• 1955
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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. Its popularity spawned a number of copycats, but none would enjoy the longevity (and few the consist (more…)

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Season 10, Episode 33 Two Tall Men

Matt runs into a wall of fear and hostility when he arrives in Ridge Town to reopen an old murder case. Scanlon: Jeremy Slate. John: James Gregory. Vera: Elizabeth Perry. Wesley: Jack Weston. Bennings: Sandy Kenyon. Coor: Richard X. Slattery.