Shahs of Sunset

Shahs of Sunset

2012 - 2016, Reality
Reality series following a group of Persian-American friends who live and work in LA, and try to balance their modern lives with their families' traditions.

Episode Guide

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion, Part 2 (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Reunion, Part 2

    Asa is chastised for refusing to share her "real" life on camera; Golnesa faces difficult truths about her rheumatoid arthritis; a heartbreaking meltdown leads to an unexpected moment.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion, Part 1 (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Reunion, Part 1

    Golneza and Reza pick up their relationship where it left off; Asa and Mercedes butt heads; Mike opens up about his pending divorce from Jessica; Mama Vida Javid expresses brutally honest opinions about her daughter's tight-knit circle.

  • Shahs of Sunset - OMGG (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:


    MJ decides to marry Tommy; Reza and Adam discuss having children; Mike decides to move forward without Jessica; old wounds reopen at the unveiling of Asa's photography project; Reza and GG reach a point of no return.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Hollywood, Forever (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Hollywood, Forever

    MJ struggles to let go of old belongings; Mike poses for Asa's art show photos; Reza and Adam make their marriage official; MJ plans a "rebirth" ceremony at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

  • Shahs of Sunset - La Vida Loca (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    La Vida Loca

    MJ struggles to let go of old belongings; Mike poses for Asa's art show photos; Reza and Adam make their marriage official; MJ plans a "rebirth" ceremony at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Is It Too Late to Say I'm Sorry? (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Is It Too Late to Say I'm Sorry?

    While exploring Mayan ruins, an altercation between Reza and GG threatens to destroy the trip; Mike asks Asa for help winning his wife back; GG embarks on a drastic new health regimen that shocks her inner circle; Reza returns to the comedy stage.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Trouble in Paradise (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Trouble in Paradise

    Mike escapes his marital problems by going sightseeing in the Belizean rainforest with Shervin, Nima and GG; a visitor surprises the group; Reza confronts Mike with newfound proof about his marriage, forcing Mike to reveal a dark secret.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Belize It or Not (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Belize It or Not

    Reza plans a group trip to Belize in an effort to save Mike and Jessica's marriage; as the group touches down in the jungle, Mike waits nervously for his wife to arrive; MJ contemplates life without Tommy; GG's resentments spill over during dinner.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Lights, Camera, Kaftans! (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Lights, Camera, Kaftans!

    After a night of romance, Mike and Jessica discuss how to go about repairing their relationship; MJ confides in Asa that Tommy has moved out; Shervin accosts GG about the rumors concerning her illness at Asa's debut fashion show for Asa Kaftans.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Six Persians Walk Into a Bar (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Six Persians Walk Into a Bar

    MJ faces fallout over her disintegrating relationship with Tommy; Reza throws himself headfirst into stand-up comedy; the group rallies together for Reza's debut comedy performance; Mike makes a valiant attempt to win his wife back.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Surprise! You're Married (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Surprise! You're Married

    Reza and Asa head to Palm Springs, Calif., to plan Reza's surprise wedding to Adam; Mike shows up without his wife; as an unsuspecting Adam arrives, Reza becomes increasingly anxious over whether Adam has recovered from last year's canceled wedding.

  • Shahs of Sunset - A Cat-Astrophic Night (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    A Cat-Astrophic Night

    Back from camping, a reinvigorated MJ focuses on starting a family with Tommy; Mike and Jessica start therapy; Shervin goes on a date with a sexy Australian; at Asa's mother's retirement party, the group discovers a bombshell about Mike.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Back to Nurture (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Back to Nurture

    The camping trip turns into an intervention; Mike refuses to confide in his friends while dealing with his crumbling marriage; the group bonds while tackling a ropes course; GG refuses to confront her real issues.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Are We Out of the Woods Yet? (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

    Asa deals with the stress of a new business and a photo shoot for her new clothing line, Asa Kaftans; the group plans a camping trip to address GG's erratic behavior; Mike and Jessica spend a night a home during which marital issues emerge.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Oy Vey, MJ! (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Oy Vey, MJ!

    GG's health issues escalate and she calls on Shervin for support during a painful medical procedure; Mike and Jessica throw a backyard Shabbat party, but tensions fray when MJ reveals a secret Reza's not ready to share.

