House of Lies

The BEST episodes of House of Lies

Every episode of House of Lies ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of House of Lies!

Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms and bedrooms of the power elite, corruption is business as usual and everyone's out for themselves first. Nothing is sacred in this scathing, irreverent satire of corporate America today. Outrageous, subversive and wildly funny, HOUSE OF LIES stars Academy Award® nominee Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell.

Last Updated: 9/30/2022Network:Showtime
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The Mayan Apocalypse
star
8.23
1609 votes

#1 - The Mayan Apocalypse

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/1/2012

With the help of Greg Norbert, Marty and the Pod fight to pull off an eleventh-hour reprieve and stop the MetroCapital acquisition from happening; Jeannie makes a decision about marrying Wes; Marty's son Roscoe makes a life-altering choice of his own.

Directors: Matthew Carnahan
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Boom
star
8.03
1221 votes

#2 - Boom

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/26/2014

Marty and Jeannie pit rival grocery clients against one another, but things don't go quite as planned. Meanwhile, changes at Galweather cause trouble for Jeannie; and Clyde's already difficult work situation under Monica becomes even more brutal when he is forced to work from her home.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Together
star
7.96
1091 votes

#3 - Together

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/30/2014

Marty and Jeannie deal with the aftermath of a tragic event; and Marty questions his friendship with Dre. Meanwhile, Doug experiences side effects from W.O.N. that could cause trouble for Monica's new company; and he tries to reconcile with Sarah. Marissa makes a business decision that affects her relationship with Clyde.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Stochasticity
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7.92
1227 votes

#4 - Stochasticity

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/13/2013

In the Season 2 premiere, the aftermath of the sexual-harassment scandal leaves Marty and his Pod adjusting to a new corporate culture at Galweather Stearn, where the interim CEO entrusts consummate closer Marty with sealing a big deal. Later, a boozy night on the town leaves Jeannie reeling, while Marty's relationship with Roscoe is in need of some repair.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Veritas
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7.92
1732 votes

#5 - Veritas

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/4/2012

Marty and the Pod participate in Galweather-Stearn's annual recruiting event, where the best and brightest from Harvard Business School are wined and dined. Marty takes the sole black recruit in the predominantly white affair under his wing; Doug tries to prove to Clyde that he can coach any of the potential candidates onto "the list;" Jeannie grills a sexy, flirtatious recruit to see if she's all style and no substance, but a secret of Jeannie's is revealed that makes her stance somewhat hypocritical.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Comeuppance
star
7.90
1225 votes

#6 - Comeuppance

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/23/2014

Jeannie gets help from an old friend on a government contract, but it creates an issue with Marty about their future with Dollahyde. Meanwhile, Clyde causes friction to develop between Monica and a client; and Doug makes a play for Caitlin.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Hostile Takeover
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7.86
1302 votes

#7 - Hostile Takeover

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/31/2013

A mercurial Las Vegas casino czar ups the ante on a business deal with a frustrated Marty; and Clyde's club-owner friends look to him to expand their brand beyond Vegas. Meanwhile, Marty picks up some inside dirt on Tamara.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Business
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7.86
1532 votes

#8 - Business

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/25/2012

Marty and "The Rainmaker" work together to put the kibosh on their firm's acquisition by MetroCapital but a back-stabbing turn of events leaves Marty and "The Rainmaker" mortal enemies instead of valued allies; in the aftermath of the news about April, Marty must deal with attitude from Roscoe.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Associates
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7.83
1232 votes

#9 - Associates

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/2/2014

Marty deals with hip-hop clothing moguls, who have divergent attitudes and plans for their company; Jeannie defines the role she will play in her new position; Clyde goes through some personal hard times and turns to Marty for help.

Directors: Don Cheadle
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Prologue and Aftermath
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7.83
1548 votes

#10 - Prologue and Aftermath

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/18/2012

Jeannie embarks on a gig to establish her own legend in the consulting world when she leads the Pod to her hometown on a mission to resurrect an ailing church; Marty enters into custody mediation with Monica but her powers of manipulation are in full force, threatening Marty's relationship with April.

Writer: Karin Gist
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Soldiers
star
7.81
1138 votes

#11 - Soldiers

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/9/2014

Marty and Jeannie launch a duplicitous plan to remove Lukas from DollaHyde; Dre and Marty bond on a personal level; Clyde woos a big client; Doug deals with his feelings about having a baby with Sarah.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
Watch Now:Amazon
Man-date
star
7.79
1423 votes

#12 - Man-date

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/27/2013

Marty and Clyde attempt to woo the business of new Las Vegas casino king, Michael Carlson, a maverick self-made millionaire who notoriously hates consultants. Meanwhile, Jeannie tries to assess how big a threat Tamara is by suggesting the two of them enjoy a spa day together. Monica makes an unlikely connection with her personal vegan chef, Tessa.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Joshua
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7.79
1035 votes

#13 - Joshua

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/6/2014

Marty gets rocked when Kaan and Associates is smacked with a serious legal blow. Meanwhile, Jeannie tries to rectify the situation because she fears she is the one responsible for it; and Roscoe finds a constructive outlet to help him work through some relationship issues.

