Black-ish Spoiler: Oedipal Triangle [WATCH VIDEO]
“Black-ish” Season 1 Episode 8 “Oedipal Triangle” will air on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at 9:30 p.m. on ABC. There’s a special guest coming to the Johnson household, and it’s not someone Bow particularly likes. But before we get into the details, let’s go over some of the highlights from last week’s episode.
In “The Gift of Hunger” (air date: Nov. 12, 2014), Dre (Anthony Anderson) wanted to teach his kids a lesson as they have grown up spoiled, with everything handed down to them. Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) was against this at first. She reasoned that the kids were lucky to have parents with good jobs who can give them what they couldn’t enjoy when they were younger. But when the neighbors thought they were growing broke because the younger children were begging for food, she went ahead with Dre’s plans.
The older children, Junior (Marcus Scribner) and Zoe (Yara Shahidi), worked at Dre’s office. When their Dad came across Zoe doing her YouTube videos, he became curious and saw the business potential for it. He then instructed Zoe to prepare pitches so he could help her score a good deal with a makeup line. But then, Dre disregarded these pitches and came up with his own ideas for Zoe. This disappointed her because — weren’t they supposed to learn how to work hard for what they want?
In the end, Dre apologized to his daughter and said that he just got really excited for all the possibilities for Zoe. But he made everything alright afterwards, and Zoe will still have to work hard with gaining that sponsorship from the makeup line.
Meanwhile, Bow had to prove to the neighbors that they were not hard up, and everything was just Dre’s idea of teaching his kids a lesson. She paraded around the neighborhood wearing her most expensive formal dresses to prove a point, and she was hilarious.
Spoiler Alert: “Black-ish” Season 1 Episode 8 “Oedipal Triangle” will air on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at 9:30 p.m. on ABC.
As reported earlier, Dre’s mom will be coming to visit the Johnson household, and it’s no secret she’s not a big fan of the way Bow takes care of her son. The feeling is mutual though, as Bow isn’t too thrilled about her mother-in-law either. So while Ruby smother Dre with love and affection, Bow, on the other hand, would like to smother her with something else.
In an effort to have peace in his house, Dre will try ways to have these two get along. After all, they are both important to him.
Jennifer Lewis will play the role of Ruby, Dre’s mom, while other guest stars like Jeff Meacham as Josh, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens and Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy will also be in the episode.
This episode is written by Vijal Patel, with Rebecca Asher as director.
And there you have it for the details on “Black-ish” Season 1 Episode 8 “Oedipal Triangle,” which will air on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at 9:30 p.m. on ABC. Check out the teaser below.
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