Leverage: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Leverage: Season 1 (2008-2009)




Critic Consensus: Leverage is uneven and occasionally illogical, but its twisty, exciting plotting make for a caper series that's compelling and watchable.


Air date: Dec 7, 2008
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Tv Season Info

Disillusioned Nathan Ford (Timothy Hutton) walks away from his lucrative career as an insurance investigator and joins a small team of thieves and con-artists who have devoted their lives to stealing from the corrupt powerbrokers at the top of the financial food chain and helping the common people they seek to exploit. Adopting the name "Leverage Consulting & Associates," the team uses their cunning to help a desperate horse trainer who's fallen victim to a dirty Wall Street broker, expose a … More

Network: TNT
Premiere Date: Dec 7, 2008
Executive Producers: ,
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Timothy Hutton
as Nate Ford
Aldis Hodge
as Alec Hardison
Christian Kane
as Eliot Spencer
Gina Bellman
as Sophie Devereaux
Robert Pine
as Congressman Jenkins
Dan Lauria
as Moscone
Saul Rubinek
as Victor Dubenich
Greg Collins
as Lt. Stone
Brent Spiner
as William Quint
Drew Powell
as Jack Hurley
Richard Cox
as Charles Dufort
Lauren Holly
as Tobey Earnshaw
Kevin Tighe
as Ian Blackpoole
Nicole Sullivan
as Heather Moscone
Karen Lew
as Dr. Kwon
David Shatraw
as Henry Louis
Jake McLaughlin
as Robert Perry
Mark Sheppard
as Jim Sterling
Mark A. Sheppard
as Jim Sterling
Kirk Bovill
as Sheriff Delahoussaye
Armin Shimerman
as Dr. Patemkin
Kari Matchett
as Maggie Collins
Tony Cicchetti
as Ray Palermo
John Cragen
as Resort Manager
David Trice
as Foreman
Erick Avari
as Dr. Darien Lloyd
Inger Tudor
as Dr. Laroque
Terence J. Rotolo
as Museum Guard No. 2
Gerald Downey
as McSweeten
Emil Beheshti
as Bank Agent
Maria Russell
as Gloria Vargas
Ron Rogge
as Pilot
Jeremy Cohenour
as Computer Guy
Jonathan Kowalsky
as PFC Dwight Caplan
Victoria Ullman
as Ute Ausgartner
Rick Overton
as Taggert
Cisco Reyes
as Esteban
Kitty Swink
as Judge Durham
Michael Nanfria
as Pharmacist
Krista Vendy
as Receptionist
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Critic Reviews for Leverage: Season 1

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (12)

Despite the bungled beginning, Leverage manages the neat trick of coming to its own rescue, and in the proverbial nick of time besides.

Full Review… | December 7, 2008
Washington Post
Top Critic

The new TNT drama Leverage isn't a great show, but it may just be the exact right show at the exact right time.

Full Review… | December 7, 2008
Newark Star-Ledger
Top Critic

It's difficult to imagine many viewers continuing to tune in when there's so little to recommend about this show that threatens to become unbearably repetitive.

Full Review… | December 7, 2008
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Leverage's sins and missteps, and there are a few, can often be excused, given that it works so hard to keep your attention.

Full Review… | December 7, 2008
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Once TNT's new Leverage scrambles to its feet, it becomes an adept, fast-moving adventure yarn built on the familiar but serviceable premise that justice sometimes isn't best served through legitimate channels.

Full Review… | December 7, 2008
New York Daily News
Top Critic

It's another modest, lightweight addition to TNT's diner-style menu of comfort food for a weary nation.

Full Review… | December 7, 2008
Top Critic

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