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When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Crenshaw and Beverly Hills - begin to collide.

Last Updated: 11/30/2022Network:The CW
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Coming Home
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8.11
195 votes

#1 - Coming Home

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/25/2019

With Spencer, Grace, Dillon and Darnell reeling from the news about why Corey may have left, they set out on a mission to find him. After locating Corey and trying to convince him to go home with them, the weekend turns out to be just what everyone needed. In an effort to keep fighting for the family to be whole again, Billy arranges for the family to meet with a family therapist and possibly help decide on the next step for them. During the session, the therapist gives Jordan and Olivia a separate assignment, which helps them learn more about each other than either knew.

Directors: Benny Boom
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Crossroads
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8.07
157 votes

#2 - Crossroads

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/3/2020

With Spencer in bad shape, Grace, Billy, Laura, Olivia and Layla rush to his side. Knowing there is a big decision he needs to make, the community from both Crenshaw and Beverly Hills rally around him to show support. In the meantime, Spencer asks Coop to do him a favor, but somehow things go from bad to worse. Elsewhere, Jordan and his teammates step up to help Billy out while he is tending to other matters.

Directors: Ryan Zaragoza
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Legacy
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8.04
225 votes

#3 - Legacy

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/27/2019

With playoffs and mid-terms looming, Spencer makes a few shocking discoveries about his father. Coop desperately wants to bring down her enemies, while Jordan makes a connection with his grandfather.

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Championships
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8.00
209 votes

#4 - Championships

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/20/2019

Spencer suffers a devastating setback and gets strength from an unlikely source. Billy, while focused on the championship game, realizes that he has to face some tough truths in order to get his family back.

Directors: David McWhirter
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Back in the Day
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7.95
212 votes

#5 - Back in the Day

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/6/2019

Spencer tries not to repeat the mistakes of his past with his relationship with Layla and Olivia struggles with her sobriety. Billy reveals to Laura something he did to protect his family, while Coop has conflicted emotions about reuniting with her father.

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Life Goes On
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7.93
180 votes

#6 - Life Goes On

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/2/2019

With everything going on Spencer can’t get excited about his football ranking and gets some guidance from Layla, who in turn realizes it might not be the best advice for anyone, including her. Jordan gets some more news he wasn’t expecting, and Laura makes a decision about where she and Billy stand. Meanwhile, Asher gets some clarity from his parents on what happened in the last year, which helps Olivia and Asher to figure out their own stuff, too.

Directors: Avi Youabian
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Decisions
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7.91
152 votes

#7 - Decisions

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/9/2020

When Spencer hears that South Crenshaw may turn into a magnet school, he and his friends decide to do something about it, but he might have bigger problems to worry about. Billy makes a decision about his future that surprises everyone. Layla is focused on trying to get Coop a tour for the summer but isn’t having much luck, so she comes up with a different strategy that makes everyone happy. Asher has an opportunity to spend the summer with his mom but isn’t sure if he should go. Meanwhile, Olivia struggles with what she will do over the summer and Jordan makes a Hail Mary in his personal life.

Directors: Michael Schultz
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Surviving the Times
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7.91
119 votes

#8 - Surviving the Times

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 7/19/2021

Things in Spencer's life seem to be going right, but everything changes when Billy learns what he has been keeping from him. Jordan and Asher get some unexpected news.

Directors: Michael Schultz
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Champagne Glasses
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7.90
110 votes

#9 - Champagne Glasses

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/23/2022

After an intense ending to the Halloween party, Spencer tries his best to compartmentalize everything and focus on the big Homecoming game. Much to Laura's dismay, Billy and Olivia set out on a mission to do what they think is right, which leads them to learn more than they anticipated. Jordan makes it known in what he wants but is met with resistance, and Layla gets an unexpected bombshell at work. Coop is at an emotional crossroads and Asher learns the power of adjustments. Meanwhile, Grace gets a life changing offer she may not be able to refuse.

