The BEST episodes written by Jonathan Tropper

Requiem
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8.53
3096 votes

#1 - Requiem

Banshee - Season 4 - Episode 8

Resolved to leave Banshee, Lucas learns that the murder case he thought was finally closed may in fact be opening again. After a tense faceoff with Calvin and the Brotherhood, Proctor looks to finalize his deal with the Colombians. Carrie takes aim at one final act of vengeance. Brock demands allegiance from Bunker as Banshee braces for an uncertain future.

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Enter the Dragon
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8.42
636 votes

#2 - Enter the Dragon

Warrior - Season 2 - Episode 9

After Bill and his men are confronted by an angry mob, Chinatown erupts into chaos, forcing the tongs to work together to protect their streets. As Chao and Mai Ling seek shelter, Mai Ling tends to an ailing Ah Toy. Sophie opens her eyes to Leary's world. Lee decides which side he's on.

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Man on the Wall
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8.22
627 votes

#3 - Man on the Wall

Warrior - Season 2 - Episode 10

Young Jun faces a crucial decision after Mai Ling tries to drive a wedge between him and Ah Sahm, who has emerged as a hero in Chinatown and takes the opportunity to go on the offensive against Leary. Determined to take Buckley down, Penny goes to the press. Bill reckons with what he's become, and Lee seeks out a familiar face. Mai Ling finally plays her hand against the Hop Wei.

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Bullets and Tears
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8.17
2867 votes

#4 - Bullets and Tears

Banshee - Season 2 - Episode 10

Fueled by painful memories that led them to the point of no return, Lucas and Carrie steel themselves for the fight of their lives against a vengeful Rabbit and his ruthless soldiers. Rebecca proves her allegiance as Proctor returns home.

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To a Man with a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail
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8.03
619 votes

#5 - To a Man with a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail

Warrior - Season 2 - Episode 6

Ah Sahm, Young Jun, and Hong travel with Vega to Rooker's Mill, a U.S.-Mexico border town owned by Elijah Rooker, the wealthy host of a lucrative fight tournament that Ah Sahm is determined to win. As he learns more about Vega, Ah Sahm draws the attention of another fighter, Dolph, and later, Rooker himself.

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A Mixture of Madness
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8.03
3341 votes

#6 - A Mixture of Madness

Banshee - Season 1 - Episode 10

Recalling a series of prison therapy sessions that fueled his hatred of Rabbit, and pressed by Xavier’s insistence that the FBI handle a kidnapping case, Lucas makes a decision that will change the collective fate of Carrie, her family, Sugar, Job and the entire Banshee police force. A special delivery at Alex’s doorstep leads Nola to reconsider her future. Kai teaches Rebecca the power of telecommunications.

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Rock-a-Bye
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8.02
1243 votes

#7 - Rock-a-Bye

See - Season 2 - Episode 8

Baba and Edo lead their armies into an epic battle that builds to an intense face-off between the brothers.

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If You're Going to Bow, Bow Low
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8.01
922 votes

#8 - If You're Going to Bow, Bow Low

Warrior - Season 1 - Episode 10

Ah Sahm rejects his warrior roots and retreats into the netherworld of the Chinese working class. A guilty Big Bill stands vigil for Lee at the hospital. Zing and the Fung Hai make a show of force to compel Mai Ling to honor her partnership.

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House of Enlightenment
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7.91
2269 votes

#9 - House of Enlightenment

See - Season 1 - Episode 8

Season finale. The twins meet Jerlamarel and finally discover the truth.

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Homecoming
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7.91
2778 votes

#10 - Homecoming

Banshee - Season 2 - Episode 9

In New York, Job drops in on a priest with ties to Rabbit, taking a hit for his troubles. Carrie's relationship with Gordon faces a new test in the wake of another revelation. Burton silences one traitor, but another eludes him. Alex vows to deliver evidence to keep Proctor behind bars. Emmett moves on, while Brock looks to move up. Lucas and Carrie brace for an epic showdown, as does an NYPD captain with ties to their past.

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Something Out of the Bible
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7.90
3056 votes

#11 - Something Out of the Bible

Banshee - Season 4 - Episode 1

Lucas becomes immersed in a new Banshee crisis involving a vicious serial murderer.

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Chinese Boxing
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7.90
956 votes

#12 - Chinese Boxing

Warrior - Season 1 - Episode 9

Chinatown gathers to witness a “prize fight” between elite warriors from the Hop Wei and Long Zii. Buckley plays a bluff in hopes of getting Mercer to lower his fee. Ah Sahm remembers his roots as a fighter, as Ah Toy warns him of the dangers that await. Bill and Lee question Wang Chao about the recent series of sword killings in San Francisco.

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Meet the New Boss
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7.84
3856 votes

#13 - Meet the New Boss

Banshee - Season 1 - Episode 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. Huge profits are anticipated for Banshee investors, but the enterprise is threatened when the champion angers Lucas.

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Wicks
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7.81
3676 votes

#14 - Wicks

Banshee - Season 1 - Episode 6

An ex-con from Lucas’ past passes through Banshee, triggering memories about the Albino, a brutal insider enlisted by Rabbit 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.

