What TV Series Was Set in North Fork, New Mexico?


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The television show "The Rifleman" was set in North Fork, New Mexico. This western-themed TV series ran on ABC for five seasons beginning in September 1958 and running through April 1963.

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"The Rifleman" chronicled the life of widower Lucas McCain and his specially modified Winchester rifle which shot in rapid-fire sequence. With his rifle, Lucas McCain helped the local marshal, Micah Torrance, maintain order in the town. McCain had a son, Mark, who he was raising by himself, and it was this father-son relationship that provided a heart-warming narrative that ran in contrast to the harsh life on the frontier.

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