TV Episode, Western, History, Documentary (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Biggest Machines in the West (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.4
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Examines the biggest tools used in the West, such as weaponry and mining equipment.

Director: Andrew Nock | Stars: Marcos Akiaten, David Carradine, Frank Lorey, Roger McGrath

Votes: 5

2. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Disaster Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.3
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Some of the worst disasters in Ameerican history were caused human arrogance or stupidity and frequently both. This program explains the causes of: the Scofield mine explosion, the Goliad ... See full summary »

Stars: David Carradine, Curt Collier, Michael Essrig, Paul Fanning

Votes: 6

3. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Execution Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

6.0
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Shows the execution technology used at the time, from hanging to electrocution, analyzing how they worked and what could go wrong.

Director: Andrew Nock | Stars: Keith Carradine, Phil Spangenberger, Tom Wing, Drew Gomber

Votes: 10

4. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Freak Show II (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Continues the "Freak Show Tech" episode, showing how technology could turn deformed and handicapped people into entertainment, creating the hideously famous freak shows.

Director: Andrew Nock | Stars: Tad Atkinson, Tom Burkhardt, David Carradine, Angela DeAwn

5. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Gang Tech (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

8.0
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Explores the life of some of the most famous gang of the West, showing their lives and the technology that helped them commit their crimes.

Stars: David Carradine, Jacqui Allen, Matt Annecharico, John Boessenecker

Votes: 10

6. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Gold Rush Tech (2004)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History, Western

6.7
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Examines the technology used during the gold rush, namely the evolving of mining tools, as pumps, drills, elevators or cables

Director: Amy Huggins | Stars: Keith Carradine, James A.E. Fuentez, Rick Groat, Frank Lorey

Votes: 6

7. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Law & Order Tech (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.6
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Depicts the life and shows the technology used by the law enforcers in the Wild West.

Stars: David Carradine, John Boessenecker, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Paul Fanning

Votes: 7

8. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Massacres 2 (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Director: Laura Verklan | Stars: Marcos Akiaten, David Carradine, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Scott Gomber

9. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Saloons (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Saloons were the social place for men in the west providing liquor, gambling, music, sex, and other entertainment. Saloons often started as tents with a wood slab across a couple of barrels... See full summary »

Stars: David Carradine, John Boessenecker, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Drew Gomber

10. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: The Road West (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Explores the great achievements in engineering that eased the path to the west, like roads, tunnels or bridges.

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: David Carradine, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Paul Fanning, Keith Lewis

11. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: The Unexplained (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.9
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Demonstrates how technology helped create tales and legends on the West.

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: David Carradine, Julie Boehne, Ryan de Quintal, Thomas A. Edison

Votes: 10

12. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Civil War in the West (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

8.6
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Shows the impact of the Civil War in the West, explaining how the characteristics of the terrain challenged the armies and how they adapted to the situation.

Stars: David Carradine, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Roger McGrath, Richard D. Moore

Votes: 5

13. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Alamo Tech (2004)

TV-G | 45 min | Documentary, History, Western

9.0
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Studies the technology behind the famous 1836 siege of the Alamo, showing both the tools and the tactics used by both sides.

Director: Amy Huggins | Stars: David Carradine, Bill Chemerka, Terry Ike Clanton, Drew Gomber

Votes: 5

14. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Freak Show Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.6
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Shows how technology could turn deformed and handicapped people into entertainment, creating the hideously famous freak shows.

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: David Carradine, John Boessenecker, Jillian Difusco, Tanya Douglas

Votes: 9

15. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Shootout Tech (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

8.8
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Examines the tricks and techniques used by the Wild West pistoleers.

Director: Amy Huggins | Stars: David Carradine, Joey Rocketshoes Dillon, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Drew Gomber

Votes: 5

16. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Grim Reaper (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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This episode outlines the technological aspects of various ways in which death came to early settlers in the Old West.

Director: Amy Huggins | Stars: David Carradine, Sam Dolan, Drew Gomber, Lee Grady

17. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Bounty Hunters (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

8.8
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Tracks the most famous fugitives and the trackers and lawmen who followed them.

