The Game

"The Game"

Season Number: 3
Episode Number: 4
Airdate: August 24, 2013
Director: Adam Davidson
Writer: Jami O'Brien
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"The Game" is the fourth episode of the third season of the AMC series Hell on Wheels.


Cullen Bohannon and Elam Ferguson must travel into Kiowa territory to barter for lumber, only to learn they must play a game of stickball with their own lives at stake. Back in town, Thomas Durant arrives to tell Louise Ellison of Cullen Bohannon's murderous past and Eva ponders her and her baby's future. Out on the prairie, Thor Gundersen learns the Dutson family is traveling to Fort Smith, where Joseph Dutson will be a bishop.




  1. Anson Mount as Cullen Bohannon
  2. Colm Meaney as Thomas Durant
  3. Common as Elam Ferguson
  4. Christopher Heyerdahl as Thor Gundersen
  5. Jennifer Ferrin as Louise Ellison
  6. Robin McLeavy as Eva
  7. Phil Burke as Mickey McGinnes
  8. Ben Esler as Sean McGinnes
  9. Kasha Kropinski as Ruth

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