The BEST Episodes of Shahs of Sunset
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2020
Bravo gives viewers a never-before-seen look inside the captivating lives of six young Persian-American friends in Los Angeles when "Shahs of Sunset" premieres on Sunday, March 11th at 10PM ET/PT. Partnering for the first time with Ryan Seacrest Productions, the network's latest docu-series follows a group of friends who are trying to juggle their active social lives and up-and-coming careers while balancing the demands of their families and traditions. These passionate socialites are fervent on the dating and party scene, but seeking approval from their families they face pressures to settle down and marry within the community. From outings on Rodeo Drive to traditional Persian feasts at home, this series celebrates the unique lifestyle of a group of friends who have worked hard for what they have and are not afraid to flaunt it.
#1 - Naked Jenga and Afraid
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 9, 2020
Reza and GG decide to bury the hatchet, though GG has yet to make amends with Destiney following their reunion blowup. While Mike boasts that his bad boy ways are behind him after finding the love of his life, newly-single Nema is ready to mingle
#2 - I Want You to Be My Muddy Buddy
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 23, 2020
Destiney tries to make peace with Reza; GG undergoes the implantation process; Mike goes against his father as he plans to pursue a business on his own; Nema questions if he and his ex-girlfriend can continue their working relationship despite their bad breakup.
#3 - Lost Footage
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 10, 2013
This lost footage special features supersized drama that did not make it into the season, including the never-before-seen early days of Reza and Lilly's friendship, Lilly's trip with Asa to see her favorite plastic surgeon, and an ultra-revealing look into the rumors about MJ's drinking problem.
#4 - Reunion Part 1
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 17, 2013
Bravo caps off the explosive second season of Shahs of Sunset with the first ever two-part reunion when Reza, MJ, Mike, Lilly, Asa and GG all sit down with Andy Cohen for the ultimate Farsi face-off. In part-one of the reunion, Asa and GG are in a room together for the first time since the terrible knife-wielding dinner party and apology-gone-wrong in the season finale. Accusations fly about out-of-control-lifestyles plus behind the scenes revelations about MJ's criminal past.
#5 - Return to the Homeland — Part 2
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 4, 2014
The group plans a yachting trip. GG and Reza have to deal with seasickness. A debate over women wearing the veil breaks out. Asa organizes a trip to the Iranian border for herself, her mother and Reza.
#6 - Return to the Homeland — Part 1
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 28, 2014
Asa invites the group to travel with her to Turkey for her family reunion. MJ and GG finally make peace. Reza isn't sure where he wants his life to go. Asa and her mother have an emotional reunion.
#7 - Is This 40?
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 11, 2014
GG and MJ go to visit a doctor about freezing GG’s eggs, and MJ and her Mom’s birthday spa date goes horribly wrong. Reza plans a getaway for everyone except Lilly to Palm Springs at a private mansion where he unveils a big surprise about his future.
#8 - Sometimes You Just Have to Drink It Off
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 7, 2014
MJ tries to salvage some risqué personal videos she deleted from her computer, while still pursuing a business and personal relationship with GG’s sister Leila. Mike meets up with questionable friends to pursue a business opportunity while his mother applies pressure to ‘put a ring’ on Jessica. After her recent break-up, GG tries to date the hottie that she made out with at Lilly’s party. Asa prepares for the debut of her Diamond Water with a glamorous, celebrity studded launch party, but is totally unprepared for the blow up that happens when Reza and Mike see each other in person for the first time since Club Noor.
#9 - Reunion Part 1
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 8, 2015
Andy Cohen sits down with the cast of "Shahs of Sunset" for their first get together since the season finale in Thailand.
#10 - Happy New Year
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 20, 2013
Sasan scores a big investor for her high-energy gem-infused water. Elsewhere, GG continues to be be excluded by everyone but MJ; Mike introduces his girlfriend to his parents; Reza invites Mike, MJ and Ass to a family celebration.
#11 - Hooray for Holy Land!
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 20, 2017
#12 - Six Persians Walk Into A Bar
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 5, 2016
#13 - Bad Things Happen When I Eat Salami
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 19, 2013
MJ is back in the group’s good graces, but after spilling one of GG’s secrets to her boyfriend Sean, she finds herself in yet another rift. GG asks for an apology from MJ, but MJ refuses leaving GG to retaliate by trying to get Leila to fire her. Lilly is still reeling from MJ’s assertion that no one in the group is her friend and questions why she even bothers. Mike helps his family pull together an epic Persian party to celebrate his brothers’ graduation from dental school, but tempers boil over at the party when Leila has to pull an angry GG and MJ apart.
#14 - You Got Sherv'd
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 27, 2017
MJ hears some gossip about Shervin that spreads to the rest of the crew. Adam continues to put pressure on Reza, MJ and Tommy continue their own baby-making quest, and even GG's biological clock begins to tick. Mike decides to expand his shoe line.
#15 - Belize It or Not
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 19, 2016
#16 - Fresh Off the Boat
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 3, 2013
MJ and Vida work on their relationship, and Vida discovers MJ can still surprise her. Asa reveals her plans with Diamond water to her parents. Reza’s boyfriend brings home a surprise Persian neighbor who triggers a violent emotional reaction in Reza. In an effort to get closer to Reza, Mike gets the gang to visit a Middle Eastern gay club, where Reza has another run in with the unwelcome neighbor. A heated exchange between them pushes Reza’s buttons and he shocks the entire bar -- and himself -- with his emotional meltdown. The group is split when Reza storms out with MJ, leaving Mike to pick up the pieces.
#17 - Sex, Lies, and iPhone Videos
Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 11, 2018
After a fun night of clubbing in Vegas, the group wakes up and makes a shocking discovery about Mike. When he is confronted, chaos ensues and tensions come to a head. Once back in LA, MJ's wedding preparations continue with her first dress fitting. GG takes her weed business to the next level with help from Nema.
#18 - Persh-A-Pelooza
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 10, 2013
Mike embarks on a mission to break it to his Persian Jewish parents that Italian Catholic Jessica is "the one." Reza finally decides to get serious about his relationship with Adam and tell him he loves him. Lilly is brokenhearted and back to square one after deciding to break up with Ali. . .this time for good. Asa makes her public performance debut as the headliner in the Persian pop music festival she created -- Persh-a-Pelooza.
#19 - Hard for Me to Say I'm Sorry
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 27, 2013
MJ has a breakdown at lunch with her mother and finally asks her to go to therapy with her. Lilly is shocked when a friend tells her that perhaps Ali won't marry her because her bikini business is not a "respectable" job for a Persian wife. Reza works behind-the-scenes to get everyone to sit down with GG so they can decide once and for all whether to officially "file for divorce" or mend the fences with her.
#20 - In Love There Must Be Torture
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 21, 2014
MJ gets revenge on GG. Lilly and Reza have a conversation that could chance the dynamic of the group. Asa has her first art show.
#21 - I Am Gay Ghandi
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 2, 2015
The Shahs ring in the Persian New Year but the mood dampens when Mike picks a fight with Asifa’s boyfriend, Bobby. Although Reza steps in as the peacemaker, he begins to realize that Mike's problems may be bigger than anyone imagined.
#22 - Back To Nurture
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired May 8, 2016
#23 - The Persian Hangover
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 1, 2020
Reza, Destiney, and Sara head to Vegas to promote Reza's new "Reza Be Obsessed" collection, and things take a turn when Destiney hits it off with newbie Sara's brother, Sam. GG finds out whether she can go through with the implantation process in the hopes of getting pregnant. MJ recounts her resentment toward Reza, while Mike and Nema butt heads.