Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 21, 2009
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
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Lie to Me

Lie To Me is from writer Samuel Baum ("The Evidence") and the executive producers of "24" and "Arrested Development." It is a drama series inspired by a real-life specialist who can read clues embedded in the human face, body, and voice to expose the truth in criminal investigations.

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03x13 Killer App Aired: Jan. 31, 2011

Foster’s former patient, one of the founders of a social-networking app, comes to the Lightman Group when she thinks she’s being squeezed …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 49 episodes air between 2009 and 2011.

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Lie to Me was officially canceled by FOX on May 10th, 2011, due to poor ratings.

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  • Most of the actors went on a micro-expressions course before they started filming the show - for preparation. Except for Tim Roth, who avoided learning most of the actual science because he…
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    Most of the actors went on a micro-expressions course before they started filming the show - for preparation. Except for Tim Roth, who avoided learning most of the actual science because he didn't want it affecting his relationships with his family and friends. He'd seen what it can do from the show.
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  • Kay Panabaker played Emily Lightman for the pilot episode. Her one scene was opposite Tim Roth begging him not to use "covert science" on her date for the evening. After filming she was…
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    Kay Panabaker played Emily Lightman for the pilot episode. Her one scene was opposite Tim Roth begging him not to use "covert science" on her date for the evening. After filming she was recast with Hayley McFarland. The scene was re-shot and the aired version featured McFarland. A picture of Panabaker can still be seen of Cal's desk though. Best Buy gave customers a free DVD in early 2009 with the "Lie To Me" pilot on it. This version featured Kay Panabaker in the role of Emily.
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  • In fall 2017 the spin off of "Lie To Me" will be aired on Fox network called "Liar". Tim Roth (Dr. Cal Lightman) in "Lie To Me" will be in a portion of episodes coaching his tv show daughter…
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    In fall 2017 the spin off of "Lie To Me" will be aired on Fox network called "Liar". Tim Roth (Dr. Cal Lightman) in "Lie To Me" will be in a portion of episodes coaching his tv show daughter Emily Lightman whom has started her own line of work following her father.
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