The BEST Episodes of Being Mary Jane
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2020
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.
#1 - Uber Love
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 25, 2014
Mary Jane confronts several people; Lisa and Mary Jane's friendship is put to the test.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Girls Night In
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 14, 2014
Mary Jane has a big talk with Andre, leaving her to ponder her future. Meanwhile, friction develops between Kara and Mary Jane when Kara revamps Mark’s show; and a woman inches closer to Paul Sr.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - Blindsided
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 25, 2014
A picture stirs up drama between Mary Jane and Andre. Meanwhile, Patrick breaks news that he's moving out; a drug run turns violent; Niecy announces a plan following her delivery; Kara mulls over a custody issue involving her sons.
#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.
#23 - 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.
#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.
#25 - 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.