My Big Fat Fabulous Life

The BEST episodes of My Big Fat Fabulous Life

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Whitney Thore was once a slender dancer, but over the course of just one year at college she gained 200 pounds due to a rare condition called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. My Big Fat Fabulous Life focuses on Whitney’s life, her one-of-a-kind family and her friends. Deep down, she is just an average girl from small town North Carolina trying to find her way in a world that judges people by their size. Now 380 pounds, Whitney has a fresh outlook on life.

Last Updated: 5/23/2022Network: PBS
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Big Girl in the Big Apple
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9.29
7 votes

#1 - Big Girl in the Big Apple

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/4/2017

Whitney tags along on Todd's New York trip to attend a dance workshop with The Fitness Marshall, but when she accepts an offer to be in a music video, he goes into an angry tirade and abandons her in Central Park.

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Whitney's Ticking Clock
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9.00
1 votes

#2 - Whitney's Ticking Clock

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/11/2015

Whitney babysits Tal's nephew and begins to think about her own fertility. Meanwhile, Whitney can only bring one guest to the Dancing Man party in Los Angeles, but she can't decide which friend to ask.

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The Skinny
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8.78
9 votes

#3 - The Skinny

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/25/2017

Whitney and cast look back on the most outrageous moments of the season; Whitney comes clean to Roy about her feelings, and a visit from Jiya makes things more tense; when host Shaun Robinson rubs Buddy the wrong way, he storms off the set.

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Belly Up
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8.67
9 votes

#4 - Belly Up

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/28/2017

Whitney attends a belly dancing class with a judge from the dance battle, but then a harmless lesson turns into a public performance with a sword; online date Nathan divulges information that throws Whitney's world into a tailspin.

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My Big Fat Baby
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8.54
13 votes

#5 - My Big Fat Baby

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/20/2018

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Safer at Home
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8.45
11 votes

#6 - Safer at Home

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/1/2020

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Chase'n the Frenchman
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8.45
11 votes

#7 - Chase'n the Frenchman

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/28/2021

Ashley claps back at Whitney after she's fired from No BS Active; while Whitney struggles with the side effects of her fertility drugs, the French man continues to ghost her; Whitney meets up with Chase.

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Toe to Toe
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8.42
12 votes

#8 - Toe to Toe

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/11/2017

With the dance battle rematch looming, Whitney's friends attempt to repair her relationship with Todd, but an untimely injury leads to an even bigger problem; Whitney learns that Babs has been rushed to the emergency room.

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Will You Be My Surrogate?
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8.30
10 votes

#9 - Will You Be My Surrogate?

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/31/2021

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Big Girl Dance Battle
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8.30
27 votes

#10 - Big Girl Dance Battle

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/14/2017

Whitney's Big Girls gear up for the most intense performance of their lives; the Trophy Wives come packing a secret weapon that has Whitney calling foul; when an injury plagues her star dancer, Whitney loses her mind.

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Fat Hating is Real
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8.29
14 votes

#11 - Fat Hating is Real

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/5/2019

Buddy brings his new girlfriend to Greensboro but struggles to find them a place to live. Whitney is shocked when Todd quits BGDC. Babs and Glenn set Whitney up on a blind date. Whitney is fat shamed when the RV is vandalized in front of her home.

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A Tale of Two Whitneys
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8.25
8 votes

#12 - A Tale of Two Whitneys

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/7/2020

Uncomfortable after her kiss with Buddy, Whitney creates a new business and a new life in Charlotte. When Whitney accepts a date with another man, will it create a love triangle? And tension between Buddy and Tal forces Whitney into a tough decision.

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Old Habits Die Hard
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8.21
19 votes

#13 - Old Habits Die Hard

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/15/2019

Whitney plans the BGDC tour. Buddy shares disturbing feelings with potentially deadly consequences. Babs is taken on a surprise trip. Whitney is forced to confront Buddy after finding drugs. Heather is devastated when Whitney's secret is revealed.

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A Stormy Affair
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8.20
15 votes

#14 - A Stormy Affair

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/12/2019

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Whitney Calls In Backup
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8.18
17 votes

#15 - Whitney Calls In Backup

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/7/2017

With the dance battle looming, Whitney brings in cutthroat choreographer Jenzi to help with the routine, but the decision proves disastrous when she gives Whitney a dark ultimatum.

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Big Fat Baby News
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8.17
6 votes

#16 - Big Fat Baby News

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/9/2021

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Buddy's New Girl
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8.14
14 votes

#17 - Buddy's New Girl

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/29/2019

Buddy goes missing in Columbus and Whitney threatens to cancel class; with the biggest city on the BGDC tour still looming, Whitney suspects sabotage when Todd messes up the choreography; Whitney is conflicted over meeting Buddy's new girlfriend.

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Whitney Meets the Parents
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8.07
15 votes

#18 - Whitney Meets the Parents

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2020

Chase takes Whitney home to meet his family, but she fears they won't accept her; the couple fights when she wants to leave early for Buddy's show.

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If Heather Finds Out ...
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8.00
11 votes

#19 - If Heather Finds Out ...

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/8/2019

Whitney learns a shocking family secret; Whitney gets life-changing information from a fertility doctor; Whitney has to hide Buddy's visit from Heather; Todd agrees to take BGDC on tour; and when Buddy disappears, Whitney and Tal fear the worst.

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Whitney's Long-Distance Relationship
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8.00
11 votes

#20 - Whitney's Long-Distance Relationship

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/17/2020

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Whitney Gets Her Groove Back
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8.00
3 votes

#21 - Whitney Gets Her Groove Back

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/26/2021

In an attempt to rebuild their shaky relationship, Ryan invites Whitney and her friends to Asheville for a weekend getaway; Whitney consults a doctor about moving forward with weight-loss surgery.

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Ghosted
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7.95
21 votes

#22 - Ghosted

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/2018

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Immaculate Misconception
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7.94
67 votes

#23 - Immaculate Misconception

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/31/2017

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Aloha Buddy
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7.94
16 votes

#24 - Aloha Buddy

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/20/2018

Buddy needs to find a sober coach in order to meet the gang in Hawaii. Meanwhile, Whitney feels betrayed when Glenn admits he wasn't truthful about a very important detail of the 5km race; and Babs gets jealous over Glenn's former girlfriend, Keiko.

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Big Girl, Little Bus
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7.94
16 votes

#25 - Big Girl, Little Bus

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/22/2019

Whitney invites Buddy on the road; the BGDC Pittsburgh class is overbooked in a cramped venue, jeopardizing the tour; Buddy's back pain flares, threatening his sobriety; after a rough night, Buddy is missing and Whitney is forced to leave him behind.

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