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.
A psychopathic, albeit charismatic, graduate student tests Lightman's ability to unmask lies when everyone falls for his charms.Watch Now:Amazon
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.
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.
Exposed flesh and hidden lies surround Lightman and his team as they track a missing woman through the adult film industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Watch Now:Amazon
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.