The BEST Episodes of Bull (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2021

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.

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Death Sentence (2)

#1 - Death Sentence (2)

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
998 votes
Directors: Vince Misiano
Writers: Glenn Gordon Caron, Sarah Kucserka, Veronica West
Justice for Cable

#2 - 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
884 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Bill Chais
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 7.97
905 votes
Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
Excessive Force

#4 - 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 7.97
876 votes
Writers: Kathryn Price, Nichole Millard
The Sovereign

#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.

star 7.95
501 votes
Gag Order

#6 - 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
1,047 votes
Writers: Sarah Haught
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 7.93
917 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Glenn Gordon Caron

#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.

star 7.91
662 votes
Directors: Kevin Berlandi
Writers: Kathryn Price, Nichole Millard
Confidence Man

#9 - Confidence Man

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 2, 2021

Bull’s legal troubles go from professional to personal when new evidence in his bribery trial implicates his wife, Izzy. The TAC team’s efforts to assist Bull in court are thwarted by his attorney, who fears they will cross a legal line to help their boss.

star 7.90
242 votes
Home for the Holidays

#10 - 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
1,215 votes
Directors: Mike Smith
Writers: Sarah Kucserka, Veronica West
The Exception to the Rule

#11 - 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 7.88
1,381 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Michael Peterson
Dirty Little Secrets

#12 - 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 7.88
1,596 votes
Directors: Dennis Smith
Writers: David Hoselton
How To Dodge A Bullet

#13 - 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
1,653 votes
Writers: John A. Norris
Benevolent Deception

#14 - 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 7.87
1,594 votes
Writers: Mark Goffman
School for Scandal

#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.

star 7.87
1,622 votes
Directors: Vincent Misiano
Writers: Glenn Gordon Caron
A Girl Without Feelings

#16 - 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 7.87
809 votes
Directors: Mary Lou Belli
Writers: Chamblee Smith

#17 - 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.

star 7.85
517 votes
A Friend in Need

#18 - A Friend in Need

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired May 17, 2021

Izzy puts the brakes on her wedding to Bull after he jeopardizes Benny's election campaign by handling the defense in the corruption trial of the former District Attorney that Benny hopes to replace.

star 7.85
337 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
1,004 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Hannah Park
Off the Rails

#20 - 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.

star 7.84
517 votes
Make Me

#21 - 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 7.84
1,613 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Mary Leah Sutton
Bad Medicine

#22 - 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 7.83
1,042 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Erica Peterson
A Business of Favors

#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.

star 7.82
1,551 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
But for the Grace

#24 - 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 7.82
751 votes
Directors: Dennis Smith
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
Look Back in Anger

#25 - 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 7.82
567 votes