The BEST Episodes of All Rise

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 24, 2021

Network: CBS

The series follows the dedicated, chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of judges, prosecutors, and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks and cops to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal system.

Dancing at Los Angeles

#1 - Dancing at Los Angeles

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 4, 2020

With Los Angeles under a mandatory shelter-in-place order and trials piling up, Judge Benner authorizes Judge Carmichael to preside over a virtual bench trial, a case regarding a dispute between brothers over a car, on the virtually produced.

star 8.00
219 votes
The Joy From Oz

#2 - The Joy From Oz

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 16, 2019

Amid holiday parties, Lola must defend herself before the Commission on Judicial Performance after a complaint is made against her. Also, Judge Lisa Benner enlists Sara, Emily and Luke in staging a “Wizard of Oz”-themed mock trial for the children of Hall of Justice employees, in which Dorothy is on trial for killing the wicked witch.

star 7.96
253 votes
Bounceback (2)

#3 - Bounceback (2)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 4, 2021

It's a new year and Lola's baby is due any day. She learns the jury was going to deliver a "not guilty" verdict in a case in which she pressured defendant Leon Parsons to take a plea deal, forcing her to decide whether to let the plea stand and protect her reputation, or reveal what she knows to Leon. Also, Mark's in the midst of an intense negotiation with DA Louis Bravo regarding how and when to arrest and charge Deputy Sheriff Rashel for attempted murder, when Mark is the victim of a brazen knife attack.

star 7.93
145 votes
Writers: Greg Spottiswood
Fool for Liv

#4 - Fool for Liv

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 28, 2019

Lola contends with a fame-hungry defendant, personal assistant Olivia McLeland, and a circus-like courtroom while presiding over a celebrity’s murder trial that forces her to find peace at Sherri’s home after she’s chased by paparazzi.

star 7.90
312 votes
Directors: Stacey K. Black
Writers: Conway Preston
A View from the Bus

#5 - A View from the Bus

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 14, 2019

When a jury's field trip to a crime scene takes a dramatic turn, Judge Lola Carmichael must determine if the trip she granted helped the defendant or biased the jury. Also, Mark is ready to take down a reputed crime boss, but discovers it's more complicated after he learns that a cop may have tampered with the evidence.

star 7.89
342 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Aaron Carter
A Change Is Gonna Come (1)

#6 - A Change Is Gonna Come (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 16, 2020

Lola and Mark try to rebuild their friendship after Mark witnessed Lola being detained during a protest while defending a teen girl, amid an escalating encounter with police.

star 7.86
173 votes
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence
Bye Bye Bernie

#7 - Bye Bye Bernie

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 3, 2020

When Lola's mother makes a statement about her daughter in a newspaper, Lola must contend with her mother and her colleagues who commend her mother's harsh words about the justice system.

star 7.83
257 votes
My Fair Lockdown

#8 - My Fair Lockdown

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 17, 2020

Lola’s world spins out of control when she presides over the trial of Emily’s client who rejects the rule of law and seizes control of the courtroom.

star 7.82
251 votes
Devotees in the Courthouse of Love

#9 - Devotees in the Courthouse of Love

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 21, 2019

Lola officiates her first nuptials on "Wedding Day," an annual event when couples flock to the Hall of Justice to be married free of charge. Also, Lola and public defender Emily Lopez are torn between civil laws and the laws of a higher power when it seems they must allow Phoebe, a nun with a shady past, to go to prison for a criminal act against the church that she believes is morally right.

star 7.82
325 votes
Writers: Shernold Edwards
Sweet Bird of Truth

#10 - Sweet Bird of Truth

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 2019

Lola immerses herself in the world of online gaming when she presides over her first trial concerning cybercrimes, after two friends go head-to-head over a deleted avatar and all the assets associated with it. Also, Mark discovers life without Lola in the DA’s office is going to be lonelier than he thought, and Luke is set to be honored at the annual Valor Awards for his heroism.

star 7.82
342 votes
Writers: Iturri Sosa, Sunil Nayar
Pilot

#11 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2019

A new courthouse drama that follows the chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as they work with bailiffs, clerks and cops to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal process.

star 7.82
468 votes
Writers: Greg Spottiswood
What the Constitution Greens to Me

#12 - What the Constitution Greens to Me

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 6, 2020

Following her battle with the Commission of Judicial Performance, Lola questions her own brand of creative justice. And when Benner assigns Lola a politically charged eco-terrorism trial that involves a senator's son, once again, Lola realizes she must trust her instincts in order to succeed.

star 7.81
264 votes
Directors: Steve Robin
Writers: Shernold Edwards
Maricela and the Desert

