Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)

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'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 »

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Complete series cast summary:
 Captain Woodrow F. Call (4 episodes, 1993)
 Clara Allen (4 episodes, 1993)
 Newt Dobbs (4 episodes, 1993)
 Captain Gideon Walker / ... (4 episodes, 1993)
 Gregor Dunnigan (4 episodes, 1993)
 Jack Jackson (4 episodes, 1993)
 Ferris Dunnigan (4 episodes, 1993)
Timothy Scott ...
 Pea Eye Parker (4 episodes, 1993)
 July Johnson (4 episodes, 1993)
 Sara Pickett (4 episodes, 1993)
 Agostina Vega (4 episodes, 1993)
 Jasper Fant (4 episodes, 1993)
 Lippy Jones (4 episodes, 1993)
 Sally Allen (4 episodes, 1993)
 Betsy Allen (4 episodes, 1993)
 Isom Pickett (3 episodes, 1993)
 Needle Nelson (3 episodes, 1993)
 Bolivar, Lonesome Dove Cook (3 episodes, 1993)
Jack Caffrey ...
 Cholo (3 episodes, 1993)
 Isaac Pickett (3 episodes, 1993)
Colin Fox ...
 Lord Henry (3 episodes, 1993)
Steven Mayville ...
 Sheriff Ben Rainey of Miles City (3 episodes, 1993)
Thomas J. Perlman ...
 Jim Rainey (3 episodes, 1993)
Richard Slaughter ...
 Allen O'Brien (3 episodes, 1993)
Jamar Curtis ...
 Nathan (3 episodes, 1993)
Maria Owens ...
 Lizzie Pickett (3 episodes, 1993)
Angelina Cormier ...
 Juana, Carlos' Mother (3 episodes, 1993)
Jeff O'Haco ...
 Carlos - Head Vaquero (3 episodes, 1993)
Slobodan Guerra ...
 Miguel (3 episodes, 1993)
Bendigo Quade ...
 Martin (3 episodes, 1993)
 Martin (3 episodes, 1993)
 Buck (3 episodes, 1993)
Jane Lind ...
 Many Tears (2 episodes, 1993)
 Sheriff (2 episodes, 1993)
 Raab (2 episodes, 1993)
Chet Carlin ...
 Karl Swenson - Shopkeeper in Ogalalla / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
Kip Niven ...
 Doctor (Miles City) (2 episodes, 1993)
 Cowboy / ... (2 episodes, 1993)


'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 and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega and Mexican Cowboys to run the Mustangs. Call leaves the drive for Nebraska and runs into Cherokee Jack and a group of Indians, which almost costs him his life. In Montana, Newt and Jasper get into a shoot out in the local bar and wind up in jail. The odds of them surviving the lynch mob are slim until Dunnegan has them freed. Newt had rescued his wife, Ferris, from a band of cattle rustlers and Dunnegan was thankful. However, Newt and Jasper will have to work for Dunnegan to keep their freedom. Newt has mixed emotions about working for Dunnegan who helps him in any way, because he also has respect for Call - who may or may not be his true father. Dunnegan has big plans for his cattle and the future. Those plans do not include those who do not throw in ... Written by Tony Fontana <>

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Tommy Lee Jones declined to reprise his role so he could appear in The Fugitive (1993). That role had originally been offered to Jon Voight, who turned it down when he found out that Jones was not going to reprise his role in this film, a part Voight wanted to play. Jones got Voight's role in "The Fugitive" and Voight got Jones' role in this film. See more »


Woodrow's suspender length-adjusters are of the modern chrome-plated type. See more »


Captain Woodrow F. Call: Newt? Dobbs, that was your mother's name. Call. That's Scot's, so they tell me. It's had no dishonor I'm aware of.
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As a huge fan of he original Lonesome Dove, I was very disappointed with this bland sequel. The casting is way off: Voight does not have the steely resolve of Tommy Lee, sighs way too much to be a man of action, and gets way too excited when faced with danger. The director needed to say, 'Woodrow can handle things, or at least doesn't let others know he can't.' Barbara Hershey instead of Anjelica Houston? Need I say more. This is a woman who was on her own on the prairie for years and learned how to cope. Very well. Hershey spends most of her time looking down or away from what or who, ever, is in front of her. Suggesting the insecurity and neediness that she displayed in Hannah and her Sisters. But this is an entirely different woman. And, they completely lost all the wonderful weathered faces of the original, save for Oliver Reed, and the character, 'Pea.' The writing is mediocre at best, and as one other suggests, smack of soap opera style events. Either watch the original and then try to get thru this, or watch this and don't watch the original, as you will find yourself nodding off during this one.

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