List of Everybody Hates Chris episodes

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The following is a list of episodes of the UPN/The CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. Each season contains 22 episodes. A total of 88 episodes were produced over the course of 4 seasons airing from September 22, 2005 to May 8, 2009.

All episode titles begin with the phrase "Everybody Hates...".

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
122September 22, 2005May 11, 2006UPN
222October 1, 2006May 14, 2007The CW
322October 1, 2007May 18, 2008
422October 3, 2008May 8, 2009

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2005–06)[edit]

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11"Everybody Hates The Pilot"Reginald HudlinStory by : Chris Rock & Ali LeRoi
Teleplay by : Ali LeRoi
September 22, 2005 (2005-09-22)101

Chris (Tyler James Williams) commutes to and is bullied at a predominantly white school to fulfill his mother, Rochelle's (Tichina Arnold) wish for a better education, and also move out of the projects into a house. His schedule for this one school day is to go to school, buy lunch with money, come home from school on time to pick up his sibling Drew and Tonya and ensure that his father maintains a stable rest & meal. Unfortunately, the day does not go as planned.

Note: This episode does not end with "Everybody Hates Chris".
22"Everybody Hates Keisha"Eric LaneuvilleKriss TurnerSeptember 29, 2005 (2005-09-29)102

Chris tries to impress the girl of his dreams (Aree Davis) after she is hired to tutor Drew (Tequan Richmond). Chris is soon heartbroken when he finds Keisha and Drew kissing.

Julius becomes uncomfortable around Rochelle's new friend (and Keisha's mother) Sheila, due to her being around the house all the time.
33"Everybody Hates Basketball"Lev L. SpiroAron Abrams & Gregory ThompsonOctober 6, 2005 (2005-10-06)103

Because he's black, Chris is recruited by the basketball team despite the fact he can't play. His instant popularity amongst the teachers and other students hurts his friendship with Greg.

The family decides to rent their upstairs room, but Rochelle becomes increasingly suspicious of Mr. Tate, their extremely mysterious and off-putting new tenant.
44"Everybody Hates Sausage"Lev L. SpiroAli LeRoiOctober 13, 2005 (2005-10-13)104

Julius buys a crate of cheap sausage for the family to eat for a week, but the family soon begins to dislike it, and Tonya tests Rochelle's patience by outright refusing to eat it.

Chris has to deal with bullying by Joey Caruso's gang after false rumors spread that he beat up Caruso, and has to deal with an unfair school administration.

Note: This is one of several episodes where the main plot doesn't revolve around Chris.

Note: This episode does not end with "Everybody Hates Chris".
55"Everybody Hates Fat Mike"Eric LaneuvilleCraig DiGregorio & Ali LeRoiOctober 20, 2005 (2005-10-20)105

Chris finds himself in hot water when he, disregarding his father's warning, allows a neighborhood kid to ride his bike who then takes off with it.

Julius's coworkers go on strike, so he fills his free time with doing housework, much to Rochelle's dismay.
66"Everybody Hates Halloween"Eric LaneuvilleRodney Barnes & Courtney LillyOctober 27, 2005 (2005-10-27)106

Chris is excited to go to a Halloween party that an older girl invites him to, before he can go to the party, he must take Drew and Tonya trick-or-treating.

Meanwhile, Julius buys cheap candy to hand out to the neighborhood kids (M&N's, Two Musketeers, ButterThumbs and Gravy Ways), to Rochelle's -- who despises being perceived as poor -- disapproval.
77"Everybody Hates The Babysitter"Ken WhittinghamAlyson FouseNovember 3, 2005 (2005-11-03)107
Julius and Rochelle go out to a restaurant for a night, leaving a babysitter (Erica Hubbard) to watch the kids, but disasters occur both at home and at the restaurant.
88"Everybody Hates the Laundromat"Gina Prince-BythewoodKriss TurnerNovember 10, 2005 (2005-11-10)108
A tired Chris spends his Saturday morning with his siblings at a laundromat, and Tonya storms out after arguing with Chris.
99"Everybody Hates Food Stamps"Jerry LevineAli LeRoiNovember 17, 2005 (2005-11-17)109

Julius finds $200 in food stamps, but Rochelle is too embarrassed to use them, so she dips into the family's spending money, and has to keep it a secret from a suspicious Julius.

Chris and Greg have a falling-out over a science project they are working on together.

Note: This is one of a few episodes where the main plot does not revolve around Chris.
1010"Everybody Hates Greg"Jerry LevineHoward GewirtzNovember 24, 2005 (2005-11-24)110
Chris decides to go to Greg's house to play some video games, but neither boy's family is entirely okay with it at first. (Greg's father, Art: Gary Basaraba).
1111"Everybody Hates Christmas"Dennie GordonAlyson Fouse & Ali LeRoiDecember 15, 2005 (2005-12-15)111

Chris wants a portable cassette player for Christmas but his parents cannot afford to buy one, despite them obliging his siblings and themselves. At school, Chris brings in canned goods for the needy, but his teacher insistently believes that he is one of the needy.

