The Game Season 1

Season 1

The Game Season 1

First Air Date: October 08, 2006

First Aired on    :   2006
Episodes    :   22 episodes



Episodes

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1x22 When the Chickens Come Home to Roost, Part 2 (May 14, 2007)


In the conclusion of the first-season finale, Melanie and Derwin have a heated argument about their impending engagement status. Derwin sleeps with Drew. Meanwhile, Jason gets a reality check when he is asked to speak on camera and conduct special interviews for ESPN. Later, Kelly helps Tasha get new clients by using an unusual sales technique. In the last scene, we see Melanie over-hearing Dionne tell Derwin she knows about him and Drew and Melanie takes off the ring before getting in the elevator while telling him it's over.


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1x21 When the Chickens Come Home to Roost, Part 1 (May 14, 2007)


During ESPY week in Los Angeles, Derwin gets an unexpected endorsement deal and is left to celebrate with Drew Sidora (guest starring as herself), while Melanie is busy studying in San Diego. Malik runs into Renee (guest star Kendra C. Johnson) an old flame, but when things heat up and she wants to spend time with him in public, he gets cold feet because she is overweight. Feeling conflicted, Malik asks Tasha for advice to sort out his feelings about Renee.


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1x20 The Many Lies of Derwin Davis (April 30, 2007)


When Derwin is unexpectedly forced to take Melanie to singer Drew Sidora's (guest starring as herself) video release party, he panics over how the meeting between them is going to turn out. Kelly and Tasha continue to grow in their work relationship, while Tasha has trouble finding new clients. Meanwhile Jason struggles with his new parenting responsibilities.


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1x19 The Big Chill (April 23, 2007)


Tasha's boyfriend Kenny (guest star Rocky Carroll) confronts her about her aggressive attitude, and asks her to tone it down when he introduces her to his group of friends. Later, during a gathering with Kenny's friends, a comment made about Tasha sends her off the deep end. Meanwhile, one of Melanie's late-night study sessions causes problems with Derwin.


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1x18 You Say You Want a Revolution (March 26, 2007)


When Camille (guest star Jolie Jenkins), the wife of the newest star Saber, joins the Sunbeams, she decides to run against Kelly for president. Kelly expects Tasha to vote for her, however Tasha would rather have Kelly devote her full time to being her assistant. Meanwhile, Malik, Jason and Derwin have trouble getting along with the new Saber defensive star Ty (guest star Nick Von Esmarch).


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1x17 God Bless The Girl That's Got Her Own (March 19, 2007)


When Melanie gives temporary shelter to a Sunbeam whose boyfriend has left her high and dry, Melanie begins to feel uncomfortable about being completely dependent on Derwin for financial security. Brittany Daniel, Coby Bell, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Hosea Chanchez also star.


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1x16 Baby B.S. (February 26, 2007)


Kelly is happy when she finds out Jason wants to have another baby. But when Tasha offers her a job at her management firm, Kelly has a quick change of heart. Meanwhile, when R&B singer Drew Sidora starts calling Derwin on a consistent basis he realizes their recent flirtation has gone a step too far. Tia Mowry and Hosea Chanchez also star.


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1x15 Out Of Bounds (February 19, 2007)


When Malik finds out that the love of his life, model/actress Eva Marcelle (guest starring as herself) is getting married, he decides to use up-and-coming singer Drew Sidora (guest starring as herself) to make Eva jealous. Learning that she has been used, Drew turns to Derwin as a shoulder to cry on. Later, Drew asks Derwin to be in her new music video and their on-screen kiss leads to more than he anticipated. Tia Mowry, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell and Brittany Daniel also star.


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1x14 All-Star Blues (February 12, 2007)


When Malik finds out that the love of his life, model/actress Eva Marcelle (guest starring as herself) is getting married, he decides to use up-and-coming singer Drew Sidora (guest starring as herself) to make Eva jealous. Learning that she has been used, Drew turns to Derwin as a shoulder to cry on. Later, Drew asks Derwin to be in her new music video and their on-screen kiss leads to more than he anticipated. Tia Mowry, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell and Brittany Daniel also star.


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1x13 The Iceman Cometh (February 05, 2007)


Although The Sabers lose their game and are eliminated from the playoffs, Derwins performance earns him the attention of a high-profile manager. Melanie is shocked when Derwin considers a proposal that he be traded to a Chicago team. Meanwhile, Malik, taking the game loss really hard, decides to write a rap to vent his feelings, and Kelly and Jason try to hide their feelings about losing the game. Wendy Raquel Robinson also stars.


