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An ex-con assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff in the small town of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he has some unfinished business.
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Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief, assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff where he continues his criminal activities. His past seems to haunt him by those he betrayed years earlier. This ex-con imposes his own brand of justice where violence erupts at every turn in the not so quiet Amish town of Banshee, Pennsylvania. Written by megcak555

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Small Town. Big Secrets. See more »


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Banshee: La città del male  »

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Deputy Brock Lotus (Matt Servitto) was initially supposed to die at the end of the first season, but the writers and producer decided to keep him around, because they liked what Servitto brought to the character. The original plan was for Brock to find out about Lucas' secret, but then get killed in a shootout with the Ukrainian mob before he could tell anyone about it. See more »

Goofs

The USMC Marines from Camp Genoa are seen in town in their digital (deployment) uniforms. Marines cannot wear those off base other than being in actual field training or combat. For the bar and town scenes, they would be in some combination of the Alpha or Bravo uniform, the dress green blouse and trousers with the Khaki shirt and tie. Or at more formal events, in their blues. See more »

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Sugar Bates: [looking at three dead bodies, & a recently released ex-convict, in his bar] It's what you call in the bible "a clusterfuck of epic proportions"
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Each episode has an additional scene after the end credits. See more »

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3 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

IMDb needs a review, this show is excellent.

I apparently require ten lines...

The initial storyline of this show makes you wonder where it can possibly go, but as soon as you are a few episodes in the characters really flourish.

The web of lies that has ensnared all involved is truly entertaining.

Lots of good, aggressive sex.

Some really well choreographed violence, mixed with sex sometimes... Very well done.

The first season left me really, really wanting more.

Ukrainian gangsters, always a great dynamic.

This is a show I fear could get better and better but may fall victim to a lack of overall interest and get cancelled.

I recommend you watch the entire first season and then start telling people about it.

Is that enough?

Are you intrigued?

There, reviewed.


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