Trivia Page Answers
The Anvil Chorus — episode
1. Why was
Micah going out of town?
He was going to a wedding
2. Who was getting married?
Micah's friend Joey Adams
3. Why would Lucas not take the Deputy job while Micah was
out of town?
It was branding season
4. Who did Micah appoint as Deputy?
5. What did Nils try to do to keep the town safe?
Make anyone who came to town give up their guns until they
6. When Nils asked for Lucas rifle what did Lucas say?
"Nobody takes this rifle away from me, Nils. You know that!”
7. Why did Nils especially want Lucas to give over his
To set an example
8. Who were the three cowboys who rode into town?
They knew there was cattle money in North Fork and they were
going after it
9. What did Mark see when he was at the Marshall office?
Wanted posters of the men who were in town
10. What did the men do?
Went to the Marshall office and took Nils and Mark prisoner
11. Who did Nils try to tip off what was going on?
When Benson came to pick up his gun, Nils called him ‘Lucas’
and also gave him the wrong gun
12. What did Benson do?
Rode past the McCain ranch to tell Lucas about Nils being so
13. Why was Lucas worried?
Because Mark had not come home and the information Nils gave
Benson seemed suspicious
14. What did Lucas do?
Rode into town and ask to give Nils his rifle because he was
going to Sweeneys
15. What did Nils say?
It was late, he could keep his gun but “don’t get drunk like
you did the last time”.
16. This tipped Lucas off. What did he do then?
Went to the back of the jail and saw Nils and Mark in a cell
17. Why did Nils call one of the men back to the cell?
To get his gun and the cell keys and for the man to see Lucas
standing at the cell window
18. Nils thought that Micah would not talk to him again. What
was Lucas reply?
Lucas made Nils feel better by saying "When he sees the
customers you've got in his jail, I think he'll be coming to you
19. Who played Platt? What other episodes was he in?
Adam Williams appeared in six episodes ― The Challenge
as Jake Pardee, the leader of the gang and the one who thought
he had to prove himself ― The Score is Even as Jax, he
was the one in charge and the one who told Andy to kill the
McCain's ― The Prisoner as Corporal Troc a ex-Confederate
officer and the aide to Major Aaron King ― The Anvil Chorus
as Platt, the leader of the gang ― The Executioner (which
he wrote) as Russell Ganaway, he was a former friend of Lucas',
just released from jail and the one who hid the stolen money on
the McCain Ranch ― The Old Man Running as Jeb Sherman,
the leader of the gang and wanted for killing a railroad agent
Nils? What other episodes was he in?
Joe Higgins played Nils Swenson. Joe Higgins holds the
record for playing Nils, The
Blacksmith. There were four episodes that Joe did not play
Nils, He played the bartender in Strange Town — Rafe the
blacksmith in The Wyoming Story part 2 — Short Rope
for a Tall Man as Henry Schneider the horse thief —
Stopover as Scotty the Stagecoach Driver
around the McCain Ranch