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The Rifleman (1958–1963)

TV Series  |   |  Family, Western

Episode Guide
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher who wields a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle.


  • Jack Kenny in The Rifleman (1958)
  • Billy E. Hughes in The Rifleman (1958)
  • Agnes Moorehead in The Rifleman (1958)
  • On the set of The Rifleman, Johnny Crawford and Don Grady in "The Patsy" - Episode #41, Original Air Date: 9/29/1959
  • Chuck Connors in "The Spiked Rifle" - episode 49 of The Rifleman, Original Air Date: 11/24/1959

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Cast & Crew

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Did You Know?


In the pilot for the series, by Sam Peckinpah (originally written for Gunsmoke (1955) but turned down for that show), Chuck Connors' character was named John McCain, not Lucas McCain, and he didn't have a son. It was producer Arnold Laven's idea to make McCain a widower with a son. Also, McCain was ... ...


Mark McCain: Pa!


Lucas McCain's rifle is a modified 1892 .44-40 Winchester, even though the series clearly establishes itself in the 1880s.


Plot Summary


Family | Western

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