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The Best Episodes of The Cleveland Show

Every episode of The Cleveland Show ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The Cleveland Show!

The bizarre adventures of Cleveland Brown and his family.


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The best episode of "The Cleveland Show" is "Die Semi-Hard", rated 7.6/10 from 354 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Die Semi-Hard" aired on 12/11/2011 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Hot Cocoa Bang Bang".

  • Die Semi-Hard
    7.6/10 354 votes

    #1 - Die Semi-Hard

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2011-12-11

    To help pass time while posing in a holiday nativity scene, Cleveland tells his family his own version of one of his favorite holiday stories, "Die Hard." In Cleveland's version, when Waterman Cable Company is taken hostage on Christmas Eve by a group of terrorists, including Tim the Bear, Lester, Federline and Kendra, a barefoot Cleveland - wearing a tank-top much like the one Bruce Willis wore in the movie - must endure window-shattering shoot-outs and fist fights with his friends to save his wig-wearing wife, Donna, in a parody of the greatest Christmas blockbuster...

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hot Cocoa Bang Bang
    7.3/10 295 votes

    #2 - Hot Cocoa Bang Bang

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2011-05-15

    Cleveland creates his own comic book superhero and takes the entire family to a comic book convention in San Diego, where he discovers that Donna was once the star of a blaxploitation film.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Who Done Did It?
    7.2/10 209 votes

    #3 - Who Done Did It?

    Season 4 Episode 16 - Aired 2013-04-07

    After Arianna is rude to Donna, Cleveland seeks revenge by egging Arianna's house; when Cleveland starts seeking revenge on more people, things get out of hand and he's accused of a murder he did not commit.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Curious Case of Jr. Working at the Stool
    7.1/10 330 votes

    #4 - The Curious Case of Jr. Working at the Stool

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2010-02-21

    Roberta and Rallo have a surprise for Lacey, Roberta’s wealthy rival. Meanwhile, Cleveland Junior learns responsibility while working at The Stool, but when he starts making changes to the guys’ hangout, a feud erupts between father and son.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Brotherly Love
    7.1/10 318 votes

    #5 - Brotherly Love

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2010-05-02

    Rallo gives Cleveland Jr. tips on how to woo the girl of his dreams; Cleveland Jr. challenges her boyfriend to a rap battle.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Y Tu Junior Tambien
    7.1/10 242 votes

    #6 - Y Tu Junior Tambien

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-01-08

    Cleveland is uncomfortable when Cleveland Jr. begins dating a Mexican girl who is hotter than his wife. But things get even worse when he marries her to keep her from being deported.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Essence of Cleveland
    7.0/10 283 votes

    #7 - The Essence of Cleveland

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2011-04-03

    When Cleveland is reunited with his former high school classmate, "Fatty Patty," who is now skinny, beautiful and still has a crush on Cleveland, Donna becomes extremely jealous and wary of Patty's motives for wanting to be friends with Cleveland. Patty turns out to be a little crazy, and after she tries to steal Cleveland's "essence," Donna goes on the hunt to stop her.

    Director: Matt Engstrom

    Writer: N/A

  • Das Shrimp Boot
    7.0/10 224 votes

    #8 - Das Shrimp Boot

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-03-11

    Cleveland winds up in rehab after he becomes addicted to energy pills. But when he leaves rehab to go on a cruise, he winds up being kidnapped by Somali pirates instead.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Frapp Attack!
    7.0/10 248 votes

    #9 - Frapp Attack!

    Season 3 Episode 16 - Aired 2012-04-01

    A hip-hop producer comes to Stoolbend after a video featuring Cleveland goes viral. But instead of signing Cleveland, he decides he wants Cleveland's life for himself.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Beer Walk!
    6.9/10 291 votes

    #10 - Beer Walk!

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2010-12-05

    Donna, frustrated by her husband's laziness on the weekends, nags Cleveland to help her around the house and to do something more with his life. To prove to Donna he can be as charitable as her, Cleveland recruits his buddies from Quahog and Stoolbend to participate in the First Annual Charity Beer Walk. When Donna gets injured at the event, Cleveland has to take over the housework.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Escape From Goochland
    6.9/10 242 votes

    #11 - Escape From Goochland

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-10-07

    Cleveland and the gang head to their rival high school for an annual football game; Donna's sexy Halloween costume lands her in trouble with the police.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • A Short Story and a Tall Tale
    6.8/10 257 votes

    #12 - A Short Story and a Tall Tale

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2011-02-13

    Cleveland and Donna celebrate Valentine’s Day with a trip to Los Angeles after scoring courtside seats to the all-star basketball game. Caught up in the excitement, Cleveland gets rowdy and talks smack to the players from the sideline throughout the game. The basketball champs, feeling hurt, seek revenge by paying a surprise visit to Stoolbend and putting Cleveland in his place.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Julius Sharpe

