Blazing Saddles is Mel Brooks' Western spoof. The town of Rock Ridge, where everyone's last name is Johnson, sits in the new railroad...

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Blazing Saddles is Mel Brooks' Western spoof. The town of Rock Ridge, where everyone's last name is Johnson, sits in the new railroad path after the old one ran into quicksand. District Attorney Hedley Lemar seeks to snatch the land from the citizens of Rock Ridge, and sends a band of henchmen to ransack the town and kill the sheriff. Upon requesting a new sheriff, Lemar convinces the governor to send the first Black Sheriff and comedy ensues.

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Blazing Saddles Quotes

Hedley Lamarr: My mind is aglow with whirling, transient nodes of thought careening through a cosmic vapor of invention.
Taggart: Ditto.
Hedley Lamarr: "Ditto?" "Ditto," you provincial putz?

Taggart: Break's over, boys. Don't just lay there gettin' a suntan, ain't gonna do you no good anyhow. Now take this shovel and put it to some good use.
[Bart grabs a shovel and advances on Taggart from behind]
Charlie: Don't do it, Bart.
Bart: Uh-uh, baby, I have to.
Taggart: [to Lyle] Now send a wire to the main office and tell them that I said
[Bart whacks him]
Taggart: OW.
Lyle: Send wire, main office, tell them I said ow, gotcha.

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