The Gift of Hunger
Season 1, Episode 7
The Gift of Hunger
First Aired November 12, 2014
Production Code 107
Writer(s) Peter Saji
Director(s) Victor Nelli, Jr.
Episode Guide
"The Prank King"
"Oedipal Triangle"
The Gift of Hunger is the seventh episode of Black-ish. The episode premiered on November 12, 2014.


Dre and Bow think their kids have become way too spoiled and deciding that the kids deserve getting forced to have a financially difficult childhood just like they did, Dre makes Junior and Zoey come to work with him while Bow makes Jack and Diane run a lemonade stand.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


  • Harvey J. Alperin as Neighbor
  • Hector Osorio as Pedro / Eric
  • David Goldman as Bruce Greenstein
  • Rachael Grace as Receptionist
  • Nicole Sullivan as Janine
Season One episodes

PilotThe TalkThe NodCrazy MomCrime and PunishmentThe Prank KingThe Gift of HungerOedipal TriangleColored CommentaryBlack Santa/White ChristmasLaw of AttractionMartin Luther Skiing DayBig Night, Big FightAndre From MarseilleThe DozensParental Guidance30 SomethingSex, Lies and VasectomiesThe Real WorldSwitch HittingThe Peer-ent TrapPlease Don't Ask, Please Don't TellElephant in the RoomPops' Pops' Pops