TV Series | TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, History
A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.
Until the end of season two, the character of Ellsworth did not have a first name. When it was decided to give him a first name, the actor portraying the role, Jim Beaver, requested that he be given the first name Whitney, after Whitney Ellsworth, Producer of Adventures of Superman (1952), whom Beaver knew from his research for a book on the life of "Superman" star George Reeves.
Them what gets cured by Calamity Jane STAYS fuckin' cured.
In one scene set in the Gem Saloon, the tune to "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee" is played on the piano. This song was composed in 1912, and the show is set in 1876-77.
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