black-ish

2014
4.5
2K reviews
TV-14
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Season 8 episodes (13)

1 That's What Friends Are For
1/4/22
Bow convinces Dre to attend a fundraising event to make some new friends, but Dre is convinced there will be nothing but dud husbands there to befriend; their expectations are far exceeded when the special guest for the evening is Michelle Obama.
2 The Natural
1/11/22
Dre can't seem to land a good pitch now that he's moved up to general marketing at his firm and begins to doubt himself; Bow and Ruby question the new boy Diane is dating who doesn't necessarily meet her standards.
3 Bow-Mo
1/18/22
Dre calls into a radio show and gets humiliated in front of Diane and tries to redeem himself; Bow tries to bond with a group of young female doctors and learns a hard truth.
4 Hoop Dreams
1/25/22
Jack gets a job as the locker room attendant for the Los Angeles Lakers; Dre and Bow feel like they need to step in before his job goes to his head; Pops and Ruby realize their daily routine has gotten boring and heed advice from Junior and Olivia.
5 Ashy to Classy
2/1/22
Dre overreacts to Devante leaving the house ashy and Bow intervenes, making the situation worse; Jack makes a bold outfit choice for picture day.
6 Mom Mentor
2/8/22
When Junior's girlfriend, Olivia, gets into Yale, he asks Bow to convince her to stay and attend USC instead; Diane and Jack discover Dre's inspiration for his ads are hitting a little too close to home.
7 Sneakers by the Dozen
2/15/22
Dre spirals after finding out his white co-worker Griffin has a better sneaker collection than him; Bow lets Diane take a day off from school against Pops' advice.
8 My Work Friend's Wedding
2/22/22
Charlie announces that he is marrying Vivica A. Fox and asks Dre to be his best man; Diane's ongoing feud with the groom costs her an invite to the wedding, but she attempts to sneak in anyway.
9 And the Winner Is...
3/22/22
Dre gets news that he's been nominated for an Ad World Award but may have to miss an important family function if he attends; Olivia returns from Yale to visit Junior, who has a full day of L.A. fun planned for their visit.
10 Young, Gifted and Black
3/29/22
When Dre and Bow get a note that Devante may be falling behind at his private school, they expect he is being discriminated against because he is the only Black student in class; Jack and Diane enlist Charlie to cheer Junior up.
11 The (Almost) Last Dance
4/5/22
Pops and Ruby announce they are moving out of the house to travel the United States in their RV; Bow realizes she is beginning perimenopause, leading Dre to enlist her mother's help.
12 If a Black Man Cries in the Woods...
4/12/22
Pops, Dre and Junior go on a trip to heal old wounds; Diane and Jack contemplate their futures as they look at their college wish lists.
13 Homegoing
4/19/22
As Pops and Ruby prepare to move away, Dre and Bow consider if they should make a big life change as well; grappling with this idea at work, Dre receives some unexpected advice from Simone Biles; the Johnsons prepare for their goodbyes.

About this show

"black-ish" takes a fun yet bold look at one man's determination to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family with comedic stories that shine a light on current events through the lens of the Johnson family.
4.5
2K reviews
Dawn Elise
October 19, 2020
This show is so funny. It pokes fun at all kinds of racist tropes, and refreshingly, is from the point of view of a Black family. Far from racist "against white people," it is a great privilege for white viewers to be a "fly on the wall" inside the home of a loving, active Black family trying to negotiate life with the extra burden of racism/extra pride of being Black and beautiful. If you enjoy "The Sopranos" or "The Golden Girls" without being Italian or Mafia or a senior, you will appreciate black-ish. An extra bonus is some amazing music videos and animation done for some of the most imaginative TV around!
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Ms.Katrina Games
April 3, 2020
This is to all the whites saying the show is racist , yall whites have been making black jokes all yall lives and now since they are , its racist naw segregation was racist , no cops killing us because of the color of our skin is racist . How dare you say that. I am a 12 year old Black girl and I have the sense to see that but you can't so I can't blame yall I can blame your ancestors there the slave owners there the ones who have passed down the seed of racism to your parent Beyonna Blythers
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DAntoine Webb
March 13, 2015
This is an awesome show it truly connects the complexity of being AA and successful to the sterotypes and stigmas held by both individuals of African descent and mainstream society. I connect with the Johnson Family's struggle as I attempt to walk that fine line of acceptance depicted by this show. BTW, the show is not meant to discredit AA achievements nor spur racial criticism, but rather to educate and bring attention to all, the reality of the AA campaign for acceptance.
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