CTVA US Western - "The Rifleman" (Four Star/ABC) Season 2 (1959-60)

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Starring Chuck Connors & Johnny Crawford
Season 2 (ABC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: 
Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, Louis H. Allgood, James Beer
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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ABC Tuesdays 9:00pm Eastern

2.01 [041] The Rifleman: THE PATSY (1959.09.29)
Whit Bissell .................. Sam Barrows
John Anderson ................. Sully Hobbs
Steven Marlo .................. Doke Marvin
Dan Grady ..................... Jeff Barrows
Dennis Cross .................. Lafe Oberly

2.02 [042] The Rifleman: BLOODLINES (1959.10.06)
Denver Pyle
Warren Oates
Christopher Dark
Buddy Hackett
John Durren
Rhys Williams

2.03 [043] The Rifleman: THE BLOWOUT (1959.10.13)
Hugh Sanders .................. Ben Waller
John Dehner ................... Al Walker
Howard Ledig .................. Jake Porter
John Milford
Glenn Strange
George Brenlin
James Parnell

2.04 [044] The Rifleman: OBITUARY
20Oct59 ABC Tue
Guest Cast:
Alexander Scourby ............. Byron Claremont
Joanna Moore .................. Elinor Claremont
Chris Alcaide ................. Panama Billings
Bryan Hutton .................. Billy Benson
Steven Darrell
Ian Murray
Newspaperman Byron Claremont famous for his articles on gun
handlers, wants to do a story on Lucas.

2.05 [045] The Rifleman: TENSION (1959.10.27)
Dean Stanton .................. Clemmie Martin
Robert H. Harris .............. Ezra Martin
Gregory Walcott
Jack Elam
Sydna Scott
Jeff Connors
Ted Stanhope

2.06 [046] The Rifleman: EDDIE'S DAUGHTER
03Nov1959 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Gloria De Haven ........... Lil Halstead
John Harmon ............... Eddie Halstead
Peter Whitney ............. Tracey Blanche
Ray Teal .................. Albie Finley
Jeff Daley ................ 1st Cowhand
Kathleen Mulqueen ......... Woman
Synopsis:
Two outlaws threaten Lil Halstead's life soon after her arrival in
North Fork. Lucas McCain, a friend of Lil's father, decides to
help the Halsteads find the reason for the threat. [RF]

2.07 [047] The Rifleman: PANIC (1959.11.10)
Enid Janes .................... Amy
Dabbs Greer ................... Brett Conway
Bill Joyce .................... Barker
Fay Roope ..................... Doc
Charles Watts
Lynn Cartier

2.08 [048] The Rifleman: ORDEAL (1959.11.17)
Hank Stohl .................... Cowboy

2.09 [049] The Rifleman: THE SPIKED RIFLE (1959.11.24)
Richard Devon
Jack Lambert
Baynes Barton
Virginia Christine
Glenn Strange
Charles Conrad
Fay Roope
John Harmon

2.10 [050] The Rifleman: LETTER OF THE LAW (1959.12.01)
Vic Morrow
Milton Parsons
Ken Lynch
Michael Fox
Paul Carr
John Goddard
Rhys Williams

2.11 [051] The Rifleman: THE LEGACY
Four Star prod. no. 2428
08Dec59
James Franciscus .............. Phillip Simmons
James Barton .................. Matt "Pop" Simmons
Jack Grinnage ................. Kirby Mitchell
Paul Jasmin ................... Alison Mitchell
Denver Pyle
Harry Harvey, Sr.
Lillian Bronson
John Harmon
Bostom lawyer Phillip Simmons learns that his father is dying in North Fork [TA]

2.12 [052] The Rifleman: THE BABY SITTER (1959.12.15)
Phyllis Avery ................. Leona Bartell
John Dehner ................... Bartell
Lillian Bronson
Henry Rowland

2.13 [053] The Rifleman: THE COWARD
22Dec59 ABC Tue
Guest Cast:
Carleton Carpenter ............ George Collins
Steve Rowland
John Milford
Robert Bice
Don Elson
Synopsis:
Trail cook George Collins driven out of camp, is befriended by Lucas and Mark.
(syndicated rerun - 25Jan65, WTCN-11 Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN. Mon 6 p.m. CST) [JBeer]

2.14 [054] The Rifleman: SURVEYORS (1959.12.29)
Mike Kellin ................... Len Sommers
Lin McCarthy .................. Charley Burn
Ted Otis ...................... Elliot Hodgins

