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The Carmichael Show follows comedian Jerrod Carmichael through the daily ups and downs of life alongside his overly opinionated family and therapist in training girlfriend. Joining Carmichael in this slice of life comedy are Loretta Devine, David Alan Grier, Lirel Howery and Amber Stevens West.

The Carmichael Show is a Comedy series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (32 episodes). The series first aired on August 5, 2015. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7.

The Carmichael Show is available for streaming on the NBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Carmichael Show on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, iTunes online.

3 Seasons, 32 Episodes
August 5, 2015
Cast: Jerrod Carmichael, Amber Stevens West, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish
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The Carmichael Show Full Episode Guide

  • 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.

  • 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. Also starring David Alan Grier, Loretta Devine, and Lil Rel Howery.

  • 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.

  • When Maxine brings her sister (guest star Aurora Perrineau) 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.

  • When Cynthia discovers her parents (guest stars Starletta Dupois and Bill Cobbs) are having marriage problems, it forces her to confront problems in her own marriage.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • After Cynthia reacts negatively to a birthday gift she receives from Jerrod and Maxine, Jerrod forces his family to broaden their horizons and sets out to prove there should be no rules about what is and isn't acceptable when it comes to race.

  • 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.

  • When the Carmichaels discover Bobby's childhood bully has joined the army, they discuss supporting the troops.

  • 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.

  • Politics and elections are discussed when Joe decides to vote for Donald Trump, to Maxine's dismay, in the Season 2 finale. Also: Jerrod goes on a quest to listen to all sides of the election debate.

  • Maxine disputes Jerrod's opinion about gender roles, resulting in the Carmichael men attempting to prove their masculinity by repairing the roof. Also, Maxine is determined to show that a woman can change a tire without a male's assistance.

  • Joe (David Alan Grier) opens an account on Facebook and gets a friend request from his high school girlfriend which angers Cynthia (Loretta Devine). Also, the family examines how social media can influence their relationships and what it means to develope an online persona.

  • The family members face the likelihood that Cynthia may be struggling with depression and in need of counseling.

  • Jerrod and Maxine disagree over his parents' behavior when a Muslim couple move in next door. Problems rise when his parents watch their new neighbors receiving a strange package and they set out to investigate.

  • When Nekeisha can't pay her rent, the Carmichaels talk gentrification.

  • Jerrod's condom breaks, sparking a discussion about birth control.

The Carmichael Show News

NBC Pulls 'Carmichael Show' Mass Shooting Episode

The show's star disagrees with the decision.