Moesha copes with the fact that her father, Frank, has a new wife, Dee, which means that her plans of caring for Frank and brother, Myles, are over. Moesha soon becomes jealous when she finds Dee taking her place as the breakfast chef. Then when Moesha asks if she can go to The Den, a local hangout, Dee opposes since it's a school night. So Moesha simply gets Frank to agree by making him feel guilty about forcing her to wait until she's sixteen before she can date. Later, Moesha joins her boy-crazy friends Kim, Trina and Gail at The Den where the school's most handsome fellow named Ohagi begins to recite poetry. When he leaves The Den with Moesha, it becomes clear that they've been secretly dating. Moesha arrives late for dinner. When Dee reprimands her, Frank once again stops her. Dee complains to Frank about undermining her authority as a parent. Realizing that he's no longer a single parent, Frank apologizes and backs off. Consequently, Dee is forced to ground Moesha for being disre
Head cheerleader Ashli approaches Moesha with the opportunity to try out for the cheerleading squad but Moesha isn't interested. Aspiring cheerleader Kim persuades Moesha to audition with her for moral support. But when Kim makes the cut and Moesha doesn't, Moesha becomes jealous. Meanwhile, Frank learns that Dee is slightly older than he and begins to ridicule her. Hakeem goes into a feeding frenzy in hopes of making it on the basketball team.
Musical guest: Jodeci Moesha and Kim want to join the ""Council of Concerned Youth,"" an all-male organization. Whitlock, the leader, doesn't believe in girls having the right to join and butts heads with independent Mo. But after Moesha provides good ideas for an upcoming fund-raiser, Whitlock reluctantly allows Moesha and Kim to join.
Moesha competes with her locker partner Gabriella for an internship with the L.A. Times and, after Gabriella gets a killer story (thanks to Hakeem), Moesha has to write an even bigger story. So she writes an article about ditch parties which gets her into trouble after the vice principal gets hold of it.
Frank and Dee announce they would like to have a baby. Moesha doesn't think that it's a good idea and tells Myles that if he agrees with them, he'll be replaced. But after realizing that she's denying Frank and Dee's chance to have a baby, Moesha gives them her blessing. Myles later runs away from home after feeling replaced by the newcomer after Frank forgets to spend time with him.
Hakeem begins dating a beautiful girl from Hamilton High named Geneva, but Moesha soon misses his constant presence in her life. So Kim enlists her help in a scheme designed to break up the new relationship, after they learn that Geneva has been two-timing Hakeem. But Moesha's guilty conscience leads her to try to repair the damage. Meanwhile, Dee hooks Andell up with J.W., one of Frank's colleagues.
The boys' annual ""list"" comes out and Moesha isn't pleased to discover that she's been named as having the ""biggest booty"". (Kim is named as having the ""biggest mouth"" and Niecy is named as having the ""smallest chest"".) When they try to discover the list's author, all roads turn to new student Quinton Brooks from New York. Moesha confronts Q and he denies it. He later invites her to see him perform at a club, and Moesha soon becomes intrigued by the new comer.
After passing on the Saturn, Moesha now receives her Jeep, but she already regrets it. After her car runs out of fuel, being short on money and bothering her parents for money and a ride, Frank and Dee reluctantly agree to let her have her own credit card for emergencies only. Then on her way to a party, Q is locked up and the only way to bail him out is by using her credit card.
It's the annual Basket Auction at Crenshaw High. (The boys put together a basket, which is auctioned off to raise money, the girls then gets a date with the boy behind the basket they bought.) Moesha manages to get a list, but it's wrong and she ends up with Hakeem instead of her dream boy. Later, after hanging out together, Moesha and Hakeem accidentally kiss.
Terry Hightower, Crenshaw High's star basketball player, asks Moesha for help on the upcoming S.A.T. He asks her to write the test for him. Mo declines, but encourages Terry to at least try taking the test. After Terry scored big on the test, everyone believes Mo did it and Terry is subsequently forced into writing it again. Meanwhile, Dee urges Frank take do a fertility test.
When Hakeem shows up with his cousin Omar at the Mitchell's, everyone fears he could be another Hakeem. Instead he seems to be nice and responsible. Moesha, still grieving about her break-up with Q, goes out on a date with Omar. After attending a movie, they meet Omar's friend Tracy (who Moesha seems to believe may be Omar's boyfriend). Somehow puzzled, Moesha later tells Kim and Niecy that Omar might be gay. And with Kim and Niecy it doesn't take long until everyone in school knows the latest gossip. When Hakeem hears the news, Moesha realizes that she may have jeopardized their friendship.
Frank begins to hang out with the guys a lot that he ignores Dee (who wants Frank to be at home with her). After Frank's complaining doesn't calm down the situation, Dee decides to get even and hang out with the girls. Meanwhile, with Moesha visiting her cousin, Charisse, at Berkeley, Hakeem offers to baby-sit Myles. And with Myles in bed, he invites a date over, but Kim interrupts his plans.
