Lonesome Quotes

Lonesome Dove

Sure, Lonesome Dove is a critique brought to the myth of the Old West, a critique brought to the way people thought and looked at cowboys – they aren’t the supernatural-like heroes, they are men just like everybody else. But that doesn’t mean at all that Lonesome Dove doesn’t include scenes just like one would […]

Lonesome Dove Tidbits Part 2


Everybody wants to know more about the miniseries Lonesome Dove. This is especially true when it comes to the main characters and/central pieces to the storyline. Below is your regular fix! Captain Woodrow F. Call “Call” Tommy Lee Jones was the bad ass Call. And if you are a Lonesome Dove aficionado, you already know […]

Lonesome Dove: The Ties That Bind


Woodrow Cal and Augustus McCrae There was definitely something unique about the friendship between Gus and Cal, but what is it that made them so special? Most strong friendships have the longevity and acceptance we saw between them. Cal accepted that Gus would never do his share of work. Gus accepted that Cal would never […]

Lonesome Dove Was Amazing, But Why?


Fancy Watching Lonesome Dove? Lonesome Dove is a 4 part western mini-series. It was released February of 1989. You need to understand that at that time westerns were on the decline and so was the mini-series. But against all odds Lonesome Dove brought back the Genre and the format. How and why? Was it merely […]

Lonesome Dove Memorable Quotes

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Gus McCrae: A man who wouldn’t cheat for a poke don’t want one bad enough. —– Gus McCrae: It’s not dying I’m talking about, it’s living. —– Woodrow Call: [after handing the gun to Newt] It is better to have that and not need it, then to need it and not have it. —– Woodrow […]