Returning from the range, Rick and Ben rustle up a talk on Westerns. From classics to comedies, our hosts talk about the biggest names in Western films along with a handful of movies that infused the West with humor. Plus, Rick makes fun of old people again, and Ben teaches us that movie executives have been greedy from the beginning.

File Under: Movies, Westerns, Clint Eastwood, The Good the Bad and the Ugly, The Outlaw Josey Wales, A Fistful of Dollars, Unforgiven, Spaghetti Westerns, Sergio Leone, For a Few Dollars More, John Wayne, The Searchers, Rio Bravo, Stagecoach, True Grit, Quentin Tarantino, Yojimbo, The Magnificent Seven, Seven Samurai, Akira Kurosawa, City Slickers, The Cowboys, Blazing Saddles, ¡Three Amigos!, Maverick, Wild Wild West

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3 comments on “Meta Trope

  1. Rick, go watch Blazing Saddles right now! (if you haven’t since recording this episode). Then, go back and get a shitload of dimes. Anyway, IMHO Shanghai Noon belongs on the list of western comedies for sure.

    • I put it on our Amazon wishlist. I just have to convince Heather to watch it. She isn’t always into older movies. Shanghai Noon is a good one. We’ll have to mention it in a future Western episode.

  2. I would say at the very least it doesn’t watch like an old movie. Worth it!