The Best Episodes of Make it or Break it

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2018

Set in the realm of competitive gymnastics, this ABC Family drama project follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls in training for the big event. The story goes around these girls hoping to become the next gold medal Olympic's gymnast, but until then, all of them have to handle with families issues, dating boys rules. unknown feellings, friendship problems and most of all, the day and day difficullties of the hard training of any gymnast.

Listen to the Universe

#1 - Listen to the Universe

Season 3 - Episode 6

Lauren is heart-broken to discover that her heart condition will require surgery and wonders how this will affect her chances of making the Olympic team.

star 8.69
54 votes
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Time Is Of the Essence

#2 - Time Is Of the Essence

Season 3 - Episode 3

With only six weeks to go until the Olympics, Coach MacIntire is starting to feel the pressure as it appears his coaching style is not yielding the results everyone was expecting.

star 8.60
45 votes
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Dream On

#3 - Dream On

Season 3 - Episode 5

The girls compete in the semi-qualifications. Meanwhile, Kelly's mother tries to take down Kaylie; Payson gets overprotective about Lauren's health issues; and a new curfew halts Payson's burgeoning romance.

star 8.55
49 votes
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Growing Pains

#4 - Growing Pains

Season 3 - Episode 4

The girls are visited by their families, and Payson's dad gives her some bad news while Kaylie tries to curb her parents' feuding by making Austin tag along to a family dinner. Elsewhere, Lauren is advised to consult a doctor about her condition.

star 8.55
48 votes
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United Stakes

#5 - United Stakes

Season 3 - Episode 8

In the series finale, Payson boldly changes her floor routine, jeopardizing her spot on the team. Meanwhile, Kaylie's shocked by her drug-screening results; Lauren weighs her recovery against her Olympic dreams; and Jordan won't accept help from Kaylie.

star 8.53
57 votes
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Requiem For A Dream

#6 - Requiem For A Dream

Season 2 - Episode 16

Emily's worst fears about Damon spending so much time with Kaylie are realized when Kaylie confesses to kissing Damon.

star 8.45
40 votes
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Hungary Heart

#7 - Hungary Heart

Season 2 - Episode 15

On the way to the international meet in Hungary, the girls get a connecting flight to Romania to convince Sasha to come back to The Rock.

star 8.44
41 votes
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The New Normal

#8 - The New Normal

Season 2 - Episode 11

Kaylie is put in rehab for her eating disorder and makes a new friend, Maeve, a model who has been in and out of rehab before. Sasha decides to leave The Rock and move back to Romania. Emily is told that under her probation that she is under house arrest and must wear an ankle monitor.

star 8.40
41 votes
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Life Of Death

#9 - Life Of Death

Season 2 - Episode 14

The Rock girls prepare for a meet with the Pinewood Club, the worst-ranked gym club in the country. The girls worry that the Pinewood Club won't give them enough of a competition to prepare them for an up-coming international meet in Hungary. Meanwhile, Damon and Kaylie become closer as he starts recording his album at the recording studio in Kaylie's house.

star 8.35
43 votes
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What Lies Beneath

#10 - What Lies Beneath

Season 2 - Episode 19

Shelia continues her quest to ruin Kaylie, which now involves taking away Kaylie's new endorsement deal with Healthy Bar. However, after hearing Kaylie give an interview about how Kelly should be the team captain because of her experience and accomplishments, Kelly starts to feel differently about their rivalry. At the same time, Kim and Summer start to put the pieces together about the true origins of the Payson/Sasha kiss video.

star 8.34
41 votes
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It Takes Two

#11 - It Takes Two

Season 3 - Episode 2

Coach MacIntire introduces a new training technique that pairs up each of the girls with a permanent training partner.

star 8.33
52 votes
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Worlds Apart

#12 - Worlds Apart

Season 2 - Episode 20

star 8.32
37 votes
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Truth Be Told

#13 - Truth Be Told

Season 3 - Episode 7

Lauren undergoes an experimental procedure, and her recovery time weighs heavily on her future as a possible Olympic gymnast. Elsewhere, Jordan's world is shaken by the arrival of an unexpected visitor.

star 8.29
45 votes
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All or Nothing

