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Season 1 Episode Synopses

Episode 100: "So You're Not an English Teacher" – Tuesday, November 15, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Out of prison early for good behavior, Letty Raines (Michelle Dockery) is trying hard to be a better person. But after she overhears a hitman (Juan Diego Botto) being hired to kill a man's wife, Letty sets out to derail the job and finds herself on a collision course with the killer, entangling herself in a dangerous and seductive relationship.

Directed by Charlotte Sieling
Written for Television by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Created by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch

Episode 101: "Only The Best For Mrs. Diaz" – Tuesday, November 15, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Javier (Juan Diego Botto) forces Letty (Michelle Dockery) to help carry out his next job by making her pose as his wife at an upscale resort in the Smoky Mountains. Letty befriends the target's wife as instructed, but when she attempts to escape with the woman, Letty's plan backfires, digging her into a much deeper hole with Javier.

Directed by Carl Franklin
Written by Chad Hodge
Created by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch

Episode 102: "From Terrible Me" – Tuesday, November 22, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Letty (Michelle Dockery) and Javier (Juan Diego Botto) are in a race against time to tie up all the loose ends of the violent crime Javier committed, each blaming the other for the trouble they’re in.  Letty's parole officer, Christian (Terry Kinney), lays down the law: if Letty doesn't show up to her next check-in, he will send her back to prison.

Directed by Magnus Martens
Written by Chad Hodge
Created by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch

"Your Mama Had a Hard Night"– Tuesday, November 29, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Letty (Michelle Dockery) attempts legitimate "good behavior" when she goes back to her hometown to be close to her son, Jacob (Nyles Julian Steele), and finds a clever workaround for the restraining order that has kept her one-thousand feet away from him.  Meanwhile, while trying to protect her friend Tiffany (Collette Wolfe) from the truth about her husband, Letty's attempt at being good explodes in her face.

Directed by Mark Piznarski
Written by Blake Crouch
Created by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch

"Beautiful Things Deserve Beautiful Things" – Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Desperate to escape the mess she inadvertently made in her hometown, Letty Raines (Michelle Dockery) rejoins Javier (Juan Diego Botto) on the road. He's on the way to see his sister Ava (Maria Botto), who has information about the mysterious phone calls Javier has been getting from his estranged family. Christian (Terry Kinney) tracks Letty down to arrest her, but Letty turns the tables and pulls Christian into a scheme of her own making.

Directed by Mikkel Nørgaard
Written by Chad Hodge
Created by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch

"We Pretend We're Stuck" – Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Letty Raines (Michelle Dockery) returns to her hometown armed with a new plan to take custody of her son, Jacob (Nyles Julian Steele), with Javier's (Juan Diego Botto) help.  But Letty is confronted with the stark realities of motherhood when a day with her son turns into a crisis that could send her back to prison.

Directed by Jonas Pate
Written by Chitra Elizabeth Sampath
Created by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch

Episode 106: "The Ballad of Little Santino" – Tuesday, December 20, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Letty (Michelle Dockery) and Javier (Juan Diego Botto) attend the mysterious and explosive reunion of Javier's immediate family.  Letty does her best to play the role of Javier's girlfriend while trying to find out as much as she can about Javier's past.  But a tragic history unfolds right before her eyes as a newly protective Letty learns Javier's most closely-guarded secret.

Directed by Phil Abraham
Written by Brett Johnson
Created by Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch
Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch