Dance Moms Season 3

Season 3

Dance Moms Season 3

First Air Date: January 01, 2013

First Aired on    :   2013
Episodes    :   37 episodes



Episodes

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3x37 Reunion: Hurricane Abby (September 17, 2013)



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3x36 The Big Not-So-Easy (September 10, 2013)



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3x35 Do-Si-Do and Do-Si-Don't (September 03, 2013)


It's Regionals and the pressure is on for Abby's dancers to prove they are worthy of attending Nationals. Abby assigns what appears to be a simple country-style group number, but the hoe-down proves so physically demanding the girls aren't sure they can pull it off. Meanwhile, with Nationals just around the corner, Abby comes up with some interesting pairings for duets that put the dancers and their mom's to the test.


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3x34 Diva Las Vegas (August 27, 2013)


After Abby leads her first pyramid in several weeks, her relationship with Kelly is pushed to new levels as Kelly feels her daughters are being treated unfairly. With Nationals only a week away, Abby must put her dancers to the test to determine who will get solos.


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3x33 On-Again, Off-Again Abby (August 20, 2013)


After missing the last competition, Abby returns to face the wrath of the mothers; Cathy sees an opportunity to get her team to number one.


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3x32 Gone, Abby Gone (August 13, 2013)


Kelly sneaks her children back into Abby Lee Dance Company; Brooke's return threatens Payton's position on the team; Maddie helps to make a girl's dream come true.


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3x31 The Dancing Dead (August 06, 2013)


Abby receives the remains of her beloved dog, Broadway Baby; Kelly secretly meets with the mothers; Maddie's star continues to fall, while Nia's is on the rise.


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3x30 Clash of the Dance Moms (July 30, 2013)


Payton is brought in to replace Brooke and Paige. The group dance is called Open Waters. Cathy assembles another new team including Hadley, Mari, Brooke, Nicaya, and Lucas. They do a group dance entitled "The Four Seasons." Chloe, Nia, and Kendall does a trio entilled "Castaways", up against Nicaya, Mari, and Lucas in the trio "Spies Like Them." Cathy and Anthony bring their moms to the performance.


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3x29 Recital Rebellion (July 23, 2013)


This week is the ALDC recital. . The girls learn a new group dance entitled "Sugar Babies". Abby also throws in a photo shoot for Dance Track magazine. Paige gets assigned to new solo, while all the other girls get an old solo. Paige admits to Abby she doesn't want a new solo.


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3x28 Abby’s So Far This Season… (July 22, 2013)



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3x27 Tap Versus Hip Hop (July 16, 2013)


Abby is back from LA. Maddie receives a tap solo called "Me And You Against The World." Chloe gets a hip hop solo entitled "Beautiful", and Kenzie gets a solo called "California Adventure." The group dance is titled "Gone Too Soon." It's about Hollywood deaths. Maddie is Princess Diana, Chloe is Marilyn Monroe, Brooke is Amy Winehouse, Paige is Anna Nicole Smith, Nia is Whitney Houston, and Kendall is Selena. Mackenzie is told by Abby that she cannot participate in recess, because she was so tired out at solo rehearsal.


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3x26 Chatter, Part 2 (July 09, 2013)


Abby and two super fans discuss the drama of Season 3.


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3x25 Chatter, Part 1 (July 02, 2013)


Christi, Kelly, Kiya, and two super fans discuss Season 3 so far.


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3x24 No Room for Rotten Apples (June 25, 2013)


The pressure is on for Candy Apple's team and no one's spot is guaranteed. Rick is worried when Jalen is assigned his first contemporary solo. Cathy battles it out with Anthony as she struggles to gain back control of her studio.


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3x23 An Apple a Day Keeps Abby Away (June 18, 2013)


Cathy is determined to rebuild her team and the trust she once had. Cathy recruits new dancers, including her old friend and Abby Lee Dance Company nemesis, Patsy.


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3x22 Two Girls, One Solo (June 11, 2013)


Abby decides to have Maddie and Chloe dance the exact same solo shocking the moms to see who really is the best dancer at the Abby Lee Dance Company. Chloe ends up winning first, and Maddie ends up taking second. Abby Is upset with Maddie losing, she go to the competion director and tells them the counted it wrong, the director comes in an gives Maddie first and Chloe second. Abby then lies saying the director pointed the mistake out but when the director comes back in the room and thanks abby for pointing out the mistakes the moms look horrified. Asia and Mackenzie go head to head as well, but Asia comes in first, while Macknenzie places second. After last week's big fight Christi and Kelly find that their friendship will never be the same again. Abby notices this and makes the two go down stares and die the pink ribbon together alone. Meanwhile, the theme of the group dance causes Abby to have painful memories to Abby and the moms.


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3x21 Boy Crazy, Mom Crazy (June 04, 2013)


Abby plays matchmaker when Brooke dancers with the Seniors and she sets her up on a date. meanwhile Kelly is keeping to herself and Jill is not happy with it. Cathy discovers there is a rotten apple and asks Gino and Mikey to leave, Mikey asks Abby if there is a place on her team for Gino, and it is told the Gino has a crush on Maddie as they are always texting, he gave her a valentine and kissed her cheek backstage.


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3x20 Tell All, Part 2 (May 14, 2013)



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3x19 Tell All, Part 1 (May 07, 2013)



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3x18 Candy Apple Showdown (April 30, 2013)


Abby's girls compete with The Candy Apples in New York. Later, Abby makes a surprise announcement that could forever change her dance company.