Directors: David McWhirter
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Who Shot Ya
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7.89
151 votes

#10 - Who Shot Ya

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/24/2020

Spencer is worried Coop isn't taking everything seriously and asks Layla for her help. Olivia questions whether she did the right thing by going to Billy about Asher, leaving Billy to have to make a tough choice in order to protect his team. Coop is feeling smothered by everyone and makes a tough decision about her potential future. Meanwhile, Laura knows Jordan has a big heart but is concerned about his relationship with Simone.

Directors: Nikhil Paniz
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Hussle & Motivate
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7.89
234 votes

#11 - Hussle & Motivate

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/7/2019

After winning the state championship, Spencer James faces a difficult decision that could transform his reputation. Billy realizes he needs to make some major changes to get his life back on track, while Grace and Corey have a tough conversation regarding their family.

Directors: Rob Hardy
Writer: Nkechi Okoro
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Protect Ya Neck
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7.88
167 votes

#12 - Protect Ya Neck

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/27/2020

With Tyrone back on the streets, Spencer is being a little overly protective of Coop and Laura and finds himself in uncharted territory. Olivia is nervous about her upcoming SoLA Muse Cotillion and tries to lean on Asher, but he seems more focused on football than ever. Coop and Patience are trying to get back into a rhythm, but things get worse when Coop’s jealous streak comes out. Meanwhile, Jordan alerts Billy about what he sees on social media that makes Billy worry a little.

Directors: Dawn Wilkinson
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Best Kept Secret
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7.88
209 votes

#13 - Best Kept Secret

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/13/2019

Spencer learns the real reason his father left when he was growing up and is devastated by the truth. Billy must deal with the repercussions of decisions he made in the past, while Coop tries to stop a plan she set in motion, with tragic consequences.

Directors: Michael Schultz
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Came Back for You
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7.87
97 votes

#14 - Came Back for You

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/9/2022

Spencer is ready to take the next step in his NIL journey, but everything could be at risk before it has a chance to get started. Olivia gets caught up in her story and quickly learns it could cost her everything. Jordan gets a surprise that throws a wrench into his plans with Layla. Billy is worried about his job and gets some sage advice that leads him to come up with a new plan. Meanwhile, Coop and Laura realize they could help each other in an unexpected way.

Directors: Crystle Roberson
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I Need Love
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7.86
70 votes

#15 - I Need Love

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/14/2022

Still not satisfied with her article, Olivia gets Billy’s help to find the missing piece before her deadline. JJ ropes Spencer and Jordan into a Valentine’s Day fraternity speed dating event, which leaves Jordan questioning what’s really happening between him and Layla. Coop has an opportunity to audit a law class but faces stiff competition for the coveted spot. Meanwhile, JJ begins to wonder if Asher is using recruiting as a ploy to get JJ to take off-season seriously.

Directors: Michael Schultz
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i
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7.86
292 votes

#16 - i

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/24/2018

Spencer and Jordan spend an unexpected day together back in Crenshaw where our Beverly Hills golden boy, Jordan, gets his first taste of real life in South Central LA. Meanwhile, Billy struggles with his identity as a father as Olivia and Layla attempt to rekindle their friendship. And Coop faces her own truth, coming clean to her parents about being gay.

Directors: Rob Hardy
Writer: Nkechi Okoro
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Keep Ya Head Up
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7.85
236 votes

#17 - Keep Ya Head Up

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/16/2019

Spencer should be on top of the world – his football team is headed to the playoffs and he can finally be with Layla – but he can’t shake a major tragedy that occurred causing him to question everything. Meanwhile, Coop learns some disturbing information about a friend and Jordan is worried about the results of a drug test that could end his football career for good.

