Season 1

s01e01 / Becoming Bow

25th Sep '19 - 1:00am
Becoming Bow

A young Rainbow and her family try to acclimate in the suburbs after life in a commune.

770 have watched this episode

s01e02 / The Warrior

2nd Oct '19 - 1:00am
The Warrior

For Rainbow and Alicia, fitting in at school and standing out at work are hard enough; but with the added pressure from stay-at-home-dad Paul to make the world a little better every day, it might just be impossible.

605 have watched this episode

s01e03 / Let Your Hair Down

9th Oct '19 - 1:00am
Let Your Hair Down

After a teacher tells Rainbow to make sure her hair is "neat" for picture day, she becomes self-conscious and begins a complicated relationship with her hair. Meanwhile, Johan and Santamonica struggle with their own hair identity.

570 have watched this episode

s01e04 / Love is a Battlefield

16th Oct '19 - 1:00am
Love is a Battlefield

When Rainbow is tasked with a school assignment that requires her to trace her roots, she learns that history is more complicated for her mom's side of the family than it is for her dad's. Meanwhile, Johan struggles to balance his new love of ice hockey with what his friends think is cool.

558 have watched this episode

s01e05 / All She Wants to Do is Dance

23rd Oct '19 - 1:00am
All She Wants to Do is Dance

It's time for the Johnson kids' first school dance, but before Bow can dance the night away, she'll have to consider the social impact of her date choice. Johan finds an outfit for the dance and discovers his love of fashion, while Santamonica spends some time with Harrison.

536 have watched this episode

s01e06 / Girls Just Want to Have Fun

30th Oct '19 - 1:00am
Girls Just Want to Have Fun

The popular girls at school ask Rainbow to join their group Halloween costume as Tootie from "The Facts of Life". She thinks this is finally her opportunity to fit in, but Denise views the situation differently. Meanwhile, Alicia doesn't want the kids to go trick-or-treating after Harrison and his colleagues tell her about all the dangerous things that can happen.

527 have watched this episode

s01e07 / Puttin' On the Ritz

13th Nov '19 - 2:00am
Puttin' On the Ritz

The kids are excited to learn more about their grandad after Harrison invites the crew to family day at his country club. Although Paul thinks it's a bad idea, he is eventually overruled. Meanwhile, Alicia attempts to fit in at the country club but ends up fighting with Denise about keeping it real.

525 have watched this episode

s01e08 / Weird Science

20th Nov '19 - 2:00am
Weird Science

Rainbow's passion for science deflates when her peers convince her that science isn't cool. During Career Day, Rainbow code-switches and pursues journalism in order to fit in, only to find that the local news anchor attending the fair has also been hiding a part of herself. Meanwhile, Harrison works to mold a testimony from Denise who struggles to be anyone but herself, and Santamonica tries to steal the spotlight back after Johan suffers an injury.

514 have watched this episode

s01e09 / Papa Don't Preach

27th Nov '19 - 2:00am
Papa Don't Preach

Paul struggles when Rainbow and Santamonica want to participate in a beauty pageant. Meanwhile, Johan gets teased for crying after a martial arts tournament, and Alicia and Harrison struggle with the best way for him to fight back.

506 have watched this episode

s01e10 / Do They Know It's Christmas

11th Dec '19 - 2:00am
Do They Know It's Christmas

Alicia and Paul strive to maintain their "Winter Solstice" traditions from the commune, but their parents want to have a more traditional Christmas with the kids. Meanwhile, Alicia's dad, Lynwood, competes with Harrison to be the kids' favorite Grandad.

501 have watched this episode

s01e11 / When Doves Cry

8th Jan '20 - 2:00am
When Doves Cry

In the wake of the Challenger tragedy, Rainbow and her family handle their grief in different ways. Denise realizes that life is too short, so she vows to right all the wrongs she's done in her life (and she's done a lot of bad).

506 have watched this episode

s01e12 / It's Tricky

15th Jan '20 - 2:00am
It's Tricky

Rainbow wants to battle stereotypes at school after she joins the track team and feels like her friends only see her skin color. Meanwhile, Alicia and Paul battle stereotypes of their own, and Santamonica tries to be cool enough to hang out with Rainbow's friends.

