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Lie to Me – Episode Guide
Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 6 – Beyond Belief

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 6 – Beyond Belief

9 years ago

Dilated PupilsTorres says to Dr. Sutherland that fear dilates the pupils, limiting his ability and reaction times. That is so not just for fear, but also for anger.ShameThis program deals with shame, …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 4 – Double Blind

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 4 – Double Blind

9 years ago

FearLightman tells Naomi “I saw that look in your eyes, fear.” Fear is registered in many parts of the face: the lips stretched horizontally, the eyebrows raised and pulled together, but the …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 3 – Dirty Loyal

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 3 – Dirty Loyal

9 years ago

ResignationTorres says that pursed lips and puffed cheeks indicate resignation, but that is not accurate. This expression occurs when someone is thinking, resigned, relieved… it is ambiguous because it can occur for …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 1 – In the Red

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 1 – In the Red

9 years ago

After Death ExpressionsDr. Lightman comments that the facial expression of a dead woman shows fear. Checking with an undertaker and also looking at the relevant scientific literature suggests that facial expressions are …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 2 – The Royal We

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 2 – The Royal We

9 years ago

Anger + FearMegan’s mother says she is very angry, to which Lightman says “and scared – don’t forget that part.” Megan replies to Lightman: “You just attacked my mother; how is she …

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Lie To Me – Season 2 Episode 22 – Black & White

Lie To Me – Season 2 Episode 22 – Black & White

9 years ago

Fear To SurpriseFoster says that they can tell that Officer Farr is lying because his voice pitch rose from fear to surprise. Voice pitch does go up in fear, but I don’t …

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