Show Guide: 'Poker Face'

Post by: AYS Staff

Synopsis: Poker Face is a 10-episode mystery-of-the-week series following Natasha Lyonne’s Charlie, who has an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. She hits the road with her Plymouth Barracuda and with every stop encounters a new cast of characters and strange crimes she can’t help but solve. (Courtesy Peacock, 2022)

The Cast:
Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale

Production Credits:
Creator/Writer/Director/Executive Producer:
Rian Johnson
Executive Producers:
Ram Bergman, Natasha Lyonne, Nena Rodrigue and Iain B.Macdonald
Showrunners/Executive Producers:
Nora Zuckerman and Lilla Zuckerman
Co-Executive Producers: Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens
Produced by: 
T-Street and MRC Television
Music by: Nathan Johnson

The Episodes:
Season One Episode Guide (Peacock)
1-01 Dead Man's Hand--01/26/2022
When a close friend meets an untimely end, Charlie Cale, a casino cocktail waitress with an uncanny knack for telling lies, is determined to unravel those mysterious events, even if it endangers her own life.
Written by: Rian Johnson
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Guest stars: Adrien Brody; Dasha Polanco; Benjamin Bratt as Cliff; Noah Segan as Sheriff Parker; Michael Reagan as Jerry; Kerry Francis as Michelle; Jeremy Lawrence as John-O; Tom Ukah as Louis; Thursday Ferrar as Ginger; Eddie Gorodetsky as Kazimir Caine; Larry Floyd as Ben; Eric J. Black as Casino Manager; Eric R. Williams as Nick; Ashley Austin Morris as Debbie; Carol Jefferson as News Anchor; Jeffrey T. Bernstein as Valet Captain;  Ted Griffin as Dale McClintock; Laura Linda Bradley as Diner Waitress and Becky Chong as Jen.

1-02 The Night Shift--01/26/2022
Wounded and on the run, Charlie is forced to make a pit stop in desolate New Mexico where she tries to clear the name of a trucker framed for the murder of a local.
Written by: Alice Ju
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Guest stars: Hong Chau; Megan Suri; Colton Ryan; John Ratzenberger; Brandon Michael Hall; Benjamin Bratt as Cliff; 

1-03 Episode Three--01/26/2022
Charlie takes a job at a family-run Texas BBQ joint and must use her skills of perception to sniff out the truth behind a shocking death.

1-04 Episode Four--01/26/2022
Charlie goes on tour with has-been band Doxxxology, a motley crew of dejected rockers who've spent decades trying to write a new hit. Charlie suspects foul play when one musician winds up dead.

1-05 Episode Five--02/02/2022
While working at a retirement home, Charlie (Natasha Lyonne) makes friends with two rebellious seniors (Judith Light, S. Epatha Merkerson) who take matters into their own hands.

1-06 Episode Six--02/09/2022
Charlie's waitress job at a dinner theater is interrupted by a tragic death on stage during the performance by two washed-up television stars. When she starts to investigate, deadly motivations come to light.

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Last modified on Monday, 06 February 2023 14:30

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