The Hughleys

The Hughleys

1998 - 2002, Comedy
A black businessman fears success will separate him from his roots.

Episode Guide

  • The Hughleys - It's a Girl (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    It's a Girl

    Darryl and Yvonne's marriage is in jeopardy after he kisses his ex-girlfriend at his high-school reunion.

  • The Hughleys - It's a Girl (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    It's a Girl

    Darryl attracts an aggressive ex-girlfriend when he brags about his life success at a high-school reunion.

  • The Hughleys - How Hattie Got Her Groove Back (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    How Hattie Got Her Groove Back

    Darryl buys his mother a piano for Mother's Day, but does not expect her to grow so close to her music teacher.

  • The Hughleys - Directed by Darryl Hughley (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Directed by Darryl Hughley

    While directing the school play, Darryl interferes with Michael's attempt to land the leading lady; Milsap and Shari try a computer dating service.

  • The Hughleys - You've Got Male (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    You've Got Male

    Despite a warning from Darryl, Sydney makes a date with a stranger she met in an online chat room; Michael embarks on a new stage of self-discovery.

  • The Hughleys - Jump the Jump (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Jump the Jump

    Darryl and Michael try to overcome their fear of heights by going skydiving; Yvonne tries new ways of maintaining a friendship with her teenage daughter.

  • The Hughleys - Bored of the Rings (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Bored of the Rings

    Darryl hatches a desperate plan when he learns his parents are considering divorcing.

  • The Hughleys - Leaving Las Vegas (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Leaving Las Vegas

    On the way to a romantic getaway for St. Valentine's Day, Darryl and Yvonne get stranded at the airport.

  • The Hughleys - Smells Like Free Spirit (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Smells Like Free Spirit

    Darryl's free-spirited niece (guest star Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child) visits while pursuing her dream of a music career in Los Angeles. Reggae singer Shaggy also guest stars.

  • The Hughleys - I Have a Scheme (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    I Have a Scheme

    Darryl's breach of political correctness jeopardizes Michael's campaign to name their street after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • The Hughleys - I'm Dreaming of a Slight Christmas (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    I'm Dreaming of a Slight Christmas

    Shari gives away Christmas gifts after Darryl and Yvonne try to teach everyone about the true spirit of the holiday.

  • The Hughleys - One Foot in the Grave-y (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    One Foot in the Grave-y

    Yvonne prods Darryl to stand up to his overcritical mother on Thanksgiving Day; Shari bets that she knows more about football than Milsap and Dave.

  • The Hughleys - The Keepin' It Real World (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Keepin' It Real World

    After being lured into a time-share scam by TV celebrity Teck Money, Darryl and the others find themselves airing their differences in a secluded cabin, a la MTV's "The Real World.".

  • The Hughleys - Daddy's Lil' Girl (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Daddy's Lil' Girl

    Darryl tries to keep his cool when Sydney wins a date with rapper Lil' Romeo, especially when she buys a sexy outfit with his credit card; Dave and Milsap try to transform Michael into a rap superstar.

  • The Hughleys - Whatchoo Stalkin' About, Willis? (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Whatchoo Stalkin' About, Willis?

    While taping a Halloween episode, the actors on the set of "The Hughleys" are dispatched one by one by a shadowy figure.

  • The Hughleys - When Darryl Bumped Sally (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    When Darryl Bumped Sally

    When Darryl joins Sally on a local call-in show, viewers seem to prefer his brusque, outspoken approach to her subdued style.

  • The Hughleys - Hughley & Son (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Hughley & Son

    Michael begins skipping school but later reassesses the value of an education after spending a day working for his father at Hughley Vending.

  • The Hughleys - Stormy Weather (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Stormy Weather

    While Yvonne tries to rekindle the passion in their marriage, Darryl's idea of romance is a sleazy motel.

  • The Hughleys - Go With the Flow (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Go With the Flow

    When Sydney gets her first period while her mother's away, Darryl tries to be supportive but misses the mark.

  • The Hughleys - A Cry for Pleh (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    A Cry for Pleh

    Feeling threatened, Darryl matches wits against Michael's brainy tutor and learns a lesson in respect.

  • The Hughleys - Mid-Wife Crisis (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Mid-Wife Crisis

    Yvonne feels her homemaking skills are undervalued in the job market after several discouraging interviews.