  • All You Can Eat
    6.8/10 217 votes

    #13 - All You Can Eat

    Season 3 Episode 22 - Aired 2012-05-20

    An image makeover helps Cleveland Jr. get a date to the prom, but his date thinks that he's a lesbian.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • California Dreamin' (All the Cleves Are Brown)
    6.8/10 207 votes

    #14 - California Dreamin' (All the Cleves Are Brown)

    Season 4 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-03-17

    When the Browns move to Los Angeles, Cleveland pursues his dream of becoming a major league baseball scout; Donna and the kids become enamoured with L.A.'s glitzy lifestyle.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Our Gang
    6.7/10 318 votes

    #15 - Our Gang

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2010-01-31

    Coach Cleveland comes to the rescue of frustrated parents by taking a group of delinquent teens under his wing. With the help of Cleveland Jr., he creates a new club dubbed "The Crazy Eights," and hopes that it will keep the kids on the straight and narrow. However, he is soon mixed up in bad business, and only the "Crazy Eights" can help him out.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Buried Pleasure
    6.7/10 300 votes

    #16 - Buried Pleasure

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2010-02-14

    Holt admits to Cleveland that he wishes he had a special someone in his life. Determined to help his lonely friend, Cleveland introduces Holt to Jill (guest voice Fergie), a cat-loving redhead who ends up being more than a handful. Meanwhile, Cleveland Jr. and Rallo anticipate the “birth” of Rallo’s pet fish.

    Director: Ian Maxtone-Graham

    Writer: Julius Sharpe

  • The Brown Knight
    6.7/10 290 votes

    #17 - The Brown Knight

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2010-03-28

    Cleveland and Donna get mugged at an ATM and Cleveland gets shot, and the media makes it seem as if he was a hero. Meanwhile, Roberta convinces Rallo that she might be dying of a terrible disease and makes him do her bidding.

    Director: Matt Engstrom

    Writer: Aseem Batra

  • BFFs
    6.7/10 242 votes

    #18 - BFFs

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2011-09-25

    Cleveland finds out who his real friends are.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Skip Day
    6.7/10 213 votes

    #19 - Skip Day

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2011-11-20

    Cleveland feels like his life is over after Cleveland Jr. stands up to him and kicks his ass. Meanwhile, Rallo tries to not get caught after a hit-and-run accident with Kendra.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Mama Drama
    6.7/10 209 votes

    #20 - Mama Drama

    Season 3 Episode 21 - Aired 2012-05-13

    Cleveland's plan to bring in an actress to play Donna's long-lost mother backfires on him, but actually brings Donna's real mom out of hiding.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Love Rollercoaster
    6.6/10 323 votes

    #21 - Love Rollercoaster

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2010-01-10

    In order to teach her an important lesson, Roberta's new teacher encourages her to alter her appearance. Unbeknownst to him, Cleveland Jr. befriends, and falls in love wit the disguised Roberta.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Kirker Butler

  • Cleveland's Angels
    6.6/10 282 votes

    #22 - Cleveland's Angels

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2010-05-16

    After Cleveland gambles away Roberta's college fund, Kendra discovers that Cleveland was actually cheated out of his money and recruits Donna and Arianna for a "Cleveland's Angels" mission.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Clarence Livingston

  • Murray Christmas
    6.6/10 292 votes

    #23 - Murray Christmas

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2010-12-05

    When Rallo's teacher forces him to spend the weekend at a retirement home to get to know the senior citizens during the holidays, he meets Murray, who teaches him about Hanukkah. In an attempt to rekindle Murray's holiday spirit, Rallo helps him escape, but when his new friend's health begins to suffer, Rallo has to bring Murray back to the home. Meanwhile, Cleveland trains for a boxing match against his bully of a father, Freight Train, which ends with some bumps and bruises.

    Director: Ken Wong

    Writer: N/A

  • Ain't Nothin But Mutton Bustin
    6.6/10 260 votes

    #24 - Ain't Nothin But Mutton Bustin

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2011-01-09

    At Donna's suggestion, Cleveland and Rallo start spending more time together; Cleveland Jr. becomes jealous of Rallo and Cleveland's new relationship.

    Director: Matt Engstrom

    Writer: N/A

  • Like a Boss
    6.6/10 231 votes

    #25 - Like a Boss

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2011-01-23

    Cleveland is upset when Tim gets a promotion over him at Waterman Cable, so he tries to sabotage him. Meanwhile, Rallo takes advantage of Cleveland Jr. when he realizes that he thinks that Rallo's turtle can talk.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A