While it was tempting to riff off of yesterday’s post and offer up Monty Python’s Spam sketch for this week’s Video Fridays installment, I’d rather go back to the day before that and post the classic scene from Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid that I referenced there.
I haven’t watched the film in years and seeing this clip makes me want to run out to the video store to rent it. I’ve seen it numerous times and I never tire of it. The chemistry between Paul Newman and Robert Redford raised the bar ridiculously high for the buddy picture genre, and this scene captures it perfectly.
The look Redford gives to Newman, that curt nod of the head, after he states that he doesn’t know how to swim, is priceless.
And so, without further ado: