Lie to Me: Season 2 (2009 - 2010)



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Air date: Sep 28, 2009
Air date: Oct 5, 2009
Air date: Oct 12, 2009
Air date: Oct 19, 2009
Air date: Oct 26, 2009
Air date: Nov 9, 2009
Air date: Nov 16, 2009
Air date: Nov 23, 2009
Air date: Nov 30, 2009
Air date: Dec 14, 2009
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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."


Tim Roth
as Cal Lightman
Kelli Williams
as Gillian Foster
Brendan Hines
as Will Loker
Brendan P. Hines
as Will Loker
Monica Raymund
as Ria Torres
Mekhi Phifer
as Agent Ben Reynolds
Jennifer Beals
as Zoe Landau
Melissa George
as Clara Musso
Max Martini
as Dr. Dave Burns
Conor O'Farrell
as Asac Dillon
Garret Dillahunt
as Eric Mathison
Brian Howe
as Garrett Denning
Rowena King
as Helen Dezekis
Angus Macfadyen
as Jimmy Doyle
Alicia Coppola
as Sheila Radotti
Michael Tate Booras
as Young Martin
Marc Blucas
as Jack Rader
Karina Logue
as Gwen Burns
Todd Stashwick
as Hugh Ellis
Jason Dohring
as Martin Walker
Mark Harelik
as DNI Mercier
Alyssa Diaz
as Ava Torres
David Rees Snell
as Kevin Wilkie
J. Downing
as Mr. Rowland
Enver Gjokaj
as Sgt. Jeff Turley
Lennie James
as Terry 'Tel' Marsh
Abby Brammell
as Poppy Wells
Richard Burgi
as Gov. Charles Brooks
Danai Gurira
as Michelle Russo
José Zúñiga
as Det. Molina
Howard Hesseman
as Sam Hendricks
Jessica Tuck
as Deputy Warden Lane
Sean O'Bryan
as Tom McHenry
Lisa Waltz
as Mrs. Rowland
Alona Tal
as Becky Turley
David Marciano
as Jason Wilkie
Brian Goodman
as Dan Anslinger
Dean Chekvala
as Danny Pavelka
Matt Gerald
as Marshal Johnson
Tommy Flanagan
as Ron Marhsall
Timothy Carhart
as Jerry Conway
James Frain
as McClellan
Nick Searcy
as Mr. Donnelly
Gene Farber
as Vas Belanov
Catherine Dent
as Faye Sheridan
Ryan Sage
as Jake Turley
Sheryl Lee
as Janet Brooks
Jim Devoti
as Marshal Bernaski
Michael Irby
as Sgt. Ronnie Bacca
Patrick J. Adams
as Lou Nemeroff
Randy Lowell
as Mr. Knox
Ricky Jay
as Mason Brock
Yolonda Ross
as Simone Askew
Billy Smith
as Mike Zancanelli
Glenn Morshower
as Col. Gorman
Tzi Ma
as Mr. Chen
Todd Grinnell
as Trevor Addison
Benito Martinez
as Charlie Sheridan
Lee Tergesen
as Gordon Cook
Hannah Cox
as Mrs. Knox
Bruce Weitz
as Leo O'Sullivan
Erick Avari
as Dr. Kozell
Jose Pablo Cantillo
as Amadeo Valadez
Alvaro Orlando
as Orlando Lima
Regi Davis
as Marshal Keller
Khary Payton
as Capt. Stan Renshaw
Theo Rossi
as Tressler
Joseph Lyle Taylor
as Cab Driver/Jogger
Kevin McCorkle
as Lawrence Edison
Chris Tardio
as Hollander
Laura Kenley
as Michelle Daly
Rick Gonzalez
as Raul Campos
J.R. Cacia
as Mr. Fitzgerald
Christopher Stanley
as Agent Williams
Roxana Brusso
as PTA President Walsh
Roy Werner
as Mark McLaughlin
Ted Garcia
as Reporter
Diane Baker
as Judge Quinn
John Bishop
as Ray 'Romeo' Blake
Maurice Compte
as Juan Campos
Jessica McKee
as Macey Hartman
Eric L. Haney
as Col. Cap Powler
Kenny Johnson
as Malcolm Hessler
Jim Meskimen
as Otto Frankel
Lee Garlington
as Mrs. Walker
Jos Viramontes
as Dr. Blake
Monique Gabriela Cumen
as Sharon Wallowski
Sharon Blynn
as MRI Tech
Monique Edwards
as Mrs. McNeil
Shashawnee Hall
as Larry Bernardo
James Immekus
as Jake Hartman
Mark Colson
as Angry Man
Teddy Lane Jr.
as Head Guard
Nieko Mann
as Jasmine
Francisco Viana
as U.S. Marshal
Ken Rudolph
as Reporter
Mark Berry
as Mr. McNeil
Lu Parker
as Reporter
Brian Catalano
as Viewing Room Guard
Nicole DuPort
as Marla Seeger
Adam Kulbersh
as Principal Rand
Michael Dempsey
as Herman Farr
Coby Seyrafi
as Insurgent Kid
Jon Briddell
as Richard Grange
Gordon Greene
as Bob Swall
Robert Sutton
as Abe Tostevin
Judy Echavez
as Reporter
Rebecca Field
as Jenna Bynes
Bryce Lenon
as Harry Ford
Jamie Anderson
as Peg Grange
Eugene Long
as U.S. Marshal
Georgina Cordova
as Kid Caller
Fred Ochs
as Craig Snell
Dale Midkiff
as Samuel Wynn
Ned Schmidtke
as Don Galpern
Alesa B. Gantz
as Agent Ferro
Erica Grace
as Delisha
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Critic Reviews for Lie to Me Season 2

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

We've seen some amazingly written episodes this summer. Conversely, we've also suffered through some rushed and fractured episodes. I'd classify [season finale] "Black and White" as a mixture of both.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A refreshing start to the season is always a good sign of things.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

The second season...has fluctuated wildly in quality since the day it hit the air, a fact that was underlined when the great Shawn Ryan...came on-board and seemed to find the program's personality, only to leave it and watch it drift again.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Roth is riveting. He plays Lightman with a combination of inscrutable intensity and loose-limbed nonchalance that elevates the entire show, even when the plots are a bit predictable or the story arcs uneven.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

"The Core Of It" doesn't reinvent the Lie To Me wheel so much as it tightens and strengthens the spokes.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Though the writers still drop far too many hints and come up with some ridiculously contrived confrontations, they at least keep us guessing, and that's a good thing.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The premise still intrigues me, and the writing has toned down the "explain as we go" moments, which got mighty annoying in the previous season.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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