Stars: David Carradine, Drew Gomber, Marcus Huff, Keith Lewis

Votes: 5

18. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Deadwood (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Star: Jonathan Erickson Eisley

19. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Six-Shooters (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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20. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Deadwood Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Shows how technology found its way in the of the most famous and violent cities if the west.

Stars: David Carradine, Jerry Bryant, Rose Estep Fosha, Drew Gomber

21. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Six-Shooter Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Examines the evolution of six-shooters (revolvers with six chambers).

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Keith Carradine, David Carradine

22. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Gadgets (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Takes a look at some of the cutting edge gadgets in the West, from syringes to mouse traps, from lie detectors to condoms.

Director: Laura Verklan | Stars: David Carradine, Sam Dolan, Al Frisch, Keith Lewis

23. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Brothel Tech (2004)

TV-G | 44 min | Documentary, History, Western

7.2
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The show covers aspects of the prostitution business in the wild west. It starts with the lack of women in the west relative to the number of men after the 1849 gold strike. Prostitutes ... See full summary »

Director: Amy Huggins | Stars: Keith Carradine, Ronald M. James, Drew Gomber, Marcus Huff

Votes: 10

24. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Cowboy Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

6.9
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Stars: Keith Carradine, Donald Chavez, James A.E. Fuentez, Drew Gomber

Votes: 9

25. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Gambling Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

5.8
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Details about gamblers, gambling games, and methods of cheating in the west are described from the early days to its evolution toward the end of the 19th century. Gambling was an addition practiced by almost everyone in the west.

Director: Donna E. Lusitana | Stars: Keith Carradine, Chris 'Jesus' Ferguson, Marshall Fey, James A.E. Fuentez

Votes: 6

26. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Hunting Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Keith Carradine, Marcos Akiaten, Jason Boots

27. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Massacre Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

8.0
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Shows the technology used in some the most famed crimes perpetrated at the time, including the weapons that played the central role in each of them.

Stars: David Carradine, Marcos Akiaten, Drusilla Claridge, Drew Gomber

Votes: 8

28. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Military Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Director: Martin Kent | Star: Keith Carradine

29. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Native American Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Director: Tony Long | Stars: Keith Carradine, Marcos Akiaten, James A.E. Fuentez, Elaine Meyers

Votes: 5

30. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Revenge Tech (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

8.5
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Shows the impact technology had in acts of revenge.

Stars: David Carradine, Marcos Akiaten, Drew Gomber, Marcus Huff

Votes: 10

31. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Train Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.4
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The show covers the changes in the railroad industry from the 23 miles in 1830 to the 200,000 miles by 1900. It starts with a basic explanation of how a steam locomotive works and the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Nock | Stars: Keith Carradine, Jeff Ellingson, James A.E. Fuentez, Drew Gomber

Votes: 9

32. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Vices (2005)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.4
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Shows how technology helped many vices in the Old West, not only legal, but also easy to get.

Director: Andrew Nock | Stars: John Boessenecker, Tom Burkhardt, David Carradine, Jillian Difusco

Votes: 5

33. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Western Towns (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Although their remoteness limited the resources available in western towns, the resources they did have tended to be as modern as cities in the east. This program reviews the most critical technologies to western towns economic survival.

Director: Laura Verklan | Stars: Keith Carradine, James A.E. Fuentez, Drew Gomber, Dave Hubert

34. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Outlaw Tech: Pilot 1 (2003)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

7.7
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This episode talked about the various methods used by outlaws (no one ever rode a horse up to a moving train and jumped aboard to rob it except in the movies) and new tools they used and ... See full summary »

Director: Amy Huggins | Stars: Keith Carradine, Andy Anderson, Bob Boze Bell, John Boessenecker

Votes: 7

35. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: The Gunslingers: Pilot 2 (2003)

TV-G | 42 min | Documentary, History, Western

8.1
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The key to the west was the use of guns and their rapid development. The traditional quick draw gunfight was very rare in the west. If you wanted to shoot someone, you usually did it from ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Long | Stars: Keith Carradine, Drew Gomber, Greg Martin, Bob Boze Bell

Votes: 10

36. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Vigilante Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Shows the technology used by average citizens (the vigilantes) committed to defend their cities against criminals.

