While freeing a calf stuck in the underbrush, Mark McCain comes across the body of a stranger. Lucas investigates and find no identification on the dead man but when he checks with Marshal Micah Torrance in North Fork, it appears that he may have been in town the day before. Back at the McCain ranch, Lucas' distant cousin Artemus Quarles is visiting. He's something of a jack of all trades and regales Mark with stories of his years at sea. As Lucas and Micah look for possible suspects, the evidence seems to point to Artemus. Written by
Did You Know?
Near the end when Artemus breaks into the front door where Mark has placed a chair, when the door is forced open you will see that the curtain goes through the window. The were no window panes in the door. 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