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The Carmichael Show Season 3 Episodes

Season 3 Episode Guide

13 Episodes 2017 - 2017

In Season 3 of "The Carmichael Show," Bobby (LilRel Howery) is inspired while helping Joe (David Alan Grier) at the Army recruitment center; Jerrod (Jerrod Carmichael) is unsure how to react after he survives a shooting incident at the mall; and Cynthia (Loretta Devine) is shocked by a revelation from her husband about his past. Meanwhile, Maxine (Amber Stevens West) educates the men about consent; the family debate casual racism after witnessing an interaction between Jerrod and one of his friends; and concerns are raised about Nekeisha's (Tiffany Haddish) drinking. Elsewhere, double standards lead Maxine and Jerrod to make a life-changing decision, but news from her family makes Jerrod realize they need to lay some ground rules.

Episode 1

Yes Means Yes

Wed, May 31, 2017 30 mins

A family debate about consent ensues after Maxine's friend posts about her sexual assault on social media. Before long, the debate sends Bobby into a spiral. The Season 3 opener.

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Episode 2

Support the Troops

Wed, May 31, 2017 30 mins

Jerrod gets into a fight with a soldier in front of Joe and Bobby. Joe tries to make it up to the soldier, but complications result.

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Episode 3

Grandma Francis

Wed, Jun 7, 2017 30 mins

A boys' trip finds Joe and his sons visiting Joe's mother, but the getaway takes a serious turn when she presents them with an impossible dilemma.

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Episode 4

Lesbian Wedding

Wed, Jun 14, 2017 30 mins

A family debate about beauty and superficiality ensues when Maxine offers to set Bobby up with a friend whom the family deems unattractive.

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Episode 5

Cynthia's Birthday

Wed, Jun 21, 2017 30 mins

Cynthia reacts negatively to a birthday gift she receives from Jerrod and Maxine. As a result, Jerrod sets out to force his family members to broaden their horizons as he addresses what is and isn't acceptable when it comes to race.

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Episode 6


Wed, Jun 28, 2017 30 mins

Jerrod survives a tragedy, then fights against being labeled a victim and being coddled by his family. Complications result when he's forced to tell the police exactly what he saw.

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Episode 7


Wed, Jul 5, 2017 30 mins

Bobby tells Jerrod about a mysterious Facebook message he received, leading to the revelation of a decades-old family secret.

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Episode 8


Wed, Jul 12, 2017 30 mins

Bobby and Nekeisha clash over how much she's been drinking, sparking a family intervention that turns into a debate about how to best handle life stress.

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Episode 9

Evelyn and Vernon

Wed, Jul 19, 2017 30 mins

Cynthia discovers her parents are having marriage problems, which forces her to face difficulties in her own marriage.

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Episode 10

Maxine's Sister

Wed, Jul 26, 2017 30 mins

When Maxine brings her sister to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances, forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.

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Episode 11

Low Expectations

Wed, Aug 2, 2017 30 mins

When Bobby suffers an on-the-job injury that spurs him to want to go to college, Maxine defends his decision to the disapproving Carmichaels but struggles herself once he declares what career he'd like to pursue.

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Episode 12

Three Year Anniversary

Wed, Aug 9, 2017 30 mins

The family discovers the unique way that Jerrod and Maxine celebrated their dating anniversary, and their disapproval forces Jerrod and Maxine to scrutinize how they might not be able to meet one another's expectations.

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Episode 13

Gold Diggers

Wed, Aug 9, 2017 30 mins

In the finale, Bobby brings home his new girlfriend, sparking a debate about the effects of money. The talk uncovers something about Maxine's financial situation that Jerrod never knew and doesn't know if he can handle.

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