  • Shahs of Sunset - C'est la Vida (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    C'est la Vida

    Reza encounters opposition when he announces his plans for a surprise wedding; Jessica tells Mike what she expects from married life; Asa struggles with her new family business; MJ prepares to introduce the new man in her life to her mother, Vida.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Persian of the Pacific (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Persian of the Pacific

    Reza reveals to Asa that he's finally ready to marry Adam; Mike tells Jessica he's finally ready to reconnect with his old friends; when the group comes together at Shervin's 35th birthday party, a troubled GG threatens to ruin the celebration.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion Part Two (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Reunion Part Two

    MJ talks about her love life; Reza returns after his heated departure; Bobby joins a tearful Asifa on the couch; Jessica paces in her trailer before joining the rest; the group erupts when Andy Cohen shares shocking news about Mike's new wife.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion Part One (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Reunion Part One

    Andy Cohen sits down with the group for the first time since the season finale in Thailand; GG and Mike discuss the rumor that divided the group; MJ and Asa face-off over Reza's bachelor party; Reza reveals the status of his relationship with Adam.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Lions and Buddhists and Persians, Oh My! (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Lions and Buddhists and Persians, Oh My!

    In Thailand, the group visits a Buddhist temple; the crew gathers at what is supposed to be Reza and Adam's reception; Reza struggles with the impact of his decision; Mike faces a choice between his future wife and his lifelong friends.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Big Trouble in Little Phuket (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Big Trouble in Little Phuket

    Mike decides to meet with GG to discuss the rumor that have been swirling for months; the group embarks for Thailand to attend Reza's destination wedding; Asifa and Bobby approach their breaking point while 8,000 miles from home.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Bubbles of Fertility (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Bubbles of Fertility

    As the big day approaches, the problems continue to mount, and Adam accompanies Reza to a therapy session where Reza is forced to make a decision about their future; MJ finds the courage to see a fertility doctor.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Tale of Two Parties (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Tale of Two Parties

    As Reza and Adam get their marriage license, it becomes clear that Reza is on the verge of backing out; MJ plans Reza's bachelor party without Asa's knowledge, throwing a booze-fueled, go-go boy bash; Asa is upset about the secret soirée.

  • Shahs of Sunset - One Wedding and a Dog Funeral (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    One Wedding and a Dog Funeral

    With wedding plans still unsettled, Reza decides to have a destination wedding in Thailand; Asifa gives herself a Bollywood themed birthday party; Reza rescinds Mike's wedding invitation, creating chaos at Pablo's memorial service.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Can't Fake the Funk (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Can't Fake the Funk

    In Hollywood, Asa creates an art piece involving a flash mob with veiled performers; GG takes a second polygraph test with surprising results; Mike tries to make peace over dinner, then Jessica unleashes a martini-fueled tirade against the crew.

  • Shahs of Sunset - An Inconclusive Truth (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    An Inconclusive Truth

    Despite growing reservations about his relationship with Adam, Reza goes on a diet in anticipation of his upcoming nuptials; Mike dives into wedding planning while trying to reconnect with Reza; GG takes a polygraph test; MJ suffers a loss.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Crunch vs. Munch (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Crunch vs. Munch

    Reality sets in for Reza as he faces the truth about marrying Adam; GG enlists MJ's help to get back into the dating scene; Asa nears a breaking point; everyone agrees to a game of dodgeball to relieve pent-up tension.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Will You Marry Me? (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Will You Marry Me?

    Mike separates himself from the group; MJ enlists the help of Reza to prepare her boyfriend for a surprise brunch with her mother; Asifa and Bobby finally move in together; Mike pops the question to his longtime girlfriend, Jessica.

  • Shahs of Sunset - It's Nuclear Now (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    It's Nuclear Now

    While Asa and Reza debate breaking their promise to GG in order to warn Mike about the rumors, GG beats them to the punch and confronts Mike about what happened in Turkey.

  • Shahs of Sunset - The Secret Is Out (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Secret Is Out

    When details about the trip to Turkey emerge, Reza, Asa and MJ start to wonder if GG is telling the truth; Reza starts to wonder if his relationship with Adam is going stale; GG finds out about Mike's engagement and spills the beans to the rest.

