The BEST Episodes of The Game
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019
The Game is the spin-off of the long-running sitcom Girlfriends. By creators Mara Brock Akil and Kelsey Grammer come a comedy about three special woman in a relationship with three hard-working football players. Melanie (Tia Mowry) is trying to work her relationship with Derwin (Pooch Hall), her boyfriend, while Tasha Mack (Wendy Raquel Robinson) balances the relationship she has with her son and with her husband, Malik (Horsea Canchez). Tiffany (Brittany Daniels) and Jason (Coby Bell) are also working hard to make their relationship last. The Game focuses on each of the relationships present in these women's lives -- those with both friends and lovers -- as they learn the rules of the game.
#1 - Do the Wright Thing
Season 3 - Episode 13
#2 - Cold Swine Sucks...And So Does Falling in Love
Season 5 - Episode 20
Tasha's discovers a text message; Derwin pushes Irv.
#3 - I Want It All and I Want It Now
Season 3 - Episode 21
#4 - The Right to Choose Episode
Season 4 - Episode 13
Melanie and Tasha clash over the direction of Derwin and Malik’s careers, resulting in Melanie firing Tasha from her position as Derwin’s manager.
#5 - To Baby...Or Not To Baby
Season 1 - Episode 12
Melanie and Derwin discover that Melanie might be pregnant. Melanie realizes she is not ready for parenthood and puts off taking the pregnancy test. Excited about the possibility of a baby, Derwin plans to surprise Melanie with a half-time proposal during the game, but Melanie tries to stop him when she discovers she is not pregnant. Derwin proposes anyway and Melanie accepts, feeling pressured on national television. Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell, Brittany Daniel and Hosea Chanchez also star.
#6 - Baby B.S.
Season 1 - Episode 16
Kelly is happy when she finds out Jason wants to have another baby. But when Tasha offers her a job at her management firm, Kelly has a quick change of heart. Meanwhile, when R&B singer Drew Sidora starts calling Derwin on a consistent basis he realizes their recent flirtation has gone a step too far. Tia Mowry and Hosea Chanchez also star.
#7 - The Fall of the Roman
Season 3 - Episode 20
Jason wants his daughter to meet his new girlfriend, but Kelly believes it's a bad idea. Meanwhile, Melanie has found the perfect wedding dress, but is afraid to buy it.
#8 - Keep Your Friends Close and Your Prostitute Closer
Season 5 - Episode 9
Melanie tries to connect with Janay by pushing Derwin closer to her fiancé. Elsewhere, Tasha forges ahead in her newfound relationship with a male escort.
#9 - The Third Legacy
Season 3 - Episode 18
Malik is introduced to his step-sister and worries that he may have slept with her unaware they were related. Tasha meets her former husband's new wife and is surprised to see that she is similar to herself.
#10 - Punk Ass Chauncey
Season 3 - Episode 14
#11 - Truth and Consequences
Season 3 - Episode 16
Tasha is betrayed by Kelly at work, but gets her revenge by introducing Jason to a pretty TV personality.
#12 - The Trey Wiggs Episode
Season 1 - Episode 8
When Derwin's image consultant ( guest star Shanti Lowry), tells Derwin her idea to pair him with football player Trey Wiggs (guest star Chaz Lamar Shepherd), his former college teammate, he objects, saying he and Trey were more like rivals than teammates. Meanwhile, Derwin learns that Melanie had lunch with Trey, though she insists that it is strictly platonic. However when a local paper secretly photographs Melanie having a second lunch with Trey, things heat up. Coby Bell and Brittany Daniel also star.
#13 - The Trey Wiggs Fallout Episode
Season 1 - Episode 9
When Melanie (Tia Mowry) learns that Derwin (Pooch Hall) is still upset about the bad publicity caused by her continuing friendship with an old football rival, she tries to find various ways to make it up to him. However, when Derwin refuses to acknowledge that there is a problem, Melanie calls her mother and starts packing. Meanwhile Kelly (Brittany Daniel) and Tasha (Wendy Raquel Robinson) persuade Malik (Hosea Chanchez) and Jason (Coby Bell) to talk some sense into Derwin.
