Hank goes out of his way to impress a potential out-of-town client, Mr. Holloway, to whom wants Hank to take him on an authentic tour of Texas. Unfortunately, Mr. Holloway doesn't know Texas beyond old cowboy films. Thus Hank is out of his comfort zone and make up various lies and excuses as to why he does not fit Mr. Holloway's stereotypical impression of an authentic Texan. And just when Hank is in the process of possibly finally closing the deal M.F. Thatherton swoops in and begins to impress Mr. Holloway with is ten gallon hat, boots, and his belt buckle. Written by
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First appearance of Jugstore Cowboys. See more
When Hank flashes back in time, he is in the bathroom with Thaterton who says he is starting his own business, Thatherton Fuels. Before the flashback, Hank looks out the window to see Thaterton's store, which is labeled "Thatherton Propane", not "Thatherton Fuels". See more
[Hank is showing a prospective client from Boston around Arlen
You know, Mr. Holloway, Texas has changed a lot since the 1850s.
Aw, geez, I just wanted to see some boots, or spurs, or anything.
References The Last Picture Show