Robert Redford's The West

October 2017

Season 1 Episode 8 - The Last Vendetta

Expired 4.0 8 x
As America continues its steady march of progress towards a new century, the final crackdown on the lawless west reaches its bloody climax. After the gunfight at the O.K. Corral and its violent aftermath results in his brother’s death, Wyatt Earp takes the law into his own hands with his Vendetta Ride, leaving a trail of blood across Arizona and forcing him to flee the territory. Billy the Kid escapes from prison, but lawman Pat Garrett tracks him down, and shoots and kills him; Billy dies at t...

Season 1 Episode 7 - Frontier Justice

Expired 3.0 18 x
The invention of electricity symbolises a new era, and as America continues to modernise and become increasingly reliant on Western resources, the outlaw elements and the lawless west can no longer be tolerated. Jesse James and Billy the Kid meet and part ways, but when Jesse returns to robbing trains, he discovers that America has changed, and the Governor of Missouri puts a $10,000 bounty on his head. In New Mexico, a powerful cattle baron arranges the election of a sheriff with one purpose: ...

Season 1 Episode 6 - The Big Killing

Expired 3.0 10 x
As the conflict in Lincoln County erupts into an all-out war, Billy the Kid becomes the scapegoat for all of the violence, forcing him to flee to the 'outlaw haven' of the West: Las Vegas, New Mexico. Sitting Bull follows the last remaining buffalo herd back into America, and fights a duel for his people’s survival; but he knows that he's running out of time. And as the West continues to grow more and more lawless, Jesse James decides to come out of retirement, but with Southern Reconstruction ...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Outlaw Rising

Expired 4.0 21 x
After their defeat at the Battle of Little Bighorn, the US military seizes the Black Hills, forcing Sitting Bull to flee to Canada, and Crazy Horse to turn himself into a reservation. Meanwhile, in Lincoln County, New Mexico, a young cattle thief named Billy the Kid gets caught up in a corrupt war. As Jesse James tries to adjust to an anonymous life in hiding, Crazy Horse decides he's had enough of life on a reservation, but he winds up paying the ultimate price.

Season 1 Episode 4 - Showdown

Expired 4.0 19 x
Seeking to reclaim the glory of the Civil War, Lieutenant Colonel George Custer brazenly charges into the Indian camp at the Battle of Little Bighorn. Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeat Custer's forces, down to the last man. With a cricial Presidential election looming in 1876, Jesse James brings his fight to the north as he attacks a Minnesota bank in the infamous Northfield Raid.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Blood And Gold

Expired 3.0 20 x
With America suffering in the throes of an international economic depression, Lieutenant Colonel George Custer confirms the rumour of a gold strike in sacred Sioux Indian territory, the Black Hills. President Ulysses S Grant breaks his peace with the Sioux, and forces Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull off the land the government promised them. They recruit one of the largest Indian tribal alliances in history to combat the US military. But in the spring of 1876, all eyes are turned to the West as Cu...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Two Front War

Expired 3.0 7 x
Between the deep unrest in the South and the mounting war with the Plains Indians in the West, America’s military is stretched thin. President Ulysses S Grant decides to uphold a peace policy with the Sioux. The quelled tensions in the West allow Thomas Durant and the Union Pacific to complete the country’s first Transcontinental Railroad, opening the floodgates for America’s Western settlers. But the railroad boom also provides outlaw Jesse James with a new target, and the Southern newspapers ...

Season 1 Episode 1 - America Divided

Expired 4.0 15 x
Actor and host Robert Redford captures the incredible sweep of one of America's most turbulent periods: from the post-Civil War to the closing of the Western Frontier, portraying the remarkable real-life stories behind the infamous Wild West legends: men like Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull and George Custer. The Civil War ends in 1865, and America looks West to repair the nation. As unrest in the South continues, rebel fighter Jesse James becomes a politically...