  • Shahs of Sunset - The Devil's Staycation (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    The Devil's Staycation

    A guest makes controversial comments at the retreat in Malibu, Calif., sparking a heated argument.; Reza names MJ as his maid of honor; Reza's fiancé's parents visit for the first time, laying bare an old family wound.

  • Shahs of Sunset - What Happened in Turkey? (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    What Happened in Turkey?

    Mike's girlfriend, Jessica, completes her conversion to Judaism with an ocean swim; GG reveals a secret she's been harboring since the group's trip to Turkey; while the gang soaks up the sun, Mike faces off with Asifa's boyfriend, Bobby, again.

  • Shahs of Sunset - I Am Gay Ghandi (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    I Am Gay Ghandi

    The Shahs ring in the Persian New Year surrounded by loved ones and friends; during the celebration, Mike picks a fight with Asifa's boyfriend, Bobby, over a fashion misstep, prompting Reza to step in as peacemaker.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion Part 2 (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Reunion Part 2

    Reza, MJ, Mike, Lilly, Asa and GG discuss the season with Andy Cohen.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion Part 1 (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Reunion Part 1

    The cast sits down with Andy Cohen.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Is This 40? (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Is This 40?

    Mike and Reza realize their partnership must end for the sake of their friendship; Mike takes Jessica out for a relaxing night; GG and MJ visit a doctor about freezing GG's eggs.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Return to the Homeland, Part 2 (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Return to the Homeland, Part 2

    The group plans a yachting trip; GG and Reza combat seasickness; a debate over women wearing the veil breaks out; Asa organizes a trip to the Iranian border for herself, her mom and Reza; MJ has an emotional epiphany.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Return to the Homeland, Part 1 (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Return to the Homeland, Part 1

    The gang takes a trip to Turkey for Asa's family reunion; GG and MJ finally make nice; Mike has a startling realization; Reza wrestles with his identity; Asa and her mom have an emotional reunion with their family.

  • Shahs of Sunset - In Love There Must Be Torture (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    In Love There Must Be Torture

    MJ takes her revenge on GG; Reza and Lilly have a fateful conversation; Asa debuts her first big art show.

  • Shahs of Sunset - The Buttery, Chocolate Croissant (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Buttery, Chocolate Croissant

    Asa brings a tentative peace between MJ and GG; the girls try to get Reza and Mike to make up, but it backfires.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Sometimes You Just Have to Drink It Off (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Sometimes You Just Have to Drink It Off

    MJ tries to regain files she deleted from her computer; Mike meets with some questionable friends; Asa prepares for the debut of her Diamond Water with a launch party.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Caught in a Bad Bro-Mance (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Caught in a Bad Bro-Mance

    Asa tries to help GG cope with her anger issues; Mike gets frustrated while shopping for a ring; Reza and Adam host a housewarming party but leave some people off the guest list.

  • Shahs of Sunset - The Velvet Rage (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Velvet Rage

    Mike and Jessica attend conversion class; GG and Leila argue about MJ hanging around; Lilly hosts an over-the-top dog birthday party; Reza enters therapy to deal with his recent outbursts.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Persian Pride (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Persian Pride

    Mike decides Reza and MJ should not ride on the Club Nur float during the LA Pride parade; Asa, Lilly and GG wrestle with the stories they hear about Reza.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Fresh Off the Boat (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Fresh Off the Boat

    MJ and Vida work on their relationship; Asa reveals her plans; Reza's boyfriend brings home a surprise Persian neighbor.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Sorry. Not Sorry. (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Sorry. Not Sorry.

    Mike uses an odd method to try to get more business; GG and her family go on a rafting trip and invite Reza, who tricks MJ into going with him; MJ still refuses to apologize to GG.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Bad Things Happen When I Eat Salami (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Bad Things Happen When I Eat Salami

    MJ's time back in the fold is short-lived; GG retaliates against MJ; Mike helps his family plan a party.

