Questions tagged [lie-to-me]

American crime drama TV-series running from 2009 to 2011 and centred around Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth) and his team of psychologists who interpret facial expressions and body language in order to uncover the truth behind people's actions and words and solve various crimes and mysteries this way. Inspired by Paul Ekman's research on facial expressions.

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Why does Dr. Cal Lightman walk with his back and neck bent front and spreading his shoulder on the sides?

Why does Dr. Cal Lightman walk with his back and neck bent front and spreading his shoulder on the sides? His body language is kind of arrogant. Could it be that it is in deception purposes? It ...
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Why is Loker looking for a job?

In season 3 of Lie to Me we can watch that Eli Loker is looking for a job. In addition, he hires a deaf person to take Loker's place... Why does Cal Lightman suddenly not want him anymore in the ...
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Lie To Me Paradox

Lie To Me is a scripted TV series where Dr Lightman "reads" a person's body language and expressions to deduce if a person is lying or being honest. However, its just a fictional TV series where all ...
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Did Loker ever start getting paid again?

Towards the end of season 1 of Lie To Me, Dr. Lightmen demoted Loker to an unpaid intern instead of firing him for divulging sensitive information to the SEC while working on a case. Did Loker ever ...
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Is there a trend in recent crime shows to complement eccentric protagonists with grown-up and intelligent daughters? Why?

When watching Shark, Lie to Me and Castle which were all released in the late 2000s, it ocurred to me that they all pose their strong but slightly eccentric/difficult male protagonists as divorced ...
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Why was “Brand New Day” selected as the opening song for “Lie to Me”?

Lie to Me's opening theme was Brand New Day by Ryan Star, particularly this verse: Dream Send me a sign Turn back the clock Give me some time I need to break out And make a new name Let'...