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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 (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Carrie Hopewell / ... (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Kai Proctor (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sugar Bates (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Deputy Brock Lotus / ... (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Job (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Deva Hopewell (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Rebecca Bowman (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Clay Burton (33 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Gordon Hopewell (32 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Deputy Siobhan Kelly (34 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Deputy Emmett Yawners (22 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Mr. Rabbit (21 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Alex Longshadow (18 episodes, 2013-2015)
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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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Good Town. Bad Blood. See more »


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Banshee: La città del male  »

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During the first season, the opening credits show a safe being unlocked. The numbers shown are 42-15-68, and these numbers have meaning. 42 is the amount of deaths that occur during the first season, 15 is the number of years Hood spent in prison, and 68 is a reference to Revelations 6:8 which was spoken by Kai Proctor in episode 1.7, 'Behold a Pale Rider'. See more »

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3 December 2014 | by (Canada) – 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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