History Series / TheWildWildWest

24th Jul '16 11:35:22 AM BURGINABC
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* ShownTheirWork: In at least one episode, the villains attempt to poison the protagonists with "prussic acid". This is, in fact, the term that was used for hydrogen cyanide during that time period.
1st Jun '16 5:38:52 AM Tarlonniel
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* PendulumOfDeath: In "The Night of the Deadly Blossom", Jim West and Japanese agent Ishuda are captured by the villain Barclay. In an effort to get Ishuda to talk, Barclay has West strapped to a table beneath a slowly descending pendulum blade. Barclay even mentions having got the inspiration from Poe's story.
1st Jun '16 2:55:25 AM foxley
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* PendulumOfDeath: In "The Night of the Deadly Blossom", Jim West and Japanese agent Ishuda are captured by the villain Barclay. In an effort to get Ishuda to talk, Barclay has West strapped to a table beneath a slowly descending pendulum blade. Barclay even mentions having got the inspiration from Poe's story.
1st Apr '16 2:30:43 AM Cindylover1969
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* LighterAndSofter: The reunion movies are very much comedies, to the point of {{camp}}, while the original series is a drama.

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* LighterAndSofter: The reunion movies are very much comedies, to the point of {{camp}}, while the original series is a drama. (The reunion movies were from the writer-director team behind ''Film/SupportYourLocalSheriff'', which explains a lot.)
15th Jan '16 6:23:29 AM RippenFan33
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* CreateYourOwnVillain: The first reunion movie features a young man seeking revenge on James West for killing his father.

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* CreateYourOwnVillain: The first reunion movie features a young man seeking revenge on James West for killing his father. [[note]] Or, to be more precise, causing his father to die from ulcers brought on by West repeatedly foiling his plans for world domination. [[CaptainObvious It was Loveless's son]] [[/note]]
27th Dec '15 10:59:35 AM MarkLungo
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* KeystoneArmy: The villain in ''The Night of the Red-Eyed Madman'' has built his followers into a cult based on AsskickingEqualsAuthority, with his basic premise being that they would be able to defeat larger bodies of conventional soldiers thanks to their superior melee combat training. When West beats him in a one-on-one fight his group realizes the whole thing was BS and surrenders en masse.

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* KeystoneArmy: The villain in ''The "The Night of the Red-Eyed Madman'' Madman" has built his followers into a cult based on AsskickingEqualsAuthority, with his basic premise being that they would be able to defeat larger bodies of conventional soldiers thanks to their superior melee combat training. When West beats him in a one-on-one fight his group realizes the whole thing was BS and surrenders en masse.



** Not a ''theme'' tune cameo, but at the end of "The Night of the Sabitini Death," we get a clip of the music typically played during the first scene of a ''GilligansIsland'' episode. See ActorAllusion on the trivia page.

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** Not a ''theme'' tune cameo, but at the end of "The Night of the Sabitini Death," we get a clip of the music typically played during the first scene of a ''GilligansIsland'' ''Series/GilligansIsland'' episode. See ActorAllusion on the trivia page.
27th Dec '15 10:35:29 AM ImpudentInfidel
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* KeystoneArmy: The villain in ''The Night of the Red-Eyed Madman'' has built his followers into a cult based on AsskickingEqualsAuthority, with his basic premise being that they would be able to defeat larger bodies of conventional soldiers thanks to their superior melee combat training. When West beats him in a one-on-one fight his group realizes the whole thing was BS and surrenders en masse.
27th Nov '15 8:07:24 AM Tarlonniel
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* IncredibleShrinkingMan: Miguelito Loveless created a shrink ray and used it to shrink James West and an attractive young woman. It, also, crossed over into CatsAreMean when Loveless arranges the shrunken pair to be imprisoned with a cat which West must fight off.
26th Nov '15 8:14:06 PM FOPTroper
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* IncredibleShrinkingMan: Miguelito Loveless created a shrink ray and used it to shrink James West and an attractive young woman. It, also, crossed over into CatsAreMean when Loveless arranges the shrunken pair to be imprisoned with a cat which West must fight off.
10th Oct '15 5:40:15 PM Tarlonniel
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* AntagonisticGovernor: The episode "The Night of the Legion of Death". An ambitious and dictatorial territorial governor has created a secret army in a plot to become President of the U.S.
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