The BEST episodes of Newton's Law

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

When Josephine’s low-flying solicitor’s practice is incinerated by a disgruntled client, she is persuaded by her old uni’ friend and not-so-secret admirer, Lewis Hughes, to trade the benefits of her brilliant mind for a berth in the lofty glamour of Knox Chambers. With her office destroyed, her marriage collapsing and motherhood fast losing its charm, Josephine decides it’s time she took her own aspirations off the back burner and resumed her barrister’s robes.

Last Updated: 8/31/2023Network: ABC (AU)Status: Ended
The Uncertainty Principle
31 votes

#1 - The Uncertainty Principle

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/16/2017

Josephine's high profile asylum seeker kidnapping case is further complicated when Callum intervenes, landing Josephine's witness, and himself, in hot water.

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Equal & Opposites Forces
26 votes

#2 - Equal & Opposites Forces

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/30/2017

The upstairs and downstairs teams join forces in a class action, taking on a pharmaceutical company that tried to cover up the side effects resulting from their drug trials.

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Terminal Velocity
35 votes

#3 - Terminal Velocity

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/23/2017

As Josephine unexpectedly reunites with a former client, Lewis' defence of a privileged thief unearths a troubling link between the boy and her sister, Rose.

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Control Theory
37 votes

#4 - Control Theory

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/23/2017

Josephine and Lewis inherit a murder trial where all the evidence points to their client being guilty, while Johnny and Skye are reluctantly thrown together to help defend Skye's father from an assault charge involving a decimated rose bush.

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Uniform Motion
36 votes

#5 - Uniform Motion

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/2/2017

Josephine worries she's crossed over to the dark side when representing a furniture conglomerate, but manages to assist the underdog in a downstairs case.

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The Butterfly Effect
52 votes

#6 - The Butterfly Effect

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/16/2017

Josephine is handed the reins in a case petitioning hormone treatment for a transgender child, leaving Callum to look after Lydia. While her father rallies his troops at a bushland protest, Lydia finds herself at the controls of the developer's earthmover and unwittingly becomes a newsworthy eco-warrior with criminal charges to defend. Josephine wrangles Helena into briefing Lewis to defend Lydia.

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Newton's Law of Cooling
29 votes

#7 - Newton's Law of Cooling

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/9/2017

Josephine is surprised that Whitley wants her to represent him in a property dispute, and the downstairs team make their own discoveries in what is ostensibly a simple assault case.

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External Forces
72 votes

#8 - External Forces

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/9/2017

Josephine's husband, Callum, has failed to deliver on his promise to stop disappearing to far-flung corners of the Earth in pursuit of his various causes so she can have her turn at a career, and they're in the throes of separation. Her daughter, Lydia, is fifteen years old and blames her mother for everything. Josephine can't see how her domestic life can get much worse — so what does she have to lose by going back to the Bar?

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