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Shotgun Man — episode 69

1.  Just out of prison, John Beaumont heads to an old rundown house to get something he had hidden before he went to prison. What did he have hidden in the stove?
A pistol, a shotgun and shotgun shells

2.  What prison was Beaumont in?
Leavenworth for 15 years for bank robbery

3.  Mark was on his way into town to meet when he came across a stranger on his knees, what was he looking for?
His glasses

4.  Beaumont told Mark not to chatter so much, what did he call Mark?
Sod Boy

5.  Why did Beaumont go to see the Micah?
He needed Micah’s signature stating that Beaumont informed Micah that he was just paroled from Leavenworth

6.  Why had Lucas stopped by to see Micah?
Lucas invited Micah to come out to the ranch for supper, son of a gun stew

7.  Mark had picked up the mail. There was one letter, no postmark, what did the letter say?
“McCain, I’m cashing you out”

8.  Where was Lucas once a deputy?
Kansas Territory

9.  Lucas ask Eddie if he had any strangers check into the hotel, who were they?
A whiskey drummer named O'Brien / a tin horn gambler Gus Smith / an elderly gentleman John Beaumont

10. Why was Gus in town?
Run his faro game

11. What did Beaumont do to Gus?
He killed him

12. What made Lucas think it was Beaumont that was after him?
Lucas was riding into town when a shot hit a rock, barely missing him. He knew it was a warning. When Lucas got into town he asked Sweeny if he’d seen Beaumont the last hour or so. As Lucas was leaving the saloon he saw Beaumont riding into town

13. Mark reminded Beaumont about finding his glasses and that Beaumont told him he always pays his debt. What was it that Mark wanted in return?
His Pa's life

14. Why did Beaumont have it out for Lucas?
He had entered a bank with Old Barton, there was a kid deputy who knew old Barton by sight. He started shooting till nobody was standing but Barton and him, more dead then alive. They put Johnny Beaumont in solitary - crust of bread and a can of water. Just one thing kept Johnny Beaumont going.....that one thing was the name of Lucas McCain. Burned his eyes, racked his nerves to a shred, turned his hair white, his body to a pulp. Died right there if I he hadn't the name of Lucas McCain to bite down like a lead bullet

15. What was Beaumont's real name?
Johnny Beau

16. Johnny tried to shot Lucas but Lucas ended up shooting him. What did Beaumont tell Lucas?
He told Lucas to finish it and to shoot straight and that he was not going back to that rock pile.

17. Lucas was headed for the harness shop, he told Mark to go to Hattie's for what?
To check and see if she got any brown sugar in and to pay for peppermints and pickles he charged

18. What did Lucas tell Mark a man must do?
Gotta pay his debts

19. John Anderson played Owny in The Retired Gun. How many times did he appear on The Rifleman? How many episodes can you name?
11 timesShivareeThe HawkThe PatsyDay of the HunterMail Order GroomShotgun Man Face of YesterdayThe Journey BackIncident at Line Shack SixOld Man Running

20. Jack Elam was in five other episodes of The Rifleman, can you name them?
TensionDuel of HonorShattered IdolKnight ErrantShotgun Man
 

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