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In Banshee, PA, it's a fine line that separates the cops from the crooks...especially when the town's sheriff is actually a master thief. From Alan Ball, the creator of 'True Blood,' comes Season 1 of this thrilling Cinemax action series that charts the twists and turns of Lucas Hood (Antony Starr), a recently paroled ex-con who assumes the identity of the town's new sheriff thanks to a bizarre twist of fate. In town to find his former partner and lover Carrie (Ivana Milicevic), whom he hasn't seen since a heist 15 years earlier, Hood settles into his role as lawman in a corrupt town controlled by Amish overlord Kai Proctor (Ulrich Thomsen)--even as his appetite for both crime and Carrie pulls him into a dangerous cauldron of duplicity. Ben Cross co-stars as a New York mobster they once ripped off who arrives on a mission of revenge.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPilot||Series Premiere. In a bizarre twist of fate, a recently paroled master thief assumes the identity of Lucas Hood, sheriff-in-waiting of Banshee, PA--the same town where his former partner and lover, who changed her name to Carrie, relocated and remarried years ago. Keeping his history a secret as he awaits forged papers, Lucas befriends boxer-turned-bartender Sugar Bates, and settles into his new life as Banshee's sheriff. Itching for the thrill of thievery and yearning for Carrie, who is now the wife of attorney Gordon Hopewell and mother of two, Lucas inadvertently gets tangled up in the rampant corruption of shunned Amish gangster Kai Proctor, while keeping a vigilant eye out for Mr. Rabbit, the New York-based mob boss who wants revenge against Lucas and Carrie for the jewel heist that landed Lucas in prison. A party thrown by Proctor for the new sheriff is spoiled by a crasher--a member of the redneck Moody clan who despise Amish people in general and Kai in particular.||59:31||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Rave||A desperate underling of Kai Proctor, named Hanson, decides to hold a rave in an Amish barn, selling homemade E pills stolen from Proctor to Banshee youth including Deva, Carrie's rebellious daughter. Catching wind of the plan, Lucas and his team orchestrate a raid, but the effects of a tainted batch of pills send many revelers into convulsions, with one notable fatality. Though Deva is ferried to the safety of her home by Lucas, Hanson isn't as fortunate as he returns to Kai's mansion following the debacle.||50:53||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMeet the New Boss||A mixed martial arts title bout is being planned at the local Kinaho Moon Casino, run by tribe leader Benjamin Longshadow and his son Alex. Huge profits are anticipated for Banshee investors, but the enterprise is threatened when the champion arrives and shows off his black-and-blue colors, angering Lucas and especially Siobahn. Will Lucas keep his mouth shut and allow the fight to go on as planned?||48:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHalf Deaf Is Better Than All Dead||A botched museum heist in Harrisburg has unintended consequences, as Lucas, Carrie and Job renew their partnership, at least for the moment. Later, after coercing redneck henchman Arno to offer up incriminating evidence, Lucas and Emmett arrest Proctor for Hanson's murder, but are detoured on the way to the jail. Sugar looks for a cut; Kendall gets roughed up; Lucas and Carrie love the ones they're with.||56:32||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Kindred||A band of marauding bikers crash the annual Banshee Spirit Festival, with deadly consequences, sparking Lucas and Siobahn to mete out some vigilante justice. Burned after losing his key witness against Proctor, Lucas is further dismayed when an FBI agent, Xavier, arrives to monitor the situation. Rebecca Bowman, torn between passion and her Amish roots, finds a kindred spirit in the sheriff.||50:50||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWicks||An ex-con from Lucas' past named Wicks passes through Banshee, triggering prison memories for Lucas about the Albino, a brutal insider enlisted by Rabbit to make Lucas' prison life a living hell. Proctor turns to extortion when a local reverend refuses to sell his home to make room for a casino hotel.||53:19||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBehold a Pale Rider||Lucas' cover is threatened when Carrie, in an effort to protect herself and her family, decides to give him over to Rabbit. Meanwhile, a drugstore robbery turns into a full-blown hostage crisis at the local high school, with Deva and Mayor Kendall's wife Janie among those whose lives are imperiled.||43:15||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWe Shall Live Forever||Carrie urges Lucas to let go of the past, even as an increasingly suspicious Gordon is hell-bent on uncovering hers. Cast out of her Amish home, Rebecca turns to Proctor to give her a new start in Banshee. A surprise visit from Rabbit's lieutenant, Olek, a.k.a. Widow's Peak, brings back a flood of memories for Carrie. As his family keeps vigil for the ailing Benjamin Longshadow, Alex gets a surprise visit from his sister Nola.||48:39||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAlways the Cowboy||As Rabbit closes in on Carrie and Lucas, Carrie flees the hospital in a desperate attempt to collect her family and get them out of town. Kai introduces Rebecca to the business world, and sends Lucas a message about fooling around with his niece. Alex Longshadow recruits a Proctor thug with gambling issues to deal with a work-stoppage problem at the casino.||44:27||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoA Mixture of Madness||Season 1 Finale. Recalling a series of prison therapy sessions that fueled his hatred of Rabbit, and pressed by Xavier's insistence that the FBI handle a kidnapping case, Lucas makes a decision that will change the collective fate of Carrie, her family, Sugar, Job and the entire Banshee police force. A special delivery at Alex's doorstep leads Nola to reconsider her future; Kai teaches Rebecca the power of telecommunications.||56:41||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|101||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBanshee: Season 1 Trailer||See what 'Banshee' is all about in this full-throttle preview of this Cinemax action series.||1:34||Free||View in iTunes|
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This show has great writing, acting, action, drama, violence, sex, topics and story lines that we haven't seen before - especially in a hour long show. I just wish the season could be longer! My hope is for the series to keep on going, for the story lines to continue to be shocking, suspenseful and looking forward to the next episode.
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Banshee is from the same folks that brought us True Blood. The action is almost non stop. Trying to catch up on season one. Season two to far away but can't wait for 2014 new season. If you like strike back you will love this show. I am addicted, characters are easy to like.
I love this show. It is outrageously delicious. Will you put weekly episodes of season 2 to purchase for those of us who don't have Cinemax?