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 11, Episode 27 Byline

Illiterate Festus becomes a reporter for Dodge City's new paper. Angus: Chips Rafferty. Matt: James Arness. Jock: Stefan Arngrim. Jonas: Dabbs Greer. Mrs. Preeker: Maudie Prickett. Chummer: Denver Pyle. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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