Directors: Matthew Carnahan
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Til Death Do Us Part
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7.79
1192 votes

#14 - Til Death Do Us Part

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/7/2013

Doug pops the question to his girlfriend, Sarah (Jenny Slate), who plans a shotgun wedding in Las Vegas on the eve of the Pod closing a major business deal. Marty's backhanded dealings lead to increased tension and unintended consequences for everyone.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Ouroboros
star
7.75
1621 votes

#15 - Ouroboros

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/11/2012

Marty and the Pod are put through the ringer by their arch-rival firm Kinsley-Johnson as part of the due diligence performed by MetroCapital for the pending merger; Jeannie does her best to keep Wes and the marriage at bay but fails to keep it a secret from Marty; Monica and Roscoe bond but Marty learns about Jeremiah's secret and receives shocking news from Monica.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Brinkmanship
star
7.74
1147 votes

#16 - Brinkmanship

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/9/2014

Marty and the team execute a plan to wrestle Marissa's family's media company away from her siblings. Meanwhile, Jeannie encourages Marty to let Clyde out of the doghouse; and Doug and Sarah get tested in their relationship.

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Power(less)
star
7.73
1170 votes

#17 - Power(less)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/19/2014

Marty has a confusing meeting with Roscoe's new crush; Jeannie makes some power moves to win an account with the Department of Defense; Sarah tells Doug that she wants them to have a baby; Clyde witnesses Monica push a junior analyst a bit too far.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Wonders of the World
star
7.73
1306 votes

#18 - Wonders of the World

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/10/2013

During a consultation with an adult-toy company, Jeannie meets an interesting suitor, while Doug comes up with a racy gift idea for his new girlfriend. Later, Marty's brother Malcolm drives a wedge between their father and Marty.

Directors: David Von Ancken
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Our Descent Into Los Angeles
star
7.72
1753 votes

#19 - Our Descent Into Los Angeles

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/12/2012

Marty goes to war with his son's school when Roscoe is accused of sexual harassment for trying to kiss a boy. On the home front, Marty's personal life is further complicated when April, a stripper he met in New York, suddenly reappears. Meanwhile, Jeannie starts to get cold feet at the prospect of her upcoming wedding.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Family Values
star
7.72
1384 votes

#20 - Family Values

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/24/2013

Marty's plan to spend time with Roscoe conflicts with an executive retreat, while Doug sees his fellow Pod members in a different light after introducing them to his new girlfriend. Later, Tamara offers an intriguing revelation about her personal life, piquing Marty's interest.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Middlegame
star
7.72
1157 votes

#21 - Middlegame

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/16/2014

At the DollaHyde sneaker launch party, Marty is tested by Dre and considers a double cross. Meanwhile, Jeannie learns that Lukas is suspicious of their plan; and Doug makes a fatal mistake.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Planet
star
7.70
1530 votes

#22 - When Dinosaurs Ruled the Planet

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/20/2013

In Las Vegas to help reinvigorate an aging casino, Marty meets the firm's newest consultant, a woman who was his biggest rival in business school. Meanwhile, Clyde is seduced by the Vegas nightlife; and Jeannie discovers a passive-aggressive adversary in Galweather Stearn's interim CEO.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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Damonschildren.org
star
7.69
1273 votes

#23 - Damonschildren.org

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/10/2013

Matt Damon (as himself) hires the firm to find a charity to enhance his image, but Marty soon realizes he may have to dig deeper than expected in order to keep the actor as a client. Meanwhile, Jeannie finds time to spend with Roscoe; and Tessa grills Monica about their status.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
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The Runner Stumbles
star
7.67
1272 votes

#24 - The Runner Stumbles

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/3/2013

Marty faces a moral dilemma when he discovers evidence of a banking client's role in a cover-up scheme. Jeannie attempts damage control with the Pod when an ex-boyfriend posts something shocking on the web.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
Watch Now:Amazon
Gods of Dangerous Financial Instruments
star
7.67
3018 votes

#25 - Gods of Dangerous Financial Instruments

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/8/2012

Marty and The Pod consult for a mega-bank that wants to justify their year-end bonuses as the financial world around them burns. Back at home, Marty gets some unwanted advice on how to raise his son.

Directors: Stephen Hopkins
Watch Now:Amazon

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