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.
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.