A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

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 Seth Bullock (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Al Swearengen (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Alma Garret (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Doc Cochran (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dan Dority (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Sol Star (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Trixie (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Charlie Utter (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Tom Nuttall (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 E.B. Farnum (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Calamity Jane (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Johnny Burns (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Sofia Metz (36 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Whitney Ellsworth (35 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 A.W. Merrick (35 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Joanie Stubbs (34 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Cy Tolliver (34 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Silas Adams (27 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Con Stapleton (26 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Martha Bullock (24 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Leon (24 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Jewel (23 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Richardson (20 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Mr. Wu (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dolly (17 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Francis Wolcott / ... (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
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The town of Deadwood, South Dakota in the weeks following the Custer massacre is a lawless sinkhole of crime and corruption. Into this uncivilized outpost ride a disillusioned and bitter ex-lawman, Wild Bill Hickok, and Seth Bullock, a man hoping to find a new start for himself. Both men find themselves quickly on opposite sides of the legal and moral fence from Al Swearengen, saloon owner, hotel operator, and incipient boss of Deadwood. The lives of these three intertwine with many others, the high-minded and the low-lifes who populate Deadwood in 1876. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Deadwood, pueblo corrupto  »

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Fifteen members of the cast of Deadwood (2004) also starred in Sons of Anarchy (2008). The list includes Tony Swift (Prospector/Biker), Tim DeZarn (Townsman/Nate Meineke), Kevin P. Kearns (Pasco/Luke), Dan Hildebrand (Shaughnessy/Tim Driscoll/Sean Casey) , Julie Ariola (Countess/Mary Winston ), Cleo King (Aunt Lou Marchbanks/Neeta), Dayton Callie (Charlie Utter/Chief Wayne Unser), Paula Malcomson (Trixie/Maureen Ashby), Robin Weigert (Calamity Jane/Ally Lowen), Titus Welliver (Silas Adams/Jimmy O'Phelan), Jamie McShane (Ned Mason/Cameron Hayes), Ray McKinnon (Reverend H.W. Smith/Lincoln Potter), Jim Cody Williams (Terrence/Uncle Vinky), Kim Dickens (Joanie Stubbs/Colette Jane) and Keone Young (Mr. Wu/Bohai Lin) See more »

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Episode 1: A portion of blacktop highway and guard railing is visible behind Hickock's wagon as it descends the hill into Deadwood. See more »

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Cy Tolliver: You're tough to be a friend to.
Francis Wolcott: You make a good point.
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The best TV drama ever made
2 June 2008 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I write this beholden to no cock-sucker when I say that Deadwood is, quite simply, the best TV series of all-time. This show raised is light-years ahead of most of even the so-called great TV series around, for example, the Sopranos. HBO are a disgrace for canceling this show. The dialog , characterization, acting, plot, costumes - everything - is first rate. This is a TV drama which really makes you think. You can actually learn what makes people tick watching this show. Even though its set in a gold mining town, Deadwood, in the 1880s it's themes are still relevant to modern day life : people are still trying to cheat, kill, control, alter their state of consciousness, and get rich. Has that much really changed?


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