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Pilot
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7.83
377 votes

#18 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/10/2018

Spencer James is a rising high school football player and an A student at South Crenshaw High who is recruited by Beverly High School’s football coach Billy Baker. Spencer is conflicted on whether or not to move to Beverly High but Spencer’s mother, Grace, and his best friend, Coop, convince Spencer it’s an opportunity he has to seize. When Spencer is forced to move in with Billy and his family, these two families and their vastly different worlds are drawn together. They will discover that the differences that divide us on the surface hide a deeper connection – the complicated, imperfect humanity that unites us all.

Directors: Rob Hardy
Writer: April Blair
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Homecoming
star
7.83
239 votes

#19 - Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/12/2018

Beverly has their big Homecoming game and the pressure is on. Post-dance, Spencer is feeling the weight of the effects of his arrival at Beverly… as well as his departure from Crenshaw… and tries to set things right. Meanwhile, Billy tries to bring together his team for a win that will send them to the district play-offs for the first time since he became head coach… But Billy discovers doing what’s right and winning aren’t always the same thing.

Directors: Rob Hardy
Writer: April Blair
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Testify
star
7.83
128 votes

#20 - Testify

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/12/2021

Spencer is upset with Olivia, which leaves him to face some difficult truths of his own. Olivia makes things even worse, leaving Billy, Laura and Jordan worried. Billy is in search of a kicker and holds school tryouts and is surprised at who the number one candidate turns out to be. Meanwhile, Montes gives Asher a tough choice about his football career and Coop makes a decision about school after talking with her mom.

Directors: Ryan Zaragoza
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Stakes is High
star
7.83
149 votes

#21 - Stakes is High

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/2/2020

Spencer goes against Billy's wish and goes around him to get what he wants. Olivia and Asher are both guilt ridden for different reasons when it comes to Billy and the position he now finds himself in. Layla continues to help Coop with her music which helps Coop receive an offer that she wasn't expecting. Meanwhile, Jordan does something to try and make things easier for Simone.

Directors: David Crabtree
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After Hours
star
7.82
107 votes

#22 - After Hours

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 6/21/2021

When Billy forces Spencer and Frausto to get on the same page, the night takes an interesting turn when they run into Jordan and Asher. Olivia is excited to hang out with Layla for some much-needed bonding, but the night doesn't go as Olivia had planned. Laura needs some work advice and turns to Grace for some insight, but they both get more than they bargained for. Meanwhile, Billy finds himself in an unusual situation as he takes a walk down memory lane.

Directors: Kelli Williams
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All Eyez on Me
star
7.82
212 votes

#23 - All Eyez on Me

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/30/2019

At a college recruiting event, Spencer’s former teammates from Crenshaw show up, which causes Spencer to lose focus. Olivia comes to Asher’s aid, while Jordan struggles with the opportunities that comes with being Billy Baker’s son.

Directors: Michael Schultz
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Bring the Pain
star
7.81
178 votes

#24 - Bring the Pain

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/11/2019

After Spencer and Olivia’s efforts to try to get help for Layla blow up in their faces, Layla pretends that everything is fine by throwing a birthday party for Olivia and Jordan. With Spencer not in a good place after the news he receives about Corey, he is forced to have dinner with the biggest football booster, and it doesn’t go well. Coop is ready to start recording the music she wants but Preach pushes her to try something that isn’t her style. Meanwhile, Jordan finds himself in trouble and turns to his dad for help, leaving Billy to do what’s best for his family even though Laura doesn’t like it.

Directors: David McWhirter
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Never No More
star
7.81
203 votes

#25 - Never No More

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/21/2019

Spencer gives his Dad an ultimatum about his new player, but after talking to Jordan, Spencer has a better understanding of what is really bothering him. After Coop shows off her rapping skills at school, she becomes more confident in her ability and decides to enter a freestyle battle. Olivia reluctantly joins the So Cal Muse group with Laura’s encouragement, but Olivia learns that this might help create her own identity. Meanwhile, Layla is still not acting like herself and Spencer grows concerned after what he sees.

Directors: Sheelin Choksey
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