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Justified (2010–2015)

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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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 Raylan Givens / ... (79 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Art Mullen (78 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Ava Crowder (78 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Tim Gutterson (78 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Rachel Brooks (78 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Boyd Crowder (74 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Winona Hawkins (49 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Wynn Duffy (46 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Johnny Crowder (37 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Mike (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
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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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Several one-off characters and a few characters who have been around for extended episodes are named after members of a sports radio station in Dallas, TX - 1310 The Ticket See more »

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Ava Crowder: If I start counting down from ten, I may lose my patience at five.
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'Justified' - fun, fresh, intelligent
17 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A co-worker and I are fans of FX's Sons of Anarchy. He told me about this show after seeing it advertised and urged me to record it. I'm glad I did. I found the premiere episode refreshingly intelligent, subtlety comedic, and engaging.

Timothy Olyphant truly fits the role and expertly portrays Raylen Givins, a US Marshal with a flare for the attitude and historical respect expected (and required) of the position reminiscent of a Texas Ranger.

His Marshal authenticity and brand of justice leads him back to his hometown where he endears old friends and confronts new enemies while sidestepping questions of his dubious past and kin.

The story is fun and believable except for some legal proceedings regarding a recently widowed woman, but otherwise delivers very well and provides for good previews.

Lastly, I discovered that this show is based off a novel by Elmore Leonard. Leonard is the talent behind such movies as "Get Shorty" and "Be Cool," among others, that I revere as favorites. I was pleased to see that a show with his name in the credits is also praiseworthy.


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