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Gunsmoke Season 15 Episodes

26 Episodes 1969 - 1970

Episode 1

The Devil's Outpost

Mon, Sep 22, 1969 60 mins

Robert Lansing stars as a wily outlaw determined to free his younger brother from Matt's custody. Newly: Buck Taylor. Cody: Jonathan Lippe. Matt: James Arness. Abby: Sheila Larken. McGruder: Karl Swenson. Loomis: Ken Swofford. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 2

Stryker

Mon, Sep 29, 1969 60 mins

Matt moves toward a showdown with marshal-turned-outlaw John Stryker. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone. Sara: Joan Van Ark. Jessup: Royal Dano. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Festus: Ken Curtis. Jed: Andy Devine.

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Episode 3

Coreyville

Mon, Oct 6, 1969 60 mins

Two feuding women complicate Matt's investigation by refusing to reveal the killer's identity. Agatha: Nina Foch. Flo: Ruth Roman. Matt: James Arness. Corey: Thomas Hunter. Billy Joe: Kevin Coughlin. Titus: Bruce Glover. Ellie: Jo Ann Harris.

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Episode 4

Danny

Mon, Oct 13, 1969 60 mins

Jack Albertson plays an ailing con man who plans to finance a splendid funeral for himself by killing Matt. Heenan: Scott Brady. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Wickes: Frank Marth.

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Episode 5

Hawk

Mon, Oct 20, 1969 60 mins

A drama about a woman who refuses to acknowledge that a half-Indian boy is her son. Festus: Ken Curtis. Phoebe: Louise Latham. Hawk: Brendon Boone. Matt: James Arness. Amos: Michael-James Wixted. Doc: Milburn Stone. Rachel: Hilarie Thompson.

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Episode 6

A Man Called Smith

Mon, Oct 27, 1969 60 mins

Jacqueline Scott as a widow who isn't what she seems. Will: Earl Holliman. Matt: James Arness. Marieanne: Susan Olsen. Festus: Ken Curtis. Bull: Val Avery. Bodkin: Roy Roberts. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 7

Charlie Noon

Mon, Nov 3, 1969 60 mins

Comanche track Matt, his prisoner, an Indian widow and her white stepson. Filmed in the Mojave Desert. Charlie Noon: James Best. Matt: James Arness. Indian Woman: Miriam Colon. Jamie: Ronny Howard. Lone Wolf: Edmund Hashim. Takawa: Kip Whitman.

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Episode 8

The Still

Mon, Nov 10, 1969 60 mins

Festus vs. hillbillies. Festus: Ken Curtis. Matt: James Arness. Florence: Lane Bradbury. Titus: Shug Fisher. Elbert Moses: Anthony James. Franks: James Westerfield. Rancher Bishop: J. Edward McKinley. Newly: Buck Taylor.

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Episode 9

A Matter of Honor

Mon, Nov 17, 1969 60 mins

James Nusser is featured as Dodge City's resident drunk, who's accused of a murder he witnessed. Jess Fletcher: John Anderson. Lydia: Katherine Justice. C.V. Fletcher: Tom Simcox. Matt: James Arness. Otis Fletcher: Dan Ferrone. Judge Brooker: Jack Bailey.

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Episode 10

The Innocent

Mon, Nov 24, 1969 60 mins

Eileen Heckart plays a missionary teacher en route to her first assignment. Festus: Ken Curtis. Yewker: Barry Atwater. Loyal Yewker: Anthony James.

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Episode 11

Ring of Darkness

Mon, Dec 1, 1969 60 mins

A moral dilemma for a farmer who stole horses for a gang to help his blind daughter. Ben Hurley: Tom Drake. Susan Hurley: Pamela Dunlap. Pinto: John Crawford.

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Episode 12

Jake MacGraw

Mon, Dec 8, 1969 60 mins

Ex-gunslinger Jake MacGraw is back after 20 years, but no one knows what he's up to...all he seems interested in are a saloon hostess and a young cowboy. Jake: J.D. Cannon. Matt: James Arness. Ella: Diana Ewing. Doc: Milburn Stone. Dave Wilson: Michael Larrain. Festus: Ken Curtis.

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Episode 13

Roots of Fear

Mon, Dec 15, 1969 60 mins

When a panic closes the town bank, a dirt farmer and his kin decide to break in. Amos: John Anderson. Emilie Sadler: Louise Latham. Ridge Sadler: Warren Vanders. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone. Bodkin: Roy Roberts. Daniel: Cliff Osmond. Susan: Jodie Foster.

