Shahs of Sunset

The WORST episodes of Shahs of Sunset

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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.

Last Updated: 7/6/2022Network: Bravo
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The Velvet Rage
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6.86
37 votes

#1 - The Velvet Rage

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/10/2013

Mike takes Jessica to a conversion to Judaism class. GG and Leila get into an argument about MJ being around. Lilly puts herself back in the spotlight by hosting an over-the-top birthday celebration for her dog. Reza comes to terms with his anger issues and attends therapy.

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It's My Birthday Bitches
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6.91
43 votes

#2 - It's My Birthday Bitches

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/18/2012

The gang heads to Vegas for Reza's birthday, but the trash talk gets out of control.

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Reunion - Part 1
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6.95
21 votes

#3 - Reunion - Part 1

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/18/2014

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Tale of Two Parties
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6.96
52 votes

#4 - Tale of Two Parties

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/11/2015

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The Secret Is Out
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6.98
50 votes

#5 - The Secret Is Out

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/23/2015

Trust issues surround GG when details of a past trip to Turkey surface. Meanwhile, MJ spends more quality time with her new boyfriend, and GG reveals information during Adam's birthday bash.

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Image is Everything
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7.13
62 votes

#6 - Image is Everything

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/11/2012

This series premiere introduces six Persian-American friends living a life of luxury in Los Angeles. The group tries to juggle their active social lives and careers while balancing the demands of their families and traditions. Drama ensues among the friends at dinner and a lavish pool party complete with a tiger. Asa makes herself an outcast with her unique wardrobe, while MJ’s bitterness towards marriage is on display at a bridal store. GG appears jealous of Mike’s date, fueling rumors that they may be more than friends.

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The Whisky Makes You Frisky
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7.13
30 votes

#7 - The Whisky Makes You Frisky

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/2/2012

Asa takes a big financial risk and moves back into her Venice mansion and MJ and her mother spar at a birthday dinner, but MJ is caught off guard by the viciousness of Vida's response. Reza befriends new Persian Princess, Lilly, and attempts to introduce her to the group, but things go south when GG and new friend Omid hit the bottle a little too hard and get more than a little sexual at the dinner table.

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Vida Knows Best
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7.14
42 votes

#8 - Vida Knows Best

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/25/2018

MJ feels the pressure of finalizing her wedding, planning for a baby and managing her mother, Vida; Mike and Reza bond over Mike's investment; GG takes steps to filing divorce paperwork; Destiney gets help on her rocky road to finding her father.

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Crunch vs. Munch
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7.16
44 votes

#9 - Crunch vs. Munch

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/13/2015

Reza faces a reality about marrying. Meanwhile, GG wants to re-enter the dating scene and enlists MJ's help; Asa struggles to juggle aspects of her life; and a game of dodgeball is organized to help the gang release bottled-up tension.

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A Tale of Two Turkeys
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7.17
122 votes

#10 - A Tale of Two Turkeys

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/17/2017

Reza discovers that Mike is not officially divorced; the Shahs try to put their differences aside as they head to a homeless shelter; Shervin and Asa have separate Thanksgiving dinners.

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It's My Party and I'll Make You Cry If I Want To
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7.19
58 votes

#11 - It's My Party and I'll Make You Cry If I Want To

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/9/2018

At the end of a fun-filled vacation, Reza and MJ make an exciting announcement that incites an argument amongst the group.

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Only Guilty Men Bring Flowers
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7.19
42 votes

#12 - Only Guilty Men Bring Flowers

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/5/2013

In the third season premiere, Reza works to fix his friendship with MJ. Mike's new girlfriend, Jessica, agrees to convert to Judaism. GG apologizes to Asa for their past issues. Lilly hosts her birthday celebration but tensions rise when MJ finds out she isn't invited.

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Caught in a Bad Bro-Mance
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7.19
36 votes

#13 - Caught in a Bad Bro-Mance

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/17/2013

Asa assists GG in controlling her anger. Mike has a difficult time picking out a ring for Jessica. Reza and Adam throw a housewarming party but fail to invite certain people.

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Reunion Part 1
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7.21
110 votes

#14 - Reunion Part 1

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 8/2/2016

Asa and Mercedes butt heads; Mike opens up about his divorce; Mama Vida Javid expresses herself.

