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Lie to Me Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

22 Episodes 2009 - 2010

Human lie-detector machine Cal Lightman (Tim Roth) is back for Season 2. Mekhi Phifer (FBI agent Ben Reynolds) and Hayley MacFarland (Cal's daughter, Emily) join the cast of regulars, and "The Shield" creator, Shawn Ryan, is the new showrunner. Jennifer Beals guest stars in the season premiere episode "The Core of It" as Cal's ex-wife, Zoe Landau. Meanwhile, a woman with multiple personalities (Erika Christensen) says she saw a murder. Whodunit? Maybe one of her personalities. Also: Max Greenfield ("New Girl") and Melissa George ("Alias" and "In Treatment) guest star in the mid season episode "The Whole Truth."

Episode 1

The Core of It

Mon, Sep 28, 2009 60 mins

Season 2 premiere: A woman with multiple personalities (Erika Christensen) could be either a witness to a murder---or the killer. Meanwhile, the government hires the Lightman Group to question a possible Supreme Court nominee.

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Episode 2

Truth or Consequences

Mon, Oct 5, 2009 59 mins

Zoe (Jennifer Beals) enlists the Lightman Group to probe a college-football star accused of statutory rape; Foster and Loker visit a religious compound to determine if it's a dangerous cult. Pollack: James Marsters. Mr. Reed: John Carroll Lynch.

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Episode 3

Control Factor

Mon, Oct 12, 2009 59 mins

While vacationing in Mexico, Cal and Emily get involved in the case of a missing American woman. Back in D.C., Foster and Cal's rival, Jack Rader (Marc Blucas), investigates tainted blood in area hospitals.

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Episode 4

Honey

Mon, Oct 19, 2009 59 mins

A man (Garret Dillahunt) is determined to prove that he didn't murder his wife, and his effort to do so puts the Lightman Group in danger.

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Episode 5

Grievous Bodily Harm

Mon, Oct 26, 2009 60 mins

An old friend of Cal's (Lennie James) attempts to pull him into a criminal conspiracy. Meanwhile, the Lightman Group probes a high-school student's murderous threats.

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Episode 6

Lack of Candor

Mon, Nov 9, 2009 59 mins

Cal and Gillian probe the murder of a witness in a government case and discover that Agent Reynolds (Mekhi Phifer), the star witness in the case, is hiding something in his past.

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Episode 7

Black Friday

Mon, Nov 16, 2009 59 mins

A troubled teen who believes he was abducted as a baby wants to learn about his past. Meanwhile, Loker investigates a deadly stampede at a megastore the day after Thanksgiving.

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Episode 8

Secret Santa

Mon, Nov 23, 2009 60 mins

Cal spends the holidays in Afghanistan, where he relies solely on an American expatriate to help a mission to find a pair of missing Marines.

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Episode 9

Fold Equity

Mon, Nov 30, 2009 59 mins

Cal, Foster and Reynolds go all in to find a missing finalist from the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, where Cal must determine if the other players are being straight with him about the disappearance. Meanwhile, an analysis of Loker's latest relationship allows him and Torres to get better acquainted in the process.

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Episode 10

Tractor Man

Mon, Dec 14, 2009 59 mins

A protesting farmer parks his explosives-packed tractor near the U.S. Treasury building. Meanwhile, Loker plays babysitter to third-graders stuck in the Lightman Group offices.

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Episode 11

Beat the Devil

Mon, Jun 7, 2010 60 mins

Cal suspects that a charming psychology graduate student is a murderous psychopath, but the young man's teacher (who has a history with Cal) is protecting him. Meanwhile, Loker and Torres probe a claim by a teacher (Howard Hesseman) that he saw a UFO .

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Episode 12

Sweet Sixteen

Mon, Jun 14, 2010 60 mins

Cal and Gillian look back over events in their lives---including the therapy session at which they met---after a former colleague of Cal's at the Pentagon is killed in a car bombing.

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Episode 13

The Whole Truth

Mon, Jun 21, 2010 60 mins

Cal is a witness at the trial of a woman (Melissa George) accused of murdering her much-older husband, a business tycoon.

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Episode 14

React to Contact

Mon, Jun 28, 2010 60 mins

Cal confronts unsettling truths in his past as he and his team try to save the lives of an Iraq War vet and his family.

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Episode 15

Teacher and Pupils

Mon, Jul 12, 2010 60 mins

After a housing-project shooting, the D.C. police ask Cal to read the face of a paralyzed victim, who can move only his eyes.

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Episode 16

Delinquent

Mon, Jul 19, 2010 60 mins

Torres recalls a difficult childhood and shares an uneasy reunion with her incarcerated half sister (Alyssa Diaz) after the latter's fellow inmate disappears from a juvenile corrections facility.

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Episode 17

Bullet Bump

Mon, Jul 26, 2010 60 mins

When a gubernatorial race in Virginia turns deadly following the death of a young woman at a campaign event, the Lightman Group is tapped to explore conflicting scenarios of foul play.

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Episode 18

Headlock

Mon, Aug 2, 2010 60 mins

Cal risks being exposed as a gambler when a fighter is found dead in an underground fight club. Meanwhile, Foster's romance with Burns (Max Martini) is threatened when she discovers a secret.

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Episode 19

Pied Piper

Mon, Aug 16, 2010 60 mins

Cal and Zoe (Jennifer Beals) are called to witness the execution of a man (David Marciano) they helped send to death row 17 years before---and face the possibility that he's innocent. Marciano is joined in the cast by fellow alumni of "The Shield," including David Rees Snell, Catherine Dent, Benito Martinez, Kenneth Johnson and Cathy Cahlin Ryan, the wife of "Lie to Me" executive producer (and creator of "The Shield") Shawn Ryan.

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Episode 20

Exposed

Mon, Aug 23, 2010 60 mins

Foster's boyfriend, Dave Burns (Max Martini), is kidnapped, and Cal must track him down with the help of Burns' mysterious ex-partner.

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Episode 21

Darkness and Light

Mon, Aug 30, 2010 60 mins

A young woman's disappearance leads to an investigation of crime in the pornography industry.

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Episode 22

Black and White

Mon, Sep 13, 2010 60 mins

Season 2 finale: The probe of the murder of Cal's friend, a journalist who was investigating political corruption, tests Cal's relationship with Reynolds and the FBI. Meanwhile, Cal is uncomfortable with Emily's newfound interest in dating.

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