The BEST Episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 25, 2020

Network: Bravo

Bravo's cameras turn to the Southern states as the network presents this inside look at the Real Housewives of Atlanta. These women handle the personal dramas that affect their affluent lifestyles with a signature Southern brand of style and grace.

Flirting With Disaster

#1 - Flirting With Disaster

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 16, 2014

The group drives deep into the Mexican jungle for an erotic swimming session. Kenya informs Miss Lawrence about her thoughts on Porsha and Kordell. Later, Kenya selects a few of the women to visit a shaman with her. Porsha and Phaedra escape from the craziness by relaxing at the pool.

star 8.17
30 votes
A Greek Tragedy in 6 Acts

#2 - A Greek Tragedy in 6 Acts

Season 12 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 15, 2020

After a misunderstanding with Nene, Kenya is ready to put the drama behind her but finds herself in hot water with Cynthia when she asks some inappropriate questions. An intense conversation rehashing old wounds brings Porsha and Nene to tears. When Nene confronts Kenya over her behavior, tempers erupt leaving the vacation almost in ruins.

star 8.16
68 votes
Peaches Divided

#3 - Peaches Divided

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 9, 2014

NeNe's party ends up turning sour once Apollo starts taking shots at Kenya's friend, Brandon. Kandi calls out Natalie and her husband about her "hustler" allegations against Todd. Things get even worse once Cynthia and Peter are dragged into the discussion causing Kandi to revolt against everyone. The next day, everyone tries to recount what happened the previous night and each person has a different recollection of what went down. Kandi wants to bring all the ladies together at a spa to make amends.

star 8.10
31 votes
Fools of Engagement

#4 - Fools of Engagement

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 23, 2012

As the Anguilla trip comes to an end, there is still plenty of unfinished business to be addressed. Kenya hopes to leave the island with at least an engagement ring, while NeNe focuses on squashing her bumpy past with Kandi. Cynthia works to clear the air with Kenya, but Porsha keeps her guard up in case Miss USA decides to come for her again. Tensions rise at the final vacation dinner when one couple gets thrown into the hot seat.

star 8.04
56 votes
Snake Bye

#5 - Snake Bye

Season 12 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 12, 2020

Porsha is taken by surprise when ex-fiancé, Dennis, pops up with a ring and a question; Kenya, Kandi and Porsha wonder who is responsible for the alleged recording of Cynthia; accusations fly at the final dinner in Toronto.

star 8.01
68 votes
The Bride and the Doom

#6 - The Bride and the Doom

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 30, 2011

Back from the Miami trip, Cynthia's rocky road to the altar is nearing the end, but as she struggles with last minute wedding jitters, her mom and her sister urge her to reconsider getting married altogether. Phaedra has a surprisingly emotion reaction to heading back to work after her maternity leave. Sheree's acting chops are challenged at her very first movie audition, and Kandi finally confronts Kim about their financial arrangement regarding their new song, "The Ring Didn't Mean a Thing."

star 8.00
23 votes
The Old Lady and the Shoe

#7 - The Old Lady and the Shoe

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 8, 2013

Phaedra, still upset with Apollo, returns home to Atlanta. Cynthia and Leon — Noelle's dad — sit down with Noelle to tell her about "the birds and the bees". Kenya comes to the conclusion that it's time to get her priorities straight. Due to the stress of her divorce and the never-ending rumors, Porsha is admitted to the hospital. Kandi and Todd start the lengthy process of planning their wedding.

star 8.00
32 votes
The Float Goes On

#8 - The Float Goes On

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 17, 2019

Eva and Cynthia get closer as some of the ladies get ready to head to WorldPride In New York City; Kenya confides that she and Marc are having problems; Kandi and Todd debate parenting styles; NeNe returns with a new outlook on life and great news.

star 7.97
70 votes
Reunion (Part 4)

#9 - Reunion (Part 4)

Season 9 - Episode 24 - Aired May 7, 2017

Conclusion. The aftermath of "Lesbiangate" dramas plays out in the final installment of a four-part reunion. Also: Behind-the-scenes moments are captured as the ladies attempt to move forward after an explosive Season 9.

star 7.96
466 votes
Welcome to the Dungeon

#10 - Welcome to the Dungeon

Season 11 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 10, 2019

In the aftermath of NeNe's Bye Wig party, the ladies try to make sense of what happened; Shamari tells Ronnie about her drunken antics; Eva searches for a wedding dress; Kandi preps for the launch of her "Welcome to the Dungeon" burlesque show.

star 7.95
94 votes
Divas into Icons

#11 - Divas into Icons

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 31, 2013

Now that Kenya has moved beyond Walter and the Battle of the Booties with Phaedra, she decides to throw a big party; everyone must come in assigned costumes to her Hollywood Icons gala. The ladies are all dressed to impress, but one rogue Housewife turns an evening of elegance into a full-fledged showdown and this time Kenya might have gone too far.

