The Carmichael Show

The Carmichael Show

  • Seasons:
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Jerrod Carmichael stars in this hilarious, irreverent comedy series inspired by stories and relationships from his real life, as well as topical events. Also starring David Alan Grier, Amber Stevens West and Loretta Devine, the show follows Jerrod and his girlfriend Maxine (West), as they navigate their way through the sometimes bumpy terrain of love – and life with Jerrod’s opinionated family!
Jerrod Carmichael stars in this hilarious, irreverent comedy series inspired by stories and relationships from his real life, as well as topical events. Also starring David Alan Grier, Amber Stevens West and Loretta Devine, the show follows Jerrod and his girlfriend Maxine (West), as they navigate their way through the sometimes bumpy terrain of love – and life with Jerrod’s opinionated family!

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 08/26/2015 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 08/26/2015 Runtime: 21:34 min. Jerrod moves in with his girlfriend, Maxine. When Jerrod decides to move in with his girlfriend, Maxine, he is incredibly hesitant to tell his opinionated parents, Cynthia and Joe. While Maxine feels they both need to be open and honest, Jerrod and his brother, Bobby are well aware that this is a recipe for disaster...

  • 2. Protest

    Original air date: 08/26/2015 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 08/26/2015 Runtime: 21:34 min. While the family prepares for Jerrod's birthday, a protest breaks out within the community, causing a divide in the family over social and political activism. Maxine and Cynthia decide to join the fight and participate in the protest, leaving Jerrod and Joe at home to hash out their differences.

  • 3. Kale

    Original air date: 09/02/2015 Runtime: 21:35 min.

    Original air date: 09/02/2015 Runtime: 21:35 min. After forcing Joe (David Alan Grier) and Cynthia to try kale, Joe has a minor heart complication. In addition to Joe's stubbornness, Cynthia's steadfast enabling pushes the family into a debate about health, death, and who will lead the family as Joe and Cynthia age.

  • 4. Gender

    Original air date: 09/02/2015 Runtime: 21:35 min.

    Original air date: 09/02/2015 Runtime: 21:35 min. When Jerrod's mentee reveals a secret about his sexuality, Jerrod, Maxine and his family discuss their opinions on gender roles. While Jerrod attempts to understand and support the teenage boy, his brother Bobby is served with divorce papers.

  • 5. Prayer

    Original air date: 09/09/2015 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 09/09/2015 Runtime: 21:34 min. Maxine's perceived disregard for prayer results in a passionate discussion about religion and spirituality, leading to a disagreement between Maxine and Jerrod.

  • 6. Guns

    Original air date: 09/09/2015 Runtime: 21:03 min.

    Original air date: 09/09/2015 Runtime: 21:03 min. Maxine's reaction to finding Jerrod's gun sparks a debate on gun control and gender power dynamics throughout the family.