From 1958 until 1963 western fans were able to take great pleasure every week when "The Rifleman" aired on ABC. A production of Four Star Television, it starred Chuck Connors as Lucas McCain and Johnny Crawford as his son Mark.
The series revolved around McCain and his son on their ranch near North Fork, New Mexico. McCain's trademark was a modified Winchester Model 1892 rifle with a trigger mechanism allowing for rapid-fire shots. Connors demonstrated its rapid-fire action during the opening credits as McCain dispatched an unseen bad guy on North Fork's main street.
Turns out that Hulu.Com currently has 50 episodes available for free viewing. Start your journey by watching "The Sharpshooter" it's pilot episode and the first to air on ABC.