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Gunsmoke Season 5 Episodes

39 Episodes 1959 - 1960

Episode 1

Target

Sat, Sep 5, 1959 30 mins

A young man's romance with a Gypsy girl is crushed by his father. Danny: Darryl Hickman. Kadar: John Carradine. Nayomi: Susan Lloyd. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 2

Kitty's Injury

Sat, Sep 19, 1959 30 mins

Kitty (Amanda Blake) has been badly injured in a fall from a horse. Matt: James Arness. Judson: Don Dubbins. Cora: Anne Seymour.

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Episode 3

Horse Deal

Sat, Sep 26, 1959 30 mins

Ranchers were sold stolen horses but Matt is strangely lazy about chasing the thieves. Matt: James Arness. Charlie: Harry Carey. Bowers: Bartlett Robinson. Slim: Trevor Bardette. Wirth: Michael Hinn.

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Episode 4

Johnny Red

Sat, Oct 3, 1959 30 mins

Matt suspects that a new arrival (James Drury) is a ruthless criminal. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Mrs. Crale: Josephine Hutchinson.

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Episode 5

Kangaroo

Sat, Oct 10, 1959 30 mins

Chester is taken hostage by a crazy family. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Ira: Peter Whitney. Hod: John Crawford. Dal: Richard Rust. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 6

Tail to the Wind

Sat, Oct 17, 1959 30 mins

A threatened rancher refuses Matt's offer of assistance. Neller: Harry Townes. Mrs. Neller: Alice Backes. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Reese: Harry Swoger. Harlow: Alan Reed Jr.

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Episode 7

Annie Oakley

Sat, Oct 24, 1959 30 mins

A neglected wife (Florence MacMichael) tricks her husband into fighting with a neighbor. Kinsman: George Mitchell. Dolliver: John Anderson. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 8

Saludos

Sat, Oct 31, 1959 30 mins

Jack Elam, Gene Nelson and Robert J. Wilke play three cowboys suspected of wounding a half Native American girl. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 9

Brother Whelp

Sat, Nov 7, 1959 30 mins

Sted Rutger (Lew Gallo) returns to Dodge to kill his brother---who married Sted's fiancee. Tassy: Ellen Clark. Tom: John Clarke. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 10

The Boots

Sat, Nov 14, 1959 30 mins

Young Tommy wants to follow in Zeno's footsteps---but he doesn't know that Zeno was a gunslinger. Zeno: John Larch. Tommy: Richard Eyer. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 11

Odd Man Out

Sat, Nov 21, 1959 30 mins

When an old farmer (Elisha Cook) says his wife left him, Matt suspects foul play. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Doc: Milburn Stone. Mrs. Peel: Elizabeth York. Peel: William Phipps. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Jonas: Dabbs Greer.

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Episode 12

Miguel's Daughter

Sat, Nov 28, 1959 30 mins

Kitty (Amanda Blake) stops two men from molesting Chavela Ramirez, but the girl's father swears vengeance. Chavela: Fintan Meyler. Miguel: Simon Oakland. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver.

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Episode 13

Box o' Rocks

Sat, Dec 5, 1959 30 mins

Something's amiss at a funeral: the coffin is filled with rocks. Matt: James Arness. The Rev. Mr. Blouze: Vaughn Taylor. Jed: Larry Blake. Chester: Dennis Weaver.

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Episode 14

False Witness

Sat, Dec 12, 1959 30 mins

Romey Crep wants to attract attention, and he succeeds---by claiming he can identify a murderer. Crep: Wright King. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Tom Morey: Wayne Rogers. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 15

Tag, You're It

Sat, Dec 19, 1959 30 mins

A notorious gunfighter has arrived in town and the citizens want to know who he's after this time. Killion: Paul Langton. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Rusty: Madlyn Rhue. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 16

Thick 'n' Thin

Sat, Dec 26, 1959 30 mins

Two elderly ranch partners have a falling out. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. McCoy: Robert Emhardt. Perkins: Percy Helton. Summer: Tina Menard.

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Episode 17

Groat's Grudge

Sat, Jan 2, 1960 30 mins

Ex-Rebel Lee Grayson (Ross Elliot) thinks a cowboy killed Mrs. Grayson during Sherman's march through Georgia---and he intends to even the score. Haskett: Thomas Coley. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 18

Big Tom

Sat, Jan 9, 1960 30 mins

A conniving fight manager arranges a dangerous boxing match. Clay: Harry Lauter. Burr: Robert J. Wilke. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver.

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Episode 19

Till Death Do Us

Sat, Jan 16, 1960 30 mins

Eccentric old Jezra Cobb and his wife are the targets for a killer. Jezra: Milton Selzer. Minerva: Mary Field. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Rado: Rayford Barnes. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 20

The Tragedian

Sat, Jan 23, 1960 30 mins

Marked cards spell trouble for an unemployed actor. Vanderman: John Abbott. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Brad: Stanley Clements. Ben: Harry Woods. Joe: Howard McNear. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 21

Hinka Do

Sat, Jan 30, 1960 30 mins

The new saloonkeeper in Dodge City is a woman who's very handy with a six-shooter. Mamie: Nina Varela. Herman: Walter Burke. Matt: James Arness. Cowboy: Mike Green. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Doc: Milburn Stone. Drunk: Richard Reeves. Manuel: Ric Roman.

