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A Switchblade wielder, played by co-star Charles Gray, is an unnamed minor character in the third season episode "Spaghetti and Coffee". He is a patron of Chalky White's honky tonk who slashes Samuel Crawford's face.


Season 3[]

He is dancing at Chalky White's honky tonk during the "The Little Professor" James Scott's performance. He repeatedly bashes into the table of Samuel Crawford, Chalky's prospective son-in-law. Samuel asks him to watch what he is doing and he pulls a switchblade and slashes Samuel's face. Chalky has his second Dunn Purnsley beat him to a bloody pulp for the attack. Despite being the victim, Samuel (a medical student) insists on treating him. ("Spaghetti and Coffee")


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Season three appearances
"Resolution" "Spaghetti and Coffee" "Bone for Tuna" "Blue Bell Boy"
"You'd Be Surprised" "Ging Gang Goolie" "Sunday Best" "The Pony"
"The Milkmaid's Lot" "A Man, A Plan..." "Two Imposters" "Margate Sands"