A young man suspects his uncle of murdering his father. Festus protects a young Indian maiden from a farmer who bought her from her father. It's Christmas in Dodge and Chester isn't pleased when his brother Magnus arrives for a visit (. A gambler marries an outlaw's widow for her husband's stolen money. A hired killer gets distracted by his ex-wife and the son he never knew. All twenty seasons of Gunsmoke and all five reunion films are available on DVD in Region 1. Matt: James Arness. Matt tries to help a young man find his father's killer (, After he is saved from hanging, a drifter (, The people of Dodge gets suspicious of Jim Cobbett (, The residents of Dodge are wondering where Joe Nadler (, Even though Doc has confessed to murdering the man (, Kitty gets deserted in a desolate plain by a suitor (, A pair of landgrabbers kill a homesteader's (, A woman claims to have killed her outlaw son (, Matt attempts to rescue a child's father (, Matt finds a cabin to shelter himself from a blizzard, only to learn it is occupied by a pair (. A woman attempts to lure Chester into marriage. Merry Florene is back -but this time she has herself a good job as an interim school teacher in Dodge. [36][37], Twenty-four one-hour episodes, color Executive producer: John Mantley; producer: Leonard Katzman; associate producer: Ron Honthaner Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Ken Curtis (Festus), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Buck Taylor (Newly)[38], Twenty-four one-hour episodes, color Executive producer: John Mantley; producer: Leonard Katzman; associate producer: Ron Honthaner.Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Ken Curtis (Festus), Buck Taylor (Newly)[39], Twenty-four one-hour episodes, color Executive producer: John Mantley; producer: Leonard Katzman; associate producer: Ron Honthaner Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Ken Curtis (Festus), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Buck Taylor (Newly)[40], Twenty-four one-hour episodes, colorExecutive producer: John Mantley; producer: Leonard Katzman (episodes 612-624, 635), John G. Stephens (episodes 625-634); associate producer: Ron Honthaner Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Ken Curtis (Festus), Milburn Stone (Doc), Buck Taylor (Newly), Fran Ryan (Hannah)[41]. Gunsmoke is an American Western television series developed by Charles Marquis Warren and based on the radio program of the same name. A gambler makes a bet that a man who has never used a gun can pass as a gunslinger. A pair of drifters plot to ambush a prospector who is on his way to Dodge after striking big. Matt hunts down outlaw Black Jack Haggen and is assisted by the killer's nephew Festus, who has his own reasons for wanting to find his uncle. A coffin at a funeral is found to be filled with rocks. A miner tries to use his new-found wealth to win over Kitty. A cowboy admires a buffalo hunter too much to admit that the buffalo hunter is also a thief. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy Quint is accused of horse theft and beaten by a group of vigilantes. A gang of outlaws abduct Kitty and her fellow stagecoach passengers. Matt must find out why a woman is refusing to identify a stagecoach robber. A sheriff enjoys his new-found glory when he puts Festus in jail on a trumped-up murder charge. Doc takes a stand against bandits at a stage stop along with a pregnant woman and a blind man. Matt seems to be too lazy to catch horse thieves when ranchers are being sold stolen horses. An amnesiac Matt falls in love with a young widow. A Bible-spouting, moonshine-swilling rancher threatens Matt. The morning after a couple take shelter with a trapper, the woman is found beaten to death. A drifter tries to give his friend a proper burial. A backwoods community wants to hang Newly for a failed emergency operation he performed. A bank teller foils a robbery and keeps the money for himself, only to wind up helping the robbers with their next attempt. The ex-husband of Hector Lowell's wife claims that the Lowells' home, land and business belong to him. Matt investigates an alleged Indian raid that seems to have wiped out a family. A meek man is given credit for killing four outlaws. Although a young outlaw has wounded Matt, he is unable to concentrate on finishing the marshal off because of his affections for a girl. General 11 Content Issues 2 Share Share Link Facebook Tweet 11x18 The Raid (1) (1966) ��� Back to episode Sweet Billy, Singer of Songs (11x17) The Raid (2) (11x19) Season Regulars 5 ��� Outlaws hold Doc and a woman hostage at a desert stronghold. Matt is forced to protect a troublemaking Irishman. Newly