The BEST Episodes of House of Lies
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 23, 2019
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.
#1 - The Mayan Apocalypse
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 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.
#2 - Hostile Takeover
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 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.
#3 - Til Death Do Us Part
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 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.
#4 - Boom
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 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.
#5 - Business
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 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.
#6 - Comeuppance
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 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.
#7 - Together
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 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.
#8 - Joshua
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 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.
#9 - Veritas
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 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.
#10 - Stochasticity
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 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.
#11 - Prologue and Aftermath
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 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.
#12 - Ouroboros
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 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.
#13 - Exit Strategy
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 24, 2013
Marty looks to solidify a future career opportunity, while Jeannie has misgivings about hers; and Doug needs to step up his social-networking skills when a promising business opportunity drops in his lap. Later, tensions erupt between Marty and his brother, Malcolm.
#14 - Damonschildren.org
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 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.
#15 - Associates
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 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.
#16 - Gods of Dangerous Financial Instruments
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 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.
#17 - Middlegame
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 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.
#18 - Bareback Town
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 19, 2012
When the Pod goes to Washington D.C. to consult for a pharmaceutical company, Marty faces a challenge from April to stay monogamous on the road, which puts Jeannie in the position of having to "take one for the team" and fully satisfy a female client; Jeremiah reveals something serious to April, asking for her discretion until he can tell Marty himself; a jealous Monica drops a huge bombshell on Marty.
#19 - Soldiers
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 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.
#20 - One-Eighty
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired May 22, 2016
Marty tries to sell a client on a new idea. Doug delivers his TED Talk.
#21 - No Es Facil
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 12, 2016
The Pod heads down to Cuba where they are challenged to reevaluate their personal and professional futures.
#22 - Wonders of the World
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 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.
#23 - The Runner Stumbles
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 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.
#24 - Our Descent Into Los Angeles
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 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.
#25 - Pushback
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 23, 2014
Marty and Jeannie come up with different approaches on how to deal with Lukas' attempts to sabotage DollaHyde. Meanwhile, the relationship between Roscoe and Lex becomes a problem for Marty.