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House of Lies: Sincerity Is An Easy Disguise In This Business

Marty gets a surprise visit from his militant younger brother, Malcolm, whose reasons for resurfacing after three years seem dubious. Elsewhere, Doug and Jeannie go on assignment with an online dating company while Marty finds a kindred spirit in political consultant Brynn while on an engagement with a banking CEO.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x5
Airdate: Sunday February 17th, 2013

Director: Anton Cropper
Writer: Karin Gist

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Sep 30, 2013
DE (AXN) Nov 28, 2013

  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Bess Armstrong
As Julianne Hofschrager
Jenny Slate
As Sarah
Ryan Devlin
As Cameron
Lisa Edelstein
As Brynn Reed
Michael McDonald (1)
As Carl Criswell
Larenz Tate
As Malcolm Kaan

Co-Guest Stars
Drew Droege
As Albert
Julian J. Gant
As Skivvy Guy
Main Cast
Don Cheadle
As Marty Kaan
Kristen Bell
As Jeannie Van Der Hooven
Ben Schwartz
As Clyde Oberholt
Josh Lawson
As Doug Guggenheim
Donis Leonard Jr.
As Roscoe Kaan
Glynn Turman
As Jeremiah Kaan


The episode begins and Marty, Roscoe and Jeremiah are having dinner with Marty’s activist younger brother Malcolm. Turns out, he has resurfaced after 3 years. There apparently seems to be bitter rivalry between the two brothers. The check arrives and Marty has to pay, because Malcolm apparently has no money. Later at the office, Marty and team discuss their strategy for a dating site called Cupidchemistry.com. The website is basically their client and it’s their job to make it really successful. Julianne tells Marty she needs him to go to Chicago to rope in a really huge bank called US National as Gallweather’s client. Marty decides to take Clyde along with him to Chicago. ..

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