Brett, you’re nuts. I agree with some of your points – Deadwood’s biggest problem was a truncated schedule and several episodes in the can without knowing if there would be a second season - that’s why they killed Wild Bill arguably too fast, breezed through the Smallpox too fast, and felled the Reverend too fast – but a lack of plot?
In the other posts you were complaining about too many side plots that you didn’t care about. You’re real problem here is that Deadwood doesn’t have what you consider an overarching plot. But it does, it’s about a town being born and the mostly bad people inside it scrabbling for power and scrabbling to keep it.
Also, you’re the one arguing that “my show is better than your show” tactic.