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Catfish Season 5 Episodes

Season 5 Special: Catfish: The Untold Stories Part 8

(First airs September 27, 2016)

This special episode of Catfish, The Untold Stories, features shocking catfish stories from the recent past as told by the people who actually experienced them. Hosted by Nev Schulman and Max Joseph.

Season 5, Episode 20 - Andrew and Zac

(First airs September 21, 2016)

  • Andrew

    Andrew Seabolt, NC to Los Angeles, CA

  • Zac Miller

    "Zac", Santa Cruz, CA (actually Zac Miller, Bristol, ME)

  • Johnny

    Johnny, Seaside, CA

Andrew thought he met the perfect match on Tinder in Zac until he received a text message from a friend revealing shocking new information. As Nev and Max look into the case, they suspect Zac could be keeping a very big secret.

Season 5, Episode 19 - Luis and Sydney

(First aired September 14, 2016)

  • Luis Pena

    Luis Peña, Newburgh, NY

  • Sydney

    "Sydney Nicole", Dallas, TX

  • Nae

    Tshanae (Nae), Irving, TX

Luis has fallen in love with a single mom who is down on her luck and now he's ready to take their online relationship to the next level. But first, Nev and Max must help him make sure that she is who she says she is!

Season 5, Episode 18 - Catherine and Graham

(First aired September 7, 2016)

  • Catherine Monteleone

    Catherine Monteleone, Port Jefferson Station, NY

  • Graham Marsh

    Graham Marsh, Nashville, TN

Long Islander Catherine has fallen deeply in love with country boy Graham from Tennessee. She's ready to uproot her life to be a country girl with him, but Nev and Max uncover that Graham's not everything he claims to be.

Season 5, Episode 17 - Andrea, Alex and Andrea

(First aired August 31, 2016)

  • Andrea Russett

    Andrea Russett, Ft Wayne, IN

  • Alex Gresham

    Alex Gresham, Atlanta, GA

  • Zoie

    Zoie Abdeltif, Carrollton, GA

Fans of popular YouTube star, Andrea Russett, summon Nev and Max to help catch a potential stalker who is impersonating Andrea's family online. The guys soon uncover a web of fake profiles much larger than they thought possible.

Season 5 Special - Catfish: The Untold Stories Part 7

(First aired August 29, 2016)

This special episode of Catfish, The Untold Stories, features shocking catfish stories from the recent past as told by the people who actually experienced them. Hosted by Nev Schulman and Max Joseph.

Season 5, Episode 16 - Candic and Titus

(First aired August 24, 2016)

  • Candic

    Candic Snow Palmer, McConnellsburg, PA

  • Candic's husband Jamie

    Candic's husband Jamie Palmer, McConnellsburg, PA

  • Titus

    Titus Duncan

After months of intimate text exchanges with a man she met online named Titus, Candic has decided to finally stop and fess up to her husband. But before she does, she needs Nev and Max to help her find out who Titus really is!

Season 5, Episode 15 - Spencer and Katy

(First aired August 17, 2016)

  • Spencer

    Spencer Morrill, Knoxville, TN

  • Katy Perry

    Katy Perry

  • Harriet

    Harriet Herbert, Gloucester, England

Spencer reveals a secret to Nev and Max that he's been keeping to himself the last 6 years - he's in a relationship with one of the world's biggest pop stars! For the first time Catfish travels international to find the truth. (London episode)

Season 5, Episode 14 - Larissa and Anthony

(First aired August 10, 2016)

  • Larissa

    Larissa Rodriguez, Yakima, WA

  • Jose

    Jose Ozuna, Kodiak, AK

After being Catfished by her high school best friend, Larissa turned to her online friend Anthony for support. Feelings between them grew to love but after a few false moves on Anthony's part Larissa is worried he too is lying. (Alaska episode)

Season 5, Episode 13 - Lucas and Many

(First aired August 10, 2016)

  • Lucas

    "Lucas" (actually Travis Harris)

  • Jayme

    Jayme Nelson, Portland, OR

  • Zac

    Zac, St Louis, MO

Former Playboy model, Jayme, has learned that her online boyfriend is not only fake, but appears to be catfishing other women as well! She enlists Nev and Max to help find the catfish and put an end to his perverted deception.

Season 5, Episode 12 - Vince and Alyssa

(First aired May 11, 2016)

  • Vince Clark

    Vince Clark, Hillsboro, OH

  • Alyssa

    "Alyssa", Jasper, IN

  • Liz Grant

    ex-girlfriend Liz Grant, OH

  • Miranda

    Miranda Mitchell, Shoals, IN

Vince can't seem to escape his online-ex, Alyssa, whose stalking has caused his real life girlfriend, Liz, to break up with him. Nev and Max help Vince confront Alyssa so he can try to salvage a future with Liz.

Season 5, Episode 11 - Paris and Tara

(First aired May 4, 2016)

  • Paris

    Paris, Chicago, IL

  • Tara or Dana

    "Tara" - actually Dana, NJ

  • Mary

    Mary, Syracuse or Watertown, NY

Paris enlists Nev and Max to help her figure out who has been catfishing her for the past four years. But as the guys investigate, they make a shocking discovery that casts suspicion onto Paris herself!

