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  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 1, 2004
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3
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Universal acclaim- based on 135 Ratings

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  • Starring: Dayton Callie, Paula Malcomson, Jim Beaver
  • Summary: This final season of HBO's profanity-laden western will be followed by two movies that will wrap up the various storylines.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure, Suspense
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  1. Positive: 19 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. To call "Deadwood" great television doesn't begin to do it justice.
  2. This series is one of a kind.
  3. The language, the acting, the themes - everything in "Deadwood" is good as gold. In TV entertainment terms, maybe even better.
  4. Like last season, the plots are thick and quick-flying. (Also like last season, the abstruseness can sometimes feel showy.)
  5. As it lurches to its conclusion, the politics of "Deadwood" keep growing more dense and colorful, and that magnificent obsession crowds out other primal forces.
  6. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    "Deadwood" remains a series like none other.
  7. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Yes, "Deadwood" was incomprehensible last season. It is incomprehensible this season. Fans will be delighted.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 60 out of 64
  2. Negative: 3 out of 64
  1. BarbaraB
    Jun 28, 2006
    So gritty I need to take a shower after every episode! Characters and scenery is fabulous. Hope it never turns into a network-type nighttime soap.
  2. TanyaT
    Jun 9, 2006
    Deadwood will forever remain the most brilliantly written, acted, directed and beautifully filmed televsion program I've ever had the great fortune to come across. It's unbelievable that HBO is cancelling this wonderful series before it's rightful full fourth season conclusion. Expand
  3. Oct 14, 2010
    Astonishingly good. With a cast of characters that boasted better villians than fellow TV titans The Wire and The Sopranos, Deadwood was one of a kind. The show died far too young, but it's three seasons shine brighter for it. Expand
  4. DaveL.
    Aug 7, 2006
    I am very disapointed the its going away, shame,shame,shame,shame. Al and Seth are two of the best charactors ever, in TV or film. I would go to see these people again at the theater, no doubt. i guess I will just have to go to bed early on sunday nights now. Expand
  5. DaveG
    Jan 4, 2007
    One of the best programs aired in years; and leave it to HBO to cancel it....Tomorrow at this poiint, I will no longer be subscribing to this entertainment giant. Expand
  6. Daniel
    Jul 26, 2007
    Best damn show on TV! HBO needs to bring it back!
  7. ReggieM
    Aug 21, 2006
    Blech. I heard about all of the hype surrounding DeadWood. the show is as entertaining as watching wood rot. Boring and bland. how could this possibly be the best show on TV? It's nowhere near as good as Lost or House. Expand

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