Deadwood


Deadwood
In an age of plunder and greed, the richest gold strike in American History draws a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement where everything - and everyone - has a price. The story begins two weeks after Custer's defeat at Little Big Horn, combining fictional and real-life characters and events in an epic morality tale. Located in the Black Hills Indian Cession, the "town" of Deadwood is an illegal settlement, a violent and uncivilized outpost that attracts a colorful array of characters looking to get rich - from outlaws and entrepreneurs to ex-soldiers and racketeers, Chinese laborers, prostitutes, city dudes and gunfighters. Welcome to Deadwood ... a hell of a place to make your fortune.

Genre: Drama, Western

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  • Watch Deadwood Season 3

    • Episode 12

      Season 03, Episode 12

      aired: Sun, Aug 27, 2006

      In the Season Three finale, the camp turns out to vote, but as Bullock notes, the election may already have been decided. Stubbs reaches out to a frustrated Tolliver, who finds himself with a folded hand as the action heats up. Through Farnum, Hearst issues his conditions for departure, forcing Swearengen to finish what Burns can't.

    • Episode 11

      Season 03, Episode 11

      aired: Sun, Aug 20, 2006

      Bullock holds a meeting to determine which emergencies warrant wiring him in Sturgis, where he and Harry are delivering pitches. The first summons doesn't take long, as Hearst follows up Alma's close call with one that's decidedly more on-target. In the aftermath, Alma takes refuge at the Gem, again, while Trixie decides to take matters into her own hands.

    • Episode 10

      Season 03, Episode 10

      aired: Sun, Aug 13, 2006

      With Bullock campaigning away from camp, Alma finds herself targeted by Hearst's henchmen, and finds shelter with (of all people) Swearengen. Sent to the Gem with a missive from Hearst, Barrett is treated rudely by its proprietor, who turns to familiar methods to get the henchmen to reveal his boss' future plans.

    • Episode 9

      Season 03, Episode 09

      aired: Sun, Aug 6, 2006

      As Deadwood is overrun by Hearst's men, Bullock issues contingency plans to Martha. Wu, caught in a Pinkerton stampede, delivers a cryptic message to Swearengen; it takes Burns, of all people, to decipher it. Barrett makes Merrick pay for embarrassing Hearst in 'The Pioneer;' Morgan Earp calls out one of the 'Pistoleros.'

    • Episode 8

      Season 03, Episode 08

      aired: Sun, Jul 30, 2006

      'The Pioneer' edition featuring Bullock's letter is published, raising concerns about Hearst's response. Erstwhile lawman Wyatt Earp and his brother Morgan ride into town, having defended a stagecoach against sabotage. Maintaining that they intend to work on a timber lease won in a card game, some question the brothers' actual motives.

    • Episode 7

      Season 03, Episode 07

      aired: Sun, Jul 23, 2006

      Odell makes Hearst a proposition involving 'the color,' causing his mother to fret for his safety. The camp elders hold another Gem meeting, complete with peaches and cinnamon, to map out a strategy to deal with Hearst. Their solution, proposed by Bullock via a letter to the family of a slain Cornishman, promises to make news in 'The Pioneer.'

    • Episode 6

      Season 03, Episode 06

      aired: Sun, Jul 16, 2006

      Aunt Lou's long-lost son, Odell Marchbanks, arrives in Deadwood after a circuitous trip from Liberia, although his mother soon attempts to orchestrate his immediate departure. Bullock and Swearengen contemplate a preemptive strike against Hearst, whose ire has been inflamed overnight. Alma's bad habits lose her Trixie's bank services.

    • Episode 5

      Season 03, Episode 05

      aired: Sun, Jul 9, 2006

      Enabled by Leon, Alma reverts to her bad habits, though she's able to exhibit enough charm to get Merrick to endorse her bank's liquidity during a crisis. Swearengen, still trying to decipher Hearst's intentions, finally finds use for Farnum. Dority rises to Captain Turner's challenge, driving Hearst to the Bella Union, where Bullock hands him an earful.

