The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Michael Ansara played his "Plainsman" character in two episodes of "The Rifleman" prior to the debut of this series.
Helen and Tom are arguing over how many shots are fired in the opening credits of The Rifleman
Murdock says "I saw every TV Western and never missed a rerun of 'the Rifleman'".
Mentioned by name.
Joel: Hey, Lucas McCain lives here.
Crow: Lucas McCain, that's his kid.
Reference to Chuck Connors
Servo: Lucas McCain's Armoir
Tom: "We're filmin' 'The Rifleman' up here."
Tom: "What is this, 'The Rifleman' now?"
Ed mentions the show by name.
the show is mentioned and stills are shown
Michael mentions Chuck Connors, "the Rifleman," to Carmine.
Trace: Why are they playing the background music from the Rifleman
Shawn says that Henry "still watches reruns of 'The Rifleman.'"
Sam Peckinpah is a pioneer of television westerns with "The Rifleman".
Brief clip of Chuck Connors and Johnny Crawford
Clip shown as Gerry Todd introduces 'The Riffleman Channel'
A clip is shown during the opening credits with Chuck Connors firing his rifle.
Clip shown during "don't piss me off" montage