Marty Blair rides into North Fork to drum up business for the circus that is traveling west from Ohio. He's good with his guns and talks a good line but Lucas takes an immediate dislike to him. He's convinced that Blair isn't to be trusted and seems to be proven correct when Lucas shoots him during a robbery at the hotel. It was dark when Lucas shot him and Blair says he was just an innocent bystander. Mark's taken a liking to Blair and believes his story leading to some friction with his father. Written by
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When the gunsmith picks a rifle for Mark he suggests a Winchester 73, and hands him an 1890. The 73 was a lever action rifle, the 90 was the pump action that Mark takes. See more
Chuck Connors breaks the 4th wall in the opening credits after he shoots his riffle and then stares into the camera. See more