Before 'Django Unchained' There Was 'The Outcasts'

From Shadow and Act Wed Dec 5 2012, 22:41:03

So with all the attention on Tarantino's Django Unchained (which I confess I've seen already and absoluely love - but I'll get to that soon in due time) one should keep in mind that the basic premise of a black and white team of bounty hunters isn't new at all. In fact there was a TV show based on the same premise back in 1968. I wrote about it for the old S & A wesbite, and what better time to reprint it again. The show I'm referring to was the TV western series The Outcasts. And if you were a young, impressionable black kid back then (like me), this was simply THE SHOW. The "I-have-to-see-it-every-week-or-else-I'll-die" TV show. A...

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