Matt Gets It, September
10, 1955 - Written by Charles Marquis Warren, Story by John Meston,
Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Assistant
Cast: Paul Richards,
Robert Anderson, Malcolm Atterbury. Introduction of the first episode: John
Wayne. (Link: Text of John Wayne's
Introduction) (Link: Audio of John Wayne's
Read the script for this show.) Dan
Grat, a gunman hunted by Texas authorities, seeks refuge in Dodge City. Marshal
Dillon goes into action against this outlaw who shoots before he talks. [Story
TV's first Gunsmoke. (Click on John Wayne for more information.)
Bob Stabler producer
(far left), Glenn Cooke (first assistant director), Charles
director) and James Arness.
September 17, 1955 - Written by E. Jack Neuman, Directed by Charles Marquis
Warren, Guest Cast: John Dehner. Matt
intercedes on behalf of ex-con Cope Borden, when Rance Bradley accuses Cope
of horse theft and attempts
to lynch him. Cope is proven innocent of the charge, but later kills Bradley's
nephew in a fair fight during a gambling dispute. Matt is caught in an awkward
situation when he must defend the unsavory Cope against the decent people of
Dodge. [ Story Board ]
James Arness (Click HERE to read the story.)
Word Of Honor, October
1, 1955 - Written by Charles Marquis Warren, Story by John Meston,
Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Robert Middleton, Claude
Akins. Hank Worth, son of wealthy rancher
Jake Worth, is kidnapped and held for $20,000 ransome by three men. The kidnappers
on Doc to aid young
Hank, who has been shot in the back while trying to escape. Unfortunately,
Hank dies. The killers decide to let Doc go because he is the only doctor
within 400 miles and they fear they might need his services some day. Before
sparing his life and freeing him, however they force the reluctant Doc to
give his word of honor that he will never reveal their identities. [ Story
Home Surgery, October 8,
1955 - Written by John Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest
Cast: Joe De Santis, Gloria
returning to Dodge, Chester and Matt are confronted by Holly Hawtree, whose
father is desperately ill with gangrene. His only hope for survival is amputation
of the affected leg. Matt performs the surgery, but the gangrene has spread
too far and the old man dies. Matt later discovers that the presumed accident
leading to Mr. Hawtree's condition was actually caused by Ben Walling, who
has his sights on Holly. [ Story
< Joe DeSantis
< Wright King
Obie Tater, October
15, 1955 - Written by Charles Marquis Warren, Story by John Meston, Directed
by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Royal Dano,
Kathy Adams. Two
outlaws seek an old prospector's hidden fortune. They drag him to try to get
him to tell. Three weeks later he goes to see Matt. They go looking for the
two in the bars. Kitty introduces Obie to Ella May. Obie and Ella have been
gone two days, they've been honeymooning. Matt asks Obie how did Ella know
about him being dragged and going to California. Matt and Chester go to see
Ella, she won't let them in. Matt finds Obie in the barn. He syas Ella won't
cook, clean or anything, till Obie gives her his gold. The two outlaws show
up and get the drop an Matt. They try to hang Obie. One tries to shoot Matt.
Ella stops him but is shot. Obie tells Matt where his gold is. [ Story
October 29, 1955 - Written and, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest
Cast: Peter Votrian, Jeanne Bates. Little Timmy Wyatt witnesses a
series of bizarre murders. He has a habit of telling tall tales, so no one
Smoking Out The Nolans,
November 5, 1955 - Written by Charles Marquis Warren, Story by John Meston,
Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Edward
Platt, Ainslie Pryor, Jeanne Bates, John Larch. Clay Young is trying to evict Josh Nolan.
Josh tells Matt he paid Clay for the property. Clay denies it. Judge Mills
say they go. Josh shoots at Matt. Chester pours a bag of sulfur done the chimney,
and covers the chimney. In town Josh is fixing to shoot Clay. Clay admits he
tore up the deed he told Josh he would record.
Kite's Reward, November
12, 1955 - Written by John Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Adam Kennedy,
James Griffith. Andy Travis shoots a guy. Matt tells him you're real
good with the gun, but you have a choice either put in down and you will have
to constantly prove yourself. Andy unarms and goes to work for Moss Grimmick.