#14 - The Wing King
Season 4 - Episode 4
Melanie hosts a charity event, Maliki gets in trouble and Tee Tee decides he ain't taking any more orders from Malik
#15 - The Negotiation Episode
Season 3 - Episode 10
Derwin advises Jason to stop at nothing to win Kelly back and put an end to all the divorce talk, but Jason's grand gesture may be too little too late for Kelly. When Robin (Robin Givens playing herself) tells Malik to stop fooling around with other women in order to keep up the charade of their fake marriage, Malik decides it's time to play by his rules.
#16 - I Got 99 Problems and My Chick is One
Season 2 - Episode 19
After Melanie accepts a gift from Derwin, Jerome begins to question her commitment to their relationship. Melanie tries to thraw his questioning by planning a romantic get away trip in Los Angeles but her plans go awry once she realizes that the Sabers are celebrating in the same hotel that they are is staying in. Derwin and Malik commiserate over losing Melanie and Robin Givens respectively. Tasha gets upset when she learns that Rick Fox is being promoted to manager and she ends up sharing an intimate moment with him. Meanwhile, After firing his manager, Kelly tries to convince Jason to sign with Irv.
#17 - Baby Come Back
Season 2 - Episode 20
The new coach seems more interested in getting to know Kelly than making a new deal with Jason. Meanwhile, After tracking down Melanie to confess his love for her, Derwin ends up in a fight with Jerome. Malik also confesses his love for Robin Givens.
#18 - All-Star Blues
Season 1 - Episode 14
When Jason doesn't get selected for the Pro Bowl game he begins to question his future and starts planning for retirement. Meanwhile, Malik is selected for the Pro Bowl once again, but decides not to take Tasha with him to Hawaii, fearing she will embarrass him by trying to scout new clients. Tia Mowry, Pooch Hall and Brittany Daniel also star.
#19 - The Truth Pact
Season 5 - Episode 2
When Derwin rehires Irv it sets off Melanie searching for her role in life while Tasha sues Derwin and Irv for money she believes she is owed. Meanwhile, Malik is forced to evaluate his extravagant lifestyle.
#20 - Mi Casa Es Su Casa
Season 1 - Episode 7
When Tasha (Wendy Raquel Robinson) returns early from a trip she finds Malik (Hosea Chanchez) throwing a wild party at their house and shuts it down. Fed up with his mom running his personal life, Malik asks her to move out and find her own place. Tia Mowry, Pooch Hall, Coby Bell, Brittany Daniel, Rocky Carroll also star and rapper Too Short guest stars as himself.
#21 - It's Hard Being Kelly Pitts
Season 1 - Episode 11
When Kelly attempts to please Jason, take care of her daughter and impress Jason's parents who visit from out of town, she overworks herself and has a breakdown, Meanwhile, Malik starts to worry about winning the playoff game and enlists Derwin as his new practice partner. Tia Mowry and Wendy Raquel Robinson also star.
#22 - The Ghost of Derwin Past
Season 2 - Episode 10
Dionne ditches sympathetic Melanie, who decided to stay in San Diego after learning that Dionne would be spending Christmas alone, after she learns that an endorsement opportunity she pitched for Derwin has been resurrected. She decides to take back Derwin as her client and spend her holidays in St. Barts. Meanwhile, Kelly and Jason argue over his frugal spending during the holidays and Malik begins to question Tasha's allegiance to him.
#23 - Fits and Starts
Season 5 - Episode 16
Tasha and Pookie explore their friendship; Janay goes out of town; Melanie and Derwin stay busy.
#24 - Breakthrough, Breakdown? Break- Through
Season 5 - Episode 18
Melanie does some soul searching; Malik's relapse.
#25 - The Preseason Game Episode
Season 6 - Episode 10
Blue struggles with his feelings after learning that Keira was a virgin before she slept with him. Meanwhile, Jason’s suspicions of Chardonnay cheating with Rick comes to a head, resulting in a huge confrontation between Tasha, Jason, Chardonnay and Pookie.