The BEST Episodes of The Boondocks

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 3, 2020

Network: Adult Swim

The Boondocks is based on the satiric Aaron McGruder comic strip of the same name. The show follows the adventures of two black boys, Riley and Huey Freeman, who experience a culture clash when they move from southside Chicago to the "boondocks" to live with their grandfather.

Stinkmeaner 3: The Hateocracy

#1 - Stinkmeaner 3: The Hateocracy

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 30, 2010

The Freemans are in trouble when Stinkmeaner's gang decide to come after them in retaliation for his death

star 8.38
363 votes
Directors: Sung Dae Kang
Writers: Aaron McGruder
Home Alone

#2 - Home Alone

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 17, 2007

Granddad takes a vacation, leaving the boys alone, but just who is in charge?

star 8.32
314 votes
Directors: Dan Fausett
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Rodney Barnes
Stinkmeaner Strikes Back

#3 - Stinkmeaner Strikes Back

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 29, 2007

Huey has a dream of Stinkmeaner and Granddad says that he was a menace and he sent him to hell like he deserves. Stinkmeaner's spirit later inhabits Tom Dubois' body and goes looking for revenge against Granddad. Huey must stop him from killing Granddad.

star 8.22
380 votes
Directors: Seung Eun Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Rodney Barnes
The Fundraiser

#4 - The Fundraiser

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 13, 2010

Riley organizes a fundraiser with Cindy McPhearson and other kids from Woodcrest.

star 8.16
410 votes
Directors: Sung Dae Kang
Writers: Aaron McGruder
Smokin With Cigarettes

#5 - Smokin With Cigarettes

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 6, 2010

When Riley befriends juvenile felon Lamilton Taeshawn, he is having the best time of his life as they go around, causing trouble. Things take a turn for the worst when Lamilton wants to cause more than just trouble when he shows Riley a real handgun... A parody of the now infamous web video where the little boy steals his grandma's Durango and goes joy riding after she refuses to buy him chicken wings at the grocery store.

star 8.12
448 votes
Directors: Sung Dae Kang
Writers: Aaron McGruder
The Kentucky Fried Flu

#6 - The Kentucky Fried Flu

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 1, 2010

When a chicken franchise run out of its newest recipe introduction, things go from bad to worse when a viral outbreak is linked to the same chicken. Thankfully, Huey has prepared a survival outline in just such an emergency, but it's all threatened when no one can seem to stick to the simple plan.

star 8.08
370 votes
Directors: Sung Dae Kang
Writers: Aaron McGruder
Shinin'

#7 - Shinin'

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 26, 2007

Riley joins Thugnificent's Lethal Injection crew. Meanwhile, a local bully steals Riley's prized chain.

star 8.06
307 votes
Breaking Granddad

#8 - Breaking Granddad

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired May 5, 2014

The Freemans sell an explosive hair product and contend with the black market.

star 8.04
285 votes
Directors: Dae Woo Lee
Writers:
The Uncle Ruckus Reality Show

#9 - The Uncle Ruckus Reality Show

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired May 29, 2008

Uncle Ruckus is given his own reality show by BET.

star 8.01
329 votes
Directors: Seung Eun Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Rodney Barnes
A Date With the Booty Warrior

#10 - A Date With the Booty Warrior

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 27, 2010

Having conquered his fear of prison rape, Tom volunteers to lead Huey, Riley, and some classmates on a trip to jail as part of a Scared Stiff program. But when a riot breaks out, Tom has to get the kids, and his delicate backside, out of jail in one piece.

star 8.01
426 votes
Directors: Young Chan Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder
The Red Ball

#11 - The Red Ball

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 16, 2010

star 8.00
379 votes
Directors: Young Chan Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder
The Passion of Reverend Ruckus

#12 - The Passion of Reverend Ruckus

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 19, 2006

While Ruckus spreads the word of White Jesus to get into White Heaven, Huey desperately tries to save his friend from death row.

star 7.98
421 votes
Directors: Sean Song
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Rodney Barnes
The Story of Thugnificent