A guys looking to draw against Andy. They fist fight. Joe Kite tells Matt I
might have to shoot a man. A bouny hunter tells Matt Andy has a $1000 on his
head. Joe Kite shoots Andy. Kite says he killed Andy and wants the money. Matt
says you didn't kill him I did. Kite says he wants the money. Matt and the
townfolk run him out of town.
The Hunter, November 26,
1955 - Written by John Dunkel, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest
Peter Whitney, Richard Gilden. A buffalo hunter, Jase Murdock, is warned by
Ross the storekeeper to stay out of Indian Territory. Matt goes to see Ross
to ask if he outfitted Murdock. Ross tells Matt you tangle with Murdock you're
wish you hadn't. Matt goes to talk with Murdock's skinner, Golden Calf. Chester
tells Matt Murdoch is gone. Matt goes after him. Murdock shoots at Matt.
Golden Calf kills Murdock. His medicine was no longer good. Golden Calf is
December 3, 1955 - Written by Sam Peckinpah., Story by John Meston,
Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Keye Luke, Sebastian
Cabot. After two bullys cut off Chen's pig-tail (queue), the man vows
Cabot (A Family Affair
General Parsley Smith, December 10, 1955 - Written by John Dunkel, Story by John Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren,Guest
Cast: Raymond Bailey, James O'Rear, John Alderson, Wilfred Knapp. Old-timer
Smith is a former Army officer considered a butcher. He arrives in Dodge City
speading rumors about the new Banker, Drew Holt.
24, 1955 - Written by David Victor and Herbert Little, Story by John
Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Robert Easton, James
Anderson, Than Wyenn. Chester is embarrassed when his mountain man
brother Magnus comes to town to visit. They hadn't seen each other in years
prove that Magnus is uncivilized and doesn't belong in town, he takes him
to the most important places to see how much Magnus doesn't know. Well, Magnus
wins at cards, outdrinks Chester, talks to Kitty, and proves himself worthy
of his brother's admiration. While all this is going on, a Christmas Eve dance
is being planned by the girls at the Long Branch. Lucifer Jones nearly runs
Kitty and the other girls down in the street and breaks the saloon up trying
to keep the Christmas party from going on. He declares that Kitty is the wickedest
of them all, leading men to temptation and sin. Why? Because she's the prettiest,
< Robert Easton played Chester's brother in Magnus.< Than Wyenn
31, 1955 - Written by Les Cratchfield, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren,
Cast: Lola Albright, John Carradine, James Drury.
Carradine (The Grapes of Wrath.)
Drury (The Virginian)
Professor Lute Bone,
January 7, 1956 - Written by David Victor and Herbert Little, Story by John
Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: John Abbott, Jester
Hairston. Doc is so angered by a traveling medicine man and his opium
elixir that he wants to get a gun and shoot him. When a fellow comes to town
trying to kill Professor Lute Bone because his father died drinking his elixir,
Bone decides that it's time to give up the patent medicine busines.
No Handcuffs, January
21, 1956 - Written by Les
Crutchfield, Story by John Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren,
Guest Cast: Vic Perrin, Charles Gray, Mort Mills
Reward For Matt,
January 28, 1956 - Written by David Victor and Herbert Little, Story by John
Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Paul Newian,
Helen Wallace, Val Dufour, Jean Inness. Matt kills a man and his
widow posts a $1,000 reward for his death. Every one in the country from
gunslingers is out to get the reward.
Robin Hood, February
4, 1956 - Written by Dan Ullman, Story by John Meston, Directed by
Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: James McCallion, Nora Marlowe, Barry
Knapp. Victims won't testify against John Henry Jordan at his trial
for robbing the stage. He's found innocent. Matt asks Vince a card sharp he
to clean out Jordan. Jordan rides off. Matt's going to follow, but Chester
says Vince has been hurt bad. Jordan is having supper with the Bowens, two
witnesses at his trial. Matt approches the house. Jordan hides. Matt tells
the Bowens Jordan robbed and beat up Vince. Matt leaves. Jordan pulls a gun
and demands their money. Jordan is ready to shoot them. Matt returns and shoots
the lamp out. He wounds Jordan. Asked why he came back Matt states that's an
awful lot of food for two people.
