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Catfish Season 2 Episodes

Catfish: The Reunion Show 2

(First aired October 15, 2013)

  • Melissa and Dee

    Melissa & Dee

  • Derek


  • Lauren


  • reunion show

    Mike, Keyonna, Nick & Aaliyah

  • Catfish reunion

    Melissa, Dee & Alicia

  • season 2 reunion

    Aaliyah & Keyonnah

Season 2, Episode 16 - Mike and Caroline (Finale)

(First aired October 15, 2013)

  • Mike

    Michael Bradley, Pensacola, FL

  • Caroline

    Caroline Ledford, Charlotte, NC

  • Heather Padgett

    Heather Padgett, Pensacola, FL

Mike, a struggling artist from Pensacola, Florida, fell in love online with a beautiful redhead named Caroline over a year and a half ago. But as their connection grew, so did Mike's suspicions, since they live in the same city and Caroline has continually evaded his attempts to meet. Strangely, Caroline often makes her presence known by sending Mike pictures of the exterior of his workplace and has even left a note on his car when it was parked in front of his house. Regardless, Mike continues to grow more invested in his relationship with Caroline, especially when he learned that she was diagnosed with colon cancer and needs his support. Mike can't tear himself away from this intensely bizarre love affair, but does wonder if he's being preyed upon by a stalking catfish. Is Caroline an imposter -- or is she the real love of his life and just afraid her illness will come between them?

Season 2, Episode 15 – Last Hooks

(First airs October 13, 2013)

  • Nev and Max

    Nev and Max

Memorable moments from season two; a preview of the season finale.

Season 2, Episode 14 – Keyonnah and Bow Wow

(First aired October 8, 2013)

  • episode 14

    Keyonnah Abrams, Cameron, NC

  • Bow Wow

    Bow Wow (Shad Gregory Moss)

  • Dee

    Dee Pimpen

Superfan Keyonnah can hardly believe her good fortune, but she's almost certain that she's been having an online relationship with her childhood crush, the rapper Bow Wow. Keyonnah wants to find out whether she's the one in a million fan for whom dreams become reality – or if this relationship is too good to be true.

Season 2, Episode 13 – Derek and Kristen

(First aired October 1, 2013)

  • Derek

    Derek Reinwand, Detroit, MI

  • Kristen

    Kristen Whoo, Tampa, FL

  • Chasity

    Chasity Noneya, Waterford, MI

Derek has been blinded by love in the past, but hopes that his relationship with Kristen is the real deal. After meeting on Facebook, Kristen makes excuses to avoid meeting Derek in person.

Season 2, Episode 12 – Nick and Melissa

(First aired September 24, 2013)

  • Nick

    Nick Lombardi, Ocala, FL, now Spring, TX

  • Melissa

    Melissa Lynn Higdon, Oskaloosa, IA

  • Olin

    Olin Johnson, (Melissa's boyfriend), Des Moines, IA

Nick met the love of his life Melissa online and wants Nev and Max to help them finally meet.

Season 2, Episode 11 – Aaliyah and Alicia

(First aired September 10, 2013)

  • Aaliyah

    Aaliyah Carney, Oakland, CA

  • Alicia

    Alicia Davis, Oakland, CA

Times have been tough for Aaliyah, a bright, community-minded resident of Oakland, California. Recently, her family was evicted from their home and she's been couch-surfing at different friend's houses while she completes her education. Throughout this difficult period, Aaliyah has found comfort and stability in her relationship with Alicia, a beautiful and loving young woman she met online. Alicia is Aaliyah's first real girlfriend; they text with each other all day long and talk on the phone until late into the night, often falling asleep on the phone together. However, Alicia lives just 70 blocks from Aaliyah and is refusing to meet her in the flesh. Alicia claims that she's not yet ready to come out to her friends and family and therefore unwilling to take things further. She's also telling Aaliyah to wait for her – which has Aaliyah beginning to wonder -- is her first love really the person she says she is?

