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A multi-generational epic telling of the story of America's birth as a superpower through the bloody rise and fall of one Texas oil empire.
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Series cast summary:
Henry Garrett ...  Pete McCullough 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Paola Nuñez ...  Maria García / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Pierce Brosnan ...  Eli McCullough 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Sydney Lucas ...  Jeannie McCullough / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Jacob Lofland ...  Young Eli McCullough 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Elizabeth Frances ...  Prairie Flower 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Shane Graham ...  Charles McCullough 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Jess Weixler ...  Sally McCullough 15 episodes, 2017-2019
David Wilson Barnes ...  Phineas McCullough 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Zahn McClarnon ...  Toshaway 15 episodes, 2017-2019
James Parks ...  Niles Gilbert 14 episodes, 2017-2019
Caleb Burgess ...  Jonas McCullough 11 episodes, 2017-2019
Carlos Bardem ...  Pedro García / ... 10 episodes, 2017


The Son, from writers/producers Philipp Meyer, Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy and producer Michael Connolly, is a multi-generational epic telling of the story of America's birth as a superpower through the bloody rise and fall of one Texas oil empire. Written by ahmetkozan

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My Fortune is Forged in Blood


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8 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Did You Know?


Spindletop refers to a rich oil discovery found in East Texas. It was declared a historical landmark and Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum in Beaumont, Texas was established in the area. See more »


Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Authentic accounting of Indian raid
9 April 2017 | by karenhargusSee all my reviews

Well, after one episode, this series looks promising. Mostly I would like to speak to it's authenticity, at least in regards to Indian raids. My husbands's great grandfather was Dot Babb, an Indian captive taken very much like shown in this series. His family was one of 3 ranches in northern Texas and while his father was away on a cattle drive, the Comanche Indians raided his ranch, brutally knifing and shooting an arrow through his mother to death. His baby sister was left to die (neighbors rescued her). Dot and his sister, Bianca, and the governess were taken as captives. At one point, he tried to help the governess escape and he was tied to a tree and the Comanche braves tried to break him down by shooting arrows very close to him. Then he was tied up and they put brush around him and made it look like they would set it afire. He was so stoic and showed no fear that they decided to make him a brave. He lived as a captive until his father rescued him. He was a friend of the Comanches all his life. Anyway, this part of this series is historically accurate. Dot authored a book about his captive experience and his early years as a Texan rancher, In the Bosom of the Comanches, available online through the Library of Congress. There are other captive stories similar to his and it appears perhaps these stories were used as reference for this series. So those unfamiliar with Texas history should read some actual first hand accounts by Texans.

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