2. Blazing Saddles

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You can't even talk about spoofs without paying homage to Blazing Saddles, which is still a masterpiece. That fart sequence alone makes it epic – and did you know they used to completely censor that on television? Mel Brooks is the master, and Gene Wilder is a genius (as you shall see). It's in-your-face in every aspect, from the vulgar humor to the offensive jokes to the overt racial depictions. However, Mel Brooks did that on purpose, which is why this is still so relevant. Nothing is off-limits – not even good ol' boy stereotypes, so often seen in β€œserious” westerns.

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