I remember seeing that Rifleman episode when I was a kid and remember
being excited to see my favorite author on TV!!
FYI, the Cartwrights were on Bonanza. Gunsmoke was the venue for
Marshal Matt Dillon.
On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 12:46 PM, Robert E Stewart wrote:
> Yup. in 1861 Sam Clemens and John Kinney laid their Timber Claim on
> Tahoe shoreline that was owned by the Ponderosa Ranch, according to
> the burning map Bob S
> In a message dated 8/18/2013 10:28:49 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> [log in to unmask] writes:
> Yes. I enjoyed that one-- also when he (as a character) showed up on
> 'Gunsmoke' , a couple of times, I believe. The Cartwrights lived in
> right part of Nevada at the right time.
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 7:01 PM, Dwayne Eutsey <[log in to unmask]>
>> I'm watching a rerun of an old show called The Rifleman on MeTV
>> ("The Shattered Idol") and, coincidence of coincidences, I see that
>> Twain is the special guest in this episode.
>> It's all deliciously anachronistic, of course (it's the early 1870s
>> Twain's in his white suit and writing Huckleberry Finn), but
>> interestingly...Langdon Clemens' recent death is an integral part of
>> I'm attaching a photo I found of Chuck Connors with the Twain