Frank's nerdy nephew Clark visits. Alone the thought of Clark's visit sends the whole family a shiver down the back and Dee soon learns why. After his arrival, Clark doesn't waste a minute and turns everyone's life into a nightmare, including Dee's who tries to maintain an art show. Meanwhile, Q and Moesha's relationship hit the next phase.
Musical guests:A Tribe Called Quest, Blackstreet Moesha wins four tickets on a radio show for the MTV MegaFest. For Kim, Niecy and Hakeem, it's clear who she'll take along with her. But when Moesha and Q reunite, it's five persons and four tickets. Q reassures everyone that it won't be a problem and he later wants to take along his four aspiring singing cousins, making it a nine for four. At the concert, Q's plan fails when Moesha and his cousins somehow manage to get in and he, Hakeem, Kim and Niecy are left in the cold. While Dee and Frank go out for the evening, they leave Myles in the care of a babysitter who turns into his worst nightmare. Back at the concert, Q and Hakeem meet Q's former girlfriend, Ebony, and her friend Lisa Leslie who have appeared to have been stood up by their dates. Q manages to con Ebony and Lisa into letting himself and Hakeem escort them into the concert. (Mission Accomplished!) Unfortunately, Kim and Niecy try to gain access to the concert but all plans
Musical guests: Soul For Real, Xscape, Mc Lyte, Nancy Wilson and 112 After Moesha sees Q with Ebony, their relationship freezes again. Kim and Niecy continue to try to gain access to the concert. As Moesha, Kim and Niecy all seem to give up on the evening, they run into Montell Jordan who tries to change Moesha's mind and escorts the girls to the concert. But only Moesha becomes the lucky girl after Kim and Niecy are caught in a stampede. Myles continues his nightmare with the mean babysitter. Inside the concert, Moesha and Q talk over their differences and end up arriving to the restaurant that Dee and Frank, along with Andell and Coach Vines, are attending. Frank finally meets Q. After receiving Moesha's and Q's ticket stubs, Kim and Niecy finally get into the concert but are saddened to learn that the concert is over. Q's cousins' plans to get a recording deal fail but they fulfill Kim and Niecy's night by performing a song for them.
Moesha hosts a dinner party for her friends. Kim tries to get Hakeem to notice her by using her how-to-book called ""The Regulations of Love."" But Hakeem isn't interested. After ruining everyone's night and realizing that Hakeem doesn't want her, Kim tries a different approach by making Hakeem jealous. To do so, she asks Michael out but doesn't know that Michael has a crush on her. Meanwhile, Frank and Myles drive Dee crazy with their new Nigerian drums.
Trying to be young, Andell injures her leg. Moesha persuades her family to let Andell stay with them, but Andell soon becomes a pest to Frank, Dee and Myles. With Andell staying with the Mitchells, Moesha runs The Den. But Moesha's new ideas for The Den slowly turns everyone's interest away from The Den.
Moesha, Kim and Hakeem steal oranges from Mrs. Moss' garden to pay her back or her grumpy behavior. But Moesha later gets punished and has to work for a week for Mrs. Moss. Moesha and Mrs. Moss clash, but Mo begins to appreciate her time with Mrs. Moss after learning that Mrs. Moss lived during the Harlem Renaissance-era.
Moesha gives dance lessons at the community center. While presenting moves with Moesha to the class, Myles is discovered by a director and gets the chance to do a commercial. But Moesha's class' dancing competition conflicts with Myles's commercial shooting, and the family must choose between the two. Meanwhile, Frank and Dee argue over shortage of money.
Big moments are coming up for Frank and Dee. Dee gets a promotion to vice principal, while Frank's on his way to General Representative at the dealership. Meanwhile, Moesha, Q, Kim and Hakeem are excited for a trip to Africa for the Africa Club, but Hakeem, whose financial status doesn't allow such an expensive trip, cannot attend. So Moesha gets together a charity event to help raise money for Hakeem. But when Frank's dreams for the dealership demands more money, he has to tell Moesha that she cannot go to Africa. When everyone finds out about Mo's dilemma, they double the efforts and raise enough money to send her to Africa, too.
A French exchange student named Chyna stays with the Mitchells. Chyna and Kim become back-up singers for Hakeem and Q's rap demo, but Moesha feels she wants to be apart of the demo by singing as well. There's just one problem-- she can't sing. Meanwhile, Frank and Dee can't agree on what color to paint the house. Tag: The cast is dancing and fooling around while reciting the song ""He's a Player.""
After seeing Hakeem alone at the Father & Son Breakfast, Moesha summons his estranged father to his son's birthday party. But when Hakeem finds out about the surprise guest (thanks to Kim), he scolds Moesha for meddling in his business. To make up for his father not showing up to the party, Frank passes down a recipe for chili to him that his father passed down to him.
