Facing A Challenge

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Facing A Challenge

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This is not a blooper, more like an inconsistency.

On the episode "The Day A Town Slept," just before Micah is going to walk into the street to face Bob Barrett (James Best) in a gunfight, Lucas says, "It takes a big man to walk away from a challenge." He said a "big" man or "a lot of man," I forgot the exact quote.

Anyway, Micah says to Lucas, "Have you ever walked away from a challenge?" Well, yes, Lucas actually did! Eleven episodes before this one ("Sporting Chance"), Lucas refused a gunfight with Jeremy Pennebroke.

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good catch . Lucas also walked away in Face of Yesterday when he said.....I already killed him and later realized he had killed the boys Father
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Yes, that is another one, too.

Also, I remember Lucas not fighting that mountain boy and also the episode with the jealous husband who tries to get Lucas to fight another gunman ("Obituary").

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yes more good ones...it seems Lucas did step aside for certain reasons rather than just blow em' away. he even did not respond when Grid Maule slapped him
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Lucas was right stepping away. Like he said in an early episode there is a time for fighting and a time for not choosing to.

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Lucas also walked away from a fight with Sam Barrows only to have to face him again.
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Lucas also refused to shoot it out with Jeremy Pembroke in Sporting Chance.

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This is a bit different, but in The Sharpshooter, Lucas could have won the shooting match decided to walk away because Mark's life was threatened.

Good topic! Thanks!
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In The Obituary and The Sidewinder Lucas chose to show off his rifle skills than have to face Billy Benson and Gridley Maule. This is walking away differently and was better then facing them.
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