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

Blazing Saddles Details

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 a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.
Taggart: God darnit, Mr. Lamarr, you use your tongue prettier than a twenty dollar whore.

Taggart: I got it. I got it.
Hedley Lamarr: You do?
Taggart: We'll work up a "Number 6" on 'em.
Hedley Lamarr: "Number 6"? I'm afraid I'm not familiar with that one...
Taggart: Well, that's where we go a-ridin' into town, a whampin' and whompin' every livin' thing that moves within an inch of its life. Except the women folks, of course.
Hedley Lamarr: You spare the women?
Taggart: NAW. We rape the shit out of them at the Number 6 Dance later on.
Hedley Lamarr: Marvelous.

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