The Reed Survives,
February 18, 1956 - Written by Sam Peckinpah,
Story by John Meston,
Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Jeff Silver, Mary Gregory,
Petrie, Dennis Cross, Virginia Arness. Lucy, the young
bride of an old farmer plots his death with her lover. (Virginia Arness, James Arness' wife, is listed in the credits but did not appear in this show. She did, however, appear in The Killer later in the season.)
Virginia Arness with James.
of the Wild Bunch.)
20-20 Written by
David Victor & Herbert Little, Story by John Meston, Directed by
Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Wilton Graff, Martin Kingsley, Pitt Herbert, Troy
Carver, an aging ex-lawman gets off the stage. Matt calls to him. Troy turns
and almost shoots Matt. Matt tells Troy if someone is after you I'll help.
Troy says mind your own business. Moss tells Matt Lee Polen has been hanging
for several days. Lee says he's gonna kill Troy for killing his brother. Lee
asks Matt to tell Troy he is in town and clear Front Street at 10:00 AM. Polen
knows Troy is losing his sight. Matt sends Doc to find out just how bad his
eyesight is. Doc says the only thing he can focus on quickly is a match. Matt
tells Lee he's told Troy to leave. Doc tells Lee Troy's eyesight is fine. Lee
goes looking for Troy. Troy goes out the back of the stable and faces off with
Lee. Troy shoots the gun out of Lee's hand. Troy's wounded. Troy shot at the
only thing he could see, the flash of Lee's gun.
Reunion `78, March
3, 1956 - Written by Harold Swanton, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren,
Cast: Val Dufour, Marion
Manson. Belle Archer
recognizes Jerry Shand and hides her face. Jerry has a grudge against Andy
Cully, a paunchy hardware drummer. At the Long Branch Jerry is beating Andy
up. Matt's ready to lock Jerry up. Andy bails him out. On the street Andy apologizes
and offers Jerry $600. Jerry knows Andy is a murderer. Andy pulls a gun. Jerry
shoots him. Belle sees it all from her window. Andy was really Bloody Bille
Ashley one of Quantrill's raiders. He killed Jerry's father and carried his
Ma from Lawrence, Kansas. Matt looks for Andy's gun. Matt tells Kitty they
need a witness. They see Belle in her room. Belle says she didn't see anything.
Belle watches from her window as they prepare for a hanging. Jerry says Quantrill
took his girl Ellie and I haven't seen her since. Just then Matt brings in
Belle (Ellie). She says Andy drew first. As Jerry rides past her window, he
calls to Ellie. Belle says Ellie's gone, goodbye.
Helping Hand, March
10, 1956 - Written by John Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren,
Guest Cast: Ken L. Smith. A would-be tough guy picks on the wrong
man in an attempt to make a name for himself when he tries to involve Marshal
Dillon by staging a street fight.
Tap Day For Kitty,
March 17, 1956 - Written by John Dunkel, Story by John Meston, Directed
by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: John Dehner, Mary Adams. An old sodbuster comes to town and decides he wants to marry Kitty. When
leave her alone she declares she'll shoot him if he pesters her anymore. Out
at night, he's shot in the back and Kitty is suspected, but then she is shot
Indian Scout, March 24,
1956 - Written by John Dunkel, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest
Cast: Eduard Franz, DeForest
Kelley, William Vaughan, Pat Hogan. Twenty-three
dead cavalrymen are brought back to Dodge by Amos Cartwright, a scout for the
Army. Will Bailey's brother was one of the victims. Will is convinced that
Cartwright, having lived with the Comanche and taken one of them as his wife,
led the soldiers into an ambush. When a confrontation ensues between the two
men Matt breaks it up and tries to get Cartwright to stay out of Dodge for
a few days until things settle down. The advice falls on deaf ears and Cartwright
ends up killing Bailey. Matt and Chester take up the pursuit. When they catch
up to him they find themselves faced with a Comanche war party.
