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The Apprentice Sheriff — episode 11

1. What was the first thing Lucas noticed when he rode into town?
He couldn't help noticing how rowdy the town seemed

2. What did Lucas help himself to while talking with Charlie Willard?
An apple

3. Why was Dan Willard dropped from West Point?
Because of his eyes

4. Why did the Texas Cowhands start making trouble?
Because they felt that Dan was pushing them

5. What was Dan doing when Lucas walked into The Marshal's Office?
He was practicing his draw in front of a mirror

6. What was Lucas definition of enforcing the law?
A firm hand & a slack rein

7. What trick did the drovers play on Dan?
They tricked Dan by getting him into the saloon, letting him think that Reed,one of the drovers, killed another drover, Sandy. But the whole time Sandy was
playing possum

8. What happen when Dan started to approach the dead man?
As Dan bent over to check the dead man, he took Dan by surprise and hit him

9. How could Lucas tell the first man wasn't drunk?
His eyes were too clear

10. How could Lucas tell the man on the floor wasn't dead?
Dead men aren't tense, this man was primed for action

11. What time was the deadline for all sidearm's to be turned in, according to Dan's sign that he posted?
12:00 / noon

12. Keely sent Reed Barns with a message for Dan telling him that he was revoking Dan’s gun law and if he wants to enforce it he would be waiting for him. What was Dan’s answer?
Dan told Reed Barns to tell Keely he wouldn't have to wait long

13. Lucas told Reed that Keely must have lost his touch and that he never thought he’d want to gun a kid. What was Reed's response to this?
“I don’t know what you do, mister, when a blow fly bothers you. But me, I squash it. So does Keely”

14. Why did Lucas tell Dan to walk down to the church and come back up the street to the saloon?
It would put the sun on Dan's back & Thompson's face

15. What other episode did a townsman deliberately walk with the sun in his eyes?
Obituary — Ben Russell walked in with the sun in his eyes when he faced
Panama Billings

16. Why did Lucas tell Dan to watch Thompson's eyes?
That will tip off Dan when Thompson is going to draw

17. Dan was wounded, as Thompson started to walk away, what did Lucas tell him?
Lucas told Thompson that the gun law was still in affect & that he should do as the marshal had wanted

18. Lucas beat Thompson to the draw, he wounded Thompson, he asked Lucas why didn’t he kill him, what was Lucas’ remark?
"You could have killed the boy, why didn't you?"

19. Robert Vaughn starred on The Man From Uncle as Napoleon Solo, what other spies appeared on The Rifleman?
Robert Culp as Kelly Robinson in I SpyJames Coburn as Derek FlintIn Like Flint and Our Man Flint

20. William Bryant appeared in Branded eight times with Chuck. Always as the same character. Who was this character?
President Ulysses S. Grant


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