The BEST Episodes of The Boondocks
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019
Network: HBO Max
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.
#1 - The Fundraiser
Season 3 - Episode 7
Riley organizes a fundraiser with Cindy McPhearson and other kids from Woodcrest.
#2 - Stinkmeaner 3: The Hateocracy
Season 3 - Episode 5
The Freemans are in trouble when Stinkmeaner's gang decide to come after them in retaliation for his death
#3 - A Date With the Booty Warrior
Season 3 - Episode 9
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.
#4 - Stinkmeaner Strikes Back
Season 2 - Episode 4
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.
#5 - The Color Ruckus
Season 3 - Episode 14
On a final visit to Woodcrest, Ruckus's terminally ill Nana wants to die in Robert Freeman's house.
#6 - The Passion of Reverend Ruckus
Season 1 - Episode 15
While Ruckus spreads the word of White Jesus to get into White Heaven, Huey desperately tries to save his friend from death row.
#7 - It's a Black President, Huey Freeman
Season 3 - Episode 1
The Freemans are filmed for a German documentary about the 2008 election of Barack Obama in the Season 3 premiere.
#8 - Mr. Medicinal
Season 3 - Episode 12
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.
#9 - Breaking Granddad
Season 4 - Episode 3
The Freemans sell an explosive hair product and contend with the black market.
#10 - The Story of Thugnificent
Season 2 - Episode 5
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".
#11 - Guess Hoe's Coming to Dinner
Season 1 - Episode 3
Huey and Riley try to convince Grandad that his new girlfriend Cristal (like the champagne) is actually a prostitute. Of course, Grandad doesn't believe them, even when she spends all his money. But when A Pimp Named Slickback shows up, the truth is revealed.
#12 - ... Or Die Trying
Season 2 - Episode 1
Granddad, Huey, Riley and Jazmine must avoid guards after they sneak in to a theatre to watch Soul Plane 2: The Blackjacking.
#13 - The Kentucky Fried Flu
Season 3 - Episode 13
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.
#14 - The Story of Lando Freeman
Season 3 - Episode 10
There's a new handyman in the neighborhood undercutting Uncle Ruckus... which is all good for Granddad and his garden until the man claims to be his long lost son, Lando. Will Granddad take responsibility and be a father to his child? Not without a talk show paternity test.
#15 - The Story of Gangstalicious Part 2
Season 2 - Episode 13
Granddad worries about Riley's sexuality when he notices that he begins to dress and act like "in-the-closet" rapper, Gangstalicious.
#16 - Smokin With Cigarettes
Season 3 - Episode 6
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.
#18 - The Red Ball
Season 3 - Episode 3
Kickball legend Huey Freeman returns after a self-imposed exile from the game.
#19 - It's Goin Down
Season 3 - Episode 15
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?
#20 - Home Alone
Season 2 - Episode 10
Granddad takes a vacation, leaving the boys alone, but just who is in charge?
#21 - Thank You for Not Snitching
Season 2 - Episode 3
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.
#22 - The Trial of Robert Kelly
Season 1 - Episode 2
When the trial of R&B star R. Kelly comes to town and Tom Dubois is the ADA, Huey and Riley are on opposing sides of the hot-button "underage peeing" issue. Meanwhile, Granddad and Uncle Ruckus argue about white people during a game of checkers.
#23 - The Block is Hot
Season 1 - Episode 14
Its February, and its record temperatures of 90 degrees. Luckily, Jazmine has her lemonade stand open, and does pretty well. Her success catches the eye of corporate tycoon Ed Wuncler. Despite several warnings from Huey, Jazmine then learns the true meaning of "capitalism" when Wuncler decides to buy the stand.
#24 - Return of the King
Season 1 - Episode 9
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.
#25 - Shinin'
Season 2 - Episode 7
Riley joins Thugnificent's Lethal Injection crew. Meanwhile, a local bully steals Riley's prized chain.