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29th Jun '16 1:56:11 PM Morgenthaler
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* A HuckleberryHound cartoon had Huck as the fastest gun alive, which is why the townsfolk are afraid to come near him, no matter how cordial he is. When a gunslinger challenges Huck for the title and loses, Huck offers to give up being the fastest gun alive so the gunslinger can take the title.
* As noted by his name, QuickDrawMcGraw is quick on drawing a gun. But once drawn, he can't implement it without shooting himself in the face.

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* A HuckleberryHound WesternAnimation/HuckleberryHound cartoon had Huck as the fastest gun alive, which is why the townsfolk are afraid to come near him, no matter how cordial he is. When a gunslinger challenges Huck for the title and loses, Huck offers to give up being the fastest gun alive so the gunslinger can take the title.
* As noted by his name, QuickDrawMcGraw WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw is quick on drawing a gun. But once drawn, he can't implement it without shooting himself in the face.
22nd Jun '16 12:30:34 PM Drcynic24
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* Occurs in the first episode (but in no other) of ''Series/{{Deadwood}}''. Wild Will Hickok and Seth Bullock are interrogating a man. When he suddenly goes for his gun, Bullock and Hickok beat him to the draw and gun him down. Bullock earns some bad ass cred by being ''almost'' as fast as Hickok.

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* Occurs in the first episode (but in no other) of ''Series/{{Deadwood}}''. Wild Will Bill Hickok and Seth Bullock are interrogating a man. When he suddenly goes for his gun, Bullock and Hickok beat him to the draw and gun him down. Bullock earns some bad ass cred by being ''almost'' as fast as Hickok.


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** If you watch it in slow motion, you can see that Bill is indeed the faster draw, but not by much (and that's no guarantee that it wasn't Bullock's shot that got the guy either).
18th May '16 2:27:16 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In the Jesse James Vs. Al Capone episode of ''DeadliestWarrior'', Champion Gunslinger Joey Dillion (who was testing weapons for the Jesse James side) was able to draw and accurately fire his [[GunsAkimbo twin Co]][[RevolversAreJustBetter lt revolvers]] in a quarter of a second in contrast to the Al Capone expert who took half a second to lift and fire his [[CoolGuns Tommy Gun.]] [[spoiler: The Tommy Gun still got the edge due to MoreDakka.]]

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* In the Jesse James Vs. Al Capone episode of ''DeadliestWarrior'', ''Series/DeadliestWarrior'', Champion Gunslinger Joey Dillion (who was testing weapons for the Jesse James side) was able to draw and accurately fire his [[GunsAkimbo twin Co]][[RevolversAreJustBetter lt revolvers]] in a quarter of a second in contrast to the Al Capone expert who took half a second to lift and fire his [[CoolGuns Tommy Gun.]] [[spoiler: The Tommy Gun still got the edge due to MoreDakka.]]
13th May '16 11:05:24 PM Doug86
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* Stark already was TheFastestGunInTheWest, but in ''CloudOfSparrows'', while "visiting" Japan, he faced a really fast ninja and a trained IaijutsuPractitioner, the latter time using a katana, a weapon he had never even touched before. [[spoiler: He won both times]].

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* Stark already was TheFastestGunInTheWest, but in ''CloudOfSparrows'', ''Literature/CloudOfSparrows'', while "visiting" Japan, he faced a really fast ninja and a trained IaijutsuPractitioner, the latter time using a katana, a weapon he had never even touched before. [[spoiler: He won both times]].
8th May '16 3:49:33 PM FordPrefect
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* In quite a few ''Film/BlazingSaddles'' scenes, the Waco Kid pulls off shots without visibly drawing his revolvers. Not only does he draw and fire before we see him even move, ''he gets his guns back into their holsters as well]]''.

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* In quite a few ''Film/BlazingSaddles'' scenes, the Waco Kid pulls off shots without visibly drawing his revolvers. Not only does he draw and fire before we see him even move, ''he gets his guns back into their holsters as well]]''.well''.
5th May '16 1:06:53 PM aye_amber
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* TheBeatles' ''Rocky Racoon'' challenges the man who stole his gal to a showdown:

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* TheBeatles' Music/TheBeatles' ''Rocky Racoon'' challenges the man who stole his gal to a showdown:
1st May '16 8:57:43 PM JackG
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* In the Creator/SteveMcQueen western ''Nevada Smith'', Max Sand is [[TeachMeHowToFight taught skill with firearms]] by a gunsmith he's travelling with, so he can carry out his RoaringRampageOfRevenge. One scene has them riding together with Sand suddenly drawing his pistol and pointing it back at an imaginary enemy, showing he's practicing this trope.
13th Mar '16 1:24:54 PM CynicalBastardo
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* In Rob Grant's solo ''Literature/RedDwarf'' novel, ''Backwards'', in the western section based on the "Gunmen Of The Apocalypse" episode, this happens a few times. The Cat's Riviera Kid alter ego has this as his special skill and Lister's Brett Riverboat character can do this with knives. Death, however, takes the cake. He manages to draw, fire and reholster his revolver in the middle of a speech. The whole thing takes less than the amount of time it takes him to say the word "point" and he lands a shot right in the [[TisOnlyABulletInTheBrain middle of The Cat's forehead]].
10th Jan '16 7:56:59 AM DocWildNole
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* In the classic Jack Schaefer novel, ''Shane'' goes into detail about the basic technique as well as many of the refinements practiced by others (two guns, the pistol-on-a-swivel, etc.). The climax also graphically illustrates that no matter how fast you are, you ''will'' lose an edge if you don't stay in practice.
11th Dec '15 7:13:12 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* In the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' trilogy: Marty [=McFly=], surprisingly, turns out to be a talented quick-draw artist, from time spent in his local 7-Eleven playing ''[[http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_Gunman Wild Gunman]]''. He's just shown to be a "crack shot" at the game in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'', but his talent really shows in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'' when he is challenged to a 19th Century shooting range and manages to shoot every single target - [[IKnowMortalKombat before this point, he'd probably never used a real gun in his life.]]

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* In the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' trilogy: Marty [=McFly=], surprisingly, turns out to be a talented quick-draw artist, from time spent in his local 7-Eleven playing ''[[http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_Gunman Wild Gunman]]''. He's just shown to be a "crack shot" at the game in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'', but his talent really shows in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'' when he is challenged to a 19th Century shooting range and manages to shoot every single target - [[IKnowMortalKombat before this point, he'd probably never used a real gun in his life.]]]] His first shot goes completely wild because he wasn't prepared for the kick, but he does absolutely perfect on his second attempt.
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