2000 - 2008, Comedy
Black women from different walks of life form intense friendships.

Episode Guide

  • Girlfriends - Stand and Deliver (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Stand and Deliver

    Joan goes to the school where Aaron taught to read a letter he sent to the students; Lynn turns in subpar songs to her record label in an attempt to get out of the contract; William tries to teach Jabari how to drive.

  • Girlfriends - What's Black A-Lackin'? (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    What's Black A-Lackin'?

    Lynn gets upset that her record label is pushing back the release date of her album; Monica decides she does not want to know the sex of her baby, but William accidentally text messages the information to her phone.

  • Girlfriends - Adapt to Adopt (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Adapt to Adopt

    Maya and Darnell romanticize the idea of adopting, until they attend a neighborhood group for people who have adopted children and are offered a baby girl.

  • Girlfriends - Deck the Halls With Bags and Folly (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Deck the Halls With Bags and Folly

    Joan joins a support group and decides to raise money for the group to throw a holiday party.

  • Girlfriends - R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find Out What It Means to William (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find Out What It Means to William

    William considers leaving the firm when he starts to feel that he is not respected; a neighbor approaches Maya to write a column for the neighborhood newsletter.

  • Girlfriends - Save the Last Dance (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Save the Last Dance

    Joan, Maya and William try to fit in with the young crowd when they join Lynn for a night on the town at a new club.

  • Girlfriends - Snap Back (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Snap Back

    Maya jokes that Monica's baby is hers; Darnell learns that Maya is taking pills to cope with the loss of her baby; Lynn and Joan attend an Erykah Badu concert.

  • Girlfriends - Spree to Be Free (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Spree to Be Free

    Joan decides retail therapy will help Maya recover from the loss of her baby; William does not respond well when Monica gives him news.

  • Girlfriends - Good Grief (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Good Grief

    Maya accuses Darnell of blaming her for the miscarriage; Monica and William prepare for their first dinner party; Joan talks Lynn into opening a bank account.

  • Girlfriends - Losing It (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Losing It

    Maya experiences writer's block and cannot complete her third book, then learns that her pregnancy is at risk; Joan has a hard time renting her apartment.

  • Girlfriends - Where Did Lynn-digo? (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Where Did Lynn-digo?

    Lynn finds herself with conflicting performance engagements; Joan hears strange noises.

  • Girlfriends - Baghdad, My Bad (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Baghdad, My Bad

    Joan kidnaps Aaron and takes him to Mexico to prevent him from going to Iraq; Maya finds marijuana hidden in the house and thinks it is Jabari's.

  • Girlfriends - Range of Emotions (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Range of Emotions

    Joan's fiance is unhappy when she spends money without first discussing it with him; Aaron receives news that his National Guard unit is being called to Iraq.

  • Girlfriends - It's Been Determined (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    It's Been Determined

    Joan gets a long-awaited marriage proposal; Maya and Darnell find their dream house, but another opportunity arises, and Darnell must make a choice.

  • Girlfriends - To Be Determined (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    To Be Determined

    Joan gets a long-awaited marriage proposal; Maya and Darnell find their dream house, but another opportunity arises, and Darnell must make a choice.

  • Girlfriends - A House Divided (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    A House Divided

    Lynn's boyfriend faces a tough decision when he finds himself at odds with the members of the church; Joan pressures Aaron into buying a house.

  • Girlfriends - A Dingo Ate My Dream House (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    A Dingo Ate My Dream House

    Darnell suggests to Maya that they should move back to the city; Monica learns to adjust to life without the help of her family's wealth.

  • Girlfriends - Operation Does She Yield (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Operation Does She Yield

    Maya, Joan and Lynn go to Chicago to persuade Monica to get back together with William.

  • Girlfriends - Church Lady (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    Church Lady

    Lynn continues her work at the church after ending her affair with Eldon; William punishes his friends for interfering in his relationship.

  • Girlfriends - What Had Happened Was ... (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    What Had Happened Was ...

    After Aaron and Joan run into one of his ex-girlfriends, they decide to discuss their past relationships; Darnell helps William cope after losing Monica.

  • Girlfriends - Willie He or Won't He III: This Time It's Personal (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Willie He or Won't He III: This Time It's Personal

    Monica wonders if she should end her marriage to William when he reveals doubts about marrying her; Maya discovers that Darnell knew about William's doubts.

