Paramount Community’s Yellowstone took TV by storm in 2018 and has been a success since. Whereas airing on a smaller community, the present nonetheless boasts a formidable 94 / 100 score on Google and has amassed a cult following of followers.
Within the midseason episode of Season 3, these superfans had been left perplexed when a more recent character got here to city and John Dutton, performed by Kevin Costner, finds himself head to head with one more enemy from his previous, Wade Morrow, performed by Boots Southerland.
Through the course of the seventh episode of Season 3, John and Wade talk about many previous occasions and ambiguous references that left followers guessing, together with one specific second when John remembers how he gave him a job a number of years in the past and “you [Wade] stole the one factor a cowboy does not steal.” So, what precisely did Wade Morrow steal from John Dutton all these years in the past? Followers have some theories!
Beforehand, John questioned Wade’s intentions with being again on the town.
John confronts Wade with Rip (Cole Hauser) and the remainder of the cowboys. When John inquires as to why Wade is again on the town, he explains that he’s babysitting the buffaloes for the resort which is charging folks $600 to come back out to the sphere and have footage taken with the animals.
John warns Wade and his son that if they do not preserve the buffalo on their aspect of the fence, he’ll do it his method and that will not be appreciated. John had earlier described Wade as a horse dealer who’s “half a prison.”
John accused Wade of stealing one thing from him.
Followers be taught that a number of years in the past, John had Wade arrested over an unknown crime, and Wade finally left the state. John explains to Wade that he is aware of it’s no coincidence that Wade is engaged on a plot of land proper subsequent to his, accusing him of getting ulterior motives.
John then remembers how he gave him a job a number of years in the past and “you [Wade] stole the one factor a cowboy does not steal.” On the finish of their intense dialog, John tells Wade, “You might have one thing that belongs to me.” Wade then replies, “Come and get it.” Which is strictly what John plans to do.
Followers have theories as to what Wade may have stolen from John Dutton.
The ominous point out of stolen items between Wade and John has led followers to surprise what may probably have been taken from John. Britt Lawrence from CinemaBlend has a number of theories relating to the stolen items in query.
“At first, I assumed it may very well be a prized horse, solely to have that shortly drop down the record. No matter Wade stole is one thing very treasured to John. Is it a prized belt buckle that John’s late father gave him? Does it have something to do with John’s once-spoken-of brother? Or one thing with no bodily presence?” she wrote.
A Reddit consumer additionally had an attention-grabbing concept and puzzled, “I believe John was referring to the Yellowstone model. Wade is a branded man. Kevin Costner stated Wade was purported to be like Lloyd earlier than he fell out with the Duttons. Most branded males are by no means allowed to depart the ranch alive. One way or the other Wade managed to depart and be a thorn of their aspect. Wade might be the explanation for The Lengthy Black Prepare.”
Yellowstone airs on Sundays at 9 pm ET on Paramount Community.