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
The first trial of Jack McCall was held at the McDaniel's Theater, not he Gem. See more
[of a newly-acquitted murderer
That type guy hanging round gets people agitated. Forces them to take a position, one side or the other. And agitation brings a slight bump up in whiskey sales, but sale of cunt plummets.
Theme From Deadwood
Written by David Schwartz
Performed by James Parks See more