  • Girlfriends - Time to Man Up (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Time to Man Up

    Maya suspects that her new neighbor abuses his wife; Joan discovers that her new boyfriend does not believe in celebrating Valentine's Day.

  • Girlfriends - Hot for Preacher (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Hot for Preacher

    Lynn has qualms about dating an attractive guy (Kadeem Hardison) she met while singing at a club when she discovers he is a Baptist minister.

  • Girlfriends - I Want My Baby Back (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    I Want My Baby Back

    Maya fears that Jabari is growing up too fast when she sees him interact with a young girl; Joan is uncomfortable using the bathroom at Aaron's house.

  • Girlfriends - Wrong Side of the Tracks (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Wrong Side of the Tracks

    Big Boi tells Lynn that he will not be able to use her music; Darnell must go back to work at the garage.

  • Girlfriends - I'll Have a Blue Line Christmas (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    I'll Have a Blue Line Christmas

    Aaron thinks something will go wrong on her date with a teacher; Maya and Darnell try to keep up with the neighbors' Christmas decorations.

  • Girlfriends - He Had a Dream (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    He Had a Dream

    Maya struggles with the responsibility of owning a home and taking care of Jabari while Darnell is in Florida working for NASCAR.

  • Girlfriends - Karaokee-Dokee (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:


    Joan and Maya discover that Lynn is singing for money on the street and at a karaoke bar; Monica is jealous of William and Joan's relationship.

  • Girlfriends - Just Joan (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Just Joan

    Maya challenges Joan to empower herself, accept her single life and go out to a trendy restaurant alone.

  • Girlfriends - If You Can't Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Boonies (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    If You Can't Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Boonies

    Maya discovers Jabari has been skipping school and plagiarized a writing assignment.

  • Girlfriends - Everybody Hates Monica (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Everybody Hates Monica

    Joan learns that Maya and Lynn did not tell her about a recent outing with Toni; Joan insists on bringing Monica into the circle of friends.

  • Girlfriends - Hustle & Dough (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Hustle & Dough

    Lynn performs at a club during open mic night; a record executive offers to help her with her career but she declines.

  • Girlfriends - Bad Blood (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Bad Blood

    Joan realizes that Maya's house is the hang-out spot and she is no longer the center of the friendship.

  • Girlfriends - In Too Deep (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    In Too Deep

    When Joan returns to work, she finds out that William has put Monica in charge of the bar.

  • Girlfriends - After the Storm (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    After the Storm

    Joan volunteers to help rebuild homes for survivors of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

  • Girlfriends - ... Ain't Nothing Over There (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    ... Ain't Nothing Over There

    Joan gets drunk and embarrasses herself at a Hollywood party; Darnell tells Maya he has been offered a job in Florida and he wants her to move there with him.

  • Girlfriends - Party Over Here; Ain't Nothing Over There (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Party Over Here; Ain't Nothing Over There

    Joan gets drunk and embarrasses herself at a Hollywood party; Darnell tells Maya he has been offered a job in Florida and he wants her to move there with him.

  • Girlfriends - Party Over Here ... (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Party Over Here ...

    Joan gets drunk and embarrasses herself at a Hollywood party; Darnell tells Maya he has been offered a job in Florida and he wants her to move there with him.

  • Girlfriends - I Don't Want to Be a Player No More (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    I Don't Want to Be a Player No More

    Thinking she is ready to settle down with Jevon, Joan decides to break it off with Derek and Kurtis; Toni ends up in the slammer.

  • Girlfriends - It's Raining Men (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    It's Raining Men

    Joan starts dating three men at once, which leads to trouble in her relationship with Toni.

  • Girlfriends - The Game (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    The Game

    Joan attempts to persuade Melanie to attend medical school instead of following her pro football boyfriend.

  • Girlfriends - I'll Be There for You ... but Not Right Now (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    I'll Be There for You ... but Not Right Now

    Juggling a career, single motherhood, a custody battle and dating overwhelm Toni.

  • Girlfriends - Game Over (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Game Over

    When Toni begins to rely more upon Joan, Joan is so caught up in her new life that her self-involved behavior begins to cause a strain on their friendship.

