Bull - Episode Guide

Season 1

The Necklace

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Sep 20, 2016

The Necklace

Dr. Jason Bull, the brilliant, brash founder of a prolific trial consulting firm, combines psychology, human intuition and high tech data to create winning strategies that steer high-stakes trials in his clients' favor.

The Woman in 8D

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2016

The Woman in 8D

Team must formulate a new defense strategy when they discover the jury has a subconscious gender bias toward their client, a female pilot accused of negligence after one of her flights crashes.

Unambiguous

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2016

Unambiguous

Bull and his team tackle jury bias against their client, a woman on trial for the murder of a star athlete she very publicly accused of assaulting her. Also, the case brings Benny face-to-face with his former flame, Amanda, a fellow attorney he hasn't seen since their breakup.

Callisto

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2016

Callisto

When Bull and Trial Analysis Corporation (TAC) help a young woman fight a drug patent lawsuit, they're forced to travel to Callisto, the small Texan town where Bull suffered the only trial loss of his career.

Just Tell the Truth

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Oct 25, 2016

Just Tell the Truth

When the parents of a murdered socialite attempt to hire Bull to help prosecute their daughter's working-class fiancé for the crime, Bull turns down a major payday when he chooses to help defend the fiancé instead. Also, Marissa, Cable and Danny try to convince Chunk to let them investigate the new guy he wants to date.

Bedside Manner

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2016

Bedside Manner

Bull must find a way to reverse the negative effect his egomaniacal client, a surgeon with a God complex being sued for malpractice, has on the jury. Also, Bull hires Liberty Davis, a previous client's attorney, when he decides Benny may not be sympathetic enough to the jurors.

Never Saw the Sign

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Nov 22, 2016

Never Saw the Sign

As Bull assists a man facing vehicular manslaughter charges, he uncovers a connection between his client's trial and a corrupt state assemblyman who would greatly benefit from a guilty verdict. Also, Danny and Cable team up to investigate why Marissa is suddenly acting and dressing differently.

Too Perfect

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2016

Too Perfect

Bull's efforts to assist with his ex-wife Isabella Colón's defense in a wrongful death lawsuit are hindered by unresolved issues from their marriage and her longstanding rift with her brother, Benny.

Light My Fire

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Dec 13, 2016

Light My Fire

Bull confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home to assist in the arson defense of a young man whose contentious ties to the town mirror Bull's own.

E.J.

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Jan 3, 2017

E.J.

When Bull assists CEO Ginny Bretton, whose company is accused of killing an employee with its self-driving car, he discovers his client is keeping a major secret that could sabotage a trial win

Teacher's Pet

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2017

Teacher's Pet

An attorney for one of Bull's former clients, Liberty Davis, asks him to consult on a couple's civil suit against a teacher who had a sexual relationship with their son. However, his trial strategy suffers a major setback when the teen switches to the teacher's side.

Stockholm Syndrome

Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2017

Stockholm Syndrome

The wife of a man who Danny helped imprison for manslaughter detonates a bomb at the TAC offices and takes the team hostage in order to force Bull to prove her husband's innocence.

The Fall

Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2017

The Fall

When Bull helps a professional eSports video game player accused of throwing a championship game sue his former team manager for defamation, his trial strategy is to prove his client is a compulsive winner who is psychologically incapable of losing on purpose.

It's Classified

Episode: 1x14 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2017

It's Classified

When Bull has Benny defend a whistle-blowing army analyst, Lt. Tamsin Dale, who is being court martialed, the case causes trust issues between them after Benny won't share redacted government secrets with the rest of the team. Also, Marissa forces the office to work without its usual technology to avoid being hacked during the case.

What's Your Number?

Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Feb 21, 2017

What's Your Number?

As a case gets underway, Bull's penchant for winning goes into overdrive when he realizes the defendant is a clinical sociopath determined to use Diana to antagonize him during the proceedings.

Free Fall

Episode: 1x16 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2017

Free Fall

When a state governor and the co-owner of a skydiving company die during a jump, Bull helps the co-owner's brother, Max Hyland, and daughter fight a lawsuit filed by the governor's widow by trying to find who sabotaged the parachute. Also, Bull and his frequent trial collaborator, Liberty Davis, find themselves on opposing sides in court for the first time.

