Swearengen transforms the Gem into a courtroom as Deadwood is forced to make its own laws to try a cowardly murderer. With Calamity Jane off on a bender, Trixie is enlisted by Swearengen to help Alma with the orphaned child and to keep her pliable to his purposes. Fearing Andy's illness might threaten his business, Cy banishes him to the woods, where he is discovered by Jane. Written by
Did You Know?
Jack McCall was actually found not guilty of murder for shooting Hickok because the trial was hurried due to a rumor of an Indian attack. When South Dakota became a territory, McCall's first trial was thrown out because it had taken place in what was technically Indian territory. McCall was subsequently found guilty and hung for the murder. See more
Hickok was killed the evening of the same day Bullock and Starr arrived in Deadwood. They may have met that day but were not friends, as depicted, See more
For outright stupidity, the whole fucking trial goes shoulder to shoulder with that cocksucker Custer's thinking when he went over that ridge.
How Firm a Foundation
Written by John Rippon
Performed by Nycypcd See more