House of Lies

House of Lies – Joshua

by Alan Rapp on April 8, 2014

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House of Lies - Joshua

The Third Season finale opens with Marty (Don Cheadle) and Jeannie (Kristen Bell) finally together, but the momentarily bliss won’t last long as the FBI begin a massive investigation into Kaan and Associates brought on by Jeannie divulging some company business to a friend in the Department of Justice in an attempt to win a government contract. Although the Feds don’t find what they are looking for, they do discover evidence of enough unethical and downright illegal maneuvers to arrest Marty Kaan.

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House of Lies – Brinkmanship

by Alan Rapp on March 11, 2014

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House of Lies - Brinkmanship

A trip to Chicago to cement the deal Clyde (Ben Schwartz) has been promising Marty (Don Cheadle) for weeks first involves a trek to the beach to get the support of Marissa’s (Eliza Coupe) old billionaire boyfriend (Balthazar Getty) whose mere presence at the meeting might be enough to scare her family into giving her back control of the online empire she built.

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House of Lies – Pushback

by Alan Rapp on February 25, 2014

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“Which one of us do you think he’s going to kill first?”
“Definitely not the one who offed his dog.”

House of Lies - Pushback

Marty (Don Cheadle) deals with trouble on multiple fronts as Lukas’ (T.I.), aware that Dre (Mekhi Phifer) is attempting to push him out, sets fire to the company he helped build by firing all the key positions, shutting down production, and blocking any attempts to resolve the situation leaving everyone involved with the day-to-day business (including Kaan and Associates) unpaid. Meanwhile, Marty also has to deal with Roscoe’s (Donis Leonard Jr.) new crush (Bex Taylor-Klaus) whose influence on his son (and their drunken night together) continues to rub him the wrong way.

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House of Lies – Middlegame

by Alan Rapp on February 18, 2014

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“I gotta tell a gangster that I killed his dog.”

House of Lies - Middlegame

Marty’s (Don Cheadle) bullshit Trojan Horse party doesn’t quite go as planned for anyone as a sober Clyde (Ben Schwartz) struggles with both his intense dislike for Will (Ryan Gaul) and trying fit in at a pretentious gala where alcohol is a necessity for enjoyment, Dre (Mekhi Phifer) performs a loyalty test on Marty that isn’t appreciated, accidentally murders Lukas’ (T.I.) new dog, and Jeannie (Kristen Bell) resents being sent in to feel out Lukas when Marty begins to consider jumping sides to go with the other brother who thanks to a drunken Caitlin (Genevieve Angelson) has already started putting the pieces together.

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House of Lies – Soldiers

by Alan Rapp on February 11, 2014

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House of Lies - Soldiers

The constant merry-go-round of the show’s Third Season continues as Monica (Dawn Olivieri) is fired for creating the hostile work environment that got her stabbed and Clyde (Ben Schwartz), trying to get in back in Marty’s (Don Cheadle) good graces and back with the old gang, looks to land a potentially huge client (Eliza Coupe) in a sexually promiscuous and potentially crazy former owner of huge website empire who also may just be his soul mate.

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