'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom ... See full summary »
Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a ... See full summary »
The Series revolves around the life and times of Newt Call as he sets out to make his way in the world. Newt participates in some of the major events of the Western era while encountering ... See full summary »
Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way, and the journey doesn't end without numerous casualties. (6 hrs approx) Written by
Originally written by Larry McMurtry in 1971 as a movie script. He intended John Wayne to play Woodrow Call, James Stewart to play Gus McCrae and Henry Fonda to play Jake Spoon, with Peter Bogdanovich directing. Wayne turned it down, and the project was shelved. Ten years later McMurtry bought the script back and wrote the book (on which the series was based). See more »
During some shots of the thunderstorm brewing up in Part One, the ground isn't moving at all, revealing the "storm" to be a rear-projected special effect. See more »
A man that will talk to a pig ain't no better than a farmer.
I expected you to own a bank or at least a whorehouse by now Jake. It seems life has been a disappointment to both of us.
That might be so, but by God, I ain't never said a word to a pig.
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Danny Glover, Robert Urich, Frederic Forrest, and Anjelica Huston are credited in every episode, even though Huston does not appear until the third episode, Forrest does not appear at all in the third episode, and Glover and Urich do not appear in the final episode. See more »
This miniseries came on when I was 20.. I was still living at home and was more interested in dating..But The night it first came on I was hooked!! I stayed home to see all of it and laughed, cried, the works.. I fell in love with ALLLLL the characters... ROBERT DUVALL is without a doubt one of the best actors of our time.. TOMMY LEE JONES is just as good..and all the others..The whole cast was perfect for their parts!!... I bought the 4 tape set when it came out and now the DVD...At least once every 3 weeks I have A 'LONESOME DOVE " party and we drink and toast to the Texas RANGERS!!LONG LIVE NEWT, MCCRAE, CPT CALL,DEETS,LORENA,PEA EYE,AND ALL THE OTHERS... ALSO.. BLESS YOU ROBERT URICH..
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