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The Wilder Ride is a podcast where we look to explore and celebrate the films of Gene Wilder, using the ​movies by minutes format. Your hosts are Alan Sanders and Walt Murray, getting Wilder by the minute.

Jun 18, 2019

Just as The Waco Kid is about to take his shot, an improvised line from Liam Dunn makes him stop. It also leads to many of the townsfolk beating him with their hats. We cut to Taggart getting off his horse and moving to kick down the door to a building. As he does, the entire facade falls, revealing the fake. As Taggart...


Jun 17, 2019

The episode opens with Taggart yelling for everyone to hurry up or they'll never get to Rock Ridge. As we shift to Bart and Jim overlooking the fake town, we spend time discussing a large outtake. The Governor is on a press tour and makes a stop in the fake town of Rock Ridge. Afterwards, Taggart and his men are next on...


Jun 14, 2019

The minute opens with Bart whispering into Jim's ear. The Waco Kid laughs and we dissolve to he, Bart and Mongo admiring some kind of wooden structure in the middle of the prairie. As the scene dissolves, we see Lamarr's army charging toward the camera. As they close in, a gate closes and they all come to a halt. The...


Jun 13, 2019

The episode opens with Hedley Lamarr correcting the pronunciation of his name. He continues through the pledge he is making his gang take. He then ends with a twist on an old Cole Porter lyric. He says, "Now go do, that voodoo, that you do, so well!" They all go riding off, shooting their guns in the air. We immediately...


Jun 12, 2019

The episode opens with the camera pulling back to show an exact replica of the town of Rock Ridge. The townsfolk and the railroad workers all begin to celebrate at their accomplishment. We then cut to Hedley Lamarr's camp where he is about to give a speech. We point out a big continuity error with the German soldiers....