Trial & Error

The BEST episodes of Trial & Error

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Josh, a bright-eyed, young New York defense lawyer, relocates to the small town of East Peck, S.C., where he and the local oddballs that make up his team of investigators take on delightfully absurd murder cases from their makeshift law office in the back of the town's taxidermy shop.

Last Updated: 4/15/2022Network: NBC
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The Verdict
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8.08
487 votes

#1 - The Verdict

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/18/2017

The trial is over and the verdict is finally announced. A key piece of evidence is found that answers the question, "Who killed Margaret Henderson".

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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The Defense Rests
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7.84
491 votes

#2 - The Defense Rests

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/18/2017

As Josh focuses on making his final case before closing arguments, he takes a huge gamble by putting Larry on the stand. Despite hiring the best witness coach in the South to train him, Larry's testimony leads to a shocking discovery about Larry's past that may be too difficult to overcome.

Directors: Matt Sohn
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A Hole in the Case
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7.82
194 votes

#3 - A Hole in the Case

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/26/2018

As the trial begins, Josh and his team experience some hiccups in proving Lavinia's innocence; Carol Anne argues to test the timeline herself, leading them to uncover a hidden passageway on Lavinia's property.

Directors: Yana Gorskaya
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Right-Hand Man
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7.82
553 votes

#4 - Right-Hand Man

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/28/2017

A new piece of evidence emerges that leads Josh an unlikely, and dangerous, new suspect: Larry's brother-in-law, Jeremiah Jefferson Davis. Meanwhile, the case takes another turn when the search for the murder weapon leads Dwayne to find a dismembered human arm.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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Barcelona
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7.81
159 votes

#5 - Barcelona

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/23/2018

As Jesse Ray Beaumont's trial begins, the team struggles to keep him under control while they discover more of Lavinia's secrets. Now that the baby is born and awaiting the DA election results, Carol Anne discovers who is the baby's father.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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A Big Break
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7.80
163 votes

#6 - A Big Break

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/23/2018

Josh and his team continue to find themselves at literal dead ends in their casework until they unearth game-changing evidence with the help of Jesse Ray Beaumont. Meanwhile, in court, Carol Anne tries to finish the case before she has the baby.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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Unusual Suspect
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7.77
442 votes

#7 - Unusual Suspect

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/13/2017

After the prosecution presents its case for 28 grueling days, Josh's defense suffers a major setback when Summer turns into a suspect. When Larry forbids Josh from putting Summer on the stand, Josh must decide how much he's willing to sacrifice to get Larry his freedom.

Directors: Ryan Case
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Secrets & Lies
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7.74
522 votes

#8 - Secrets & Lies

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/28/2017

As Josh focuses on his new suspect, Larry insists on taking a lie-detector test to help prove his innocence, but the results drop a bombshell on the case and the family. Dwayne briefly becomes a hometown celebrity as the man who found an arm in the lake, and the team gets a surprising new benefactor.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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A Family Affair
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7.73
157 votes

#9 - A Family Affair

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/16/2018

With Jesse Ray Beaumont's retrial looming, the team looks into Lavinia's past to gain fresh insight into the case.

Directors: Matt Sohn
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A Change in Defense
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7.72
525 votes

#10 - A Change in Defense

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/4/2017

With the trial now getting national attention, Josh's boss, Mr. Mankiewicz has decided to take over the case, throwing the team into turmoil. Meanwhile, when Mankiewicz suggests Larry plead insanity, Josh and Carol Anne Keane must work together to convince Larry to stand trial.

Directors: Matt Sohn
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The Case Gets Big
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7.68
546 votes

#11 - The Case Gets Big

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/4/2017

As Josh prepares for trial, his boss, Mr. Mankiewicz comes down from New York to check up on him and reveals a gigantic hole in Josh's case. Meanwhile, Larry, unsettled by his rift with his daughter and Josh's boss being in town, takes matters into his own hands, with deadly consequences.

Directors: Dean Holland
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A Hostile Jury
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7.68
491 votes

#12 - A Hostile Jury

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/11/2017

Josh tries to show the hostile jury the real Larry when they visit the crime scene inside the Henderson home before they hear the devastating testimony of Larry's former lover, Alfonzo. Meanwhile, Anne and Dwayne search for Margaret's missing cell phone.

Directors: Matt Sohn
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Opening Statements
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7.65
494 votes

#13 - Opening Statements

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/11/2017

As the trial officially begins, Josh's strategy of painting another suspect as the murderer takes a crucial blow. Meanwhile, Anne and Dwayne investigate why Larry's former lover, Alfonzo, isn't on the prosecution's witness list.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
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An Unwelcome Distraction
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7.62
598 votes

#14 - An Unwelcome Distraction

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/21/2017

When the new suspect turns up in a coma, Josh becomes sidetracked trying to solve this crime, eventually becoming a suspect himself. Meanwhile, prosecutor Carol Anne Keane presents the autopsy report, which reveals Larry's wife was struck by a blunt object, leading to a frantic search for the murder weapon.

Directors: Jennifer Celotta
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The Suitcase
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7.59
233 votes

#15 - The Suitcase

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/19/2018

Josh Segal and Associates get their first case - Defending Lavinia Peck-Foster, the eccentric first lady of East Peck, who was found with her husband Edgar's corpse in a suitcase in her trunk.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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The Timeline
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7.58
203 votes

#16 - The Timeline

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/19/2018

When Judge Kamiltow rules that Lavinia must stand trial for the murder of her husband, Josh and the team try to poke holes in the prosecution's timeline.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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Bad Instincts
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7.57
157 votes

#17 - Bad Instincts

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/16/2018

Josh struggles with his defense for Jesse Ray Beaumont; Dwayne enjoys his new life as a Peck.

Directors: Matt Sohn
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A Change in the Team
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7.54
180 votes

#18 - A Change in the Team

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/9/2018

Dwayne testifies on the prosecution's behalf and dismantles the timeline they established; Lavinia pressures Josh to fire Dwayne; Dwayne redeems himself when he stumbles on a big break in the case.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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A Wrench in the Case
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7.51
810 votes

#19 - A Wrench in the Case

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/14/2017

In trying to find an alternate theory to Larry throwing his wife through the window, Josh and his team discover another man's DNA in the bedroom, possibly leading to another suspect. Meanwhile, Josh is concerned about Larry's lack of emotion about the murder and his strange obsession with a skate wrench.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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New Case, Old Murder
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7.51
170 votes

#20 - New Case, Old Murder

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/9/2018

After winning Lavinia's case, the town finally embraces Josh; Josh agonizes over whether Lavinia may have done it and tries to open an old case.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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The Murder Clock
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7.51
186 votes

#21 - The Murder Clock

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/26/2018

Josh's team continues to hunt for the potential murder weapon that would seal their timeline; the case takes a dramatic turn as their search leads them to two new suspects and some shocking news about Lavinia.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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The Other Man
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7.49
669 votes

#22 - The Other Man

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/21/2017

After coming up bust on a match to the DNA found in Larry's bedroom, Josh and his team discover a "sex print" on the wall that leads to a new suspect. Meanwhile, Josh gets sloppy and inadvertently gives a piece of damning evidence to the prosecution.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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A Big Crime in a Small Town
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7.42
1067 votes

#23 - A Big Crime in a Small Town

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/14/2017

When rollercizing poetry professor Larry Henderson is arrested for the brutal murder of his wife, bright-eyed lawyer Josh Segal comes down from New York to the quirky town of East Peck, South Carolina to defend his first big case. After meeting his eccentric client and odd-ball team, Josh quickly realizes he's in over his head.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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