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The Souzas is an American animated television series created by Ava Zinn, Alexandra Moffitt and Karly Jameson. The series focuses on the life of Deanna Willis (Rachael Passalt), her daughters Lina (Cathryn Swaringen) and Tessanne (Karly Jameson), her wife Brandi (Kassie DePavia), Brandi's kids Alexandra (Olivia Everman), Chereice (Maribel Mort), and Telissa (Rachael Passalt). It originally aired on syndication from August 2006 to May 2011.


The series, which was picked up for an initial order of 22 production episodes (1xx),[1] was picked up by NoSirGifts for a second order of production episodes, consisting of 13 episodes, bringing the total number of ordered episodes to 35. The announcement was made on May 3, 2019, before the series even premiered.[2]


During the course of the series, 94 episodes of The Souzas aired over four seasons.



Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 18 September 19, 2020 (2020-09-19) May 8, 2021 (2021-05-08)
2 19 November 7, 2021 (2021-11-07) May 14, 2022 (2022-05-14)
3 2022 (2022) 2023 (2023)
4 2023 (2023) 2024 (2024)

Season 1 (2020–21)[edit]

Main article: The Souzas (season 1)


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1 1 Pilot

Season Atkins Ava Zinn, Alexandra Moffitt, and Karly Jameson


September 19, 2020 (2020-09-19)
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After inheriting a house that her paternal grandmother left in her will and gaining temporary custody from her parents (Ava and Angie), Deanna Willis and Brandi Souza decide to leave Quillsville with Lina, Tessanne, and Deanna's sextuplet siblings (Ron, Brian, Stuart, Emile, Hillary, and Luanne) and head to New York to pursue her dream of being a minor league scout for a professional basketball organization. While passing through Brandi's hometown of Detropolis, Ohio she bumps into her old flame, Gary Hicks. He invites them to stay at his house for a couple of days, where Gary relays to Deanna and Brandi how he needs a mother figure around for his kids after Gary split up with Brandi. While at Gary's house, Brandi and Deanna are introduced to Alexandra (formerly Alexander), Cherice and Telissa, Gary & Brandi's kids, and the neighbors, including the local redneck and the family of tigers, which include father Benjamin, his wife, and son Theodore.
2 2 The New Saleswoman in Detropolis

Shanna Ryder Donna Doogan


September 26, 2020 (2020-09-26)
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Brandi looks for a job, first trying to be a fisherman and also as a singing saleswoman at the Detropolis Flea Market. Addison helps her get a job at Julia Barr Novelties as assistant manager. Brandi runs into an old high-school friend, Trista Parker who was recently demoted from manager to a delivery driver for Barr as well as being the sister of Cheryl Parker. When they were in school, Trista took the rap when they were busted for drugs. When Brandi excels as a saleswoman, causing business to dry up for Addison, Addison prays for bad things to happen to Brandi. Meanwhile, Alexandra, Chereice and Telissa feel resentment towards Tessanne and Lina for stealing their mother's affections from them and try to make her look bad until they learn the true extent of her feelings towards her own father.
3 3 All Tangled Up in Ally Brooke

Season Atkins Maribel Mort


October 3, 2020 (2020-10-03)
103
Brandi unexpectedly meets Gary's girlfriend, Ally Brooke (voiced by herself), at Chereice's parent-teacher conference. During a weekend visit with Gary and Ally Brooke, Alexandra loses her virginity to her girlfriend. An angry and upset Brandi insists Gary be more attentive when he has the children; Brandi's mother, Tammie, offers Deanna a job, but discovers she has a gambling problem and demands she get help.
4 4 There Won't Be Blood

Maribel Mort Maribel Mort


October 31, 2020 (2020-10-31)
104
At Halloween, Deanna feels Telissa's school is being overly politically correct in banning offensive costumes; Alexandra passes her driving test and pressures as well as bribe Deanna to use her van and allows Brandi to buy Deanna a car. Meanwhile, Brandi and Tammie discuss celebrating the upcoming holidays.
5 5 Transgender Ladies' Night

