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A podcast where we discuss and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, one minute at a time. In season two, we dive into the Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder classic comedy, Blazing Saddles, starring Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Harvey Korman, Slim Pickens, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks, Burton Gilliam and Alex Karras. Season one covered Young Frankenstein.
 
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The episode picks up today with Lili begging Bart not to leave. Bart tells her she is making a German spectable of herself. He passes through the open door but look back over his shoulder. He puts on a seductive voice and says, "Auf Weidersehen, baby." He closes the door and she falls against it, eventually putting her back to the door. She say ...…
 
The minute opens with a loud unzipping sound followed by Lili exclaiming it's twue! It's twue, it's twue, it's twue! We dissolve to the next morning where she offers Sheriff Bart another schnitzengruber. Bart says, "Fifteen is my limit on schnitzengruber." She then whispers something in his ear. He looks incredulous, exclaiming he is not from H ...…
 
Lili von Shtupp disappears behind her changing screen, but we also realize there is a curtain too. She actually is not ripping off her clothes, but opening and closing the curtain. When she comes back, she is dressed similar to a Playboy bunny, just without the ears. She realizes it is too bright in the room so she blows out both lamps, leaving ...…
 
Bart finishes reading the note handed to him at the table, causing the Waco Kid to do a spit-take with his beer. It appears Lili von Shtupp wants to see the sheriff in her dwessing woom after da show. We cut back to her changing room where there is a knock at the door. She goes through her welcomes again and Bart enters with a single red rose. ...…
 
Lili von Shtupp is winding down the song, "I'm Tired," by adding the words, "Everything below the waist is kaput." The cowboys in the audience begin shooting their guns into the air, cheering. She falls over and the four dancers grab her as they head off stage. A moment later, they return, putting her on her feet. She takes a bow before falling ...…
 
We continue with the drunk coming up on stage and Lili kneeing him in the nether region. She is totally unphased and simply continues singing. As she moves through the lyrics, she brings up to famous poets -- Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. She says they jump on your belly and bust your balloons. Byron was famous for his poem about Don Jua ...…
 
The song, "I'm Tired," continues in this minute. Lili von Shtupp is at a point in her performance where she wants to chat with the audience. She begins with a young man who has propped his feet up on the stage. She asks his name and he replies, "Tex, ma'am." She then plays with him saying, "Well, Tex ma'am, are you in show business?" He says he ...…
 
We continue today with Lili singing the song that closed Poland. While we examine the lyrics, we wonder if the song is one someone else has written or is it autobiographical. We wonder why she is tired of being admired? We also have to figure out what she says to the audience after the lyric, "...and always too soon." There is some discussion a ...…
 
We begin with a slight variation on the introduction of Lili von Shtupp. In the theatrical release, when the emcee introduces her, she immediately comes out from behind the privacy screen. However, in the television version, she enters from stage left and is wearing a pin-stripped pant suit with a hat. We discuss this outtake and then dive into ...…
 
Our episode continues with Hedley Lamarr rolling his eyes in the back of his head. He says to Lily, "I love it when you talk dirty." Bart and Jim find their way to a table as we hear the piano playing a version of, "I'm tired" to the gathering crowd. In the dressing room, Hedley has his hands all over Lily's sides but it has no effect on her. S ...…
 
We begin with Sheriff Bart and The Waco Kid finishing their conversation in the jail. Jim tells Bart they need to go see Lily von Shtupp. We cut to two men outside the Rock Ridge Saloon reading the playbill for the evening. We then hear what sounds like Lily von Shtupp doing some vocal warm-ups. We cut to inside her dressing room where she is l ...…
 
If you needed another reason to subscribe to the podcast, maybe the threat of having the hounds released would help. Join today and enjoy the show! If you have not done so already, take a moment to leave us a rating on your pod-catcher of choice. Also, be sure to leave us a short comment. The comment actually does give more weight to your ratin ...…
 
