A former confederate soldier journeys to the transcontinental railroad to seek vengeance.
Did You Know?
This episode stars Tom Noonan
and Ted Levine
, both of whom have played villains in a Hannibal Lecter film. Noonan played Francis Dollarhyde (aka The Tooth Fairy) in Manhunter
(1986), with Brian Cox as Lecter, and Levine played Jame Gumb (aka Buffalo Bill) in The Silence of the Lambs
(1991) with Anthony Hokpins as Lecter. See more
Lily and Robert are shown at various times in fields of "wildflowers". One of those is a cultivated field of canola (uniform field of yellow flowers) which is certainly not consistent with 1865 Nebraska since canola was not even developed until the 1970s. At another point they are in a field of meadow flowers - most of which are introduced weeds including canada thistle, meadow brome grass and alfalfa, not native prairie. See more
Unburden yourself, my son.
I was with General Sherman on his march south. What we did... evil, unspeakable things.
You were a soldier. You were following orders.
No. They were not just orders. We opened a dark door, and the Devil stepped in.
Hell on Wheels Main Title
Written by Gustavo Santaolalla
Performed by Kevin Kiner and Gustavo Santaolalla See more