The Cleveland Show

10 Best Episodes of The Cleveland Show

The bizarre adventures of Cleveland Brown and his family.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 30, 2023.

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The Cleveland Show - S2E9

#15 - Beer Walk! (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Donna, frustrated by her husband's laziness on the weekends, nags Cleveland to help her around the house and to do something more with his life. To prove to Donna he can be as charitable as her, Cleveland recruits his buddies from Quahog and Stoolbend to participate in the First Annual Charity Beer Walk. When Donna gets injured at the event, Cleveland has to take over the housework.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 117 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S3E21

#14 - Mama Drama (Season 3 - Episode 21)


A sad Mother's Day looms for Donna because she's estranged from her own mom, whom she hasn't seen in years, so Cleveland hires an actress to play her. But then he runs into Donna's real mother and makes one last effort to reunite them.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 123 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S4E22

#13 - Crazy Train (Season 4 - Episode 22)

When Freight Train invites Cleveland to the Lowrider Convention, Dr. Fist suggests the unexpected behavior may be the result of dementia.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 171 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S3E17

#12 - American Prankster (Season 3 - Episode 17)


One of Ralloโ€™s pranks goes too far and gets Cleveland Jr. kicked out of the scouts. So Cleveland takes matters into his own hands, and threatens to send Rallo to juvenile detention.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 131 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S3E8

#11 - Y Tu Junior Tambien (Season 3 - Episode 8)

When Junior starts dating a very attractive young lady, Cleveland gets green with envy and suspicious of her motives. When things start to get too serious between the two young lovers, Cleveland suspects that the young woman is using Junior to get a green card.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 106 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S2E17

#10 - To Live and Die in VA (Season 2 - Episode 17)


When Lester invests in Cleveland's beer truck business and loses his life savings, he is so upset that he decides to take his own life - or does he? Meanwhile, Rallo is tired of getting his hair cut by his mom and opens his own barbershop in the kitchen.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 96 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S1E12

#9 - Our Gang (Season 1 - Episode 12)

Coach Cleveland comes to the rescue of frustrated parents by taking a group of delinquent teens under his wing. With the help of Cleveland Jr., he creates a new club dubbed "The Crazy Eights," and hopes that it will keep the kids on the straight and narrow. However, he is soon mixed up in bad business, and only the "Crazy Eights" can help him out.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 104 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S3E12

#8 - 'Til Deaf (Season 3 - Episode 12)


When Donna has a midlife crisis, Cleveland must come up with a clever way to sneak off with his buddies on a hunting trip without her finding out. But a hunting accident leaves Cleveland slightly deaf, and his scheme to agree to all of Donnaโ€™s ideas backfires when she makes a drastic life change and decides to go back to school.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 119 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S1E1

#7 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Cleveland Brown returns to his hometown with his high-school sweetheart.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 242 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S3E20

#6 - Flush of Genius (Season 3 - Episode 20)


Cleveland Jr. loses respect for his father when Cleveland falls off the toilet and gets a concussion. Rallo is finally tall enough to ride his favorite roller coaster.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 113 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S1E13

#5 - Buried Pleasure (Season 1 - Episode 13)

When Holt confesses to Cleveland that he wishes he had a special someone in his life, Cleveland tries to set him up with cat-loving Jill; Cleveland Jr. and Rallo anticipate the birth of Rallo's pet fish.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 103 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S3E13

#4 - Das Shrimp Boot (Season 3 - Episode 13)


Cleveland relies on energy supplements to keep himself awake in order to work overtime and earn enough vacation time to go on a Spring Break cruise with his family. But when his energy pill addiction forces him into rehab and his desperate attempt to escape to the cruise liner goes wrong, he finds himself held hostage by pirates threatening the safety of those aboard the ship, including his own family.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 122 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S1E6

#3 - Ladies' Night (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Cleveland is upset when he finds out that Donna is still attending a single mothers' support group.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 141 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S3E22

#2 - All You Can Eat (Season 3 - Episode 22)


Season 3 finale: Roberta gives Jr. a makeover, and his new look gives him the confidence to approach a girl he has fancied. She mistakes him for a female, but that's not the end of their relationship. Meanwhile, Cleveland gets into a snack-food fight.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 119 votes.

The Cleveland Show - S1E18

#1 - Brotherly Love (Season 1 - Episode 18)

Rallo gives Cleveland Jr. tips on how to woo the girl of his dreams; Cleveland Jr. challenges her boyfriend to a rap battle.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 96 votes.

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