  • Girlfriends - Oh, Hell Yes: The Seminar (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Oh, Hell Yes: The Seminar

    One (Kelly Rowland) of the attendees at Maya's "Sisters Speak Out" seminar begs Toni to be her mentor.

  • Girlfriends - Work in Progress (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Work in Progress

    After Darnell realizes that Maya is the main breadwinner of the family, Joan and Lynn convince him to quit his job and pursue his dream of joining a race car pit crew.

  • Girlfriends - The It Girl (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    The It Girl

    Joan worries that the reason she landed the cover of a trendy magazine is because she slept with the reporter (Wayne Brady).

  • Girlfriends - The Music in Me (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    The Music in Me

    After she and Jennifer end their codependent friendship, the girlfriends try to get Lynn back on her feet by helping her rediscover her passion for music.

  • Girlfriends - All God's Children (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    All God's Children

    Todd offers Toni full custody of Morgan on the condition that she is raised in the Jewish faith.

  • Girlfriends - My Business, Not Your Business (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    My Business, Not Your Business

    When William has success turning the J-Spot into a sports bar, he tries to convince Joan to be a part of the new venture.

  • Girlfriends - Sleeping Dogs (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Sleeping Dogs

    Joan learns that Darnell may have slept with another woman the night before he remarried Maya.

  • Girlfriends - Hot Girl on Girl Action (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Hot Girl on Girl Action

    Realizing that she can no longer put off sex with her fiance, Lynn must make a decision.

  • Girlfriends - Trial and Errors (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Trial and Errors

    After Todd's attorney portrays her as a bad mother, Toni fears she may lose custody of Morgan.

  • Girlfriends - Everything Old Is New Again (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Everything Old Is New Again

    A much older man (Melvin Van Peebles) pursues Joan, but she is unsure whether or not to date him because of the age difference.

  • Girlfriends - Judging Edward (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Judging Edward

    When William goes home to aid his mother during her operation, he encounters memories of his childhood and a father who never quite understood him.

  • Girlfriends - Latching On and Lashing Out (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Latching On and Lashing Out

    Toni agrees to breast-feed the baby, as a way of halting Todd's efforts to gain full custody.

  • Girlfriends - And Nanny Makes Three (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    And Nanny Makes Three

    Todd must take drastic action when Toni accidentally locks the baby in the house alone.

  • Girlfriends - Odds & Ends (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Odds & Ends

    Although Lynn tries to tell Jennifer that getting married is a huge mistake, she ends up agreeing to wed in Hawaii.

  • Girlfriends - Fits & Starts (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Fits & Starts

    Darnell calls off his wedding to another woman and runs off to Las Vegas to remarry Maya.

  • Girlfriends - ... With a Twist (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    ... With a Twist

    Maya admits that she is still in love with Darnell; Toni has her baby; Lynn confesses her true feelings to Finn and quits the band.

  • Girlfriends - Wedding on the Rocks (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Wedding on the Rocks

    While in a drunken stupor, Darnell confesses his love for Maya the night before his wedding to Lena.

  • Girlfriends - The Bridges of Fresno County (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    The Bridges of Fresno County

    Toni suspects that her mother, Veretta (Jenifer Lewis), is having an affair; Joan panics when her new restaurant, the J-Spot, hits its first lull.

  • Girlfriends - Finn-ished (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:


    After Lynn has a brief romance with her womanizing bandmate Finn (Tricky), she finds herself having feelings for him.

  • Girlfriends - Kids Say the Darndest Things (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Kids Say the Darndest Things

    Jabari, unhappy about his father's remarriage, begins acting out and eventually runs away, hoping to cause his parents to get back together.

  • Girlfriends - Good News, Bad News (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Good News, Bad News

    When Lynn's brother Matthew comes to town hoping to join a band, Lynn inadvertently steals his spotlight and gets the job offer instead.

  • Girlfriends - See J-Spot Run (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    See J-Spot Run

    Joan's publicist quits on the eve of her opening, so the gang tries to secure a celebrity for the big night.

  • Girlfriends - The Way We Were (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    The Way We Were

    When Maya's ex-husband, Darnell, comes to her book signing and congratulates her, she thinks he is interested in getting back together.

