The BEST Episodes of Vanderpump Rules
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2019
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 - Reunion (Part 3)
Season 5 - Episode 24
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.
#2 - Secrets Revealed
Season 2 - Episode 17
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.
#3 - Rules of Engagement
Season 7 - Episode 21
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.
#4 - I Lied
Season 2 - Episode 14
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.
#5 - Secrets Revealed
Season 6 - Episode 25
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.
#6 - Ice Queens
Season 7 - Episode 5
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.
#7 - Sex, Lies & Audiotape
Season 6 - Episode 5
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.
#8 - PJs on the PJ
Season 7 - Episode 12
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.
#9 - Reunion (Part 1)
Season 5 - Episode 22
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.
#10 - Nothing Here for Me
Season 6 - Episode 15
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.
#11 - Beads, Beers and Tears
Season 5 - Episode 15
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.
#12 - Reptilian Brain
Season 7 - Episode 13
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.
#13 - Pride
Season 5 - Episode 6
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.
#14 - Masquerade
Season 6 - Episode 1
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.
#15 - Best Mates
Season 6 - Episode 8
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.
#16 - Tom and Tommer
Season 7 - Episode 9
Sandoval and Schwartz scramble to get TomTom ready for its opening event; Kristen learns she's not allowed to come; James erupts when Raquel considers attending Girls' Night In; Jax celebrates his first birthday without the support of his parents.
#17 - Brittany and the Beast
Season 7 - Episode 20
Scheana goes out with a model in an attempt to make Adam jealous; James accuses Lala of being insincere; Brittany's big Kentucky family descends on West Hollywood in preparation for the engagement party; Jax puts his foot in his mouth.
#18 - I Don't Like the Sound of Your Voice
Season 7 - Episode 16
On the day of TomTom's official opening party, Sandoval surprises Schwartz with a grand gesture; Lisa confronts Lala about her behavior at brunch; Katie sees the group's vacation to Mexico as a chance to reconnect with her busy husband.
#19 - Absinthe-minded
Season 6 - Episode 4
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.
#20 - Reunion, Part 1
Season 6 - Episode 22
The three-part reunion starts off with a bang as host Andy Cohen uncovers the real stories behind Jax cheating on Brittany, the rumor that James slept with his best friend Logan, and the status of Stassi’s relationship with Patrick. Lisa Vanderpump sets Sandoval and Schwartz straight on their roles at TomTom, Jax shares the heartbreaking details of his father’s passing, Ariana opens up about her body issues, and Scheana breaks down when Jax attacks her for sabotaging his relationship.
#21 - Trouble in Lala-land
Season 7 - Episode 15
Still grieving over her father, Lala breaks down and lashes out at James, Raquel and Billie Lee; Lisa, Sandoval and Schwartz throw all their effort into preparing TomTom for the grand opening; Jax complains about his upcoming engagement party.
#22 - Ambush
Season 5 - Episode 13
Schwartz tries to make peace between Ariana and Stassi, but Katie gets annoyed when Ariana refuses to play nice. Meanwhile, James is excited to play his biggest DJ set since being fired from SUR, but the gig is ruined when Jax, Scheana, Kristen and two alleged mistresses ambush James to expose his cheating ways. Finally, Lisa gives Katie valuable wedding advice and Schwartz gets his prenup, only to learn that he doesn’t have much to protect.
#23 - All Fired Up
Season 3 - Episode 2
On the eve of her largest restaurant opening yet, Lisa must dole out harsh punishments to the SUR staff for their appalling behavior at Scheana's birthday party. Jax tries to do the right thing by choosing between his two girlfriends, but finds honesty has its downfalls. Stassi coaches Tom Schwartz on how to charm Lisa into giving him a fair shot at his new job at PUMP.
#24 - The Exorcism of Stassi Schroeder
Season 7 - Episode 19
Tom Schwartz finds a way to make good on his financial obligation to Lisa; Stassi visits a witch to exorcise the demons threatening her relationship; Lala stages a musical performance; Jax reveals some troubling issues during couple's therapy.
#25 - Watch Your Back
Season 6 - Episode 14
Brittany spoils Jax on his 38th birthday; Scheana sets Brittany up with SUR's hottest new model and bartender; Ariana's brother asks out new SUR hostess Billie Lee; James has an emotional reunion with his Dad; and Sandoval and Schwartz must redeem themselves with Lisa after a disastrous Vegas business trip.