When Tonya hears from Drew that there is no such thing as Santa Claus. She instantly loses her Christmas Spirit.
1212"Everybody Hates Part Time Job"Tamra DavisAron Abrams & Gregory ThompsonJanuary 19, 2006 (2006-01-19)112

Chris learns the value of a dollar when he begins to work with his father to save up the money needed to get a leather jacket, which he believes will make him look cool.

After their school is closed for maintenance, Drew and Tonya engage in a game of "dares" which ends in a hospital visit.
1313"Everybody Hates Picture Day"Linda MendozaStory by : Aron Abrams,
Kevin A. Garnett & Gregory Thompson
Teleplay by : Kevin A. Garnett
February 2, 2006 (2006-02-02)113

As school picture day approaches, Chris wants to find the perfect outfit with his mother's help. He finds the perfect outfit, but during gym class, someone steals his clothes out of his locker.

Rochelle begins a job as a cosmetics saleswoman to earn extra money.

Drew and Tonya engage in a war of attrition over tattling.
1414"Everybody Hates Valentine's Day"Millicent SheltonLance CroutherFebruary 9, 2006 (2006-02-09)114

Chris breaks up a fight between his "bus crush" (Raven Goodwin) and her boyfriend, while Greg gets his first girlfriend.

Rochelle and Julius attempt to manage the many valentines both Tonya and Drew are receiving.
1515"Everybody Hates The Lottery"Malcolm D. LeeRodney BarnesFebruary 16, 2006 (2006-02-16)115

Chris gets involved in a rivalry as he tries to hold on to his fame as the best Asteroids player in the neighborhood.

Julius tries to win the lottery for extra money.

As family expenses pile up, Rochelle becomes mad when she is forced to stop eating chocolate turtles.
1616"Everybody Hates The Gout"Jerry LevineStory by : Aeysha Carr & Ali LeRoi
Teleplay by : Ali LeRoi
March 2, 2006 (2006-03-02)116

While Julius has the gout, he discovers his passion for The Young and the Restless, a passion he shares with several of Rochelle's female friends.

Chris forges an A on his report card so as to avoid revealing an F to his mother.

Note: This is one of a few episodes where the main plot doesn't revolve around Chris.
1717"Everybody Hates Funerals"Matt ShakmanAlyson FouseMarch 23, 2006 (2006-03-23)117

Chris' beloved grandfather (Rochelle's Father) (Jimmie Walker) dies from a unexpected heart attack while paying a visit. This causes Chris to become the mother of the household when Rochelle is too upset to do anything.

Rochelle to act nice in a strange way as her extended family comes to town to pay their respects, and she becomes fed up with her impolite mother (Loretta Devine).
1818"Everybody Hates Corleone"Chris RockFelicia D. HendersonApril 13, 2006 (2006-04-13)118

Chris tries to get himself expelled as he grows intolerant of his constant physical & verbal bullying at Corleone. Julius finds a new job that pays more than his previous two jobs combined, but fast and adamantly does the family become tired of one of its new consequences.

Note: This episode doesn't end with "Everybody Hates Chris".
1919"Everybody Hates Drew"Jerry LevineStory by : Lance Crouther
Teleplay by : Aron Abrams & Gregory Thompson
April 20, 2006 (2006-04-20)119

Feeling inferior to his younger brother Drew, Chris takes karate classes and uses a move taught by his karate teacher and purposely breaks Drew's hand in a fight.

Rochelle has to teach Tonya the limits of gossiping when they go to the beauty shop.
2020"Everybody Hates Playboy"Lev L. SpiroChuck SklarApril 27, 2006 (2006-04-27)120

Chris steals his father's Playboy magazine from his toolbox. He brings it to school where it soon gets confiscated by the vice principal.

When Julius discovers that his Playboy magazine is missing, he desperately tries to get it back.

Tonya discovers Drew's Arachnophobia, and uses it to scare him, but Drew may have gotten more than he asks for when he uses her fear of clowns to retaliate.
2121"Everybody Hates Jail"Jeff MelmanAndrew OrensteinMay 4, 2006 (2006-05-04)121

Chris is selling cookies to raise money for a field trip to Washington, D.C.. Chris sales start to skyrocket where he starts to saying that the cookies "Fell off the truck this morning" which is slang for "stolen".

Julius' plan to see Dreamgirls with Rochelle on their wedding anniversary is thwarted when Tonya and Drew catch chickenpox.
2222"Everybody Hates Father's Day"Ali LeRoiRodney Barnes & Ali LeRoiMay 11, 2006 (2006-05-11)122
Chris goes looking for the perfect Father's Day gift for his father. However, all Julius wants is to spend the day alone, which the rest of the family doesn't quite approve of.

Season 2 (2006–07)[edit]

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231"Everybody Hates Rejection"Ken WhittinghamAndrew OrensteinOctober 1, 2006 (2006-10-01)202

When Keisha moves away, a girl in the neighborhood catches Chris eye, which prompts Chris to ask her on a date.

The new nextdoor neighbor, Louise Clarkson (Whoopi Goldberg) moves in next door and pressures Rochelle to organize a neighborhood watch patrol.

After volunteering to be a crossing guard, Drew has girls all over him.