#13 - The Story of Thugnificent

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2007

The infamous rapper Thugnificent moves to the neighbourhood with his friends Macktastic and Flonominal, eventually leading to Granddad becoming annoyed with his new neighbours. Their feud inspires Thugnificent to create a diss-track called "Eff Granddad".

star 7.95
454 votes
Directors: Seung Eun Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder
The Story of Catcher Freeman

#14 - The Story of Catcher Freeman

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 28, 2008

Huey and Riley listen to different perspectives on the story of their ancestor Catcher Freeman.

star 7.95
246 votes
Directors: Dan Fausett
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Rodney Barnes
Return of the King

#15 - Return of the King

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 15, 2006

When Martin Luther King Jr. comes out of a coma after 32 years and finds himself thrust into the 21st and life in the post "September 11th" lunacy, his "turn the other cheek" philosophy quickly takes him from beloved national hero to dispised terrorist sympathizer.

star 7.93
422 votes
Directors: Kalvin Lee
Writers: Aaron McGruder
Mr. Medicinal

#16 - Mr. Medicinal

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 18, 2010

After a checkup, a doctor warns Granddad that he could die any day if he doesn't get his stress levels down. Not wanting to become dependent on pills, he decides to take Thugnificent's suggestion and turns to marijuana.

star 7.93
171 votes
Directors: Sung Hoon Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder
The Color Ruckus

#17 - The Color Ruckus

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 8, 2010

On a final visit to Woodcrest, Ruckus's terminally ill Nana wants to die in Robert Freeman's house.

star 7.90
282 votes
Directors: Young Chan Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder
Invasion of the Katrinians

#18 - Invasion of the Katrinians

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2007

Jericho Freeman, Granddad's cousin, and his family, who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina, arrive at the Freeman's home looking for a place to stay. Granddad reluctantly allows the family to stay, but is soon trying to get rid of them.

star 7.89
370 votes
Directors: Dan Fausett
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Rodney Barnes
... Or Die Trying

#19 - ... Or Die Trying

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 8, 2007

Granddad, Huey, Riley and Jazmine must avoid guards after they sneak in to a theatre to watch Soul Plane 2: The Blackjacking.

star 7.84
474 votes
Directors: Seung Eun Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder, Yamara Taylor
Granddad's Fight

#20 - Granddad's Fight

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 27, 2005

Grandad and Colonel Stinkmeaner have a beef. One man's blind. One man's feeble. Both are really, really old. Let "The Slugfest In Woodcrest" commence!

star 7.83
637 votes
Writers: Aaron McGrude, Rodney Barnes
Pretty Boy Flizzy

#21 - Pretty Boy Flizzy

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 21, 2014

Pretty Boy Flizzy is arrested for armed robbery while in town, and Tom agrees to be his lawyer.

star 7.83
381 votes
Directors: Hea Young Jung
Writers: Angela Nissel
It's Goin Down

#22 - It's Goin Down

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 15, 2010

A terror attack near Woodcrest is imminent, and retired domestic terrorist Huey Freeman is the main suspect. With super-agent Jack Flowers on his tail and Ed and Rummy on the loose, can anyone save the day?

star 7.82
270 votes
Directors: Sung Hoon Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder
I Dream of Siri

#23 - I Dream of Siri

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 9, 2014

Grandpa's personal assistant program on his phone becomes obsessed with him.

star 7.82
169 votes
Directors: Hea Young Jung
Writers: Angela Nissel
Attack of the Killer Kung-Fu Wolf Bitch

#24 - Attack of the Killer Kung-Fu Wolf Bitch

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 19, 2007

After many failed attempts at online dating, Granddad finally meets a beautiful woman named Luna… who just happens to be a psycho.

star 7.81
414 votes
Thank You for Not Snitching

#25 - Thank You for Not Snitching

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 22, 2007

Two men are invading homes, and Riley and Granddad are refusing to speak to the police. It gets worse when Granddad's car, Dorothy, gets stolen by the robbers. If Riley and Granddad still refuse, worse things may be in store.

star 7.81
475 votes
Directors: Seung Eun Kim
Writers: Aaron McGruder