The BEST episodes of Eve

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

Eve is named for its star, rapper Eve, and is about a trio of women who have their own boutique & clothing line. The show follows their dating lives and those of their male friends. Michelle Penelope "Shelly" Williams, is trying to navigate the exhilarating world of 21st Century love, sex, romance and career; she has been a little too single, a little too long in her mind. Her two best friends, Rita and Janie, offer conflicting advice as Shelly tries to find her way on the rocky road to love. Their male friends include J.T., a handsome guy who enjoys being single, and his best pal, Nick, who is searching for the perfect woman who can meet his exact standards. Donovan Brink is the manager of Bedlam (one of Miami's hottest clubs), and friends with both Shelly and J.T., inevitably getting stuck in the middle when problems arise.

Last Updated: 12/11/2023Network: UPNStatus: Ended
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Pimps Up, DivaStyle Down
star
8.67
3 votes

#1 - Pimps Up, DivaStyle Down

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/10/2004

The women at DivaStyle accidentally accept a client who turns out to be a pimp, Rodney P. When Shelly refuses to do business with him, Rodney calls in his lawyers, Sugar-Free and Comfort. Meanwhile, Rodney's colleagues take his ""discrimination"" fight to the streets by picketing outside the store.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
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Worst First Date Ever
star
8.57
7 votes

#2 - Worst First Date Ever

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/15/2003

Shelley Williams meets J.T. and the two start to date as friends. But when Shelley has a feeling that J.T.'s not his type of man to be dating with, it comes down to it when Rita and Janie think that the two are a perfect couple and that Shelley should give him another chance.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writer: Meg DeLoatch
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Party All The Time
star
8.33
3 votes

#3 - Party All The Time

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/1/2004

Shelly's childhood friend, April, reappears in her life, and her party-crashing antics begin to influence Shelly's behavior, which causes friction between Shelly and her friends Rita and Janie. Meanwhile, Nick receives an email of a dancing stripper and tries to delete it before his boss can see it.

Directors: Gary Shimokawa
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Hi Mom
star
8.00
4 votes

#4 - Hi Mom

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/17/2003

When J.T.'s mother walks in on him and Shelly in bed, Shelly fears their romance will sour unless she can win his mother's acceptance and respect, and Rita breaks up with her ""perfect man"" when their sexual role-playing typecasts her as the submissive one.

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Private Dancer
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8.00
5 votes

#5 - Private Dancer

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/18/2003

J.T. is upset when Shelly discusses details of his bedroom antics with her gal pals, who disclose them to Missy Elliott (playing herself) in a nightclub during a celebration for Janie.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
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Just the Three of Us
star
8.00
4 votes

#6 - Just the Three of Us

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/12/2004

After drinking his apple juice, shattering his favorite beer mug and walking in on him shadowboxing naked, Nick tells Shelly that she has overstayed her welcome at their townhouse, placing J.T. in the middle of a showdown between his best friend and his girlfriend.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
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Valentine's Day Reloaded
star
8.00
3 votes

#7 - Valentine's Day Reloaded

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/9/2004

On Valentine's Day, the friends debate whether or not it was fate that Shelly and J.T. became acquainted. In a series of flashbacks to six months earlier, J.T. almost meets Shelly in line at a coffeehouse but becomes frustrated by her lengthy order. He also nearly encounters her at DivaStyle, but leaves after getting frightened by the sight of a wedding veil. Meanwhile, also in flashbacks, Shelly comes close to being seduced by handsome cheater Kevin Thorpe , with whom she had broken up. But at the last minute, she asserts her independence, leaves him and puts on the sexy dress to finally meet J.T.—and her destiny—at Z Lounge.

Directors: Gary Shimokawa
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Porn Free
star
8.00
3 votes

#8 - Porn Free

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/23/2004

Janie discovers Marty's secret porn stash, and fearing there's a problem in her marriage, sets about trying to remedy the problem with help from Shelly and Rita. Also, J.T. has made a new friend in Cedric the Entertainer, but when this new friend never, ever leaves his side, he becomes an annoyance that J.T. wonders how to ""break up"" with.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
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The Ex Factor
star
7.80
5 votes

#9 - The Ex Factor

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/24/2003

J.T.'s old flame comes to town so Shelly feels she must up her game in order to keep her man from being tempted away.

Directors: Brian K. Roberts
Writer: Janis Hirsch
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They've Come Undone (1)
star
7.67
3 votes

#10 - They've Come Undone (1)

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/24/2004

A humiliated J.T. admits to Shelly that he doubts she's the type of girl he could marry after he and his parents see Shelly and her girlfriends drunk and topless in a new commercial for a racy reality video. For her behavior in the video, Janie's husband Marty forbids her to go out. Donovan and Rita valiantly attempt to not discuss their recent kiss. And Nick's appalled that his new girlfriend Dani has an ex-lover's name tattooed on her. )Part 1 of 2)

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They've Come Undone (2)
star
7.67
3 votes

#11 - They've Come Undone (2)

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/24/2004

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
Writer: Meg DeLoatch
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OVER
star
7.60
5 votes

#12 - OVER

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/21/2004

In an attempt to mend their rocky relationship, J.T. and Shelly sit down for an honest conversation about the effort and compromises each must make if they're going to stay together, but just when she thinks they're making progress, Shelly is shocked to learn that J.T.'s idea of compromise involves her changing her lifestyle. Meanwhile, Nick tries to pretend that he is happy about Donovan's romantic interest in Rita after learning of their newfound mutual attraction.