  • The Hughleys - Joint Custody (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Joint Custody

    Darryl and Yvonne find a marijuana cigarette in Sydney's jacket; Shari finally moves out after a nine-month stay.

  • The Hughleys - Titanic 2: Electric Boogaloo (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Titanic 2: Electric Boogaloo

    The Hughleys and the Rogers abandon ship and become stranded in a dinghy while on vacation. With D.L. Hughley, Elise Neal, Eric Allan Kramer and Marietta DePrima. Guest star: Adele Givens.

  • The Hughleys - Mother's Day (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Mother's Day

    The mothers-in-law show up to complain about how hard their lives were, especially compared to Yvonne's day-to-day activities.

  • The Hughleys - Road Rage (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Road Rage

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) is forced to endure traffic school with Dave and Milsap (Eric Allan Kramer, John Henton). Talk show host Larry Elder guest stars as himself.

  • The Hughleys - Darryl, Family Counselor (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Darryl, Family Counselor

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) has a showdown with Dave's bossy mother-in-law (guest star Rose Marie) after Dave (Eric Allan Kramer) gets kicked out of his house.

  • The Hughleys - Something About Shari (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Something About Shari

    Darryl plays host for the wedding of Yvonne's sister, but things turn difficult when he catches the groom cheating.

  • The Hughleys - South Side Story (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    South Side Story

    When Michael starts spending time at Darryl's old hangout, someone threatens to spill the beans about Darryl's past.

  • The Hughleys - It's a Wonderful Life (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) wonders what life would be like if he had married a white woman. Guest star: Marla Gibbs.

  • The Hughleys - Forty Acres and a Fool (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Forty Acres and a Fool

    Darryl's birth father (guest star Billy Dee Williams) appears on his doorstep and makes an offer that Darryl (D.L. Hughley) promptly refuses. Marla Gibbs and Mo'Nique also guest star.

  • The Hughleys - My Horny Valentine (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    My Horny Valentine

    To test the strength of their marriage, Yvonne suggests she and Darryl abstain from having sex.

  • The Hughleys - Bamboozled (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Dave's (Eric Allan Kramer) folksy cousin (D.L. Hughley in a dual role) pays a visit with his teenage bride and is recruited for Darryl's bowling team.

  • The Hughleys - It Had to Be Jew (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    It Had to Be Jew

    Darryl trades barbs with his Jewish neighbor as the two compete for customers at a fund-raising fair.

  • The Hughleys - Love or Money (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Love or Money

    When Yvonne forbids Darryl from loaning money, he must come up with a creative way to save his aunt's hair salon.

  • The Hughleys - His Park Is Worse Than His Bite (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    His Park Is Worse Than His Bite

    When Darryl (D.L. Hughley) promises to watch Park's (guest star Pat Morita) dog while he's on vacation, the pooch dies prematurely. Fred Willard also guest stars.

  • The Hughleys - Oh Thank Heaven for Seven-Eleven (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Oh Thank Heaven for Seven-Eleven

    Darryl and his father-in-law (D.L. Hughley, guest star Sherman Hemsley) get trapped in a convenience store on Thanksgiving Day. Telma Hopkins also guest stars.

  • The Hughleys - Darryl's Victory Tour (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Darryl's Victory Tour

    Darryl and Yvonne (D.L. Hughley, Elise Neal) remember meeting for the first time during the Jacksons' 1984 Victory tour. Guest star: Carl Anthony Payne II.

  • The Hughleys - Rage Against the Machine (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Rage Against the Machine

    Darryl decides not to vote until he finds out that a proposition banning leaf blowers is on the ballot.

  • The Hughleys - Scary Hughley (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Scary Hughley

    When Darryl throws a wild Halloween party, he gets a surprise visit by the ghost of his home's former owner.

  • The Hughleys - The Truth Shall Set Me Free (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Truth Shall Set Me Free

    A recently fired employee hires legal heavyweight Johnnie Cochran and sues Darryl for racial discrimination.

  • The Hughleys - In the Bluff (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    In the Bluff

    Yvonne (Elise Neal) disapproves when Darryl and Milsap (D.L. Hughley, John Henton) create a Website devoted to nearly naked models.

  • The Hughleys - We Got It Maid (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    We Got It Maid

    Darryl clashes with the new housekeeper; Milsap tries to contract a famous band for a retirement party.

  • The Hughleys - Guess Who's Coming Out for Dinner? (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Guess Who's Coming Out for Dinner?