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1x12 To Baby...Or Not To Baby (January 29, 2007)


Melanie and Derwin discover that Melanie might be pregnant. Melanie realizes she is not ready for parenthood and puts off taking the pregnancy test. Excited about the possibility of a baby, Derwin plans to surprise Melanie with a half-time proposal during the game, but Melanie tries to stop him when she discovers she is not pregnant. Derwin proposes anyway and Melanie accepts, feeling pressured on national television. Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell, Brittany Daniel and Hosea Chanchez also star.


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1x11 It's Hard Being Kelly Pitts (January 22, 2007)


When Kelly attempts to please Jason, take care of her daughter and impress Jason's parents who visit from out of town, she overworks herself and has a breakdown, Meanwhile, Malik starts to worry about winning the playoff game and enlists Derwin as his new practice partner. Tia Mowry and Wendy Raquel Robinson also star.


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1x10 There's No Place Like Home (December 11, 2006)


Melanie goes home to Connecticut to spend Christmas with her parents, while Derwin stays in San Diego, where he anxiously waits to see if the Sabers will make the playoffs. Meanwhile, Malik worries the team will discover he has an obsessive-compulsive disorder.


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1x09 The Trey Wiggs Fallout Episode (November 27, 2006)


When Melanie (Tia Mowry) learns that Derwin (Pooch Hall) is still upset about the bad publicity caused by her continuing friendship with an old football rival, she tries to find various ways to make it up to him. However, when Derwin refuses to acknowledge that there is a problem, Melanie calls her mother and starts packing. Meanwhile Kelly (Brittany Daniel) and Tasha (Wendy Raquel Robinson) persuade Malik (Hosea Chanchez) and Jason (Coby Bell) to talk some sense into Derwin.


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1x08 The Trey Wiggs Episode (November 20, 2006)


When Derwin's image consultant ( guest star Shanti Lowry), tells Derwin her idea to pair him with football player Trey Wiggs (guest star Chaz Lamar Shepherd), his former college teammate, he objects, saying he and Trey were more like rivals than teammates. Meanwhile, Derwin learns that Melanie had lunch with Trey, though she insists that it is strictly platonic. However when a local paper secretly photographs Melanie having a second lunch with Trey, things heat up. Coby Bell and Brittany Daniel also star.


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1x07 Mi Casa Es Su Casa (November 13, 2006)


When Tasha (Wendy Raquel Robinson) returns early from a trip she finds Malik (Hosea Chanchez) throwing a wild party at their house and shuts it down. Fed up with his mom running his personal life, Malik asks her to move out and find her own place. Tia Mowry, Pooch Hall, Coby Bell, Brittany Daniel, Rocky Carroll also star and rapper Too Short guest stars as himself.


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1x06 Rift and Separate (November 06, 2006)


A minor argument escalates into a major locker room rift between Jason and Malik that affects their playing relationship on the field. The locker room tension spills over to Kelly and Tasha, leaving Melanie in the middle and in an awkward position when she insists that they all come to her house for a dinner party. Pooch Hall also stars.


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1x05 Brittany's Super Sweet Sixth (October 30, 2006)


When Kelly's (Brittany Daniel) daughter (Erica Gluck) tells her she wants an extravagant birthday party like the rest of her friends, Kelly approaches Jason (Coby Bell) for money and he refuses. Meanwhile, when Derwin (Pooch Hall) beats Malik (Hosea Chanchez) in a XBOX John Madden game, Malik takes the loss badly and repeatedly comes to Derwin for a re-match to redeem himself. Tia Mowry and Wendy Raquel Robinson also star.


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1x04 How Tasha Got Her Groove Back (October 23, 2006)


Malik tells Tasha that he is having problems with the offensive coordinator, Kenny, so she sets out to settle the problem. At the end, Tasha and Kenny disagree about Malik's career but end up liking each other.


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1x03 Gifted (October 16, 2006)


A gift-giving competition breaks out among the top players after Melanie sends each team member a gift on behalf of Derwin; Melanie makes a new friend in her chemistry lab


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1x02 Away Game (October 01, 2006)


Derwin invites Melanie to his first away game in Miami, but due to her heavy school load, she decides to pass. When Tasha and Kelly find out she is not going, they persuade her to change her mind by telling her away games are a play ground for cheating. Meanwhile, Derwin's teammates are upset that he invited Melanie and tell him he needs to un-invite her, fearing the other wives will use her as a spy.


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1x01 The Rules of the Game (October 08, 2006)


As a favor to Derwin, Melanie attends the first Saber Sunbeam meeting of the season, only to learn that unlike the wives, football players' "girlfriends" are not considered legitimate and are treated as such by the other wives. On the same day, Derwin attends his first rookie seminar where he is given a lecture about gold diggers, STDs and is hazed by the other players. Later that night, Melanie and Derwin attend a party where Melanie, has a conversation with another player and is perceived to be flirting with him. When the player's girlfriend confronts Melanie, she realizes the rules of the game in the pros will take some getting use to.




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