Marty Blair rides into North Fork to drum up business for the circus that is traveling west from Ohio. He's good with his guns and talks a good line but Lucas takes an immediate dislike to him. He's convinced that Blair isn't to be trusted and seems to be proven correct when Lucas shoots him during a robbery at the hotel. It was dark when Lucas shot him and Blair says he was just an innocent bystander. Mark's taken a liking to Blair and believes his story leading to some friction with his father.
Did You Know?
In the early minutes of this episode, the character Marty Blair mentions the rifle he is displaying once belonged to Daniel Boone. Patricia Blair (Lou) later plays Daniel Boone's wife in that series. See more
Lucas shoots his rifle through the door when going after the intruder in Lou's hotel. The bullet hole is about 1 1/2-2 feet above the door knob. When you see the door from the other side, the hole is much lower. See more
Chuck Connors breaks the 4th wall in the opening credits after he shoots his rifle and then stares into the camera. See more