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The Upshaws

The Upshaws

Netflix 2021

Bennie Upshaw, the head of a Black working class family in Indianapolis, is a charming, well-intentioned mechanic and lifelong mess just trying his best to step up and care for his family and tolerate his sardonic sister-in-law, all without a blueprint for success.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Upshaws

The Upshaws - S1E10

#1 - The Backslide (Season 1 - Episode 10)

With Bennie back in the house and bonding more with the kids, Regina's frustrations start to show. After she takes the GMAT, the family comes together.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 42 votes.

The Upshaws - S2E8

#2 - Goin' In (Season 2 - Episode 8)


The episode was rated 7.81 from 37 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E8

#3 - Night Out (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Regina goes to her work party solo while Bennie has his own fun with the guys. Lucretia and Bennie get drunk together, and Bernard reveals his truth.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 42 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E5

#4 - Ridin' Dirty (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Regina juggles family duties with work and studying for the GMAT, but Bennie doesn’t help lighten the load β€” and she reaches a boiling point.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 43 votes.

The Upshaws - S2E3

#5 - Testing, Testing (Season 2 - Episode 3)


The episode was rated 7.60 from 40 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E7

#6 - Yard Sale (Season 1 - Episode 7)

After Regina throws Bennie out, she starts cleaning house. Bennie tries his old tricks to get back in her good graces. Lucretia's affair takes a turn.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 44 votes.

The Upshaws - S2E4

#7 - Control Issues (Season 2 - Episode 4)


The episode was rated 7.51 from 37 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E6

#8 - Last Straw (Season 1 - Episode 6)

When Tasha gets into an accident, Bennie comes up with a solution β€” without telling Regina. Meanwhile, conflicts erupt between other family members.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 43 votes.

The Upshaws - S2E2

#9 - Bennie's Woman (Season 2 - Episode 2)


The episode was rated 7.49 from 43 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E4

#10 - Big Plans (Season 1 - Episode 4)

As Regina tries to land a better job at a different organization, Bennie’s friends get in his ear about her looking to level up her life without him.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 48 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E9

#11 - Gloves Off (Season 1 - Episode 9)

When Bennie tries to live a healthier lifestyle, he winds up in a boxing ring with an emotional Bernard. Maya struggles with a school bully.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 43 votes.

The Upshaws - S2E1

#12 - Maybe Daddy (Season 2 - Episode 1)


The episode was rated 7.40 from 50 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E2

#13 - The Hook-Up (Season 1 - Episode 2)

After meeting the manager of an upscale restaurant, Bennie takes Regina out hoping to break their dry spell but realizes the meal isn't on the house.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 53 votes.

The Upshaws - S2E6

#14 - New Growth (Season 2 - Episode 6)


The episode was rated 7.31 from 35 votes.

The Upshaws - S1E3

#15 - Joy Ride (Season 1 - Episode 3)

A customer entrusts his sleek ride with its secret compartment to Bennie. Duck overstays his welcome at the Upshaw residence. Regina eyes a promotion.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 58 votes.


Last updated: jan 22, 2023


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