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Mind Games

Mind Games

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With a little bit of science, a dash of con artistry, plus a smattering of Jedi mind tricks -- brothers Ross and Clark Edwards can tailor a plan to influence any life-altering situation, thereby making their clients’ dreams come true and their nightmares go away. They are partners in The Edwards Agency, an unusual business based on the belief that people’s decisions are influenced by their environment in ways they’re not aware. Clark is a former university professor and world-renowned expert in the fields of human behavior, psychology and motivation. But Clark has mood swings which are a result of him not taking his meds for a bipolar condition, sometimes resulting in quirky, manic episodes. Older brother Ross, a brilliant schemer recently out of prison after a two-year stint for fraud, has come up with the business model that he believes can make him and his team millions of dollars. Although his energy is infectious, his tactics can be questionable and his strategies border on the illegal. Now, if he can just avoid letting his manic brother from going off the rails…Their team of master manipulators include the serious Latrell Griffin; the geeky, trust fund baby Miles Hood; Samantha “Sam” Gordon, an ex-con who Ross met during his court mandated group therapy and rehabilitation sessions; Megan Shane, a former infomercial actress; and Beth Scott, Clark’s former grad student with whom he had an affair.

Synopsis

With a little bit of science, a dash of con artistry, plus a smattering of Jedi mind tricks -- brothers Ross and Clark Edwards can tailor a plan to influence any life-altering situation, thereby making their clients’ dreams come true and their nightmares go away. They are partners in The Edwards Agency, an unusual business based on the belief that people’s decisions are influenced by their environment in ways they’re not aware. Clark is a former university professor and world-renowned expert in the fields of human behavior, psychology and motivation. But Clark has mood swings which are a result of him not taking his meds for a bipolar condition, sometimes resulting in quirky, manic episodes. Older brother Ross, a brilliant schemer recently out of prison after a two-year stint for fraud, has come up with the business model that he believes can make him and his team millions of dollars. Although his energy is infectious, his tactics can be questionable and his strategies border on the illegal. Now, if he can just avoid letting his manic brother from going off the rails…Their team of master manipulators include the serious Latrell Griffin; the geeky, trust fund baby Miles Hood; Samantha “Sam” Gordon, an ex-con who Ross met during his court mandated group therapy and rehabilitation sessions; Megan Shane, a former infomercial actress; and Beth Scott, Clark’s former grad student with whom he had an affair.

season 1 (6 episodes)

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  • 1Pilot

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    Two brothers, one a bipolar genius in human psychology and the other a slick ex-con, head a unique agency designed to solve their clients' problems using the real science of human motivation and manipulation

  • 2Asymmetric Dominance

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    The team is hired by an executive at a consulting firm who's been overlooked for a promotion she's next in line for in place of a younger male candidate with less experience. Meanwhile, Ross is worried that Beth can't keep their secret from the past and hires a con-woman pal to find out Beth's real intentions with Clark. Later, Ross tries to call a truce with Claire but she still doesn't trust his motives.

  • 3Pet Rock

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    When a promising, bright college student unexpectedly joins a cult, her parents desperately try to get her out and turn to Edwards and Associates for their expertise. Later, Claire uncovers Ross’ deceit with Clark and feels compelled to reveal the truth.

  • 4Apophenia

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    A newly elected congressman considers breaking one of the core promises of his campaign by voting against a bill that would make trigger locks for handguns mandatory. His change of heart deeply affects his young son, so he hires the firm to get his father to change his mind, causing Clark to work through his own father issues. Meanwhile, a cutthroat reporter looking to payback the firm for blackmailing his friend threatens the future of Edwards and Associates.

  • 5The Cauliflower Man

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    The team is hired by Jim McKenna, a researcher who tried to blow the whistle on his employer for creating dangerous genetically-modified cauliflower, but in the process was fired and had his life ruined. The team enacts a plan to convince his former colleague to leak documentation to validate McKenna’s claims and expose their employer. However, in the midst of the plan, Clark suffers from a meltdown that leaves him bedridden. In an effort to get him back on the case, Ross stoops to new lows. Meanwhile, Latrell struggles to find the funds to pay the company’s employees as the firm’s finances begin to pile up.

  • 6Texts, Lies and Audiotape

    The team is hired by an unfaithful man who wants to end his extramarital affair so he can return to his wife. Then, after Clark and Beth's car accident, their relationship is tested when Beth's parents become concerned for her safety and, consequently, weary of Clark. Meanwhile, Clark desperately tries to figure out what caused the accident while a guilt-ridden Ross struggles to own up to his mistakes.