The Real Housewives of Atlanta

The WORST episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 6/22/2022Network: Bravo
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Reunion
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6.81
27 votes

#1 - Reunion

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/25/2008

Bravo fans get an extra dose of drama when their favorite southern gals reunite for the The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion special. Hosted by Bravo programming executive Andy Cohen, see what happens after the cameras stopped rolling. Do NeNe and Kim patch up their friendship? Will Sheree and NeNe ever be friends?

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Home Is Where The Heartbreak Is
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6.82
22 votes

#2 - Home Is Where The Heartbreak Is

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/27/2009

Lisa and NeNe go shopping to prepare for their trip to L.A., and NeNe meets with photographer Derek Blanks to discuss her “Alter Ego” photo shoot. Shereé meets with an event promoter to discuss Mercedes Benz sponsoring her “She By Sheree” fashion show. Meanwhile, Lisa brings NeNe for a visit with her family and a celebration of her grandmother’s 92nd birthday. Back on the East Coast, Kim visits Kandi in the recording studio. As they bond, Kim asks Kandi to produce "Tardy for the Party" for Kim and NeNe to record.

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Better Tardy Than Never
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6.83
18 votes

#3 - Better Tardy Than Never

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/1/2009

Fresh off her fight with Kandi and Kim, NeNe distances herself even further from the ladies. Kim and Kandi team up to finish the recording of "Tardy for the Party" in time for their joint birthday party where Big Papa has a BIG surprise for Kim. Shereé leaves Dwight in charge of her fashion show as she and Tania head to New York to check out her "She by Shereé" samples. Ed tells Lisa that he's interested in working in broadcast if he doesn't go back to the NFL. Kandi performs solo for the first time in a long time.

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High Heels and Record Deals
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6.84
19 votes

#4 - High Heels and Record Deals

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/8/2009

NeNe organizes an over-the-top high heel marathon for her Twisted Hearts Foundation. Lisa and Ed make a tough decision about his NFL career, and Lisa takes a pregnancy test. Despite her engagement with Big Papa, Kim moves forward with starting her wig business. Kandi confronts Kim about not attending her show, and then flies to LA for an important meeting at Capitol Records about a possible record deal. Shereé shoots a promo video for her upcoming fashion show, but Dwight is so not into it. NeNe meets with her uncle and must decide if she’s finally ready to meet the man who claims to be her biological father face-to-face.

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Throwing Shade
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6.86
21 votes

#5 - Throwing Shade

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/10/2009

It’s showtime for Lisa! With the debut of her clothing line Closet Freak, she is all business, trying to get everything done in time. Meanwhile, Sheree finds out that her She By Sheree fashion line debut will have to wait , yet again. NeNe gets tough on her college dropout son Brice, and Kandi calls in a favor to flip "Tardy for the Party" into a song for Kim and NeNe to record. Kim gets serious about launching her wig line, and does a little research by throwing a wig party.

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Scrambled Egos
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6.86
22 votes

#6 - Scrambled Egos

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/17/2009

Kandi pushes an emotional Kim to face her fears and step back into the Atlanta music scene. Will Kim attempt to record again? Newly single Sheree shapes up with her expensive fitness trainer, who attempts to find her love. Meanwhile, all of the ladies get glammed up for a black tie event to reveal their edgy Alter Ego photos, but the night takes a dramatic turn when Kim has a serious accident and steals the spotlight from everyone.

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Shower the Baby, Muzzle the Boy
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6.87
23 votes

#7 - Shower the Baby, Muzzle the Boy

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/20/2011

A case of mistaken identity plagues Phaedra and Apollo; Sheree surveys the construction of a new house; NeNe's youngest son must adapt to living in two homes; and Kim oversees a lavish baby shower.

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Who's Your Poppa?
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6.90
40 votes

#8 - Who's Your Poppa?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/21/2008

The ladies take a trip to the countryside to meet with Kim's psychic advisor. After an eerie prediction of personal strife ahead, NeNe gets a letter from a family member revealing that the man who she thought was her father might not be. She must decide whether or not to pursue the paternity issue and risk opening Pandora's box. Meanwhile, Kim has always wanted to be a country singer and decides now is the perfect time to pursue her dream. DeShawn must pull off planning a black tie gala for the DeShawn Snow Foundation in just two weeks. NeNe decides to help her and together they try to raise a million dollars for charity during the gala.

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New Attitude, Same ATL
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6.97
34 votes

#9 - New Attitude, Same ATL

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/30/2009

The Atlanta ladies are back in the drama-filled second season premiere. Shereé decides to throw herself an “Independence Party” to celebrate her recent divorce, while Lisa and her husband discuss the idea of having another baby. The ladies attend actress and comedienne Niecy Nash’s birthday party, where Shereé and NeNe reflect on their tumultuous past. Kim decides she wants to design a line of wigs, and gets the ball rolling by going to cosmetology school. New housewife Kandi contemplates her new life with fiance AJ, while Sheree’s party plans start to go awry.

