All Rise

10 Worst Episodes of All Rise

A look at the personal and professional lives of the judges, lawyers, clerks, bailiffs and cops who work at an L.A. County courthouse.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 10, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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All Rise - S2E3

#10 - Sliding Floors (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Presiding over Luke's cases forces Lola to acknowledge her own implicit biases and brings her into conflict with Judge Benner. On the home front, while Lola's husband, Robin, is in D.C., she ponders single motherhood and carries on a one-sided conversation with the new baby growing in her stomach. Also, Mark contemplates reopening an old investigation that causes friction between him and Amy

The episode was rated 7.63 from 202 votes.

All Rise - S1E15

#9 - Prelude to a Fish (Season 1 - Episode 15)


As Benner prepares to run for attorney general, she seeks Lola's help to search for anything that could compromise her campaign; Emily's client is hesitant to file a police report against her abusive boyfriend.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 287 votes.

All Rise - S1E9

#8 - How to Succeed in Law Without Really Re-Trying (Season 1 - Episode 9)

When one of Lola's former murder cases is overturned on appeal, Mark helms the retrial and struggles to keep the bomber in jail, while Lola fears she may have prosecuted an innocent man.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 286 votes.

All Rise - S2E8

#7 - Bette Davis Eyes (Season 2 - Episode 8)


Mark is forced to prosecute his childhood icon, Samara Strong, an '80s Hollywood star accused of murdering her husband 30 years ago; Judge Laski is presiding over cases while Lola is on maternity leave.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 168 votes.

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#6 - The Perils of the Plea (1) (Season 2 - Episode 5)

As the holidays approach, Lola begins her first jury trial during the pandemic; Mark digs deeper into his case against a police officer.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 186 votes.

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#5 - Forgive Us Our Trespasses (Season 2 - Episode 11)


With Ness nearing the end of her clerkship, Lola sets her up to shadow Emily, who is defending a young man who reoffended, and the verdict lies with Judge Campbell who is notoriously harsh on repeat offenders. Also, Rachel reveals to Lola that she kissed Mark, and Mark struggles to find out why Luke’s name is on a list of cops dropped off by Deep Throat.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 156 votes.

All Rise - S2E9

#4 - Safe to Fall (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Emily and Sam face off in the courtroom in an emotionally gripping case that will determine the fate of a mentally ill young man who attacked his father. Also, due to financial struggles, Rachel crashes at Mark and Amy’s place, reigniting Mark and Rachel’s flame.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 160 votes.

All Rise - S2E7

#3 - Almost the Meteor (Season 2 - Episode 7)


While Lola is on maternity leave after going into labor while on the bench, she attempts to participate remotely in Judge Brenner’s special training about brain science and the law. Also, when Luke finds himself opposite Emily on an armed robbery case, he sees an ally in his experiment with restorative justice, and Mark hits another roadblock in his high profile case against a sheriff’s deputy,

The episode was rated 7.51 from 187 votes.

All Rise - S3E2

#2 - The Game (Season 3 - Episode 2)

Lola Stands to lose her judgeship due to Sherri's volunteer activities; Ness learns whether she passed the bar; a domestic violence case leaves Lola conflicted.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 134 votes.

All Rise - S3E8

#1 - Lola Through the Looking Glass (Season 3 - Episode 8)


Lola dreams of a world where she has made different life choices.

The episode was rated 6.82 from 129 votes.

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