2.15 [055] The Rifleman: DAY OF THE HUNTER
(1960.01.05)
 The Rifleman - Day of the Hunter 1 of 3 
The Rifleman - Day of the Hunter 2 of 3  
The Rifleman - Day of the Hunter 3 of 3  
John Anderson ................. Cass Callicot
Dick Elliott

2.16 [056] The Rifleman: MAIL ORDER GROOM
12Jan60 ABC Tue
The Rifleman - Mail Order Groom 1 of 3
The Rifleman - Mail Order Groom 2 of 3
The Rifleman - Mail Order Groom 2 of 3
Guest Cast:
Peter Whitney ................. John Jupiter
Alice Backes .................. Isabel
John Anderson ................. Jess Prophet
Sandy Kenyon .................. Jim Prophet
Monte Montana
Synopsis:
John Jupiter doesn't find North Fork to be a friendly town, he's taunted
and beaten up by the Profit boys.
(syndicated rerun - 26Jan65 ,WTCN-11 Mpls-St.Paul, MN. 6 p.m. Tue CST)[JBeer]
(Also on "The Rifleman" DVD, Volume 6, MPI DVD 7609) [JBeer]

2.17 [057] The Rifleman: A CASE OF IDENTITY
19Jan60 ABC Tue
Guest Cast:
Royal Dano .................... Aaron Wingate
Herbert Rudley ................ Capt. James Gordon
Chris Alcaide ................. Lon Perry
Jim Brenaman
Rhys Williams
Synopsis:
Aaron Wingate believes Mark to be his own son, so he fights for custody
of the boy.
(syndicated rerun - 27Jan65, WTCN-11, Mpls-St.Paul, MN, Wed 6 p.m.CST) [JBeer]

2.18 [058] The Rifleman: THE VISITORS
26Jan60 ABC Tue
Guest Cast:
Michael Pate .................. Pete
Christine White ............... Ann Dodd
June Vincent .................. Jenny Morgan
John Harmon
Ralph Moody
Synopsis:
Ann Dodd arrives in North Fork to take over her dead uncle's ranch.
(syndicated rerun - 28Jan65, WTCN-11, Mpls-St.Paul, MN, Thur 6 p.m CST) [JBeer]

2.19 [059] The Rifleman: THE HERO
02Feb60 ABC Tue
Guest Cast:
Robert Culp ................... Colly Vane
Frank Ferguson ................ Sam Bedford
Lynn Cartier .................. Alice Bedford
Dennis Cross .................. Dorn
Dick Keene .................... Jethroe
2.19 "The Hero" is stablehand Colly Vane, who finds the townspeople ungrateful
after he kills a notorious gunman.
(syndicated rerun - 29Jan65, WTCN-11, Mpls-St.Paul, MN, Fri 6 p.m. CST) [JBeer]

2.20 [060] The Rifleman: THE HORSE TRADERS (1960.02.09)
James Kirkwood ................ Colonel Bourbon
John Milford .................. Jonah Winters
Clegg Hoyt .................... Lester Chard
Chubby Johnson
Fern Barry

 2.21 [061] The Rifleman: THE SPOILER
Four-Star Sussex prod. no. 2448
16Feb60 ABC Tue
Directed By Joseph H. Lewis
Written By Harry Kronman
Guest Cast:
Skip Homeier .................. Brud Evans
Ellen Corby ................... Mrs. Avery
Chubby Johnson ................ Mr. Avery
Malcolm Cassell ............... Joey Merrick
Ralph Moody ................... Roy Merrick
Recurring Cast:
Paul Fix.....as Micah Torrance
Synopsis:
The parents of a vicious killer move to North Fork under an
assumed name,but later the son shows up at their home. [SC]

2.22 [062] The Rifleman: HELLER
23Feb60 ABC Tue
Directed By Joseph H. Lewis
Written By Christopher Knopf
Guest Cast:
Gigi Perreau............as Heller Chase
Peter Whitney............as Andrew Bechtol
K.T.Stevens............as Muriel Chase
Don Grady............as David Chase
Sid Gilman............as Ben Tooker
Richard Alexander............as Nils
Recurring Cast:
Paul Fix....as Micah Torrance
Hope Summers....as Hattie Denton
Synopsis:
Lucas becomes involved with a young girl and her brother who are caught robbing
the town's general store. Later McCain learns that the children are victims of
an abusive father. [SC]

