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Texas Across the River Quotes

Texas Across the River is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . Texas Across the River ended its run in 1970.

It features Harry Keller as producer, Frank De Vol in charge of musical score, and Russell Metty as head of cinematography.

Texas Across the River is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Texas Across the River is 101 minutes long. Texas Across the River is distributed by Universal Studios.

The cast includes: Dean Martin as Sam Hollis, Peter Graves as Capt. Rodney Stimpson, Rosemary Forsyth as Phoebe Ann Naylor, Joey Bishop as Kronk, and Michael Ansara as Iron Jacket.

Texas Across the River Quotes

Rosemary Forsyth as Phoebe Ann Naylor

  • (Rosemary Forsyth) "Well, it's plain to see you're no gentleman."
  • (Dean Martin) "Well, it's plain to see you're not one, either."
  • (Unnamed) "Where in Texas? How will you find me?"
  • (Rosemary Forsyth) "I'll find you. Texas isn't even a state; how big can it be?"
  • (Rosemary Forsyth) "I don't want to be a widow before I am a bride."

Dean Martin as Sam Hollis

  • (Unnamed) "Ten paces."
  • (Dean Martin) "Ten paces?"
  • (Unnamed) "Why, that is customary. Do you wish to give the command to begin or shall I?"
  • (Dean Martin) "I don't know what you got in mind, Baldy, but I'm here for a shootout."
  • (Unnamed) "Precisely. You take ten steps that way; I take ten steps this way. Then we turn --"
  • (Dean Martin) "Turn? Step? I ain't here for no square dance. Now which end of town do you want to come from?"
  • (Dean Martin) "Why you dumb, fool tenderfoot. Are you trying to take on that whole tribe single-handed?"
  • (Unnamed) "When one is alone, one must become an army."
  • (Dean Martin) "Baldy's grave is down by the corral. The jury dug it before the trial started."
  • (Unnamed) "You stand so; I stand so. And then --"
  • (Dean Martin) "Back to back? Now what kind of shootout is that?"
  • (Unnamed) "Please Sam Hollis. I have dueled many times in Spain and I'm --"
  • (Dean Martin) "But this isn't Spain; it's Texas."
  • (Unnamed) "Even a simple duel you cannot perform in a civilized manner."
  • (Dean Martin) "We have had civilized killings around here for years. I come from one end of town like this and you come from the other end -- and you get the itch, you draw."
  • (Dean Martin) "Well, what are you waiting for?"
  • (Unnamed) "For you to start -- itching."
  • (Unnamed) "This is night. Are you going to sleep?"
  • (Dean Martin) "Well, it ain't healthy to travel through Comanche territory in the daytime, so we'll travel at night."
  • (Unnamed) "Oh, when we ride, the savage sleeps. Yes?"
  • (Dean Martin) "Yep. Them Comanches believe the moon is an evil spirit."
  • (Dean Martin) "He either likes girls or he's crazy about snakes."

Peter Graves as Capt. Rodney Stimpson

  • (Peter Graves) "Finish digging that grave, Sergeant."
  • (Unnamed) "Sergeant? But Rodney --"
  • (Peter Graves) "What was that, Corporal?"
  • (Peter Graves) "Take it easy, Yancy. You got a wedding to go to."
  • (Peter Graves) "A-roar haarrh."

Joey Bishop as Kronk

  • (Joey Bishop) "Every time dig hole, black poison shoot up. Now have to move town."
  • (Unnamed) "Texas. Pah."
  • (Dean Martin) "Eh, if it was up to me, I'd give it back to the Indians."
  • (Michael Ansara) "Who wants it?"
  • (Joey Bishop) "White man speak with forked tongue."

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