This episode marks the first appearance of Tasha Clarkson (Paige Hurd).
242"Everybody Hates the Class President (Part 1)"Jerry LevineAli LeRoiOctober 8, 2006 (2006-10-08)201

Chris runs for eighth-grade class president against Caruso.

Julius learns he has high blood pressure and tries to reduce the amount of stress in his life.

Tonya wants Drew to teach her how to Moonwalk like Billy Ocean.
253"Everybody Hates Elections (Part 2)"Ali LeRoiAli LeRoiOctober 16, 2006 (2006-10-16)203

In order to win votes for class president, Chris tries to write a campaign speech.

Rochelle rents out the upstairs apartment to a funeral director (Ernest Thomas) with a long list of lady friends.

Drew finds money that his mother lost and spends it.
264"Everybody Hates a Liar"Jerry LevineAdrienne CarterOctober 23, 2006 (2006-10-23)204

Jerome assumes that Chris and Tasha are a thing and tells the entire neighborhood after he sees Tasha give Chris a kiss. Chris does not encourage the rumor.........but he doesn't stop them either.

Julius wants to get something fun with his collection of trading stamps, but Rochelle wants a new refrigerator.

Drew starts to get upset when Rochelle is suddenly too busy with housework, Tonya, and Chris to spend any time with him.
275"Everybody Hates Malvo"Debbie AllenAlyson FouseOctober 30, 2006 (2006-10-30)206

Chris gets robbed by Malvo, a local thug, after Doc lets him work the cash register at the corner store, and he fears the thief will kill him if he snitches.

After buying a Betamax, Julius gets angry when Tonya tapes her cartoons over his Young and the Restless and he refuses to apologize to Tonya for scaring her.
286"Everybody Hates the Buddy System"Ken WhittinghamAli LeRoiNovember 6, 2006 (2006-11-06)207

The new school principal, Mr. Edwards (Jason Alexander) teams Chris with Caruso on a field trip in hope that the two will bond.

Tonya accidentally loses one of Rochelle's hoop earrings after being told she cannot wear them.

Drew earns an 100% on his spelling test, so he asks Julius tries to buy him a Wayne Gretzky jersey.
297"Everybody Hates Promises"Millicent SheltonChuck SklarNovember 13, 2006 (2006-11-13)205

Students want to impeach Chris as class president after he fails to deliver on his campaign promises.

Rochelle's never-do-well brother, Michael, visits after their mother kicks him out of her house, and asks if he can stay. Rochelle agrees, but Julius is not happy about it.

Tonya asks Drew to teach her how to double-dutch.
308"Everybody Hates Thanksgiving"Matt ShakmanAlyson FouseNovember 20, 2006 (2006-11-20)208

Chris is given a holiday assignment for Thanksgiving and is told that he must write about what he's thankful for.

Julius wants to create a fantastic Thanksgiving meal in order to impress his younger brother, Louis (Wayne Brady).
319"Everybody Hates Superstition"Debbie AllenAdam LorenzoNovember 27, 2006 (2006-11-27)211

Things start going Chris's way at home and at school after he wears his dad's lucky socks.

Drew and Tonya play Julius and Rochelle against each other. Drew asks Rochelle for a new suit for his talent show performance even though Julius already told him no, and Tonya asks Julius for pink carpet in her bedroom even though Rochelle already told her no.
3210"Everybody Hates Kris"Victor Nelli, Jr.Adrienne CarterDecember 11, 2006 (2006-12-11)209

Chris falls ill while working with Julius at a department store as Santa Clause and one of Santa's elves. While in the hospital, he meets a mysterious man named Kris (Richard Lewis), who helps him see how blessed he really is.

Drew and Tonya start acting extremely nice toward their parents and doing additional work around the house, in the hopes to get the toys they want for Christmas.
3311"Everybody Hates Eggs"Jerry LevineLisa ParsonsJanuary 22, 2007 (2007-01-22)210

Chris must care for an egg like it is a baby for a week as part of a social-studies project on parenting, but when Rochelle finds out that Chris was going to keep it in the refrigerator for the week, Chris finds out being a parent isn't as easy as it sounds.

Drew finds out that Tonya is afraid of werewolves. So he tells her that werewolves appear at nighttime, which causes her to not want to sleep.

Julius tries to find ways to lower the electricity use in the home when he notices the light bill is over $20 higher than it normally is.
3412"Everybody Hates Hall Monitors"Arlene SanfordAeysha CarrJanuary 29, 2007 (2007-01-29)212

Chris becomes a hall monitor at school to get some respect, but no one takes him seriously.

Julius grows weary of Rochelle coming home complaining about her new job.

Tonya gets frustrated because her girlfriends spend more time with Drew than with her.
3513"Everybody Hates Snow Day"Jerry LevineAli LeRoi & Andrew OrensteinFebruary 5, 2007 (2007-02-05)213

Chris is the only one that shows up when Corleone is closed for a snow day and has to stay with Principal Edwards until they can get in touch with his parents.

While going to get Chris from school, Julius has an extremely tough journey getting there.

