Best of the West

1981, TV Show

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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Premiered: September 10, 1981, on ABC
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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 to discover it's a dirt floor.

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