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Leverage: Redemption: The Harry Wilson Job  Season 1, Ep 16

The team has to infiltrate the shadowy R.I.Z. to stop it from unleashing a worm that can take down the entire electrical grid, and they must use Harry to do it. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Oct 17, 2021 - 5 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Muddy Waters Job  Season 1, Ep 15

"The Leverage team infiltrates an oil rig and a small-town trial to find evidence that a corrupt oil CEO is hiding a dangerous oil leak in the gulf, causing illnesses along the spill zone." Better recap: Harry comes to the team when his ex-wife's current husband, who he thinks is a decent oil CEO, is in trouble. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Oct 16, 2021 - 5 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Great Train Job  Season 1, Ep 14

"Two local farmers are targeted by a hate group, but something more poisonous on the farm leads Team Leverage to a crooked green energy innovator and an old-fashioned Train Heist." (Disclaimer: the very beginning of the episode features gay-bashing, then turns into something entirely different after the first five minutes, involving a fake battery scheme.) [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Oct 16, 2021 - 7 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Hurricane Job  Season 1, Ep 13

"Stuck together during a massive hurricane, Eliot and Parker must stop a band of corrupt cops who have taken over a small hotel, and find what the cops are searching for, before it’s too late."
posted by jenfullmoon on Oct 14, 2021 - 6 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Golf Job  Season 1, Ep 12

"An old friend visits, sparking a self-doubting Harry to uncover an unlikely client on the links at his exclusive golf club." Directed by Noah Wyle.
posted by brainwane on Oct 13, 2021 - 9 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Jackal Job  Season 1, Ep 11

"The Leverage team explores the failing memory of a legendary grifter to try and find her greatest score before her abusive Elder Guardian gets his hands on it and takes over her life."
posted by brainwane on Oct 12, 2021 - 8 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Unwellness Job  Season 1, Ep 10

"The Leverage team sets out to discredit a lifestyle and wellness guru targeting desperate people and peddling snake oil instead of actual medicine." (Directed by Noah Wyle.)
posted by brainwane on Oct 11, 2021 - 12 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Bucket Job  Season 1, Ep 9

The Leverage team's holiday good deed goes awry when their attempt tp give a small-town librarian the spy-thriller adventure of a lifetime is interrupted by a shadowy spy organization. (Guest starring Levar Burton, directed by Beth Riesgraf)
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 8, 2021 - 18 comments

New Leverage: Redemption Oct 8

Ep summaries under the cut. Opening this thread for general squeeing, hyping up, shouting about how far away October is, etc. [more inside]
posted by snerson on Aug 26, 2021 - 4 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Mastermind Job  Season 1, Ep 8

Sophie must keep her feelings in check when she discovers that someone has written a memoir of the team... (half-season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 11, 2021 - 8 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Double-Edged Sword Job  Season 1, Ep 7

The team takes on a brilliant software developer who is selling a groundbreaking facial recognition system that threatens everyone’s privacy except his own.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 11, 2021 - 6 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Card Game Job  Season 1, Ep 6

The Leverage team dives into the world of a high fantasy collectible card game with a devoted following to take down a pharmaceutical bad boy who is price-gouging drugs to fund his own house of cards.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 11, 2021 - 11 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Paranormal Hacktivity Job  Season 1, Ep 5

When a woman believes she is being haunted and runs from her home in terror, Sophie leads Breanna and Parker through a con to convince the two real estate scammers responsible to target Leverage HQ.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 10, 2021 - 11 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Tower Job  Season 1, Ep 4

One member of the team seeks redemption and justice by convincing Leverage to con a developer out of an entire luxury apartment. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 10, 2021 - 17 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Rollin' on the River Job  Season 1, Ep 3

The Leverage team takes on a greedy riverboat casino owner, before he can bulldoze the homes of longtime New Orleans natives for his planned expansion. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 9, 2021 - 14 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Panamanian Monkey Job  Season 1, Ep 2

With a new team member on board plus the arrival of Hardison's genius foster sister, the team heads to Panama to pull an elaborate heist before an evil billionaire can get his money and flee to a non-extradition country. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 8, 2021 - 11 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Too Many Rembrandts Job  Season 1, Ep 1

When the team comes together to help Sophie, they intercept guilt-ridden corporate fixer Harry and decide to help him take down an evil billionaire making money on the back of an opioid crisis. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 8, 2021 - 20 comments

Leverage: The Maltese Falcon Job (Season Finale)  Season 2, Ep 15

The team is trying to take down a corrupt local mayor, even with the stakes rising to dangerous levels. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on May 18, 2020 - 9 comments

Leverage: The Three Strikes Job  Season 2, Ep 14

The team uses a crooked politician's love of baseball to take him down but end up with more than they expect. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on May 14, 2020 - 5 comments

Leverage: The Future Job  Season 2, Ep 13

The team must shut down the scams of a phony psychic. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on May 9, 2020 - 3 comments

Leverage: The Zanzibar Marketplace Job  Season 2, Ep 12

When Nate's ex-wife, Maggie, is thrown into a Ukranian jail for a crime she didn't commit, Nate and the team are forced to partner with an old nemesis to get her out. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on May 5, 2020 - 5 comments

Leverage: The Bottle Job  Season 2, Ep 11

To save the bar in Nathan's building from being lost to an avaricious loan shark, the team tries an old-school con. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on May 2, 2020 - 2 comments

Leverage: The Runway Job  Season 2, Ep 10

To bring down an oppressive sweatshop owner, Nate and the team crash a fashion show. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 26, 2020 - 5 comments

