Season 1 Episodes

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Sold Under Sin

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 6/13/2004
The U.S. Army--under General Crook a.k.a. "Custer's Avengers"--rolls into Deadwood, prompting a parade.
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Jewel's Boot Is Made For Walking

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 6/6/2004
Alma's father, Otis Russell, arrives from New York to "help" with her claim; Swearengen strikes a bargain with Adams to rid him of some legal baggage; Jewel journeys to Cochran's cabin for help with her leg; Utter hazards an opinion on the safety of Nuttal's saloon; Leon and Sawyer resume work at the Bella Union; Bullock is angered by the choice of a new sheriff; and Star winds up paying for a free service.
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Mister Wu

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 5/23/2004
An opium theft leaves Swearengen trying to find common language with his supplier, as well as navigating tricky waters to deal with the mess.
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No Other Sons Or Daughters

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 5/16/2004
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.
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Suffer the Little Children

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/9/2004
Deadwood breathes easier when riders arrive with precious vaccine--and word of a possible treaty with the Sioux.
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Jonny Comes Marching Home

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/2/2004
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Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 4/25/2004
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 appearing in the Deadwood Pioneer.
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The Trial of Jack McCall

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 4/18/2004
Swearengen transforms the Gem into a courtroom as Deadwood is forced to make its own laws to try a murderer; with Jane off on a bender, Swearengen employs Trixie to help Alma with the Metz Child; Doc Cochran fears Cramed's illness might threaten the camp; Tolliver sends Cramed to take air in the woods, where he meets Jane; and Bullock decides to take the law into his own hands.
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Here Was a Man

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 4/11/2004
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.
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Reconnoitering the Rim

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/4/2004
Competition arrives for Swearengen in the form of the Bella Union, a new gambling outfit from Chicago operated by savvy Cy Tolliver, Madame Joanie Stubbs and gaming guru Eddie Sawyer.
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Deep Water

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 3/28/2004
As suspicions arise that "road agents" may have been the true perpetrators of the massacre, Swearengen takes a special interest in the health of its sole survivor, a young girl ministered to by the unlikely team of Doc Cochran and Calamity Jane.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 3/21/2004
After executing a last act of justice as a Montana marshal, Seth Bullock relocates to a gold-mining camp known as Deadwood, where he and partner Sol Star look to start a hardware business.