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…)

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First Aired: November 16, 1970

Yaphet Kotto and Slim Pickens in an episode involving a reward for Indians. Matt: James Arness. Rachel Biggs: Cicely Tyson. Rath: Roy Jenson. Logan: Link Wyler. Doc: Milburn Stone. Festus: Ken Curtis. Newly: Buck Taylor. Sam: Glenn Strange. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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  • 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)

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