Gunsmoke

  • 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…)

Season 13, Episode 21 The Gunrunners

An old trapper tries to deal out justice to Army deserters who wounded his Indian companion. Matt: James Arness. Meek: Michael Constantine. Doc: Milburn Stone. Tahrohon: Dan Ferrone. Gray: Jim Davis. Festus: Ken Curtis. Patch: Dick Peabody. Lester: James Griffith. Bender: John McLiam.

Cast & Details See all »

  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

Show More »