It's an audience picture; it doesn't have a lot of classy polish and its structure is a total mess. Arnold. Add the first question. The resulting brawl between townsfolk, railroad workers, and Lamarr's thugs literally breaks the fourth wall, with the fight spilling over onto a neighboring movie set, where director Buddy Bizarre is directing a Busby Berkeley-style top-hat-and-tails musical number; into the studio commissary for a food fight; and out of the Warner Bros. film lot onto the streets of Burbank. Where to Watch. The next shot focuses on Ozma Angeline, a skeleton carrying a dinner plate on its head, and a little doll pouring something in a cup on the table, with Amaroq and Charles sitting in the chairs. Black Bart. Season 3, Episode 4. Riding out of town, he finds Jim, still eating his popcorn, and invites him along to "nowhere special". Western spoof concerning the adventures of a black Sheriff and his fast-drawing sidekick fighting corruption and bigotry in the old west. The episode begins with a shot of a dark, purple mountain. [45] A 40th anniversary Blu-ray set was released in 2014. TIL Blazing Saddles had a television spin off that ran for four seasons, of which only one episode was ever aired. TIL CBS developed a scheme to create episodes of ‘Black Bart’ and never air them to meet the harsh legal clause Mel Brooks had in his contract to retain the rights of airing Blazing Saddles. '"[19], Brooks had numerous conflicts over content with Warner Bros. executives, including frequent use of the word "nigger", Lili Von Shtupp's seduction scene, the cacophony of flatulence around the campfire, and Mongo punching out a horse. One guy left after a couple of weeks. Upon release, Mongo vaguely informs Bart of Lamarr's connection to the railroad, so Bart and Jim visit the railroad work site and discover from Charlie, Bart's best friend, that the railway is planned to go through Rock Ridge. But of course! 21 Sept 2014. Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California, USA. The supporting cast includes Slim Pickens, Alex Karras, and David Huddleston, as well as Brooks regulars Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, and Harvey Korman. The two friends briefly ride off into the sunset, before dismounting and getting into a limousine. A black sheriff, he reasons, will offend the townspeople, create chaos, and leave the town at his mercy. Louis Gossett Jr. and others have confirmed that 20+ episodes were shot (6 per “season) and for some reason only the pilot was aired… once (not counting Trio’s reairing decades later). "John Alvin, 59; created movie posters for such films as 'Blazing Saddles' and 'E.T. "The head of distribution said, 'Let’s dump it and take a loss.' ... At least he didn't get talked into doing a Fantastic Four movie. Wells Fargo is plagued by a series of stagecoach robberies by Black Bart who taunts their agents with his poetry. It was a rioter’s room! It featured Louis Gossett, Jr. as Bart and Steve Landesberg as his drunkard sidekick, a former Confederate officer named "Reb Jordan". "[35], During production for the film, retired longtime film star Hedy Lamarr sued Warner Bros. for $100,000, charging that the film's running parody of her name infringed on her right to privacy. With Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Arthur Space, Sammy Ogg. The Rock Ridge standard for CD and DVD media is named after the town in Blazing Saddles. This FAQ is empty. View production, box office, & company info, Mel Brooks: Why 'Blazing Saddles' Is the 'Funniest Movie Ever Made', Review: Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles" (1974) 40th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition, Most Surprising Film on the National Film Registry, Written, directed and starring the same person. Where to Watch. It was directed by Robert Boiler. William J. Brooks served as an executive producer for the production, and voiced one of the characters.