Justified: Season 6 (2015)

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Justified returns to form for its endgame, rebounding with crisp storytelling and colorful characters who never take themselves too seriously.

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Episodes

Air date: Jan 20, 2015

Boyd plans a daring heist in the Season 6 premiere. Meanwhile, Raylan tries to turn one of Boyd's old allies against him.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2015

Raylan's investigation leads to a conflict with a paramilitary crew.

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Air date: Feb 3, 2015

Raylan follows a trail of illegal explosives in an attempt to pin Boyd.

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Air date: Feb 10, 2015

Raylan declares war. Meanwhile, Boyd and Duffy search for a safecracker.

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Air date: Feb 17, 2015

Raylan turns to an old friend for help after Ava makes a drastic decision.

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Air date: Feb 24, 2015

Raylan investigates a murder. Meanwhile, Boyd is forced to revisit his mining days.

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Air date: Mar 3, 2015

Raylan is distracted by a visit from his baby daughter. Meanwhile, Boyd takes Ava on a hunting trip.

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Air date: Mar 10, 2015

Raylan makes an unexpected offer to Markham.

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Air date: Mar 17, 2015

Ava's loyalty is tested by Raylan and Boyd. Meanwhile, Markham's plans go awry.

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Air date: Mar 24, 2015

Ava's caught in the crossfire as Boyd goes after Markham's money. Meanwhile, Raylan cracks downs on his informants.

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Tv Season Info

The sixth and final season of this drama features the climax of the rivalry between Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) and Boyd (Walton Goggins). Boyd is recruited to rob banks, specifically targeting a safety deposit box belonging to Avery Markham (Sam Elliott), and Raylan will stop at nothing to capture him, even enlisting the help of Ava (Joelle Carter). Ultimately, however, his aggressive plans have violent consequences.

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Critic Reviews for Justified Season 6

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (11)

Justified called it quits and went out with a finale that was as unpredictable and poetic and entertaining and memorable as the series itself. What a triumph.

May 14, 2018 | Full Review…
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Elmore Leonard loved this series based on his novella "Fire in the Hole," and Justified does him proud to the end.

Jan 20, 2015 | Full Review…

With "Fate," as usual, the best stuff with Justified is often the little stuff: a stray word of dialogue, an Olyphant glance from under the shadow of that Stetson Marshall hat, Goggins' hair. Oh yes, the hair.

Jan 16, 2015 | Rating: A | Full Review…
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Justified's love of the wacky short-story character ... has made it funnier and less self-serious than other superficially similar antihero shows, but it has also made it dunderheaded.

Jan 21, 2015 | Full Review…
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Somehow, over six seasons, the show's producers have retained the style and attitude of their source material to craft a smart, engaging modern day Western that feels classic as a John Wayne shoot 'em up and modern as the next season of True Detective.

Apr 14, 2015 | Full Review…
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One of the great things about this noir-western hybrid is its interest in updating more than just the superficial tropes of those genres.

Jan 13, 2015 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

For six seasons, Justified has consistently been one of the best shows on television.

Nov 12, 2018 | Full Review…

A pitch-perfect ending to one of TV's best, often-overlooked dramas.

Jun 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Raylan vs. Boyd begins, as the electric first hour of Justified's final season proves that the only thing deadlier than the present is getting lost in the past.

Jan 20, 2015 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

The greatest compliment I can pay Justified is to say that, despite the fact that it arrived at the height of the anti-hero boom, it never felt like a copycat. The drama created a vibrant, funny, tragic world of its own.

Jan 20, 2015 | Full Review…

There must be an alternate universe where Justified is fully recognized for what it is: one of the greatest shows in television history.

Jan 20, 2015 | Full Review…

The final season is primed to explore what the end means for Raylan, Boyd, and Ava, and whether or not the good days are truly gone forever.

Jan 22, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Justified: Season 6

  • Aug 16, 2015
    The final season of Justified underscores its reputation of an original crime drama, departing from the norms and taking chances. It takes a while for it to really hit its stride, but ends on a surprisingly strong note. This season is filled with strong character actors, including the amazing Sam Elliott, and takes the characters we've become accustomed to in some interesting directions, namely Boyd Crowder. It's a show that needed to end, and yet managed to do so on a note that makes it among the shows greatest seasons.
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  • Jul 21, 2020
    We finally tie up the loose ends.....what a journey. I believe the final scene was perfect...poetic...and bittersweet..I have THOROUGHLY enjoyed all the seasons! This will go on my top tv series list!
  • Sep 25, 2019
    really enjoyed this movie - almost realife
  • Sep 12, 2019
    Almost perfect, the finale is one of the best of all time(maybe Top 10). Just watch it already!
  • Apr 03, 2019
    Absolutely the best season finale of any show I have watched! All six seasons were filled with memorable characters and a storyline that just got better with each season.
  • Feb 03, 2018
    Well it is in the can and over with and it ended on a very good note, barring one annoyance. This season focused on Boyd and Raylan’s struggle, but involved Sam Elliott playing Avery Markham and Mary Steenburgen playing Katherine Hale as new bad guys in a tug of war between multiple groups. We also had a lot of Wynn Duffy which I personally enjoyed. The season was perhaps the best one to date. The acting still really good, and the fact that almost all the side characters popped up in this (or were put down as the case may be). It was a really good send off for the series. The only issue I had was the last 20 minutes of the season finale. I won’t say what happened other than it moves forward a few years to give sort of an epilogue, but I think that is where it did a disservice to the series. Not everything needs to be wrapped up completely and sometimes its best to leave things where they end, takes away from the climatic end. Pros: Acting, story and pace were all great. Cons: Sometimes its best to not have an epilogue, just leave it where it stands after the final climax. Made me want to watch Deadwood, maybe I will do that.
  • Aug 01, 2017
    Hell of a finish to a great six years.
  • Aug 08, 2016
    Wish this show never ended. :( will forever be one of my most favorite shows of all time!
  • Jan 06, 2016
    brilliant in every way, one of the best tv series of the 2010s
  • Sep 27, 2015
    It wraps up the series in top form, delivering one of the most tense and engaging seasons which ends in a way that honors the writer of the original short story.

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