The BEST Episodes of A Black Lady Sketch Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 2, 2020

Network: HBO

A narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests presenting sketches performed by a core cast of black women.

Born at Night, But Not Last Night

#1 - Born at Night, But Not Last Night

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 6, 2019

Two friends visit a new black-owned business. A mother and daughter compete on “Get the Belt.” Tensions rise between Ashley, Gabrielle, Quinta and Robin.

star 8.05
44 votes
Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord?

#2 - Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord?

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 30, 2019

A pastor tries to take back control of a church potluck. Elementary school students notice a change in their teacher. Jackie receives a chilly reception at her hometown high school.

star 7.76
46 votes
3rd & Bonaparte Is Always in the Shade

#3 - 3rd & Bonaparte Is Always in the Shade

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

Asia finds herself on the receiving end of a viral proposal. New recruits discuss goals at a gang orientation. Dr. Haddassah turns a wedding toast into a teachable moment.

star 7.61
56 votes
Where Are My Background Singers?

#4 - Where Are My Background Singers?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 23, 2019

A divorce party spirals out of control. The tragic tale of Rome & Julissa. A frustrated air passenger seeks a sympathetic customer service rep. Denise tries to prevent her breakup side-effect.

star 7.53
45 votes
Your Boss Knows You Don't Have Eyebrows

#5 - Your Boss Knows You Don't Have Eyebrows

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 9, 2019

Shayla forgoes her makeup to her coworker’s dismay. Trinity hunts down an elusive villain known as The Recluse. Contestants perform at the Basic Ball.

star 7.43
74 votes
Angela Bassett Is the Baddest B***h

#6 - Angela Bassett Is the Baddest B***h

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 2, 2019

Maya makes a confession in a support group. Trinity the Invisible Spy meets her match. Drea confronts a dance moves thief. A world-renowned “philosophizer” promotes her masterclass.

star 7.10
82 votes