The BEST Episodes of She's Gotta Have It
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2020
A Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties finds it difficult to define what she wants from her personal and professional life.
#1 - #4MyNegusAndMyBishes (ALL WORDS MATTER)
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Nola faces challenges at her new teaching job, Jamie learns his son has made a startling viral video, and Shemekka takes a decisive step.
#2 - #NolasChoice (3 DA HARD WAY)
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Awkward surprises, a bold new work of art and the sweet sounds of Prince turn a holiday feast into an unforgettable night.
#3 - #BootyFull (SELF ACCEPTANCE)
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
While Nola works through the aftermath of a disturbing encounter, her friend Shemekka considers changing her body to boost her earning potential.
#4 - #I'mFeelingMyFeelings
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired May 24, 2019
Eighteen months later, as Nola navigates a committed relationship with Opal, Mars finds himself out of work and in need of a place to crash.
#5 - #LuvIzLuv (SEXUALITY IS FLUID)
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Fed up with the toxic energy in her life, Nola embarks on a man cleanse. That doesn't mean her lovin' bed is empty, though.
#6 - #IAmYourMirror
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 24, 2019
Friends, former lovers and fellow artists turn out for Nola's first solo show, where a provocative new piece stirs up strong emotions.
#7 - #HeGotItAllMixedUp (DYSLEXIA)
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Emotions run high as Nola prepares for her art opening -- and her men realize they aren't invited to the big night. Shemekka makes her dancing debut.
#8 - #LBD (LITTLE BLACK DRESS)
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
After a setback, Nola tries to regain her power and confidence with help from a little black dress. But the effect isn't what she hoped.
#9 - #SuperFunkyCaliFragiSexy
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 24, 2019
As Brooklyn celebrates Prince at the Purple People Party, Nola snaps portraits for earWave. Septima rehearses a play with George C. Wolfe.
#10 - #NationTime
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 24, 2019
In Martha's Vineyard, Nola gets a chance to learn from artists like Carrie Mae Weems and Amy Sherald. But an unwelcome surprise throws her off her game.
#11 - #ChangeGonCome (GENTRIFICATION)
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Amid rising tensions in the neighborhood, Nola tries to channel all her energy into her art. But she soon finds herself thrust into the spotlight.
#12 - #DaJumpoff (DOCTRINE)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Brooklyn artist Nola lays down her philosophy on sex and freedom between visits from her three lovers: thoughtful Jamie, playful Mars and cocky Greer.
#13 - #ConeyIslandIsTheEndOfTheLine
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 24, 2019
Amid rising tensions with Opal, Nola weighs an offer to use her street art in an ad campaign and has an unsettling run-in at Skylar's school.
#14 - #HowToMakeLoveToANegroWithoutGettingTired
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Greer decides it's time to break the rules. Meanwhile, Nola stews over a review from a critic, and Jamie slips into a confusing spiral.
#15 - #OhJudoKnow?
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 24, 2019
Nola, Mars, Shemekka and Winny take an eye-opening trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to deliver money for hurricane relief efforts.
#16 - #LoveDontPayDaRent (IF YOU DON'T KNOW ME BY NOW)
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 2017
Nola veers between joy and panic when two sudden changes of fortune leave her scrambling to cover her bills. Jamie turns to an old friend for help.
#17 - #LuvStings
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 24, 2019
Feeling raw, Nola cleans house and goes back to therapy. Meanwhile, Shemekka returns to the motel where she got her injections.
#18 - #WhenYourChickensComeHometoRoost
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 24, 2019
Clorinda contends with mounting pressure from Danton and romantic tensions with Mars. Skylar confronts Nola about her relationship with Jamie.
#19 - #OnTheComeUpTheComeDown&TheComeRound
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 24, 2019
During a launch party for her hair care line, Shemekka forces Nola and Clo to hash out their problems. The earWave campaign takes a maddening turn.