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Pawned in El Paso?


#1

Why did Budd tell Bill that he pawned the sword in El Paso? He lives in Barstow, and has a California license plate. Did he have a complete change of heart immediately after the massacre? Wouldn’t Bill have been aware of the pawning if it happened then?


#2

Guess not?


#3

i thought he just said he pawned it to hurt bill (since it had that message from bill inscribed on it and it was “priceless”) since bill and him hadnt chatted for years


#4

If it was in El Paso instead of California, most likely Bill wouldn’t have checked the pawn shops for the sword.


#5

maybe a mistake in the movie?





either that or maybe The Bride mission was the last and pawned while in El Paso. i dunno.



interesting that he still had it considering the shape he was in and the work habits he obtained.


#6

[quote]maybe a mistake in the movie?





either that or maybe The Bride mission was the last and pawned while in El Paso. i dunno.



interesting that he still had it considering the shape he was in and the work habits he obtained.  [/quote]

At first I too thought he was in horrible shape, but later on when he is bitten by the snake he actually looked kinda fit.


#7

Perhaps it was just put in there as a Pulp Fiction reference.


#8

[quote]Why did Budd tell Bill that he pawned the sword in El Paso?  He lives in Barstow, and has a California license plate.  Did he have a complete change of heart immediately after the massacre?  Wouldn’t Bill have been aware of the pawning if it happened then?[/quote]


He didn't pawn any goddamn sword. Jesus, it's so fucking clear.

#9

Budd lied to Bill probably to upset him


#10

Ok, so I was at work yesterday and thunk this up. Bud had lost heart at two pines, and was probably on his way before hand. So he moved to El Paso to think it all over. You could see that he was wearing what looked like shirts from previous jobs, so he probably had a few. In any case when Bud heard that Beatrix was alive he said, “That girl deserves her revenge, and we deserve to die”. So what I think is that he knew she’d come a callin. So she does, and when she does, Bud knows she’s there. He looks up into the hills, like he’s looking at god, he knows. Bang he shoots her, but only with rock salt, then he buries her alive. So then he calls up CMS, and asks for a Milllion, it’s at this point that I think he commits suicide. I think he knew he wouldn’t survive a sit down with elle, let alone getting a million bucks out of her. So he sells her the sword, she kills him, and there inside of the golf bag is another Hanzo Sword. The perfect set up for a swords fight. Think about what he says to elle about the old people with jobs, and how they live just long enough to complete they’re task. Also think about his job at the Tittie bar, and how he had just been fired. Something unrelated here, in the Tittie Bar, I think there’s a reference to an anti drug video that Mr.T did back in the 80’s called “Be Somebody, or Be Somebody’s Fool”. Also the guy’s name is Budd, and after he’s dead Bill is told to smoke some pot, maybe that’s nothing but anyway. The point of the matter is that I think Bud was riddled with grief and obviously suicidal. And I think his ark ends in an indirect suicide, and for him a conclusion to being so full of guilt. Most of the characters get explained in these movies, Bud got his own segment, and I think it explains him, his Sword, and his motivations pretty well. Bud wanted to pawn himself in El Paso.


#11

Also, that Trailer fight scene reminds me a lot of Raising Arizona. These 2 Kill Bill Movies are some of the best I’ve ever seen, in any genre. Quentin is a sick maniac.


#12

i don’t know how stupid this is gonna sounds but i thought the bride was lieing to Elle about it being a hanzo sword as there was no hattori hanzo emblem on it just an inscription. maybe bill made the sword while training with Hattori Hanzo (you know the training most probally included making a sword of your own) and gave it to bud for a present. And pawned the sword because he gave up the business. i always thought budd was a straight up character that wouldn’t lie to hurt some one i think he would tell the truth.


#13

[quote=“herbduck”]


He didn’t pawn any goddamn sword. Jesus, it’s so fucking clear.
[/quote]

No shit, sherlock. Everyone knows it’s a lie. It doesn’t matter if it’s a lie or not; Why would he, in his lie, say El Paso?