In the series premiere, slick con man Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer) escapes from a maximum-security prison, much to the dismay of FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay), the man who put Neal behind bars after a lengthy cat-and-mouse game. After being apprehended again, Neal suggests a partnership with Peter in which he'll help the agent solve white-collar crimes, an arrangement that keeps Neal out of jail and provides the premise for the series. Tiffani Thiessen and Willie Garson also star.
Neal and Peter infiltrate New York's Fashion Week to stop a criminal from selling security data that is stored on a piece of technology woven into the fabric of a model's dress. Idil "Ghovat" Hazeva: Carlo Rota.
A mobster (John Ventimiglia) asks the FBI to track down a valuable Bible that was stolen from him. During the investigation, Neal encounters a dangerous woman (Callie Thorne) who tests his true loyalties.
Peter and Neal try to locate smuggled Iraqi artifacts. The evidence points to a U.S. soldier as the culprit, but the pair soon begin to suspect a news producer working in the territory. Sarah Wynter and Garret Dillahunt guest star.
The guys attempt to capture a female thief who's stealing items from an extremely valuable collection. If her deeds are revealed before her apprehension, the news could cause an international incident.