The WORST Episodes of Bull (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 19, 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.

My Corona

#1 - My Corona

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 16, 2020

Bull and the TAC team struggle to adjust to a virtual court system as they weather the New York City shutdown due to the coronavirus.

star 7.14
338 votes
Writers: Paul Attanasio
To Save a Life

#2 - To Save a Life

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 18, 2021

Bull and Chunk represent an emergency room doctor being sued for malpractice after she ignored direct orders to save one near-death patient in favor of helping another who was also critically injured. As voir dire begins, they look to select jurors who can consider the idea that their client made the best decision possible amidst an impossible situation.

star 7.24
21 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Chamblee Smith
The Necklace

#3 - The Necklace

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 20, 2016

Dr. Jason Bull, the brilliant, brash founder of a prolific trial consulting firm, combines psychology, human intuition and high tech data to create winning strategies that steer high-stakes trials in his clients’ favor.

star 7.56
3,105 votes
Directors: Rodrigo Garcia
Writers: Dr. Phil McGraw, Paul Attanasio
Teacher's Pet

#4 - Teacher's Pet

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 17, 2017

An attorney for one of Bull’s former clients, Liberty Davis, asks him to consult on a couple’s civil suit against a teacher who had a sexual relationship with their son. However, his trial strategy suffers a major setback when the teen switches to the teacher’s side.

star 7.56
1,495 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Chris Erric Maddox, Indira Gibson Wilson
Fallen Idols

#5 - Fallen Idols

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 4, 2021

Bull worries he can't convince a jury his religious leader client didn't kill his wife when a major secret the pastor is hiding about the marriage is revealed, damaging his credibility in court

star 7.57
235 votes
Labor Days

#6 - Labor Days

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2019

As Bull prepares for fatherhood, his work at TAC suffers without his top attorney, Benny, who quit in reaction to Bull’s romantic reconnection to his ex-wife and Benny’s sister, Isabella. In addition, the team faces a difficult time in court as they mount a defense for a young bartender on trial for involuntary manslaughter.

star 7.62
664 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Glenn Gordon Caron
EJ

#7 - EJ

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 3, 2017

When Bull assists CEO Ginny Bretton, whose company is accused of killing an employee with its self-driving car, he discovers his client is keeping a major secret that could sabotage a trial win

star 7.64
1,769 votes
Directors: Brad Turner
Writers: David Hoselton, Sam McConnell
When the Rains Came

#8 - When the Rains Came

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired May 6, 2019

Bull helps mount a defense for Taylor’s brother-in-law, Ralph Kelly, a prison guard charged with manslaughter for the drowning deaths of two inmates in the middle of a hurricane. During the trial, Bull aims to convince the jury that his client tried to prevent a “greater harm” when he abandoned his prison command to evacuate his own family.

star 7.65
641 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Chamblee Smith, Sarah H. Haught
Name Game

#9 - Name Game

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 28, 2017

When Bull fronts the money to help thousands of people bring a class action suit against a corrupt bank, he stands to lose his business if he doesn’t win at trial. Also, Benny hurts the case when he’s distracted by his attraction to a client and his anxiety over a secret he’s keeping from Bull,

star 7.66
1,654 votes
Directors: Laura Belsey
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
Unambiguous

#10 - Unambiguous

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 11, 2016

Bull and his team tackle jury bias against their client, a woman on trial for the murder of a star athlete she very publicly accused of assaulting her. Also, the case brings Benny face-to-face with his former flame, Amanda, a fellow attorney he hasn’t seen since their breakup

star 7.66
2,340 votes
Directors: Jan Eliasberg
Writers: Craig E. Shapiro, Liz Kruger
Leave It All Behind

#11 - Leave It All Behind

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 11, 2019

Bull aims to raise reasonable doubt among the jurors in his friend Nathan’s trial when the man is tried for his wife’s murder and the prosecution’s case is based on circumstantial evidence.

star 7.66
659 votes
Directors: Mike Smith
Writers: Sarah H. Haught
Security Fraud

#12 - Security Fraud

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 18, 2019

Bull gets to work alongside his idol, Walter Franklin, a legendary lawyer who asks him to help a family bring suit against the U.S. government for the wrong death of a man killed while in witness protection. As the trial gets underway, Bull’s admiration for Walter is tested when the eminent litigator begins to deviate from Bull’s advice in court.

star 7.66
654 votes
Directors: Jono Oliver
Writers: Marissa Matteo
The Flying Carpet

#13 - The Flying Carpet

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 25, 2019

Bull represents a large insurance company and its clients, married pizzeria owners who are being sued for negligence by a teenager who was injured while climbing their rooftop signage. As the trial gets underway, Bull realizes the case has no clear winners, as the small business owners could lose their livelihood, the plaintiff may never walk again and the insurance company refuses to settle.

