The BEST episodes written by Peter Saji

We Stand a Chance
898 votes

#1 - We Stand a Chance

Cougar Town - Season 5 - Episode 13

After winning Cul de Sac Crew Trivia, Tom gets to pick the location of the next group vacation. The gang is less than thrilled, however, when Tom opts for a stay-cation. Meanwhile, Jules fakes being healthy at her annual physical exam and gets some shocking results. And Bobby accidentally signs Grayson and himself up for a breakdancing competition.

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Black Like Us
243 votes

#2 - Black Like Us

black-ish - Season 5 - Episode 10

Dre and Bow are furious after Diane isn’t lit properly in her class photo. Diane doesn’t want to make it a big deal, but they decide to talk to the principal about the need for sensitivity toward all complexions. Meanwhile, Junior claims there is unspoken colorism within their own family, and things get heated.

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Who's Afraid of the Big Black Man?
821 votes

#3 - Who's Afraid of the Big Black Man?

black-ish - Season 3 - Episode 4

After a situation arises at work, Dre’s views are confronted regarding how black people are perceived now versus when he grew up. He wants to be more open-minded about being a part of his community, and his first step is joining his Homeowners’ Association. Meanwhile, Bow wants to spend more time with the kids before the new baby arrives and gets advice from Pops on how to make them want to be around her.

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The Gift of Hunger
677 votes

#4 - The Gift of Hunger

black-ish - Season 1 - Episode 7

After the kids turn their collective noses up at Dre’s favorite cheap restaurant in his old ’hood, he decides it’s time to give them a reality check. He insists all of them get jobs. But when Andre Jr. and Zoey start working at his office, he can’t help but interfere, and Jack and Diane’s efforts to make some spare cash leave the neighbors thinking the family has fallen on hard times, much to Bow’s embarrassment.

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Have Love Will Travel
1125 votes

#5 - Have Love Will Travel

Cougar Town - Season 4 - Episode 15

After discovering that Chick has health issues, the gang decides to take him to Hollywood. Once there, they'll stop at nothing to arrange for him to spend an evening with one his favorite stars, Tippi Hedren. Meanwhile, Laurie and Travis try carefully to set up the perfect first kiss. And Andy is upset to discover that no one recognizes him as Latino.

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Richard Youngsta
838 votes

#6 - Richard Youngsta

black-ish - Season 3 - Episode 19

Dre is excited about doing a campaign with a popular rap star but becomes conflicted when Bow and Ruby provide feedback suggesting it plays on stereotypes. Meanwhile, Bow is determined to get the family to stop eating so much take-out food, but realizes the family may be too accustomed to eating whatever they want.

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Purple Rain
277 votes

#7 - Purple Rain

black-ish - Season 5 - Episode 4

The family is shocked to learn that Jack and Diane are not familiar with the iconic music of Prince. One by one, each member of the family works to explain Prince’s tremendous impact on their lives through his music.

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Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)
2097 votes

#8 - Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)

Cougar Town - Season 2 - Episode 7

It's Jules' 42nd birthday and that can only mean one thing: gift contest! Each year, Jules holds a contest to determine who gives her the best gifts, which Ellie always wins. This year, Laurie teams up with Grayson in an attempt to overthrow her. As Jules contemplates what to do for her birthday, Andy suggests a night of dancing. Meanwhile, Travis introduces Bobby to a Netti Pot, but not without its consequences.

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542 votes

#9 - Twindependence

black-ish - Season 2 - Episode 15

Jack and Diane are tired of being twins, and after much pleading, Dre and Bow give in to letting them explore their lives as individuals. Meanwhile, Dre buys Zoey her first car, and she is over the moon. But when he shares the news at work, his colleagues bring up all the terrible things teens do with cars, and Dre starts to question whether Zoey is ready for one after all.

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The Dozens
522 votes

#10 - The Dozens

black-ish - Season 1 - Episode 15

Dre schools Andre Jr. in the art of “playing the dozens,” trash talking someone into submission, after he’s intimidated by a bully at school, but he succeeds a little too well with his plan; Bow struggles with sleep deprivation when Diane develops a fear of the dark.

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Baby's a Rock 'n' Roller
1597 votes

#11 - Baby's a Rock 'n' Roller

Cougar Town - Season 2 - Episode 16

Ellie tricks Jules into watching Baby Stan on her own for a day, but Jules is determined to prove how easy it is... especially when she's roped in Grayson to help. Meanwhile, Bobby's given the chance to play golf for free in order to train for his upcoming tournament, as long as he tees off before 6:00 a.m., and Andy volunteers to be Laurie's wingman as she puts herself back out there after her split with Smith.

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You and I Will Meet Again
1035 votes

#12 - You and I Will Meet Again

Cougar Town - Season 4 - Episode 8

Laurie and Wade decide to move in together, but breaking the news to Travis doesn't go as planned. Tom becomes Jules' personal cheerleader after losing his "new guy" status. And Jules and Grayson have a naked day that turns out to be anything but sexy.

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Rock, Paper, Scissors, Gun
624 votes

#13 - Rock, Paper, Scissors, Gun

black-ish - Season 2 - Episode 2

After a break-in down the block, Dre talks about getting a gun, and Bow is not comfortable with the idea. Jack and Diane are shocked that they have been living in the house unprotected, Junior sets off on a quest to protect the family from the real threat, cyber terrorism, and Zoey has Pops teach her the art of Karate to defend herself.

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The Trip to Pirate's Cove
1052 votes

#14 - The Trip to Pirate's Cove

Cougar Town - Season 5 - Episode 4

The town of Gulf Haven is transformed into a pirate's cove for Buccaneer Week. Determined to step up his mayoral duties, Andy pleads with Ellie to appeal to tourists by bringing out her alter ego, Charming Ellie. Enamored by this new, lovable version of her best friend, Jules cannot get enough of "Chellie." Meanwhile, Laurie starts baking "naughty cakes" to increase sales.

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708 votes

#15 - Juneteenth

black-ish - Season 4 - Episode 1

The Johnsons go to Jack and Diane’s school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by the historically inaccurate way that the holiday is portrayed. He feels like there aren’t enough black holidays, so he enlists Aloe Blacc at work to help him create a catchy song to raise awareness for a holiday worth celebrating.

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Please Don't Ask, Please Don't Tell
501 votes

#16 - Please Don't Ask, Please Don't Tell

black-ish - Season 1 - Episode 22

Dre’s sister, Rhonda, is in town for Mother’s Day and although she hasn’t come out to the family, everyone knows she’s gay – except Ruby – and Bow thinks Dre should tell her the truth. Meanwhile, Zoey tries to help Junior have better ’gaydar,’ and Diane and Jack compete to see who will have the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

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All the Wrong Reasons
2113 votes

#17 - All the Wrong Reasons

Cougar Town - Season 1 - Episode 14

A hot tennis instructor gets between Ellie and Jules, while Laurie turns to Travis for advice, and Andy and Grayson try to cheer up Bobby after a fresh heartbreak over Jules.

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