette, begins talking about marriage and uprooting her family to be with a man who refuses to meet in person.

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Larissa & Anthony
211 votes

#16 - Larissa & Anthony

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/10/2016

After being catfished by her best friend from high school, Larissa turns to another online friend for support.

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Joanna & Bo
247 votes

#17 - Joanna & Bo

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/13/2016

A tattoo model whose online relationship went sour after a crazy night in Vegas seeks help in finding her former flame and making things right.

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Luis & Sydney
248 votes

#18 - Luis & Sydney

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 9/14/2016

Luis has fallen in love with a single mom who is down on her luck and now he's ready to take their online relationship to the next level. But first, Nev and Max must help investigate.

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Ray & Lexi
244 votes

#19 - Ray & Lexi

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/6/2016

Ray is determined to finally meet his online love of four years, Lexi. But after learning that Lexi's sister has meddled in the relationship in the past, Nev and Max soon find themselves with more questions than answers.

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Paris & Tara
255 votes

#20 - Paris & Tara

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/4/2016

A woman asks for help determining who's been catfishing her for four years.

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