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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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Good Town. Bad Blood. See more »


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"Banshee" comes from the Gaelic 'bean sí' or 'bean sith' (washer woman of the barrows or burial mounds) who in Celtic mythology heralds the imminent death of a prominent family member. See more »

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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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Such an AMAZING Pilot
14 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

I was at work earlier today when I was reading random articles online and I heard of a new show on Cinemax so I decided to check out the trailer. Needless to say, it gained my attention.

The premise is a bit "eh" if you know what I mean, but once you actually start to watch it, you're hooked.

The overall plot, the bad guys, the protagonist, so far everything about this show.

You, yes, YOU, should DEFINITELY check this show out.

When a pilot is good, it typically leads for an amazing season and series.


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