THE RIFLEMAN -4x12- High Country 12/18/1964
Ambrose tries to steal Lucas' rifle and in the scuffle the gun goes off and kills his young companion. Lucas and Mark go into the mountains to return the dead boys's horse and pay their respects but Ambrose lies and tells the mountain folk that McCain killed one of their own out of disdain for their kind. Lucas is tried and sentenced to spend 5 years in chains working for the dead boy's mother.
Starring: Chuck Connors as Lucas McCain and Johnny Crawford as Mark McCain
Guest stars: James Coburn (Ambrose), Booth Colman (Jeremiah), Ellen Corby (Mrs. Morgan), Jan Stine (Gorwin), Valora Noland (Clare)First aired:18 December 1964