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The story of how the Texas Rangers were created.
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Series cast summary:
Bill Paxton ...  Sam Houston 5 episodes, 2015
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ...  'Deaf' Smith 5 episodes, 2015
Olivier Martinez ...  Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna 5 episodes, 2015
Thomas Jane ...  James Wykoff 5 episodes, 2015
Crispin Glover ...  Mosley Baker 5 episodes, 2015
Jeremy Davies ...  Ephraim Knowles 5 episodes, 2015
Rhys Coiro ...  Vern Elwood 5 episodes, 2015
Christopher McDonald ...  Henry Karnes 5 episodes, 2015
Max Thieriot ...  Jack Hays 5 episodes, 2015
Cynthia Addai-Robinson ...  Emily West 5 episodes, 2015
Robert Knepper ...  Empresario Buckley 5 episodes, 2015
Chad Michael Murray ...  Mirabeau Lamar 5 episodes, 2015
Jeff Fahey ...  Thomas Rusk 5 episodes, 2015
Sarah Jones ...  Pauline Wykoff 5 episodes, 2015
Joe Egender ...  Beans Wilkins 5 episodes, 2015
Robert Baker ...  Big Foot Wallace 5 episodes, 2015
Stephen Monroe Taylor ...  Gator Davis 5 episodes, 2015
Trevor Donovan ...  Kit Acklin 5 episodes, 2015
Rob Morrow ...  Colonel James Fannin 5 episodes, 2015
Kris Kristofferson ...  Andrew Jackson 5 episodes, 2015
Brendan Fraser ...  Billy Anderson 5 episodes, 2015
Ray Liotta ...  Lorca 5 episodes, 2015
Gerardo Taracena ...  Manuel Flores 5 episodes, 2015
Raúl Méndez ...  Juan Seguin 5 episodes, 2015
Jacob Lofland ...  Colby Pit 5 episodes, 2015
Antonio de la Vega ...  Almonte 5 episodes, 2015
Darrell Fetty ...  Doc Ewing 5 episodes, 2015
Harold Torres ...  Portilla 5 episodes, 2015
Horacio Garcia Rojas ...  Buffalo Hump 5 episodes, 2015
Vico Escorcia ...  Sarah Ewing 5 episodes, 2015
Mayra Serbulo Mayra Serbulo ...  Guadalupe 5 episodes, 2015
John Elvis John Elvis ...  Yellow Knife 5 episodes, 2015
Johnathon Schaech ...  Colonel Sherman 5 episodes, 2015
Paula Romo Paula Romo ...  Emilia 5 episodes, 2015
Courtney Gains ...  Cole Hornfischer 4 episodes, 2015
Molly McMichael ...  Rebecca Pit 4 episodes, 2015
Geoffrey Blake ...  Colonel George 'Boots' Hockley 4 episodes, 2015
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A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and Native Americans, and paved the way for the Republic of Texas to emerge. Written by jblueboy

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Taglines:

Don't mess with Texas

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Drama | History | Western

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Texas Rising See more »

Filming Locations:

Durango, Mexico

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Stereo

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2.35 : 1
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Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Christopher McDonald had recurring roles on The Good Wife (2009). See more »

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None of the landscape resembles the Texas areas portrayed in this series. There are no mountains between San Antonio and Houston. Filming occurred in Mexico. See more »

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Follows Texas Rising: The Lost Soldier (2015) See more »

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If you enjoy Texas History
27 May 2015 | by scox1980See all my reviews

First I must say it was well shot and decent to good acting. And I do plan on watching the entire thing. But to enjoy this film you MUST forget everything you know about Texas history.

It is as inaccurate as it gets. It might as well be set in space... I really don't understand why they did this, because they "mess up" on some of the most basic and common knowledge history. And the true story itself is already such a strong story to begin with.

I mean if they wanted to do something fictional they could have based it around a fictional person within the historical events themselves. Instead they tell the story as if that's what happened. When in reality it's pure fiction.

From the opening scene it is entirely false. The whole thing... The Alamo didn't even look like that. They have the Alamo with a domed roof, which wasn't added until long after the war. That was not he flag that was flying at the Alamo... How do we know this? Because the flag the production used is FICTIONAL. That flag never existed prior to this show. They just made it up.

They also have the barracks the same height as the Alamo, it wasn't. They also have it right next to the Alamo, again it wasn't. The walls don't have palisades, which they did have during the siege.

More disturbing is that they have Emily West at the Alamo, she wasn't and that she had a brother who was both free and died at the Alamo. As far as we know she did not have a brother, nor do we know of any freed Black men who fought at the Alamo. And Emily West did NOT have any relations with Sam Houston... utter nonsense.

In fact, if she did have a brother he would have been in Connecticut where she was from and not Texas. She was an indentured servant under a 1 year contract of employment to James Morgan at a hotel in Morgan's Point on the Gulf Coast of Texas outside of Houston at the time the Alamo fell. She was captured by the Mexican Army in Mid April, over a month after the Alamo and held as a sex slave by Santa Anna. She was not a spy for the Texas army...

Then there is the entirely fictional character Lorca... Who survives the siege and goes on a murderous revenge killing spree... He never existed.

They go even further from reality when they have the "survivors" of the Alamo being transported to who knows where by the Mexican Army. That didn't happen. They were just left there. And they weren't attacked by Kiowa Indians. And the Rangers didn't rescue them.

I must mention that someone stated "this is East Texas" in reference to where Sam Houston was... the mountains and such. No, that is not East Texas... But Sam Houston wasn't in East Texas when the Alamo Fell. He was in between Gonzalez and Austin in the hill country. So that's actually accurate.

Originally he was to travel from Washington on the Brazos (Austin) to meet up with the forces from Goliad to come to the defense of the forces surrounded by the Mexican Army at the Alamo. But Fannin had some troubles enroute with wagons and cannons so he turned around and went back to Goliad. Houston then sent word to the Alamo that no forces would relieve them and orders to Fannin to retreat East and awaited their reply somewhere around Gonzalez. That's what's going on when that scene took place.


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