It is 1989. Hot (black) lawyer Florida goes down to a backwoods Texas shithole to deal with rights to a legendary blues man’s lost recordings, goes missing, Hap & Leonard cowboy up to find her, and run into the KKK. They have a satchel of guns, it’ll work out.
Great new and old rogue’s gallery of weird characters, from Sneed the creep cop from last season, useless Sheriff who’s doing Little Bill from Unforgiven with a busted nut, Deputy Hitlerella, Brown the KKK cult leader, creepy mechanic, Bacon the step&fetchit who’s more than that. Andrew Dice Clay does a good turn as a DJ, I know he’s vilified by the Kids Today™ but I loved The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, and clearly the producers did, too.
Not a lot actually happens until E5, but there’s good banter and threats and some Twin Peaks-like weirdness.
So that’s where I got up to by last weekend. Now, to finish…
Finally the shit hits the fan. Fights and shootouts and a Mexican standoff… and then it ends abruptly and wrongly, without resolution. Are they planning to do more of this season? What the hell?!
I was like ★★★★★ up to this point, but now I’m angry.