The BEST Episodes of Vanderpump Rules
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 24, 2020
Vanderpump Rules follows the passionate, volatile and hot-and-bothered-staff at Lisa Vanderpump’s West Hollywood mainstay SUR. Lisa balances her motherly instincts and shrewd business sense to keep control over this wild group of employees as they pursue their dreams and each other while working at her "Sexy, Unique Restaurant." Often seen on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, SUR has been the backdrop for many memorable moments, including the unexpected encounter between Brandi Glanville and Scheana Marie, a female server who famously had an affair with Brandi’s ex-husband.
#1 - Til Death Do Us Not Part
Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 28, 2020
Beau stuns Stassi with a quirky but romantic engagement proposal, and when Lisa hosts an elaborate party to celebrate the happy couple, Jax and Brittany comfort Kristen when she’s left out of the festivities. Finally, Danica and the SUR staff go head to head with Sandoval, Schwartz, and the team from TomTom during an epic softball game to determine restaurant dominance, ending with James giving Katie the apology she’s always wanted.
#2 - There Goes the Neighborhood
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 7, 2020
Jax, Brittany, Schwartz, Katie, Sandoval, and Ariana move into grown-up houses; Stassi tries to repair her friendship with Kristen; Lala confides in Lisa Vanderpump; Max dates the new hostess, Dayna; Tom Sandoval skips one of Jax's wedding events.
#3 - Jax's Last Hurrah
Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 10, 2020
On the eve of Jax and Brittany's wedding, the rehearsal is disrupted when Stassi, Katie and Lala clash with Kristen; Jax tells a juicy secret about Katie and Schwartz's marriage.
#4 - Reunion (Part 3)
Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Apr 17, 2017
Lisa explains why she initially refused to officiate Katie and Tom's wedding. Also, James lashes out at Jax and Kristen; Ariana explains why she won't marry Sandoval; and Scheana has an emotional moment with her estranged husband.
#5 - Mercury's in Gatorade
Season 8 - Episode 18 - Aired May 5, 2020
Stassi and Beau revel in their post-engagement bliss, while Scheana enlists Brett to a shoot a sexy video; Brittany must again answer for Jax's bad behavior when he lashes out at Max, and Raquel tries to persuade Lisa to give James one last chance
#6 - Shame Hangover
Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 7, 2020
Schwartz makes amends with Katie after their blowout fight, while Beau opens up to them about his plans to propose to Stassi. Lisa reprimands Danica about improving her attitude, Kristen learns she isn’t invited to Las Vegas for Schwartz and Katie’s second wedding, and Brett sets his sights on a newly single Dayna, despite Scheana’s emotional objections.
#7 - A Tale of Two Pool Parties
Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired May 12, 2020
Tom Sandoval throws a competing pool party on the same day as Jax, forcing everyone to choose sides once and for all. Brittany blames Katie for the rift in their friendship, while Max and Brett nearly come to blows over their feelings for Dayna. Schwartz and Sandoval must decide whether to double down on their investment with Lisa, James makes a surprising ally, and Ariana erupts when Kristen tells her that Stassi has been making fun of her house.
#8 - Secrets Revealed
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 24, 2014
Lisa and the SUR gang reflect on revealing and embarrassing moments from Season 2 in an edition that includes previously unseen footage. Included: Stassi attacks Jax and Tom reveals a dark fantasy. Andy Cohen hosts.
#9 - Unfriended
Season 8 - Episode 20 - Aired May 19, 2020
In the eighth season finale, Lisa Vanderpump throws a party to celebrate TomTom's one-year anniversary, but relationships are tested when Kristen confronts Katie and Stassi for abandoning her, and Jax and Sandoval face off.
#10 - Rules of Engagement
Season 7 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 29, 2019
Jax and Brittany celebrate their engagement at a fairytale-themed party; Ariana confronts Lisa Vanderpump; Brittany must inform Lala that she's excluded from her wedding party; Scheana reveals she's been with another guy.
#11 - I Lied
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 3, 2014
In the season finale, SUR's sexy annual photo shoot turns tearful as Stassi attacks Jax for his womanizing, and Lisa helps Tom deal with the growing evidence of Kristen’s infidelity. Things come to an explosive head at Scheana’s engagement party when Kristen and Tom finally face off with Stassi and Jax.
