S1:E6 Penetrate a Fraud

Original Air Date: Feb 18, 2018

Brandon's actions jeopardize his relationship with Jerrika. Ronnie uncovers secrets about his surrogate son's past and gives a crucial piece of information to the police. Meanwhile, Emmett's shoe hustle goes awry.


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"'Penetrate A Fraud' is The Chi’s funniest episode, but Ronnie, Quentin and Brandon provide plenty of conflict."

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