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Season 1 episodes (21)
Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin star as razor-sharp, meticulous attorney Margaret Wright (Harden) and Todd (Astin), her talented but scruffy, aimless son whom she hires as her law firm's in-house investigator.
Margaret and Todd work two seemingly unrelated cases, only to discover a key piece of information in the details of Todd's humorously boring civil case could help Margaret's high-profile client
3 Second Second Chance
When Todd reunites with a childhood friend with a checkered past, he convinces Margaret to represent him in a minor legal case.
4 Corduroy Briefs
Margaret and Todd work to bring justice to an Olympic athlete who lost his leg in a plane crash resulting from a defective aircraft.
5 Let the Wright One In
Margaret attempts to join an elite philanthropy club and must represent a former club employee accused of using the organization to smuggle drugs. Also, Todd goes undercover as a waiter at the elite club to get information to help Margaret's case.
6 So Help Me POD
Margaret and Francey enlist the help of a popular true crime podcaster, Lea Luna, to help exonerate a client who is serving a life sentence. Also, Todd solicits dating advice from his sister and Susan when sparks fly between him and Lea
7 Long Lost Lawrence
When Margaret is disappointed that no one but Todd can attend her family Thanksgiving dinner, Todd tries to convince his brother, Lawrence, to come home. Margaret's family helps her crack a case involving an injured bank teller and robbery.
8 Big Bang Theories
When Lyle's niece, Angie (Djouliet Amara), is accused of committing a crime on her college campus, Lyle enlists Margaret and Todd to vindicate her.
9 Swipe Wright
Margaret asks Todd for help on a seemingly straight forward wrongful termination case over a dating app, but with Todd's investigation they quickly realize it's much more complicated.
10 The Devil You Know
When Margaret finds herself on the verge of losing a prominent case involving the murder of an investigative journalist, Todd seeks help from an unlikely source: his imprisoned ex-girlfriend, Veronica.
11 Side Effects May Include Murder
When Margaret's client faces an attempted murder charge, she mounts a creative defense to prove her client's innocence, and Todd takes an experimental drug to find evidence. Also, Allison finds herself in trouble and reaches out to Todd for help.
Lawrence and the governor seek Margaret's help with a personal legal matter related to the governor's sister, and while Margaret is ecstatic to be of assistance, Lawrence refuses to let Todd anywhere near the case.
13 Wall of Fire
When Todd agrees to help Susan's fiancé locate a missing employee, he stumbles into a case Margaret agreed to co-counsel with Gus.
14 Against All Todds
When Veronica appears at the law firm requesting a favor from Todd, he agrees to help but soon realizes she may be out for revenge. Also, Margaret is upset when she is taken off a high-stakes case.
15 Ivan the Terrible
Margaret represents a gifted 17-year-old hacker charged with releasing classified defense documents and faces off against her college nemesis. Also, Todd is tasked with babysitting the teen hacker for the duration of the trial.
16 Twelve Worried Persons
When a juror dies during Susan's first big trial as lead attorney, Margaret and Todd work to exonerate Amy, a juror from the same trial suspected of the murder. Also, Margaret's sister Patty is in town and sparks fly between Todd and Amy.
17 The First Date Is the Deepest
Margaret helps a client who lost his mother during a routine surgery at Allison's hospital, performed by her colleague Dr. Ross Woods (Benjamin Hollingsworth). Also, Margaret and Gus go on their first date and Todd is asked by the firm to investigate Gus.
18 Gloom and Boom
When a stranger with a bomb appears at the law firm demanding Margaret reverse her efforts to free her client on death row or the bomb will detonate, Margaret and Todd must rely on their legal and detective skills.
19 Are You There Todd? It's Me, Margaret
Margaret represents Lauren (Jamie Chung), Susan's good friend, in a hostile work environment lawsuit after she quits her job at a Michelin-starred restaurant, but it unexpectedly turns into a murder trial when the head chef is found dead.
20 More Fang for Your Chuck
Margaret must represent Chuck when he faces 20 years in federal prison after being accused of fixing a cash prize giveaway at the Portland Widows hockey game.
21 Are You There Todd? It's Me, Margaret
When Margaret (Marcia Gay Harden) is too sick to work on the final day of an important negotiation, Todd (Skylar Astin) must step in and act as a proxy while Margaret uses her investigative skills.
About this show
SO HELP ME TODD stars Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin as razor-sharp, meticulous attorney Margaret Wright, and Todd, her talented but scruffy, aimless son who she hires as her firm's in-house investigator.