The third season of the animated television series, The Boondocks originally aired in the United States on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. Season three started on May 2, 2010 with "It's a Black President, Huey Freeman" and ended with "It's Goin Down" on August 15, 2010 with a total of fifteen episodes.
All fifteen episodes from season three were released completely uncensored on a three-disc DVD set in the United States on November 9, 2010. In addition all episodes from season three are available on iTunes.
The Freemans are filmed for a German documentary about the 2008 election of Barack Obama in the Season 3 premiere.
When his new album tanks, Thugnificent is faced with the horror of getting a real job.
Kickball legend Huey Freeman returns after a self-imposed exile from the game.
Uncle Ruckus has long idolized Jimmy Rebel, a popular racist country singer based on the infamous Johnny Reb, a.k.a. Pee Wee Trahan. So much did Jimmy Rebel's music influence him that he eventually sends off recordings of his own racist tunes to the man, and is faced with a dilemma when Jimmy shows up on his doorstep. Uncle Ruckus' legendary status as a black-hating racist thus runs up against the slight problem of his negritude.
The Freemans are in trouble when Stinkmeaner's gang decide to come after them in retaliation for his death
If it’s fun to do bad things, then Riley is having the best time ever with juvenile felon Lamilton Taeshawn. But when Lamilton wants to prove he has the “juice,” the good times come to a shocking end. Will Riley “know the ledge”? Will anyone get these movie references?
Granddad is cast as the leading man by mega-superstar of stage and screen, Winston Jerome. But when the theater group turns out to be a homoerotic evangelical cult, it's up to Huey and Riley to put a pause to it.
Having conquered his fear of prison rape, Tom volunteers to lead Huey, Riley, and some classmates on a trip to jail as part of a Scared Stiff program. But when a riot breaks out, Tom has to get the kids, and his delicate backside, out of jail in one piece.
There's a new handyman in the neighborhood undercutting Uncle Ruckus... which is all good for Granddad and his garden until the man claims to be his long lost son, Lando. Will Granddad take responsibility and be a father to his child? Not without a talk show paternity test.
After a checkup, a doctor warns Granddad that he could die any day if he doesn't get his stress levels down. Not wanting to become dependent on pills, he decides to take Thugnificent's suggestion and turns to marijuana.
When a chicken franchise run out of its newest recipe introduction, things go from bad to worse when a viral outbreak is linked to the same chicken. Thankfully, Huey has prepared a survival outline in just such an emergency, but it's all threatened when no one can seem to stick to the simple plan.
On a final visit to Woodcrest, Ruckus's terminally ill Nana wants to die in Robert Freeman's house.
A terror attack near Woodcrest is imminent, and domestic terrorist Huey Freeman is the main suspect. With super-agent Jack Flowers on his tail and Ed and Rummy on the loose, can anyone save the day? Written by Aaron McGruder.