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Best Western Ever

Discussion in 'General Off Topic' started by cruiser, Feb 8, 2018.

  1. oldguns

    oldguns Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Speaking of McQueen, "Nevada Smith" is a good one, great cast.
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  2. Mesquite

    Mesquite Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Never seen it untill tonight :101010:,

  3. fordpkup

    fordpkup Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

  4. 45flattop

    45flattop Distinguished Poster

    I loved Last of the Dogmen, if he had been cast in
    old time westerns, I think that Tom Berenger would
    have had a really good career.
  5. jakeg823

    jakeg823 Distinguished Poster

    He had a western show on USA at one point. It only lasted a season or so but was pretty good. I’ll have to find the name though.

    ETA: Peacemakers
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  6. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I watched Gunsmoke shows and the later movies all weekend except for a little while Saturday when I was in the woods.
  7. cruiser

    cruiser Distinguished Poster

    Yep, watched Gunsmoke til I fell asleep last night on Ins channel.
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  8. patchz

    patchz Court Jester

    Great movie. He was good in Johnson County War too.

    Not a typical western, but I watched a couple of episodes of Yancy Derringer on Amazon Prime last night. I loved that show when I was a kid.
  9. librich

    librich Distinguished Poster

    Not a western but I liked him in The Substitute when he played a mercenary posing as a teacher to clean up a school.
  10. fordpkup

    fordpkup Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

  11. jakeg823

    jakeg823 Distinguished Poster

    Wasn’t he just in the first couple? Treat Williams was in one or two and they weren’t as good. Haven’t seen any of them in years.
  12. librich

    librich Distinguished Poster

    Only saw the first one. I think he was in the second but I haven't seen it.
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  13. Fess Parker, Hugh O'Brien (Wyatt Earp), Richard Boone (Palladin), Chuck Connors (The Rifleman) ... and James Arness (Gunsmoke) - those were the days! Heck, Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels too (The Lone Ranger).
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  14. Caleb C

    Caleb C Distinguished Poster

    Lake, MS
    I think this is the best one......

    We're not Mexicans. We're from out of town.
  15. Leonidas

    Leonidas The Beast MSGO Supporter

    Oooh. Old school.

    Remember Connors in "Branded?"
    Or Nick Adams in "The Rebel?"

    I loved "Lawman" with John Russell, who was also in "Pale Rider."

    High Chaparral
    Wagon Train
    And of course Rawhide
  16. fordpkup

    fordpkup Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

  17. martind903

    martind903 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Another of my favorites was Bonanza. It was also the first TV show I saw in color.
    Hoss was my favorite.
    Guess I'm giving away how old I am!
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  18. fordpkup

    fordpkup Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Gunsmoke and Bonanza were soap opera's for the whole family.
  19. DoyleAlley

    DoyleAlley Distinguished Poster

    Except that both of them lacked a critical component - that of a continuing story line. Lots of today's shows do now maintain that continuing story line but they lack some of the other qualities of yesteryear's shows.
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  20. jakeg823

    jakeg823 Distinguished Poster

    I like both really just depends on the story and show to determine which is needed. It worked for them, IMO.

    Gunsmoke always tickled me though when they’d reuse actors for different characters, sometimes within just a few episodes of each other.