The Lone Ranger: Season 1, Episode 2

The Lone Ranger Fights On (22 Sep. 1949)

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The origin of the Lone Ranger's horse Silver and his use of silver bullets is explained.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Glenn Strange ...
Walter Sande ...
Sheriff Two-Gun Taylor
George Chesebro ...
Doc Drummond
Ralph Littlefield ...
Jim Blaine
George J. Lewis ...
Vince Collins (as George Lewis)
Jack Rube Clifford ...
Jerry, Henchman (as Jack Clifford)


Still fighting the man who betrayed the Texas Rangers, The Lone Ranger starts with him hanging off the side of a cliff. Afterwards, he meets his white horse named Silver and decides that the only bullets he will shoot with are silver bullets. Written by Michelle

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22 September 1949 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Collins' scream as he falls to his death is clearly dubbed by a woman. See more »


John Reid: I like that horse more than anything in the world, but if he wants to go, he should be free.
Tonto: Him a beauty. Like mountain with snow - silver-white.
John Reid: Silver. That will be a name for him.
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26 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode picked up where the other let off. The one who led the rangers into an ambush is fighting the Lone Ranger on a cliff. The Lone Ranger meets his beautiful, white horse, Silver. He also decides to use silver bullets.

The fighting is pretty darn cheesy. I can't help but to laugh at fake punching going on. We gave to remember, though, that this is 1949. There are probably not many stunt doubles around who are trained enough to make the fighting look more real.

Interesting enough, you see blood in this episode. I know that a lot of pre-1960's episodes don't show that. Considering this was a show that entertained kids as well as adults, that interesting...

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