The BEST Episodes of Good Trouble

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2022

Network: Freeform

Callie and Mariana Foster move to Los Angeles and begin their lives as young adults.

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Trap Heals

#1 - Trap Heals

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 2, 2020

The Coterie attends Trap Heals while facing tough decisions. Malika feels the weight of her family’s and Isaac’s anxiety. Callie deals with a moral dilemma. A confession blindsides Mariana. Davia worries about rocking the boat, and Dennis confronts his feelings.

star 8.30
46 votes
Directors: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Writers: Joanna Johnson, Patrisse Cullors
Percussions

#2 - Percussions

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 18, 2019

The outcome of the Jamal Thompson case is decided, and Callie is forced to decide what she’s willing to fight for. Mariana jumps into a new relationship but stumbles into a situation she wasn’t prepared to face. Alice attempts to win Joey back, while Davia attempts to help Dennis.

star 8.29
59 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Broken Arted

#3 - Broken Arted

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 26, 2019

Gael's art show brings together members of the Coterie for an evening that has emotions running high, especially amongst Gael, Bryan, Callie & Jamie. Mariana develops a new app idea to pitch to Evan, but the issues at Spekulate continue to threaten to thwart her plans. Callie learns some shocking information about the Jamal case.

star 8.18
66 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Megan Lynn, Wade Solomon
She’s Back

#4 - She’s Back

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 21, 2021

Callie questions whether to help Kathleen. Mariana comes clean about her relationship with Evan. Malika makes a decision about her relationship with Isaac and Dyonte, and Davia gets a win at her school. Gael gets some unexpected news, while Alice comes to a decision about the comedy program.

star 8.14
37 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Twenty-Fine

#5 - Twenty-Fine

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 23, 2019

Malika asks the Coterie crew to create performance pieces expressing themselves as their birthday presents to her, leading to a night of improv, music performances, and revelations.

star 8.13
47 votes
Directors: Chandra Wilson
Writers: Ashly Perez, Joanna Johnson
Re-Birthday

#6 - Re-Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 12, 2019

It's Davia's birthday and the Coterie group goes out for an epic competitive bar-crawl, causing tensions to run high between the romantic "rectangle" of Callie, Jamie, Gael and Bryan; and a surprising run-in with Callie and Mariana's brother, Brandon. Meanwhile, Alice struggles with Sumi's constant flirtations during the evening, while Mariana and Raj bond.

star 8.10
69 votes
Directors: Aprill Winney
Writers: Claudia Forestieri, Dan Richter
Less Than

#7 - Less Than

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 19, 2019

Callie takes her moms, Mariana and Jamie to meet Judge Wilson and his family. Mariana & the other women at Spekulate face a heightened risk of being fired when the spreadsheet they created to fight gender pay equality becomes less anonymous.

star 8.05
63 votes
Directors: Brad Bredeweg
Writers: Kimberly Ndombe
Byte Club

#8 - Byte Club

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 26, 2019

Mariana forms a women-in-tech “fight club” with other women in her office to deal with sexism in their workplace. Meanwhile, despite bonding over past traumas, Callie & Rebecca don’t see eye-to-eye on how to address a potential workplace harassment situation for a colleague.

star 8.04
74 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Nicole Paulhus
Parental Guidance Suggested

#9 - Parental Guidance Suggested

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 5, 2019

Stef and Lena visit Callie and Mariana in their new digs for the first time. Everyone is on their best behavior, but secrets are revealed and the girls are reminded of why they need their moms.

star 8.00
83 votes
Directors: Brad Bredeweg
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Klompendansen

#10 - Klompendansen

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 10, 2021

The Fosters and the Hunters get together for a Dutch-themed goodbye party for Brandon and Eliza.

star 8.00
40 votes
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Vitamin C

#11 - Vitamin C

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 2, 2019

Jamal’s trial begins, along with the Black Lives Matter protest Malika has organized, leaving Callie in a difficult position knowing she has information that could help Jamal’s lawyers. Mariana gets some new information about the salaries at Spekulate from an unlikely ally, forcing her to make a decision about whether or not to release the spreadsheet outlining the pay gap. Meanwhile, Sumi’s wedding day is here, and it’s time for Alice to face her emotions head-on.

star 7.94
64 votes
Directors: Joanna Johnson
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Disruptions

#12 - Disruptions

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 6, 2019

Following multiple confrontations in her life, Callie decides to make a change. Gael learns something unexpected about Elijah from the group commissioning his new art project. Meanwhile, Mariana gets the real story about what happened with the female former engineer.

