The BEST Episodes of All Rise

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 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.

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Yeet

#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.

star 8.06
127 votes
Directors: Pete Chatmon
Writers: Briana Belser, Kimberly A. Harrison
Dancing at Los Angeles

#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.

star 7.96
230 votes
The Joy From Oz

#3 - 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 7.92
263 votes
Hear My Voice

#4 - 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.

star 7.91
130 votes
Writers: Elizabeth Brunner, Felicia Hilario
Bounceback (2)

#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.

star 7.86
164 votes
Writers: Greg Spottiswood
Fool for Liv

#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.

star 7.86
325 votes
Directors: Stacey K. Black
Writers: Conway Preston
A View from the Bus

#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.

star 7.84
355 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Aaron Carter
Caught Up in Circles

#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.

star 7.82
130 votes
Directors: Ramaa Mosley
Writers: Aaron Carter, Michael Slefinger
Pilot

#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.

star 7.80
481 votes
Writers: Greg Spottiswood
Devotees in the Courthouse of Love

#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.

star 7.79
338 votes
Writers: Shernold Edwards
What the Constitution Greens to Me

#11 - 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 7.79
274 votes
Directors: Steve Robin
Writers: Shernold Edwards
Bye Bye Bernie

#12 - 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 7.79
270 votes
Chasing Waterfalls

#13 - 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.

star 7.78
136 votes
Directors: Mo McRae
Writers: Damani Johnson
A Change Is Gonna Come (1)

#14 - 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 7.78
189 votes
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence
Maricela and the Desert

#15 - 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 7.77
295 votes
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 7.77
393 votes
Writers: Gregory Nelson
Sweet Bird of Truth

#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.

star 7.76
355 votes
Writers: Iturri Sosa, Sunil Nayar
Love's Illusions

#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.

star 7.76
135 votes
Directors: Claudia Yarmy
Writers: Briana Belser
My Fair Lockdown

#19 - 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 7.75
265 votes
I Love You, You’re Perfect, I Think

#20 - 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 7.75
247 votes
Uncommon Women and Mothers

#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.

star 7.74
311 votes
Dripsy

#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.

star 7.73
283 votes
What the Bailiff Saw

#23 - 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 7.73
285 votes
In the Fights

#24 - 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 7.72
238 votes
Georgia

#25 - 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 7.70
151 votes
Directors: Scott Ellis
Writers: Elizabeth Brunner