Your Honor

10 Worst Episodes of Your Honor

Showtime’s critically acclaimed legal drama, ‘Your Honor’ has captivated audiences with its intense, suspenseful plot lines throughout its two season run. As with any show, there are some episodes that stand out as the best and some that are the worst. There are a range of factors that can contribute to this, such as pacing, character development, and plot twists. In this article, we will be taking a look at the worst episodes of ‘Your Honor’ that have been ranked by fans and critics alike.

The show follows the story of New Orleans judge Michael Desiato, whose life is thrown into turmoil when his son is involved in a hit and run that embroils an organized crime family. Through his journey, he is forced to confront his own deepest convictions and make life-altering decisions.

With two seasons of ‘Your Honor’ under its belt, it can be difficult to keep track of which episodes ranked the worst. That’s why we’ve taken the time to compile a list of the worst episodes of the show, so that viewers can decide for themselves which episodes are worth a watch.

Written by Sophie and last updated on mar 24, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

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#10 - Part Five (Season 1 - Episode 5)

In Part Five of Your Honor, Michael attempts to return to business as usual until he discovers that someone is blackmailing him. Jimmy Baxter and Gina Baxter, determined to avenge their son's death, are still on the case. With the police knowing whose car it was and Little Mo knowing where it was to be stolen from, the list of suspects is easily narrowed down to two people. Despite the convoluted plot, viewers are able to enjoy Bryan Cranston's return to his Breaking Bad character.

The episode takes a shocking turn when it is revealed that Adam's photo was next to the kid's, causing viewers to question why exactly this was the case. Adam's character is also intensifying, leading viewers to suspect that he might end up dead or in jail. With the mystery of Adam's photo looming, Part Five of Your Honor leaves viewers with more questions than answers, and they are sure to be on the edge of their seats for the following episodes.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 1306 votes.

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#9 - Part Fourteen (Season 2 - Episode 4)


In Part Fourteen of Your Honor, Michael gets closer to the Baxter family when he is invited to Jimmy Baxter’s 50th birthday party. His presence at the party brings a surprise guest, Carmine Conti, the father of Gina. Eugene is determined to do something kind for Little Mo in return for his kindness, but his good intentions could expose a corruption scandal in the city of New Orleans.

The tension between Michael and Jimmy is palpable in this episode, especially when Michael and Fia share an affectionate moment. Jimmy’s expressions and reactions to their interactions are truly priceless. It’s clear that Jimmy’s heart is really aching over his daughter’s relationship with Michael, and with the judge. The drama between Jimmy and the judge only intensifies this episode, as the audience can feel the pain in Jimmy’s chest.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 570 votes.

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#8 - Part Fifteen (Season 2 - Episode 5)

In Your Honor Part Fifteen, Michael Desiato's life is in danger when Jimmy Baxter's birthday party is interrupted. After this life-threatening event, Michael decides to no longer aid Olivia. Michael's warning goes to Charlie, who makes an unexpected move in response. Eugene gets help from Little Mo, but this puts him in the bad graces of Big Mo. Nancy is determined to get to the bottom of the murder of Michael's wife, Robin Desiato, and takes on a lead she hopes will provide answers.

Viewers of Your Honor have been eagerly awaiting Part Fifteen as they hope to get answers to questions that were left unanswered in Season 1. This episode promises to bring suspense and action as Michael and Charlie face life-threatening events and Nancy pursues her investigation of Robin's murder. Tune in to see if these characters will get the answers they seek in Part Fifteen!

The episode was rated 7.67 from 543 votes.

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#7 - Part Three (Season 1 - Episode 3)


In Part Three of the show Your Honor, Michael continues to use his power to obscure the details of the accident, while crime lord Jimmy Baxter and his wife Gina scheme to seek their revenge. Meanwhile, Lt. Nancy Costello is struggling to piece together her investigation. Adam, the protagonist, makes a bold move in response to bad advice, whilst Gina strikes a deal for her son Carlo.

The episode has been met with mixed reviews, with some viewers finding Adam's attitude dumb and self-sabotaging. Others criticize his decision to take matters into his own hands rather than go to the authorities. The one rule he was given - to not tell anyone - has been broken, and many viewers feel he needs to see a psychiatrist to deal with his self-sabotage syndrome.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 1451 votes.