    • Episode 4

      Season 03, Episode 04

      aired: Sun, Jul 2, 2006

      Amidst as much fanfare as Deadwood can muster, Alma opens Deadwood's first bank. Cochran ministers to Tolliver, but it's unclear now who's sicker. Hostetler and Fields return to Deadwood, looking to settle scores and move on. Captain Turner throws down a gauntlet to Dority, who hesitates to pick it up.

    • Episode 3

      Season 03, Episode 03

      aired: Sun, Jun 25, 2006

      Deadwood ushers in some new arrivals on the stagecoach: Jack Langrishe, a flamboyant stage promoter and old friend of Swearengen, and Aunt Lou Marchbanks, Hearst's longtime cook who settles in nicely as the Grand Central chef. Also returning to town is a newly westernized Wu, with news for 'Swegin' about a soon-to-arrive group of imported Hearst workers.

    • Episode 2

      Season 03, Episode 02

      aired: Sun, Jun 18, 2006

      A cryptic note delivered by Captain Turner tips off Swearengen to another bloody incident at the Gem; later, Hearst makes his intentions known in a more straightforward message. While Jane finds a captive audience for her oratory skills, the candidates for mayor and sheriff aren't as fortunate.

    • Episode 1

      Season 03, Episode 01

      aired: Sun, Jun 11, 2006

      (Season Three premiere) Deadwood's first true elections are approaching, with the offices of sheriff (Bullock vs. Harry Manning) and mayor (E.B. Farnum vs. Sol Star) to be contested. Meanwhile, Hearst offers Bullock his political backing in exchange for Bullock's promise to exert influence over certain areas of the camp.

  • Watch Deadwood Season 2

    • Episode 12

      Season 02, Episode 12

      aired: Sun, May 22, 2005

      In the Season Two finale, as Deadwood readies for a celebration, George Hearst's arrival in camp brings upheaval. Swearengen's manipulations extract a counter-offer from Yankton. Hearst comes to arrangements with Farnum and Swearengen. Tolliver seeks to improve his position with Hearst at Wolcott's expense. Tensions in Chinaman's Alley boil over.

    • Episode 11

      The Whores Can Come

      aired: Sun, May 15, 2005

      Telegraph lines to Yankton heat up as Jarry fears Bullock and Hearst have each thrown their weight behind Montana. Swearengen uses a camp tragedy to delay an altercation between Wu and Lee. Tolliver refuses the newly-reformed Cramed a clergyman's respect, while even Gem whores flesh out the crowd at the minister's open service.

    • Episode 10

      Season 02, Episode 10

      aired: Sun, May 8, 2005

      When Cochran delivers a dire prognosis, the entire camp stands vigil. Swearengen enlists Star and Adams to plan a con on Commissioner Jarry. Andy Cramed offers himself as the camp's new minister. With Martha regretting her move to Deadwood, Bullock searches for encouraging words. Trixie pressures Alma to accept Ellsworth's proposal.

    • Episode 9

      Season 02, Episode 09

      aired: Sun, May 1, 2005

      Merrick goes overboard printing rumors in the 'Pioneer,' earning rebuke from Swearengen. Tolliver aims to fleece Mose Manuel of his bloodstained profits. Utter's enraged when Wolcott interrupts his and Bullock's interrogation of Mose. Alma's note causes Swearengen to amend his deal with Miss Isringhausen. Jane and Stubbs continue their alliance.

    • Episode 8

      Season 02, Episode 08

      aired: Sun, Apr 24, 2005

      Wolcott offers on a rich claim operated by two ornery brothers, and reports to Hearst on their progress. Nuttall unveils his new bicycle--but some doubt that he can ride it. Swearengen and Bullock discuss alternatives to annexing the Hills to Dakota. Miss Isringhausen strikes a deal with Swearengen; Alma receives proposals from both Martha and Ellsworth.

