The BEST episodes of Harry's Law

Every episode of Harry's Law ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Harry's Law!

Emmy Award winner David E. Kelley created this series about fate and the people it brings together. It stars Academy Award winner Kathy Bates as Harriet, a tough talker who is looking for a fresh start after being fired from her job as a patent lawyer. Harriet's world collides with Malcolm, a young man trying to figure out life, and Adam, a legal hotshot who decides to leave his firm to work with her. Along with Harriet's assistant, Jenna, the unlikely team starts a law practice in an unlikely place, a rundown shoe store.

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The Contest
star
8.20
162 votes

#1 - The Contest

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/15/2012

Oliver defends a high school teenager charged with selling the morning-after pill to under-age girls. Harry enters the firm into a beauty contest to win a bet against her old firm.

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Les Horribles
star
8.20
162 votes

#2 - Les Horribles

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/18/2012

Harry represents a school principal trying to expel a student with an anxiety-based condition which causes her to have uncontrollable outbursts. In addition, Harry reaches out to Roseanna Remmick for help with a former client who is convinced that his sister was murdered by her husband. Elsewhere, a former high school classmate of Adam's, comes to him for help with her plea bargain on drug and prostitution charges. Tommy prepares for a gala where he hopes to win Trial Lawyer of the Year.

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Breaking Points
star
8.00
135 votes

#3 - Breaking Points

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/22/2012

Harry represents a rogue juror who ran away from jury duty in the midst of deliberations on a high-profile murder case. With Tommy's help, Harry must justify the juror's flight which led to a costly mistrial for the State. Elsewhere, Phoebe and Adam defend a reality TV show wife after being sued by her dead husband's family when he commits suicide. Back at the office, Oliver and Cassie strive to balance their newfound relationship with the firm's heavy case-load.

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And the Band Played On
star
8.00
80 votes

#4 - And the Band Played On

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/29/2012

When a hazing ritual goes terribly awry, resulting in 39 members of a school marching band being charged with first degree murder, Harry makes an impassioned plea with the judge to toss out the law and do the right thing. Meanwhile Tommy, Ollie, and Cassie agree to represent a man who claims he was raped by a beautiful woman, and Tommy takes extreme measures to get to the truth.

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Gorilla My Dreams
star
7.90
216 votes

#5 - Gorilla My Dreams

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/11/2012

Adam and Cassie defend a high school friend of Adam's who dressed up as Wonder Woman and carried out vigilante actions against husbands who abuse their wives. Meanwhile, Harry and Tommy take on the case of a woman who wants an escaped gorilla declared a person so she can adopt him.

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Class War
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7.80
108 votes

#6 - Class War

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/6/2012

Harry reunites with Malcolm to help a death row inmate accused of killing a cop; Adam and Phoebe defend a lovable rogue art thief.

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Queen of Snark
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7.70
270 votes

#7 - Queen of Snark

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/2011

Harry teams up with Ollie to defend a teenage blogger who is arrested when a classmate commits suicide shortly after being outed in the blog. Adam takes Tommy to court for accepting a life insurance policy as payment from a now-deceased cancer patient. All the while, Jenna weighs a tempting job offer that could take her away from Harriet's Law & Fine Shoes.

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After the Lovin'
star
7.70
189 votes

#8 - After the Lovin'

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/11/2012

Harry walks the halls of her old law firm with her client as she prepares to meet with rival attorney Sam Berman. "Your attorney used to be a valued member of our firm. It was a shame to see her go," Berman says before Harry corrects him. "They fired me." Harry represents Earl Connolly, the grieving husband of a woman who died from smoking, and Berman represents the cigarette company being sued. Berman offers a settlement of one $123,000. "For a dead wife?" Harry asks as she quickly rejects the offer. Berman warns Harry that she doesn't want to go to trial; the client's wife freely smoked cigarettes for 35 years, and the company will keep the lawsuit tied up in litigation for years before the case even sees trial. Harry's not afraid of the battle ahead and leaves with her client ready for the litigation war that awaits them.

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Last Dance
star
7.60
377 votes

#9 - Last Dance

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/4/2011

Harry assists Josh after he suffers a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, Adam and Rachel defend a death-row inmate, and Jenna and Malcolm have an argument.

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Hosanna Roseanna
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7.60
405 votes

#10 - Hosanna Roseanna

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/21/2011

Malcolm has gone off to college and Harry and Tommy decide to share the office space above the shoe store, which Jenna will continue to run. Harry is asked, by an attorney from her previous law firm, to defend a man accused of killing his wife. The District Attorney herself tries the case and will go to any length to win.

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Sins of the Father
star
7.60
351 votes

#11 - Sins of the Father

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/5/2011

Adam preps Eric's daughter for her pivotal testimony as Harry worries about Cassie's impending cross-examination of a key state's witness. Meanwhile, Ollie clashes with Harry over what's in the best interest of their client while D.A. Roseanna Remmick goes to great lengths to get a guilty verdict.

