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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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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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Drama | Western

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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

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Keith Robinson plays Deets, a role originally played by Danny Glover in Lonesome Dove (1989). Robinson and Glover appeared together in Dreamgirls (2006). See more »

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When Pea Eye gets drunk and passes out in the street, his hat is laying flat on the ground behind his head. When Maggie reaches down to grab him and drag him out of the street, his hat is partially on his head. See more »

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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 Lonesome Dove (1989) See more »

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For what it is, it's worth watching.
17 January 2008 | by red17See all my reviews

There have been some harsh criticisms of Comanche Moon on IMDb. I think this is for three reasons. First, purists are disappointed that the mini-series is not exactly like the book. Second, it's not as good as the original Lonesome Dove. Finally, people like to complain on IMDb and the greatest films in the world will have bad comments.

I would like to say that no movie is going to be as good as the book. That's just the way it is. Lonesome Dove wasn't as good as the novel it was based on. Additionally, the movie of Lonesome Dove had some things left out ans switched around. That's just they way its going to be with a film adaptation of anything. So its a futile argument when looking at Comanche Moon.

I do agree it's not as good as the original Dove. But hey, nothing is. I know people that guide their lives by the lessons they learned from the Dove. If I was going to compare every book I read, movie I watched, and TV I viewed by Lonesome Dove; I would be perpetually unhappy.

This is a made for TV miniseries based on a prequel to Lonesome Dave (the novel) and sequel to Dead man's Walk, and that's what you get. It's the best TV I've seen in years. It's a fun set up for Lonesome Dove. We get to learn about the history of the Rangers we came to know and love in Dove. Zahn does an amazing job in recreating Gus McCrae. Elizabeth Banks and Linda Forenelli (sp?) also do great jobs as creating characters that help fill in the past of the rangers and Newt.

If/when it comes on again, I promise you'll enjoy it more than some crumby reality show.


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