The BEST episodes of All American

Every episode of All American ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of All American!

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: 4/8/2024Network: The CWStatus: Continuing
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Public Service Announcement
star
9.00
1 votes

#1 - Public Service Announcement

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/8/2024

As the team heads into their first football game of the season, the media’s growing obsession with Spencer begins to take a toll on him. Meanwhile, Olivia opens up to Jordan and Laura about what she’s been working on, and Layla and Coop help Patience take back control of her life

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Time
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8.18
123 votes

#2 - Time

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/13/2023

In an attempt to avoid one big life decision about his relationship with Olivia, Spencer decides to attend the Crenshaw combine with Jordan, even if it means having to avoid another big issue…being in the same place as Billy. Meanwhile, Layla clashes with her father over a decision she made about Keating Records, Olivia contends with success behind a pseudonym, Preach gets a surprise visit from Amina and Asher receives some life changing news. Despite how the day begins, no one is prepared for how it ends.

Directors: Dawn Wilkinson
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Coming Home
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8.10
207 votes

#3 - 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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8.03
169 votes

#4 - 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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O.P.P.
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8.02
109 votes

#5 - O.P.P.

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/6/2023

While Billy preps his team for the combine, Spencer hears some news that leaves him rattled. Asher steps up to help Jaymee following her hospital visit. Coop helps Preach prepare for his custody trial.

Directors: David Crabtree
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Championships
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8.02
224 votes

#6 - 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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Legacy
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8.00
237 votes

#7 - 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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Surviving the Times
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7.93
130 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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Back in the Day
star
7.92
227 votes

#9 - 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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7.91
193 votes

#10 - 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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i
star
7.89
318 votes

#11 - 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
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Lost One
star
7.88
103 votes

#12 - Lost One

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/20/2023

When an unexpected event rocks both the Beverly Hills and Crenshaw communities, they come together to support each other in an unexpected way.

Directors: Michael Schultz
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Hussle & Motivate
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7.88
244 votes

#13 - 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
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Who Shot Ya
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7.87
165 votes

#14 - 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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I Need Love
star
7.86
118 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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Decisions
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7.86
162 votes

#16 - 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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Protect Ya Neck
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7.86
178 votes

#17 - 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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United in Grief
star
7.86
105 votes

#18 - United in Grief

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/27/2023

Spencer comes face to face with his grief and those he loves are collateral damage as he spirals into a person almost unrecognizable. Jordan tries to step up as a leader but no one's following, JJ makes a shocking appearance, and Layla urges Patience to beware of her #1 fan.

Directors: Avi Youabian
Writer: Adrian Dukes
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Homecoming
star
7.85
254 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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Best Kept Secret
star
7.84
221 votes

#20 - 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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Keep Ya Head Up
star
7.84
252 votes

#21 - 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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Now That We've Found Love
star
7.84
88 votes

#22 - Now That We've Found Love

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/15/2023

Dramatic changes are on the horizon for the whole gang. With so many lessons learned from their enormous loss, the road forward is destined to be influenced by the past.

Directors: David McWhirter
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Testify
star
7.83
140 votes

#23 - 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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Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)
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7.83
128 votes

#24 - Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 7/12/2021

With Jordan and Simone's big day quickly approaching they start to envision what their new future will look like with the help of Billy and Laura. Spencer and Billy both realize how much pressure the football team is feeling but to their surprise they may have a new ally. Jordan helps Olivia see what has been holding her back making her look at how to balance recovery and romance. Meanwhile, Layla and Coop both find out secrets to explain what has been really going on.

Directors: Kristin Windell
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Pilot
star
7.83
405 votes

#25 - 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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