The BEST Episodes of All Rise
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2022
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.
#1 - Yeet
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired May 24, 2021
The murder trials against Alexander Moore and Jack Allen begin, and the pressure mounts when Lola agrees to allow media into the courtroom to support her re-election campaign. Also, Mark and Amy commit to their relationship, even though they’re on opposite sides of the trial, and Luke looks for a way to win Emily back.
#2 - 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.
#3 - Hear My Voice
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired May 10, 2021
Lola finds herself in the judicial hot-seat when she presides over the case of former Sheriff Wayne McCarthy, and struggles because she and Mark can't talk to each other outside the courtroom.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - Caught Up in Circles
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired May 3, 2021
Lola is conflicted when a former judge, Judge Prudence Jenkins, (Charlayne Woodard), whom she idolized, has been accused of bribery and is representing herself in a bench trial. Also, Mark moves forward with the case against McCarthy and he and Corrine Cuthbert (Anne Heche) each get one unchallenged request for a new judge, no questions asked.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - Chasing Waterfalls
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 19, 2021
Mark and Sam think their "Romeo and Juliet"-style murder case of warring families is a slam dunk until their lead witness is proven to be lying under oath to protect the real eyewitness of a relative's murder. Also, Amy is furious with Mark after a secret is revealed and decides they need time apart.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Love's Illusions
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 26, 2021
Lola returns to the Hall of Justice and presides over a case where Amy represents a young woman accused of a swatting incident that resulted in the Dean of a university being shot. Also, Amy and Rachel make up, and Amy brings her divorce papers to her dying husband.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.