The Big Leap

The BEST episodes of The Big Leap

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The show is about a group of diverse, down-on-their-luck characters attempting to change their lives by participating in a potentially life-ruining reality dance show that builds to a live production of “Swan Lake.”

Last Updated: 5/3/2022Network: FOX
We Make Our Own Light
31 votes

#1 - We Make Our Own Light

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/6/2021

When a massive blackout threatens to stop the finale from airing, the whole cast has to band together to light up the stage. Reggie attempts a rapprochement with Gabby, while Nick works to convince the network that this show is something special. Meanwhile, the rest of the cast deals with nerves over their final performance and Brittney gets a shocking surprise.

Directors: Jason Winer
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Swan Song
29 votes

#2 - Swan Song

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/29/2021

With only two days to go until the big finale, the cast preps for their final performance. Nick must make the hard decision of following his brain or his heart, and Julia is stuck in a tough position when Kevin tries to win her back. Meanwhile, Justin and Simon try to navigate a new challenge in their relationship and Brittney works on standing up to her mom.

Directors: Gail Mancuso
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Revenge Plot
28 votes

#3 - Revenge Plot

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/1/2021

After the shocking reveal on the premiere night after-show, Gabby works with Nick to try to get revenge and create some drama for the show. Reggie tries to get back in with his former coach, so that he can have another shot at playing in the NFL, and Monica visits a shaman. Meanwhile, Paula gets some concerning news about her health, causing her to distance herself from the others, and Simon and Justin try to navigate their relationship.

Directors: Kimmy Gatewood
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I Should Have Gone to Motown
28 votes

#4 - I Should Have Gone to Motown

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/25/2021

With the premiere of the show only a day away, Brittney and Simon get a surprise visit from their overbearing mother. Gabby and Brittney find common ground, while Justin and Simon grow closer. Meanwhile, the network tasks Nick with pulling together a live after-show and the men of "The Big Leap" help Reggie navigate his romantic life.

Directors: Erin O'Malley
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Nothing But Money Shots
37 votes

#5 - Nothing But Money Shots

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/11/2021

With the release of the first trailer for the show and a promo shoot in the works, the contestants all air their grievances over what was caught on tape. Wayne has a run-in with someone from his past who wants to use him to gain access to the show, and Nick is distracted by his visiting daughter. Meanwhile, Mike enlists Paula's help to make his ex-wife jealous and Gabby tries a dating app.

Directors: Rachel Raimist
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I Want You Back
66 votes

#6 - I Want You Back

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/20/2021

A group of diverse, down-on-their-luck people attempt to change their lives by participating in a potentially life-ruining reality dance show, featuring a modern reimagining of "Swan Lake".

Directors: Jason Winer
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We Were Just Babies
35 votes

#7 - We Were Just Babies

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/18/2021

A trip back to Gabby and Justin's high school leads to a big emotional reveal.

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The White Swan Lives!
44 votes

#8 - The White Swan Lives!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/4/2021

Monica comes face-to-face with her past when the contestants head to Chicago to watch a performance of "Swan Lake," performed by her old ballet company. Meanwhile, Nick digs deeper into Justin's family issues and makes a bold move for the sake of the show. Then, tensions continue to grow between Gabby and Brittney, and Paula leans on Mike when she starts to feel vulnerable.

Directors: Gail Mancuso
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What Prevents Us?
26 votes

#9 - What Prevents Us?

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/15/2021

With the future of Paula's health staring them in the face, she and Mike decide to take a giant leap in their relationship. Nick deals with some lingering hesitation about being vulnerable on camera, and Justin gets the opportunity to meet with a Broadway director, which causes tension in his relationship with Simon. Meanwhile, Julia's husband, Kevin, makes a shocking return.

Directors: Jude Weng
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Big Dumb Life
25 votes

#10 - Big Dumb Life

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/8/2021

With the show down a few essential cast members, Wayne decides to hold an old-fashioned lock down to bring everyone together. Justin, who is being forced to help his father in his time of need, faces much-needed reflection on their rocky relationship, and Reggie tries his best to navigate his new situation with a cocky rookie. Meanwhile, Paula figures out how to move forward with her health and Nick and Monica work on their relationship.

Directors: Garry A. Brown
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Classic Tragic Love Triangle
48 votes

#11 - Classic Tragic Love Triangle

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/27/2021

With auditions beginning for the three lead roles -- The White Swan, The Black Swan and The Prince -- tensions begin to rise as the contestants all vie for the same parts. Gabby confronts Nick about his purposeful manipulation of the show and the producers catch Julia's husband talking poorly about their marriage. Meanwhile, Mike accidentally reveals a huge secret to Nick and the producers.

Directors: Jason Winer
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