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The Best Episodes of Deception

Every episode of Deception ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Deception!

Cameron Black is the world's greatest illusionist. At least, that's what people used to call him—before his greatest secret was exposed and his career destroyed. Even worse, Cameron has good reason to believe this was no accident.


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The best episode of "Deception" is "Sacrifice 99 to Fool One", rated 8.4/10 from 433 user votes. It was directed by Rob Hardy and written by John A. Norris. "Sacrifice 99 to Fool One" aired on 4/24/2018 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Multiple Outs".

  • Sacrifice 99 to Fool One
    8.4/10 433 votes

    #1 - Sacrifice 99 to Fool One

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-04-24

    When the Mystery Woman kidnaps Cameron, the FBI calls on Jonathan Black to help find him – and stop the Mystery Woman from committing her next crime.

    Director: Rob Hardy

    Writer: John A. Norris

  • Multiple Outs
    8.4/10 396 votes

    #2 - Multiple Outs

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-04-29

    The FBI works with the Deception group to help stop the Mystery Woman from successfully committing one of the largest jewel heists in history. And, for the first time this season, viewers will have their perspective reversed and see how Cameron Black performs his greatest deception yet.

    Director: Glen Winter

    Writer: Bryan Malone

  • Code Act
    8.3/10 310 votes

    #3 - Code Act

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2018-05-27

    The Deception team goes up against the Mystery Woman in a battle of dueling deceptions.

    Director: Dermott Downs

    Writer: Sam Sklaver, Brynn Malone

  • Transposition
    8.1/10 357 votes

    #4 - Transposition

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2018-05-27

    Just when Cameron thinks he finally has the Mystery Woman, she unleashes her most game-changing twist yet.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Chris Fedak, Elizabeth Peterson

  • Loading Up
    8.0/10 310 votes

    #5 - Loading Up

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2018-05-20

    The team is called on to help stop a spy from stealing top-secret military information. Cameron is frustrated when someone from Kay's past comes back into the picture.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Escapology
    7.9/10 459 votes

    #6 - Escapology

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-03-25

    When an art museum docent is held hostage, Kay enlists Cameron and his team to help rescue her using the art of escapology.

    Director: Michael Smith

    Writer: Elizabeth Peterson

  • Divination
    7.9/10 426 votes

    #7 - Divination

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-04-01

    When a psychic is murdered, Kay and Cam investigate only to learn she had a partner who’s now on the run. Enlisting her help, Cameron and the team take down an international arms dealer.

    Director: Kevin Tancharoen

    Writer: Kai Yu Wu

  • Getting Away Clean
    7.8/10 333 votes

    #8 - Getting Away Clean

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-05-06

    The Deception team gets an unexpected partner, while Gunter makes a discovery that will change the team's lives forever.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Joe Peracchio

  • Forced Perspective
    7.7/10 495 votes

    #9 - Forced Perspective

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-03-18

    As Cameron continues to focus on helping his brother, he and Kay get to work on a case that has unknowing tourists participating in a reality show – yet it’s anything but real, it’s deadly.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Chris Fedak

  • Masking
    7.7/10 394 votes

    #10 - Masking

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-04-08

    When a church's stained glass window is stolen while a famous street artist is painting a mural nearby, Cam and the team's investigation leads them to the criminal.

    Director: Silver Tree

    Writer: Nelson Greaves

  • The Unseen Hand
    7.7/10 317 votes

    #11 - The Unseen Hand

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-05-13

    Cameron and Kay investigate a secret society where they learn that one of them has a close family connection.

    Director: Lexi La Roche

    Writer: Cesar Mazariegos

  • Pilot
    7.6/10 672 votes

    #12 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-03-11

    When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion — the FBI. Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Chris Fedak

  • Black Art
    7.5/10 375 votes

    #13 - Black Art

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-04-22

    When Cameron’s ex-girlfriend is robbed during Fashion Week, he insists on helping Kay with the investigation and the team finds themselves in the middle of a high-speed, dangerous chase.

    Director: Rob Seidenglanz

    Writer: Sam Sklaver