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Bring on the Bling
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7.00
29 votes

#10 - Bring on the Bling

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/28/2008

DeShawn is determined to make a big splash on the Atlanta social scene with her "Night of a Thousand Stars" gala event, and invites hundreds of people into her private estate for the lavish event. Kim and Shereé bond during a private spa day and enjoy an intimate dinner with their kids, which puts NeNe's friendship with Kim in jeopardy. Lisa's "Wu Girl" jewelry line is taking off and her trunk show is a hit. She inks a distribution deal with jewelry mogul, Steven Zale, and models her jewelry in a glamorous photo shoot for her new brand.

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Don't Be Sea Salty
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7.00
26 votes

#11 - Don't Be Sea Salty

Season 14 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/12/2022

Marlo picks up the pieces of Sheree's broken heart with fashion, food and friendship; another friendship continues to sour after Sanya uninvites Drew from a photo shoot; things get spicy at a Jamaican cooking class.

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Welcome One, Welcome ATL
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7.03
72 votes

#12 - Welcome One, Welcome ATL

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/7/2008

In the premiere episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta, NBA wife DeShawn and her family see their custom built mansion for the first time and she begins the search for the perfect staff to run it. Real estate powerhouse Lisa is learning to balance business and motherhood with her NFL hubby's support. Meanwhile, after a three-year divorce battle with former NFL player Bob Whitfield, socialite Shereé plans a birthday blowout at her estate to celebrate her new life, and cracks the whip on her staff to make sure no detail is missed - from the Louis Vuitton cake to the exclusive guest list. All the Housewives are invited, including NeNe, who has ongoing tension with Shereé. In between shopping sprees funded by her mystery multi-millionaire boyfriend, "Big Papa," blonde bombshell Kim meets NeNe for lunch and they plan to arrive at Shereé's party fashionably late, but a scene erupts when one of them isn't on the list.

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Off the Hook
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7.03
59 votes

#13 - Off the Hook

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/6/2013

As NeNe prepares to leave for LA to begin shooting The New Normal, she has many challenges thrown her way. Kandi and her boo continue to settle into their new life together, causing her to confide in Porsha about the thought of marriage. A pre-nup conversation is far off for Kenya -- things haven’t been right for a while with her and Walter. After heart-to-hearts with Aunt Lori and Kandi, she takes Walter on a fishing date to give it one last shot at reeling in her man.

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It's My Party
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7.04
45 votes

#14 - It's My Party

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/14/2008

The day after Shereé's big birthday blowout, NeNe, still angry about the party, has lunch with her friend and hairdresser, Dwight, who convinces her to take the high road and not waste any time or energy. Meanwhile, Kim is throwing her 11-year-old daughter Brielle an $18,000 birthday party. Kim's girlfriends join in the festivities and NeNe and Shereé put their differences aside for the day. Lisa isn't able to make the party as she gets laid up with the flu, but husband Ed helps nurse her back to health.

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50 Shades Of Shade
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7.05
57 votes

#15 - 50 Shades Of Shade

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/4/2015

Cynthia and Peter embark on a joint business venture by looking for a new location for their lounge. Meanwhile, Kandi hosts a sex-and-relationship party, where NeNe and Claudia face one another. Also: One lady discovers her significant other might not be faithful.

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Housewife Interrupted
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7.06
72 votes

#16 - Housewife Interrupted

Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/22/2015

Dr. Jeff leads the women to a breakthrough; NeNe studies for her Broadway debut; Kenya's cast reads her script for the first time; Phaedra meets with an attorney; Claudia continues to encourage the women to form better friendships.

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Law By Sheree
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7.06
52 votes

#17 - Law By Sheree

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/13/2011

When Shereé is served with legal papers, she turns to Phaedra for representation. The two Housewives confidently face Sheree’s ex in court, but to their dismay, he has a trick up his sleeve. Kim and Kroy bring baby KJ home and chaos erupts in the house when everyone, including the dog, realizes how big of an adjustment this will be. On an all-new episode of "Kandi Koated Nights," Kandi chats with guests Marlo Hampton and baller boyfriend Charles Grant. One of Kandi's co-hosts asks Charles what it was like to date NeNe and it doesn’t take long for the gossip to spread.