Rochelle and a few other citizens get held up by a robber while on a train ride.
3614"Everybody Hates the Substitute"Millicent SheltonAndrew OrensteinFebruary 12, 2007 (2007-02-12)214

After Ms. Morello goes to Africa, Chris is excited to get a black substitute teacher (Orlando Jones), but his enthusiasm quickly turns to dread when the substitute pressures him to get an A.

Julius gets frustrated with Mr. Omar because he keeps borrowing his phone.

Tonya keeps getting Drew in trouble by telling Rochelle that he hit her.
3715"Everybody Hates Cutting School"Keith TruesdellStory by : Kevin A. Garnett &
Andrew Orenstein
Teleplay by : Andrew Orenstein
February 19, 2007 (2007-02-19)218

When Ms. Morello is away for the day, Chris and Greg cut school so they can see Ghostbusters and end up getting busted.

Rochelle helps out Tonya and Drew at their school's book fair, but ends up being a pain in the butt to other parents and the kids.

Julius spends a frustrating day trying to get his driver's license renewed at the DMV.
3816"Everybody Hates Chain Snatching"Lev L. SpiroRodney BarnesFebruary 26, 2007 (2007-02-26)215

Malvo demands Chris steal a gold chain for him after Chris foils his plans of stealing one.

Tonya tries to win tickets to a Billy Ocean concert from a radio station, but she repeatedly fails.

Rochelle starts to give Julius the cold shoulder when she finds out that Julius has had another credit card account for the past 15 years.
3917"Everybody Hates DJ's"Jerry LevineRodney BarnesMarch 19, 2007 (2007-03-19)217

Chris becomes a DJ after the neighborhood DJ, Hilly Hill (DJ Quik), is arrested. He borrows Rochelle's James Brown album but accidentally scratches it.

Drew asks Julius to take him to a magic show, but Julius secretly does not want to go because he is afraid of rabbits.
4018"Everybody Hates Baseball"Ali LeRoiChuck SklarMarch 26, 2007 (2007-03-26)219

Chris must decide whether he wants to go to a Mets game with Julius and Drew or to go see Back to the Future with Tasha.

Rochelle's slacker brother asks her hairdresser, Vanessa (Jackée Harry), out on a date, and Rochelle tries to talk her out of going.

Tanya has been waiting a month to get a picture from the Billy Ocean fan club, but Rochelle realizes she never mailed Tonya's letter.

Note: This is one of only two episodes featuring a voice-over done by someone other than Chris, the second being in the episode "Everybody Hates Mother's Day".
4119"Everybody Hates Gambling"Jason AlexanderAeysha CarrApril 23, 2007 (2007-04-23)216

Chris earns extra money when he starts giving Doc tips on picking winners in pro basketball games. Chris earns the nickname "Chrissy the Black" but is soon threatened by the neighborhood bookie, Paulie (Vincent Pastore).

Even though he knows that Rochelle hates gambling, Julius goes behind her back to bet on an upcoming basketball game—not realizing it is his son, "Chrissy the Black," giving the tips

Tonya gets tips from Julius on how to beat Drew in checkers.
4220"Everybody Hates Dirty Jokes"Keith TruesdellMatthew ClaybrooksApril 30, 2007 (2007-04-30)220

Chris starts telling dirty jokes at school after he secretly listens to his parents' Redd Foxx album.

Realizing that her her mom, Maxine (Loretta Devine) is becoming lonely, Rochelle tries to set up a blind date for her.

Drew is pestered by a girl who keeps telling her friends that he kissed her.
4321"Everybody Hates Math"Ken WhittinghamDevon ShepardMay 7, 2007 (2007-05-07)221

Chris has trouble learning algebra, so Rochelle tries to teach him. But when he has problems with her, he goes to his grandmother, a former algebra teacher herself, for help.

Julius gets Risky a job helping him deliver newspapers.

Drew ends up breaks one of Julius' chair, but Tonya takes the blame and then makes Drew wait on her hand and foot.
4422"Everybody Hates the Last Day"Kelsey GrammerRodney BarnesMay 14, 2007 (2007-05-14)222

It is the last day of school, and Chris wants revenge on Caruso for making his life miserable. He puts cat food in the heating ducts and everywhere around the school, and blackmails Caruso for it.

Julius tries to fix Mr. Omar's clogged drain, but only makes things worse and gets reported to the housing authority.

Drew teases Tonya that he is graduating before her. This angers Tonya and she throws ice cream on Drew's gown (which Rochelle explictily told him not to wear around the house anyway).

Season 3 (2007–08)[edit]

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451"Everybody Hates the Guidance Counselor"Keith TruesdellAli LeRoiOctober 1, 2007 (2007-10-01)301

Chris fails an assessment test and is sent to the guidance counselor (series co-creator Chris Rock), who doesn't have a clue how to help Chris.

Julius tries to find a way out of buying the kids new school clothes.
462"Everybody Hates Caruso"Jerry LevineAndrew OrensteinOctober 8, 2007 (2007-10-08)303

Caruso gets beat up by a kid he picked on and abdicates his role as school bully. Unfortunately, the situation makes life even more troublesome for Chris, as everyone else in the school becomes a bully and is vying for Caruso's old post.

