Lie to Me

The BEST episodes of Lie to Me

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

A cynical researcher who's made a profession of interpreting facial expressions and body language to determine whether someone is telling the truth heads up a consulting firm that includes a perceptive, optimistic female clinical psychologist on whom he harbors a secret crush, a former TSA screener who can spot smugglers and a young man unable to tell a lie. Together, they help solve mysteries for the police and the FBI as well as their private clients.

Last Updated: 9/4/2022Network:FOX
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Killer App
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7.92
2898 votes

#1 - Killer App

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/31/2011

One of Foster's former patients turns up dead shortly after expressing concern that she is being squeezed out by a business partner.

Directors: Vahan Moosekian
Watch Now:Amazon
Beat the Devil
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7.92
4204 votes

#2 - Beat the Devil

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/7/2010

A psychopathic, albeit charismatic, graduate student tests Lightman's ability to unmask lies when everyone falls for his charms.

Directors: Vahan Moosekian
Watch Now:Amazon
Teacher and Pupils
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7.91
3617 votes

#3 - Teacher and Pupils

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/12/2010

Lightman only has the eyes of a paralyzed man to aid him in solving an urban shooting.

Directors: Roxann Dawson
Watch Now:Amazon
Sweet Sixteen
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7.90
3872 votes

#4 - Sweet Sixteen

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/14/2010

Lightman has to grieve and investigate his own past simultaneously after one of his collaborators in the military is killed.

Directors: Dan Sackheim
Watch Now:Amazon
Blinded
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7.88
2881 votes

#5 - Blinded

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/6/2009

Ben Reynolds, an FBI agent who's been pursuing a serial rapist terrorizing the Washington area, partners with The Lightman Group for its toughest case yet. Lightman infiltrates a prison to befriend Andrew Jenkins, a convicted criminal and a pathological liar who the serial rapist may be copycatting. Meanwhile, Torres and Loker search Jenkins' fan mail, and Foster questions one of the rapist's recent victims.

Directors: Milan Cheylov
Watch Now:Amazon
Pilot
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7.87
4246 votes

#6 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/21/2009

The son of Jehovah's Witnesses is accused of killing his teacher after being caught leaving the scene of the crime. Meanwhile, the team is hired by the Democratic National Committee to investigate a case where the Chairman of the House Ethics Committee is suspected of paying for sex.

Directors: Robert Schwentke
Writer: Samuel Baum
Watch Now:Amazon
Darkness and Light
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7.83
3114 votes

#7 - Darkness and Light

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/30/2010

Exposed flesh and hidden lies surround Lightman and his team as they track a missing woman through the adult film industry.

Watch Now:Amazon
Pied Piper
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7.82
3769 votes

#8 - Pied Piper

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/16/2010

Lightman examines the steps he used to help convict a recently-executed convict.

Directors: Paul McCrane
Watch Now:Amazon
Funhouse
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7.81
3090 votes

#9 - Funhouse

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/10/2011

Discerning what bedevils a mental patient leads Lightman to confront his own personal demons.

Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Watch Now:Amazon
Fold Equity
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7.79
3109 votes

#10 - Fold Equity

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/30/2009

Lightman, Foster and Reynolds travel to Las Vegas to help locate a missing finalist in the World Series of Poker. Lightman uses his skills to read the other competitors' faces to figure out which one knows about the disappearance. Meanwhile, Loker and Torres analyze Loker's new relationship, and as a result, get closer to each other.

Directors: Elodie Keene
Watch Now:Amazon
The Best Policy
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7.75
2832 votes

#11 - The Best Policy

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/18/2009

When Lightman is hired to find a corporate spy at a pharmaceutical company, he discovers a high-level conspiracy surrounding a new drug that could put thousands of lives at risk. The team is also hired by the State Department to assist with negotiations for the release of two Americans imprisoned in Yemen.

Directors: Arvin Brown
Watch Now:Amazon
Do No Harm
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7.75
2753 votes

#12 - Do No Harm

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/11/2009

Lightman and Foster investigate the disappearance of an 11-year-old girl who may have been murdered. Meanwhile, Loker and Torres must determine whether a famous peace activist is who she claims to be and if her bestselling memoir is true, but Loker's attraction to the socially conscious woman may be clouding his assessment of her.

