The Rifleman: Season 1, Episode 9

The Sister (25 Nov. 1958)

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Mark introduces the pretty Rebecca Snipe to his father, and her two burly brothers are convinced that Lucas would be a fine husband for their sister. Meanwhile three gunmen plot to kill the rancher.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Mort Mills ...
Lance Fuller ...
Michael Morgan ...
Injun Adam
David Tyrell ...
Roy Thursday (as David Tyrrell)
John Dierkes ...


Mark asks hid Dad if he might ever remarry and Lucas tells him that perhaps someday he would if ever met the right woman. In town soon after, Mark meets the pretty young Rebecca Snipe who has just returned to North Fork. Lucas is just a bit embarrassed at Mark's attempt at match-making. Rebecca's brothers meanwhile, Joshua and Pete, take it all too seriously and decide to check Lucas out. Meanwhile, three strangers ride into town and it's soon apparent that they're out to kill Lucas. Written by garykmcd

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Family | Western




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25 November 1958 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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[Although McCain beat the two Snipe brothers in a fight only hours before, the two men rescue Lucas from a would-be murderer]
Joshua Snipe: Appears like you needed a friend, neighbor.
Lucas McCain: You can say that again! That's Roy Thursday's bunch.
Joshua Snipe: No hard feelings?
Lucas McCain: No hard feelings. Thank you very much!
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