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 15, Episode 21 Kiowa

First Aired: February 16, 1970

Matt joins the search for a raiding party that made off with a rancher's daughter. Ed Vail: Victor French. Rev. Finney Cox: Dub Taylor. Albert Vail: John Beck. Russ Vail: Lucas White. Matt: James Arness. Melissa Vail: Joyce Ames. Quichero: Richard Angarola.

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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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