Superior Donuts (Season 2)
2.01 – What the Truck?
(October 30, 2017
Directed by Phill Lewis | Written by Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan, Bob Daily
Arthur’s business is threatened by an ambitious young entrepreneur that parks her food truck in front of the doughnut shop; Franco grows frustrated trying to following his dream of going to college.
2.02 – Is There a Problem, Officer?
(November 6, 2017
Directed by Michael McDonald | Written by Peter Murrieta
Franco questions Randy’s capabilities as a police officer after Randy gets aggressive during a traffic stop; Arthur follows Randy to prove she is a good cop.
2.03 – Brotégé
(November 13, 2017
Directed by Scott Ellis | Written by Chuck Tatham
Franco signs up to be a Big Brother but he is disappointed when it turns out the kid bonds more with Arthur.
2.04 – Thanks for Nothing
(November 20, 2017
Directed by Gerry Cohen | Written by Emily Wilson
Franco decides to host an orphan’s Thanksgiving at the doughnut shop.
2.05 – Flour Power
(November 27, 2017
Directed by Scott Ellis | Written by Betsy Thomas
Franco fires Arthur’s longtime flour supplier for making offensive comments, but struggles to find a more principled replacement; Randy reluctantly agrees to let Tush crash at her place.
2.06 – Error of Admission
(December 4, 2017
Directed by Robbie Countryman | Written by Robb Chavis
Franco considers giving up admission to his dream school after he learns Arthur included his ethnicity on the application despite Franco’s desire to be accepted solely on the merits of his art.
2.07 – Homeless for the Holidays
(December 11, 2017
Directed by Mark Cendrowski | Written by Cindy Appel
Franco convinces Arthur and the rest of the gang to help a homeless man who becomes ill at the doughnut shop. Tush and Sweatpants compete to be the more popular Santa.
2.08 – Electile Dysfunction
(December 18, 2017
Directed by Phill Lewis | Written by Hugh Moore
Franco tries to help Arthur after he decides to run against Fawz in a local election. Tush and Randy realise they crossed paths long before the doughnut shop.
2.09 – Sofia’s Choice
(January 15, 2018
Directed by Mark Cendrowski | Written by Howard Jordan Jr.
An admission from Franco and Sofia on the eve of her first big catering gig shocks Arthur and the gang; Randy and Tush take temp jobs as security guards.
2.10 – Labor Pains
(January 22, 2018
Directed by Phill Lewis | Written by Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan
Sweatpants is given the choice of finding a job to help pay the rent or finding a new place to live; Tush and Fawz go to great lengths to help Randy build a social media presence that will inspire envy in her ex.
2.11 – Grades of Wrath
(January 29, 2018
Directed by Phill Lewis | Written by Jacque Edmonds Cofer
Convinced his first art-school assignment is a masterpiece, Franco is shocked by a below-average grade; Arthur is determined to find the customer who gave his shop’s coffee a negative online review.
2.12 – Always Bet on Black
(February 5, 2018
Directed by Victor Gonzalez | Written by Jermaine Fowler
Frustrated by Fawz’s willingness to exploit Black History Month, Franco invites a former Negro League baseball player to the shop to share his story; Randy decides to investigate a mysterious woman Tush meets through an online dating site.
2.13 – Father, Son and Holy Goats
(February 26, 2018
Directed by Rebecca Baughman | Written by Dan St. Germain
Arthur hires Fawz’s son at the shop; Franco encourages the aspiring DJ to skip college and follow his dream; Sofia must contend with unruly goats and other unexpected challenges while organizing the Uptown Winter Carnival.
2.14 – High Class Problems
(March 5, 2018
Directed by Betsy Thomas | Written by Mark Melara, Anton Schettini
When Franco discovers that his new girlfriend is rich, he questions her true reasons for dating him; Arthur significantly raises the price of his donuts to help pay for a new boat motor and winds up attracting the hipster crowd he once rejected.
2.15 – The Chicago Way
(March 19, 2018
Directed by Victor Gonzalez | Written by Betsy Thomas
Randy is asked by her former supervisor to talk to a female rookie who filed a sexual harassment complaint against him; Arthur’s usual arrangement with a health inspector to ignore violations in the shop goes awry when a new inspector shows up.
2.16 – Friends Without Benefits
(March 26, 2018
Directed by Betsy Thomas | Written by Chuck Tatham
Franco’s girlfriend begins to wonder if he still has feelings for Sofia when he turns to her for advice; Fawz dons a disguise and goes under cover to catch the culprit who’s been stealing from one of his restaurants.
2.17 – Balls and Streaks
(April 9, 2018
Directed by Eric Dean Seaton | Written by Emily Wilson
Arthur, a Cubs superfan, is determined to break the consecutive attendance record for opening day games but finds himself without a ticket and is left scrambling to find a way into Wrigley Field.
2.18 – Pedal to the Meddle
(April 16, 2018
Directed by Phill Lewis | Written by Robb Chavis
Arthur’s offer to teach Franco to drive hits a speed bump when a cop catches Arthur with an expired licence. Tush prepares to attend his friend Harry’s wedding.
2.19 – The ICEMen Cometh
(April 30, 2018
Directed by Linda Mendoza | Written by Peter Murrieta
With U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents conducting raids in Uptown, Sofia turns to Franco for help hiding her undocumented brother, who faces deportation to Colombia; Tush decides it’s time to give up his daily sugar rush.
2.20 – Broken Art
(May 7, 2018
Directed by Phill Lewis | Written by Hugh Moore, Dan St. Germain
Franco decides to apply for a prestigious art fellowship, but he must compete against his girlfriend to win the trip to Italy to study for a semester; Randy gets more than she bargains for when she hires Tush as her personal assistant.
2.21 – Donut Day Afternoon
(May 14, 2018
Directed by Mark Cendrowski | Written by Bob Daily
An armed robbery at the donut shop prompts Arthur, Franco and Sofia to make life-changing decisions.