Alexandra Moffitt Karly Jameson


November 14, 2010 (2010-11-14)
107
Deanna and Brandi get together with the neighbors, but while Brandi is enjoying herself, Deanna is less than thrilled and gives Brandi the cold shoulder. When invited to spend more times with the neighbors, Deanna decided to sneak out and spend more time with her old friends from Quillsville (Connie Rose and Averi Planucchio, respectively moved from Quillsville and Port Melissa to Detropolis) at a gathering. Getting away from Brandi helps spark the relationship. Brandi finds out that she was spending time with her old friends but gets distracted. While on a day out tubing down a river with the kids, Brandi stumbles across Deanna, Connie, and Averi who are shocked to find out Averi and Connie have also moved to Detropolis.
6 6 A Souza Thanksgiving

Steve Baker Phil Allen


November 21, 2020 (2020-11-21)
109
Deanna and Brandi celebrates their first Thanksgiving in Ohio with Brandi's family. Brandi's parents, Tammie Souza and Mark Souza and Deanna's parents, Ava Willis and Angie Willis arrive for Thanksgiving. Brandi's dismal relationship with her mother nearly lands her in a fight with her own mother, until Brandi's Uncle Poppa shows up. he starts making comments on how awesome he is after belching. Tammie gains an infatuation over Uncle Papa and decides to have sex with him after a game of football. However, when Deanna was taking out the garbage, she saw Uncle Papa in the bathroom, with a vagina. Despite that Tammie had sex with Uncle Papa (who secretly is a woman), she did not even know about it.
7 7 The Souza Knightess

Donna Doogan Jacqui Fountaine


January 9, 2021 (2021-01-09)
105
After a stressful day at the school, Deanna comes home and is in no mood for Brandi's shenanigans. At The Bengal Brown Buckeye, the girls (Malaina, Chaztity, Addison) tease Brandi about Deanna running things. When she confronts Deanna, Brandi admits she had to develop a take-charge attitude to survive being a single mom but agrees to lighten up a little for Deanna. At an ATM, a robber attempts to take their money and Brandi's wedding ring. While Brandi struggles with the thief to protect her ring, Deanna tackles the thief and is shot dead. When the thief's gun goes off and Cleveland is shot, Brandi feels horrible and agrees to restrain herself more for Deanna.
8 8 Gone, Gone, Gone

Alexandra Moffitt Rachael Passalt


January 16, 2021 (2021-01-16)
106
When Deanna is diagnosed with high cholesterol, Brandi puts Deanna on a new high-fiber diet, which causes an intestinal backlash. When it begins to affect her work, she goes to see Dr. Bowie who gives her a written note card explaining that she has a medical condition which she soon takes advantage of. Deanna quickly realizes her gas might score him a few brownie points in the Bengal Brown Buckeye's smelly dad contest. Brandi is appalled that Deanna should resort to such disgusting behavior but they are interrupted by a call that brings news of Monique Cruz's death. Deanna's father's old friend Karly Jameson from Quillsville arrives with the body and explains that he was accidentally killed by the bathtub falling out of the damaged house gag – which Brandi had survived numerous times on Queen of the Willis – when Angie tried to decorate her and Ava's bedroom with a colt skeleton Tabby dug up, but unintentionally dropped her hardhat on a lever, causing the crane to lose control and slam the skeleton onto Monique's house. Worried for Lina, they try to break the news gently and find she has already put her (biological) mother's death behind her. Deanna's survivor's guilt over having many times survived the same accident that killed Monique causes Deanna to break down for a while, until she realizes exactly why she was so upset. Deanna then wins the smelly dad competition.
9 9 There's No Substitute

