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Season Thirteen

The Wreckers, September 11, 1967 Written by Hal Sitowitz, Directed by Robert Totten; Guest Cast: Warren Oates, Rex Holman, Trevor Bardette, Warren Vanders, Charles Kuenstle, Edmund Hashim, James Almanzar, Gene Rutherford. When they are kidnapped by outlaws, Kitty helps Marshal Matt Dillon switch identities with a killer in order to escape.

< Robert Totten

Cattle Barons, September 18, 1967 Written by Clyde Ware, Directed by Gunnar Helstrom, Guest Cast: Forrest Tucker, John Milford, Robert Wilke, Robert Sampson, Lew Brown, Fred Colby, Brad Johnson. Marshal Dillon is caught in the middle when feuding cattle lords bring their struggle for power to Dodge City.

The Prodigal, September 25, 1967 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Bernard McEveety, Guest Cast: Lew Ayres, Lamont Johnson, Richard Evans, Charles Robinson, Lee Krieger, Ted Gehring, Kelly Thordsen. Two men return to Dodge City to find the man who shot their father in the back at the Longbranch Saloon 12 years earlier. (Clike HERE for images).

      Lew Ayres

Vengeance (Part One), October 2, 1967 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Richard Sarafian, Guest Cast: John Ireland, Kim Darby, James Anderson, Victor French, James Stacy, Morgan Woodward, Buck Taylor, Paul Fix, Royal Dano, Sandy Kevin. A wealthy rancher has three drifters trampled by his horsemen after he accuses them of stealing a calf.

Vengeance (Part Two), October 9, 1967 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Richard Sarafian, Guest Cast: John Ireland, Kim Darby, James Anderson, Victor French, James Stacy, Morgan Woodward, Buck Taylor, Paul Fix, Royal Dano, Sandy Kevin. A trap awaits drifter Bob Johnson, who is seeking revenge for the murder of two of his friends.

A Hat, October 16, 1967 Written by Ron Bishop, Directed by Robert Totten, Guest Cast: Chill Wills, Gene Evans, Tom Simcox, N.M. Wynant, Robert Sorrells. A cattle baron and a legendary frontiersman involve Marshal Matt Dillon in their life-and-death dispute over a hat.

Chill Wills and James Arness in "The Hat". Click on picture for details.

Hard Luck Henry, October 23, 1967 Written by Warren Douglas, Directed by John Rich, Guest Cast: John Astin, Royal Dano, John Shank, Ken Drake, Anthony James, Mayf Nutter, Charles Kuenstle, Bo Hopkins, Michael Fox, Mary Lou Taylor. Known as "the smartest Haggen," Festus regrets the title when sought for advice by cousin "Hard-Luck" Henry Haggen.

      John Astin (The Addams Family)

      Mayf Nutter

      Michael Fox

Major Glory, October 30, 1967 Written by Richard Carr, Story by Richard Carr & Clyde Ware, Directed by Robert Totten, Guest Cast: Carroll O'Connor, Victor French, Robert F. Lyons, Link Wyler, Lawrence Mann, Don G. Ross, Cal Naylor, Chris Stephens, Russ Sier. Two recaptured Army deserters frame Festus Haggen in an attempted murder of their sergeant.

      Victor French

      Carroll O'Connor

The Pillagers, Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Bernard McEveery, Guest Cast: John Saxon, Vito Scotti, Paul Picerni, Joseph Schneider, William Bramley, Harry Harvey, Sr., Allen Jaffe. Kitty Russell and a young gunsmith from the East are abducted from a stagecoach on the trail to Dodge City.

Prairie Wolfers, November 13, 1967 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Robert Butler; Guest Cast: Charles McGraw, Jon Voigt, Lou Antonio, Kelly Jean Peters, I. Stanford Jolley, Matt Emery. Festus Haggen, left in charge of Marshal Dillon's office, soon gets into trouble with two hunters.

Stranger In Town, November 20, 1967 Written by John Dunkel, Story by John Dunkel & Emily Mosher, Directed by E. Darrell Hallenbeck, Guest Cast: Pernell Roberts, Jacqueline Scott, Henry Jones, R.G. Armstrong, Billy Halop, Pete Kellett, John Kowal, Eric Shea, Barry MacLane. A professional gunfighter is hired to kill a Dodge City businessman who is now courting the gunfighter's former wife. Pernell Roberts guest-stars.

Death Train, November 27, 1967 Written by Ken Trevey, Directed by Gunnar Hellstrom, Guest Cast: Dana Wynter, Morgan Woodward, Mort Mills, Ed Bakey, Norman Alden, Trevor Bardette, Zalman King, Sam Melville. Fear of a plague spreads in Dodge City when a private rail coach is quarantined because of a case of "spotted fever" aboard.

      Gunnar Hellstrom with Milburn Stone

Rope Fever, December 4, 1967 Written by Chris Rellas, Directed by David Alexander, Guest Cast: Ralph Bellamy, Anna Lee, George Murdock, Ted Gehring, Ken Mayer, Sam Gilman, Dennis Cross, Hal Baylor. Festus becomes involved with a wounded bank robber and is accused of being his partner.

