The BEST Episodes of The Next Step
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 25, 2020
Network: Family (CA)
Follow the lives of a group of dancers at The Next Step Dance Studio as they train hard, rehearse and hang out. With the regional championships coming up, the A-Troupe needs to come together if they want to win and qualify for the national title.
#1 - Your Time Is Gonna Come
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Jun 10, 2016
The guys compete in a hip-hop event in London. Elsewhere, Riley and Alfie's bond intensifies; and Noah's hidden injury begins to hurt the team.
#2 - Kiss and Tell
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 14, 2016
Piper struggles to keep the fact that she saw Riley and Alfie kiss to herself.
#3 - Rumour Has It
Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Oct 21, 2016
Piper gives Riley an ultimatum to tell James about her kiss with Alfie and Riley struggles to decide what to do.
#4 - Here Comes Your Man
Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 28, 2016
Amanda's cousin Cooper shows up to visit the studio and notices the tension between Riley and Piper.
#5 - Karma Police
Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired Nov 25, 2016
Emily shows up to help Riley get The Next Step to Regionals, but she has to make some hard choices to do it.
#6 - Rivalry
Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired Dec 9, 2016
James and Alfie represent the Next Step at the final qualifier.
#7 - Even Better Than the Real Thing
Season 4 - Episode 37 - Aired Apr 21, 2017
The team competes in the first round at regionals but it is not what they expected.
#8 - Wink It Out
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2018
To help Piper, Noah strikes a bargain with Miss Angela's daughter, Lily, which ends in surprising results.
#9 - Convention Tension
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 28, 2018
Amy feels the pressure when she and AcroNation dances off against various studios for the Wild Card spot at regionals.
#10 - Contemporary Contempt
Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 10, 2019
The dancers are split into pairs to determine the contemporary routine, leading to new tensions on A-troupe.
#11 - Little Big Lies
Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 16, 2019
After candidates for the alternate position are announced, Ozzy struggles with a big secret.
#12 - Dancing with the Enemy
Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 24, 2019
A proposition from Lily compels Davis to make a decision that could affect A-Troupe.
#13 - His Girl, Summer
Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 30, 2019
A-Troupe scrambles to adjust to the loss of one of its dancers.
#14 - A-Troupe Escape
Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 31, 2019
A-Troupe's ability to work as a team is tested when they are locked in an escape room.
#15 - And Then There Were Three
Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired Apr 7, 2019
At the finals of the Regionals, TNS deals with uncertainty as they are called to perform.
#16 - Lights, Camera, Action!
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired May 20, 2020
Piper deals with the aftermath of Finn learning her secret, and a new challenge appears.
#17 - Do the Right Thing
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 30, 2015
Chloe must choose between joining a ballet company and staying at The Next Step; Thalia gets to the bottom of Eldon's odd behavior.
#18 - Sweet Spot
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 11, 2015
James is preoccupied with his band and can't devote time to his duet with Riley for Internationals, so Ella helps her let loose. Meanwhile, Eldon and Thalia try to uncover the studio's sweet spots.
#19 - Never There
Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 25, 2015
Michelle is struggling with her parents' divorce, and this affects the team. Meanwhile, James and Riley try to see things from one another's perspectives; and Ella tries to convince Noah that A-Troupe is the right place for him.
#20 - Lost at Sea
Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired Oct 30, 2015
Kate and Giselle arrive to register for internationals, but James is trapped on a boat, adrift in the alligator-filled Everglades.
#21 - Only You
Season 4 - Episode 27 - Aired Nov 25, 2016
Emily and Riley choose a dance captain and deal with the qualifier duet.
#22 - Don't Stop Me Now
Season 4 - Episode 38 - Aired Apr 28, 2017
The Next Step competes in the sudden death trio round. Michelle pushes herself before the trio dance in order to be ready.
#23 - No Shell
Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired Apr 6, 2019
The Next Step arrives for day one of regionals, and A-Troupe is feeling the pressure.
#24 - Taking Care of Business
Season 4 - Episode 35 - Aired Apr 7, 2017
Jiley is reunited! But the team has lost a member.
#25 - Danger Zone
Season 2 - Episode 33 - Aired Jan 2, 2015
A reality-style drama following the lives of a group of dancers. The team awaits a verdict as to whether Emily can dance or whether the team has to forfeit.