The BEST episodes of Deception (2018)

Every episode of Deception (2018) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Deception (2018)!

Magician Cameron Black's career may have been ruined by scandal, but he's found another place to put his skills of deception, influence and illusion to use: the FBI. As a consulting illusionist, Cameron uses every trick at his disposal — inventing new ones as necessary — to help the government catch the world's most elusive criminals and solve crimes that seem to defy all explanation. In doing so, he feeds his ego by staging the biggest illusions of his career.

Last Updated: 7/13/2024Network: ABC (US)Status: Ended
Multiple Outs
752 votes

#1 - Multiple Outs

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/29/2018

The FBI works with the Deception group to help stop the Mystery Woman from successfully committing one of the largest jewel heists in history. And, for the first time this season, viewers will have their perspective reversed and see how Cameron Black performs his greatest deception yet.

Directors: Glen Winter
Writer: Bryan Malone
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Transposition (2)
630 votes

#2 - Transposition (2)

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/27/2018

The team goes up against the mystery woman in a battle of dueling deceptions. Just when Cameron thinks he finally has the upper hand, the mystery woman unleashes her most game-changing twist yet.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
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Code Act (1)
642 votes

#3 - Code Act (1)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/27/2018

The mystery woman approaches Jonathan and asks for his help after revealing that Cameron chose Kay over Jonathan. Meanwhile, Dina considers telling the FBI that she stole Mike's badge.

Directors: Dermott Downs
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Sacrifice 99 to Fool One
769 votes

#4 - Sacrifice 99 to Fool One

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/24/2018

When the Mystery Woman kidnaps Cameron, the FBI calls on Jonathan Black to help find him – and stop the Mystery Woman from committing her next crime.

Directors: Rob Hardy
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Getting Away Clean
731 votes

#5 - Getting Away Clean

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/6/2018

The Deception team gets an unexpected partner, while Gunter makes a discovery that will change the team's lives forever.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
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The Unseen Hand
687 votes

#6 - The Unseen Hand

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/13/2018

Cameron and Kay investigate a secret society where they learn that one of them has a close family connection.

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Loading Up
635 votes

#7 - Loading Up

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/20/2018

The team is called on to help stop a spy from stealing top-secret military information. Cameron is frustrated when someone from Kay's past comes back into the picture.

Directors: Carol Banker
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Forced Perspective
1032 votes

#8 - Forced Perspective

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/18/2018

As Cameron continues to focus on helping his brother, he and Kay get to work on a case that has unknowing tourists participating in a reality show – yet it’s anything but real, it’s deadly.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writer: Chris Fedak
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1259 votes

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/11/2018

When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion – the FBI. Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career.

Directors: David Nutter
Writer: Chris Fedak
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861 votes

#10 - Masking

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/8/2018

When a church's stained glass window is stolen while a famous street artist is painting a mural nearby, Cam and the team's investigation leads them to the criminal.

Directors: Silver Tree
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852 votes

#11 - Divination

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/1/2018

When a psychic is murdered, Kay and Cameron investigate only to learn she had a partner who’s now on the run. Enlisting her help, Cameron and the team take down an international arms dealer.

Directors: Kevin Tancharoen
Writer: Kai Yu Wu
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947 votes

#12 - Escapology

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/25/2018

When an art museum docent is held hostage, Kay enlists Cameron and his team to help rescue her using the art of escapology.

Directors: Michael Smith
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Black Art
776 votes

#13 - Black Art

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/22/2018

When Cameron's ex-girlfriend is robbed during Fashion Week, he insists on helping Kay with the investigation. The team finds themselves in the middle of a high-speed, dangerous chase.

Directors: Rob Seidenglanz
Writer: Sam Sklaver
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