Niecy finally gets her dream man, Steven, and everyone is happy for her (since this time he's perfect). But when Steven's scholarship is denied and he decides to join the army, he asks Niecy to come along and be his wife. She accepts but later changes her mind when all he wants her to do is follow him around and have babies. Meanwhile, Frank and Dee can't find time to celebrate their first wedding anniversary.
With Myles sleeping over at a friend's and her parents out of town, Moesha has the house all to herself. So to take advantage of the opportunity, she invites Q over. Unfortunately, her parents return unexpected and find Moesha and Q lip-locked on her bed. After being grounded and threatened to be sent to Bridgewood Academy, a private school, Moesha runs away but to no avail.
Musical guest: Dru Hill Moesha returns from summer camp and has about one week left before she starts school at Bridgewood Academy. So she makes plans to go to the Labor Day Jammy with her friends and secretly wishes that she'll run into Q there, but she clashes with Frank when he wants her to go with him and Dee to her school's fundraiser. Moesha meets her new classmate, Haley Dillard, and together they con Frank into letting them ""hang out with Haley's friends."" At the Jammy, Moesha finds Q, but they both agree to just be friends.
Moesha begins her first day of school at Bridgewood Academy. She is introduced to snobby Mary Ellen Hobbs, the daughter of a friend of Dee's. The following day, during a class discussion, Moesha walks out of class after clashing with Mary Ellen. She visits Crenshaw and finds out that she isn't very missed.
Hakeem meets a beautiful woman, Jennifer Sutton, at the clothing store where he works. But when she starts to show an interest in Hakeem, he lies about his age. Moesha and Dee both don't approve of Hakeem's relationship with Jennifer but Frank assures them that nothing's wrong with them dating. Later, after feeling guilty, Hakeem breaks up with Jennifer.
Q, Hakeem and Kim decide to merge their talents together and create their own group CPQ. After seeing her friends perform at The Den, Moesha decides to invite Haley, whose father is a record producer, to hear her friends sing, but she risks losing a friend in Haley who feels that Moesha is using her.
Kim accidentally hears Moesha and Niecy making fun of her weight. Upset, Kim gives them the cold shoulder when they all are supposed to dress as the ""Divas of Soul"" for the Halloween party at The Den. As Moesha and Niecy attempt to apologize to Kim, they all find themselves victims of gossiping behind each other's backs. Meanwhile, Myles catches the flu, forcing him to stay home and cancel ""trick-or-treating.""
Frank accompanies Hakeem to a ""Father-Son"" retreat. Q and his father attend the retreat as well; causing some unresolved hostility between Frank and Q. As Frank, Q and the others resolve their conflicts, Frank and Q come to a new understanding. Meanwhile, the girls (and Myles) learn self-defense techniques from Don ""The Dragon"" Wilson who's in town to shoot a new movie and needs The Den as a part of the set.
Musical guest: Kenny Lattimore On a date with Jeremy, Moesha runs into Q and his new girlfriend Tammy. Moesha still has feelings for Q as he does for her. Confused about where their relationship stands, Q asks her out to dinner. But after arguing and sorting out mixed feelings, Moesha and Q decide once and for all to just remain friends. Meanwhile, Myles' girlfriend is a little ""high-maintenance.""
Moesha and her friends all decide to take a road trip to Sea World, but their trip ends abruptly after Chris causes them to get kicked out of the amusement park. So they all decide to travel to Mexico instead of going home. While in Mexico, the gang enjoys themselves until Moesha looses Morgan's car keys and Moesha is faced with the decision to call her parents. Meanwhile, J.W. and Andell are invited over to dinner, by Dee, to celebrate their anniversary of their first date; much to Frank's chagrin.
While playing a friendly game of Truth or Dare, Kim and Niecy dare an innocent Moesha to get a tattoo. She reluctantly agrees to the dare only if Kim and Niecy go with her. After learning that Kim really didn't get her nose pierced and Niecy didn't get anything at all, a new branded Moesha must now face her father. Trying to stay cool and calm, Frank goes along with Dee's plans of letting Moesha grow up, but he accidentally tells Moesha his opinion of her. Meanwhile, Hakeem takes a second job at The Den, but he unknowingly mixes Andell's imported colon cleanser mix into the smoothies and serves them to customers.
Morgan throws a co-ed slumber party and Moesha invites Kim, Hakeem and Niecy. At the party, they find out that the boys sleepover, too. Also, Niecy finds the courage to talk to Marco and Mary Ellen tries desperately to get into the party. After seeing Jeremy dancing with various females, Moesha finally decides to talk to him. Meanwhile, Frank and Dee have a romantic evening at home, but they're interrupted by the news that there are boys at the slumber party. After seeing Moesha walking downstairs and holding hands with Jeremy, Frank scolds Moesha; resulting in Moesha moving out.