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American Girl
star
7.60
270 votes

#12 - American Girl

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2011

While Harry is on vacation, her trip takes a frustrating turn when the small town of Langford, Ohio impounds her Mercedes Benz for violating their "Buy American" law. Harry, with Oliver at her side, challenges the town's law and is pit against a young, homespun attorney and the engine behind the law, Langford's mayor, Franklin Chickory. Meanwhile, Adam represents the Chens, a Chinese family whose daughter was stolen because of China's one-child policy and adopted by American parents. With Cassie's help, Adam hopes to win custody for the Chens.

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The Lying Game
star
7.60
134 votes

#13 - The Lying Game

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/8/2012

"Now look, Judge. Trials are rarely about the truth. The D.A. distorts, the defense distorts. Why shouldn't the client be allowed to put in her version? After all, it is her life on the line." In order to get her innocent client off, Harry must put her on the stand to testify, but the client has said she plans to lie in order to protect the real culprit. If Harry lets her testify, she'll be suborning perjury, and if she doesn't, her client will surely be convicted, so she must do everything in her power to get her client to tell the truth.

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The Whole Truth
star
7.60
269 votes

#14 - The Whole Truth

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/13/2012

When Harry's client is acquitted of raping and murdering his ex-girlfriend, the victim's father and brother take the courtroom hostage. Meanwhile, a friend of Cassie's needs help after being in a car accident.

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Bad to Worse
star
7.50
296 votes

#15 - Bad to Worse

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/19/2011

Harry defends a teacher who was fired for failing a student because of their conflicting ideas of evolution, while Ollie helps out an old girlfriend.

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There Will Be Blood
star
7.50
405 votes

#16 - There Will Be Blood

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2011

Harry and DA Roseanna Remmick continue to butt heads while Tommy deals with the media circus surrounding the case. Oliver and Cassie are assigned some investigative work.

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In the Ghetto
star
7.50
404 votes

#17 - In the Ghetto

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/7/2011

A teenager tends to the victim of a drive-by shooting but finds himself in hot water when the Assistant DA believes he was involved in a cop's death; Harry fights to get a liver transplant for the shooting victim.

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With Friends Like These
star
7.50
351 votes

#18 - With Friends Like These

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/28/2011

Harry defends an old colleague after a stand-off goes awry. Meanwhile, Adam professes his love for Rachel and tries to break up with Chunhua, and Jenna and Malcolm try to define their relationship.

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A Day in the Life
star
7.40
539 votes

#19 - A Day in the Life

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/14/2011

When Harry discovers her client is guilty, she proclaims his guilt in front of the jury when she is not allowed to quit the case. The judge has no choice but to find Harry in contempt and recommend her for permanent disbarment. Meanwhile, Malcolm goes undercover with Cincinnati’s finest in exchange for an expunged criminal record.

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Head Games
star
7.40
189 votes

#20 - Head Games

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/30/2011

When a high school football game turns deadly Harry and Adam team up to represent angry parents while Tommy must defend a struggling single mother.

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Onward and Upward
star
7.40
189 votes

#21 - Onward and Upward

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/27/2012

Series Finale: Harry's ex-husband is found dead and with no one else to claim his body, Harry finds herself planning his funeral which, to her surprise, stirs up old emotions. Meanwhile, she and Tommy agree to represent a man whom police suspect murdered his ex-wife. Elsewhere, Ollie seeks Cassie's help in representing a student who is suing the Law School that rejected her application due to affirmative action quotas and Adam goes up against Phoebe when he represents a man who was fired because he habitually popped his false teeth in and out of his mouth.

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The Rematch
star
7.30
270 votes

#22 - The Rematch

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/2011

Harry and Adam defend former prosecutor Josh "Puck" Peyton, who stands accused of aiding and abetting a kidnapper; Peyton successfully negotiated her safe return, but did so behind the back of the FBI. The case brings Harry into a fierce rematch with D.A. Roseanna Remmick who is back with a vengeance and determined to outdo Harry and put Puck in prison. Elsewhere, Tommy ropes Cassie into an ethically questionable divorce proceeding involving his oldest clients.

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Search and Seize
star
7.30
189 votes

#23 - Search and Seize

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/25/2012

After a police investigation, Harry's next door neighbor is accused of being a sex offender. While the investigation does not yield charges, it becomes grounds for her to lose her job as a teacher and she seeks out Harry's help. Meanwhile, Oliver faces off against opposing counsel, Phoebe Blake, after a couple comes to him to represent their rebellious son who dropped out of school to take a well-paying, full-time job. Back at the office, Adam must play mediator when the women who work downstairs in the shoe store revolt against Chunhua's seemingly tyrannical leadership.

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The Fragile Beast
star
7.30
432 votes

#24 - The Fragile Beast

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/14/2011

When a man locks his wife in the basement to keep her from cheating, her lover approaches Harry for help; Adam takes on his first divorce case; Jenna and Malcolm talk about the kiss.

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Innocent Man
star
7.30
485 votes

#25 - Innocent Man

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/31/2011

After getting a tip from a priest, Harry helps defend Jeffrey Rollins, an inmate serving life for a murder he did not commit. Meanwhile, legal woes continue to worsen for the laundromat after Adam risks disbarment by going behind Tommy’s back to offer the fired employee her job back. Elsewhere, Malcolm and Tommy form an unlikely partnership when they team up to help an overweight woman sue multiple fast food giants.

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