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…)

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

Next on TV

Season 17, Episode 18 One for the Road

First Aired: January 24, 1972

Jeanette Nolan and Jack Albertson in a tale about a drunk's escape from a reproving daughter. Elsie: Melissa Murphy. Matt: James Arness. Tom Rickaby: Victor Holchak. Judge Brooker: Herb Vigran. Burke: Ted Jordan.

Guest Cast