After leaving home, Moesha turns to Andell for the night. Although she promises Andell she'll go back home the next day, she surprises Andell by staying at The Den the following day. Upset that Moesha lied to her, Andell forces Moesha to talk to Frank, but nothings changed between them. Back at Andell's Moesha becomes a bother to Andell and her new beau, Uncle Bernie.
Five months later, and Moesha still hasn't returned home. After Kim forgets to purchase tickets to a sold-out concert featuring R&B singer Brandy, Moesha decides to spend her weekend alone with her new beau, Aaron, a college student whom she met over the summer. But when Moesha starts to push the relationship further (mainly due to her strange suggestions), the two break up. Later, Moesha, Kim, Niecy and Hakeem attempt to get into the concert. Backstage, Moesha meets Brandy who gives her some advice.
Without Moesha around, Myles begins to miss his sister. Moesha helps her friends with their Homecoming preparations. Grandma Mitchell visits the family and stirs up a heated conversation over Moesha and Frank's disagreements. Myles tries to make an attempt to keep the family together (reminiscent to the 1997 movie Soul Food). After all the hostility dies down, Frank tells Moesha that he wants her to return home.
Musical guest: Big Pun Moesha and her friends visit Charisse, Moesha's cousin, at Maynard University during Prospective Freshman Weekend. While there, they tour the entire campus and meet new friends (Iris and Mervin) as well as Moesha's ex-boyfriend Aaron. Old sparks flame again for Moesha and Aaron, but she becomes more interested in Mervin. Later, Mervin slips Moesha a drug in her drink, but Aaron comes to her rescue. Meanwhile, Myles has a slumber party.
Now that they're a couple again, Moesha tries to discover what true love is all about. Niecy reveals that she's the first out of the group to have sex; prompting a curious Moesha with various questions about love and sex. Moesha and Kim visit the health clinic where Moesha prescribes for birth control pills. Later, Dee finds the pills in Moesha's purse; leading to a serious conversation about sex. Dee promises Moesha that she won't tell Frank about the pills. Moesha meets Aaron but her anticipation for a romantic evening turn into a nightmare when she learns that he has had many sexual partners. Upset, Moesha walks out of his life for good.
Moesha and Hakeem are bummed to learn that Eddie have them working on Christmas Eve. She tries to find a good excuse so that she can finish her last-minute shopping. An elder man visits the store to apply for a job, but Eddie tells him that they haven't hired anyone new in awhile. Later, the unemployed man is now dressed as Santa Claus and holds the entire store hostage.
Andell holds a tutoring program at The Den, and Moesha decides to write an article about the tutoring sessions in hopes of winning a newspaper's journalism contest. One of Myles' friends named Justin reveals a story that he has trouble reading (only so he can be around Moesha). So, Moesha decides to write a story on Justin's illiteracy but she forgets one important thing-- she didn't check the facts after Justin lied about not being able to read. Meanwhile, Frank goes on a diet after he becomes slightly overweight.
Musical guest: LeAnn Rimes Moesha and Kim have a fight over Kim's unprepared college plans. Later, MTV's ""FANatic"" picks Moesha to escort Kim to meet country singer LeAnn Rimes. LeAnn Rimes gives Kim and Moesha some good advice on how to remain good friends. Meanwhile, Hakeem accidentally sees Dee naked.
Kim's mother, Nikki, is re-starting a journey she began 18 years ago. With Dee's help, she will be completing her high school diploma. To her chagrin, the only requirement is to finish a history class, taught by the same teacher who flunked her years ago. Mr. Fullmore is probably the most boring teacher at Crenshaw High. He calls on Nikki to answer a question when he sees that she's asleep in class. She answers the question correctly. But when she stands up for Hakeem after Mr. Fullmore insults him, he makes her take a pop quiz for the class in which every student will receive the grade she scores. She gets an ""A."" Nikki surprises Kim when she tells her that she will be going to Santa Monica College with her. Kim feels like her mother is intruding on her world. After registration, Nikki and Kim attend a party. Kim is embarrassed, even though all the kids think she's lucky to have a cool mother. Nikki confesses to Kim that the only reason she has courage to follow through with her dream
Musical guest: Silk Only hours before her senior prom, Moesha gets a call from her date's mother explaining that her son had an injury and will not be able to accompany Mo to the prom. But because she has waited so long for this event, Moesha decides to go alone. Although Kim, Niecy and Hakeem have dates, their prom experiences are far from perfect. Kim's date, Andre, spends more time worrying about his hair than Kim. Hakeem's date uses him as a cover so she can meet with her boyfriend. And Niecy's date, Antonio, chose a dress for her that's so tight that she can't move. After dancing with her father, Moesha meets a handsome mystery man wh asks her to dance. When his beeper goes off at midnight, he thanks her for a wonderful night and dashes away, leaving only a button behind with his initials on it. The next day, the girls go through the last four years of school yearbooks to find Mo's ""Cinderfella."" But they can't find a match. They realize that R.C. are the initials for the hotel th
Moesha turns 18 and the gang decides to throw her a surprise birthday party but Kim spoils it by telling her. But the real surprise for Moesha is when all her former boyfriends, Ohagi, Q, Jeremy and Aaron, all stop by to show how they all want her back. But Moesha doesn't want to start over with any of them- except for her former teacher, Channing. After realizing that a relationship between them wouldn't work, Moesha and Channing both decide to just remain friends.