Season Atkins Tracia Matthewson


January 23, 2021 (2021-01-23)
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Louisa steps in as a substitute mom when Deanna and Brandi has to go to Quillsville when Deanna's great-grandfather, Carter, breaks his leg. Louisa makes the lives of Lina, Tesssanne, Maggie, Alexandra, Chereice, and Telissa hell and are annouyed by Louisa's antics.
10 10 Beds and Broads

Tracia Matthewson Tracia Matthewson


January 30, 2021 (2021-01-30)
110
Deanna and Brandi shop for a new mattress. Alexandra begins dating Trista Jones, a rebellious girl who Deanna and Brandi dislike.
11 11 Valentine's Day 2021 in Detropolis

Tracia Matthewson Eboni Hill


February 13, 2021 (2021-02-13)
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Deanna anticipates a special Valentine's Day gift from Brandi; Chereice and Telissa are disappointed as Trista invites Alexandra to a school dance.
12 12 Trista, Trista, Trista

Alexandra Moffitt Jacqui Fountaine


February 20, 2021 (2021-02-20)
112
Deanna discovers that Alexandra and Trista drove her van without permission and that Trista tinkered with the engine. Feeling betrayed, Brandi gives Alexandra the silent treatment and confronts Trista about her true intentions.
13 13 Chereice's Doctorine

Tracia Matthewson Tracia Matthewson


February 27, 2021 (2021-02-27)
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Chereice befriends Monterray McNutt, a recently dumped young man from Quillsville, who quickly follows her all over Detropolis. Deanna and Brandi plan on celebrating their anniversary but before heading out for the night, they get a phone call from Alexandra that Chereice and Monerray got arrested for performing lewd sexual acts at school.
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Hypermarket Sweep

Alexandra Moffitt Karly Jameson


April 10, 2021 (2021-04-10)
April 17, 2021 (2021-04-17)
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In a cross-over with Queen of the Willis, Brandi and her mother, Tammie, appear on Supermarket Sweep. This marks Tammie's second appearance in 30 years as she and her sister Lori previously appeared.
16 16 Brandi's Stash is Grass

Rachael Passalt Rachael Passalt


April 24, 2021 (2021-04-24)
116
Brandi punishes Trista after finding marijuana in her car. Trista, thinking it is Alexandra's, covers for her by saying it is Trista's. Alexandra suspects it must belong to Chereice. Deanna realizes that it is Heather Willis' stash, from Quillsville so Heather makes the trip to Detropolis and indulge.
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Deanna's Angels

Karly Jameson Karly Jameson


May 1, 2021 (2021-05-01)
May 8, 2021 (2021-05-08)
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After Deanna gambles away the college funds of Alexandra, Chereice and Telissa's, Chaztity discovers that Deanna was actually cheated out of her money and recruits Brandi and Addison for a "Deanna's Angels" mission.

Season 2 (2021–22)[edit]

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19 1 Little Woman on Campus

Alexandra Moffitt Rachael Passalt


November 7, 2021 (2021-11-07)
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Coach Brandi gets greedy to win the high school girls baseketball state championship game and turns to cheating when her star player goes out for the season.
20 2 Fat and Wet

Alexandra Moffitt Kendra Ray


November 13, 2021 (2021-11-13)
202
Tessanne and Chaztity, ashamed of their appearance in a swimsuit, feel left out of the fun when the family spends an afternoon in the pool and petition to pass a bill to grant equal rights for those who are overweight. Disgruntled by their defeat in the polls, Tessanne and Chaztity flee to Indianapolis, a city where they feel more free and accepted, and Deanna and Jacob vow to bring them back to where they belong.
21 3 Another Buckeye Thanksgiving

Alexandra Moffitt Donna Doogan


November 20, 2021 (2021-11-20)
203
The Souzas spends Thanksgiving in Quillsville, Indiana.
22 4 Murray Christmas

Season Atkins Nadia Lorenzo


December 11, 2021 (2021-12-11)
204
When Telissa’s teacher forces her to spend the weekend at a retirement home to get to know the senior citizens during the holidays, she meets Murray, who teaches her about German history. In an attempt to rekindle Murray’s holiday spirit, Telissa helps her escape, but when her new friend’s health begins to suffer, Telissa has to bring Murray back to the home. Meanwhile, Brandi trains for a boxing match against her bully of a mother, Tammie Souza, which ends with some bumps and bruises.
23 5 Cola Walk!

