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Let’s Get Giphy: Check Out the Best of Texas GIFs

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We’ve all got our go-to GIF ready as a response to any text or online conversation, but have you seen these Texas-themed GIFs? They’re sure to spice up the comments section on any Lone Star State-related post. Which one of these Texas GIFs is your personal favorite?

1. Dazed and Confused

This 1993 coming-of-age comedy was written and directed by Texas native Richard Linklater. The story follows several groups of Texas teens on the final day of school in good ol’ 1976. Dazed and Confused introduced moviegoers to Matthew McConaughey, who the role of Wooderson to perfection, and it’s in this movie that he delivered his now immortal line, “Alright, alright, alright.” McConaughey was never intended to be cast in the movie, but his persistent conversation with the casting director at an Austin bar paid off. McConaughey improvised much of his role on the spot.

2. Walker, Texas Ranger

The man, the myth, the legend: Chuck Norris. He’s spawned a million jokes and memes thanks in large part to his now-classic TV series Walker, Texas Ranger. This Chuck Norris GIF kicks butt and takes names.

3. John Wayne as Davy Crockett

“You may all go to hell and I will go to Texas,” Davy Crockett said before departing for his ultimate fate at the Alamo. John Wayne played the role of the cook-skin-capped defender of the Alamo in the classic 1960 film. It doesn’t get any more Texan than this GIF!

4. Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The quintessential horror film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre introduced terrified audiences to Leatherface for the first time, and the world was never the same. The low-budget film was shot in Texas. In fact, you can now dine at two of the filming locations. The building which housed the infamous family of cannibals in the movie is now the Grand Central Café, located in Kingsland, and the gas station from the movie is now a BBQ joint/hotel in Bastrop.

5. King of the Hill

Perhaps no sitcom better represents Texas than King of the Hill, and certainly, no character is more beloved than  “propane and propane accessories” salesman Hank Hill. This GIF is perfect for those occasions when you just can’t stand to hear someone try to make the case that Family Guy is a funnier series than King of the Hill.

6. No Country for Old Men

Based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men is a tour de force of filmmaking. There are multiple GIF-worthy moments in the movie, but if we’ve got to choose just one, the look that psycho killer Anton Chigurgh flashes here makes it our top pick.

7. Buddy Holly

The native son of Lubbock, Texas, Buddy Holly died tragically at only 22 years-old, but not before changing the face of popular music forever. Holly influenced musicians like Bob Dylan and the Beatles and achieved rock n’ roll immortality. The truth is, there’s never been a cooler Texan.