The BEST Episodes of Bull (2016)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021
Dr. Jason Bull is the charming and cocky founder of successful trial consulting firm Trial Analysis Corporation, where he and his team of experts employ psychology, human intuition and high-tech data to understand jurors, lawyers, witnesses and defendants, and construct effective narratives to help their clients win.
#1 - Death Sentence
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 8, 2018
Bull’s team is rocked when their client, Elliott Miles, is found guilty of murder, and they must regroup as the trial enters the penalty phase in order to prevent him from being sentenced to death. But when new evidence emerges that could prove Elliott’s innocence, Bull must find a way to present it in court without being found in contempt. Also, Marissa faces hard truths about her relationship with Bull.
#2 - Excessive Force
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 8, 2018
Bull and the TAC team are at the center of a federal civil suit dividing the city when they consult for the NYPD on the defense of a police officer accused of excessive force in the shooting of an unarmed man. As they aim to select jurors who will focus on the shooting’s circumstances, the social politics surrounding the case create tension within their own ranks.
#3 - Jury Duty
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2018
Bull finds himself on the opposite side of voir dire, when he serves jury duty while simultaneously mounting a defense for a woman on trial for killing her daughter’s murderer.
#4 - Justice for Cable
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 15, 2018
Business becomes personal for Bull when TAC assists with a civil suit against the bank that funded the terrorists responsible for Cable’s death. Also, Marissa enlists her former homeland security co-worker and international banking cyber-investigator, Taylor Rentzel, to help with the suit.
#5 - The Sovereign
Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 13, 2020
Bull mounts the defense of an idealistic state judge who's on trial for obstruction of justice after she helped a trial witness evade federal arrest in her courtroom.
#6 - The Ground Beneath Their Feet
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2018
Bull returns to work following his heart attack with a new rich client for the firm to represent: an insurance company being sued by a dying mother for denying coverage of her liver transplant.
#7 - Gag Order
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 13, 2018
Bull agrees to help Chunk’s daughter, Anna, when her journalism professor, Chloe, is sued by a dating app developer for trying to steal data for an exposé she’s writing about sexual assault cover-ups. But the stakes are raised when the company alleges that she actually stole proprietary information and intended to sell it to a competitor.
#8 - Rectify
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 2019
Benny’s previous career with the District Attorney’s office comes into focus when Chunk, working with his law professor’s legal clinic, aims to get a new trial for Eddie Mitchell, a man he believes was wrongfully convicted of triple homicide by a prosecution team that included Benny.
#9 - Home for the Holidays
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 12, 2017
As Christmas approaches, Bull is amused when he meets a 9-year-old girl who wants to hire him to help her divorce her parents, but he’s shocked when a judge appoints him her temporary guardian. Also, Marissa discovers disturbing information about her boyfriend, Kyle.
#10 - The Exception to the Rule
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 2017
Bull travels to a small town on a personal mission to help his high school sweetheart, Allison, sue a local factory that she believes is making residents ill by contaminating the water.
#11 - Dirty Little Secrets
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 16, 2017
Bull works with J.P. Nunnelly on the first of three cases to repay her for defending his brother, Benny, at trial. However, they clash over their client, a computer cloud company that is battling the F.B.I. to retain privacy over their client files that could help identify the source of a recent eco-terrorist attack.
#12 - How To Dodge A Bullet
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 9, 2017
Bull makes a deal with top criminal attorney J.P. Nunnelly to defend Benny when he goes to trial for misconduct in a case related to his former career with the District Attorney’s office.
#13 - Benevolent Deception
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired May 23, 2017
Bull and the Trial Analysis, Corp. team travel to Miami with J.P. Nunnelly to work on a controversial drug trafficking case in which both the clients’ and the jurors’ lives are in danger.
#14 - Wrecked
Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired May 4, 2020
Bull and the TAC team help Taylor bring a civil suit against the woman who killed Taylor's friend in a hit-and-run when the driver evades criminal charges by claiming diplomatic immunity.
#15 - School for Scandal
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2017
When Bull joins the district attorney in a case against Kara Clayton, who claims she killed her billionaire husband in self-defense, tensions run high when he learns that his on-again, off-again romantic interest, Diana Lindsay, is defending the widow. Also, Chunk makes a decision about his future.
#16 - Look Back in Anger
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 6, 2020
Bull looks to select jurors who can empathize with an individual's need for personal privacy when he helps Marissa's friend sue a notable philanthropic businessman for abusing him as a child.
#17 - Off the Rails
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 6, 2020
Bull defends a train engineer who, due to a brain injury he sustained in the collision has no memory of a fatal crash he allegedly caused.
#18 - A Girl Without Feelings
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 5, 2018
Bull confronts his guilt over closing his psychiatric practice to start TAC when his former patient, a young woman who is a clinical sociopath, goes on trial for killing her brother. When Bull and Benny’s client has no memory of the crime due to her mental condition, they enter a "Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity" plea and aim to seat jurors that are sympathetic to mental illness.
#19 - A Redemption
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 3, 2018
Bull helps Jim Grayson, a respectable family man who was arrested for changing his identity after being the unwitting getaway driver in a fatal robbery years ago. Bull hopes they can convince the jury that Jim has redeemed himself for his past misdeeds by living an upstanding life for years.
#20 - Make Me
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 2, 2017
Bull aims to prove temporary insanity at a murder trial for his client, Troy Dickerson, a young man he believes was brainwashed by a cult-like spiritual learning center to kill his father. Also, Danny and Chunk go undercover at the learning center to find the perpetrator responsible for their client’s reprogramming.
#21 - Flesh and Blood
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 17, 2020
Bull assists in the murder trial defense of an old friend, an in-debt professional gambler accused of killing her wealthy father to gain her inheritance. Knowing their client had a complicated relationship with her father, Bull and Benny enter into voir dire looking for jurors who sympathize with dysfunctional family relationships.
#22 - Safe and Sound
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 18, 2019
Bull mounts the defense of an old college friend who is charged with negligent homicide after his youngest child kills his eldest with his handgun.
#23 - A Business of Favors
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
The DA's office asks Bull to assist them in their prosecution of a fraternity when a pledge accidentally drowns during a hazing incident, but his efforts may be derailed when the students close ranks to stonewall him.
#24 - Bad Medicine
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 27, 2018
Bull helps a doctor who crossed state lines to purchase a marijuana-derived oil to treat her patients in Virginia, where the oil is illegal. But the case is complicated when Assistant U.S. Attorney Sylvia Banner has the DEA arrest her for possession with intent to distribute.
#25 - Quid Pro Quo
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 10, 2020
Bull is hired by a doctor who’s accused by the Manhattan U.S. attorney of bribing his way into college, just as Bull’s ex-wife is due to give birth. As Bull waits for her to go into labour, he contends with the trial’s national news, due to its connection to a high-profile college admissions conspiracy case.