The BEST Episodes of One On One

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Network: UPN

Flex Washington is Baltimore’s sexiest sportscaster who takes on the challenge of raising his sassy 14-year old daughter, Breanna. As Flex masters the art of fatherhood, he discovers his daughter is not afraid to share her opinion on his parenting skills or life choices. Duane, Flex’s lifelong friend, and Breanna’s godfather, is a used car salesman who repels women as fast as Flex attracts them. Spirit is Breanna’s best pal and partner in crime, while Arnaz, a Lenny Kravitz wannabe, remains Breanna’s most devoted fan.

Radioactive Platonic

#1 - Radioactive Platonic

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 17, 2001

Flex gets his first taste of what it's like to be an overprotective father when, Tracy, Breanna's best friend from Atlanta, comes for a weekend visit and is revealed to be a 16-year-old boy. The situation becomes even more complicated when Breanna discovers that she may have more than friendly feelings for Tracy and seeks out dating advice from Flex's girlfriend, Tonya. Meanwhile, Duane makes a bird-brained attempt to get an autograph from the retiring Cal Ripken Jr.

star 9.33
3 votes
Writers: Kenny Smith
Let's Wait Awhile

#2 - Let's Wait Awhile

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 8, 2001

While Breanna is away on a school ski trip, Flex snoops into her room where he makes a shocking discovery. In alarm, he rushes to the ski resort to put a halt to her shenanigans and to have a long-overdue fatherly talk about the birds and the bees.

star 9.00
3 votes
Writers: Stacy A. Littlejohn
The Case of the Almost Broken Heart

#3 - The Case of the Almost Broken Heart

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 4, 2002

After Flex's father eats unheatly and gets a heart attack Flex decides to take risk and live his life as the last day everyday. Meanwhile at Breanna's highschool the upcoming Ghetto-Fabulous dance arrives and Arnaz brings his country cousin for a visit. She wants to go to the dance but not until Breanna and Spirit give her a ghetto makeover.

star 9.00
2 votes
Writers: Arthur Harris, Eunetta T. Boone
Me and My Shadow

#4 - Me and My Shadow

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 25, 2002

When a music contest comes up Flex and Duane decide to have a reunion with their highschool band ""Midnight Gold"", but during rehearsal Duane turns out to have an incredible singing voice and the band wants him as leader instead of Flex but will he remain in Flex shadow forever or will he finally stand up to Flex and make something out of himself? Meanwhile when Tiffany gets a broken ankle she tricks Breanna into being the coach of the cheerleaders for revenge, but in the end Breanna's efforts on the team helps them win a cheerleading trophee award which Tiffany decides to take credit for.

star 9.00
2 votes
Writers: Meg DeLoatch
I Believe I Can Fly (1)

#5 - I Believe I Can Fly (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2002

Arnaz comes over to Breanna's house with the tape and taunts her with it. Breanna denies what she said to Arnaz on the tape, but he says that he'll get her to say those words again if it kills him. Meanwhile Nicole tells Flex that she's taking Breanna to live with her in Nova Scotia, but Flex says he can work it out. Nicole then says that he has to choose between his dream career as a professional basketball player on the NBA or giving it up for Breanna. Breanna then comes in and she and Flex both try to reason with Nicole but her mind is made up. She asks Flex why should Breanna have a half-time dad when she can have a full-time mom. This makes Flex give up and decide to join the NBA. This saddens Breanna and she and Spirit spend some final time together as friends. Arnaz comes and he once again confronts Breanna about her true feelings. Just as she's about to admit them one of Arnaz's old girlfriends, Ginger comes and steals him away. Spirit encourages Breanna to catch Arnaz but she

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Arthur Harris
I Believe I Can Fly (2)

#6 - I Believe I Can Fly (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 30, 2002

Flex struggles with being a 33-year-old rookie in the NBA. Breanna bumps heads with Nicole over her strict parenting style. Nicole says to get used to it because she's going to Nova Scotia. Breanna then tells all her friends goodbye and she and Arnaz share a goodbye kiss. Seeing how sad her daughter is Nicole decides to give up her dream job and stay in Baltimore. Meanwhile Flex gets fired as a basketball player because he doesen't put any heart into the game like all the other players do and he realizes that his heart belongs to Breanna instead. He comes back home and Nicole and Breanna have returned. Breanna says the Nicole is going to live in Flex's apartment with them until she gets a new job and apartment.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Arthur Harris
Unemployment Up, Pride Down

#7 - Unemployment Up, Pride Down

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 2002

Nicole struggles to get a new job in Baltimore. Meanwhile when Flex comes back to his Newscaster job he finds out that he's been bumped down to a weatherman. Breanna tells Arnaz and her firends that she's not moving.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Kenny Smith
Daddy in Overdrive

#8 - Daddy in Overdrive

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 14, 2002

Breanna tries to get her learner's permit, so Flex decides to teach her how to drive. All seems to go well until he freaks out and becomes overprotective of Breanna on the open road. Meanwhile Duane is interested at a woman at his gym but she only likes to date built men so he takes diet pills. Breanna, annoyed by her dad gets Arnaz, Duane, and her Grandparents to teach her how to drive but they all react just like Flex. Flex then realizes how overprotective he is but he tells Breanna it's because he loves her. Flex suggest that maybe she should get a proffessional teacher who doesen't know her and Breanna agrees. Duane gets off his diet pills and wins the woman's heart in the end.