    Darryl's suspicion that his girl-hating son might be gay ultimately leads to one of his neighbors coming out of the closet.

  • The Hughleys - Survivin' (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    After Darryl causes an explosion, his family crowds into a backyard tent with Milsap, Sally and Dave.

  • The Hughleys - The Thin Black Line (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    The Thin Black Line

    Yvonne's cousin, while making a documentary of the family, films Sydney's experience of being teased by a classmate.

  • The Hughleys - Love the One You're With (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Love the One You're With

    Darryl and Yvonne (D.L. Hughley, Elise Neal) get involved with a New Age seminar, and their honesty leads to trouble.

  • The Hughleys - Body Double (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Body Double

    Darryl reluctantly makes funeral arrangements for his Aunt Thelma, who passed away at Darryl's house.

  • The Hughleys - The Girl That I Married (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Girl That I Married

    Darryl decides to go to Yvonne's college reunion when he finds out her former boyfriend will be there.

  • The Hughleys - The Music Man (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Music Man

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) decides to fund Sydney and Michael's (Ashley Monique Clark, Dee Jay Daniels) school music program when their music teacher is fired.

  • The Hughleys - She's a Brickhouse (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    She's a Brickhouse

    When a sexy new neighbor (guest star Cindy Margolis) moves in, Darryl (D.L. Hughley) thinks he won't be affected -- until he dreams about her.

  • The Hughleys - Two Jacks and a Beanstalk (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Two Jacks and a Beanstalk

    The Hughleys parody the story of a poor family who, with the help of magic beans, finds happiness in the suburbs.

  • The Hughleys - Lies My Valentine Told Me (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Lies My Valentine Told Me

    Darryl wonders where Yvonne got the money to take him out to an expensive restaurant on Valentine's Day.

  • The Hughleys - So What Do You Do, Mrs. Hughley? (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    So What Do You Do, Mrs. Hughley?

    Yvonne starts a gift-basket business when she begins to feel inadequate for being the only stay-at-home mom.

  • The Hughleys - Death Takes a Three Day Holiday (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Death Takes a Three Day Holiday

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) worries he's close to death when the results of his physical don't come back quickly.

  • The Hughleys - Seoul Brother Next Door (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Seoul Brother Next Door

    A feud begins between Darryl (D.L. Hughley) and his neighbor (guest star Pat Morita) when Michael's (Dee Jay Daniels) football lands in the yard next door.

  • The Hughleys - Miracle on 135th and Avalon (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Miracle on 135th and Avalon

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) tells Sydney and Michael (Ashley Monique Clark, Dee Jay Daniels) a story about a mystery man (guest star Isaac Hayes) who restored his belief in Santa Claus.

  • The Hughleys - I Love You, You're Fired (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    I Love You, You're Fired

    Yvonne fills in when Darryl's assistant quits, but Milsap doesn't think the pleasant working relationship will last.

  • The Hughleys - Daddy's Going to Hell (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Daddy's Going to Hell

    God (Isaac Hayes) appears after a car accident to determine whether Darryl should go to heaven or to hell.

  • The Hughleys - Roots (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    After Darryl finds out Henry is not his biological father, Yvonne tracks down his real father on the Internet.

  • The Hughleys - The Curse of the Coyote Man (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Curse of the Coyote Man

    Darryl, Milsap and Dave (D.L. Hughley, John Henton, Eric Allan Kramer) try to scare Michael and Sydney (Dee Jay Daniels, Ashley Monique Clark) with stories of the Coyote Man. David Arquette guest stars.

  • The Hughleys - Help a Brother Out (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Help a Brother Out

    Darryl's big brother wants to push a get-rich-quick scheme, but gets a lesson in hard work and self-worth instead.

  • The Hughleys - Sap & the Star (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Sap & the Star

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) forgets Yvonne's (Elise Neal) birthday when Milsap (John Henton) invites him to a Hollywood party with a model (guest star Tyra Banks).

  • The Hughleys - Honey, I Beat the Kids (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Honey, I Beat the Kids

    Darryl gives Michael a spanking after he misbehaves, which causes the neighbors to suspect child abuse.

  • The Hughleys - Milsap Moves Up (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Milsap Moves Up

    After seeking romantic guidance from Darryl, Milsap buys a house and proposes to his girlfriend (Vivica A. Fox).

