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The Best Episodes of House of Lies

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

Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, and bedrooms of the power elite, corruption is business as usual and everyone's out for themselves first. Nothing is sacred in this scathing, irreverent satire of corporate America today.


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The best episode of "House of Lies" is "The Mayan Apocalypse", rated 7.9/10 from 298 user votes. It was directed by Matthew Carnahan and written by Matthew Carnahan. "The Mayan Apocalypse" aired on 4/1/2012 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "One-Eighty".

  • The Mayan Apocalypse
    7.9/10 298 votes

    #1 - The Mayan Apocalypse

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-04-01

    With the help of Greg Norbert, Marty and the Pod fight to pull off an eleventh-hour reprieve and stop the MetroCapital acquisition from happening; Jeannie makes a decision about marrying Wes; Marty's son Roscoe makes a life-altering choice of his own.

    Director: Matthew Carnahan

    Writer: Matthew Carnahan

  • One-Eighty
    7.9/10 118 votes

    #2 - One-Eighty

    Season 5 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-05-22

    Marty strives to convince a couple of big-time, idealist marijuana growers to embrace a new idea. Doug finally delivers his much-anticipated Ted Talk.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • No Es Fácil
    7.9/10 192 votes

    #3 - No Es Fácil

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-06-12

    The Pod heads down to Havana, Cuba where they are challenged to reevaluate their personal and professional futures. Season finale.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • You're Safely Sucking at the Triple-Venti Tits of the New Kaan & Associates
    7.8/10 156 votes

    #4 - You're Safely Sucking at the Triple-Venti Tits of the New Kaan & Associates

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2015-03-29

    Marty is on the verge of something big. Jeannie gives birth. Season finale.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Damonschildren.org
    7.7/10 274 votes

    #5 - Damonschildren.org

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-02-10

    Matt Damon (as himself) hires the firm to find a charity to enhance his image, but Marty soon realizes he may have to dig deeper than expected in order to keep the actor as a client. Meanwhile, Jeannie finds time to spend with Roscoe; and Tessa grills Monica about their status.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • 'Til Death Do Us Part
    7.7/10 228 votes

    #6 - 'Til Death Do Us Part

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2013-04-07

    Doug pops the question to his girlfriend, Sarah (Jenny Slate), who plans a shotgun wedding in Las Vegas on the eve of the Pod closing a major business deal. Marty's backhanded dealings lead to increased tension and unintended consequences for everyone.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Boom
    7.7/10 214 votes

    #7 - Boom

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-01-26

    Marty and Jeannie pit rival grocery clients against one another, but things don't go quite as planned. Meanwhile, changes at Galweather cause trouble for Jeannie; and Clyde's already difficult work situation under Monica becomes even more brutal when he is forced to work from her home.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Next Olive Branch Goes Straight Up Your Ass
    7.7/10 140 votes

    #8 - The Next Olive Branch Goes Straight Up Your Ass

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-03-01

    Marty learns of Roscoe's entrepreneurial endeavors. Jeannie pushes to stay.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Above Board Metrics
    7.7/10 117 votes

    #9 - Above Board Metrics

    Season 5 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-05-08

    Marty begrudgingly reunites with a pair of his most obnoxious past clients.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Joshua
    7.6/10 172 votes

    #10 - Joshua

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-04-06

    Kaan & Associates receive a legal blow; Jeannie tries to fix things; Roscoe finds a constructive outlet.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Tragedy of the Commons
    7.6/10 116 votes

    #11 - Tragedy of the Commons

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-05-29

    Marty and the Pod attempt to get a boy band to re-sign with their record label. Jeannie gets fed up being a politician's girlfriend. Doug deals with his post-Ted Talk "fame" - and the repercussions it has on his relationship.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Veritas
    7.5/10 290 votes

    #12 - Veritas

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-03-04

    Marty and the Pod participate in Galweather-Stearn's annual recruiting event, where the best and brightest from Harvard Business School are wined and dined. Marty takes the sole black recruit in the predominantly white affair under his wing; Doug tries to prove to Clyde that he can coach any of the potential candidates onto "the list;" Jeannie grills a sexy, flirtatious recruit to see if she's all style and no substance, but a secret of Jeannie's is revealed that makes her stance somewhat hypocritical.

