Lucas McCain and his son Mark are 60 miles into the desert gathering a new supply of salt when a rattlesnake spooks their horses. They manage to retrieve them but not before their wagon is destroyed. The also have to put down one of the horses with a broken leg. They know they will have a long journey in front of them but when the remaining horse runs off and Lucas is badly injured, it falls to Mark to go on alone and get help. Written by
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After the rattlesnake causes the horses to bolt, Lucas jumps onto the wagon in an attempt to stop them. When the dummy that's supposed to be Lucas falls off of the wagon, it comes to a stop near where it fell off. But in the next scene, you see Lucas rolling down the hill where he crashes into the rock. 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