The BEST Episodes of A Black Lady Sketch Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 24, 2021

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.

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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 7.98
59 votes
3rd & Bonaparte Is Always in the Shade

#2 - 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 7.72
67 votes
Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord?

#3 - 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 7.71
59 votes
But the Tilapias Are Fine Though, Right?

#4 - But the Tilapias Are Fine Though, Right?

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 23, 2021

Dr. Haddassah breaks her silence; Salina visits a psychic.

star 7.69
39 votes
Writers: Lauren Ashley Smith
If I’m Paying These Chili’s Prices, You Cannot Taste My Steak!

#5 - If I’m Paying These Chili’s Prices, You Cannot Taste My Steak!

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 21, 2021

A freshman navigates her first cafeteria lunch; a motivational speaker rouses a crowd; a woman tries a promising new hair salon.

star 7.66
29 votes
Writers: Lauren Ashley Smith
Your Boss Knows You Don't Have Eyebrows

#6 - 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 7.62
87 votes
So You Just Out Here Chloroforming Anybody?

#7 - So You Just Out Here Chloroforming Anybody?

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 30, 2021

On their trip to Fiji, a group of girlfriends face first-class confusion; Bryanni unleashes her trademark twerking skills.

star 7.62
39 votes
Writers: Lauren Ashley Smith
Where Are My Background Singers?

#8 - 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 7.52
58 votes
Way to Ruin the Party, Soya!

#9 - Way to Ruin the Party, Soya!

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 28, 2021

A woman on a date faces tough questions; friends split the check; a couple braves a family reunion.

star 7.43
28 votes
Writers: Lauren Ashley Smith
My Booty Look Juicy, Don’t It?

#10 - My Booty Look Juicy, Don’t It?

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 14, 2021

Tiffany confronts insomnia; friends stage an intervention.

star 7.39
31 votes
Writers: Lauren Ashley Smith
Sister, May I Call You Oshun?

#11 - Sister, May I Call You Oshun?

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 7, 2021

A gender reveal party loses its focus; Portia takes issue with her takeout.

star 7.38
32 votes
Writers: Lauren Ashley Smith
Angela Bassett Is the Baddest Bitch

#12 - Angela Bassett Is the Baddest Bitch

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 7.23
101 votes