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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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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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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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 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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Some sins never wash away. See more »


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11 January 2013 (USA)  »

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Banshee: La città del male  »

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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 »

Goofs

The USMC Marines from Camp Genoa are seen in town in their digital (deployment) uniforms. Marine 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 jacket and pants 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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The photographs in the opening title sequence change in every episode. See more »

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Featured in 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2013) See more »

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3 December 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

IMDb needs a review, this show is excellent.

I apparently require ten lines...

The initial storyline of this show makes you wonder where it can possibly go, but as soon as you are a few episodes in the characters really flourish.

The web of lies that has ensnared all involved is truly entertaining.

Lots of good, aggressive sex.

Some really well choreographed violence, mixed with sex sometimes... Very well done.

The first season left me really, really wanting more.

Ukrainian gangsters, always a great dynamic.

This is a show I fear could get better and better but may fall victim to a lack of overall interest and get cancelled.

I recommend you watch the entire first season and then start telling people about it.

Is that enough?

Are you intrigued?

There, reviewed.


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