The Rifleman/The Angry Man

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The Angry Man
Season 1, Episode 31
Airdate April 28, 1959
Production Number 6263
Written by Arthur Browne, Jr.
Directed by Jerrry Hopper
Produced by Jules V. Levy and
Arthur Gardner
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The RiflemanSeason One

The Angry Man is the thirty-first episode of the first season of The Rifleman.

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

Additional Cast: Kim Charney (Carey MacDonald), Fritz Ford (Townsman), Edgar Buchanan (Doc Burrage)

and George Mathews (Abel MacDonald)


Plot Overview

Lucas and Mark McCain have a new neighbor in the form of Abel MacDonald and his son Carey. The elder MacDonald is not very friendly ordering them off of his land which he has just acquired as a homesteader. Mark and Carey become friendly however and he learns the MacDonalds lost everything due to his late mother's excessive doctors bills. When Carey has a serious accident, Abel refuses to let Doc Burrage anywhere near the boy. It's left to Lucas to act or the boy will die.


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