The Best Episodes of Black Jesus

Last Updated: Feb 4, 2019

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 8.14
133 votes
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WTFWBJD

#2 - WTFWBJD

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 8.13
123 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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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 8.13
92 votes
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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
117 votes
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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 8.04
140 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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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
154 votes
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Fried Green Tomatoes

#7 - 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 7.96
143 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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Love Thy Enemy (2)

#8 - Love Thy Enemy (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8

The complex is in shambles thanks to Vic and Lloyd.

star 7.95
131 votes
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A Very Special Christmas In Compton

#9 - 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
92 votes
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Janky Cable

#10 - Janky Cable

Season 2 - Episode 9

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

star 7.92
105 votes
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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
120 votes
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Tasty Tudi's

#12 - 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 7.89
116 votes
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Love Thy Enemy (1)

#13 - 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 7.89
142 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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Thy Neighbor's Strife

#14 - 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 7.85
104 votes
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The Shit Heist

#15 - 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 7.81
178 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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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 7.81
211 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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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 7.81
125 votes
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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
97 votes
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Taco Sundays

#19 - Taco Sundays

Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 7.76
109 votes
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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 7.66
155 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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Smokin', Drinkin', and Chillin

#21 - 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 7.40
325 votes
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Mike Clattenburg
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