Episode PremiereNovember 02, 2008
Show Period2004 - 2011
Production CompanyHBO, Leverage
Vince has first day jitters on the set of "Smokejumpers" and things onlt get worse when leading actor Jason Patric steals severalof his lines. After wimping out about confronting Jason. Vince goes to the director Verner who says Patric wanted the lines and he had to please his temperamental star; but he assures Vince he's watching out for his character's arc. Meanwhile, Ari has lunch with his old friend Andrew Klein, now a TV lit agent in Encino. When Andrew asks for a loan, Ari makes Lloyd go over the books to figure out how much he's going to lose, but Lloyd discovers that Andrew actually has a successful business with cash flow issues. Ari makes Andrew an offer he can't refuse: to buy his business and become part of Miller Gold. But when Barbara hears the plan, she balks. When Vince finally confronts Jason - in the lunch tent after he swoops in front of Turtle for the last slice of pie - Jason informs him that it was Verner who gave him all of Vince's lines and a chagrined Vince realizes he's once again been had.