must prove that a girl is a con artist bent on swindling a blacksmith. A drover asks Matt and Chester to help him protect his boss' herd from a renegade raid. A father gets rid of witnesses against his murderous son. A buffalo hunter is sentenced to hang for a murder committed by the sons of Matt's old friend Adam Benteen. See score details Not enough ratings to ��� [9] In season eight (1962–63), a fifth regular character was added to the cast: blacksmith Quint Asper (Burt Reynolds), who remained until the end of season 10 (1964–65). When Matt is believed killed, Festus and Doc have a plan to lure Gore into a trap, even though his usual plan is to leave by dawn. A fall guy learns that his father, a general, is dying. The hatred between two men is intensified by their affections for the same girl. In its original format, the series also focuses on Dillon's friendship with three other citizens of Dodge City: Doctor Galen "Doc" Adams (Milburn Stone), the town's physician; Kitty Russell (Amanda Blake), saloon girl and later owner of the Long Branch Saloon; and Chester Goode (Dennis Weaver), Dillon's assistant. A rancher who has been threatened refuses Matt's help. A man claims he can identify a murderer just to get attention. Matt must find out who sold the Indians poisonous whisky when they take a trainload of passengers hostage. A pair of teenage thieves fear that their partner, who is stuck in a well, will give them away. Matt must prove his innocence when he is accused of beating a man to death. Matt heads to New Mexico to track down a wily killer with a knach for murdering lawmen. Guest starring, Matt attempts to protect wounded outlaw Johnny Drago (, A band out of outlaws terrorize Dodge. A former gunslinger is being bothered by bullies. An outlaw's compassion for his victims proves to be his downfall. An easygoing former lawman fills in for Matt. Matt and an old mountain man face off against angry cattlemen and greedy bounty hunters. A well-liked hardware drummer is actually a man wanted for multiple murders. An ex-outlaw's attempt to hang up his gun proves difficult (. While on a fishing trip, Chester shoots an Indian who was courting a white teenage girl, whom Matt tries to save from her ruthless father. Verified reviews are considered more trustworthy by fellow moviegoers. A family of psychopaths takes Chester hostage. Alan Wagner, the network's vice president at the time, said, "It's better to get rid of a program one year too soon than one year too late. A Basque sheepherder refuses to fight his father to prove his manhood. An outlaw shoots Matt and leaves him to die in the desert of Chihuahua. A gang of bank robbers take over a town to do one last heist. A witness claims to have seen Matt kill Red Samples' partner. Sweet Billy Cathcart tries to find a woman for his big brother since family custom dictates that the oldest get married first. Ex-gunslinger Jake McGraw has returned to Dodge after twenty years in prison and for some reason has taken an interest in a saloon hostess and a young cowboy. A cattleman seeks vengeance against the Indians he suspects of killing his wife. A young man is unaware that his hero was once a gunslinger. Outlaws use a widow's home as their hideout. Kitty is named the sole heir in Crowbait Bob's will. An ailing preacher is determined to build a church for the Comanches, despite the objecions of both whites and Indians. The new town doctor finds it hard to be accepted as he tries to fill Doc Adams' shoes. An outlaw named Perce McCall helps Matt fend off three gunmen, much to everyone's surprise. A woman named Minnie Higgins falls in love with Doc. An outlaw kills his partner for a huge reward, except there was never a price in the first place. Newly intervenes when a pair of bounty hunters attempt to kill a desperado who swears that he is innocent. But when her kinfolks arrive, we are again in for more buffoonery from her family members. Gore: John Drew Barrymore. The only ones who believe Festus' girlfriend witnessed a murder are the killers themselves. Matt deals with a sheriff (Victor French) who rules his town with an iron fist...and who does not take it well when he is asked to resign. Producer: Charles Marquis Warren; associate producer: Norman Macdonnell Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty) Note: The premiere episode was introduced by John Wayne. A landowner asks Matt to remove a couple from a home on part of his land, which the couple insists they bought and paid for, and which they refuse to vacate. Tobe Hostader befriends a saloon girl whose ex-boyfriend is near. With James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis. Festus' nephew