If that's not enough of an endorsement let me throw out the image of Eddie Izzard as a Louisiana grifter and family man. And Minnie Driver as his cough-syrup-addicted wife. It's a dark show, but the darkness is balanced by humor and by Eddie Izzard's incredible charisma. Okay, I don't quite buy Izzard as Louisiana trailer trash, but I don't care, because he lights up the screen.
Best of all, the main characters are people you can actually like and sympathize with, because, despite the criminal culture in which they're immersed, they're actually good people who aren't afraid to show a little affection toward one another. It's no Deadwood or The Sopranos (or even Weeds) where you loathe yourself a little bit for rooting for the morally murky protagonists.
So go forth and TiVo, my friends!