Name Game

Episode: 1x17 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2017

Name Game

When Bull fronts the money to help thousands of people bring a class action suit against a corrupt bank, he stands to lose his business if he doesn't win at trial. Also, Benny hurts the case when he's distracted by his attraction to a client and his anxiety over a secret he's keeping from Bull.

Dressed to Kill

Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2017

Dressed to Kill

Bull and Chunk's bond is tested when Bull helps the prime suspect in the murder of Chunk's fashion mentor, Nella Wester, a model-turned-designer who was killed during her own runway show.

Bring It On

Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Apr 18, 2017

Bring It On

When Bull assists Jules Caffrey, a high-powered attorney on trial for his fiancée's murder, he takes advantage of his client's penchant for courtroom theatrics by letting him defend himself

Make Me

Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: May 2, 2017

Make Me

A young man he believes was brainwashed by a cult-like spiritual learning center to kill his father. Also, Danny and Chunk go undercover at the learning center to find the perpetrator responsible for their client's reprogramming.

How to Dodge a Bullet

Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: May 9, 2017

How to Dodge a Bullet

Bull makes a deal with top criminal attorney J.P. Nunnelly to defend Benny when he goes to trial for misconduct in a case related to his former career with the District Attorney's office.

Dirty Little Secrets

Episode: 1x22 | Airdate: May 16, 2017

Dirty Little Secrets

Bull works with top criminal defense attorney J.P. Nunnelly on the first of three cases to repay her for defending Benny at trial. However, they clash over their client, a computer cloud company that is battling the F.B.I. to retain privacy over their customer's flies that could help identify the source of a recent eco-terrorist attack.

Benevolent Deception

Episode: 1x23 | Airdate: May 23, 2017

Benevolent Deception

Bull and the Trial Analysis, Corp. team travel to Miami with J.P. Nunnelly to work on a controversial drug trafficking case in which both the clients' and the jurors' lives are in danger.

Season 2

School for Scandal

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 26, 2017

School for Scandal

When Bull joins the district attorney in a case against Kara Clayton, who claims she killed her billionaire husband in self-defense, tensions run high when he learns that his on-again, off-again romantic interest, Diana Lindsay, is defending the widow. Also, Chunk makes a decision about his future.

Already Gone

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Oct 3, 2017

Already Gone

Bull impulsively agrees to have Benny represent Adam Harris, a young man charged with murder for helping his terminally ill girlfriend end her life, a decision which clashes with Benny's religious beliefs.

A Business of Favors

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 10, 2017

A Business of Favors

The DA's office asks Bull to assist them in their prosecution of a fraternity when a pledge accidentally drowns during a hazing incident, but his efforts may be derailed when the students close ranks to stonewall him.

The Illusion of Control

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 17, 2017

The Illusion of Control

Bull hires an eccentric attorney to represent him when a celebrity sues him after his advice regarding her custody case backfires.

Play the Hand You're Dealt

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Oct 24, 2017

Play the Hand You're Dealt

Bull navigates the unfamiliar rules of a Native American tribal court when his college roommate is accused of committing murder on his reservation. Also, Bull meets Marissa's new boyfriend, Kyle.

The Exception to the Rule

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Oct 31, 2017

The Exception to the Rule

Bull travels to a small town on a personal mission to help his high school sweetheart, Allison, sue a local factory that she believes is making residents ill by contaminating the water

No Good Deed

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 7, 2017

No Good Deed

Bull is asked to help a teachers union represent a woman who is being prosecuted by the DA for helping an impoverished student pass an important test, but who may be the scapegoat for a larger cheating scandal.

The Devil, The Detail

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Nov 14, 2017

The Devil, The Detail

Bull agrees to help the parents of a former employee sue a drug company when their son commits suicide during a drug trial. However, the task is complicated when the company brings in their own trial scientist, Arti Cander.

Thanksgiving

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Nov 21, 2017

Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, Bull releases his team to enjoy the holiday with their families, only to find himself working a case solo when he agrees to help a boxer who is being tried for murder. Also, Chunk makes a major personal decision at his family's Thanksgiving dinner, while Marissa's dinner with Kyle is abruptly cancelled when he is mugged.

