Set in the late 1980's, Hap and Leonard is a darkly comic swamp noir of two best friends, one femme fatale, a crew of washed up revolutionaries, a pair of murderous psycho killers, some lost loot, and the fuzz.
Down on his luck after losing his job, '60s activist/ex-con Hap Collins can't help but listen when his seductive former wife Trudy, for whom he still pines, resurfaces with promises of finding a sunken treasure in the Deep South. Joining the adventure is Hap's unlikely buddy Leonard Pine, an openly gay black Vietnam War vet with a bad temper and little use for Trudy's feminine wiles. Soon enough the simple get-rich-quick scheme snowballs into bloody mayhem.
Episode 2 "The Bottoms" is also the name of another Joe R Lansdale (award winning) novel although it doesn't feature the characters of Hap and Leonard. Like a lot of Lansdale stories it does share the same setting of East Texas, where the author himself is from. See more »
I found this show a little by accident and I am glad I did.
It's entertaining. Sure sometimes the dialogue can be a little simplistic and even predictable, especially between the two main characters Hap & Leonard, but the performances are great and the story is fun.
All of the actors really show up for their roles in this show, some are just outstanding and make it really engaging to watch.
Its funny, unique and has its own quirkiness, which I really like. So far I am really liking it and glad I found it. I am looking forward to next episodes.
Looking forward to seeing more.
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