This is the pilot for the series "The Rifleman". Lucas and Mark McCain enter the town of North Fork, hoping to buy a small ranch, but they encounter trouble from a shady businessman and a young punk gunfighter.

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Jim Lewis
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Vernon 'Vern' Tippert
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Judge Hanavan
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Charles Arnt ...
Wes Tippert
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Nancy Hanavan
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Mickey Simpson ...
Carl Lamprey
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This is the pilot for the series "The Rifleman". Lucas and Mark McCain enter the town of North Fork, hoping to buy a small ranch, but they encounter trouble from a shady businessman and a young punk gunfighter.

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7 March 1958 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Sam Peckinpah originally proposed this storyline as an episode of the TV series Gunsmoke (1955) but the producers of that series said it wouldn't fit that show's format. See more »

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