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Top 5 favorite episodes ranking

Now that season 2 is over I thought it would be fun to see what this subs top 5 favorite episodes are.

So many good ones, it’s hard to narrow it down to 5.

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3 points · 2 months ago

FUBU Teddy Perkins BAN North of the Border Crabs in a Barrel

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2 points · 2 months ago

Teddy Perkins

BAN

The Club

Crabs in a Barrel

Woods

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Barbershop

Ban

The Club

Nobody Beats the Biebs

Value

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5 points · 2 months ago
  1. B.A.N.

  2. Barbershop

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. FUBU

  5. Streets on Lock

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  1. BAN

  2. The Streisand Effect

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. The Jacket

  5. The Club

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  1. Woods- some of the episodes trade off between dramatic, twisty turny plots and really well done character development, and Woods felt like the best of both worlds. Al’s development happened so naturally within such strange and scary situations.

  2. The Jacket- probably the most engaged I’ve ever been with the show. Start to finish I was on the edge of my seat, and all Earn was doing was looking for a jacket. It really speaks to the shows ability to be real and really fucking intense at the same time.

  3. Teddy Perkins- Levity without being levity, Teddy Perkins is simultaneously the most entertaining and tragic episode of the entire series through its weird satirical title character and its commentary on the lengths some people go to in order to find success.

  4. Helen- Too fucking real. I’m not ever gonna watch this episode again but I will remember it more vividly than the ones I’ve seen over and over.

  5. Crabs in A Barrel- exclusively for the ending. The satisfaction of Earns development coming to head and the hype behind the foreshadowing of how intense it’s gonna be with this new rivalry just knocked me on my ass.

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  1. The Jacket

  2. Juneteenth

  3. Crabs in a barrel

  4. Value

  5. Champagne Papi. (r.i.p Drake)

...I think I just may have a thing for Van. Oh well...

level 2

Don't we all

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Surprised at the amount of people who rank the Teddy Perkins episode so high. It just seemed like a weird, out of place horror-ish episode and I didn't really understand what the point of it was. I didn't love it and it definitely doesn't showcase what the series does best. I think it would honestly be one of my least favorite.

I haven't seen season 1 in a while so my rankings are hazy and will underrate that whole season but I would say they are:

  1. North of the Border: 10/10 Perfect episode and exactly why I love this show. Great moments and interactions

  2. The Club

  3. Money Bag Shawty

  4. probably Streets on Lock

  5. Champagne Papi

Least favorite would be B.A.N (didn't find it at all funny), Barbershop (more annoying then anything with no payoff and just made Paperboy appear as weak), Teddy Perkins. I'll have to re watch the whole show at some point soon.

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what was so good about champagne papi? I enjoyed it but thought it was one of the weaker episodes

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Going to rewatch B.A.N. tomorrow because it honestly didn't stand out to me for better or for worse. I do agree with the rest of your rankings though, even if the barbershop episode made me DIE when the hit-and-run incident occurred. Haven't laughed that hard in years.

Also, I definitely think Teddy Perkins is overrated. It was a great concept but I think it was meant to be an hour-long episode or, better yet, a movie. It just seems like too many little details were rushed or missed entirely. That's why I love this show. Even in the episodes I didn't particularly like personally, I can see where things were going and I wanted to see more. That's all you can ever really ask.

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in years? damn

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Agree with your criticisms of Teddy Perkins and Barbershop, but B.A.N is so fucking amazing lol.

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  1. Teddy Perkins (easily)

  2. Money Bag Shawty

  3. Crabs in a Barrel

  4. The Woods

  5. Sportin Waves

this is only season 2 though

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Teddy Perkins, and there's not a close second

Alligator Man

B.A.N

The Club

Barbershop

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Hahaha we are pretty close on ours: 4 outta 5:

Teddy Perkins

B.A.N.

Alligator Man

Streets on Lock

Barbershop

level 2

I just watched B.A.N for the first time and I honestly think that ending is one of the best of any show ever.

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  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. the jacket

  3. the club

  4. aligator man

  5. Fubu

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  1. Black Beiber

  2. FUBU

  3. BAN aka Price on the can tho

  4. Alligator Man

  5. Barbershop

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episode 1 for sure

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Every episode was great IMHO but man, I keep thinking about Teddy Perkins.

