A Black Lady Sketch Show is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. Season 4 presents sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, and Skye Townsend.
Creator, showrunner, executive producer, writer and star, Robin Thede; executive producer, Issa Rae for HOORAE; executive producers, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry for 3 Arts Entertainment; executive producers, Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch for JAX Media.
Season 3 Must-See Sketches
- Pre-Premiere SketchTrack Girl MagicFrom worst to first in just a matter of weeks. How?? Coach Butler has a trick up her sleeve in this sketch from the Season 3 premiere.
- Episode 1 Full SketchDr. Haddassah: Career DayThese kids need to put some respect on Dr. Haddassah's pre-PhD!
- Episode 2 Full SketchFuneral BallGrab those scorecards and watch the Funeral Ball featuring one legendary emcee (Bob The Drag Queen).
- Episode 3 Full SketchDon’t Rain on My Buh-RaidsThis weekend’s weather is looking sunny with a chance of box braids.
- Episode 4 Full SketchAshy SundayThe devil asks a woman to make an impossible choice.
- Episode 5 Full SketchWhat Up I’m ThreeThat is not a baby. That is a voter!
- Episode 6 Full SketchStrictly FrizznessIntroducing Rain Fighter 1B: the video game that puts your follicles to the test!
Season 3 Extras
Season 2 Extras
- A Black Lady RoundtableThe cast discusses what's in store for the second season.
- Hairstyle FlipbookCheck out some of the fierce looks that hairstylist Nikki Wright cooked up for the cast in Season 2.
- Meet the Character: Dr. HaddassahRobin Thede breaks down why it was important to open up Season 2 with our favorite hertep.
- Meet the Character: Salina DuplassRobin Thede highlights the reason why she was so excited to play this character.
- Meet the Character: Nona LoveSkye Townsend reveals how her experience working at a production label informed how she approached her character.
- Meet the Character: AllyAshley Nicole Black sits down with Robin Thede to talk about the flawless hype woman.
- Meet the Character: Karlie ChanelGabrielle Dennis explains to Robin Thede the story behind the motivational speaker's facial expression.
- Meet the Character: Fairy Aunt MotherLaci Mosley discusses what she loved about playing the magical fairy with Robin Thede.
Essential Black Lady Sketches
Here are a few unforgettable sketches from Seasons 1 and 2.
- Bad Bitch Support GroupMaya makes a jaw-dropping confession in a support group and gets an unsupportive response in return.
- No MakeupPerpetually late-to-work Shayla decides to refrain from her extensive morning makeup routine, to her coworker Toni's dismay.
- Hertep HomecomingDr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman turns a toast at her sister's wedding into a teachable moment.
- Negro League Groupies1930s groupie Feather Atwood sets her sights on Negro League baseball player Satchel Page.
- Chris and Lachel: Exit RowA flight attendant has a hard time getting compliance from newlyweds Chris and Lachel in the exit row.
- Courtroom KikiA judge, bailiff, court reporter and attorneys celebrate their first ever all-Black lady courtroom.
The Magic Behind a Black Lady Sketch
- The Craft: Gwyn Martin-MorrisPost Producer Gwyn Martin-Morris describes how she got into the industry and what she loves about working on this show.
- Meet the Crew with Robin ThedeJoin Robin Thede as she chats with the post-production crew about the importance of having diverse voices on the team.
- The Craft: April Chaney and Nikki WrightMakeup department head April Chaney and hair department head Nikki Wright discuss what a typical morning looks like on set and how they got into film and television.
- The Craft: Sarah GonzalezGraphic designer Sarah Gonzalez reflects on her getting started in the entertainment industry and the most rewarding part of her job.
- The Craft: Stephanie Filo and Jessica HernandezEditors Jessica Hernandez and Stephanie File discuss their editing styles and their first major post-production job.
- The Craft: The WritersThe writers discuss when they first knew they wanted to be writers and where they got their inspiration from.