The BEST Episodes of Black Monday

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022

Network: Showtime

On October 19, 1987—aka 'Black Monday', the worst stock market crash in Wall Street history—a group of outsiders take on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine, Don Henley’s birthday party and the glass ceiling.

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Violent Crooks and Cooks of Books

#1 - Violent Crooks and Cooks of Books

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 5, 2020

Blair and Dawn take to the skies to pursue a new investor. Mo and Keith struggle with relocation.

star 7.74
155 votes
Directors: Nzingha Stewart
Writers: Bridger Winegar
TWO!

#2 - TWO!

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 25, 2021

Mo tries to make his own bachelor party happenin’. A killer is still on the loose and they’ve chosen to celebrate in a cabin…in the woods. Keith enjoys his social status upgrade until someone unexpected returns.

star 7.72
88 votes
Directors: Tiffany Johnson
Writers: Brandon James Childs, Daniel Libman, Matthew Libman
FIVE!

#3 - FIVE!

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 27, 2021

The group is thrust (literally) back together in a black-site interrogation turned group-therapy session.

star 7.71
91 votes
Directors: Tiffany Johnson
Writers: Dipika Guha
122

#4 - 122

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 3, 2019

At Blair and Tiff's engagement party, Mo's feelings for Dawn begin to cloud his judgment. Wayne and Yassir get into serious trouble, while Keith takes a big step.

star 7.71
259 votes
Directors: Leslye Headland
Writers: Danielle Schneider, Dannah Phirman, Jordan Cahan
THREE!

#5 - THREE!

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 18, 2021

Dawn readies for her upcoming move to the West Coast, only to find that Mo’s attempt to help her has, yet again, backfired. Blair realizes that the killer is inside the house. Keith needs a job real, real bad.

star 7.71
93 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Amelie Gillette, Laura Kindred
ONE!

#6 - ONE!

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 1, 2021

New Year’s Eve 1989. It’s Mo’s "wedding day," but priority number one is to make sure he and his crew live to see another decade. He and Dawn, Blair, Keith and Yassir work together to do whatever it takes to make sure that happens. Season finale.

star 7.70
87 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Daniel Libman, Dipika Guha, Matthew Libman, Yassir Lester
I Don't Like Mondays

#7 - I Don't Like Mondays

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 19, 2020

A plan comes together.

star 7.70
132 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: David Caspe, Jordan Cahan
So Antoine

#8 - So Antoine

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 15, 2020

Mo has an unexpected guest. Blair and Tiff go looking for a new home.

star 7.66
171 votes
Writers: Amelie Gillette
365

#9 - 365

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 20, 2019

Wide-eyed Blair is thrust into the insane world of ’80s Wall Street. Mo enacts his master plan to take over the Georgina Jeans Company.

star 7.65
436 votes
Writers: David Caspe, Jordan Cahan
Idiot Inside

#10 - Idiot Inside

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 22, 2020

Mo tries to extricate Keith from a difficult situation.

star 7.65
167 votes
Writers: Dipika Guha
At That Time

#11 - At That Time

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 12, 2020

Blair is forced to revisit his past while Mo, Keith and Dawn try to make amends.

star 7.64
115 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Amelie Gillette, Daniel Libman, Matthew Libman
Fore!

#12 - Fore!

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 29, 2020

Blair's new political connection puts Dawn in a compromising position. Yassir and Wayne attempt to solve an office mystery.

star 7.64
170 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Yassir Lester
295

#13 - 295

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 17, 2019

Mo and Dawn attempt to reunite Blair and Tiff in order to keep the Georgina play afloat. Mo's debts come back to haunt him.

star 7.63
289 votes
Directors: Reginald Hudlin
Writers: Laura Kittrell
2

#14 - 2

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 24, 2019

Mo is determined to make Blair and Tiff’s marriage happen, for better or worse. Keith tries to impede the SEC’s sting operation by any means possible.

star 7.62
233 votes
Directors: Justin Tipping
Writers: Julieanne Smolinski, Laura Kindred, Syreeta Singleton
   0

#15 - 0

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 31, 2019

Everything comes crashing down.

star 7.60
250 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Enzo Mileti, Scott Wilson
Arthur Ponzarelli

#16 - Arthur Ponzarelli

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 12, 2020

A new client presents a moral quandary for Dawn. Mo, Blair, and Keith chase down leads while Tiff has an identity crisis.

star 7.59
154 votes
Directors: Tiffany Johnson
Writers: Morenike Balogun
339

#17 - 339

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 10, 2019

Mo attempts to create a father/son bond with Blair. Dawn and Spencer have a lively dinner with Dawn's parents. Keith finds his secret increasingly difficult to hide.

star 7.56
313 votes
Writers: Brian C. Singleton, Jim Brandon
SEVEN!

#18 - SEVEN!

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 13, 2021

Mo tries to keep up with Nomi but he comes to realize that time catches up with us all when he finds he can't party like he used to. Meanwhile, Dawn's attempt to get him to slow down backfires. Elsewhere, Pastor Newell's funeral planning goes off the rails and ends with a bang.

star 7.55
86 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Yassir Lester
7042

#19 - 7042

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 17, 2019

We get a glimpse into Mo’s past, while Blair and Dawn pursue some necessary detective work.

star 7.52
248 votes
Directors: Justin Tipping
Writers: Yassir Lester
TEN!

#20 - TEN!

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 23, 2021

It’s 1989 and Mo makes his first big “discovery” as a newly minted jazz producer. Dawn’s still serving time for masterminding Black Monday, Blair learns the hard way how to play politics, and Keith discovers that the late Lenny Leighman has some big follicles to fill. Mo hatches a plot to get Dawn an early release.

star 7.51
117 votes
Directors: Tiffany Johnson
Writers: Daniel Libman, Matthew Libman
Lucky Shoes

#21 - Lucky Shoes

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 5, 2020

On election night, Blair makes a risky proposition while Mo and Dawn go on a double date. Keith makes a startling discovery.

star 7.51
141 votes
Directors: Nzingha Stewart
Writers: Ean Weslynn, Laura Kindred
FOUR!

#22 - FOUR!

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 11, 2021

Mo and Dawn work through some “artistic differences” as Nomi's star rises. Blair and Tiff schmooze a VIP, and Keith tries to rekindle things with Mike.

star 7.50
86 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Akilah Green
Who Are You Supposed to Be?

#23 - Who Are You Supposed to Be?

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 28, 2020

At TBD's Halloween party, Blair tries to make the trade of a lifetime, Mo and Dawn argue over an opportunity, Tiff and Corkie loosen up, and Keith phones a friend.

star 7.47
140 votes
Directors: Tiffany Johnson
Writers: Janelle James
364

#24 - 364

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 27, 2019

A Hollywood screenwriter shadows Mo at the office as Mo and Dawn fight over her desire to be made a partner. Keith plays a prank on Blair.

star 7.46
358 votes
Writers: Jessi Klein
SIX!

#25 - SIX!

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 20, 2021

Mo and Dawn are at odds when it comes to Nomi's musical future. Meanwhile, Keith, Tiff and Corkie combine forces to make a damage-control commercial for Pfaffashions. Elsewhere, Blair gets a panic room to panic in.

star 7.45
91 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Bridger Winegar