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The Best Episodes of Poker Face

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

This mystery-of-the-week series follows Charlie Cale, 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.


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The best episode of "Poker Face" is "Escape from Shit Mountain", rated 8.8/10 from 2691 user votes. It was directed by Rian Johnson and written by Nora Zuckerman, Lilla Zuckerman. "Escape from Shit Mountain" aired on 3/2/2023 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Dead Man's Hand".

  • Escape from Shit Mountain
    8.8/10 2,691 votes

    #1 - Escape from Shit Mountain

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2023-03-02

    Charlie finds herself stranded in a motel during a blizzard. In order to survive the night, Charlie must decipher the deadly tension between her questionable companions.

    Director: Rian Johnson

    Writer: Nora Zuckerman, Lilla Zuckerman

  • Dead Man's Hand
    8.4/10 4,203 votes

    #2 - Dead Man's Hand

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-01-26

    When a close friend of hers meets an untimely end, Charlie Cale, a casino cocktail waitress with an uncanny knack for identifying lies, is determined to unravel these mysterious events — even if it endangers her own life.

    Director: Rian Johnson

    Writer: Rian Johnson

  • Time of the Monkey
    8.3/10 3,393 votes

    #3 - Time of the Monkey

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-02-02

    Charlie suspects her new besties at the retirement home played a role in another senior’s death.

    Director: Lucky McKee

    Writer: Wyatt Cain, Charlie Peppers

  • The Hook
    8.3/10 1,951 votes

    #4 - The Hook

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-03-09

    Charlie faces her greatest challenge yet when she is caught in the crossfire of a deadly power play that puts her in the sights of two ruthless crime syndicates and the FBI.

    Director: Janicza Bravo

    Writer: Rian Johnson

  • The Orpheus Syndrome
    8.2/10 2,715 votes

    #5 - The Orpheus Syndrome

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-02-23

    A special effects artist unearths a past project to find closure from the guilt of a fatal on-set accident. When old demons resurface, Charlie is left to unravel a new deadly plot.

    Director: Natasha Lyonne

    Writer: Alice Ju, Natasha Lyonne

  • The Night Shift
    8.1/10 3,656 votes

    #6 - The Night Shift

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-01-26

    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.

    Director: Rian Johnson

    Writer: Alice Ju

  • The Stall
    7.8/10 3,377 votes

    #7 - The Stall

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-01-26

    Charlie takes a job at a family-run Texas BBQ joint and must use her perception skills to sniff out the truth behind a shocking death.

    Director: Iain B. MacDonald

    Writer: Wyatt Cain

  • Rest in Metal
    7.6/10 3,194 votes

    #8 - Rest in Metal

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-01-26

    Charlie goes on tour with has-been metal 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.

    Director: Tiffany Johnson

    Writer: Christine Boylan

  • Exit Stage Death
    7.4/10 2,801 votes

    #9 - Exit Stage Death

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-02-09

    Charlie's waitress job at a dinner theater is interrupted by a tragic death on stage during a performance by two washed-up television stars. When she starts to investigate, deadly motivations come to light.

    Director: Ben Sinclair

    Writer: Chris Downey

  • The Future of the Sport
    7.3/10 2,451 votes

    #10 - The Future of the Sport

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-02-16

    While working at a go-kart complex, Charlie becomes involved in a bitter feud between an aging race car driver and a hotheaded young upstart, whose rivalry has explosive consequences.

    Director: Iain B. MacDonald

    Writer: N/A