Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot
First Aired: January 21, 2009
Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth), an expert in how facial expressions and body language betray emotions, solves cases for law-enforcement agencies and whoever else hires him in this whodunit. In the pilot, a high-school teacher is murdered, and one of her students is caught running from her house; and the chairman of the House Ethics Committee is accused of patronizing a prostitute. Dr. Gillian Foster: Kelli Williams.
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- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: A deception expert works with law-enforcement agencies, lawyers and private companies to sort out the facts in cases. Based on the real-life experiences of psychologist Paul Ekman, an expert in how facial expressions can betray emotions. (more)