[43]. Brooks said that Lamarr "never got the joke. Besides the crudeness of the plot (which would not bother me if it was funny) there is not one redeeming quality in this and is a black mark on the otherwise distinguished careers of Lou Gosset and Noble Willingham.How could the guys who put together Blazing Saddles come up with drek like this?I feel as though I must take a shower after watching this show. While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants. The original title, Tex X, was rejected to avoid it being mistaken for an X-rated film, as were Black Bart – a reference to Black Bart, a white highwayman of … : todayilearned "[27] Gene Siskel awarded three stars out of four and called it "bound to rank with the funniest of the year," adding, "Whenever the laughs begin to run dry, Brooks and his quartet of gagwriters splash about in a pool of obscenities that score bellylaughs if your ears aren't sensitive and if you're hip to western movie conventions being parodied. Hot Streets is an American adult animated television series that was created by Brian Wysol. He added, "If they did a remake of Blazing Saddles today [2012], they would leave out the N-word. Based on Blazing Saddles (1974). Bart is really one of only four non-black guys who the black community has fervently declared to be an honorary black guy. Western spoof concerning the adventures of a black Sheriff and his fast-drawing sidekick fighting corruption and bigotry in the old west. Watch Railroad Detective - Season 1, Episode 1 - Railroad Detective: Black Bart: Matt Clark sets a trap for the stagecoach robber. "[11], The original title, Tex X, was rejected to avoid it being mistaken for an X-rated film,[2] as were Black Bart – a reference to Black Bart, a white highwayman of the 19th century[2] – and Purple Sage. Brooks said that he was flattered and chose to not fight it in court; the studio settled out of court for a small sum and an apology for "almost using her name." Other cast members included Millie Slavin and Noble Willingham. Many more episodes were filmed after this pilot but never aired because while the studio was contractually obligated to make them in order to keep the rights to Blazing Saddles, due to a contractual loophole they never had to actually show them. Black Bart was a sitcom starring Louis Gossett Jr. and Steve Landesberg that was produced by CBS from 1975 to 1979. They did four seasons, at least, of a television series and were able to hold onto the rights. "[28] Variety wrote, "If comedies are measured solely by the number of yocks they generate from audiences, then 'Blazing Saddles' must be counted a success ... Few viewers will have time between laughs to complain that pic is essentially a raunchy, protracted version of a television comedy skit. "[20] When asked later about the many "nigger" references, Brooks said he received consistent support from Pryor and Little. Blazing Saddles has no dominant personality, and it looks as if it includes every gag thought up in every story conference. So what they did was they shot 4 seasons, FOUR FUCKING SEASONS, of this show with no intention of ever airing them. Bolton. Watch Death Valley Days - Season 3, Episode 18 - I Am Joaquin: Recounts the story of Joaquin Murrieta. As he settles into his seat, he sees onscreen Bart arriving on horseback outside the theatre. At a get-together of some of the most infamous Western outlaws that includes Cole Younger, Billy the Kid, Sam Bass, Jesse James, Fr ank James, Jim Dalton, Black Bart, Ben Thompson and Belle Starr, Bret is mistaken for Foxy Smith, the mastermind behind one of the g reatest thefts of all time. Was this review helpful to you? "I wrote a first draft called Tex-X" (a play on Malcolm X's name), he said. The film also earned two BAFTA awards nominations, for Best Newcomer (Cleavon Little) and Best Screenplay. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. "[22][2] This lawsuit would be referenced by an in-film joke where Brooks' character, the Governor, tells Hedley Lamarr that, "This is 1874; you'll be able to sue HER. Richie left after the first draft and then Norman, Mel and I wrote the next three or four drafts. Overview. The pilot episode of Black Bart was later included as a bonus feature on the Blazing Saddles 30th Anniversary DVD and the Blu-ray disc. Bob arrives from the city to help but it is … [44] The film was released on DVD In 2004 and Blu-ray In 2006. Quite possibly the worst television pilot I have ever seen. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. In memory of the Late Andrew (Bart) Simpson Sundays inaugural Barts Bash. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Railroad Detective is a Action & Adventure series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). Bart and Jim then go into Grauman's to watch the end of the film, in which Bart announces to the townspeople that he is moving on because his work is done (and he is bored). Season 3, Episode 4 Black Bart. [5], In 2006, Blazing Saddles was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.[5][6]. Full House. That fell apart, as things often do. Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. Lamarr persuades the dim-witted Le Petomane to appoint Bart, a black railroad worker who was about to be executed for assaulting Taggart. [4] The film received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences, was nominated for three Academy Awards and is ranked No. [14] Cleavon Little was cast in the role, and Pryor remained as a writer. Watch Mentors - Season 2, Episode 10 - The Fire Ship: With Black Bart on board, Oliver fights a software pirate. Death of a Drive-In : Pickwick Theater Shuts Down, Ending an Era for Burbank Moviegoers and Film Makers. Brooks appears in three supporting roles, Governor William J. [14], Casting was problematic. The series focuses on the professional and personal lives of a group of New York City firefighters.. Remastered from original studio vault elements, the limited edition CD – a run of 3000 – features the songs from the film as well as Morris's score. When Bart realizes it will not fool the villains, the townsfolk construct replicas of themselves. We got so lucky with his serious interpretation of the song. Rotten Tomatoes, home of the Tomatometer, is the most trusted measurement of quality for Movies & TV. [36][37], While addressing his group of bad guys, Harvey Korman's character reminds them that, although they are risking their lives, he is "risking an almost certain Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor!" The disc features liner notes featuring comments from Mel Brooks and John Morris. Instrumental versions of all the songs are bonus tracks on the disc. "[21] Brooks said he received many letters of complaint after the film's release. (1975– ). "[13] Bergman remembers the room being just as chaotic, telling Creative Screenwriting, "In the beginning, we had five people. Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit. Use the HTML below. Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen. In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. On the American frontier of 1874, a new railroad under construction will have to be rerouted through the town of Rock Ridge in order to avoid quicksand. A stage-play producer devises a plan to make money by producing a sure-fire flop. Season 1 guide for Stories of the Century TV series - see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary. From the libretto of the La-La Land Records soundtrack album. A retired teacher Bolton offers the detectives advice while he courts his landlady Miss Webb. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? "'Blazing Saddles' On a Dead Horse". Brooks said he finally conceived Blazing Saddles one morning while taking a shower. "[15] Gig Young was cast, but he collapsed during his first scene from what was later determined to be alcohol withdrawal syndrome, and Gene Wilder was flown in to replace him. Then, it was basically me, Mel, Richie Pryor and Norman Steinberg. After Jim detonates the bombs with his sharpshooting, launching bad guys and horses skyward, the Rock Ridgers attack the villains. "I'm Tired" is a homage to and parody of Marlene Dietrich's singing of Cole Porter's song "I'm the Laziest Gal in Town" in Alfred Hitchcock's 1950 film Stage Fright, as well as "Falling in Love Again (Can't Help It)" from The Blue Angel. [38][39], The film won the Writers Guild of America Award for "Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen" for writers Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, and Alan Uger. If there was an award for worst pilot episode ever made, this would win it hands down. Brooks, whose contract gave him final content control, declined to make any substantive changes, with the exception of cutting Bart's final line during Lili's seduction: "I hate to disappoint you, ma'am, but you're sucking my arm. The site's consensus reads: "Daring, provocative, and laugh-out-loud funny, Blazing Saddles is a gleefully vulgar spoof of Westerns that marks a high point in Mel Brooks' storied career. Directed by William Witney. In 2006, Blazing Saddles was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.[5][6][7]. He never heard the whip cracks; we put those in later. Brooks recalled. 