Deadwood (2004–2006)

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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

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 Seth Bullock (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Al Swearengen (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Alma Garret (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Doc Cochran (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dan Dority (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Sol Star (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Trixie (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Charlie Utter (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Tom Nuttall (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 E.B. Farnum (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Calamity Jane (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Johnny Burns (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Sofia Metz (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Whitney Ellsworth (35 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 A.W. Merrick (35 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Joanie Stubbs (34 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Cy Tolliver (34 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Silas Adams (27 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Con Stapleton (26 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Martha Bullock (24 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Leon (24 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Jewel (23 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Richardson (20 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Mr. Wu (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dolly (17 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Francis Wolcott / ... (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
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The town of Deadwood, South Dakota in the weeks following the Custer massacre is a lawless sinkhole of crime and corruption. Into this uncivilized outpost ride a disillusioned and bitter ex-lawman, Wild Bill Hickok, and Seth Bullock, a man hoping to find a new start for himself. Both men find themselves quickly on opposite sides of the legal and moral fence from Al Swearengen, saloon owner, hotel operator, and incipient boss of Deadwood. The lives of these three intertwine with many others, the high-minded and the low-lifes who populate Deadwood in 1876. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The series takes place from 1876 to 1877. See more »

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Episode 1: A portion of blacktop highway and guard railing is visible behind Hickock's wagon as it descends the hill into Deadwood. See more »

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E.B. Farnum: Be brief.
Calamity Jane: Be fucked!
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Rough, gritty, realistic portrayal of Western history
28 March 2004 | by (Chancellorsville VA) – See all my reviews

Judging by other comments, the realistic portrayal of the crude language and immorality may be a bit too much for those used to tame, glossy horse operas where the Good are very, very good and the Bad are very, very bad.

As for the language being "over the top," anyone who's spent time in an Army unit or aboard ship in wartime knows this is EXACTLY the kind of language young men under stress use, and probably even worse back in the late eighteenth century when most of them were uneducated, illiterate and had a projected life span of around 30. If they were lucky.

Most people familiar with authentic Western history will recognize this as a very accurate portrayal of Deadwood, or any other frontier boom town, with all its ugliness and warts. Like it or not, it's history. I think they did a superlative job so far (first two episodes).It also looks like it's going to be the most accurate version of Bill Hickock's death -- which was far more than just the simple barroom murder usually portrayed -- ever put on film.

The number of truly spectacular actors here is simply staggering. Ian McShane's riveting performance is no surprise for "Lovejoy" fans; he was long overdue for something equal to his talent. Who else stands out? Damn near everyone. Calamity Jane, Tolliver, Farnum, the Doc ... there aren't enough "supporting actor" awards from any source that could do justice to such a large, stand-out cast. For those of us who despair of the putrid crap in the theaters, peopled by actors who should be doing dinner theater in Dubuque, well... now we have hope. And DEADWOOD truly puts the lie to the propaganda about public broadcasting being necessary to provide "quality programming that commercial television just can't or won't do." In the entire history of public radio and TV they have NEVER reached this level of excellence even once -- yet cable (once referred to disparagingly as 'pay TV') pulls it off on a shoestring budget. Score one for capitalism.


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