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Obituary — episode 44

1.  In the opening scene we see Mr. Hannabury running to the hotel hollering "He's here....." Who is he going to get?
Panama Billings

2.  Who did Hannabury mean by "He's here?"
Ben Russell

3.  What was about to happen in the streets of North Fork?
Panama Billings & Ben Russell was going to face each other in a shoot out

4.  Why was Panama Billings so interested in Sam Russell?
Panama looking to build himself a reputation for himself

5. They both drew and fired at the exact same moment. Who won the shootout?
Panama Billings

6.  How long ago had Ben Russell made his reputation?
20 years ago

7.  What did Micah think of Claremont?
Micah felt that Claremont was morally responsible for the death of Ben Russell

8.  Who was Byron Claremont?
He was a newspaper man, from the east,a writer who would instigated the shootouts/killings

9.  Claremont wrote about a town Ben tamed when he was a U. S. Marshal. What was he last line in this article?
Ben’s Obituary, the fastest gun in the west

10. Why was Mr. Claremont interested in Lucas?
He was interested in Lucas' reputation, he was out to get a story, even if he had to instigate one

11. What did Panama Billings hear about Lucas & his rifle?
He heard Lucas was a bear with his rifle

12. Did Lucas think that Mr. Claremont he was really to blame because he wrote that article about Ben Russell?
Lucas: “No, not just because he wrote it, son. It’s in the way he wrote it he’s at fault.”

13. Who did Mark run into when he got to the hotel?
Panama Billings

14. Who is Billy Benson?
He's the cowboy who killed Panama Billings

15. Billy asked Claremont why he writes so much about McCain, what was Claremont's answer?
Claremont told Billy that McCain was news. “A rifleman faster then any known pistol man"

16. What other episode do we hear the phrase "I hear your a bear with that rifle McCain." And who said it?
A Case of Identity - Lon Perry

17. Lucas asked Billy what he wanted with him. What did Billy say?

18. A shot ran out, Lucas shot Billy thinking it was him Billy was shooting at. Who was Billy shooting at?
Mr. Claremont

19. Mark asked Lucas if he liked Mrs. Claremont, what was his answer?
Lucas did admit he liked her. “Look Mark…uh…a man, especially out here comes to expect very little that's pretty. When he does stumble across it he can stop and admire it for what it is, Beauty. It's like looking at a sunset, or a pretty picture painting. You can admire them or appreciate them without wanting to own them."

20. Chris Alcaide played Panama Billings in this episode of The Obituary. How many times did he appear on the show? Can you name the episodes?
10 timesSqueeze PlayThe Wyoming Story (1& 2)Dead Cold CashMeeting at Midnight A Time for SingingA Case of IdentityThe Journey BackThe TradeObituary

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