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The Fire Trials
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7.80
2211 votes

#15 - The Fire Trials

Banshee - Season 3 - Episode 1

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

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Always the Cowboy
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7.76
3459 votes

#16 - Always the Cowboy

Banshee - Season 1 - Episode 9

As Rabbit closes in on Carrie and Lucas, Carrie flees the hospital in a desperate attempt to collect her family and get them out of town. Kai introduces Rebecca to the business world, and sends Lucas a message about fooling around with his niece. Alex Longshadow recruits a Proctor thug with gambling issues to deal with a work-stoppage problem at the casino.

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Pilot
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7.75
4963 votes

#17 - Pilot

Banshee - 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.

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I See You
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7.75
888 votes

#18 - I See You

See - Season 3 - Episode 8

Series finale. Baba and Ranger infiltrate Sibeth’s camp, determined to stop her and Tormada once and for all.

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Half Deaf Is Better Than All Dead
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7.74
3861 votes

#19 - Half Deaf Is Better Than All Dead

Banshee - 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.

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God Thunder
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7.74
890 votes

#20 - God Thunder

See - Season 3 - Episode 7

Tormada and Sibeth launch a violent attack on Pennsa that puts Maghra and the city’s inhabitants in grave danger.

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Learn to Endure, or Hire a Bodyguard
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7.73
711 votes

#21 - Learn to Endure, or Hire a Bodyguard

Warrior - Season 2 - Episode 1

Back with the Hop Wei, Ah Sahm spends his nights at the Barbary Coast fight pit, confronting a new anti-Chinese group, Teddy’s Boys. While Ah Toy accuses him of just looking for another fight, an empowered Mai Ling worries about her brother’s next steps. Meanwhile, Bill finds it hard to break out of his role as enforcer for Zing; Penny is determined to continue running Mercer Steel, much to Blake’s dismay; and Chao offers Ah Sahm some advice for his future with Young Jun.

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Little Fish
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7.70
3232 votes

#22 - Little Fish

Banshee - 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.

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We Shall Live Forever
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7.69
3539 votes

#23 - We Shall Live Forever

Banshee - Season 1 - Episode 8

Carrie urges Lucas to let go of the past, even as an increasingly suspicious Gordon is hell-bent on uncovering hers. Cast out of her Amish home, Rebecca turns to Proctor to give her a new start in Banshee. A surprise visit from Rabbit’s lieutenant brings back a flood of memories for Carrie. As his family keeps vigil for the ailing Benjamin Longshadow, Alex gets a surprise visit from his sister.

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Brothers and Sisters
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7.68
1630 votes

#24 - Brothers and Sisters

See - Season 2 - Episode 1

Baba ventures into hostile territory in search of Haniwa. Queen Kane consecrates a new Payan capital and makes a surprising announcement.

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There's No China in the Bible
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7.67
1180 votes

#25 - There's No China in the Bible

Warrior - Season 1 - Episode 2

Intercepting a shipment of opium at the docks, Young Jun, with Ah Sahm and his Hop Wei lieutenant Bolo in tow, decides to send a message to Long Zii. Big Bill and Lee investigate a grisly murder scene in an alley next to an Irish bar, The Banshee. Penny Blake, the young wife of San Francisco's mayor, finds herself in a bind while visiting the wharf with her Chinese manservant Jacob. Ah Sahm pays a steep price for playing the hero. The Long Zii clean up a mess, and brace for more bloodshed.

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The Itchy Onion
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7.67
1444 votes

#26 - The Itchy Onion

Warrior - Season 1 - Episode 1

San Francisco, 1878. Ah Sahm, a newly arrived Chinese immigrant with serious fighting skills, is introduced to Chinatown’s most ruthless tong, the Hop Wei, by Chao, a fixer. After impressing Young Jun, son of tong leader Father Jun, Ah Sahm is branded and taken to a brothel, where he befriends Ah Toy, a courtesan with connections.

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The Kindred
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7.66
3820 votes

#27 - The Kindred

Banshee - 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.

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Whispered Secrets
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7.62
1005 votes

#28 - Whispered Secrets

Vinyl - Season 1 - Episode 3

At a record producers' banquet honoring Maury Gold, Richie is embarrassed when the emcee, rival record exec Jackie Jervis, makes a joke about the failed German Polygram deal. Later, Maury and mob cohort Corrado Galasso pay a visit to American Century to probe a detective's recent inquiry, and Joe Corso drops by to pitch Richie a demo by his banquet date, Nora.

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Heavy Hangs the Head
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7.58
1120 votes

#29 - Heavy Hangs the Head

See - Season 3 - Episode 1

Baba embraces life in the mountains as hatred for the sighted grows in Pennsa. A Trivantian scientist develops a terrifying new weapon.

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The Rave
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7.58
4134 votes

#30 - The Rave

Banshee - 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.

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This Land Is Your Land
star
7.53
932 votes

#31 - This Land Is Your Land

See - Season 3 - Episode 3

Wren arrives in Pennsa and shares information about Tormada’s plans. Tamacti Jun tries once more to quell the Witchfinders’ insurgency.

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