*Any character actors name that is in blue, is a link and has appeared in The Rifleman
and is a link to their character actor's pages.


17. Judge Not..... Jason McCord hitches a ride on a stage carrying four passengers, including a prisoner who is headed for the gallows and an officer who was present at McCord's court-martial hearing.
First aired: 9/12/65     Writer: Jerome B. Thomas     Director: Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars: Kathleen Crowley (Laura Rock), Tom Drake (Major Tom Rock), Harry Harvey Sr. (Potter, Station Master), Warren Oates (Perce/Frank Crowley), Lou Roberson (Shotgun), Willard Sage (Tuttle, Texas Ranger), Clint Sharp (Stage Driver).

18. Now Join the Human Race..... Red Hand, who has illegally left the reservation with his family, is corned by the troops of cold-blooded Major Lynch. McCord, afraid that killing the Apache chief would set off an Indian war, offers to mediate Red Hand's surrender.
First Aired: 9/19/65      Writer: Ken Pettus     Director: Harry Harris
Guest Stars: James Anderson (Lt. Garrett), Noah Beery Jr. (Major Lynch), Ted Jordan (Sgt. Mayhew), Jon Lormer (Jud Markham), Ann Morell (Snow Child), Burt Reynolds (Red Hand)
, Clint Sharp (Trooper), Arthur Tovey (Hotel Clerk).

19. Mightier than the Sword..... McCord comes to the aide of newspaper publisher Ann Williams, who refuses to endorse cutthroat boss Paul Mandell for an important political appointment.
First Aired: 9/26/65     Writer: Frank Chase     Director: Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars: Lola Albright (Ann Williams), Kevin Hagen (Paul Mandell), Michael Lane (Trask), Charles Horvath (Deke), Ed McCready (Anders), Maureen Arthur (Teddi Stafford), Walter Bacon (Townsman), Nick Borgani (Townsman), Cap Somers (Townsman), Sid Troy (Townsman), Chalky Williams (Townsman).

20. I Killed Jason McCord..... Footloose Tuck Fraser, unexpectedly the center of admiration for killing a man thought to be Jason McCord, gets an unpleasant shock when McCord turns up alive.
First Aired: 10/3/65     Writer: Joseph Hoffman     Director: Larry Peerce
Guest Stars: Bruce Bennett (Archie Fletcher), Larry Pennell (Tuck Fraser), Karen Steele (Lorrie Heller), Baynes Barron (Sheriff), Billy Beck (Gibbons), Alex Sharp (Matt Hawley), Lee Delano (Carter), Billy Beck (Bert Gibbons), Alex Sharp (Matt Hawley), Chuck Hamilton (Barfly), Sid Troy (Barfly), Sailor Vincent (Bartender).

21. The Bar Sinister..... McCord steps in when the cousins of an old friend' orphaned son attempt to take the boy away from the Indian housekeeper who raised him.
First Aired: 10/10/65     Writer: Jack Paritz     Director: Larry Peerce
Guest Stars: Stephen McNally (Caleb Reymer), Michel Petit (Jimmy Whitlaw), Marian Seldes (Neela), Walter F. O'Malley (The Doctor), Paulle Clark (Hannah Reymer), Howard Curtis (Huber Mills), William Gwinn (Kern), Rick Johnson (Peter Foley), Ron Johnson (Paul Foley), Deidre Cole (Becky), Rick Johnson (Peter Foley).Ron Johnson (Paul Foley), Chuck Hamilton (Townsman), Bill Hart (Gunman), Richard LaMarr (Townsman), Cap Somers (Townsman), Sid Troy (Townsman), Sailor Vincent (Townsman).

22. Seward's Folly..... Two unsavory characters plot to steal the maps of McCord is making after his survey of the rich, recently purchased territory of Alaska.
First Aired: 10/17/65     Writer: George W. Schenck,     William Marks Director: Larry Peerce
Guest Stars: Coleen Gray (Leslie Gregg), J. Pat O'Malley (Rufus I. Pitkin), Ian Wolfe (William Henry Seward), Charles Maxwell (Sobel), Robert "Bobby" Hoy (Grimes), Joel Marston (Hotel Clerk), Lulu Porter (Millie), Chester Hayes - (Barfly), Murray Pollack (Barfly), Cap Somers (Barfly), Sid Troy (Bartender), Chalky Williams (Barfly) ― Recurring role: J. Pat O'Malley (Rufus I. Pitkin).

