The BEST Episodes of Miami Ink

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 26, 2019

Miami INK takes viewers into the inside world of tattooing. From the shop, to the artists, and their clients. Get an in depth look at the emotional stories behind the tattoos and the meaning people attach to them. People from all walks of life come for tattoos, from punk rock, to South Beach socialites, to celebrities. The series follows four master artists, Ami James, the tough guy of the bunch, Chris Garver, Darren Brass, Chris Nunez, and the apprentice Yojiro Harada. Ami, Darren, Chris, and Garver met ten years ago when they all studied in Miami under the world famous tattoo artist, the late Lou Sciberras. During their apprenticeship they all lived and worked together becoming the best of friends. Eventually they went their separate ways and opened up their own tattoo parlors in Los Angeles, New York, Connecticut, and South Beach. Their dream was to one day reunite and open their own tattoo parlor together as partners.

Bye-Bye Bridgette

#1 - Bye-Bye Bridgette

Season 2 - Episode 13

Garver uses a local pinup model to get inspiration for Roger's tattoo. Philip memorializes his dad's battle against cancer. Kat celebrates a full 10 years as a tattoo artist with a design by Corey Miller.

star 9.00
2 votes
Sink or Swim

#2 - Sink or Swim

Season 2 - Episode 14

Carver works on a novel design to celebrate a woman's brother, who died in Iraq. Ami has a morale dilemma with a client and may refuse the tattoo. Nunez and Ami do some charity work for "Amigos for Kids" and tech them how to draw.

star 9.00
2 votes
The Jeep

#3 - The Jeep

Season 2 - Episode 15

Garver draws a "Day of the Dead" skull to memorialize a legal battle. Ami creates a hot rod design to help a client reconcile with his father.

star 9.00
2 votes
Kat The Party Machine

#4 - Kat The Party Machine

Season 2 - Episode 6

star 9.00
4 votes
 Lloyd Banks and the Rotten Apple

#5 - Lloyd Banks and the Rotten Apple

Season 2 - Episode 11

star 9.00
2 votes
History of the Circus Sideshow

#6 - History of the Circus Sideshow

Season 2 - Episode 16

Circus sideshow workers get tattoos of a rubber-chicken prop and the Coney Island Wonder Wheel ride.

star 9.00
2 votes
Shop Party

#7 - Shop Party

Season 2 - Episode 22

Miami Ink celebrates its first year; Ami helps Crystal heal the pain of her mother's murder with a guardian-angel tattoo; a hip-hop artist is back for round two on his back piece.

star 9.00
2 votes
Back to their Roots

#8 - Back to their Roots

Season 2 - Episode 28

Graffiti artist G-Wiz has abandoned illegal activities in favor of a mural project for a local charity, and asks Darren and Nunez to assist, but they aren't sure if they still have the necessary skills.

star 9.00
2 votes
Ami and Nunez Buy a Bar

#9 - Ami and Nunez Buy a Bar

Season 2 - Episode 31

Ami and Nunez's bar may not open as scheduled because of problems with their business partners.

star 9.00
2 votes
Tensions Rock the Shop

#10 - Tensions Rock the Shop

Season 2 - Episode 33

Problems mount between Ami and Kat as a friend of Kat's visits the shop.

star 9.00
2 votes
Through Thick and Thin

#11 - Through Thick and Thin

Season 3 - Episode 13

This week, Ami and Nunez perform their "civic duty" by judging a bikini contest, and the good times continues when Ami's kooky new client, Joni, who wants one of her artworks tattooed on her back.

star 9.00
2 votes
Dre Demands Respect

#12 - Dre Demands Respect

Season 4 - Episode 9

star 9.00
2 votes
Ruthless and Toothless

#13 - Ruthless and Toothless

Season 4 - Episode 10

star 9.00
2 votes
And Baby Makes Three

#14 - And Baby Makes Three

Season 4 - Episode 13

star 9.00
2 votes
We are Family

#15 - We are Family

Season 4 - Episode 2

star 8.67
3 votes
Blast Off!

#16 - Blast Off!

Season 4 - Episode 6

star 8.67
3 votes
Saver or Spender

#17 - Saver or Spender

Season 2 - Episode 1

star 8.60
5 votes
Finding Balance

#18 - Finding Balance

Season 1 - Episode 10

While exercising to get into better physical shape, Ami revives an old back injury. Meanwhile, the gang are hesitant to let Yoji handle a solo tattoo job on a woman.

star 8.57
7 votes
Kat & Ami Tattoo the Troops

#19 - Kat & Ami Tattoo the Troops

Season 2 - Episode 12

Ami creates a large tattoo on a man's back to represent significant turning points in his life, including his father's suicide and his coming out as gay. Kat creates an image of fifties pinup Bettie Page. Another man gets a design symbolizing the good and bad things of his life.

star 8.50
2 votes
We're All Family

#20 - We're All Family

Season 2 - Episode 5

star 8.50
2 votes
More Money, More Problems

#21 - More Money, More Problems

Season 1 - Episode 11

Trouble and confusion are brewing with the artists. They learn that as you get more money, you also get more problems. Ami buys his dream car and Darren puts his life and career on the line by drinking too much.

star 8.50
2 votes
Step Up or Step Out

#22 - Step Up or Step Out

Season 1 - Episode 12

Yoji learns that he must show improvement in his drawing skills or Ami will remove him from his apprenticeship.

star 8.50
2 votes
Weathering the Storm

#23 - Weathering the Storm

Season 1 - Episode 14

Tensions rise when Ami leaves town just as a huge storm is about to hit and leaves Chris Nunez in charge. Meanwhile, Darren tries to convince his wife to leave Connecticut and join him.

star 8.50
2 votes
Kat's Return, Ami's Ride

#24 - Kat's Return, Ami's Ride

Season 1 - Episode 15

Kat makes a surprise visit from Los Angeles, delighting the overworked staff, and Ami tries to get past the memory of a past accident and resume rising a motorcycle.

star 8.50
2 votes
Rock 'n' Roll All Night

#25 - Rock 'n' Roll All Night

Season 1 - Episode 17

Garver works on a guardian angel design while Ami finishes a Hindu-inspired piece and then undertakes a Hawaiian-themed design. However, with so much work to do, the long hours are getting to everyone.

star 8.50
2 votes