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black-ish Season 8 Episodes

13 Episodes 2022 - 2022

Episode 1

That's What Friends Are For

Tue, Jan 4, 2022 30 mins

Bow convinces Dre to attend a fundraising event for When We All Vote in hopes to make some new couple friends (and to do their part in increasing participation in each and every election), but Dre is convinced there will be nothing but dud husbands there to befriend. Their expectations are far exceeded when the special guest for the evening is none other than Michelle Obama.

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Episode 2

The Natural

Tue, Jan 11, 2022 30 mins

Dre can't seem to land a good pitch now that he's moved up to general marketing at his firm and begins to doubt himself. Meanwhile, Bow and Ruby question the new boy Diane is dating who doesn't necessarily meet her standards.

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Episode 3


Tue, Jan 18, 2022 30 mins

Dre calls into a radio show and gets humiliated in front of Diane and tries to redeem himself. Meanwhile, Bow tries to bond with a group of young female doctors and learns a hard truth.

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Episode 4

Hoop Dreams

Tue, Jan 25, 2022 30 mins

Jack gets a job as the locker room attendant for the Los Angeles Lakers, and Dre and Bow feel like they need to step in before letting the job get to his head. Meanwhile, Pops and Ruby realize their daily routine has gotten boring and heed advice from Junior and Olivia.

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Episode 5

Ashy to Classy

Tue, Feb 1, 2022 30 mins

Dre overreacts to Devante leaving the house ashy and Bow intervenes, making the situation worse. Jack makes a bold outfit choice for picture day, and while Junior does not approve, Dre attempts to be more supportive.

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Episode 6

Mom Mentor

Tue, Feb 8, 2022 30 mins

When Junior's girlfriend, Olivia, gets into Yale, he asks Bow to convince her to stay and attend USC instead. Meanwhile, Diane and Jack discover Dre's inspiration for his ads are hitting a little too close to home.

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Episode 7

Sneakers by the Dozen

Tue, Feb 15, 2022 30 mins

Dre spirals after finding out his white co-worker Griffin has a better sneaker collection than him. Meanwhile, Bow lets Diane take a day off from school against Pops' advice.

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Episode 8

My Work-Friend's Wedding

Tue, Feb 22, 2022 30 mins

Charlie announces that he is marrying Vivica A. Fox and asks Dre to be his best man. Meanwhile, Diane's ongoing feud with the groom costs her an invite to the wedding, but she attempts to sneak in anyway.

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Episode 9

And the Winner Is...

Tue, Mar 22, 2022 30 mins

Dre gets news that he's been nominated for an Ad World Award but may have to miss an important family function if he attends. Meanwhile, Olivia returns from Yale to visit Junior who has a full day of L.A. fun planned for their visit.

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Episode 10

Young, Gifted and Black

Tue, Mar 29, 2022 30 mins

When Dre and Bow get a note that Devante may be falling behind at his private school, they expect he is being discriminated against because he is the only Black student in class. But during their visit to his classroom, they realize there may be more to it, and gravely overstep in one of his school projects. At home, Junior is still coping with heartbreak, and Jack and Diane enlist Charlie to cheer him up.

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Episode 11

The (Almost) Last Dance

Tue, Apr 5, 2022 30 mins

Pops and Ruby announce they are moving out of the house to travel the United States in their RV, garnering mixed reactions from the Johnson family. When Bow realizes she is beginning perimenopause, Dre enlists her mother's help.

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Episode 12

If a Black Man Cries in the Woods...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 30 mins

Pops, Dre and Junior go on a "man trip" to heal old wounds. Meanwhile, Diane and Jack contemplate their futures as they look at their college wish lists.

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Episode 13


Tue, Apr 19, 2022 30 mins

Dre and Bow consider if they should make a big life change as Pops and Ruby prepare to move away. Grappling with this idea at work, Dre receives some unexpected advice from Simone Biles, who tells him to follow his heart. The Johnsons prepare for their goodbyes in the series finale.

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