    • Episode 7

      Season 02, Episode 07

      aired: Sun, Apr 17, 2005

      Tolliver enlists Lee to clean up Wolcott's mess. Stubbs confides in Utter, who overreacts when Wolcott 'steps on his toe.' Swearengen informs Alma of a Pinkerton agent in camp; she and Bullock confer about her bank--and other expanding prospects. Tolliver's try at damage control backfires when he asks Swearengen to convene a Camp Fathers meeting.

    • Episode 6

      Season 02, Episode 06

      aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2005

      Alma proposes forming a bank, and looks to familiar faces to run it. To test himself, Swearengen grants audience to a long line of supplicants; talks with Farnum and Miss Isringhausen prove most illuminating. Humiliated by Bullock, an angry claim owner looks to 'square the scales.' Wolcott's inner demons test his alliance with Tolliver.

    • Episode 5

      Season 02, Episode 05

      aired: Sun, Apr 3, 2005

      As a convalescing Swearengen bridles, Cochran schools Burns and Dority in how best to assist his recovery. Alma is also feeling unwell, in the mornings. Unexpected profits at the Chez Ami lead Tolliver to a discovery about Wolcott. Bullock protects Commissioner Jarry from an angry mob, which redirects its ire.

    • Episode 4

      Season 02, Episode 04

      aired: Sun, Mar 27, 2005

      Cochran contemplates a procedure that could cure Swearengen--or kill him. His employer indisposed, Dority must attend to a former fellow-bushwacker's request. Bullock attempts to settle into domesticity, while Star gets a new combination bookkeeper/roommate--Trixie. The arrival of County Commissioner Hugo Jarry spawns rumors about the camp's future.

    • Episode 3

      Season 02, Episode 03

      aired: Sun, Mar 20, 2005

      Francis Wolcott, tricky chief scout for a powerful mining operation, arrives to shake up the status quo--beginning with Tolliver. Dority, Burns and Trixie fret as an ailing Swearengen refuses visitors and medical attention. Farnum finds a choice mark to buy the Hickok letter, but it soon becomes unclear who's conning whom.

    • Episode 2

      Season 02, Episode 02

      aired: Sun, Mar 13, 2005

      As the day's injured recoup, the night brings a new set of tensions. Alma and an increasingly self-destructive Bullock face a decision on their future, even as the Sheriff seeks to make good on a pledge. At the Gem, while Swearengen readies for another showdown with Bullock, infighting between Adams and Dority yields more feed for Wu's pigs.

    • Episode 1

      Season 02, Episode 01

      aired: Sun, Mar 6, 2005

      In the Season Two premiere, an anxious Swearengen calls out Bullock over the Sheriff's relationship with Alma; the resulting confrontation turns inadvertently public--and violent. With a new business venture on the horizon, Stubbs and Tolliver await the arrival of some new whores on the next stage, which also bears two reminders of Bullock's past.

  • Watch Deadwood Season 1

    • Episode 12

      Sold Under Sin

      aired: Sun, Jun 13, 2004

      In the Season One finale, the U.S. Army--under General Crook--rolls into Deadwood, prompting a parade...and business solicitations from Farnum and Tolliver. Swearengen delivers a tortured soul from suffering; Bullock reacts to Russell's intentions regarding Alma; Adams shows Clagett where his loyalties lie; and Bullock and Alma have a late-night meeting.

    • Episode 11

      Jewel's Boot Is Made For Walking

      aired: Sun, Jun 6, 2004

      Alma's father, Otis Russell, arrives to 'help' with her claim. Swearengen strikes a bargain with Adams to rid him of some legal baggage. Jewel heads to Cochran for help with her leg; Utter hazards an opinion on the safety of Nuttall's saloon; Leon and Sawyer resume work at the Bella Union; Bullock is angered by the choice of a new sheriff.

