The BEST Episodes of The Cleveland Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 1, 2021

Network: FOX

"Family Guy" spin-off following Cleveland Brown, who has moved from Quahog, R.I., to Stoolbend, Va., where he becomes a family guy himself, settling down with his high-school flame and her unruly kids as well as his own teenage son, Cleveland Jr.

All You Can Eat

#1 - All You Can Eat

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 20, 2012

Season 3 finale: Roberta gives Jr. a makeover, and his new look gives him the confidence to approach a girl he has fancied. She mistakes him for a female, but that's not the end of their relationship. Meanwhile, Cleveland gets into a snack-food fight.

star 7.66
629 votes
Mama Drama

#2 - Mama Drama

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired May 13, 2012

A sad Mother's Day looms for Donna because she's estranged from her own mom, whom she hasn't seen in years, so Cleveland hires an actress to play her. But then he runs into Donna's real mother and makes one last effort to reunite them.

star 7.63
521 votes
Pins, Spins and Fins!

#3 - Pins, Spins and Fins!

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 3, 2013

When Rallo starts getting a big head over his bowling prowess, Donna tells him little kids don't have skills; Cleveland, Lester, Holt and Terry try to spice up their friendship.

star 7.54
353 votes
Escape From Goochland

#4 - Escape From Goochland

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 7, 2012

Cleveland and the gang head to their rival high school for an annual football game; Donna's sexy Halloween costume lands her in trouble with the police.

star 7.53
755 votes
Directors: Jack Perkins
Writers: Courtney Lilly
Frapp Attack

#5 - Frapp Attack

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 1, 2012

Donna gets jealous of Cleveland getting too close to a female co-worker, then a music video made from his workplace shenanigans goes viral and attracts the attention of a big music producer. In the process, the producer get attracted to Donna, making Cleveland the jealous one.

star 7.52
778 votes
Crazy Train

#6 - Crazy Train

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired May 19, 2013

When Freight Train invites Cleveland to the Lowrider Convention, Dr. Fist suggests the unexpected behavior may be the result of dementia.

star 7.52
429 votes
A Rodent Like This

#7 - A Rodent Like This

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 10, 2013

When Donna finds a rat in the house, she takes the kids and stays with her mother, but Cleveland forms an attachment to the creature; Rallo and Jr. play spies.

star 7.50
457 votes
Back to Cool

#8 - Back to Cool

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 17, 2011

When Cleveland Jr. bonds with Donna’s ex-husband, Robert, Cleveland becomes jealous that Jr. thinks Robert is so much cooler than him. In order to prove how cool he is to his son, Cleveland challenges Robert to a “Coolympics” competition.

star 7.49
785 votes
Directors: Anthony Agrusa
Writers: Kevin Biggins, Travis Bowe
California Dreamin' (All the Cleves Are Brown)

#9 - California Dreamin' (All the Cleves Are Brown)

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 17, 2013

When the Browns move to Los Angeles, Cleveland pursues his dream of becoming a major league baseball scout; Donna and the kids become enamoured with L.A.'s glitzy lifestyle.

star 7.48
419 votes
'Til Deaf

#10 - 'Til Deaf

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 4, 2012

When Donna has a midlife crisis, Cleveland must come up with a clever way to sneak off with his buddies on a hunting trip without her finding out. But a hunting accident leaves Cleveland slightly deaf, and his scheme to agree to all of Donna’s ideas backfires when she makes a drastic life change and decides to go back to school.

star 7.47
654 votes
American Prankster

#11 - American Prankster

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 15, 2012

One of Rallo’s pranks goes too far and gets Cleveland Jr. kicked out of the scouts. So Cleveland takes matters into his own hands, and threatens to send Rallo to juvenile detention.

star 7.46
749 votes
Y Tu Junior Tambien

#12 - Y Tu Junior Tambien

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 8, 2012

When Junior starts dating a very attractive young lady, Cleveland gets green with envy and suspicious of her motives. When things start to get too serious between the two young lovers, Cleveland suspects that the young woman is using Junior to get a green card.

star 7.45
755 votes
To Live and Die in VA

#13 - To Live and Die in VA

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 20, 2011

When Lester invests in Cleveland's beer truck business and loses his life savings, he is so upset that he decides to take his own life - or does he? Meanwhile, Rallo is tired of getting his hair cut by his mom and opens his own barbershop in the kitchen.

star 7.45
687 votes
Directors: Seung Cha
Writers: Mehar Sethi

#14 - B.M.O.C.

