The BEST Episodes of Young Rock

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 8, 2021

Network: NBC

This coming-of-age journey highlights the unforgettable moments and incredible relationships that took Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson from ordinary kid to extraordinary superstar – revealing he’s more like us than we know.

My Day with Andre

#1 - My Day with Andre

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 30, 2021

Hawaii, 1982: Dewey spends a day with Andre the Giant that neither will ever forget. Lia and Rocky prepare for the huge Island Battle Royale, where more than the title is at stake. In 2032, candidate Johnson reveals his running mate.

star 7.72
90 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Walker
Writers: David Smithyman
Johnson & Hopkins

#2 - Johnson & Hopkins

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 6, 2021

Miami, 1991: When Dwayne gets an on-campus job at the University of Miami, he goes on an epic adventure with his new work partner, Hopkins. Lia returns to the United States after being deported to Samoa, where she was homeless.

star 7.68
40 votes
Check Your Head

#3 - Check Your Head

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 16, 2021

Miami, 1990: Dwayne looks to crack the starting line up as a freshman for the famed Miami Hurricanes football team attracting the attention of players, coaches and celebrities. However, an unexpected incident sends his season and life into turmoil.

star 7.64
125 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Walker
Writers: Michael Levin, Patrick Kang
Don't Go Breaking My Heart

#4 - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 23, 2021

Pennsylvania, 1987: Ata's relationship with Dwayne gets tested after she makes a heartbreaking discovery about her son. With Rocky on the road, Ata must take matters into her own hands.

star 7.64
116 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Erik Durbin
Working the Gimmick

#5 - Working the Gimmick

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 16, 2021

As Dwayne Johnson runs for president in 2032, he reflects on his life that's shaped him into the man he is today, from growing up in a resilient family surrounded by wrestling icons, to navigating rebellious teen years, to playing NCAA football at the U.

star 7.58
222 votes
Directors: Nahnatchka Khan
Writers: Jeff Chiang, Nahnatchka Khan
On the Road Again

#6 - On the Road Again

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 23, 2021

Pennsylvania, 1987: Dwayne pretends he's rich to impress popular girl Karen, but a date to Rocky's wrestling match at the flea market risks exposes the truth. Stressed about money, Ata takes on a wealthy new client.

star 7.46
168 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Jeff Chiang, Nahnatchka Khan
Forward, Together

#7 - Forward, Together

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 2, 2021

Hawaii, 1982: When wrestlers start dropping out of Lia's Battle Royale, she suspects a rival promoter may be to blame. As Rocky's wrestling career skyrockets, Ata takes a leap of faith to pursue a musical dream.

star 7.38
143 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Walker
Writers: Jen D'Angelo