Lawman is a western tv series originally telecast from 1958 to 1962 featuring John Russell as Marshal Dan Troop and Peter Brown as Deputy Johnny McKay. Set in Laramie, Wyoming, the action often centered on the Birdcage Saloon, owned by Lily Merrill. The half hour show often was of high quality due to the camaradarie of the cast members, guest stars, and several experienced directors.
Last Episode04x41 The Witness Aired: Jun. 24, 1962
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- In Season 4, Dan was injured a total of 2 times and shot 3 times (including being grazed once). Johnny was injured 7 times but was not shot. Dan shot and injured 11 people, and shot and…
[show]In Season 4, Dan was injured a total of 2 times and shot 3 times (including being grazed once). Johnny was injured 7 times but was not shot. Dan shot and injured 11 people, and shot and killed 19. Johnny shot and injured 5 people and shot and killed 9. Dan's more unusual injury was falling into a hole. The most people shot and killed by Dan and Johnny in one episode in Season 4 were 5, in The Cold One (4.9), in which Lily also killed one person. Lily was later shot herself in The Juror (4.24).
- This was the only one of the Warner Brothers westerns of the late 1950's to early 1960's, that did not have a crossover from one of the other show stars.
- John Russell based his character, Dan Troop, on an officer he knew when he served in the Marines.
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