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.
Some sins never wash away.
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Some prison scenes are shot in the now closed SCI Greensburg, in Greensburg Pa. The State Correctional Institution was closed in June 2013 and is featured in a couple of movies and tv shows including Outsiders (2016) and Banshee that was on Cinemax. See more
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
[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"
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