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Jackie Wood <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:43:59 -0400
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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.

Jackie Wood

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 
> the
> right part of  Nevada at the right time.
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 7:01  PM, Dwayne Eutsey <[log in to unmask]> 
> wrote:
>> I'm watching a  rerun of an old show called The Rifleman on MeTV 
>> tonight
>> ("The  Shattered Idol") and, coincidence of coincidences, I see that 
>> Mark
>>  Twain is the special guest in this episode.
>> It's all  deliciously anachronistic, of course (it's the early 1870s 
>> and
>> Twain's  in his white suit and writing Huckleberry Finn), but
>>  interestingly...Langdon Clemens' recent death is an integral part of 
>> the
>> plot.
>> I'm attaching a photo I found of Chuck  Connors with the Twain 
>> character.
>>  Dwayne