Writer: Meg DeLoatch
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'Twas The Fight Before Christmas
star
7.50
4 votes

#13 - 'Twas The Fight Before Christmas

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/15/2003

J.T. gets fed up with the long hours Shelly is working during the holidays; Donovan's ex-girlfriend visits. J.T.'s mother tries to fix her son up with another woman (Kelly Rowland) when he tires of Shelley's busy schedule.

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Hair is Stronger Than Pride
star
7.50
2 votes

#14 - Hair is Stronger Than Pride

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/29/2004

Shelly convinces J.T. to visit her very popular hairstylist Coleman, but when J.T. voices his dissatisfaction with the haircut, Coleman bans both of them from his salon. Shelly begs J.T. to apologize. Meanwhile, when Nick flirts with beautiful delivery woman Danni, a jealous Rita attempts to prove to Nick that Danni may actually find Rita the more attractive package.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
Writer: Meg DeLoatch
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Stay Tuned
star
7.50
2 votes

#15 - Stay Tuned

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/24/2005

After spotting Janie helping Grant (guest star Sharif Atkins) shop for an engagement ring, a distraught J.T. turns to Rita and his parents for advice, which leads to a dramatic showdown between the two men at Shelly's birthday party. Meanwhile, wanting to avoid tearful goodbyes as he leaves for England, Donovan sneaks out of the party and mulls over his future plans in the cab to the airport with driver Rufus (guest star Ludacris).

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Lights, Camera, Face Crack!
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7.33
3 votes

#16 - Lights, Camera, Face Crack!

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/4/2005

DivaStyle finds itself in a publicity nightmare when fashion commentator Robert Verdi slams one of its dresses, worn by Brooke Burke to a televised awards show.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
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To Sir, With Mom
star
7.33
3 votes

#17 - To Sir, With Mom

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/23/2006

When J.T. fails an exam because of a stupid mistake, his overbearing mother tries to persuade the professor to give J.T. a retest; and Marty considers becoming a professional bowler. Shelly tries to help Rita set up her new apartment.

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Breast in Show
star
7.33
3 votes

#18 - Breast in Show

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/11/2005

When Shelley starts wearing fake breasts, men begin to give her special treatment. She later considers getting breast implants.

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Dateless In Miami
star
7.33
3 votes

#19 - Dateless In Miami

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/14/2004

Shelley breaks the ""no dates"" rule and invites her new boyfriend to the New Year's Eve party, and everyone swaps stories about past dates. Everyone discusses their worst New Year's Eve dates ever! Whoever had the worse one got an entire bottle of champagne. Rita's date: died on New Year's Eve of a heart attack after she showed herself nude to him. Nick's date: a ventriloquist dummie. JT's date: believed that she was ""Wonder Woman"" Janie & Marty's first New Year's Eve in their new house was ruined by the surprise visit by Marty's mother. Donovan's date hooked up with an old boyfriend during her date with Donovan. Shelley found out that Mark was once gay and proposed to his ex-boyfriend on the top of a mountain.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
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Ride or Die Chick
star
7.33
3 votes

#20 - Ride or Die Chick

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/3/2004

Shelly jumps into J.T.'s bar brawl and, with one punch, puts an end to the fight before it even really starts, causing J.T. to feel his masculinity has been undermined. Meanwhile, Donovan breaks up with his latest girlfriend and cons his friends into thinking she dumped him so he can get as much sympathy as possible from his pals.

Directors: Mary Lou Belli
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Sister, Sister
star
7.33
3 votes

#21 - Sister, Sister

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/16/2004

Shelly's successful, fun-loving sister, Simone, comes for a visit, and Shelly frustratingly finds herself slipping back into the role of over-shadowed little sister as Simone starts taking the limelight.

Directors: Gary Shimokawa
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All My Exes Havin' Sexes
star
7.25
4 votes

#22 - All My Exes Havin' Sexes

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/5/2004

Shelly and J. T. ‘dip back' and break Nick's pool table in the process. J. T. tries to make Nick believe he broke it. Janie and Rita express their concern to Shelly when she ‘double dips back' with J. T. Donavan asks Rita on a date that turns into a disaster.

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For Love and Money
star
7.00
3 votes

#23 - For Love and Money

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/17/2004

After her car accidentally catches on fire, Shelly asks J.T. to lend her money for a down payment on a new one, but when he refuses, it causes her to question their relationship. Meanwhile, stuck with an extra ticket to a charity ball, Rita asks Donovan to escort her to the event, and the two friends share a surprising kiss at the end of the evening.

Directors: Gary Shimokawa
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Self Helpless
star
7.00
4 votes

#24 - Self Helpless

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2004

It's very hard for Shelley to get over her breakup relationship with J.T. So she gets help from a first ever book called ""Self Helpful"" which makes her feel independant while Rita and Janie worry that Shelley is still upset inside. Meanwhile J.T. can't get over the breakup relationship with Shelley and decides to let Nick and Donovan help him get over the breakup.

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Kung Fu Divas
star
7.00
2 votes

#25 - Kung Fu Divas

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/8/2005

Shelly and Rita take a martial arts class, but a rivalry ensues when Rita proves to be more adept. Meanwhile, Donovan begins dating Rebecca (guest star Tayna Roberts), a dynamic older woman, but trouble arises when he attempts to set J.T. and Nick up with her friends.

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