Julius takes on extra work while he is supposed to be on vacation and tries to hide it from Rochelle.
473"Everybody Hates Driving"Debbie AllenChuck SklarOctober 15, 2007 (2007-10-15)305

Julius asks Chris to move the family car across the street, but Chris ends up driving it to school even though he doesn't have a license.

Rochelle goes to traffic court to argue about a speeding ticket.
484"Everybody Hates Blackie"Victor Nelli, Jr.Adrienne CarterOctober 22, 2007 (2007-10-22)304

Chris is allowed to get a dog, which Julius names Blackie, after a burglary at the home.

Because the TV has been stolen, Tonya and Drew decide to entertain themselves by making prank calls.

Note: At the end of this episode, the phrase "Everybody Hates Chris" is said in Spanish.
495"Everybody Hates the Bachelor Pad"Jerry LevineAlyson FouseOctober 29, 2007 (2007-10-29)302

Chris is left alone in Mr. Omar's apartment when his family comes down with the flu and Mr. Omar leaves for an entire day. With advice from Greg, Chris asks Tasha to come over while Mr.Omar is away.

Tonya lies about being sick to avoid failing a quiz she forgot to study for.
506"Everybody Hates Bed-Stuy"Debbie AllenRodney BarnesNovember 5, 2007 (2007-11-05)306

After joining the writing staff, Chris makes up a story about a serial killer that causes a panic in the community after he is insulted for his writing skills.

Rochelle campaigns for Lamar Johnson, a slick city councilman, much to Julius' dismay.
517"Everybody Hates Houseguests"Keith TruesdellFrank SebastianoNovember 12, 2007 (2007-11-12)307

With his dad out of town, Greg comes to stay at Chris' house and gets special treatment from Rochelle, which upsets Chris.

Julius gets a job as a cab driver and takes a passenger named Eddie (Tommy Davidson) on a road trip to Las Vegas for $1000. Unfortunately, Eddie is a bank robber.
528"Everybody Hates Minimum Wage"Debbie AllenAeysha CarrNovember 19, 2007 (2007-11-19)308

Chris quits his job at Doc's store and gets another job at a Chinese restaurant called Hoo's Hunan because he isn't getting paid minimum wage. Also, Chris embarrasses Greg by telling a girl he likes her which causes the two to fall out.

Rochelle becomes a hair model for an upcoming hair show.

Julius visits Drew's school in order to find out why he's failing history tests and Greg tries to find the courage to talk to a girl.
539"Everybody Hates the New Kid"Ted WassAlyson FouseNovember 26, 2007 (2007-11-26)309
Chris is happy when another black kid named Albert arrives at his school, but Greg worries that Chris will forget about him. Rochelle gets an unexpected tax refund and goes on a shopping spree, but Julius is concerned that the IRS will come and take back the extra cash.
5410"Everybody Hates Kwanzaa"Eyal GordinAdrienne CarterDecember 10, 2007 (2007-12-10)310

For a school assignment, Chris must help Kill Moves find his estranged mother (Phylicia Rashād).

Julius decides it's cheaper to celebrate Kwanzaa than Christmas.
5511"Everybody Hates the Port Authority"Ali LeRoiAli LeRoiMarch 2, 2008 (2008-03-02)313
Chris and his family decide to take a trip down South to attend the funeral of Julius' distant relative. Unfortunately, while waiting for the bus at Port Authority, Chris and Julius loses the traveling money that Rochelle gave to them by playing Three-card Monte.
5612"Everybody Hates Bad Boys"Ali LeRoiAeysha CarrMarch 9, 2008 (2008-03-09)311

Chris adapts from a 'nice guy' into a 'bad boy' when he discovers Tasha likes bad boys.

Julius wins a free meal with his family at a fancy restaurant called Domaine et Mer after he wins employee of the month but it comes with unexpected restrictions.
5713"Everybody Hates the First Kiss"Jerry LevineAeysha CarrMarch 16, 2008 (2008-03-16)312

After finding out that Tasha is going to "spin the bottle" parties, Chris is determined to get an invitation to the next party so he can finally experience his first kiss.

Rochelle runs into an old boyfriend while she, Tonya and Julius are out for lunch, Julius becomes extremely jealous and asks Tonya to spy on Rochelle and find out whether she still has feelings for her ex.

Mr. Omar borrows five dollars from Drew, not realizing that Drew is deadly serious about getting his money back.
5814"Everybody Hates Easter"Jerry LevineAlyson FouseMarch 23, 2008 (2008-03-23)314

When Tasha breaks up with her boyfriend, Chris is more than happy to step in and serve as her escort for the Easter Pageant, but first he has to figure out how to be in two places at the same time without his mother finding out.

Rochelle is confident that she'll win the Easter Pageant Hat-Off competition for the fourth year in a row, but she has to up her game after finding out that the church's newest member intends to take away her title.

Julius pretends that he has to work on Easter so that he can stay home and watch baseball while the rest of the family is at church.
5915"Everybody Hates Gretzky"Jerry LevineAndrew OrensteinMarch 30, 2008 (2008-03-30)317

In an attempt to keep Drew, out of further trouble, Chris reluctantly agrees to skip school and accompany Drew on a mission to find his idol, hockey great Wayne Gretzky.

