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The Rifleman

The High Country (Season 4, Episode 12)
TV Episode | 30 min | Family, Western

Two mountain men ride by the McCain ranch and one, Ambrose, is enamored with Lucas' rifle. He tries to trade for it but Lucas won't trade. He is set on getting the gun and later that night they return to ranch and try to steal it. In the ...See moreTwo mountain men ride by the McCain ranch and one, Ambrose, is enamored with Lucas' rifle. He tries to trade for it but Lucas won't trade. He is set on getting the gun and later that night they return to ranch and try to steal it. In the scuffle Gorwin is accidentally killed. Lucas returns his horse to his people in the high country but Ambrose has lied about what happened to Gorwin and the hill people hold Lucas accountable. A trial is called and Lucas is found guilty of murder and sentenced to five years labor to pay for Mrs. Morgan's loss. Written by tomtrekp See less
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Director
Writer
Calvin Clements Sr. (as Calvin Clements)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 18, 1961

Release date
Dec 18, 1961 (United States)

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9 cast members
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Chuck Connors
Lucas McCain Lucas McCain   See fewer
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Johnny Crawford
Mark McCain Mark McCain   See fewer
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Paul Fix
Micah Torrance (credit only) Micah Torrance (credit only)   See fewer
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Booth Colman
Jeremiah Jeremiah   See fewer
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Ellen Corby
Mrs. Morgan Mrs. Morgan   See fewer
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Jan Stine
Gorwin Morgan Gorwin Morgan   See fewer
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James Coburn
Ambrose Ambrose   See fewer
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Archie Butler
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 58 votes