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Girlfriends Season 1 Episodes

22 Episodes 2000 - 2001

Episode 1

Toe Sucking (Pilot)

Mon, Sep 11, 2000 30 mins

Joan tries to maintain her cool when she learns her ex-boyfriend Charles (Jason Winston George) is dating Toni, but Maya (Golden Brooks) is less than forgiving. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Lynn: Persia White. William: Reggie Hayes.

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Episode 2

One Night Stand?

Mon, Sep 18, 2000 30 mins

The gals persuade Joan to end her period of celibacy with a casual fling, but Joan is unaware her potential partner is engaged, leading to a rumor that could end his relationship. Davis: Randy Goodwin. William: Reggie Hayes. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. Lynn: Persia White. Maya: Golden Brooks.

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Episode 3

Girlfrenzy

Mon, Sep 25, 2000 30 mins

Toni resents Joan for not coming to her rescue during a brawl outside of a posh nightclub. Boyz II Men has a cameo. Doorman: Aaron Brumfield. William: Reggie Hayes. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Davis: Randy Goodwin. Woman: Michele Morgan. Lynn: Persia White. Maya: Golden Brooks. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross.

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Episode 4

Hip-Ocracy

Mon, Oct 2, 2000 30 mins

Joan finds a date after she goes searching for men in cyberspace, but his unusual physique puts her open-mindedness to the test. Marcus: Rodney Van Johnson. Del: Rodney Charles. William: Reggie Hayes. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. Toni: Jill Marie Jones.

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Episode 5

I Pity the Fool

Mon, Oct 9, 2000 30 mins

Although she's smothered by Marcus's stifling attentions, Joan doesn't want to hurt his feelings by terminating the relationship. So she enlists her friends to end it for her. Marcus: Rodney Van Johnson. William: Reggie Hayes. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Lynn: Persia White.

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Episode 6

The Remains of the Date

Mon, Oct 30, 2000 30 mins

Fed up with being the butt of William's annual Halloween pranks, Joan tries to get even by luring William to the local morgue. Laurie: Rhonda Ross Kendrick. Darnell: Saafir. Jabari: Tanner Scott Richards. Lynn: Persia White. William: Reggie Hayes. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. Maya: Golden Brooks. Toni: Jill Marie Jones.

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Episode 7

Everything Fishy Ain't Fish

Mon, Nov 6, 2000 30 mins

After spying Maya's husband eating with another woman, Joan suspects an affair, but can't bring herself to break it to Maya. Meanwhile, Toni (Jill Marie Jones) sets her sights on a white politician (Scott Atkinson). Darnell: Flex Alexander. William: Reggie Dent. Maya: Golden Brooks. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. Lynn: Persia White.

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Episode 8

Pregnant Pause

Mon, Nov 13, 2000 30 mins

Joan's period is 10 days late, making the girls wonder if she's pregnant. Tracee Ellis Ross, Golden Brooks, Persia White, Jill Marie Jones.

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Episode 9

Fried Turkey

Mon, Nov 20, 2000 30 mins

When her friends can't make it to her Thanksgiving dinner, Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) invites a high-profile attorney instead. Executive producer Kelsey Grammer guest stars. Maya: Golden Brooks. William: Reggie Hayes. Lynn: Persia White. Toni: Jill Marie Jones.

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Episode 10

Never a Bridesmaid

Mon, Nov 27, 2000 30 mins

Maya's decision to renew her wedding vows results in a clash with Joan, who tries to impose her own tastes on the ceremony. Jeannette: Charmin Lee. Darnell: Flex Alexander. Jabari: Tanner Scott Richards. Carl: Todd Felix.

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Episode 11

The Importance of Being Frank

Mon, Dec 11, 2000 30 mins

Joan suspects her newest boyfriend (Kent Faulcon) is married after an angry woman shows up at her office threatening revenge. Meanwhile, Toni (Jill Marie Jones) is using Joan's home for a tryst of her own. Erica: Lenora Thomas. Keith: Nigel Thatch. Angela: Sherri Saum. Lynn: Persia White. William: Reggie Hayes.

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Episode 12

The List

Mon, Jan 15, 2001 30 mins

Disillusioned by the prospect of another dateless weekend, the women compile lists of qualifications for their dream partners. Joan meets a sexy man (Dondre T. Whitfield) who fits the bill, but her enthusiasm gets her into trouble. Yvonne: Cee-Cee Harshaw. Greg: Chuma Hunter-Gault. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. William: Reggie Hayes. Lynn: Persia White. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. Maya: Golden Brooks.

