By J.P. Naomi on February 12, 2018
Cowboys are still a thing today right? Well maybe not as much as they use to be in the past, but movies such as the Magnificent Seven (2016) showed that the world may yet still be interested in Westerns. A Western, by definition, is a genre of show or movie that centers around the cowboy way of life. A life that includes saloons, cowboy boots (and hats), damsels in distress and of course, gold and guns. This kind of TV genre was very popular during the 1950s and 1960s when there were easily hundreds of them airing all around the world. Eventually, classic Westerns were categorized into varied groups of subgenres. These included comedy Westerns, space Westerns, fantasy Westerns and even horror Westerns.
But some of the most popular shows to ever play on our TV screens included Lonesome Dove, Gunsmoke and the more modern, Deadwood. And the baddest (yes, we deliberately spelled it this way) outlaws and cowboys were none other than Marshal Dillon, Josh Randall, and Raylan Givens. They acted out the stories like they were real life, which some of them actually were.
I mean really, who doesn't love stories with bounty hunters, outlaws, ranchers, and lawmen? Well, you better, especially if you want to ace this amazing TV Westerns quiz!