The Best Episodes of Breaking Amish

There are so many good episodes of Breaking Amish, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "What Is Really Happening?" the best, or is "Good vs. Evil" your favorite episode of Breaking Amish? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Breaking Amish are, let's rank every Breaking Amish episode from best to worst.

Breaking Amish is a reality TV series on TLC that follows young Anabaptist adults as they break from their Amish communities to experience life in New York City. Also known as Breaking Amish: Brave New World and Return to Amish, the series premiered on September 9, 2012. A spinoff Breaking Amish: Los Angeles debuted the following year with a different cast.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Breaking Amish, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Breaking Amish episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • Light At the End of the Day

    Light At the End of the Day

    Season 4 Episode 10: Having returned home to face their new reality, the group grapples with their decisions to return Amish or stay in the English world.
  • What Is Really Happening?

    What Is Really Happening?

    Season 1 Episode 5: Kate, Jeremiah, Sabrina, Abe & Rebecca disagree about the good and bad of being Amish. Sabrina realizes she knows nothing about the Puerto Rican culture but desperately wants to connect to it. Kate's DUI past starts to catch up with her.
  • Good vs. Evil

    Good vs. Evil

    Season 1 Episode 6: Kate, Sabrina, Abe & Rebecca visit the Sex Museum. Kate strips down to a bikini for her first photo shoot. Abe gets serious about Rebecca and wants to take things to the next level. And everything comes to a stop when there are allegations of witchcraft.
  • Redemption


    Season 3 Episode 11: Sam confesses about what happened with Betsy in LA and must face the music. Matt's problems with the law continue and he finds out there is a warrant for his arrest. The groups gather to meet Lizzie's baby and are in for a few surprises.
  • Finale


    Season 1 Episode 10: The pre-wedding party ends with tempers boiling over, but not before a shocking secret is revealed. Abe and Rebecca realize the difficulty of planning a wedding on their own. Finally, Jermiah confronts Sabrina about the future of their relationship.
  • The Shunning Truth

    The Shunning Truth

    Season 3 Episode 12: The group of Breaking Amish LA are together again as NBC's Michelle Beadle digs deeper into their rocky relationships and stunning betrayals. Nothing is off limits as Sam, Lizzie, Matt, Devon, Betsy, and Iva set the record straight once and for all.
  • Party Time

    Party Time

    Season 1 Episode 9: Sabrina uncovers letters from her birth Mother while Kate gets a dose of reality. Abe and Rebecca struggle to plan their wedding, while Jeremiah and Sabrina plan a bachelor and bachelorette party the two might never forgive or forget in Atlantic City.
  • The Shunning Truth: Part 1

    The Shunning Truth: Part 1

    Season 2 Episode 9: The cast of Breaking Amish: Brave New World are back and ready to set the record straight in an explosive two-part reunion special hosted by NBC's Michelle Beadle. Plus, sparks fly when the cast is come face to face with two mystery guests.
  • Seizing the Moment

    Seizing the Moment

    Season 4 Episode 9: Matt rides high after his first live musical performance, but reality comes crashing down when Venus brings him unexpected news. Vonda finally begins to get past the memory of her late boyfriend while Bates deals with news that could change his life.
  • Sin City

    Sin City

    Season 3 Episode 6: The group takes Las Vegas by storm, but it's not all fun and games when Matt is wary of temptation. Betsy's on a mission to expose the truth and has evidence that will change everything.
  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost

    Season 3 Episode 9: The group travels home from LA with no telling what their fates will be. Matt's reception from his parents is far more dramatic than he ever anticipated. Andrew goes home to mother Mary and when Lizzie goes into labor the father of her baby is revealed.
  • Jumping the Fence

    Jumping the Fence

    Season 1 Episode 1: Four Amish and one Mennonite leave the only home they've ever known to answer one question "is there more to life"? Facing being shunned by their families and possible exile from their communities, what will they think about life on the outside world?
  • Into the Fire

    Into the Fire

    Season 3 Episode 8: Devon's exile from the house prompts Matt to preach forgiveness, to a skeptical crowd. Betsy learns surprising news from a genealogist that leads to a spontaneous trip to Mexico. And Matt must deliver the goods in his first fashion industry presentation.
  • Out With the Old

    Out With the Old

    Season 4 Episode 6: Miriam starts focusing on her dreams, Matt's marriage takes a drastic turn, and Bates gets blind-sided by his girlfriend back home. Sick of not fitting in, the group decides to ditch their Amish clothes and go English...but one of them goes missing?
  • Facing Demons

    Facing Demons

    Season 2 Episode 3: The cast has great expectations when they finally make it down to Florida, but there's trouble in paradise. Jeremiah's surprise visitor has an ulterior motive for showing up and Kate comes to Sabrina's rescue when she gets caught in the middle.
  • Exodus


    Season 3 Episode 2: The cast members make their leap of faith and head to LA in promise of a new world. When they arrive, LA proves to be both exhilarating and exciting, but thevices of temptation aren't far behind. Meanwhile, Lizzie can't keep her secret hidden much longer.
  • Decision Time

    Decision Time

    Season 1 Episode 8: The group makes their way home to make one of the biggest decisions of their lives. Will they commit to being Amish/Mennonite or will they go English? They face their families and friends and the possibility of being shunned.
  • Shunned & On the Run

    Shunned & On the Run

    Season 2 Episode 2: The group reunites for the first time since leaving New York, but they are not prepared for life on the road in close quarters. Meanwhile, when the Bishop shows up back in Punxy, Abe's mother Mary is faced with the most difficult decision of her life.
  • Devil in a Red Dress

    Devil in a Red Dress

    Season 2 Episode 7: Sparks fly when Katie Ann decides to get a makeover and picks Kate over Abe and Rebecca to go with her. Sabrina tries to find her long lost family, and herself, in Puerto Rico with Jeremiah along for the ride. And Abe finally goes bull riding.
  • What's the Beef?

    What's the Beef?

    Season 2 Episode 5: Sabrina gets a call from a private investigator with suprising new information about her biological family, Abe chases his dream of becoming a professional bull rider and Jeremiah bears the consequences of his illicit affair.
  • Forbidden Fruit

    Forbidden Fruit

    Season 2 Episode 6: A surprise modeling gig in Miami offers Kate an escape from the others, or so she thinks. Katie Ann has a surprise of her own in store for Mary and a big decision about her future. Jeremiah discovers footage of Kate that leaves everyone in shock.
  • Exile


    Season 3 Episode 5: Betsy is confronted as more is revealed about what took place at the house one night behind closed doors. Iva calls on her boyfriend Sam to help her in a time of need, but gets a surprise of her own. And the group takes a spontaneous trip to Las Vegas.
  • Road Not Taken

    Road Not Taken

    Season 4 Episode 1: A group of five young Amish men and woman have decided to make a move that will change their lives forever, risking everything and everyone they've ever known, But the group finds out early, chasing their wildest dreams may be easier said, than done.
  • House Divided

    House Divided

    Season 4 Episode 4: Matt's lies threaten to tear the group apart unless he comes clean to his wife about his hook up. To move past all the drama the group explores Central Park and the Statue of Liberty, but an unexpected guests arrival pushes things to a boiling point.
  • Nothing to Lose

    Nothing to Lose

    Season 2 Episode 1: Abe, Rebecca, Jeremiah, Sabrina and Kate have all struggled to adapt to their new lives after leaving the Amish and Mennonite communities and going "English". Jeremiah hatches a plan to get the gang back together and offers them a chance at redemption.