Season 5, Episode 10 - Kayla and Courtney

(First aired April 27, 2016)

  • Kayla

    Kayla Harbin, KY

  • Courtney

    Courtney Oliver Wolfe, Jupiter, FL

When Kayla was two, her father killed her mother and then later committed suicide. Years later, Kayla is sent a message from Courtney, a woman claiming to be channeling her dead father's spirit.

Season 5 Special: The Ones That Got Away

(First aired April 20, 2016)

In this special episode of Catfish, Nev and Max reunite past Catfish and their victims who parted on bad terms to follow up on what life has been like since the show and to help them find a better resolution.

Season 5, Episode 9 - Tyreme and Tomorrow

(First aired April 20, 2016)

  • Tyreme

    Tyreme Walden, Newport News, VA

  • Tomorrow Johnson

    "Tomorrow Christina Johnson", Dothan, AL

  • Letrease Rodgers

    Letrease Rodgers, Dothan, AL

Tyreme met the beautiful Tomorrow online over 9 months ago. They share a deep bond and Tyreme is ready to uproot his life to be with her. Will Nev and Max be able help Tyreme finally meet his Tomorrow?

Season 5, Episode 8 - Joanna and Bo

(First aired April 13, 2016)

  • Joanna Zarate

    Joanna Zarate, Riverside, CA

  • Bo

    "Bo", San Bernadino, CA

  • Ana

    Ana (Anabel) Alvarado, San Bernadino, CA

Tattoo model, Joanna, was about to meet her online love in the flesh, but a crazy night in Vegas caused the whole relationship to go sour. Now she's enlisted Nev and Max to help track down her former flame and make things right.

Season 5, Episode 7 - Ray and Lexi

(First aired April 6, 2016)

  • Ray Rogers

    Ray Rogers, Las Vegas to Chicago

  • Lexi Valenzuela

    "Lexi Valenzuela", Phoenix to Iowa

  • Marlayna Woods

    Marlayna Woods, Iowa

Ray is determined to finally meet his online love of four years, Lexi. But after learning that Lexi's sister has meddled in the relationship in the past, Nev and Max soon find themselves with more questions than answers.

Season 5, Episode 6 - Michael and Chanelle

(First aired March 30, 2016)

  • Michael

    Michael Pearson, Philadelphia, PA

  • Chanelle

    Chanelle, Philadelphia, PA

  • Ashley Trent

    Ashley Trent, model

  • Christina


Michael felt he had no time for a relationship, but love appeared in a DM. Chanelle is the light he's needed in his life, but out of the blue she's disappeared, leaving only Nev and Max to help him find his missing love.

Season 5, Episode 5 - Jaylin and Ja'la

(First aired March 23, 2016)

  • Jaylin

    Jaylin Dunson, Dayton, OH

  • Jala

    Ja'la (Jaie) Emory, Dayton, OH

Jaylin is prepared to sacrifice a lifelong friendship and promising videogame career to be with a woman he's never even spoken to on the phone. Nev and Max help him discover that sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction.

Season 5, Episode 4 - Brandon & McKenna

(First aired March 17, 2016)

  • Brandon Powers

    Brandon Powers, Kalama, WA

  • McKenna

    "McKenna Smith", Woodland, WA

  • Kharece

    Kharece Tevis, Longview, WA

Brandon loves McKenna, but failed attempts to connect has left him wondering if McKenna is for real. Nev teams with social media sensation Karrueche Tran to help Brandon uncover the shocking truth of his true love.

Best. Moments. Ever.

(First aired March 16, 2016)

Nev, Max, and friends revisit the most dramatic, hilarious, unbelievable, WTF moments in Catfish history.

Season 5, Episode 3 - Leuh & Justin

(First aired March 9, 2016)

  • Leuh

    Leuh Terrigino, Rochester, NY

  • Leuh

    Justin Croom, Huntington Beach, CA

Since Leuh saw surfer Justin it's been insta-love ever since. But after 2 failed attempts to meet up, she's desperate to figure out if Justin really is the man of her dreams or is she one in a long line of online lovers.

Season 5, Episode 2 - Jeanette & Derick

(First aired March 2, 2016)

  • Jeanette

    Jeanette Conner, Orlando, FL

  • Shuntay

    Shuntay Carson, Orlando, FL

  • Derick


  • Jeremale

    Jeremale Johnson, Detroit, MI

  • Derica

    Derica Wright, Atlanta, GA

Mama doesn't always know best. Concerned daughter, Shuntay, enlists the help of Nev and Max after her mother, Jeanette, begins talking about marriage and uprooting her family to be with a man who refuses to meet in person.

Season 5, Episode 1 - Dejay, Malik & Josiah

(First aired February 24, 2016)

  • Dejay

    Dejay, St Louis, MO

  • Malik

    Malik Capers, Hartsville, SC

  • Josiah

    Josiah?, Philadelphia, PA

  • Josiah

    Josiah?, Philadelphia, PA

Nev and Max get two catfishes for the price of one when they discover that Dejay and Malik are being played by the same guy. Sparks fly as they discover just how explosive a love triangle can be.