    • Episode 10

      Mister Wu

      aired: Sun, May 23, 2004

      An opium theft leaves Swearengen trying to find common language with his supplier, as well as navigating tricky waters to deal with the mess. Silas Adams, bagman for the magistrate from Yankton, arrives with bad news for Swearengen; Bullock regrets having raised his hand at the government meeting; and Merrick proposes Deadwood's first 'club.'

    • Episode 9

      No Other Sons Or Daughters

      aired: Sun, May 16, 2004

      With annexation looming, Swearengen calls a meeting to set up an informal government. Bullock and Alma compare notes on Ellsworth, and each other; Farnum gets a special-delivery letter from Hickok; Utter offers Jane a job; and Stubbs prepares to make a go on her own, with Tolliver's avowed blessings.

    • Episode 8

      Suffer the Little Children

      aired: Sun, May 9, 2004

      Deadwood breathes easier when riders arrive with vaccine--and word of a possible treaty with the Sioux. Awaiting Trixie's return, Swearengen resists counsel from Farnum; results of Bullock's assay of her claim move Alma to reassess her plans and set up a confrontation between Bullock and Swearengen; and Tolliver teaches Stubbs a deadly lesson.

    • Episode 7

      Bullock Returns to the Camp

      aired: Sun, May 2, 2004

      After tracking down a murderer, Bullock returns to Deadwood a changed man--and a marked one. Dority and Stubbs both take special interest when teenagers Miles and Flora Anderson arrive in camp in search of their father; Calamity Jane earns her moniker in the Pest Tent; and Alma remains cold on Farnum's inappropriately advanced bid on her claim.

    • Episode 6

      Plague

      aired: Sun, Apr 25, 2004

      Bullock encounters native resistance in his quest to bring a murderer to justice. Swearengen presses a resentful Farnum to keep tabs on Alma and Trixie; the camp fathers pool their resources to dispatch riders after precious vaccine and build a sick tent; Cochran enlists Jane as a nurse; and Swearengen collaborates on an article for the 'Deadwood Pioneer.'

    • Episode 5

      The Trial of Jack McCall

      aired: Sun, Apr 18, 2004

      Swearengen turns the Gem into a courtroom as Deadwood is forced to make its own laws to try a murderer. With Jane on a bender, Trixie is enlisted by Swearengen to help Alma with the Metz child and to keep her pliable to his purposes; Doc Cochran fears Cramed's illness might threaten the camp; Bullock decides to take the law into his own hands.

    • Episode 4

      Here Was a Man

      aired: Sun, Apr 11, 2004

      Swearengen directs Farnum to buy back the Garret claim; Alma prevails on Calamity Jane and Hickok for help; Hickok commissions Bullock in his stead. Charlie Utter leaves the camp; an ailing colleague, Andy Cramed, rejoins the Bella Union; and Hickok's run of luck at poker yields an unexpected return.

    • Episode 3

      Reconnoitering the Rim

      aired: Sun, Apr 4, 2004

      Competition arrives for Swearengen in the form of the Bella Union, a gambling outfit operated by savvy Cy Tolliver, Madame Joanie Stubbs and gaming guru Eddie Sawyer. Hickok puts up precious collateral in a poker game; Bullock and Star strike a deal with Swearengen on a lot for their store and, with help from Hickok and Utter, set to building.

    • Episode 2

      Deep Water

      aired: Sun, Mar 28, 2004

      (Season One) As suspicions arise that 'road agents' may have been the true perpetrators of the massacre, Swearengen takes an interest in the health of its sole survivor--a girl ministered to by Doc Cochran and Calamity Jane. Meanwhile, Bullock and Star attempt to buy property from Swearengen, who suspects an alliance between Hickok and the hardware boys.

    • Episode 1

      Deadwood: Deadwood

      aired: Sun, Mar 21, 2004

      In the series premiere, Montana marshal Seth Bullock executes a last act of justice and relocates to a gold-mining camp known as Deadwood, where he and partner Sol Star look to start a hardware business. Bullock soon crosses paths with another new arrival--legendary gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok--and clashes with the formidable boss of the Gem Saloon, Al Swearengen.

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