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 18, Episode 1 The River

First Aired: September 11, 1972

A chase down Oregon's Rogue River. First of two parts. Matt: James Arness. Pierre: Jack Elam. Paulette: Miriam Colon. Charlie: Slim Pickens. Hanna: Patti Cohoon.

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