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Sneaky Pete 

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A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, reuniting with his estranged family, that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he's escaping.
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Series cast summary:
Giovanni Ribisi ...  Marius Josipovic / ... 30 episodes, 2015-2019
Marin Ireland ...  Julia Bowman 30 episodes, 2015-2019
Shane McRae ...  Taylor Bowman 30 episodes, 2015-2019
Libe Barer ...  Carly Bowman 30 episodes, 2015-2019
Peter Gerety ...  Otto Bernhardt 30 episodes, 2015-2019
Margo Martindale ...  Audrey Bernhardt 30 episodes, 2015-2019
Jay O. Sanders ...  Sam 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Jacob Pitts ...  Lance Lord / ... 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Justine Cotsonas ...  Shannon 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Alison Wright ...  Marjorie 14 episodes, 2015-2019
Ethan Embry ...  Pete Murphy / ... 13 episodes, 2015-2019
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A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, reuniting with his estranged family, that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he's escaping.

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The Truth is Always Changing

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sneaky Pete See more »

Filming Locations:

Rockland County, New York, USA

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

When Otto goes to visit Irish Moe at the bar in the show's seventh episode, there are a lot of Celtic Football Club memorabilia in his office. The club is in fact Scottish, but the reasons behind the founding of Celtic Football Club were largely connected to the Irish immigrant community in Glasgow's east end in the late 19th century. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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S1 and S2 worth the price of admission, S3 feels like a post-game show
15 May 2019 | by RunningFromSatanSee all my reviews

I have been looking forward to S3 for a while since I binge-watched the first two last year. Those 20 episodes contain some of the most fast-paced, tense and almost anxiety-inducing elements in a TV show since - dare I say it - "Breaking Bad". Lots of tremendous acting especially by Giovanni Ribisi, great characters, setups and mini-payoffs building up to a grand finale for each season.

S3 was off to a great start and I whipped through the first 4 episodes in a row but honestly, I started losing general interest halfway through. Ribisi and McRae visibly grow tired of their respective characters and there are lot of strange, forced throwaway scenes. Overall the acting/writing sort of just fizzles towards the end with each mini-payoff just barely necessary to a climax half as exciting compared to the previous seasons.

I noticed a complete lack of return of the writing and production staff from those first two seasons - especially Graham Yost, a master screenwriter of the fast-paced action-thriller genre. There are a couple of great moments especially in the beginning but overall not nearly as good as the first two seasons. The show needs to do itself a favor and get Yost back in the screenwriting chair for the next season if there is one.

Unfortunately S3 knocks my IMDb rating down to a 7 for overall show - S1/2 are a solid 9.


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