Judge Judy

10 Best Episodes of Judge Judy

This courtroom series stars former family court judge Judith Sheindlin. Each episode finds Judge Judy presiding over real small-claims cases inside a televised courtroom. Judge Judy brings her trademark wit and wisdom to the widely successful half-hour series where justice is dispensed at lightning speed.

Written by Sophie and last updated on nov 10, 2022.

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Judge Judy - S22E118

#15 - Creepy Jacuzzi Offer?!; Pay Me for Gardening! (Season 22 - Episode 118)

A woman accuses her landlord of inappropriate behavior and denies owing him for rent and breaking her lease; a man demands that his former landlord pay him for landscaping and window treatments and return his security deposit.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 16 votes.

Judge Judy - S21E175

#14 - Don't Be a Selfish Parent!; Paint Job or Scam Job? (Season 21 - Episode 175)


When a young mother tries to dictate custodial rights to her child's father, Judge Judy sets her straight; a woman sues a couple for breaching their contract to paint her house.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 28 votes.

Judge Judy - S18E10

#13 - Explicit Photos Disputed; Hell Date (Season 18 - Episode 10)

A photographer's ex-lover says he is exploiting her by using photos he took of her on his website; a man says the new girlfriend he met online caused him to lose his job by taking his car without permission and totaling it while intoxicated.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

Judge Judy - S22E94

#12 - Don't Treat Me Like the Help!; Motorcycle Mystery! (Season 22 - Episode 94)


An independent hairstylist accuses her landlord of treating her like an employee rather than a tenant; the judge admonishes a woman for waiting nine years to sue an ex-boyfriend for leaving a motorcycle on her property.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 21 votes.

Judge Judy - S21E36

#11 - Charity Golf Drama!; Who Let the Cat Out? (Season 21 - Episode 36)

A winning golfer at a fundraiser claims he was ripped off; a house cat escapes and ruins a $9,000 flooring job.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 17 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E226

#10 - Deceased Father Fraud?!; Mutilated Privacy Hedge?! (Season 23 - Episode 226)


A woman accuses her siblings of lying to her about the sale of their father’s home; neighbors fight over the trimming of an 18-foot high hedge.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 12 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E105

#9 - Get Out -- You're a Squatter!; Maserati Madness! (Season 23 - Episode 105)

A man, who admits to skipping out on over $5,000 in home payments, sues his landlord for invasion of privacy and harassment; a Maserati owner presents a list of damages supposedly inflicted on his new car by a vinyl-wrap installer.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 12 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E34

#8 - Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!; Those Are Not My Texts! (Season 23 - Episode 34)


A gambler wins a cruise but makes the wrong choice in traveling companions; a woman insists that her former friend is fabricating texts when she tries to collect on a debt.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 23 votes.

Judge Judy - S18E33

#7 - Pit Bull Attacks Child; Giants vs Cowboys Letdown (Season 18 - Episode 33)

An 8-year-old boy is bitten by a pit bull while skateboarding on a playdate. His mother says he has recurring nightmares and sues for damages; a sports fan buys tickets from an old friend but when he shows up at the big game, the tickets are no good. He sues for damages.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 10 votes.

Judge Judy - S18E19

#6 - Fight Over Troubled Teen's Rehab (Season 18 - Episode 19)


Parents feud over payment of the $4,000 bill for their troubled teen's behavioral camp.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 10 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E33

#5 - Unbelievable Semi-Nude Photo Post?!; Quinceanera Loan or Friendly Contribution?; Law Student Should Know Better! (Season 23 - Episode 33)

A man claims he sent a photo of his wife to his ex-girlfriend; a family friend pays for a girl's birthday party, but expects to be paid back; the judge reprimands a second-year law student.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 23 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E109

#4 - Muzzle Confusion and Attack!; Swamp-Hunting Dog Meets Pit Bull! (Season 23 - Episode 109)


A muzzled dog that has a history of predatory behavior is accused of attacking a puggle at an animal control center; two dogs get into a vicious fight: one dog's owner requires surgery after being bitten.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 12 votes.

Judge Judy - S21E130

#3 - Basketball, Lies and the Police!; Wedding Kiss and Make-Up? (Season 21 - Episode 130)

An 11-year-old boy admits to lying to the police about vandalizing a neighbor's car after, he says, she stole his basketball; a makeup artist's no-refund policy is deemed to be outrageous by the judge.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 12 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E235

#2 - Child Suffers 50 Stitches!; Mother/Daughter Savings Plan Fail!; Adult Male vs. Judge Judy's Grandchildren! (Season 23 - Episode 235)


A young boy is attacked by a dog that was supposed to be muzzled; property is allegedly sold for marijuana; a 29-year-old man says he has no idea what his own address is.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 20 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E216

#1 - Siblings' Nasty Text Battle!; Learn How to Pack a Box! (Season 23 - Episode 216)

Unauthorized e-reader charges fuel a heated battle of words between brother and sister, and reported threats of arrest and death come into play; a woman accuses a mover of damaging and losing her property.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 13 votes.

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