Nov. 06, 2011
Final Season
60 min.
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Hell on Wheels

The year is 1865 and after his wife is killed, Cullen Bohannon, a former Confederate solider decides to enact revenge on a group of corrupted Union officials. However, to do so, he will have to work and travel with the construction unit of the transcontinental railroad.

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05x07 False Prophets Aired: Aug. 29, 2015

Cullen and Durant meet with President Grant to discuss the future of the railroad; the Swede puts his plan against the Mormons in action.

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AMC today announced that “Hell On Wheels” will be returning for a fifth and final season of 14 episodes on AMC. Seven new episodes will air next summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in the summer of 2016. “With season five of ‘Hell On Wheels,’ we are proud to bring our trans-continental journey to conclusion for the large, loyal audience .

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  • SPOILER: Thomas Durant, vice president of the Union Pacific Railroad, had the nic name DOC because he also was an MD.
  • SPOILER: The LDS Primary song, When I Am Baptized, sung in One Less Mule wasn't written until 1989.
  • Features Wes Studi, Tom Noonan, and Ted Levine. All of whom appeared in Heat together, and are regulars of Michael Mann films.
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