The BEST episodes of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
Every episode of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series!
Set at the real-life East High, where the original movie was filmed, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series follows a group of students as they countdown to opening night of their school's first-ever production of “High School Musical.” Show-mances blossom; friendships are tested, while new ones are made; rivalries flare; songs are sung; and lives are changed forever as these young people discover the transformative power that only high school theater can provide.
#5 - Opening Night
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/3/2020
After months of rehearsals, the theater kids gear up for an unforgettable opening night. But when unexpected audience members show up to shake the cast to its core, will the show "go on" if the Wildcats aren't all in this together?Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - Showtime
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/23/2021
It's opening night, and Nini hypes up her anxious castmates for their performance in front of the competition judge. But no East High opening night is complete without unexpected visitors, second chances, and big decisions about everyone's futures - together and apart.Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - The Quinceañero
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/11/2021
Gina and Seb rally the group to throw Carlos the music and dance-filled Quinceañero he never had. Meanwhile, Ricky accidentally oversteps in more ways than one, and Miss Jenn gets a wild idea about how to get Nini back onstage at East High.
#14 - The Real Campers of Shallow Lake
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/24/2022
After promising juicy drama for the "Frozen" documentary, E.J., Carlos and Val come with a Real Housewives-inspired plan: to turn rehearsals into "The Real Campers of Shallow Lake," complete with fabricated storylines and staged vignettes. But when the fake drama pushes some very real buttons, E.J. realizes that he may have gone too far.
#17 - Into the Unknown
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/3/2022
A reluctant E.J. takes the reins in a surprisingly new role on "Frozen." New campers bring surprising vocal chops - and competition - to the auditions for "Frozen," while in Los Angeles, Nini makes a potentially life-changing discovery of her own.
#20 - New Year's Eve
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/14/2021
Flying high after the triumph of opening night, Ricky, Nini, Gina, and the Wildcats gather at Ashlyn’s for a New Year’s Eve party. Miss Jenn runs into the new North High rival theatre teacher – a.k.a her ex-boyfriend – and at the stroke of midnight, shocking revelations come to the surface.Watch Now:Amazon
#21 - Most Likely To
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/2/2021
When the Wildcats are benched from rehearsal for a week, tensions rise to the surface during Career Day. Big Red questions if Ashlyn understands his dreams; Howie makes a surprising move with Kourtney; E.J. shocks his dad with a revelation; and Ricky and Nini visit an old haunt.Watch Now:Amazon
#22 - The Read-Through
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/15/2019
E.J. is jealous and reeling after losing the leading role of "Troy" to Ricky, and Miss Jenn tells the conflicted leading lady, Nini, to "trust the process."
#23 - Typecasting
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/21/2021
Kourtney, Carlos and Big Red decide to join their friends and audition for on stage roles in “Beauty and the Beast,” while Nini experiences FOMO from afar. When new competition shows up to the tryout, Gina tries to shake off some old habits.
#24 - The Wonderstudies
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/22/2019
After “losing” her phone and missing an important rehearsal, Nini suspects who is responsible for her bout with bad luck and surprisingly retaliates. EJ confronts Ricky about a heartfelt voicemail left for Nini. Meanwhile, Mr. Mazzara becomes suspicious of Miss Jenn's past.
#25 - Spring Break
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/9/2021
When Gina finds herself stranded at the airport over Spring Break, a surprise run-in changes her mind about what she wants. Meanwhile, the separated Wildcats find a way to bond over song during their break, as Ricky finally sees his mom again after their opening night run-in at "High School Musical."Watch Now:Amazon