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Season 1  "Oedipal Triangle"  1x8

Aired 5 years ago - Nov 19, 2014

Dre’s mother, Ruby, comes for a visit, and she smothers her pork chops with gravy, Dre with love, and would like to flat out smother Bow, who feels the same way about her. Dre tries to find a way to get the two most important women in his life to get along.

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Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 1
She's just a grandma celebrating her grandkids.
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Baby, you gonna have to talk to Rosario, all right?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 3
(Coughs)
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 4
As soon as we have 50 pounds,
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 5
Yeah. Don't.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 6
Kyra Kang-Nussbaum?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 7
Fried pork chops, biscuits, thick-ass gravy.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 8
I used it as garnish for the chops.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 9
His heart stops twice a night.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 10
Um, Ruby...
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 11
Mm-hmm. Mm-hmm.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 12
Don't talk to her about my stuff, okay?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 13
I'm just saying it's crazy for me to talk to my mom.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 14
which is to never talk to my mom again.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 15
Hmm.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 16
A latch-key with no latch...
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 17
So let's clean the slate with this nice, warm bath
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 18
That does not sound like you serving me.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 19
(Scoffs)
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 20
I just ate too many biscuits.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 21
Between my mom's cough and Bow making me sleep on the couch,
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 22
My wife caught me in bed with my mama.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 23
There's only one way out of this, Dre.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 24
Do you have two families?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 25
Separate but equal.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 26
Ryan gosling said five words in "Drive"
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 27
Just stay confident and say hi.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 28
Now break eye contact and check out another girl.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 29
Oh. Free-styling small talk. Not bad!
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 30
That could work.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 31
Mama: Baby boy!
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 32
When were you here before?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 33
I'm doing my best to try to get you guys together.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 34
Ohh. Filthy, filthy man.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 35
and then made the sandwiches in my back seat.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 36
Mnh-mnh.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 37
you don't have time to take care of your kids.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 38
No judgment.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 39
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 40
Yeah. I'm so riled! I'm riled, Dre!
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 41
Easy, girl.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 42
Oh, my God. Where have you been?
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 43
Wow. I'm more powerful than I thought.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 44
Kyra used your nerdiness to try and win a husband on TV.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 45
I'm totally gonna fail my math test tomorrow.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 46
and she thought you wouldn't last the first two weeks.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 47
I need some arms around me.
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 48
we would call her "Coughy Klatch."
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 49
Be real still. Let grandma get you kitschy.
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(Dishes clatter)

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Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 2
Baby, you gonna have to talk to Rosario, all right?
#2
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 3
(Coughs)
#3
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 4
As soon as we have 50 pounds,
#4
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 5
Yeah. Don't.
#5
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 6
Kyra Kang-Nussbaum?
#6
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 7
Fried pork chops, biscuits, thick-ass gravy.
#7
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 8
I used it as garnish for the chops.
#8
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 9
His heart stops twice a night.
#9
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 10
Um, Ruby...
#10
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 11
Mm-hmm. Mm-hmm.
#11
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 12
Don't talk to her about my stuff, okay?
#12
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 13
I'm just saying it's crazy for me to talk to my mom.
#13
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 14
which is to never talk to my mom again.
#14
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 15
Hmm.
#15
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 16
A latch-key with no latch...
#16
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 17
So let's clean the slate with this nice, warm bath
#17
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 18
That does not sound like you serving me.
#18
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 19
(Scoffs)
#19
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 20
I just ate too many biscuits.
#20
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 21
Between my mom's cough and Bow making me sleep on the couch,
#21
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 22
My wife caught me in bed with my mama.
#22
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 23
There's only one way out of this, Dre.
#23
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 24
Do you have two families?
#24
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 25
Separate but equal.
#25
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 26
Ryan gosling said five words in "Drive"
#26
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 27
Just stay confident and say hi.
#27
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 28
Now break eye contact and check out another girl.
#28
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 29
Oh. Free-styling small talk. Not bad!
#29
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 30
That could work.
#30
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 31
Mama: Baby boy!
#31
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 32
When were you here before?
#32
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 33
I'm doing my best to try to get you guys together.
#33
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 34
Ohh. Filthy, filthy man.
#34
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 35
and then made the sandwiches in my back seat.
#35
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 36
Mnh-mnh.
#36
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 37
you don't have time to take care of your kids.
#37
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 38
No judgment.
#38
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Yeah. I'm so riled! I'm riled, Dre!
#40
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 41
Easy, girl.
#41
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 42
Oh, my God. Where have you been?
#42
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 43
Wow. I'm more powerful than I thought.
#43
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 44
Kyra used your nerdiness to try and win a husband on TV.
#44
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 45
I'm totally gonna fail my math test tomorrow.
#45
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 46
and she thought you wouldn't last the first two weeks.
#46
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 47
I need some arms around me.
#47
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 48
we would call her "Coughy Klatch."
#48
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 49
Be real still. Let grandma get you kitschy.
#49
Recap of black-ish Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 50
(Dishes clatter)
#50