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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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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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Banshee: La città del male  »

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Trieste Kelly Dunn said that Antony Starr whispered "Gaaaary" in her ear when her character asked what Hood's real name is. 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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Brilliant Show :
13 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't agree with some of the negative reviews. After watching the pilot I didn't know what to think of the show. After looking for some shows to watch as I was bored, I came across Banshee. After seeing the first series. I can definitely say, I'm hooked.

At first it was kinda slow and left you wondering what was happening but as the series progressed, I started to enjoy it a lot more.

Now that I have caught up with the show I'll be watching series 2 :D

Seriously give this show a chance. At first I was a little sceptical of banshee. The trailer didn't reveal much and the logo looks like a cartoon but once you start watching it you will be hooked...


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