Watch Larry McMurtry's Dead Man's Walk

"Larry McMurty's Dead Man's Walk" (1996) is a TV mini-series based on the Western novel of the same name. It's a prequel to "Lonesome Dove" that depicts Augustus McRae and Woodrow Call as young men. They have just joined the Texas Rangers and are part of an expedition to annex Santa Fe, which results in their running afoul of hostile Indians. The story is set in the 1840's.

Sonar Entertainment
1 Season, 3 Episodes
May 13, 1996
Action & Adventure
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Larry McMurtry's Dead Man's Walk Full Episode Guide

  • McCrae, Call, and the remaining survivors are forced to march the "Jornada del Muerto" -- the "Dead Man's Walk" -- to El Paso, where many men, both Mexican and Texan alike, die from the brutal journey.

  • Colonel Cobb's ambition to annex Sante Fe is thwarted by a series of disasters, ranging from dust storms and prairie fires, to attacking Indians and the Mexican army.

  • Set in the Texas Republic in the early 1840s, a time in which three cultures - Anglo, Hispanic, and Comanche - were in furious conflict over the same harsh land, we are introduced to Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call, the heroes of LONESOME DOVE.

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