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Bodyguard of Lies 

As Jaha and Murphy encounter a perilous obstacle on their journey, Raven and Wick try to figure out how to disable the acid fog, and Bellamy races against time as his cover is blown.


Uta Briesewitz


Jason Rothenberg (developed by), Kass Morgan (based upon the book by) | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eliza Taylor ... Clarke Griffin
Paige Turco ... Dr. Abigail Griffin (credit only)
Bob Morley ... Bellamy Blake
Marie Avgeropoulos ... Octavia Blake
Devon Bostick ... Jasper Jordan (credit only)
Lindsey Morgan ... Raven Reyes
Ricky Whittle ... Lincoln (credit only)
Christopher Larkin ... Monty Green (credit only)
Isaiah Washington ... Thelonious Jaha
Henry Ian Cusick ... Marcus Kane (credit only)
Richard Harmon ... John Murphy
Johnny Whitworth ... Cage Wallace
Alycia Debnam-Carey ... Lexa
Adina Porter ... Indra
Steve Talley ... Kyle Wick


Lexa plots to kill Octavia when she finds out she and Clarke knew about the missile launch. Meanwhile Jaha and his new team face a more dangerous obstacle on the desert. Bellamy uses all his effort and help from Raven and Wick to shut down the acid fog. And it's time for war as the grounders and the sky people set off to attack Mt. Weather Written by Ababio Daly (Sparkles)

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Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi


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The episode title is based on a quote by Winston Churchill: "In war-time, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." See more »


When Jaha, Murphy, and crew discover the "City of Light," Murphy says, "Emori was right" but pronounces her name wrong. He says EM-ori instead of em-OR-i. See more »


[first lines]
John Murphy: It'd sure be nice to have some sign that we're not just marching to our own deaths.
Thelonious Jaha: We're not.
Garza: Hey, tell me if you know this one...
John Murphy: Not again, please.
Garza: A Grounder and a Reaper walk into a bar. The bartender looks to the Grounder, he says, "we don't serve your kind around here." The Reaper gets up and leaves. You get it? Reapers *eat* Grounders.
John Murphy: I will take Jaha's staff and beat you to death with it.
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Referenced in Talking Dead: Pablo & Jessica (2016) See more »


Main Title Theme
Written by Evan Frankfort
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Understanding war.
12 March 2020 | by ououzazaSee all my reviews

This episode, people trying to understand what "war" means. Meanwhile, Jaha's adventure turned from faithful into a crazy yet interesting expedition.

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Release Date:

25 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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16:9 HD
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