Better Than This is the 6th Episode of Season 6. This is the flashback episode.


“Thalia returns with Eldon. Amy leaves to go to England. Elliot is confronted by michelle. “


In Shakes and Ladders, Michelle says “what, Elliot wants to do what.” Lola says “well, He wants to bring you down.” Lola says (Talking Heads Caption says Dance co-captain) ”Michelle is Better dancer than Elliot. He need to be brought down a peg or two.” Richelle says “Michelle, we need to confront him.” Michelle says (Talking Heads caption says Dance Co-Captain) “look out Elliot we are coming for you.”

When I Kissed the Teacher (from Mamma Mia Here We go Again) Intro - Michelle, Piper and Callum, Jake and Daniela, Elliot and Skye, Maddie And Kyle, Summer and Joe, Noah and Charlie, Richelle and Lola. Endpose is Jake, Daniela, Skye, Maddie, Kyle, Charlie, Piper, Michelle, Noah, Elliot, Joe, Summer, Callum, Richelle and Lola.

In Studio A, Amy is packing up her cuby. Amy says (Talking Heads Caption says Former TNS East Studio Head) “it is very weird to leaving the studio.” Then Piper enters and says “your leaving?!” Amy says “yes.” Piper says “do you want to dance.” Amy says ”hell, yeah.” The start dancing to When I kissed the teacher. Then it flashes back to the Zero percent club. Sloane says (Talking Heads Caption says Former Next Step Dancer) “I cannot believe that I am part of the zero percent club and A-Troupe.“ Cassie says (Talking Heads Caption says B-Trouper) ”It’s Great to be part of A-Troupe. Amy is ready for her journey to england.” they fade away. Amy says (Talking Head) ”it’s been amazing but I am ready to leave.” They finish dancing. Piper says “your on your way to england.” Amy says “bye piper.”

In Studio A‘s office, Michelle tells Giselle about Elliot. Giselle says “Michelle, thank you for telling me. He is going to be suspended.“ Then Elliot enters. He says “you wanted to see me.” Giselle says “yes I did. You are suspended for telling people that you wanted to bring down Michelle.” Elliot says (Talking Heads captaion says Ballet Dancer) ”I am not happy to be suspended but if that what giselle wants that fine.” Then Michelle enter studio A, Michelle says “do remember the choreography to Addict to you.” Giselle says “yes, I do.” Then When I kissed The Teacher plays. Then Riley enters and starts dancing with Giselle and Michelle. Then flashes back to the season 1 A-Troupe. Giselle says (Talking Heads Caption says Studio Head) ”Things we’re so different and now I am leading my A-Troupe to regionals.” The flashback disappears. Riley says “Eldon and Thalia want to see you.” Giselle Heads To Shakes and Ladders. Michelle leaves the studio.

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Riley Dances And says goodbye to Studio A.

Riley traipses through Studio A, reminiscing about her time at the studio. She confesses that has come to think about what she wants for her future, leading her to decide to leave The Next Step Dance Studio in favour of attending business school, something she has always been interested in. Riley begins performing a solo to "When I Kiss The Teacher," during which she experiences various flashbacks of her time at the studio. Tearfully, Riley confesses that she came to be the person she is today because of the studio and met incredible people who changed everything for her. She further confesses that The Next Step has been everything to her and it will be hard to move on. Although, she confesses that she is not saying "goodbye," but "see you later" because she knows that The Next Step will always be her home.

In Shakes and Ladders, Thalia and Eldon are waiting for Giselle. Giselle enters and says “you wanted to see me.” Thalia says “yes I did. Kate has put me incharge of TNS East and the rest of the studio due to Riley’s departure.” Giselle says (Talking Heads Caption says Studio Head) “I thought that Riley would have told me that she was leaving.” Eldon says (Talking Heads Caption says Head Choreographer) “Kate has made me the new head choreographer.”

In Studio A, A-Troupe is waiting for Giselle. Giselle enters and says “Hi Guys, I have had to suspend Elliot so he will not be around the studio for a while.” Maddie says (Talking Heads Caption says Acro Dancer) “Elliot was going to help me with the choreography now he is suspended. I need someone to teach me the choreography fast.” Kyle says (Talking Heads Caption says Ballet Dancer) “I wasn’t surprise that Elliot was going to be Suspended.” Giselle says “I have also got some news about the studio. Thalia is the new studio owner of the studio.” Piper says (Talking Heads Caption says contemporay Dancer) “I wasn’t surprised that Miss Kate was leaving and that a former member of A-Troupe would be coming back to fill her position.”

Later That Day, Heather meets Piper in Studio A upon Piper's invitation. Piper eventually persuades Heather to dance. During her solo, Heather confesses that she comes from a big family and that she had to give up dance because it had become too expensive. When Heather finishes her solo, Piper asks her why she can't be a member of their team and Heather tells her the truth. Piper wishes she could do something About her situation. She heads to Giselle’s office and tells her about Heather and that she had to give up dance. Giselle confesses that Heather has a spot on A-Troupe since she thinks that Maddie will leave the team. Then as piper leaves Maddie enters and confesses that she is an Alternate. Giselle confesses that they can have 16 dancers as long that they have alternates And she also confesses that Elliot is the second one to be an alternate.


  • This Episode is known as the Flash Back episode
  • it includes flash backs of Zero Percent Club, Season 3 A-Troupe and winning every competition leading up to season 4.
  • The Theme tune has changed to When I Kissed The Teacher.
  • Amy has left The Next Step.
  • Elliot has been suspended.
  • Riley Has left to go to business school.
  • Thalia is Studio owner Of the Studio.
  • Heather is a member of A-Troupe.
  • Maddie and Elliot are Alternates.