Leverage: The Lost Heir Job  Season 2, Ep 9

Nathan leads a con against a corrupt lawyer trying to swindle a client's estate. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 22, 2020 - 2 comments

Leverage: The Ice Man Job  Season 2, Ep 8

With Sophie gone, Parker and Hardison must assume new roles to recover a cache of stolen diamonds and help an innocent man accused of the crime. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 18, 2020 - 9 comments

Leverage: The Two Live Crew Job  Season 2, Ep 7

The team must recover priceless artwork from a band of thieves. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 14, 2020 - 5 comments

Leverage: The Top Hat Job  Season 2, Ep 6

The team employs very unusual methods to infiltrate a corporation that has been selling tainted food to the public. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 10, 2020 - 5 comments

Leverage: The Three Days of the Hunter Job   Season 2, Ep 5

The team cons a sleazy tabloid newscaster with the story of a government cover-up. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 5, 2020 - 5 comments

Leverage: The Fairy Godparents Job  Season 2, Ep 4

To recover funds from an incarcerated investment banker, the team tries to help his introverted stepson. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 28, 2020 - 2 comments

Leverage: The Order 23 Job  Season 2, Ep 3

To swindle a felon, the team must use a hospital and stage a virus outbreak. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 22, 2020 - 4 comments

Leverage: The Tap-Out Job   Season 2, Ep 2

When a scheme against a crooked fight promoter goes awry, Eliot is forced to step into the ring. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 15, 2020 - 5 comments

Leverage: The Beantown Bailout Job  Season 2, Ep 1

Now sober, Nathan Ford reunites Sophie, Hardison, Parker, and Eliot to help him con members of an Irish mob.
posted by porpoise on Mar 9, 2020 - 8 comments

Leverage: The Second David Job  Season 1, Ep 13

In order to take down his former boss, Nate must reunite the splintered team to help him. [more inside]
posted by jeather on Feb 25, 2020 - 0 comments

Leverage: The First David Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 12

The team goes after the CEO of Nate's former insurance company, responsible for denying his late son's medical care, but the situation causes conflict among the crew. [more inside]
posted by jeather on Feb 19, 2020 - 2 comments

Leverage: The 12-Step Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 11

When the team cons an addicted embezzler into entering rehab, Nate confronts some of his own issues regarding alcoholism. [more inside]
posted by jeather on Feb 13, 2020 - 4 comments

Leverage: The Juror #6 Job   Season 1, Ep 10

When one of Parker's aliases receives jury duty, Nate forces her to go, resulting in a showdown between the team and a corporation tampering with the jury. [more inside]
posted by jeather on Feb 5, 2020 - 3 comments

Leverage: The Stork Job   Season 1, Ep 9

The team goes after an adoption company that is scamming couples looking to adopt war orphans; the team hijacks the production of a horror movie. [more inside]
posted by jeather on Jan 28, 2020 - 10 comments

Leverage: The Bank Shot Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 8

While Nate and Sophie try to con a corrupt Judge, they are taken hostage during a botched bank robbery. [more inside]
posted by jeather on Jan 21, 2020 - 8 comments

Leverage: The Two-Horse Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 7

The team travels to Kentucky to help a horse trainer who lost everything when the racehorses he trains were killed in a fire. [more inside]
posted by snerson on Jan 7, 2020 - 4 comments

Leverage: The Miracle Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 6

Nate helps his old friend Father Paul stop the demolition of his church. His means however, a fake miracle, are a lot less holy than his ends. [more inside]
posted by snerson on Dec 31, 2019 - 6 comments

Leverage: The Mile High Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 5

All the evidence the team seeks to expose a cover-up is on a plane heading to the Cayman Islands; airborne, the team uncovers a more sinister situation. [more inside]
posted by snerson on Dec 25, 2019 - 6 comments

Leverage: The Snow Job  Season 1, Ep 4

The team goes after a construction company that foreclosed on a National Guardsman's home; Nate puts the team in jeopardy with his drinking. [more inside]
posted by snerson on Dec 17, 2019 - 4 comments

Leverage: The Wedding Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 3

The team poses as wedding planners to get close to a Mafia boss and must pull off a wedding while pulling off the heist. [more inside]
posted by snerson on Dec 10, 2019 - 13 comments

Leverage: The Homecoming Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 2

Young Corp. Robert Perry contacts the crew when he is denied surgery and other assistance by the company guilty of his injury during his tour in Iraq, Castleman Security. When the crew learns Perry is due to be assassinated, they mix with dirty DC politicians and paramilitary contractors to keep Perry safe. (IMDB) [more inside]
posted by snerson on Dec 3, 2019 - 15 comments

Leverage: The Nigerian Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

When Nathan Ford, a former insurance company investigator, is approached by a man asking him to help retrieve some stolen property, he is dubious. When he finds out that the job requires him to supervise and maintain control of three known thieves that he himself caught in the course of his insurance investigations, he's more than dubious. However, the job offers him the opportunity to get some of his own back from the insurance company that allowed his son to die, so he takes it despite his misgivings. When his doubts prove to be well-founded, he persuades his reluctant colleagues to unite once more to reach a more "equitable" settlement. (IMDB) [more inside]
posted by snerson on Nov 26, 2019 - 21 comments

Leverage (re)watch?

There is no Leverage on fanfare. This is saddening. Would anybody be interested in a (re)watch of s1? [more inside]
posted by snerson on Nov 20, 2019 - 22 comments

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