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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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Series cast summary:
...  Lucas Hood 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Carrie Hopewell / ... 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Kai Proctor 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Sugar Bates 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Deputy Brock Lotus / ... 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Job 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Deva Hopewell 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Rebecca Bowman 38 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Clay Burton 33 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Gordon Hopewell 32 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Deputy Siobhan Kelly 34 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Deputy Emmett Yawners 22 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Mr. Rabbit 21 episodes, 2013-2015
...  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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Season 4 will be its final season. 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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My favorite guilty pleasure
8 August 2014 | by 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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