  • Shahs of Sunset - These People Are Not Your Friends (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    These People Are Not Your Friends

    Asa visits the Diamond Water bottling plant; Reza and Adam decide to move in together; GG pressures her boyfriend into making a commitment; MJ and Lilly meet face-to-face, leaving the others to choose sides.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Only Guilty Men Bring Flowers (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Only Guilty Men Bring Flowers

    Reza tries to fix things with MJ; Mike's girlfriend Jessica agrees to convert to Judaism; GG apologizes to Asa; Lilly throws herself a birthday party, but doesn't invite MJ.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Lost Footage (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Lost Footage

    Drama not included in the season; the early days of Reza and Lilly's friendship; MJ's drinking problem.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion Part 2 (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Reunion Part 2

    Reza and MJ reveal behind-the-scenes drama.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Reunion (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:


    Asa and GG face each other for the first time since the dinner party in the finale; accusations are made; details of MJ's criminal past are uncovered.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Persh-A-Pelooza (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:


    Mike is on a mission to convince his parents that Jessica is "the one"; Reza decides to get serious about his relationship with Adam; Lilly breaks up with Ali.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Hard for Me to Say I'm Sorry (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Hard for Me to Say I'm Sorry

    MJ finally asks her mom to attend therapy with her after a breakdown at lunch; a friend tells Lilly that her business might not be "respectable" for a Persian wife; Reza rallies everyone together to make a decision about GG.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Happy New Year (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Happy New Year

    Asa is finally able to produce her first tank of "Diamond Water"; GG questions her friendship with MJ; Mike brings his girlfriend to meet his parents.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Mo-Cedes, Mo Problems (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Mo-Cedes, Mo Problems

    The group gathers on a yacht; GG struggles to pull a launch party together; Asa, Reza and Mike start having doubts about Lilly.

  • Shahs of Sunset - You Took an Ambien (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    You Took an Ambien

    The group decides on a long weekend in Cabo; GG is left out of the vacation and instead decides to prove her worth as a businesswoman; Lilly and MJ are forced together; Asa's outburst causes tempers to rise.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Please Bring a Man (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Please Bring a Man

    GG finds out that Omid has been going out with her friends and without her; Reza decides to patch things up with MJ; MJ throws herself a birthday party and must choose to invite GG or everyone else.

  • Shahs of Sunset - You Shouldn't Have Worn That Dress (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    You Shouldn't Have Worn That Dress

    Asa brings her celebrity boyfriend lunch on the job; Mike struggles to tell his parents about his new job; Reza and MJ are forced to confront their feelings.

  • Shahs of Sunset - I Love You But I Don't Like You (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    I Love You But I Don't Like You

    GG's behavior at the pool party divides the crew; Asa has an outrageous business plan; GG and her sister fight.

  • Shahs of Sunset - The Persian Nose Business (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Persian Nose Business

    MJ talks with a therapist about her issues with her mom and realizes there are more than she'd thought; Mike faces obstacles in his relationship; Asa an GG's resentments come to a head.

  • Shahs of Sunset - The Whisky Makes You Frisky (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Whisky Makes You Frisky

    Asa moves back to her Venice mansion; MJ and her mother get into a fight at a birthday dinner; Reza becomes friends with a Persian Princess.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Old Friends New Problems (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Old Friends New Problems

    Romantic tension runs between Mike and GG; Sammy and MJ set each other up on a double blind date; MJ confronts her mother.

  • Shahs of Sunset - The Shahs of Great Neck (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Shahs of Great Neck

    GG vents to her sister about Asa and MJ; Reza goes to Long Island to confront his father and discovers shocking family history.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Waiting for MJ (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Waiting for MJ

    Mohamed comes back from vacation and evaluated Sammy's work; Asa feels pressure with her image; MJ shows up late for GG's parents 40th anniversary.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Champagne Wars (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Champagne Wars

    GG faces the consequences; Mike gets a new real estate listing; Reza throws a Champagne tasting party.

  • Shahs of Sunset - It's My Birthday Bitches (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    It's My Birthday Bitches

    GG and MJ's gossiping with Anita causes tempers to flair and threaten Reza's 38th birthday party in Las Vegas.

  • Shahs of Sunset - Image is Everything (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Image is Everything

    Asa is an outcast with her unique wardrobe; MJ shows bitterness towards marriage; GG seems to be jealous of Mike's date.