Moesha, Hakeem and Niecy go across town for a graduation day brunch where Moesha's car breaks down an hour before the big event. After finding many solutions to finding a way to their graduation, Moesha, Hakeem and Niecy finally make it across the stage. But Moesha's post-graduation plans change when she gets a job offer with VIBE magazine.
Musical guest: Mary J. Blige Moesha has decided to forego college since she's been offered a writing position at ""VIBE Magazine,"" a hip-hop journal. While her parents don't support her decision, her friends envy all the stars she'll meet at the magazine. However, it turns out that the position is not as a staff writer, but as a gopher. She's only submitting stories to the editor Joe Scott. Joe calls in the receptionist, Kasey, because she made a mistake on an important message from singer Baby Face. Everyone assumes Kasey will be fired, but she's surprisingly promoted to Marketing Director. Andrea, a co-worker, tells Moesha that Kasey probably slept with Joe to get the promotion, implying that Moesha may be propositioned too, since she's trying to become a staff writer. When Joe asks Moesha to a Mary J. Blige album-listening party, she assumes he's going to proposition her. She confides in Andell, admitting that she's just a gopher who's looking for her big break. Andell tells her to m
Kasey, the former receptionist, has Moesha follow up on some incomplete messages she took. Niecy drops by Moesha's job because they've made plans to go to the movies. Moesha answers a phone call who happens to be Dr. Maya Angelou and decides to seize the moment to set up an interview with Dr. Maya Angelou as writer at the magazine. Moesha convinces Niecy to pretend to be her secretary. She then interviews Dr. Angelou in Joe's office. Dr. Angelou clues in on the fact that Moesha is hungry for recognition. Moesha confesses that she has decided to bypass college so she can work on her writing career. Dr. Angelou gives her a profound reason to reconsider college. Later, Joe praises Moesha on her writing, but apologizes that he will have to fire her for misrepresenting herself as staff writer. Moesha later tells her family that she has decided to go to college.
While trying to keep up with the social life of college as well as the academic life, Moesha and Niecy are invited to their first college party. After getting heavily drunk, Moesha's faced with having to call Frank to pick her up. But Dorian comes to the girls' rescue by secretly taking Frank's car. Meanwhile, Myles, influenced by Dorian to change his image, dyes his hair and wears baggy garment to impress his classmates during his first week of junior high.
Moesha lands a job tutoring athletes. She gets assigned to a promising NBA candidate named Ray Meadows. Ray has to write an English paper. Ray asks Moesha to finish the paper for him because he's too busy with practice and studying plays. Moesha agrees to write it, since they're friends. Dorian sees Moesha's writing Ray's paper and teases her, claiming that he uses the same game with girls at his school. Moesha reconsiders writing the paper and tells Ray that she can not do his paper for him. Upset, Ray tells her that he's not interested in a friendship with her if he can't benefit from it.
Frank finds a case of birth control pills in the trash. He asks Dee why she's taking the pills when they're trying to have a baby. She tells him the pills are Moesha's. Frank is angry with Dee because she concealed the fact that Moesha started taking birth control pills. Dee tells Moesha that Frank knows about the pills. Moesha tries to apologize, but Frank's too angry to discuss the matter. Later, Andell comes by to find Frank alone. When he tells her about the pills, Andell relates his experience to one she had with her father. She questions whom Frank is trying to protect--Moesha or himself. Frank asks for Dee's forgiveness and apologizes to Moesha. Meanwhile, Moesha stands up for Dorian when he's wrongfully accused of stealing.
Niecy tells the Mitchells that she heard a rumor that Andell is losing The Den. After stopping by The Den and learning that the result of the rumor was true, Moesha goes to Frank to see if they can do a fund-raiser to save The Den. A company called Biggs Mortuary plans to buy the property and replace The Den with a casket store. Moesha goes by to see Mrs. Biggs to appeal on behalf of The Den. During a farewell party, Moesha tells Andell that she has saved The Den. instead of being happy, Andell is angry. Moesha didn't realize that Andell really wanted to leave to do something different with her life. Andell is able to persuade Mrs. Biggs to buy The Den again. The next day, Moesha, Hakeem and Niecy help Andell move out her last few belongings before they say goodbye to one of the most important places of their lives.
