For Better or Worse

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  • 2011
  • 8 Seasons
  • 4.2  (1,330)

For Better or Worse is a multi-camera sitcom on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) that aired from 2011 to 2017. The show follows the lives of three couples who are at different stages in their relationships. Marcus (Michael Jai White) and Angela (Tasha Smith) are a married couple who own a successful beauty salon. Joseph (Jason Olive) and Leslie (Crystle Stewart) are newlyweds trying to navigate their way through marriage. Richard (Kent Faulcon) and Keisha (Kiki Haynes) are long-time partners who struggle with trust issues.

The show is set in Atlanta, Georgia, and explores the couples' personal and professional lives. Marcus and Angela are the central couple, with most storylines revolving around them. Marcus is the owner of the beauty salon and is a former professional football player. Angela is a firecracker, with a sharp tongue and a quick wit. They have a volatile relationship, with frequent arguments and makeups. However, underneath the bickering, they are deeply in love and fiercely supportive of each other.

Joseph and Leslie are the newest couple on the show. They are still in the honeymoon phase of their marriage and are figuring out how to blend their lives together. Joseph is a successful sports agent, and Leslie is an aspiring interior designer. They struggle with communication and have different communication styles, which leads to misunderstandings and arguments.

Richard and Keisha are the most complex couple on the show. They have been together for over ten years and have a young daughter together. However, Richard has a history of cheating, which has damaged their trust and relationship. Keisha struggles with forgiving Richard and moving on from the past. They try to work through their issues, but their relationship is a rollercoaster of ups and downs.

The show also features Bobb'e J. Thompson as Marcus and Angela's nephew, who often adds comedic relief. Whitney Houston makes a guest appearance in the show's second season as Angela's friend and mentor.

For Better or Worse tackles serious issues such as infidelity, trust, and communication in relationships. The show's humor balances out the heavier themes and makes it a fun watch. Each episode has a self-contained storyline that is easy to follow, making it an ideal show to watch casually or binge-watch.

The show's creator, Tyler Perry, is known for his comedic style and ability to handle serious issues with humor and heart. For Better or Worse is no exception, with its witty writing and talented cast. The show has a familiar feel to fans of Perry's other shows such as House of Payne and Meet the Browns, but with a fresh set of characters and unique storylines.

Overall, For Better or Worse is a charming sitcom that explores the complexities of romantic relationships. The show's six-year run is a testament to its popularity and the love that fans had for its characters. Whether you're in a committed relationship or simply enjoy watching love stories play out on screen, For Better or Worse is a delightful show with heart and humor.

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Two Can Play That Game
20. Two Can Play That Game
July 22, 2017
Benny reveals a secret to Marcus.
A Dangerous Game
19. A Dangerous Game
July 22, 2017
Angela and Marcus play a dangerous game of tit-for-tat.
He's At The Door
18. He's At The Door
July 22, 2017
Angela decides to meet with Benny.
Make Him Call Your Name
17. Make Him Call Your Name
July 15, 2017
As Angela plans to meet up with Benny, the gang tries to persuade her not to go.
The Silverback
16. The Silverback
July 15, 2017
Marcus tries to make Angela jealous.
Just A Kiss
15. Just A Kiss
July 15, 2017
The guys attempt to convince Marcus to give Angela a pass.
The Way He Looks at Me
14. The Way He Looks at Me
July 8, 2017
Angela and Marcus' bond is tested.
Just Happened
13. Just Happened
July 8, 2017
Angela is forced to explain herself, as Marcus questions the strength of Angela's commitment to him.
The Alarm
12. The Alarm
July 8, 2017
Angela is restless because of her new houseguest.
To Tell or Not to Tell
11. To Tell or Not to Tell
July 1, 2017
Angela has second thoughts about Benny staying at the house.
The Misty Vine Hotel
10. The Misty Vine Hotel
July 1, 2017
Benny lets Angela know that he is interested in reigniting the flame they once shared. Angela is confident she can resist, until Marcus makes it more difficult.
When the Lights Go Out
9. When the Lights Go Out
July 1, 2017
After the death of a friend, Marcus and the gang try to cope.
All the Voices
8. All the Voices
June 24, 2017
The men come to the rescue of William, Marcus' old teammate.
I Have Lived
7. I Have Lived
June 24, 2017
Marcus' ex-teammate shows up at C-Sports Now. The former athlete is in desperate need of a friend.
I Got Her Card
6. I Got Her Card
June 24, 2017
Jennifer sets out to take Richard's legal problems into her own hands.
Faking It
5. Faking It
June 17, 2017
The women share the results of their second home pregnancy tests.
And It Starts
4. And It Starts
June 17, 2017
The ladies are very irritable as their husbands attempt to cope.
All Over The Place
3. All Over The Place
June 17, 2017
Jennifer needs to be talked into receiving prenatal care.
2. Bodacious
June 10, 2017
They guys are all at odds with their women. They are able to trace their marital woes back to a stripper named Bodacious.
The Big Secret
1. The Big Secret
June 10, 2017
Marcus and Angela worry about having another child at this point in their lives. Meanwhile Leslie and Jennifer have a big secret to tell their men.
  • Premiere Date
    November 25, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    4.2  (1,330)