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The Rifleman Season 1 Episodes

40 Episodes 1958 - 1959

Episode 1

The Sharpshooter

Tue, Sep 30, 1958 30 mins

Lucas enters a turkey shoot to raise money. Lewis: Leif Erickson. Tippert: Dennis Hopper. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Judge: Sidney Blackmer. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Wes: Charles Arnt.

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Episode 2

The Home Ranch

Tue, Oct 7, 1958 30 mins

A cattle baron pulls all the stops to run Lucas off his land. Jackford: Harold J. Stone. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Sam: Steve Rowland.

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Episode 3

The End of a Young Gun

Tue, Oct 14, 1958 30 mins

Michael Landon appears as a young outlaw who breaks his leg saving Mark's life, leaving Lucas with a difficult decision. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 4

The Marshal

Tue, Oct 21, 1958 30 mins

Lucas tries to shield a disabled old marshal from the Sheltin brothers. Flory: Robert J. Wilke. Andrew: Warren Oates. Carpenter: James Drury. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 5

The Brother-in-Law

Tue, Oct 28, 1958 30 mins

Jerome Courtland plays Lucas's brother-in-law, a rodeo rider on the lam. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Kemper: Charles Watts.

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Episode 6

Eight Hours to Die

Tue, Nov 4, 1958 30 mins

Convinced that Lucas is responsible for his son's hanging, a judge vows to kill Mark. Judge: George Macready. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 7

Duel of Honor

Tue, Nov 11, 1958 30 mins

Lucas moves to prevent bloodshed when an Italian count challenges a drifter to a duel. Groder: Jack Elam. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 8

The Safe Guard

Sat, Oct 18, 1958 30 mins

North Fork's first bank opens amid fanfare, guards---and outlaws. Doniger: Claude Akins. Gavin: Marc Lawrence. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Judge: Sidney Blackmer.

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Episode 9

The Sister

Tue, Nov 25, 1958 30 mins

Sherry Jackson plays the object of Lucas's affection---provided he gets past her two brothers. Pete: Dan Blocker. Josh: Mort Mills. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 10

New Orleans Menace

Tue, Dec 2, 1958 30 mins

Akim Tamiroff plays a gambling czar determined to take over Lucas's land. Xavier: Michael Pate. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Sam: Jerry Oddo. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 11

The Apprentice Sheriff

Tue, Dec 9, 1958 30 mins

Robert Vaughn plays an acting marshal who turns to Lucas for help in fighting a murderous band. Thompson: Edward Binns. Lucas: Chuck Connors.

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Episode 12

The Angry Gun

Tue, Dec 16, 1958 30 mins

Lucas pursues outlaws who stole his rifle. Cotton: Vic Morrow. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 13

The Young Englishman

Tue, Dec 23, 1958 30 mins

Lucas tries to pin a rustling charge on a neighboring foreman. Waggoner: Ted de Corsia. Jeremy: Allen Case. Wrangler: James Coburn. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 14

The Gaucho

Tue, Dec 30, 1958 30 mins

Taunts and hostility plague a Mexican family bent on settling in North Fork. Argentez: Perry Lopez. Nita: Chana Eden. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Juan: Lawrence Dobkin. Palmer: Stu Randall.

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Episode 15

The Pet

Tue, Jan 6, 1959 30 mins

Lucas must act quickly when Mark and Ward Haskins are bitten by a horse infected with anthrax. Haskins: Robert J. Wilke. Doc: Edgar Buchanan. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 16

The Sheridan Story

Tue, Jan 13, 1959 30 mins

Lucas tries to head off a clash between an embittered Confederate and a former Union general. Blandon: Royal Dano. Sheridan: Lawrence Dobkin. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Cass: Frank Wilcox. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 17

The Retired Gun

Tue, Jan 20, 1959 30 mins

A gunfighter's efforts to reform are hampered by cowpokes bent on making him reach for his gun. Carney: Robert Webber. Clair: Eileen Harley. Clyde: Jack Kruschen. Lucas: Chuck Connors.

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Episode 18

The Photographer

Tue, Jan 27, 1959 30 mins

Gunfire erupts when a former POW spots his prison camp commander in North Fork. Whiteside: Raymond Bailey. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix. Orderly: Robert Ellenstein.

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Episode 19

Shivaree

Tue, Feb 3, 1959 30 mins

Paul Carr and Luana Anders in the story of two marriage-bound runaways. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Pelser: Morris Ankrum. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 20

The Deadeye Kid

Tue, Feb 10, 1959 30 mins

Lucas tries to protect a scarred young tough from a trigger-happy posse. Donnel: Kip King. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Jackson: Douglas Spencer. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Cramer: Jason Johnson.

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Episode 21

The Indian

Tue, Feb 17, 1959 30 mins

Indian marshal Sam Buckhart faces roadblocks in his search for marauding braves. Gorman: Herbert Rudley. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Slade: Lewis Charles.