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#6 - Part Eighteen (Season 2 - Episode 8)

In Part Eighteen of Your Honor, Eugene finds himself in another dangerous situation after narrowly avoiding the last one. Meanwhile, Olivia is getting frustrated with Michael and turns her attention to an unexpected source of help. Big Mo's opening night celebration is overshadowed by a sudden and unexpected darkness. Gina Baxter's character is a force to be reckoned with, as Hope Davis manages to make her both terrifying and captivating.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 433 votes.

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#5 - Part Eleven (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Your Honor's Part Eleven episode begins with the aftermath of a tragic accident, and Michael Desiato is in a state of grief. He is soon aided by helpful strangers, including the new Mayor Charlie Figaro, Big Mo, and the police. Jimmy Baxter is looking to expand his criminal activities, while Gina Baxter is trying to cope with her son's death. The arrival of Assistant U.S. Attorney Olivia Delmont will drastically change Michael's life in ways he can't even imagine.

Despite some negative comments, this episode was well-received by many viewers. Even though some people didn't feel that a second season was necessary, the first season ended well and many are looking forward to seeing how the story progresses in the second season. With the introduction of new characters and a thrilling plot, this episode is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 680 votes.

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#4 - Part Four (Season 1 - Episode 4)

In Part Four of Your Honor, Adam is complicit in multiple deceptions and tortured by guilt. As the tension rises, Elizabeth steps in to protect her grandson. A family dinner at the Desiatos' home is marred by secrets and lies.

The intense atmosphere at the dinner scene is so palpable that it feels like one could cut it with a knife. The actors deliver convincing performances that further reinforce the tension, which is also exemplified by the clever writing. The ending of the episode is satisfying, despite Adam and Old Heg's irritating personalities. Unfortunately, the episode also marks the end for the beloved Pretty Volvo, a loss that is sure to be felt by viewers.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 1319 votes.

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#3 - Part Eight (Season 1 - Episode 8)


In Part Eight of Your Honor, Jimmy puts pressure on Michael regarding Carlo’s trial. At a family dinner, Adam announces his future plans and Nancy and Lee discover that some of the cops are not what they seem. This episode leaves viewers with mixed feelings, as some are done with Adam’s story line, while others express their opinion that the show didn’t need to include the COVID-19 pandemic.

The episode brings a sense of tension and suspense as the audience is left to wonder what Adam’s future plans are and if the cops are trustworthy. Despite this, some viewers feel the need to distance themselves from Adam’s story and to ignore the COVID-19 subplot. The inclusion of the virus within the show is seen as unnecessary and detracts from the overall plot.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 1254 votes.

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#2 - Part Thirteen (Season 2 - Episode 3)

In Part Thirteen of the show, Your Honor, Michael Desiato is pushed by Olivia Delmont to exploit a newfound connection despite his initial hesitation. Meanwhile, Little Mo's deal goes wrong, and it's up to Eugene to fix the situation. The episode culminates in a tense face-off between Michael and Jimmy, resulting in an unexpected confession.

The scene between Michael and Jimmy standing side by side and gazing at their grandson was a moment of pure emotion. The tension between them was palpable, and the audience could feel the impact of the confession that came out of this intense confrontation. It was truly a moment that left everyone shocked and amazed, as this episode of Your Honor had taken a wild turn.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 573 votes.

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#1 - Part Twelve (Season 2 - Episode 2)


In Part Twelve of Your Honor, Michael Desiato discovers a shocking secret, forcing him to make a difficult decision. Olivia Delmont takes advantage of the situation to push Michael to make a dangerous decision. Little Mo and others from the Desire Crew come up with a desperate business plan that puts Eugene in danger, while Elizabeth shelters Michael from the consequences. Meanwhile, Big Mo's ambitious plans puts Gina in the crosshairs.

The audience comments suggested that they felt the episode was a step up from Season 1. However, one commenter noted their discomfort with the number of gay couples depicted in the show. They believed that it felt forced and that not every show needs to include this representation. It was also mentioned that it is harder to watch gay men in television shows than gay women.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 637 votes.

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