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Lie to Me – Season 1
Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 13 – Sacrifice

Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 13 – Sacrifice

10 years ago

“Sacrifice” Quite apart from being a very entertaining program, setting the stage for how the increasingly complicated relationships among the actors will unfold in the next season, there are two points briefly made …

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Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 12 – Blinded

Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 12 – Blinded

10 years ago

Liar or Sociopath? Foster calls Jenkins a pathological liar; and so does Lightman later in the program. I think the portrayal of Jenkins better fits a sociopath: anti-social, manipulative and exploitive of others …

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Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 11 – Undercover

Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 11 – Undercover

10 years ago

Baseline Lightman says he needs to establish a baseline to know what these guys look like when they are not stressed. The term baseline refers to a person’s usual behavior during ordinary circumstances. …

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Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 10 – Better Half

Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 10 – Better Half

10 years ago

Generating Signs of Fear Lightman tells the boy he will be eaten up by a wolf to increase the boy’s fear of being caught if he was indeed lying. It didn’t generate any …

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Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 7 – The Best Policy

Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 7 – The Best Policy

10 years ago

Guilty Knowledge Lightman is using the guilty knowledge technique, mentioning something that only the guilty (not an innocent person) will know about and then watching for who shows a reaction. This technique is …

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Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 4 – Love Always

Lie To Me – Season 1 Episode 4 – Love Always

10 years ago

Warnings What Lightman shows is what I first saw in news footage of Hinckley’s face ten seconds before he shot former President Reagan. We consider it a warning, not a certainty that someone who …

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