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The BEST episodes of Step Up

Every episode of Step Up ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Step Up!

Welcome to Atlanta, home of High Water, the city’s most cutthroat performing arts school. When twins Tal and Janelle relocate from Ohio, they find themselves thrust into a world where every move is a test. As they attempt to navigate their new world — on and off the dance floor — they’ll discover just how deep they’re willing to dig to realize their dreams and seize their moment.

Last Updated: 11/24/2022Network:STARZ
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You Know What It Is
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8.38
8 votes

#1 - You Know What It Is

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/20/2022

Sage is freed from jail and ready to reclaim the tour as headliner. The Chicago show will be Rigo’s final performance and he’s under pressure to come up with new material. Poppy and Collette butt heads over Rigo. Odalie hatches a plan to keep Angel in Atlanta – and closer to her. Poppy and Tal work overtime to develop new routines for Rigo’s last show.

Directors: Damian Marcano
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Never Scared
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8.33
6 votes

#2 - Never Scared

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/13/2022

At Sage’s evidentiary hearings, courtroom testimonies provoke betrayals and hostility. The D.A.’s strategy is working and Sage could be tried for murder. Things are increasingly dicey between Sage and Collette as they both struggle to assert Sage’s innocence. Meanwhile things heat up between Marquise and Angel, but their fragile relationship is headed for trouble.

Directors: Dawn Wilkinson
Watch Now:Amazon
Player’s Ball
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8.22
9 votes

#3 - Player’s Ball

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/30/2022

Prohibited from performing at the BMT Awards, house-arrested Sage reluctantly agrees with Collette to let Rigo perform in his slot. It takes both Poppy and Collette to convince Rigo to make the appearance which will boost tour sales. Meanwhile, to the annoyance of Odalie, Angel meets Marquise and both are smitten with one another. At the live awards performance, Rigo has a surprise for everyone that changes the direction of the entire tour.

Directors: Dawn Wilkinson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Improvisation
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8.13
32 votes

#4 - Improvisation

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/20/2019

With the tour just four days away, the dancers make final preparations for their big opening night. Poppy’s mom visits High Water for the first time. Tal learns some shocking news from Zo. Rigo gets some help with his dance routine from an unlikely source. Odalie takes a last desperate step. Sage and Collette make a series of stunning final moves to assure the tour’s success.

Directors: Anne Fletcher
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Isolations
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8.12
34 votes

#5 - Isolations

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/20/2019

Tal learns a devastating family secret. Sage and the tour dancers build a risky new concept from the ground up. Nine helps Rigo deal with his feelings about Poppy through music, just as Poppy and Dondre confront their feelings for each other.

Directors: Jessica Lowrey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ain’t Gon’ Let Up
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8.00
9 votes

#6 - Ain’t Gon’ Let Up

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/23/2022

A troubled Rigo must choose between abandoning the lucrative tour or headline the tour to help rescue the man who possibly murdered his father. With his lifelong friend and supporter Poppy by his side, he turns the tables on Sage and Collette just when they are most vulnerable. As friendship blossoms between Odalie and Angel, Odalie finds understanding and courage to purchase her own house, leaving Davis in the cold. Busted for selling drugs, Marquise is approached by D.A. Erin Baxter to help take Sage Odom down.

Directors: Stan Foster
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5.6.7.8
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7.91
102 votes

#7 - 5.6.7.8

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/31/2018

Sage’s troubles start trending, and Dondre discovers Janelle’s been keeping a secret from him.

Directors: Janice Cooke
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Form
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7.91
33 votes

#8 - Form

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/20/2019

Nine and King develop plans to take Rigo’s music to the next level while Rigo’s ties to the streets continue to put a strain on his music and his relationship with Poppy. Meanwhile, Odalie and Davis hit hard times and tension between Tal and Zo grows as Sage heats things up in preparation for the tour.

Directors: Lisa Leone
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Attitude
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7.90
31 votes

#9 - Attitude

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/20/2019

Odalie, with the help of Davis, attempts to work through a debilitating injury and preserve her spot on tour as Tal tries to assuage himself of his guilt and earn Odalie's forgiveness. As Rigo's star rises, he struggles to keep the peace amongst his friends and decipher who to trust. Meanwhile, Dondre finally meets the real Sage Odom.

Directors: Dominic Leclerc
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Splits
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7.87
38 votes

#10 - Splits

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/20/2019

The budding rivalry between Tal and Zo comes to a head at Dondre’s Lit Luau. Odalie brings Davis to the suburbs to meet her parents. Rigo gets an offer from Uncle Matty that puts his relationship with Marquise in jeopardy.

