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The U.S. sitcom For Better or Worse is written and produced by American playwright, actor and director Tyler Perry. In the U.S. two seasons, totaling 45 episodes of For Better or Worse have been produced by Tyler Perry Studios for the TBS network. For Better or Worse is based on the lives of the characters of Marcus and Angela Williams who first appeared in the movies Why Did I Get Married? And Why Did I Get Marries Too? The characters are shown in their affluent home provided by their careers as a salon owner and sports commentator; the lives of Marcus and Angela are shown through their interactions with two other couples. Both original actors from the Why Did I Get Married? series, Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White recreate their performances for the television sitcom.

TBS commissioned a first season of For Better or Worse consisting of ten episodes that premiered in 2011; the season premiere of the sitcom was the top rated basic cable show in the U.S. for the month of November 2011. Despite the mixed critical reviews of the first season a second season was commissioned by TBS that was first aired in 2012.

Tyler Perry has produced a number of television shows for the TBS network revolving around family life in the African American culture. TBS premiered Perry's sitcom's House of Payne and Meet the Brown's before commissioning For Better or Worse. Perry's work outside TV and film includes a large number of stage plays and books; he is known for creating the character of Madea, an ageing African-American woman Perry himself plays in drag.

Wednesday 9:00 PM et/pt on OWN
8 Seasons, 159 Episodes
November 25, 2011
Comedy, Drama, Family
4.2/10
Cast: Cocoa Brown, Kent Faulcon, Brad James, Jason Olive
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For Better or Worse Full Episode Guide

  • Benny reveals a secret to Marcus.

  • Angela and Marcus play a dangerous game of tit-for-tat.

  • Angela decides to meet with Benny.

  • Marcus tries to make Angela jealous.

  • The guys attempt to convince Marcus to give Angela a pass.

  • Angela and Marcus' bond is tested.

  • Angela is forced to explain herself, as Marcus questions the strength of Angela's commitment to him.

  • Angela is restless because of her new houseguest.

  • Angela has second thoughts about Benny staying at the house.

  • 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.

  • After the death of a friend, Marcus and the gang try to cope.

  • The men come to the rescue of William, Marcus' old teammate.

  • Marcus' ex-teammate shows up at C-Sports Now. The former athlete is in desperate need of a friend.

  • Jennifer sets out to take Richard's legal problems into her own hands.

  • The women share the results of their second home pregnancy tests.

  • The ladies are very irritable as their husbands attempt to cope.

  • Jennifer needs to be talked into receiving prenatal care.

  • They guys are all at odds with their women. They are able to trace their marital woes back to a stripper named Bodacious.

  • Angela is concerned about her health.

  • Richard is perplexed by Keisha's unusual behavior surrounding a letter from her attorney.

  • Joseph struggles with Leslie's feelings about sex.

  • Joseph experiences an episode of sexual frustration due to Leslie's vow of chastity.

  • Marcus still deals with the loss of one of his former teammates, Jack.

  • The guys at the studio become frantic when they think Richard has put himself in a precarious position.

  • Keisha deceitfully intercepts Richard's gift for his new love.

  • Angela and Leslie try to mend a seemingly broken friendship with Jennifer.

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