TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Adventure, Drama, Western
Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to the Montana Territory.
For authenticity, the producers decided to use real ranch horses in the movie. When the effect of bullets hit below Gus' horse, the response was genuine, and Robert Duvall was bucked off. Because it lent itself to the authenticity everyone desired, the cameras ... ...
You ever get tired o' loafin' I reckon you can get a job waitin' on tables.
Gus McCrae: Oh, I had a job waitin' tables once. S' on a riverboat. I wasn't no older than Newt, there, but I hadda give it up.
Newt: How come?
Gus McCrae: Well I was, too young and pretty and the whores...
During some shots of the thunderstorm brewing up in Part One, the ground isn't moving at all, revealing the "storm" to be a rear-projected special effect.
Danny Glover, Robert Urich, Frederic Forrest, and Anjelica Huston are credited in every episode, even though Huston does not appear until the third episode, Forrest does not appear at all in the third episode, and Glover and Urich do not appear in the final episode.
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