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 21 Lavery

First Aired: February 22, 1971

Out on probation, Lavery joins up with his old troublemaking friends. Lavery: Anthony Costello. April: Judi West. Clint: David Carradine. Hubert: Karl Swenson. Harry: Ken Swofford. Arno: David Huddleston. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Matt: James Arness.

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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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