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YES MEANS YES

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
When Maxine's friend posts about her sexual assault on social media, Jerrod and Maxine end up on opposite sides of the issue. This opens the family up to a debate about consent that sends Bobby into a spiral.


SUPPORT THE TROOPS

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
When Jerrod gets into a fight with a soldier in front of Joe and Bobby, Joe's desire to make it up to the soldier causes problems that test the limits of what it means to truly support the troops.


GRANDMA FRANCIS

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
Joe and his sons take a boys trip to visit Joe's mother that takes a serious turn when she presents them with an impossible dilemma.


LESBIAN WEDDING

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
When Maxine offers to set Bobby up with a friend who the family deems unattractive, a debate about beauty and superficiality ensues that spurs Maxine to try to prove that the world is not that shallow.


CYNTHIA'S BIRTHDAY

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
Cynthia reacts negatively to a birthday gift she receives from Jerrod and Maxine. As a result, Jerrod sets out to force his family members to broaden their horizons as he addresses what is and isn't acceptable when it comes to race.


SHOOT-UP-ABLE

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
When Jerrod survives a tragedy, he fights against being coddled by his family and being labeled a victim, but things are made harder when he's forced to tell a police officer exactly what he saw.


MORRIS

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
When Bobby shares news with Jerrod about a mysterious Facebook message he received, a decades old family secret is revealed.


INTERVENTION

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
A fight between Bobby and Nekeisha about how much she's been drinking lately spurs the family to throw an intervention that turns into a debate about how to best handle life stress.


EVELYN AND VERNON

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
When Cynthia discovers her parents are having marriage problems, it forces her to confront problems in her own marriage.


MAXINE'S SISTER

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
When Maxine brings her sister to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.


LOW EXPECTATIONS

EPISODE 11

STORYLINE
When Bobby suffers an on-the-job injury that spurs him to want to go to college, Maxine defends his decision to the disapproving Carmichaels but struggles herself once he declares what career he'd like to pursue.


THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

EPISODE 12

STORYLINE
When the family discovers the unique way in which Jerrod and Maxine celebrated their dating anniversary, their disapproval forces Jerrod and Maxine to explore their potential inabilities to meet each other's expectations.


GOLD DIGGERS

EPISODE 13

STORYLINE
When Bobby brings home his new girlfriend, a debate about the effects of money ensues that uncovers something about Maxine’s financial situation that Jerrod never knew and doesn’t know if he can handle.


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Season Three