Moesha dreams that Hakeem kisses her when he comes over for breakfast in the morning. Moesha's feelings for Hakeem are tested when she, Niecy and Hakeem decide to share a cabin on a ski trip sponsored by the university. An angst-ridden Moesha confides in Niecy about the dream. Niecy, who's suspected all along that the two are secretly in love, tells her that dreams reveal one's true feelings. That night, Moesha dreams that Hakeem joins her in bed. This time, Moesha is so disturbed about the dream that she tells Niecy that she wants to cancel going to the mountains. Niecy forces her to talk to Hakeem because they won't be able to afford the trip if she backs out. Hakeem takes Moesha's dream lightly. Later that evening, Hakeem dreams that he goes to Moesha's house and passionately kisses her.
Moesha stays the weekend with Niecy in her dorm but she doesn't like the idea of Niecy inviting a stranger over who seems to what more from Niecy than just a new friendship. Meanwhile, Mo explains the facts of life to Dorian after catching him getting amorous with a girl while the rest of the family is away at a wedding.
Frank gets a call from his odd-ball aunt Hattie, announcing that she is in town and would like to visit the family. While Hakeem drops by to announce that he's been accepted to California University, Moesha tells the family that she will be moving because a dorm on campus has become available. Aunt Hattie surprisingly stops by that evening. After not seeing the family for years, she mistakes Dorian for Myles. Moesha clears up the mistaken identity. Aunt Hattie then congratulates Frank on finally bringing his son home. Her faux pas sends shock waves through the room since Frank has kept a lid on his secret all of Dorian's life. Frank has no choice but to explain that he and Marguerite were having some problems. He had an affair that resulted in Dorian's birth. His sister, Sandy, agreed to adopt Dorian. She and Frank would tell him the truth when he turned 18 years old. Consequently, Moesha criticizes her father because he was unfaithful to their mother. Dee expresses her deep sense of b
As the tension continues to rise, Frank thinks that the only way that's possible to break some of the hostility is to let Dorian have his birthday party at a teen club. Sandy visits to find out why Frank told Dorian the secret and why he didn't wait as they both planned. Meanwhile, Moesha meets her new roommate, Theresa Logan, from Dillingham, Alaska.
Moesha plays matchmaker for Theresa who's been having trouble meeting guys. So Mo decides to hook up Theresa with Hakeem's friend, Noel, but Mo thinks that Noel is just playing with Theresa's head. Meanwhile, Myles accidentally punches Dorian in the nose because of his unnecessary slurs towards Frank.
Musical guest: DMX Moesha and Niecy go on a trip to Santa Barbara for their first spring break, but Moesha and Niecy's awaited trip is interrupted by the presences of two college students named Alicia and Joy who both end up in the same hotel room as Mo and Niecy after the hotel accidentally over-booked them. After Alicia sees Moesha dancing with her ex-boyfriend Rodney, she spreads a rumor that Moesha slept around in Santa Barbara. Meanwhile, Dorian has trouble writing a history paper but plans to pass by using one of Mo's old papers.
While working at a fast-food restaurant, Dorian comes across a stranger by the name of Patience who offers him a job where he can earn ""fast money"". Meanwhile, Hakeem announces to Moesha and Niecy that he's moving in with girlfriend Tiffany, pushing to the surface some suppressed feelings between them.
Moesha and Hakeem hit the first bump in their romance when Hakeem spends more time away from Moesha. But a surprise visit from old boyfriend Q makes Hakeem realize that he could lose her. Meanwhile, Frank gives Dorian the opportunity to work with him at his job, but later he gets arrested by the police for stealing a car from the Saturn lot and also with carrying $5,000.
Moesha is faced with the dilemma of going on tour with Q or staying at home with her family and boyfriend Hakeem. But Moesha and Hakeem have an argument over the fact that Hakeem only wants Mo to stay home so that she won't have to go on tour with Q. Hurt over the fact that her boyfriend Gabe broke up with her, Niecy finds comfort from Hakeem. But they get caught up in the moment and share a kiss, just as Moesha enters the room. Stunned and hurt, Moesha takes Q up on his offer and leaves with him for New York. Meanwhile, Dorian's involvement with Patience gets him in over his head, forcing Frank to make a tough decision by enrolling him into a boot camp.
Moesha prolongs her stay in New York and finds her relationship with Q deepening. But when Q's tour interferes with Moesha's future, she decides she'd rather go back to the way things were and return home. Afraid of the fact that he might lose Moesha again, Q proposes to her. Back in California, Dorian returns home from boot camp and has proven to the family (and himself) that he has changed his old habits. But when Frank immediately approaches Dorian with a contract from boot camp explaining if Dorian doesn't abide by the rules of Frank, he can be permanently removed from the house. Upset that Frank would approach him with the contract so soon, Dorian signs the contract and backs out on Frank's plans to go fishing. Instead Dorian makes plans of his own to meet with ""Nice"" to give a ""beat-down"" to a boy who stole ""Nice""'s bike. Also, Hakeem and Niecy are left wondering how Moesha will treat them when she returns home.
