The Best Episodes of Leverage
Last Updated: Apr 4, 2019
Meet Nathan Ford, a former insurance investigator who spent his professional career dedicated to the company that refused a potentially life saving medical procedure for his son. Unemployed and teetering on the edge, Nate enlists the help of the best thieves and grifters in the business, and with their help, he steals from the rich and gives to the poor to help balance the crooks in high power positions. He and his team help provide... leverage.
#3 - The Second David Job
Season 1 - Episode 13
Nate tries to piece together his team after coming out of hiding. However, the high stakes involved in his latest con could spell disaster for him and his friends.
#5 - The Rundown Job
Season 5 - Episode 9
After finishing a job in Washington with Parker and Hardison, Eliot gets a call from an old employer that leads him to deduce that a terror attack is imminent. Only the three of them, with the help of an old Army colleague of Eliot's, can stop it.
#6 - The Maltese Falcon Job
Season 2 - Episode 15
Surrounded by FBI, the team decides to hide in plain sight, while continuing to take down the corrupt mayor and his gunrunning partner. Little do they suspect that Nate has a different endgame in mind for them all.
#7 - The Grave Danger Job
Season 4 - Episode 7
The LEVERAGE crew aims their sights on a charming funeral director who embezzles money from her grieving mourners, then discovers she is also selling the identities of the recently deceased to a deadly Mexican drug cartel.
#8 - The Ho, Ho, Ho Job
Season 3 - Episode 14
The team takes over a mall on Christmas Eve and uncovers a scheme perpetrated by an old nemesis; Eliot goes undercover as Santa Claus; Parker and Hardison are Santa's helpers.
#13 - The Broken Wing Job
Season 5 - Episode 8
While nursing an injury, Parker comes across the planning of a crime and must recruit a reluctant waitress (Aarti Mann) to aid her in figuring out the plot. Meanwhile the rest of the team is in Japan on another job.
#14 - The Lonely Hearts Job
Season 4 - Episode 15
While searching for a philanthropist’s missing wife, the team comes up against a grifter ring running a web of sophisticated “Sweetheart Scams”. Now, Nate must learn how to steal hearts… or risk losing Sophie’s for good.
#17 - The Van Gogh Job
Season 4 - Episode 4
On the trail of a lost Van Gogh, the team learns the painting was the center of a World War II love story between a black soldier and the white heiress he was forced to leave behind.
#20 - The Radio Job
Season 4 - Episode 17
When Latimer hires Nate’s father to pull off a heist in an ultra-secure government office, the Leverage team must stage a fake hostage stand-off when they’re trapped inside and the feds lay siege to the building.
#23 - The Frame-Up Job
Season 5 - Episode 10
With the other three team members still in Washington, Sophie sneaks off (soon followed by Nate) to the mansion of a recently deceased art collector, where a mysterious painting by a modern master will be publicly shown for the first time. When the painting turns up missing, Sophie and Nate must help Sterling solve a classic mystery to stop him from pinning the crime on them.
#25 - The Nigerian Job
Season 1 - Episode 1
Nate Ford, a once-loyal corporate employee has recovered millions of dollars in stolen goods for his employer. But when that employer denied his son’s insurance claims and allowed the boy to die, he realized he could no longer work for such an entity. Out of work and descending into alcoholism, Ford is hired by an aeronautics executive to recover airplane designs the executive claims were stolen by a rival company. Helping him are four highly skilled team members: Parker, an expert thief; Alex Hardison, a specialist in Internet and computer fraud; Eliot Spencer, a high-octane “retrieval specialist” who can take out a gang of henchmen without breaking a sweat; and Sophie Devereaux, a grifter who could win awards for her acting skills during difficult scams. At first the newly formed team is hesitant to trust each other after so many years working alone but being double-crossed changes the dynamic, ultimately forcing them to unite.