The Rifleman/The Money Gun

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The Money Gun
Season 1, Episode 33
Airdate May 12, 1959
Production Number 6265
Teleplay by Bruce Geller and
Sam Peckinpah
Story by Bruce Geller
Directed by Sam Peckinpah
Produced by Jules V. Levy and
Arthur Gardner
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The RiflemanSeason One

The Money Gun is the thirty-third episode of the first season of The Rifleman.

Starring: Chuck Connors (Lucas McCain), Johnny Crawford (Mark McCain)

Additional Cast: Paul Fix (Micah Torrance), Bert Freed (Oat Jackford), William Phipps (Asa Manning), Harlan Warde (John Hamilton), Jason Johnson (Sanderson), Earle Hodgins (Auctioneer), Frank Hagney (Blacksmith)

and John Dehner (Tom King)


Plot Overview

Bookkeeper Asa Manning hires a professional gunman to provoke Oat Jackford, a bully rancher who suspects him of embezzlement, into a gunfight. Lucas is forced to assist Jackford, the man he once hated.


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