23. Salute the Soldier Briefly .... McCord interrupts a miners' kangaroo court to save Charles Briswell, and accused murderer who claims he witnessed the battle at Bitter Creek and can clear McCord.
First Aired: 10/24/65     Writer: Frederick Louis Fox     Director: Lee H. Katzin
Guest Stars: Michael Rennie (Charles Briswell), Claude Hall (Sample), Chuck Hamilton (I) (Daygan), Jim Davis (Wheeler), John Mitchum (Slate), *John Pickard (Lt. Shanley).
Recurring role: Michael Keep (Chief Wateekah).

24. The Richest Man in Boot Hill..... McCord Reluctantly agrees to help a small-town undertaker haul a coffin into town, unaware that it contains a live safecracker who plans to rob the Wells Fargo office.
First Aired: 10/31/06     Writer: Elon Packard     Director: Larry Peerce
Guest Stars: John Indrisano (Howie), William A. Henry (Sheriff), Richard Bakalyan (Roy Barlow), Jack Lambert (Marty Slater), J. Pat O'Malley (Rufus I. Pitkin), Lee Van Cleef  (Fred Slater), Fred Carson (Scotty).
Recurring role: J. Pat O'Malley (Rufus I. Pitkin).

25. Fill No Glass for Me - part 1..... In a flashback to the days after he was cashiered from the Army, McCord recalls an encounter with Col. Johnny Macon, the inexperience leader of a Cavalry patrol trapped by the Apaches.
First Aired: 11/7/65     Writer: Frederic Louis Fox     Director: Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars: Harry Lauter (Dart), Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales (Jose), Duncan McLeod (Brackham), Greg Morris (Corporal Johnny Macon).
Recurring role: Michael Keep (Chief Wateekah).

26. ♫ Fill No Glass for Me - part 2..... Cpl. Johnny Macon breaks out of jail to rescue McCord, unaware that the Indians are using McCord as bait.
First Aired: 11/14/65      Writer: Frederic Louis Fox     Director: Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars: Davis Roberts (Hawkins), Harry Lauter (Dart), Duncan McLeod (Brackham), Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales (Jose), Greg Morris (Corporal Johnny Macon).
Recurring role: Michael Keep (Chief Wateekah).

27. The Greatest Coward on Earth..... When McCord tried to collect the $50 prize offered for defeating a muscleman, circus owner P.T. Barnum decides to offer him a job, as the star of re-enactments of the Bitter Creek massacre.
First Aired: 11/21/65     Writer: Nathaniel Tanchuck     Director: Lee H. Katzin
Guest Stars: Dick Clark ( J. A. Bailey), Pamela Curran (Princess Salome), James Chandler (Charlie Stark), I. Stanford Jolley (Enos Scoggins), John Marley (Coutts), Pat O'Brien (P.T. Barnum), John Morley (Coutts), Victor Izay (Hotel Clerk), Michelle Breeze (Circus Patron), James J. Casino (Cornerman), Bill Catching (Rube), Chester Hayes (Stiltwalker), Chuck Hicks (Young Samson), Hugh Langtry (Preston), Max Lewin (Harrison ), Angelo Rossitto (Shooting Gallery Man), Cap Somers (Circus Patron), Wally West (Circus Worker).

28. $10,000 for Durango..... While McCord is cashing his employer's draft for $10,000, Frank Ross and his gang stage a holdup.
First Aired: 11/28/65     Director: Larry Peerce     Writer: Jerome B. Thomas
Guest Stars: John Agar (Sheriff), Lloyd Bochner (Frank Ross), Edwin Cook (Tiny Bradford), Martha Hyer (Callie Clay), Gregg Palmer (Doc.), Pete Dunn (Taylor), Montie Plyer (Morgan).

29. Romany Roundup - part 1..... McCord runs afoul of Aaron Shields when he stops the cattle baron from whipping Kolyan, leader of a band of Gypsies.
First Aired: 12/5/65     Director: Lee H. Katzin     Writer: Lou Shaw
Guest Stars: Ahna Capri (Robin Shields), Don Collier (Jud Foley), Joan Huntington (Lisa), Gary Merrill (Aaron Shields), Nico Minardos (Kolyan), Alan Baxter (Sheriff) Ben-Ari (Lazar), Casey Tibbs (Cowboy), Rudy Germane (Rancher), Chuck Hamilton (Rancher), Michael J. Pollard (Digby Popham), John Roy (Rancher), Alex Sharp (Cowboy), Sid Troy (Rancher).

30. Romany Roundup - part 2..... Cattle baron Aaron Shields learns that his daughter has given the Gypsies the money for McCord's bail bond, and he orders his men to wipe out the Gypsy band.
First Aired: 12/12/65     Director: Lee H. Katzin     Writer: Lou Shaw
Guest Stars: Ahna Capri (Robin Shields), Don Collier (Jud Foley), Joan Huntington (Lisa), Gary Merrill (Aaron Shields), Nico Minardos (Kolyan), Alan Baxter (Sheriff) Ben-Ari (Lazar) Casey Tibbs (Cowboy).

