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30th Jun '16 4:31:38 AM Morgenthaler
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29th Jun '16 1:52:47 PM Morgenthaler
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** Similarly done at the end of the QuickDrawMcGraw cartoon "Double Barrel Double," but without the double entendre line.
*** Possibly because Quick Draw himself is a horse so the joke wouldn't work.

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** * Similarly done at the end of the QuickDrawMcGraw ''WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw'' cartoon "Double Barrel Double," but without the double entendre line.
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line. Possibly because Quick Draw himself is a horse so the joke wouldn't work.
8th May '16 11:35:00 PM arrgh
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* This is the plot of all the StreetsOfRage games. Somehow, the crime syndicate keeps coming back.
19th Mar '16 2:17:22 AM Omeganian
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Drip-Along Daffy": Daffy comes to "clean up this one-horse town", and in the end he does... as streetsweeper. "Lucky for him, it ''is'' a one-horse town."

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Drip-Along Daffy": "WesternAnimation/DripAlongDaffy": Daffy comes to "clean up this one-horse town", and in the end he does... as streetsweeper. "Lucky for him, it ''is'' a one-horse town."
24th Jan '16 1:38:59 PM Tork
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* Deconstructed hard in ''ComicBook/Southern Bastards.''

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* Deconstructed hard in ''ComicBook/Southern Bastards.''ComicBook/SouthernBastards.''
24th Jan '16 1:38:24 PM Tork
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* Deconstructed hard in ''ComicBook/Southern Bastards.''
18th Oct '15 5:19:39 PM nombretomado
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* Jesse Custer in the ''Salvation'' arc of {{Preacher}}.

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* Jesse Custer in the ''Salvation'' arc of {{Preacher}}.
''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}''.
2nd May '15 8:04:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* This is a good deal of the plot of ''Film/WalkingTall''.

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* This is a good deal of the plot of ''Film/WalkingTall''.''Film/WalkingTall1973''.



* ''DodgeCity''

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* ''DodgeCity''''Film/DodgeCity''
10th Mar '15 10:43:15 PM FordPrefect
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* Parodied in ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'': a janitor is praised for "cleaning up the town" as he [[RidingIntoTheSunset walks into the sunset]].

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' adventure ''Harlequin's Back''. In one of the mini-adventures in the book, "A Fistful of Karma", the PC's must defeat a cruel tyrant who oppresses the people of a mining town.
* ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'' magazine #71 (back when it wasn't just ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'') had a ''Boot Hill'' module called "The Taming of Brimstone", in which the player characters had to clean up the eponymous town.



* Many episodes of ''Series/StargateSG1''. Often, the SG-1 team arrives on a planet to discover that an enemy force ("Goa'uld" or otherwise) has enslaved or is otherwise tormenting the local population, prompting the team to clean up the town.

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* Many episodes of ''Series/StargateSG1''. Often, the SG-1 team arrives on a planet to discover that an enemy force ("Goa'uld" (Goa'uld or otherwise) has enslaved or is otherwise tormenting the local population, prompting the team to clean up the town.



* ''Series/OnceUponATime'': Emma came to Storybrooke when her long-lost son showed up and said she was TheChosenOne. She didn't believe the kid, but when she got a good look at the town and the crooked mayor, she decided to stay put and be a professional pain in her side, eventually getting the job of sheriff. As such, she's untanggling all of the town's dark secrets.

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* ''Series/OnceUponATime'': Emma came to Storybrooke when her long-lost son showed up and said she was TheChosenOne. She didn't believe the kid, but when she got a good look at the town and the crooked mayor, she decided to stay put and be a professional pain in her side, eventually getting the job of sheriff. As such, she's untanggling untangling all of the town's dark secrets.
secrets.

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* The first album by ''Music/TheProtomen'' largely takes place some time after Dr. Light created Protoman to do this, and Mega Man decides to follow in his footsteps. [[spoiler:Mega Man ends up discovering that Protoman [[WorldHalfEmpty grew so disgusted]] with the inhabitants of TheCity and their unwillingness to fight for themselves against [[BigBad Wily's]] [[{{Dystopia}} tyranny]] that he turned on them and became Wily's [[TheDragon Dragon.]]]]

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* Parodied in ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'': a janitor is praised for "cleaning up the town" as he [[RidingIntoTheSunset walks into the sunset]].

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' adventure ''Harlequin's Back''. In one of the mini-adventures in the book, "A Fistful of Karma", the PC's must defeat a cruel tyrant who oppresses the people of a mining town.
* ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'' magazine #71 (back when it wasn't just ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'') had a ''Boot Hill'' module called "The Taming of Brimstone", in which the player characters had to clean up the eponymous town.



* City Marshal [[AwesomeMcCoolname Dallas Stoudenmire]] was brought into El Paso to clean it up as the previous 5 marshals in the last 8 months were either incompetent, corrupt, or killed. He proceded to kill at least 10 criminals in the next year, dropping the crime rate significantly.

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* The first album by ''Music/TheProtomen'' largely takes place some time after Dr. Light created Protoman to do this, and Mega Man decides to follow in his footsteps. [[spoiler:Mega Man ends up discovering that Protoman [[WorldHalfEmpty grew so disgusted]] with the inhabitants of TheCity and their unwillingness to fight for themselves against [[BigBad Wily's]] [[{{Dystopia}} tyranny]] that he turned on them and became Wily's [[TheDragon Dragon.]]]]

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* City Marshal [[AwesomeMcCoolname Dallas Stoudenmire]] was brought into El Paso to clean it up as the previous 5 marshals in the last 8 months were either incompetent, corrupt, or killed. He proceded proceeded to kill at least 10 criminals in the next year, dropping the crime rate significantly.

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* The first album by ''Music/TheProtomen'' largely takes place some time after Dr. Light created Protoman to do this, and Mega Man decides to follow in his footsteps. [[spoiler:Mega Man ends up discovering that Protoman [[WorldHalfEmpty grew so disgusted]] with the inhabitants of TheCity and their unwillingness to fight for themselves against [[BigBad Wily's]] [[{{Dystopia}} tyranny]] that he turned on them and became Wily's [[TheDragon Dragon.]]]]
significantly.
29th Jan '15 6:21:08 PM Geoduck
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* ''Film/SupportYourLocalSheriff'' is another comedic western example.
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