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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Black-ish'

Updated May 18, 2021 151 votes 36 voters 1.5k views7 items

All the seasons of Black-ish have been hilarious, but which seasons really stand out? Whether dealing with sociopolitical issues or sibling rivalries, the Johnsons deal with everything that comes their way as a family. Some of the most memorable episodes of Black-ish come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some Black-ish seasons focus on school, while other good seasons show Dre and Bow at work. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of Black-ish are, let's rank every Black-ish season from best to worst.

Black-ish is a sitcom about an upper middle class African-American family created by Kenya Barris. Black-ish premiered on ABC on September 24, 2014. Throughout its run, Black-ish has been nominated for several Emmy Awards and Tracee Ellis Ross won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2017.

Vote up your favorite seasons of Black-ish, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of Black-ish not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top.

It can be difficult to put one Black-ish season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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    The second season of Black-ish premiered on September 23, 2015, and contains 24 episodes. This season still focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Johnsons.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "The Word," "Jacked o' Lantern" and "Any Given Saturday."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Jack participates in the school talent show.
    • Dre gets a haircut.
    • The Johnsons get the flu.
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    The first season of Black-ish premiered on September 24, 2014, and contains 24 episodes. This season introduces the audience to the lives of the Johnson family.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Pilot," "The Talk" and "The Nod."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Dre gives Andre Jr. "The Talk."
    • Dre turns 40.
    • Pops reminisces about his childhood.
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    The third season of Black-ish premiered on September 21, 2016, and contains 24 episodes. This season focuses on the growing Johnson family.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "VIP," "Who's Afraid of the Big Black Man?" and "Their Eyes Were Watching Screens".

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Dre and Bow take on the internet.
    • The Johnsons cope with the 2016 election.
    • Zoey gets accepted into college.
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    The sixth season of Black-ish premiered on September 29, 2020, and contains 22 episodes. This season focuses on the way the family is growing up and changing as the children go off on their own.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Father Christmas," "Everybody Blames Raymond" and "Feminisn't".

    Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

    • Pops reveals he is getting married.
    • Dre and Bow butt heads aboiut where tosend Devante for preschool.
    • Diane and Jack start the eighth grade, facing new challenges.
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