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  1. North of The Border- The whole episode was an insane ride filled with great character moments -with the psychotic paperboi fan, the shit Tracy pulls at the party, the bizarre hazing scene, seeing Alfred tell Earn that he needs to replace him as manager, and finally the climax with Earn finally snapping and fighting Tracy, only to lose, adding to the tragedy of his character.

  2. The Club- So many fantastic moments-Earn getting swindled all night by the promoter, the fire alarm
    spinning door, Paperboi finally fully giving in to his gangster reputation to beat the shit out of the promoter,
    and of course the invisible car.

  3. Teddy Perkins- We see the kind of crazy unbelievable story, that Darius would tell Earn about, unfolding right
    before us and it really sets the tone for Robbin' Season to be kind of an anthology series, with this serving as
    a standalone horror story.

  4. Woods- It's great to see Paperboi get a solo episode that explores the dark side of fame, ending with that
    fucked up robbery and chilling sequence in the titular woods.

  5. Barbershop- What Bibby does to Alfred in this episode is just as hilarious as it is frustrating and ending is
    such a clever nod to how much we all actually rely on our personal barber, even if they are the human
    manifestation of a migraine.

Honorable Mentions: The Jacket, Alligator Man, B.A.N.

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1: B.A.N - One of the weirdest episodes that highlighted how different of a thinker Glover and Co. was

2: Crabs in a Barrel - Earn finally not taking the L but reacting was so awesome to see and Darius is a damn sage.

3: Teddy Perkins - I grew up listening to MJ and Stevie, so that episode was fascinating to me.

4: Juneteenth - "Oh.... you manage rap?"

5: Value - Drug tests suck.

Damn, there are so many other episodes I hate to leave off. FUBU, Barbershop, and The Jacket are the one's that I'm saddest to leave off.

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Value?

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Episode centered on Van. Went to dinner with her IG model friend, failed a drug test, etc etc

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Juneteenth is so good lmao. Gotta rewatch that one...again

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3 points · 3 months ago · edited 3 months ago

1-B.A.N: "You look like, super saiyan right now"

2-Teddy Perkins: Just chilling through and trough

3-The Jacket: Earn walking towards his storage unit is the best sequence in the series IMO.

4-The Club: WTF

5-Value: I was actually gonna rank this one number one, but this show has so many good episodes that kept coming to mind that it got pushed back to number 5. Bye!

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Honestly really difficult to say considering this show was lights out all throughout, there wasn’t very many episodes that weren’t great imo.

Champagne papa maybe? Even then I still really enjoyed the episode. Would’ve been funny to see actually see drake tho

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Champagne Papi was definitely a weak episode comparatively. I have been lectured on this sub about how I don't understand the complexity of Van but this episode was really another lagging one.

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  1. North of the Border: This episode was so surprisingly funny and felt like a lot going on and ever since Teddy Perkins came out, I feel like everyone was trying to look for that one to top it and North of the Border did that for me.

  2. Nobody beats the biebs: justin bieber

  3. The Club: Every character was solid and hilarious, even the club promoter. Darius went home and played xbox, Paperboi and Earn got their money, and Invisible car was genius, like who tf thinks of that?!?!

  4. The Jacket: This beginning of this episode is hilarious. The snapchat part was amazing.

  5. The Streisand Effect: You truly feel Earn in this episode and where he's come from. Darius and Earn become friends which is the best thing ever.

Honorable Mention

Helen: This episode is very on point on men and women are the same but different. Earn and Van both show a lot of pride towards themselves which shows how selfish relationships can be. Probably my second favorite episode in season 2.

Teddy Perkins: Obviously the craziest episode in television history. It was so dark yet light-hearted especially when Earn and Paperboi called Darius. I watched this shit high and I couldn't sleep after.

BAN: Game-changer on television and kept everyone woke. Commercials were goat.

This show has progressed so much since season 1. Season 2 has shown what this show is capable of and how they can practically do anything they want. Robbin season was genius. Also, i'm gonna miss tracy in the next season even though he was lowkey robbing the trio the whole time LOL

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"It's like I fuck with y'all, but I don't fuck with y'all. It's like we boys, but we ain't boys. It's like I know y'all, but I don't know y'all."