Season 2, Episode 10 – Ashley and Mike

(First aired September 3, 2013)

  • Ashley

    Ashley Nicole, Kennesaw, GA

  • Mike

    "Mike", Piscataway, NJ

  • Mike

    Mike Fortunato, Somerset, NJ

For over seven years, Ashley has sent dramatically altered photos of herself to her soul mate, Mike, to make her look thinner and more attractive to him. Mike, who appears to be an extraordinarily fit and handsome young man, lives several states away in New Jersey. Saddled by insecurities around her weight and a fear of going out in public, Ashley has become more reliant on her online connection to Mike with each passing year, but has always found an excuse not to meet up with him. Mike has always been there for Ashley, consoling her through the period after her father's sudden death and becoming an intensely positive force in her life. Now Ashley feels ready to come out of hiding to show her true self to Mike. But is he ready to accept the real Ashley? Or is it possible that the love of her life, complete with shiny six-pack abs and blond curls, could be catfishing her right back? Ashley's determined to reveal the truth about herself -- is Mike ready to do the same?

Article: Catfish's Michael Fortunato Dead At 26

Season 2, Episode 9 - Artis and Jess

(First aired August 25, 2013)

  • Artis

    Artis Richardson, Woodstock, IL

  • Jess

    Jess Venny, Marengo, IL

  • Amor Hilton

    Amor Hilton, fashion/adult model

  • Justin

    Justin Voel-Pel, Marengo, IL

Artis' life changed five months ago when he met Jess, a sexy, blonde beauty, on Facebook. Although Artis and Jess each were in relationships at the time and still living with their significant others, they still believed they had found the true love they so desperately wanted. Even though Artis has seen only one photo of Jess, he's willing to risk everything to be with her and is ready to meet Jess in person. But is Jess everything that she says she is -- or is Artis making the biggest mistake of his life?

Season 2, Episode 8 - Jesse and Brian

(First aired August 20, 2013)

  • Jesse

    Jesse Sara Bettinger, Wallingford, PA

  • Brian Clark

    Brian Clark, Cullman, AL

  • Fran

    Fran (mutual friend)

Brian wants Jesse to move in with him, but the last time they tried to meet in real-life he stood her up. Is Brian the right guy for Jesse, or hiding a Catfish secret?

Season 2 - Midseason Reunion

(First aired August 13, 2013)

  • Gladys

    Gladys & Cassie

  • Anthony

    Framel & Anthony

  • Kristyn and Mike

    Kristyn & Mike

  • Loyda

    Loyda & Ramon

  • Nev and Max

    Nev & Max

Season 2, Episode 7 - Mike and Kristen

(First aired August 6, 2013)

  • Mike

    Mike, Sterling Heights, MI

  • Kristen

    Kristen Parkers, St. Clair, MI

  • Kristyn Hillock

    Kristyn Hillock, St. Clair, MI

Three and a half years ago, Mike met his ultimate mystery girl, Kristen, on Facebook. They quickly forged a deep connection, exchanging "I love you's" and carrying on a turbulent on-again-off-again relationship. But despite the fact that the two live only 40 miles apart, Mike's frequent efforts to meet Kristen have been futile. Mike believes that she's afraid of rejection due to a permanent injury from a car accident, but he's convinced Kristen is real and that they could live "happily ever after" together if they could only meet. Will Mike finally get face-to-face with Kristen after all this time?

Season 2, Episode 6 - Jen and Skylar

(First aired July 30, 2013)

  • Jennifer

    Jennifer Lynne Hubbs, Fort Madison, IA

  • Skylar

    Skylar Hazen, San Francisco, CA

  • Bryan

    Bryan, Martinez, CA

Having dealt with a number of bullies in her past, teenager Jen relies on online communities to establish relationships. Jen has many friends around the world, but Skylar is by far the most special one to her. After meeting on a gaming site, in a flash, Jen and Skylar went from innocent online bantering to constant flirtatious texting. Now, Jen is ready to take things to the next level, but she's never met Skylar in person and has only two pictures of him. Jen is scared to push the reticent Skylar too hard, but she's desperate to know if he could really be her first true love. Will he finally consent to a visit from Jen?

