For Sale (Part One), September 10, 1973 Written by Jim Bymes, Directed by
Vincent McEveety, Narrated by William Conrad, Guest Cast: James Whitmore, Shani
Wallis, Nicholas Hammond, Kathleen Cody, Sally Kemp, Larry D. Mann, Dan Ferrone,
Gregory Sierra, Dawn Lyn, Lieux Dressier, Robert Manning, Francesca Jervis,
Gilbert Escandon, Edgar Monetathchi.
Several settlers and travelers are taken captive by a band of renegade Indians
and sold to white mercenaries for slave labor and prostitution.
For Sale (Part Two), September 17, 1973 Written by Jim Bymes, Directed by
Vincent McEveety, Narrated by William Conrad, Guest Cast: James Whitmore, Shani Wallis, Nicholas Hammond, Kathleen Cody, Sally Kemp, Larry D. Mann, Dan
Ferrone, Gregory Sierra, Dawn Lyn, Lieux DressIer, Robert Manning, Francesca
Jervis, Gilbert Escandon, Edgar Monetathchi.
Marshal Dillon rescues Stella and Marcy from their Indian captor, and they accompany
the Marshal as he tries to stop a white-slave trader from escaping to Mexico.
Love Story, September 24, 1973 Written by Ron Bishop, Directed by Gunnar
Hellstrom; Guest Cast: Michael Learned, Victor French, Keith Andes, Jonathan
Lippe, William Schallert, Nathan Lapp, Richard Lunding, Neil Summers,
S. Michael de France A wounded Matt Dillon loses his memory and falls in love with a widow. This
episode was the foundation of the first Gunsmoke movie.
Learned (The Waltons and the only woman Matt ever kissed on Gunsmoke)
And The Sinner, October 1, 1973 Written by Hal Sitowitz, Directed by Bernard
McEveety, Guest Cast: Ron Moody, Vincent Van Patten, Warren Vanders, John
Crawford, Ken Lynch, Read Morgan, Florida Friebus, Victor Izay, Hal Baylor. Ron Moody guest-stars as a man torn between keeping his own self-respect and the
friendship of a young boy, and keeping his drunken promise to help two hired gunmen.
Moody (right) as Fagin in the Acadamy Award winning 1968 musical, Oliver!
The Widowmaker, October8,1973
Written by Paul Edwards, Directed by Bernard McEveery, Guest Cast: Steve Forrest,
Barra Grant, David Huddleson, Randolph Roberts, Rand Brooks, Jetty
Gatlin, J.R. Clark, James Chandler. Steve Forrest guest-stars as a gunfighter whose speed is legendary but who now
is trying to live a quiet, non-violent life with the girl he loves.
Huddleson (left) as Ben Franklin in Broadway's 1776 (right)
Love Affair, October 22, 1973 Written by Paul Savage, Story by Susan Kotar
& Joan E. Gessler, Directed by Vincent McEveety, Guest Cast: Richard Kiley,
Leonard Stone, Christopher Connelly, Paul Picemi, Don Keefer, Jack Perkins,
Gerald McRaney, Del Monroe, Virginia Baker. Richard Kiley guest-stars as Will Stambridge, a reluctant gunfighter with whom
Kitty falls in love--after he risks his own life to save hers.
And The Rogue, October
29, 1973 Written by Paul Savage, Story by H. Marlowe & Paul Savage, Directed
by Bernard McEveety, Guest Cast: James Stacy, Beth Brickell, Clay O'Brien,
Helen Page Camp, Monika Svensson, Paul Sorensen, Richard A. Lundin, Walker Edminston,
Ed McCready. James Stacy
guest-stars as a personable thief who doesn't relish the thought of a minimum
two-year sentence because of his past record and, therefore, seeks to escape from
Festus en route to the Dodge City jail.
Brickell starred with Dennis Weaver in Gentle Ben.
Death... An Act Of Love (Part One), November
5, 1973 Written by Paul Edwards, Directed by Gunnar Hellstrom, Guest Cast: Morgan
Woodward, Donna Mills, Paul Stevens, W. Blake, John Pickard, Geoffrey Horne,
Haranjo, Michael Learned, Garry Walberg, Herb Vigran, X Brands,
Peter Canon, Clay Tanner Morgan Woodward plays Bear Sanderson, a man who seeks his own revenge when outlaw
Indians kill his wife and burn his home. (Click HERE for picture).
Of Death... An Act Of Love (Part Two), November
12, 1973 Written by Paul Edwards, Directed by Gunnar Hellstrom; Guest Cast: Morgan Woodward, Donna Mills, Paul Stevens, Whitney Blake, J. Pickard,
Geoffrey llome, Avan Haranjo, Michael Learned, Garry Walberg, Herb Vigran, X Brands. Michael
Learned guest-stars as a lawyer who accepts Marshal Dillon's plea to defend
the Indians accused of murdering Bear Sanderson's wife.
19, 1973 Written by Calvin Clements, Story by Joann Carlino & Anne Snyder,
Directed by Bernard McEveety, Guest Cast: David Wayne, Mitch Vogel, Scott
Brady, Warren Kemmerling, Ken Swofford, Norman Alden, Julie Cobb, Nancy
Jeris. Drunken Circuit Judge Warfield, who is on the payroll
of town boss John King, is forced by Dillon to hold an inquest into the death
of a woman saloon owner.
