Bat Masterson Quotes

Claire Cantrell: "Buck", I said - that's Buck Peters, my fiancee, the sheriff of...
Slim Tobey: ...the sheriff of Mesquitte Springs. How many more times you gonna tell us?
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: That was unkind, uncouth and uncalled for.
Slim Tobey: She hasn't shut up once since we left Reno.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Ms. Cantrell is about to be married. I suggest you apologize.
Claire Cantrell: Don't bother, Mr. Masterson. You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. Just for that, I won't say another word.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Now you see what you've done, Mr. Tobey. We'll probably die of boredom. [gunshots whiz overhead and the stagecoach is robbed]

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Narrator: Dodge City, Kansas, May 1883. One of the most intriguing questions of the West: can a professional sharpshooter hold his own when face to face with a professional gunfighter? A partial answer came from the day in the life of Bat Masterson, the man who became a legend in his own time.

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Narrator: Bonanza, Colorado - 1882. Like many other mining towns, Bonanza enjoyed a moment of glory that was all too brief. In just a few, short months, its roaring silver boom faded to a melancholy whisper. Bonanza became a town of dying dreams, haunted by ghosts of it's recent past. And the most active ghost of all carried a gold-headed cane: Bat Masterson, the man who became a legend in his own time.

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Slim Tobey: They say you're pretty good with a gun.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: I won't miss a target as big as you.
Slim Tobey: I can take you, Masterson.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Don't try it.
Slim Tobey: I can drop you with one shot.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: If you reach, I guarantee you'll see nothing but sky. [Tobey draws his pistol and in the ensueing gunfight, is shot by Bat]
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Is the view worth it, Tobey?

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[last lines]
Amelia Roberts: I can't thank you enough for all the trouble you went to - and for complete strangers!
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: There are no strangers.
Amelia Roberts: And you really got nothing out of it.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Well, I got my money back - the five hundred I loaned to you and your brother and the five hundred they cheated me out of - and I had a lot of fun doing it.
Amelia Roberts: That's it, that's what I learned out of this whole adventure. I see that you get fun out of your life. I'm going to get some out of mine.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: I'm sure you will.

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[while returning from Elena's cantina, Wyatt is savagely beaten by outlaws]
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Looks like your senorita plays a little rough.
Wyatt Earp: For some reason, I'm not in a joshin' mood. I located 'em.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: In Juarez?
Wyatt Earp: No, down near the border. They took my gun, my horse and your shirt. Well, when do we get started... Bat, did you hear me?
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Yeah, I heard... and now I know which set of tracks to follow.

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