The War Wagon (1967)
The armored stage with a cannon and gatling gun resembles the coach used in "The War Wagon".
In the bar room fight in The War Wagon Howard Keel pushes people across the bar with a piano. In Blazing Saddles bar fight Mongo has people against the wall trapped behind a piano.
Scenes from film are shown.
Crow: "I'm trying to watch 'The War Wagon.'"
Willie Mays Hayes movie within the movie ineptly echoes John Wayne and Kirk Douglas's post shootout banter.Lomax: Mine hit the ground first. Taw Jackson: Mine was taller
After throwing pirates off their boat, Tom and Quinn repurpose dialog used in John Wayne and Kirk Douglas' gunfigher sequense: "Mine had a better splash."/"Yours was heavier."
Sarah and Zeek watch this movie on TV
First John Wayne movie that Zeek watches on TV