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The Best Episodes of Defending Jacob

Every episode of Defending Jacob ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Defending Jacob!

A family's lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

Genres:DramaMysteryCrime
Network:Apple TV+

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Defending Jacob" is "Job", rated 9/10 from 2719 user votes. It was directed by Morten Tyldum and written by Mark Bomback. "Job" aired on 5/22/2020 and is rated 0.8 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Everything Is Cool".

  • Job
    9.0/10 2,719 votes

    #1 - Job

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-05-22

    As the trial begins, Jacob’s fate hangs in the balance.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback

  • Everything Is Cool
    8.2/10 2,434 votes

    #2 - Everything Is Cool

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-04-24

    When new evidence is discovered, Andy is taken off the case.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback

  • Poker Faces
    8.2/10 2,343 votes

    #3 - Poker Faces

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-04-24

    Andy admits a family secret to Laurie before it becomes public.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback

  • Wishful Thinking
    8.0/10 2,022 votes

    #4 - Wishful Thinking

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-05-15

    Andy and Klein explore two last-ditch efforts to prove Jacob’s innocence.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback

  • Pilot
    7.9/10 2,597 votes

    #5 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-04-24

    Assistant District Attorney Andy Barber is assigned as the lead prosecutor in the case of his son's murdered classmate.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback

  • Visitors
    7.9/10 2,070 votes

    #6 - Visitors

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Andy visits his father, and learns some troubling information from Jacob’s friends Derek and Sarah.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback

  • After
    7.9/10 2,626 votes

    #7 - After

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-05-29

    The trial comes to an end, but with unexpected consequences.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback

  • Damage Control
    7.8/10 2,136 votes

    #8 - Damage Control

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-05-01

    Andy takes matters into his own hands. Laurie reexamines the life she knew.

    Director: Morten Tyldum

    Writer: Mark Bomback