The Best Episodes of Mind Games (2014)
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2019
Clark and Ross Edwards are brothers and partners in a unique agency committed to solving clients’ problems using the hard science of psychological manipulation. Clark is a former professor and a world-renowned expert in the field of human behavior. He has a checkered history due to bipolar disorder, which sometimes results in quirky, manic episodes. His older brother, Ross, is a slick con man who spent time in prison. Each in their own way knows what makes people tick. Drawing from the most cutting edge research in psychology, they can tailor a plan to influence any situation. It’s a little bit science, a little bit con artistry, plus a smattering of Jedi mind tricks. The brothers, along with their team of master manipulators, are offering clients an alternative to fate.
#1 - Apophenia
Season 1 - Episode 4
A newly elected congressman considers breaking one of the core promises of his campaign by voting against a bill that would make trigger locks for handguns mandatory. His change of heart deeply affects his young son, so he hires the firm to get his father to change his mind, causing Clark to work through his own father issues. Meanwhile, a cutthroat reporter looking to payback the firm for blackmailing his friend threatens the future of Edwards and Associates.
#2 - Cauliflower Man
Season 1 - Episode 5
The team is hired by Jim McKenna, a researcher who tried to blow the whistle on his employer for creating dangerous genetically-modified cauliflower, but in the process was fired and had his life ruined. The team enacts a plan to convince his former colleague to leak documentation to validate McKenna's claims and expose their employer. However, in the midst of the plan, Clark suffers from a meltdown that leaves him bedridden. In an effort to get him back on the case, Ross stoops to new lows. Meanwhile, Latrell struggles to find the funds to pay the company's employees as the firm's finances begin to pile up.
#3 - Pet Rock
Season 1 - Episode 3
When a promising, bright college student unexpectedly joins a cult, her parents desperately try to get her out and turn to Edwards and Associates for their expertise. Later, Claire uncovers Ross’ deceit with Clark and feels compelled to reveal the truth. However, when she sees how happy Clark is, she faces a crossroads.
#4 - Asymmetric Dominance
Season 1 - Episode 2
The team is hired by an executive at a consulting firm who’s been overlooked for a promotion she’s next in line for in place of a younger male candidate with less experience. Meanwhile, Ross is worried that Beth can’t keep their secret from the past and hires a con-woman pal to find out Beth’s real intentions with Clark. Later, Ross tries to call a truce with Claire but she still doesn’t trust his motives.
#5 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
Clark, an expert in human behavior, and his brother Ross, a former con-artist recently out of prison, open a unique agency where they use psychological manipulation to help solve their client’s problems. In their first case, they attempt to help a mother whose young son is suffering from a heart condition by convincing the health insurance company’s head of claims to approve a previously denied experimental treatment.