Judge Judy

10 Worst 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 - S20E231

#10 - Bonfire Blowout?!; Move-Out Money (Season 20 - Episode 231)

Property owners fight over liability after a bonfire damages a neighbor's fence; a man made to vacate his home demands that his landlord pay for moving expenses and renovations he made.

The episode was rated 6.48 from 21 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E133

#9 - Beverly Hills Nightmare!; Horse-Riding Jeans Rule! (Season 23 - Episode 133)


While on a cross-country vacation, a man and his wife discover that staying in a multi-million dollar home is not all it's cracked up to be; young ex-lovers make the mistake of moving into an apartment together.

The episode was rated 6.46 from 13 votes.

Judge Judy - S22E194

#8 - Girlfriend's Hissy Fit Damage?! (Season 22 - Episode 194)

Wine stains cover a wall after a fight gets physical between lovers; a roommate sues for damages.

The episode was rated 6.46 from 13 votes.

Judge Judy - S19E40

#7 - House War; Thief and a Hustler? (Season 19 - Episode 40)


A former tenant submits questionable evidence of mold growing in her rental unit; a man says he repossessed a car because it did not have full coverage insurance.

The episode was rated 6.45 from 11 votes.

Judge Judy - S21E240

#6 - Going, Going ... Gone!; Grandmother's Payback?! (Season 21 - Episode 240)

A man's access to car auctions gets him into trouble with an old friend when a car deal falls apart; a woman sues her children's grandmother for the unpaid balance on a car.

The episode was rated 6.43 from 14 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E64

#5 - You Made It Awkward! You Pay for It!; I Am Not My Adult Son's Keeper! (Season 23 - Episode 64)


A woman sues for emotional distress when her roommate allows her ex-lover to visit their apartment; a woman goes after her son and his ex-wife for thousands of dollars she lent to them, but they say she was just helping them out during hard times.

The episode was rated 6.33 from 15 votes.

Judge Judy - S22E226

#4 - Daycare Assault?!; Landlord Lodging Drama; Child Support Squandered by Mother?!; Plastic Surgery Purge (Season 22 - Episode 226)

A fight breaks out when a daycare owner tries to collect payment; a landlord says he lowered rent in exchange for being able to sleep over; ex-sister-in-law says a woman spent child support on herself; a low-wage earner says she lent a friend $6,000.

The episode was rated 6.27 from 11 votes.

Judge Judy - S19E260

#3 - Gambling and Drug Trouble!; Landlord Lament! (Season 19 - Episode 260)


A woman sues her ex for repayment of loans to pay back his gambling and drug debts; a landlord says a tenant hit him and broke his glasses while the two were arguing over guest visitors.

The episode was rated 6.27 from 15 votes.

Judge Judy - S23E244

#2 - Reign of Homeless Terror?! (Season 23 - Episode 244)

A teenage homeowner says her 53-year-old tenant jumped her over a Wi-Fi dispute; the tenant says she was a slumlord with 22 city violations.

The episode was rated 6.25 from 12 votes.

Judge Judy - S22E209

#1 - Widow's Cadillac Woes!; Anxious Dog Bites Pet Sitter! (Season 22 - Episode 209)


A man's death, a valuable witness, and a car said to have been sold on consignment come into play when a Cadillac sale goes bad; a woman sues for damages after being bitten by a dog she was trying to harness.

The episode was rated 6.17 from 12 votes.

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