A Polish rabbi wanders through the Old West on his way to lead a synagogue in San Francisco. On the way he is nearly burnt at the stake by Indians and almost killed by outlaws. Written by
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The greatest cowboy ever to ride into the Wild West. From Poland.
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Some viewers have complained that the name Darryl is anachronistic. One etymology source says that, as a first name, it was not used by English speakers until the late 19th century. However, the name comes from Old French "d'Airelle," meaning someone from the town of Airelle in France; Airelle itself means "open space," from the Latin, so it might be quite old. See more
Several characters use the Colt Army .44 cal pistol. This wasn't developed until 1860. Also, during the final gun fight, Matt Diggs gives the rabbi a Remington New Model Army .44 cal pistol. This didn't come out until 1858. See more
[Avram pretends that he is a random cowboy, delivering the Torah to the Bender family as a favor to his friend the rabbi. Rosalie Bender thinks he's cute
What do you want?
Um, well, I came to bring this thing here
[he pats the Torah
for, eh, for Mr. Bender, iffen I got the right house, an' all.
You do. I'm his daughter.
Yeah, I know that.
[He remembers that he is not supposed to have seen her photograph before, much less carried it from Poland
Oh! Oh, you're the daughter! You're the Bender ...
Composed by Stephen Foster
(as Stephen Collins Foster) See more