Season 1

Episode Guide

Pilot

S1 E1
Feb 02, 2017
Emmy Award winner Judd Hirsch and comedian Jermaine Fowler star in a new comedy about the relationship between Arthur, the gruff owner of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee, Franco, and their loyal patrons in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood.

What's the Big Idea?

S1 E2
Feb 06, 2017
When Franco's creative new donut flavors become bestsellers, Arthur tries to prove he's still relevant by coming up with a unique one of his own. Also, Fawz works to dream up an inventive password in order to keep Maya and James from stealing his store's WiFi.

Crime Time

S1 E3
Feb 13, 2017
Franco encourages Arthur to increase his security when Fawz's dry-cleaning store is robbed, but becomes concerned when Arthur buys a gun. Also, Tush offers Maya his personal approach to protecting herself.

Trust Me

S1 E4
Feb 20, 2017
When Arthur is reluctant to let Franco make the shop's bank deposit, Franco accuses his boss of not trusting him. Also, James regrets confiding in Randy after she shares an embarrassing secret about him with other cops at the station.

Takin' It to the Streets

S1 E5
Feb 27, 2017
When Franco and Sweatpants discover their new landlord, Fawz, wants to convert their apartment building into luxury condos, they decide to organize a protest. Also, Randy realizes she needs to be nicer to James in order to get a good recommendation for her sergeant's exam.

Arthur's Day Off

S1 E6
Mar 06, 2017
When Arthur grudgingly takes a vacation day, Randy and Fawz try to show him there's more to life than work. Also, Franco sets out to prove he has what it takes to run the donut shop in Arthur's absence.

The Amazing Racists

S1 E7
Mar 13, 2017
When Franco is subjected to a stop-and-frisk for no reason, Randy invites her fellow cops to a community outreach meeting to discuss profiling. Also, Arthur must consider his own unconscious bias when a piece of his sports memorabilia goes missing, and he suspects Franco's friend stole it.

Man Without a Health Plan

S1 E8
Mar 20, 2017
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco's medical expenses when he's hurt at work and doesn't have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.

Get It, Arthur

S1 E9
Mar 27, 2017
When Randy's mom comes to town, Franco encourages Arthur to go out on his first date in years. Brenda Vaccaro guest stars as Helen.

Painted Love

S1 E10
Apr 10, 2017
Arthur encourages Franco to pursue his art but is caught off guard when Franco paints a mural on the side of the donut shop that sparks controversy in the neighborhood. Also, Fawz decides to run for president of the Uptown Business Council.

Wage Against the Machine

S1 E11
Apr 17, 2017
Franco takes a second job as Fawz's assistant to make extra money. Also, Randy and James compete against each other to see who can win a coveted cash prize at work.

Art for Art's Sake

S1 E12
May 01, 2017
Franco is shocked when his estranged father, Reggie (guest star Cedric the Entertainer), suddenly shows up at the donut shop for his son's first art show.

Secrets and Spies

S1 E13
May 08, 2017
When Maya momentarily leaves her open laptop unattended, the gang discovers she's been studying them all year for her dissertation. Also, Franco and Randy become determined to learn the truth about where a tight-lipped Arthur really spends each Sunday.