The BEST Episodes of Defending Jacob
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022
Network: Apple TV+
The series follows Massachusetts lawyer Andy Barber 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.
#1 - Job
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 22, 2020
As the trial begins, Jacob’s fate hangs in the balance.
#2 - After
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 29, 2020
The trial comes to an end, but with unexpected consequences.
#3 - Wishful Thinking
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 15, 2020
Andy and Klein explore two last-ditch efforts to prove Jacob’s innocence.
#4 - Everything Is Cool
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 24, 2020
When new evidence is discovered, Andy is taken off the case.
#5 - Poker Faces
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 24, 2020
Andy admits a family secret to Laurie before it becomes public.
#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.
#7 - Damage Control
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 1, 2020
Andy takes matters into his own hands. Laurie reexamines the life she knew.
#8 - 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.