House of Lies

House of Lies

This season, The Pod – especially Marty and Jeannie – must deal with the fall-out from the big merger showdown. Meanwhile, Marty is thrown by the arrival of a new ‘frenemy’ at work and by Roscoe, who decides to move in with his lunatic mother, Monica.
This season, The Pod – especially Marty and Jeannie – must deal with the fall-out from the big merger showdown. Meanwhile, Marty is thrown by the arrival of a new ‘frenemy’ at work and by Roscoe, who decides to move in with his lunatic mother, Monica.

Season 2 (12 episodes)

  • 1. Stochasticity

    Original air date: 01/13/2013 Runtime: 27:39 min.

    Original air date: 01/13/2013 Runtime: 27:39 min. Marty and the Pod adjust to the “new” Galweather Stearn in the aftermath of a sexual harassment scandal. Interim CEO, Julianne Hofschraeger, needs Marty to live up to his reputation of being a fearless closer. This poses a challenge when Marty consults with Mr. Pincus, a valued client no one in the company knows. Jeannie relives haunting memories from a drunken night out with Marty when she returns to work from a paid leave of absence. Meanwhile at home, Marty struggles to patch things up with Roscoe since he moved out to live with his mother, Monica.

  • 2. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Planet

    Original air date: 01/20/2013 Runtime: 29:00 min.

    Original air date: 01/20/2013 Runtime: 29:00 min. Marty and the Pod head to Las Vegas to help an aging casino regain its luster. They are joined by Tamara, Galweather Stearn’s newest partner-level consultant and rival of Marty’s from business school. Clyde is seduced by the VIP bottle-service Las Vegas nightlife. His ties to club owners, the Dushkin Twins, will prove to be valuable to Marty. Jeannie finds a passive-aggressive foe in Galweather Stearn’s interim CEO, Julianne.

  • 3. Man-Date

    Original air date: 01/27/2013 Runtime: 27:27 min.

    Original air date: 01/27/2013 Runtime: 27:27 min. Marty and Clyde attempt to woo the business of new Las Vegas casino king, Michael Carlson, a maverick self-made millionaire who notoriously hates consultants. Meanwhile, Jeannie tries to assess how big a threat Tamara is by suggesting the two of them enjoy a spa day together. Monica makes an unlikely connection with her personal vegan chef, Tessa.

  • 4. Damonschildren.org

    Original air date: 02/10/2013 Runtime: 28:31 min.

    Original air date: 02/10/2013 Runtime: 28:31 min. When superstar Matt Damon calls on Galweather Stearn to find him a charity to enhance his image, Marty discovers he may have to go further than he’s willing to keep the celebrity’s business. As a favor to Marty, Jeannie spends time with Roscoe and his friend, Dylan, who competes with Roscoe for Jeannie’s attention. Meanwhile, Tessa presses Monica for answers about where they stand with each other.

  • 5. Sincerity is an Easy Disguise in This Business

    Original air date: 02/17/2013 Runtime: 26:52 min.

    Original air date: 02/17/2013 Runtime: 26:52 min. Marty gets a surprise visit from his militantly pro-social younger brother, Malcolm, whose reasons for resurfacing after three years seem dubious. On assignment with an online dating company, Doug advises Jeannie to abandon her reservations about romance in the digital age by going out with a guy the website says is a perfect match for her. Doug does the same and makes a love connection. Marty finds a kindred spirit in political consultant, Brynn, while on an engagement with a banking CEO eyeing a turn as Illinois governor.

  • 6. Family Values

    Original air date: 02/24/2013 Runtime: 27:57 min.

    Original air date: 02/24/2013 Runtime: 27:57 min. Marty questions his commitment to Galweather Stearn when events at an executive retreat come into conflict with his plans to do something important for Roscoe. Doug gains a new perspective on his fellow Pod members after introducing them to his new girlfriend, Sarah. Marty is tempted to explore things with Tamara when she makes a startling admission about her personal life.

  • 7. The Runner Stumbles

    Original air date: 03/03/2013 Runtime: 28:28 min.

    Original air date: 03/03/2013 Runtime: 28:28 min. Marty faces a moral dilemma when he discovers evidence of a banking client’s role in a cover-up scheme. Jeannie attempts damage control with the Pod when an ex-boyfriend posts something shocking on the web.

  • 8. Wonders of the World

    Original air date: 03/10/2013 Runtime: 28:39 min.

    Original air date: 03/10/2013 Runtime: 28:39 min. Jeannie meets an unlikely suitor, Nate, when consulting with an adult toy company. While on the engagement, Doug is struck with inspiration for a wild gift idea for his new girlfriend. At home, Marty confronts issues of love, race and family in the aftermath of his traumatic encounter. Malcolm begins to drive a wedge between Marty and their father, Jeremiah.

  • 9. Liability

    Original air date: 03/17/2013 Runtime: 28:28 min.

    Original air date: 03/17/2013 Runtime: 28:28 min. Doug and Clyde are summoned to testify in a legal deposition for their role in a wrongful death suit filed against a big telecommunications company. Casino king Michael Carlson slows attempts by Marty to close a deal. “Earth-mother” Monica begins to unravel in the wake of Roscoe moving out.

  • 10. Exit Strategy

    Original air date: 03/24/2013 Runtime: 26:48 min.

    Original air date: 03/24/2013 Runtime: 26:48 min. Marty covertly makes strides with his future in mind. However, his most trusted colleague, Jeannie, questions her own future when presented with a great career opportunity. Doug must overcome his fear of navigating social settings when a chance to “rainmake” some of his own business falls into his lap. Meanwhile, at home, tensions come to a head with Marty and his brother, Malcolm.

  • 11. Hostile Takeover

    Original air date: 03/31/2013 Runtime: 28:44 min.

    Original air date: 03/31/2013 Runtime: 28:44 min. Marty is pushed to the brink when trying to finalize a business deal with erratic and temperamental Las Vegas casino magnate, Michael Carlson. Clyde sees his star meter rising when his club owner pals, the Dushkin twins, turn to him to extend their brand beyond the Las Vegas nightlife. Marty learns privileged information about Tamara.

  • 12. Til Death Do Us Part

    Original air date: 04/07/2013 Runtime: 29:54 min.

    Original air date: 04/07/2013 Runtime: 29:54 min. Doug pops the question to his girlfriend, Sarah, who plans a shotgun wedding in Las Vegas on the eve of the Pod closing a major business deal there. However, Marty’s backhanded dealings lead to increased tension and unintended consequences for each member of the Pod.