Into the West 2005 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 1, Episode 3 Dreams & Schemes

First Aired: June 24, 2005

Jethro Wheeler (Skeet Ulrich) gets gold fever and leaves home to strike it rich. Meanwhile, Margaret continues her search for her father, Jacob; and conflict escalates between white settlers and Native Americans, resulting in the establishment of reservations. The fine cast includes Sean Astin, Rachael Leigh Cook, Balthazar Getty and Matthew Modine. Steven Spielberg executive produced.

Guest Cast

Daniel Gillies Ethan Biggs
Balthazar Getty David Wheeler
Irene Bedard Margaret Wheeler (older)
Sheila Tousey Thunder Heart Woman (older)
Russell Means Running Fox (older)
Tyler Christopher Jacob Wheeler Jr.
Tyler Posey Abe (age 12)
Elizabeth Sage Margaret Wheeler (younger)
John Terry Jacob Wheeler (older)
Christian Kane Abe Wheeler
Michael Spears Dog Star (younger)
Sean Astin Martin Jarrett

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  • Premiered: June 10, 2005
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: An ambitious six-part miniseries detailing the exploration of the American West, tracing the clash of cultures between pioneers and Native Americans. The series (Steven Spielberg is among its executive producers) begins in 1825 and delves into the Gold Rus… (more)

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