Girlfriends: Season 2


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 10

The Fallout

Joan forgives Toni for slapping her in Jamaica and trying to seduce Sean, much to the shock and dismay of Maya and Lynn (who has returned from Jamaica). When Joan’s hair…

2 Sep 17

Just Say No

Joan lies to Dr. Bales about ending her relationship with Toni, but he runs into them having lunch together. Toni is furious to learn that Joan has been talking to a therapist…

3 Sep 24

A Full Court Conspiracy

Joan takes shots from her friends and is labelled a ““sell-out”“ by the black community after she and William represent a beverage company suing a baske…

4 Oct 01


Darnell is upset with Maya for buying an expensive dress at her friends’ behest, and again when she returns it. He sees this as a sign that she doesn’t trust him t…

5 Oct 08


After learning that Toni has shared details of her private life (her break-up with Sean and his sex addiction) with her boss, Mr. Swedelson, a fed-up Joan ends their friendship…

6 Oct 15

Willie or Won't He?

Yvonne panics when William seems hesitant to set a wedding date, as she fears that he is getting cold feet. A very reluctant Joan finds herself caught in the middle of the cou…

7 Oct 29

Trick or Truth

Toni suffers a breakdown after Greg cheats on her, then reveals that he only took her back so that he could get revenge against her. Lynn and Maya try to help her pick up the…

8 Nov 05

Joan's Birthday Suit

On her 30th birthday, Joan grows depressed at the realization that she hasn’t had a lot of excitement in her life. She determines that she will live life to its fullest…

9 Nov 12

Maya Takes a Stan

Maya befriends Stan, a man she meets at the office and helps get a job. He encourages her aspirations to return to school. Maya initially tries to fix up Joan and Stan, but s…

10 Nov 19

Mom's the Word

Joan hooks up with a famous actor at the bar, but her friends tease her about the fact that he will only give her his pager number. Joan manages to pry his home number from hi…

11 Dec 17

You Better Watch Out

Stan gives Maya an expensive watch for Christmas. Joan tells her to give it back to him, but she refuses. When Darnell sees the watch, Maya claims it is a gift from Joan, lea…

12 Jan 21

I Have a Dream House

Yvonne accuses William of trying to control her after he surprises her by buying a house for the two of them. Joan objects to the firm’s policy regarding Martin Luther K…

13 Feb 04

Sister, Sistah

Lynn’s sister Tanya comes to town to help celebrate the anniversary of Lynn’s adoption. Tanya, who is white, has immersed herself in African-American culture. May…

14 Feb 11

Willie or Won't He II: The Last Chapter?

On the eve of their wedding, Yvonne learns that William hasn’t told his mother about their relationship.

15 Feb 25

Can't Stan Ya!

After an uncomfortable kiss, Maya realizes that she was wrong to get involved with Stan, and wants to stop seeing him. Stan, however, reveals that he has fallen head over heel…

16 Mar 04

Take Me Out After the Ballgame

Joan is the subject of office gossip and jokes after she begins dating a younger man who works in the mail room. She is embarrassed by the attention, and winds up hurting Chri…

17 Mar 18

Childs in Charge

Toni plans to open her own real estate office, but Joan’s efforts to encourage her to be practical wind up putting a damper on her enthusiasm. Toni accuses Joan of faili…

18 Mar 25

Taming of the Realtess

Toni opens her real estate office and hires Lynn as her temporary assistant. However, Lynn quits after Toni proves to be too demanding a taskmaster. Toni quickly finds a very…

19 Apr 29

X Does Not Mark the Spot

Joan engages in surprisingly risky behavior after she begins dating a younger man, Chris. However, her friends urge her to re-consider the relationship after she inadvertently…

20 May 06

My Mother, Myself

Maya is stunned to learn that her mother has decided to sell her house and move away with her boyfriend. Toni’s mother surprises her by coming to town for Joan’s M…

21 May 13

Just Dessert

Lynn moves in with William, and soon suggests that they take their minds off their recent break-ups by becoming ““sex buddies.”“ Joan is adamantly oppo…

22 May 20

Into the Woods

Joan decides to waive her ““three-month”“ rule and sleep with Chris, but then receives a phone call from Sean. When she learns that Sean is back in tow…

About Girlfriends

GIRLFRIENDS is a comedy which provides an open, honest exploration of the hot button issues about family, friends, relationships and life facing women today. With fearlessness and sincerity, the show takes on universal issues that appeal to all women. Whether it’s learning to date after divorce or balancing friendships and a new marriage, GIRLFRIENDS treats them all with tenderness, care and respect. At the end of the show’s fourth season, Joan (Tracee Ellis Ross) quit her career as a successful lawyer and struggled to fight her romantic feelings for William (Reggie Hayes). In spite of numerous trips to therapy, Toni (Jill Marie Jones) still found herself fighting to save her failing marriage to Todd. Maya (Golden Brooks) grew into an independent student, career woman and successful author after her divorce, and Lynn (Persia White) settled down to find a steady job, tracked down her biological dad and finally secured her own place to live. Last season, GIRLFRIENDS received it