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black-ish: Season 2 (2015-2016)




Critic Consensus: black-ish returns with a strong cast that isn't afraid to tell the necessary truths about family life and race relations while maintaining the funny, weird moments viewers love.


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Having achieved what their parents always hoped they could—successful careers, four wonderful kids, and a beautiful home in a nice neighborhood—advertising executive Andre "Dre" Johnson (Anthony Anderson) and his physician wife, Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross), continue their commitment to create a sense of cultural identity for their family that honors their Black heritage while also embracing their upper-middle-class success. In Season 2, the family confronts timely issues such as the use of the N-word, gun control, and bullying with compassion, insight, and humor.


Anthony Anderson
as Andre "Dre" Johnson
Tracee Ellis Ross
as Rainbow Johnson
Yara Shahidi
as Zoey Johnson
Marsai Martin
as Diane Johnson
Marcus Scribner
as Andre Johnson Jr.
Peter Mackenzie
as Mr. Stevens
Miles Brown
as Jack Johnson
Caila Martin
as Diane Johnson
Wanda Sykes
as Daphne Lido
Deon Cole
as Charlie Telphy
Andrew Daly
as Dr. Evan Windsor
Johnny Cocktails
as Derrick Blaust
Lang Yun
as Old Asian Lady
John Witherspoon
as James Brown
Nathan Anderson
as Cousin Dante
Christopher Griffin
as Eustace Telphy
Tyra Banks
as Gigi Franklin
Amber Rose
as Dominique
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo
as Officer Tuiasosopo
Marc Evan Jackson
as David Cooper
Beth Lacke
as Andrea Cooper
Nat Faxon
as Everton
Bumper Robinson
as Marcus Montgomery
as Resheida
Steven Lewis
as Gun Store Owner
Notlim Taylor
as Cousin Cha-Cha
Kezii Curtis
as Cousin Carl
as Rhonda Johnson
Toby Huss
as Nelson Simms
Sanai Victoria
as Cousin Diamond
Elle Young
as Sharon Duckworth
Mark Bloom
as Alan Feinstein
Phil Morris
as Frank Duckworth
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Critic Reviews for black-ish: Season 2

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (6)

In its second season, this show has blossomed into one of the funniest sitcoms on television.

November 26, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

"The Word" offers a glimpse at a Black-ish that wants to be something more, one that wants to engage with the difficult intricacies of modern racial dynamics... while still remaining a fun, entertaining - and non-preachy - family comedy.

March 11, 2020 | Full Review…

As a sitcom character, Andre is refreshingly unpredictable, neither sticking stridently to his masculinity nor pushing his essentially progressive stances to the point of sermonizing.

October 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Black-ish is even stronger - and more necessary - than ever.

June 8, 2016 | Full Review…

It lays out various arguments, pushes some of them into the kind of exaggeration we call comedy, and leaves you to figure out where you stand on the serious theme, while providing you with some new intellectual ammo.

September 30, 2015 | Full Review…

The family proved once again, in both gravy dream and reality, why they are one of the most supportive and stable families on television.

October 30, 2018 | Full Review…

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