The BEST Episodes of The Game

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019

Network: BET

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.

Do the Wright Thing

#1 - Do the Wright Thing

Season 3 - Episode 13

star 9.29
7 votes
Cold Swine Sucks...And So Does Falling in Love

#2 - Cold Swine Sucks...And So Does Falling in Love

Season 5 - Episode 20

Tasha's discovers a text message; Derwin pushes Irv.

star 9.22
9 votes
I Want It All and I Want It Now

#3 - I Want It All and I Want It Now

Season 3 - Episode 21

star 8.55
11 votes
The Right to Choose Episode

#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.

star 8.50
2 votes
To Baby...Or Not To Baby

#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.

star 8.42
12 votes
Directors: Sheldon Epps
Writers: Jennifer Rice-Genzuk
Baby B.S.

#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.

star 8.20
15 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers: Julie Bean
The Fall of the Roman

#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.

star 8.18
11 votes
Keep Your Friends Close and Your Prostitute Closer

#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.

star 8.14
14 votes
The Third Legacy

#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.

star 8.11
9 votes
Punk Ass Chauncey

#10 - Punk Ass Chauncey

Season 3 - Episode 14

star 8.09
11 votes
Truth and Consequences

#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.

star 8.09
11 votes
The Trey Wiggs Episode

#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.

star 8.08
12 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Kenny Smith
The Trey Wiggs Fallout Episode

#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.

star 8.06
16 votes
Writers: Kenny Smith
The Wing King

#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

star 8.06
18 votes
The Negotiation Episode

#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.

star 8.00
8 votes
Directors: Eric Lauvenille
Writers: Kenny Smith
I Got 99 Problems and My Chick is One

#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.

star 8.00
15 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers: Hale Rothstein
Baby Come Back

#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.

star 8.00
15 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers: Mara Brock Akil
All-Star Blues

#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.

star 8.00
12 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers: Chuck Ranberg, Anne Flett-Giordano
The Truth Pact

#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.

star 8.00
12 votes
Mi Casa Es Su Casa

#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.

star 8.00
14 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers: Kenya Barris
It's Hard Being Kelly Pitts

#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.

star 8.00
9 votes
Directors: Sheldon Epps
Writers: Erica Montolfo
The Ghost of Derwin Past

#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.

star 8.00
11 votes
Directors: Salim Akil
Writers: Erica D. Montolfo
Fits and Starts

#23 - Fits and Starts

Season 5 - Episode 16

Tasha and Pookie explore their friendship; Janay goes out of town; Melanie and Derwin stay busy.

star 8.00
13 votes
Breakthrough, Breakdown? Break- Through

#24 - Breakthrough, Breakdown? Break- Through

Season 5 - Episode 18

Melanie does some soul searching; Malik's relapse.

star 8.00
14 votes
The Preseason Game Episode

#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.

star 8.00
16 votes