is a spin-off of the highly successful and sturdy Girlfriends
, which opened its eighth season last October 1. The Game
's own sophomore year also got off to a start on the same day, following its parent program at 9:30pm.
Tonight's third episode revolves around Hosea Chancez's character, Malik, who discovers the rather prophylactic implications of having to live with his mother. Read on for spoilers to tonight's Game
In tonight's The Game
offering entitled “Tasha, Renee and Malik the Cliché,” Malik takes Renee, played by guest star, Kendra Johnson, back to his house supposedly for a romantic interlude. Renee's first visit to Malik's home results in shock and awe when she learns that he still lives with his mother, Tasha, portrayed by Wendy Raquel Robinson
Unfortunately for Malik, Renee refuses to give him some love, saying she can't have sex with him in the same house he shares with his mom. A frustrated Malik seeks advice from Melanie, played by Tia Mowry
. After she gives him her two cents worth on his predicament, Malik goes to his mother, intent on modifying their living arrangements.
Elsewhere, Jason, essayed by Coby Bell
, attempts to get into his new coach's good graces by having the team's bible study at his residence. The irony is that Jason hasn't seen the inside of a church in two decades. Jason's new coach is played by none other than The Six Million Dollar Man
himself, Lee Majors.
Meanwhile, in still more spoilers, here's a peek at what's in store on The Game
next week. Kelly, portrayed by Brittany Daniel
, manages to convince Jason to allow her brother Brandon, to stay with them after his release from rehab. Jason agrees but adamantly states that Brandon must not, in no uncertain terms, fall off the wagon. In a strange twist, Brandon catches Jason using steroids, but vows not to tell Kelly. When Kelly finds a syringe in the trash, she jumps to the conclusion that her brother is back to his old habits and proceeds to evict him from their home.
-Rosario Santiago, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: The CW
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