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Meg DeLoatch
Pop Art

#9 - Pop Art

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 21, 2002

Breanna gets a new art teacher at school called Ms. Natalie Odessa. Unlike all of her old boring teachers Breanna likes Ms.Odessa because she can relate to her students. Unfortunately on a parent-teacher conference Flex tries to hit on Ms.Odessa and Breanna dosen't like this. Fortunately Natalie dosen't fall for all his corny pick up lines. Flex thinks he can still get her but Breanna makes a bet that he can't. Meanwhile Duane tries to move out of his momma's basement. The next night Flex invites her to dinner, but Spirits evasdrops on them, tells Breanna, and she shows up at the dinner instead. She informs him that he's lost the bet but Flex still tries to get her. He attends her annual art fair and once again tries his corny pick up lines but they don't work. Then Natalie shows him a work of art and Flex expresses his feelings towards the painting. Flex realizes that Natalie forced him to be real and she starts to like him. They start to date and Breanna realizes she lost the bet. Al

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Susan Nirah Jaffee
Give Me Some Credit

#10 - Give Me Some Credit

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 28, 2002

When there's a sale at their favorite store Breanna and Spirit want to buy everything there but Flex won't allow them to. He tells Breanna that when he was a kid everything he got he earned for, so Breanna applies for a credit card. Meanwhile Flex continues to see Breanna's art teacher but Breanna warns her that he usually breaks up with girls on their 30th day. Back at the mall Breanna, Spririt, and Arnaz buy out the entire mall with her credit card, but when she can't find it when they go home she reports it stolen. Duane finds it near the couch and assumes it Flex's. He gives it to him and drowns out his sorrows for losing Stacy. At the store Flex and Duane use the card but it get cut up by the cashier because of Breanna's report. Flex then winds up in jail and loses his relationship with Natalie. Breanna eventually finds out what happened and she bails them out and explains the whole thing with the credit card. Flex then goes over to Natalie's house, explains to her everything that

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Erica Montolfo
Give'em an Inch, They'll Throw a Rave

#11 - Give'em an Inch, They'll Throw a Rave

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 4, 2002

Arnaz and Spirit's parents have complete discipline and strict control over them, but not Breanna's. Breanna's dad completely trust her, and defends her. Breanna then decides to take this to her advantage and throw a rave at an old abandoned warehouse to raise enough money for a car. Unfortunately two teenagers mistake the rave to be at Breanna's house and Flex finds out. He then gets Spirit and Arnaz's parents to help him find their kids. Meanwhile at the rave the party gets a little wild and uncontrollable for Breanna to handle but then suddenly Method Man appears and calms down the crowd with his rap music. Arnaz's mother being the owner of the abandoned warehouse figures out where they are and Breanna gets busted. When they arrive home Flex realizes that he's too trustworthy. He tells Breanna that her little stunt made him realize that he has to be a father to her not her friend.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Dan Cross, David Hoge
A Fla-dap by Any Other Name

#12 - A Fla-dap by Any Other Name

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 11, 2002

Breanna starts to date a new cute guy at her school named Josh, but Flex plans to end their relationship when he finds out that he is the son of his rival for his Sport's Casting job. Meanwhile Arnaz seems to be getting bored with his relationship with Ginger. He wants to get with Breanna again but he soon discovers that she and Josh are dating now.

star 9.00
1 votes
Crappy Birthday

#13 - Crappy Birthday

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 18, 2002

It's Breanna's 16th birthday, and Flex's fufills her greatest birthday wish by getting her a car. Knowing just how expensive cars are Flex tries to get Breanna a cheap used car by going to Duane'a car lot and pulling a fast one on him. With alot of negotiations Duane allows Flex to get the best car out of the lot for a really cheap price. When Breanna, Spirit, and Arnaz drive it it suddenly breaks down after a mile or two. When Flex tries to get Duane to pay for fixing the car he refuses and they decide to take it to court and sue each other on ""Judge Joe Brown's Court"". When they arrive their it seems that both of them are guilty for trying to scam each other so nobody wins. In the end Flex and Duane realize their mistakes. They make up and both of them decide to pay for Breanna's broken car.

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Arthur Harris
Is It Safe?

#14 - Is It Safe?

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 25, 2002

After he accidently injures pro-football player Michael Irvin during an interview, Flex is targeted by a stalker. Meanwhile Breanna's plans to be named sophomore queen at the Harvest Moon Dance may go for naught when an overly paranoid Flex restricts her and himself to the apartment. WWE Superstar Big Show guest stars as Flex' bodyguard.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Charlie Bonomo
Everybody Loves Whom?

#15 - Everybody Loves Whom?

