Deadwood (2004–2006)
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General Crook rolls into Deadwood with his troops, known as "Custer's avengers," and the Yankton magistrate, Clagett, prompting a parade and business solicitations from E.B. Farnum and Cy ... See full summary »


Davis Guggenheim


David Milch (created by), Ted Mann

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Olyphant ... Seth Bullock
Ian McShane ... Al Swearengen
Molly Parker ... Alma Garret
Jim Beaver ... Whitney Ellsworth (credit only)
Brad Dourif ... Doc Cochran
John Hawkes ... Sol Star
Paula Malcomson ... Trixie
Leon Rippy ... Tom Nuttall
William Sanderson ... E.B. Farnum
Robin Weigert ... Calamity Jane (credit only)
W. Earl Brown ... Dan Dority
Dayton Callie ... Charlie Utter
Powers Boothe ... Cy Tolliver
Jeffrey Jones ... A.W. Merrick
Ray McKinnon ... Reverend H.W. Smith (as Raymond McKinnon)


General Crook rolls into Deadwood with his troops, known as "Custer's avengers," and the Yankton magistrate, Clagett, prompting a parade and business solicitations from E.B. Farnum and Cy Tolliver. Al Swearengen delivers a tortured soul from suffering, and Bullock reacts decisively to Russell's intentions regarding Alma. Stapleton's new commission as sheriff proves short-lived, and Bullock and Alma have a late-night meeting. Written by WyattJones

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Release Date:

13 June 2004 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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When the troops are mustering to leave Deadwood towards the end of the episode, the bugle fanfare is heard uninterrupted throughout the camp, even though we can clearly see the bugle player has the instrument away from his mouth for a short while. See more »


E.B. Farnum: Hey doc the cavalry is in town.
Doc Cochran: Fuck the Cavalry!
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Farther Along
Written by Rev. W. A. Fletcher
Performed by Mississippi John Hurt
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"What kind of man have I become, Saul?" (dialog) (Seth Bullock)
31 December 2014 | by A_Different_DrummerSee all my reviews

... and Saul replies, "I don't know. The day ain't $#%^$# over..." Film historians of the future will not only sing the praises of Tim Olyphant's work in film and TV, but, I assure you, they will not fail to mention how audiences of the era (that would be ... us) failed to fully appreciate him.

The same cannot be said of David Milch who produced and wrote this excellent series. I am in awe of the way Milch introduced Olyphant off the top of the series and then kept him in reserve until the 12th episode -- the same way you keep your rook back in a chess game -- until here, in this instalment, he is literally unleashed.

Let me be clear. The writing is excellent. The acting is excellent. The direction and staging excellent. But even against such strong odds, Olyphant at the top of his craft can steal the entire episode to the point that it just seems to be all about him.

And you know what? It is.

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