List of The PJs episodes

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This is a list of all episodes of The PJs.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired Network
1 13 January 10, 1999 (1999-01-10) May 18, 1999 (1999-05-18) Fox
2 18 December 17, 1999 (1999-12-17) September 5, 2000 (2000-09-05)
3 10 October 8, 2000 (2000-10-08) May 20, 2001 (2001-05-20) The WB

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1999)[edit]

No.
overall 
No. in
season 
Title  Directed by  Written by  Original air date  Prod.
code 
1 1 "Hangin' with Mr. Super" John Payson Donald Beck January 10, 1999 (1999-01-10) PJ-103
Calvin decides that he wants to be just like Thurgood. But after getting yelled at by Calvin's parents over the phone, Thurgood must change Calvin's mind, and in turn remind himself of how great he is.
2 2 "Bones, Bugs and Harmony" John Logue Marc Wilmore January 12, 1999 (1999-01-12) PJ-107
Thurgood assumes the worst when he finds Mrs. Avery eating dog food.
3 3 "The Door" Ric Heitzman Steve Tompkins & Larry Wilmore January 19, 1999 (1999-01-19) PJ-101
Thurgood gets a thug-proof door from HUD but faces a crisis when a local gang steals it.
4 4 "Journal Fever" David Bleiman Kyra Keene & Janine Sherman January 26, 1999 (1999-01-26) PJ-104
Thurgood decides to take care of Muriel when she gets the flu.
5 5 "Rich Man, Porn Man" John Logue and Mark Gustafson Bill Freiberger February 2, 1999 (1999-02-02) PJ-102
When Thurgood stumbles across an old movie theater, he calls on the help of his tenants to fix it. But he ends up making it a porno theater after accidentally bringing in a dirty movie on opening night.
6 6 "Bougie Nights" Mark Gustafson David Flebotte February 9, 1999 (1999-02-09) PJ-105
A mysterious tenant dies and bequeaths his luxury penthouse apartment, which the Stubbses move into and then face criticism from the residents that Thurgood has gone "bougie".
7 7 "A Hero Ain't Nothing But A Super" John Payson Steve Pepoon February 16, 1999 (1999-02-16) PJ-108
When the Stubbs get robbed, Muriel comes to the rescue and catches the burglar. But Muriel becomes jealous that Thurgood gets all the credit.
8 8 "He's Gotta Have It" David Bleiman Les Firestein February 23, 1999 (1999-02-23) PJ-109
Thurgood's libido increases when he takes a prescription drug to stabilize his blood pressure.
9 9 "Boyz' N the Woods" Paul Harrod Ilana Wernick & Saladin Patterson April 6, 1999 (1999-04-06) PJ-110
When Thurgood is too late to sign Juicy and Calvin up for a camping trip, he decides that he could give them a better camping trip.
10 10 "Operation Gumbo Drop" John Logue Bill Freiberger April 13, 1999 (1999-04-13) PJ-111
When Thurgood enters a gumbo cooking contest, Juicy reveals his secret recipe and Thurgood decides to sabotage Juicy's gumbo in order to win the contest.
11 11 "U Go Kart" Billy Jarcho David Flebotte May 4, 1999 (1999-05-04) PJ-112
Thurgood builds the boys a go-kart which mysteriously disappears.
12 12 "House Potty" David Bleiman Tom Brady May 11, 1999 (1999-05-11) PJ-113
Thurgood decides to renovate the housing project, but not by fixing the problems the tenants have, but by adding a space-age toilet that takes care of his main problem of fixing toilets, and forces him to resign.
13 13 "Haiti Sings the Blues" Paul Harrod Ken Keeler May 18, 1999 (1999-05-18) PJ-106
Haiti Lady places curse on Thurgood that fails; and she must deal with the loss of both the tenants' and her own self-respect, over her absentee powers.

