The BEST Episodes of Shark

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 1, 2019

Network: CBS

Sebastian Stark, a charismatic, supremely self-confident defense attorney who, after a shocking outcome in one of his cases and a personal epiphany, brings his cutthroat tactics to the prosecutor's office as the head of the Los Angeles District Attorney's High Profile Crime Unit. A group of young prosecutors are about to have the learning experience of a lifetime because, though Stark is seeking to redeem himself, he has no intention of cooling his underhanded approach to cases just because he's now working for the "good guys."

For Whom The Skel Rolls

#1 - For Whom The Skel Rolls

Season 2 - Episode 2

Isaac's life is under scrutiny when the closed case of his fiance's murder his re-opened and that Sebastian's team will be conducting the investigation for the DA office. The relation between Raina and Isaac is also getting more complicated since Raina cannot reveal that she is working on this case.

star 8.39
18 votes
Directors: Paul Holahan
Writers: Gardner Stern
Wayne's World

#2 - Wayne's World

Season 1 - Episode 12

Sebastian's new case seems to be the easiest one he could get. He's prosecuting a suspected serial killer accused of murdering five women and seriously injuring a sixth who was lucky enough to escape from his house. But the victim is reluctant to testify when she learns that the killer will be interrogating her.

star 8.27
22 votes
Gangster Movies

#3 - Gangster Movies

Season 2 - Episode 1

When Sebastian's witness is blown away by a car bomb, Jessica Devlin agrees to help and decides to recruit Deputy District Attorney Danny Reyes from the Organized Crime Unit to help in the investigation.

star 8.13
24 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Ian Biederman
Partners in Crime

#4 - Partners in Crime

Season 2 - Episode 12

Sebastian's life is in jeopardy when it turns out the fatal shooting of his former law partner was supposed to be a hit on him.

star 8.11
18 votes
Directors: David J. Miller
Writers: Bill Chais, Ian Biederman
Eye of the Beholder

#5 - Eye of the Beholder

Season 2 - Episode 3

When the body of a 22-year-old surgically-enhanced aspiring actress turns up, the team begins working on identifying and convicting the killer. But the investigation leads to discovery of the exploitation of the victim's dream. Sebastian's team uncovers that the victim's plastic surgeon was exchanging sex for surgery with her.

star 8.11
19 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Ted Humphrey
Bar Fight

#6 - Bar Fight

Season 2 - Episode 13

Stark faces a formal disbarment hearing, and while he awaits the verdict a back-room deal with the State Attorney's office may save him if he and his team can put away the people responsible for Sarah Belkin's 1996 murder.

star 8.10
20 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Bill Chais, Ian Biederman
Wayne's World 3: Killer Shark

#7 - Wayne's World 3: Killer Shark

Season 2 - Episode 16

In the second season finale, Stark's nemesis, Wayne Callison, has escaped prison with one mission in mind: revenge against Stark through any means necessary.

star 8.07
15 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Ian Biederman
One Hit Wonder

#8 - One Hit Wonder

Season 2 - Episode 15

Stark comes back to work at the DA's office when a talented young female musician is found dead.

star 8.06
18 votes
Directors: Steve Robman
Writers: Ted Humphrey
Leaving Las Vegas

#9 - Leaving Las Vegas

Season 2 - Episode 14

Although reluctantly, Sebastian accepts a seven-figure retainer to defend a crooked casino owner who allegedly murdered the head of operations at his casino.

star 8.05
19 votes
Directors: Paul Holahan
Writers: Keith Eisner
In the Crosshairs

#10 - In the Crosshairs

Season 2 - Episode 8

The mayor places undue pressure on Sebastian and his team to identify, locate, and convict a serial freeway sniper who is causing city-wide panic in Los Angeles.

star 8.04
24 votes
Directors: Paul Holahan
Writers: Keith Eisner
Student Body

#11 - Student Body

Season 2 - Episode 5

The search for the bomber of a school campus and the killer of a co-ed leads to a young chemical engineering student who has been sending incriminating letters about exacting revenge on his condescending peers. But when the case is ready to go to trial, Danny is seduced by the student claim of innocence and convinces Sebastian to let him search for another suspect.

star 8.00
22 votes
Directors: Seith Mann
Writers: Bill Chais, Gardner Stern, Ian Biederman
Every Breath You Take

#12 - Every Breath You Take

Season 2 - Episode 10

A prisoner, recently released from prison after a five year stay, stalks and then murders a female tennis star. Jessica is guilt ridden for the death since she didn't get the conviction upheld.

star 8.00
17 votes
Directors: Dean White
Writers: Ted Humphrey
Shaun of the Dead

#13 - Shaun of the Dead

Season 2 - Episode 11

Stark has difficulty investigating the murder of a groupie when the singer and his group not only peddle their stories to the tabloids, but actively work against finding the truth.

star 8.00
17 votes
Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Writers: Gary Glasberg, Ken Woodruff
Dr. Laura

