The BEST Episodes of Black Jesus

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 3, 2019

Network: Adult Swim

A TV series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.

Gangsta's Paradise

#1 - Gangsta's Paradise

Season 1 - Episode 9

Jesus decides to reunite with his friends from the "hood"

star 8.15
138 votes


Season 1 - Episode 10

While Jesus is on the run, the gang is left to ponder what would Black Jesus do in their shoes.

star 8.14
126 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Never Say When

#3 - Never Say When

Season 2 - Episode 8

Lloyd gets a lucrative job as a liquor salesman, which changes him in ways that worry Jesus.

star 8.11
97 votes
Hands of God

#4 - Hands of God

Season 2 - Episode 4

Jesus joins Ms. Tudi in her latest money-making scheme, a mobile spa van charging for Holy foot massages. The hustle puts Fish in an awkward position when Tudi soon decides it better to sell Fish's "gift of sexiness" instead.

star 8.10
122 votes
The Other Shoe Drops

#5 - The Other Shoe Drops

Season 1 - Episode 7

Travyon forays into documentary filmmaking and discovers a saboteur pouring bleach in the garden.

star 8.08
145 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
No Room for Jesus

#6 - No Room for Jesus

Season 2 - Episode 1

Jesus returns to Compton in search of a place to stay, but becomes concerned about Fish, who appears to be returning to a life of crime.

star 8.01
160 votes
Love Thy Enemy (2)

#7 - Love Thy Enemy (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8

The complex is in shambles thanks to Vic and Lloyd.

star 7.99
135 votes
Fried Green Tomatoes

#8 - Fried Green Tomatoes

Season 1 - Episode 5

The gang is ready to quit the garden when they find the weed in the garden has failed, but they discover an abundance of "miracle" green tomatoes.

star 7.97
150 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Love Thy Enemy (1)

#9 - Love Thy Enemy (1)

Season 1 - Episode 6

The gang bottle and sell their green tomato sauce and Ms. Tudi makes peace with the CCSWC.

star 7.92
147 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
A Very Special Christmas In Compton

#10 - A Very Special Christmas In Compton

Season 2 - Episode 11

Jesus makes a Christmas wish after he grows upset with the commercialization of the holiday. But, his wish brings unintended consequences.

star 7.92
97 votes
False Witness

#11 - False Witness

Season 2 - Episode 3

When Vic misinterprets the gang's latest hustle as terrorist activity, he gears up to wage a one-man war against them.

star 7.89
125 votes
Janky Cable

#12 - Janky Cable

Season 2 - Episode 9

Trayvon's dad gets him free cable, which causes problems with Vic.

star 7.88
110 votes
Tasty Tudi's

#13 - Tasty Tudi's

Season 2 - Episode 5

When Fish seduces a city worker into a no limit EBT card, he learns that free food can come at a high price

star 7.86
121 votes
The Shit Heist

#14 - The Shit Heist

Season 1 - Episode 3

After being extorted by Mexican gangsters, they are left with no money for fertilizer for their garden, so they must execute a manure heist at the Compton Boarding Stables.

star 7.85
185 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Thy Neighbor's Strife

#15 - Thy Neighbor's Strife

Season 2 - Episode 7

Vic plunges into sin courtesy of Lloyd's estranged wife. Meanwhile, the gang shoots a music video for Boonie's latest track, "Side Bitches".

star 7.84
109 votes
Fish and the Con Man

#16 - Fish and the Con Man

Season 1 - Episode 2

Black Jesus tells his gang that they must start a community garden. Standing in the way of progress is Vic, the Apartment Manager who threatens to bring all of them down.

star 7.84
217 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Jesus Gonna Get His

#17 - Jesus Gonna Get His

Season 2 - Episode 2

Jesus and the gang take on the Church of Jesus Christ in Compton; they plan to teach its corrupt preacher a lesson.

star 7.80
129 votes
Lloyds Wife/Good for Nothing

#18 - Lloyds Wife/Good for Nothing

Season 2 - Episode 10

Lloyds' wife resurfaces announcing she wants a divorce. Vic is overjoyed, until things get messy. After a visit to the probation office, Fish faces a test of faith.

star 7.78
101 votes
Taco Sundays

#19 - Taco Sundays

Season 2 - Episode 6

Jesus loses his phone when the gang travel through Compton in a food truck.

star 7.77
114 votes
I Gave at the Playground

#20 - I Gave at the Playground

Season 1 - Episode 4

The gang end up agreeing to help Boonie with a yard sale. His ex girlfriend shows up though to cause havoc.

star 7.73
161 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Vatican Guys

#21 - Vatican Guys

Season 3 - Episode 2

After discovering the leaked video of Jesus performing a miracle, the Vatican sends two secret agents from Italy to Compton to kidnap "the Black Jesus" and determine if the oversized black guy is really the son of God.

star 7.64
28 votes
The Compton Carter

#22 - The Compton Carter

Season 3 - Episode 1

Jesus returns from jail to discover his running buddy Boonie has relocated from their old Compton Gardens apartment complex to the "new" Compton Gardens, where Lloyd is building manager.

star 7.50
38 votes
Smokin', Drinkin', and Chillin

#23 - Smokin', Drinkin', and Chillin

Season 1 - Episode 1

Black Jesus and his gang fail at trying to score some good weed. To make matters worse Black Jesus gets detained by police and questioned.

star 7.39
339 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg