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Season 5  "Gap Year"  5x1

Aired a year ago - Oct 16, 2018

After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

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Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 1
Pops, it is not some white stuff.
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You are monster food right now.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 4
Oh, wait a minute. So... [chuckles]
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 5
Oh, no.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 6
Watching you and Jack
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You're a young lady now,
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 8
we're like bacon and eggs.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 9
I'm trying to make my triceps pop.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 10
Ah, one of those Doogie Howser types, huh? [Chuckles]
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 11
and become the men we were meant to be.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 12
For us. But not great for you guys.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 13
I've been an unwilling party
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 14
are more likely to stay well-to-do,
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 15
But, really, it all stems from institutionalized racism
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 16
Except for the 5 Freeway.
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for me and my brethren not to hire him.
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Hopefully, Bow was making some progress
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 19
Fam, you don't have a major?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 20
Why'd he keep saying "bong"?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 21
It's not nerves, and... it wasn't just Marques.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 22
- Do you? - I do.
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I-I don't really have one.
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So, do you have, like, a... um, like, a notion,
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 25
Uh, Junior has no plan.
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- I'm Dr. Rainbow Johnson. - Yes, you are.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 27
You know what? I...
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 28
I'ma go up there, and I'ma snatch his ass,
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 29
to buy cheap amphetamine salts.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 30
He's a man.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 31
M-My bad.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 32
- Well, I'm gonna go to the kitchen. - Okay.
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You're so lucky that you get to share a room with a girl.
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Junior was a man now,
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Nope. Unh-unh.
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[Grunting]
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You ran the numbers?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 38
Listen, Dad.
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Then let's take money out of it.
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But a man has to realize
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Well, I've, uh, already done the paperwork,
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A kid who's gonna go back to school because I say so.
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Fine.
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I told him either go back to school or move out,
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and I'm not kicking you out!
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that the world was much bigger than my block.
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and they are still spinning.
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I think that that strong, honest young man you both raised
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Besides, living here rent-free
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I-I'm good.

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You are monster food right now.
#3
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 4
Oh, wait a minute. So... [chuckles]
#4
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 5
Oh, no.
#5
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 6
Watching you and Jack
#6
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 7
You're a young lady now,
#7
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 8
we're like bacon and eggs.
#8
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 9
I'm trying to make my triceps pop.
#9
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 10
Ah, one of those Doogie Howser types, huh? [Chuckles]
#10
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 11
and become the men we were meant to be.
#11
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 12
For us. But not great for you guys.
#12
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 13
I've been an unwilling party
#13
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 14
are more likely to stay well-to-do,
#14
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 15
But, really, it all stems from institutionalized racism
#15
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 16
Except for the 5 Freeway.
#16
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 17
for me and my brethren not to hire him.
#17
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Hopefully, Bow was making some progress
#18
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 19
Fam, you don't have a major?
#19
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 20
Why'd he keep saying "bong"?
#20
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 21
It's not nerves, and... it wasn't just Marques.
#21
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- Do you? - I do.
#22
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I-I don't really have one.
#23
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 24
So, do you have, like, a... um, like, a notion,
#24
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Uh, Junior has no plan.
#25
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- I'm Dr. Rainbow Johnson. - Yes, you are.
#26
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 27
You know what? I...
#27
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 28
I'ma go up there, and I'ma snatch his ass,
#28
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to buy cheap amphetamine salts.
#29
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 30
He's a man.
#30
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M-My bad.
#31
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 32
- Well, I'm gonna go to the kitchen. - Okay.
#32
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You're so lucky that you get to share a room with a girl.
#33
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Junior was a man now,
#34
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Nope. Unh-unh.
#35
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[Grunting]
#36
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 37
You ran the numbers?
#37
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 38
Listen, Dad.
#38
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Then let's take money out of it.
#39
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 40
But a man has to realize
#40
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 41
Well, I've, uh, already done the paperwork,
#41
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 42
A kid who's gonna go back to school because I say so.
#42
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 43
Fine.
#43
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 44
I told him either go back to school or move out,
#44
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and I'm not kicking you out!
#45
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 46
that the world was much bigger than my block.
#46
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 47
and they are still spinning.
#47
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 48
I think that that strong, honest young man you both raised
#48
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 49
Besides, living here rent-free
#49
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 1 (S05E01) - 50
I-I'm good.
#50