  • Girlfriends - Great Sexpectations (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Great Sexpectations

    Despite Joan's efforts to make it a memorable occasion, her first Valentine's Day with William turns into an evening of sexual awkwardness.

  • Girlfriends - All in a Panic (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    All in a Panic

    Joan unwittingly hires William's former girlfriend as the chef for her new restaurant.

  • Girlfriends - P.D.A. - D.O.A. (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    P.D.A. - D.O.A.

    William becomes convinced that Joan still has feelings for her ex-fiance (Malik Yoba) when she fails to introduce him as her boyfriend.

  • Girlfriends - All the Creatures Were Stirring (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    All the Creatures Were Stirring

    William tries to surprise Joan with a romantic Christmas getaway, but a huge snowstorm thwarts his efforts.

  • Girlfriends - Porn to Write (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Porn to Write

    Maya's waning dreams of becoming an author revive when her book gets a surprise celebrity endorsement from the Rev. Al Sharpton.

  • Girlfriends - Who's Your Daddy? (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Who's Your Daddy?

    Lynn's adoptive father becomes jealous when her biological parents visit.

  • Girlfriends - When Hearts Attack (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    When Hearts Attack

    Joan gains new perspective on her life after a stress-induced episode sends her to the hospital, and she confronts her feelings about William.

  • Girlfriends - The Mother of All Episodes (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Mother of All Episodes

    Joan tries to ready herself for the opening of her restaurant, but an unexpected visit by her mother throws a wrench in her plans.

  • Girlfriends - Too Big for Her Britches (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Too Big for Her Britches

    Maya quits her day job after getting good news about a book deal, but when the publisher changes its mind, she finds herself looking for a job.

  • Girlfriends - Maybe, Baby (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Maybe, Baby

    Hoping to win Todd back, Toni makes several attempts at seducing him.

  • Girlfriends - The J-Spot (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The J-Spot

    Joan's dream of opening a restaurant runs into financial trouble, so Toni asks William, the one person Joan wants nothing to do with, for help.

  • Girlfriends - A Mile in Her Loubous (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    A Mile in Her Loubous

    When Joan learns that William is bringing a date to Maya's birthday party, she attempts to level the field by asking a shoe salesman to be her date.

  • Girlfriends - The Rabbit Died (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Rabbit Died

    Toni tells her girlfriends she is pregnant, but they are so skeptical that they decide to accompany her to a doctor's appointment.

  • Girlfriends - L.A. Bound (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    L.A. Bound

    Joan avoids telling William her true feelings after seeing him with his ex-girlfriend, then a woman (Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth) who mistakes her for someone else chases her around Manhattan.

  • Girlfriends - New York Unbound (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    New York Unbound

    Maya's meeting with a book publisher does not go as planned when she finds herself fighting to maintain the integrity of her novel.

  • Girlfriends - New York Bound; New York Unbound (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    New York Bound; New York Unbound

    Maya's meeting with a book publisher does not go as planned when she finds herself fighting to maintain the integrity of her novel.

  • Girlfriends - New York Bound (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    New York Bound

    Maya's meeting with a book publisher does not go as planned when she finds herself fighting to maintain the integrity of her novel.

  • Girlfriends - Love Thy Neighbor (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Love Thy Neighbor

    After Maya rejects advances from her handsome neighbor (Rockmond Dunbar), he gets close to Lynn; Todd tells Toni he wants a separation.

  • Girlfriends - Just the Three of Us (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Just the Three of Us

    Toni's therapy with Dr. Miller (Julie Hagerty) reveals that it is easier for her to express her love to friends than to Todd.

  • Girlfriends - The Partnerless Partner (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    The Partnerless Partner

    William realizes he cannot replace his relationship with Joan after flaunting his date (Traci Bingham) at an office party.

  • Girlfriends - He Loves Her, He Loves Her Not (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    He Loves Her, He Loves Her Not

    Tensions rise when William introduces his girlfriend (Jill Scott) to Joan.

  • Girlfriends - Wieners and Losers (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Wieners and Losers

    At her new job selling hot dogs, Joan meets her match in her new obsessive compulsive manager; the girlfriends hide William's favorite pen, driving him mad.

  • Girlfriends - Love, Peace and Hair Grease (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Love, Peace and Hair Grease

    Joan confides in her boss, only to worry that she has put her career in jeopardy; Maya writes a passionate essay that fails to impress her teacher but inspires her friends.