Season 2, Episode 5 - Dorion and Jeszica

(First aired July 23, 2013)

  • Dorion McMickens

    Dorion McMickens, Marietta, GA

  • Raffinee Harp

    Raffinee Harp, Flowery Branch, GA

  • Jeszica Monique Morrison

    Jeszica Monique Morrison

  • Alexis Renee

    Alexis Renee

Dorion is torn between two women - his current girlfriend, Raffinee, and his online love of over two years, Jeszica. Dorion was introduced to Jeszica on Facebook while she was dating one of his friends. They quickly started texting and talking on the phone, and now he's completely fallen for her. Dorion has even shared his darkest secrets with Jeszica. He says that he trusts her completely, but every time he's tried to meet her, she ends up blowing him off. Dorion is willing to give up everything for Jeszica, including his relationship with Raffinee. He just wants to know, is Jeszica really the girl in the pictures?

Season 2, Episode 4 - Lauren and Derek

(First aired July 16, 2013)

  • Lauren

    Lauren Meler, Tyler, TX

  • Derek

    Derek Shullenbarger, Baltimore, MD

  • LaVorne

    R. LeVourne

Lauren met Derek on MySpace nearly 8 years ago! Since then she's relied on him for everything - Derek's funny and caring, and he even supported Lauren after she had a baby with a now former boyfriend. Lauren knows that Derek is the man of her dreams and she can't wait to take the next step with him. The only problem is, they've never met in real life or even video chatted. Every time she's tried to see Derek he's always had an excuse. Lauren strongly believes that Derek could be her future husband and she feels that he can be a good father to her three-year-old son. But why has he avoided meeting her for so many years?

Season 2, Episode 3 - Ramon and Paola

(First aired July 9, 2013)

  • Ramon

    Ramon Ponce, Bullhead City, AZ

  • Paola

    Paola Rodriguez, Deltona, FL

  • Loita

    Loyda Alejandra, Deltona, FL

Ramon spends most of his time in a dead-end job in a town that he's struggling to escape. His one shining glimmer of happiness is Paola, a girl he met on Facebook and established an exclusive online relationship with. After many failed attempts to video chat with Paola, she finally relented and connected with Ramon briefly. However, Ramon saw a completely different-looking girl on his video screen before she hung up -- and he's been baffled ever since. Paola says it was her cousin that tried to Skype with Ramon -- but did he instead actually catch a glimpse of a catfish?

Season 2, Episode 2 - Anthony and Marq

(First aired July 2, 2013)

  • Anthony

    Anthony, Houston, TX

  • Marq

    Marq Wells, Mississippi

  • Joshua

    Joshua "HeartThrob" Johnson

  • Framel

    Framel Thompson, Jackson, MS

Anthony is a decorated Iraq War veteran who wears his Purple Heart on his sleeve. Over a year ago, he bonded online with a caring, emotionally available man named Marq. Today, they're head over heels in love - yet Anthony has already caught Marq in some troubling lies. Just what is this mystery man hiding?

Season 2, Episode 1 - Cassie and Steve

(First Aired June 25, 2013)

  • Cassie

    Cassandra "Cassie Chery, North Miami, FL

  • Steve

    Steve Gomez, Atlanta, GA, actually Deonee Arnez

  • Gladys

    Gladys Stacy Leon

  • Deonee

    Deonee Arnez

  • Tony


Following the brutal murder of her father, Cassie's life was on a downward spiral of alcohol, drug abuse, and promiscuity. Then one day she received a Facebook message from Steve. He became the positive influence Cassie needed, teaching her to love herself and change her lifestyle for the better. Their relationship intensified and Cassie even asked Steve to marry her - and Steve accepted. Cassie desperately wants to meet her fianc?, but Steve is always too busy to video chat - let alone get together with her. Why is Steve unwilling to meet the woman he's promised to marry?

Special: Hooked on Catfish: The Road to Season 2

(Aired June 17, 2013)

  • Nev and Max
  • waffles!
  • on the road
  • investigator
  • tuckered out
  • preview show

This half hour show served as a bridge between seasons. Viewers got an exclusive look at the Catfish stories to come, including "Cassie and Steve," which features a Florida girl who pursues her fianc?, a busy Atlanta rapper, that she's never met and "Anthony and Marq," which tells the story of an Iraq veteran captivated by a sensitive mystery man.