Deadwood: Season 1 (2004)



Critic Consensus: Deadwood's absorbing first season presents a vivid, un-sanitized depiction of a frontier town that stakes its claim alongside other classic entries in the Western genre.


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Air date: Mar 21, 2004
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A potent and profane Western about a late-1870s South Dakota settlement in the aftermath of Little Big Horn, as Seth Bullock arrives in town.


Timothy Olyphant
as Seth Bullock
Ian McShane
as Al Swearengen
Molly Parker
as Alma Garret
John Hawkes
as Sol Star
William Sanderson
as E.B. Farnum
Jeffrey Jones
as A.W. Merrick
Jim Beaver
as Ellsworth
Keith Carradine
as Wild Bill Hickok
Leon Rippy
as Tom Nuttall
Sean Bridgers
as Johnny Burns
Dayton Callie
as Charlie Utter
Robin Weigert
as Calamity Jane
Ray McKinnon
as Rev H.W. Smith
Ricky Jay
as Eddie Sawyer
Brad Dourif
as Doc Cochran
Bree Seanna Wall
as Sophia Metz
Peter Jason
as Con Stapleton
Kim Dickens
as Joanie Stubbs
W. Earl Brown
as Dan Dority
Powers Boothe
as Cy Tolliver
Dan Dority
as W. Earl Brown
Titus Welliver
as Silas Adams
Zach Grenier
as Andy Cramed
William Russ
as Otis Russell
Nicolas Survoy
as Captain Massie
Dean Rader-Duval
as Jimmy Irons
Peter Coyote
as Gen. Crook
Gill Gayle
as Huckster
Marshall Bell
as Magistrate Claggett
Tom Simmons
as Poker Player at No. 10
Gareth Williams
as Smallpox Victim at the Gem Saloon
Clayton Wilcox
as Loudmouth Drunk in Gem Saloon
Tammy Brooks
as Gem Whore
Dan Hildebrand
as Tim Driscoll
Richard Wharton
as Cowboy Outside Bunkhouse
Brian Girard
as Smallpox Victim
Greg Cipes
as Miles Anderson
Juddson Linn
as Milliner
Kristen Bell
as Flora Anderson
John Wills Martin
as Haberdasher
Steve Alford
as Town Butcher
Jamie McShane
as Ned Mason
Christopher Darga
as Byron Sampson
Dylan Haggerty (II)
as Abusive John
Dylan Haggerty
as Abusive John
Cheryl Huggins
as Gem Whore #2
G.T. Holme
as Miner in the Gem Saloon
Sarah Lund
as Bella Whore
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Critic Reviews for Deadwood Season 1

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (17)

Deadwood is a funny show alright, but that's because, in the unflagging brilliance of its execution, it fulfills its ambition.

Jun 11, 2018 | Full Review…
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Dourif steals every scene he's in, and Weigert finds in Calamity Jane an unusual toughness that makes her more credible than in previous incarnations.

Jun 7, 2018 | Full Review…

The language, and the characters, will take some getting used to, but get used to them. It's the kind of rich tapestry that rewards repeated viewings.

Jun 1, 2018 | Full Review…

HBO's extraordinary new Western, Deadwood, is not your father's horse opera and that it stands proudly beside the bleak, unromanticized likes of Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven and Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove.

Aug 27, 2014 | Full Review…

Once you grow accustomed to the trash talk... the series draws you deeper and deeper into a little world where the law holds no sway and right is trodden in the mud.

Jun 7, 2018 | Full Review…

This one belongs to McShane, and if not him it's Timothy Olyphant...

Aug 7, 2018 | Full Review…

The Wild West as Shakespeare or David Mamet might have seen it.

Jul 2, 2018 | Full Review…

I think that's why "Deadwood" ultimately won me over: It's a true character piece with top-notch acting all around.

Jun 7, 2018 | Full Review…

In a medium where chance-taking is rare enough but exceeding one's reach is virtually unheard of, you have to admire the spectacular, co-joined vision of David Milch and HBO...

Jun 7, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Creator/head writer David Milch has his hand in each script and story arc and it shows.

Jun 11, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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