The town of Deadwood, South Dakota in the weeks following the Custer massacre is a lawless sinkhole of crime and corruption. Into this uncivilized outpost ride a disillusioned and bitter ex-lawman, Wild Bill Hickok, and Seth Bullock, a man hoping to find a new start for himself. Both men find themselves quickly on opposite sides of the legal and moral fence from Al Swearengen, saloon owner, hotel operator, and incipient boss of Deadwood. The lives of these three intertwine with many others, the high-minded and the low-lifes who populate Deadwood in 1876.
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Fortune comes with a price.
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Did You Know?
The "nude" portrait of a woman on a couch by the door in Al Swearengen's office is the same used in Boardwalk Empire
(2010). Micky Doyle references it to Van Alden in the scene at his desk. See more
The "Chinatown" in Old Deadwood, South Dakota was not located on a side street; it was part of the Downtown area. Deadwood was (and still is) too narrow because of its physical location to have too many side streets. See more
There's a blood stain on your floor.
Yeah, I'm... I'm gonna get to that.
Referenced in Backstrom: Rock Bottom