As suspicions arise that "road agents" may have been the true perpetrators of a massacre, Swearengen takes a special interest in the health of its sole survivor, a young girl ministered to by the unlikely team of Doc Cochran and Calamity Jane. Meanwhile, Bullock and Star attempt to buy property from Swearengen, who suspects an alliance between Wild Bill and the hardware fellows. Written by
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In the first season, Al and others refer to the Swedish family that was massacred as "Squareheads". This was a popular slang term used to refer to Germans, Dutch, or Swedes. However, the term wasn't in use until around 1905. Deadwood takes place in the 1870's. See more
I see as much misery outta them movin' to justify theirselves as them that set out to do harm.