Best of the West

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • None

An unwitting city slicker is made the marshal of a lawless town in this absurdist Western that pokes gentle but clever fun at the genre's stock plots and characters. Classic bit: the marshal's wife furiously tries to sweep dirt off her cabin floor---only to discover it's a dirt floor.

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Season 1, Episode 12 The New Jail

First Aired: November 26, 1981

Bad day at Copper Creek: Sam's jail collapses around him and he shoots himself in the leg. Joel Higgins. Mayor: Macon McCalman. Doc: Tom Ewell.

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  • Premiered: September 10, 1981
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An unwitting city slicker is made the marshal of a lawless town in this absurdist Western that pokes gentle but clever fun at the genre's stock plots and characters. Classic bit: the marshal's wife furiously tries to sweep dirt off her cabin floor---only t… (more)

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