  • The Hughleys - Young Guns (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Young Guns

    Darryl and Yvonne must vote with the PTA on whether the kids' grade school should install a metal detector.

  • The Hughleys - Up on the Roof (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Up on the Roof

    Milsap accepts another job when Darryl refuses to give him what he deserves; the family practices home evacuation drills.

  • The Hughleys - Jungle Gym Fever (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Jungle Gym Fever

    Sydney's first crush is on a white child; Dave finds out Sally dated a black man while in high school.

  • The Hughleys - Clan of the Cave Bear (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Clan of the Cave Bear

    Yvonne takes her first job outside the home since the move; Dave feels threatened that Sally makes more money.

  • The Hughleys - G.E.D. (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    When Michael decides to quit high school, Darryl tries to set a good example by going back to school for his diploma.

  • The Hughleys - I Do, I Do, Again (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    I Do, I Do, Again

    Yvonne (Elise Neal) calls off the wedding when it becomes obvious that Darryl (D.L. Hughley) and her father do not get along. Guest stars: Marla Gibbs, Sherman Hemsley, Vivica A. Fox and Telma Hopkins.

  • The Hughleys - I Do, I Do, Again (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    I Do, I Do, Again

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) asks Yvonne (Elise Neal) to marry him again, now that he can afford a big wedding. Guest stars: Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Telma Hopkins and Vivica A. Fox.

  • The Hughleys - Storm O' the Century (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Storm O' the Century

    Darryl's inability to relax as the family heads out for a ski trip is justified when they stop at a haunted hotel.

  • The Hughleys - Dog Eat Dog (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Dog Eat Dog

    Darryl's (D.L. Hughley) neighbor takes him to court after he claims the family's stray dog attacked him. Johnnie Cochran guest stars.

  • The Hughleys - Why Can't We Be Friends? (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Why Can't We Be Friends?

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) questions his friendship with Dave; Michael (Dee Jay Daniels) hopes to win a free-throw basketball contest.

  • The Hughleys - I Ain't Heavy, I'm Your Father (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    I Ain't Heavy, I'm Your Father

    Darryl goes camping with the kids to prove he's fun to be with.

  • The Hughleys - Reliving Single (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Reliving Single

    Darryl and Dave (D.L. Hughley, Eric Allan Kramer) go to a singles nightclub to check out the women for Milsap (John Henton).

  • The Hughleys - A Multi-Culti Christmas (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    A Multi-Culti Christmas

    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) takes matters into his own hands after becoming agitated with the school's Christmas pageant.

  • The Hughleys - I'm Shrinnnking (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    I'm Shrinnnking

    Yvonne wants Darryl to see a therapist when he becomes paranoid that he'll lose everything he's worked for.

  • The Hughleys - Thanksgiving (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    Yvonne wants to impress Darryl's hard-to-please relatives by cooking Thanksgiving dinner all by herself.

  • The Hughleys - Sydney (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:


    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) wonders why Sydney (Ashley Monique Clark) invited Milsap (John Henton) to be her escort for the school's Father-Daughter dance.

  • The Hughleys - Soccer (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    Darryl (D.L. Hughley) is not amused when Yvonne (Elise Neal) signs him up to coach Michael's (Dee Jay Daniels) suburban soccer team.

  • The Hughleys - Baby Fever (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Baby Fever

    While Sally's having her baby at the hospital, Darryl wonders if and when Yvonne is going to tell him she's pregnant.

  • The Hughleys - Rich Kids Bad, Poor Kids Good (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Rich Kids Bad, Poor Kids Good

    Fearing his children are getting spoiled, Darryl decides to make them live for a week as he did when he was younger.

  • The Hughleys - Keeping Romance Alive (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Keeping Romance Alive

    Seeking time together, Darryl and Yvonne unexpectedly find themselves alone in Sally and Dave's house.

  • The Hughleys - Class Clown (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Class Clown

    Darryl worries about his son's future when he learns Michael is the class clown.

  • The Hughleys - Lost in the Suburbs (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Lost in the Suburbs

    Darryl feels isolated when Milsap hits it off with Dave, and Yvonne becomes tied up with Sally's baby shower.

  • The Hughleys - Carpool (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Darryl isn't very happy when Yvonne asks him to drive the carpool so she can attend safety committee meetings.

  • The Hughleys - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A businessman settles into his new house, fancy suburban neighborhood and successful job. This episode: Darryl fears he's losing his "blackness.".