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Season 1  "30 Something"  1x17

Aired 5 years ago - Mar 25, 2015

Things begin to fall apart, in more ways than one, when Dre hurts himself playing basketball right before his 40th birthday. He hands the planning of his big party over to his much younger, hipper assistant, fearing he really is getting too old to be cool. Bow and Ruby face off over who can get Dre the best gift, and the kids try to figure out what to give their dad for his special day.

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Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 1
So no gift cards, no creepy kid-massage coupons,
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It's a big deal, you guys.
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Ugh. I did not need to know that, okay?
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What can we buy dad that he can't buy himself?
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Our money.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 9
Hey, turning 40... No big deal.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 10
Huh? Uh...
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 11
- What?! - Yeah.
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Y'all know I still got the most swag at this firm.
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- That guy's amazing. - He's so cool.
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- You've been limping for years. - That's my stroll.
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Charlie, I don't want your white guys, man.
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I'm just here to show these dudes
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Don't worry about it, man. I got a banana in my bag.
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I'm dying!
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 20
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 21
Oh, baby, I'm so sorry about your tooth.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 22
But this is a real crisis.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 23
I'm a cool black dude.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 24
It's gonna be a Jammy Jam.
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get my own dance out of it, called the Dre.
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♪ Baby ♪ ♪ Night and day ♪
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I got it. I got it. I got it. I got it.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 28
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at the 40th birthday partay to end all partays!
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 30
Can you imagine somebody actually doing that?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 31
Is that like a mandatory work thing or...?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 32
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Uh, maybe a rotating bullpen of deejays.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 34
And you put that all together and you do it at a crazy-cool secret hot spot,
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 35
So, it's my husband's 40th birthday,
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Cost a fortune.
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I put myself in Curtis' hands
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Hey, Dad. Uh, for reasons we can't share, we need you to help us get in the attic.
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- Let's move on to the accoutrements. - All right.
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I wanted to do a walk-through of the venue.
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So, you saying no to this?
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Kind of making me love him even more.
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No. I mean literally tight.
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had so much swag that he would have trusted himself
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It's going down!
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 48
What's up, man? It's Dre.
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But, um, look, man, I'm glad you can help me out.
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Somebody put your hands in the air one time!

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Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 2
It's a big deal, you guys.
#2
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Ugh. I did not need to know that, okay?
#3
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What can we buy dad that he can't buy himself?
#7
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 8
Our money.
#8
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 9
Hey, turning 40... No big deal.
#9
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 10
Huh? Uh...
#10
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 11
- What?! - Yeah.
#11
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 12
Y'all know I still got the most swag at this firm.
#12
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 13
- That guy's amazing. - He's so cool.
#13
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 14
- You've been limping for years. - That's my stroll.
#14
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Charlie, I don't want your white guys, man.
#16
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I'm just here to show these dudes
#17
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Don't worry about it, man. I got a banana in my bag.
#18
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I'm dying!
#19
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Oh, baby, I'm so sorry about your tooth.
#21
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But this is a real crisis.
#22
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I'm a cool black dude.
#23
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It's gonna be a Jammy Jam.
#24
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get my own dance out of it, called the Dre.
#25
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♪ Baby ♪ ♪ Night and day ♪
#26
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I got it. I got it. I got it. I got it.
#27
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at the 40th birthday partay to end all partays!
#29
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 30
Can you imagine somebody actually doing that?
#30
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 31
Is that like a mandatory work thing or...?
#31
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Uh, maybe a rotating bullpen of deejays.
#33
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And you put that all together and you do it at a crazy-cool secret hot spot,
#34
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 35
So, it's my husband's 40th birthday,
#35
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 36
Cost a fortune.
#36
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 37
I put myself in Curtis' hands
#37
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 38
Hey, Dad. Uh, for reasons we can't share, we need you to help us get in the attic.
#38
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 39
- Let's move on to the accoutrements. - All right.
#39
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I wanted to do a walk-through of the venue.
#40
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So, you saying no to this?
#43
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Kind of making me love him even more.
#44
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 45
No. I mean literally tight.
#45
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 46
had so much swag that he would have trusted himself
#46
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 47
It's going down!
#47
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 48
What's up, man? It's Dre.
#48
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 49
But, um, look, man, I'm glad you can help me out.
#49
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Somebody put your hands in the air one time!
#50