Today we continue inside a tent where Hedley is in the midst of a bath with Taggart's assistance. Taggart finds Hedley uses his tongue prettier than a twenty dollar whore. Hedley tells Taggart the beast has failed and so he will turn his attention to beauty. With a burst of excitement, he shoots his leg straight up out of the tub. Then it hits ...…
 
In today's episode, we finish with the delivery of the Candygram for Mongo. After he signs for the candy, Bart leaves with a Merrie Melogies fanfare, putting his fingers in his ears. As Mongo opens the box of candy, there is a tremendous explosion and a fade to black. This is where we dive into the TV version and show Mongo being defeated two a ...…
 
We continue today with Van Johnson trying to convince the sheriff to help with Mongo. Bart asks who Mongo is. Jim responds Mongo is not so much of a who as a what. As Bart seems to agree, Van Johnson immediately thanks the sheriff and opens the door yelling the fool is going to... He looks back with a look of chagrin and changes his message to, ...…
 
As Mongo pauses on Main Street and pandemonium continues to ensue, we cut to inside the Rock Ridge Saloon. At the bar, Olson Johnson is doing his best to look interested in what Howard Johnson is saying. Anal Johnson, however, appears enrapt! Howard is discussing the scientific advances of Louis Pasteur and that Hoof and Mouth disease might be ...…
 
We continue with The Waco Kid trying to sooth the hurt feelings of Sheriff Bart. He reminds Bart the people of Rock Ridge are simple farmers; the common clay of the new west. Then he adds, "You know, morons!" This does the trick and snaps Bart out of his stupor. Unfortunately, the moment does not last as a rumble announces the approach of Mongo ...…
 
The scene opens with Bart trying to simulate a draw on Jim, but the Waco Kid is too fast. Bart is thankful those figers aren't loaded. Bart then reminds The Kid, once he establishes himself in the town, they have to accept him. Jim takes a toke and wishes Bart good luck! Unfortunately for the optimistic sheriff, the first citizen he meets is th ...…
 
The scene opens with The Waco Kid shaving while Bart rolls a special cigarette. As the sheriff takes his first toke, Jim catches a whiff. As he returns to shaving, he says he received a note earlier. Bart asked from whom? Jim replies, "I'm not sure. It was addressed to the Deputy Spade." Sheriff Bart laughs and then adds, "Who knows? In 20 year ...…
 
We decided to put together a short promo to help advertise our latest season, where we are diving into the film Blazing Saddles, one minute at a time. If you have friends and family who want to know what our podcast is covering, you can share this on social media. We hope you enjoyed this promo we created for season 2. If you have not done so a ...…
 
Today's episode picks up from where we left off yesterday, with Taggart heading over to Mongo. He has to beat Mongo several times before Mongo recognizes him. During this we notice a disappearing and a reappearing biscuit in Mongo's hand. When Taggart asks Mongo, how'd you like to mutilate that new sheriff, Mongo laughs with simple delight. To ...…
 
We begin today with one of the most talked about and iconic scenes in cinematic comedy. Mel Brooks famously told novice actor Burton Gilliam on the day of the campfire scene that he was going to make him famous. The first known instance of men farting on screen broke as much new comedy as the men themselves were breaking wind. As the scene unfo ...…
 
The Indian war leader continues his assessment of the young Sheriff Bart and his family. He cries out to the heavens and then he tells the family it's okay to leave. They all thank him and give the reins a snap to get the horses moving. As they leave the frame, the Indian leader comments to his fellow warriors, "They darker than us! Woof!!" The ...…
 
We open with the Sioux nation riding down upon the wagon train. The white folks circle their wagons, leaving Bart and his parents to circle their own by themselves. Eventually, the only covered wagon left is Bart's family's. An Indian Chief rides up to talk to them along with two other braves. As he notices their dark complexion, the chief imme ...…
 
As Jim takes a drink it is now his turn to get some background. He asks Sheriff Bart how a dazzingly urbanite like him, wound up in a rustic setting like Rock Ridge. As Bart begins to tell his story, the music swells and we get the Blazing Saddles theme done as full orchestra with a heavy western motif. A long line of wagons is heading west alo ...…
 
