The Best Episodes Directed by Gail Lerner
#1 - The Lockdown
Grace and Frankie Season 4 - Episode 8
Frankie convinces Allison to have a home birth. Grace and Frankie wind up stuck with a bickering Robert and Sol when there's a neighborhood lockdown.
#2 - The Name Game
Black-ish Season 3 - Episode 14
Dre and Bow have a gender reveal party, and Dre is thrilled because it’s his turn to name the baby. He decides on a culturally significant name that Bow and Ruby aren’t a fan of. Meanwhile, Zoey’s plan to have an anti-Valentine’s Day with her friend Shelly is thwarted when Junior asks Shelly out on a date, so Diane tries to fill in as Zoey’s BFF.
#4 - Couples Therapy
Trophy Wife Season 1 - Episode 18
When Pete swaps out his chili for Kate’s at the school frontier fundraiser, Diane confronts him and he concocts a story about how he and Kate are going to couples counseling. Meanwhile, Meg relaxes at the Harrison’s house and becomes an object of fascination for Warren and Hillary.
#5 - R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Black-ish Season 4 - Episode 14
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.
#6 - Gap Year
Black-ish Season 5 - Episode 1
After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.
#7 - The Johnson Show
Black-ish Season 2 - Episode 21
Dre’s always strived to model his life after the idyllic families he grew up watching on TV, but he panics after he learns he could lose his job. Meanwhile, Bow tries to prove herself when she’s put in charge of the school auction and enlists here kids’ assistance instead of accepting the other moms’ offers to help.
#8 - Collateral Damage
Black-ish Season 4 - Episode 22
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.
#9 - Each One, Teach One
Black-ish Season 5 - Episode 17
Dre feels like he has made a difference with the diversity at Stevens & Lido as the head of the Urban Division, but when Junior tells him that Josh is his mentor, Dre flips out. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane show their friends a video of Bow dancing and now she’s become the hot mom.