Moesha returns from New York with a secret that she wants to keep from her parents. Hakeem and Niecy attempt to make amends with her. After learning that Moesha and Q are now back together, Hakeem surprises Moesha with a emotional poem and a ""promise ring"" (in which he hopes that she'll forgive him again). Meanwhile, Dorian is still trying to earn Frank's trust when he dates one of Frank's mentors named Cleo who isn't the angel that she appears to be. Also, Dee prepares to leave for Jamaica for her education-consulting job.
Alicia hides an Internet camera in Moesha and Niecy's bedroom for profit; invading their privacy and showcasing them to the entire world. After Moesha receives a gift from Japan sent by Q, Hakeem tries to win her back with gifts as well. Meanwhile, Myles thinks he got a girl pregnant by dancing with her.
Moesha can't stand the nasty and rude habits of her suite mates Niecy, Alicia and Brenda. So she tries to organize a meeting to establish ""the rules,"" but a nearby appearance by the singing group Boyz II Men hurts attendance. Meanwhile, Dee returns home from Jamaica but has to break the news to the family that she's decided to stay in Jamaica full-time to work on her education-consulting job.
Hakeem and Niecy suspect that Moesha is creeping around with Jamal, her study partner. After going out on a date with Jamal, Moesha later stays the night with Jamal; leading to major suspicion between the two. Also, Moesha receives gifts from Q and a video-message from Khalib stating that he misses her and wants to keep in touch with her. Meanwhile, Dorian turns Frank's kitchen into a barbershop.
When Frank and Dorian leave on a road trip to Las Vegas, Myles is sent to stay in Moesha's dorm where he develops a crush on Alicia. But Alicia lets Myles believe that she likes him and uses Myles to run errands for her. Meanwhile, Frank and Dorian, on their way to Las Vegas, try to resolve their conflicting issues toward each other.
In this hilarious Halloween episode, while trying to juggle studying, taking care of her family while Dee's away and planning for her Halloween party, Moesha, along with Niecy, starts using energy-raising vitamins to help her with mid-terms, but the vitamins cause some peculiar side effects. Meanwhile, Dorian becomes a dog trainer for a neighbor's dog named Frisky. But when he can't seem to keep the dog from barking and growling, things get ugly.
NAACP president Kweisi Mfume visits Moesha's campus to address to students about the importance of voting. When Moesha's former Girl Scout leader gives a speech on her candidacy for city council, Moesha, Hakeem, Niecy and Jerome are convinced to help her campaign. But when her interaction with Hakeem proves contrary to her projected image, the volunteers are forced with a tough decision. Meanwhile, when a mother of Myles' classmate finds out that Dee is out of town, she wastes no time making her move on Frank until neighbor and good friend Nikki Parker steps in. Also, Moesha accidentally tells Hakeem that she's engaged to Q.
Moesha is looking forward to Q's visit for Thanksgiving, until Niecy reminds her that she needs to tell her dad about her engagement. The next day, Moesha spots Hakeem at The Pendulum and tries to apologize for keeping her engagement a secret but he isn't ready to forgive her yet. Frank arrives for his lunch date with Moesha. She breaks the news that she and Q are engaged. Upset and furious, Frank storms out. At home, Dorian and his new girlfriend, Kristen, give Myles a pizza and sneak off to Frank's bedroom. Myles carelessly puts the boxed pizza in the oven to warm up. Frank later arrives home to find smoke pouring out of the oven. As the smoke alarm goes off, Kristen comes running into the kitchen wearing Frank's robe. Frank scolds Dorian for inviting a girl over to the house unannounced. Dee calls Frank from Jamaica when things calm down and as they talk, it's clear that he feels he's losing control. They wish each other happy anniversary and declare that their family is nothing com
After a three-month separation, Q comes to visit Moesha, along with Khalib, for Thanksgiving. Dee's father, Arthur Loving, visits as well and brings along with him his grudge towards Frank. As Moesha and Q make up for time spent apart, Q makes an odd request involving her engagement ring. (Q needs the ring to help finance some new rap group he's producing.) Khalib advises his help and concern for Moesha and offers to lend them the money. But when Moesha tells Q the news, he overreacts; leading to the end of their engagement.
Hakeem gets his first apartment with roommate Jerome. Moesha and Niecy stop by and they all reminisce on the times they've spent together from their teen years to adulthood, including Hakeem's frequent visits to the Mitchells' home, Kim's obsession for him, and his romantic relationship with best friend/ex-girlfriend Moesha.