Director: Andrew Nock | Stars: David Carradine, Frederick Allen, John Boessenecker, Curt Collier

Votes: 6

37. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Six Shooter Tech

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Star: Jonathan Erickson Eisley

38. The Old West (2019– )
Episode: Wild Bill Hickok (2019)

Documentary, Biography, History

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Exploring the life and legendary exploits of Lawman, Gambler and Gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok.

Director: Bob Terry | Star: Bob Terry

39. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Hunting Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Marcos Akiaten, Jason Boots, Keith Carradine, Al Frisch

40. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Military Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Director: Martin Kent | Stars: Steve Alexander, Keith Carradine, Venustiano Carranza, Richard Dean

Votes: 6

41. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Six-Shooter Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Six-Shooter Tech. Host hand-off from Keith Carradine to half-brother David Carradine. Evolution of the six shooter, including the Navy Colt, the Walker Colt, Remington Army, and the Peacemaker.

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: David Carradine, Keith Carradine

42. Cowboys & Outlaws (2009– )
Episode: The Real Wyatt Earp (2009)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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Exploits of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp

Director: Pip Gilmour | Stars: Dennis Foulkrod, Morgan Knox, Aaron Kreltszheim, Chuck Paul

Votes: 15

43. Cowboys & Outlaws (2009– )
Episode: Billy the Kid (2009)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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This is the true story behind one of the most notorious names from the Golden Age of the Wild West. Who was "Billy the Kid"? A cold-blooded killer who murdered 21 men? Or an orphaned ... See full summary »

Director: Pip Gilmour | Stars: Lawrence Gonzales, John Hobbs, Brett McInnes, Richard Montoya

Votes: 5

44. Cowboys & Outlaws (2009– )
Episode: Frontier Hitman (2009)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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The notorious Tom Horn, hanged for a murder of a 14-year-old boy in 1903, is a pivotal figure in the taming of the Old West. A cowboy-turned-range-detective for big ranchers, he built a ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Martin | Stars: Paul A. Hutton, Roger McGrath, Tom Rea, Travis McNiven

Votes: 7

45. Cowboys & Outlaws (2009– )
Episode: Range War (2009)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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In 1889, Wyoming erupts in the West's most brutal range war--a campaign of terror pitting the wealthy cattle barons against the homesteaders, and "the powerful" against "the people." From ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Martin | Stars: Alyssa Anais Hunt, Bray Poor, Jimmy Wiser, Lee Wynne

46. Cowboys & Outlaws (2009– )
Episode: The Real Lonesome Dove (2009)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Two cattle partners set off to blaze a trail to reach new markets. Only one returns. The epic adventure of Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving defines the spirit of the American cowboy and ... See full summary »

Director: Pip Gilmour | Stars: Kleve Bain, Mike Foth, Don Peterson, Bray Poor

Votes: 8

47. Cowboys & Outlaws (2009– )
Episode: The Real McCoy (2009)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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At the dawn of the cowboy era, a mysterious disease threatens to derail the dreams of Texas cattlemen and their cowboys. One man vows to find a cure--and get fabulously rich at the same ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Martin | Stars: Aaron Kreltszheim, Lana Lasater, Thadd Turner

48. Lawmen of the Old West (2014– )
Episode: Westward Destiny (2014)

TV-14 | 50 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

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As the American frontier marched westward there were few courageous souls willing to put their lives on the line to bring law to the lawless. These legendary lawmen are brought to life in ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin R. Hershberger

49. Lawmen of the Old West (2014– )
Episode: From the Ashes of the Civil War (2014)

TV-14 | 49 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

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The upheavals of the Civil War had an aftershock that lasted decades. The James boys and the Youngers are a few of the men who longed and learned from the lawlessness of war. Discover how ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin R. Hershberger

50. Lawmen of the Old West (2014– )
Episode: The Earp Brothers (2014)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

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Were the Earps really the unblemished heroes of dime novels and old movies, or were they thugs who happened to wear badges? Discover this and more in part three of our journey through The Lawmen Of The Old West.

Director: Kevin R. Hershberger


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