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Lucas Hood (Antony Starr), 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... See full summary »
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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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 Deputy Siobhan Kelly / ... (34 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 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 (Antony Starr), 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, Banshee, Pennsylvania. Written by megcak555

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Banshee: La città del male  »

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My favorite guilty pleasure
8 August 2014 | by (wherever good films play) – See all my reviews

Every once in a while a show comes along that catches you completely off guard; you only want to check out the pilot because you've read a comment or two on IMDb comparing it to some other show you kinda like – and BOOM: you're blown away. That's what happened to me with 'Banshee'.

It's amazing this show hasn't found a bigger audience. It has its fans, sure, but as far as the amount of steady viewers is concerned, it's nowhere near playing in the big leagues – yet. When I started to watch the first episode, I expected a decent, but low budget 'neo-noir' crime show with some sexy women and a few good shoot-outs. What I got instead is high-octane pulp cinema that gets your heart pumpin' with adrenalin from the first second, and an opening chase/shoot-out that wouldn't have to hide behind any mega-budget action production Hollywood has churned out recently.

Needless to say, I was hooked. This show is raw, gritty, brutal and over-the-top; it's got everything most action films lack these days – and it's absolutely NOT PG-13. Granted, it's pulpy, trashy, sometimes even down-right ridiculous – but I loved every minute of it so far. The production values are among the best I've seen on TV and the cast is fantastic. Up until now, every episode felt like an injection of pure testosterone (and let's be honest: sometimes, that's just what the doctor ordered). My favorite guilty pleasure at the moment. 8 stars out 10.

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