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The Rifleman: The Sharpshooter

Lucas McCain and his 10-year-old son, Mark, head to North Fork, New Mexico in search of a place to settle. Lucas, a well-known rifleman, enters a local turkey shoot competition and butts heads with Jim Lewis who rigged the competition in favor of Vernon Tippert in order to win the grand prize.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: 8438
Airdate: Tuesday September 30th, 1958

Director: Arnold Laven
Writer: Sam Peckinpah

Guest Stars
Dennis HopperDennis Hopper
As Vernon Tippert
Kathleen MulqueenKathleen Mulqueen
As Nancy Hanavan
Mickey SimpsonMickey Simpson
As Carl Lamprey
R.G. ArmstrongR.G. Armstrong
As Sheriff Fred Thomlinson
Sidney BlackmerSidney Blackmer
As Judge Hanavan
Charles ArntCharles Arnt
As Wes Tippert
Leif EricksonLeif Erickson
As Jim Lewis
Main Cast
Chuck ConnorsChuck Connors
As Lucas McCain
Other Episode Crew

ProducerJules Levy  |  Arthur Gardner
CastingMarjory McKay
MusicHerschel Burke Gilbert
WardrobeRobert B. Harris
Editorial SupervisorBernard W. Burton
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