Leverage: Season 2, Episode 2

The Tap-Out Job (22 Jul. 2009)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Action, Crime, Mystery
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 288 users  
Reviews: 2 user

When a scheme against a crooked fight promoter goes awry, Eliot is forced to step into the ring.



(creator), (creator), 1 more credit »
0Check in

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video


IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3349 titles
created 26 Nov 2011
a list of 9925 titles
created 27 Jun 2013
a list of 35 titles
created 11 Aug 2013

Related Items

Search for "The Tap-Out Job" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Tap-Out Job (22 Jul 2009)

The Tap-Out Job (22 Jul 2009) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Leverage.
« Previous Episode | 15 of 77 Episodes | Next Episode »


1 video »


Episode credited cast:
Jed Rucker
Jack Howorth (as Tony Doupé)
Collin Peacock ...
Alex Engel
Michael J. Prosser ...
Dr. Jon Wertheim (as Mike Prosser)
Mark Howorth
Rafael Untalan ...
Todd Laurence
Matt Lindland ...
Tank Conklin (as Matt 'The Law' Lindland)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:


Nebraska gym owner and fight promoter Jed Rucker's greed wrecked talented Mark Howorth's career and condition by chemically fixing a fight. Nate promises Mark and his dad Jack justice and soon decides to put Jed out of business. A faked golf dare is followed by a sting to lure Jed into investing more then he can afford to loose in a fictitious Internet competition, starring 'discovery' Eliot. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Action | Crime | Mystery


TV-PG | See all certifications »




Release Date:

22 July 2009 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


This episode takes place in Nebraska, however, the GPS on Hodge's cell phone shows the target heading towards I-20 despite the fact that I-20 does not run through Nebraska nor any neighboring states. See more »


Eliot Spencer: [on the mat getting pummeled]
Sophie Devereaux: You drugged him, didn't you?
Jed Rucker: What makes you think I would trust a bunch of lying grifters to keep their word?
Sophie Devereaux: Get the doctor, Parker. Now!
Jed Rucker: No need, it will be over in a couple of minutes.
Sophie Devereaux: Oh my, you don't get it do you. Eliot's not like other fighters. He doesn't play games. He fights to survive, that's his training. It takes all his control *not* to kill somebody. You've just made him more dangerous. You've take the safety off the gun!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Nebraskans Aren't Stupid Hicks
29 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I hated this episode for one reason: they made people from Omaha look like stupid hicks. One line in particular was so condescending that I almost puked. Eliot said something like, "The farms are drying up and Omaha is nothing but strip joints and pawn shops. these boys have nothing else to do." Give me a break! Have you been to Omaha? I don't think the writers of an otherwise outstanding show have ever set foot in the middle of the country. Get out of LA for once and then you'll see that Nebraskans aren't idiots. They also don't have southern accents. Next time you want to produce a show that takes place other than LA, NY, or Boston, perhaps you should check out the location first.

5 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Ion Television Dumps Leverage MysticInvestigations
I miss Leverage Freud101
Favorite lines/quotes from Leverage borninthewrongcentury
Burn Notice rip off.. annezuchowicz63
Scorpion ames_mere
Am I the only person who doesn't think... action_on_deck
Discuss The Tap-Out Job (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: