Bunheads (premiere dates)
(Season 1, Episode 18)
"Next" The Season Finale! Michelle travels to Hollywood to audition for a Broadway musical; Fanny and Scotty return; Sasha thinks the girls should take their relationships with their boyfriends to the next level.
(Season 1, Episode 17)
"It's Not a Mint" Michelle and Bash turn the dance studio into an evacuation center when a nearby fire threatens the town.
(Season 1, Episode 16)
"There's Nothing Worse Than a Pantsuit" Ginny feels neglected; Michelle and Milly fight to obtain permits for the amphitheater.
(Season 1, Episode 15)
"Take the Vicuna" Milly offers unwelcome opinions on Fanny's dance recital; Michelle and her brother have an unexpected encounter during a road trip; Sasha holds a housewarming party.
(Season 1, Episode 14)
"The Astronaut and the Ballerina" Michelle's brother, Scotty, visits following another failed marriage; Ginny feels abandoned after Melanie develops an interest in roller derby; child-care duties keep Boo and Carl busy.
(Season 1, Episode 13)
"I'll Be Your Meyer Lansky" Michelle and Fanny attempt to drum up some much-needed income; the girls continue to be enchanted by the new students.
(Season 1, Episode 12)
"Channing Tatum Is a Fine Actor" Truly is evicted from her shop; Carl insists that Boo meet his parents; Talia sets Michelle up on a blind date; the girls are intrigued by two talented young newcomers.
(Season 1, Episode 11)
"You Wanna See Something?" Michelle works as a magician's assistant; the dance studio is closed down; Ginny takes over her mother's business; Melanie cares for her grandfather; Boo helps to take care of her little brother; Sasha returns.
(Season 1, Episode 10)
"A Nutcracker in Paradise" Michelle and Fanny begin to grow closer and enjoy each others creative input as they prepare for Fanny's annual production of The Nutcracker. Michelle is organizing the fundraiser, advising the girls on their boy drama and feeling more at home than ever before. But their newfound harmony is soon disrupted by honest mistakes. Meanwhile, Boo decides to make a move on the guy she likes.
(Season 1, Episode 9)
"No One Takes Khaleesi's Dragons" Michelle is thrilled to discover that there is another option for coffee beyond the gas station: an award-winning barista, Bash. But she soon discovers that dealing with a coffee artiste has its challenges. And Melanie tries to figure out why Ginny has suddenly begun acting different. Meanwhile, Fanny and Sasha remain in a standoff, leaving the ballet class to suffer as Fanny casts for the lead role in The Nutcracker.
(Season 1, Episode 8)
"Blank Up, Itâ€™s Time" Michelle is thrown for a loop when she discovers Fanny has a longtime, long-distance boyfriend. And Fanny surprises Michelle again by inviting her to see a play. Meanwhile, Sasha's rebellious behavior starts to affect Fanny's class. Fanny responds by giving Boo a coveted role in an upcoming performance.
(Season 1, Episode 7)
"What's Your Damage, Heather" When the dance studio springs a leak, Michelle lets the girls change for class in her house. But when one of them lies about stealing from her, Michelle puts her foot down. Meanwhile, the girls tease Ginny about dating the same boy since second grade.
(Season 1, Episode 6)
"Movie Truck" When Michelle's friend, Talia comes to town, their plans for a raucous birthday road trip are derailed by Fanny, who has left for an unexpected vacation, putting Michelle in charge of her dance classes. Michelle's birthday plans go even further off-track when Talia discovers Truly's clothing boutique, Sparkles. Meanwhile, the girls sneak into the visiting movie truck to see an R-rated movie.
(Season 1, Episode 5)
"Money For Nothing" Michelle is concerned when she discovers that Fanny's bill-paying method includes old hat boxes and unconventional payment plans. After she finds herself in the middle of the collection process, Michelle decides to help Fanny better manage her finances. But Michelle's efforts could end up jeopardizing the upcoming Spring Flower Festival and Fanny's original ballet, "Paper or Plastic."
(Season 1, Episode 4)
"Better Luck Next Year" Michelle tries out a new living arrangement that gives her some distance from her new mother-in-law. And Fanny is beside herself when the Joffrey Ballet threatens to move Summer Program auditions to another city because the dance floor studio is not up to par. Meanwhile, Boo tries to convince her mom that she'll nail her audition.
(Season 1, Episode 3)
"Inherit the Wind" When Fanny's attorney gives her shocking news, she takes it hard and makes the situation more awkward for Michelle. Making matters worse, Michelle has a run-in with the law when she takes off in Hubbell's car to blow off steam, only to break down in the driveway of a handsome, local recluse. Meanwhile, the girls compete against other dance studios in an "ugliest feet" contest.
(Season 1, Episode 2)
"For Fanny" Michelle's rocky start with her new mother-in-law finally seems to smooth out, until an unexpected occurrence turns everything on end. Michelle quickly finds herself back at odds with Fanny, but at the same time wanting to empathize with her. Inspired by Fanny's students, Michelle has an idea to help Fanny face the reality of the situation.
(Season 1, Episode 1)
"Pilot" Michelle Simms had a promising career as a classically-trained professional dancer but was drawn to the lights of Las Vegas. Now, with a dead-end job as a 30-something showgirl, she's found the excitement of Sin City has lost its appeal, and her persistent suitor, Hubbell Flowers, is gaining it. With promises of a cushy life in his coastal town of Paradise, CA., Hubbell convinces Michelle to marry him and move away. Once in there, Michelle discovers that Hubbell forgot to mention that he lives with his mother, the strong-headed, imperious Fanny Flowers, who is not pleased that Hubbell has run off and married a stranger.