It is said by people in A-Troupe and as well in a confession done by James was that James has dated many girls before, including Beth who is now in B-Troupe, and Amanda, who was at Elite which is a rival studio which always wins regionals. Amanda now knows that Emily cannot be trusted with her plan to take down The Next Step. But when they all go, Tiffany puts lipstick on Stephanie then they all come back and Kate wants to put a movie on. James in the end gets a four leaf clover from Beth and tells him that she know he loves Riley more. James is mad that Riley and Michelle wouldn't stick up of Eldon while Amanda thinks her plan to tear The Next Step apart is working. Beth, Thalia and Amanda audition.
Once they arrive, so do Elite who get the skip the register line since they won last year. Emily is outraged that her sister betrayed her, and the E-Girls vote to kick Riley out of their clique. Thalia and Giselle help Michelle with the Nationals routines. They all come and play a fun game called machine then play truth or dare. Michelle is relieved over how well everything with them is going, however her emotions quickly change when she finds out the female National solo spot has already been filled.
Also, West runs into a member from his former dance crew, Marcel, and he doesn't want Marcel to know that he is in A-Troupe since West left the crew without telling Marcel. The series premiered on on March 8, 2013; the series has also spawned digital content, as well as live touring shows featuring its cast members. Emily changes her heart about Michelle as dance captain, finally accepting her. Amanda is ready to take down The Next Step. Meanwhile Eldon loses his phone, which has countless photos of him and Thalia saved on it. Unfortunately, the studio is left one dancer short. Tiffany begins to wonder if she even belongs at The Next Step.
At the very end, Riley pulls James from the group, so she can ask him if they're in a relationship or not, she says she would like to be and then he runs and hugs her. The Top 20 is revealed to be Michelle, Emily, Eldon, Hunter, Riley, James, Chloe, Amanda, Noah, Rochelle, Thalia, Daniel, Giselle, Stephanie, Tiffany, West, Beth, Kas, Morgan and Jake. After The Next Step does advance James and Riley have to do their duet. Max helps Giselle and Thalia with spacing and they come up with a new trio, so Kate replaces Amanda with Max. Amanda struggles with the offer from Giselle. She calls West to help her.
In an attempt to prevent future arguments, Skylar and Cierra make a pact. As they are waiting, as they see Life Of Dance walk in. But before that, Lucien is speaking with a French accent, but Kate hates it. Daniel practices alone and states that his injury is much better now. Michelle and Eldon spend the whole day helping each other and giving each other tips on their solos and go to culture shop after and get drinks.
Meanwhile, Emily, Giselle, James, and West mentor some talented J-Troupe members to be more like them. When he is quizzed on what the instructor just said, James is unable to respond. Michelle and Stephanie agree to create a new Regionals routine as Emily might share A-Troupes ideas with the people at Elite. When Daniel earns the solo, he gets an injury and keeps it a secret from everyone. Life of Dance becomes mad because they thought it was against the rules to dance on two teams, but since it's not a rule she is allowed to dance. This article's plot summaries may be.
Kate grows impatient and tells him to get to the point. Retrieved on August 22, 2017. As they create a dance to overthrow her, they get West, and Daniel to join in the dance as they think Michelle would be a much better captain. Kate checks her bag but it's empty. A new dancer Alfie comes and James' little sister Piper is there too.
Emily and Stephanie finally make up and become friends again. Riley dances James and Beth's duet in Studio A imaging James doing it with her even though he isn't, upsetting her even further. As soon as A-Troupe go on stage to perform, the episode ends. She is so embarrassed to be caught in front of the whole Elite group. Meanwhile, James, Noah and Camille are told by Phoebe to make up a song and Giselle, Chloe and Becca are told to make up a dance with it and they only have 24 hours to make it up. Michelle however is filling her free time with all sorts of clubs.
One of the things on the scavenger hunt is to get a picture with Shawn but when they find out that they were at the end of the line, they realized that Shawn Desman would not go through every single person on time. Emily and Hunter's plan to break up Michelle and Eldon begins when Hunter challenges Eldon to a dance battle over Michelle. James is in Culture Shock just as Beth comes in and he tries breaking up with her, but she just doesn't understand. James sees Riley there with Charlie and he gets extremely uncomfortable and sad. Lastly, Riley tells James that he did a good job and he feels happy about her praise. Later on, Riley comes to the studio and James isn't there.