Oh, “Hap and Leonard,” you really have been too good for this world. This underrated buddy dramedy was one of many few applications created and aired on SundanceTV, which in all probability means few folks have seen it. Regardless, it’s a breezy and intriguing deal with that thriller followers ought to binge earlier than it leaves Netflix.
Primarily based on the novel collection of the identical identify by Joe R. Lansdale, the collection takes place in Nineteen Eighties Texas and follows the exploits of two very completely different, but remarkably related males. Hap Collins (James Purefoy) is a blue-collar fellow who hung out within the slammer for leaping the Vietnam Warfare draft, whereas Leonard Pine (Michael Kenneth Williams) is a veteran hiding each his excessive anger points and his sexuality. The chemistry between these two is electrical, even after they (steadily) butt heads, however the present is at its greatest after they’re investigating mysterious crimes that the native police intentionally select to disregard. In the event you loved Shane Black’s cult traditional “The Good Guys,” you may discover quite a bit to like about “Hap and Leonard.”