A Brief Synopsis of the Climactic Moments of the First 9 Episodes of Lie to Me; Or, Why the Premise is Going to Get Tiresome in Less Than Five Minutes
Tim Roth's character (shouting): He's lying!
Tim Roth's character (looking smug): You're lying!
Tim Roth's character (looking arrogant): Can't you tell that HE'S LYING!
(Toss in some character-development that's accrued over the past three episodes)
Tim Roth's character (looking dismayed but then smug): I actually think he may be telling the truth. Oh wait. No! HE'S LYING!!!!
Tim Roth's character (super-smug): You're lying! And I know, 'cause if anyone can read faces, I can!
Tim Roth's character (super-arrogant smug): Lies lies lies! It's what you're full of!
Tim Roth's character (smug to the 100th power): If lies were a cement-truck with a blown-out tire speeding down the highway at 90 miles an hour, then your face would be THE WHITE TOYOTA THAT IT SLAMS INTO!!!!
Tim Roth's character (questioning self and purpose): But not everyone can be a liar, can they? Oh wait, yes. They CAN!
Tim Roth's character (smugerella in heels): You are a liar! Liar liar pants on fire!