Home for the Holidays

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Dec 12, 2017

Home for the Holidays

As Christmas approaches, Bull is amused when he meets a 9-year-old girl who wants to hire him to help her divorce her parents, but he's shocked when a judge appoints him her temporary guardian. Also, Marissa discovers disturbing information about her boyfriend, Kyle.

Survival Instincts

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Jan 2, 2018

Survival Instincts

Bull represents Jemma Whitbeck, a teenager arrested for robbing a jewelry store with an older man she disappeared with 18 months ago. To persuade the jury she is not guilty, Bull argues that Jemma was actually a victim of his abuse and manipulation and not his willing accomplice.

Grey Areas

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Jan 9, 2018

Grey Areas

Bull takes a psychologist friend, Dr. Donovan Benanti, as a client when the therapist is sued for malpractice following a patient's deadly rampage. As Bull worries a trial loss could set new precedent regarding doctor-patient confidentiality, he aims to convince the jury that clinicians aren't directly responsible for their patients' actions.

Kill Shot

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Jan 23, 2018

Kill Shot

A widow hires Bull to help represent her when the police decide that she is the most likely suspect in orchestrating her wealthy husband's death, making it look like a home invasion gone wrong.

Keep Your Friends Close

Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Feb 6, 2018

Keep Your Friends Close

Bull is brought on to help the FBI's case against a hacker whom they believe breached air traffic control at LaGuardia Airport. But when Cable learns that the accused is her friend's husband, she risks breaking the law – and defying Bull – to try and prove his innocence.

Witness for the Prosecution

Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2018

Witness for the Prosecution

The DA hires Bull to help convict Hazel Diaz, an infamous drug dealer who murdered a police officer but has managed to avoid jail for years on an insanity defense by feigning schizophrenia

Absolution

Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Mar 6, 2018

Absolution

Bull seizes upon the opportunity to get a new trial for an old client when doubt is cast upon evidence that helped convict him of murder 14 years earlier. Also, Danny is reluctant to work with Cable's replacement.

Gag Order

Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Mar 13, 2018

Gag Order

Bull agrees to help Chunk's daughter, Anna, when her journalism professor,Chloe, is sued by a dating app developer for trying to steal data for an exposé she's writing about sexual assault cover-ups. But the stakes are raised when the company alleges that she actually stole proprietary information and intended to sell it to a competitor.

Bad Medicine

Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Mar 27, 2018

Bad Medicine

Bull helps a doctor who crossed state lines to purchase a marijuana-derived oil to treat her patients in Virginia, where the oil is illegal. But the case is complicated when Assistant U.S. Attorney Sylvia Banner has the DEA arrest her for possession with intent to distribute.

A Redemption

Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Apr 3, 2018

A Redemption

Bull helps Jim Grayson, a respectable family man who was arrested for changing his identity after being the unwitting getaway driver in a fatal robbery years ago. Bull hopes they can convince the jury that Jim has redeemed himself for his past misdeeds by living an upstanding life for years.

Justified

Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: Apr 17, 2018

Justified

A friend from Bull's past enlists his services to help convince a jury that a domestic abuse survivor who shot her husband in his sleep is not guilty of murder because she feared for her life and the life of her unborn child.

Reckless

Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: May 1, 2018

Reckless

Bull's team worries that they're in over their heads when they take on the seemingly unwinnable case of Elliott Miles, a mute man facing the death penalty if he's found guilty of murder and arson. Also, Bull is stunned to learn that his ex-wife is remarrying.

Death Sentence

Episode: 2x22 | Airdate: May 8, 2018

Death Sentence

Bull's team is rocked when their client, Elliott Miles, is found guilty of murder, and they must regroup as the trial enters the penalty phase in order to prevent him from being sentenced to death. But when new evidence emerges that could prove Elliott's innocence, Bull must find a way to present it in court without being found in contempt. Also, Marissa faces hard truths about her relationship with Bull.

Season 3

The Ground Beneath Their Feet

Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Sep 24, 2018

Bull returns to work following his heart attack with a new rich client for the firm to represent: an insurance company being sued by a dying mother for denying coverage of her liver transplant.

Jury Duty

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Oct 1, 2018