The BEST Episodes of Bull (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2020

Network: CBS

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.

Death Sentence

#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.

star 8.02
937 votes
Directors: Vince Misiano
Writers: Glenn Gordon Caron, Sarah Kuscerka, Veronica West
Excessive Force

#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.

star 7.99
810 votes
Directors: Russell Fine
Writers: Kathryn Price, Nichole Millard
Jury Duty

#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.

star 7.98
836 votes
Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
Justice for Cable

#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.

star 7.98
815 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Bill Chais
Gag Order

#5 - 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.

star 7.94
985 votes
Writers: Sarah Haught
Rectify

#6 - 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.

star 7.94
560 votes
Directors: Kevin Berlandi
Writers: Kathryn Price, Nichole Millard
The Ground Beneath Their Feet

#7 - 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.

star 7.94
846 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Glenn Gordon Caron
Home for the Holidays

#8 - 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.

star 7.90
1,150 votes
Directors: Mike Smith
Writers: Sarah Kucserka, Veronica West
Dirty Little Secrets

#9 - 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.

star 7.89
1,541 votes
Directors: Dennis Smith
Writers: David Hoselton
The Exception to the Rule

#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.

star 7.89
1,320 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Michael Peterson
How To Dodge A Bullet

#11 - 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.

star 7.88
1,595 votes
Directors: Russell Fine
Writers: John A. Norris
Benevolent Deception

#12 - 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.

star 7.88
1,538 votes
Writers: Mark Goffman
A Girl Without Feelings

#13 - 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.

star 7.88
744 votes
Directors: Mary Lou Belli
Writers: Chamblee Smith
Look Back in Anger

#14 - 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.

star 7.87
426 votes
Safe and Sound

#15 - 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.

star 7.86
441 votes
School for Scandal

#16 - 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.

star 7.86
1,559 votes
Directors: Vincent Misiano
Writers: Glenn Gordon Caron
Make Me

#17 - 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.

star 7.85
1,551 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Mary Leah Sutton
Imminent Danger

#18 - Imminent Danger

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 16, 2019

Bull and the TAC team take a difficult pro bono murder case before the holidays and realize it will take a Christmas miracle to win, as the presiding judge has a grudge against Bull. Marissa pushes for an office Christmas party. Taylor embarks on a new romance.

star 7.85
435 votes
A Redemption

#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.

star 7.85
947 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Hannah Park
But for the Grace

#20 - But for the Grace

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 12, 2018

Bull takes on a pro bono client who was poorly advised by his public defender to plead guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge and is now facing felony manslaughter after the victim dies.

star 7.84
697 votes
Directors: Dennis Smith
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
Bad Medicine

#21 - 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.

star 7.84
981 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Erica Peterson
A Business of Favors

#22 - 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.

star 7.83
1,485 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
Flesh and Blood

#23 - 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.

star 7.83
384 votes
Child of Mine

#24 - Child of Mine

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 3, 2020

Bull and Benny represent a couple being sued by their baby's biological father for custody after a fertility clinic mistakenly used the wrong man's sample. As family court cases are solely decided by a judge, Bull and Benny worry about their best strategy at trial without a jury for TAC to analyze.

star 7.83
414 votes
Fool Me Twice

#25 - Fool Me Twice

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 29, 2018

Bull and the TAC team help one of their own when Marissa’s restaurateur husband, Greg, is charged with involuntary manslaughter after one of his employees dies in a kitchen fire allegedly caused by negligence. During voire dire, Bull and Benny aim to select jurors who will believe the fire was an accident and not a pattern of irresponsible management.

star 7.82
727 votes
Directors: Mike Smith
Writers: Sarah H. Haught