A Black Lady Sketch Show: Born at Night, But Not Last Night Season 1, Ep 6
Two friends come to regret their decision to visit a new black-owned restaurant. A mother and daughter go toe-to-toe. "Taskmaster," "Turnt," and "Insecurity" help Krystal through a surprise hot-air balloon ride. Carl and Lori's "special guest" has very specific boundaries. A judge, bailiff, court reporter, and attorneys celebrate their first ever all-black lady courtroom. Tensions rise between Ashley, Gabrielle, Quinta, and Robin as the reality of their situation sinks in. (Season Finale) [more inside]
A Black Lady Sketch Show: Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord? Season 1, Ep 5
Four friends on a camping trip unknowingly disprove a stereotype. A pastor tries to take back control of his church potluck. A flight attendant struggles to get compliance from newlyweds Chris and Lachel in the exit row. Elementary school students notice a change in their teacher Ms. Miller. Jackie receives a less-than-warm welcome when she returns to her hometown high school. [more inside]
A Black Lady Sketch Show: Where Are My Background Singers? Season 1, Ep 4
A divorce party spirals out of control following Eboni's bad mushroom trip. The tragic tale of star-crossed lovers, Rome & Julissa. A 1930's groupie, Feather Atwood, sets her sights on Negro League baseball player Satchel Paige. A frustrated airline passenger seeks a like-minded customer service representative. Denise tries to prevent yet another breakup and its typical, unusual side effect. "Taskmaster," "Insecurity," and "Turnt" help Crystal navigate a possible cat-calling situation. [more inside]
Asia is shocked by a very public, very unexpected marriage proposal from her new boyfriend DeWayne. New recruits talk about their goals and expectations at a gang orientation. A church service devolves when congregants take to the mic with self-centered motivations. Dr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman turns a toast at her sister's wedding into a teachable moment. (also a 227 reboot, and the continuing 'After the Event' sketch) [more inside]
A perpetually-late-to-work Shayla decides to forgo her morning makeup routine, to her coworker Toni's dismay. Trinity the Invisible Spy hunts down The Reclues, an elusive villain with a surprising identity. An array of average, awkward contestants perform before a panel of judges at the Basic Ball. Security guard Fatimah helps an office worker investigate who stole her missing mug. Robin, Quinta, and Gabrielle uncover a shocking truth about Ashley's nighttime ritual. (plus a wedding vow sketch) [more inside]
Two women seek an escape from an ominous fog. 1960s soul group Claude and The Boppers perform their hit song "Ice Cream Shop." A world-renowned author and "philosophizer" promotes her latest masterclass. Maya's confession in a support group gets a less-than-supportive response. Trinity, the Invisible Spy, meets a formidable adversary. (HBO broadcast premiere) [more inside]
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 8: Ghost-Like [Season Finale] Season 3, Ep 8
After facing numerous obstacles, Issa gets discouraged about her project. Molly helps give Issa a drama-free 30th birthday.
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 7: Obsessed-like Season 3, Ep 7
Girl, he buys you one taco and you bust it wide open on a ferris wheel.
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 6: Ready-Like Season 3, Ep 6
Issa plans a new project; Molly avoids a new guy's advances; the girls are surprised by Tiffany's baby-shower attendees.
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 5: High-Like Season 3, Ep 5
The girls take a weekend trip to celebrate Tiffany. Molly has trouble leaving her obsession with work behind. [more inside]
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 4: Fresh-Like Season 3, Ep 4
Issa tries to let go of some cherished mementos; Molly vents to her therapist about work.
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 3: Backwards-Like Season 3, Ep 3
Issa treats Daniel to a thank-you dinner; Molly finds her new dream job leaves something to be desired.
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 2: Familiar-Like Season 3, Ep 2
Issa gets advice from Kelli about her financial situation. Later, Issa plays wing woman as Daniel tries to make a music-industry connection.
Insecure: Season 3, Episode 1: Better-Like Season 3, Ep 1
Issa tries to save while money while crashing on Daniel's couch; Molly vows to set boundaries in her life.
Insecure: Thirsty as Fuck Season 1, Ep 4
Issa turns to Daniel for help during Career Day; Molly finds herself in a tough position at work; Lawrence bonds with a surprising confidante. AV Club recap
Insecure: Racist as Fuck Season 1, Ep 3
Issa and Lawrence try to move past their issues at home, as Issa deals with her colleagues' doubts and Lawrence gets a reality check from a head hunter. Molly introduces Jared to her friends, and later, struggles to give a new summer associate at work some words of wisdom. AV Club recap