Alexandra Moffitt Alexandra Moffitt


January 8, 2022 (2022-01-08)
205
Brandi, frustrated by her wife’s laziness on the weekends, nags Deanna to help her around the house and to do something more with her life. To prove to Brandi she can be as charitable as her, Deanna recruits her buddies from Quillsville (Connie Rose and Allison Kendall) and Detropolis (Jacob Morris, Averi Planuccio, and Benjamin the Tiger) to participate in the First Annual Charity Cola Walk. When Brandi gets injured at the event, Deanna has to take over the housework.
24 6 The Courtship of Telissa's Stepfather

Karly Jameson Karly Jameson


January 22, 2022 (2022-01-22)
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At Brandi's suggestion, Deanna and Telissa start spending more time together; Tessanne becomes jealous of Telissa and Deanna's new relationship.
25 7 How Do You Solve a Problem Like Alexandra and Chereice?

Doona Doogan Donna Doogan


January 29, 2022 (2022-01-29)
207
After Deanna criticizes her parenting skills, Brandi lets Deanna deal with Alexandra and Chereice by herself; Deanna lets Chereice throw a house party.
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A Tall Story and a Short Tale

Karly Jameson Breeanna Sorensen


February 5, 2022 (2022-02-05)
February 12, 2022 (2022-02-12)
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Brandi and Deanna celebrate Valentine's Day with a trip to Cleveland after scoring courtside seats to the all-star basketball game featuring Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings, Lisa Leslie, Sheryl Swoopes, Becky Hammon, Katie Douglas, Candace Parker, and Brittney Griner. Caught up in the excitement, Brandi gets rowdy and talks smack to the players from the sideline throughout the game. The basketball champs, feeling hurt, seek revenge by paying a surprise visit to Detropolis, which is a three hour drive west from Cleveland, and putting Brandi in her place.
28 10 The Lesbian Arielle

Karly Jameson Karly Jameson


February 19, 2022 (2022-02-19)
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When Brandi discovers she and her wife are not actually married, and her best friend Arielle is gay and in a relationship, they all decide to go to Iowa for a double wedding; Tessanne tries to get Telissa to break a nasty habit.
29 11 The Blue, The Gray and The Brown

Donna Doogan Jennifer Riva


February 26, 2022 (2022-02-26)
211
After Brandi fights to save the town’s drive-in movie theater, her efforts to preserve the town’s history is noticed by the Detropolis Preservation Society and she is invited to attend a private dinner party at the home of the great-great-granddaughter of the town’s founding mother (who happens to be Detropolis Mayor Laura Emerson). While at the event, Brandi learns of the town’s legacy and decides to take back her beloved town.
30 12 Tumbled Tammie

Season Atkins Karly Jameson


March 5, 2022 (2022-03-05)
212
After Brandi learns that her parents have been scammed out of their life savings, she plans to bring down the con man who targeted her father.
31 13 To Live and Die in Ohio

Alexandra Moffitt Alexandra Moffitt


April 2, 2022 (2022-04-02)
213
Jacob and Chaztity lose everything because of Brandi.
32 14 Uh, Oh, Lori Souza!

