What family gathering would be complete without a little food fighting, fussing and drama at the dinner table? In honor of this holiday season, we’re reliving some of our favorite family dinners gone to hell. From the Klump family’s gas explosion to the Peeples’ Turkey Day outbursts. Relive them all with hopes of dodging your own dinner disasters.
Mama Klump created a beautiful dinner for Sherman and Carla to enjoy. Unfortunately, it was ruined by gas and colon talk at the table.
Talk about dropping bombs over biscuits. When Angela let Marcus know he caught VD from her, all hell broke loose.
This family bond suffered a mind-blowing setback after the death of Mama Joe. Things only got worse when bitter confrontations between Terry and Maxine came to a head leading to a family rift.
Wade faced many challenges when meeting his girlfriend’s father, Judge Virgil Peeples. He saw first hand how crazy (and secretive) this dysfunctional family actually is.
Madea is best known for kicking ass and taking names. But when Lisa tells Madea her husband Carlos abuses her, Madea gives some pretty good advice—throw some hot grits on him! Family dinners were never the same.
Cecil and Gloria Gaines think their family is reuniting when their son Louis comes home from a long absence. Things go awry when Louis and his girlfriend, Carol, become disrespectful. Gloria then delivers the slap heard around the world.
Flipper invites his girlfriend, Angie, over for dinner one evening. After suffering a fallout with her father over her interracial relationship, Angie finds herself in another tough spot with Flipper’s family. The Good Reverend Doctor Purify begins to shout scriptures, voicing his disapproval of their relationship.
In this classic remake, Theresa invites her boyfriend, Simon, over for dinner. Little did her family know, he’s a white boy. Tensions rise when both Simon and Theresa’s grandfather start telling race jokes.
Cleo McDowell has good intentions when he invites King Jaffe Joffer and family over for dinner. Things get screwed up when The King confronts Lisa about Hakeem’s wife waiting in Zamunda and offers to buy Cleo off.
Marcus invites Gerard’s family over for Thanksgiving dinner. Everyone gets a surprise when Mr. and Mrs. Jackson bring over the chitterlings and have sex in Marcus’ bathroom.
Years of abuse was building toward this epic Easter dinner. Once a silent and submissive member of the family, Celie gets the courage to speak out, showing Mister exactly who’s boss.
Corrina Washington takes on the responsibility of caring for little Molly after her mother passes away. Despite the rough transition, obvious racial barriers and one too spicy dinner to eat, Manny and Molly begin to embrace Corrina and make her part of the family.
Bickering sisters and a sneaky brother all contribute to a not-so-perfect family dinner. However, the Whitfield family manages to set aside their petty differences and insecurities to enjoy a nice Christmas.
Lucia and Marcus surprise their families with news of their engagement over dinner. Things go from bad to worse when their families meet and discover their fathers are feuding.
Pam and Claudine get testy at the rehearsal dinner when they find out their children don’t want to continue the age old tradition of jumping the broom at their wedding. The two hurl insults at each other leaving nothing but anger in the air.