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 26 The Cage

First Aired: March 23, 1970

Matt leads a posse to search for murderous gold thieves. Matt: James Arness. Roy Stewart: Steve Carlson. Maria: Laura Figueroa. Alfonso: Jorge Moreno. Festus: Ken Curtis. Newley: Buck Taylor. Gresley: Allen Jaffe. Mrs. Ramos: Renata Vanni.

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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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