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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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 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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Banshee: La città del male  »

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Unusual for a TV show, Banshee has a fitness department that provides the actors with personal trainers to get in shape for the physical demands of the show. See more »

Crazy Credits

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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Great plot Action packed
4 February 2013 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Banshee is packed full of action twist and holds the attention of the viewer no matter was seems to happen next. Banshee is a show I will be continuously be watching for those very reasons. The plot is incredibly interesting for a action television show, which I have to admit are not my first choice. I tend to stray away from action more or less because I feel the majority of them is mindless killing and weak plot lines. Even though the sex scenes are profound they are extremely…real, and shouldn't be taken lightly they may be hard to watch at times but if you keep a open mind you should have no problem. the story is the best part of this show and they leave out just enough information to keep you guessing, not as good as breaking bad but a close second or third. enjoy the action and don't miss the bonus scenes after the credits.


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