Season 2 (1999-2000)[edit]

No.
overall 
No. in
season 
Title  Directed by  Written by  Original air date  Prod.
code 
14 1 "How the Super Stoled Christmas" John Logue Teleplay by: Steve Pepoon
Story by: Steve Pepoon & Bill Freiberger
December 17, 1999 (1999-12-17) PJ-210
When Thurgood can't afford to get Muriel a computer for Christmas, he makes a deal with the owner of the pawn shop to repo the items the other tenants can't make their payments for. Unbeknownst to Thurgood, they were skipping their payments to buy Thurgood a Christmas present. A parody of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
15 2 "Home School Dazed" Mike Johnson Saladin Patterson May 30, 2000 (2000-05-30) PJ-201
Thurgood goes back to school with the boys to get his diploma.
16 3 "The Postman's Always Shot Twice" Richard C. Zimmerman Michael Price May 30, 2000 (2000-05-30) PJ-203
Mrs. Avery accidentally shoots at the building's postman and is sent to a nursing home.
17 4 "The Preacher's Life" Marv Newland David Flebotte June 6, 2000 (2000-06-06) PJ-202
Thurgood decides to become a preacher after being shocked while fixing the Church's electrical problems.
18 5 "The HJs" Mike Dietz Bill Freiberger June 13, 2000 (2000-06-13) PJ-205

Thurgood reopens the radio station and he and Smokey inadvertently become a hit comedy team, until Smokey's popularity enrages him.

Absent: Eddie Murphy
19 6 "Haiti and the Tramp" Neema Barnette Lester Lewis June 13, 2000 (2000-06-13) PJ-204
Haiti Lady and Walter start falling in love, but when Walter announces they're getting married, it's up to Thurgood to stop the wedding.
20 7 "Smokey the Squatter" Mike Wellins Ilana Wernick June 27, 2000 (2000-06-27) PJ-207
He and Smokey end up on the run from the law after Thurgood tries to frame Smokey for theft of his TV.
21 8 "Weave's Have A Dream" Sean Burns Marc Wilmore June 27, 2000 (2000-06-27) PJ-208
Thurgood sets up a hair salon for Muriel and Bebe.
22 9 "Let's Get Ready To Crumble" William X. Jarcho Stephen Leff & Jim Patterson July 4, 2000 (2000-07-04) PJ-218
Thurgood wrestles with the Governor when they want to tear down the projects and relocate the tenants.
23 10 "Who Da Boss" Peter Boyd MacLean Lester Lewis July 4, 2000 (2000-07-04) PJ-212
Thurgood is pleased when he finds out that Muriel is going to become his boss, however he gets frustrated when he finds out that she wants to make him work.
24 11 "Fear of a Black Rat" Marv Newland Robert Gaylor July 11, 2000 (2000-07-11) PJ-213
Thurgood fights against Don King, Muriel's first husband, in the local rat fights.
25 12 "Ghetto Superstars" Chel White Kyra Keene & Janine Sherman July 11, 2000 (2000-07-11) PJ-209
Thurgood becomes the boys' rap star manager.
26 13 "What's Eating Juicy Hudson?" Mike Johnson Jonathan Goldstein July 18, 2000 (2000-07-18) PJ-215
Juicy rebels against his parents.
27 14 "Cliffhangin' With Mr. Super" John Logue Larry Wilmore & Steve Tompkins August 15, 2000 (2000-08-15) PJ-222
Bebe thinks she's pregnant after unintentionally spending a night with Thurgood.
28 15 "The Jeffersons" Sean Burns Ilana Wernick July 25, 2000 (2000-07-25) PJ-206
Thurgood runs for political office after finding out that he's related to Thomas Jefferson.
29 16 "Robbin' HUD" Paul Harrod Michael Price August 1, 2000 (2000-08-01) PJ-216
When HUD fails to provide the Hilton Jacobs Projects with a new water filter, Thurgood and his posse resort to burglary and discover a distinct absence of honor among thieves.
30 17 "The Last Affirmative Action Hero" Lyndon Barrois Ron Corcillo & A.J. Poulin August 29, 2000 (2000-08-29) PJ-214
Thurgood is made responsible for protecting the area's image when a film project chooses the PJs for location shooting.
31 18 "Parole Officer and a Gentleman" John Logue Reid Harrison September 5, 2000 (2000-09-05) PJ-217
Walter helps Thurgood go to jail to get dental care, but the friends end up at odds over the price Thurgood has to pay when he's released.

