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Deception: A Drop of Blood and a Microscope

Joanna's undercover operation leads her to get closer with Samantha Bowers and spend more time with Julian. Amid heavy scrutiny from the board of Bowers' Pharmaceutical, Edward is fired from the family company. A stranger comes into Mia's life, causing her to make some hasty decisions.

Source: NBC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x3
Airdate: Monday January 21st, 2013

Director: Jonas Pate
Writer: Peter Elkoff

Alternate Airdates:

AU (7TWO) Oct 18, 2013

Guest Stars
Anna WoodAnna Wood
As Nichole Frishette
Bree WilliamsonBree Williamson
As Vivian Lawson
Christina JacksonChristina Jackson
As Young Joanna
David A. GregoryDavid A. Gregory
As Kyle Farrell
David GellesDavid Gelles
As Aaron Clover
John LarroquetteJohn Larroquette
As Sen. Dwight Haverstock
Ken LeungKen Leung
As Donald Cheng
Michael DrayerMichael Drayer
As Gabe
Molly PriceMolly Price
As Darcy
Tom LipinskiTom Lipinski
As Ben Preswick

Co-Guest Stars
Connor BuckleyConnor Buckley
As Young Julian Bowers
Lilly PilybladLilly Pilyblad
As Hunter Bowers
Micah StockMicah Stock
As Reed Philbin
Sterling JerinsSterling Jerins
As Lily Bowers
Chinaza UcheChinaza Uche
As Calvin
David PatersonDavid Paterson
As Male Reporter #1
James RussellJames Russell
As Pierced Freak
Michael BakkensenMichael Bakkensen
As Male Reporter #2
Natalie WachenNatalie Wachen
As Female Reporter
Main Cast
Meagan GoodMeagan Good
As Joanna Padget Locasto
Laz AlonsoLaz Alonso
As Will Moreno
Tate DonovanTate Donovan
As Edward Bowers
Wes BrownWes Brown
As Julian Bowers
Katherine LaNasaKatherine LaNasa
As Sofia Bowers
Ella Rae PeckElla Rae Peck
As Mia Bowers
Victor GarberVictor Garber
As Robert Bowers
Marin HinkleMarin Hinkle
As Samantha Bowers


The episode begins with it being declared on the news that Vivian’s death has been officially declared a homicide. Will tells him boss that Ben is still nowhere to be found. There is a possibility that Ben is dead. Richard is shown talking to Ben in a hotel room. Ben is worried about safety, but Richard assures him that he will protect him. Richard tells Ben, he will have to trust him. Richard tells Ben that he wants to know if there are other deaths during the tests carried out for the experimental drugs made by Bowers Pharmaceuticals. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorLiz Heldens
Executive ProducerGail Berman  |  Lloyd Braun  |  Liz Heldens  |  Gene Stein
Co-Executive ProducerJordan Hawley  |  Peter Elkoff  |  Jonas Pate
Supervising ProducerBrent Fletcher  |  Katherine Lingenfelter
ProducerCraig McNeil  |  Monica Macer
Co-ProducerJessica Goldberg  |  Jamie Crowell
Consulting ProducerAlexandra Cunningham
Associate ProducerDevin Rich
Production DesignerJohn Kasarda
EditorJosh Beal  |  Scott Boyd
CastingBonnie Finnegan  |  Steven Jacobs (2)
Unit Production ManagerJamie Crowell
First Assistant DirectorGreg Gilman
Second Assistant DirectorNoreen Cheleden
Music EditorTroy Hardy
Music SupervisorTricia Halloran
Costume DesignerAmy Roth
Key GripColin Keech
Set DecoratorSusan Ogu
Location ManagerTom Ross
Property MasterTommy Allen
Construction CoordinatorRonald Petagna
Production Sound MixerLarry Hoff
Script SupervisorMelissa Kalbfus-Paliocha
Production CoordinatorJoshua Huffman
Assistant EditorRobin August
Post Production SupervisorAdam Miller
Supervising Sound EditorMike Wilhoit
Re-Recording MixerMarc Fishman  |  Michael Colomby
LeadmanJustin Pineo
GafferMike Price
Director of PhotographyJoseph R. Collins
Stunt CoordinatorChris Barnes (3)
Art DirectorJames C. Feng
Executive Story EditorJerome Hairston
Production AccountantMichael Wiggins (1)
Transportation CaptainRalph Volpe
"A" Camera OperatorChris Reynolds (1)
Department Head HairSherry Heart
AssistantDominic Garcia  |  Vanessa Gomez
Department Head Make-upKatie Bihr
Original MusicDaniel J. Licht
Original CastingJulie Tucker  |  Ross Meyerson
ColoristMark Wilkins
Assistant Costume DesignerAutumn Saville
"B" Camera OperatorCarlos Guerra
Wardrobe SupervisorKathleen Gerlach
Assistant Location ManagerShawn Willis
Extras Casting DirectorGrant Wilfley
Additional PhotographyDarren Genet
Second Second Assistant DirectorAlex Finch (1)
Charge Scenic ArtistJoseph Garzero
Technical ConsultantKevin Hynes
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