Alexandra Moffitt Alexandra Moffitt


April 9, 2022 (2022-04-09)
214
The third floor addition to Deanna and Brandi's home is complete, but Deanna has conflicting emotions when Brandi's father is offered the opportunity to become a partner in a Columbus travel agency. Meanwhile, Lori is forced to find a new living arrangement when she gets evicted for non-payment of rent.
33 15 Prom-Wrecked

Kendra Ray Kendra Ray


April 16, 2022 (2022-04-16)
215
Brandi and her friends decide to enter the Detropolis 600 decorating contest, but Brandi later ditches them for another team. Meanwhile, Rallo becomes too sick to go to school.
34 16 Back to Tool

Season Atkins Kendra Ray


April 30, 2022 (2022-04-30)
216
When Tessanne bonds with Brandi’s ex-boyfriend, Gary, Deanna becomes jealous that Tessanne thinks Gary is less cooler than Deanna. In order to prove how cool she is to her daughter, Deanna challenges gary to a “Toolympics” competition.
35 17 Your Show

Alexandra Moffitt Story by : Carl Reiner
Teleplay by : Rachael Passalt


May 7, 2022 (2022-05-07)
219
When Telissa and her gal pals Gianne and Vicki perform in the school talent show, their song about fiscal responsibility is not well-received by their classmates. Meanwhile, after Brandi gets her own cable-access television show, the reviews are less than positive so she takes some tips from the most successful daytime talk shows that appeal to women.
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Ocean's Four and A Half

Alexandra Moffitt Alexandra Moffitt


May 14, 2022 (2022-05-14)
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Trista gives birth to her baby, a beautiful girl named Karlianna; however, Alexandra is unable to pay her medical bills. She turns to a loan shark for the money, and ends up in debt. Alexandra, Elaine (Connie's daughter), Theodore, and Witney (Jacob & Chaztity's daughter) ask Tammie Souza for money to pay the debt, but Tammie refuses. In a final act of desperation, Witney suggests that they rob tammie. However, when they reach Tammie's vault Brandi arrives and convinces Alexandra to stop. Trsita talks Tammie into providing the money, telling her she is using it for a paternity lawyer; when Alexandra asks her if she is joking, Trista says nothing (leaving Alexandra, Brandi and Deanna worried).


Season 3 (2022–23)[edit]

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The 9/11 Twister

Season Atkins Season Atkins


September 10, 2022 (2022-09-10)
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When a tornado hits Detropolis, Lina makes a shocking proclamation: She doesn't believe in God.

This episode is part two of a tornado-themed crossover with Queen of the Willis that begins on "Indiana Twister".

40 3 The Women in Me

Tracia Matthewson Tracia Matthewson


September 17, 2022 (2022-09-17)
303
Brandi is labeled "The Manlinest Woman in America" after she wins a dance competition for the chance to attend a pop sensation's concert. Unable to shake off her new reputation, Brandi is determined to understand her roots and where she came from. Everything starts to make sense when she is reunited with her former nanny Andrew (voiced by Tony LaMont), a high class man with a taste for refined culture. But even though Brandi's nanny influenced many of her interests growing up, Brandi finally learns that happiness comes from being comfortable in your own skin.
41 4 The Fat Lady and The Tramp

Karly Jameson Nadia Lorenzo


September 24, 2022 (2022-09-24)
304
When Lina starts dating a very attractive young man named Dirk, Deanna gets green with envy because Lina's one-upped her and suspicious of his motives. When things start to get serious between the two lovers, Deanna suspects that the young man is using Lina to get a green card. But it goes too far. Jacob calls the immigration agency, and in an attempt to keep Dirk in the country, Lina marries Dirk and moves out. Meanwhile, Lina attempts to get used to living on her own.
42 5 Escape From Arsenio Hall High

Donna Doogan Donna Doogan


October 1, 2022 (2022-10-01)
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Chereice gets together with her boyfriend Greg, much to the jealousy of her friends. Chereice's rival, Erin Gold, organizes a campaign to become the student council president of the school. greg devises a plan to run against Erin, much to her frustration. Erin threatens to humiliate her if she makes a successful campaign. A slander post was made by Erin and her friends in an attempt to humiliate Greg, enraging Chereice. Chereice initiates a plot to gain revenge for her boyfriend, which includes infecting one of Erin's stuffed animals with AIDS. Greg is horrified when she tells him about this, and he ends their relationship. Chereice soon realizes Suzie, Tisha and Bree made the slander post and framed Erin and her friends. When their actions are discovered, the whole school chases them down. They stumble upon an empty room, only to find Greg and his friends. Chereice explains to him why she went through with the plan, and Greg reluctantly accepts her apology. Chereice and her friends manage to escape from the school, where Brandi is waiting for them. However, the whole school corners them, and they mercilessly attack them.
43 6 The Talk with Deanna

