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Last Gasp Saloon and Funeral Parlor

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Last Gasp Saloon and Funeral Parlor
Fo2 Last Gasp Exterior.png
Map Markernone (nearest: Mining Camp)
Part ofRedding, Mining camp

Bottle to Grave

— The business model

The Last Gasp Saloon is a combination saloon and funeral parlour in the Mining Camp district of Redding and is run by Josh Laurence.


Josh Laurence couldn't make ends meet with his mortuary profession, so he decided to make his Funeral Parlor into a theme bar.[1]


Fo2 Last Gasp Interior.png

The establishment is made up of only one room, with closed coffins acting as tables and open coffins leaning up against the walls, both inside and outside. Not all of the bodies that can be seen in the open coffins are real. In addition, several tombstones are at the front of the building.


Last Gasp Saloon appears only in Fallout 2.

Behind the scenes

The name is a combination of Last Chance Saloon and the phrase 'last gasp' which refers to the interrupted breathing pattern of someone who is close to death.


  1. The Chosen One: "{110}{}{What is this place, exactly?}"
    Josh Laurence: "{121}{}{This is the Last Gasp Saloon and Funeral Parlor. A full service establishment. Bottle to Grave is our motto.}"
    The Chosen One: "{122}{}{That seems like a bizarre combination, Josh.}"
    Josh Laurence: "{139}{}{That it is. But I couldn't make ends meet just burying people - you might say business was dead. Oh, it was a grave matter. So I undertook the job of fixing up my place to sell drinks, too.}"
    The Chosen One: "{140}{}{Uh-huh. I'm almost afraid to ask you anything else now. But I guess I will anyway.}"
    Josh Laurence: "{141}{}{Uh, doesn't it throw people off their feed to see all the stiffs in here?}"
    The Chosen One: "{143}{}{Well, it would, if they was all real. But they ain't. Not all of 'em, anyway. 'Sides, the miners kinda like it. Makes 'em feel lucky to be alive.}"
    The Chosen One: "{144}{}{I think it's creepy. You're a very disturbed individual.}"
    Josh Laurence: "{147}{}{You call *me* creepy? Why, I hear that tribals eat their damn dead.}"
    The Chosen One: "{148}{}{How else could we grok their essence?}"