Season 3 (2000–01)[edit]

No.
overall 
No. in
season 
Title  Directed by  Written by  Original air date  Prod.
code 
32 1 "Boyz Under the Hood" Kirk Kelley Saladin Patterson October 8, 2000 (2000-10-08) PJ-219
Calvin is jealous of Juicy knowing more about cars than him.
33 2 "Scarthroat" Carl Willat Saladin Patterson December 31, 2000 (2000-12-31) PJ-211
Sanchez, who was the only person to prepare for Y2K, lords over the distribution of victuals after New Year's Eve brings a power outage and food shortage to the Hilton-Jacobs Projects.
34 3 "Smoke Gets In Your High-Rise" Paul Harrod Warren Bell February 4, 2001 (2001-02-04) PJ-301
Thurgood makes a deal to place a cigarette advertisement on the side of the Hilton-Jacobs building in exchange for free air-conditioning.
35 4 "National Buffoon's European Vacation" John Logue Stephen Leff & Jim Patterson February 11, 2001 (2001-02-11) PJ-302
Juicy develops a crush on Muriel and starts leaving gifts for her anonymously, but Thurgood claims the gifts are from him.
36 5 "Cruising for a Bluesing" Sean Burns Dan McGrath February 18, 2001 (2001-02-18) PJ-303
Thurgood tries to get to a Blues gig, but he gets trapped in on the South South Side.
37 6 "It Takes a Thurgood" K.T. Bell Kriss Turner February 25, 2001 (2001-02-25) PJ-304
Thurgood discovers a homeless teen named Sharique living in the boiler room.
38 7 "Miracle Cleaner on 134th Street" Mike Johnson Mike Barker & Matt Weitzman April 29, 2001 (2001-04-29) PJ-305
Thurgood tells Sharique about a miracle cleaning product he created and how a corporation tried to exploit it.
39 8 "Survival: In tha Hood" Mike Dietz Scott Taylor & Freddie Gutierrez & Wesley Johnson May 6, 2001 (2001-05-06) PJ-306
The projects split into two factions for a televised competition based on Survivor called "Survival: In Tha Hood."
40 9 "Let's Get Ready to Rumba" Marv Newland Stephen Leff & Jim Patterson May 13, 2001 (2001-05-13) PJ-307
Mrs. Avery makes it through a heart attack and decides to enter a dance contest.
41 10 "A Race to His Credit" John Logue Teleplay by: Michael Rowe & Kriss Turner
Story by: Warren Bell & Dan McGrath
May 20, 2001 (2001-05-20) PJ-308
Thurgood gets a credit card and, thinking that it's free money, spends it on anything and everything he wants—until he realizes that credit card users have to pay back what they buy.
42 11 "Red Man's Burden" Paul Harrod Maiya Williams Unaired PJ-221
Jimmy cashes in on his American Indian ancestry when he opens a casino in the projects.
43 12 "Clip Show" Earlton Davis Steve Tompkins & Larry Wilmore Unaired PJ-220
Thurgood talks about his life making the show to an interviewer, with clips from past episodes used to illustrate his points. This episode is done from a lack-of-fourth wall perspective and features a different voice actor for Thurgood.
44 12 "The PJs: Behind the Scenes" Mike Johnson Steve Tompkins & Larry Wilmore Unaired PJ-222
An in-depth look at the making of the show.

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