Rachael Passalt Rachael Passalt


October 8, 2022 (2022-10-08)
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Brandi and Deanna think it is time to talk to Lina and Chereice about birth control, then later catch Alexandra and Trista making out on their couch. Deanna has the same talk with Lina, Alexandra, Chereice, and Telissa that Deanna's father, Ava had in 2009 and Deanna's grandfather, Harry had with Ava in 1984.
44 7 Escape from Columbus

Season Atkins Alexandra Moffitt


October 15, 2022 (2022-10-15)
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Brandi and the gang visit their rival high school in Columbus for the annual football game, but when Trista, the gang's designated driver (who Brandi only brought along because she was the original designated driver and she wanted to drink), destroys the car belonging to Brandi's nemesis Krista Butler, they must find a way to escape their enemy's home turf. Meanwhile, Deanna takes back Tessanne's Halloween hooker costume, but decides to wear it instead, and Tessanne, Alexandra, Chereice, Telissa and Lina play pranks around Stoolbend when they dress up as Brandi and Deanna.
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X Marks The Target

Donna Doogan Donna Doogan


November 5, 2022 (2022-11-05)
November 12, 2022 (2022-11-12)
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Several Veterans from Brandi's squad in Iraq are murdered during the search for emeralds that were brought back to the United States when they returned from their tour of duty.
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Eminent Domain in Detropolis, Ohio

Donna Doogan Traci Davidson


November 19, 2022 (2022-11-19)
December 3, 2022 (2022-12-03)
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(Part 1): Corrupt developers set their sights on Jacob & Chaztity's farm. When she refuses to sell they enlist the services of an arsonist to force them out.
(Part 2): Deanna discovers the motivation behind a crime syndicates attempt to muscle in on Detropolis and the reason they are determined to get Jacob & Chaztity's land.
49 12 Let the Music Play

Donna Doogan Donna Doogan


December 10, 2022 (2022-12-10)
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Singer Crystal Bowersox (voiced by herself) returns to Detropolis for a concert, but not everyone is a fan. An angry woman from Quillsville, Avril Lavigne (voiced by herself) insists that Crystal owes her money. And their dispute soon ends in gang violence.

Guest Stars: Alisan Porter as herself

50 13 Christmas Hell Comes to Detropolis

Alexandra Moffitt Lanise McClannahan


December 17, 2022 (2022-12-17)
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With Brandi's Christmas spirit at an all-time low (thanks to special interest groups from Columbus trying to make the holiday season more politically correct), the Ghost of Christmas Past visits her and tries to show her the true meaning of Christmas by taking her to 1990. However, Brandi is convinced that Christmas can be saved by killing Jodie Foster. In the process, Brandi is knocked out during her quest to find the perfect Christmas tree and arrives in Limbo where she learns her family's lives are threatened, so she goes to desperate measures to return to Earth and receive a second chance at life.
51 14 A Good Friend is Hard to Find

Karly Jameson Kendra Ray


January 7, 2023 (2023-01-07)
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Deanna is upset when she finds out that her best friend Connie Rose came to Detropolis and did not call her to hang out. In an effort to bond with the girls, Deanna takes them on a camping trip hosted by guest star Chrys Peterson. Meanwhile, Telissa competes in a Quiz Bowl.
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The Fatal Image

Story by : C.J. Charles, Jeff Andrus, & Aaron Barzman
Teleplay by : Sophia Blanca


January 14, 2023 (2023-01-14)
January 21, 2023 (2023-01-21)
January 28, 2023 (2023-01-28)
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In a retelling of the 1990 made for TV movie The Fatal Image, Tammie, Brandi and Louisa vacationing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada get caught up in intrigue after being witnesses to a murder. Meanwhile, in a retelling of the 1993 made for TV movie, In the Company of Darkness Deanna, Lina, Tessanne, Maggie, Alexandra, Chereice, and Telissa get some bonding time.

