Trial & Error

10 Best Episodes of Trial & Error

A bright-eyed New York lawyer takes his first big case defending an eccentric poetry professor accused of murdering his wife.

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Trial & Error - S2E4

#15 - A Hole in the Case (Season 2 - Episode 4)

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.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 182 votes.

Trial & Error - S2E1

#14 - The Suitcase (Season 2 - Episode 1)


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.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 222 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E4

#13 - An Unwelcome Distraction (Season 1 - Episode 4)

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.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 590 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E9

#12 - Opening Statements (Season 1 - Episode 9)


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.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 458 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E10

#11 - A Hostile Jury (Season 1 - Episode 10)

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.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 455 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E7

#10 - The Case Gets Big (Season 1 - Episode 7)


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.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 511 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E6

#9 - Secrets & Lies (Season 1 - Episode 6)

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.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 515 votes.

Trial & Error - S2E7

#8 - A Family Affair (Season 2 - Episode 7)


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

The episode was rated 7.74 from 155 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E8

#7 - A Change in Defense (Season 1 - Episode 8)

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.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 491 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E11

#6 - Unusual Suspect (Season 1 - Episode 11)


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.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 436 votes.

Trial & Error - S2E10

#5 - Barcelona (Season 2 - Episode 10)

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.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 154 votes.

Trial & Error - S2E9

#4 - A Big Break (Season 2 - Episode 9)


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.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 159 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E5

#3 - Right-Hand Man (Season 1 - Episode 5)

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.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 547 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E12

#2 - The Defense Rests (Season 1 - Episode 12)


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.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 456 votes.

Trial & Error - S1E13

#1 - The Verdict (Season 1 - Episode 13)

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".

The episode was rated 8.09 from 454 votes.

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