In every episode where Nick (Peter Breck) is a spectator in a court case, he interrupts the court to speak his piece, which always gets him in trouble with the judge who is presiding. In later episodes this took on a comedic tone, as the viewer knew that it was only a matter of time before Nick would voice his displeasure.
Nick, I promise never to call you a bull in a china shop again.
Nick Barkley: We get back in one piece, you can call me anything you like.
The majority of the weapons used in the series were manufactured far later than its mid-1870s setting. In fact, many are from the 1890s and after the turn of the 20th century.
Throughout the series, Lee Majors was always introduced as Heath in the credits, no last name. This was because, even though he was accepted as a member of the family, there was always the question of whether he was a true Barkley or not.
Some second season syndication prints now have the first season's main title sequence. While similar in style, they use different shots. Such prints were aired in 2006-2008 on the Encore Westerns Channel and 2007-2009 on the American Life TV Network.
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