6 of 14 people found this review helpful. [22], The film was almost not released. Once through the tollbooth, the raiders attack the fake town populated with dummies, which are booby-trapped with dynamite bombs. [34], On the film-critics aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an 88% approval rating based on 59 reviews, with a weighted average of 8.1/10. So obviously, it ain't Blazing Saddles. The TV series was modeled after the Mel Brooks movie Blazing Saddles, using all the same characters CBS and Warner Bros made a deal. Roger Ebert gave the film four stars (out of four) and called it a "crazed grabbag of a movie that does everything to keep us laughing except hit us over the head with a rubber chicken. The film was first released on DVD in 1997. Black Bart is the eighteenth episode of No Evil. Realizing this will make Rock Ridge worth millions, the conniving territorial attorney general Hedley Lamarr wants to force Rock Ridge's residents to abandon their town, and sends a gang of thugs, led by his flunky Taggart, to shoot the sheriff and trash the town. Carol Arthur (Harriet Johnson) was Dom DeLuise's wife. The townspeople demand that Governor William J. He subdues Mongo, an immensely strong, dim-witted, yet philosophical henchman sent to kill him, then he beats German seductress-for-hire Lili von Shtüpp at her own game, with Lili falling in love with him. Based on Blazing Saddles (1974). As the year comes to a close, we present the top TV shows of 2020, including "Money Heist" and "The Mandalorian. Le Petomane appoint a new sheriff to protect them. They labor all night to build a perfect replica of their town as a diversion. "[30] Gary Arnold of The Washington Post was negative, writing that "Mel Brooks squanders a snappy title on a stockpile of stale jokes. And then, you've got no movie. Find out when and where you can watch Black Bart on tv with the full listings schedule at The Best Shows and Movies to Watch This Week: P-Valley, the New Psych Movie 7 Shows to Watch If You Like Perry Mason; The Best Feel-Good Shows to Binge-Watch and Get You Out of Your Funk The quarter-hour animated science fiction adventure series is created by Brian Wysol. It was a riot. There were five of us all yelling loudly for our ideas to be put into the movie. "She said, 'So it’s THAT kind of an audition?'" Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Season 3, Episode 7 Unrated CC SD. FBI Agent Mark Branski, his partner, his niece, and her dog investigate supernatural phenomena. 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Blazing Saddles is a 1974 American satirical Western black comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Barts Bash, Chichester Harbour, West Sussex UK . With Don Beddoe, Helen Brown, John Damler, Helene Heigh. Brooks also wrote the lyrics to the title song, with music by John Morris, the composer of the film's score. Often called Charley by his friends, he was also known as Charles (or C.E.) So she lifted her skirt and said, 'No touching. Richard Pryor was Brooks' original choice to play Sheriff Bart, but the studio, claiming his history of drug arrests made him uninsurable, refused to approve financing with Pryor as the star. This page was last edited on 10 December 2020, at 04:54. Richie left after the first draft and then Norman, Mel and I wrote the next three or four drafts. Frank Lovejoy full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Mel Brooks: 10 things you never knew about. Eerie music starts to play as the camera zooms in. "Frankie sang his heart out ... and we didn't have the heart to tell him it was a spoof. [46], Lumenick, L. (May 3, 2014). The film satirizes the racism obscured by myth-making Hollywood accounts of the American West, with the hero being a black sheriff in an all-white town. The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists: A television pilot titled Black Bart was produced for CBS based on Bergman's original story. [23], Mel Brooks wrote the music and lyrics for three of Blazing Saddles' songs, "The Ballad of Rock Ridge", "I'm Tired", and "The French Mistake". edmo. East of Rock Ridge, Bart introduces the white townspeople to the black, Chinese, and Irish railroad workers, who have agreed to help in exchange for acceptance by the community, and explains his plan to defeat Lamarr's army. A teacher stages a holdup as a practical joke, but it works so well that he decides to make a career of it. [2] To sing the title song, Brooks advertised in the trade papers for a "Frankie Laine–type" singer; to his surprise, Laine himself offered his services. I used to have people watch this when I'd take acid with them. Starring Jim Davis and Mary Castle with Guest Stars Arthur Space, Sammy Ogg, Marc Hamilton, Frank Sully and I. Stanford Jolley. With Louis Gossett Jr., Millie Slavin, Noble Willingham, Steve Landesberg. [41], In September 2017, Mel Brooks indicated his desire to do a stage play version of Blazing Saddles in the future. The time traveling misadventures of two seemingly dumb teen metalheads destined to save the world with their music. It became the studio's top moneymaker that summer. Woody Allen's comedy, though very much a product of our Age of Analysis, recalls the wonder and discipline of people like Keaton and Laurel and Hardy. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. "[31] Jan Dawson of The Monthly Film Bulletin wrote, "Perhaps it is pedantic to complain that the whole is not up to the sum of its parts when, for the curate's egg that it is, Blazing Saddles contains so many good parts and memorable performances. The Masked Singer Renewed for Season 5 at Fox The story of the unaired Blazing Saddles sitcom "Black Bart". But remember that Andrew Bergman wrote Black Bart before it got re-written "Your Show of Shows" style by Mel Brooks and other writers, including Richard Pryor. [2], The orchestrations were by Morris and Jonathan Tunick. [2], The first studio-licensed release of the full music soundtrack to Blazing Saddles was on La-La Land Records on August 26, 2008. To say that this slapdash Western spoof lacks freshness and spontaneity and originality is putting it mildly. Bergman is listed as the sole creator. The Dick Cavett show featuring the great Slydini, arguable the best sleight of hand magician in history. The idea for the film came from a story outline written by Andrew Bergman that he originally intended to develop and produce himself. Prime Video has you covered this holiday season with movies for the family. Lozano, C (October 8, 1989). Brooks offered the other leading role, the Waco Kid, to John Wayne; he declined, deeming the film "too blue" for his family-oriented image, but assured Brooks that "he would be the first one in line to see it. It starred Lou Gosette, Millie Slaving, Nobel Willingham and Steve Lansberg. Railroad Detective is available for streaming on the Synergy website, both individual episodes and full seasons. "[32], John Simon wrote a negative review of Blazing Saddles, saying, "All kinds of gags—chiefly anachronisms, irrelevancies, reverse ethnic jokes, and out and out vulgarities—are thrown together pell-mell, batted about insanely in all directions, and usually beaten into the ground. So when Black Bart got made into a TV series, it used concepts from the initial screenplay. It was a rioter’s room!" Maverick initially starred James Garner as Bret Maverick, an adroitly articulate cardsharp.Eight episodes into the first season, he was joined by Jack Kelly as his brother Bart Maverick, and for the remainder of the first three seasons, Garner and Kelly alternated leads from week to week, sometimes teaming up for the occasional two-brother episode. A teacher stages a holdup as a practical joke, but it works so well that he decides to make a career of it. Mel Brooks: the DGA Interview", "Screen: 'Blazing Saddles', a Western in Burlesque", "Film | Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles in 1975",, United States National Film Registry films, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Brooks appears in three on-screen roles: Governor Le Petomane, the. The series first aired on July 8, 1955. ", Ishmael Reed's 1969 novel Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down has been cited as an important precursor or influence for Blazing Saddles, a connection that Reed himself has made. Black Bart is responsible for a string of stage coach robberies but he has proved elusive to company detectives Matt and Frankie. Mostly, it succeeds. Not only was I the loudest, but luckily I also had the right as director to decide what was in or out. Charles Earl Boles (b. "[11] Brooks was taken with the story, which he described as "hip talk—1974 talk and expressions—happening in 1874 in the Old West", and purchased the film rights from Bergman. Track Stories of the Century season 1 episodes. But [studio president John] Calley insisted they open it in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago as a test. Mr. Brooks's sights are lower. "I explained that I was a happily married man and that I needed someone who could straddle a chair with her legs like Marlene Dietrich in Destry Rides Again. Directed by Robert Butler. Why on earth they would include it in the 30th anniversary DVD of blazing saddles is one of those errors in judgment that will be contemplated for years to come. [18] Madeline Kahn objected when Brooks asked to see her legs during her audition. High quality Black Sails gifts and merchandise. The series was based on the 1974 satirical Western black comedy film Blazing Saddles, and was created for the sole purpose of allowing Warner Bros. to maintain the rights to produce a sequel to the film at any point they chose to. Everyone who made this show should go by the name of Alan Smithee. [16][17] Johnny Carson and Wilder both turned down the Hedley Lamarr role before Harvey Korman was cast. In 1920s Soviet Russia, a fallen aristocrat, a priest and a con artist search for a treasure of jewels hidden inside one of twelve dining chairs, lost during the revolution. With his talent he should do much better than that. [42], The unreleased animated film Blazing Samurai, starring Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Yeoh, and Ricky Gervais, has been characterized by its creators as "equally inspired by and an homage to Blazing Saddles." "When we screened it for executives, there were few laughs", said Brooks. 