The BEST episodes of South Side

Every episode of South Side ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of South Side!

South Side follows two friends who just graduated from community college and are ready to take over the world. But until they do, they’re stuck working at Rent-T-Own.

Last Updated: 5/29/2023Network:HBO Max
The Laughter
9 votes

#1 - The Laughter

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/15/2022

A vigilante known only as “The Laughter” terrorizes Chicago’s network of rental stores… and he’s coming for Rent-T-Own next.

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17 votes

#2 - Heartless

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/8/2022

Q enlists Simon and K’s help to cover for an AWOL member of the team. After their squad car is stolen, Sergeant Turner finds herself covering for Officer Goodnight… again.

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Mongolian Curly
66 votes

#3 - Mongolian Curly

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/28/2019

Simon and Kareme crash a barbecue, and Officer Turner gets a new wig to impress her old high school classmates.

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Face Your Fears
19 votes

#4 - Face Your Fears

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/25/2021

As a cabal of clowns invade the South Side, Goodnight and Turner attempt to control the chaos, while Simon and the RTO crew try to face their fears.

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Turner’s and Brenda’s Day Off
21 votes

#5 - Turner’s and Brenda’s Day Off

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/18/2021

Turner and Brenda ditch the set of the hit show “Chicago Shields,” leaving Goodnight and a frantic production assistant to track them down. Meanwhile, K workshops his sci-fi novel — with no help from Simon.

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The Election
22 votes

#6 - The Election

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/11/2021

Allen runs for Alderman, but his attempts to dig up dirt on Adam Bethune might cost him the race. Then, Turner prepares to reenter the dating scene, while Keisha attempts to scare her son back onto the basketball court.

Watch Now:Amazon
15 votes

#7 - Sarcophacouch

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/25/2021

Juke-A-Thon and Furniture Con loom on the horizon, promising big changes for the South Side crew. While Stacy and Turner clash over coaching styles, Q’s groundbreaking couch creates waves – and causes a rift in the space-time continuum.

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10 Less Minutes
19 votes

#8 - 10 Less Minutes

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/25/2021

While Simon and K work on their latest scheme, Turner’s surfaces with a saucy side-hustle of her own. Later, Allen’s attempts to fight for the people of the South Side catch the attention of Chicago’s elite.

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48 votes

#9 - Litcoin

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/18/2019

Simon and Kareme invest in a new cryptocurrency called Litcoin, and Officer Goodnight shoots himself in the foot.

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62 votes

#10 - Chi-Town

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/4/2019

Officer Turner’s father asks her to compete in a spades tournament, and Simon learns the moves for steppin’.

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20 votes

#11 - Tornado

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/25/2021

Forced to take refuge in Rent-T-Own during a freak storm, Turner uses the captive audience to her advantage, while Q and Stacy deal with computer problems. Elsewhere, a brush with a fortune teller spells doom for Simon and K.

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Life of an Ottoman
22 votes

#12 - Life of an Ottoman

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/18/2021

The Rent-T-Own team looks back at the many lives of an ottoman that’s been in the system for decades, tracing its journey through Q’s ill-fated foot modeling career, to Keisha’s foray into doll fashion, and beyond.

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The Day the New Jordans Drop
65 votes

#13 - The Day the New Jordans Drop

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/14/2019

Officers Turner and Goodnight guard a store that’s selling the new Jordans, and Simon and Kareme try to recover a laptop that has Kareme’s sci-fi novel on it.

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Turner Buys a Building
63 votes

#14 - Turner Buys a Building

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/7/2019

Officer Turner feuds with a civil rights icon who lives in the building she just bought, and Simon and Kareme start selling popcorn on the street.

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24 votes

#15 - Ambulance

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/11/2021

Simon and K find themselves in over their heads when Uncle Spike causes their latest scheme to go south. Then, Officer Goodnight’s plans for the Chorale are overshadowed by the arrival of Kitty’s crooning ex.

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Treat Yourself
26 votes

#16 - Treat Yourself

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/11/2021

A sweltering summer day finds Simon desperate to protect his latest prized possession — a set of Omaha steaks. Meanwhile, Goodnight’s ill-fated stakeout leads to a surprise win for Turner.

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Weird White Murderer
54 votes

#17 - Weird White Murderer

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/11/2019

Officer Turner throws herself into the search for a missing teenager, and Stacy sets out to record the perfect song to inspire the community.

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Sell Yourself
87 votes

#18 - Sell Yourself

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/31/2019

Simon and K have to sell erectile dysfunction pills for Spike, while Officer Goodnight struggles with his job patrolling the South Side.

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DJ Alderman
10 votes

#19 - DJ Alderman

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/22/2022

After Alderman Gayle pursues a newfound passion for music, Simon and K take over the 51st Ward.

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14 votes

#20 - College

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/8/2022

While Simon schools a group of high school students, Goodnight realizes that his wife might be involved in a dangerously delicious cult.

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Super Speed
13 votes

#21 - Super Speed

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/29/2022

While Simon and K test out their newly acquired superpowers, Stacy hosts a speed-dating event, Goodnight and Kitty get down and dirty, and Turner goes on a wild journey through hip-hop history.

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South Suburbs
8 votes

#22 - South Suburbs

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/15/2022

While Turner experiences yet another disappointing birthday, Simon and K find themselves hobnobbing with the South Suburb’s elite.

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Cold Cases
57 votes

#23 - Cold Cases

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/21/2019

Kareme and Quincy compete to see who can repossess more in one day, and Bluto defends himself in court.

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Chicago’s #1 Party Promoter
17 votes

#24 - Chicago’s #1 Party Promoter

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/18/2021

Reeling from the loss of an iconic party promoter, the community gathers for one last bash with a surprise from the beyond. Travis tries to climb his way to the top, while Turner attempts to get freaky with a no-fun funeral director.

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Mild Sauce Meatballs
46 votes

#25 - Mild Sauce Meatballs

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/18/2019

Kareme propels Rent-T-Own to the next level with his tasty mild sauce meatballs, and Allen tries desperately to impress the Heirs of Madagascar social club.

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