After leaving prison, Marius takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his cellmate Pete. He moves in with Pete's long-estranged unsuspecting family and is roped into the family's bail bond business. He's a criminal taking down other criminals and, in the process, discovers the family life he never had.
A con man (Giovanni Ribisi) on the run from a vicious gangster (Bryan Cranston) takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, "reuniting" with Pete's estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he's trying to escape - and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he's never had.
On the verge of starting fresh, Marius is dragged back into the role of Pete Murphy when two thugs-believing he's Pete-threaten to kill the Bernhardts if he doesn't take them to Pete's estranged mother and the millions she stole from their employer. Now Marius must tread a dangerous line to find her and protect the family, all while keeping up the Pete con.
Who is Marius Josipovic? Marius himself would like to know. He's feeling a pull toward the Bernhardt family. But he's not part of the family. He's a con-man. The chance to become more like a normal human being is enticing. It also scares him to death. This season all the members of the Sneaky Pete family explore their identity. It's a dangerous journey. They could lose themselves or their lives.