Would not John Rambo say (of the police): "They drew first blood!"
Would not the audience nod approvingly?
With his long hair [damn liberal] and military-style coat, he is quickly spotted by the town's overzealous and paranoid [redneck] sheriff, Will Teasle (Brian Dennehy) who quickly drives Rambo out of town, noting his strong distaste for "drifters." Rambo heads back toward town immediately, causing Teasle to get suspicious and arrest him.
Rambo stands his ground against the officers at the station and is brutalized and harassed by Art Galt (Jack Starrett), the sheriff's cruel head deputy [...]
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