#12 - Ice Queens
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 7, 2019
Stassi and Ariana throw an epic winter-themed birthday party; Stassi's new boyfriend gets his first taste of Stassi's bad birthday behavior; Jax confronts Tom Sandoval for questioning his engagement; James finds himself cut off from everyone at SUR.
#13 - Secrets Revealed
Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired May 28, 2018
Lisa learns about Lala's financial arrangement with her wealthy boyfriend; Jax celebrates his birthday with a hilarious game of trampoline dodgeball; Stassi, Katie, and Brittany try a new strategy to get over a hangover; Schwartz and Jax volunteer to build a house, but find manual labor isn't their strong suit; James sheds new light on his former romance with Lala; and Schwartz and Sandoval secretly meet up with Scheana's ex-husband.
#14 - Sex, Lies & Audiotape
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 8, 2018
A devastating audio recording surfaces at Brittany's housewarming party; Lisa and Katie take Schwartz to task after his latest drunken blackout; Ariana reveals the heartbreaking reason for her body image struggles.
#15 - Reunion (Part 1)
Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 3, 2017
Part 1 of 3. The SUR gang reunites, with attention turning to Kristen and Brittany's hookup, an attack on Schwartz's manhood and cheating rumors. Also: Feuds reignite when Lala returns; SUR cooks are visited; and Lala receives an unexpected apology.
#16 - Prank Wars
Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 31, 2020
Brett insults Scheana while interviewing her for his YouTube channel, while Katie hosts a girls’ night complete with wine, cheese, and a guest list that doesn’t include Kristen. Raquel stands up for her boyfriend James when Lala questions his sobriety, and Lisa travels home to England to attend her mother’s funeral. Finally, Tom Sandoval and Max toilet paper Jax’s house in honor of his 40th birthday, but their actions spark the beginning of an epic prank battle that threatens to derail Schwartz and Katie’s relationship.
#17 - Beads, Beers and Tears
Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 13, 2017
Scheana hosts a pre-New Orleans pool party, but Tom and Katie's fighting intensifies. Also, Lisa allows James to DJ a party at PUMP; Bourbon Street debauchery abounds when a bachelor-bachelorette bash kicks off; and Stassi confronts Jax.
#18 - PJs on the PJ
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 25, 2019
Stassi gives Kristen tough love about her relationship with Carter; Sandoval and Schwartz worry that Lisa may not put their cocktails on the menu; Lisa gives James permission to DJ an event at PUMP; Lala is betrayed by her boyfriend of three years.
#19 - Nothing Here for Me
Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 19, 2018
Jax blindsides Brittany with the news he is considering moving to Florida for a job; Sandoval and Schwartz impress Lisa by creating innovative cocktails for TomTom; Stassi and Lala take Jax to task for always putting his needs above Brittany's.
#20 - Pride
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 12, 2016
When terrorism strikes the Orlando gay community and threatens West Hollywood, Lisa puts her own safety aside to ride in the Pride Parade, rally SUR, and bring the community together.
#21 - Masquerade
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 4, 2017
Scheana throws a birthday party to show off her new boyfriend, but things get tense when she leaves Katie and Stassi off the guest list. Sandoval jeopardizes his and Schwartz's new partnership with Lisa when she overhears him complaining about her management style. A harsh rumor circulates that could damage a relationship.
#22 - Best Mates
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 29, 2018
Kristen tests Jax's patience when she flies out Brittany's mother for a visit; Lala schemes to repair Scheana and Katie's friendship; Lisa rewards Peter for years of loyal service; a salacious rumor about James and his best friend makes the rounds.
#23 - Reptilian Brain
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 4, 2019
Stassi desperately wants to make a good impression when she first meets Beau's mom, but her hopes are dashed; Sandoval and Ariana finally have an honest discussion about having kids; Jax dotes on Brittany after her dental surgery.
#24 - Absinthe-minded
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 1, 2018
Lala drops a bombshell; Schwartz and Sandoval try to prove their commitment to partnering with Lisa Vanderpump by making a big investment; Stassi struggles as SUR's new event planner; Jax and James forge an unlikely friendship.
#25 - Mr. & Mrs. Schwartz, Take Two
Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 14, 2020
The group travels to Las Vegas to celebrate Schwartz and Katie's second wedding, but leave a heartbroken Kristen behind; Lisa shows off the Vanderpump Cocktail Garden; Beau calls Stassi's father to ask permission to propose.