Curiosity and boredom lead me into something very interesting about USA tv shows: it is finding Lie to Me. So stunning seeing the first episode introducing “The Lightman Group” composed of Tim Roth as Dr. Cal Lightman, a “fast thinking Lie expert” who mainly focused in Microexpressions, body language, and Facial Action Coding System serving clients mostly from Local and Federal Laws. Tackling cases of private and public affairs which commonly conceived truths, misterious suspects and subtle evidences. He is a psyche genius, seems to know everything even tapped the hidden hints for solving cases. Due to his past regards her mother, it led him to searching and mastering expressions.
I will not attempt to discuss all the characteristics of all the cast coz I might end up writing a book. Due to the leadership of Cal and his partner in spy, Dr. Gillian Foster (who is my fave among all), this is one of the most amazing, meaningful and educational TV series made by Fox. Kelli Williams who played as Dr. Foster, reveals her natural talent in acting, comedy, drama, romance and even action. Despite of her heartaches (based on the sequel), she gained people’s attention by reflecting and potraying that even experts or genius have something inside, they are not perfect. And what has contributed to their so called “perfection” was an “imperfect” decision and “imperfect” situation in their imperfect lives. Very beautiful and yet can’t have her own baby, it seems that everything a guy wants is already a full-package with Dr. Foster yet God didn’t have it that way, there’s missing. Likewise,
Dr. Lightman is what everyone wants to be, even me, but why do they have to divorce? (God is fair, just and Good to us)
The bottom line is, Lie to Me, a masterpiece of TV / media world. I’ve never seen nor have this kind of addiction into a American TV show except this. Not to forget Brendan Hines(Eli Loker) with his fascinating and risky Radical Honesty, Monica Raymund (Ria Torres) and Hayley McFarland (Emily Lightman) with their Natural talent about reading people, and of course Mekhi Phifer (Ben Reynolds), the FBI agent :sharp
shooter assistant of Cal.
A full-blown cast that I don’t wanna miss.