Being Mary Jane

The WORST episodes of Being Mary Jane

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

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.

Last Updated: 9/13/2022Network:BET
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Storm Advisory
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7.12
147 votes

#1 - Storm Advisory

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/7/2014

Andre comes face to face with David at Mary Jane’s house. Meanwhile, changes are afoot at SNC and after an anchor is unceremoniously fired, Mary Jane, Kara and Mark all fear for their jobs. Lisa struggles with a bout of depression.

Directors: Salim Akil
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Reading the Signs
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7.50
107 votes

#2 - Reading the Signs

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/14/2015

Mary Jane's rant goes viral, turning her into an overnight sensation; Sheldon struggles to take his relationship with Mary Jane to the next level; and Kara heads home to help with a complicated family matter.

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Purging and Cleansing
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7.55
156 votes

#3 - Purging and Cleansing

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/8/2015

Mary Jane prepares for her return to "TalkBack"; and begins a "life cleanse" in an effort to resurrect her finances and reclaim her voice as a journalist.

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One is the Loneliest Number
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7.55
105 votes

#4 - One is the Loneliest Number

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/24/2015

SNC covers a fatal school shooting in Atlanta; Mary Jane meets Sheldon's circle of friends; a new man in Kara's life helps her find a new purpose; Mark's relationship with Eric comes to an end; and Patrick makes a heartbreaking discovery.

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No Eggspectations
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7.57
94 votes

#5 - No Eggspectations

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/3/2015

Kara suggests a live installment of "Talk Back," but neither she nor Mary Jane are prepared for the news that Dr. Marrs delivers; Cameron and Niecy negotiate over his re-entry into her life; and an exciting business opportunity presents itself to PJ.

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People in Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Fish
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7.58
130 votes

#6 - People in Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Fish

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/3/2015

In the Season 2 premiere, Mary Jane throws a dinner party; and invites a married couple whom she and David used to be "couples friends" with. She also re-examines what she wants out of life after learning that David's new girlfriend is pregnant.

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The Huxtables Have Fallen
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7.60
94 votes

#7 - The Huxtables Have Fallen

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/21/2014

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.

Directors: Salim Akil
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Don't Call It a Comeback
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7.61
173 votes

#8 - Don't Call It a Comeback

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/17/2015

Mark contemplates his future at the network; and a sexual encounter scares Mary Jane.

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Line in the Sand
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7.63
104 votes

#9 - Line in the Sand

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/31/2015

Mary Jane gets nominated for an Emmy, prompting her to seek advice from her trusted friends. In time, she must decide whether to take a chance and follow her instincts. Meanwhile, information about Tracy surfaces.

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Mixed Messages
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7.64
70 votes

#10 - Mixed Messages

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/4/2014

Mary Jane meets a man online; Kara’s changes prove too much for Mark. Patrick learns that celebrating his sobriety is bigger than it just being about him, Kara and Mark figure out a way to effectively communicate and work together and Mary Jane admits her addiction.

Directors: Salim Akil
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Getting Schooled
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7.65
518 votes

#11 - Getting Schooled

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/7/2017

Mary Jane's new position as web correspondent fuels her rivalry with Justin as she pursues the story of a teen boy beaten for wearing a skirt.

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Hindsight is 20/40
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7.67
95 votes

#12 - Hindsight is 20/40

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/18/2014

When Andre sees a picture of Mary Jane with David at the gala he starts questioning if she is still involved with him

Directors: Salim Akil
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Getting Judged
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7.69
516 votes

#13 - Getting Judged

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/28/2017

A leaked story in the press about Mary Jane threatens to derail one of the most important moments of her career.

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Exposed
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7.70
92 votes

#14 - Exposed

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2014

Mary Jane and Andre have decided to settle in together at her home in domestic bliss. Meanwhile, Helen is disappointed with Paul Sr. for not receiving a platinum table at an exclusive gala, so he finds an unlikely source in hopes of obtaining one. While Andre declines his invitation to accompany Mary Jane at the gala, she unexpectedly runs into her ex David. Also, Mary Jane is faced with a challenging decision at SNC involving a fellow journalist.

Directors: Salim Akil
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Feeling Raw
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7.70
386 votes

#15 - Feeling Raw

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/18/2017

Distrustful of Justin after Kara's firing, Mary Jane tries to make it work with Lee, but resisting Justin is undermining her performance in the coveted co-anchor spot of the morning show.

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Getting Served
star
7.71
495 votes

#16 - Getting Served

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/14/2017

Mary Jane and PJ feel homesick while Niecy's rash decision has some dire consequences.

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Freedom
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7.72
107 votes

#17 - Freedom

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/10/2015

Mary Jane's plans for an anxiety-free weekend go awry when Mark asks her to be his "beard" during an unexpected visit from his parents. In other events, Mary Jane's interview of a teen sex worker makes her re-evaluate her relationship with Niecy.

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Hot Seat
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7.73
158 votes

#18 - Hot Seat

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/10/2015

When SNC decides to keep Marisol in the Primetime seat, Mary Jane's tenacity will lead her to explore unconventional methods.... As Niecy's rift with Patrick continues, she'll reach out to her mother.....

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Sleepless in Atlanta
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7.74
92 votes

#19 - Sleepless in Atlanta

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/24/2015

Kara tries to protect Mary Jane from the results of a focus group; Niecy tries to shield herself and Treyvion from his father, who unexpectedly returns from college; Patrick tries to balance work and family; and Mary Jane meets with Sheldon DeWitt.

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Pilot
star
7.74
159 votes

#20 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/2/2013

Mary Jane Paul (Gabrielle Union) is a single woman with style, class and a high-powered career as a host of a popular news program. On paper, she has it all, except one thing...love. Tune in to find out what it's like 'Being Mary Jane'.

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Primetime
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7.76
101 votes

#21 - Primetime

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/7/2015

While Cynthia is out due to illness, Mary Jane and Kara host and produce a primetime news hour. In other events, Paul Jr. decides between job offers.

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If the Shoe Fits...
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7.76
160 votes

#22 - If the Shoe Fits...

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/24/2015

Mary Jane's birthday takes a backseat to family drama.

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Feeling Conflicted
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7.79
340 votes

#23 - Feeling Conflicted

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/25/2017

Since Kara is having a tough time in arbitration with her wrongful termination claim, Mary Jane and Justin decide not to confess that they're seeing each other.

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Signing Off
star
7.80
109 votes

#24 - Signing Off

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/14/2015

In the Season 2 finale, Mary Jane moves into a primetime position at SNC; and, just as she settles into a relationship with Sheldon, receives mind-blowing news about David. In other events, the Patterson family gathers to celebrate Paul Jr.'s graduation from architecture school.

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Facing Fears
star
7.80
174 votes

#25 - Facing Fears

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/20/2015

In the Season 3 premiere, Mary Jane is rushed to the hospital following her accident; Paul Sr. handles David; and Helen deals with Lisa.

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