• In 1950s Kansas City, Missouri, two criminal syndicates have struck an uneasy peace. One Italian, one African-American. Together they control an alternate economy — that of exploitation, graft and drugs. This too is the history of America. To cement their peace, the heads of both families have traded their youngest sons.
  • List of Episodes (11)
    • 1. Welcome to the Alternate Economy

      27 Sep '20
      An uneasy peace between two Kansas City crime syndicates is threatened by an untimely death. Meanwhile, the Smutny family is caught between a rock and a hard place.
    • 2. The Land of Talking and Killing

      27 Sep '20
      The Smutnys receive unexpected guests, Josto and Gaetano reunite, Loy challenges the status quo and Oraetta is caught.
    • 3. Raddoppiarlo

      04 Oct '20
      Deafy and Odis join forces, Josto seeks revenge, Oraetta finds new employment, Gaetano makes a move and Zelmare and Swanee help the Smutnys with their debt.
    • 4. The Pretend War

      11 Oct '20
      Loy retaliates, Josto asserts his leadership, Ethelrida makes a disturbing discovery and the walls begin to close in on Odis.
    • 5. The Birthplace of Civilization

      18 Oct '20
      Josto strikes back, Ethelrida does the right thing, Loy finds himself against the ropes and Deafy shakes the tree.
    • 6. Camp Elegance

      25 Oct '20
      Loy goes on the attack, Gaetano pays the piper, Oraetta goes off the deep end, Josto challenges orders and Rabbi puts his life on the line.
    • 7. Lay Away

      01 Nov '20
      Josto makes a bold move, Loy battles his demons and Oraetta silences her critics.
    • 8. The Nadir

      08 Nov '20
      Loy plays with fire, Josto wears his heart on his sleeve, Oraetta makes a surprising discovery and Deafy closes in on Zelmare and Swanee.
    • 9. East/West

      15 Nov '20
      Rabbi and Satchel hit the road.
    • 10. Happy

      22 Nov '20
      Loy forms an uneasy alliance, Odis finds peace, Josto settles the score, Ethelrida takes a risk and Oraetta gets spooked.
    • 11. Storia Americana

      29 Nov '20
      Josto gets revenge, Oraetta comes clean and Ebal teaches Loy a lesson about business.