Leverage (2008–2012)

The Underground Job 

Nate and the team investigate a fatal explosion in a coal mine and uncover far more than the negligent practices they suspected.


Marc Roskin


John Rogers (creator), Chris Downey (creator) | 7 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Timothy Hutton ... Nathan Ford
Gina Bellman ... Sophie Devereaux
Christian Kane ... Eliot Spencer
Beth Riesgraf ... Parker
Aldis Hodge ... Alec Hardison
Bruce Davison ... Dan Blackwell
Annie Fitzgerald ... Debra Pierce
Colton Lasater Colton Lasater ... Cory
Tim Whitcomb ... Troy (as Timothy Whitcomb)
Geno Romo ... Clark
Jon Ashley Hall ... Cop #1
Stephen J. Sandberg Stephen J. Sandberg ... Miner
David Cascadden David Cascadden ... Nick


West Virginia coal mine owner and CEO, Dan Blackwell (Bruce Davison) took US disaster relief money from a tragedy two years prior, and bought himself a pretty little Attorney General, Debra Pierce. One of the miners consults the team about the hazardous working conditions (methane gas leaks) which caused the deaths of 12 fellow miners and were never fixed with the disaster money. Pierce is standing for reelection with Blackwell's money lining her PAC account. Enter perky Kelly Beth Laughlin (of the Maysville Laughlins?) in the homestretch of the campaign. The rest of the team works to salt, sandbag and sabotage Blackwell. Will Parker excel at the grift? Or, is stealing souls too tiring for a cat burglar? Written by LA-Lawyer

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Sophie Devereaux: Pierce transferred all the PAC funds into Parker's account.
Alec Hardison: Nicely done.
Parker: Well, I had a little help from Sophie. But yeah, I nailed it. I'm a grifter. I grift.
Nathan Ford: Yeah. You do know you don't get to keep the money, right?
Parker: Don't ruin it.
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15 August 2010 (USA) See more »

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