Disillusioned at the thought of taking down another "mark," depressed, low-level hit man Barry Berkman seeks a way out. When the Midwesterner reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an actor who is bedding a mobster's wife, little does Barry know that the City of Angels may be his sanctuary. He follows his target into acting class and ends up instantly drawn to the community of eager hopefuls, especially dedicated student Sally, who becomes the object of his affection. While Barry wants to start a new life as an actor, his handler, Fuches, has other ideas, and the hit man's criminal past won't let him walk away so easily.
A killer second act. (Season 2)
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Did You Know?
Despite having to be very adept with weapons for the role of Barry, Bill Hader
was very uncomfortable with having to shoot guns on set. According to Hader, in the first takes of the first scene where he shoots a gun, he physically looked away and winced as he was doing it. See more