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27 Times This Week's Episode Of "Black-ish" Was Way Too Real

The Johnson family addressed homophobia in their Mother's Day episode in a hilarious way. "Because all lesbians love beer?"

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1. When Dre brought up O.J. Simpson.

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2. And when he revealed this dirty little secret.

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3. When these guys were caught jamming to blue-eyed soul at work.

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4. And especially when he dropped this bomb.

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KABOOM.

5. When he was trying to figure it all out.

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6. When he questioned just how supportive he was of his sister.

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Strangely, he and his sister never really talked about it before.

7. But then he disclosed the real problem: his mother.

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8. Because, ya know, their mom kinda didn't get it. Even after all these years.

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9. When his wife Bow challenged him to talk about it.

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10. And when their children rolled their eyes, because, hey, it's 2015. People are gay. NBD.

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11. When Charlie thought his brother ~actually~ had a "lifelong roommate."

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Who does a ceremony for insurance benefits, Charlie?

12. When Dre and Charlie's younger co-worker basically told them to get over their homophobia.

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His wisdom was lost in this moment.

13. When even an ally like Bow made this blanket assumption.

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I mean, they drank it. But still.

14. When Dre — in a flashback — got disciplined for just eating some fruit.

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15. When Charlie was still in denial.

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Oh, Charlie.

16. When the guys — including Dre — were happy to hear about a female colleague being with other women.

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17. And when Charlie — finally! — figured it out.

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18. When Dre and Rhonda talked the way they always do: by saying pretty much nothing.

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19. And when Dre, decades later, had PTSD about eating bananas.

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20. When Dre and his sister finally had a real conversation. And she schooled him on being gay.

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21. When Dre and Rhonda's mom was still holding out hope.

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22. And when Junior connected the dots.

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23. When Sharon got uncomfortable at the family blow up.

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Byeeeeee!

24. When Rhonda had her say.

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25. When a newly educated Dre explained that you can't catch gayness.

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26. When he told his mom what else is in the good book.

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Bloop.

27. And when at the end, there was some progress.

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Black-ish airs Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. ET/8:30 CT on ABC.

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