I have a friend who swears Banshee is the best new show this season. Unfortunately, I have to take her word for it as I haven’t been able to catch an episode yet. But for those of you who are already hooked, Cinemax has announced the plot details and air dates for February 2013’s episodes.
Banshee February Episodes
Episode #4: “Half Deaf Is Better Than All Dead”
Debut date: FRIDAY, FEB. 1 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Feb. 1 (11:30 p.m.), 2 (9:00 p.m., 1:20 a.m.), 4 (11:50 p.m.), 5 (12:35 a.m.), 6 (8:00 p.m.) and 20 (8:00 p.m.)
A botched museum heist in Harrisburg has unintended consequences, as Lucas (Antony Starr), Carrie (Ivana Milicevic) and Job (Hoon Lee) renew their partnership, at least for the moment. Later, after coercing redneck henchman Arno (Kristopher Kling) to offer up incriminating evidence, Lucas and Emmett (Demetrius Grosse) arrest Proctor (Ulrich Thomsen) for Hanson’s murder, but are detoured on the way to the jail. Sugar (Frankie Faison) looks for a cut; Kendall (Daniel Ross Owens) gets roughed up; Lucas and Carrie love the ones they’re with.
Written by Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler; directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #5: “The Kindred”
Debut date: FRIDAY, FEB. 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Feb. 8 (11:30 p.m.), 9 (9:00 p.m., 12:05 a.m.), 11 (12:15 a.m.), 12 (12:45 a.m.), 13 (8:00 p.m.) and 20 (8:55 p.m.)
A band of marauding bikers crashes the annual Banshee Spirit Festival, with deadly consequences, sparking Lucas and Siobahn (Trieste Kelly Dunn) to mete out vigilante justice. Burned after losing his key witness against Proctor, Lucas is further dismayed when FBI agent Xavier (Derek Cecil) arrives to monitor the situation. Rebecca Bowman (Lili Simmons), torn between passion and her Amish roots, finds akindred spirit in the sheriff.
Written by Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler; directed by S.J. Clarkson.
Episode #6: “Wicks”
Debut date: FRIDAY, FEB. 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Feb. 15 (11:30 p.m.), 16 (9:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), 18 (11:45 p.m.), 19 (12:15 a.m.) and 20 (9:50 p.m.)
Wicks (Michael Kostroff), anex-con from Lucas’ past, passes through Banshee, triggering memories about the Albino (Joseph Gatt), a brutal insider enlisted by Rabbit (Ben Cross) to make Lucas’ prison life a living hell. Proctor turns to extortion when a reverend refuses to sell his home to make room for a casino hotel.
Written by Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler; directed by Ole Christian Madsen.
Episode #7: “Behold a Pale Rider”
Debut date: FRIDAY, FEB. 22 (10:00-10:45 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Feb. 22 (11:30 p.m.), 23 (9:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), 25 (11:35 p.m.), 26 (12:15 a.m.) and 27 (8:00 p.m.)
Lucas’ cover is threatened when Carrie decides to give him over to Rabbit in an effort to protect herself and her family. Meanwhile, a drugstore robbery turns into a full-blown hostage crisis at the high school, with Deva (Ryann Shane) and Mayor Kendall’s wife Janie (Claire Bronson) among those whose lives are imperiled
Written by David Schickler; directed by Dean White.
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