The BEST Episodes of Deception (2018)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019

Network: ABC (US)

Cameron Black is the world's greatest illusionist. At least, that's what people used to call him - before his greatest secret was exposed and his career destroyed. Even worse, Cameron has good reason to believe this was no accident.

Transposition (2)

#1 - Transposition (2)

Season 1 - Episode 13

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.

star 7.90
563 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Chris Fedak, Elizabeth Peterson
Sacrifice 99 to Fool One

#2 - Sacrifice 99 to Fool One

Season 1 - Episode 7

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.

star 7.87
687 votes
Directors: Rob Hardy
Writers: John A. Norris
Multiple Outs

#3 - Multiple Outs

Season 1 - Episode 8

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.

star 7.87
663 votes
Directors: Glen Winter
Writers: Bryan Malone
Code Act (1)

#4 - Code Act (1)

Season 1 - Episode 12

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.

star 7.84
586 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Brynn Malone, Sam Sklaver
Getting Away Clean

#5 - Getting Away Clean

Season 1 - Episode 9

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

star 7.77
669 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Joe Peracchio
The Unseen Hand

#6 - The Unseen Hand

Season 1 - Episode 10

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

star 7.75
631 votes
Writers: Cesar Mazariegos
Loading Up

#7 - Loading Up

Season 1 - Episode 11

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.

star 7.75
575 votes
Directors: Carol Banker
Writers: John A. Norris, Nelson Greaves
Forced Perspective

#8 - Forced Perspective

Season 1 - Episode 2

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.

star 7.63
978 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Chris Fedak

#9 - Masking

Season 1 - Episode 5

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.

star 7.62
768 votes
Directors: Silver Tree
Writers: Nelson Greaves

#10 - Divination

Season 1 - Episode 4

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.

star 7.60
780 votes
Writers: Kai Yu Wu

#11 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.60
1,235 votes
Directors: David Nutter
Writers: Chris Fedak
Black Art

#12 - Black Art

Season 1 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.57
697 votes
Directors: Rob Seidenglanz
Writers: Sam Sklaver

#13 - Escapology

Season 1 - Episode 3

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

star 7.57
891 votes
Directors: Michael Smith
Writers: Elizabeth Peterson