How Many People Did The Rifleman Gun Down?


“There was a lot of violence on The Rifleman. We once figured out that I killed on the average of two and a half people per show. That’s a lot of violence,” Chuck recalled with conviction.

from Chuck Connors “The Man Behind the Rifle”
by David Fury, Artist’s Press

Lucas McCain, the peace-loving rancher from North Fork, is known for using his Winchester Rifle only as a last resort. But anyone who watches The Rifleman likely has noticed that he kills a lot of people.

Someone compiled a video on YouTube and counted them all.

This Website breaks them all down by episode: The Rifleman Casualty List

Curator’s Corner: Chuck Connors’ Winchester

Outtakes from The Rifleman


The Rifleman Ranch