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“Turns Out This Is My Kind of Party”

July 31, 2008

Still looking back at some of the earlier episodes in the series, episode #4, “Shindig,” follows the previous episode “Bushwhacked” in playing down the western elements of the series. The episode, however, is framed by two scenes that draw explicitly on western conventions, the saloon brawl that opens the episode (a scene that ends with […]