Jersey Shore

10 Worst Episodes of Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore is an American reality television series which ran on MTV from December 3, 2009 to December 20, 2012 in the United States. The series follows the lives of eight housemates spending their summer at the Jersey Shore in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Season 2 followed the cast escaping the cold northeast winter to Miami Beach, with Season 3 returning to the Jersey Shore. The fourth season, filmed in Italy, premiered on August 4, 2011. The show returned for a fifth season, at Seaside Heights on January 5, 2012. The fifth season finale aired on March 15, 2012. On March 19, 2012, MTV confirmed that the series would return for their sixth season. On August 30, 2012, MTV announced that the Jersey Shore would end after the sixth season, which premiered on October 4. The series finale aired on December 20, 2012.The show debuted amid large amounts of controversy regarding the use of the words "Guido/Guidette," portrayals of Italian-American stereotypes, and scrutiny from locals because the cast members were not residents of the area.The series garnered record ratings for MTV, making it the network's most viewed series telecast ever. The series' cast have also been credited with introducing unique lexicon and phrases into American popular culture.

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Jersey Shore - S2E11

#10 - Girls Like That (Season 2 - Episode 11)

Snooki and J-Woww decide to make amends with Sam; Vinny pursues two groups of girls; Mike's antics annoy Snooki.

The episode was rated 7.11 from 89 votes.

Jersey Shore - S1E5

#9 - Just Another Day at the Shore (Season 1 - Episode 5)


With the support from most of her housemates, Snooki recovers from the punch. Ronnie's family comes for a visit and Sammi does her best to make a good first impression. J-WOWW gets tired of all the haters at the club and gets in a fight. Mike, Pauly and Vinny continue their schemes to hook-up with as many girls as possible, but Vinny may have crossed a line when he takes the boss' girl home

The episode was rated 7.11 from 121 votes.

Jersey Shore - S6E10

#8 - Shore Shower (Season 6 - Episode 10)

The Meatballs reconnect; the house discusses Jionni's failings as a father; Vinny nearly has a threesome; Vinny is nervous about Jionni's reaction.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 62 votes.

Jersey Shore - S6E11

#7 - Awkward! (Season 6 - Episode 11)


Vinny and Jionni resolve their differences; Mike acknowledges his past mistakes and attempts to make amends.

The episode was rated 7.09 from 74 votes.

Jersey Shore - S1E7

#6 - What Happens in AC (Season 1 - Episode 7)

The roommates head to Atlantic City where fun turn to fury when Mike manages to antagonize both Snooki and J-WOWW. And one roommate reveals that she used to have an eating disorder.

The episode was rated 7.08 from 119 votes.

Jersey Shore - S3E4

#5 - Free Snooki (Season 3 - Episode 4)


Snooki is released from jail but faces her father's voice on the phone which isn't happy. Jenni continues to meet with Roger and quickly grows feelings for him. Tom continues to call the house and cause problems with Jenni escalating into a heated arguement on the phone and a destroyed relationship. Snooki is lifted from her depressed state after she meets Nick who she hooks up with. Deena meets a Ronnie look-alike only to find out that he has a girlfriend. Later, Jenni has to return to her home because Tom left leaving her dogs to die. She and Snooki leave the Shore and reach home within 9 hours to find her dogs fortunately safe but her most important items including a hardrive stolen.

The episode was rated 7.08 from 86 votes.

Jersey Shore - S3E8

#4 - The Great Depression (Season 3 - Episode 8)

After Sammi leaves the house, Ronnie is an emotional wreck. With the girls taking Sammi's side and the guys not knowing how to cheer him up, Ronnie feels like he has no friends left in the house. Meanwhile, The Situation tries to hook up with Pauly D's ex-girlfriend.

The episode was rated 7.07 from 81 votes.

Jersey Shore - S3E9

#3 - Kissing Cousins (Season 3 - Episode 9)


Snooki's hook-ups haunt her; Mike pranks Deena and Snooki; the guys ditch Mike.

The episode was rated 7.05 from 75 votes.

Jersey Shore - S1E3

#2 - Good Riddance (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Mike has trouble accepting the fact that Sammi chose Ronnie over him. Angelina decides she's too good to work at the Shore Store and Danny fires her, which means she's no longer allowed at the house and has to leave the show. And Jenni's boyfriend comes for a visit but she waits before telling him about kissing Pauly.

The episode was rated 6.99 from 139 votes.

Jersey Shore - S1E6

#1 - Boardwalk Blowups (Season 1 - Episode 6)


When Mike invites girls back to the house, the situation gets out of control, and Snooki gets into her second fight of the summer. Meanwhile Ronnie gets into a brawl of his own, leaving Sammi questioning their relationship

The episode was rated 6.99 from 106 votes.

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