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13 Best Moments From Ray Donovan Season 1

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Before you scope the premiere of season 2 on July 13th, catch up with the wildest moments of Ray Donovan’s stalker-shaming, bat-thumping, serious-daddy-issue-having first season. (Major spoiler alerts because duh.) 

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Meet Ray Donovan

In one phone call we learn what Ray Donovan really is: Family man, concerned husband, Hollywood fixer who’s expert at covering up groupie cocaine overdoses for super star athletes. 

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He Punishes Bad People

Ray confronts a Hollywood stalker, offering the dude “the bat or the bag.” The bag has a lot of spearmint gum. Like, a lot.

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Ray’s Dad Has… Other Skills

Ray’s dad dispenses a little jailhouse sex ed to Ray’s teenage son.
 

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And He Enjoys Learning

Mickey swings by a local library to watch twerking music videos. 

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Especially About Different Cultures

Mickey gets a nice present from an ex-girlfriend: a huge selection of carefully curated porn. 

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Ray Deals With Other Levels of Crazy

A crazy former child star + handcuffs + bolt cutters = enough said. 

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And Other Levels of Bodily Fluid

Ray stops a sperm-jacking outfit from stealing his athlete client’s seed in order to unwillingly make him a baby daddy.

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And He’s Not Above Drugging a Federal Agent

Monkeys in business suits and talking action figures are just part of the ensuing fun.

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Or Maybe Possibly Having His Father Murdered

Ray convinces a Boston gangster to bump off Mickey. That the Boston gangster is played by James Woods is just super awesome.

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That Gangster Is Not So Nice

He strangles his own girlfriend for making a telephone call. A telephone call!

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Ray Protects His Anonymity

Ray dons a gas mask to destroy any cameras that might capture him "convincing" a pap to not print a certain story.

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And Sometimes Guns

A pedophile priest that has family history with the Donovan’s won’t be preying on anyone ever again. 

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Dad Finally Saves The Day

Double crosses, triple crosses, and various other types of nefarious crosses end up in Mickey saving the day… sort of.