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The Best Episodes of 'Everybody Hates Chris'

Updated October 14, 2019 148 votes 261 voters 2.1k views78 items

There are so many good episodes of Everybody Hates Chris, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Everybody Hates G.E.D." the best, or is "Everybody Hates Driving" your favorite episode of Everybody Hates Chris? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Everybody Hates Chris are, let's rank every Everybody Hates Chris episode from best to worst.

Created by Chris Rock and Ali LeRoi, Everybody Hates Chris was a period sitcom on the CW that chronicled the teenage years of comedian Chris Rock, which on the show was from 1982 to 1987. The series also falls under the genre of surreal comedy. Everybody Hates Chris premiered on September 22, 2005 and concluded after four seasons on May 8, 2009. Tyler James Williams, Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim, and Vincent Marella starred. Everybody Hates Chris received mutliple nominations during its run and won in 2006 at the Young Artist Awards for "Best Family Television Series (Comedy)" and at the Image Awards for "Oustanding Comedy Series."

Vote up your favorite episodes of Everybody Hates Chris, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Everybody Hates Chris episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    Season 2, Episode 1

    Rochelle decides to host a neighborhood watch meeting after Julius' truck is stolen, but her good intentions quickly turn competitive when her new neighbor, Louise, thinks she'd make a better block captain than Rochelle.

  • 2
    7
    1

    Everybody Hates a Liar

    October 23, 2006

    Season 2, Episode 4

    After Chris accidentally misleads the neighborhood into thinking he and Tasha are dating, Rochelle gets quite an earful from Tasha's grandmother, Louise.

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    Season 2, Episode 19

    Chris becomes Bed-Stuy's favorite odds-maker after Doc discovers he has a natural talent for predicting a game's outcome.

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    5
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    Everybody Hates DJs

    March 19, 2007

    Season 2, Episode 17

    When the neighborhood DJ is arrested in the middle of a party, Chris steps in for him and proves to be a huge hit with the crowd.

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    Season 2, Episode 2

    Hoping to make a better life for himself at Corleone Junior High, Chris throws his hat in the ring for Class President and asks Greg to be his running mate.

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    Season 2, Episode 3

    After failing to make an impression at the town hall meeting, Chris realizes that he needs to deliver the best campaign speech of all time if he's going to win the election for class president, but when his opponent, Caruso, steals his speech, Chris is driven to extreme measures.

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    5
    0

    Everybody Hates Malvo

    October 30, 2006

    Season 2, Episode 5

    Chris is honored when Doc finally entrusts him with watching the cash register, but the situation goes from good to really bad when Chris is robbed by the neighborhood's notorious repeat-offender, Malvo.

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    Season 2, Episode 6

    Chris' new principal, Principal Edwards, decides that the best way to solve the tension between Chris and Caruso is to pair them up as buddies on the school field trip.

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    2
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    Everybody Hates Promises

    November 13, 2006

    Season 2, Episode 7 

    After the school newspaper runs several inflammatory stories about Chris and his class presidency, Chris must defend himself against Caruso and his classmates at an impeachment hearing.

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    2
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    Season 2, Episode 8

    When Julius' successful younger brother Louis joins the family for Thanksgiving, Julius gets in the competitive spirit, determined to make the perfect meal. However, things go badly after Rochelle realizes they forgot to put the turkey in the oven and Chris burns the family-favorite macaroni and cheese

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    Season 2, Episode 9

    After Julius lends Chris a pair of lucky socks, Chris begins to notice that he can do no wrong.

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    4
    2

    Everybody Hates Kris

    January 22, 2007

    Season 2, Episode 10

    After Julius lends Chris a pair of lucky socks, Chris begins to notice that he can do no wrong.

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    4
    1

    Everybody Hates Eggs

    January 22, 2007

    Season 2, Episode 11

    For a classroom lesson on parenting skills, Chris and Greg are each assigned an egg to care for as if it were their own child, but the task proves quite challenging, especially after Chris' mom decides to show him what it really means to be a parent.

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    Season 2, Episode 12

    Hoping to get more respect from his classmates and to stop being Caruso's punching bag, Chris signs up to be a hall monitor.

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    2
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    Everybody Hates Snow Day

    February 5, 2007

    Season 2, Episode 13

    When Chris accidentally shows up for school on a "snow day," he and Principal Edwards are stuck with each other until they can reach Chris' parents.

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    Season 2, Episode 14

    A scholarly substitute teacher makes Chris' life a living hell by holding him to a higher standard than his classmates.

  • 17

    Season 2, Episode 15

    With their teacher Ms. Morello out for the day, Chris and Greg decide to cut school and go see the movie "Ghostbusters."

  • 18

    Season 2, Episode 16

    When Chris thwarts Malvo's attempt at stealing a gold chain from Vanessa, Malvo gives Chris one day - or suffer the consequences - to produce a replacement necklace.

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    Season 2, Episode 18

    Chris is put in a difficult position when he must choose between going to a baseball game with his dad and Drew and going to the movies with Tasha.

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    Season 2, Episode 20

    After secretly listening to his parents' comedy albums, Chris tries out some dirty jokes on his classmates and discovers that making people laugh is the key to popularity, but his teacher has a different take on the situation.

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    Season 2, Episode 21

    With Chris' entire class counting on him to master algebra in time for a math competition, Rochelle takes it upon herself to tutor Chris.

  • 22

    Season 2, Episode 22

    With the end of the school year fast approaching, Chris decides to exact revenge on Caruso to pay him back for making Chris' life miserable for the past two years.

  • 23

    Season 3, Episode 1

    After Chris tests poorly on a standard exam, his teacher, Ms. Morello, refers him to the school's guidance counselor, Mr. Abbott.

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    Everybody Hates Caruso

    October 8, 2007

    Season 3, Episode 2

    Caruso relinquishes his role as school bully after getting bullied himself. However, without Caruso to establish the school's power hierarchy and with everyone vying to fill his shoes, Chris and Greg realize they'd better come up with a fast solution.

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    Everybody Hates Driving

    October 15, 2007

    Season 3, Episode 3

    Things take a literal turn for the worse when a license-less Chris volunteers to move his dad's car, but finds himself driving the car all the way to school as a result of trying to impress Tasha. Meanwhile, Rochelle spends an interesting day at traffic court with Drew and Tonya.