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Season 3  "Being Bow-Racial"  3x8

Aired a year ago - Nov 30, 2016

Bow must address unresolved feelings about her own biracial identity when Junior brings home his first girlfriend, who happens to be white. Dre is handling a big project for a client at work and relies on Charlie to teach him how to relate to the campaign’s white, female point-person. Meanwhile, Zoey needs extra credit for her design class, and asks Jack and Diane if she can remodel their room.

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Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 1
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What do you want?
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 3
I mean, it's tired, baby-ish.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 4
I trusted you.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 5
Oh, I'm sorry. I thought this was the men's room.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 6
Thank you for coming so very much, milady.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 7
- I know my wife is. - White women aren't scared of me.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 8
Now, Charles, let's pretend that I am a white woman
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 9
Hey. Hey!
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 10
Hey, Mom? We'll see you later.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 11
I've shed them a million times.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 12
And eventually, your one joy
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 13
White.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 14
is that because my mother's black but my father's white,
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 15
which resulted in a bunch of folks like me
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 16
who learned to read, write, or even got your freedom.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 17
Suddenly, being any kind of black was the new black.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 18
And by the early '90s,
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 19
Your problem is not with Junior's girlfriend.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 20
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 21
Mm.
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is because I don't know who I am.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 23
Didn't you ever struggle with which box to check?
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 24
What's French for "stab victim"?
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 25
Mmm.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 26
- You seem out of your league. - Yeah. Strips and polka dots?
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 27
that you have two John Mayer tickets on you at all times?
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 28
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Uh, Charles, what is the safest way to talk to a sistah?
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 30
- Ooh. - Oh.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 31
Okay. That's gross. Really, really gross.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 32
Those were my friends.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 33
A flying monkey?
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 34
It's "R" to the "A" to the "I" to the...
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 35
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 36
Stop being so hard on yourself.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 37
First of all, a group of Korean women is called a raft.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 38
It's just one white woman.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 39
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 40
remember, they love playing Sudoku."
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- That's right. - Benihana.
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He was very good to you.
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- Mm. - Yeah.
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- Bow-Bow girl! - Hi, Daddy.
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We cannot wing a presentation to Microsoft.
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I'm looking forward to hearing what you guys have for me today.
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And it comes with a pen, which does pen things.
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 48
Hold on. Wait... wait a minute. Um...
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It's what you work on even when you are not doing work.
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I'm gonna have to rethink this entire relationship.
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Let me walk you out.

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Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 2
What do you want?
#2
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 3
I mean, it's tired, baby-ish.
#3
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 4
I trusted you.
#4
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 5
Oh, I'm sorry. I thought this was the men's room.
#5
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 6
Thank you for coming so very much, milady.
#6
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 7
- I know my wife is. - White women aren't scared of me.
#7
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 8
Now, Charles, let's pretend that I am a white woman
#8
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 9
Hey. Hey!
#9
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 10
Hey, Mom? We'll see you later.
#10
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 11
I've shed them a million times.
#11
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 12
And eventually, your one joy
#12
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 13
White.
#13
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is that because my mother's black but my father's white,
#14
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 15
which resulted in a bunch of folks like me
#15
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who learned to read, write, or even got your freedom.
#16
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 17
Suddenly, being any kind of black was the new black.
#17
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 18
And by the early '90s,
#18
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Your problem is not with Junior's girlfriend.
#19
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Mm.
#21
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is because I don't know who I am.
#22
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Didn't you ever struggle with which box to check?
#23
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 24
What's French for "stab victim"?
#24
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 25
Mmm.
#25
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- You seem out of your league. - Yeah. Strips and polka dots?
#26
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that you have two John Mayer tickets on you at all times?
#27
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Uh, Charles, what is the safest way to talk to a sistah?
#29
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 30
- Ooh. - Oh.
#30
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Okay. That's gross. Really, really gross.
#31
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 32
Those were my friends.
#32
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 33
A flying monkey?
#33
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 34
It's "R" to the "A" to the "I" to the...
#34
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Stop being so hard on yourself.
#36
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First of all, a group of Korean women is called a raft.
#37
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It's just one white woman.
#38
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remember, they love playing Sudoku."
#40
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- That's right. - Benihana.
#41
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 42
He was very good to you.
#42
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 43
- Mm. - Yeah.
#43
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 44
- Bow-Bow girl! - Hi, Daddy.
#44
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 45
We cannot wing a presentation to Microsoft.
#45
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 46
I'm looking forward to hearing what you guys have for me today.
#46
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 47
And it comes with a pen, which does pen things.
#47
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 48
Hold on. Wait... wait a minute. Um...
#48
Recap of Black-ish Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 49
It's what you work on even when you are not doing work.
#49
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I'm gonna have to rethink this entire relationship.
#50
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Let me walk you out.
#51