The BEST Episodes of Good Trouble
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 3, 2020
Set several years in the future, where Callie and Mariana from "The Fosters," embark on the next phase of their young adult lives. The young women move to Los Angeles, and while living together, they each take two very different paths from one another, both in their professional and personal lives.
#1 - In the Middle
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 30, 2019
Mariana’s app gets an accelerated launch timeline that puts stress on her and her team, especially when Gael lands a potential new opportunity that conflicts with a big presentation. Callie finds herself in the middle of a power struggle at the Legal Aid offices.
#2 - 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.
#3 - Nochebuena
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 16, 2019
The Adams-Foster clan comes to the Coterie to spend Christmas with Callie and Mariana. Callie struggles to tell her moms about quitting her clerkship, while Mariana agrees to volunteer for a holiday festival for the underprivileged. Alice is hiding a secret from the Coterie, and Davia strolls down memory lane with Dennis, opening old wounds.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - Gumboot Becky
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 22, 2020
Davia gains unwanted notoriety at her school when a creative attempt to reach her students goes awry. Callie helps Judge Wilson in the aftermath of his son’s death, Mariana crosses a line and meets with the infamous Amanda, Malika tries to make things right with Isaac, and Dennis finally seeks help for his depression.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - DTLA
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 8, 2019
After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana realize that living on their own is not all that it’s cracked up to be. Faced with new neighbors, new challenges and, of course, new romances, the sisters must depend on one another to navigate the City of Angels.
#15 - The Coterie
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 15, 2019
The residents of the Coterie throw an epic party, which Jude attends. Callie puts aside work for one evening to finally let loose and enjoy herself, but will it put her job as a law clerk in jeopardy? Meanwhile, Mariana tries to make friends with her new co-workers since she still feels like an outsider. Alice gets some upsetting news about her ex-girlfriend, Sumi, while Malika is confronted by her foster care past.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Allies
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 22, 2019
Callie’s love life heats up, especially after she reaches out to an old friend for some legal advice. Mariana’s attempt to get ahead at work has surprising consequences. Gael’s sister, Jazmin, reaches out to him for help.
#19 - 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.
#20 - Willful Blindness
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 5, 2019
While Gael is busy prepping for his upcoming art show, Callie is on edge about how much Rebecca knows of her living situation. Meanwhile, Callie urges Rebecca and Judge Wilson to take action to protect a young female clerk working for a judge with a history of harassment. Alice is roped into planning a wedding shower for Sumi.
#21 - Playing The Game
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 29, 2019
Judge Wilson invites Callie and the other clerks over for a seemingly friendly BBQ that takes an unexpected turn. Mariana deals with a lack of diversity in her workplace and questions whether it’s the right place for her. Alice struggles with the responsibilities of managing the Coterie.
#22 - 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.
#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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.