The Rifleman/The Brother-in-Law

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The Brother-in-Law
Season 1, Episode 5
Airdate October 28, 1958
Production Number 6207
Written by David Victor and
Herbert Little, Jr.
Directed by Arnold Laven
Produced by Arthur Gardner and
Jules V. Levy
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The RiflemanSeason One

The Brother-in-Law is the fifth episode of the first season of The Rifleman.

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

Additional Cast: Paul Fix (Micah Torrance), Charles Watts (Alvah Kemper), Fay Roope (Jeff Stacy), Karl Lukas (Oliver)

and Jerome Courtland (Johnny Gibbs)


Plot Overview

Johnny Gibbs, Lucas' brother-in-law, arrives for a visit at the McCain ranch. A rodeo rider, Gibbs is also on the run from the law, and soon begins to cause trouble in town.


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