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Season 1
No. of episodes 10
Original run January 11, 2013
DVD release October 21, 2013 (US)
September 2,2013 (UK)
Season chronology
Not applicable
Season 2

Season 1 of the Cinemax series Banshee consists of 10 episodes and is premiered on January 11, 2013. The show was developed by True Blood creator Alan Ball and was created by Jonathan Tropper and David Schickler. Ball, Tropper and Schickler are also executive producers along with Peter Macdissi and Greg Yaitanes.


Set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country known as Banshee, an enigmatic ex-con poses as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own interests




Recurring cast

Supporting cast


Executive Producers


  • Stephanie Laing



Director of Photography

  • Christopher Faloona


Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate #
Pilot2.jpg Pilot Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: Greg Yaitanes January 11, 2013 #1
An ex-con assumes the identity of a lawman in a small, out-of-the-way Pennsylvania town. Upon arriving in Banshee, PA., Sheriff Lucas Hood immediately has a chance run-in with an Amish gangster, while keeping a watchful eye out for the New York mob czar he once double-crossed.
The Rave preview.jpg The Rave Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: SJ Clarkson January 18, 2013 #2
Proctor's desperate underling 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.
Episode 3 preview.jpg Meet the New Boss Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: Ole Christian Madsen January 25, 2013 #3
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 angers Lucas.
Banshee ep4.jpg Half Deaf Is Better Than All Dead Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: Greg Yaitanes February 1, 2013 #4
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...
19035-1-5.3.jpg The Kindred Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: SJ Clarkson February 8, 2013 #5
A band of marauding bikers known as the Kindred make their way into Banshee. At the annual Banshee Spirit Festival, Carrie catches their eye, and they force her into an alley where they hold her at gunpoint. Sugar sees what's happening and tries to calm the situation. He takes out two of the bikers before he's hit from behind with a pipe. The gang leaves one of their men, Tally, alone with Carrie to give him a "moment of intimacy." Noticing the commotion, Siobhan arrives on the scene and finds Tally attempting to rape Carrie. He tries to drop his gun at Siobhan's command, but Carrie doesn't let him, and Siobhan is forced to shoot him dead.
Banshee-episode-6.jpg Wicks Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: Ole Christian Madsen February 15, 2013 #6
An ex-con named Wicks passes through Banshee and recognizes the sheriff from their time together in prison. When Lucas arrived in prison 15 years ago, it was Wicks who gave Lucas the lay of land. Mr. Rabbit had hired a man known as the Albino to terrorize Lucas; Lucas was only safe in solitary and the prison infirmary where Wicks was working. Wicks told Lucas about Billy B, the Albino's handsome squeeze. To buy himself some time, Lucas took a shiv to Billy's face, landing in solitary for three months.
Antony-Starr-Banshee-bed-for-blog-532x354.jpg Behold a Pale Rider Writer: David Schickler Director: Dean White February 22, 2013 #7
At a local drug store, Deputy Yawners is purchasing a pregnancy test for his wife when he stumbles upon two thugs in banshee masks try to rob the store. In the confusion, one of them shoots and kills the cashier, while the other one lets Emmett go. The former college running back follows them to Banshee High School where they have forced their way inside. The thugs take several hostages including the teacher--who is Mayor Kendall's wife--and several students spending their Saturday in detention, including Deva.
Upload We Shall Live Forever Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: Greg Yaitanes March 1, 2013 #8
Carrie wakes up after spending the night-and morning--with Lucas. She prepares to leave, but Lucas begs "Ana" to stay. "That person, Ana, is dead," she tells him; last night was her way of saying goodbye. Lucas gets Carrie to admit that Deva is, in fact, his child, but she tells him that if he ever loved her, he'll leave Carrie and her family alone. If he doesn't, she warns, "I'll kill you myself."
Upload Always the Cowboy Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: Miguel Sapochnik March 8, 2013 #9
Lucas arrives at the hospital with Carrie, who is unconscious from her fight with Olek. As the doctors work to stabilize her, Gordon bursts in and demands to know what's been going on between his wife and the sheriff..
Upload A Mixture of Madness Writer: Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler Director: Miguel Sapochnik March 15, 2013 #10
Lucas comes under heavy fire at the Cadi. He takes cover behind a car as three of Rabbit's machine gun-wielding thugs close in on him. Lucas empties his clip and anticipates the worst, but when the gunfire dies down, it's Proctor who's standing there--he's taken out all of Rabbit's men. "Guess you owe me one," he tells the sheriff.



Banshee First Official Trailer for Banshee on Cinemax

Banshee Official Trailer