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Hell on Wheels

Series Summary
The Civil War is in the past, but former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon can't put it behind him. Fresh are the horrific memories of the death of his wife, killed at the hands of the Union soldiers, an act that sets Bohannon on a course of revenge. This contemporary Western tells the story of his journey, a story that rides on Union Pacific's construction of the first transcontinental railroad. Bohannon's westward travels take him to a lawless melting pot of a town called "Hell on Wheels," which moves with the construction of the railroad.

Air Dates: 2011 - Present

Genres: Drama, Western

Network: AMC

  • Season 4, Ep. 10 : Return to Hell Oct 4, 2014

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    Cullen, Durant and Campbell try to negotiate a settlement on how the streets will be policed; an act of terror strikes Cheyenne.

  • Season 4, Ep. 9 : Two Trains Sep 27, 2014

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    Cullen faces off against the new marshal to recover his arrested railroad workers; Campbell confronts Louise.

  • Season 4, Ep. 8 : Under Color of Law Sep 20, 2014

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    In order to ensure his family's safety, Cullen makes a decision; Campbell hires a new federal marshal with hopes of cleaning up the streets.

  • Season 4, Ep. 7 : Elam Ferguson Sep 13, 2014

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    When Elam returns, Cullen tries to reconnect; Durant puts an old problem to rest.

  • Season 4, Ep. 6 : Bear Man Sep 6, 2014

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    Elam tries to recover in a Comanche village from a savage bear attack, to make his way back to Cheyenne.

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  • What this well-written series does not need is a character [Louise Ellison (Jennifer Ferrin), a NYC reporter] whose only job seems to be moving the story along with expository dialogue in the guise of interviews. show more

  • With his one-note revenge plot behind him, Bohannon teams up with Ferguson to work on a new railroading venture, and thankfully their opponents are much more interesting this time around. [16/23 Aug 2013, p.104] show more

  • A prickly alliance founded on mutual respect and constantly threatened by both history and present, unpleasant circumstance, it’s more subtle and moving than your average TV bromance and brings out the best in Common and Mr. Mount. show more

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