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FILM—The B-Movie Bingo series puts not-so-classic films on the big screen, then gives audience members a custom-made bingo card of movie clichés! Check off the clichés, win prizes, and remember what it feels like to live, because tonight’s film is 1983’s Lone Wolf McQuade, with surly Texas Ranger J.J. McQuade (Norris) facing off against kung fu-fighting arms dealer Rawley Wilkes (David Carradine)! EH

In the 1983 film LONE WOLF MCQUADE Chuck Norris stars as J.J. McQuade a Texas Ranger who loves beer, hates food, and lives in the desert with his pet wolf (which kind of undermines the “lone wolf” thing). He faces off against Rawley Wilkes (David Carradine), who is the world karate champion and a nefarious arms dealer (because karate doesn’t pay the bills). He also has to face a really immature disabled dwarf, who also happens to be an arms dealer. We’re not sure why. This film was directed by Steve Carver (1975’s CAPONE) and later inspired “Walker, Texas Ranger”, which was unfortunately directed by Chuck Norris’ brother. This film is reminiscent of a great Sergio Leone spaghetti western and represents the possibilities of what could have been, rather than the harsh reality of watching eight seasons of “Walker”. This is one of the archetypal films that B-movie Bingo is based on, and features several movie cliches that we decided were way too offensive to include in the final version of the game – see if you can spot them! (Hint: look for the disabled dwarf villain that doesn’t fit into the plot.)

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