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The Club: Every character was solid and hilarious, even the club promoter. Darius went home and played xbox, Paperboi and Earn got their money, and Invisible car was genius, like who tf thinks of that?!?!

I watched this again last night and I was like WTF, it was as funny as the first time I saw it. That shit was just too good!

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2 points · 3 months ago
  1. B.A.N

  2. The Big Bang

  3. Woods

  4. Value

  5. Teddy Perkins

I need to rewatch tho.

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2 points · 3 months ago · edited 3 months ago
  1. Streets On Lock

  2. Teddy Perkins

  3. The Jacket

  4. Woods

  5. Value

Honorable Mentions: Go For Broke, Crabs in a Barrel, Champagne Papi, and Juneteenth

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Top Five

  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. Woods

  3. Nobody Beats the Biebs

  4. Barbershop

  5. The Club

Honourable mentions goes to The Jacket, Crabs in a Barrel, B.A.N., The Streisand Effect

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I'm going through Season 1 now but have caught up a good bit.

Favorites:

  1. FUBU

  2. North of the Border

  3. Barbershop

  4. Juneteenth

  5. Street on Lock

-- I haven't seen B.A.N yet but I have a feeling that one will shift this list.

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It will for sure.

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1) Teddy Perkins

2) B.A.N

3) North of the Border

4) Woods

5) Juneteenth

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1 - Teddy Perkins 2 - North of the Border 3- B.A.N 4- Barbershop 5- The Streisand Effect

Man that was hard to get into just 5

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Champagne Papi/Value/FUBU/The Jacket/The Streisand Effect, I think. Love a good Van-centric episode but Helen doesn’t compare to my top 2 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Crabs in Barrel Juneteenth FUBU BAN Alligator Man

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Season 2 Top 5:

  1. FUBU

  2. Woods

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. Helen

  5. North of the Border

Honorable: Money Bag Shawty and Crabs in a Barrel

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4 points · 3 months ago · edited 2 months ago
  1. BAN

  2. Teddy Perkins

  3. Streets on Lock

  4. The Jacket

  5. Crabs in a Barrel

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The Club

BAN

Teddy Perkins

Alligator man

Barbershop

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  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. North of the Border

  3. Streets on Lock

  4. The Club

  5. B.A.N

Honorable Mentions: Woods, Alligator Man, Crabs in a Barrel

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  1. The Club

  2. The Jacket

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. The Big Bang

  5. Crabs in a Barrel

Honorable Mentions: Go for Broke, Helen, Woods

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  1. FUBU

  2. Teddy Perkins.

  3. Woods.

  4. The Jacket.

  5. Alligator Man.

Honorable mentions to Barbershop, Streets on Lock, B.A.N., Crabs in a Barrel.

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4 points · 3 months ago · edited 3 months ago
  1. Woods

  2. FUBU

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. North of the Border

  5. Barbershop

Didn’t exepct season 2 to have all my favorites but it was just so good

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2 points · 3 months ago
  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. FUBU

  3. Crabs in a barrel

  4. North of the border

  5. Woods Honorable mentions: Alligator man, and Barbershop Don't know why I don't see a lot of "Woods" over here.

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  1. teddy perkins

  2. fubu

  3. helen

  4. north of the border

  5. barbershop

also why tf did no one put helen on their list

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4 points · 3 months ago
  1. Streets on lock

  2. Juneteenth

  3. Woods

  4. Teddy Perkins

  5. The Jacket

Honourable mention: The Club

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  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. B.A.N

  3. Alligator Man

  4. The Big Bang

  5. Crabs in a Barrel

Honorable Mentions: North of the Border, Streets on Lock

I see a lot of Barbershop on here, that wasn't one of my favorites, idk if I would put it in the top half for me.

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Can only manage a top two... 1.) Teddy Perkins 2.) B.A.N

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  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. Barbershop

  3. B.A.N.

  4. Streets on Lock

  5. Alligator Man

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I actually loved all the episodes, but my favorites were:

1-Teddy Perkins 2-Barbershop 3-FUBU

It seems like these episodes were isolated from the main story of the serie, but each one helped us to understand the background of some characters and in some moments, their stories. I think Teddy Perkins and FUBU are brilliant and Barbershop was a long comedy sketch i enjoyed so much.

