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The Rifleman

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Dispatching the bad guys with a souped-up, rapid-fire Winchester rifle, Lucas McCain (Chuck Connors) is The Rifleman, a widower, homesteader and peacekeeper in North Fork, New Mexico Territory. A Union veteran of the Civil War, McCain helps maintain order in the rough Old West town while striving to raise his son, Mark (Johnny Crawford), into an honorable and strong man, promoting such values as fair play, neighborliness and the use of violence only as a last resort.

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The Trade

Outlaw Sam Morley falls in love with a young woman who has a serious illness. He asks Lucas to turn him in for the reward and then use the money to pay for her medical care.

One Went to Denver

Lucas welcomes his old friend, Tom Birch, who once saved his life, unaware that the man is now a bank robber who is on the run with his gang.

The Deadly Wait

Dan Maury, released from Yuma prison, arrives in North Fork intent on getting even with Marshal Torrance, who helped send him to jail.

The Wrong Man

Young Mark McCain is eager to help lawman Jay Jefferson, who has arrived in North Fork intent on killing an outlaw for the reward, whether he is the right man or not.

The Challenge

When escaped convicts hold up the general store in North Fork and take Marshal Torrance hostage, Lucas comes to the rescue.

Weekday Western Weather Report

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MeTV's Most Wanted Westerns

Listen up, greenhorn: 'round these parts the most wanted Westerns are seen Saturdays starting at 11AM | 10C.

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We show you a letter 'B' from a title screen. You name the television series. Easy!

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We give you two shows, you guess which one had the higher ratings.

Stories

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9 inspiring single parents on TV who raised the bar for parents everywhere

Andy Taylor wasn't the first single dad on TV, but he was certainly one of the best.

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This artist turns classic TV sets into stunning dioramas

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