The BEST Episodes of The Cleveland Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 10, 2019

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

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 8.01
132 votes
Ladies' Night

#2 - Ladies' Night

Season 1 - Episode 6

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

star 7.88
160 votes
Directors: Justin Ridge
Writers: Clarence Livingston
Das Shrimp Boot

#3 - Das Shrimp Boot

Season 3 - Episode 13

Cleveland relies on energy supplements to keep himself awake in order to work overtime and earn enough vacation time to go on a Spring Break cruise with his family. But when his energy pill addiction forces him into rehab and his desperate attempt to escape to the cruise liner goes wrong, he finds himself held hostage by pirates threatening the safety of those aboard the ship, including his own family.

star 7.87
137 votes
'Til Deaf

#4 - 'Til Deaf

Season 3 - Episode 12

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 7.85
133 votes
Flush of Genius

#5 - Flush of Genius

Season 3 - Episode 20

Cleveland Jr. loses respect for his father when Cleveland falls off the toilet and gets a concussion. Rallo is finally tall enough to ride his favorite roller coaster.

star 7.82
124 votes
Mama Drama

#6 - Mama Drama

Season 3 - Episode 21

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 7.80
131 votes
American Prankster

#7 - American Prankster

Season 3 - Episode 17

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 7.78
146 votes
Y Tu Junior Tambien

#8 - Y Tu Junior Tambien

Season 3 - Episode 8

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 7.76
125 votes
Buried Pleasure

#9 - Buried Pleasure

Season 1 - Episode 13

When Holt confesses to Cleveland that he wishes he had a special someone in his life, Cleveland tries to set him up with cat-loving Jill; Cleveland Jr. and Rallo anticipate the birth of Rallo's pet fish.

star 7.75
119 votes
Directors: Ian Graham
Writers: Julius Sharpe
Crazy Train

#10 - Crazy Train

Season 4 - Episode 22

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

star 7.73
174 votes
Brotherly Love

#11 - Brotherly Love

Season 1 - Episode 18

Rallo gives Cleveland Jr. tips on how to woo the girl of his dreams; Cleveland Jr. challenges her boyfriend to a rap battle.

star 7.73
117 votes
Directors: Anthony Agrusa
Writers: Justin Heimberg

#12 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Cleveland Brown returns to his hometown with his high-school sweetheart.

star 7.73
257 votes
Directors: Anthony Lioi
Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, Mike Henry
The Men in Me

#13 - The Men in Me

Season 3 - Episode 15

Cleveland is labeled "The Whitest Man in America" after he wins a dance competition for the chance to attend a pop sensation's concert. Unable to shake off his new reputation, Cleveland is determined to understand his roots and where he came from. Everything starts to make sense when he is reunited with his former nanny Barbara, a high class woman with a taste for refined culture. But even though Cleveland's nanny influenced many of his interests growing up, Cleveland finally learns that happiness comes from being comfortable in your own skin.

star 7.73
127 votes
Frapp Attack

#14 - Frapp Attack

Season 3 - Episode 16

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 7.72
143 votes
Love Rollercoaster

#15 - Love Rollercoaster

Season 1 - Episode 11

Ms. Eck encourages Roberta to change her appearance in an attempt to teach her an important lesson; Cleveland and the guys try to invent an infomercial product.

star 7.71
130 votes
Directors: Ron Rubio
Writers: Kirker Butler
To Live and Die in VA

#16 - To Live and Die in VA

Season 2 - Episode 17

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 7.71
114 votes
Directors: Seung Cha
Writers: Mehar Sethi
March Dadness

#17 - March Dadness

Season 3 - Episode 14

Rallo's viewing of Tim Gunn's reality show is interrupted when Cleveland decides to watch the college basketball tournament with Freight Train, but he quickly becomes frustrated when Freight Train enjoys spending quality bonding time with Cleveland Jr. instead. Once Cleveland learns the real reason behind Freight Train's cold attitude, he is determined to find a new father figure and goes head-to-head against his dad and Cleveland Jr. in the two-man golf tournament. Meanwhile, Rallo purchases a fancy sports car, but his speedy ride with his buddies takes a dangerous drive off-course.

star 7.67
120 votes
Escape From Goochland

#18 - Escape From Goochland

Season 4 - Episode 1

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 7.66
206 votes
Directors: Jack Perkins
Writers: Courtney Lilly

#19 - B.M.O.C.

Season 3 - Episode 18

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 7.65
135 votes
Of Lice and Men

#20 - Of Lice and Men

Season 4 - Episode 20

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

star 7.65
153 votes
Ain't Nothin' But Mutton Bustin'

#21 - Ain't Nothin' But Mutton Bustin'

Season 2 - Episode 10

At Donna's suggestion, Cleveland and Rallo start spending more time together; Cleveland Jr. becomes jealous of Rallo and Cleveland's new relationship.

star 7.64
123 votes
Directors: Matt Engstrom
Writers: Courtney Lilly
It's the Great Pancake, Cleveland Brown

#22 - It's the Great Pancake, Cleveland Brown

Season 2 - Episode 4

Cleveland Jr. cannot go trick-or-treating on Halloween because his father thinks he is too old; when Junior reinvents himself as a "cool kid," he gets picked on and becomes unhappy with his new persona.

star 7.63
152 votes
Directors: Ronald Rubio
Writers: Aseem Batra
The One About Friends

#23 - The One About Friends

Season 1 - Episode 3

Attempting to get Cleveland Jr more friends, Cleveland invites the neighbor kid over to the house. However, when he overstays his welcome, Cleveland has a rough time trying to get him to leave.

star 7.63
186 votes
Writers: Jonathan Green, Gabe Miller
The Curious Case of Jr. Working at the Stool

#24 - The Curious Case of Jr. Working at the Stool

Season 1 - Episode 14

Roberta and Rallo have a surprise for Lacey, Roberta’s wealthy rival. Meanwhile, Cleveland Junior learns responsibility while working at The Stool, but when he starts making changes to the guys’ hangout, a feud erupts between father and son.

star 7.63
128 votes
Directors: Justin Ridge
Writers: Kevin Biggins, Travis Bowe
Our Gang

#25 - Our Gang

Season 1 - Episode 12

Coach Cleveland comes to the rescue of frustrated parents by taking a group of delinquent teens under his wing. With the help of Cleveland Jr., he creates a new club dubbed "The Crazy Eights," and hopes that it will keep the kids on the straight and narrow. However, he is soon mixed up in bad business, and only the "Crazy Eights" can help him out.

star 7.63
122 votes
Directors: Anthony Agrusa
Writers: Aaron Lee