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One repeated scene in both Yellowstone and 1883 gives a big insight into the Dutton family and how they think.

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On the very basis of being a prequel, 1883 has plenty of threads connecting it to its predecessor, Yellowstone.

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Following the early days of the Dutton family,

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the show explores the dangers and consequences as they join a European wagon trail and travel from Texas to Montana, hoping to find their fortune and a place to call their own.

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While the Duttons of yore don’t live on the infamous Yellowstone ranch quite yet,

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Taylor Sheridan does an admirable job of laying enough groundwork to connect it to the flagship series without being too on the nose.

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However, one scene in 1883 is almost identical to an earlier one in Yellowstone, and it actually sums up the entire ethos of the Dutton family.

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In fact, it essentially nails down exactly what the franchise is all about.