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Re: The Lonesome Dove mini-series franchise

March 08, 2018 05:01AM
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Lonesome Dove is one of my favorite mini-series. There were 5 television miniseries in the Lonesome Dove franchise, you know. I have them all in my digital collection of tv favorites.

1. Dead Mans Walk (1996) - set in the early 1840s
2. Comanche Moon (2008) - set in the 1850ā€“60s
3. Lonesome Dove (1989) - set in mid-to-late 1870s
4. Return to Lonesome Dove (1993) - set in mid-to-late 1880s
5. Streets of Laredo (1995) - set in the early 1890s

One of these days I'm going to watch them again but this time in order of internal chronology to see if it changes the flow of things for me as a viewer.

Isn't there a mix between "official" and non? As in, accepted by McMurtry or not? I seem to remember some mini-controversies about that. Might be a faulty memory, though.

McMurtry co-wrote the teleplays for all 4 books that he wrote (#1, #2, #3, #5) so I don't believe there was anything unofficial about their production. However, McMurtry did not write Return to Lonesome Dove. Wikipedia says of Return to Lonesome Dove ā€“ "This miniseries is set a year after the events of Lonesome Dove. The story was written by John Wilder. McMurtry was not involved in the production of this and he was not happy when CBS implied that he was a collaborator."

Thanks, MamaRAMa
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