Tonya was supposed to go on a school trip to Philadelphia, which was unsuccessful as Julius couldn't afford to take her. So she stays at home and purposely gets on Julius' nerves.
6016"Everybody Hates the BFD"Jerry LevineAlessia CostantiniApril 6, 2008 (2008-04-06)315

Chris is so desperate to raise the funds to go to a Run–D.M.C. concert that he jumps at the chance to participate in Mr. Omar's Black Funeral Directors' (BFD) scholarship fund.

When Rochelle injures her arm, she quickly realizes that the longer she's out of commission, the longer she can avoid taking care of Julius and the family.
6117"Everybody Hates Ex-Cons"Debbie AllenRodney BarnesApril 13, 2008 (2008-04-13)316

Chris attempts to help Malvo, a career criminal who was recently released from jail, turn his life around by going back to high school.

Rochelle is alarmed by the parenting skills of one of Tonya's friend's parents (guest star Shar Jackson) and decides to share her wealth of knowledge.

A die-hard Dodgers fan, Julius feels betrayed when he finds out Drew is a fan of the Mets. They then bet on the upcoming 3-Game series that the Mets and Dodgers are having.
6218"Everybody Hates Earth Day"Jerry LevineAdam LorenzoApril 20, 2008 (2008-04-20)318

Chris must come up with a school project for Earth Day, so he decides to collect cans, believing it will be an easy task and something Julius can help him accomplish.

When Rochelle is called to school to discuss Tonya's inappropriate behavior, it quickly becomes obvious that Tonya gets her potty mouth attitude from Rochelle.
6319"Everybody Hates Being Cool"Ken WhittinghamRodney BarnesApril 27, 2008 (2008-04-27)319

On a mission to become one of the "cool" kids, Chris is caught with cigarettes and suspended from school. Tonya intercepts the call from Chris' school letting his parents know he has been suspended and decides to charge him to keep her mouth closed. While on suspension, Chris starts to hang out with the cool kids in the neighborhood.

In an effort to get even with Julius for keeping a coat given to him by his ex-girlfriend, Rochelle decides to parade around the neighborhood in inappropriate clothing.
6420"Everybody Hates the Ninth-Grade Dance"Ken WhittinghamAli LeRoiMay 4, 2008 (2008-05-04)320

When Chris is the only boy without a date for the ninth-grade dance, Greg suggests he ask out Carrie but when he does, word spreads of the inter-racial couple.

Tonya asks Rochelle can she take ballet lessons.

Julius's brother Ryan, Tony Rock decides to start an auto parts business and he asks Julius and Drew to join in on the business.
6521"Everybody Hates Mother's Day"Keith TruesdellJason M. PalmerMay 11, 2008 (2008-05-11)321

When Chris attempts to buy Rochelle expensive perfume as a Mother's Day gift from a store, he discovers he cannot afford it and buys a knock-off from Risky. However, Rochelle breaks out in hives and takes Chris to the store she believes he bought it from.

Drew is getting rid of some old junk in order to get enough money to buy Rochelle a gift. After selling it, Drew and Julius find out that an old toy Drew had is worth $150. So they desperately try to get it back.

Tonya finds a special deal in a mail where she can buy 8 music records for one cent.

Note: This is the second of only two episodes featuring a voice-over done by someone other than Chris.
6622"Everybody Hates Graduation"Jason AlexanderChuck SklarMay 18, 2008 (2008-05-18)322

Chris' joy at graduating to junior high school is short-lived when he finds out Greg is going to a different school next year, so he tries to raise enough money to go to Greg's school.

Rochelle volunteers Drew to be Tonya's partner in "Swan Lake" ballet performance after her partner suffers an ankle injury.

Season 4 (2008–2009)[edit]

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671"Everybody Hates Tattaglia"Jerry LevineAli LeRoiOctober 3, 2008 (2008-10-03)401

Chris enters high school and is placed in an all-white homeroom with a rather jerky teacher.

Tonya starts working with Rochelle at the local beauty parlor, where her blunt honesty gets her into trouble with customers by telling somebody had a giant mole.
682"Everybody Hates Cake"Keith TruesdellAdrienne CarterOctober 10, 2008 (2008-10-10)402

Chris is asked to tutor an androgynous classmate named Angel (Hector Garcia). Angel tells Chris that he can help Chris get the attention of Maria (Chris's eye candy). Meanwhile Tasha's ex-con mother, Peaches (Tisha Campbell-Martin) asks Rochelle for help to turn her life around. In the end, Greg is kicked out of the Bronx Academy of Science, and becomes a nerd again.

When Mr. Omar goes away for a week, he asks Drew and Tonya to watch after his goldfish.

Note: - This is the only episode in the series which at the end, the theme song says "Everybody hates Chris, and Greg".
693"Everybody Hates Homecoming"Jerry LevineFrank SabastianoOctober 17, 2008 (2008-10-17)403

Chris is thrilled when Jenise Huckstable (Tristin Mays) asks him to the homecoming dance. His nerves begin to get the better of him when Jenise tells him that her father Dr. Clint Huckstable (Orlando Jones) and mother Blair Huxtable (Devika Parikh) want to meet him before the dance. Feeling depressed and miserable from being at The Bronx Academy, Greg ends up missing.

