The clip Demonstration from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Cleavon Little
See that king?
Put your hands on both sides of it.
Now when I say, "go," you try to grab it first.
Man, that's no contest. You're a mile away.
Anyway, when you hear the word "go," you just try to grab it.
You looking for this?
Well, raise my rent! You are the Kid!
Was. Yeah, I was the Kid.
The clip Encouraging Bart from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Gene Wilder
What did you expect? "Welcome, sonny. "
"Make yourself at home. "
"Marry my daughter. " You've got to remember these are just simple farmers.
These are people of the land.
The common clay of the new West.
What the hell is that?
The clip Mongo rides into town from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Jimmy Martinez, David Huddleston
Mongo! Santa Mar�a!
I believe in it. And if any one of you...
...friends and neighbors, kind of gather around and...
And they say that now in Paris, France, even as we speak...
...Louis Pasteur has devised a new vaccine...
...that will obliterate anthrax once and for all.
Hey, you can't park that animal over there!
Think of it, gentlemen. Hoof-and- mouth disease a thing of the past!
Never mind that shit, here comes Mongo!
The clip The caravan from Blazing Saddles (1974)
Well, not exactly part of it.
You might say we were bringing up the rear, when suddenly,
...from out of the West, came the entire Sioux Nation!
And let me tell you, baby, they were open for business!
Naturally, the white folks didn't let us travel in their circle...
...so we made our own.
The clip Meeting is adjourned from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Harvey Korman
Meeting is adjourned.
Oh, I am sorry, sir. I didn't mean to overstep my bounds. You say that.
Meeting is adjourned.
No. You say that, governor.
Meeting is adjourned.
Here, play around with this for a while. They are sweeping the country.
Why don't you give these out to some of the boys...
...in lieu of pay? Here you go.
And one for Miss Stein, my beloved secretary.
Play with these, boys, in lieu of the other things.
This friggin' thing is warped.
Why do I always get a warped one?
The clip An historic figure from Blazing Saddles (1974)
Now, Hedley, I've always trusted your judgment before...
...but haven't you taken a giant leap away from your good senses?
Please, don't fly off the handle, sir.
I'm about to make you an historic figure.
Maybe even get you a cabinet post.
A cabinet post!
Did you say that?
Yes, the first man ever to appoint a black sheriff! Just think, sir...
Sir, you have the seeds of greatness in you.
Nurse them, caress them, pour water on them.
Don't short-change yourself, sir.
It will never work. They'll kill him dead in one day!
One day is all we'll need to secure your name in the annals of Western history.
And to get for you a nomination for, dare I say...?
Hail to the Chief! Hail to the Chief!
"Four score and seven years ago...
"... our forefathers brought forth on this... "
Are you coming back?
In a moment, dear.
Gentlemen, affairs of state must take precedent over the affairs of state.
Yes, of course, sir, we understand.
Will you make all the arrangements?
I will make all the arrangements.
Especially the funeral.
Good luck, good luck, boys. Wonderful working with you. Good luck!
The clip Town council from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Liam Dunn, John Hillerman
I said, "Order"!
You know, Nietzsche says, "Out of chaos comes order. "
Oh, blow it out your ass, Howard!
Now everyone be quiet...
...whilst we listen to Harriet van Johnson, our esteemed schoolmarm...
...as she reads a telegram that she herself has composed to the governor...
...expressing our feelings about the new sheriff.
"To the Honorable William J. Le Petomane, Governor. "
Louder! Speak up! We can't hear you!
I'm not used to public speaking.
"We, the white, God-fearing citizens of Rock Ridge...
"... wish to express our extreme displeasure...
"... with your choice of sheriff.
"Please remove him immediately.
"The fact that you have sent him here... "
"... just goes to prove that you are the leading asshole in the state. "
The clip The drunk in no. 2 from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder
The drunk in number two must be awake.
Are we awake?
We're not sure.
Are we black?
Yes, we are.
Then we're awake. But we're very puzzled.
I think I better straighten myself out.
Need any help?
All I can get.
That's okay. Sit down over here.
The clip A sheriff for Rock Ridge from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Harvey Korman
A sheriff! But law and order is the last thing I want.
Wait a minute. Maybe I could turn this thing to my advantage.
If I could find a sheriff who so offends the citizens of Rock Ridge...
...that his very appearance would drive them out of town...
But where would I find such a man?
Why am I asking you?
Welcome to Hanging House. Not to worry...
...everyone is equal in my eye.
The clip A black sheriff from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Harvey Korman
Oh, not my ear!
Official business, sir.
Is it important?
It's very crucial.
Be with you in a minute.
Throw something on and stay in that position.
Forgive me, I was just, ah, walking the parapet, taking a look around.
What can I do for you?
Governor, as per your instructions...
...I'd like you to meet the new sheriff of Rock Ridge.
I'd be delighted... Wow!
I've got to talk to you. Come here. Have you gone berserk?
Can't you see that man is a nig...
Wrong person. Forgive me. No offense intended.
Have you gone berserk? Can't you see that man is a nig?
Don't worry, sir.
The clip Urgent telegram from Rock Ridge from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Harvey Korman
Okay, is that it? Anything else?
Just this urgent telegram from Rock Ridge.
It arrived last Friday.
Read it, read it.
"Sheriff murdered. Church meeting bombed. Reign of terror must cease.
"Send new sheriff immediately. "
Sheriff murdered. Innocent women and children blown to bits!
We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen.
We must do something about this immediately, immediately, immediately!
I didn't get a "hrumph" out of that guy!
Give the governor a "hrumph. "
You watch your ass.
Gentlemen, please, rest your sphincters.
As Attorney General, I can assure you...
...that a suitable sheriff will be found to restore the peace in Rock Ridge.
The clip The Indian chief from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Mel Brooks
Cop a walk. It's all right.
Abi gezunt. Take off.
They're darker than us!
And the rest is history.
Always like to keep my audience riveted.
The clip Farting cowboys from Blazing Saddles (1974) with Burton Gilliam, Slim Pickens
How about some more beans, Mr. Taggart?
I'd say you've had enough!
I understand there's a new sheriff in town. Who wants to kill him?
The clip Asking for help from Blazing Saddles (1974)
I don't know what it is.
Sheriff, Mongo's back! He's breaking up the whole town!
You've got to help us, please!
Did you hear that? Now it's "please. "
This morning I couldn't get the time of day. Who is this Mongo, anyway?
Well, Mongo ain't exactly a "who. " He's more of a "what. "
What he said.
Well, I don't know...
Oh, thank you very much!
The fool's going to...
I mean, the sheriff's going to do it.
No, no, don't do that! If you shoot him, you'll just make him mad.
The clip Give him to Mongo from Blazing Saddles (1974)
Why don't we give him to Mongo?
Holy shit, that's too cruel!
I'll be danged! That is a unique idea!
Down, boy, down, boy, down, Mongo!
Hey, it's me. Taggart.
Here, smell. Smell.
That's a good Mongo.
Hey, how about it? How would you like to mutilate that new sheriff?
Have a cigar.
The clip Morning in the Sheriff's office from Blazing Saddles (1974)
Oh, by the way, I got a note this morning.
Well, I'm not sure. It was addressed to the Deputy Spade.
Well, once I establish myself in this town...
...Deputy Spade might turn out to be a groovy position.