black-ish: Season 2 (2015 - 2016)



Critic Consensus: black-ish returns with a strong cast that isn't afraid to tell the necessary truths about family life and race relations while maintaining the funny, weird moments viewers love.


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Air date: Sep 23, 2015
Air date: Sep 30, 2015
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Air date: Oct 28, 2015
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Air date: Nov 18, 2015
Air date: Dec 2, 2015
Air date: Dec 9, 2015
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Having achieved what their parents always hoped they could—successful careers, four wonderful kids, and a beautiful home in a nice neighborhood—advertising executive Andre "Dre" Johnson (Anthony Anderson) and his physician wife, Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross), continue their commitment to create a sense of cultural identity for their family that honors their Black heritage while also embracing their upper-middle-class success. In Season 2, the family confronts timely issues such as the use of the N-word, gun control, and bullying with compassion, insight, and humor.


Anthony Anderson
as Andre "Dre" Johnson
Tracee Ellis Ross
as Rainbow Johnson
Yara Shahidi
as Zoey Johnson
Marsai Martin
as Diane Johnson
Marcus Scribner
as Andre Johnson Jr.
Peter Mackenzie
as Mr. Stevens
Miles Brown
as Jack Johnson
Caila Martin
as Diane Johnson
Wanda Sykes
as Daphne Lido
Deon Cole
as Charlie Telphy
Andrew Daly
as Dr. Evan Windsor
Johnny Cocktails
as Derrick Blaust
Lang Yun
as Old Asian Lady
John Witherspoon
as James Brown
Nathan Anderson
as Cousin Dante
Christopher Griffin
as Eustace Telphy
Tyra Banks
as Gigi Franklin
Amber Rose
as Dominique
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo
as Officer Tuiasosopo
Marc Evan Jackson
as David Cooper
Beth Lacke
as Andrea Cooper
Nat Faxon
as Everton
Bumper Robinson
as Marcus Montgomery
as Resheida
Steven Lewis
as Gun Store Owner
Notlim Taylor
as Cousin Cha-Cha
Kezii Curtis
as Cousin Carl
as Rhonda Johnson
Toby Huss
as Nelson Simms
Sanai Victoria
as Cousin Diamond
Elle Young
as Sharon Duckworth
Mark Bloom
as Alan Feinstein
Phil Morris
as Frank Duckworth
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Critic Reviews for black-ish Season 2

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

As a sitcom character, Andre is refreshingly unpredictable, neither sticking stridently to his masculinity nor pushing his essentially progressive stances to the point of sermonizing.

Oct 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Black-ish is even stronger - and more necessary - than ever.

Jun 8, 2016 | Full Review…

It lays out various arguments, pushes some of them into the kind of exaggeration we call comedy, and leaves you to figure out where you stand on the serious theme, while providing you with some new intellectual ammo.

Sep 30, 2015 | Full Review…

It does its very best to examine its central subject from every possible angle.

Sep 28, 2015 | Full Review…

The family proved once again, in both gravy dream and reality, why they are one of the most supportive and stable families on television.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…

With a remarkable second season that managed such incendiary topics as the N-word, gun ownership, police brutality and religion with great humor and humanity, black-ish has joined the Lear-led pantheon of socially significant comedies.

May 19, 2016 | Full Review…

As much heart and genuine emotion Black-ish can mine from its stories, the weirder it gets, the funnier it is.

Sep 24, 2015 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Without giving away the conclusion, I'll just say, it's basically perfect.

Sep 24, 2015 | Full Review…

"The Word," Wednesday night's second-season premiere of black-ish, demonstrated both what a terrific show that ABC family comedy has become and how lucky we are to have it.

Sep 24, 2015 | Full Review…

The series is funny, endearing, and studded with little truths about family life and race relations.

Sep 23, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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