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Old 09-15-2019, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Tzigone View Post
Obsessing and being irritated over an actin are two very different things. And I wouldn't want a sermon when watching my westerns, either.
I don't want sermons at all.
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Old 09-15-2019, 08:47 PM
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Originally Posted by carnivorousplant View Post
Paladin encountered the same Jewish family in two episodes of Have Gun Will Travel. Ward Bond led a wagon train of Mormons in Wagon Master.
Yes, but the exceptions are noteworthy in that they are not the usual situation. Neither Jews nor Mormons were the usual fare on tv westerns. And they certainly didn't get title roles.
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