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Episode 22

The Boarding House

Tue, Feb 24, 1959 30 mins

Katy Jurado plays a reformed gambler whose efforts to hide her past are threatened by a blackmailer. Fallon: Alan Baxter. Hamilton: Harlan Warde. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Agnes: Sarah Selby.

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Episode 23

The Second Witness

Tue, Mar 3, 1959 30 mins

Lucas puts his life on the line when he agrees to testify in a murder case. Davis: Michael Pate. Doc: Edgar Buchanan. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Hattie: Hope Summers. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 24

The Trade

Tue, Mar 10, 1959 30 mins

Outlaw Sam Morley asks Lucas to turn him in---and give the reward money to the seriously ill girl Morley loves. Beth: Katherine Bard. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Ferris: Chris Alcaide. Doc: Edgar Buchanan. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 25

One Went to Denver

Tue, Mar 17, 1959 30 mins

Lucas welcomes Tom Birch, unaware that the man is a bank robber on the lam. Sammy: Jack Kruschen. Naylor: John Goddard. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 26

The Deadly Wait

Tue, Mar 24, 1959 30 mins

Ex-convict Dan Mowry goes gunning for Micah, the man responsible for his conviction. Micah: Paul Fix. Burrage: Edgar Buchanan. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 27

The Wrong Man

Tue, Mar 31, 1959 30 mins

Mark joins a lawman's search for an outlaw. Jefferson: Lyle Bettger. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Lucas: Chuck Connors.

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Episode 28

The Challenge

Tue, Apr 7, 1959 30 mins

Lucas mounts a rescue operation when fugitives hold up the general store and take Micah hostage. Pardee: Adam Williams. Dave: John Durren. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Hattie: Hope Summers. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 29

The Hawk

Tue, Apr 14, 1959 30 mins

Mark learns a lesson in freedom and responsibility from a stranger who saved his life. Hake: Patrick McVey. Flack: John Anderson. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 30

Three-Legged Terror

Tue, Apr 21, 1959 30 mins

Dennis Hopper portrays troubled teenager Johnny Clover. Fremont: John Hoyt. Teacher: Patricia Barry. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 31

The Angry Man

Tue, Apr 28, 1959 30 mins

Mark's friendship with a newcomer is abruptly ended by the boy's father, an embittered rancher who is feuding with Lucas. MacDonald: George Mathews. Carey: Kim Charney. Doc: Edgar Buchanan.

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Episode 32

The Woman

Tue, May 5, 1959 30 mins

Women's liberation mushrooms---until a rumor threatens to short-circuit the suffragette movement. Adele: Patricia Barry. Garth: Paul Carr. Jed: Mel Carter. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Healey: James Westerfield. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix.

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Episode 33

The Money Gun

Tue, May 12, 1959 30 mins

Fearing exposure, an embezzler turns to a gunman for protection. Jackford: Bert Freed. Manning: William Phipps. King: John Dehner. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 34

A Matter of Faith

Tue, May 19, 1959 30 mins

A construction boss tries to prevent his restless employees from being lured to another job. Epps: Royal Dano. Mathers: Parley Baer. Evans: Bing Russell. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 35

Blood Brothers

Tue, May 26, 1959 30 mins

Lucas shields a wounded man from three thugs who demand custody. Doc: Rhys Williams. Harley: Ian Murray. Jethroe: Richard Devon. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 36

Stranger at Night

Tue, Jun 2, 1959 30 mins

Mark discovers a murder and starts a search for the killer. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Quarles: Thomas Gomez. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Carson: Jack Hogan. Sweeney: Bill Quinn.

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Episode 37

The Raid

Tue, Jun 9, 1959 30 mins

Marshal Sam Buckhart spearheads a rescue mission when Mark is captured by Apaches. Chaqua: Michael Forest. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Micah: Paul Fix. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Artak: Pat Hogan. Hattie: Hope Summers.

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Episode 38

Outlaw's Inheritance

Tue, Jun 16, 1959 30 mins

Lucas is left a large sum of money by a dead outlaw, and he's asked to resign as town representative. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Dave Stafford: William Bishop. Mark: Johnny Crawford. Samuel Britton: Bartlett Robinson.

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Episode 39

Boomerang

Tue, Jun 23, 1959 30 mins

A banker becomes the target of a vengeful youth. Sam: Dabbs Greer. Tim: Lee Kinsolving. Hamilton: Harlan Warde. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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Episode 40

The Mind Reader

Tue, Jun 30, 1959 30 mins

Lucas consults a mind reader in his search for a murderer. McBride: John Carradine. Lucy: Sue Randall. Bill: Michael Landon. Lucas: Chuck Connors. Fogarty: William Schallert. Mark: Johnny Crawford.

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