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The Rousters (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure  -  1 October 1983 (USA)
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This series follows the exploits of Wyatt Earp's descendants. His namesake works as roustabout at Slade Town Carnival. His eccentric family includes his slightly senile mother, Amanda who ... See full summary »

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This series follows the exploits of Wyatt Earp's descendants. His namesake works as roustabout at Slade Town Carnival. His eccentric family includes his slightly senile mother, Amanda who fancies herself a bounty hunter and is constantly pursuing wanted felons but Wyatt's the one who has to deal with them. And his brother, Evan who thinks of himself as an inventor and is constantly making things that don't make sense and is also making all sorts of schemes that Wyatt gets caught up in. Jack Slade's his boss, who puts up with Wyatt's family cause he needs Wyatt. And Ellen Slade's daughter who teaches the children of the carni folks including Wyatt's son, Michael and who has a thing for Wyatt. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Evan Earp: Ma's got the 12 guage, Wyatt... The Earps is EARPIN'!
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Tough Enough
Written by Mike Post and Stephen Geyer
Performed by Ronnie Milsap
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Cute little tale
27 August 2001 | by (Sacramento, California) – See all my reviews

I don't know why no one has commented on this cute little flick about a bouncer at a circus Wyatt Earp III (Chad Everett) grandson of the original legendary Wyatt Earp, his feisty mother (Mimi Rogers) and his dim witted brother, Evan (Jim Varney). This has a little bit of every thing, all tongue in cheek fun, car chase with exploding car, armored car robbers, a helpful lion, yes lion, rescuing an abused woman from her very nasty boyfriend, a blazing shoot out with the robbers with Wyatt using a Buntline Special (replica of course) and believe it or not, it all ties together quite nicely. This is one of those movies for a quiet evening when you just want a humorous easy going flick with no profanity, sex scenes or the like. I enjoyed it! 6 stars out of 10.


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