The new Bank of North Fork is about to open and hires a gunslinger, Floyd Doniger, for security. The President of the bank, John Maysfield Hamilton sees a future for the community and impresses everyone, including robbers who already have their eye on the place. Doniger's gone straight but knows the bank robbers who assume he has his own plans for the bank. Mark has sold his first pig and he deposits the $5 he's made in the new bank, just as the robbers strike. It's left to Lucas to sort it out and save the bank.
Did You Know?
In this show it is learned that Mark's middle name is 'Warren'. When he is at the bank, the banker is filling out paperwork and says "Mark Warren". See more
Carborundum is a compound of silicon and carbon. It does occur naturally but is extremely rare. It wasn't synthesized until the 1890's, and its primary use has been as an abrasive. It has played a big part in electronics; first being used to make detectors in early radios. Much later it started being used in solid state electronics; such as LEDs. It wasn't until the 1980's that it began being used as part of the compound that makes up Chobham Armor (used in the armor of M-1A3 Abram's Tank. It's also used in the "chicken plates" in modern military bullet proof vests. It would not have been possible for it to have been made into a safe in the 1870's. 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