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 19, Episode 23 The Disciple

First Aired: April 1, 1974

A badly wounded gun arm drastically alters the life of Matt Dillon. Lem: Dennis Redfield. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Loveday: Frank Marth.

Cast & Details See all »

  • 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »