The camp turns out to vote - but as Bullock notes, the election may already have been decided. In light of the populace's mood, Langrishe delays the opening of his theater, and ponders his future in Deadwood. Hawkeye arrives at the Gem with "almost 18" men to complement Wu's contingent. Alma works out a deal for her claim. Joanie reaches out to a frustrated Tolliver. Through E.B., Hearst issues his conditions for departure, forcing Swearengen to finish what Burns can't. Written by
Did You Know?
and Dusty Hill
, who both play uncredited townspeople in this episode, are better known as the two heavily bearded members of the classic rock trio ZZ Top
. This was not their first time acting in an period western; ZZ Top also played the onscreen band in one of the scenes set in 1885 in the movie Back to the Future Part III
(1990). See more
When he ain't lyin', Al's the most honorable man you'll ever meet.