499 have watched this episode

s01e13 / Pride (In the Name of Love)

22nd Jan '20 - 2:00am
Pride (In the Name of Love)

Paul speaks at the school assembly on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The kids think Paul is going to embarrass them, so they decide not to attend.

486 have watched this episode

s01e14 / True Colors

29th Jan '20 - 2:00am
True Colors

Paul is shocked to hear from his estranged mother who wants to visit for Rainbow's 13th birthday and soon learns more about why she abandoned him. Meanwhile, Rainbow sees turning 13 as a huge turning point in her life and wants a big birthday party, but Alicia wants to celebrate all the things Rainbow missed out on over the years while on the commune.

480 have watched this episode

s01e15 / This Charming Man

12th Feb '20 - 2:00am
This Charming Man

Rainbow is excited to go on her first real date with Bryce for Valentine's Day, but when her friends weigh in on the rules and expectations, she becomes very nervous. Alicia is wary to let Rainbow start dating and invites Bryce's parents over for dinner to cross-examine them; and Paul gets into a fight with Bryce's dad over politics.

482 have watched this episode

s01e16 / She Works Hard for the Money

19th Feb '20 - 2:00am
She Works Hard for the Money

Alicia gets a bonus after winning a big case and wants to buy a nice car, but having been raised on the "fifty-cent principal", Denise wants her to buy two cars in lesser condition so she can have one. Meanwhile, Paul tries to teach Rainbow, Johan and Santamonica about the value of money.

468 have watched this episode

s01e17 / Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

26th Feb '20 - 2:00am
Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

The Johnsons welcome an African American family that has just moved into their mostly white neighborhood. Santamonica doesn't get along with the new neighbor's daughter, until she gives Santamonica attitude. Meanwhile, Rainbow is excited to celebrate her one-month anniversary with Bryce, but he tells her some devastating news.

465 have watched this episode

s01e18 / Parents Just Don't Understand

18th Mar '20 - 1:00am
Parents Just Don't Understand

Rainbow clashes with her parents over her love for rap music. Plus, Harrison steps in to take Denise to a charity benefit and helps her realize she deserves better men in her love life.

466 have watched this episode

s01e19 / Doctor! Doctor!

25th Mar '20 - 1:00am
Doctor! Doctor!

Rainbow's friend Rebecca gets mono ("the kissing disease"), and after helping her out, she becomes interested in the medical field. Alicia fibs to Paul about getting a flu shot, and when Denise gets sick, their distrust of the medical community comes to light. Meanwhile, Johan and Santamonica go to live with Harrison while Denise is sick and start to enjoy his lavish lifestyle.

463 have watched this episode

s01e20 / Bad Boys

8th Apr '20 - 1:00am
Bad Boys

Alicia and Paul try to deflect Johan's interest in going to cop camp and one day becoming a police officer. Meanwhile, Rainbow gets her first role as a school safety patrol and quickly realizes that with great power comes great responsibility.

462 have watched this episode

s01e21 / Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

15th Apr '20 - 1:00am
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

After learning that scientists predict the ozone layer will be depleted in 20 years, Rainbow panics and tries to implement Earth Day at school to influence some change. To her surprise, she is met with resistance, forcing her to takes matters into her own hands to fight for the cause.

457 have watched this episode

s01e22 / Every Little Step

29th Apr '20 - 1:00am
Every Little Step

The kids meet a homeless man in their neighborhood, and Paul and Alicia try to have an honest conversation with them about the homelessness crisis. Paul and Rainbow try to help by starting a soup kitchen at Rainbow's school. Meanwhile, Denise has a new boyfriend and Alicia doesn't think they're a match.

447 have watched this episode

s01e23 / You Got It All

6th May '20 - 1:00am
You Got It All

Alicia and Paul are both offered jobs to work on Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign, but Alicia's law firm makes her an enticing offer to stay. Rainbow struggles to define her racial identity as "mixed" when she's given a form to answer "black" or "white".

450 have watched this episode
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