Deanna succeeds in handling a domestic fight particularly well, she's added to a small team of detectives assigned to a case of gruesome child killings in Detropolis. She proves herself to be a worthwhile reinforcement by tracking down the prime suspect, a disturbingly smart young man named Charlie Pulasky. Much to her horror, Deanna goes undercover to infiltrate in Pulasky's life and trying to get as close to him as necessary to make him confess his crimes without even noticing it. A dangerous mission involving a process of growing identification with the killer, something that doesn't leave Deanna unscathed.

56 19 There Goes The Myanmar Neighborhood

Alexandra Moffitt Karly Jameson


February 11, 2023 (2023-02-11)
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After getting herself into several cultural misunderstandings as well as a language barrier with her new and popular Burmese neighbor, Brandi attempts to make amends by demonstrating her knowledge of Burmese culture. But Brandi gets into a bind when she offers to babysit Sidney's daughter and winds up losing her. Meanwhile, Lina sets up her new husband Dirk on a Valentine's Day date but her jealousy gets the best of her.
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Hot on the Trail

Season Atkins Rachael Passalt


February 18, 2023 (2023-02-18)
February 25, 2023 (2023-02-25)
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(Part 1): Detropolis Police are investigating a prostitution ring when Deanna is shot and seriously wounded, and her informant friend is killed. The trail soon leads to a pimp named Big Jack Call, who Hunter suspects ordered the hit on Deanna. While Deanna fights to survive as surgeons prepare to take the bullet out, Brandi confronts Call.

(Part 2): After Brandi leaves Call's mansion, she's arrested by the Toledo police, who are trying to pin a murder charge on Brandi for political reasons. The D.A. decides not to charge Brandi yet, and Brandi soon discovers who the real killer is. It's now a race against time, as Brandi tries to stop the killer from fleeing the country while the Toledo police try to pin the crime on Brandi.

59 22 Papa Drama

Alexandra Moffitt Karly Jameson


March 4, 2023 (2023-03-04)
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Hoping to lift Brandi's spirits on Father's Day since Deanna has a great relatonship with her own father, Deanna and Ava hires an actor to play Brandi's estranged father, Mark Souza (Mark Patrick). But when an unexpected event leads the real Mark Souza (Kathi Jameson) to find Brandi, Ava stages one last effort to reunite Brandi with her father, and the unlikely meeting helps Brandi and Mark forge a new father-daughter bond.
60 23 March Momminess

Karly Jameson Rachael Passalt


March 11, 2023 (2023-03-11)
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Telissa's viewing of American Idol is interrupted when Brandi decides to watch the college basketball tournament with Tammie, but she quickly becomes frustrated when Tammie enjoys spending quality bonding time with Lina, Tessane, and Maggie instead. Once Brandi learns the real reason behind Tammie's cold attitude, she is determined to find a new mother figure and goes head-to-head against her mom and Lina in the two-woman softball tournament. Meanwhile, Telissa purchases a fancy sports car, but her speedy ride with her buddies takes a dangerous drive off-course.
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The Late Nigh Special

Season Atkins Karly Jameson


April 1, 2023 (2023-04-01)
April 8, 2023 (2023-04-08)
March 04 (04-15)
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(Part 1): Big city opioid dealers invade Detropolis. Chaztity witnesses the drive-by shooting of a friend and her offer to help the police identify the shooters leaves Brandi frightened and angry at Deanna.