Kelley (Star Trek)
The Pest Hole, April
14, 1956 - Written
by David Victor and Herbert Little, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren,
Cast: Patrick O'Moore, Howard McNear, Norbert Schiller, Evelyn Scott. Doc is using the jail to quarantine people as they fall ill. The common
thread between them seems to be that they all had a dinner meeting together,
about the upcoming German festival, at Bendino's restaurant. Doc, at first,
suspects some type of food poisoning as the culprit, but then discovers it's
really Typhus. Leading citizen Mr. Matthews takes a few of his men over to
Bendino's and beat him to death. Matt arrests Matthews and throws him in jail,
much to Matthew's disdain with all the patients. When Mrs. Saur, a German resident
living outside of Dodge, comes down with the disease Doc has to look elsewhere
for the cause. He sets up an experiment that could cause him to come down with
the disease himself, and possibly die!
< Howard McNear played Doc on radio's Gunsmoke and Floyd the Barber on the Andy
Big Broad, April
21, 1956 - Written by David Victor and Herbert Little, Story by John
Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Guest Cast: Dee J. Thompson, Joel Ashley,
Terry Becker. Big Lena Wave and her man, diminutive Emmett Fitzgood ride into
Dodge to run a card game at the Long Branch. Chester accuses Emmett of cheating.
Lena socks him. Lena uses a bottle on a guy. Matt's trying to figure out
how to handle her. Lena kills Ed James, a buffalo hunter who made advances
toward her. Matt takes her gun. Nate Bannister, Ed's partner, says he's
sick of puny women taking advantage because they are weak and underbuilt.
He says he's going to shoot Lena. Matt gives him a rifle butt accross the
chops and locks him up. Lena wants to see who's wants to kill her. Nate
calls Lena a lady. They agree to bury the hatchet over a glass of beer.
Nate says gonna marry Lena. Emmett enters and shoots Nate with a derringer.
Emmett and Lena have been married for ten years. Lena lost her head with
the attention Nate was paying her, and requests to be allowed to stay with
Emmett in jail.
Hack Prine, May
12, 1956 - Written by John Meston, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren,
Guest Cast: Leo Gordon. Hack Prine, a friend of Matt's rides into
Dodge. However he is there as a gunman, for Matt Dillon.
Cooter, May 19,
1956 - Written by Sam Peckinpah, Story by John Meston, Directed
by Robert Stevenson, Guest Cast: Brett King, Robert
Hayworth. (Click HERE to
see scenes from this episode). Cooter brings Mr. Ben Sissell, a gambler,
a drink. A kid accuses
Ben of dealing off the bottom of the deck, and draws. The third man at the
table, Pate, shoots the kid. Matt asks Ben how long Pate has been working for
him. Ben and Matt go to see Pate. Matt calls Ben a coward and tells Pate to
get out of Dodge. Matt tells Ben the next time you make a mistake I'll see
you hang. Cooter is packing a gun. Doc says Cooter was shot in the head and
shouldn't be allowed to carry a gun. Ben hired Cooter. Ben tells Matt Cooter
says he's gonna kill you, because he thinks you are going to take his gun away
and lock him up. Cooter enters and tells Matt he's gonna kill him. Matt outdraws
him. Cooter asks Ben did I do the joke good. Matt tells Cooter the joke's on
you and me. Matt throws Ben out. Cooter puts a gun in Ben's back. Ben runs,
Cooter cuts him down.
Vaughn (The Man From U.N.C.L.E.)
The Killer, May
26th 1956 - Written by John Dunkel, Story by John Meston, Directed
by Robert Stevenson, Guest Cast: Charles Bronson, James
Chapman Click HERE for a picture from this episode.) Charles Bronson guest stars as a cowardly gunslinger who only goes after
old men or young kids who aren't very experienced with guns. But, when Matt
Dillon gives him an ultimatum, he shows his true colors.
James Nusser later played a semi-regular role on Gunsmoke as
the town drunk.
Dabs Greer played Mr. Jonus, owner of the general store, in many early Gunsmokes;
including The Killer.
Doc's Revenge, June 9,
1956 - Written by John Dunkel, Directed by Ted Post, Guest
Cast: Ainslie Pryor, Harry Bartel, Chris Alcaide. Clem Maddow
rides into Dodge. Doc tells Chester I'm gonna kill a man. Chester gets Matt.
Doc's ready to shoot Clem, he won't say why. Clem says he won't defend himself.
Matt tells Doc to put his Colt 36 away. Matt tells Clem to get outta Dodge.
Matt can't find Doc. Clem is shot in the back and his brother George is
hit on the head. Doc heard the shot and shows up. Doc digs a .45 caliber
bullet out of Clem. George shot Clem. Doc says he doesn't hate Clem anymore.