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  1. The Club

  2. Go For Broke

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. North of the Border

  5. Value

Honorable Mentions: Woods, Crabs in a Bucket, The Big Bang / Streets on Lock

That's a very difficult list to make.

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  1. North of the Border

  2. Value

  3. Alligator Man

  4. The Jacket

  5. Champagne Papi

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What did you enjoy about champagne papi? I thought that episode was pretty boring tbh, there wasn't anything very funny about it and it didn't do anything to further the plot imo

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I enjoy episodes that break from the plot, Cowboy Bebop is a favorite series of mine and only about a fifth of that show is furthering the main narrative. I liked the character dynamics and I really enjoyed the sudden appearance of Darius, that scene by the pool with the music is one of my favorite moments in the series. Also I've seen the episode twice now and I've laughed out loud throughout it both times.

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Nice parralel never thought of that dimilarity

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  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. Nobody Beats the Biebs

  3. The Club

  4. The Woods

  5. Barbershop

Honourable mentions goes to, The Jacket, Crabs in the Bucket, The Streisand Effect

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  1. B.A.N.

  2. Teddy Perkins

  3. The Jacket

  4. North of The Border

  5. FUBU

Honorable Mentions - Nobody Beats The Biebs, Champagn Papi

Haven't seen the last episode yet, but I much preferred season 1 to season 2.

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5. Sportin' Waves 4. Fubu 3. Nobody Beats The Biebs 2. Teddy Perkins

  1. The Jacket

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5 points · 3 months ago
  1. B.A.N.

  2. FUBU

  3. Sportin Waves

  4. Alligator Man

  5. Barbershop

Value, Woods, and Juneteenth were hard to leave out

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  1. Value

  2. The Jacket

  3. Woods

  4. Go for Broke

  5. North of the Border / Teddy Perkins

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Value at number 1? Who broke your heart?

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Zazie Beetz and Funkadelic and how can i resist

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Yes

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5) Barbershop

4) Woods

3) Teddy Perkins

2) Alligator Man

  1. North of the Boarder

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thats tough but I'll go

  1. Streets on Lock/Big Bang - Those first two episodes set up SO much to come later on in S1 and 2

  2. North of the Border - Probably the lowest low I've felt with Earn in the whole show

  3. Crabs in a Barrel - Really great finale to Robbin' Season, Earn remains calm and uses his wit to not only save his job but avoid getting arrested, very reminiscent of him sneaking in to the DJ booth in S1

  4. The Streisand Effect - Quintessential Darius episode, also shows how much Earns truly struggling

  5. Woods - Probably the most important episode in regards to Al's career.

Fuck man I love this show

Don't really understand the obsession with Teddy Perkins though, genius storytelling which stuck with me to this day and would win at any short film fest, but it didn't really effect the entire group or progress Al's career in any way.

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Here is mine top 5, without any order... B.A.N., Teddy Perkins, The Club, Barbershop, North of the Border

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7 points · 3 months ago
  1. Teddy Perkins (Duh)

  2. Juneteenth

  3. Woods

  4. Alligator Man

  5. Value

Now I’m realizing I’ve left out the Biebs episode, North of the Border, FUBU...so many good ones.

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TP is my number one. Idc what anyone says lol..

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  1. Woods

  2. Crabs in a barrel (Recency bias...for now)

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. B.A.N.

  5. Moneybagg Shawty

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Teddy Perkins, B.A.N., North of the Border, Streets on Lock, and Crabs in a Barrel

probably

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  1. Woods

  2. Streets on Lock

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. B.A.N

  5. Crab in a Barrel

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24 points · 3 months ago

Unpopular opinion: I didn't care much for Teddy Perkins. (Didn't realize how much y'all like it till i saw this thread)

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11 points · 3 months ago

That’s how I feel about B.A.N. right now. Idk, that episode just didn’t hit me right I guess.

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But the price is on the can tho?

