The BEST Episodes of Great Pretender

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 28, 2020

Network: Netflix

Supposedly Japan’s greatest swindler, Makoto Edamura gets more than he bargained for when he tries to con Laurent Thierry, a real world-class crook.

Case 4_6: Wizard of Far East

#1 - Case 4_6: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

On their last job, the team passes Dorothy off as an Ethiopian princess and stages her kidnapping for the Shanghai group. Then it all goes wrong.

star 8.75
4 votes
Case 4_8: Wizard of Far East

#2 - Case 4_8: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

Both sides prepare for a fateful meeting in Tokyo, with Laurent and Makoto acting as translators. Everything depends on Makoto's choice.

star 8.50
4 votes
Case 4_9: Wizard of Far East

#3 - Case 4_9: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

The Wizard of the Far East pulls off one final magic trick, and some people finally get what's coming to them.

star 8.40
5 votes
Case 4_4: Wizard of Far East

#4 - Case 4_4: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

Two months after the end of the con, Makoto still works for Akemi. One night he receives a visit from a man he thought he saw die in front of him.

star 8.33
3 votes
Case 3_4: Snow of London

#5 - Case 3_4: Snow of London

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 16, 2020

Laurent's fake dark auction begins with outrageous prices. Among the bidders, Coleman and Cynthia vie over "Snow in London."

star 8.31
26 votes
Case 4_1: Wizard of Far East

#6 - Case 4_1: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

Determined to rebuild his life, Makoto parts ways with the team and returns to Japan. He lands a job, but doesn't know what he's gotten himself into.

star 8.25
4 votes
Case 4_3: Wizard of Far East

#7 - Case 4_3: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

A delegation from the Shanghai branch of the Suzaku Group arrives in Tokyo. Summoned to translate, Makoto realizes the interpreter looks familiar.

star 8.25
4 votes
Case 4_5: Wizard of Far East

#8 - Case 4_5: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

A younger Laurent joins a group of con artists including Oz after unknowingly aiding them in Paris. As they travel abroad the world, he falls in love.

star 8.25
4 votes
Case 4_7: Wizard of Far East

#9 - Case 4_7: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

The final phase of the con on the Shanghai group starts when Laurent returns to the city. The stakes are higher than ever, with no margin for error.

star 8.25
4 votes
Case 3_3: Snow of London

#10 - Case 3_3: Snow of London

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 16, 2020

Makoto searches for Thomas, the art forger connected to Cynthia, to create a fake version of "Snow in London." Laurent and Abbie's plan continues.

star 8.00
29 votes
Case 4_2: Wizard of Far East

#11 - Case 4_2: Wizard of Far East

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

Cynthia and Shi Ohn arrive in Japan to start the con on Scarlet Company. Makoto and his boss accompany them to the UAE to witness a kidnapping.

star 8.00
3 votes
Case 2_5: Singapore Sky

#12 - Case 2_5: Singapore Sky

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 9, 2020

With the air race finals on the horizon, all the pieces move into place. Makoto has a serious talk with each pilot before making a wager of his own.

star 7.94
32 votes
Case 3_1: Snow of London

#13 - Case 3_1: Snow of London

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 16, 2020

Working as a sushi chef while living in France, Makoto attempts to plan a con without Laurent's help after a pompous Englishman terrorizes the locals.

star 7.90
31 votes
Case 1_5: Los Angeles Connection

#14 - Case 1_5: Los Angeles Connection

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 2, 2020

The pressure is on as everyone watches Makoto make the first batch of Sakura Magic, but with Agent Dickins in his ear, things take a very serious turn.

star 7.85
41 votes
Case 2_2: Singapore Sky

#15 - Case 2_2: Singapore Sky

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 9, 2020

The crew heads to Singapore to begin the con on the two princes and the fixed Pathfinder Air Race, but Makoto has concerns about Abbie's mental state.

star 7.84
37 votes
Case 3_2: Snow of London

#16 - Case 3_2: Snow of London

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 16, 2020

In London, Laurent and the team put their payback con against the "007 of the art world" into action. Cynthia reminisces about art and love.

star 7.79
28 votes
Case 2_1: Singapore Sky

#17 - Case 2_1: Singapore Sky

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 9, 2020

Two years later, Makoto gets an honest job as a mechanic once he gets out, while Laurent and the crew reunite for a job in Las Vegas.

star 7.68
37 votes
Case 2_4: Singapore Sky

#18 - Case 2_4: Singapore Sky

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 9, 2020

Not realizing who the bookies are, the greedy prince places a series of eye-popping wagers. Abbie's harrowing past begins to affect her focus.

star 7.59
34 votes
Case 1_4: Los Angeles Connection

#19 - Case 1_4: Los Angeles Connection

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 2, 2020

With construction proceeding on the new lab, Makoto enjoys LA in the company of Eddie's enforcer, and Paula Dickins sets her sights on him.

star 7.58
40 votes
Case 1_2: Los Angeles Connection

#20 - Case 1_2: Los Angeles Connection

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 2, 2020

Dangling from the Hollywood sign, Makoto recalls his path from salesman to a life of crime. Back on the ground, he learns more about "confidence men."

star 7.57
44 votes
Case 1_3: Los Angeles Connection

#21 - Case 1_3: Los Angeles Connection

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 2, 2020

Makoto tells Laurent how he got into Eddie's good graces, but keeping up the con isn't easy, and the LAPD is monitoring the situation closely.

star 7.54
41 votes
Case 2_3: Singapore Sky

#22 - Case 2_3: Singapore Sky

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 9, 2020

When their first strategy fails, Laurent recruits some extra help, using Makoto's skills as a mechanic to deal with the stubborn elder prince.

star 7.50
34 votes
Case 1_1: Los Angeles Connection

#23 - Case 1_1: Los Angeles Connection

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 2, 2020

Makoto and his partner make their living conning the innocent. But when a simple scam on a tourist goes awry, he's soon out of his depth in Los Angeles.

star 7.49
49 votes