Doc loved a woman, she loved Clem. He left her after a miscarriage and never
The Preacher, June
16, 1956 - Written by John Dunkel, Story by John Meston, Directed
by Robert Stevenson, Guest Cast: Chuck Connors, Royal Dano, Paul
Dubov. Seth, a newcomer to Dodge is bullied by Keeler, a boxer.
Connors (The Rifleman)
How To Die For
June 23, 1956 - Written by Sam Peckinpah, Story by John Meston,
Directed by Ted Post, Assistant Director Robert Fanfan, Guest Cast: Mort Mills,
Maurice Manson, Lawrence Dobkin, James Nolan, Bill White, Jr. Zach
and Bulow, up with a cattle drive, are raising a ruckus. Matt wants Zach's
He won't give it up. Matt hits him. Bulow draws his gun. Matt kills him. Zach
tells Matt Bulow's brother Howard will shoot you in the back. Matt sees a guy
hiding in the shadows. It's not Howard, but Howard comes up and introduces
himself. Matt locks Howard up. Will Jacklin, the trail boss, comes for Howard.
Will says he has fourteen men down the street. Reisling, the hotel owner, tells
Matt you have to set him free. Matt tells Chester to go get Howard. Matt tells
Jacklin, his men and Howard to get outta Dodge. Howard reaffirms he is going
to kill Matt. Ben Cherry, a friend of Chester's Pa, raised Chester. Reisling
says he's going to ride out to the cattle drive camp and tell the men they're
welcome in Dodge. Matt and Chester go to the Dodge House to see how he did.
Howard shoots at Matt from upstairs. Matt kills Howard.
Dutch George, June
30, 1956 Written by John Dunkel, Directed by Charles Marquis Warren, Robert
Middleton, Tom Pittman. Matt's Childhood hero, Dutch George is now the leader
of a notorious gang of horse thieves he must now stop.
Prairie Happy, July
7, 1956 Written by David Victor and Herbert Little, Story by John Meston,
Directed by Ted Post, Guest Cast: Robert Ellenstein, Anne Barton. Chester and
Matt are out riding when they get shot at by a boy. His father says the
Pawnee are on the warpath. Jonas tells Matt we have to protect our women
and children. Matt wants to know how this scare got started. A grizzled
old timer, Tewksbury, says he lived with the Pawnee, and they'll attack
at dawn. Jonas and his bunch want a strategy meeting. Matt asked have you
ever heard of indians announcing when they were going to attack. Matt tells
them to go home. That night there's a fire at the Danver's rooming house,
with Pawnee arrows around. Matt tells Chester to keep an eye on Tewksbury.
Chester calls for Matt, Tewksbury has set a fire. Tewksbury says he set
Danver's on fire and put the arrows there. Two cowboys died in the fire.
Tewksbury daughter, Quiet One, says he tried to turn the indians against
the whites, but couldn't. Tewksbury's Pawnee name is Lost Warrior, he wanted
to die in battle. Quiet One gives Lost Warrior poison and takes his body
Chester's Mail Order
Bride, July, 14th, 1956, Written by David Victor and Herbert Little,
Directed by Robert Stevenson, Guest Cast: Mary Carver, Joel Ashley, Russell
Thorson. Chester's drinking a lot at the Long Branch. A buffalo hunter,
Nate takes his picture of a girl. Chester hits the hunter. Nate decks
Chester. Chester has been sending the girl in the picture letters and
she is coming to marry him. Chester sent her Matt's picture. Matt meets
Ann Smithwright. She doesn't look like the picture Chester has. Matt takes
Ann to Kitty. Chester comes in all duded up. Chester tells Ann she's too
young and doesn't know what she's doing. Chester's going to take up farming.
A Pinkerton agent, Brady, tells Matt Ann comes from one of the best families
in Philadelphia. Her father is a judge. Matt tells Chester marrying Ann
wouldn't be the right thing. Anne goes back to Philadelphia. Nate wants
to take Brady out on the prairie and lose him, for breaking up Chester's
engagement. Chester says he never should have learned to write.
