The BEST episodes of The Upshaws

Every episode of The Upshaws ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Upshaws!

A working-class family in Indiana struggles to make it work and make it right without the blueprint to do it.

Last Updated: 1/31/2023Network:Netflix
The Backslide
43 votes

#1 - The Backslide

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/12/2021

With Bennie back in the house and bonding more with the kids, Regina's frustrations start to show. After she takes the GMAT, the family comes together.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
Goin' In
38 votes

#2 - Goin' In

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/29/2022

After their blowout, Lucretia takes time for herself while Regina gets fed up at work. Bennie fears he's losing Kelvin. All drama leads back to the shop.

Night Out
43 votes

#3 - Night Out

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/12/2021

Regina goes to her work party solo while Bennie has his own fun with the guys. Lucretia and Bennie get drunk together, and Bernard reveals the truth.

Directors: Phill Lewis
Ridin' Dirty
44 votes

#4 - Ridin' Dirty

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/12/2021

Regina juggles family duties with work and studying for the GMAT, but Bennie doesn't help lighten the load— and she reaches a boiling point.

Testing, Testing
42 votes

#5 - Testing, Testing

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/29/2022

When Regina retakes the GMAT, Lucretia struggles to keep order in the house. Bennie and the crew scramble to get the shop up to code for an inspection.

Control Issues
39 votes

#6 - Control Issues

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/29/2022

When Regina retakes the GMAT, Lucretia struggles to keep order in the house. Bennie and the crew scramble to get the shop up to code for an inspection.

Yard Sale
45 votes

#7 - Yard Sale

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/12/2021

After Regina throws Bennie out, she starts cleaning house. Bennie tries his old tricks to get back in her good graces. Lucretia's affair takes a turn.

Directors: Kelly Park
Last Straw
44 votes

#8 - Last Straw

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/12/2021

When Tasha gets into an accident, Bennie comes up with a solution — without telling Regina. Meanwhile, conflicts erupt between other family members.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
Bennie's Woman
44 votes

#9 - Bennie's Woman

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/29/2022

A suspicious Lucretia conducts a thorough investigation. Meanwhile, a big misunderstanding leads to a bigger mistake as Bennie attempts to close a deal.

Gloves Off
44 votes

#10 - Gloves Off

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/12/2021

When Bennie tries to live a healthier lifestyle, he winds up in a boxing ring with an emotional Bernard. Maya struggles with a school bully.

Directors: Phill Lewis
Big Plans
48 votes

#11 - Big Plans

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/12/2021

As Regina tries to land a better job at a different organization, Bennie's friends get in his ear about her looking to level up her life without him.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
Maybe Daddy
52 votes

#12 - Maybe Daddy

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/29/2022

When a surprise comes knocking on the family’s front door, Regina points the finger at Bennie and pushes Bernard to wise up.

The Hook-Up
53 votes

#13 - The Hook-Up

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/12/2021

After meeting the manager of an upscale restaurant, Bennie takes Regina out hoping to break their dry spell but realizes the meal isn't on the house.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
New Growth
36 votes

#14 - New Growth

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/29/2022

A crisis forces Regina to seek out Tasha's services. At the shop, Lucretia tries to talk sense into Bennie. Aaliyah and Maya have a sibling squabble.

Joy Ride
58 votes

#15 - Joy Ride

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/12/2021

A customer entrusts his sleek ride with its secret compartment to Bennie. Duck overstays his welcome at the Upshaw residence. Regina eyes a promotion.

Sista, Sista
36 votes

#16 - Sista, Sista

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/29/2022

With their unfiltered sister in town, Lucretia and Regina let a few things off their chests. Not to be outdone by Noah, Bennie makes a pricey purchase.

Birthday B.S.
73 votes

#17 - Birthday B.S.

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/12/2021

When two of his kids have birthday parties on the same day, Bennie scrambles to find a venue for one, then bounces back and forth between both events.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
Duct Up
36 votes

#18 - Duct Up

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/29/2022

Regina plots to win over her boss at work. Lucretia dines with an old flame. Bennie lands in a tight spot. The kids are left to look after themselves.

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