Into the West (2005)

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Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Joseph M. Marshall ...
 Old Indian / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Margaret Light Shines Wheeler (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Older Dog Star (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Older Jacob Wheeler (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Thunder Heart Woman (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Jacob Wheeler Jr. / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Clara Wheeler (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Running Fox (3 episodes, 2005)
Sheila Tousey ...
 Older Thunder Heart Woman (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Older Running Fox (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Jacob Wheeler (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Dog Star (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Jethro Wheeler (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Red Cloud (3 episodes, 2005)
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 White Crow (3 episodes, 2005)
Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse ...
 Sleeping Bear (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Bluebird / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Ethan Biggs (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Loved by The Buffalo / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Robert Wheeler (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sitting Bull (2 episodes, 2005)
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 General George Armstrong Custer (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Abe Wheeler / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Older Red Lance (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Crazy Horse (2 episodes, 2005)
Sage Galesi ...
 Margaret Light Shines / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Ezra / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Enoch Wheeler (2 episodes, 2005)
Maureen Thomas ...
 Margaret Wheeler (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Jacob Wheeler Jr. / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Benjamin Smoke ...
 Abraham High Wolf / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Morris Birdyellowhead ...
 Good Shield (2 episodes, 2005)
Summer Rae Birdyellowhead ...
 Margaret Light Shines Wheeler, 8 yrs / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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An epic tale of two figures during the American colonization of the west, one white and the other Native American. Jacob Wheeler leaves his dull life behind to strike out west, while Loved By the Buffalo faces his destiny to try to fight a prophecy that his people will be wiped out by the settlers. Jacob marries Loved By the Buffalo's sister Thunder Heart Woman, uniting the two families while around them relations between the two races crumble. Written by rmlohner

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David Wheeler: [after finding a huge chunk of gold] I think I'll buy me a grand city house with servants to wait on me, like those plantations back home... What about you, Jethro? What are you gonna do with your half?
Jethro Wheeler: [Laughs] Half? What are you talking about, half? That was my claim. Oh, you'll get your reward but you ain't getting half. I'd say your take is a quarter.
David Wheeler: I found it.
Jethro Wheeler: Mmm-Hmm...
David Wheeler: I found it! You owe me half, you son of a bitch!
[Both draw their guns]
Jethro Wheeler: You being family, I'll make it a third. Take it ...
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Into the West
13 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First of all, my husband & I loved the show. We thought it was great!!! I'm really looking forward to the upcoming episodes. I'm even spreading the word to people I work with to get them interested in it!

Second, it's just that...it's a show! It's made for TV & ratings. Although, they do a great job of trying to hold true to most parts of history, they can't hold true to everything and expect EVERYONE to enjoy it. You're always going to have people over analyze things & pick out the problem areas but truth be told, it's a great show & well made!

Last, maybe this gives you a better idea of just how much I enjoyed it.... I don't even care for western/Indian type movies/shows but I did this one. It's nice to see shows these days that aren't filled with profanity & sex but rather attempt to follow a life that some of us never knew. Seriously, at the end of the day, it was a "feel good" type of show & one I'm glad I took the time to watch!


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