American Rust

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Season 1 episodes (9)

1 The Mill
In a small rust belt town in southwest Pennsylvania, Chief of Police Del Harris investigates after a dead body turns up in an abandoned steel mill. Series premiere.
2 Happy Returns
Harris' investigation continues. Isaac leaves town. Billy and Lee reunite as Buell celebrates a shotgun wedding.
3 Forgive Us Our Trespasses
Grace enlists help in her effort to unionize the dressmakers. The sheriff gets an anonymous tip about the murder in the steel mill.
4 My Name is Billy
Isaac befriends someone who teaches him the rules of the road. The sheriff searches for evidence in Billy and Grace's trailer. Billy tells Lee what happened in the steel mill.
5 Jojo Ameri-GO
Harris races the clock in his search for the anonymous eyewitness. Lee seeks professional advice about whom to protect. Harris' old Pittsburgh PD partner pays him a visit.
6 Debt Collection
Alejandro learns of Lee's history with Billy. Isaac turns his first trick solo. Harris travels back to Pittsburgh with his old partner to repay a debt.
7 Blue Mountains
Billy gets in with a questionable crowd. Isaac travels alone. Harris' investigation into the anonymous eyewitness continues as a high school football player ODs.
8 St. Sebastian
Isaac is taken in by a kind stranger. Grace's union drive is put to the test. Billy fires his public defender. Harris realizes what he has to do.
9 Denmark
Harris finally finds the anonymous eyewitness. Lee decides not to return to New York. Billy is returned to the general prison population to face the consequences of his actions. The D.A. may be forced to drop the case. Season finale.

About this show

Award winners Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney star in an unflinching new Showtime Original Series. In an economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, a complicated and compromised chief of police (Daniels) is forced to decide how far he's willing to go when the son of the woman he loves (Tierney) is accused of murder. A harrowing journey into the lives of a small town with big secrets, where people are driven by loyalty, love and desperation – and bad choices come far too easy.

Ratings and reviews

1 review
deborah elliott
March 3, 2022
Jeff Daniels is the only one in this series who can act. The series The Killing with Joel Kinnaman is 100 times better or Mare of Easttown with Kate Winslet.
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