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Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Deadwood May Episode Guide


HBO's "Deadwood"

Deadwood -- May Episodes

Episode #21: "Amalgamation and Capital"
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 1 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: May 3 (9:00 p.m.), 4 (11:00 p.m.), 5 (1:35 a.m.) and 6 (10:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 1 (1:00 a.m.), 2 (10:00 p.m.), 7 (8:00 p.m.) and 9 (9:00 p.m.)
Merrick (Jeffrey Jones) goes overboard printing rumors in the Pioneer, earning a rebuke from Swearengen (Ian McShane). Tolliver (Powers Boothe) aims to fleece Mose Manuel (Pruitt Taylor Vince) of his bloodstained profits. Utter (Dayton Callie) becomes enraged when Wolcott (Garret Dillahunt) interrupts the interrogation of Mose. Alma's (Molly Parker) note causes Swearengen to amend his deal with Miss Isringhausen (Sarah Paulson). Martha (Anna Gunn) uses the bank's opening to open new lines of communication with Alma. Jane (Robin Weigert) and Stubbs (Kim Dickens) continue their unlikely alliance. Fields (Franklyn Ajaye) and Hostetler (Richard Gant) attempt to tame a wild horse, with disastrous results. Written by Elizabeth Sarnoff; directed by Ed Bianchi.


Episode #22: "Advances, None Miraculous"
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 8 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 10 (9:00 p.m.), 11 (11:00 p.m.), 12 (1:40 a.m.), 13 (10:00 p.m.) and 20 (9:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 8 (1:00 a.m.), 9 (10:00 p.m.), 14 (8:00 p.m.) and 16 (9:00 p.m.)
When Cochran (Brad Dourif) delivers a dire prognosis, the entire camp stands vigil. Swearengen enlists Star (John Hawkes) and Adams (Titus Welliver) to help improvise a con on the newly returned Commissioner Jarry (Stephen Tobolowsky). Former Deadwood pariah Andy Cramed (Zach Grenier) offers himself as the camp's new minister. With Martha regretting her move to Deadwood, Bullock (Timothy Olyphant) searches for encouraging words. Trixie (Paula Malcomson) pressures Alma to accept Ellsworth's (Jim Beaver) proposal. Written by Sara Hess; directed by Daniel Minahan.


Episode #23: "The Whores Can Come"
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 15 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 17 (9:00 p.m.), 18 (11:00 p.m.), 19 (3:15 a.m.) and 20 (10:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 15 (1:00 a.m.), 16 (10:00 p.m.), 21 (8:00 p.m.) and 23 (9:00 p.m.)
Telegraph lines to Yankton heat up as Jarry fears Bullock and Hearst (Gerald McRaney) have thrown their weight behind Montana. Swearengen uses a camp tragedy to delay an altercation between Wu (Keone Young) and Lee (Philip Moon). Tolliver refuses the newly-reformed Cramed a clergyman's respect, while Gem whores flesh out the crowd at the minister's open service. Tolliver and Wolcott continue their infighting. Written by Bryan McDonald; directed by Gregg Fienberg.


Episode #24:
"Boy-the-Earth-Talks-To"
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 24 (9:00 p.m.), 25 (11:00 p.m.), 26 (2:45 a.m.) and 27 (10:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 22 (1:00 a.m.), 23 (10:00 p.m.) and 28 (8:00 p.m.)
As Deadwood readies for a celebration, George Hearst's arrival in camp brings upheaval; Swearengen's manipulations extract a counter-offer from Yankton; Hearst comes to separate arrangements with Farnum (William Sanderson) and Swearengen; Tolliver seeks to improve his position with Hearst at Wolcott's expense; and tensions in Chinaman's Alley boil over. Written by Ted Mann; directed by Ed Bianchi.


Deadwood
is produced by HBO Entertainment in association with Red Board Productions and Paramount Network Television; created and executive produced by David Milch; executive producer, Gregg Fienberg; supervising producers, Scott Stephens and Jody Worth; producers, Ed Bianchi, Ted Mann, Elizabeth Sarnoff; casting directors, Junie Lowry Johnson, C.S.A. and Libby Goldstein.
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