Wed May 6 12:38pm
GunsmokeThe Busters(Season 20, Episode 22) TVLAND

A broncobuster vows to show his partner a time he'll remember "two days after he's dead." Harve: Gary Busey. Mitch: John Beck. Zoe: Lynn Benesch. Doc: Milburn Stone. Matt: James Arness.

Wed May 6 1:49pm
GunsmokeManolo(Season 20, Episode 23) TVLAND

A Basque sheepherder flouts custom by refusing to fight his father to prove his manhood. Alejo: Nehemiah Persoff. Manolo: Robert Urich. Joachim: Mark Shera.

Thu May 7 12:38pm
GunsmokeSnap Decision(Season 12, Episode 1) TVLAND

Matt turns in his badge after he's forced to kill a horse thief who was once his friend. Matt: James Arness. Tucker: Claude Akins. Shaver: Michael Strong. Kipp: Michael Cole. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Thad: Roger Ewing.

Thu May 7 1:49pm
GunsmokeThe Goldtakers(Season 12, Episode 2) TVLAND

Martin Landau stars as an outlaw who brings his cutthroats to Dodge to melt down a stolen gold shipment. Matt: James Arness. Troy: Roy Jenson. Jenkins: Brad Weston. Nash: Denver Pyle. Festus: Ken Curtis. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

Fri May 8 12:38pm
GunsmokeThe Jailer(Season 12, Episode 3) TVLAND

Bette Davis as a powerful matriarch driven by revenge. Etta Stone grimly plans to hang Matt, who sent her husband to the gallows six years earlier. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Lou: Bruce Dern. Doc: Milburn Stone. Sara: Julie Sommars. Mike: Rob (more…)

Fri May 8 1:49pm
GunsmokeThe Mission(Season 12, Episode 4) TVLAND

In Mexico, Matt fights to regain his badge, horse and prisoner from American thieves. Reb: Bob Random. Lafe: Warren Oates. Jessup: Robert F. Simon. Ashe: Steven Ihnat.

Mon May 11 12:38pm
GunsmokeThe Good People(Season 12, Episode 5) TVLAND

Matt plays on a young man's guilty conscience as he searches for the men who lynched a suspected rustler. Seth: Tom Simcox. Rucker: Morgan Woodward. Gabe: Allen Case. Burke: Ted Jordan.

Mon May 11 1:49pm
GunsmokeGunfighter, R.I.P.(Season 12, Episode 6) TVLAND

While a Chinese girl tends wounded Joe Bascome, the hired gunslinger reconsiders his mission: killing Matt. Ching Lee: France Nuyen. Matt: James Arness. Paul: Michael Conrad.

Tue May 12 12:38pm
GunsmokeThe Wrong Man(Season 12, Episode 7) TVLAND

A farmer is charged with murder when the cardsharp who won his borrowed money is found dead. Kyle: Carroll O'Connor. Matt: James Arness. Festus: Ken Curtis. James: Kevin O'Neal. Doc: Milburn Stone. Wilton: Charles Kuenstle.

Tue May 12 1:49pm
GunsmokeWhispering Tree(Season 12, Episode 8) TVLAND

Ex-convict Virgil Stanley returns to his farm and family to search for the loot he stashed. Matt: James Arness. Ada: Jacqueline Scott. Doc: Milburn Stone. Redmond: Edward Asner.

Wed May 13 12:38pm
GunsmokeThe Well(Season 12, Episode 9) TVLAND

In drought-stricken Dodge, Festus looks for water while Matt uses a rainmaker to give the town hope. Matt: James Arness. Tobias: Guy Raymond. Doc: Milburn Stone. Festus: Ken Curtis. Janie: Joan Payne. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

Wed May 13 1:49pm
GunsmokeStage Stop(Season 12, Episode 10) TVLAND

At a stage stop, Doc, a pregnant woman and a blind man make a stand against bandits. Doc: Milburn Stone. Jed: John Ireland. Lori: Anne Whitfield. Simon: Jack Ging. Curt: Joseph Ruskin. Matt: James Arness.

Thu May 14 12:38pm
GunsmokeThe Newcomers(Season 12, Episode 11) TVLAND

Immigrant Lars Karlgren must decide whether to pay off a blackmailer who says he saw Lars' son murder. Matt: James Arness. Petter: Jon Voight. Lars: Karl Swenson. Handley: Robert Sorrells. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Festus: Ken Curtis.

Thu May 14 1:49pm
GunsmokeQuaker Girl(Season 12, Episode 12) TVLAND

Mistaken identities and a gang of cutthroats threaten a deputized Thad, who's transporting a killer across the plains. Ellis: Liam Sullivan. Bateman: William Shatner. Matt: James Arness.

Fri May 15 12:30pm
GunsmokeMoonstone TVLAND

Chad Timpson fears that his criminal past will be exposed by a violent conflict involving his girlfriend, his brother and a former partner. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Doc: Milburn Stone. Phillips: Warren Kemmerling. Madge: Gail Kobe. Orv: Tom (more…)

Fri May 15 1:30pm
GunsmokeChampion of the World(Season 12, Episode 14) TVLAND

Ex-fighter Bull Bannock teams up with a con artist to pressure Kitty into selling the Long Branch. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Matt: James Arness. Professor: Dan Tobin. Thad: Roger Ewing. Gopher: Ralph Rose.

Mon May 18 1:00pm
Gunsmoke TVLAND

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. I (more…)

Mon May 18 2:00pm
Gunsmoke TVLAND

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. I (more…)

Tue May 19 1:00pm
Gunsmoke TVLAND

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. I (more…)

Tue May 19 2:00pm
Gunsmoke TVLAND

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. I (more…)

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  • Birth Name: William Dennis Weaver
  • Birth Place: Joplin, MO
  • Birthday: June 4, 1924, Gemini
  • Died: February 24, 2006
  • Profession: Actor, Singer
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