The BEST Episodes of The Corner

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 15, 2021

Network: HBO

Based on the nonfiction book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood", by journalists David Simon and Edward Burns, The Corner presents the world of Fayette Street using real names and real events. The Corner tells the true story of men, women and children living amid the open-air drug markets of West Baltimore. It chronicles a year in the lives of 15-year old DeAndre McCullough (Sean Nelson, "THE WOOD"), his mother Fran Boyd (Khandi Alexander), and his father Gary McCullough (T.K. Carter), as well as other addicts and low-level drug dealers caught up in the twin-engine economy of heroin and cocaine.

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Everyman's Blues

#1 - Everyman's Blues

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 21, 2000

Everyone's fates are reveal in this must watch final episode. Fran defeates her drug addiction as Gary deals with his. DeAndre deals with his drug selling and the final path it leads him on.

star 8.86
125 votes
Writers: David Mills, Ed Burns
Corner Boy Blues

#2 - Corner Boy Blues

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 14, 2000

Andre and his friends go about their business of slinging drugs as they try to stay out of jail.

star 8.59
125 votes
DeAndre's Blues

#3 - DeAndre's Blues

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 23, 2000

DeAndre is kicked out of the house by Fran for selling drugs, so he moves into the apartment that the family once lived in. He has a party with his friends and sex with Tyreeka as his father continues his habit. Gary even steals drugs from DeAndre as he is having sex with Tyreeka.

star 8.37
135 votes
Writers: David Mills, David Simon
Dope Fiend Blues

#4 - Dope Fiend Blues

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 7, 2000

The series focuses more on Andre and his drug dealing lifestyle as he deals with police and the birth of his son.

star 8.19
123 votes
Gary's Blues

#5 - Gary's Blues

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 16, 2000

Gary McCullough, an entrepreneur in the middle of his four year struggle with drug addiction. We see how he ended up on the road to ruin after being a sucessful businessman. We meet his former wife Fran, who is raising thier two sons and dealing with her own addiction to drugs.

star 8.06
184 votes
Writers: David Mills, David Simon
Fran's Blues

#6 - Fran's Blues

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 30, 2000

Fran decides to fight her drug addiction.

star 8.04
127 votes
Writers: David Mills