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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Season 16, Episode 11 The Witness

First Aired: November 23, 1970

Harry Morgan and Dack Rambo as a father-son team: the father silences witnesses against his killer son. Matt: James Arness. Arnie Sprague: Tim O'Connors. Jared Sprague: Barry Brown. Edda Sprague: Annette O'Toole. Martha Sprague: June Dayton. Beecher: I. Stanford Jolley. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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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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