Of Newly O'Brien, November
26, 1973 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Alf Kjellin, Guest Cast: Billy
Green Bush, Jimmy Van Patten, Jessantine Milner, Jaii Butteil, Rusty Lane, Deborah
Dozier, Walter Scott, Billie Bird. Newly's skills with people and medicine are put to the test when Doc sends him
out to check on families in the back country.
Was Evil, December 3, 1973 Written by William Keys, Directed by Bernard
McEveety, Guest Cast: Kathleen Nolan, Katherine Cannon, Art Lund, George di
Cenzo, Henry Olek, James Gannon, Robert Brubaker. Kathleen Nolan guest-stars as a widow who falls in love with Matt's wounded
prisoner at a remote way station.
Innocent, December 17, 1973 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Bernard
McEveety, Guest Cast: Russell Wiggins, Charles Dierkop, Herb Vigran, Danny Arnold,
Jack Garner, William Shriver, Erica Hunton.
A retarded young man named Billy arrives in Dodge to visit his best friend Festus.
When the teenager, who has no family, attacks and injures a drover for tormenting
a cat, he is arrested.
Between, December 24, 1973 Written by Harry Kronman, Directed by Irving
Moore, Guest Cast: Sam Groom, Sondra Morgan, John Dierkes, Eddie Litlle Sky,
Pete Kellett, Bill Hart, Alex Sharp. Sam Groom and Sandra Morgan play a fugitive and his Indian wife who frustrate
Newly by seeking medical help for their baby and then refusing to take his advice.
of Killers, January 14, 1974 Written by William Keys, Directed by Gunnar
Hellstrom, Guest Cast: Glenn Corbett, Anthony Caruso, Mills Watson, Morgan Paull, Zina Bethune, George Keymas, Frank Corsentino, Stuart Margolin. A daring jailbreak reunites a family of vicious outlaws who wound a pursuing
U.S. marshal, kill his deputy, and then wait in ambush for the injured lawman
and Marshal Dillon.
Times, January 21, 1974 Written by Richard Fielder, Directed by Irving Moore; Guest Cast:
Nehemiah Persoff, Gloria de Haven, Daniel J. Travanti, Charles Haig, Hal
Bokar, Rhodie Cogan, Robert Brubaker, Victor Izay. Nehemiah Persoff guest-stars as a reformed criminal, with Gloria DeHaven as his
Tamers, January 28, 1974 Written by Paul Savage, Directed by Gunnar Hellstrom,
Guest Cast: Jim Davis, Jean Allison, lke Eisenmann, Leo Gordon, Rex Holman, Kay
Kuter, Sean McClory, Dan McGowan, James Jeter. Matt and a fellow marshal are ordered to quiet down a lawless town.
February 11th, 1974 Written by Jim Byrnes, Directed by Bernard McEveety, Guest
Cast: Kay Lenz, Bonnie Bartlett, Donald Moffat, Dran Hamilton, Don Collier,
Jerry Hardin. A homeless
baby triggers the maternal instinct in two women, one of whom is Kitty.
Blood Of Courage, February 18, 1974 Written by Ron Bishop, Directed by Gunnar
Cast: Eric Braeden, Gene Evans, Lloyd Bochner, Miriam Colon, Mariette Hartley,
Patti Cohoon, John Milford, Bing Russell, Robert Karnes, John Baer. A threatening range war brings a mercenary gunman to Dodge City.
February 25, 1974 Written by Dick Nelson, Directed by Bernard McEveety, Guest
Cast: Sondra Blake, Lin McCarthy, Todd Lookinland, Scott Walker, Janet Nichols,
Laura Nichols, Kevin C. McEveety, Richard A. Lundin, Charlotte Stewart, Howard
Curtis. A widower
tries to protect the reputation of his son's teacher, and faces a charge of
Of Bloodshed, March
4, 1974 Written by Paul Savage, Directed by Bernard McEveery, Guest Cast: Kurt
Russell, Tom Simcox, Craig Russell, Janice Baldwin, Harry Carey, Jr, Nina Roman,
Read Morgan, Craig Stevens, Larry Pennell.
Craig Stevens, Kurt Russell, and Tom Simcox are guest stars in the story of
a farm youth's grim search for the man who killed his father.
March 11, 1974 Written by Jim Byrnes, Directed by Gunnar Hellstrom, Guest Cast:
Jack Albertson, Jonathan Lippe, Nellie Bellflower, John Davis Chandler, Richard
O'Brien, Henry Beckman, Dabbs Greer, Lew Brown, Robert Swan, Chuck Hicks A pool shark visits Dodge.
A Yellow Horse, March
18, 1974 Written by Calvin Clements, Directed by Vincent McEveety, Guest Cast:
Louise Latham, Kathleen Cody, Thomas Leopold, John Reilly, Parker Stevenson,
Simon Scott, Herb Vigran, Elizabeth Harrower. An ambitious mother doesn't consider Newly O'Brien or a neighboring farmer suitable
suitors for her daughter, provoking them into a fight which almost leads to
tragedy. Parker Stevenson guest-stars.
Stevenson (The Hardy Boys)
1, 1974 Written by Shimon Wincelberg, Directed by Gunnar Hellstrom, Guest Cast:
Dennis Redfield, Frank Marth, Marco St. John, Paul Picerni, David
Huddleston, R.G. Armstrong, Claire Brennan, Robert Phillips, Robert Brubaker,
Bobby E. Clark. The
residents of Dodge City are stunned when Matt Dillon feels he can no longer
keep law and order and turns in his marshal's badge.