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 22, 2012

While looking for a college for Roberta, Cleveland returns to his alma mater during Homecoming to relive the old days, but things don't go as he had planned when his former fraternity gives him the cold shoulder. Meanwhile Rallo helps Cleveland Junior sleep without his stuffed Tiger, Larry.

star 7.43
581 votes
Hot Cocoa Bang Bang

#15 - Hot Cocoa Bang Bang

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 15, 2011

Cleveland takes the entire family to a comic convention in an attempt to sell his comic book, “Waderman.” While there, Donna is horrified to find out that Robert Rodriguez is screening a Blaxploitation film that she starred in when she was younger. Meanwhile, Cleveland Jr., tired of Comic-Con being a playground for Hollywood to peddle their projects, gathers a band of geeks together to take the Con back to its true origins.

star 7.42
804 votes
Directors: Ian Graham
Writers: Kirker Butler
A Short Story and a Tall Tale

#16 - A Short Story and a Tall Tale

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 13, 2011

Cleveland and Donna celebrate Valentine’s Day with a trip to Los Angeles after scoring courtside seats to the all-star basketball game. Caught up in the excitement, Cleveland gets rowdy and talks smack to the players from the sideline throughout the game. The basketball champs, feeling hurt, seek revenge by paying a surprise visit to Stoolbend and putting Cleveland in his place.

star 7.42
765 votes
Directors: Ian Graham
Writers: Julius Sharpe

#17 - Brownsized

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 3, 2013

Cleveland struggles to tell Donna that he took a severance offer and quit his job; Rallo finds a new man for Roberta.

star 7.41
362 votes
Ladies' Night

#18 - Ladies' Night

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 15, 2009

Cleveland is upset when he finds out that Donna is still attending a single mothers' support group.

star 7.41
820 votes
Directors: Justin Ridge
Writers: Clarence Livingston
There Goes El Neighborhood

#19 - There Goes El Neighborhood

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 29, 2012

After getting into several cultural misunderstandings with his popular new Latina neighbor, Cleveland tries to make amends by showing her his knowledge of her culture but gets into a bind when he offers to babysit her son and then loses him.

star 7.40
787 votes
Fist and the Furious

#20 - Fist and the Furious

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 14, 2013

After Cleveland brings Dr. Fist into his group, he learns he has ties to the mob; Junior and Rallo open up a food truck.

star 7.40
449 votes
Who Done Did It?

#21 - Who Done Did It?

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 7, 2013

After Arianna is rude to Donna, Cleveland seeks revenge by egging Arianna's house; when Cleveland starts seeking revenge on more people, things get out of hand and he's accused of a murder he did not commit.

star 7.40
492 votes
Of Lice and Men

#22 - Of Lice and Men

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired May 5, 2013

A lice outbreak at school forces Rallo to cut his hair; Cleveland watches Freight Train and Cookie's house for a weekend.

star 7.39
459 votes
Grave Danger

#23 - Grave Danger

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 28, 2013

During a weekend at Robert's apartment in East Stoolbend, Rallo befriends tough kids in the neighborhood; Cleveland and his friends enjoy spending time at the lush Stoolbend cemetery.

star 7.37
358 votes
The Essence of Cleveland

#24 - The Essence of Cleveland

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 3, 2011

When Cleveland is reunited with his former high school classmate, "Fatty Patty," who is now skinny, beautiful and still has a crush on Cleveland, Donna becomes extremely jealous and wary of Patty's motives for wanting to be friends with Cleveland. Patty turns out to be a little crazy, and after she tries to steal Cleveland's "essence," Donna goes on the hunt to stop her.

star 7.36
688 votes
Directors: Matt Engstrom
Writers: Gabe Miller, Jonathan Green
'Tis the Cleveland to Be Sorry

#25 - 'Tis the Cleveland to Be Sorry

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 16, 2012

Cleveland pretends to be homeless when he discovers that the food served at a local shelter is better than it is at home; Roberta is hired to be a Christmas elf in a store owned by a man who makes Santa's helpers wear sexy outfits.

star 7.35
531 votes