The BEST Episodes of Black Jesus

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020

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.

The Other Shoe Drops

#1 - The Other Shoe Drops

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 18, 2014

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

star 8.66
233 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Love Thy Enemy (2)

#2 - Love Thy Enemy (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 25, 2014

The complex is in shambles thanks to Vic and Lloyd.

star 8.49
279 votes
A Very Special Christmas in Compton

#3 - A Very Special Christmas in Compton

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 27, 2015

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

star 8.49
154 votes
Gangsta's Paradise

#4 - Gangsta's Paradise

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 2, 2014

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

star 8.47
282 votes
WTFWBJD

#5 - WTFWBJD

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 9, 2014

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

star 8.43
244 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Never Say When

#6 - Never Say When

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 6, 2015

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

star 8.42
156 votes
Hands of God

#7 - Hands of God

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 9, 2015

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 8.41
211 votes
Fried Green Tomatoes

#8 - Fried Green Tomatoes

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 4, 2014

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 8.33
239 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
False Witness

#9 - False Witness

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 2, 2015

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

star 8.32
217 votes
Jesus Gonna Get His

#10 - Jesus Gonna Get His

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 25, 2015

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

star 8.26
221 votes
Janky Cable

#11 - Janky Cable

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 13, 2015

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

star 8.23
197 votes
Tasty Tudi's

#12 - Tasty Tudi's

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 16, 2015

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

star 8.18
210 votes
No Room for Jesus

#13 - No Room for Jesus

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 2015

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 8.18
279 votes
I Gave at the Playground

#14 - I Gave at the Playground

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 28, 2014

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

star 8.14
252 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
The Shit Heist

#15 - The Shit Heist

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 21, 2014

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 8.09
306 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Love Thy Enemy (1)

#16 - Love Thy Enemy (1)

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 11, 2014

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

star 7.94
266 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Parole Officer

#17 - Parole Officer

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 4, 2019

The parole officer for Jesus, a friendly white dude that just wants to make the world a better place, witnesses proof of Jesus' divinity, has a spiritual upheaval and decides to stop going to work and follow Jesus.

star 7.90
52 votes
Thy Neighbor's Strife

#18 - Thy Neighbor's Strife

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 30, 2015

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 7.90
197 votes
Lloyds Wife/Good for Nothing

#19 - Lloyds Wife/Good for Nothing

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 20, 2015

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 7.87
188 votes
Fish and the Con Man

#20 - Fish and the Con Man

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 14, 2014

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 7.86
339 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
Taco Sundays

#21 - Taco Sundays

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 23, 2015

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

star 7.86
201 votes
Vatican Guys

#22 - Vatican Guys

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 27, 2019

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 7.67
54 votes
Operation SHUT'EMDOWN

#23 - Operation SHUT'EMDOWN

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 18, 2019

AmBro, the head of security at the New Compton Gardens, forms a militia to scare off drug dealers in the hood; in a show of force, his troops take over the street and screw up a drug deal the gang planned for that day.

star 7.55
40 votes
Hair Tudi

#24 - Hair Tudi

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

Ms. Tudi miraculously scores a small business loan and opens Tudi's Wigs, Weaves and Whatnots; the Korean Mafia isn't happy the store is on their turf, and that means war.

star 7.48
33 votes
Boonie Christ

#25 - Boonie Christ

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 25, 2019

Jesus lets Boonie have the power of Christ so he can see how difficult being the Son of God really is; while Boonie tries to figure out how to make his new powers work for him, Jesus takes a skip day for himself.

star 7.47
30 votes