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Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky.

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U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is a modern day 19th century-style lawman, enforcing his brand of justice in a way that puts a target on his back with criminals and places him at odds with his bosses in the Marshal service. That conflict results in a reassignment for Givens to the U.S. District covering the town where he grew up. He is an anachronism - a tough, soft spoken gentleman who finds his quarry fascinating, but never gives an inch. Dig under his placid skin and you'll find an angry man who grew up hard in rural Kentucky, with an outlaw father, who knows a lot more about who he doesn't want to be than who he really is. Written by FX Publicity

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Timothy Olyphant, who plays Marshal Raylan Givens, also starred in the HBO series Deadwood (2004) as Sheriff Seth Bullock. Several other actors who appeared in Deadwood make guest appearances in this series: W. Earl Brown, who played "Dan Dority" in Deadwood, plays a prisoner who takes two officers hostage in the Marshal's office; Sean Bridgers ("Johnny Burns") as a would-be assassin of a judge; Peter Jason ("Con Stapleton") plays an art collector; Ray McKinnon (Reverend Smith) plays an assassin sent from Miami to kill Raylan; Brent Sexton ("Harry Manning") plays a Sheriff who helps Givens; Pruitt Taylor Vince ("Mose Manuel") plays a pawn shop owner with ties to the Dixie Mafia; Jim Beaver ("Ellsworth") plays Shelby, a mining operation manager, who then becomes Boyd Crowder's man for Sheriff; Stephen Tobolowsky ("Hugo Jarry") plays Special Agent Barkley, an FBI Agent who has an adversarial relationship with Raylan; Gerald McRaney ("George Hearst") plays Josiah, a former cohort of Arlo Givens on house arrest; Garret Dillahunt ("Francis Wolcott"/"Jack McCall") plays Ty Walker, one of Avery Markham's henchmen. See more »

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It is clear from the surrounding countryside in more than a few episodes that while the series is set in SE Kentucky, it isn't filmed there. This includes scenes with treeless mountains in the background and semi-arid landscapes. See more »

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Karl Hanselman: Next time you're in Cincinnati, come by the gallery. I'll show you my collection. I think you'll be quite surprised.
Raylan Givens: Honestly, I'd rather stick my dick in a blender.
Chief Deputy Art Mullen: Well, that would solve a few problems.
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Long Hard Times To Come
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Written by Rench and T.O.N.E-z
Performed by Gangstagrass featuring T.O.N.E-z
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Wonderful!
12 April 2010 | by See all my reviews

It's been quite awhile since my husband and I have found a show we both immediately liked -- but we both loved Justified immediately! The dialogue is fantastic! I love the back and forth between all of the characters. The history between the characters is rich and full of drama and leaves you guessing.

The episodes are well written and entertaining, but not predictable which is a refreshing change. Timothy Olyphant is amazing in this role! He fits the character perfectly! He's exactly right as the smooth, charismatic US Marshall. He's also proud, loyal, and has a keen sense of morality all packaged up in troubled bundle.

I'm recommending this show to all of my friends!


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