Directors: John Behring
Watch Now:Amazon
Grievous Bodily Harm
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7.74
2878 votes

#13 - Grievous Bodily Harm

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/26/2009

A face from Lightman's past pulls him into a dangerous criminal conspiracy, testing his friendship and loyalty. Meanwhile, The Lightman Group investigates a high school student's homicidal threats.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
Watch Now:Amazon
Tractor Man
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7.74
3058 votes

#14 - Tractor Man

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/14/2009

During a political protest in Washington, D.C., a disgruntled farmer parks his explosives-packed tractor near the Treasury Department building, forcing Lightman and his team to make some crucial life-or-death decisions. Meanwhile, a third-grade field trip gets stuck in the Lightman Group offices and Loker has to play babysitter.

Directors: Vahan Moosekian
Watch Now:Amazon
The Whole Truth
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7.74
3697 votes

#15 - The Whole Truth

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/21/2010

Cal is hired by the DA to be an expert witness at the trial of a beautiful, young woman charged with murdering her high-powered, and much older, billionaire husband, and Zoe is representing her. Meanwhile, Ria lets Eli in on a little secret.

Watch Now:Amazon
Truth or Consequences
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7.72
3090 votes

#16 - Truth or Consequences

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2009

Zoe enlists the Lightman Group to investigate a star college football player accused of statutory rape. Meanwhile, Foster and Loker travel to a religious compound to find out whether it is actually a nefarious cult.

Directors: Michael Offer
Watch Now:Amazon
Black and White
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7.72
3586 votes

#17 - Black and White

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/13/2010

Lightman tries to uncover the truth behind the murder of a crusading reporter.

Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Watch Now:Amazon
Black Friday
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7.72
2903 votes

#18 - Black Friday

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/16/2009

A troubled teenager believes he was abducted as a baby and turns to the Lightman Group to help him uncover the secrets of his past. Meanwhile, Loker investigates the origin of a deadly stampede that occurred at a megastore the day after Thanksgiving.

Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Watch Now:Amazon
Delinquent
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7.72
3946 votes

#19 - Delinquent

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 7/19/2010

Torres and her family reach back to the bad old days after a prison incident involving her sister.

Directors: Michael Zinberg
Watch Now:Amazon
Secret Santa
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7.71
3084 votes

#20 - Secret Santa

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/23/2009

During the holiday season, Lightman goes to Afghanistan to assist in a mission to rescue two captured marines, and his only source of intelligence is an American expatriate.

Directors: Michael Zinberg
Watch Now:Amazon
Rebound
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7.71
3073 votes

#21 - Rebound

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/10/2011

Lightman helps a woman uncover her boyfriend's past.

Directors: John Pohlson
Watch Now:Amazon
The Canary's Song
star
7.71
3181 votes

#22 - The Canary's Song

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/8/2010

Lightman finds himself in a deep hole while getting at what really caused a tragic mining incident.

Directors: Seith Mann
Watch Now:Amazon
Moral Waiver
star
7.67
3395 votes

#23 - Moral Waiver

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/28/2009

A commanding officer is charged with sexual assault and brought to Fort Meade to find out if the accusations are true. Meanwhile, the young star of a college basketball team is suspected of accepting bribe money in exchange for playing for the school. The Lightman Group is hired to determine whether or not the young star took money for his cooperation.

Directors: Adam Davidson
Watch Now:Amazon
A Perfect Score
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7.67
3233 votes

#24 - A Perfect Score

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/4/2009

A powerful federal judge's daughter is murdered. The Light Man Group investigates a competitive college-prep school where everyone wants to be at the head of the class. The team also looks into a NASA test pilot accused of crashing a $250 million aircraft, on purpose.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
Watch Now:Amazon
Sacrifice
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7.66
2871 votes

#25 - Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/13/2009

After a terrorist bombing outside of Washington, DC, FBI Agent Ben Reynolds calls on The Lightman Group to help identify those responsible and prevent more attacks. The case takes a personal turn for one member of the team and begs the question of whether honesty is indeed the best policy. Zoe helps Lightman with the investigation and both are concerned about their daughter's safety.

Directors: Adam Davidson
Watch Now:Amazon

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