Directors: Mary Lambert
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Hip-Hopera
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7.86
29 votes

#11 - Hip-Hopera

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/20/2019

The tour begins! Sage and the dancers take the stage on opening night in Atlanta. Dondre learns a secret that changes everything between him and Poppy. Rigo learns the truth about the death of his father. Odalie has her moment to shine. Uncle Al has a huge surprise for Davis and Justin. Sage has a dramatic proposal for Collette. A shocking return from his past astonishes Tal.

Directors: Fred Gerber
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Cell Therapy
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7.86
7 votes

#12 - Cell Therapy

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/6/2022

Sage’s actions the night of the BMT Awards has landed him back in jail. Collette is trying to keep everything together and the tour afloat. Marquise’s meddling is upsetting everyone from Rigo to Collette to Poppy to Odalie; only Angel is enamored. At the Tabernacle, Rigo thrills the audience, but is confronted by haters. Sparks ignite as Collette consoles a shaken Rigo – what will it mean for Sage and Poppy?

Directors: Dawn Wilkinson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Inversion
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7.80
35 votes

#13 - Inversion

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/20/2019

As Nine pushes Sage to tone down his ambitions, Collette takes him on a trip down memory lane to rediscover his artistic roots. Odalie struggles to find balance in both her love life and her dance. Zo takes Tal out for the night of his life... with unforeseen consequences.

Directors: Damian Marcano
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Precision
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7.78
41 votes

#14 - Precision

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/20/2019

With Sage’s tour opening in barely two months, Tal, Dondre, Poppy, and Odalie realize just how hard they’ll have to push themselves if they want to truly become a professional dance squad. East-O’s sudden death leaves Rigo with questions and a challenge to his father’s throne in the form of his prodigal Uncle Matty, while Sage surprises Collette by bringing in a frenemy from her past to run point on the tour.

Directors: Lisa Leone
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Pilot
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7.77
79 votes

#15 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/31/2018

After their mother is arrested, twins Janelle and Tal are sent to live with their Uncle Al in Atlanta. Janelle learns about a performing arts school, High Water, in their new neighborhood, which may just change everything.

Directors: Adam Shankman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Two-Step
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7.77
48 votes

#16 - Two-Step

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/31/2018

Sage Odom’s tour auditions are underway, Uncle Al tries to save the twins, and Collette and East-O’s turbulent past comes to a head.

Directors: Norman Buckley
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Vogue
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7.73
37 votes

#17 - Vogue

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/20/2019

When the tour dancers are unable to let loose during an erotic dance routine, Sage demands that they go on a journey to find their sexy. Things start to get hot and heavy with Dondre and Poppy. Sage and Rigo go head-to-head.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Duets
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7.71
62 votes

#18 - Duets

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/31/2018

Odalie finds out why Davis has been skipping class, King’s loyalties are torn, and Tal finally makes a move on his crush.

Directors: Michael Schultz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Choreography
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7.67
46 votes

#19 - Choreography

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/31/2018

Rigo goes viral and King makes a big reveal to Poppy.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Solo
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7.67
63 votes

#20 - Solo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/31/2018

Janelle struggles at her High Water audition after she’s forced outside her comfort zone, while Tal confronts his bullies.

Directors: Debbie Allen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Kryptonite
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7.64
11 votes

#21 - Kryptonite

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/16/2022

Accused of murdering his former friend East-O, Sage Odom is poised to lose everything in his empire. His partner and now fiancé Collette Jones is by his side supporting him; but Collette is hiding a deep secret.

Directors: Damian Marcano
The Running Man
star
7.60
57 votes

#22 - The Running Man

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/31/2018

Tal fights to keep up with his new classmates, Sage makes an unexpected announcement, and Davis is faced with a family issue that could derail his future.

Directors: Rob Hardy
Writer: Hadjii
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Azonto
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7.58
31 votes

#23 - Azonto

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/20/2019

With Rigo's song about her going viral, Poppy is left with no choice but to respond. Collette takes full control of the tour while Sage is away. Davis helps Uncle Al outside of work.

Directors: Janice Cooke
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Shuffle
star
7.57
53 votes

#24 - Shuffle

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2018

Janelle and Dondre can’t seem to hide their true feelings, while alliances at High Water are challenged.

Directors: Janice Cooke
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dance Craze
star
7.53
58 votes

#25 - Dance Craze

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/31/2018

Tensions flare at Dondre and Janelle’s over-the-top party, while Johnny forces Tal to face the truth about who he is.

Directors: Nzingha Stewart
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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