10 Worst Episodes of Banshee

Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own interests.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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Banshee - S1E5

#10 - The Kindred (Season 1 - Episode 5)

A band of marauding bikers crashes the annual Banshee Spirit Festival, with deadly consequences, sparking Lucas and Siobhan to meter out vigilante justice. Burned after losing his key witness against Proctor, Lucas is further dismayed when an FBI agent arrives to monitor the situation. Rebecca Bowman, torn between passion and her Amish roots, finds a kindred spirit in the sheriff.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 2020 votes.

Banshee - S1E1

#9 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


A recently paroled master thief assumes the identity of Lucas Hood, sheriff-in-waiting of Banshee, Pa. Keeping his history a secret, Lucas befriends boxer-turned-bartender Sugar Bates, and settles into his new life as Banshee’s sheriff. 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 mob boss who wants revenge against Lucas and former partner and lover Carrie for the jewel heist that landed Lucas in prison.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 2904 votes.

Banshee - S1E4

#8 - Half Deaf Is Better Than All Dead (Season 1 - Episode 4)

A botched museum heist in Harrisburg has unintended consequences, as Lucas, Carrie and Job renew their partnership. 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.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 2074 votes.

Banshee - S3E1

#7 - The Fire Trials (Season 3 - Episode 1)


Carrie faces a backlash in the wake of her revelation about her past. Lucas faces a new threat.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 1757 votes.

Banshee - S2E1

#6 - Little Fish (Season 2 - Episode 1)

In the aftermath of their bloody shootout with Rabbit, Lucas, Carrie and the Banshee Sheriff's Department are interrogated by the FBI. Proctor sets his sights on persuading Rebecca to return to his care. As Gordon stews over his wife's betrayal, Deva shows off her resourcefulness.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 2119 votes.

Banshee - S3E6

#5 - We Were All Someone Else Yesterday (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Reduced to the status of observer as the FBI plans a raid on the Redbone wilderness compound, Lucas decides to take matters into his own hands in his pursuit of Chayton. Still stung by Proctor’s rebuke over her initiative in dealing with the Black Beards, Rebecca is further chagrined to learn of her uncle’s burgeoning romance with Emily. Deva is drawn to a handsome stranger.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 1705 votes.

Banshee - S4E4

#4 - Bloodletting (Season 4 - Episode 4)

Carrie strikes again; Bunker treads on thin ice; another grisly murder rocks Banshee.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 2904 votes.

Banshee - S3E2

#3 - Snakes and Whatnot (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Nola returns to Banshee. Proctor's mother ails from a disease. Carrie must choose between the heist and her relationship with Colonel Douglas Stowe.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 1651 votes.

Banshee - S1E2

#2 - The Rave (Season 1 - Episode 2)

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.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 2383 votes.

Banshee - S2E5

#1 - The Truth About Unicorns (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Lucas considers moving on after he and Carrie take a detour on their drive back to Banshee. Racine recalls the botched case against Rabbit that has haunted him for years.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 1939 votes.

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