|Season 1, Episode 6|
|Air date||April 25, 2004|
|Written by||Malcolm MacRury|
|Directed by||Davis Guggenheim|
"The Trial of Jack McCall"
"Bullock Returns to the Camp"
"Plague" is the sixth episode of the first season of Deadwood. It is the sixth episode of the series overall. It premiered on April 25, 2004. It was written by Malcolm MacRury and directed by Davis Guggenheim.
Bullock encounters native resistance in his quest to bring a murderer to justice. Swearengen presses a resentful Farnum to keep tabs on Alma and Trixie as the camp fathers pool their resources to dispatch riders after the precious smallpox vaccine and build a sick tent as the plague arrives in Deadwood. Cochran turns to a distressed Jane for help caring the diseased in the coming days.