The Boondocks: Season 4 (2014)

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Season 4
The Boondocks

Critics Consensus

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50%

TOMATOMETER

Critic Ratings: 8

38%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 129
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Episodes

1
Air date: Apr 21, 2014
2
Air date: Apr 28, 2014
3
Air date: May 5, 2014
4
Air date: May 12, 2014
5
Air date: May 19, 2014
6
Air date: May 26, 2014
7
Air date: Jun 2, 2014
8
Air date: Jun 9, 2014
9
Air date: Jun 16, 2014
10
Air date: Jun 23, 2014

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Cast

Regina King
as Huey Freeman/Riley Freeman
John Witherspoon
as Robert Jebediah Freeman aka Grandad
Cedric Yarbrough
as Tom DuBois
Gabby Soleil
as Jazmine DuBois
Gary Anthony Williams
as Uncle Ruckus
Jill Talley
as Sarah DuBois
Michael B. Jordan
as Pretty Boy Flizzy
Dennis Haysbert
as Reverend Sturdy Harris
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Critic Reviews for The Boondocks Season 4

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (6)

From its gorgeous backgrounds and the jazz-like quality of its stories to its consistently on-point writing, this is one of those shows you'll throw on in the background one minute only to start obsessively watching the next.

Dec 3, 2018 | Full Review…

But Season 4's shaky landing was not disappointing enough to undo the show's legacy-which, by the way, includes a Peabody award for one particularly controversial episode.

Aug 31, 2018 | Full Review…

This season has had very little as far as actual social commentary, real satire, or any of the insights you'd normally expect from this show.

Sep 9, 2019 | Rating: F | Full Review…
Top Critic

The Boondocks is wrapping up its run by being more like Al Pacino as Al Pacino in Jack and Jill: a sad-looking shell of itself that sometimes recaptures its past spark but has seen better days.

Sep 12, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a zombie show, like the Dan Harmon-less fourth season of Community. Something's off. You can't figure out exactly what, but you can feel it.

Apr 24, 2014 | Full Review…

The new season is a copy of McGruder's baby made from a printer that needs a fresh ink cartridge. The clear, hard lines of McGruder's vision and sensibility aren't the only things that are a little faded.

Apr 21, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The thrill is gone.

Apr 21, 2014 | Full Review…

As ever on The Boondocks, the sparks will fly.

Apr 18, 2014 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Boondocks: Season 4

  • Oct 09, 2018
    While the fourth and final season of "The Boondocks" is painfully average, the show is still definitely worth checking out because the rest of it is hilarious. I think some of the razor-sharp satire presented in this show is even relevant today. I don't think the show is for everyone and certain scenes and episodes will feel like they're going overboard, but I had too much fun watching it to think too much on this. It's a smart comedy that had me laughing consistently most of the way through. Fans of edgy comedy and sly satire cannot pass up watching this great animated series.
  • Feb 10, 2018
    The Boondocks Season 4 is pretty disappointing being let down by lazy writing and there's hardly any effort put into creative plot or character development. While it's enjoyable to watch Granddad getting hammered with a debt bill for taking out loans worth MILLIONS of dollars because of interest rate abuse it gets quite tedious after a while.
  • Sep 20, 2017
    We're going to freedom - then we got to turn this bus around!
  • Jun 09, 2015
    If you loved seasons 1-3 then you will certainly hate season 4. Totally different directors, producers, animators and writer. It is a complete insult.
  • May 24, 2015
    I thought I was the only one who saw a drop off this season, lordy. I was so disappointed this season to be honest with you. I love the earlier seasons they were significantly funnier in my opinion
  • Mar 17, 2015
    The previous 3 seasons had a lot more wit and humor than this one.
  • Dec 06, 2014
    Aaron McGruder has left the Boondocks in good hands, don't read into the negativity, if you enjoyed the first 3 series, kick back and enjoy the 4th, it's well worth it.
  • Oct 01, 2014
    It simply didn't feel the same, and for a series finale, the final episode didn't really tie anything together or end it in a way I could feel good about. It just felt like they cut the season short, like there should have been more but they said 'nah.'...it resembled the show I came to love but it didn't have the same feel...and where was Jasmine? I'm pretty sure she simply wasn't in season 4...
  • Sep 21, 2014
    It was a good though probably shouldn't have been a series, more of just a collection of episode. It also did not have much morals a lot of the episode. Previous seasons you could've got something from. There isn't much of that in this season
  • Aug 12, 2014
    The brainchild of the series was lost, as well as the heart and soul. The series lost its relevance and bite. Huge fan of seasons 1 and 2. Season 3 (the first season with which McGruder was not fully involved) was lacking and Season 4 was atrocious. I am very sad to see this series fizzle like this (no pun to the first episode intended).

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