The Best Episodes of Fairly Legal

Teenage Wasteland

#1 - Teenage Wasteland 8.74

Season 2 - Episode 7

Justin and Ben argue over a plea bargain while Kate visits her old school.

Directors: Tawnia McKiernan
Ripple of Hope

#2 - Ripple of Hope 8.67

Season 2 - Episode 8

When Kate enlists Ben's help in turning a prison mediation into a personal crusade, both discover that their romantic feelings for each other are hard to avoid.

Directors: Peter Markle
Bait and Switch

#3 - Bait and Switch 8.64

Season 2 - Episode 3

Judge Nicastro forces Kate to take a case over an insurance dispute and suggests that Lauren begin dating.

Directors: Ken Girotti
Force Majeure

#4 - Force Majeure 8.54

Season 2 - Episode 12

Justin puts his election in jeopardy when he introduces Kate to a Brazilian singer and activist. Elsewhere, Lauren falls for a businessman who may be hiding something

Directors: Peter Markle

#5 - Finale 8.52

Season 2 - Episode 13

Kate digs deeper when a news station fires a lesbian couple for fraternizing in the workplace. Also, Kate must choose between Justin and Ben.

Directors: Anton Cropper

#6 - Satisfaction 8.50

Season 2 - Episode 1

Kate returns to work and mediates a case between a corporation and former employee whose granddaughter claims he was exposed to harmful chemicals.

Directors: Anton Cropper
Start Me Up

#7 - Start Me Up 8.48

Season 2 - Episode 2

Justin asks Kate to negotiate a deal between the FBI and a local hospital. The case seems simple until Kate discovers another patient was bumped from the donor list to accommodate the FBI.

Directors: Andy Wolk
What They Seem

#8 - What They Seem 8.47

Season 2 - Episode 6

After Justin and the San Francisco Police Department are accused of police brutality, Kate and Ben are forced to represent the victim.

Directors: Anton Cropper

#9 - Shattered 8.44

Season 2 - Episode 10

Justin and D.A. Davidson oppose Kate and Ben. Meanwhile, Lauren negotiates the purchase of an airline for a client.

Directors: Andy Wolk
Shine a Light

#10 - Shine a Light 8.42

Season 2 - Episode 4

Kate mediates a dispute over a severance package for an employee fired from an aeronautics company. Lauren and Ben argue over how to handle a settlement offer.

Directors: Allan Kroeker

#11 - Borderline 8.38

Season 2 - Episode 11

Kate and Ben settle a dispute in Lake Tahoe; Lauren helps Justin with an impossible case.

Directors: Matthew Penn
Kiss Me, Kate

#12 - Kiss Me, Kate 8.28

Season 2 - Episode 9

Judge Nicastro enlists Kate and Ben to mediate a contract dispute. Lauren looks for a painting to hang in the lobby of the firm.

Directors: Michael W. Watkins
Coming Home

#13 - Coming Home 8.21

Season 1 - Episode 7

A big client of Reed & Reed’s asks Kate to mediate a simple financial matter -- which quickly morphs into a case of identity theft before escalating to an immigration issue where Kate must defend a brave soldier against a rigid Homeland Security prosecutor.

Directors: Steven DePaul

#14 - Ultravinyl 8.20

Season 1 - Episode 8

Paul Shelton, lead singer of the 1990s one-hit-wonder band, Ultravinyl, seeks Kate’s help to cash in on a lucrative offer for use of their song in a commercial. What seems like a slam dunk stalls when Paul’s former bandmates refuse to negotiate, and Paul reveals the real reason he needs Kate’s help.

Directors: Bob Berlinger

#15 - Benched 8.17

Season 1 - Episode 3

Kate’s nemesis Judge Nicastro assigns her to mediate a case between a high school football coach and the angry parents who claim his old school methods border on abuse. When the videotaped evidence doesn’t make sense to her, Kate unearths the real reason for the coach’s controversial actions.

Directors: John F. Showalter
Bo Me Once

#16 - Bo Me Once 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 4

While mediating a dispute between the star of the cooking show "Burnin' with Bo" and the company releasing his barbecue sauce, Kate discovers that Bo's assistant Beth is actually the brains behind the business -- and that Bo's holding her up for a bigger piece of the profits. But none of this matters when someone from Beth's past emerges to claim an even bigger piece for himself.

Directors: Anton Cropper
Gimme Shelter

#17 - Gimme Shelter 8.16

Season 2 - Episode 5

A landlord is unable to pay his mortgage because one of his tenants is a drug dealer, so Kate steps in to mediate the case.

Directors: Peter Lauer
My Best Friend's Prenup

#18 - My Best Friend's Prenup 8.15

Season 1 - Episode 9

Kate’s best friend Julie comes to Reed & Reed for a standard prenuptial agreement. But her father -- a Tae Kwan Do master -- has deep suspicions of his future son-in-law. Kate investigates, determined to prove him wrong -- but what she uncovers shocks everyone.

Directors: Vincent Misiano

#19 - Believers 8.13

Season 1 - Episode 6

The exasperated young inventor of a revolutionary new device, Marcus, threatens to jump to his death when John, his employer and the rights holder to Marcus' invention, asks Kate to mediate his firing. Kate must get Marcus off the ledge, recover the device, which he's stolen, and find a fair resolution for both the disenchanted employee and his former boss.

Directors: Tricia Brock

#20 - Bridges 8.11

Season 1 - Episode 10

One day in the life of Kate: prevent an international incident at the Croatian Embassy and mediate between two litigious brothers before her nemesis, Judge Nicastro, throws her in jail -- all while bracing herself for the possibility of some major personal changes.

Directors: Peter Markle

#21 - Pilot 8.10

Season 1 - Episode 1

After the sudden death of her father, San Francisco mediator Kate Reed must work with her stepmother, who’s the same age, to keep his firm alive by resolving a dispute between a clothing magnate and his son, who’s due to inherit the business, and hiding a dark personal secret which could ruin an innocent boy’s life.

Directors: Bronwen Hughes

#22 - Priceless 7.99

Season 1 - Episode 2

Kate mediates a settlement between the State of California and Steve Jenks, a wrongfully convicted man who spent 22 years in prison. As Kate tries to put a price on the years he lost, Steve escapes into a prison of his own making, refusing to deal with the pain of his past -- until, when pushed, he explodes.

Directors: Andy Wolk
The Two Richards

#23 - The Two Richards 7.86

Season 1 - Episode 5

Kate mediates the settlement between an insurance company and a man who was hit by a truck, only to find the real conflict is between the man and his wife, who claims the husband she knew never came back from the accident.

Directors: Paul Holahan