When Lucas, Mark, and Micah get lost in Old Mexico, they are held hostage by a bunch of bandits who intend to kill the men and make Mark a slave. Micah is seriously hurt and buried alive - so it is all up to Lucas to save them.
Did You Know?
Both part 1 and part 2 were written by actor Robert Culp
. He had appeared on the series twice, but these were his only 2 writing credits in the series. See more
As they ride thru what appears to be pretty much desert, Mark asks his Dad (the Rifleman) "are we in New Mexico, or old Mexico?" Mark's Dad says old Mexico but they didn't cross the Rio Grande, the river which is the border between the U.S. & Mexico. Back in the 1800's & still today, you cannot cross over from New Mexico to Mexico without crossing the Rio Grande. 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