The WORST Episodes of Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021
Network: Oprah Winfrey Network
Written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry, "The Haves and the Have Nots" is a drama series following the dynamics of the affluent Cryer family and the impoverished family of Hanna, their housekeeper, and the obstacles and secrets that exist within both families.
#1 - Enough
Season 5 - Episode 41 - Aired Feb 26, 2019
Jeffery tries to handle the Justin situation amicably.
#2 - Sugar Mamma
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Jun 19, 2018
Officer Justin shows Jeffery just how serious he is about being with him.
#3 - The Black Dress
Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Aug 21, 2018
David learns Erica's fate while being rushed to the hospital; the truth about Uncle Vinny's accident comes out, and the Malones now have a new target.
#4 - The Big Surprise
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 28, 2013
As Judge Jim Cryer comes home early to attend his surprise 50th birthday party, he discovers that his mistress, Candace, has befriended his daughter, Amanda, and is attending his family dinner. Jim is completely unsettled when he realizes that Candace will be staying with them for the weekend.
#5 - The Rabbit and The Water Moccasin
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 22, 2018
Wyatt learns just how much trouble drugs can get one into.
#6 - Someone Special
Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 8, 2020
#7 - The Black Sedan
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 7, 2014
Candace manipulates Amanda into standing up for herself and suing her parents for her inheritance. Meanwhile, Hanna is at the hospital frantically trying to see her son, Benny, and speak to doctors about his condition. While at the hospital, Hanna meets Michael and is moved by his grief. Michael's granddaughter, Lizzie, was, like Benny, also a victim of a hit-and-run. Later, the Rev. Waters reveals that the same driver who hit Benny also hit little Lizzie, who later dies in surgery. Elsewhere, Candace invites Jeffery to live with her and Amanda, and encourages him to live a life out of the closet.
#8 - The Third Quarter
Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired May 29, 2018
Benny wants to return the money to the Malone's but discovers it's not that simple.
#9 - A Home For Q
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 18, 2015
Candace learns that Hanna is seeking custody of Q; and the Cryers and Harringtons try to convince the D.A. that Wyatt's taped confession is a misunderstanding.
#10 - Father's Day
Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 20, 2020
#11 - The Criminal
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 9, 2013
Benny prepares for his date by asking to borrow a car but is arrested and charged with drug possession after falling trap to someone's malicious intent. Amanda seduces her professor to raise her grade.
#12 - March For Justice
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 4, 2014
Tony is ecstatic when the judge ends up ruling in his favor. Hanna has to beg Tony to keep Benny on life support.
#13 - The War Room
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 13, 2015
Candace holds Jim captive in Warlock's basement and uses the opportunity to take incriminating photos of him. Meanwhile, Wyatt's discovery of Jim's text messages confirms that the would-be governor had affairs with both Candace and Celine, sending Wyatt into a tailspin. Elsewhere, David has resolved not to cheat on his wife. As he leaves Maggie's adjoining hotel room, though, he finds Veronica waiting for him in his room, and, enraged, she viciously attacks Maggie. At Hanna's house, Benny discovers his sister is missing and leaves to search for her.
#14 - The Set Up
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 16, 2013
It is revealed to Hanna that Benny happened to be behind the wheel of Candace's car. David reveals how he participated in the set-up. Katheryn ends up having a bond with Hanna regarding their issues.
#15 - Moles
Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired Jul 10, 2018
#16 - The Right Cocktail
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired May 15, 2018
Wyatt once again finds himself in a life-threatening situation.
#17 - Protecting Wyatt
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 11, 2014
Jim does everything in his power to keep Wyatt from going to jail. Tony confronts Hanna and serves her with court papers.
#18 - No Honor In This Game
Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 5, 2018
#19 - What Are You Doing Here?
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 13, 2013
Information is discovered by a detective that links Benny and Tony. Veronica continues to work toward answers for Benny's case. Laura is kept away from Wyatt by Jeffery.
#20 - Searching For A Mother's Love
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 16, 2018
Benny and Mitch risk their lives to save victims of a horrific auto accident; Justin professes his love and lust for Jeffery.
#21 - Unanswered Calls
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 28, 2014
Jeffery begins to realize that Wyatt may be responsible for killing Lizzie, the little girl whose death has dominated the local news coverage, as well as for critically injuring Candace's brother, Benny. Wyatt begs Jeffery not to expose his secret, and Jeffery promises not to. At the courthouse, Candace tries to secure Amanda's inheritance, but her threats against Jim fall on deaf ears. Will she go to the press with her story? Later, Maggie tells Jim to wait to announce his candidacy for governor, and urges him and David to attend Lizzie's funeral to help subdue public outrage over the girl's death. Jim agrees to go while keeping his secret that Lizzie was killed by his own son, Wyatt. Finally, Jeffery tells Candace that Benny—whom she has been anxiously trying to reach but to no avail—was hit by the same driver that killed Lizzie, and she rushes to the county hospital to find her brother.
#22 - Playing In The Deep End
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 28, 2013
Jim has repeatedly requested that Candace leave the family's home, but she continues to disobey him by staying with Amanda.
#23 - The Surgeon
Season 5 - Episode 37 - Aired Jan 29, 2019
Veronica is simmering, and someone is going to get burned.
#24 - Power Struggle
Season 5 - Episode 38 - Aired Feb 5, 2019
Justin focuses on Jeffrey with laser-like intensity; Katheryn gets a taste of what it's like on the other side of the tracks.