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Episode 22

Doc Judge

Sat, Jan 30, 1960 30 mins

With Matt out of town, Chester is Doc's only protection when his life is threatened. Doc: Milburn Stone. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Harp: Barry Atwater. Jonas: Dabbs Greer.

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Episode 23

Moo Moo Raid

Sat, Feb 6, 1960 30 mins

Two trail bosses clash over the right of way across a swollen river. Onie: Raymond Hatton. Tush: Lane Bradford. Bert: Robert Karnes. Matt: James Arness. Gib: Tyler McVey. Peter: Richard Evans. Cary: Ron Hayes. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 24

Kitty's Killing

Sat, Feb 20, 1960 30 mins

Kitty risks her life to thwart a murder attempt. Leech: Abraham Sofaer. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Radford: John Pickard. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver.

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Episode 25

Jailbait Janet

Sat, Feb 27, 1960 30 mins

A bandit's children assist him in a robbery---and one of them kills a man. Everly: John Larch. Jerry: Steven Terrell. Janet: Nan Peterson. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 26

Unwanted Deputy

Sat, Mar 5, 1960 30 mins

The brother of a convicted killer runs against Matt for U.S. marshal. Matt: James Arness. Walsh: Charles Aidman. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 27

Where'd They Go

Sat, Mar 12, 1960 30 mins

Despite a lack of proof, a storekeeper accuses a farmer of robbery. Jonas: Dabbs Greer. Matt: James Arness. Medora: Betty Harford. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 28

Crowbait Bob

Sat, Mar 26, 1960 30 mins

Kitty is named sole heir in "Crowbait" Bob's will. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Bob: Hank Patterson. Elbin: Ned Glass. Matt: James Arness. Ace: John Apone. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 29

Colleen So Green

Sat, Apr 2, 1960 30 mins

Colleen (Joanna Moore), a Southern belle, is taking over the town with her charm. Doc: Milburn Stone. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Reeger: Harry Swoger. Jonas: Dabbs Greer. Jim Buck: Robert Brubaker. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 30

The Ex-Urbanites

Sat, Apr 9, 1960 30 mins

Chester (Dennis Weaver) tends to a wounded Doc while attempting to fend off two outlaws. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 31

I Thee Wed

Sat, Apr 16, 1960 30 mins

Sam and Hester Lackett have a great understanding. Every time Matt arrests him for wife beating, she pays his fine. Lackett: Allyn Joslyn. Hester: Alice Frost. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Matt: James Arness.

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Episode 32

The Lady Killer

Sat, Apr 23, 1960 30 mins

The new dance-hall girl made quite a first impression---by trying to shoot the customers. Mae: Jan Harrison. Sy: Harry Lauter. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Lucas: Ross Elliott.

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Episode 33

Gentleman's Disagreement

Sat, Apr 30, 1960 30 mins

There's going to be a showdown between the blacksmith and a gunman who once courted his wife. Wells: Adam Kennedy. Beaudry: Val Dufour. Jeanne Wells: Fintan Meyler. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Episode 34

Speak Me Fair

Sat, May 7, 1960 30 mins

While hunting, Matt, Chester and Doc find an Indian boy who has been savagely beaten. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Traych: Douglas Kennedy. Scout: Ken Curtis. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Gunner: Perry Cook.

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Episode 35

Belle's Back

Sat, May 14, 1960 30 mins

Belle Ainsley (Nita Talbot) is returning to Dodge---but her reception committee is hardly friendly. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Phyllis: Nancy Rennick. Ainsley: Daniel White. Dobie: Gage Clark. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Episode 36

Bobsy Twins

Sat, May 21, 1960 30 mins

The Finney twins go on a maniacal campaign to kill all the Indians in the area. Harvey: Ralph Moody. Merle Finney: Morris Ankrum. Matt: James Arness. Lavinia: Jean Howell. Bud: Buck Young. Pete: Richard Chamberlain. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Taylor: Charles McArthur.

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Episode 37

Old Flame

Sat, May 28, 1960 30 mins

An old girl friend of Matt's wants protection from her husband. Matt: James Arness. Dolly: Marilyn Maxwell. Rad: Lee Van Cleef. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Mary: Peggy Stewart.

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Episode 38

The Deserter

Sat, Jun 4, 1960 30 mins

A soldier and a civilian collaborate on stealing an Army payroll. Janus: Rudy Solari. Radin: Joe Perry. Matt: James Arness. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Doc: Milburn Stone. Maddie: Jean Inness. Jed: Harry Bartell. Major: Henry Brandon.

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Episode 39

Cherry Red

Sat, Jun 11, 1960 30 mins

Dillon doesn't want to tell Cherry O'Dell that her husband has been killed. Matt: James Arness. Cherry: Joanna Moore. Red: Arthur Franz. Yancey: Douglas Kennedy. Chester: Dennis Weaver. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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