We open as The Waco Kid tells Bart all the killings got pretty gritty. Then, one day, as he was walking down the street, a voice said, "Reach for it, Mister!" The Waco Kid recalls turning around and standing face-to-face with a 6 year old kid. He threw his guns down and walked away. Then he added, "Little bastard shot me in the ass." He finishe ...…
 
We begin with Jim standing across from Bart with the chess table between them. Jim asks if Bart is ready? Bart says he is. Jim blows air across the tips of his fingers on his right hand and readies himself. He suddenly yells, Go! Sheriff Bart slaps his hands instantly around the King. But, when when opens them to reveal it, it isn't in his hand ...…
 
We open with Sheriff Bart challenging Jim's claim. He says, "Well, if you the Kid, then show me something." Jim says he could have a few years ago. He then raises his right arm. Bart says it looks steady as a rock. Then Jim brings up his left arm, which is in convulsions. Sheriff Bart immediately dismisses him, saying he is pulling his lariat. ...…
 
The scene continues in the jail cell. Sheriff Bart asks Jim what he likes to do? Jim considers and says he likes to play chess. He then adds he likes to screw. Bart immediately suggests a game of chess. We then cut to the game in progress and just as Bart makes a move, he calls out checkmate. Jim is impressed and they toast to Bart's victory. S ...…
 
The episode begins with Sheriff Bart helping Gene Wilder sit. Gene then grabs a bottle of bourbon from under the pillow. Bart suggests he should eat something first. He responds by saying food makes him sick before downing the rest of the bourbon. Sheriff Bart comments that a man who drinks like that without eating, he is going to die. Gene loo ...…
 
We open with Sheriff Bart, having heard a noise, moving to the door to jail cell. Gene Wilder's character is hanging upside down from the top bunk. Bart asks if he is awake? Gene looks quizzically from his upside down position and asks, "I don't know. Are we...black?" Bart replies, "Yes, we are." Gene responds, "Then we're awake, but we're very ...…
 
The episode opens with Harriet Johnson taking to the stage to read the letter she has written to the governor. As she begins, it is hard to hear her soft voice. When the citizens complain, she apologizes for her lack of public speaking experience. She then bellows to the point that everyone nearly jumps out of their seats. She expresses the tow ...…
 
The episode opens with the continuation of Sheriff Bart taking himself hostage. He continues to yell for help, but the citizens are powerless. Once inside, Bart gives himself a hug, congratulating himself. He decides he is so talented and they are so dumb. We dissolve to the citizens of Rock Ridge meeting at the church for a town meeting. After ...…
 
The episode opens with Bart deciding he needs to also point a gun at himself. Taking on two personalities, Bart issues a threat to the people of Rock Ridge. He says the next man makes a move and the gets it. People begin to lower their weapons. Now playing the part of a stereotypical slave voice, he begs for everyone to listen to his captor. As ...…
 
We continue today with sheriff Bart slowly trotting toward the center of town. The citizens are agape as he gets off his horse and walks to the platform. He pulls the welcome sign back down and ascends the stairs. As he reaches the podium, he utters the famous line, "'Scuse me while I whip this out!" The townsfolk scream before realizing he's j ...…
 
While the band is playing, Gabby Johnson looks back through his telescope. This time, the image of Bart is clearer and he can see he is a black sheriff. Gabby tries to inform the citizens of Rock Ridge that the sheriff is a... Unfortunately, the church bell happens to GONG just as he says the word. The welcoming committee wonders what he is say ...…
 
Bart finishes his ride across the open prairie as Count Basie and his orchestra end their tune with a flourish. We cut to the center of downtown Rock Ridge where the townspeople are preparing for their new sheriff. Olson Johnson runs in with a telegram saying the sheriff will arrive by noon. Howard Johnson needs to practice his speech where he ...…
 