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 16, 2002

Flex is excited to be spending Christmas with his current girlfriend Natalie, but quickly becomes jealous when his ex-wife Nicole comes over with her new boyfriend. Meanwhile Breanna exchanges kisses and gifts from both Josh and Arnaz.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Gerren Keith
Writers: Eunetta T. Boone
Daddy, I Don't Need an Edumacation

#16 - Daddy, I Don't Need an Edumacation

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 6, 2003

McKinley High is taking the PSAT's and every student is doing their best to prepare for the test. Nicole starts to go all out and she gives Breanna many studying tools to prepare for it, but Breanna doesen't take the PSAT's seriously. After taking the PSAT's the results come on Parent Teacher Night. By the time Flex and Nicole get to Breanna's teacher to learn about her results they discover that Breanna scored the lowest in the state. They ask her why and Breanna says she scored that score because she just wrote down anything. She doesen't want to go to college because she wants to become an actor. Flex and Nicole then come up with an ingenious plan to show Breanna the error of her ways. It works and when Breanna retakes the test she gets the highest score in the state. Meanwhile Duane tries to give his apartment door an artistic decor but the landlord refuses to let him keep it.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Kenny Smith
Daddy's Other Girl

#17 - Daddy's Other Girl

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 3, 2003

Flex's little sister, Bernadette has come to Baltimore to announce to her brother that she has given up her sucessful career in law to become a fashion model. Flex tries to figure out how to break the news to their dad. Meanwhile when Breanna gets a baby from her Home Economics class Josh and Arnaz become competitive to be it's father.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Maynard Virgil
Writers: Kenny Smith
The One About Your Friends

#18 - The One About Your Friends

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 4, 2003

Natalie wants to spend more quality time with Flex but he wants to have time for himself to watch his sports games, so she starts to spend time with Duane instead. When Flex finds out he becomes jealous. Meanwhile at a sleepover Breanna discovers that Spirit has kissed Arnaz before, causing a problem in their friendship.

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Dan Cross, David Hoge
The Test

#19 - The Test

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 10, 2003

Natalie informs Flex that he has to be tested for HIV before she considered having sex with him. Flex takes the test but is scared that he might have HIV after waiting a long time for his results. Meanwhile Spirit feels left out because Breanna and Arnaz have dates and she doesen't, but when she suddenly finds a date for the Saddie Hawkins dance Breanna and co. start to think she's crazy.

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Meg DeLoatch
Take This Job and Love It

#20 - Take This Job and Love It

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 17, 2003

Breanna takes a job at a burger joint, but her ideas to improve the working environment don't sit well with her boss. Elsewhere, Flex lets Walt cut his hair while Malik is out of town, then goes to great lengths to hide the fact. Meanwhile Duane and Candy go on a date.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Mary Lou Belli
Writers: Susan Nirah Jaffee
Where Everybody Knows Your Name

#21 - Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 24, 2003

While his father's away, Flex assumes control of the barbershop, but his tenure turns rocky when a hair salon opens nearby. Meanwhile, Breanna loses tracks of Spirit and her other friends after she begins hanging out exclusively with Josh.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Katy Garretson
Writers: Bill Fuller, Jim Pond
I Know What You Did Last Thursday

#22 - I Know What You Did Last Thursday

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 17, 2003

Breanna begins to see Flex, Natalie, and herself becoming one, big happy family—until she catches Natalie on a date with another man.

star 9.00
1 votes
Meet the Parents

#23 - Meet the Parents

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 14, 2003

Flex throws a retirement party for his father. There a nervous Natalie meets his mother for the first time. Eunice disapproves of Flex's girlfriend. Flex doesen't understand at first but when Flex's paternal grandmother still holds her grudge against his mother he starts to understand why. Meanwhile Breanna, Spirit, and Arnaz look after Eunice's dog but it dies when Breanna runs over it with her car.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Gary Shimokawa
Writers: Arthur Harris, Charlie Bonomo
Checkmate Daddy

#24 - Checkmate Daddy

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 28, 2003

Breanna tries to keep Flex away from McKinley High fundraiser week because of his competitive nature, but when he gets wind of it, he winds up embroiled in a competition with Spirit's mom Leilani.

star 9.00
1 votes
Heart to Heart

#25 - Heart to Heart

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired May 5, 2003

When her apartment gets infested with mice Natalie decides to move in with Flex. Flex allows her to stay for a while but has second thoughts when Duane reminds him that he has had trouble in the past with commitment in relationships (Examples: Tonya (Mi Casa Es Mi Casa & Misery), Nicole (Thanksgiving It To Me, Baby)). Meanwhile at McKinley High Ginger discovers the locket that Arnaz gave Breanna at Christmas (Everybody loves Whom), and breaks up with him. Ginger then tells Josh but he doesen't belive her. Then he goes to Breanna and Arnaz himself and connects the two half heart lockets that forms a whole. Josh doesen't break up with Breanna, but instead forces her to choose between him and Arnaz. Meanwhile Flex is still having trouble adjusting to Natalie living with him, so much trouble that he has an anxiety attack. After Natalie brings him to the hospital she discovers the truth. The doctor advises them to work out their problems. When Flex and Natalie return home they try to do jus

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Maynard Virgil
Writers: Erica Montolfo