31. A Proud Town..... It's Christmas, but elderly tailor Julius Perrin, who provides a home for a flock of orphans, is being forced out of town. One of his youngsters has been accused of shooting the son of the community's leading citizen.
First Aired: 12/19/65     Writer: Paul L. Friedman     Director: Larry Peerce
Guest Stars: William A. Henry (Regan), Pat Cardi (Mike), Ludwig Donath (Julius Perrin), Ken Mayer (Martin Stoddard), Carol Brewster (Grace Stoddard), Pamelyn Ferdin (Abigail), Jay Jostyn (Dr. Coats), Robert Gross (Randy Stoddard), Pamelyn Ferdin as (Abigail), William Harlow (Mr. Bolger), Charles Horvath (Shay), Allen Ridgway (Orphan Boy).

32. The Golden Fleece..... Arrested by uniform troopers, McCord is placed in a prison can with Randall Kirby, a former Confederate office who is making plans to establish a military empire.
First Aired: 1/2/66     Writer: Jessica Benson, Jay Selby      Director: Lee H. Katzin
Guest Stars: William Bryant (Ulysses S. Grant), Bing Russell (Sheriff), William Phipps (Brooks), Harry Townes (Randall Kirby), Frank Gerstle (Major Meade), Sydney Smith (Secretary Richardson), Harvey Grant (Hank Grant), Bob Hall/Hull (Bob), John Hudkin (Soldier), Sid Troy (Soldier).

33. The Wolfers..... McCord finds a delirious white girl, wearing an Indian dress, left tied in a clearing by wolf hunters.
First Aired: 1/9/66     Writer: Frank Paris     Director: Larry Pierce
Guest Stars: Bruce Dern (Les), Charles Horvath (Jud), Zeme North (White Fawn), Morgan Woodward (Clyde), Nick Dimitri (Young Hawk), Foster Hood (Indian).
 
34. This Stage of Fools..... McCord goes to work as a bodyguard to actor Edwin Booth, whose brother John Wilkes assassinated President Lincoln.
First Aired: 1/16/66     Writer: Ken Trevey     Director: Lee H. Katzin
Guest Stars: Martin Landau (Edwin), Martin Rex Ingram (Hannibal), Chris Alciade (John F. Parker), Nicolas Surovy (Vinnie Stamp), Hagen Smith (Ginger), William Hickman (Donegab), William Harlow (Townsman), George Tracy (Townsman).

35. A Destiny Which Made Us Brothers..... Army couriers awaken McCord at 3 A.M. to deliver a special letter which reminds McCord of an unexpected meeting with General Grant, also at 3 A.M. ten years earlier.
First Aired: 1/23/66     Writer: Andrew J. Fenady     Director: Allen Reisner
Guest Stars: Jan Merlin (Jim Darcy), Willard Sage (Joe Darcy), James MacArthur (Lt. Dan Laurence), Buck Taylor (Corporal), Steve London (Captain), Len Hendry (General Lew Wallace), Jonathan Hawke (General Jim McPherson), George Sawaya (General William Sherman), Andrew J. Fenady (General Phil Sheridan), Buck Taylor (Corporal).
Recurring Role: William Bryant (General Grant).

36. McCord's Way..... After killing a gunman, McCord is offered the job of sheriff in a town where three lawmen have been shot down within the past year.
First Aired: 1/30/66     Writer: Borden Chase     Director: William Witney
Guest Stars: Mona Freeman (Dora Kendall), Ben Johnson (I) (Bill Latigo), Tom Reese (Jess Muhler), James Beck (Bill Tomlin), Henry Capps (Joe Latigo), Willard Sage (Wes Trent), Robert Swan (Bud Lee), Rocky Young (Tommy Kendall), Chuck Hamilton (Townsman), Whitey Hughes (Townsman), Tom Steele (Sheriff Dave Baker) Craig Hundley/Huxley as Rob, Michael Jeffers as a Townsman.

37. Nice Day for a Hanging..... In a town to witness the execution of a man who once saved his life, McCord meets the doomed man's son, who swears to take revenge on the whole townspeople.
First Aired: 2/6/66 Writer: Frank Chase Director: Allen Reisner
Guest Stars: James Anderson (Frank Allison), William Baskin (Tiny), Whitney Blake (Nan Richards), Beau Bridges (Lon Allison), Rusty Lane (Sheriff), Dick Miller (Wrangler),
Rudy Germane (Townsman), Chuck Hamilton (Townsman), Billy McCoy (Townsman), Jeffrey Sayre (Townsman), Clint Sharp (Townsman), George Sowards (Townsman), Joe Walls (Townsman), Chalky Williams (Townsman).

