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Gunsling your way across America's frontier with some of history's legendary outlaws. Wild About the West is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (17 episodes). The series first aired on December 29, 2006.Where do I stream Wild About the West online? Wild About the West is available for streaming on HISTORY Vault, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wild About the West on demand at Amazon Prime online.

1 Season, 17 Episodes
December 29, 2006
Documentary & Biography
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Wild About the West Full Episode Guide

  • There's no state in America like Texas. Its history is an epic adventure full of macabre spectator events, exotic animals, pirates, natural disasters and an almost inconceivable political secret weapon.

  • Bill Chemerka, founder of the Alamo Historical Society, helps re-create an aerial view of the Texans' infamous last stand that was impossible to see in 1836.

  • From Charlie Siringo to Frank Hamer, meet some of the greatest trackers the West ever saw: men hunting human prey with incredible rewards on the line.

  • Explore the might and power of Native American tribes of the early West, from their sophisticated weaponry and battle strategies to the various medicinal and surgical procedures they used to heal their wounded warriors.

  • How much of what we know about the infamous gunfight at the OK Corral is actually true? Historian David Eisenbach heads straight to the scene of the crime to unearth the facts.

  • The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848 changed the American West -- and the world. Keith Carradine hosts this look at inventions that took mining from a one-man operation to a multi-billion dollar industry.

  • On May 8, 1846, Mexico and the U.S. met in battle at Palo Alto, deep in Southern Texas, but the events of the battle remain unclear. Archaeologists, forensic scientists, and historians join forces to find out what really happened.

  • The epic adventure of Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving defines the spirit of the American cowboy and the brutal reality of the West in the wake of the Civil War.

  • As a mysterious disease threatens to derail the dreams of Texas cattlemen, one man vows to find a cure -- and get fabulously rich at the same time. In a bold gamble, Joe McCoy builds a city in the middle of nowhere.

  • The fabled Wyatt Earp, credited with spreading law and order in the Wild West, was in reality a complex character who straddled both sides of the law.

  • Commerce and corruption collided in Deadwood, South Dakota. Some of the technological advancements to come out of this gold rush town include stagecoaches, smelter mills, electric marquees, and mortuary science.

  • Who was Billy the Kid? A cold-blooded killer who murdered 21 men, or an orphaned teenager driven to revenge the death of the only man who offered him a place to belong?

  • Angered by the Gold Rush and railroad construction, the Sioux tribes rebel. General George Custer charges a major Sioux village, but Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull lead their people in a fierce resistance.

  • The North American Apache tribes were remarkably successful, beating opponents who were wealthier and better armed. Uncover clues that may explain how they were eventually overpowered.

  • Western shootouts were messy, drunken, and deadly affairs and were typically up-close and personal. Learn about some of the most memorable shootouts of all time, like the Jesse James' Northfield Raid and the Ingalls raid.

  • The story of the infamous outlaw, his gang, his 1882 murder, and the mystery surrounding it.