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black-ish Season 4 Episodes

23 Episodes 2017 - 2018

Season 4 of this comedy series revolves around the Johnson family and their misadventures and hijinks. In the season opener, Dre (Anthony Anderson) is disconcerted about the lack of black holidays. Meanwhile, Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) finds out she's suffering from postpartum depression. Plus, Diane (Marsai Martin) develops a crush on a boy and Junior (Marcus Scribner) is expelled from his private school. Now, his parents ponder how well he'll handle public school.

Episode 1


Tue, Oct 3, 2017 30 mins

In the fourth-season opener, the family attend a school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by its inaccuracies. This inspires him to get Aloe Blacc to help him create a catchy song intended to raise awareness about a black holiday.

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Episode 2

Mother Nature

Tue, Oct 10, 2017 30 mins

Bow feels overwhelmed after the birth of DeVante and learns she has postpartum depression, so Dre urges her to get help and stands by her side as she works through it. Meanwhile, the kids babyproof the house in an effort to help out their parents.

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Episode 3

Elder. Scam.

Tue, Oct 17, 2017 30 mins

Ruby gets scammed and Dre worries about her, fearing she isn't as sharp as she used to be. Meanwhile, Zoey's friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

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Episode 4

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Tue, Oct 24, 2017 30 mins

Dre brings everyone together for a rowdy family game night and the competition is fierce. As the night progresses, alliances are formed and some are pushed to their limits. Meanwhile, Bow makes it clear how she feels about Junior's girlfriend, Megan.

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Episode 5

Public Fool

Tue, Oct 31, 2017 30 mins

An incident at school threatens Junior's future at his beloved Valley Glen Prep.

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Episode 6

First and Last

Tue, Nov 7, 2017 30 mins

Diane experiences a big life event on the road to womanhood and her family's there to support her. Meanwhile, Dre fears he won't be able to beat Junior at basketball again, so he conducts psychological warfare on his son before challenging him to a game.

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Episode 7

Please Don't Feed the Animals

Tue, Nov 14, 2017 30 mins

Bow keeps in touch with Dre's incarcerated godbrother, Omar, but when they find out he is being released from prison, Omar's future sparks debate. Meanwhile, Ruby lets it slip to the kids that she's been to jail and they push her to tell them more secrets from her past.

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Episode 8

Charity Case

Tue, Dec 5, 2017 30 mins

Dre is chosen to lead Stevens & Lido's new charity campaign, which helps people give back to their community. When Bow advises Dre that there is more to giving back than cutting checks, he decides to donate some of his clothes to a man in need. Meanwhile, Junior fails his driving test, so Ruby offers to chaperone a trip with him and the twins on an informative outing.

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Episode 9

Sugar Daddy

Tue, Dec 12, 2017 30 mins

Dre is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and after talking to Pops, he's resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane's help.

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Episode 10

Working Girl

Tue, Jan 2, 2018 30 mins

Bow struggles to adjust as she returns to work after maternity leave. Meanwhile, Ruby gives the twins a "workaround" plan to get out of doing homework.

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Episode 11


Tue, Jan 9, 2018 30 mins

Dre's sister Rhonda is in town and Ruby has a talk with them about her inheritance. Meanwhile, Bow's sister Santamonica is also in town and she hires Junior to become her assistant.

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Episode 12

Bow Knows

Tue, Jan 16, 2018 30 mins

Dre is selected to run point on a campaign that focuses on "The Talk," which refers to the conversations that Black parents have with their children through the decades to prepare them for the racial bias they may face in the world. Meanwhile, Bow finds an online group of women that she leans on for advice and support.

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Episode 13

Unkept Woman

Tue, Feb 6, 2018 30 mins

Dre and Bow's morning routine with the kids is changing now that Bow is taking some time off work. Meanwhile, Junior bonds with Diane now that he is in charge of driving his siblings to school.

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Episode 14


Tue, Mar 13, 2018 30 mins

Dre and Bow confront gender biases of their own after finding out that both Junior and Zoey have become sexually active. Meanwhile, Ruby is hurt when she finds out that Jack and Diane have been hanging out with a friend's grandmother after school.

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Episode 15

White Breakfast

Tue, Mar 13, 2018 30 mins

When Jack and Diane get in trouble at school, Dre and Bow have to figure out the right balance of discipline and support so that their kids aren't too afraid of authority nor entitled either. Meanwhile, Ruby thinks Junior's Spanish teacher is flirting with him, and he begins to realize that girls at school are starting to check him out.

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Episode 16

Things Were Different Then

Tue, Mar 20, 2018 30 mins

Dre reluctantly helps Junior plan Pops' 65th birthday party and starts to see his dad's past in a new light. Meanwhile, Bow decides to say "yes" to everything for a whole year and Jack and Diane take advantage of her.

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Episode 17

North Star

Tue, Mar 27, 2018 30 mins

When both Dre and Bow's families show up for Easter, they have to learn to love each other's different cuisines. Meanwhile, Junior tries to organize an Easter egg hunt but Jack and Diane pretend not to be interested to impress their cooler cousins.

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Episode 18

Black Math

Tue, Apr 3, 2018 30 mins

When Junior is accepted to Howard and Stanford, Dre tries to convince him to attend his alma mater. Meanwhile, Jack develops a comedy style and Ruby decides she's going to manage his career, forcing Diane to compete for her attention.

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Episode 19

Dog Eat Dog World

Tue, Apr 10, 2018 30 mins

The family is divided over the idea of getting a dog after Dre and Bow promise Jack they can get one after he gets Straight A's—and he does. Meanwhile, Bow's brother Johan is in town and he doesn't get the warm welcome he expects from Ruby.

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Episode 20

Fifty-Three Percent

Tue, Apr 17, 2018 30 mins

Dre and Bow have been fighting more than usual, and they decide to go back to their therapist who suggests they make time for a date night. Meanwhile, after Devante's first birthday party, the bouncy house gets left behind, and Jack and Diane take advantage of it in different ways.

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Episode 21

Blue Valentine

Tue, May 1, 2018 30 mins

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.

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Episode 22

Collateral Damage

Tue, May 8, 2018 30 mins

The Johnson kids attempt to keep their emotions in check after an estranged Dre and Bow try "nesting," taking turns living in the family house separately to give each other space. But tensions mount as the family gathers together for Junior's high school graduation. Guest starring is Anna Deavere Smith as Alicia.

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Episode 23

Dream Home

Tue, May 15, 2018 30 mins

In the Season 4 finale, Dre and Bow are living separate lives and switching off with the kids. They start to realize how much they relied on each other and how hard it is being on their own. Dre gets his sleek, ultra-modern dream house in the canyon with all the amenities, and Bow doesn't think it's suitable for the kids.

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