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Adult Swim is never afraid to go beyond the boundaries of what most people consider good taste, so the not-necessarily-PC premise of this show shouldn't come as a shock to anyone. "Black Jesus" spotlights Jesus living in modern-day Compton, Calif., trying to spread love and kindness throughout his neighborhood on a daily basis. Mostly assisting in his mission is a small-but-loyal group of downtrodden followers. The live-action series was created by Aaron McGruder, who previously brought the animated favorite "The Boondocks" to Adult Swim.

Latest episodes

aired 12 days ago
With Lloyd as a temporary manager, Vic allows the complex to fall into shambles; Ms. Tudi has a heart-to-heart with Vic.
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Ms. Tudi is presented with a unique opportunity to make peace with Vic and the Concerned Citizens of Southwest Central Compton.
aired 213 days ago
The gang talks Jesus into starring in a reality show after a sleazy producer promises them fame and fortune if they can get Jesus to agree; it's a disaster from start to finish, but Jesus is determined to get Pop's good word out as a result.
aired 220 days ago
Jesus becomes the coach for the Compton Devils junior high football team, but his agenda to spread love and kindness is at odds with the philosophy of winning at all costs, especially in the big game against the Simi Valley Skullcrushers.
aired 227 days ago
Boonie thinks he has been possessed by the soul of a dead gangster and begins acting like a serious badass; Lloyd serves Jesus papers and takes him to "Homey's Court" for making him sober, and to settle up for $600.
aired 234 days ago
Ms. Tudi miraculously scores a small business loan and opens Tudi's Wigs, Weaves and Whatnots; the Korean Bitch Mafia isn't happy the store is on their turf, and that means war.
aired 243 days ago
When a vigilante in southwest Compton takes matters into his own hands, Jesus has to stop him before he goes too far.
aired 248 days ago
Jesus lets Boonie have the power of Christ so he can see how difficult being the Son of God really is; while Boonie tries to figure out how to make his new powers work for him, Jesus takes a skip day for himself.
aired 255 days ago
AmBro, the head of security at the New Compton Gardens, forms a militia to scare off drug dealers in the hood; in a show of force, his troops take over the street and screw up a drug deal the gang planned for that day.
aired 262 days ago
Jesus returns from jail to discover his running buddy Boonie has relocated from their old Compton Gardens apartment complex to the "new" Compton Gardens, where Lloyd is building manager.
aired 269 days ago
The parole officer for Jesus, a friendly white dude that just wants to make the world a better place, witnesses proof of Jesus' divinity, has a spiritual upheaval and decides to stop going to work and follow Jesus.
aired 276 days ago
After discovering the leaked video of Jesus performing a miracle, the Vatican sends two secret agents from Italy to Compton to kidnap "the Black Jesus" and determine if the oversized black guy is really the son of God.
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The gang agrees to help Boonie with a yard sale, but his ex shows up to wreak havoc.
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After being extorted by Mexican gangsters, Jesus and the gang are left with no money for fertilizer for their garden, so they must execute a manure heist at the Compton Boarding Stables.
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Vic vows to remove Jesus from the neighborhood; Jesus and the gang find the perfect lot for the garden, only to face instant extortion from local Mexican gangsters.
aired 443 days ago
When the gang talks Jesus into coming along on a drug buy financed by Boonie's mom, he gets detained by the police and questioned.
aired 551 days ago
Lloyd gets a lucrative job as a liquor spokesman and success changes him.
aired 558 days ago
Vic misinterprets the gang's hustle as terrorist activity, and then gears up to wage a one-man war against them.
aired 565 days ago
Fed up with the commercialization of the holiday, Jesus makes a Christmas wish of his own; when the wish is granted, Jesus is forced to face the unintended consequences of life without divinity.
aired 861 days ago
Lloyd's wife resurfaces announcing she wants a divorce; Vic is overjoyed, until things get messy; after a visit to the probation office, Fish faces a test of faith.
aired 862 days ago
When Trayvon's dad hooks them up with free cable, Vic will stop at nothing to spoil the gang's enjoyment of fight night.

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