The Carmichael Show

The BEST episodes of The Carmichael Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

From the comedy of Jerrod Carmichael and Nick Stoller comes an irreverent sitcom inspired by Jerrod's relationships with his say-anything, contrarian father, his therapist-in training girlfriend, his ever-hustling brother, and his mother who is always, always, always right with Jesus.

Last Updated: 4/7/2022Network: NBC
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Porn Addiction
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8.05
254 votes

#1 - Porn Addiction

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/22/2016

Cynthia is shocked her family watches porn. Are they heathens or just sexually healthy?

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Cynthia's Birthday
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8.04
279 votes

#2 - Cynthia's Birthday

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/21/2017

Cynthia reacts negatively to a birthday gift she receives from Jerrod and Maxine. As a result, Jerrod sets out to force his family members to broaden their horizons as he addresses what is and isn't acceptable when it comes to race.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Three Year Anniversary
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8.03
269 votes

#3 - Three Year Anniversary

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/9/2017

When the family discovers the unique way in which Jerrod and Maxine celebrated their dating anniversary, their disapproval forces Jerrod and Maxine to explore their potential inabilities to meet each other's expectations.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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The Funeral
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8.01
229 votes

#4 - The Funeral

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/13/2016

When Joe’s father passes away, the family debates the most appropriate way to handle his funeral. Because Joe had a complicated relationship with his father, who was anything but a role model, the Carmichaels weigh the pros and cons of traditional funeral pageantry versus a more accurate reflection of his life that may bring Joe some closure.

Directors: Betsy Thomas
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Facebook Friends
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8.00
248 votes

#5 - Facebook Friends

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/1/2016

Joe joins Facebook, but Cynthia is upset when he receives a friend request from his high-school girlfriend. All this leads the family to explore social media and its impact on relationships.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Support The Troops
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7.98
276 votes

#6 - Support The Troops

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/31/2017

When Jerrod gets into a fight with a soldier in front of Joe and Bobby, Joe's desire to make it up to the soldier causes problems that test the limits of what it means to truly support the troops.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Protest
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7.96
379 votes

#7 - Protest

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/26/2015

A protest breaks out in the community, causing divisions in the family over social activism and complicating Jerrod's birthday celebration.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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The Blues
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7.94
242 votes

#8 - The Blues

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/24/2016

Maxine discovers Cynthia crying in the kitchen and fears she may be in need of counseling due to depression.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Gold Diggers
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7.93
263 votes

#9 - Gold Diggers

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/9/2017

When Bobby brings home his new girlfriend, a debate about the effects of money ensues that uncovers something about Maxine’s financial situation that Jerrod never knew and doesn’t know if he can handle.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Maxine's Sister
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7.93
243 votes

#10 - Maxine's Sister

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/26/2017

When Maxine brings her sister to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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President Trump
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7.92
256 votes

#11 - President Trump

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/29/2016

Joe and Maxine clash over politics and elections are debated when Joe chooses to vote for Donald Trump, to Maxine's chagrin, and some important news gets overshadowed. Also: Jerrod sets out to hear all sides of the election debate.

Directors: Michael Zinberg
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Maxine's Dad
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7.90
241 votes

#12 - Maxine's Dad

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/15/2016

Maxine's dad is in town for her graduation. When he offers her a lucrative job she doesn't want to take, her and Jerrod's integrity is put to the test.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Man's World
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7.89
257 votes

#13 - Man's World

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/8/2016

Maxine challenges Jerrod's attitude about gender roles, leading the Carmichael men to prove their masculinity by fixing the roof. Meanwhile, Maxine sets out to show that a woman can change a tire without a man's help.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Morris
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7.89
237 votes

#14 - Morris

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/5/2017

When Bobby shares news with Jerrod about a mysterious Facebook message he received, a decades old family secret is revealed.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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New Neighbors
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7.89
261 votes

#15 - New Neighbors

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/3/2016

Jerrod and Maxine clash over his parents' behavior after a Muslim couple moves in next door. The problem intensifies when his parents see their new neighbors receive a mysterious package and they become determined to investigate.

Directors: Michael Zinberg
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Shoot-Up-Able
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7.89
247 votes

#16 - Shoot-Up-Able

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/28/2017

When Jerrod survives a tragedy, he fights against being coddled by his family and being labeled a victim, but things are made harder when he's forced to tell a police officer exactly what he saw.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Perfect Storm
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7.84
232 votes

#17 - Perfect Storm

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/20/2016

A pregnancy scare hits Maxine and Jerrod, who rush out to purchase a morning-after pill. Complications ensue when a menacing storm approaches and the couple are forced to seek shelter at Joe and Cynthia’s residence.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Intervention
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7.83
220 votes

#18 - Intervention

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/12/2017

A fight between Bobby and Nekeisha about how much she's been drinking lately spurs the family to throw an intervention that turns into a debate about how to best handle life stress.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Everybody Cheats
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7.82
315 votes

#19 - Everybody Cheats

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/9/2016

Cynthia catches her Reverend cheating on his wife and becomes a discussion with the family which leads Maxine revealing her past affairs.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Guns
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7.81
274 votes

#20 - Guns

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/9/2015

Maxine finds a gun that belongs to Jerrod, triggering a family debate about gun control and power dynamics in relationships.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Kale
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7.80
347 votes

#21 - Kale

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/2/2015

Jerrod encourages his parents to lead healthier lifestyles, but his efforts backfire and cause a family debate about health, aging and death.

Directors: Michael Zinberg
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Lesbian Wedding
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7.80
272 votes

#22 - Lesbian Wedding

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/14/2017

When Maxine offers to set Bobby up with a friend who the family deems unattractive, a debate about beauty and superficiality ensues that spurs Maxine to try to prove that the world is not that shallow.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Evelyn and Vernon
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7.80
229 votes

#23 - Evelyn and Vernon

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/19/2017

When Cynthia discovers her parents are having marriage problems, it forces her to confront problems in her own marriage.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Pilot
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7.80
464 votes

#24 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/26/2015

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Ex Con
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7.78
234 votes

#25 - Ex Con

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/10/2016

The prison system is discussed by the family when Jerrod's childhood friend is released from jail after 10 years. Also, Jerrod must face how much his life has changed, and an idealistic viewpoint clashes with realist attitudes.

Directors: Betsy Thomas
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