The BEST Episodes of I Am Jazz
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2020
A transgender teen girl who’s both a You Tube star and an activist for the LGBTQ community is about to get her own show on TLC. I Am Jazz will focus on Jazz Jennings, 14, as she prepares to start a new school in the fall while balancing her after-school activities with her social schedule. Joining Jennings in the docuseries will be her parents Greg and Jeanette, her sister Ari, and her twin brothers Griffen and Sander. The show debuts in July. Jennings was diagnosed with gender identity disorder at a very young age. By age 6, she and her family began appearing on shows like 20/20 and The Rosie Show to talk about her challenges growing up as a transgender girl. In 2011, OWN aired a documentary about Jennings’ life called I Am Jazz: A Family in Transition. Two years later, Jennings co-wrote a children’s book called I Am Jazz.
#1 - The Family Tells All
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 26, 2015
#2 - Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 17, 2020
Jazz seeks emotional wellbeing at a spiritual retreat while Greg and Jeanette seek relief from their concern over Jazz's emotional wellbeing. Although still short $5K of her financial goal of $25K, Noelle moves forward with her gender affirmation surgery.
#3 - Big Trouble in the Big Apple
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 23, 2018
Jazz and her family head to New York City for a vacation and surgical consultation, but while the Jennings enjoy the sights, Jazz fears she may need to undergo a painful procedure.
#4 - We Scare Most Boys
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 20, 2016
For the first time ever, a boy shows a romantic interest in Jazz causing her and her parents to question how she will deal with dating and sex as a transgender woman. Meanwhile, the Jennings prepare for an intense physical test as they attend a mud run.
#5 - Communication Breakdown
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 25, 2020
Jazz announces her college decision, setting her anxiety in motion. She struggles to plan a drag show fundraiser for Noelle's gender confirmation surgery. And during Jojo's breast consultation an explosive confrontation threatens to tear the family apart.
#6 - Baby Jazz is Growing Up
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 19, 2015
#7 - Dating in the Dark
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 19, 2017
Jazz leaves her comfort zone and tries "Dating in the Dark," and hopes it's a good way to get to know someone before revealing she's transgender. Meanwhile, Jazz and her parents attend a pride parade and meet a survivor of the Orlando nightclub shooting in 2016.
#8 - Nothing is Set in Stone
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 20, 2018
Greg and Jazz attempt to surprise Jeanette with a wedding vow renewal ceremony; Jazz gets an unexpected gift on her 17th birthday; Dr. Volker makes a decision about Jazz's therapy letter; Dr. Bowers has an ultimatum regarding Jazz's bottom surgery.
#9 - Operation Complication
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 5, 2019
Jazz is rushed into emergency surgery due to a major complication. While staying with Jazz for her recovery in New York, Jeannette learns Jack is fighting for his life in a health crisis of his own.
#10 - I'm Ready to Explore Boys
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 5, 2015
#11 - Weighty Issues
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 9, 2018
Jazz and Jeanette return home to the devastation left by Irma, and in an effort to help, Jazz and her parents drive to the Keys to help in the cleanup. Later, the family travels to San Francisco to meet with Dr. Bowers, who has some shocking news for Jazz.
#12 - The Hate Is Real
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 8, 2016
In the Season 2 premiere, Jazz finds out she needs surgery so she doesn't go through male puberty. Meanwhile, tempers flare when Jazz publicly confronts an anti-trans group; and the Jennings receive a threatening phone call.
#13 - Scared & Unprepared
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 8, 2019
With Jazz's surgery weeks away, Jeanette feels scared and unprepared; Sander's hurt that Griffen's spending more time with his girlfriend; Jazz desperate for love, runs into her old flame, Victoria; Jazz gets a scary prediction about her surgery.
#14 - We Don't Read the Comments
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 12, 2015
While creating a mermaid tail for an upcoming photo shoot, Jazz comes across a death threat posted online. Jeanette re-examines whether or not the family has acted in Jazz's best interest over the past few years.Source: TLC
#15 - Face Your Demons
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 26, 2017
Jazz helps a transgender pal who is bullied by her own mother. Meanwhile, Jeanette decides to attend a support group to discuss her concerns about Jazz's upcoming medical decisions; and Jazz hopes for a call from a boy she met at "Dating in the Dark."
#16 - Getting to the Bottom of It
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 5, 2017
Jazz goes to Pennsylvania to explore more options for her bottom surgery. Meanwhile, Jazz and Jeanette agree to participate in Grandpa Jack's presentation on transgender issues, but worry they may be confronted by hate like at last year's town hall.
#17 - Draglicious
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 3, 2020
It's the week of the drag show! Jazz writes an original song, but her perfectionism causes her terrible anxiety. Jack finds out being a woman can be a real drag. Sander meets his inner Sandra. Greg and Jeanette take their first steps towards a new home.
#18 - It's a Girl!
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 29, 2019
Jazz's doctors perform her groundbreaking bottom surgery while her family anxiously awaits news; with the OK from her doctors, Jazz is released to recover in a hotel; days later, Jazz suffers complications and is rushed back into the operating room.
#19 - Winds of Change
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 2, 2018
In the Season 4 premiere, a new Jazz emerges, eager to expand her social circle and explore dating, but Jazz is also hiding a dark secret from her family that may come out to haunt her. Later, Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, threatening the safety of the Jennings family.
#20 - I Will Survive
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 28, 2020
Jazz goes to New York for a third surgery to correct defects caused by complications during her gender confirmation surgery. While there, Jazz attends the premiere of a film she starred in. The Jennings family celebrate the twins' 21st birthday.
#21 - Pizza Rolls, Gender Roles and Jazz Rolls
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 6, 2018
The entire family supports Jazz's weight loss effort by having a family soccer game; Jazz resumes hypnotherapy to control her binge eating, helps her friend raise money for hormones, and gathers the courage to ask out Victoria.
#22 - So Dad is Mom Now?
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 12, 2015
Ari's friend, Zach, has something to say that shocks her and Jazz. Ari attempts to get back to her musical roots for the summer.
#23 - Bottoms Up
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 27, 2017
Jazz tells her parents she wants gender confirmation surgery before she finishes high school, but learns there may be obstacles along the way. Meanwhile, Jeanette struggles with the reality of the twins going off to college.
#24 - Caterpillar to Butterfly
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 15, 2019
Jazz agrees to an interview for ABS's "Nightline" to discuss her upcoming surgery; Jeanette throws a farewell party for a certain part of Jazz's anatomy; Jack faces a health issue that might affect his ability to travel to NYC for Jazz's surgery.
#25 - Ex-Factor
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 4, 2020
Jazz recovers from revision surgery, but a month later, she faces another complication; Jeanette worries about Jazz choosing Pomona over Harvard; After breaking up with Ahmir, Jazz tries to make it work with Victoria, and Sander comes along, too.