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Who is your fav? Why?

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    witchforsure

    [1]Aug 24, 2006
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    My favorite character is Dan. Dan the Man. He is so loyal to Al, he is my big teddy bear. But on the flip side he is also one of the characters with the most kills under his belt. He puts his heart behind everything that he does. I just love him!
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    malcovio

    [2]Aug 25, 2006
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    Cy Tolliver is my favorite. He is chillingly evil and scary. Powers Boothe does a great job with the character.

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    hbotalkcom

    [3]Aug 28, 2006
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    There are so many cool characters on this program.

    Al Swearengen: Although he'd be considered evil in this day and age, we all love him. Dan: Dan's loyalty to Al is part of Al's success.

    Charlie Utter: Gotta love the way Charlie addresses people. Straight and to the point.

    Seth Bullock: That's a temper if I've ever seen one.
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    goodcatmum

    [4]Oct 18, 2006
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    Oh, it has to be poor Doc Cochrane, so compassionate to everyone, always trying to help but never shying from the reality of the situation. He provides such a contrast to the hot tempers and quick violence of many of the other male characters. Brad Dourif plays him very well, you do get the impression he suffers under the burden of the horrors he has witnessed in the past. His coughing up of blood in series 3, which seems to suggest tuberculosis, makes me very sad: as far as I know, there was no treatment for lung TB at that time...
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    quote12

    [5]Oct 18, 2006
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    There's so much good acting in this series that almost any choice is defensible, and of course "Deadwood" is unimaginable without Ian McShane. Robin Weigert as damaged but good-hearted Calamity Jane is particularly memorable. But I agree that in relatively little screen time, Brad Dourif expertly limns the dimensions of Doc Cochran's experience of this living hell.
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    sugarcookie69

    [6]Oct 19, 2006
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    Al Swearengen is teh best character  the whole cast is excellent but he is the glue of the show

    Can't wait for the new season

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    bluemoonstuff

    [7]Oct 21, 2006
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    I'll have to go with Doc also. He's the one person who has to deal with everyone in the camp and at the worst of times too. He knows everybodys secrets and keeps them to himself.  He never seemed to have any friends which is why I thought it was nice to see him and Jewel dancing at the end of the 1st season.

    I made a pretty cool t-shirt design for Doc. It's at ' www.bluemoonstuff.com/Deadwood/doccochran.html ' - Doc's Laudunum Elixir was alway being fed to someone. He should of started takin' it hinself toward the end of season 3. I'll miss him if they croak him off early in the movies (if we ever get them).

    BMS
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    RoMa_84

    [8]Nov 22, 2006
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    Al Swearengen definitely the my favourite character. Things that comes out of his mouth especially. Credit to the writer but more credit to Ian for his brilliant acting. Besides that, he is the only white guy who can really make up what's Wu trying to say most of the time. Man, I just love those scenes. Cracks me up.

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    Rastamo

    [9]Nov 23, 2006
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    My favorites after "Swedgen" is E.B he looks stupid but he's so brillant when it's about money." never trust someone who don't steal a little" coming's from Al's mouth

    I like them all !
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    Brooks1878

    [10]Dec 22, 2006
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    Has to be Calamity Jane,none of that Doris Day crap were she and Wild Bill ride off into the sunset as husband and wife rootin ana tootin ana six gun shootin
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    chriseternal

    [11]Jan 24, 2007
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    My favorite character would have to be Charlie Utter.  His loyalty to Hickok was unquestionable and he treats everyone with respect.  He also seems to be one of the few characters who tries to build meaningful relationships with others.  In a town full of outlaws and murderers, he sticks out the most.
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    entity0

    [12]Feb 9, 2007
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    seth and al
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    Reagan07

    [13]Feb 14, 2007
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    seth bullock
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    scifo10

    [14]Mar 8, 2007
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    Have to agree with Dan. A good honest killer.


    Richardson became a really good bit-part but that was as much to do with E.B. mocking him.
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    ainho

    [15]Apr 1, 2007
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    i've only seen 6 episodes so far, but my favourite is seth bullock. i like his temper and now he's a marked man i also like sol and of course Mr Utter!!

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    SleepTight

    [16]Apr 19, 2007
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    am I the only one who LOVES the ladies?
    Jane, Trixie, Joanie and Jewel, I love all four SO much.
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    sunlust

    [17]May 13, 2007
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    I loved so many of the characters on the show, Al and Jane would obviously be tops, with Cy and Doc not too far behind.

    Alot of the season two and three characters were great: Langrishe, Hearst, Steve & the General.  One character that i thought played an incredible sociopath was Garret Dillahunt as Wolcott.  The "something very expensive" line was classic, and held so much darker systematic implications.

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    DonMoltisanti

    [18]May 24, 2007
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    Al Swearengen goddammit, this man makes reciving a blowjob seem like therapy
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    SexySasquatch

    [19]May 25, 2007
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    entity0 wrote:
    seth and al

    Hi, fellow  member of the SFU!! And you're totally right: Al Swearengen and Seth Bullock rule!! Seth is like Lancelot from the Frontier Land, only sexier, and every quote from Al Swearengen says is pure Shakespeare!!

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    SsriTelQuessir

    [20]Jan 2, 2008
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    DonMoltisanti wrote:
    Al Swearengen goddammit, this man makes reciving a blowjob seem like therapy

    You mean to suggest that a good old-fasioned BJ isn't theraputic?

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