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Episode #1.1 

PG-13 | | Western | Episode aired 12 May 1996
Young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae join with military expedition whose goal it is to annex Sante Fe on behalf of the new Texas Republic.

Director:

Yves Simoneau

Writers:

Larry McMurtry (teleplay), Diana Ossana (teleplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
F. Murray Abraham ... Caleb Cobb
Keith Carradine ... Bigfoot Wallace
Patricia Childress Patricia Childress ... Matilda Jane
Brian Dennehy ... Major Chevallier
Edward James Olmos ... Captain Salazar
Eric Schweig ... Buffalo Hump
Harry Dean Stanton ... Shadrach
David Arquette ... Augustus McCrae
Ray McKinnon ... Long Bill Coleman
Tim Blake Nelson ... Johnny Carthage
Alastair Duncan ... Capt. Billy Falconer
Rodger Boyce ... Clara's father
Brad Greenquist ... Kirker
Ed Cantrell Ed Cantrell ... Brognoli
Rutherford Cravens ... Elihu Carson
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Storyline

In this prequel to "Lonesome Dove" after unit has been partially wiped out by Comanches, Augustus and Woodrow join a megalomaniac former pirate Colonel Cobb in an ill-advised military expedition to annex Sabte Fe on behalf of the fledgling Republic of Texas but do count on attacks by ruthless Native Americans, especially the seemingly invincible Buffalo Hump. BLzuckily, two experienced scouts, Shadrach and Bigfoot Wallace are recruited to help in the journey. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

12 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Van Horn, Texas, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Wallace calls Kirker and Glanton Americans. At the time this film is set, Texas is still an independent republic. The scalp hunters are Texans, not Americans. See more »

Quotes

Clara's father: [to Gus] You don't have to wait for an opinion with Miss Clara around. She'll give you one before you can catch your breath.
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Soundtracks

Oh, Susannah
(uncredited)
Composed by Stephen Foster (1848)
Hummed by Gus when entering Clara's store
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