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  • Not the real Wyatt Earp, but how he's portrayed in movies, is best shown by the line in Tombstone: "You tell 'em Hell's coming with me!"
    • Also when Earp wades across a river into a hail of gunfire to empty his shotgun into Curly Bill without getting so much as scratched.
      • That was the Crowning Moment of Awesome for the real life Wyatt Earp, too.
      • Summed up nicely in this quote from the film:
    Texas Jack: "You ever seen somethin' like that before?"
    Turkey Creek Jack Johnson: "Hell, I never even heard of something like that."
    • Notable in that even Doc Holiday acknowledges the sheer awesome of this act. In reply to someone asking where Wyatt is:
    Doc: Down by the creek. Walkin' on water.
  • Who can forget the scene in the movie where Doc Holliday, while dying from tuberculosis, skillfully shoots and kills feared Psycho for Hire Johny Ringo in a tense duel. This scene made the line "I'm your huckleberry" famous.
    • Better line: "Why, Johny Ringo, you look like someone just walked over your grave."
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    • Or Doc Holiday defusing what would've been a brawl by twirling his drinking cup.
    • Or the line, "It looks like poker isn't your game. Maybe we should have a spelling contest."
    • Honestly, Doc Holliday's entire existence was just one long continuous Moment of Awesome. Aside from the above parts, there's also the scene where he has a gun pulled on an enemy as he's clearly fall-down drunk. "You're so drunk you're probably seein' double!" the enemy exclaims. Holliday then, without dropping his shot glass, pulls out a second gun and calmly retorts, "I have two guns, one for each of you." He then casually spins both guns mid-sentence, while holding the cup, in opposite directions.
  • After Curly Bill accidentally kills the town marshal, Wyatt staves off a lynch mob, only for Ike Clanton to turn up with several other Cowboys and demand that Wyatt let Curly Bill walk away. It escalates, until Wyatt has the barrel of his gun pressed against Ike's forehead, with the other Cowboys surrounding Wyatt.
    Wyatt: You die first, get it? Your friends might get me in a rush, but not before I make your head into a canoe, you understand me?
    Billy: He's bluffing, let's rush 'em.
    Ike: [clearly terrified] No. He ain't bluffing.
    Wyatt: You're not as stupid as you look, Ike.
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  • "You ain't no daisy. You ain't no daisy at all!"


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