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Season 6  "When I Grow Up (to Be a Man)"  6x4

Aired 2 months ago - Oct 15, 2019

Jack gets cut from the basketball team and it leads to a family discussion about him being short for his age. Dre is worried for his future, but Bow feels strongly that Jack will overcome his adversity and be stronger for it.

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Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 1
- Aw, buddy. - What?
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Maybe we're not giving him enough milk.
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His mother.
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We don't need to talk about it.
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I'm so much better at this than Dre.
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You know what it's like when your son loses, right?
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 9
Unless you want to rename him LaVar.
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He's not my cousin.
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But that's no big deal, okay?
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 12
That'll never happen, and it's a damn shame
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You know, the only reason my cousin agreed to go to prom with me
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 14
I am so glad to meet you. I just... Oh, wow!
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 15
that I am still legally allowed,
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 16
but it turns out being short is gonna destroy him.
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The trick to pulling it off is to not care about anything.
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 18
I'm gonna make our dreams come true!
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 19
I am so much better at this than you.
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 20
That's up there with you wanting to open a pizza shop
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You act as if I haven't researched this.
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just 'cause he didn't make the basketball team.
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 23
- See? - But it made him tougher.
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Huh? If you don't write him a prescription,
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 25
The Valley Glen team trainer's
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...a day for three years.
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 27
Okay, well, tell that to every woman
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- A preference? - Yeah.
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 29
Aah!
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 30
What?
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 31
Just look at Kevin Hart, Prince, Bruno Mars,
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Junior, I appreciate your concern,
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The tape measure doesn't lie, all right?
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Yes.
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and that's a prison fight.
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Son, all right, we talked about it,
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And I thought I was the cruel one in this family.
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Of course. No wonder he's so upset.
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Can we talk to you for a sec?
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Michael Jordan got cut from his high school team.
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Son, you can do that, too.
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they're my age and they're dunking.
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Hey, what are you doing, Pops?
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I mean, I-I never saw him going to the NBA,
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that you couldn't sing?
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Ugh. I guess you're right.
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And then... I took to the potter's wheel.
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They're not the same. Anyway.

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Maybe we're not giving him enough milk.
#2
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His mother.
#3
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We don't need to talk about it.
#5
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I'm so much better at this than Dre.
#7
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 8
You know what it's like when your son loses, right?
#8
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 9
Unless you want to rename him LaVar.
#9
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 10
He's not my cousin.
#10
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 11
But that's no big deal, okay?
#11
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 12
That'll never happen, and it's a damn shame
#12
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 13
You know, the only reason my cousin agreed to go to prom with me
#13
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 14
I am so glad to meet you. I just... Oh, wow!
#14
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 15
that I am still legally allowed,
#15
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but it turns out being short is gonna destroy him.
#16
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The trick to pulling it off is to not care about anything.
#17
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I'm gonna make our dreams come true!
#18
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I am so much better at this than you.
#19
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That's up there with you wanting to open a pizza shop
#20
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You act as if I haven't researched this.
#21
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just 'cause he didn't make the basketball team.
#22
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- See? - But it made him tougher.
#23
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 24
Huh? If you don't write him a prescription,
#24
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 25
The Valley Glen team trainer's
#25
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...a day for three years.
#26
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 27
Okay, well, tell that to every woman
#27
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 28
- A preference? - Yeah.
#28
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 29
Aah!
#29
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 30
What?
#30
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 31
Just look at Kevin Hart, Prince, Bruno Mars,
#31
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Junior, I appreciate your concern,
#32
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The tape measure doesn't lie, all right?
#34
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Yes.
#35
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and that's a prison fight.
#36
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Son, all right, we talked about it,
#37
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And I thought I was the cruel one in this family.
#38
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Of course. No wonder he's so upset.
#39
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Can we talk to you for a sec?
#41
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Michael Jordan got cut from his high school team.
#42
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Son, you can do that, too.
#43
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they're my age and they're dunking.
#44
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Hey, what are you doing, Pops?
#45
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I mean, I-I never saw him going to the NBA,
#46
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 47
that you couldn't sing?
#47
Recap of black-ish Season 6 Episode 4 (S06E04) - 48
Ugh. I guess you're right.
#48
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And then... I took to the potter's wheel.
#49
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They're not the same. Anyway.
#50