Drew tries to get Doc to feng shui the store when he takes over Chris' hours.

A boy tries to seduce Tonya, which makes James jealous.
704"Everybody Hates the English Teacher"Seith MannRodney BarnesOctober 24, 2008 (2008-10-24)404

Chris is assigned to do a book report on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, but decides to watch the movie with the same name title, and Greg fakes the news that the movie that Chris watched has nothing to do with the book itself.

Julius and Rochelle raise Mr. Omar's rent, and Mr. Omar demands that they bring the apartment up to code, as a result, he stays with the family until the repairs are done.
715"Everybody Hates My Man"Jerry LevineWarren HutchersonOctober 31, 2008 (2008-10-31)405
In order to be allowed to hang out with the cool kids, Chris decides to help the football team with homework. Meanwhile, Julius begins work collecting dead bodies for Mr. Omar's funeral home.
726"Everybody Hates Doc"Lev L. SpiroLuisa LeschinNovember 7, 2008 (2008-11-07)406
Doc's new girlfriend, Stacy (Robin Givens), makes Chris' life complicated, due to her being ridiculously over-demanding, including everyone else, so he decides that she and Doc should break up. Meanwhile, a bra in Julius' sock drawer makes Rochelle unhappy, making her instantly believe Julius is having an affair; however, what she doesn't know is that Tonya hid it there.
737"Everybody Hates Snitches"Anton CropperJason M. PalmerNovember 14, 2008 (2008-11-14)407

Chris witnesses a shooting outside a movie theater when he is supposed to be babysitting Drew and Tonya while his parents are at a Broadway musical for their anniversary; however, when Julius accidentally hits one of the performers, he and Rochelle get thrown out.

Note: Julius and Rochelle went to go see a Broadway show called "Showdogs" for their anniversary. The show was a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats".
748"Everybody Hates Big Bird"Ted WassAdam LorenzoNovember 21, 2008 (2008-11-21)408
Chris agrees to go on a date with "Big Bird", the dorkiest girl in school, but only to spare her feelings. Meanwhile, Rochelle hopes for the Jets to win the big football game, whereas Julius bets on the Giants.
759"Everybody Hates James"Jerry LevineLuisa LeschinNovember 28, 2008 (2008-11-28)409
Julius takes marriage advice by watching The Oprah Winfrey Show, but Rochelle misreads his new attitude and believes him to be having an affair. Meanwhile, Chris volunteers for a Big Brother program, only to learn the identity of his "little brother".
7610"Everybody Hates New Year's Eve"Ted WassWarren HutchersonDecember 12, 2008 (2008-12-12)410
Chris wants to spend New Year's Eve in Times Square but cannot go unless he finds a responsible adult to accompany him, and the only available chaperones are the ex-cons Peaches and Malvo. Meanwhile, Julius becomes a local hero when he stops a man from jumping off the George Washington Bridge and Drew and Tonya make a bet to see who can stay up the longest.
7711"Everybody Hates Mr. Levine"Oz ScottAli LeRoiJanuary 9, 2009 (2009-01-09)411
Upon learning that she is actually a year younger than she thought, Rochelle adopts a youthful attitude while Chris receives help from a complete stranger named Stan Levine (Steve Landesberg) during a city-wide blackout and tries to repay him by helping him meet new friends. Meanwhile, Greg tries to create a new identity apart from his friendship with Chris.
7812"Everybody Hates Varsity Jackets"Jerry LevineAdrienne CarterJanuary 16, 2009 (2009-01-16)412
Chris and Greg want varsity jackets to impress girls, so they join the wrestling team. Meanwhile, Rochelle goes on a diet by drinking a weight-loss beverage and Julius tries to persuade everyone else to join the diet because it's cheaper than buying groceries. Drew starts an all-girls band and reluctantly lets Tonya join the group.
7913"Everybody Hates Fake IDs"Debbie AllenRodney BarnesJanuary 23, 2009 (2009-01-23)413

Chris and Greg try to obtain fake IDs in order to attend an age-restricted Fat Boys concert. Meanwhile, Rochelle plans a surprise party for Julius and Drew tries to return a faulty pair of X-ray glasses he received through the mail.

