LIE TO ME Pilot Episode

Read our review of this episode and watch a sneak peek of LIE TO ME’s Season Premiere pilot episode airing this Wednesday, January 21, at 9pm on FOX.

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Episode Synopsis: “Pilot” – This compelling new drama series stars Tim Roth as Dr. Cal Lightman, the world’s leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to discover not only if someone is lying, but why. Based on the real-life scientific discoveries of Dr. Paul Ekman, the series follows Lightman and his team of deception experts as they assist law enforcement and government agencies to expose the truth behind the lies. In the series opener, the son of a family of devout Jehovah’s Witnesses is accused of killing his teacher after being caught fleeing the scene of her murder. Meanwhile, the team is hired by the Democratic National Committee to investigate a second case in which the Chairman of the House Ethics Committee is accused of paying for sex on the “Pilot” episode of LIE TO ME airing Wednesday, Jan. 21 (9:03-10:06 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Cast: Tim Roth as Cal Lightman; Kelli Williams as Gillian Foster; Monica Raymund as Ria Torres; Brendan Hines as Eli Loker

Guest Cast: Hayley McFarland as Emily; Kristen Ariza as Heidi; Jake Thomas as James Cooke; Scott Paulin as Gerald Cooke; Kathryn Meisle as Mary Cooke; Robert Wisdom as Bonds; Andy Umberger as Peters; Josh Stamberg as A.U.S.A. Hutchinson; Georgia Hatzis as A.U.S.A. Estin; Tim Griffin as Principle Castle; Johanna Braddy as Jacquelin Mathis; Donna Casey as Susan McCartney; Bryan “Comodity” Hearne as Track Team Student; Wayne Dalglish as Photography Club Student; Randy Oglesby as Congressman Weil; Michele Nordin as Melissa; Tyrees Allen as DNC Chairman Baldridge; Jamie McBride as Skinhead; Jim Holmes as Skinhead’s Attorney; Carlos Cervantes as ATF Assistant Director; Corey Tucker as FBI Agent; MD Walton as ATF Agent; Darren O’Hare as FBI Agent #2; Jeffrey Addiss as Porsche Driver; Nolan Gerard Funk as Dan; Susanne Marques as News Anchor; Ted Garcia as Reporter #1; Melissa McCarty as Reporter #2; Tim Guinee as Ron Foster; Michelle Noh as Corporate Woman; Michael Spellman as Married Guy; Vincent Duvall as Handsome Guy; Carla Jeffrey as Female Student; Chris Vaughn as Football Player; Christopher T. Wood as TSA Deputy; Erin Matthews as Handsome Guy’s Girlfriend