38. Barbed Wire..... Cattleman Roy Beckwith hires McCord to fence his land, a move which marks the end of the open range and the beginning of the long war between cattlemen and farmers.
First Aired: 2/13/66     Writer: Ken Trevey     Director: Harry Harris
Guest Stars: Rod Cameron (Holland Thorp), Leif Erickson (Roy Beckwith), Sherry Jackson (Nell Beckwith), Lane Bradford (Kilgore), Ted Jordan (Smoky), Roy Gleason (Howie), Bill Catching as Cowhand, Rudy Doucette as Cowboy, Chuck Hamilton as Cowhand, Bill Hart as Cowhand, Billy McCoy as Cowhand, Eddie Quillan as Cowhand, Sid Troy as Cowhand.

39. Yellow for Courage..... McCord, stricken with diphtheria, risks his life to test a serum developed by a foreign lady doctor who is also an outcast.
First Aired: 2/20/66     Writer: Frederic Louise Fox     Director: Harry Harris
Guest Stars: Michael Forest (Newt Woolery), Harry Harvey Sr. (Doc. Shackley), Patricia Medina (Dr. Karen Miller), Stuart Lancaster (Bockett), Dirk Evans (Sheriff), Victor Izay (Banker), Boyd 'Red' Morgan (Collins), Archie Butler (Townsman), Fred Carson (Henchman), Rudy Germane (Townsman), Hans Moebus (Townsman), Monty O'Grady (Townsman), Sid Troy (Townsman), Sailor Vincent (Townsman).

40. Call to Glory - part 1..... President Grant asks McCord to find out why General Custer has attacked the Grant Administration over recent Indian outbreaks.
First Aired: 2/27/66     Writer: Jerry Zeigman John Wilder     Director: Allen Reisner
Guest Stars: Robert Lansing (Gen. George Custer), David Brian (Gregory Hazin), Kathie Browne (Jennie Galvin), Felix Locher (Sitting Bull), Michael Pate (Crazy Horse), Lee Van Cleef (Charlie Yates), H.M. Wynant (Lionel MacAllister), Vaughn Taylor (Timothy Galvin), Richard Tatro (Lieutenant Douglas Briggs), Jacquelyn Hyde (Libby Custer), Gary New (Young Hawk), James Hurst (Lieutenant Cable), Felix Locher (Sitting Bull), Edwin Rochelle (Officer).
Recurring Role: William Bryant (President Grant), *John Pickard (General Phil Sheridan).

41. Call to Glory - part 2..... Soon after McCord prevents a clash between the soldiers and Indians. Chief Crazy Horse appears at a party for General Sheridan to plead for peace and fair treatment.
First Aired: 3/6/66     Writer: Jerry Zeigman, John Wilder      Director: Allen Reisner
Guest Stars: Robert Lansing (Gen. George Custer), David Brian (Gregory Hazin), Kathie Browne (Jennie Galvin), Felix Locher (Sitting Bull), Michael Pate (Crazy Horse), Lee Van Cleef (Charlie Yates), H.M. Wynant (Lionel MacAllister), Vaughn Taylor (Timothy Galvin), Richard Tatro (Lieutenant Douglas Briggs), Jacquelyn Hyde (Libby Custer), Gary New (Young Hawk), James Hurst (Lieutenant Cable), Felix Locher (Sitting Bull), Archie Butler (Soldier), Edwin Rochelle as (Officer).
Recurring Role: William Bryant (President Grant), *John Pickard (General Phil Sheridan).

42. Call to Glory - part 3..... Chief Sitting Bull assures McCord that his braves did not kill the Indian agent information that McCord must get back to General Custer to avert a full-scale battle.
First Aired: 3/13/66     Writer: Jerry Zeigman, John Wilder     Director: Allen Reisner
Guest Stars: Robert Lansing (Gen. George Custer), David Brian (Gregory Hazin), Kathie Browne (Jennie Galvin, Felix Locher (Sitting Bull), Michael Pate (Crazy Horse), Lee Van Cleef (Charlie Yates), H.M. Wynant (Lionel MacAllister), Vaughn Taylor (Timothy Galvin), Richard Tatro (Lieutenant Douglas Briggs), Jacquelyn Hyde (Libby Custer), Gary New (Young Hawk), James Hurst (Lieutenant Cable), Felix Locher (Sitting Bull), Chuck Hamilton (Cowboy), Gary Newas (Young Hawk), Bill Hart (Henchman), Pete Kellett (Henchman), Lucian Tiger (Trial Council Member).
Recurring Role: William Bryant (President Grant), *John Pickard (General Phil Sheridan).

