The BEST Episodes of grown-ish
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2021
grown-ish, a ‘black-ish’ spinoff series, follows the Johnson’s eldest daughter Zoey as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.
#1 - Know Yourself
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 25, 2021
Vivek has a new experience with Heidi, and Aaron and Doug struggle to adjust their views on sexuality and masculinity. Nomi and her new baby, Luna, return to Cal U. Junior shows up to fight for Sky.
#2 - A BOY IS A GUN*
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 5, 2021
After an unarmed Black man is shot by police, the crew reacts in different ways to the news. Kiela and Doug butt heads when she wants to use his party to raise awareness.
#3 - Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 12, 2021
The crew hits the streets of Los Angeles to fight for racial justice and equality. Nomi confronts her White Fragility, while Ana and Javi reach a boiling point in their relationship.
#4 - Daddy Lessons
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 29, 2021
After learning about his expulsion, Vivek dreads telling his parents about his failures. Dealing with the aftermath of Mexico, Dre questions Zoey’s recent choices. Meanwhile, Doug meets Kiela, a new resident at Hawkins.
#5 - Over My Head
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 4, 2021
Zoey wonders if she’s cut out for the real world after becoming the subject of a nasty rumor at work. Nomi sees Phil for the first time in a year and debates whether to tell him about Luna. Doug plans a house party to cheer on Jazz and Sky in their Olympic-qualifying race.
#6 - Back & Forth
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 28, 2018
Zoey has a big decision to make about her love life, and everyone has an opinion about it.
#7 - It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 7, 2018
Jazz and Sky struggle to hit a dating stride in a college landscape. Meanwhile, Zoey and Luca attempt to buckle down to complete a project.
#8 - Who Do You Love?
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 18, 2021
With the support of the senior class, Aaron turns his graduation ceremony into a protest against the University’s investment in private prisons. Zoey debates backing away from Aaron … but is that what they both want? Meanwhile, Jazz and Doug make a decision about their relationship.
#9 - Dreams and Nightmares
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 7, 2019
As the gang’s sophomore year ends, bottled up emotions start to unravel, causing rifts in friendships, relationships, and some interesting reconciliations.
#10 - Unbreak My Heart
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 7, 2018
After going through a traumatic breakup, Zoey begins partying to get out of her feelings, but when a power blackout on campus forces her to stay in for the night, she must confront her true feelings in order to begin the healing process.
#11 - Face the World
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 6, 2019
Zoey has to deal with the repercussions of her previous academic decisions. Zoey tries to prevent Dre and Pops from attending CalU’s Parents Weekend. Meanwhile, everyone else has their own drama to face.
#12 - A Peace of Light
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 19, 2021
When Zoey’s ideas are used without credit by her boss, she debates whether to speak up and risk her internship or sit silently. Jazz seeks medical leave from the track team by going to therapy. Aaron tries to make a good impression.
#13 - Only Human
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 24, 2019
Aaron is affected deeply when he learns one of his residents was possibly contemplating suicide and decides to bring awareness to black mental health on campus. With the campuswide "Fundie Run" on the horizon, Jazz and Sky let the competition get the best of them. Meanwhile, Zoey hones in on why fashion is so important to her.
#14 - All In Love Is Fair
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 11, 2021
Zoey wrestles with the status of her relationship with Aaron. Sky and Jazz return from the Olympic trials and struggle to say goodbye.
#15 - Drunk In Love
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 15, 2021
While in Mexico, Zoey and Aaron find themselves in trouble following their first night out as a couple. Ana debates with Jazz about Javi and the status of their relationship. Doug and Luca continue on their excursion with two local ladies.
#16 - Crew Love
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 21, 2018
The crew gets ready for Freshman Formal, and Zoey, Aaron and Luca confront their issues with modern-day relationships. Meanwhile, Jazz revels in a new relationship and Ana realizes she’s the tamest of the group in a game of “Never Have I Ever.”
#17 - You Beat Me to the Punch
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 2, 2021
At a luau party with the crew, Zoey accepts Luca’s career advice, making Aaron uncomfortable. Doug and Kiela navigate a roadblock in their relationship, while Vivek tries to help Nomi and Ana take their minds off the LSATs.
#18 - Who Gon Stop Me
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 28, 2018
Cal U. goes into lockdown after a drug dealer is shot on campus, causing Vivek to get sucked into the intense underground drug world.
#19 - Damn
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 23, 2020
The crew tries their best to cope with a shocking surprise, but another unexpected bomb sends Zoey into a spiral.
#20 - Starboy
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 17, 2018
Zoey makes a deal with Dean Parker to tutor the star basketball player in order to get a letter of recommendation, but her friends seem to think the relationship is something more.
#21 - Hard Place
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 28, 2021
As her relationship with Javi heats up, Ana makes a discovery about him that challenges her entire belief system. Meanwhile, Aaron learns about Cal U’s investment in private prisons, challenging him to reconnect with his activist roots.
#22 - Close Friends
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 30, 2020
Nomi challenges Zoey to try to be friends with Luca after their breakup. Zoey is forced to consider the question, “Is it possible to be friends with your ex?” Meanwhile, Jazz and Doug help Vivek navigate the world of dating apps.
#23 - If You're Reading This It's Too Late
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 10, 2018
Zoey is elated when it seems like her crush has feelings for her, but starts to worry he may see things differently when she receives a late night “U up?” text.
#24 - Canceled
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 26, 2021
After Luca calls out Zoey’s boss on social media, Zoey tries to regain control over cancel culture, but things backfire. Jazz and Des grow closer as Jazz teaches herself to lean on Sky less.
#25 - Demons
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 22, 2021
The gang finally return to Cal U after a global pandemic stalls their senior year. In order to graduate, Zoey needs to secure an internship and must face Rochelle in the process.