The WORST episodes of Catfish: The TV Show

Every episode of Catfish: The TV Show ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 5/25/2024Network: MTVStatus: Continuing
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Angela & Justin
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6.66
41 votes

#1 - Angela & Justin

Season 8 - Episode 76 - Aired 3/21/2023

Newly single Angela has gotten close with Justin on social media, but when Justin's plans to meet in person never materialize, Angela gets help from Nev and guest host Shan Boodram.

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William & Breezy
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6.67
46 votes

#2 - William & Breezy

Season 8 - Episode 57 - Aired 2/23/2022

Former catfish William the Baddest finds that the tables have turned when his online boyfriend Breezy keeps dodging his attempts to connect, so he returns to Nev and Kamie for help.

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Jaquan & Shantel
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6.78
41 votes

#3 - Jaquan & Shantel

Season 8 - Episode 78 - Aired 4/4/2023

Content creator Jaquan has yet to meet his online flame and Rochester, NY, neighbor Shantel, but his social media antics make Nev and Kamie think his case is little fishier than usual.

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Whitney & Bre
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6.81
136 votes

#4 - Whitney & Bre

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/12/2015

Whitney met Brenell on an LBGT site four years ago and is head over heels in love, even though Brenell refuses to video chat with her. Whitney is desperate to find out why and hopes that the truth about Brenell is true.

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star
6.85
84 votes

#5 - Mike & Joey

Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/28/2018

Nev and co-host Jane Carrey help aspiring sugar baby Mike choose between his Los Angeles life of leisure and his deep affection for the mysterious Joey, a broke mechanic he fell in love with on Grindr.

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Sham & Phillip
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6.90
42 votes

#6 - Sham & Phillip

Season 8 - Episode 77 - Aired 3/28/2023

Sham is a trans artist who's smitten with a man claiming to be a prince from another country, but Sham's friend Rebecca seeks Nev and Kamie's help to protect Sham from royal deception.

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Shi & Mira
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6.94
18 votes

#7 - Shi & Mira

Season 8 - Episode 82 - Aired 10/3/2023

Shi is convinced his online love Mira also lives in Philadelphia, but after months, she's dodgy about meeting. When Nev and Kamie discover she might live just five blocks away, they hit the streets of Philly looking for answers!

Paris & Tara
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6.95
255 votes

#8 - 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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star
6.99
145 votes

#9 - Brittany & Bryon

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/30/2015

When Brittany, a single mom, finds love online with Bryon, a marine who may get deployed again to Iraq, she seeks Nev and Max’s help before she runs out of time.

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Miracle & Javonni
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6.99
167 votes

#10 - Miracle & Javonni

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/25/2015

Smart, single mom Miracle fell hard for Javonni, a dreamy-eyed Instagrammer. With Max on hiatus, Nev teams up with TV personality Charlamagne to take Miracle on a hunt for the man of her dreams

Matt & Elise
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7.00
35 votes

#11 - Matt & Elise

Season 8 - Episode 86 - Aired 10/31/2023

Matt's smitten with TikToker Elise, but Nev and guest host Devyn Simone see red flags on the horizon. When asked to meet, Elise says she's worried about upsetting Nev! Who is this mystery girl and what's her connection to Nev?!

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Vonni & Andrew
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7.00
48 votes

#12 - Vonni & Andrew

Season 8 - Episode 50 - Aired 8/31/2021

Vonni's getting serious with his online love, Andrew, and is even sending him money, so Nev and Kamie set out to help him find out if the relationship is legit.

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Sunny & Jamison
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7.01
453 votes

#13 - Sunny & Jamison

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/12/2012

Nursing student Sunny met and fell in love with model "Jamison" or "RJ" while chatting on Facebook, but they had never met in the 8 months they had talked.

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Tracie & Sammie
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7.02
169 votes

#14 - Tracie & Sammie

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/4/2014

Celebrity Tracie Thoms had an emotional connection with a fan named “Sammie” after hearing about the passing of Sammie’s friend. Sammie suddenly disappeared without a trace and now Tracie is left wondering who Sammie really is.

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Erika & Jermaine
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7.03
40 votes

#15 - Erika & Jermaine

Season 8 - Episode 79 - Aired 4/11/2023

Cancer survivor Erika has been talking to her online beau Jermaine for three years, but they've never had a face-to-face conversation -- digitally or in real life.

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Jacob & Stephanie
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7.05
41 votes

#16 - Jacob & Stephanie

Season 8 - Episode 80 - Aired 4/18/2023

When Jacob meets Stephanie through flirty comments on TikTok, a history of trust issues lead him to call Nēv and Kamie, and they're left stunned after investigating if she's the real deal.

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Johnny & Connor
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7.05
243 votes

#17 - Johnny & Connor

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/28/2017

After Jonathon’s online love disappears for a month, he enlists Nev and Max to help track him down. But when the guys discover a former catfish is involved, they begin to suspect Jonathon himself may be in on the deception!

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star
7.05
185 votes

#18 - Jose & Jay

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/23/2017

Jasmine writes to Nev and Max asking for help for a “friend.” But they’re perplexed when Jasmine drops a bombshell revelation: they’ve helped her friend before! Who is Jasmine’s mysterious friend and how do Nev and Max know him?

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Rico & Ja'Mari
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7.06
190 votes

#19 - Rico & Ja'Mari

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/28/2013

Rico lives in the United States but is torn on whether or not to continue his online relationship with a man named "Ja'mari" or move to England to be with his ailing mother.

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Chitara & Priscilla
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7.06
178 votes

#20 - Chitara & Priscilla

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/25/2015

Chitara took a big leap and came out to her family when she met Priscilla online. Priscilla ended their relationship unexpectedly; Chitara needs to know what happened. Nev and actor Alex Shaffer help Chitara discover the truth.

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Diamond & Steve
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7.07
59 votes

#21 - Diamond & Steve

Season 8 - Episode 49 - Aired 8/24/2021

Instagram influencer diamond has been in a steamy, year-long relationship with Youtuber Steve, but Nev and Kamie wonder if it's really content creators using each other for more content.

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Sasha & Essence
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7.07
29 votes

#22 - Sasha & Essence

Season 8 - Episode 94 - Aired 12/26/2023

Sasha’s been in a wild flirtationship with Essence for years and is ready for the next level. Essence says she’s in an open relationship with her man, but Sasha feels like she is keeping a secret. Can Catfish help Sasha find out what Essence is hiding?

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Shay & Ceejay
star
7.07
41 votes

#23 - Shay & Ceejay

Season 8 - Episode 75 - Aired 3/14/2023

Shay and Ceejay have been in a dramatic, years-long roller-coaster romance, but when Ceejay ghosts Shay, she asks Nev and guest host Tallulah Willis for help.

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Antwane & Tony
star
7.08
211 votes

#24 - Antwane & Tony

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/14/2014

Carmen is concerned about her cousin Antwane’s 3-year romance with a man named Tony. Antwane lives a virtually pre-digital age existence making Tony's true identity difficult to reveal. Is Tony really who he says he is?

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Ray & Lexi
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7.08
244 votes

#25 - 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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