Jail

The BEST episodes of Jail

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

You’ve seen ’em do the crime, now see ’em get the time. From John Langley, producer of the groundbreaking Cops, comes the next big law enforcement reality series Jail. Shot on location in cities across the U.S., Jail follows prison inmates from their initial booking through their first moments behind bars. Each episode captures the harsh and sometimes humorous reality of what happens to criminals after they’re caught. If its groundbreaking, its on MyNetworkTV

Last Updated: 10/13/2022Network:Spike
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Las Vegas/Tampa/Fort Worth
star
8.14
7 votes

#1 - Las Vegas/Tampa/Fort Worth

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/4/2007

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Share the Sidewalk
star
8.00
3 votes

#2 - Share the Sidewalk

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/12/2010

A man is arrested for forgery, but his belligerent behavior lands him in isolation.

Austin/Tulsa/Las Vegas
star
8.00
2 votes

#3 - Austin/Tulsa/Las Vegas

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/6/2008

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Tulsa/Las Vegas/Hillsboro
star
8.00
2 votes

#4 - Tulsa/Las Vegas/Hillsboro

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/29/2008

Portland/Santa Ana/Tampa
star
8.00
2 votes

#5 - Portland/Santa Ana/Tampa

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/12/2008

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Tulsa/Austin/Portland
star
8.00
2 votes

#6 - Tulsa/Austin/Portland

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/26/2008

Electronic Incarceration
star
7.77
13 votes

#7 - Electronic Incarceration

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/21/2015

A trio en route to the annual Electric Daisy Carnival is busted with a large amount of psychedelic 'shrooms in their car. A young lady learns that girls get searched too after her friends convince her to hide drugs in her bra.

Welcome to Jail
star
7.63
8 votes

#8 - Welcome to Jail

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/2015

An angry wife stabs her husband and he ends up in hand cuffs.

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Panhandling Problems
star
7.60
25 votes

#9 - Panhandling Problems

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/22/2017

Angry over her arrest, a woman becomes combative with officers. Busted once again for drugs, a smart young woman knows she is making dumb choices but can't stop using. A man eluding the police swipes food from his workplace before landing in jail. Officers get a laugh from an arrested panhandler who wants to buy a permit for panhandling.

Razors and Rage
star
7.56
39 votes

#10 - Razors and Rage

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/15/2016

A young father pulls a desperate double robbery to make ends meet; a routine shakedown gets deadly when officers uncover alarming contraband; an inmate plays innocent about her criminal past until she's confronted by officers.

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Indecent Meditation
star
7.56
9 votes

#11 - Indecent Meditation

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/17/2015

Naked meditation in a parking lot lands a street artist in jail.

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Cincinnati/Las Vegas/Tacoma
star
7.55
11 votes

#12 - Cincinnati/Las Vegas/Tacoma

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/4/2007

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Irritable Inmates
star
7.54
35 votes

#13 - Irritable Inmates

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/8/2016

Over the course of a single shift, officers go toe to toe with a hotheaded inmate refusing to change cells without a fight, and deal with the whims of a homeless man who demands room service and a better cell.

Breaking Rules
star
7.54
41 votes

#14 - Breaking Rules

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/22/2016

A trustee finds himself in hot water after officers discover his contraband; an oil worker doesn't think the charge fits the crime after stealing two hedge trimmers; conflict arises when an officer and inmate butt heads.

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Prison Primping
star
7.54
28 votes

#15 - Prison Primping

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/5/2016

A woman confesses to having drugs hidden where they can't be seen.

Pinky Promise
star
7.50
6 votes

#16 - Pinky Promise

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/7/2015

An angry woman smashes her cheating boyfriend's windshield with a spike while riding on the hood of the car.

Paterson/Portland/Tampa Bay
star
7.50
4 votes

#17 - Paterson/Portland/Tampa Bay

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/16/2007

Clowning Around
star
7.48
23 votes

#18 - Clowning Around

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/12/2017

Officers warn a man that dressing up like a clown in Texas is not a good idea.

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Drunk Dogfighter
star
7.47
30 votes

#19 - Drunk Dogfighter

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/15/2017

Officers find hidden drugs on a burglary suspect during a pat down that leads to a tense confrontation. A beer sets off a fight between a mom and her daughter causing one family member to end up in jail. A rare event takes place in the county jail - a woman arrested for a warrant is in a good mood. Punching a pit bull while drunk lands in man in jail where he comes face to face with a childhood hero.

Kitchen Mayhem
star
7.45
29 votes

#20 - Kitchen Mayhem

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/29/2016

A man arrested for domestic violence threatens to put all the officers in jail. Inmates on kitchen duty get into a fist fight over a dish towel. A woman unsure about her sexual identity is arrested for trespassing at a friend’s home. Officers find an unusual bit of clothing when a man is changed into a jail uniform.

Out Of Hand
star
7.44
9 votes

#21 - Out Of Hand

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/5/2015

A family reunion ends with a bruised and bloodied husband.

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Batman's Revenge
star
7.43
7 votes

#22 - Batman's Revenge

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2015

A married boyfriend gets his young lover arrested.

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Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!
star
7.40
5 votes

#23 - Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/14/2015

A drunk trapeze artist takes a drive on his moped.

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No Hard Feelings
star
7.36
11 votes

#24 - No Hard Feelings

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/14/2015

A bar fight sends a UFC fighter to the hospital and the bartender who slugged him to Jail.

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Austin/Tampa/Modesto
star
7.33
3 votes

#25 - Austin/Tampa/Modesto

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/27/2007

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