The BEST episodes of Jersey Shore

Every episode of Jersey Shore ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Jersey Shore!

Grab your hair gel, wax that Cadillac and get those tattooed biceps ready to fist pump with the best this summer at the Jersey Shore. MTV's newest docu-soap exposes one of the tri-state area's most misunderstood species, the Guido. Our Guidos and Guidettes will move into the ultimate beach house rental and indulge in everything the Seaside Heights, New Jersey scene has to offer. Beach by day, dancing and partying all night. They'll live, work, and rage together until the summer ends. There's no spray tan too orange, no hair too spiked, and no bod too tight for this crew.

Last Updated: 4/23/2023Network:MTV
One Meatball Stands Alone
297 votes

#1 - One Meatball Stands Alone

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/8/2012

A huge fight breaks out after Mike tells Jionni he hooked up with Snooki; Deena faces a difficult truth about Joey; some of the roommates go camping while Pauly and Vinny pull off a big prank.

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Crime and Punishment
409 votes

#2 - Crime and Punishment

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/25/2011

The boys harass Deena for stealing a girl from Vinny's bed, leading her to anxiety and self-doubt about her relationship with the roommates. Ronnie and Sammi are back to their old ways, but this time The Situation is involved in their drama.

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A House Divided
295 votes

#3 - A House Divided

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/17/2011

The Situation continues to instigate drama between Ronnie and Sammi, and Snooki has a falling out with Vinny.

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At The End Of The Day
228 votes

#4 - At The End Of The Day

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/24/2011

The roommates say goodbye to another summer at the Jersey Shore. While one couple reaches a crossroads in their relationship, another couple makes it official.

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Kissing Cousins
301 votes

#5 - Kissing Cousins

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/24/2011

Snooki's hook-ups haunt her; Mike pranks Deena and Snooki; the guys ditch Mike.

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Fist Pump, Pushups, Chapstick
365 votes

#6 - Fist Pump, Pushups, Chapstick

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/8/2011

Pauly and Vinny put on a "guido-theme" comedy show; Snooki becomes so distraught over her relationship woes that the girls decide to intervene; Ron and Sam try to patch things up once again.

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Merp Walk
124 votes

#7 - Merp Walk

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/18/2012

Jenni's injury is examined; Mike considers taking his relationship with Paula to the next level.

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Love at the Jersey Shore
296 votes

#8 - Love at the Jersey Shore

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/16/2012

All of the roommates are focused on courting their current flames, but there is never peace in the house. One of the roommates causes drama with Snooki and Deena, while JWOWW's skimpy outfit creates a problem for Roger.

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Where Is My Boyfriend?
329 votes

#9 - Where Is My Boyfriend?

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/22/2011

Snooki and Deena are released from the police station after their accident. Later, Snooki's boyfriend Jionni visits, but their romantic reunion comes to an abrupt halt, and a sobbing Snooki ends the night alone on the streets of Florence.

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Blues, Balls & Brawls
82 votes

#10 - Blues, Balls & Brawls

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/11/2012

Jenni plans a surprise birthday party for Roger that goes south. Deena auditions Danny to be a meatball. The roommates finds themselves in the middle of a big brawl at the club and one of them gets caught in the melee.

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Meatball Mashup
333 votes

#11 - Meatball Mashup

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/15/2011

Snooki and Deena party too hard; Team Meatballs have a run-in with the Italian police.

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Sleeping With the Enemy
291 votes

#12 - Sleeping With the Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/9/2010

The roommates deal with fallout from the girls' fight; Angelina starts dating Jose, a guy from the club; and Jenni and Snooki don homemade HazMat suits to clean up the Smush Room in preparation for Snooki's hook-up.

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The Follow Game
336 votes

#13 - The Follow Game

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/9/2012

The Situation secretly gathers information to bring down one of his roommates -- and for once it isn't Snooki. JWOWW freaks out when Roger disappears and doesn't return her calls.

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Free Snooki
312 votes

#14 - Free Snooki

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/20/2011

Snooki is released from jail but faces her father's voice on the phone which isn't happy. Jenni continues to meet with Roger and quickly grows feelings for him. Tom continues to call the house and cause problems with Jenni escalating into a heated arguement on the phone and a destroyed relationship. Snooki is lifted from her depressed state after she meets Nick who she hooks up with. Deena meets a Ronnie look-alike only to find out that he has a girlfriend. Later, Jenni has to return to her home because Tom left leaving her dogs to die. She and Snooki leave the Shore and reach home within 9 hours to find her dogs fortunately safe but her most important items including a hardrive stolen.

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Goin' South
431 votes

#15 - Goin' South

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/29/2010

The cast heads to Miami in the season 2 opener, and the drama quickly heats up when Angelina crashes the party. Meanwhile, Ronnie and Sammi, find themselves in an awkward situation after their recent break-up.

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A Cheesy Situation
270 votes

#16 - A Cheesy Situation

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/3/2011

Sammi returns to the house; Snooki's feelings for Vinny deepen; Mike believes a hook-up smells like cheese.

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GTF - Gym, Tan, Find Out Who Sammi Is Texting
271 votes

#17 - GTF - Gym, Tan, Find Out Who Sammi Is Texting

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/10/2011

Vinny and Pauly D take a road trip to Staten Island. Roger becomes more than just a rebound for JWOWW. The Situation reveals Sammi's shady ways, causing Ronnie to question his love for her.

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And The Wall Won...
426 votes

#18 - And The Wall Won...

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/28/2011

The Situation gets knocked out during a fight and Ronnie and Sammi wonder if their relationship is beyond repair.

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Back Into the Fold
314 votes

#19 - Back Into the Fold

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/21/2010

The roommates say goodbye to Miami and head home in the Season 2 finale.

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342 votes

#20 - Twinning

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/18/2011

With twins in the mix, it's double trouble as bi-curious Deena pulls the robbery on both The Situation AND Vinny. Plus, The Situation's "secret hook-up" with Snooki is revealed. Is Snooki a cheater or is The Situation just trying to start drama?

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It's Gonna Be An Interesting Summer
316 votes

#21 - It's Gonna Be An Interesting Summer

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/13/2011

The fight between Sammi and JWoww causes additional tension in the house. Ronnie and Sammi continue to isolate themselves, missing the first family dinner, to the surprise and disappointment of all the roommates. Mike lets Ronnie know about the general feeling at the house. Ronnie decides to hang out and have fun with the rest of the house, leaving Sammi feeling all alone and reminiscent of Miami.

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Nothing but Nice
392 votes

#22 - Nothing but Nice

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/2/2012

Vinny returns and everyone celebrates. The Situation tries hard to be nice but ends up annoying the boys. Snooki struggles with an uncomfortable condition.

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Three Men and a Snooki
299 votes

#23 - Three Men and a Snooki

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/29/2011

Snooki is devastated over her big fight with Jionni, and decides to take a break from the relationship. Mike thinks it's finally his chance to win her over, but it's someone else who ends up comforting her. Meanwhile, Deena has a pregnancy scare.

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Gone, Baby, Gone
345 votes

#24 - Gone, Baby, Gone

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/30/2010

The Situation reunites with his Canadian hottie, providing entertainment for the whole house. And Angelina tells her roommates how she really feels about them, sending Snooki into a frenzy and finally pushing things over the edge.

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Let's Make It Official
153 votes

#25 - Let's Make It Official

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/25/2012

Jenni fears that her relationship with Roger is in jeopardy; Mike has second thoughts about his relationship with Paula.

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