Leverage (2008–2012)
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The (Very) Big Bird Job 

Nate and the team go after the CEO of a shipping company whose cost-cutting measures were the cause of a tragic plane crash.


John Rogers


John Rogers (creator), Chris Downey (creator) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Hutton ... Nathan Ford
Gina Bellman ... Sophie Devereaux
Christian Kane ... Eliot Spencer
Beth Riesgraf ... Parker
Aldis Hodge ... Alec Hardison
Cary Elwes ... Scott Roemer
Jay Acovone ... Samuel Busey
Bret Kiene ... Abel
Dana Millican ... Anne Sanders
Bella King Bella King ... Jenny Sanders
Linda Mraz Linda Mraz ... Accountant
David Richard Heath David Richard Heath ... Russian Appraiser (as David Heath)
Matthew Smith Matthew Smith ... FBI Agent
Gordon Sonoland Gordon Sonoland ... Museum Owner (as Gordon Sondland)
Logan Loughmiller Logan Loughmiller ... Male Receptionist


Cary Elwes opens the final season as Scott Roemer, CEO of Global Transit Airlines in Portland. Global started with military drones and expanded into cargo shipping. Roemer is a huge fan of Howard Hughes and covets The Spruce Goose. When one of his pilots dies, his widow and young daughter are absolutely decimated by the court. They turn to Hardison and Parker and tell them about the fraud and corner-cutting which caused the pilot's death. The team lines up a con so clever, even Roemer's mama would smile. Written by LA-Lawyer

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In the audio commentaries on the video discs, the show runners often refer to the henchman as a "Busey" based on roles played by that actor. In this episode the villain's henchman is named Samuel Busey See more »


An ex-CIA agent is one of the Leverage team's marks in this episode. It's a miracle that the CIA, the FBI, and Interpol weren't immediately notified, something the team tried to avoid by moving to Portland, Oregon, as soon as Eliot became a bodyguard for the widow and her daughter. See more »

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15 July 2012 (USA) See more »

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