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15th Apr '16 4:04:11 AM aye_amber
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* ''LEGORockRaiders'' is basically a combination of this and the AsteroidMiners trope.

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* ''LEGORockRaiders'' ''Franchise/RockRaiders'' is basically a combination of this and the AsteroidMiners trope.
11th Feb '16 6:03:37 AM ZemplinTemplar
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* ''Earth 2'' is a pretty straight Wagon Train ripoff, just one set on a different planet.

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* ''Earth 2'' ''Series/{{Earth 2}}'' is a pretty straight science fiction take on the Wagon Train ripoff, Train, just one set on a different planet.planet undergoing recon and early colonisation. One of the rarer planet-focused live-action space westerns.
31st Jan '16 8:29:05 AM nombretomado
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* An episode of the ''SuperFriends'' from the 4th season -- that's the season '''after''' ''Challenge of the [=SuperFriends=]'' -- takes place on planet Texicana. It ends with GreenLantern drawing two green laser pistols while sporting a green cowboy hat.

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* An episode of the ''SuperFriends'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}}'' from the 4th season -- that's the season '''after''' ''Challenge of the [=SuperFriends=]'' -- takes place on planet Texicana. It ends with GreenLantern drawing two green laser pistols while sporting a green cowboy hat.
29th Jan '16 3:25:48 PM CountDorku
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* The FATE setting "Frontier Spirit" merges this with ScienceFantasy, because the frontier planet it's set on has a problem with an overactive spirit world and all player characters are assumed to be mediums.
14th Jan '16 2:00:53 AM jormis29
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* Creator/PeterDavid wrote a SpaceWestern called ''Film/{{Oblivion}}''. With George Takei as an eccentric doctor who talked almost entirely in ''Franchise/StarTrek'' references, and [[Series/{{Batman}} Julie Newmar]] as [[MissKitty Miss]] [[CatGirl Kitty]].

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* Creator/PeterDavid wrote a SpaceWestern called ''Film/{{Oblivion}}''.''Film/{{Oblivion|1994}}''. With George Takei as an eccentric doctor who talked almost entirely in ''Franchise/StarTrek'' references, and [[Series/{{Batman}} Julie Newmar]] as [[MissKitty Miss]] [[CatGirl Kitty]].
29th Dec '15 12:06:26 PM namiida
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* ''Anime/Space Dandy'', Already with some subtle or obvious cowboy characteristics, Dandy is a man traveling the galaxies in his ship, the "Aloha Oe" as a bounty hunter looking for rare or never before discovered alien species in exchange for Woolongs(money).

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* ''Anime/Space '' [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Anime/SpaceDandy Space Dandy]] Space Dandy'', Already with some subtle or obvious cowboy characteristics, Dandy is a man traveling the galaxies in his ship, the "Aloha Oe" as a bounty hunter looking for rare or never before discovered alien species in exchange for Woolongs(money).
29th Dec '15 12:00:47 PM namiida
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* ''Anime/Space Dandy'', Already with some subtle or obvious cowboy characteristics, Dandy is a man traveling the galaxies in his ship, the "Aloha Oe" as a bounty hunter looking for rare or never before discovered alien species in exchange for Woolongs(money).
9th Dec '15 4:36:56 PM BlackJAC
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* The ''Franchise/StarWars'' ExpandedUniverse tie-in novel ''Kenobi'', set during the interim period between ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' and ''Film/ANewHope'', was the first attempt to do a straight-up Western within that franchise, with Obi-wan as the mysterious drifter who rides into town.


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*** When filming the episode "Trials and Tribble-ations," [[https://youtu.be/-OyLHkFSat4?t=4m24s stunt coordinator Dennis Madalone noted that the fistfights in ''TOS'' were straight out of Westerns as opposed to the more martial arts-oriented fights of the 1990s.]]
5th Dec '15 4:43:13 PM nombretomado
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* Referenced on an episode of SesameStreet when Ernie watches a TV show called ''Cowboys in Space''.

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* Referenced on an episode of SesameStreet ''Series/SesameStreet'' when Ernie watches a TV show called ''Cowboys in Space''.
26th Nov '15 5:42:19 AM LondonKdS
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* Two single-episode examples in ''Series/{{Farscape}}'':
** "Home on the Remains" has a community of AsteroidMiners who act just like Old West prospectors, which is run by a CorruptHick and even has a Western-style gambler.
** "Different Destinations" is a remake of "Cavalry Westerns", with a small military group protecting a community of nuns, besieged by hostile aliens in an old fort.
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