  • Girlfriends - On the Couch (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    On the Couch

    Toni finds herself in the middle of a fight between her visiting mother and Todd; William gets his first kiss.

  • Girlfriends - Good Catch or Bad Hop? (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Good Catch or Bad Hop?

    Maya enjoys dating a professional athlete until she discovers he's seeing other women; Lynn baby-sits while the single mothers in her documentary go to a job fair.

  • Girlfriends - Leggo My Ego (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Leggo My Ego

    Toni decides to start therapy after meeting her idol, supermodel Beverly Johnson; Joan organizes an auction to benefit the homeless.

  • Girlfriends - A Comedy of Eros (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    A Comedy of Eros

    Toni tries to keep Joan from spending St. Valentine's Day alone; Joan gets reacquainted with her ex-boyfriend; William gets Lynn to spy on Donna.

  • Girlfriends - Prophet and Loss (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Prophet and Loss

    A street oracle (Richard Kind) leads Joan to question her relationship with Brock and William to seek out a potential love interest.

  • Girlfriends - Merry Ex-mas (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Merry Ex-mas

    Maya invites her ex-husband and his new woman to a tree trimming party with the girlfriends.

  • Girlfriends - Don't You Want Me, Baby? (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Don't You Want Me, Baby?

    Todd withholds a message from Toni's ex-boyfriend; Joan fears that she may not be mother material, because William's nephew cries when she holds him.

  • Girlfriends - Between Brock and a Hard Place (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Between Brock and a Hard Place

    Brock (Malik Yoba) tells Joan he does not want children, causing her to question their future together.

  • Girlfriends - Viva Las Vegas (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Viva Las Vegas

    Joan assumes Brock (guest star Malik Yoba) wants to marry her when he asks her to go to Las Vegas with him.

  • Girlfriends - And Baby Makes Four (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    And Baby Makes Four

    Kira goes into early labor during a baby shower; Todd and Toni contemplate parenthood as they shop for baby gifts.

  • Girlfriends - Inherit the Lynn (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Inherit the Lynn

    Maya agrees to let Lynn move in with her in order to cover an increase in her tuition; Lynn's attitude toward working on her next documentary drives Maya over the edge.

  • Girlfriends - Hopelessly Devoted to Two (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Hopelessly Devoted to Two

    Ellis unknowingly invites Joan's lover (Malik Yoba) to dinner; Maya wins William over with her legal expertise.

  • Girlfriends - You Ain't Gotta Go Home But ... You Know the Rest! (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    You Ain't Gotta Go Home But ... You Know the Rest!

    Toni's brother professes his love for Maya and refuses to return to his medical internship; Joan cleans house but takes exception to things Toni labels as junk.

  • Girlfriends - Snoop, There It Is (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Snoop, There It Is

    Lynn, distrusting of her celibate relationship, tracks down Sivad's ex-girlfriend in an attempt to learn more about his sexual history; Joan and William struggle to stop Toni from going on wild shopping sprees.

  • Girlfriends - If It's Broke, Fix It (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    If It's Broke, Fix It

    Maya becomes jealous when Joan chooses to confide in her new assistant, Peaches, about her affair with Brock.

  • Girlfriends - Some Enchanted Evening (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Some Enchanted Evening

    Joan's steamy encounter with a handsome stranger (Malik Yoba) puts her relationship with Ellis in danger.

  • Girlfriends - The Wedding (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    The Wedding

    Toni's plans for a glamorous wedding at a rented Malibu mansion prove to be too much for her girlfriends and fiance; Maya makes the moves on Toni's brother, Antoine (Russell Hornsby).

  • Girlfriends - The Wedding (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    The Wedding

    Toni's plans for a glamorous wedding at a rented Malibu mansion prove to be too much for her girlfriends and fiance; Maya makes the moves on Toni's brother, Antoine (Russell Hornsby).

  • Girlfriends - The Fast Track and the Furious (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    The Fast Track and the Furious

    Maya decides to improve her standing at the law firm by becoming William's assistant; Lynn wraps up her AIDS documentary, which ends on a surprising note.

