10 Worst Episodes of black-ish

A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.

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#1 - Election Special Pt. 2 (Season 7 - Episode 2)

Dre’s colleague Stevens makes an ill-advised decision to run for Congress, so Dre enlists his family’s help and campaigns against him but gets caught up with fundraising and private interest groups.

The episode was rated 7.11 from 110 votes.

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#2 - Things Done Changed (Season 7 - Episode 14)


After trying to prove to Diane that hip-hop isn't dead, Dre realizes he may be out of touch with current trends; Jack thinks that he has become Bow's best friend.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 94 votes.

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#3 - Blue Valentime (Season 4 - Episode 21)

Tensions are high between Dre and Bow as their contractor arrives to remodel the kitchen, realizing they have grown apart. Dre reflects on the good times in his relationship with Bow.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 316 votes.

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#4 - What About Gary? (Season 7 - Episode 10)


Going against Bow’s warning, Dre tries to educate her white cousin Gary about how to be an ally. Meanwhile, Olivia is trying to impress Junior’s family by attempting to psychoanalyze everyone and their relationships with each other.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 102 votes.

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#5 - Pops' Pops' Pops (Season 1 - Episode 24)

Pops comes to the rescue with the colorful story of how his great-great grandfather, Drexler Johnson, bet the future of the Johnson family against a ruthless gangster, Elroy Savoy, for Jack and Diane's school assignment.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 438 votes.

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#6 - First Trap (Season 7 - Episode 11)


After Bow makes history as the first Black female partner at her hospital, Dre feels like he is not supporting the Black community as much as he would like and tries to convince Stevens & Lido to hire another Black executive. Meanwhile, after her promotion, Bow struggles with the burden of being a Black, female trailblazer at her hospital and tries to mentor others.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 110 votes.

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#7 - Son of a Pitch (Season 5 - Episode 13)

Junior is working at Stevens & Lido as an intern and takes some time to find his footing; but when he offers an idea during a pitch meeting, Dre immediately puts him in his place. Meanwhile, Bow has a meeting with one of Kyra’s teachers and learns that she has an aptitude for chemistry, but Kyra doesn’t want to transfer to a magnet school.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 225 votes.

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#8 - Father Christmas (Season 6 - Episode 10)


Pops doesn’t do Christmas, so when he shows up to the house full of holiday cheer with Lynette, Dre is thrown off. Pops wants to make up for lost time and go all out this Christmas. The whole family gets into the holiday spirit until someone from Lynette’s past shows up.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 188 votes.

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#9 - Babes in Boyland (Season 7 - Episode 7)

Dre and Bow find out that Diane has a secret social media account and realize that she’s not their little girl anymore. After reprimanding her but allowing Jack more flexibility, Diane calls them out for the double standard in how they are parenting. Meanwhile, Junior and Ruby come clean to their respective romantic partners about white lies they’ve told since the beginning of their relationships.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 97 votes.

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#10 - 100 Yards and Runnin’ (Season 7 - Episode 16)


Bow and Dre let their competitive streaks out during their family game night and things escalate when they place a bet. Meanwhile, Junior and Olivia are at a turning point in their relationship when one person says “I love you.”

The episode was rated 7.35 from 85 votes.

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