2.23 [063] The Rifleman: THE GRASSHOPPER (1960.03.01)
Richard Devon ................. Walt Ryerson
Arthur Hunnicutt .............. Nathaniel Cameron
Stuart Randall ................ Marshal Dixon
James Anderson
Arthur Space
Joe Bassett
Ronny McEvoy
Joe Haworth

2.24 [064] The Rifleman: A TIME FOR SINGING (1960.03.08)
Chris Alcaide ................. Spence Hadley
Robert Knapp .................. Dan Hewitt
Patricia Barry ................ Laurie Hadley
John Milford .................. Bro Hadley
Robert Osterloh ............... Walt Durkins

2.25 [065] The Rifleman: THE DESERTER (1960.03.15)
Ron Hagerthy .................. Ben
Robert Cornthwaite ............ Major Damler
Harry Carey, Jr. .............. Lt. Paul Rolfe
Baynes Barron ................. Kirk

2.26 [066] The Rifleman: THE VISION (1960.03.22)
Marian Seldes ................. Hazel
Milton Parsons ................ Perkins
Karl Swenson .................. Svenson
Natividad Vacio ............... Pedro
Jeanne Wood ................... Mrs. Svensen
Dennis Cross .................. Fance Degnan
John Abbott ................... Dr. Hennekin

2.27 [067] The Rifleman: THE LARIAT (1960.03.29)
Richard Anderson .............. Lariat Jones
Steve Conte ................... Doyle Blake
Dayton Lummis ................. Colonel Craig
George Macready
James Flavin

2.28 [068] The Rifleman: SMOKE SCREEN
05Apr60 ABC Tue
Directed By Murray Golden
Written By Palmer Thompson
Guest Cast:
Jennifer Lea............as Marge Crandall
Paul Carr............as Doug Carter
George Neise............as Roger Quenton
Douglas Kennedy............as Pete Crandall
Warner Jones............as Fred Tate
William Benedict............ad Dave Prentice
Johnny Collier............as Howie
Dick Alexander............as Nils
Recurring Cast:
Paul Fix.....as Micah Torrance
Synopsis:
The attractive daughter of a rancher is pursuid by two young men. She is found
murdered, and one of the men, Doug Carter, is the prime suspect. [SC]

2.29 [069] The Rifleman: SHOTGUN MAN (1960.04.12)
John Anderson ................. John Beaumont
John Harmon ................... Eddie
Paul Mazursky ................. Shorty
Jack Elam

2.30 [070] The Rifleman: SINS OF THE FATHER (1960.04.19)
Richard Evans ................. Shep Coleman
George Wallace ................ Andy Moon
Eugene Martin ................. Bobby
Kelton Garwood
Dick Wilson
Rhys Williams

2.31 [071] The Rifleman: THE PRODIGAL (1960.04.26)
Kevin Hagen ................... Billy St. John
Josephine Hutchinson .......... Christine Havicourt
Warren Oates .................. Santos
Rodolfo Hoyos ................. Luis
Rhys Williams ................. Doc Burrage
Lee Van Cleef

2.32 [072] The Rifleman: THE FOURFLUSHER (1960.05.03)
Whit Bissell .................. Gabe Fenway
James Westerfield ............. Jake Preston
K.T. Stevens .................. Molly Fenway

2.33 [073] The Rifleman: THE JAILBIRD (1960.05.10)
Dabbs Greer ................... Farley
Karl Swenson .................. Chris Manse
Molly Dodd
Charles Briggs
Charles Tannen

2.34 [074] The Rifleman: MEETING AT MIDNIGHT (1960.05.17)
Claude Akins .................. Tom Benton
Chris Alcaide ................. Schroeder
John Milford .................. Morgan
Frank De Kova ................. Carl Miller
Ian Murray

2.35 [075] The Rifleman: NORA (1960.05.24)
Julie Adams ................... Nora Sanford
Murvyn Vye .................... Jude Nichols
Michael Fox ................... Joe Hanna
Michael Stefani ............... Chad Morgan
John Carpenter

2.36 [076] The Rifleman: THE HANGMAN (1960.05.31)
Denver Pyle ................... Harold Tennet
Whit Bissell .................. Volney Adams
Richard Deacon ................ Colonel Sims
Michael Fox ................... Joe Hagna
Ralph Moody
Betty Lou Getson
Ian Murray
Amanda Ames

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