The BEST Episodes of Being Mary Jane

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2020

Network: BET

Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman-show: a successful TV news anchor, and an entirely self-sufficient powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles her life, her relationships, her work, and commitments to her family.

Feeling Tested

#1 - Feeling Tested

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Sep 19, 2017

After learning she has a say in who replaces Garrett, Mary Jane questions Justin's overtures toward her; Kara helps Orlando in his transition from athlete to broadcaster.

star 8.13
272 votes
Let's Go Crazy

#2 - Let's Go Crazy

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 17, 2015

The motivation for Mary Jane's actions with David become clear. In other events, a "Talk Back" segment spurs Mary Jane to move on with her life and repair strained relationships; and she also decides to change "Talk Back," which may not go over well with Kara.

star 8.00
108 votes
Sparrow

#3 - Sparrow

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 27, 2015

Mary Jane learns the sad news about Lisa; and deals with Lisa's family when they come to town.

star 7.98
171 votes
Feeling Lost

#4 - Feeling Lost

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 29, 2017

Word of Lee’s brimming success and new girlfriend throws Mary Jane’s already tenuous relationship with Justin into doubt. Kara meets Orlando’s young attractive mother, who doesn’t share Kara’s enthusiasm for Orlando’s budding broadcasting career.

star 7.97
312 votes
Feeling Seen

#5 - Feeling Seen

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 12, 2017

Mary Jane uncovers information about Justin's past that spin their love into a new phase. Meanwhile, Kara and Justin are forced to take down a dark horse who has entered the race for the executive producer slot.

star 7.96
277 votes
Feeling Ambushed

#6 - Feeling Ambushed

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 22, 2017

Mary Jane and Justin's relationship is tested when their notoriety on social media leads to discoveries about Justin's past. Kara makes her own discovery about the girlfriend of one of Orlando's teammates.

star 7.95
323 votes
Feeling Destined

#7 - Feeling Destined

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 5, 2017

After learning that Paul and Helen are getting a divorce, the Paterson family struggles to cope with the imminent changes.

star 7.95
281 votes
Getting Naked

#8 - Getting Naked

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2017

Mary Jane is pitted against her idol Ronda while Niecy tries to balance her life.

star 7.94
415 votes
Getting Risky

#9 - Getting Risky

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 7, 2017

Mary Jane and Justin go rogue to chase a story as Mary Jane frets about meeting Lee's baby momma.

star 7.93
482 votes
Feeling Hashtagged

#10 - Feeling Hashtagged

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 15, 2017

Mary Jane and Justin's relationship goes viral. Frank, an old family friend of Helen and Paul's, stirs long-forgotten memories of a love triangle that clouded the early years of their marriage.

star 7.90
323 votes
Some Things Are Black and White

#11 - Some Things Are Black and White

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 15, 2015

In the Season 3 finale, Mary Jane agrees to go out with GG; and finds herself a topic on "The Real" in a segment on interracial dating. In other events, David's mom talks with Mary Jane; Kara has trouble at work; and Niecy has a run-in with the police.

star 7.90
183 votes
Getting Home

#12 - Getting Home

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 21, 2017

Traveling to Atlanta to cover a news story, Mary Jane's reunion with her family goes into a tailspin when Lee shows up unexpectedly.

star 7.88
499 votes
Being Kara

#13 - Being Kara

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 3, 2015

Kara's life spins out of control; and Mary Jane helps Niecy land her first job.

star 7.88
151 votes
Getting Nekkid

#14 - Getting Nekkid

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 10, 2017

Looking for change in her career and attitude, Mary Jane has an interesting encounter with a new man.

star 7.88
523 votes
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Getting It

#15 - Getting It

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 21, 2017

Mary Jane joins forces with Justin, setting forth a plan that could oust Ronda from the anchor chair, but Kara gets caught in the crossfire.

star 7.87
502 votes
Getting Real

#16 - Getting Real

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 31, 2017

An interview with a fiery reality star makes Mary Jane a social media sensation. Things rapidly heat up with Lee.

star 7.87
500 votes
The Huxtables Have Fallen

#17 - The Huxtables Have Fallen

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 21, 2014

Patrick learns of Mary Jane's affair with Andre. To help her sort through her dilemma, Patrick takes her to visit their voice of reasoning Aunt Toni. She is once again conflicted about her feelings for Andre and decides to once and for all give him an answer in regards to his marriage proposal. Meanwhile, a former business partner declines further partnership with Patrick, resulting in damaging affects to Patrick's sobriety.

star 7.86
107 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers:
Wake Up Call

#18 - Wake Up Call

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 1, 2015

Mary Jane hears harsh opinions about her show while sitting in on a journalism lecture. In other events, Patrick's life seems to be on track until he's surprised with a family intervention.

star 7.85
163 votes
Feeling Friendless

#19 - Feeling Friendless

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 8, 2017

Feeling alienated, Mary Jane allows her own party to be transformed into a media event. Niecy returns to Atlanta invigorated and ready to set her dreams in motion. Patrick becomes a montor to a rowdy activist.

star 7.84
335 votes
Mary Jane Knows Best

#20 - Mary Jane Knows Best

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 17, 2015

Mary Jane undergoes a fertility treatment as part of a series on modern-day motherhood. She also makes Niecy her new pet project after Niecy's secret is discovered; and tries to land an interview with an elusive multi-millionaire.

star 7.83
89 votes
Uber Love

#21 - Uber Love

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 25, 2014

Mary Jane confronts several people; Lisa and Mary Jane's friendship is put to the test.

star 7.82
96 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers:
Feeling Exposed

#22 - Feeling Exposed

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 1, 2017

Kara's discovery that Mary Jane is sleeping with Justin sends their friendship into a tailspin and upsets the power dynamic at the studio. Sensing there's more to Mary Jane's break up with Lee, Helen sends Niecy to New York.

star 7.82
349 votes
Louie, Louie

#23 - Louie, Louie

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 20, 2015

Mary Jane is stuck in the house with nothing to do; Cedric reveals his plans; and SNC hires a hot replacement for Mary Jane.

star 7.81
154 votes
Pulling the Trigger

#24 - Pulling the Trigger

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 10, 2015

Mary Jane's hormones rage out of control after she gets an hCG trigger shot, which starts a 36-hour countdown to ovulation. She's also offered an exclusive story from Sheldon DeWitt; further strains her already-strained friendship with Lisa; and receives a surprise visit from David.

star 7.81
98 votes
Getting Serious

#25 - Getting Serious

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 14, 2017

Justin cooks up a plan to get Mary Jane in the anchor chair while she and Lee decide whether or not they should have a baby together.

star 7.80
487 votes