#14 - All or Nothing

Season 2 - Episode 2

After being allowed back on the U.S. National Team, the girls head to France where everything is left on the mat in order to get one step closer to achieving their dream. With cockiness, jealousy, sabotage and self-doubt at an all-time high, as well as Ellen Beals constantly looming over the girls, the pressure is almost too much to bear. For Kaylie and Lauren, the bickering continues, while Emily pines for Damon and Payson puts her Olympic future on the line. Will Emily be able to have it all – gymnastics and the boy she loves? And will Payson be able to defy the odds and qualify for the National Team?

star 8.29
51 votes
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To Thine Own Self Be True

#15 - To Thine Own Self Be True

Season 2 - Episode 17

Kaylie finally returns to training at The Rock, but the public is under the impression that her time away from the gym was from an ACL injury, not rehab for anorexia. Soon after, Sasha announces that Kelly Parker is going to replace Emily on the World team, and that Kaylie will be replaced, as well, since she has not had enough time to train.

star 8.25
40 votes
Directors: John Behring
Writers: Liz Maccie
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All That Glitters

#16 - All That Glitters

Season 1 - Episode 10

The National Gymnastics Championship in Boston has arrived and now everything the girls of the Rock have been working for is at stake. Can Emily pull it together on the biggest stage of her life? Can Lauren put aside her anger towards...everyone and pull off a gold medal winning meet. Can Payson get past the back pain and finally beat Kelly Parker on the National stage? Find out in the Mid-Season finale.

star 8.25
45 votes
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

#17 - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Season 1 - Episode 6

Taking a gamble that the girls are ready and can use the motivation for Nationals, Sasha invites Marty and the Denver team to The Rock for an invitational meet. Payson is determined to show that she is the best, but when an old injury flares up, it might have devastating results. Emily is also resolved to show what she can do, but Sasha has other, less advanced plans for her. But with reigning Nationals champion Kelly Parker (guest star Nicole Anderson, “JONAS”) in tow, are the girls really ready for the Denver gym and this challenge? Meanwhile, Carter has to rethink his relationship with Kaylie when Sasha and Lauren give him an ultimatum.

star 8.23
44 votes
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We Are Family?

#18 - We Are Family?

Season 1 - Episode 20

In the season finale, everything is put on the line as the girls go up against the Chinese team to prove once and for all that they're the best.

star 8.23
44 votes
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Smells Like a Winner

#19 - Smells Like a Winner

Season 3 - Episode 1

The Rock girls meet their new coach for the national team.

star 8.20
51 votes
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The Buddy System

#20 - The Buddy System

Season 2 - Episode 13

After being made co-captains, Lauren and Payson are at each other's throats. Steve finds the altered video of Payson and Sasha's kiss and confronts Lauren about it. Emily finally discovers that Chloe's new job is at a strip club.

star 8.17
46 votes
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Party Gone Out of Bounds

#21 - Party Gone Out of Bounds

Season 2 - Episode 6

Austin throws a party at his lake house and invites the girls, but Kaylie doesn't want them go because she wants them to focus on their training. Sasha and Summer go on their first date while trying to keep their relationship under wraps.

star 8.17
41 votes
Writers: Joanna Johnson
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At the Edge of the Worlds

#22 - At the Edge of the Worlds

Season 2 - Episode 10

World Team tryouts have finally arrived, and The Rock girls have to fight for spots on the team.

star 8.15
47 votes
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Where's Kaylie

#23 - Where's Kaylie

Season 1 - Episode 9

When Carter comes clean about his infidelity Kaylie takes off the night before leaving for Nationals, and the girls must track her down before it's too late.

star 8.14
42 votes
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Save the Last Dance

#24 - Save the Last Dance

Season 1 - Episode 16

The girls all attend the prom at Payson's school, and Emily unexpectedly sees Damon there. Meanwhile, Lauren discovers that her dad is dating Chloe; Carter tries to reconnect with Kaylie; and a doctor suggests an experimental procedure for Payson's back.

star 8.10
39 votes
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Free People

#25 - Free People

Season 2 - Episode 12

The Rock gets a new coach, and everyone (especially Payson) is a little skeptical about her ability to coach them properly. Lauren, however, sees this as an opportunity to get off on the right foot with a new coach that doesn't know about her manipulative tricks.

star 8.08
41 votes
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