We open with the Governor unzipping his pants and letting them fall to his ankles on his way back to Miss Stein. April in Paris by the Count Basie and orchestra begins to play. We see the Gucci logo and pull back to reveal one hip sheriff on the back of a palomino. He begins to trot forward, eventually revealing Count Basie and his orchestra ar ...…
 
We continue today where we left off from yesterday as Hedley yells, "Lepetomane!" The governor hits his head against the wall but realizes it will never work. He tells Lamarr that the folks in Rock Ridge will kill him in just one day. Hedley remarks that one day is all you'll need to be forever remembered for what he did. As Lamarr begins to pa ...…
 
The episode begins with the Governor telling someone to throw something on and stay in that position. As he enters the room, we hear him zipping up his fly. He explains he was out walking the parapet. Lamarr reminds the governor he was to find a new sheriff and was bringing him in for an introduction. Lepetomane takes one look and realizes Hedl ...…
 
We begin with Hedley Lamarr looking directly into the camera, asking where he can find such a man? He follows up with, why am I asking you? The sound of a crowd outside gets him to go to the window. As he opens, we see Boris the Hangman saying to Bart, "Welcome to Hanging House!" He then adds, "Not to worry, everyone is equal in my eye." Lamarr ...…
 
The episode starts with Hedley trying to adjourn the meeting, but realizes he is overstepping his bounds. The governor then decides to pass around the paddle-balls for everyone to use. As the scene dissolves, we are back in Lamarr's office. He is contemplating his dilemma. He is tasked with finding a new sheriff of Rock Ridge. However, law and ...…
 
We begin with a near Marge Simpson-like growl between Hedley and Lepetomane. After helping the governor sign the bill, Hedley needs to also help get the pen back in its holder. It seems the meeting is about to conclude when Miss Stein says she has an urgent telegram she received last Friday. It is from the citizens of Rock Ridge. When the gover ...…
 
The episode continues with Governor Lepetomane decryring the paddle balls are defective. Hedley is using his perfectly but still agrees with the governor who makes him stop. Hedley then gets the governor to sign legislation to create a refuge for the criminially insane by creating a casino. Governor Lepetomane gives a short speech to the staff ...…
 
Today's episode opens with Reverend Johnson telling the congregation he is going to read from Matthew, Mark, Luke and...Duck. He says this last big as a lit bundle of dynamite is thrown into the church through a window. The explosion is followed by a quick fade to black. We then fade in to the door of the Governor William J. Lepetomane after so ...…
 
We continue with the townspeople holding an open meeting in the midst of their church service. After Olson Johnson finishes his monologue we hear from several other Johnsons. For those who missed it earlier, apparently everyone in the town in a Johnson. Howard Johnson says he is not about to give up the ice cream stand he built with his own two ...…
 
We continue today's minute with Gabby Johnson still making his speech before the congregation. Alan and Walt, along with guests Jim and Dwayne, try to figure out the derivation of all the words Gabby uses. Afterwards, Olson Johnson stands up and acknowledges the speech. In fact, he says he is happy all the children were there to hear such authe ...…
 
Today's episode opens with the conclusion of the Ballad of Rock Ridge, which turns into a church-sounding hymn stating the town is turning into excrement. As Reverend Johnson asks everyone to be seated, he presents his position on the matter. He reminds them all of the events of the past few days. The sheriff murdered, crops burned, stores loot ...…
 
We continue the raiders doing their dirty work in the town of Rock Ridge. As we go through each of the moments, we break down what is real and what is not. We discuss the difference between jumping through candy glass and putting your hand through a real glass window. The discussion moves to a strange platform with feedbags that seems to serve ...…
 
We begin today's episode with a fade in to a day in the life of Rock Ridge. We also get the Ballad of Rock Ridge being sung to help advance the story. We get a kind of montage sequence to go along with the lyrics being sung about the town. The discussion moves to how each movie studio had their own Western town set for filming Westerns, but the ...…
 
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