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 77 Sunset Strip: Attic (1960) See more »

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Lawman is number 1 baby!

Lawman was fantastic! Even though I'm 45 I never saw it during the 60's, I don't even know if it was on Australian TV during that era or not. We only noticed it when they had it running at 3 or 4 in the morning and we stumbled upon it by mistake whilst looking for something to watch after a particularly punishing night. Were we hooked! My mate started taping it each day and has about 50 or so Lawmans on video but alas they did not run all of them so we have over 100 to go! Do you know if they are on DVD at all? Marshal Dan had the straightest back in TV! We never did a body count but if the rate of bad guys that got shot each episode that we've seen is anything to go by surely there were no outlaws left in the wild west by the time the series ended! Where's Lawman when you need him now! "Get out there and march that badge up and down the street Johnny!" Troy from Sydney

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