The BEST Episodes of Doubt

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020

Network: CBS

Doubt is an exciting and unconventional new legal drama about a prestigious boutique New York firm headed by a legal legend. The practice attracts top talent looking to prove themselves, including a brilliant lawyer who finds herself falling in love with a client—a prominent pediatric surgeon accused of a brutal murder committed in his youth.

The Return

#1 - The Return

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 12, 2017

After the jury delivers their verdict in Billy's trial, Sadie learns he has a secret that might have impacted his case. Also, Billy uses a favor owed to his family by the governor and gets Carolyn released from prison, and Nick is charged with the murder and Isaiah and the firm rally around him to get him released.

star 8.04
291 votes
Directors: Tony Phelan
Writers: Joan Rater, Tony Phelan
Running Out of Time

#2 - Running Out of Time

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 12, 2017

Sadie gives her closing argument in Billy's trial and the jury begins deliberating. Also, Sadie learns about Carolyn's cancer diagnosis, and Tiffany and Cameron defend a woman who murdered her best friend while allegedly sleepwalking.

star 7.91
298 votes
Directors: Jerry Levine
Writers: John A. Norris
To See, to Tell

#3 - To See, to Tell

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 29, 2017

When Albert discovers the truth about Sadie and Billy's relationship, he steps in as first chair on the murder trial, fearing Sadie's judgement is compromised. Also, Cam and Nick defend a client accused of conspiracy to commit kidnapping, Isaiah takes a break from the firm after the outcome of Carolyn's parole hearing.

star 7.80
315 votes
Writers: Heather F. Robb
Top Dog/Underdog

#4 - Top Dog/Underdog

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 22, 2017

Sadie must testify at Carolyn's parole hearing on her qualifications as a mother, but a man from Carolyn's past resurfaces, hoping to scuttle what may be her last chance at freedom. Also, Nick takes on his first case since passing the bar and is up against the DA who put him in prison, and Cam takes her relationship with Peter to the next level.

star 7.76
325 votes
Directors: Jonathan Brown
Writers: John Cockrell
Finally

#5 - Finally

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 5, 2017

With opening statements looming in Billy's trial, Albert and Sadie struggle to rebuild broken trust and do their best for Billy as the prosecution lays out a devastating case. Also, Peter and Cam face the first crisis of their budding relationship when Peter considers a run for District Attorney.

star 7.76
304 votes
Directors: Maja Vrvilo
Writers: David Feige
Poison Prize

#6 - Poison Prize

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 1, 2017

Sadie confronts Billy about new evidence in the case against him and is disappointed when his explanation is not what she expected. Also, a piece of evidence in a new case for the firm could unexpectedly expose a massive scandal, and Cameron and Tiffany defend a psychic accused of grand larceny.

star 7.71
407 votes
Directors: David Feige
Writers: Nicole Rubio
Not A Word

#7 - Not A Word

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 8, 2017

When the DNA results come back in Billy's case, Sadie avoids the gag order placed on revealing them by making a scene in court to bolster public support for him. Also, Albert is tormented by his client, Rodney Hill, who divulges information about the location of his murder victim, knowing that he is protected by attorney client privilege, and Cameron represents Tessa Pratt, who was issued a cease and desist order for publicly shaming her rapist.

star 7.67
372 votes
Directors: Chris Misiano
Writers: Pamela J. Wechsler
Then and Now

#8 - Then and Now

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 22, 2017

As Sadie tries to keep her relationship with Billy strictly professional, she works on a case involving one of Isaiah’s oldest friends, Jonah Porter (Sam Anderson). Also, Cameron is conflicted about whether or not to convince her client to testify against his own cousin in order to avoid jail time for a murder he didn’t commit.

star 7.65
767 votes
Directors: James Strong
Writers: Joan Rater, Tony Phelan
Where Do We Go From Here?

#9 - Where Do We Go From Here?

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 22, 2017

Nick and Tiffany help Sadie and Albert review audiotapes from Billy's sister's old therapy sessions, hoping to find clues in the murder case against him. Also, Sadie serves as counsel on the divorce proceedings for Isaiah's daughter, Dylan, and Cameron agrees to represent Carolyn in her upcoming parole hearing.

star 7.61
335 votes
Directors: Jeannot Szwarc
Writers: Louisa Levy
Clean Burn

#10 - Clean Burn

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 8, 2017

Sadie interviews Billy's ex-classmates hoping to find information about a key piece of evidence. Also, she defends Elena Garcia, her childhood best friend, in a probation violation case; Cameron is asked on a date by her former classmate, Peter; Albert's unpredictable father Tyson comes to visit; and Isaiah faces off in court against Ivan Sturgill, his former law partner and current rival.

star 7.60
381 votes
Directors: Nicole Rubio
Writers: David Feige
Faith

#11 - Faith

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 15, 2017

In the midst of Billy's trial prep, Isaiah and Sadie visit her mother, Carolyn, in prison after they learn important information regarding her former accomplice. Also, Cameron and Albert defend a transwoman arrested for stabbing a famous baseball player, and Cameron finally gives into her feelings for Peter.

star 7.58
341 votes
Directors: Nicole Rubio
Writers: Don Roos
I'm In If You Are

#12 - I'm In If You Are

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 5, 2017

Billy upends his case when he chooses to go against the advice of Sadie and Albert and decides to testify in his trial. Also, Cam must decide if she will forgive Peter, and Nick and Tiffany defend a former prison friend of Nick's.

star 7.57
302 votes
Directors: Rob Greenlea
Writers: Imogen Binnie
Pilot

#13 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 15, 2017

Brilliant and beautiful, Sadie Ellis has a good job at a boutique law firm where she works with passionate warrior for justice Cameron Wirth, second-year associate Tiffany Simon, former felon Nick, and her close friend Albert Cobb, who believes he knows everything about her -- but Sadie has a secret that could put everything on the line. Clandestinely involved with her charming client, Billy Brennan, a pediatric surgeon accused of murdering his girlfriend 24 years ago, she must work harder than ever to prove his innocence, even if she's not always certain of it.

star 7.53
998 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Joan Rater, Tony Phelan