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3x17 The View from the Top (April 23, 2013)



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3x16 May I Have This Dance? (April 16, 2013)



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3x15 The Politics of Dancing (April 09, 2013)


In this patriotic episode, Abby assigns the girls dances inspired by the political state of America, but all is not fair in politics...especially in the dance world. Maddie and Chloe compete head-to-head and continuing with the political theme Abby has the Abby Lee Dance Company vote on who gave the best performance. Forced to sit on the sidelines, injured Mackenzie must watch her coveted spot on the team be taken over by ALDC's newest little powerhouse, Asia.


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3x14 Watch Your Back, Mack (April 02, 2013)


The arrival of a new dancer at the Abby Lee Dance Company has Melissa and Mackenzie on guard. Abby, still hurting over the loss of her dog Broadway Baby, visits a taxidermist. Meanwhile, Cathy hires a good friend of Abby's to choreograph the dance for this week's competition.


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3x13 She's a Maniac (March 26, 2013)


Kelly is livid when Abby pulls Brooke from this week's competition due to her less than stellar performance in the "Rosa Parks" group number. After Abby invites Broadway star, Rachelle Rak, to choreograph a Bob Fosse inspired group number, the two butt heads over style and content.


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3x12 The Apple of Her Eye (March 19, 2013)


In this special two-hour episode the girls struggle to get Abby's military-inspired group dance ready for the competition. The moms and Abby are suspicious of the validity of Mackenzie's sudden foot injury. Meanwhile, the moms are delighted to find out that Abby has a date with a mysterious man.


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3x11 Camouflaged Maneuvers (March 12, 2013)


The Abby Lee Dance Company heads to New Jersey with a group number all about love. Before they leave for the competition, the moms take Abby speed dating in the hopes that if she found a man, she would be nicer to the girls. Jill's competitive side rears its ugly head when she tries to get Kendall private lessons so she can outshine Nia in their duet.


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3x10 All's Fair in Love and War (March 05, 2013)


The Abby Lee Dance Company heads to New Jersey with a group number all about love. Before they leave for the competition, the moms take Abby speed dating in the hopes that if she found a man, she would be nicer to the girls. Jill's competitive side rears its ugly head when she tries to get Kendall private lessons so she can outshine Nia in their duet.


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3x09 Bye Bye Baby (February 26, 2013)


Abby's precious pet Broadway Baby has passed away and Abby leaves the ALDC team to fend for themselves. To make matters worse, this week the team heads to St.


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3x08 You've Been Unfriended (February 19, 2013)


Christi and Chloe's return to the studio after a one-week suspension is spoiled and tension between Christi and Kelly boils over. With Christi and Kelly bickering, Melissa tries to take advantage of the situation. Meanwhile, Nia is determined to perform the duet that Abby pulled the previous week.


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3x07 Rotten to the Core (February 12, 2013)


Abby indefinitely suspends Christi and Chloe, which keeps Chloe from competing against Cathy's new all-boy team "The Apple Cores." Nia and Holly must deal with a painful medical condition from their past. In the meantime, Abby's favorite new dancer Sophia returns.


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3x06 Boys are Cuties, Girls have Cooties (February 05, 2013)


After Melissa's fall from grace, Jill tries hard to be Abby's new favorite but quickly learns that's no easy task, especially since Abby's mood is at an ultimate low after she hears that Cathy is back to compete after weeks of hiding.


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3x05 Revenge of the Replacements (January 29, 2013)


Melissa tries desperately to get Maddie back in favor with Abby. Meanwhile, Mackenzie struggles with her new "big girl" role. Also, this week, the ALDC dancers go up against the very same girls who replaced them during the moms' silent protest.


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3x04 Liar, Liar, Dance Mom on Fire! (January 22, 2013)


Abby couldn't be more thrilled to have a new star on team, but Melissa is starting to feel like Sophia is pushing Maddie out of the spotlight and into the corner. When Abby assigns Maddie and Kendall a duet, Melissa pretends to be happy about it but confides in Abby the awful truth. Jill, Christi, Kelly and Holly band together and try to get Melissa to admit her deceit. Meanwhile, Abby once again bans Brooke from the competition but gives Paige a solo so she can try to justify her spot on the team.


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3x03 But I'm a National Champion! (January 15, 2013)


The real moms are back and the replacements are out, with the exception of one, Sophia Lucia.


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3x02 Out With the Old, in With the New (January 08, 2013)


The Dance Moms stage a silent protest and walk out on Abby, prompting Abby to quickly assemble a totally new dance team for this weekend's competition. The Dance Moms try to make it out on their own and book a performance for their kids. Meanwhile, a Dance Mom from Abby's past vows to have revenge.


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3x01 The Beginning of the End (January 01, 2013)


The new competition season is underway, but Abby is extremely disappointed in the girls because they blew off dance class during the break. So, Abby holds an open audition to bring new blood to the team hoping to replace Brooke and Paige and teach the girls a lesson. To everyone's dismay, Abby welcomes new dancer Ally and new mom Shelly to the group. The whole team misses Kelly, Brooke and Paige, but they soldier on to compete at In10sity Dance in Denver. Abby also pits Chloe and Maddie head-to-head, putting a lot of pressure on Chloe who just beat Maddie out of a national title.




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