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The Lying Game 

The Lying Game follows long-lost twins Emma and Sutton. Separated under mysterious circumstances, Sutton was adopted... by the wealthy Mercer family in Phoenix, while Emma grew up in the ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Alexandra Chando ...  Emma Becker / ... 30 episodes, 2011-2013
Andy Buckley ...  Ted Mercer 30 episodes, 2011-2013
Allie Gonino ...  Laurel Mercer 30 episodes, 2011-2013
Alice Greczyn ...  Madeline 'Mads' Rybak / ... 30 episodes, 2011-2013
Blair Redford ...  Ethan Whitehorse 30 episodes, 2011-2013
Helen Slater ...  Kristin Mercer 30 episodes, 2011-2013
Adrian Pasdar ...  Alec Rybak 29 episodes, 2011-2013
Christian Alexander ...  Thayer Rybak 29 episodes, 2011-2013
Tyler Christopher ...  Dan Whitehorse 26 episodes, 2011-2013
Charisma Carpenter ...  Rebecca Sewell / ... 20 episodes, 2012-2013
Holland Sanders Holland Sanders 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Randy Wayne ...  Justin Miller 15 episodes, 2011-2012
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The Lying Game follows long-lost twins Emma and Sutton. Separated under mysterious circumstances, Sutton was adopted... by the wealthy Mercer family in Phoenix, while Emma grew up in the foster system. When the twins reunite as teenagers, they keep it a secret. While Sutton goes in search of the truth, Emma takes over her life and discovers more secrets and lies than she could have imagined. It's a season of secrets, seduction and life-and-death stakes as the twins continue to expose the skeletons in their family closet. Emma and Ethan's love is stronger than ever, but their relationship is tested by questionable motives and accusations. With Sutton's disappearance, Emma and Ethan don't know whether Sutton is missing or dead. Meanwhile, Char's aunt Annie has returned to town after many years, bringing back old memories and secrets that Alec and Ted would like to keep in the past Written by ABC Spark

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A lost twin. A dark secret. A deadly game.

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Drama | Mystery

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2011 (USA) See more »

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Igra lazi See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Allie Gonino has a real life band The Good Mad with an album Strangworthy and in the show has a band as Laurel called Strangworthy. See more »

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interesting premise but degenerates into convoluted mess
18 September 2013 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Emma Becker (Alexandra Chando) is a harassed poor foster kid who didn't know she has an identical twin sister Sutton Mercer who was adopted by a wealthy family. While Sutton goes in search for their birth mother, Emma is pressed into replacing her in her rich privilege life.

The interesting premise didn't always make sense. A lot of the storyline seems to twist itself into a pretzel to keep Emma in her new life. And then when Sutton returns, the constant switching back and forth makes it harder to keep the characters straight. And the mystery just got more and more complicated until it became unwatchable. By the second season, the storyline degenerates. Then it got canceled.


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