The BEST Episodes of The Cleveland Show
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2021
"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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.