An opium theft leaves Swearengen trying to find a common language with his supplier, and navigating murky waters to deal with the mess. Meanwhile, Silas Adams, bagman for the magistrate from Yankton, arrives with bad news for Swearengen. Bullock regrets having raised his hand at the government meeting. An unwelcome and ailing Reverend Smith gravitates to the Gem and its new piano.
Did You Know?
In his conversations with Al, Mr. Wu frequently refers to white men with the Cantonese term "gwai lo." Literally translated it means "ghost man," a derogatory reference to white men's pale skin. The term remains in common usage today, but is no longer considered impolite. See more
Reverend Smith recites several lines of The Prayer of Saint Francis; however, this prayer was written in 1912 and first appeared printed in English in 1927, decades after the show takes place. See more
You can't cut the throat of every cocksucker whose character it would improve.
Hog of the Forsaken
Written by Michael Hurley
Performed by Michael Hurley See more