History Recap / TheWildWildWestS1E15TheNightOfTheFatalTrap

15th Feb '13 7:24:19 PM Tarlonniel
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* FakingTheDead: Vasquez decides he doesn't trust "Mohave Mike" (Artie) and tells "Frank Slade" (Jim) to get rid of him, which "Frank" very promptly does. Or so it seems. Fortunately Vasquez is talked out of going through with his plan to put a bullet through "Mike"'s head, just to be sure.
* TheInfiltration: Jim disguises himself as a wanted criminal who, unbeknownst to the world at large, was recently captured by the government.

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* FakingTheDead: Vasquez decides he doesn't trust "Mohave Mike" (Artie) and tells "Frank Slade" (Jim) to get rid of him, which "Frank" "Slade" very promptly does. Or so it seems. Fortunately Vasquez is talked out of going through with his plan to put a bullet through "Mike"'s head, just to be sure.
* TheInfiltration: Jim disguises himself as a wanted criminal notorious desperado who, unbeknownst to the world at large, was recently captured by the government.government. His supposed criminal background enables him to more easily gain Vasquez's confidence.



* {{Prospector}}:
* WantedPoster:
* WelcomeBackTraitor:

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* {{Prospector}}:
{{Prospector}}: "Mike," a crusty old desert rat who decides to supplement his meager income from prospecting by conspiring to turn in "Slade" (or, rather, his body) for an advertised reward.
* WantedPoster:
WantedPoster: In order to make his impersonation convincing, Jim prints up a slew of wanted posters with his picture substituted for Slade's. [[spoiler:It's when Vasquez spots one of the ''real'' posters that Jim's cover is blown.]]
* WelcomeBackTraitor: "Mike" is (supposedly) a former friend of "Slade"'s, whom he nevertheless betrays in hopes of collecting part of the reward on his head. When "Slade" instead joins forces with the men he was betrayed to, he lets "Mike" keep hanging around... until Vasquez objects.
15th Feb '13 7:08:14 PM Tarlonniel
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While disguised as a notorious outlaw, Jim goes to arrest a Mexican bandit, only to be recognized by the villain's girlfriend.

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While disguised as A gang of bandits led by a notorious outlaw, Jim goes to arrest a man named Vasquez is conducting raids on the U. S. side of the border and then escaping by crossing into Mexican bandit, only territory. West and Gordon are sent by President Grant to be recognized by put a stop to this. West decides to impersonate a wanted outlaw and, with Gordon's help, infiltrate the villain's girlfriend.
gang. All goes well at first; however, Vasquez's girlfriend is one of West's old conquests and threatens to expose him, while Vasquez has secret plans of his own...


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* FakingTheDead: Vasquez decides he doesn't trust "Mohave Mike" (Artie) and tells "Frank Slade" (Jim) to get rid of him, which "Frank" very promptly does. Or so it seems. Fortunately Vasquez is talked out of going through with his plan to put a bullet through "Mike"'s head, just to be sure.
* TheInfiltration: Jim disguises himself as a wanted criminal who, unbeknownst to the world at large, was recently captured by the government.
* PaperThinDisguise: The disguise which turns handsome Jim West into ugly Frank Slade? A mustache. Apparently it works... somehow.
* {{Prospector}}:
* WantedPoster:
* WelcomeBackTraitor:
21st Jan '13 1:52:19 PM Tarlonniel
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While disguised as a notorious outlaw, Jim goes to arrest a Mexican bandit, only to recognized by the villain's girlfriend.

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While disguised as a notorious outlaw, Jim goes to arrest a Mexican bandit, only to be recognized by the villain's girlfriend.
21st Jan '13 1:51:55 PM Tarlonniel
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While disguised as a notorious outlaw, Jim goes to arrest a Mexican bandit, only to recognized by the villain's girlfriend.

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