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House of Lies 

A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Don Cheadle ...  Marty Kaan 58 episodes, 2012-2016
Kristen Bell ...  Jeannie Van Der Hooven 58 episodes, 2012-2016
Ben Schwartz ...  Clyde Oberholt 58 episodes, 2012-2016
Josh Lawson ...  Doug Guggenheim 58 episodes, 2012-2016
Donis Leonard Jr. ...  Roscoe Kaan 58 episodes, 2012-2016
Glynn Turman ...  Jeremiah Kaan 51 episodes, 2012-2016
Dawn Olivieri ...  Monica Talbot 41 episodes, 2012-2016
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A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

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Survival of the slickest See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

8 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hou$e of Lie$ See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Megalyn Echikunwoke, who played April, auditioned for the role of Jeannie. See more »

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Referenced in Play It Again, Dick: Episode #1.1 (2014) See more »

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6 February 2012 | by ladlaw121See all my reviews

I'd say the show deserves to stay on air and in the lineup with all of the other Showtime shows. Upon reading other reviews, I realized certain ridiculous things that were being said about the show. What's the name of the show? Oh yeah, "House of Lies", so of course it isn't "Californication". There are several things that are labeled as a comedy that we actually would not agree with. Comedy, in it's original definition, means a story in which the main character(s) end up better off, ultimately. It didn't always mean a show or movie that will make you laugh. Regardless, I do end up laughing especially when Don Cheadle's character starts describing things to the audience while time freezes, the ridiculous banter between Schwartz and Lawson's characters, as well as Kristen Bell's sarcasm. Going along again with the debate of the term "Comedy" and the comparison of this show with other shows that exist, on HBO the show "Entourage" was considered a Comedy. That show made me laugh even less, yet I still enjoyed it. It wasn't busting-at-the-seams funny. So, let's stop being so ridiculous and just ENJOY a show for what it is instead of having expectations of what other show it should be like.


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