Girlfriends: Season 4

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 15
2003

Some Enchanted Evening

Joan enjoys relative peace in her relationship with Ellis. However, she establishes a strong connection with a stranger whom she meets when they duck into the same doorway dur…

2 Sep 22
2003

If It's Broke, Fix It

Toni refuses to speak to Todd because she is up in arms about his debt and feels betrayed by the fact that he failed to disclose this information sooner. While at the spa with…

3 Sep 29
2003

Snoop, There It Is

After nine months of celibacy, Lynn becomes fed up and grows suspicious of Sivad. She contacts his ex-girlfriend in the hopes of gaining some insight into his behavior. Meanw…

4 Oct 06
2003

You Ain't Gotta Go Home but...You Know the Rest

Toni’s brother Antoine comes to town for a weekend rendezvous with Maya, but soon spooks her by declaring his love and announcing that he will not return to Boston. When…

5 Oct 13
2003

Hopelessly Devoted to Two

Joan finds herself in a bind when she is forced to agree to a dinner with both Ellis and Brock. She does not know how to handle the situation, although she insists that she is…

6 Oct 20
2003

Inherit the Lynn

Maya learns that tuition has increased substantially, and she doesn’t have enough money to cover it. William tries to give her the money by pretending she has received i…

7 Nov 03
2003

And Baby Makes Four

William convinces Joan to host a baby shower for his sister, Linda; and her partner, Kira. Kira’s water breaks during the event. William wants to take her to the hospit…

8 Nov 10
2003

Viva Las Vegas

After Brock invites Joan to join her for a weekend in Las Vegas, she is convinced that he plans to pop the question. She brags about this constantly to her friends, but isn…

9 Nov 17
2003

Between Brock and a Hard Place

Joan’s enthusiasm about her new engagement is tempered when she learns that Brock doesn’t want to have children, but she decides to relax and just focus on the imme…

10 Nov 24
2003

Don't You Want Me Baby?

Toni is furious to discover that Todd failed to deliver a message from a remorseful Greg before the wedding. Claiming that she needs closure but actually hoping to rub her hap…

11 Dec 15
2003

Merry Ex-mas

Maya invites Darnell’s girlfriend, Lena, to her Christmas party in an effort to be civil. However, she grows jealous and gets Jalen to pose as her boyfriend. She is als…

12 Jan 12
2004

Prophet and Loss

A stranger stops Joan on the street and tells her, ““You made the right decision.”“ He claims to be a psychic, and manages to convince Joan that he is…

13 Feb 09
2004

Comedy of Eros

Toni refuses to believe Joan’s claims that she isn’t upset about spending Valentine’s Day alone, and insists on constantly trying to cheer her up. She follow…

14 Feb 16
2004

Leggo My Ego

Joan’s procrastination puts her job in jeopardy when she doesn’t act quickly enough toward securing donations for a charity auction, which she has agreed to arrange…

15 Feb 23
2004

Good Catch or Bad Hop?

Maya and her friends enjoy perks such as limo rides and entry to exclusive clubs, courtesy of her baseball player beau, Alex. She is reluctant to refer to him as her boyfriend…

16 Mar 01
2004

On the Couch

Toni continues to see her therapist, Dr. Miller. Rather than following the doctor’s advice and writing a letter to her mother detailing her grievances against her, Toni…

17 Mar 29
2004

Love, Peace and Hair Grease

Joan grows increasingly bored with her job. William notes that she doesn’t hold the passion for the law that is required to truly succeed in their profession. She feels…

18 Apr 12
2004

Wieners and Losers

The newly unemployed Joan cannot stand the idea of just sitting back and relaxing, and drives her friends crazy by constantly cooking and knitting for them. She goes to the ma…

19 Apr 26
2004

He Loves Her, He Loves Me Not

Joan feels bad about the way the girls have treated William’s past girlfriends and decides to go out of her way to make Donna feel welcome. She hosts a dinner to give th…

20 May 03
2004

A Partnerless Partner

William is made a senior partner in the law firm. He is thrilled about this, as is Maya, who will now get a substantial raise. He brings a beautiful date to the party honorin…

21 May 10
2004

Just the Three of Us

Toni has an apparent breakthrough in therapy. When Dr. Miller asks with whom she would want to be stranded on a deserted island, she picks Joan and realizes from her explanati…

22 May 17
2004

Love Thy Neighbor

Maya’s neighbor, Jalen, tells her that he would like to begin dating. She turns him down because she feels that she has to much going on in her life for a relationship.…

23 May 24
2004

New York Bound

Maya self-publishes her book, Oh, Hell Yes, and sells it on the streets, where it is a tremendous success. Ronnie tells her that a major publisher wants to offer her a five-fi…

24 May 24
2004

New York Unbound

Maya learns that the publisher wants to sanitize her book to make it more accessible to white readers. She convinces her editor to stand up for her vision and get the original…

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

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