Mekhi Phifer Dishes on Lie to Me Role

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Mekhi Phifer will soon debut on Lie to Me.

The former ER star chatted with E! Online about her role on the Fox series.

"There's a serial rapist who also blinds his victims, and they assign me to this case and assign the Lightman Group - we're forced to work together. We have our own methods of reaching a goal, and so we're kind of at odds a little bit, but I think at the end of this episode we sort of have a mutual respect for how the other works," the actor said. "I get physical, but as you can see, I stay pretty. I don't get my ass whopped. I'm whopping ass!"

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Might Phifer might be around longer than the two previously-announced episode?

"Possibly. Possibly for the duration of the show."

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Lie to Me Quotes

Martin Walker: A good chess player thinks five moves ahead.
Cal Lightman: Great chess players only think one move ahead, but it's always the right move.

Weil: You haven't done enough muck-raking for one day?
Ria: Sir. We don't think you were doing anything sexual at that club, because, I believe this escort, Melissa, who you paid for time with-
Weil: What about her?
Ria: She's your daughter.