The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.
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 Gus McCrae (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Jake Spoon (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Joshua Deets (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Buffalo Hump (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Blue Duck (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Gov. Elisha Pease (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Pearl Coleman (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Inez Scull (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Pea Eye Parker (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Famous Shoes (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Stove Jones (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Ranger Lee Hitch (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Worm (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Ranger Ikey Ripple (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Inish Scull (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Woodrow F. Call (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Clara Forsythe (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Maggie (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Bill Coleman (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Ahumado (2 episodes, 2008)
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 First Old Comanche (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Elmira Forsythe (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Bob Allen (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Kicking Wolf (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Old Ben Mickelson (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Mr. Forsythe (2 episodes, 2008)
Savion Rose ...
 Felice (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Bingham (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Slipping Weasel (2 episodes, 2008)
Fredrick Lopez ...
 Goyeto (2 episodes, 2008)
Scotty Augare ...
 Straight Elbow (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Hema (2 episodes, 2008)
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 SlowTree (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Second Old Comanche (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Tudwal (2 episodes, 2008)
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The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.

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$27,000,000 (estimated)
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Richard King was a real person, he started the King Ranch in South Texas which became, and still is to this day, the largest ranch in Texas. At the time of King's death in 1885 his ranch encompassed over 825,000 acres. See more »

Goofs

As Newt, Ikey, and Pearl are walking away from Maggie's funeral, and they stop at the bottom of the hill, Newt lets go of Ikey's hand. When the camera angle changes, he lets go of Ikey's hand again. See more »

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Gus McCrae: We are Texas Rangers! Our jurisdiction is wherever we happen to be!
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Follows Dead Man's Walk (1996) See more »

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Are IMDb Votes Reliable?
16 January 2008 | by (Wilmington, NC) – See all my reviews

I viewed the first two nights before coming to IMDb looking for some actor info. I saw the 9+ rating which surprised me since I was not that impressed by what I'd seen. (As reference, I happen to believe Lonesome Dove was the best TV western ever. I grew up next to the MGM back lots in Culver City in the 50s and have a certain sense of reverence about the Western genre.)

So I saw the glowing first review and decided to read "more". There I found several reviews with 1 or 2 stars that summed up my feelings well about the lack of character development, poor editing, feeling that it was shot on the Universal back lot (MGM's is long gone), and overall impression that it was not going to come close to changing my feelings about LD. My impression is that the overwhelming vote of those who chose to write was "less than a 4.0".

This got me to wondering about the process that yields a 9+ rating. If the people giving the 10s and 9s do not take the time to justify their vote, is the ballot box being stuffed by people with a monetary motivation? I have long used IMDb as one tool to screen movies and thought it the best available. Now I am not so sure.


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