Note: On this episode, a variation of the end chorus was sung ("Everybody Hates Gene") instead of "Everybody Hates Chris", because of Chris' fake name on the ID.
8014"Everybody Hates PSATs"Keith TruesdellFrank SebastianoJanuary 30, 2009 (2009-01-30)414
Chris' efforts to study for a college-entrance exam in advanced placement course getdelined by Rochelle's plans for the family to attend a social event. Meanwhile, Julius wins a contest for a new TV, but soon discovers a hidden catch.
8115"Everybody Hates Boxing"Ken WhittinghamAdam LorenzoFebruary 6, 2009 (2009-02-06)415
In order to defend himself against Caruso, Chris takes up boxing after Coach Thurman suggests he do so. Meanwhile, Julius suspects Rochelle of adultery after he discovers a phone bill with several late-night calls on it and an attractive neighbor flirts with him.
8216"Everybody Hates Lasagna"Debbie AllenAlison McDonaldMarch 13, 2009 (2009-03-13)416
Chris reluctantly agrees to hold onto a stash of marijuana for a criminal on the run, but he finds it difficult to find an appropriate hiding place that won't get him in trouble, only to end up baking it in his lasagna for his cooking class. Meanwhile, Vanessa insists that Rochelle learn the beauty salon's new computer system, enlisting the help of Peaches which does not sit well with Rochelle.
8317"Everybody Hates Spring Break"Jerry LevineShawn ThomasMarch 20, 2009 (2009-03-20)421
Chris test-drives a car and accidentally runs over Greg, who suffers a broken leg and ends up in the hospital. Rochelle cancels her beach vacation plans to care for Greg for a week since his parents are out of town, leaving Julius to entertain Drew and Tonya at the shore where it rains every day. Chris and Greg lie and say someone else hit him who wasn't supposed to be driving. Eventually, Rochelle finds out the truth that Chris accidentally hits Greg, as Greg and Chris were talking about it in the kitchen and Chris says it isn't a big deal until Chris is put in jail by Rochelle.
8418"Everybody Hates the Car"Millicent SheltonJason M. PalmerMarch 27, 2009 (2009-03-27)418
Chris gets a driver's license and buys a car, which is quickly stolen and vandalized, but then he realizes that having ownership of a car is a huge responsibility, and while selling his car for $10, Chris realizes that money was in his trunk. Meanwhile, Rochelle discovers Julius' hidden racing form while searching for her secret cigarette stash and Julius finds Drew's naked lady pen while searching for his racing form.
8519"Everybody Hates Back Talk"Lev L. SpiroKristi KorzecApril 3, 2009 (2009-04-03)419
Chris takes a stand against Rochelle's strict rules and refuses to do his household chores as he has to clean up after Drew and Tonya, while they watch television, causing her to tell Julius that her son is disrespecting her as Juilus talks with Chris, but Chris still says "no", as when Chris and Rochelle get in a fight over Chris, not owning anything in the kitchen as Chris is making breakfast, causing Chris to get angry and leaving the house as Rochelle tells Chris to go live in the Statue of Liberty as Julius brings Chris as he went to the hair salon back home, Chris and Rochelle both apologize and hug, but then Julius tells Chris to clean the table. Meanwhile, Mr. Omar believes he is dying, so he blurts out whatever is on his mind.
8620"Everybody Hates Tasha"Debbie AllenAdrienne CarterApril 24, 2009 (2009-04-24)420
Chris asks Tasha to be his girlfriend and is shocked when she agrees. But he soon learns that having a girlfriend means sacrificing most of his free time. Meanwhile, Rochelle finds out that Julius was married once before. Matters are further complicated she realizes he isn't yet legally divorced from the first wife.
8721"Everybody Hates Bomb Threats"Keith TruesdellSarah Jane Cunningham &
Suzie V. Freeman
May 1, 2009 (2009-05-01)417
Chris calls in a bomb threat to school so he can delay his William Henry Harrison's inauguration speech that he must give in history class as a punishment for disrupting it with his "yo momma" jokes, but he finds out he just had to memorize it as Chris follows his homeroom teacher around, even on the phone to say the whole speech to him. Meanwhile, Rochelle starts having problems of her own after a disgruntled customer named Tallulah Lafitte (Vanessa A. Williams) puts a voodoo hex on her; only if she gives Tallulah a refund can the hex be undone. While watching the news, it seems that a school was blown up right after Chris had called in the bomb threat.
8822"Everybody Hates the G.E.D."Ali LeRoiStory by : Adam Lorenzo
Teleplay by : Don Reo
May 8, 2009 (2009-05-08)422

Chris is told that if he is late to school one more time, he will have to repeat the tenth grade. This happens two days later, so he decides to drop out of school and get a job. At first Rochelle and Julius are against the idea, but they decide to support him. Chris takes the G.E.D. test, and if he passes he will be able to get a job. Meanwhile, Drew wants to perform at the Apollo for amateur night, but later realizes he doesn't have talent as all he does is bang drumsticks on a bucket with a talented dancing girl and Tanya is graduating from the sixth grade. In the last scene, Rochelle, Drew and Tanya meet Chris at a diner and are waiting for Julius, The episode ends with the entire family sitting around a restaurant table, listening to and singing along with Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer", and eating fried crests. Julius brings the G.E.D. results and the last thing said is Chris asking, "What's it say?". The scene then blacks out, ending the episode and the series.

Note: This is the fifth episode that does not end with the familiar lyric "Everybody Hates Chris". The first four are "Everybody Hates the Pilot", "Everybody Hates Sausage", "Everybody Hates Fake ID's" and "Everybody Hates Corleone". The ending is a spoof of The Sopranos series finale. When Julius parks his truck, there is a camera close-up of the 735 painted on his truck. This suggests Chris's G.E.D. score, which would be passing as the test is scored out of 800.

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