Being Mary Jane

10 Best Episodes of Being Mary Jane

Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman-show: a successful TV news anchor, and an entirely self-sufficient powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles her life, her relationships, her work, and commitments to her family.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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#15 - Girls Night In (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Mary Jane has a big talk with Andre, leaving her to ponder her future. Meanwhile, friction develops between Kara and Mary Jane when Kara revamps Markโ€™s show; and a woman inches closer to Paul Sr.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 85 votes.

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#14 - Feeling Ambushed (Season 4 - Episode 16)


Mary Jane and Justin's relationship is tested when their notoriety on social media leads to discoveries about Justin's past. Kara makes her own discovery about the girlfriend of one of Orlando's teammates.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 250 votes.

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#13 - Getting Real (Season 4 - Episode 3)

An interview with a fiery reality star makes Mary Jane a social media sensation. Things rapidly heat up with Lee.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 384 votes.

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#12 - Sparrow (Season 3 - Episode 3)


Mary Jane is forced to confront her feelings after Lisa's suicide, dealing with her family and facing David.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 125 votes.

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#11 - Feeling Hashtagged (Season 4 - Episode 15)

Mary Jane and Justin's relationship goes viral. Frank, an old family friend of Helen and Paul's, stirs long-forgotten memories of a love triangle that clouded the early years of their marriage.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 254 votes.

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#10 - Feeling Lost (Season 4 - Episode 17)


Word of Lee's brimming success and new girlfriend throws Mary Jane's already tenuous relationship with Justin into doubt...

The episode was rated 7.95 from 244 votes.

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#9 - Getting Risky (Season 4 - Episode 8)

Mary Jane and Justin go rogue to chase a story as Mary Jane frets about meeting Lee's baby momma.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 368 votes.

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#8 - Feeling Destined (Season 4 - Episode 18)


After learning that Paul and Helen are getting a divorce, the Paterson family struggles to cope with the imminent changes.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 213 votes.

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#7 - Getting It (Season 4 - Episode 10)

Mary Jane joins forces with Justin, setting forth a plan that could oust Ronda from the anchor chair, but Kara gets caught in the crossfire.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 384 votes.

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#6 - Getting Home (Season 4 - Episode 6)


Traveling to Atlanta to cover a news story, Mary Jane's reunion with her family goes into a tailspin when Lee shows up unexpectedly.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 351 votes.

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#5 - Feeling Seen (Season 4 - Episode 19)

Mary Jane uncovers information about Justin's past that spin their love into a new phase. Meanwhile, Kara and Justin are forced to take down a dark horse who has entered the race for the executive producer slot.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 219 votes.

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#4 - Getting Naked (Season 4 - Episode 2)


Mary Jane is pitted against her idol Ronda while Niecy tries to balance her life.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 325 votes.

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#3 - Finale: Becoming Pauletta (Season 4 - Episode 21)

Mary Jane is standing in front of a mirror in a wedding dress and veil. Her mom Helen (Margaret Avery) enters the room and says, โ€œPauletta itโ€™s time.โ€ Who is she marrying?

The episode was rated 8.08 from 24 votes.

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#2 - Feeling Tested (Season 4 - Episode 20)


After learning she has a say in who replaces Garrett, Mary Jane questions Justin's overtures toward her; Kara helps Orlando in his transition from athlete to broadcaster.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 207 votes.

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#1 - Becoming Pauletta (Season 5 - Episode 1)

Mary Jane must decide if Justin is the right man for her while hoping for the chance to start a family; only time will tell if Mary Jane has finally found a way to have it all.

The episode was rated 8.69 from 16 votes.

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