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** Since they're headed to Washington DC from Utah, they're presumably riding into the sun''rise''.


* NoYou: When McGrath accuses Loveless of betraying him by using his men for target practice, Loveless snarls back that [[ThisIsUnforgivable the Confederates paid back his sacrifices to their cause by surrendering to the Union]]; in his view, the CSA betrayed him first.
-->'''McGrath''':''[shouting]'' You sawed-off sadistic bastard! You've betrayed us!

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* NoYou: When McGrath [=McGrath=] accuses Loveless of betraying him by using his men for target practice, Loveless snarls back that [[ThisIsUnforgivable the Confederates paid back his sacrifices to their cause by surrendering to the Union]]; in his view, the CSA betrayed him first.
-->'''McGrath''':''[shouting]'' -->'''[=McGrath=]''':''[shouting]'' You sawed-off sadistic bastard! You've betrayed us!


* NoOSHACompliance: The cockpit for Loveless' SpiderTank is missing a big chunk of railing. Sure enough, one of his hown enchwoman falls to her death when startled by the heroes.

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* NoOSHACompliance: The cockpit for Loveless' SpiderTank is missing a big chunk of railing. Sure enough, one of his hown enchwoman own henchwomen falls to her death when startled by the heroes.

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* NoOSHACompliance: The cockpit for Loveless' SpiderTank is missing a big chunk of railing. Sure enough, one of his hown enchwoman falls to her death when startled by the heroes.

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* StrawHypocrite: Doctor Arliss Loveless once fought for the Confederacy along with General [=McGrath=], and murders the General as revenge for surrendering his forces after Gettysburg. However, this appears to be a smokescreen for his real self-serving objectives, since rather than reviving the Confederate States or starting another Civil War, Loveless draws up a plan to sell off the land to several foreign powers and keep a big chunk as his personal fiefdom.


* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Loveless seems genuinely shocked and horrified when his weapons master Munitia is sent plummeting to her death. Granted, he gets over it pretty quickly and by the next scene is offering a job to the people who killed her, but still...

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Subverted. Loveless seems genuinely shocked and horrified when his weapons master Munitia is sent plummeting to her death. Granted, he He gets over it pretty quickly and by the next scene is offering a job to the people who killed her, but still...her.

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* IWouldSayIfICouldSay: When Loveless [[InternalReveal reveals]] that [[ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated he wasn't actually killed in the Civil War]], he declares himself "alive and kicking!" Being HalfTheManHeUsedToBe, he then corrects himself: "well, ''alive'', anyway!"


* DiscOneFinalBoss: At first it seems that General [=McGrath=] is the main villain, until Dr. Loveless makes his entrance, and dispacthes him and his henchmen to test a weapon.

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* DiscOneFinalBoss: At first it seems that General [=McGrath=] is the main villain, until Dr. Loveless makes his entrance, and dispacthes dispatches him and his henchmen to test a weapon.


* EvenEvilHasStandards: General "Bloodbath" [=McGrath=] is hardly a pleasant man, [[spoiler: but he is haunted and horrified by Dr. Loveless's murderous inventions and his willingness to test them on human subjects, which happen to include his own men.]]

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: General "Bloodbath" [=McGrath=] is hardly a pleasant man, [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but he is haunted and horrified by Dr. Loveless's murderous inventions and his willingness to test them on human subjects, which happen to include his own men.]]


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* MightyGlacier: The metal-headed {{Mook}} West fights in the SpiderTank’s engine room. He can take several strikes from a wrench and punches West across the room, but he moves very slowly.

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* BodyHorror: Alongside Dr. Loveless, who is [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe missing the lower half of his body]], the four {{Mooks}} that West fights in the SpiderTank’s engine room have some deformity or another. One has had his hands removed and replaced with knives, another has a large metal spike in his skull, a third has had the upper part of his skull exposed and covered with metal, and the fourth has [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking a lazy eye]].



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* ActorAllusion: A character played by Creator/KevinKline is the doppelgänger of a U.S. president, and even impersonates said president at one point... now, are we talking about Artemus Gordon, or [[Film/{{Dave}} Dave Kovic]]?

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* AlasPoorVillain: Despite General [=McGrath=]'s involvement in the New Liberty massacre, it's hard not to show sympathy for him when [[spoiler:he and his men are used by Loveless as target practice]].

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* NoYou: When McGrath accuses Loveless of betraying him by using his men for target practice, Loveless snarls back that [[ThisIsUnforgivable the Confederates paid back his sacrifices to their cause by surrendering to the Union]]; in his view, the CSA betrayed him first.
-->'''McGrath''':''[shouting]'' You sawed-off sadistic bastard! You've betrayed us!
-->'''Dr. Arliss Loveless''': My dear General, having donated half of my physical being to create a weapon capable of doing this, how did you and General Lee repay my loyalty?! You surrendered at Appomattox! So who betrayed whom?!


* ArtisticLicenseHistory: President Grant didn't actually attend the joining of the railroads, let alone hammer in the golden spike. More nitpickily, the Secret Service was created before the film's timeframe -- and was not tasked with protecting the President until much later.
** African Americans were in the Union Army, but never could become commissioned officers at that time. The first one to get an officer’s commission was Henry O Flippant about two decades later.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: ArtisticLicenseHistory
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President Grant didn't actually attend the joining of the railroads, let alone hammer in the golden spike. More nitpickily, spike.
** According to
the movie, President Grant created the U.S. Secret Service in 1869 to protect the President. It was actually created before the film's timeframe -- in 1865 to combat counterfeiting, and was not wasn't tasked with protecting the President until much later.
1901, after the assassination of President William McKinley.
** African Americans were in the Union Army, but never could become commissioned officers at that time. The first one to get an officer’s commission was Henry O Flippant Flippant, about two decades later.


* PreMortemOneLiner: "No more Mr. Knife Guy.''

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* PreMortemOneLiner: "No After West overpowers Loveless's blade-wielding henchmen and ties him to some chains, he says ''"That's it. No more Mr. Knife Guy.''"'' He then kicks him out of the Tarantula with his boot.

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