Noah's Arc

The BEST episodes of Noah's Arc

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Noah's Arc follows the lives of four African-American men in Los Angeles. Noah, the protagonist of the series, is a struggling screenwriter who falls for Wade, a fellow screenwriter who is questioning his sexuality. Outspoken HIV counselor Alex has some self-confidence issues and is struggling to hold onto his sexy anesthesiologist boyfriend, Trey. Ricky is the promiscuous owner of a clothing store on Melrose Avenue. Economics professor Chance struggles to maintain his sanity after moving in with his boyfriend Eddie and Eddie's daughter, Kenya.

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Writing to Reach You
star
8.13
8 votes

#1 - Writing to Reach You

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/16/2005

Wade's career flops, and Noah suggests they work together on a project. Alex becomes jealous over Trey's friendship with a straight colleague. Ricky falls for the new medical resident at the clinic. Chance's relationship with T-Money is rocky.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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Say It Loud...
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8.06
33 votes

#2 - Say It Loud...

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/4/2006

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Don't Make Me Over
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7.98
44 votes

#3 - Don't Make Me Over

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

Alex shocks his friends by deciding to sign up for an amateur drag competition. But he gets cold feet before going up on stage. Noah wants to meet Wade's straight friends but he feels uncomfortable by Wade's attempts to change his appearance. Ricky tries to prove to his friends that he isn't addicted to sex. Chance tries to get over Eddie but is consoled by a stranger.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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Baby, Can I Hold You?
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7.97
34 votes

#4 - Baby, Can I Hold You?

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/27/2006

Tempers and emotions flare as the guys rush to Noah's side after receiving the news of Noah's gay bash. Quincy initiates a new crusade, Alex learns to defend himself and Chance steps up to the plate for Eddie. Meanwhile, Ricky becomes Noah's caregiver and realizes the meaning of mortality. Dre opens his eyes as Wade takes matters into his own hands and finds himself at square one.

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Nothin' Going on But the Rent
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7.95
39 votes

#5 - Nothin' Going on But the Rent

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/9/2005

Noah has to sell his car in order to raise money to pay his rent. When Wade offers to pay the rent for him, Noah declines. In an effort to cheer him up, Wade throws an impromptu surprise birthday party for Noah. Chance goes to great lenghts to salvage his relationship. Meanwhile, Noah faces a dilemma when Brandy, the Paramount executive whom Noah once had an aborted threesome with Wade, wants him to edit a script by Wade. Meanwhile, Alex comes to a major decision about his career when he leaves his job at the HIV/AIDS clinic.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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Love Is a Battlefield
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7.90
10 votes

#6 - Love Is a Battlefield

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/23/2005

Noah helps Wade's professional confidence by suggesting that he co-write an action script with him. While confronting a personal crisis, Ricky believes he is falling in love with Junito. Alex attempts to win Trey back by joining marriage counseling. Meanwhile, Chance makes a decision regarding his relationship with Eddie.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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My One Temptation (1)
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7.86
44 votes

#7 - My One Temptation (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/19/2005

Noah befriends a fellow writer, who wants to spend a lot of time with him but is obviously straight. Ricky struggles to resist the advances of his hot new store clerk. Meanwhile, Chance moves into a new home with his boyfriend and his boyfriend's daughter.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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Under Pressure
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7.86
35 votes

#8 - Under Pressure

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/13/2006

Quincy puts Noah's writing career on the spot and impacts their friendship. Eddie and Chance deal with the repercussions of the situation between Vonda and Clayton. Ricky mobilizes the troops to put a stop to Guy's scheme against Alex.

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Don't Mess With My Man
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7.85
41 votes

#9 - Don't Mess With My Man

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/26/2005

When Noah begins neglecting his friends in favor of Wade, he tries to bring the two sides together at Sunday brunch. But Wade's ignorance of all things gay shines through, as does his jealousy over Noah and Ricky's physical closeness. Ricky hires a cute new store clerk but grows angry when the new employee doesn't acknowledge him. Meanwhile, Chance suspects Eddie of cheating.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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Give It Up
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7.85
34 votes

#10 - Give It Up

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/6/2006

Baby Gat shows an unique interest in Noah. Meanwhile, Vonda, the wife of Eddie's boss, appears at Chance's house and makes a startling announcement. Alex's quest to prove that Guy is psychotic takes a shocking turn.

Directors: Laurie Lynd
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My One Temptation (2)
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7.83
36 votes

#11 - My One Temptation (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/19/2005

Noah seems to think that Wade may not be totally straight after he accepts an invitation to hang out with Noah at a gay club. Alex learns that his boyfriend Trey has a secret sex life when he stumbles upon a gay Internet site Trey frequents. Meanwhile, Chance has second thoughts about moving in with Eddie.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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Housequake
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7.82
38 votes

#12 - Housequake

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/9/2006

After six-months apart, Noah unexpectedly runs into Wade at a bar and learns that he has moved on with his life. Meanwhile, Alex anxiously awaits the arrival of Trey but his plans for a welcome home party falter when Guy arrives as well.

Directors: Sheldon Larry
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It Ain't Over Til It's Over
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7.81
36 votes

#13 - It Ain't Over Til It's Over

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/16/2006

Noah still has strong feelings for Wade which he cannot deny. These are confirmed when they have yet another unexpected encounter. Noah and his friends are moving in and fixing up Noah’s new place and the furniture delivery man turns out to be none other than Wade. Noah tries to apologize but Wade won’t bend. Chance and Eddie continue to slightly bump heads with regards to Kenya, while Alex and Trey finally start to pick up where they left off. Ricky meets up with Junito once again and is forced to deal with his feelings for him.

Directors: Sheldon Larry
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Excuses for Bad Behavior
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7.79
38 votes

#14 - Excuses for Bad Behavior

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/30/2006

Noah meets with British hip-hop star Baby Gat. Meanwhile, Ricky has a hard time trying to express his feelings to Junito. Alex tries to devise a plan to make his friends believe that Guy is up to no good. Chance has a difficult time disciplining Kenya.

Directors: Mina Shum
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Desperado
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7.71
38 votes

#15 - Desperado

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/23/2006

Noah has been invited to join Dre and Wade for dinner, which rekindles creative sparks in Noah and Wade, while Dre's friend shows an interest in Noah. Meanwhile, Chance and Eddie host dinner for Eddie's bosses and their wives, and Chance happens upon an interesting coupling. Ricky continues to have thoughts about his new relationship with Junito. Alex's suspicions of Guy's friendship with Trey continue to grow.

Directors: Mina Shum
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I'm with Stupid
star
7.50
4 votes

#16 - I'm with Stupid

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/30/2005

Chance and Eddie take a big step in their relationship by deciding to get married. Wade temporarily moves in with Noah and immediately begins to wear out his welcome. Meanwhile, after learning his HIV status is negative, Ricky becomes skeptical of being intimate with Junito.

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Got Til It's Gone
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6.60
5 votes

#17 - Got Til It's Gone

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/7/2005

As the tension between Noah and Wade escalates, a handsome stranger threatens to rip them apart. Meanwhile, Chance and Eddie have their wedding but the affair isn't a pleasant one. Alex misreads his relationship with Trey and learns that his man is leaving for Africa for six months. Meanwhile, Ricky tries desperately to forget about Junito.

Directors: Patrik-Ian Polk
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