'Justified' Season 3 premiere: A carpetbagger comes to Harlan


"Justified" returned to the airwaves Tuesday (Jan. 17), coming off of perhaps its strongest episode ever in its Season 2 finale last May. How do you think the show did coming down off the events of "Bloody Harlan"? There are some villains in town. Neal McDonough, with his frighteningly icy blue eyes, arrives in Harlan from Detroit, looking to take over the local oxycontin business. He is so far only known as "Carpetbagger," which is fitting since "carpetbagger" means a opportunistic outsider and originated during the Civil War to specifically mean a Northerner coming down to the South to get involved in their politics and take advantage of the civil unrest.McDonough tells Zap2it of his character, "To take over the oxycontin business in Kentucky seems to him to be an easy thing. There I am in my $3,000 suits, and these guys have ripped-up flannel shirts and holes in their jeans and mud all over...



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