    Director: Stephen Hopkins

    Writer: N/A

  • Business
    7.5/10 274 votes

    #13 - Business

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-03-25

    Marty and "The Rainmaker" work together to put the kibosh on their firm's acquisition by MetroCapital but a back-stabbing turn of events leaves Marty and "The Rainmaker" mortal enemies instead of valued allies; in the aftermath of the news about April, Marty must deal with attitude from Roscoe.

    Director: Stephen Hopkins

    Writer: David Walpert

  • Together
    7.5/10 167 votes

    #14 - Together

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-03-30

    Marty and Jeannie deal with the aftermath of a tragedy; Marty questions his friendship with Dre; Monica's new company faces trouble; Doug tries to reconcile with Sarah; Marissa makes a business decision.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Entropy is Contagious
    7.5/10 160 votes

    #15 - Entropy is Contagious

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-01-25

    Marty and Jeannie pitch opposing strategies to a prospective client.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Trust Me, I'm Getting Plenty of Erections
    7.5/10 149 votes

    #16 - Trust Me, I'm Getting Plenty of Erections

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-02-15

    Marty and the pod hatch a new plan. Jeannie soberly considers a job offer. Roscoe cuts school to party with his new friends.

    Director: John Dahl

    Writer: Jessika Borsiczky

  • Game Theory
    7.5/10 125 votes

    #17 - Game Theory

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2016-04-17

    Jeannie's boyfriend drops a bomb. Marty shows up at Doug's Dungeons & Dragons role-play game chasing potential new business. Clyde uncovers an issue.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Holacracy
    7.5/10 126 votes

    #18 - Holacracy

    Season 5 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-04-24

    Marty and the Pod consult for a company that is trying an unconventional management style. Doug considers romance with a new client. Clyde faces a breakup.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • End State Vision
    7.5/10 119 votes

    #19 - End State Vision

    Season 5 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-05-01

    While competing for business, Marty learns Monica's been offered a deal.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Violent Agreement
    7.5/10 110 votes

    #20 - Violent Agreement

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-06-05

    Marty attempts to get K&A back into consideration for a buyout. Jeannie has a difficult time spending a day outside the office. Computer network issues lead to a discovery.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bareback Town
    7.4/10 295 votes

    #21 - Bareback Town

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-02-19

    When the Pod goes to Washington D.C. to consult for a pharmaceutical company, Marty faces a challenge from April to stay monogamous on the road, which puts Jeannie in the position of having to "take one for the team" and fully satisfy a female client; Jeremiah reveals something serious to April, asking for her discretion until he can tell Marty himself; a jealous Monica drops a huge bombshell on Marty.

    Director: Miguel Arteta

    Writer: Barbara Nance

  • Associates
    7.4/10 198 votes

    #22 - Associates

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-02-02

    Marty deals with hip-hop clothing moguls, who have divergent attitudes and plans for their company; Jeannie defines the role she will play in her new position; Clyde goes through some personal hard times and turns to Marty for help.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Soldiers
    7.4/10 195 votes

    #23 - Soldiers

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-02-09

    Marty and Jeannie launch a duplicitous plan to remove Lukas from DollaHyde; Dre and Marty bond on a personal level; Clyde woos a big client; Doug deals with his feelings about having a baby with Sarah.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Comeuppance
    7.4/10 176 votes

    #24 - Comeuppance

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-03-23

    Jeannie asks an old friend for help with a government contract; Clyde creates friction between Monica and her client; Doug makes a play for Caitlin.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Urge to Save Humanity is Almost Always a False Front for the Urge to Rule
    7.4/10 152 votes

    #25 - The Urge to Save Humanity is Almost Always a False Front for the Urge to Rule

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-02-08

    Jeannie opposes Marty's plan. Clyde develops feelings for Kelsey.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A