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Out of Tune
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7.07
27 votes

#18 - Out of Tune

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/2008

Shereé and Lisa let loose at a pole dancing class. Lisa, DeShawn, NeNe and their husbands spend a luxurious evening together at a vineyard to celebrate DeShawn's 34th birthday. The dinner takes a turn for the worse after NeNe starts to gossip about Shereé and makes up a nasty song about Kim's music career. Kim and Shereé have a Botox date during which Kim finds out about the song NeNe sang about her, the two bond over mistrust for NeNe. When Kim ignores NeNe during an afternoon of lingerie shopping, the tensions mount and things get ugly. Kim's plans for stardom are at stake as Grammy Award-winning producer Dallas Austin sends her to celebrity music coach, Miss Jan. Meanwhile, inspired by DeShawn, NeNe starts her own foundation for battered women, Twisted Hearts. She throws a "Big Hats" fundraising brunch and opens up about her past turmoil to a moved audience. After futile efforts to get NeNe and Kim to talk, DeShawn joins NeNe for a girls' night where they focus on surrounding themselves with positive people and true friends.

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Kim-Tervention
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7.11
27 votes

#19 - Kim-Tervention

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/6/2009

NeNe calls Kim to meet up for that long overdue “glass of wine,” in an attempt to make amends. Shereé dishes about the recent blow-up she had with a party planner. Meanwhile, Lisa and Ed have their first fertility visit. NeNe approaches Shereé about squashing their problems with Kim, and they set up a meeting to talk it out. Also, Kandi goes to the studio to work on her solo album.

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Trashed Collection
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7.11
27 votes

#20 - Trashed Collection

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/7/2010

With Bryson's 90-day deadline to get a job or get out approaching, NeNe hopes introducing her late bloomer to Cynthia's boyfriend and club owner Peter will inspire her son to find a career path. While visiting his daughter, Noelle, Cynthia's ex-fiancé, actor Leon Robinson, discuss Cynthia reservations about marriage. Even while planning a high-end yard sale, Kim begins work on her new track with help from Kandi, but things get heated between the two when creative differences arise. Already puzzled with Phaedra's ever-changing due date, the ladies are shocked to hear she’ll be inducing her baby "early." NeNe's marriage troubles come to a boiling point when she reveals a dark relationship secret to Cynthia.

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Mummies, Mommies and Baby Mommas
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7.12
25 votes

#21 - Mummies, Mommies and Baby Mommas

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/20/2009

NeNe and Dwight chat during a visit to the salon, while Lisa discusses a trip to L.A. to visit her mom. Kandi meets with her photographer and business team to discuss her image. Fitness guru Shereé attends a bodybuilding event, while Kandi and AJ get their engagement photos taken. Also, when Kim learns that her nanny left her girls home alone without supervision, drama ensues. Then, the ladies attend a King Tut cocktail party with their kids.

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Bury the Ratchet
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7.12
73 votes

#22 - Bury the Ratchet

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/30/2014

Todd reprimands staffers at the Kandi Factory, putting Kandi in between her team and her husband. Meanwhile, Phaedra struggles with fallout from Apollo's decisions; Claudia begins to adjust to Atlanta life; Kenya hopes to mend relationships with the others.

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Shade for Days
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7.15
137 votes

#23 - Shade for Days

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/3/2016

Kenya continues to build her future dream home and discovers her family relationships are also in need of some construction as well. Porsha heads to Los Angeles to cover an awards show for Dish Nation, but will conflict with her sister Lauren compromise her performance on the red carpet? Kandi gets the tea about Don Juan's run-in with Phaedra and Porsha leaving her skeptical of her mended friendship with Phaedra. To celebrate the success of her eyewear line, Cynthia hosts a customer appreciation event where drama erupts between Porsha and Kandi.

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Three Wigs and a Baby
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7.17
47 votes

#24 - Three Wigs and a Baby

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/11/2011

Kim doesn’t make it to her due date and gives birth to her first baby boy. Meanwhile, Cynthia and NeNe take a business trip to New York City, where Cynthia gets advice on her new modeling school from old flame, Russell Simmons, and reveals to her best friend Kithe that she’s not altogether happy with her life in Atlanta. NeNe meets with her business partner, Famous Famiglia Pizza's co-owner, John Kolaj, who seems interested in having much more than a business relationship with her. Shereé’s mother makes a revelation which gives Shereé the resolve to take Bob to court for child support. Kandi gets Mama Joyce dolled up for an online dating profile photo shoot. Phaedra demonstrates her talents as a lawyer by getting her client out of hot water for drug charges.

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Big Apple Squabbles
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7.18
34 votes

#25 - Big Apple Squabbles

Season 14 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/22/2022

The ladies travel to the Big Apple for Kandi's Broadway show, but her gift bag generates unexpected buzz with her single friends; a condo reveals the cracks in Kandi and Todd's relationship; Drew and Ralph attempt to repair their own marital woes.

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