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Hava Nagila, Hava Tequila
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7.21
133 votes

#15 - Hava Nagila, Hava Tequila

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/30/2017

Tensions are high as plans for a trip to Israel cause a divide. Reza puts on a "Peace in the Middle East" costume party in an attempt to bring the group back together. GG tries responsibility on for size at the LA Fashion Week runway. MJ and Tommy decide to take the next step toward becoming parents. Asa navigates managing her expanding business with her expanding belly.

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Dreidels and Betrayals
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7.21
128 votes

#16 - Dreidels and Betrayals

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/13/2017

Asa plans a trip to the ancient Israeli city of Akko to shoot a documentary, but her plan backfires as religious tension between Mike and GG comes to a head; during an emotional trip to the Western Wall, Reza attempts to tap into his Jewish side.

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I Love You But I Dont Like You
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7.21
33 votes

#17 - I Love You But I Dont Like You

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/16/2012

The crew becomes divided as Asa and Reza draw a line in the sand over GG's behavior at the pool party. Asa tries to solve her money problems with an outrageous new business idea that's so crazy it might just work and GG's plans to become a business tycoon are derailed when she and her sister have a nasty fight. Reza is increasingly disillusioned with what he sees as MJ's character flaws and their friction sparks into a potentially friendship-ending fight.

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Reunion Part 2
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7.22
27 votes

#18 - Reunion Part 2

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/3/2013

In part-two of the reunion, Reza, MJ, Mike, Lilly, Asa, and GG join Andy Cohen again to address this season's conflicts and craziness. Reza and MJ finally reveal the behind-the-scenes drama that has been tearing the group apart all season.

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The Persian Hangover
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7.25
32 votes

#19 - The Persian Hangover

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/1/2020

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.

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The Persian Shore
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7.25
36 votes

#20 - The Persian Shore

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/24/2020

The Shahs travel to Hawaii to celebrate Paulina's 29th birthday; MJ makes an off-color remark and causes a stir with Mike and Paulina; Nema and GG find themselves having too much to drink, heightening the lingering tension between them.

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What Happened in Turkey?
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7.26
54 votes

#21 - What Happened in Turkey?

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/9/2015

With hopes of building a future together, Mike’s girlfriend Jessica completes her conversion to Judaism with a dramatic ocean swim. At Asa's house, GG reveals a secret she has been holding since the group's trip to Turkey last year, casting a dark cloud over the tight knit group. To soak up the California sun, the crew decides to organize a luxurious staycation in Malibu, but the dynamic shifts when Mike faces off with Asifa’s boyfriend, Bobby, for the second time.

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A Very Shouhed Passover
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7.26
38 votes

#22 - A Very Shouhed Passover

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/16/2020

Reza confronts the person spreading rumors about his husband, but uncovers a shocking revelation about MJ that leaves Destiney caught in the middle of the chaos.

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Old Friends New Problems
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7.27
26 votes

#23 - Old Friends New Problems

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/15/2012

Mike finally cops to the romantic tension simmering between him and GG. Asa gains a powerful new patron and debuts her song "Tehrangeles" to some of the most powerful people in the Persian community. Sammy and MJ set each other up on a double blind date, but while MJ bring a "nice girl" for Sammy, MJ is horrified to discover that Sammy definitely does not return the favor. Inspired by Reza's emotional trip to NYC, MJ decides to confront her overbearing and critical mother in a showdown 20 years in the making.

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Waiting for MJ
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7.29
31 votes

#24 - Waiting for MJ

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/1/2012

Sammy is put on the spot when Mohamed comes back from vacation and evaluates the work on his palatial Beverly Hills home. Asa plays her music for a major producer and starts to feel pressures to confirm her image. At GG’s parents' 40th anniversary party, she risks blowing her cool when MJ shows up four hours late to the festivities.

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A Short Kiss Goodnight
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7.29
55 votes

#25 - A Short Kiss Goodnight

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/2/2018

Mike is single and ready to mingle with new crush Mona; Nema only has eyes for GG, who is still in the middle of a contentious divorce; the Shahs make a group trip to the mountains, where they work to maintain their balance on the slopes.

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