Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory.
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Top Rated TV #72 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 16 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 Lippy Jones 4 episodes, 1989
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 Big Zwey 4 episodes, 1989
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 Old Hugh 4 episodes, 1989
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 Soupy Jones 4 episodes, 1989
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 Needle Nelson 4 episodes, 1989
James McMurtry ...
 Jimmy Rainey 4 episodes, 1989
Charlie Haynie ...
 Ben Rainey 4 episodes, 1989
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 Bert Borum 4 episodes, 1989
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 Bob Allen 2 episodes, 1989
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 Sally Allen 2 episodes, 1989
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 Betsy Allen 2 episodes, 1989
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 Frog Lip 2 episodes, 1989
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 Joe Boot 2 episodes, 1989
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 Bill Spettle 2 episodes, 1989
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 Sean O'Brien 2 episodes, 1989
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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 Rob Hartill

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5 February 1989 (USA)  »

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Woodrow Call's final line, "A hell of a vision", was taken from the book "Cow People" by J. Frank Dobie, and is a quote he attributed to Charles Goodnight, a real-life Texas cattle baron, who was the model for Call. See more »

Goofs

During a conversation in which Gus is lecturing Woodrow on his previous treatment of Maggie, both Gus and Woodrow state that Maggie died in Lonesome Dove. However, in the prequel, "Comanche Moon", Maggie is shown dying in Austin, Texas, before Gus and Woodrow decide to move to Lonesome Dove. See more »

Quotes

Clara Allen: I loved Augustus McRae, but I wasn't willing to share him with you every time you decided to ride off on some adventure. I despised you for what you were then, Captain Call; and I despise you for what you're doing!
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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Simply the best
12 January 2003 | by (Alpharetta, GA) – See all my reviews

In my opinion, this is the best motion picture of all time! While it's a mini-series, I believe it matches up favorably (and surpasses) the best movies...Shawshank Redemption, Seven Samurai, Star Wars, Citizen Kane, and so on. The story, sets, acting, character development, music,....all amazing.

The production is as if you were plopped on a horse in the middle of a cattle drive in the old American West. Every detail was as if it was 1880...including dialogue, character depth...and the utter chaos and randomness of life.

While there are a couple special effects that might have been a little better, this work of art adds to life. When you have a block of time, watch it.


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