  • Girlfriends - Blood Is Thicker Than Liquor (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Blood Is Thicker Than Liquor

    Toni's mother (Jenifer Lewis) becomes tipsy when meeting Todd's family for the first time; Maya flirts with William's new friend, Evan.

  • Girlfriends - Too Much Sharin' (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Too Much Sharin'

    When Joan discovers that William and her boss Sharon are secretly dating, she gets caught in the middle; Toni seeks advice for her wedding night.

  • Girlfriends - Where Everybody Knows My Name (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Where Everybody Knows My Name

    Maya goes out celebrating with her girlfriends and runs into her ex-husband, Darnell, and his new female friend.

  • Girlfriends - The Pact (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    The Pact

    An old college friend (guest star Kimberly Elise) confides she contracted AIDS from Joan's ex-boyfriend.

  • Girlfriends - Runaway Bridesmaid (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Runaway Bridesmaid

    Joan is jealous of Toni's recent engagement, and she takes out her frustration on Ellis; Toni anticipates getting gifts from her friends.

  • Girlfriends - A Stiff Good Man Is Easy to Find (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    A Stiff Good Man Is Easy to Find

    William mixes business with pleasure when he returns to his old firm as a consultant. Anne-Marie Johnson guest stars.

  • Girlfriends - Sex, Lies and Books (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Sex, Lies and Books

    Maya goes on a blind date; Joan's book club comprises Bebe Moore Campbell, Jackie Collins, Suzanne de Passe and Marcia R. Clark.

  • Girlfriends - Happy Valentine's Day, Baby? (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Happy Valentine's Day, Baby?

    Ellis sends Joan on a scavenger hunt for Valentine's Day; Toni questions Todd's intentions. Kevin Eubanks guest stars.

  • Girlfriends - Single Mama Drama (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Single Mama Drama

    The gang feels threatened by Maya's budding friendship with another single mother (guest star Terri J. Vaughn).

  • Girlfriends - Howdy Partner (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Howdy Partner

    Joan and William compete for the senior partner position; Toni is asked to take an HIV test.

  • Girlfriends - Take This Poem and Call Me in the Morning (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Take This Poem and Call Me in the Morning

    Lynn falls for a celibate spoken-word artist (Saul Williams); a poet (Common) publicizes Lynn's promiscuity, inspiring her to make an HIV documentary.

  • Girlfriends - Santa v. Monica (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Santa v. Monica

    William is torn between playing Santa Claus for Maya's son and hosting an office party for ambitious girlfriend Monica.

  • Girlfriends - A Little Romance (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    A Little Romance

    Toni thinks she might have genuine feelings for Dr. Garrett. John Salley guest stars.

  • Girlfriends - The Mommy Returns (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    The Mommy Returns

    Lynn meets her biological mother for the first time; Joan has unwelcome house guests.

  • Girlfriends - Handling Baggage (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Handling Baggage

    Maya makes a last ditch effort to save her marriage after hearing husband Darnell is seeing another woman.

  • Girlfriends - Blinded by the Lights (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Blinded by the Lights

    Joan is consigned to the shadows while attending a movie premiere with her beau; Toni tries to find a house for client Laila Ali.

  • Girlfriends - Invasion of the Gold Digger (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Invasion of the Gold Digger

    William's friends denounce his money-grubbing girlfriend; Toni goes on a date with her plastic surgeon.

  • Girlfriends - Don't Leave Me a Loan (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Don't Leave Me a Loan

    Lynn may have to give up her irresponsible ways and enter the corporate world; Maya hides her marriage woes from her mother.

  • Girlfriends - Star Craving Mad (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Star Craving Mad

    Joan gets into a scuffle with a handsome celebrity over a treadmill at the gym; William learns his sister is a lesbian.

  • Girlfriends - Secrets and Eyes (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Secrets and Eyes

    Toni has trouble holding on to her youth following a surprise birthday party; William seeks a one-night stand.

  • Girlfriends - Getting Our Act Together (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Getting Our Act Together

    Maya convinces Darnell to attend a marriage counseling session; William competes with Joan for a partnership in the firm.

  • Girlfriends - Coming to Terms (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Coming to Terms

    Joan invites her friends' ex-boyfriends to a party in a desperate attempt to meet Mr. Right; Maya tries to repair her marriage.

