Gunsmoke TV Show

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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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Season 16, Episode 1 Chato

First Aired: September 14, 1970

Marshal Dillon travels to New Mexico to track down a wily killer who specializes in murdering lawmen. Chato: Ricardo Montalban. Dillon: James Arness. Mora: Miriam Colon. Mrs. Cooter: Peggy McKay. Marshal Cooter: William Bryant.

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Season 15, Episode 26

March 23, 1970

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The Noose

Season 16, Episode 2

September 21, 1970

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