Eliab comes gunning for his right ear lobe. 1955/56 through 1960/61 A gypsy girl's father disapproves of a young man's romance with her. An ex-criminal fears that a conflict involving his girlfriend, brother and old partner will reveal his past. Matt catches a fever while tracking down outlaws. A man returns to Dodge to kill his brother as revenge for marrying his fiancée. Matt trails the man who plotted the murder of an old friend to Mexico. Gunsmoke: Season 11: The show is about a Marshal who doesn't allow guns in Dodge ��� An elderly sheepherder who is against violence refuses to tell Matt the identity of the two cattleman who killed his sheep, burned his house, and left him for dead. Matt suspects Kitty's new saloon girl is a hired killer. Matt asks two women to take care of a wounded outlaw. Matt and Chester find a burnt-down shack and a girl who claims her father died in the blaze. Festus: Ken Curtis. Matt arrests a drifter for robbing and murdering a cattle buyer. Brian: David Ladd. Owney Tupper starts behaving "responsibly" in order to retrieve his daughter from her aunt's custody. The town drunk witnesses a man killing his wife's alleged lover. A rancher blames Doc for the death of his wife. An outlaw brings his cohorts to Dodge to melt down the shipment of gold they have stolen. Matt's double is murdered, leaving the residents of Dodge very confused. A showdown is set to take place between the blacksmith and a gunman who used to court his wife. A woman learns that the man who tried to have his way with her is her husband's uncle. A Jewish family's faith is tested by the son's senseless death. Doc suspects the new town doctor of being a charlatan. A woman refuses to acknowledge that a half-Indian boy is her son. Matt and Chester meet a man with two horses on the way back to Dodge who is not very friendly – until they see him spending money freely. A traveling medicine man is accused of cheating at cards. A desperately ill chief causes tension when he lodges in the Dodge House. A town drunk who was once an officer of the Army deals with his daughter's upcoming marriage. A sergeant sets out to find the man who framed him for stealing an Army payroll. Thad: Roger Ewing. Chester purchases a piece of land when he gets engaged. Newly tries to take a killer to Dodge with bounty hunters on his tail. A pair of strangers are on Matt's 'wanted list'. Matt and Doc have a tense train ride as they take a prisoner back to Dodge. Matt, Festus and Newly hatch a plan to rescue Doc and his female companion from the outlaws who have taken them hostage. Directed by Harry Harris. A robber holds up a stagecoach carrying Matt, then turns up in Dodge. A condemned man posing as a priest is forced to help a stricken town. Matt's mentor in law enforcement is now on the skids. The drifter hired by the gang mixes one last batch of nitroglycerin. Gunsmoke: Season 11, Volume One 4.6 out of 5 stars 151 DVD $14.99 $ 14. A bitter old man tells fibs about Indians preparing to strike Dodge. An ex-convict seeks revenge on a farmer who ran out on him during a robbery years ago. Crusty old Sally Fergus nurses a wounded young outlaw named Cyrus Pike back to health. A girl refuses to testify against the robbers who kidnapped her. Doc has gone missing and it is up to Chester to find him. Please reference “Error Code 2121” when contacting customer service. A friend of Festus' is accused of murdering the man who bested them at poker. 28 on its "100 Greatest Episodes of All Time" list.[31]. A girl Chester likes has no idea that the man she has her eye on is already married. [32], Twenty-six one-hour episodes, colorProducer / executive producer: John Mantley; associate producer: Joseph Dackow Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Ken Curtis (Festus), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Buck Taylor (Newly)[33], Twenty-six one-hour episodes, colorExecutive producer: John Mantley; producer: Joseph Dackow Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Ken Curtis (Festus), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Buck Taylor (Newly)[35], Twenty-four one-hour episodes, colorExecutive producer: John Mantley; producer: Joseph Dackow (episodes 516–528), Leonard Katzman (episodes 529–539) Regular cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Ken Curtis (Festus), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Buck Taylor (Newly)Note: "Pike", the two-part episode that ended the season, was later developed into a spin-off series entitled Dirty Sally. After Matt kills a member of the Dog Soldiers, the rest of the gang shoot Kitty for revenge. 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