The 25 Best Gunfighters in TV and Movie History

25. The Maverick Brothers (Bret and Bart)

Appears In: Maverick (1957-1962)
Portrayed By: James Garner and Jack Kelly

Sometimes being a great gunslinger is more about attitude than actual marksmanship. While Bret and Bart Maverick were cardsharps, ladies men, and great fistfighters, they were not actually great shots. When Bart was asked by one of his many lady friends about his prowess with a pistol, he said, "My brother Bret can outdraw me any day of the week, and he's known as the Second Slowest Gun in the West."

It didn't matter that they weren't accurate, though, because they tended to get the girl and save the day, even if they had to give up a big poker haul to do it. Sometimes it doesn't matter how good a shot you are if you look slick and get the girl.

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