star 7.89
45 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Lunar New Year

#13 - Lunar New Year

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 11, 2021

Alice hosts a Lunar New Year celebration at the Coterie; Callie and Gael address their communication issues; Malika and Tanya forge a new relationship; Davia struggles with her feelings for Matt and Dennis.

star 7.88
59 votes
Directors: Erica Dunton
Writers: Albert Torres
Closing Arguments

#14 - Closing Arguments

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 8, 2021

Callie questions her choices. Mariana interviews for a new job. Malika considers an offer away from DPN. Gael is forced to put his priorities into perspective, and Alice must make a tough decision.

star 7.86
49 votes
Directors: Joanna Johnson
Writers: Dan Richter, Joanna Johnson
Doble Quince

#15 - Doble Quince

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 2, 2019

Gael and the rest of the Coterie help Jazmin plan a big celebration—a “Doble Quince”—to celebrate her 30th birthday and the Quinceañera she never had. Mariana decides to use the event to beta test her app, but things don’t go as planned.

star 7.84
50 votes
Writers: Ashly Perez, Joanna Johnson
Swipe Right

#16 - Swipe Right

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 19, 2019

Mariana, Davia, Malika and Alice set up dates for each other using a dating app, to varying degrees of success. Callie makes a decision regarding her relationship with Gael.

star 7.83
71 votes
Writers: Ally Musika
Clapback

#17 - Clapback

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 15, 2020

When Malika gets in legal trouble following the Black Lives Matter disruption, Callie goes to an old friend for help. Meanwhile Mariana deals with the fallout from the arrival of the “fixer” at Speckulate, Gael helps Davia with a clapback video, and Alice finds herself in the middle of an unlikely love triangle.

star 7.83
46 votes
Directors: Michael Medico
Writers: Megan Lynn, Wade Solomon
Picks and Strikes

#18 - Picks and Strikes

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 4, 2021

Callie and Mariana team up to find the right candidates for Tommy's trial. Dennis ventures into a new business; Gael and Isabella realize co-parenting is not as easy as they thought it would be; Alice decides to take the reins.

star 7.82
57 votes
Directors: Laura Nisbet
Writers: Thomas Wong
Unfiltered

#19 - Unfiltered

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 9, 2019

Davia’s mom comes to town, stirring up old issues. Callie and Malika make some mistakes attempting to help people. Meanwhile, Mariana tries to figure out what to do about the problems from their app beta test and gets confronted by the other women on the grievance committee.

star 7.82
55 votes
Directors: Laura Nisbet
Writers: Resheida Brady
Help

#20 - Help

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 24, 2021

Callie learns a secret about Kathleen. Mariana tries to hide her relationship with Evan. Meanwhile, Malika comes to a realization about her mother, and Alice thrives within the comedy program—but at what cost?

star 7.82
38 votes
Directors: Yoko Okumura
Writers: Thomas Wong
Capoeira

#21 - Capoeira

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 17, 2021

With Jerod’s case on the line, Callie takes a job with a high profile defense lawyer. After sleeping with Evan, Mariana has to make a decision regarding her relationship with Raj. Meanwhile, Malika’s future is on the line with her impending trial.

star 7.81
43 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Happy Heckling

#22 - Happy Heckling

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 16, 2019

Callie attends a networking mixer that causes her to confront some perceptions about herself. Mariana’s close relationship with Evan sparks rumors at Spekulate offices. Meanwhile, Alice encounters one of her idols at a queer comedy club where she’s attempting to get her standup career off the ground.

star 7.81
53 votes
Directors: Erica Dunton
Writers: Adam Starks
Torn

#23 - Torn

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 25, 2019

Mariana’s new relationship complicates her work environment. Callie is struggling to make decisions that will disrupt both her career and love life. Malika questions her involvement in activism. Davia juggles the men in her life.

star 7.80
54 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Joanna Johnson
A Very Coterie Christmas

#24 - A Very Coterie Christmas

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 16, 2019

The Fosters and the Hunters help out with the impromptu volunteer Christmas event. Stef agrees to be a part of Mariana's plan to avoid a major catastrophe, all while Gael and Jazmin deal with a painful family decision. Jamie is eager to ask Callie a very important question.

star 7.80
49 votes
Directors: Peter Paige
Writers: Joanna Johnson
Imposter

#25 - Imposter

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 12, 2019

Callie plans to disclose her connection to Malika to Judge Wilson before Ben has the opportunity to undermine her. Mariana gets boxed out of working on a big new project by Alex.

star 7.79
75 votes
Directors: Geoffrey Haley
Writers: Megan Lynn, Wade Solomon