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  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. Barbershop

  3. B.A.N

  4. North of the Border

  5. Woods

This was very hard.

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Teddy Perkins

B. A. N.

Crabs in a Barrel

I know my top 3 but past that it's so hard lmao

Probably Money Bag Shawty and The Streisand Effect

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My favorite episodes would have to be:

  1. The Jacket- As the finale for the first season, I thought it was great. It really served to bring the season together well and I love the way the episode itself almost feels like it’s own short film (although I think a lot of season 1 episodes feel that way, they are all great enough to stand on their own.) I think the idea of the entire episode revolving around Earn trying to find his lost jacket is genius storytelling, which is why this episode is still one of my favorites.

  2. North of the Border- The pajama party chase sequence is one of the best moments in all of the show, in my eyes. I love the way the sequence was shot, and the way that the entire episode leads up to Al voicing his concerns to Earn. Of course, the ending fight between Tracy and Earn was a great sequence as well. Overall, I love the feel and storyline of the episode and the way the episode is paced.

  3. Teddy Perkins- A beautifully terrifying episode, Lakeith Stanfield’s acting as Darius is spot on as always. Enough said.

  4. The Streisand Effect- I think this is a very underrated episode as it really started to allow the audience to truly get to know the shows characters. The way the episode subtly shows us who this oddball character of Darius is and how caring he is, it’s fantastic writing. I love the way the episode is shot and the overall chill feeling of it as Earn just tries to get some money. Great episode.

  5. Barbershop- I thought this episode was really hilarious while still keeping up with the overall feel of Atlanta. I felt as though we hadn’t gotten to know Al THAT well up to this point, and that this episode really started to show us the more personal side of Al. Bibby was such a great character as well, I actually wish he was in more than just one episode.

It was super hard to choose just five episodes, because every episode is a masterpiece. These are the five that jump out at me when I think of the show, though. Peace. ✌🏻

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Barbershop is fucking ridiculous and I love it for that

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I really like your Top 5. Barbershop is one of my favorites of the season as well the character of Bibby is so great. That's definitely on the border for my top 5

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Original Poster6 points · 3 months ago

I loved The Streisand Effect too, almost made my top 5. Agreed with each episode being a masterpiece, one of the most consistent best shows I’ve ever seen.

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1: Teddy Perkins.

2: North of the Border.

3: The Big Bang.

4: Alligator Man.

5: Crabs in a Barrel.

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  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. B.A.N

  3. North Of The Border

  4. The Alligator Man

  5. Woods

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1 point · 3 months ago · edited 3 months ago
  1. The Big Bang

  2. FUBU

  3. Teddy Perkins

  4. The Club

  5. Woods

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  1. Crabs in a Barrel - just happened and thought it was brilliant

  2. Teddy Perkins - one of the most risky episodes that worked

  3. North of the Border - just amazing

  4. The Club - probably my favorite from season 1

  5. Streets On Lock - what got me to fall in love with the show

This is a tentative list. Probably will change it after thinking about it some more.

edit: formatting

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teddy perkns, value, ban, woods, north of the border.

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Teddy Perkins was definitely my favorite. Then it was the one with al in the woods and alligator man.

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Teddy Perkins should be in everyone's top 3 lmao

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It was a good, well directed episode but within the context of Atlanta it's not the best episode IMO. I know in shows like these the episodes that are so clearly different tend to be memorable and end up on the top of the fan favourites list. I can respect the risks it took but there were episodes closer to the rest of the show that belong in the top 3.

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Again, all subjective. And yes even contextually you have an argument there. The comment I made really was more of an observational evaluation. Most of the comments I've seen put TP in 3. There's nothing wrong with liking something unusual. In this case alot of people were taken away with it.

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something about it makes me just slightly uncomfortable, which like speaks to how powerful it is, but I don't know if it's an episode I'll be running to watch again.

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I've watched it like 30 times lol. Even tho it's a subjective thing clearly, I would think that because it IS so powerful, that it would be the very reason one would go back. Donalds performance alone is phenomenal.

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Original Poster66 points · 3 months ago
  1. Teddy Perkins

  2. The Club

  3. B.A.N.

  4. North of the Border

  5. Alligator Man

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The Club is still my favorite.

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