Heartwarming: Empire

  • Unlike Lucious, Cookie is accepting of Jamal's homosexuality. And was quite proud of him for coming out.
  • The entirety of Jamal and Hakeem's close-knit, brotherly relationship.
  • Anyone's interactions with Lola, Jamal's daughter with his ex-wife. They all drop their usual unpleasant demeanor and act very sweet with to her.
    • Heck, even when it was discovered that Jamal wasn't Lola' father, but her older-half brother, he doesn't act bitter or insensitive once. Not even to his ex.
  • Even though Cookie initially reacted badly to knowing Andre has bipolar disorder, she quickly gets over it, comforts her son and tries to learn more about the said disorder.
  • Despite being quite sneaky and manipulative, Rhonda ultimately loves Andre and makes sure he takes his medications.
  • The reason behind Olivia leaving Lola. She was trying to protect her from her abusive ex, Reggie. And she knew that Jamal was a good man and would take care of her.
  • Rhonda revealing she's pregnant to Andre. The two are later seen at an ultrasound.
  • Cookie and Malcolm's trip together.
  • Cookie taking her sister, Carol, to Empire Records.