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Episode 14

The Sisters

Mon, Dec 29, 1969 60 mins

Jack Elam plays a scoundrel who tries to con three nuns. Mother Tabitha: Lynn Hamilton. Sister Charles: Gloria Calomee. Matt: James Arness. Sister Blanche: Susan Batson. Gail: Erica Petal.

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Episode 15

The War Priest

Mon, Jan 5, 1970 60 mins

Forrest Tucker's performance marks this drama about a whiskey-soaked cavalry sergeant. Gregorio: Richard Anderson. Matt: James Arness. Amos Strange: John Crawford. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 16

The Pack Rat

Mon, Jan 12, 1970 60 mins

Only a young thief knows a fatal trap has been set for Matt, who's headed for Dodge City to return an escaped prisoner to custody. Sancho: Manuel Padilla Jr. Festus: Ken Curtis. Belle Clark: Loretta Swit. Newly: Buck Taylor. Martha: Heidi Vaughn.

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Episode 17

The Judas Gun

Mon, Jan 19, 1970 60 mins

A hired gun changes the balance of power in a feud between two families. Boyd Avery: Ron Hayes. Cully Haimes: Peter Jason. Noah Haimes: Richard X. Slattery. Janie Bolden: Laurie Mock. Clete Bolden: Sean McClory. Matt: James Arness. Festus: Ken Curtis. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 18

Doctor Herman Schultz, M.D.

Mon, Jan 26, 1970 60 mins

Benny Rubin wrote this story in which he plays a hypnotist who uses his skill to steal money. Festus: Ken Curtis. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Burke: Ted Jordan. Sam: Glenn Strange. Matt: James Arness. Howie: Howard Culver.

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Episode 19

The Badge

Mon, Feb 2, 1970 60 mins

When Matt is wounded in a gun battle, Kitty pulls up stakes and heads for a different kind of trouble. Claire Hollis: Beverly Garland. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Matt: James Arness. Papa Steiffer: John Milford. Keller: Roy Jenson. Locke: Jack Lambert.

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Episode 20

Albert

Mon, Feb 9, 1970 60 mins

A bank teller foils a robbery and pockets the money---but ends up helping in the outlaws' next try. Albert: Milton Selzer. Kate Schiller: Patricia Barry. Nix: L.Q. Jones. Matt: James Arness. Tom Clark: Bob Random. Spence: William Schallert. Bodkin: Roy Roberts. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Festus: Ken Curtis. Newly: Buck Taylor.

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Episode 21

Kiowa

Mon, Feb 16, 1970 60 mins

Matt joins the search for a raiding party that made off with a rancher's daughter. Ed Vail: Victor French. Rev. Finney Cox: Dub Taylor. Albert Vail: John Beck. Russ Vail: Lucas White. Matt: James Arness. Melissa Vail: Joyce Ames. Quichero: Richard Angarola.

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Episode 22

Celia

Mon, Feb 23, 1970 60 mins

Newly tries to prove that a girl is a con woman out to fleece a blacksmith. Celia: Melissa Murphy. Ben Sommars: Cliff Osmond. Martin Blake: Frank Marth. Newly: Buck Taylor. Festus: Ken Curtis. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Cashier: George Petrie. Barney: Charles Seel.

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Episode 23

Morgan

Mon, Mar 2, 1970 60 mins

A band of outlaws takes over Dodge City and awaits the arrival of Matt, who is escorting a large shipment of gold. Morgan: Steve Forrest. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Clint: Hank Brandt. Jenny: Charlotte Stewart.

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Episode 24

The Thieves

Mon, Mar 9, 1970 60 mins

Sam, the bartender, takes an interest in a delinquent boy on probation. Sam: Glenn Strange. Matt: James Arness. Eric Tabray: Michael Burns. Shuffles: Bill Callaway. Louie: James Nusser. Billy Clarke: Timothy Burns. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Gideon Hale: Royal Dano.

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Episode 25

Hackett

Mon, Mar 16, 1970 60 mins

Earl Holliman plays a vengeful ex-con and Morgan Woodward a farmer who ran out on him during a robbery years before. Geneva Sargent: Jennifer West. Bronk: Ken Swofford. Tully: Robert Totten. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 26

The Cage

Mon, Mar 23, 1970 60 mins

Matt leads a posse to search for murderous gold thieves. Matt: James Arness. Roy Stewart: Steve Carlson. Maria: Laura Figueroa. Alfonso: Jorge Moreno. Festus: Ken Curtis. Newley: Buck Taylor. Gresley: Allen Jaffe. Mrs. Ramos: Renata Vanni.

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