Author: Koliah Bourne

With The Vortex’s Spring Break plans in jeopardy, Spencer takes them to Italy. Kinda. Here’s our All American Season 6 Episode 11 recap. Written by Adrian Dukes, this episode sees Spencer and company at Crenshaw High getting their Shakespeare on. Let’s take a closer look. Spring Break plans aborted This episode opens with Preach, Spencer, Amina and  her new ‘boyfriend’ Bryce at Crenshaw High. Amina is now 15 years old and starring in the 24 hours of Shakespeare event. Spencer loves the idea, but never got to do it when he was at the school. Deion is also a part…

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On the eve of the National Championship game, Spencer, Jordan and Asher take a trip down memory lane. Here’s our 100th episode, All American Season 6 Episode 9 recap. I was so excited for tonight’s episode and so proud of this show for making it to 100 episodes. This show does not get the recognition it deserves, so tonight I want to give some accolades. Best Cast goes to All American, Best Lead Actor goes to All American, Best Drama goes to All American. As a Black person who has grown up on both Young Adult dramas and Black series,…

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Billy’s presence is felt as he leaves letters (and a journal) for his children. Here’s our All American Season 6 Episode 8 recap. Layla begins her healing journey and Spencer, Liv and Jordan get gifts from their favorite person as Taye Diggs returns for a heartfelt new episode of All American. Deion visits Spencer This episode opens with Spencer and Olivia house sitting for mama Grace and just as they are about to settle in, they get a surprise visit from Deion. He’s on his own with nowhere to go. Olivia and Spencer welcome him in with open arms. He…

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Olivia sets Ashely straight and Asher rekindles his dream. Here’s our All American Season 6 Episode 7 recap. It’s New Year’s Eve on All American. Christmas time has come and gone and the gang’s all back to ring in the New Year. Spencer’s growth We open with Spencer and Olivia catching up on their time away and Spencer has clearly read her book and is beaming with pride over his girl’s work. His call is interrupted by a small press conference where Mac is hyping Jordan as the leader of the team. You can see the growth in Spencer because…

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The Vortex head to back to the cabin where relationships and connections are tested. Here’s our All American Season 6 Episode 6 recap. We’re back with another episode of our favorite group of friends on All American. Tonight, we return to the cabin where, of course, nothing can go wrong. Spencer’s assignment We open with Spencer working on an extra credit assignment analyzing relationships. He’s decided that he wants to graduate early and this assignment is going to get him there. Coop is chatting with him about his options. He decides to spend the day at the cabin to finish…

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Tensions continue to rise between Spencer and Jordan, and Olivia’s secret is revealed. Here’s our All American Season 6 Episode 5 recap. We’re back with another episode of All American, as a secret about Liv’s bestie Ashley is revealed and competition between Spencer and Jordan rises as they near the NFL draft. Here’s a look at what went down on the latest episode of All American. Spencer’s spiraling? We start out with Spencer and the boys on the field. He starts off well, but when Coach Mac changes up the play, Spencer leans in to his passion and gets kicked off…

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Tensions continue to rise between Spencer and Jordan, and Liv and Grace. Here’s our All American Season 6 Episode 3 recap. Building on the tensions from the previous episode, Spencer and Jordan’s relationship is being tested. Meanwhile, things don’t appear to be all preachy for Jordan and Layla. Here a look at what went down on the latest episode of All American. Spencer and Jordan’s tension We’re back with more changes on an all new All American. GAU is up 3 and 0 for the season, but something is brewing with Spencer noticing that he’s touching the ball less and…

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Tensions rise between Jordan and Spencer, Liv writes a new book, and Jaymee and Asher adjust to parenthood. Here’s our All American Season 6 Episode 2 recap. Asher and Jaymee adjust to parenthood The gang’s all together again at a Beach house bonfire but when it’s time for Baby AJ to go to bed we see some real conversations coming to light. Olivia is clearly avoiding Jordan, Spencer is trying to push them together and Coop sees an opportunity to support Patience being alone for the night. Plans soon change when AJ’s non stop crying leads Asher to send the…

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After a year and three months away, Olivia reunites with Spencer, who is feeling the pressure as the face of GAU football, and the Vortex. Here’s our All American season 6 episode 1 recap. It’s been a long time but we’re back with the first review of Season 6 Episode 1 of All American. We left off with Olivia headed to London, Spencer confessing his love for her, Jordan and Layla getting engaged and Patience being stabbed. The premiere takes place a year and three months in the future and a lot has changed. GAU’s comeback We find Spencer dominating on…

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Love is in the air for The Vortex and Liv prepares for her trip to London. Here’s our All American season 5 episode 20 recap. The episode opens with Spencer dreaming about his friends speaking to him in British accents, freaking him out. After he wakes up, we then see the James family having breakfast where we meet Nikki, Dillon’s new (and slightly odd) girlfriend. Dillon reminds Spencer that together him and Liv are “fuego” but it’s clear Spencer is having trouble letting Olivia go. He insists she’s just his friend and shares he has some special plans for her…

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The Vortex helps JJ face his demons and Liv gets the opportunity of a lifetime. Here’s our All American season 5 episode 19 recap. The episode opens with Asher and Spencer at the beach house as Asher practices being a plant dad. He questions Spencer’s singleness and his not wanting to hurt someone he cares about. Asher then asks about JJ who they haven’t heard from in weeks. The boys agree to visit him and do a mental health check. Olivia is unsure of her next move Grandma Wendy is visiting and she is loving Spencer and Liv’s photos from…

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Liv gives college life a chance while tensions are rising in the GAU locker room. Here’s our All American season 5 episode 18 recap. Jaymee and Asher’s decision The episode opens with the girls having breakfast at the Bakers waiting for Jaymee who shares the news about her pregnancy. At the same time we see Asher meeting Jordan and Spencer, who already heard the news but play along anyway. Asher meets Jaymee’s sister Kaycee in an awkward meet cute. Kaycee thinks they are too young to have a baby and is very skeptical of Asher. They plan to have dinner…

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