Just as Doyle's about to shoot Raylan, Doyle is shot in the head by Marshals, whom Art had brought to save Raylan. Simultaneously, Dickie Bennett, the lone survivor of the Bennett clan, seeks the aid of the African-American residents of Noble's Holler and their leader, Ellstin Limehouse , to recover his inheritance. Marshal Tim Gutterson, a sardonic marshal and former sniper who is generally unimpressed by Raylan's antics. A once-infamous bandit is back to his old tricks, but when Winona winds up the victim of his botched bank heist, Raylan is on the warpath to bring him down. As relationships between Raylan, Art and Winona continue to strain, Raylan contemplates a transfer. Elsewhere, Boyd tries to adjust to civilian life with a familiar profession, and the Bennetts get a new addition to their clan.
When Dickie goes to Arlo's house at 2am to find Arlo, he ends up killing Helen. Quarles' efforts also bring him into conflict with Boyd's group, resulting in the deaths of several locals. It feels as if the attention that should have gone to the storytelling all went to the atmosphere and the repartee. Both Yost and Leonard are credited as executive producers on the project. His continuing visits to Harlan are peppered with small crimes and big shootings, and his success in dealing with these matters draws Bo's attention. Meanwhile, Boyd is approached with a nefarious opportunity, and the Bennett family begin to grow paranoid of Raylan's detective work. This leads Bo to go to Boyd's camp and threaten to kill his own son, illustrating the harsh family relations that provide some insight into how Boyd turned out the way he has.
Archived from on October 29, 2011. At the start of the series Boyd is a born-again, tent-preaching white supremacist, though he later moves on to attempting to control Harlan's criminal underground. Her sister was Frances, Arlo's first wife and Raylan's mother. Winona's blunder could put her behind bars, unless Raylan can weave his way through a federal courthouse locked down over death threats. Marshals to keep an eye on the team. Barry négocient une trêve dans leur guerre avec les Bennetts, Loretta McCready Kaitlyn Dever a pris le pistolet de son père d'adoption et est en route pour Harlan. Billy's success is cutting into Boyd's profits, as his users and dealers are getting hooked on faith instead of drugs.
Raylan seeks to protect Ava Crowder from the rest of the Crowder clan after she shoots her husband, Bowman Crowder, dead in retaliation for years of abuse. Raylan suffered emotional and likely physical abuse from his father Arlo. After Mags's deal is complete she gets someone else to confess to Dickie's crimes and tells Dickie that Doyle's children's future is safe and now she was again in charge in Bennett County. The Lexington Marshals office's jurisdiction includes , where Raylan was raised and which he thought he had escaped for good in his youth. Raylan and Winona's idyll is shattered by violence, as Boyd and the Bennetts struggle to rise from the ashes of chaos in Harlan. Art has the chance to track down a fugitive from his early career. Boyd is about to kill Dickie, but Dickie persuades Raylan and Boyd that they need him alive to save Loretta, who is on her way to Mags.
As the show progresses, Ava becomes central to Harlan's crime syndicate in her own right. Its main character is , a deputy. Raylan catches up to both and he delivers Gio's critically wounded niece to Gio where a truce is struck between Gio and Raylan with Raylan's former boss threatening to kill Gio himself if Raylan dies. Loretta learns the truth about what happened to her father, leading to a deadly confrontation between Raylan and Mags' son Coover. Raylan must protect a cunning coal executive who is out of her element when negotiating with the powerful Bennett clan. Boyd walks away into the forest, where he hears gunshots, and returns to see that all of his followers have been killed. Guide available in: Choose Season: Plot Raylan tangles with a ruthless Harlan County crime family while hunting for a fugitive sex offender.
The series, comprising 78 episodes, aired over six seasons and concluded on April 14, 2015. The feud's settled with a handshake as she dies. Mags and Carol both reveal their cards over their plans for the Harlan County land, with Boyd playing a deciding role in negotiations. Raylan realizes he wasn't the sole target of an attempted assassination, and confronts the unlikely culprit once and for all. In the meantime, Raylan is dealing with personal dilemmas, including working in the same building as his ex-wife , for whom he still has feelings. Bo's release is soon followed by Boyd's, after a technicality prevents him from being further incarcerated.
Marshal Raylan Givens is something of a 19th-century-style, lawman living in modern times, whose unconventional enforcement of justice makes him a target of criminals and a to his superior. This signifies the beginning of an uneasy friendship between the two characters that will continue throughout the series. Arlo tells Raylan that the last 15 years Arlo spent with Helen were the best years of Arlo's life, no disrespecting Raylan's mother, Helen's sister. Raylan then saves Gary and tells him to leave Harlan and never return. Boyd survives the shot to the chest and claims it is a sign from God that he should change his ways. Boyd wants to chase her, but Raylan stops him, saying it is against the law. Raylan discovers that Gary has ordered the hit and figures out that Gary will be killed by Duffy once the hit is carried out.
After Boyd attempts to pass himself off as Raylan, and Raylan kills two of the gunmen, Raylan tells Boyd and Ava to leave out the back way, and he walks forward, hands in the air. Boyd, aware of the ambush, has all the Bennett hired guns killed except Dickie, who shoots Ava in the chest before escaping. Justified was nominated for eight , with two wins, for 's performance as Mags Bennett and ' performance as Dickie Bennett. On January 14, 2014, the series was renewed for a sixth and final season, which premiered on January 20, 2015. This is the turning point that drives Boyd and Raylan to join forces for the first time, and Boyd leads him to the Crowder cabin.
The criminal organization connected to the mob has exiled Quarles to Kentucky. The series unspools in an oddly captivating alternate South peopled by whimsically twisted archetypes and marked by sudden shifts between folksy black comedy and graphic violence. There were financial incentives to keep going, but it really felt, in terms of story, that six years felt about right. Due to a long-standing feud between the Givens and Bennett families centering on an incident long ago and reignited in the current generation between Raylan and Dickie in their youth an incident which left the latter with a lame leg , things begin to become very complicated, with their pasts catching up with them. Arlo initially passes the blame for Helen's death onto Raylan, saying that the Bennetts killed Helen because Raylan killed Coover, when Arlo knows that Helen is dead because Dickie identified Arlo at the Boyd-led pot robbery. Main article: Season Episodes Originally aired Average viewers millions First aired Last aired 13 March 16, 2010 2010-03-16 June 8, 2010 2010-06-08 2. Her biggest threat initially comes from Boyd Crowder , a local criminal masquerading as a whom Raylan shoots in a stand-off.