  • Girlfriends - Into the Woods (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Into the Woods

    Joan's ex-boyfriend returns to town with a startling announcement; Darnell finds out about Maya's indiscretion.

  • Girlfriends - Just Dessert (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Just Dessert

    Lynn and William move in together and console each other after their recent breakups; Toni's assistant convinces her to get a new hairstyle.

  • Girlfriends - My Mother, Myself (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    My Mother, Myself

    As Joan plans a Mother's Day brunch, Maya learns her mother is moving away to be with a new beau.

  • Girlfriends - X Does Not Mark the Spot (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    X Does Not Mark the Spot

    Joan accidentally takes Ecstasy while visiting a hot dance club during a fling with a younger man. Master P guest stars.

  • Girlfriends - The Taming of the Realtess (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Taming of the Realtess

    Toni plans a flashy grand opening celebration for her new real estate business; Joan and William's jobs are on the line because of an April Fools' Day joke. Danny Bonaduce guest stars.

  • Girlfriends - Childs in Charge (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Childs in Charge

    When a successful real-estate tycoon challenges Toni, she makes plans to open her own boutique office.

  • Girlfriends - Take Me Out After the Ballgame (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Take Me Out After the Ballgame

    After the law firm's young mail clerk seduces Joan, she tries to keep the fling a secret.

  • Girlfriends - Can't Stan Ya! (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Can't Stan Ya!

    Growing feelings for Stan force Maya to choose between him and her husband; Joan tries to console William after he is left at the altar.

  • Girlfriends - Willie or Won't He, Part II: The Last Chapter (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Willie or Won't He, Part II: The Last Chapter

    Yvonne learns that William has not informed his mother of their coming wedding. Singer Chante Moore guest stars.

  • Girlfriends - Sister, Sistah (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Sister, Sistah

    Lynn's biracial background comes into play when her Caucasian sister gets a little too playful and uses an offensive racial epithet.

  • Girlfriends - I Have a Dream House (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    I Have a Dream House

    Joan battles to convince her law firm to observe the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday; William buys a house for his bride-to-be.

  • Girlfriends - You Better Watch Out (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    You Better Watch Out

    Maya gets an expensive watch for Christmas from the wrong man, leading to a cover-up that further strains the relationship between Joan and Darnell.

  • Girlfriends - Mom's the Word (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Mom's the Word

    Toni meets a single father at a trendy bar, while Joan drools over a movie star; Maya's friends cover for her.

  • Girlfriends - Maya Takes a Stan (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Maya Takes a Stan

    Maya meets someone who would be perfect for Joan, until she decides to keep the handsome stranger for herself.

  • Girlfriends - Joan's Birthday Suit (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Joan's Birthday Suit

    Joan winds up on a beach in her birthday suit after playing a drinking game with her friends; William and Yvonne wrangle over a prenuptial agreement.

  • Girlfriends - Trick or Truth? (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Trick or Truth?

    Toni discovers that she hasn't been invited to Joan's Halloween party and then finds Greg in the arms of another woman.

  • Girlfriends - Willie or Won't He (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Willie or Won't He

    Joan suggests that William and Yvonne (Cee Cee Michaela) move in together to test their domestic compatibility.

  • Girlfriends - Buh-Bye (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Toni violates a trust when she tells Joan's boss an intimate secret about Joan; Lynn grows frustrated with Vosco.

  • Girlfriends - Untreatable (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    The gang goes on a shopping binge, creating financial and marital problems for Maya and Darnell; Joan tries to infuse sex into her long-distance relationship with Sean.

  • Girlfriends - A Full Court Conspiracy (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    A Full Court Conspiracy

    When Joan and William defend a client accused of racism, they must field questions from their friends.

  • Girlfriends - Just Say No (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Just Say No

    Joan continues her friendship with Toni despite her therapist's warnings; Lynn's new boyfriend secretly moves into Joan's house.

  • Girlfriends - The Fallout (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Fallout

    Joan struggles with Toni's betrayal; Maya questions whether it is she or her marriage that has changed.

  • Girlfriends - Jamaic-Up? (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    The gang grooves in Jamaica, where Toni (Jill Marie Jones) takes revenge on Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) for causing her breakup with Greg (guest star Chuma Hunter-Gault). Sinbad and Terrell Davis guest star as themselves.