(Part 2):The police wage war against the big city opioid dealers who have moved into Detropolis. Chaztity identifies the men who murdered her friend.


(Part 3):Detropolis Police investigate a witness' claim that a series of skid row murders are being committed by the male reporter who is covering the story.

64 27 Live and Let Women Anchor

Alexandra Moffitt Story by : Ava Zinn
Teleplay by : Alexandra Moffitt


April 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
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Three years after Quillsville, Indiana mayor Nicole Pence implemented a ban on newsanchormen, causing more people in Fort Wayne/Port Melissa, Lima, Dayton, Cincinnati, to cross state lines to watch news in Toledo/Detropolis; Detropolis mayor Laura Emerson decides to implement a ban on news anchormen on TV (unlike Quillsville, Detropolis allows male-female anchoring at 6:00 and 11:00 PM and/or on weekends). As the ban is implemented, Brandi finds herself legally separated from her local Tv news anchorman, despite her mother being the chief meteorologist at CBS 10, and sets a poor example for Tessanne, Maggie, Alexandra, Chereice, and Telissa when Brandi blantanly disregards the law by crossing state lines and using Lina as a anchorman mule to satisfy her own desires. In stark contrast, Deanna embraces the ban after Tabby and Shushu informed Deanna that they hired a tiger (Benjamin), a dog (Bridget Souza) and a cat (Olivia Souza) to finish the job in Ohio.
65 28 Free For All

Alexandra Moffitt Tracia Matthewson


April 29, 2023 (2023-04-29)
309
After Lina gets bullied by Trista Parker and her gang again, Alexandra gives her a makeover, and her stylish new look gives her the confidence to approach David, a misfit who catches her attention. But when David mistakes Lina for a man, they decide to make a statement and go to the prom as a gay couple. Meanwhile, Deanna's authority as her favorite snack food's ultimate expert is threatened by another fan.
66 29 Deadline Brandi

Season Atkins Tracia Matthewson


May 6, 2023 (2023-05-06)
314
Brandi is not happy with the fact she has been called for jury duty. However, things get pressed when Brandi's boss, Buck Barr, wanting to avoid any problems with a possible disruption, orders Brandi to cough up sales orders. This forces Brandi to stay up all night and leads her to fall asleep in court the next day.
67 30 High Noon in Detropolis (and Quillsville)

Donna Doogan Ava Zinn


May 13, 2023 (2023-05-13)
317
The mother of the Bobby Joe Bones who raped Heather Willis (in the Queen of the Willis four-part episode "The Rape of Heather Willis") comes to Detropolis to exact revenge against Deanna in Detropolis and Ava in Quillsville for killing her son.
68 31 Brandi's Night Out

Karly Jameson Karly Jameson


May 20, 2023 (2023-05-20)
313
Brandi leaves Deanna at home to go out with the girls, but girls' night out goes from wild to reckless when Brandi finds herself in one compromising situation after another. Meanwhile, Telissa, Bridget and Olivia use their charm and looks to attract a frat boy.

Season 4 (2023–24)[edit]

Main article: The Souzas (season 4)
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Eleven and Pregnant

Tracia Matthewson Ava Zinn


August 19, 2023 (2023-08-19)
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In this one hour season premiere, Telissa discovers she is three months pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to Brandi and Deanna. Telissa discovers although it has torn her world apart, her pregnancy could re-unite her shattered family and help her find her true purpose in life. Yet, it reveals a past memory for Deanna, having gone through this with her brother back in Quillsville.
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Detropolis Cold Case: The Story of Uncle Kevin

Ava Zinn Donna Doogan


January 6, 2024 (2024-01-06)
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You're a Grandmother, Brandi Souza

Ava Zinn Ava Zinn


February 10, 2024 (2024-02-10)
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March 16, 2024 (2024-03-16)


References[edit]

  1. "NoSirGifts orders full season of 'Queen of the Willis' spin-off". 
  2. "The Souzas renewed before it begins".