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Sugar Bates
Sugar 4x01 promo.JPG
Key information
Home Banshee, Pennsylvania
Status Alive
Age 56
Profession Bar Owner
Boxer (retired)
Relationships Lucas Hood (friend)
Job (friend)
Carrie Hopewell (friend)
Kai Proctor (childhood friend)
Israel Proctor (ex-boss)
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Frankie Faison
Season Origins, 1, 2, 3, 4
First episode "Pilot"
Last episode "Requiem"
Appearances 34 episodes (see below)

Sugar Bates is a wise, powerful former boxer and ex-con who now owns the local watering hole. It's in his bar where the actual Lucas Hood is killed. He befriends Sheriff Lucas Hood. He lets Hood live in a storage attic, next to the bar. He has a prior history with Kai Proctor.

Behind the scenes[]

Sugar Bates is a major character in the first, second, third and fourth season. He is played by starring cast member Frankie Faison.


Season 1 appearances
Pilot The Rave Meet the New Boss Half Deaf Is Better Than All Dead The Kindred
Wicks Behold a Pale Rider We Shall Live Forever Always the Cowboy A Mixture of Madness
Season 2 appearances
Little Fish The Thunder Man The Warrior Class Bloodlines The Truth About Unicorns
Firekeeper Ways to Bury a Man Evil for Evil Homecoming Bullets and Tears
Season 3 appearances
The Fire Trials Snakes and Whatnot A Fixer of Sorts Real Life Is the Nightmare Tribal
We Were All Someone Else Yesterday You Can’t Hide From the Dead All the Wisdom I Got Left Even God Doesn’t Know What to Make of You We All Pay Eventually
Season 4 appearances
Something out of the Bible The Burden of the Beauty Job Innocent Might Be a Bit of a Stretch
A Little Late To Grow A Pair Only One Way a Dogfight Ends Truths Other Than the Ones You Tell Yourself Requiem


Origins season 1
Olek Drops a Dime A Thief, Not a Killer Carrie at the Gate Looking for My Exit Sugar's Release The Forge
Siobhan Interrupted Kings and Pawns Checking In Carrie and Deva The Women Passed Over The Real Lucas Hood
Origins season 2
Hotwire Allenwood Part 1 Interrogation Part 1 Interrogation Part 2 Interrogation Part 3 The Phone Call
The Diner The Person You Were Meant to Be Allenwood Part 2 Brothers The Priest The Field
Origins season 4
Comfort Cronus Promise Aeschylus
Hope Escape Drown Epilogue