black-ish - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes





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Episode Info

Advertising exec Dre looks forward to a promotion that would make him the first African American senior vice president at his firm in the premiere of this family sitcom, but he worries that there is a price to pay for his success when his son Andre Jr. announces that for his 13th birthday he's converting to Judaism in order to have a Bar Mitzvah like all his friends.


Anthony Anderson
as Andre "Dre" Johnson, Andre Johnson
Tracee Ellis Ross
as Rainbow Johnson
Yara Shahidi
as Zoey Johnson
Marcus Scribner
as Andre Johnson Jr.
Miles Brown
as Jack Johnson
Marsai Martin
as Diane Johnson
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Critic reviews for Pilot

Black-ish's biggest flaw at this point is that it won't exactly have you splitting your sides with laughter. It's energy and insight are good, especially when it turns a couple of TV clich├ęs on their head.

September 10, 2018 | Full Review…

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