Poker Face: Season 1

Poster for Poker Face: Season 1

Emmy-nominee Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) and Oscar-winner Adrien Brody star in this mystery-of-the-week series from writer-director Rian Johnson (Knives Out).

Charlie Cale (Lyonne) has an... More

Where to watch Poker Face: Season 1

Poker Face: Season 1 is available to stream in Australia... More now on Stan.

Poker Face: Season 1 episodes

Episode 1.1

Dead Man's Hand

When a close friend of hers meets an untimely end,... More Charlie Cale, a casino cocktail waitress with an uncanny knack for identifying lies, is determined to unravel these mysterious events — even if it endangers her own life.

Episode 1.2

The Night Shift

Wounded and on the run, Charlie is forced to make... More a pit stop in desolate New Mexico, where she tries to clear the name of a trucker framed for the murder of a local.

Episode 1.3

The Stall

Charlie takes a job at a family-run Texas BBQ joint... More and must use her perception skills to sniff out the truth behind a shocking death.

Episode 1.4

Rest in Metal

Charlie goes on tour with has-been metal band Doxxxology, a... More motley crew of dejected rockers who’ve spent decades trying to write a new hit; Charlie suspects foul play when one musician winds up dead.


Time of the Monkey

Charlie suspects her new besties at the retirement home played... More a role in another senior’s death.


Exit Stage Death

Charlie's waitress job at a dinner theater is interrupted by... More a tragic death on stage during a performance by two washed-up television stars. When she starts to investigate, deadly motivations come to light.


The Future of the Sport

While working at a go-kart complex, Charlie becomes involved in... More a bitter feud between an aging race car driver and a hotheaded young upstart, whose rivalry has explosive consequences.


The Orpheus Syndrome

A special effects artist unearths a past project to find... More closure from the guilt of a fatal on-set accident. When old demons resurface, Charlie is left to unravel a new deadly plot.


Escape from Shit Mountain

Charlie finds herself stranded in a motel during a blizzard.... More In order to survive the night, Charlie must decipher the deadly tension between her questionable companions.


The Hook

Charlie faces her greatest challenge yet when she is caught... More in the crossfire of a deadly power play that puts her in the sights of two ruthless crime syndicates and the FBI.

Poker Face: Season 1 | Ratings & Reviews

The joy of the show is watching Charlie piece together what occurred by applying her special set of skills. And it is a joy. A shrewd, moreish pleasure—and among the most interesting reinventions of the murder mystery genre in years.

"The rare show to deliver on the elusive promise of fun."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"Nostalgic charm, tight mysteries and a fun star turn."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"Poker Face is the best new detective show of 1973."

The New York TimesThe New York Times

"Poker Face, for all its cleverness and modern attitudes, is as straightforward as can be, made simply, and expertly, to be enjoyed..."

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times

"An entertaining throwback..."

Boston GlobeBoston Globe

"Breezy but thin..."


"What a relief and delight it is to see a TV show that actually wants to be a TV show, and that knows how to do that at this high a level."

Rolling StoneRolling Stone

"Surely one of the strongest series yet to launch on Peacock..."


"Mixes murder and comedy to great effect."

"It’s a show that loves three things equally: Natasha Lyonne, Columbo, and getting us hooked on stories."


"It’s a lot of fun."

Sydney Morning HeraldSydney Morning Herald

"The far-fetched concept is propped up by Lyonne's inherent charisma and a string of delightful guest stars..."

USA TodayUSA Today

"Natasha Lyonne makes for a brilliantly rumpled crime-solver in this reassuringly cosy new murder-of-the-week show..."


"The scripts are snappy and surprising, foregrounding the warped humanity of even the vilest villain."

TV GuideTV Guide

"While it might not be instantly obvious that Natasha Lyonne is the Peter Falk of her generation, by the end of a couple of episodes, you will believe."


"A comforting, smart return to an older form of television..."

Little White LiesLittle White Lies

"It’s hard to shake the feeling that Poker Face isn’t as good as it could’ve been."


"Natasha Lyonne masters the classic TV murder mystery..."

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle

"Packed with quirky characters, humour with a bit of bite, and excellent performances..."


"Rian Johnson has never once shied away from sharing his love of Columbo online, but Poker Face feels like a monument that he has carefully and painstakingly carved in commemoration of that love."


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