The Worst Episodes of On My Block: Cringe-worthy moments you can’t unsee

If you’re a fan of coming-of-age comedies, then you’ve probably heard of On My Block. This Netflix original series follows a group of teenagers navigating the tricky waters of adolescence in Los Angeles. While the show has received critical acclaim for its humor and authentic portrayal of urban youth culture, not every episode hits the mark. As a die-hard fan of the series, I’ve compiled a list of the worst episodes of On My Block. So, grab some popcorn and get ready to cringe as we take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the show’s most cringe-worthy moments.
Chapter Twenty-Nine

Chapter Twenty-Nine

Season 4 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2021-10-04

When Jamal muscles in on Ruby’s dream of being senior class president, Jasmine goes on the offensive. Oscar warns Cesar of the dangers that lie ahead.

Chapter Thirty

Chapter Thirty

Season 4 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2021-10-04

Jamal reconnects with an old friend after the class election turns ugly. Ruby feels smothered by Jasmine’s attentions, and Cesar sends Oscar a message.

Chapter Thirty-One

Chapter Thirty-One

Season 4 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2021-10-04

Back in Freeridge for the holidays, Monse receives a rude reminder about why she left. Ruby and Jasmine turn to their friends for relationship advice.

Chapter Thirty-Two

Chapter Thirty-Two

Season 4 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2021-10-04

A long-buried secret lands the four friends in hot water. After confronting Monse over a butt dial, Jamal makes an unexpected connection.

Chapter Thirty-Three

Chapter Thirty-Three

Season 4 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2021-10-04

Ruby obsesses over Jasmine’s mystery man, Cesar deals with dissension in the ranks, and the arrival of sinister-looking letters worries everyone.

Chapter Thirty-Four

Chapter Thirty-Four

Season 4 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2021-10-04

With emotions running high, Ruby, Jamal and Monse come clean as Cesar contemplates revenge. Jasmine, meanwhile, prioritizes self-care.

Chapter Thirty-Five

Chapter Thirty-Five

Season 4 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2021-10-04

Monse, Jamal and Ruby help Cesar with a grim task during an emotional day that sees relationships change, secrets divulged and decisions made.

Chapter Thirty-Six

Chapter Thirty-Six

Season 4 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2021-10-04

After a wild night, Jamal wakes with a fuzzy memory, Monse jumps to the wrong conclusion about Cesar, and Ruby decides to get something off his chest.

Chapter Thirty-Seven

Chapter Thirty-Seven

Season 4 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2021-10-04

With the prom fast approaching, Jamal searches for the perfect theme and Ruby stresses over finding the perfect date. Abuelita fesses up.

Chapter Three

Chapter Three

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2018-03-16

As Cesar sinks deeper into Oscar’s unsafe world, the group deals with the emotional turmoil of attending their first high school dance.

Chapter Eight

Chapter Eight

Season 1 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2018-03-16

Cesar spends quality time with Oscar, Monse finagles a baby-sitting job, Jamal edges closer to the truth, and Olivia experiences a fashion crisis.

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Fifteen

Season 2 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2019-03-29

An attempt to raise Ruby’s spirits works a little too well. Cesar gets advice about Monse. Jamal urges Ruby’s grandmother to seek medical care.

Chapter Six

Chapter Six

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2018-03-16

As secrets get revealed, the core friend group begins to fracture. Amid the upheaval, Jamal’s lies about football finally catch up with him.

Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven

Season 1 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2018-03-16

Ruby becomes obsessed with planning the perfect quinceañera for Olivia, while Jamal finds an oddball ally in his quest to solve the RollerWorld riddle.

Chapter Twenty-Seven

Chapter Twenty-Seven

Season 3 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2020-03-11

Chapter One

Chapter One

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2018-03-16

As the first day of high school approaches, Monse returns from writing camp to find that Ruby and Jamal are on the outs with Cesar.

Chapter Two

Chapter Two

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2018-03-16

An attempted intervention on Cesar’s behalf doesn’t go quite as planned. Meanwhile, Ruby experiences love at first sight with a friend of the family.

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Sixteen

Season 2 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2019-03-29

Unsure about accepting Julia’s offer, Monse invites Ruby and Jamal over to help her figure things out, but their visit doesn’t quite go as planned.

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Eleven

Season 2 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2019-03-29

On New Year’s Eve, Monse makes a promise that leaves Cesar at loose ends, Jamal keeps an eye on the money, and Ruby’s brother returns with a surprise.

Chapter Ten

Chapter Ten

Season 1 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2018-03-16

Partners switch on more than the dance floor at Olivia’s quinceañera, but an act of mercy could cost the friends everything they hold dear.