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Air Date: April 28th, 2010

Network: ABC

Series Summary
Dark truths surface as a town faces its first crime in years.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Mystery, Crime drama


  • Season 1 - Episode 8 : Blame It on Rio Bravo Jul 1, 2010

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    John Haplin and the Stivilletos demand their own brand of justice; Andrew considers running away with Georgia; Carol transforms herself.

  • Season 1 - Episode 7 : Dallas Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Jul 1, 2010

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    Merritt and Henley come up with a plan to take back the mysterious hammer in Peggy's possession; Tommy thinks he smells a rat; landlady Dot Meadows regrets filing a police report after finding dead birds in the woods.

  • Season 1 - Episode 6 : Questions and Antlers Jun 16, 2010

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    The interrogation of John Haplin about missing Lauryn Ward intensifies; Tommy views the future of his relationship with Big Dave anxiously after having a nightmare; Merritt and Peggy form an unlikely bond.

  • Season 1 - Episode 5 : This Is Why We Stay Jun 9, 2010

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    Rachel wants to leave Haplin; a long-kept secret is revealed; Andrew and Georgia's day in the woods takes a shocking turn.

  • Season 1 - Episode 4 : Slight of Hand Jun 2, 2010

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    Clues point to the return of the elusive Magic Man; Tommy finds an unlikely ally while searching for his wife; gruesome evidence could be good news for many of Haplin's families.

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  • The show is so overstuffed and dancing so fast in its effort to achieve cultdom that it forgets some basic things, like making us care about the characters in the middle of this whole mess or drawing some clear stakes for what happens. Show More

  • After watching the first three episodes, I'm not sure if "Happy Town" will deliver on its promise. Let's just say that I'm cautiously optimistic. Show More

  • All the doom and dread is diverting enough, but the real mystery is this: Will "Happy Town" turn out to be something original -- or just a medley of Freddy Krueger's greatest hits? Show More

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