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Comanche Moon 

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The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Steve Zahn ...  Gus McCrae 3 episodes, 2008
Ryan Merriman ...  Jake Spoon 3 episodes, 2008
Keith Robinson ...  Joshua Deets 3 episodes, 2008
Wes Studi ...  Buffalo Hump 3 episodes, 2008
Adam Beach ...  Blue Duck 3 episodes, 2008
James Rebhorn ...  Gov. Elisha Pease 3 episodes, 2008
Melanie Lynskey ...  Pearl Coleman 3 episodes, 2008
Rachel Griffiths ...  Inez Scull 3 episodes, 2008
Troy Baker ...  Pea Eye Parker 3 episodes, 2008
David Midthunder ...  Famous Shoes 3 episodes, 2008
Arron Shiver ...  Stove Jones 3 episodes, 2008
Toby Metcalf Toby Metcalf ...  Ranger Lee Hitch 3 episodes, 2008
Steve Reevis ...  Worm 3 episodes, 2008
Wally Welch ...  Ranger Ikey Ripple 3 episodes, 2008
Val Kilmer ...  Inish Scull 3 episodes, 2008
Karl Urban ...  Woodrow F. Call 3 episodes, 2008
Linda Cardellini ...  Clara Forsythe 3 episodes, 2008
Elizabeth Banks ...  Maggie 3 episodes, 2008
Ray McKinnon ...  Bill Coleman 2 episodes, 2008
Sal Lopez ...  Ahumado 2 episodes, 2008
Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman ...  First Old Comanche 2 episodes, 2008
Kristine Sutherland ...  Elmira Forsythe 2 episodes, 2008
Josh Berry ...  Bob Allen 2 episodes, 2008
Jonathan Joss ...  Kicking Wolf 2 episodes, 2008
Bill Flynn ...  Old Ben Mickelson 2 episodes, 2008
Brady Coleman ...  Mr. Forsythe 2 episodes, 2008
Savion Rose Savion Rose ...  Felice 2 episodes, 2008
Grover Coulson ...  Bingham 2 episodes, 2008
Tatanka Means ...  Slipping Weasel 2 episodes, 2008
Fredrick Lopez Fredrick Lopez ...  Goyeto 2 episodes, 2008
Scotty Augare Scotty Augare ...  Straight Elbow 2 episodes, 2008
Geraldine Keams ...  Hema 2 episodes, 2008
Rod Rondeaux Rod Rondeaux ...  SlowTree 2 episodes, 2008
Jack Burning ...  Second Old Comanche 2 episodes, 2008
Jake Busey ...  Tudwal 2 episodes, 2008
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The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.

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Genres:

Drama | Western

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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English | Shoshoni | Spanish | French

Release Date:

13 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Comanche Moon See more »

Filming Locations:

New Mexico, USA See more »

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Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Richard King was a real person, he started the King Ranch in South Texas which became, and still is to this day, the largest ranch in Texas. At the time of King's death in 1885 his ranch encompassed over 825,000 acres. See more »

Goofs

In the original "Lonesome Dove", some 16 years later, when Jake comes back and says he is surprised to still find them in Lonesome Dove, Call says that nothing much has changed since Jake left. Jake leaves from Austin in "Comanche Moon", not Lonesome Dove. See more »

Quotes

Gus McCrae: Why didn't you write? What if I missed ya?
[to Clara]
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Alternate Versions

At the beginning of the broadcast version, there is a flashback to Buffalo Hump's youth, in which several Comanche tribes are called together to meet with American military officers in a tent, and are subsequently betrayed by the white men opening fire on them from outside. In the DVD, this scene is moved to the end of the first episode, while Buffalo Hump describes the incident to his fellow tribe members as they set out to raid Austin. See more »

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Follows Return to Lonesome Dove (1993) See more »

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A worthy prequel
16 January 2008 | by ScarletPimpernel64See all my reviews

What has hurt this film is everyone and their Aunt Matilda is comparing it to its illustrious predecessor, which is always going to hurt any show. If you take it as a western, it's a darned good show. We discover how our characters in 'Lonesome Dove' wind up in the situations they start up in (Such as: Why do two Texas Rangers, who live on adventure, wind up in a dead town? And how did Gus manage to lose the love of his life?) The performances are very good, and we see the exact same mannerisms the characters will have down the road. The actors did a very good job. The cinematography was superb, and while the music didn't live up to the legendary score of nearly two decades past, that was an impossible task, and it was still fine.

It also helped that we had three episodes, which you just don't see in a miniseries anymore. Heck, it's downright impossible to see a two part telefilm these days.

Fans of the western, rejoice!


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