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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Fifteen members of the cast of Deadwood (2004) also starred in Sons of Anarchy (2008). The list includes Tony Swift (Prospector/Biker), Tim De Zarn (Townsman/Nate Meineke), Kevin P. Kearns (Pasco/Luke), Dan Hildebrand (Shaughnessy/Tim Driscoll/Sean Casey) , Julie Ariola (Countess/Mary Winston ), Cleo King (Aunt Lou Marchbanks/Neeta), Dayton Callie (Charlie Utter/Chief Wayne Unser), Paula Malcomson (Trixie/Maureen Ashby), Robin Weigert (Calamity Jane/Ally Lowen), Titus Welliver (Silas Adams/Jimmy O'Phelan), Jamie McShane (Ned Mason/Cameron Hayes), Ray McKinnon (Reverend H.W. Smith/Lincoln Potter), Jim Cody Williams (Terrence/Uncle Vinky). Kim Dickens (Joanie Stubbs/Colette Jane),Keone Young (Mr. Wu/Bohai Lin) See more »

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In one scene set in the Gem Saloon, the tune to "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee" is played on the piano. This song was composed in 1912, and the show is set in 1876-77. See more »

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Francis Wolcott: I am a sinner that does not expect forgiveness. But I am not a government official.
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They finally got the western right!
23 September 2004 | by (Brea, California) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, there have been great westerns to come before Deadwood, but none of them really got it right. There is just a reality that some people aren't willing to deal that after 50 years of our history being whitewashed through film and TV, we're finally starting to see the truth. David Milch has done his research and discovered the wonderfully bizarre contradiction of languages used in the old west. Watching the cast of Deadwood converse with a combination of old world English laced with profanity straight from the gutter is incredible and feels right for the first time. Where do people think our language came from? People always want to think that they were the first to do something, when things like profanity, substance abuse and prostitution have been around since before man walked erect.

Along with the incredible dialog and storytelling, David Milch has introduced possibly the greatest character to ever come to TV or film...Al Swearengen. Ian McShane plays Al with the same intense conviction and truth that the character himself lives by. In Al's world things are black and white and never apologizes for a second for living his life by a strict code of morals of his own making. I don't think we've ever seen a character go from crying after a mercy killing to watching a murder he orchestrated stone faced.

This is indeed a special show that is continuing to pave the way for the facts of our history to finally be told with truth...Instead of the whitewashing we've seen our whole lives to make us feel better about ourselves.


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