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"Family Comes First" is the fourteenth episode of the fourth season of Dance Moms. It first aired on April 1, 2014.


With her mother's health declining, Abby leaves the girls and their mothers to fend for themselves at this week's competition; the pending arrival of a new team looms over Abby's original team.

Competition Attended

Dance USA, Columbus, Ohio on February 1, 2014.

Weekly Dances

Abby Lee Dance Company
Dance Name
Dance Style
Bollywood and Vine Ethnic 1st in Pre-Teen Group
For You Too Contemporary 1st in Pre-Teen Duet
2nd Overall
Kendall Dream It Jazz 2nd in Junior Solo
Nia Damsel In Distress Musical Theatre 3rd in Junior Solo


  • Pyramid:
    • Kalani
    • Nia, Chloe, Kendall, Mackenzie, Maddie
  • Kalaini's duet costume was previously worn by Chloe in her solo "What About Mother" in Season 3.
  • The title of the group dance is a play on Hollywood and Vine, the name of the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood; as well as "Bollywood" in India, which is known for producing that country's movies.
  • In an Afterbuzz interview towards the end of February, Melissa, Maddie and Mackenzie indicated how much they enjoyed one of Nia's musical theatre solos on a "weird stage". Melissa said she had goosebumps, while Maddie said she was laughing the whole time, as it was like a comedy dance.

Picture Gallery

To view the gallery for "Family Comes First", click here.

Video Gallery

To view the video gallery for "Family Comes First", click here.