The Guitar, July
21, 1956, Written by Sam Peckinpah, Story by John Meston,
Directed by Harry Homer, Guest Cast: Aaron Spelling, Charles
Jacques Aubuchon. Augie Shart and Gene Tyler a couple of drunks try to hang
Weed Pindle from Texas once they find he fought for the Union. Chester stops
it. Chester get Weed to play his guitar and take up a collection. Tyler
and Shart paint Rainbow, Weed's burro, and smash his guitar. Matt slaps
Shart and Tyler and tells them you two are through in Dodge. Weed washes
Rainbow and rides out. Tyler and Shart follow. The townfolk follow. Tyler
and Shart lasso Weed. We see one guy hung. As the camera pulls back there's
two. Matt aks everybody where they were. They all have alibis. Doc wonders
if Shart and Tyler had time to enjoy it, the hanging they wanted.
creator of such hits as "Charlie's Angels," "The Love
Boat," and "Dynasty"
Cara, July 28, 1956
Written by David Victor and Herbert Little, Directed by Robert Stevenson,
Cast: J. Curtwright, Doug Odney. Doc
tends Cara, who slashed her forearm, to make it look like a suicide attempt.
She asks for Matt. They haven't seen
each other in twelve years since Yuma. Cara wants to stay awhile. Kitty doesn't
want to hear about Matt's old flame. She hires Cara. Sheriff Benson says a
bank robber, Jack Tolliver, is heading toward Dodge. He says a scout, a woman,
cases the town. He describes Cara. Matt catches Cara in a lie. Matt tells her
he's going to Ellsworth on government buisness. She asks him to postpone it.
Kitty tells Matt Cara wants $20. Matt tells Chester to follow Cara. She buys
a ticket to St. Louie. Matt asks Cara are you leaving without saying goodbye.
Cara says the ticket was for Tolliver. Matt and Chester run to get on the train.
Just like Cara wanted. They get off at a ranch and ride back to Dodge. Matt
and Chester are keeping watch at the Botkin Bank. Tolliver and a cohort enter
the bank. The cohort is shot. Tolliver goes out and uses Cara as a shield.
She breaks free. Tolliver shoots her. Matt plugs him.
Mr. And Mrs. Amber,
August 4, 1956 Written by David Victor and Herbert Little, Story by John
Directed by Ted Post, Guest Cast: Ainslie Pryor, Paul
McGhee. Peak Fletcher says his sister Sarah Amber stole a calf. She was set
up. Matt tells Peak to take the calf and leave. Simon, Peak's son tells Matt
Neal, Sarah's husband, is just rocking in the dark and Sarah's gone. Neal says
he sent her back east and that he loved her. Chester finds Sarah under a blanket
in the shed. Neal says he shot her. Matt locks him up. Peak wants to know when
he hangs. Neal has been let out to eat. Simon says she lived in unrighteousness.
Neal grabs a rifle and shoots Simon. Simon shoots Neal. Neal says Sarah gave
up and died. He put a bullet in her after she died.
Unmarked Grave, August
18, 1956 Written by David Victor and Herbert LitBe, Directed by Ted Post,
Cast: Ron Hagerthy, Helen Kleeb, William Hopper, Thann Wyenn, Joe Scudero. On a stage heading for Dodge Sheriff Darcy has a heart attack while guarding
a murderer, Blackie. Mrs. Randolph is looking for her son Whitey. Matt tells
her he was shot by a deputy two years ago. Darcy brings the kid in to Matt.
He shot the cashier in a bank robbery in Caldwell. Mrs. Randolph fawns over
the kid. Tasca Sloan and his gang, who the kid rode with, ride into town. Matt
takes the kid to the Dodge House. Randolph tries vainly to try to help the
kid escape. In the morning Blackie breaks a window to let Tasca know where
he is. Matt heads for the train with Blackie. Mrs. Randolph follows. Tasca
shoots Blackie. Matt shoots Tasca. Matt's wounded. The rest of the gang bite
the dust. Mrs. Randolph tells Matt she was wrong.
At Pleasant Valley, August 25, 1956 Written by John Dunkel, Directed by Ted Post, Guest Cast:
Lew Brown, Dorothy Schuyler, Bill White, Jr, Helen Wallace. While
on the way back to Dodge, Matt and Chester discover a homsteading family
fleeing Pleasant Valley, which is besieged by Indians.