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 17, Episode 19 The Predators

First Aired: January 31, 1972

An episode about a killer and a vicious dog. Howard Kane: Claude Akins. Matt: James Arness. Abelia: Jacqueline Scott. Marieanne: Jodie Foster. Festus: Ken Curtis. Jonathan: Brian Morrison. Doc: Milburn Stone. Ed O'Connor: Tom Brown.

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