Good Grief is the fifth episode of season 5 of Black-ish, and the one hundredth-first episode overall. It will air on November 20, 2018.


Bow's mom, Alicia, visits the family for the first time since the loss of Bow's dad, and she is still heavily grieving. Bow decides to throw a big luau-themed party for what would have been her dad's next birthday. Meanwhile, Mason has an extra ticket to an MMA fight and invites Diane on the same night as the party.


Main Cast

Guest Stars

  • Anna Deavere Smith as Alicia Johnson
  • Rob Huebel as Gary
  • Jeff Meacham as Josh
  • August and Berlin Gross as Devante




For gallery images see Good Grief/Gallery.



Season Five episodes

Gap YearDon't You Be My NeighborScarred for LifePurple RainGood GriefStand Up, Fall DownFriends Without BenefitsChristmas in Theater EightWilds of Valley GlenBlack Like UsWaltz in A MinorDreamgirls and BoysSon of a PitchBlack History MonthjustakidfromComptonEnough is EnoughEach One, Teach OneAndre Johnson: Good PersonUnder the InfluenceGood in the 'HoodFriDre Night LightsIs It Desert or DessertRelatively Grown Man

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