Season 1

Episode Guide

Everybody Hates the Pilot

S1 E1
Sep 23, 2005
Inspired by his childhood experiences, comedian Chris Rock narrates the hilarious, touching story of a teenager named Chris who struggles to cope with being uprooted to a new neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York and bused for the first-time to a predominantly white middle school two-hours away, while keeping his younger siblings Drew and Tonya in line at home.

Everybody Hates Keisha

S1 E2
Sep 30, 2005
When Rochelle hires their young neighbor Keisha to tutor Drew in math, Chris sees this as his chance to impress the girl next door, but his plans go awry when Keisha makes her own moves.

Everybody Hates Basketball

S1 E3
Oct 7, 2005
Assuming he's a great player just because he's African American, Chris gets recruited to the basketball team despite the fact that he really can't play the game.

Everybody Hates Sausage

S1 E4
Oct 14, 2005
Fists, rumors and even "D" batteries fly as the fight between Chris and school bully Joey Caruso escalates, forcing school principal Dr. Raymond to step in.

Everybody Hates Fat Mike

S1 E5
Oct 21, 2005
When Chris befriends Fat Mike, one of the cool kids in his neighborhood, he gets some relief from the area thugs, but their bond is quickly tested when Mike disappears with Chris' bike.

Everybody Hates Halloween

S1 E6
Oct 28, 2005
Chris' plans to attend his neighbor Lisa's big Halloween party are threatened when his mother Rochelle makes him take his younger brother and sister trick-or-treating.

Everybody Hates The Babysitter

S1 E7
Nov 4, 2005
When Julius and Rochelle decide to have a "date night," they hire a babysitter to watch the kids, but when she keeps leaving to take care of personal business, Chris is forced to cover for her.

Everybody Hates The Laundromat

S1 E8
Nov 11, 2005
Chris must endure a Saturday at the local Laundromat with Drew and Tonya in tow, but he finds his patience tested by the competitive patrons and his siblings' uncooperative behavior.

Everybody Hates Food Stamps

S1 E9
Nov 18, 2005
After Julius finds $200 in food stamps, Rochelle swallows her pride and goes to use them, but when a friend spots her at the grocery story, she panics and dips into the family's spending money instead.

Everybody Hates Greg

S1 E10
Nov 25, 2005
Tired of constantly being blamed for Tonya's mischief, Chris decides to hang out and play Atari at Greg's house after school without their parents' permission, but when Greg's dad comes home, Chris ends up hiding out in the closet to avoid getting busted.

Everybody Hates Christmas

S1 E11
Dec 16, 2005
When the water heater breaks in their house, Julius and Rochelle must tell Chris that they can't afford to buy him the new Walkman cassette player that he wants for Christmas.

Everybody Hates A Part-Time Job

S1 E12
Jan 20, 2006
Tired of "hand-me-up" winter coats from Drew, Chris decides that a leather jacket will make him look "cool," but he learns the value of a dollar when he goes to work with his dad to earn the money to buy one.

Everybody Hates Picture Day

S1 E13
Feb 3, 2006
With Rochelle's help, Chris tries to find an outfit for his school picture so perfect that the other kids will finally think he's cool.

Everybody Hates Valentine's Day

S1 E14
Feb 10, 2006
While all the other kids at school are exchanging Valentine's Day cards, Chris receives a series of "I hate you" cards from the school bully, but love is in the air as he develops a "bus crush" on Tangee.

Everybody Hates the Lottery

S1 E15
Feb 17, 2006
At the neighborhood corner store, Chris claims to be the greatest "Asteroids" player in Bed Stuy, until he meets his match and has to defend his title.

Everybody Hates Gout

S1 E16
Mar 3, 2006
When Chris gets an "F" in math on his report card, he resorts to desperate measures to hide the bad grade from his parents.

Everybody Hates Funerals

S1 E17
Mar 23, 2006
When Rochelle's father Gene dies unexpectedly while in town for a visit, Julius and the kids grow increasingly concerned when Rochelle acts as if nothing's wrong.

Everybody Hates Corleone

S1 E18
Apr 14, 2006
Fed up with getting a daily butt kicking from his classmates, Chris asks Julius and Rochelle if he can attend the local middle school instead of Corleone Junior High, but when they say no, Chris tries to get himself expelled.

Everybody Hates Drew

S1 E19
Apr 21, 2006
Hoping to FINALLY out-perform his brother, Chris convinces his parents to let him take up karate lessons. Meanwhile, Tonya goes with Rochelle to the beautician and discovers the fun of gossiping.

Everybody Hates Playboy

S1 E20
Apr 28, 2006
After finding his father's Playboy Magazine, Chris decides to bring it to school, where bully Joey Caruso steals it, but when Chris and Greg attempt to get it back before Julius knows its missing, things go from bad to worse when the school principal confiscates it.

Everybody Hates Jail

S1 E21
May 5, 2006
When Chris' teacher announces a school cookie-selling competition to raise money for a field trip to Washington, Chris panics and turns to the Bed-Stuy crooks for selling tips, which gets him in trouble with the law.

Everybody Hates Father's Day

S1 E22
May 12, 2006
When Julius decides that the best Father's Day gift he can receive is spending the day alone, an upset Rochelle decides to take the kids out to places Julius would never go.