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Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but buries his pain behind his brave face, unassuming grin and dry wit.
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 Victoria 'Vic' Moretti (53 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Henry Standing Bear (53 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Cady Longmire (53 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 The Ferg / ... (53 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Sheriff Walt Longmire (52 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Ruby (43 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Branch Connally (33 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Jacob Nighthorse (24 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Officer Mathias (22 episodes, 2012-2016)
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Walt Longmire is the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County. Widowed only a year, Longmire is a man in psychic repair that buries his pain behind a brave face and dry wit. Struggling since his wife's death and at the urging of his daughter, Cady, Longmire knows that the time has come to turn his life around. With the help of Vic, a female deputy new to the department, he becomes reinvigorated about his job and committed to running for re-election. When Branch, an ambitious, young deputy decides to run against him for sheriff, Longmire feels betrayed but remains steadfast in his dedication to the community. Longmire often turns to close friend and confidant Henry Standing Bear for support as he sets out to rebuild both his personal and professional life, one step at a time. Written by A&E TV

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On its premiere in June 2012, the series became A&E TV's most watched original series launch of all time with 4.1 million total viewers. See more »

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Looks promising
10 June 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I'll admit I only gave this show a chance because it premiered at a time when a lot of shows are on break. I'm glad that I did because this might just turn out to be the next great law show (Justified being the most recent). Have to wait and see how the season turns out.

After watching the first episode, you can immediately tell the producers and writers are keen on character development. With the only about half the episode devoted to the first case itself, you'll learn a lot about Sheriff Longmire quickly. That's not to say you won't enjoy it though. This show is VERY watchable. I actually went back and watched it again the next day. A&E hasn't produced a lot of shows I've enjoyed but I'm looking forward to the episode.

Set in Wyoming, viewers can expect to see beautiful scenery and the pilot certainly did not disappoint in that sense. Native Americans play a major roll in this show and it seems the hostilities will progress throughout the season. The show focuses on old school methods of law enforcement rather than the recent trend of C.S.I. semen under the fridge kinds that have been dominating in recent years.

Give this the show a chance.


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