#13 - Maricela and the Desert

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 18, 2019

Lola and Emily find themselves on opposing sides when the key witness in a murder trial is the victim's 11-year-old daughter. Also, when Mark's key witness in a case winds up in a Vegas jail, Luke accompanies Mark on a road trip to the desert to bring the witness back to testify.

star 7.81
284 votes
Bette Davis Eyes

#14 - Bette Davis Eyes

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 8, 2021

Mark is forced to prosecute his childhood icon, Samara Strong, an '80s Hollywood star accused of murdering her husband 30 years ago. It's a showdown between him and celebrity lawyer Adam Pryce, who makes a mockery of the courthouse. To make matters worse, Judge Laski is presiding over cases in 802 while Lola is on maternity leave.

star 7.80
132 votes
Directors: Cheryl Dunye
Writers: Felicia Hilario
Georgia

#15 - Georgia

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 15, 2021

Emily and Mark face off in court in a compelling jewelry store robbery case that puts the entire concept of eyewitnesses on trial. Also, still struggling with financial woes at Audubon & Associates, Amy brings in a potential client who happens to be an old friend of Mark’s father.

star 7.80
110 votes
Directors: Scott Ellis
Writers: Annie Brunner
A Long Day's Journey into ICE

#16 - A Long Day's Journey into ICE

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 30, 2019

When an ICE agent pursues a defendant in Lola’s courtroom, she must fend him off while determining the appropriate sentence for the offender, an undocumented immigrant, whose crime was warning people of a grocery store selling spoiled goods.

star 7.80
382 votes
Writers: Gregory Nelson
Uncommon Women and Mothers

#17 - Uncommon Women and Mothers

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 4, 2019

Mark and Emily go head to head in court for the first time, and things get awkward when Mark must cross-examine Lola's mother, Roxy (L. Scott Caldwell) , when she's called as a character witness in the case for a homeless youth charged with felony vandalism.

star 7.79
297 votes
I Love You, You’re Perfect, I Think

#18 - I Love You, You’re Perfect, I Think

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 9, 2020

When Lola learns Judge Benner’s whistleblower secret as part of her background research for her Attorney General campaign, she faces an excruciating dilemma. Lola has an obligation to expose the ethical breach, but knows that doing so could end her mentor’s career. Also, Emily is avoiding the implications of Luke’s “I love you” as she represents a client with mental health issues.

star 7.78
234 votes
Dripsy

#19 - Dripsy

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 9, 2019

Lola exercises a rarely used judicial power when she fires a lawyer for failing to provide a robust defense for his client. Also, Mark’s dad, Vic, is arrested for murder.

star 7.78
271 votes
Keep Ya Head Up (2)

#20 - Keep Ya Head Up (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 23, 2020

Lola may be asked to recuse herself from a case after the video of her detainment is leaked. Also, Mark continues to seek the hate crime enhancement in Jesse’s trial, even after being met with resistance, and the case is further complicated when Jesse is suspected of having a medical condition.

star 7.77
180 votes
Directors: Erica Watson
Writers: Kimberly A. Harrison
What the Bailiff Saw

#21 - What the Bailiff Saw

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 20, 2020

Lola travels to Washington to help her husband land an important job at the FBI; Mark and Amy Quinn's relationship heats up as Amy tries to put together a winning defense for Vic Callan's murder case.

star 7.77
272 votes
In the Fights

#22 - In the Fights

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 6, 2020

Emily's season-long composure and compartmentalization nosedives when she defends a young man charged with felony domestic violence. Also, Lola struggles with supporting Robin's distant job offer, and causes a rift with Mark when she reprimands his girlfriend, Amy, for grandstanding in the courtroom.

star 7.77
224 votes
Merrily We Ride Along

#23 - Merrily We Ride Along

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 13, 2020

After a near breakdown, Emily arrives at a sobering conclusion, and Lola suggests she find professional help in order to get healthy. Also, Mark finds himself in an uncomfortable position after he agrees to do a police ride-along, and Lola is faced with her own crisis after learning that Robin didn't get the job in Los Angeles.

star 7.75
209 votes
Bad Beat

#24 - Bad Beat

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 7, 2020

When Lola's husband, Robin (Todd Williams), shows up in her courtroom in his official FBI capacity, Benner insists that Lola recuse herself. Also, Mark Callan, in possession of a dossier of explosive evidence in an officer-involved shooting, enlists Sam to help him figure out what to do with it.

star 7.71
168 votes
Directors: Paul McCrane
Writers: Greg Spottiswood, Gregory Nelson
Prelude to a Fish

#25 - Prelude to a Fish

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 10, 2020

As Benner prepares to run for attorney general, she seeks Lola's help to search for anything that could compromise her campaign; Emily's client is hesitant to file a police report against her abusive boyfriend.

star 7.71
260 votes