Poker Face (2023)

Scripted "Murder mysteries can take detours."TV Show
Audience Score
77
Review Score
80
Poker Face
TV-MA January 26th, 2023Crime , Mystery1 Seasons, 10 Episodes
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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.
DirectorsRian JohnsonIain B. MacDonaldRian Johnson
WritersAlice JuChristine BoylanRian Johnson

Poker Face Review

Premiering with its first four episodes on Peacock on January 26th, ‘Poker Face’ marks Rian Johnson’s latest successful stab at the mystery genre.The filmmaker, who made his name with Sundance sensation ‘Brick’, has often tackled mysteries in his work, most notably with the two ‘Knives Out’ movies, in which Daniel Craig’s smart sleuth Benoit Blanc uncovers dastardly deeds among spoiled rich folk (in the 2019 original) and weird influencers (in last year’s follow up).

Along with an abiding affection for Agatha Christie and other mystery writers, Johnson has often professed his love for TV series such as ‘Columbo’, where Peter Falk’s scruffy, genius detective first befriends and then unmasks killers.‘Poker Face’ channels the latter, featuring Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale, a casino worker with a special gift—she can tell when people are lying.

She can’t always figure out exactly why they’re lying, but she knows a falsehood, which has made her an enemy of

TV Show Details

Air Date:January 26th, 2023

Last Air Date:March 9th, 2023

Network:Peacock
Status:Returning Series

Genres:Crime , Mystery

Original Language:English
Production Companies:Animal Pictures, MRC, T-Street, Zucks.
Poker Face on the Web:Official Website