star 7.66
523 votes
Directors: Anne Hamilton
Writers:
Her Own Two Feet

#14 - Her Own Two Feet

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 14, 2019

Bull helps a famous social media influencer, Sadie Washington, take her father to court to overturn his legal guardianship over her empire, which he was granted after the young mogul suffered a public mental breakdown. To counteract any jury bias Sadie faces due to the public’s perception of her mental illness, they aim to select jurors who believe in giving people second chances.

star 7.67
625 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Sarah H. Haught
Callisto

#15 - Callisto

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 18, 2016

When Bull and Trial Analysis Corporation (TAC) help a young woman fight a drug patent lawsuit, they’re forced to travel to Callisto, the small Texan town where Bull suffered the only trial loss of his career.

star 7.67
2,171 votes
Directors: Dennis Smith
Writers: Jesse Stern
No Good Deed

#16 - No Good Deed

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 2017

Bull is asked to help a teachers union represent a woman who is being prosecuted by the DA for helping an impoverished student pass an important test, but who may be the scapegoat for a larger cheating scandal.

star 7.67
1,182 votes
Directors: Laura Belsey
Writers: Pamela Wechsler
A Higher Law

#17 - A Higher Law

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2018

Bull agrees to have TAC represent a priest who is charged in a fatal hit-and-run after he’s found behind the wheel of the church van involved in the crash. But the case is complicated when the priest claims that the actual driver confessed to him, but he can’t reveal that person’s identity due to the confidentiality that comes with confession.

star 7.67
675 votes
Directors: Carl Seaton
Writers: Steven Martinez
The Invisible Woman

#18 - The Invisible Woman

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 16, 2020

Bull takes on the trial defense of Dr. Natalie Reznick, an expert on anthrax, who is accused of orchestrating a series of anthrax attacks that terrorize the city. While the facts are against her, Bull sets out to prove the city was in such a rush to get the bacteria off the streets and calm the public's hysteria, they arrested the wrong person.

star 7.67
490 votes
The Woman in 8D

#19 - The Woman in 8D

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 27, 2016

Dr. Bull and his Trial Analysis Corporation (TAC) team must formulate a new defense strategy when they discover the jury has a subconscious gender bias toward their client, a female pilot accused of negligence after one of her flights crashes.

star 7.68
2,583 votes
Writers: David Wilcox, Mark Goffman
Behind the Ivy

#20 - Behind the Ivy

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 20, 2020

Chunk's friend, a counsellor at an elite boarding school, asks Bull to help the parents of an athletic scholarship student bring a wrongful death suit against the school after the teen dies suddenly while training.

star 7.68
537 votes
The Great Divide

#21 - The Great Divide

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 23, 2020

The TAC team experiences a conflict of interest in court when Benny represents the plaintiff and Chunk represents the defendant in the same civil suit, where a mother sues a young artist she deems responsible for her daughter’s death.

star 7.68
311 votes
Prison Break

#22 - Prison Break

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 30, 2020

Bull assists Chunk as he represents a convict from his law school’s legal aid clinic, a woman accused of killing a guard while trying to escape during a prison transport. While the prosecution alleges the woman shot the guard as she tried to flee, Chunk argues that she is being falsely accused by a guard who attempted to sexually assault her during the transport.

star 7.69
306 votes
Directors: Eric Stoltz
Writers: Kathryn Price, Nichole Millard
Free Fall

#23 - Free Fall

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 7, 2017

When a state governor and the co-owner of a skydiving company die during a jump, Bull helps the co-owner’s brother, Max Hyland, and daughter fight a lawsuit filed by the governor’s widow by trying to find who sabotaged the parachute. Also, Bull and his frequent trial collaborator, Liberty Davis, find themselves on opposing sides in court for the first time.

star 7.69
1,664 votes
Directors: Jan Eliasberg
Writers: John A. Norris
The Fall

#24 - The Fall

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 7, 2017

When Bull helps a professional eSports video game player accused of throwing a championship game sue his former team manager for defamation, his trial strategy is to prove his client is a compulsive winner who is psychologically incapable of losing on purpose.

star 7.69
1,654 votes
Writers: David Hoselton, Thomas Wong
Survival Instincts

#25 - Survival Instincts

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 2, 2018

Bull represents Jemma Whitbeck, a teenager arrested for robbing a jewelry store with an older man she disappeared with 18 months ago. To persuade the jury she is not guilty, Bull argues that Jemma was actually a victim of his abuse and manipulation and not his willing accomplice.

star 7.69
1,111 votes
Directors: Dennis Smith
Writers: Pamela Weschler