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Lonesome Dove 

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Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory.
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Top Rated TV #65 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 16 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Augustus 'Gus' McCrae 4 episodes, 1989
...  Woodrow F. Call 4 episodes, 1989
...  Joshua Deets 4 episodes, 1989
...  Lorena Wood 4 episodes, 1989
...  Jake Spoon 4 episodes, 1989
...  Blue Duck 4 episodes, 1989
...  Dish Boggett 4 episodes, 1989
...  Newt Dobbs 4 episodes, 1989
...  Clara Allen 4 episodes, 1989
...  July Johnson 4 episodes, 1989
...  Pea Eye Parker 4 episodes, 1989
...  Elmira Boot Johnson 4 episodes, 1989
...  Roscoe Brown 4 episodes, 1989
...  Lippy Jones 4 episodes, 1989
...  Jasper Fant 4 episodes, 1989
...  Dan Suggs 4 episodes, 1989
...  Luke 4 episodes, 1989
...  Big Zwey 4 episodes, 1989
Travis Swords ...  Allan O'Brien 4 episodes, 1989
...  Doctor 4 episodes, 1989
Ron Weyand ...  Old Hugh 4 episodes, 1989
...  Soupy Jones 4 episodes, 1989
...  Needle Nelson 4 episodes, 1989
James McMurtry ...  Jimmy Rainey 4 episodes, 1989
Charlie Haynie ...  Ben Rainey 4 episodes, 1989
James Terry McIlvain ...  Cowboy 4 episodes, 1989
...  Bert Borum 4 episodes, 1989
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ...  Po Campo 3 episodes, 1989
...  Bolivar 3 episodes, 1989
Thomas Connor ...  Bob Allen 2 episodes, 1989
Jerry Biggs ...  Roy Suggs 2 episodes, 1989
...  Sally Allen 2 episodes, 1989
Sean Hennigan ...  Eddie Suggs 2 episodes, 1989
Lauren Stanley ...  Betsy Allen 2 episodes, 1989
...  Frog Lip 2 episodes, 1989
Jack Caffrey ...  Cholo 2 episodes, 1989
Adam Faraizl ...  Joe Boot 2 episodes, 1989
...  Bill Spettle 2 episodes, 1989
...  Sean O'Brien 2 episodes, 1989
...  Janey 2 episodes, 1989
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Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way, and the journey doesn't end without numerous casualties. (6 hrs approx) Written by Rob Hartill

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5 February 1989 (USA)  »

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When Peter Bogdanovich was set to direct and co-write the film, the role of Lorena was to be played by his then-girlfriend Cybill Shepherd, who had also appeared in the previous Bogdanovich-Larry McMurtry adaptation, The Last Picture Show (1971). See more »

Goofs

When Gus is dying in the doctor's office after Call comes to see him, there are crickets chirping at times. However, it is winter time and snowing outside. There would not likely be crickets chirping in winter Montana. See more »

Quotes

Gus McCrae: It's not dying I'm talking about, it's living.
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Crazy Credits

Danny Glover, Robert Urich, Frederic Forrest, and Anjelica Huston are credited in every episode, even though Huston does not appear until the third episode, Forrest does not appear at all in the third episode, and Glover and Urich do not appear in the final episode. See more »

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Referenced in Howard Stern on Demand: Robert Duvall (2006) See more »

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The best mini-series ever?
22 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

I usually shun mini-series. Sooo long, sooo boring. Lonesome Dove is anything but. It's one of the most realistic, best character driven films ever made. Everyone is good, even Ricky (sorry, RICK) Schroeder, but Robert Duval is AMAZING. His Augustus McCrae is so perfect, that one would swear that Robert Duval is that character! He makes this film for me and I was really happy to hear that it was Duval's favorite character out of his long, excellent career. Lonesome Dove, which is so brilliant, should be on the list of anyone who likes westerns, and anyone who likes good filmmaking in general!


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