Hell on Wheels (2011)
|Air Date:||Sunday, November 6, 2011|
|Rating:||This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.|
Hell on Wheels Synopsis
“Hell on Wheels” tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on a soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who have killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot of a town that travels with and services the construction of the railroad, an engineering feat unprecedented for its time. The lavishly-produced series documents the railroad’s engineering and construction, as well as institutionalized greed and corruption, the immigrant experience and the plight of newly emancipated African-Americans during Reconstruction.
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Hell On Wheels - The Complete First Season Physical Media: Blu-ray Review
The clickety clack of train travel may tend to put some travelers in a hypnotic state, a state probably better suited for meditation than wondering about how this giant rail project was ever built in the first place. Hell on Wheels is just that story, a rollicking if sometimes fairly disturbing acco...
Full Review | Grade: A