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Episode 13

They've Gotta Have It

Mon, Feb 5, 2001 30 mins

Joan is bewildered and unnerved by Sean's tentativeness in romancing her, and suspects he's seeing another woman. Toni ponders renewing her relationship with Greg (Chuma Hunter-Gault). Sean: Dondre T. Whitfield. Yvonne: Cee-Cee Harshaw. William: Reggie Hayes. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Maya: Golden Brooks. Lynn: Persia White. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross.

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Episode 14

Bad Timing

Mon, Feb 12, 2001 30 mins

Joan is alone on Valentine's Day when Sean goes on a business trip---leaving her open to Davis's impulsive charms. Meanwhile, Lynn (Persia White) volunteers to man the phones of a suicide hot line. Sean: Dondre T. Whitfield. Davis: Randy J. Goodwin. Ava: Kara Brock. Yvonne: Cee-Cee Hershaw. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross.

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Episode 15

Old Dog

Mon, Feb 19, 2001 30 mins

Toni refers Maya to her gynecologist (Dr. Jocelyn Elders) when Maya worries about her inability to conceive a child with Darnell; Joan's romance with Sean fizzles in the bedroom. Niecy: Shar Jackson. Sean: Dondre T. Whitfield. William: Reggie Hayes. Lynn: Persia White. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Maya: Golden Brooks.

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Episode 16

Friends, Colleagues, Brothers

Mon, Feb 26, 2001 30 mins

Joan's frustrated by her inability to advance at her law firm, especially after William earns a case she thought she deserved. Christopher Darden appears as himself. William: Reggie Hayes. Ken: Christopher Daniel Barnes. Phillip: Robert Cesario. Swedelson: Phil Reeves. Maya: Golden Brooks. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross.

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Episode 17

The Declaration of Lynndependence

Mon, Mar 5, 2001 30 mins

Toni and Joan ponder their options with Lynn, convinced it is time their friend learned to fend for herself instead of depending on them. William, on the other hand, struggles to make some guy time away from Yvonne (Cee Cee Harshaw). Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Maya: Golden Brooks. William: Reggie Hayes. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross.

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Episode 18

Diss-Regard

Sun, Mar 11, 2001 30 mins

Sean wants Joan to impress a would-be employer and Maya wants her to be there for her while she undergoes surgery. Meanwhile, Toni has her eye on Maya's doctor (Phil Morris). Sean: Dondre T. Whitfield.

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Episode 19

A Kiss Before Lying

Mon, Apr 16, 2001 30 mins

After an uncomfortable night at Davis's restaurant, Joan decides to come clean and tell Sean (Dondre T. Whitfield) about the kiss. However, the conversation doesn't end the way she anticipated. Dr. Clay Spencer: Phil Morris. Ava Malone: Kara Brock. Darnell: Flex Alexander. Davis: Randy Goodwin.

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Episode 20

The Burning Vagina Monologues

Mon, Apr 30, 2001 30 mins

Toni's relationship with Greg is complicated by a flirtatious doctor (Phil Morris); Joan tries to coax an "I love you" from Sean; Maya worries about her job security after Joan hires a temp (Denise Dowse). Greg: Chuma Hunter-Gault. Sean: Dondre T. Whitfield. Lynn: Persia White. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Maya: Golden Brooks. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. William: Reggie Dent.

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Episode 21

Loose Lips Sink Relationships

Mon, May 7, 2001 30 mins

Toni's impulsive acceptance of Clay's marriage proposal stuns her friends, especially Joan, who unwittingly passes the news to Greg. Meanwhile, William wants Yvonne to quit the police force following an on-the-job injury. LAPD Chief Bernard Parks has a cameo. Clay: Phil Morris. Greg: Chuma Hunter-Gault. Toni: Jill Marie Jones. Yvonne: Cee Cee Michaela Harshaw. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross. Lynn: Persia White. Maya: Golden Brooks. William: Reggie Dent.

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Episode 22

Jamaic-Up?

Mon, May 14, 2001 30 mins

Toni (Jill Marie Jones) flies to Jamaica to recover from her breakup with Greg and she's joined by Joan, Lynn and Maya. Yvonne, meanwhile, reconsiders her future with William. Sinbad and NFL star Terrell Davis have cameos. Greg: Chuma Hunter-Gault. Sean: Dondre T. Whitfield. Yvonne: Cee Cee Michaela. Maya: Golden Brooks. William: Reggie Dent. Lynn: Persia White. Joan: Tracee Ellis Ross.

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