star 7.95
56 votes
Contract Player

#12 - Contract Player

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 12, 2010

It's time for Kim to start rehearsing for her upcoming tour with Kandi, but she's more interested in get-skinny-quick treatments than learning the choreography for her show. Sheree receives some good news about her talent agency audition and enlists Kandi's help to prepare for her role in a local play. Tension lingers from NeNe and Peter's blow-up phone fight. The ladies think that Cynthia's priorities are a bit off, but Cynthia has a plan to smooth things over with NeNe. Meanwhile, Dwight tells Phaedra what everyone has been saying about her mysterious pregnancy. Phaedra is not happy and intends to confront the ladies about the gossip.

star 7.94
18 votes

#13 - Mexi-Loco

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 23, 2014

Phaedra feels that it's time to question Apollo and Kenya. Gregg discloses an issue he has with Peter. Kenya wants to re-do NeNe's pillow talk event with the hope that things will go smoother.

star 7.94
34 votes
No Excuse for Excuses

#14 - No Excuse for Excuses

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 2, 2012

The women plan a getaway to Anguilla in the Caribbean. Meanwhile, Kenya and Phaedra have a double date at an amusement park; Porsha hopes to have twins; and friendships are tested at a brunch.

star 7.92
51 votes
I Do... But, I Won't

#15 - I Do... But, I Won't

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 16, 2012

A wife makes a big decision during a Caribbean trip. Meanwhile, Kenya fumes when NeNe questions her behavior, and Porsha infuriates one of the ladies, leading to an all-out showdown.

star 7.91
58 votes
Caught in the Middle

#16 - Caught in the Middle

Season 11 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 31, 2019

Porsha gets ready for her gender reveal, only to have her hopes dashed; Eva pushes past the rumors about her finances; when Cynthia's old friend makes an appearance at her wine cooler event, it threatens to blow a hole in her relationship with NeNe.

star 7.91
95 votes
Happiness and Joy

#17 - Happiness and Joy

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 8, 2012

Cynthia hosts a model call at the Bailey Agency hoping to find Atlanta's next "it" girl. NeNe makes a major decision about her marriage, and later meets with her "business partner" John, who surprises her with another gift. Kim is also in the giving spirit and surprises her new fiance with an extravagant birthday present. Meanwhile, Kandi launches her sex-toy line in a big way, but realizes it'll take more than masseurs and vibrators to bring "happiness and joy" to the ladies.

star 7.90
42 votes
Secrets Revealed

#18 - Secrets Revealed

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Apr 28, 2013

Following the three-part reunion, Bravo gives viewers an inside peek at never-before-seen footage.

star 7.90
42 votes

#19 - Donktabulous!

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 24, 2013

Kandi’s housewarming party is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but Kenya brings drama after finding out that her ex Walter is there; Cynthia has to intervene because Kenya may have taken things too far. Meanwhile, NeNe and Gregg settle deeper into their rekindled relationship. Kandi holds her first Bedroom Kandi sales gathering, and the women are shocked to see how big her empire has grown. Porsha seeks the advice of a therapist concerning her relationship with Kordell, and Phaedra and Kenya are set to battle it out: Booty vs. Booty with their upcoming workout videos.

star 7.89
56 votes
Reunion (Part 1)

#20 - Reunion (Part 1)

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 7, 2013

Part 1 of 3. The Atlanta ladies reunite.

star 7.89
63 votes
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

#21 - Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 22, 2013

NeNe plans a visit to a local haunted mansion to spook the ladies. Phaedra isn't getting along with NeNe's friend, Mynique. Kandi begins to annoy NeNe.

star 7.89
36 votes
Twirling With the Enemy

#22 - Twirling With the Enemy

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 23, 2014

After all the mess that has occurred, Kenya ends up confronting NeNe. Cynthia feels that her friendship with NeNe is jeopardized. Kenya invites the ladies on a trip to Mexico.

star 7.89
36 votes
Kandi's Ski Trip: A Family Affair

#23 - Kandi's Ski Trip: A Family Affair

Season 7 - Episode 28 - Aired Jun 7, 2015

The family spends their last days on their family trip in Colorado.

star 7.89
18 votes
Excess Breeds Success

#24 - Excess Breeds Success

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 11, 2012

NeNe promotes her new TV sitcom. Meanwhile, Kim celebrates a birthday, yet the daunting thought of being homeless looms over her. Also: Kandi and Phaedra bond with new housewife Kenya Moore, who struggles with various issues; Cynthia throws a party but tangles with Kenya.

star 7.89
53 votes
No Bones About It

#25 - No Bones About It

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 19, 2012

Fresh off of their emotional trip to the orphanage, the ladies find themselves in a place of peace and harmony with one another. They get a taste of authentic African culture, visiting a local museum and a not-so-traditional herbalist. Later, they bond over sex talk at NeNe and Marlo's cozy pajama party. But the good vibes are short-lived. Cynthia and Kandi make comments about Kim that bother Sheree so much that she decides to report back to Kim about this "betrayal."

star 7.89
44 votes