Hellcats

10 Worst Episodes of Hellcats

Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary cheerleading team.

Written by Sophie and last updated on sep 22, 2022.

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#10 - Beale St. After Dark (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Savannah is nervous about her first date with Dan so Marti, Lewis and the rest of the Hellcats team accompany her on their date which ends in disaster. Meanwhile, Marti tries to impress her law professor Julian in the hopes of joining his legal team but he doubts she can balance both her studies and cheerleading. Desperate to get her spot back, Alice turns to pills to kill the pain so she can get medically approved to re-join the team. Vanessa decides to come clean with Derrick about her affair with Red...

The episode was rated 7.68 from 63 votes.

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#9 - Finish What We Started (Season 1 - Episode 9)

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Savannah is furious with Marti for keeping a secret about Dan from her so she goes home for a couple days to cool off and reconnect with her family. Meanwhile, Marti is conflicted over her feelings for Dan and Lewis, and focuses on Travis’ case to keep her mind occupied. Vanessa finds out Bill Marsh took away the Hellcats’ gym and turns to Red for help.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 46 votes.

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#8 - The Match Game (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Desperate to raise funds to get them to Nationals, the Hellcats plan a date auction. However, things take a unexpected turn after Savannah’s old boyfriend Noah shows up and outbids Dan, Morgan wins a date with a horrified Marti and Vanessa is bid on by a mystery man whom she suspects is Red trying to win her back. Vanessa frets over whether to tell Derrick about the date as the money will cover the trip to Nationals for the Hellcats. Meanwhile, Lewis continues to keep a secret from the team.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 47 votes.

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#7 - Fancy Dan (Season 1 - Episode 16)

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At Jimmy’s wedding, Marti and Savannah are really nervous about seeing Dan, given their uncomfortable past, but they’re in for an awkward surprise when he shows up to the wedding with his new girlfriend... Vanessa and Derrick face the toughest decision of their relationship. Alice visits Jake in jail.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 41 votes.

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#6 - Nobody Loves Me But My Mother (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Lewis asks Marti out but she turns him down. Alice tells Lewis she will stop taking drugs if he helps her get back in shape as a flier, but then after a sweaty workout the two end up having sex. Meanwhile, Savannah takes Dan to her parents’ house for dinner and a fight erupts after Savannah’s mom demands that she stop seeing Dan... Wanda convinces Marti to give Lewis a chance so she tells him she’s ready to date but he has second thoughts.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 60 votes.

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#5 - Think Twice Before You Go (Season 1 - Episode 11)

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After the incident in the car, Dan issues Marti an ultimatum – either admit she has feelings for him or their friendship is over. Marti drags a depressed Savannah to a BBQ to help lift her spirits. Savannah drinks a little too much and decides to flirt with the DJ, which puts her in a compromising position later that night. Marti decides to tell Savannah the truth about what happened between her and Dan.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 40 votes.

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#4 - Back of a Car (Season 1 - Episode 8)

For their anniversary party, the Hellcats plan an 80s party to celebrate, complete with costumes and a musical number by Vanessa. Savannah decides she's ready to spend the night with Dan and plans a romantic evening for the two of them, but things don't exactly work out as she envisioned. Meanwhile, Alice usurps a PR story that was supposed to be on the Lancer football team and makes it about the Hellcats, much to Jake's dismay. Marti has conflicted feelings about Savannah taking it to the next level with Dan.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 47 votes.

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#3 - A World Full of Strangers (Season 1 - Episode 1)

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Marti Perkins, a law student at Lancer University, discovers that her scholarship has been cancelled and her well-meaning but irresponsible mother, Wanda has neglected to inform her. Broke and out of options, Marti realizes the only way she can stay in school is to win a place on the Hellcats Lancer;s legendary cheer squad and the scholarship that comes with it. Despite a confrontation with the Hellcats peppy team captain, Savannah, Marti wins over coach Vanessa Lodge, makes the squad and is thrust into a competitive world unlike anything she has ever known. With her best friend Dan by her side, Marti navigates her new world as a cheerleader and Savannah’s new roommate, while trying to avoid any interaction with squad member Alice Verdura, who is instantly jealous when she realizes that Marti has caught the eye of Alice’s ex-boyfriend Lewis Flynn.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 84 votes.

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#2 - Don't Make Promises (You Can't Keep) (Season 1 - Episode 17)

Savannah can’t believe her ears when Charlotte finally reveals the identity of her baby’s father. Marti confronts her mother for more information about her father. The Hellcats learn that Memphis Christian is using the same song as the Hellcats for their routine at nationals.

The episode was rated 7.05 from 43 votes.

Hellcats - S1E18

#1 - Woke Up Dead (Season 1 - Episode 18)

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Marti visits the store where her deceased father’s guitar picks came from and meets Deidre, who helps Marti uncover another piece of information about her father. Dan shoots a zombie horror film for his Lancer film school application and enlists the Hellcats as actors in the project. As the submission date draws closer, Dan starts having cold feet about his film’s worthiness, so Savannah decides to help the matter along. Alice teams up with a school reporter to expose a student cheating scandal.

The episode was rated 6.95 from 43 votes.

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