6 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Laughs list. "[29] Charles Champlin of the Los Angeles Times called the film "irreverent, outrageous, improbable, often as blithely tasteless as a stag night at the Friar's Club and almost continuously funny. He ducks into Grauman's Chinese Theatre, which is playing the premiere of Blazing Saddles. "[24], The choreographer for "I'm Tired" and "The French Mistake" was Alan Johnson. Based on, Certificate: GP 1 of 2 found this interesting (Scarface, Bill Clinton and the white rapper in Sister Act 2: Back In the Habit are the others.) You can also watch Railroad Detective on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon online. "Alan Arkin was hired to direct and James Earl Jones was going to play the sheriff. Just as Taggart and his men arrive to kill Bart, Jim outshoots the thugs, forcing Taggart to retreat. "[19] The world premiere took place on February 7, 1974, at the Pickwick Drive-In Theater in Burbank; 250 invited guests—including Little and Wilder—watched the film on horseback. Korman did not receive an Oscar bid, but the film did get three nominations in 1974: Best Supporting Actress (Madeline Kahn, who lost to Ingrid Bergman in Murder on the Orient Express), Best Film Editing (losing out to The Towering Inferno), and Best Music, Original Song (the title song, which lost to "We May Never Love Like This Again", also from The Towering Inferno). In 1975 a pilot for a Black Bart TV series was created. ", Title: It was a riot. Bart blocks Lamarr's escape, and then shoots him in the groin. Where to Watch. After an initial hostile reception (Bart has to take himself "hostage" to escape), he relies on his quick wits and the assistance of Jim, an alcoholic gunslinger known as the "Waco Kid", to overcome the townspeople's hostility. The definitive site for Reviews, Trailers, Showtimes, and Tickets 'Blazing Saddles' is at once a messy and antiquated gag machine. Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure. Comedy. It is the final episode of season one. The series surrounds the supernatural investigations of FBI agent Mark Branski, who works with his partner Donald French, Branski's niece Jen, and her cowardly talking dog, Chubbie Webbers. Le Petomane, a Yiddish-speaking Native American chief and "a director" in line to help invade Rock Ridge (a nod to Hitchcock); he also dubs lines for one of Lili von Shtupp's backing troupe. Rescue Me is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on FX on July 21, 2004 and concluded on September 7, 2011. Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, the film was written by Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman Steinberg, and Alan Uger, and was based on Bergman's story and draft. Bart, Jim, and Mongo buy time by constructing the "Gov. "[33], The film grossed $119.5 million at the domestic box office, becoming only the tenth film up to that time to pass the $100 million mark. 2020-07-05 11:31:40 PM : … His brashness is rare, but his use of anachronism and anarchy recalls not the great film comedies of the past, but the middling ones like the Hope-Crosby "Road" pictures. Gary (March 7, 1974). Black Bart Western spoof concerning the adventures of a black Sheriff and his fast-drawing sidekick fighting corruption and bigotry in the old west. The film is full of deliberate anachronisms, from the Count Basie Orchestra playing "April in Paris" in the Wild West, to Slim Pickens referring to the Wide World of Sports. Black Bart, an unaired TV pilot based on the movie Blazing Saddles; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Black Bart. Lamarr, furious that his schemes have backfired, recruits an army of thugs, including common criminals, motorcycle gangsters, Ku Klux Klansmen, Nazis, and Methodists. It is produced by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Williams Street, and Justin Roiland's Solo Vanity Card Productions!. Don Beddoe. What does that matter while Alex Karras is knocking a horse cold with a right cross to the jaw? Directed by Stuart E. McGowan. Bandleader Count Basie has a cameo as himself, appearing with his orchestra. 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