“Lawmen: Bass Reeves,” a new Western drama series set in the “Yellowstone Universe,” was created by Taylor Sheridan. The program serves as both a sequel to 1883 and a lead-up to Yellowstone in 1923. The main character and the country’s first black deputy marshal is Bass Reeves.
In the film, David Oyelowo portrays Bass Reeves, a federal peace officer in Fort Smith, Arkansas, who captures more than 3,000 violent criminals. Billy Crow is a young Cherokee man who enjoys reading books from dime stores, and Dennis Quaid plays Sherrill Lynn, the deputy U.S. marshal. Forrest Goodluck plays Billy Crow in the film.
Since the premiere date of “Lawmen: Bass Reeves” was recently disclosed, we’ve decided to provide you with an estimated release schedule for the full season. This trailer unveils a great deal more of the show’s actual material. As Bass Reeves, played by Oyelowo in the teaser, evidently toes the line between law enforcement and the outlaw lifestyle, but with a hint of anti-heroic flair.
It also makes it clear that Donald Sutherland’s persona will provide him power and enable him to oppose a variety of terrible forces, including vile outlaws and white nationalists. The program was formerly known as 1883: The Bass Reeves Story. In 2021, Bass Reeves was cast in a limited series.
Subsequently, it was discovered that although Bass Reeves and 1883 occur around the same time, the plots of the two shows are different and take place in different universes, demonstrating that Bass Reeves is not an 1883 offshoot.
Plot Of The Show
Reeves was born into slavery in July 1838, shortly before the Civil War, in Crawford County, Arkansas. Although the exact year of Reeves’ birth is unknown, it is widely believed that the owner’s son, George Reeves, persuaded the young Bass Reeves to relocate to Grayson County, Texas, when he was eight years old.
After that, Reeves developed a reputation for integrity and hard work—qualities that are crucial for any law enforcement official. However, Reeves was a slave and could not seriously consider a career in law enforcement or the legal field.
This was something that Reeves constantly fought against; Texas joining the Confederacy and George backing the Confederacy during the American Civil War forced Bass to join the Confederates in arms.
Sometime during the Civil War, Bass and Reeves got into a physical altercation, maybe over a card game, which escalated into a fight. It is reported that Reeves, a 6′ 2″ man who had been employed on multiple plantations, vanquished George in a fistfight and fled to Oklahoma.
Bass rides into hell, where Esau violently attacks him. Bass manages to break free from his bonds but must make a difficult sacrifice. On their farm, Bass and his family go through difficult times. Eventually, the police come to visit, and Bass is presented with an intriguing proposal.
After being given access to a secret, Bass is sworn in and sets off on his first assignment as a U.S. Deputy Marshal when the Underwood gang launches an attack. At the Women’s Boarding House, Bass and his new posse guy meet someone fatefully, and Jennie reconnects with a former acquaintance.
Following the chaos that breaks out in Bywater’s store, Bass is forced to decide between his family and his oath, Sally gets into problems at the carnival, and Bass faces an old foe. A firefight breaks out in Checotah, causing chaos. Bass and Jennie have a traumatic reunion, and Bass comes to the unpleasant revelation that the legend of Mister Sundown endures.
How to Watch?
You can stream the entire Bass Reeves series globally on Paramount+. Fortunately, all related series air on Paramount+ so that you can catch up on your Yellowstone Universe knowledge before the show premieres. The platform’s lowest monthly rates begin at $5.99.
- Season 1 Episode 1: Part I: November 5, 2023
- Season 1 Episode 2: Part II: November 5, 2023
- Season 1 Episode 3: Part III: November 12, 2023
- Season 1 Episode 4: Part IV: November 19, 2023
- Season 1 Episode 5: Part V: November 26, 2023
- Season 1 Episode 6: Part VI: December 3, 2023
- Season 1 Episode 7: Part VII: December 10, 2023
- Season 1 Episode 8: Part VIII: December 17, 2023
Episodes Release Time
- Pacific Time (New York) 3:00 AM on Sunday, November 19, 2023
- Eastern Time (Canada): 6:00 AM on Sunday, November 19, 2023
- Greenwich Mean Time (London): 10:00 AM on Sunday, November 19, 2023
- Central European Time (Germany): 12:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2023
- Japan Standard Time (Japan): 7:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2023
- Korean Standard Time (Korea): 7:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2023,
- Australian Standard Time (Australia): 9:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2023