Lie To Me 2.08 Secret Santa (2009, Mystery War Drama) – 1/10 TV review

Cast / crew
Tim Roth: Dr. Cal Lightman
Kelli Williams: Dr. Gillian Foster
Brendan Hines: Eli Loker
Monica Raymund: Ria Torres
Hayley McFarland: Emily Lightman
Mekhi Phifer: FBI Agent Ben Reynolds
Creator: Samuel Baum
Michael Goorjian: Franco James Vincent
Jason Gedrick: John Parks
Mark Rolston: Ed Komsiky
April Grace: Mrs. Lenox
Executive Producer: Samuel Baum
Writer: Alexander Cary
Director: Michael Zinberg

Lie To Me 2.08 Secret Santa (2009)

Lightman is sent to Afghanistan (!) to determine whether a captured American-turned-Taliban is telling the truth when he says he knows the location of two missing American soldiers.


This is quite staggeringly unconvincing in every aspect of writing and story. Sadly, this show has turned out to be a one-season wonder and with this dreadful episode it has become time to stop watching.

This Lie To Me episode contains gun violence, extremely unpleasant scene.