This is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming, and his Deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season, Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon, ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Marshal Dan Troop 156 episodes, 1958-1962
...  Deputy Johnny McKay 156 episodes, 1958-1962
...  Lily Merrill 105 episodes, 1959-1962
Emile Avery ...  Barfly / ... 97 episodes, 1958-1962
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This is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming, and his Deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season, Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon, where she sings and entertains and has a close, unspoken relationship with Troop.

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In season two, Dan was injured a total of three times and shot four times (including one graze). Johnny was injured six times and shot three times (including one graze). Dan shot and injured two people, and shot and killed twenty-two. Johnny shot and injured one person and shot and killed ten. Dan's more unusual injuries include stepping in a wolf trap, and being bitten by a child. The most people shot and killed by Dan and Johnny in one episode in season two, were four, in episode eighteen, "To Capture the West". See more »

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Referenced in The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991) See more »

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I'm so happy to see that other people love(d) this series as much as I did
29 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

The theme song often goes through my head after all these years. I was never much of a TV watcher, probably because I was just entering my busy teen years when my family bought our first set in 1948 and it never became part of my life. But from the first episode of Lawman I was hooked, and it is the only TV show I've ever scheduled my week around.

Intelligent, believable, well-written and well-acted, and John Russell is still to me the most beautiful man I ever saw. (Peter Brown was no dog, either :o)

I agree that it is one of the most underrated TV series of all time. I hope I can find some episodes for my grandchildren to watch.


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