43. The Ghost of Murrieta..... Los Angeles teenager Juan Molinera hopes to emulate the infamous bandit Murrieta by stealing the $50,000 in gold entrusted to McCord.
First Aired: 3/20/66     Writer: Frank Paris     Director: William Witney
Guest Stars: Dolores del Rio (Antonia Molinera), Jose DeVega (Juan Molinera), Rafael Campos (Luis), Linda Dangcil (Rosita), Ben Welden (Vega), George Petrie (Hartley), Robert Tafur (Ramirez), George de Anda (Pablo), Bruno VeSota (Gunsmith).

44. The Assassins - part 1..... President Grant asks McCord to undertake a dirty job, He is assigned to infiltrate a group of men rumored to be plotting against Grant's life.
First Aired: 3/27/06     Writer: Jameson Brewer     Director: William Witney
Guest Stars: Kamala Devi (Laurette Ashley), Peter Graves (Senator Keith Ashley), Jim Davis (James Swaney), Carlos Rivas (Dr. Felix Cueverra), Margarita Cordova (Socorro Cueverra), Michael Ross (Jim Randall).
Recurring roles: John Carradine (General Joshua McCord), Howard Wright (Senator), Albert Cavens (Carlos Cabarra), George DeNormand (Senator), Rudy Germane (Senator), Chuck Hamilton (Senator), Murray Pollack (Senator), Cosmo Sardo (Senator), Chalky Williams (Senator), William Bryant (President Ulysses S. Grant).

45. The Assassins - part 2..... McCord learns that the dagger with which he and President Grant were attacked came from the knife collection of Senator Ashley.
First Aired: 4/3/66     Writer: Jameson Brewer     Director: William Witney
Guest Stars: Kamala Devi (Laurette Ashley), Peter Graves (Senator Keith Ashley), Jim Davis (James Swaney), Carlos Rivas (Dr. Felix Cueverra), Margarita Cordova (Socorro Cueverra), Michael Ross (Jim Randall), Albert Cavens (Carlos Cabarra), Leon Alton (Party Guest), Fred Carson (Gate Guard at Party), Tom McDonough (Guard At Party), Monty O'Grady (Party Guest), Norman Stevans (Party Guest) .
Recurring roles: John Carradine (General Joshua McCord), William Bryant (President Ulysses S. Grant).

46. Headed for Doomsday..... After saving famed newspaperman Horace Greeley from an assassin. McCord accepts a job as a armed social secretary.
First Aired: 4/10/66     Writer: Peter Barry     Director: Edward Ludwig
Guest Stars: Burgess Meredith (Horace Greeley), Carol Ohmart (Laureen Macklin), Robert Q. Lewis (Satterfield), Bruno Vesota (Laird Sawyer), Russ McCubbin (Fred Turner), Sol Gorss (Mason), Michael Masters (Miller), Lou Cordileone (The Deputy), Leo V. Matranga (Menafee), Bill Coontz (Sheriff), Bert Madrid (Indian at Gathering), Charles Soldani (Indian).

47. Coward Dies Many Times..... Fright-line owner Tad Evers vows that he'll stop McCord from completing a survey for a railroad that would put him out of business.
First Aired: 4/17/66     Writer: Frank Chase     Director: Bernard McEveety
Guest Stars: Lola Albright (Ann Williams), John Ireland (Ted Evers), William Benedict (Hogan), Bill Catching (Deke), Luke Saucier (Midge), Alex Sharp (Sergeant).

48. Kellie..... Kellie the spirited 11 year old daughter of a bank robber, vows to get even with McCord for killing her father.
First Aired: 4/24/66     Writer: Frank Chase     Director: Marc Daniels
Guest Stars: Dick Cagney (Grant), Lola Albright (Ann), Morgan Brittany (Kellie), Richard Webb (Trask), Lincoln Demyan (Conway), Billy Beck (Mouse), Dick Cangey (Grant), Victor French (the Sheriff), Michael Ross (Boy's Father), Leon Alton (Townsman), Sid Troy (Printer).
Recurring Role: John Carradine (General Josh McCord).

*Portions of Judge Not, along with portions of the Fill No Glass for Me and Call to Glory episodes, were edited together and sold in video stores under the title Blade Rider: Revenge of the Indian Nations.

An * by the side of an actors/actresses name means they are in Tragedy Among the Stars.
 

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