The BEST Episodes of Defending Jacob

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 27, 2020

Network: Apple TV+

Follow Andy Barber, lawyer, in the aftermath of his 14-year-old son, Jacob, being accused of murder. The allegations have a major impact on Andy’s family, and he must reevaluate what he thinks he knows about his child.

Job

#1 - Job

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 22, 2020

As the trial begins, Jacob’s fate hangs in the balance.

star 8.28
341 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Wishful Thinking

#2 - Wishful Thinking

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 15, 2020

Andy and Klein explore two last-ditch efforts to prove Jacob’s innocence.

star 7.81
372 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Everything Is Cool

#3 - Everything Is Cool

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

When new evidence is discovered, Andy is taken off the case.

star 7.79
475 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Damage Control

#4 - Damage Control

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 1, 2020

Andy takes matters into his own hands. Laurie reexamines the life she knew.

star 7.74
428 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Poker Faces

#5 - Poker Faces

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

Andy admits a family secret to Laurie before it becomes public.

star 7.73
457 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Visitors

#6 - Visitors

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 8, 2020

Andy visits his father, and learns some troubling information from Jacob’s friends Derek and Sarah.

star 7.70
402 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Pilot

#7 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

Assistant District Attorney Andy Barber is assigned as the lead prosecutor in the case of his son's murdered classmate.

star 7.63
553 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback