The Best Episodes of The Cleveland Show
Last Updated: Nov 25, 2018
"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
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.
#3 - '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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#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.
#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.
#16 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#20 - Hot Cocoa Bang Bang
Season 2 - Episode 22
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.
#22 - The Essence of Cleveland
Season 2 - Episode 18
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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.