The BEST Episodes of Defending Jacob

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 5, 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 8.25
481 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
After

#2 - After

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 29, 2020

The trial comes to an end, but with unexpected consequences.

star 7.91
454 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Wishful Thinking

#3 - Wishful Thinking

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 15, 2020

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

star 7.80
484 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Everything Is Cool

#4 - Everything Is Cool

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

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

star 7.75
578 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Damage Control

#5 - Damage Control

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 1, 2020

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

star 7.72
534 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Poker Faces

#6 - Poker Faces

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

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

star 7.72
557 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Visitors

#7 - 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 7.68
510 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback
Pilot

#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.

star 7.62
666 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Mark Bomback