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 16 Captain Sligo

First Aired: January 4, 1971

Richard Basehart plays a retired whaler who drops anchor in Kansas and begins a courtship with a widow. Josephine Burney: Salome Jens. Watney: Royal Dano. Matt: James Arness. Tim Burney: Bobby Eilbacher. Leonard: Stacy Harris. Anne Burney: Geri Reischl. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Festus: Ken Curtis. Tanner: Boyd Red Morgan.

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Season 16, Episode 15

December 28, 1970

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Season 16, Episode 17

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