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The Safe Guard — episode 8

1.  North Fork was getting a bank & also a new safe, what was the name of the company who made the safe and where was the company located?
Reliance Safe Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2.  Who opened and managed the first North Fork Bank and what was his middle name?
John Hamilton, middle name Maysfield

3.  What was the name of Mark's pig?
Harriet

4.  In how many episodes did pigs have names? What were they?
3 episodesThe Safe Guard / HarrietThe Long Goodbye / SunshineFlowers by the Door - a Sow & her litter

5.  How much money did Floyd want to give Lucas for his breakfast?
$1.00 (a good Union dollar)

6.  Who did Lucas tell Mark he just had breakfast with?
A Texas Gunfighter

7.  What was the reason for the McCain's to go into town?
Mark wanted to take his pig into town to sell and Lucas needed to get his saddle fixed

8. What was the safe made of and how thick were the walls of the safe?
6 inch thick walls — fire proof and burglar proof – carborundum steel plated

9.  Hattie's said that Mark's pig, Harriet's weight is at 5 stones, how much did the pig weigh?
Hattie's says Harriet's weight is at 5 stones, which means the pig weights 70 lbs. One stone is consider 14 pounds. So you take 14 lbs x 5 stones = 70 lbs.

10. How much money did Mark get for Harriet?
$5.00

11. How much interest was the bank paying?
2½ %

12. Why did Judge Hanavan ride out to the to see Lucas?
Judge Hanavan knew that the towns folks respected Lucas & his decisions. He felt that Lucas could influence the town folks by putting his money in the bank

13. Who was waiting in Floyd's room when he walked in and what did they want?
Gavin, Witcherly & Walkerman and they wanted Floyd to help them rob the bank

14. Why did Mark want to go into the bank by himself?
It made him feel like he was a part of something, it made him feel like a real man


15. When Lucas stopped Mark he asked him what all the shooting was about, what did Mark tell him?
He told Lucas about the robbery and how Floyd took his $5

16. When Lucas went to face Floyd, what did Mark tell Lucas?
Mark pleaded with Lucas not to go, that he didn't care about his five dollars, "please Pa, don't go!"

17. When John Hamilton apologized to the crowd and ask them to give him a few minutes to count the money & get the bank in order, he would be glad to give back the money that was entrusted to him, what was Lucas's reply?
"But who said anything about taking money out of the bank? I'm here to put money in!"

18. Claude Akins and Chuck Connors appear in a movie together that was known for on of the greatest fight bar room brawl/scenes on the screen, can you name the movie?
William Wyler (The Big Country) was quoted as saying Ride Beyond Vengeance has one of the greatest fight scenes he ever saw on the screen. This bar room brawl had so many great reviews!

19. What other TV Series did Dennis Cross appear in with Chuck Connors & Johnny Crawford?
He also appeared with Chuck and Johnny in Branded / Coward Step Aside

20. What three episodes was Judge Hanavan mentioned but did not appear in?
Judge Hanavan was not in (#51) The Legacy - (#56) Mail Order Groom - (#143) Waste he did have an honorable mention!
The Legacy — Seth confronts Phillip in the saloon. Seth draws his gun an tells Phillip: “Now, you’re coming with me to Judge Hanavan, and you’re gonna dismiss them charges.”
Mail Order Groom
— Judge Hanavan sold Isabel Dent an option on 40 acres of land that the Profit Brothers wanted.
Waste
— Lucas talking to Mark: “Alright now, listen. Just follow the North Star. By daylight you’ll see the mountains, just north of home. You’ll cross the trail to North Fork not far from the house. Don't go to the ranch...go right into town, and find Judge Hanavan, tell him what happened.”
 

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