Vanderpump Rules

10 Best Episodes of Vanderpump Rules

Follow 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.”

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Vanderpump Rules - S8E1

#15 - There Goes the Neighborhood (Season 8 - Episode 1)

Jax, Brittany, Schwartz, Katie, Sandoval, and Ariana move into grown-up houses; Stassi tries to repair her friendship with Kristen; Lala confides in Lisa Vanderpump; Max dates the new hostess, Dayna; Tom Sandoval skips one of Jax's wedding events.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 77 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S2E14

#14 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 53 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S6E15

#13 - Nothing Here for Me (Season 6 - Episode 15)


The episode was rated 7.68 from 139 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S8E18

#12 - Mercury's in Gatorade (Season 8 - Episode 18)


Stassi and Beau revel in their post-engagement bliss, while Scheana enlists Brett to a shoot a sexy video. Brittany must again answer for Jax’s bad behavior when he lashes out at Max, and Raquel tries to persuade Lisa to give James one last chance. Finally, when Kristen refuses to admit she made a sex tape with someone other than Carter, Jax begins to spiral out of control and no one is safe from his wrath.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 52 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S6E8

#11 - Best Mates (Season 6 - Episode 8)

Kristen tests Jax's patience when she flies out Brittany's mom for a visit, especially when it turns out that she has another surprise up her sleeve. Lala finds her inner feminist and schemes to repair Scheana and Katie's friendship, Lisa rewards Peter for years of loyal service, and a salacious rumor about James and his best friend makes the rounds at SUR.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 143 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S8E10

#10 - Jax's Last Hurrah (Season 8 - Episode 10)


On the eve of Jax and Brittany’s wedding, the rehearsal dinner is disrupted when Stassi, Katie, and Lala clash with Kristen, and Jax spills a juicy secret about Katie and Schwartz’s marriage. Meanwhile, back in Los Angeles, Lisa Vanderpump orchestrates a big surprise for the bride and groom, Dayna learns that Max may have cheated on her, and James and Max have a boys’ night to commiserate over their girl troubles.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 66 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S6E5

#9 - Sex, Lies & Audiotape (Season 6 - Episode 5)


The episode was rated 7.70 from 174 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S8E14

#8 - Shame Hangover (Season 8 - Episode 14)


Schwartz makes amends with Katie after their blowout fight, while Beau opens up to them about his plans to propose to Stassi. Lisa reprimands Danica about improving her attitude, Kristen learns she isn’t invited to Las Vegas for Schwartz and Katie’s second wedding, and Brett sets his sights on a newly single Dayna, despite Scheana’s emotional objections.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 54 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S7E5

#7 - Ice Queens (Season 7 - Episode 5)


The episode was rated 7.71 from 97 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S7E21

#6 - Rules of Engagement (Season 7 - Episode 21)



The episode was rated 7.73 from 89 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S8E13

#5 - Prank Wars (Season 8 - Episode 13)

Brett insults Scheana while interviewing her for his YouTube channel, while Katie hosts a girls' night complete with wine, cheese, and a guest list that doesn't include Kristen. Raquel stands up for her boyfriend James when Lala questions his sobriety, and Lisa travels home to England to attend her mother's funeral. Finally, Tom Sandoval and Max toilet paper Jax's house in honor of his 40th birthday, but their actions spark the beginning of an epic prank battle that threatens to derail Schwartz and Katie's relationship.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 67 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S8E24

#4 - Reunion (Part 3) (Season 8 - Episode 24)


The reunion continues with Andy Cohen interviewing the cast about the season’s controversies. Among things talked about includes the issues that fractured the decade-long friendship of Kristen, Stassi, and Katie.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 45 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S8E17

#3 - Til Death Do Us Not Part (Season 8 - Episode 17)

Beau stuns Stassi with a quirky but romantic engagement proposal, and when Lisa hosts an elaborate party to celebrate the happy couple, Jax and Brittany comfort Kristen when she's left out of the festivities. Finally, Danica and the SUR staff go head to head with Sandoval, Schwartz, and the team from TomTom during an epic softball game to determine restaurant dominance, ending with James giving Katie the apology she's always wanted.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 57 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S6E25

#2 - Secrets Revealed (Season 6 - Episode 25)



The episode was rated 7.83 from 70 votes.

Vanderpump Rules - S5E24

#1 - Reunion Part Three (Season 5 - Episode 24)

The reunion concludes as Lisa explains why she initially refused to officiate Katie and Tom's wedding. James lashes out at Jax and Kristen for sabotaging his show and Tom and Ariana discuss being blamed for all the problems in Katie's relationship. Lisa tells Schwartz he blew his chance to go into business with her and Ariana explains why she won't marry Sandoval. Finally, Scheana shares an emotional moment with her estranged husband, Michael Shay, to discuss the disintegration of their relationship.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 205 votes.

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