#14 - Dr. Laura

Season 2 - Episode 4

Jessica finds herself in trouble when her friend, Medical Examiner Laura Fields, is caught tampering with evidence in their murder case. When confronted in court, she accuses Jessica of having pressured her for a false testimony and to arrange the evidences to gain a conviction, when Jessica was the D.A.

star 7.95
20 votes
Directors: Kate Woods
Writers: Jacob Epstein
Wayne's World 2: Revenge of the Shark

#15 - Wayne's World 2: Revenge of the Shark

Season 1 - Episode 22

An old friend of Stark is back. But this time, Stark gets a second chance at justice when he puts Wayne Callison on trial for another murder. Because of the exact same wounds as the previous victim, Callison is accused of murdering another young woman.

star 7.95
19 votes
The Wrath of Khan

#16 - The Wrath of Khan

Season 1 - Episode 11

Stark goes after a millionaire arms broker who is supplying explosives to L.A. gangs that have caused three car bombings and nine fatalities over the past five months. Making things more difficult is the FBI, which wants to take over the case, but Sebastian won't allow it because Casey has been kidnapped and may be killed if the broker escapes the country.

star 7.94
17 votes
Directors: Kate Woods
Writers: Keith Eisner
Strange Bedfellows

#17 - Strange Bedfellows

Season 1 - Episode 21

With the discovery of an 11-year-old boy who went missing four years ago comes one of the most confusing case for Stark. During those four years, the young boy was living with his kidnapper and was identifying himself as his son. Sebastian must disprove the kidnapper's claim that he was in fact protecting the boy from abusive parents.

star 7.91
11 votes
Directors: Paul Holahan
Writers: Michael Oates Palmer
Blind Trust

#18 - Blind Trust

Season 1 - Episode 16

Sebastian discovers the body of a 25-year-old woman when he is called to a penthouse suite by a close friend. Sebastian hestitantly agrees when his friend asks him for help. He subsequently regrets assisting his friend when the woman's body is discovered in a ravine the next day. In the meantime, Julie tries to muster the courage to tell her father she has been arrested for drunk driving.

star 7.88
17 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Devon Greggory
No Holds Barred

#19 - No Holds Barred

Season 2 - Episode 6

After a popular ultimate fighter commits suicide, an investigation reveals he had been the third fighter in the league to commit suicide and the league CEO had been pushing steroids on the players. Following the results of the investigation, Sebastian charges the CEO with murder.

star 7.80
20 votes
Directors: Paul McCrane
Writers: Ken Woodruff
Trial By Fire

#20 - Trial By Fire

Season 1 - Episode 18

While Stark and Raina are prosecuting a cold-blooded killer, a convicted armed robber from another case enters the courtroom and takes everyone hostage and hopes to reverse his conviction.

star 7.79
19 votes
Directors: Paul Holahan
Writers: Ian Biederman
Fall From Grace

#21 - Fall From Grace

Season 1 - Episode 20

In his new case, Stark goes against one of his former legal protégé. He must prosecutes the murder of a young professor who was pushed from the balcony of his wife's boyfriend's apartment.

star 7.76
17 votes

#22 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

After a shocking outcome in one of his cases and a personal epiphany, Sebastian Stark decides to leave his job as a defense attorney. Now looking for a new job, he has been offered the position of director of the Los Angeles DA's high-profile crime unit, but with a twist - he will have to train a new team of inexperienced lawyers.

star 7.72
47 votes
Directors: Spike Lee
Writers: Ian Biederman
Teacher's Pet

#23 - Teacher's Pet

Season 1 - Episode 13

Sebastian prosecutes the murder billionaire real estate developer who was making tabloid-headlines because of problems with his young second wife, Sonja. Both she and resentful 16-year-old son, Dylan, are the prime suspect of the case.Meanwhile, fearing for Julie's safety in the wake of his last case, Sebastian hires a bodyguard to shadow her whenever she leaves their home.

star 7.70
20 votes
Directors: Rod Holcomb
Writers: Kevin Falls, Bill Chais
Dial M for Monica

#24 - Dial M for Monica

Season 1 - Episode 9

An assistant district attorney is gunned down along with a high-priced hooker in the prostitute's car. The investigation reports the victim had wanted to prosecute narcotics cases and not domestic disputes, and she may have been working the call girl on targeting a drug dealer with whom she had a relationship. Meanwhile, Julie considers going to the next step with Eddie.

star 7.68
22 votes
Directors: Steve Gomer
Writers: Michael Oates Palmer, Ian Biederman
Déjà Vu All Over Again

#25 - Déjà Vu All Over Again

Season 1 - Episode 7

After an 8-year-old girl is kidnapped from a park and murdered, Stark believes this new case could be linked to a similar crime committed 15 years ago. In the former case, the main suspect had been defended by Stark himself and prosecuted by Jessica Devlin, and the man had been convicted of the murder. Meanwhile, a young man tells Julie he believes his late father and her mother had an affair while she was still married to Stark.

star 7.65
23 votes
Directors: Rod Holcomb
Writers: Michael Oates Palmer