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 Meeting at Midnight — episode 74

1.  The three men on horses outside of town, what were they planning?
To break their friend Miller out of jail.

2.  Back at the ranch as Lucas was doing the dishes, what was Mark doing?
Memorizing and reciting a poem

3.  What was the name of the poem?

4.  Mark commented he wanted to be a writer. What did he want to be the previous week?
A stagecoach driver

5.  When Lucas and Mark went into town, they invited Micah to supper. Why was Micah unable to come to dinner?
Micah had Carl Miller in jail

6.  What was the work Mark wanted to know the meaning of?

7.  Who did Lucas recognize in town?
Tom Benton, his former Army Captain

8.  Tom Benton ended up in jail for shooting up the saloon. Why was he really in jail?
He was working for the Federal Government on a case about Miller

9.  After Lucas Bailed Tom out of jail, how did Tom get back into jail?
He had a fight with Lucas in the street

10. How did two of the guys overtake Lucas?
They caught him in the Blacksmiths shop and beat him up

11. When Benton’s mission was completed what did he do?
Went to the ranch for dinner

12. What did Mark do at dinner?
He recited a poem but got stuck.

13. What was Benton’s response to Marks poem?
Tom Benton finished reciting the poem

14. What office did Benton have to report back to?
The Denver office

15. What famous writer did Benton mention to Mark?
Mark Twain, same name as Marks

16. What was one reason Mark wanted to be a writer?
Because he though writers traveled and he thought that would be fun.

17. Lucas also told Mark about a fellow in St. Louis who was a writer who did not travel. What kind of writer was he?
He wrote labels at the sauerkraut factory

18. Claude Akins was Tom Benton. What other episodes was he in?
The Safe GuardStrange TownMeeting at Midnight

19. Chuck and Claude was in a famous western fight. Do you know the name of it?
Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966). An almost 4 minute fight scene that Chuck and Claude did the stunts themselves. It took several days to shoot the fight scene.

20. Frank DeKova was the man in jail waiting for someone to break him out. What other episode was he in?
The Indian as Chief Hostay and Meeting at Midnight as Carl Miller

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