      Ken Curtis & Ralph Bellamy in "Rope Fever". Click on image for details.

      Ralph Bellamy

Wonder, December 18, 1967 Written by William Blinn, Story by William Blinn & Mary Worrell, Directed by Irving Moore, Guest Cast: Tony Davis, Warren Berlinger, Richard Mulligan, Ken Swofford, Norman Alden, Jackie Russell, Fay Spain. When a young woman begins a romance with a drifter, her brothers plot his death so they will not lose her as a household servant.

Baker's Dozen, December 25, 1967 Written by Charles Joseph Stone, Directed by Irving Moore, Guest Cast: Denver Pyle, Peggy Rea, Harry Lauter, Harry Carey, Mitzi Hoag, Sam Greene, Phyllis CoghIan, Ed McReady. Doc Adams fights to prevent three newborn babies from growing up in a orphanage.

The Victim, January 1, 1968 Written by Hal Sitowitz, Directed by Vincent McEveery, Guest Cast: Beverly Garland, James Gregory, Kevin Hagen, Cliff Osmond, Edmund Hashim, John Kellogg, Warren Vanders, Roy Jenson, Willis Bouchey, Greg Palmer, Tim O'Kelly. A lovesick roustabout faces a lynch mob when he accidentally kills a popular young cowhand.

      Beverly Garland
      James Gregory (from Barney Miller)

Dead Man's Law, January 8, 1968 Written by Calvin Clements, Jr, Directed by John Rich, Assistant Director Paul Nichols, Incidental Music Leon Klatzkin, Guest Cast: John Dehner, Gunnar Hellstrom, Eddie Little Sky, Craig Curtis, Ralph Manza, Gregg Palmer, Robert Brubaker, Steve Raines, Baynes Barron, Alex Sharp, Ted Jordan, Jonathan Harper. A corrupt group attempts to take over Dodge City's law enforcement when Marshal Dillon is thought to be dead.

Nowhere To Run, January 16, 1968 Written by Ron Honthaner, Story by Robert Totten, Directed by Vincent McEveety, Guest Cast: Slim Pickens, J. Robert Porter, Bob Random, Ilka Windish, Mark Lenard, Dan Ferrone, Michael Burns. A teenage burglar involved in a murder is shot and left to die by his partners.

Blood Money, January 22, 1968 Written by Hal Sitowitz, Directed by Robert Totten, Guest Cast: Nehemiah Persoff, Anthony Zerbe, James Anderson, Donna Bacalla, Hank Brandt, Lee de Broux, Mills Watson. The father of a young gunfighter tries to end his son's career by wounding his gun hand. Nehemiah Persoff guest-stars.

      Donna Bacalla

      Anthony Zerba

Hill Girl, January 29, 1968 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Robert Totten, Guest Cast: Lane Bradbury, Victor French, Anthony James, Dabbs Greer, Ted Jordan, Burt Mustin. A hillbilly girl hitches a ride into Dodge City and her bullying brothers follow, soon getting her into trouble with the law.

      Burt Mustin

The Gunrunners [or Buffalo Man], February 5, 1968 Written by Hal Sitowitz, Directed by Irving Moorc, Guest Cast: Michael Constantine, Dan Ferrone, Jim Davis, John McLiam, James Griffith, Dick Peabody, X Brands, Lane Bradford. A fur trapper whose adopted Indian son is beaten and left to die by five Army deserters sets out to track down the assailants.

      James Griffith
      Michael Constantine (Room 222)

The Jackals, February 12, 1968 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Alvin Ganzer, Guest Cast: Paul Richards, Ward Wood, Felice Orlandi, Michael Vandever, Joe de Santis, Tige Andrews. Marshal Dillon heads into Mexico in pursuit of four fugitives wanted for killing his friend, a retiring sheriff.

The First People, February 19, 1968 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Robert Totten, Guest Cast: Gene Evans, Todd Armstrong, Jack Elam, Richard Hale, James Alamanza, Felix Locher, James Lydon. An Indian agent's stern restrictions lead to death on the reservation and the arrest of Matt Dillon for murder.

      Jack Elam

Mister Sam'l, February 26, 1968 Written by Harry Kronman, Directed by Gunnar Hellstrom, Guest Cast: Ed Begley, Mark Richman, Larry Pennell, Sandra Smith, Duke Hobbie. A whiskered water witch shows up in Dodge City during a drought and promises to find water, despite the skeptics.

      Mark Richman

A Noose For Dobie Price, March 4, 1968 Written by Anthony Ellis, Directed by Richard Sarafian, Guest Cast: Chill Wills, Robert Donner, Sheldon Allman, Shug Fisher, E. J. Andre, Rose Hobart, Owen Bush, Michael Greene. A ex-outlaw offers to help Marshal Dillon track down members of his old gang and talk them out of hiding.

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