The BEST episodes of Kenan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Kenan Thompson stars as a single dad who’s trying to balance his career as the host of a popular morning show in Atlanta with raising his two spirited daughters – and while his father-in-law Rick and his brother Gary always try to ‘help’, they usually find a way to make things a whole lot harder!

Last Updated: 5/11/2022Network: NBC
Destroying Miami
28 votes

#1 - Destroying Miami

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/31/2022

Kenan, Gary, Mika, Tami and Phil head to Miami for some fun, but with love in the air, they find a lot of trouble. Rick and Loretta stay home to take care of the girls, but things don't go as smoothly as they should.

Directors: LP
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Teachers' Strike
58 votes

#2 - Teachers' Strike

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/20/2021

When the teachers go on strike, everyone has to pitch in to keep the kids occupied. Rick sets up a unique schoolroom in the morning show conference room.

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The Whole Enchilada
29 votes

#3 - The Whole Enchilada

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/24/2022

Kenan has doubts about introducing his secret girlfriend, Janay, to his family. Pam pursues a new business opportunity with Gary, but her competitive nature gets in the way of her own success.

Directors: LP
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64 votes

#4 - Flirting

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/16/2021

With Gary's encouragement, Kenan agrees to get back into the dating world slowly through flirting. Rick takes Aubrey and Birdie for a spa day and can't help but join in.

Directors: Molly McGlynn
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Hustle and Flow
31 votes

#5 - Hustle and Flow

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/17/2022

Kenan and Aubrey clash when he refuses to see that she's growing up. While Gary pursues a controversial revenue stream on social media, Mika, Tami and Pam are inspired to show him the downside.

Directors: Oz Rodriguez
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Wednesday's Gal
46 votes

#6 - Wednesday's Gal

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/13/2021

Mika is determined to use the show's annual "Wednesday's Gal" wedding segment to generate desperately needed advertising revenue for the station. With love in the air, Kenan contemplates his romantic future.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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Hair Show
53 votes

#7 - Hair Show

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/27/2021

Kenan, Rick, Gary and Mika prepare the girls for the annual Atlanta Hair Show, but Kenan feels pressure because it was one of Cori's favorite events. Gary secures a sitcom offer, but Kenan must contemplate a move to L.A. Cori's mother pays a visit.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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You Go, Squirrel!
57 votes

#8 - You Go, Squirrel!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/30/2021

Kenan has some odd encounters with a squirrel that he believes might be Cori's spirit. Rick and Gary think they've missed Kenan's birthday and try to organize an impromptu surprise party.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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62 votes

#9 - Flipp'd

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/23/2021

When Kenan's former boy bandmate turned huge popstar comes to town, Kenan finds himself doubting Gary's effectiveness as a manager and contemplates a change. Mika gives Aubrey and Birdie a lesson in feminism and the art of persuasion.

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The Fourth Hour
77 votes

#10 - The Fourth Hour

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/2/2021

Kenan struggles with his increased work schedule when "Wake Up With Kenan!" adds a fourth hour. Rick encourages Kenan to get tough and say "no" more often. Gary suspects that Tami has her eye on Kenan's job and takes matters into his own hands.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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30 votes

#11 - Workaholic

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/24/2022

Mika finds herself at odds with Kenan, Pam and Tami when they accuse her of being a workaholic. Gary unintentionally meets a woman that he really likes and struggles with how to tell her.

Directors: Richie Keen
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Moving Violation
36 votes

#12 - Moving Violation

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/31/2022

When their mom, Bobbi, decides to sell the family home, Kenan and Gary must clear the basement of their childhood memorabilia, leading Gary to evaluate his goals in life.

Directors: Kenny Smith Jr.
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Those Chops Pop
40 votes

#13 - Those Chops Pop

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/10/2022

Kenan struggles to define his personal and professional relationship with Mika. Rick searches for his passion and makes an unexpected enemy.

Directors: Molly McGlynn
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Kenan's Mom
59 votes

#14 - Kenan's Mom

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/6/2021

When Kenan's mom, Bobbi, comes for a visit, it's apparent she's developed a new sense of independence, and Kenan finds himself competing for her attention.

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Work Friends
42 votes

#15 - Work Friends

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/3/2022

Kenan offends Tami when he reveals that he only sees her as a colleague and not as a friend. Gary and Rick encourage Birdie to use TikTok before she's ready, which lands her in real trouble at school.

Directors: Jude Weng
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Ghosts of Boyfriends Past
33 votes

#16 - Ghosts of Boyfriends Past

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/10/2022

Kenan believes he should help Mika with her boyfriend troubles, whether she needs it or not. Pam and Gary have a crush on the same woman and risk their friendship to be with her.

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Dating App
41 votes

#17 - Dating App

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/3/2022

With Gary's help, Kenan signs up for a dating app that he might not be ready for while Rick has an interesting date of his own. Mika and Pam strategize to help Tami.

Directors: Oz Rodriguez
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Hard News
92 votes

#18 - Hard News

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/23/2021

Kenan, Rick and Gary go to great lengths to uncover what they think is a deep, dark secret Cori was hiding. Mika believes the morning show should cover more hard news stories.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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127 votes

#19 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/16/2021

Kenan thinks he's adjusted to life as a busy single parent, but after everyone confronts him about denying his grief, he realizes it's time to make some changes. Gary thinks it's time for Rick to move out of the house.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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