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"Now that's a real ghost town. A gunslinger arrives in a dusty nowhere populated by his victims."

-- DVD description for the episode


Plot Edit

After killing a Texas ranger (David Morse), a remorseless gunslinger (Neil Giuntoli) soon gets his comeuppance when all of his past victims come back to haunt him in the ghost town of where he takes residence in.

Opening Segment Edit

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"Howdy, illgrim. Wah-huh. It's die noon, and you know what that means, don't you? It means it's time for a gunfright at the O.K. Ghoulral 'cause this tomb ain't big enough for the both of us. Which brings me to tonight's tale. It's about a gunslinger who's about to ride into his last roundup. I call this prairie poison Showdown."

Closing Segment Edit

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"Talk about a sick shooter. Who'd have thought being a cowboy could stirrup so many bad feelings? Well, kiddies, I've got to go. There's a ghoul rush on, you know. Hmm. I wonder...who was that mashed man?"


Trivia Edit

  • Despite the on-screen credit for "Two-Fisted Tales", this episode was an original story, though it does share the name of a story from issue 37 of the "Two-Fisted Tales" comic book. The credit is due to the fact that this was produced as an episode of the unsold anthology series Two-Fisted Tales (1992). The comic book of the same name is a war anthology and did not feature any Western or horror stories.
  • Frank Darabont, the writer shows up as a dead cowboy.

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