Moesha fears for her life after openly criticizing a poet at ""Poetry Night at The Pendulum."" Meanwhile, Dorian starts a new job working at a recording studio, but Frank thinks that all of Dorian's long hours at work may affect his schoolwork. After an argument between Dorian and Frank, Dorian secretly tries to search for his birth mother. He asks for Moesha's help. After she reluctantly decides over night, Moesha agrees to help Dorian. By helping him, she retrieves Dorian's birth certificate stating his mother's maiden name: Barbara Dolores Lee.
Moesha continues to help Dorian search for his birth mother. Hakeem thinks that Moesha shouldn't go digging up the past or she'll be faced with the possibility of a painful past. She assures Hakeem that she realizes the consequences but wants to continue the search for Dorian's sake. They notify a couple of women by the name of Barbara Lee. After tracking her down and learning that her actual name is Barbara Kennedy, Dorian becomes face-to-face with the woman who abandoned him. He learns that his mother also has a daughter, Reecy, and a son named Ray-Ray. When they all sit down and have a conversation, Barbara reveals some shocking news involving Moesha's mother, which Moesha can't accept. Angry and upset, Moesha leaves the apartment. Meanwhile, Frank is challenged to a race against Myles's friend's uncle. After winning the race, Frank's celebration is ruined when he learns that Moesha has been searching for Dorian's mother.
Frank comes to visit Moesha at the dorm and confronts her about her attempts of helping Dorian find his mother. She explains to him that they both have to seriously talk. Later, Frank asks Dorian why he hadn't come to him first before seeing Barbara. Dorian tells him that he didn't want Frank to stop him and that he has his mother to count on now. Dorian visits his mother. When Barbara's sassy sister-in-law, Maya Wilkes, demands that she will not baby-sit for Reecy and Ray-Ray the same night that Barbara is expected to go out for the evening with her husband, Dorian volunteers to baby-sit, but discovers that they are more than a handful. Dorian tells Barbara that he should take his new relationship with her slowly after a few disagreements. Meanwhile, Moesha and Frank discuss the true facts about Frank's affair with Barbara and his rough marriage with Marguerite.
Moesha organizes a campus concert with Hakeem, Niecy, Jerome and Alicia, but when the main act, ""Mayhem"", is late, Dorian's group ""What"" takes the stage to appease the crowd. But when ""Mayhem"" finds out that they've been bumped back, the result turns to a fight leaving Hakeem in the hospital. Later, Moesha realizes that she is still in love with Hakeem.
Moesha develops writer's block while trying to finish her paper. So she turns to Hakeem for help in hopes of curing her writer's block. But they develop yet another mutual attraction to each other. Niecy has an unexpected fling with Jerome. Moesha promises Niecy that she will not tell anyone if she can keep her and Hakeem's new-found relationship a secret. Hakeem soon becomes confused about their relationship. Later, Hakeem and Moesha discuss reconsidering their relationship. Moesha reveals that she still has feelings for Hakeem, but she isn't ready for a serious relationship again (probably because she was hurt by him kissing Niecy or breaking off her engagement to Q). Hakeem thinks that if they both feel the same way about each other; why hide their feelings. Hakeem expresses that he loves Moesha in front of everyone at The Pendulum. She returns her expression with a kiss. Meanwhile, Frank is not thrilled to learn that Dorian is cutting school to go to the beach with his new girlfrie
Lenae tells Dorian that she has booked he and his rap group to attend a performance in San Diego and that they'll have to leave early, but Dorian's family is throwing him a graduation party on the same day. While trying to exit his own party, Dorian causes a stir which leaves everyone surprised. Frank and Dee confront Dorian and reveals that he wants to pursue a music career rather than going to college. Later, Dorian arrives at Lenae's house hoping that he could move in with her. But when she shuts him down, Dorian shows up at his last resort...Hakeem's apartment. Meanwhile, Hakeem lands in the doghouse with Moesha when he refuses to retrieve the spare key to his apartment from his neighbor Shania.
Niecy wants to share an apartment with Moesha over the summer because she can't afford the rent. Then Hakeem wants Moesha to move in with him since Jerome is going away to clown college. Moesha can't decide what to do about Hakeem's proposal and asks her roommates for advice, which they give freely. As everyone prepares to leave their suite, they admit they'll miss each other. Jerome becomes too emotional and retreats to the bathroom. Soon after, he returns with a positive pregnancy test in his hand. Elsewhere, Dorian gives Myles a tour around the recording studio when his former acquaintance, Lamont, arrives with his girlfriend, Diamond. Since Lamont helped Dorian out the night he spent in jail, he wants a half interest in Dorian's band, ""What!."" Dorian refuses and Lamont says he understands. Later, Lamont and his sidekick, Big Norm, visit Dorian and reiterate their demands for half of ""What!."" When Dorian refuses again, Lamont becomes even more threatening. Meanwhile, Hakeem still wa