OUR KIND OF PEOPLE Season 1 Episode 4 Photos Crabs In A Gold Plated Barrel – Angela meets with Nikki’s father, Nate, as she deals with the tabloids chasing her after her paternity secret is revealed. Meanwhile, Angela’s best friend, Tommy “Tizzie” Jones, arrives in Oak Bluffs to help her with the grand opening of the Eve’s Crown flagship store. Then, Teddy confides in Leah, Nikki and Taylor get closer and Raymond meets with a face from the past to help get his company back from Teddy in the all-new “Crabs in a Gold Plated Barrel” episode of OUR KIND OF PEOPLE airing Tuesday, Oct. 12 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (OKP-104) (TV-14 D, L, V) s01e04 1×04 1.04 s1e4
Inspired by Lawrence Otis Graham’s provocative, critically acclaimed book, “Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class,” the series takes place in the aspirational world of Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard, a historical stronghold where the rich and powerful Black elite have come to play for more than 50 years. From writer and executive producer Karin Gist (“Star,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) and executive producer Lee Daniels (“Empire,” “The United States Vs. Billie Holiday”), OUR KIND OF PEOPLE follows a strong-willed, single mom as she sets out to reclaim her family’s name and make an impact with her revolutionary haircare line that highlights the innate, natural beauty of Black women.
But she soon discovers a dark secret about her own mother’s past that will turn her world upside-down and shake up this community forever. The show is a soapy, thrilling exploration of race and class in America and an unapologetic celebration of Black resilience and achievement. The series stars Yaya DaCosta (“Chicago Med,” “Whitney”), Morris Chestnut (THE RESIDENT), Joe Morton (“Scandal”), Nadine Ellis (“Let’s Stay Together”), Lance Gross (“Hawaii 5-0”), Rhyon Nicole Brown (“Empire”), Kyle Bary (“Ginny & Georgia”) and newcomer Alana Bright.
OUR KIND OF PEOPLE is produced by 20th Television and FOX Entertainment. The project is written and executive-produced by Karin Gist. Lee Daniels and Marc Velez (Lee Daniels Entertainment); Gist and Claire Brown (The Gist Of It Productions); Ben Silverman and Rodney Ferrell (Propagate); Pam Williams; and Montrel McKay serve as executive producers. Tasha Smith (9-1-1, “Big Sky,” “P-Valley”) directs the series premiere.