  • Girlfriends - Loose Lips Sink Relationships (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Loose Lips Sink Relationships

    Toni receives a surprise wedding proposal; William's girlfriend, Yvonne, is wounded in the line of duty.

  • Girlfriends - The Burning ... Monologues (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Burning ... Monologues

    Joan wonders why Sean has not yet said that he loves her; Toni catches a venereal disease when she cheats on Greg.

  • Girlfriends - A Kiss Before Lying (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    A Kiss Before Lying

    Sean (guest star Dondre T. Whitfield) orders Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) to stop hanging out at Davis' (guest star Randy Goodwin) restaurant; Maya (Golden Brooks) fends off her frisky husband (guest star Flex Alexander).

  • Girlfriends - Diss-regard (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:


    Joan is forced to choose between a dinner date with boyfriend Sean and being with Maya before her surgery.

  • Girlfriends - The Declaration of Lynndependence (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Declaration of Lynndependence

    Joan and Toni (Tracee Ellis Ross, Jill Marie Jones) urge Lynn (Persia White) to stop freeloading; William (Reggie Hayes) encourages Yvonne (guest star Cee-Cee Harshaw) to hang out with the girls. With Golden Brooks.

  • Girlfriends - Friends, Colleagues, Brothers (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Friends, Colleagues, Brothers

    Joan battles a "boys club" mentality when her law firm hires Christopher Darden for an important case.

  • Girlfriends - Old Dog (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Old Dog

    Joan's romance fizzles after unfulfilling intimacy; Maya consults a gynecologist regarding her difficulty in conceiving a child.

  • Girlfriends - Bad Timing (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Bad Timing

    Joan and Davis play while her boyfriend's away; Lynn volunteers at a suicide hotline on Valentine's Day.

  • Girlfriends - They've Gotta Have It (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    They've Gotta Have It

    Joan is puzzled by her boyfriend Sean's lack of interest in sex; Yvonne reveals a secret about William's anatomy.

  • Girlfriends - The List (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The List

    At Maya's suggestion, the friends each make a list of what they want in a lover and put it under their pillows.

  • Girlfriends - The Importance of Being Frank (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Importance of Being Frank

    Joan's new boyfriend (guest star Kent Faulcon) seems sublime until his wife shows up at her office. With Tracee Ellis Ross and Jill Marie Jones.

  • Girlfriends - Never a Bridesmaid (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Never a Bridesmaid

    When Maya and her husband decide to renew their vows, Joan begins to plan an over-the-top wedding ceremony.

  • Girlfriends - Fried Turkey (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Fried Turkey

    After her friends flake out on Thanksgiving, Joan's day improves when she catches a glimpse of Kelsey Grammer.

  • Girlfriends - Pregnant Pause (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Pregnant Pause

    Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) panics when she thinks she's pregnant; Lynn (Persia White) reminisces about her years as a preppy teen. With Golden Brooks and Jill Marie Jones.

  • Girlfriends - Everything Fishy Ain't Fish (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Everything Fishy Ain't Fish

    Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) sees Maya's husband (guest star Flex Alexander) with another woman; Toni (Jill Marie Jones) dates a white mayoral candidate.

  • Girlfriends - The Remains of the Date (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Remains of the Date

    Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) lures William (Reggie Hayes) to a mausoleum on Halloween after convincing him that his date (guest star Rhonda Ross Kendrick) is dead. With Golden Brooks, Jill Marie Jones and Persia White.

  • Girlfriends - I Pity the Fool (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    I Pity the Fool

    While Joan tries to summon the courage to break up with Marcus, her friends step in to do it for her.

  • Girlfriends - Hip-Ocracy (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Although Maya (Golden Brooks) disapproves, Joan, Toni and Lynn (Tracee Ellis Ross, Jill Marie Jones, Persia White) search for love on the Internet.

  • Girlfriends - Girlfrenzy (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) looks on as Toni (Jill Marie Jones) and the others get in a brawl outside a nightclub.

  • Girlfriends - One Night Stand? (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    One Night Stand?

    Foregoing celibacy for a night of passion, Joan unknowingly sets her sights on an engaged man, causing a breakup.

  • Girlfriends - Toe Sucking (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Toe Sucking

    Toni begins dating Joan's ex-boyfriend and causes turmoil when she brings him to Joan's birthday party.