Gunsmoke Episode Guide

Episode Guide

Gunsmoke: Season 20 (1974 - 1975)

Gunsmoke: Season 19 (1973 - 1974)

Gunsmoke: Season 18 (1972 - 1973)

  • Season 18 Episode 24: This Golden Land

    The surviving son (Richard Dreyfuss) of a Russian emigrant seeks vengeance for the hazing death of his brother; guest Victor French.

  • Season 18 Episode 23: Talbot

    An outlaw (Anthony Zerbe) falls in love with the widow (Salome Jens) of a man he killed in self-defense.

  • Season 18 Episode 22: Jesse

    Festus encounters an old friend (Brock Peters), now a fugitive from the law; guests Don Stroud, Jim Davis, Robert Pine.

  • Season 18 Episode 21: Kimbrough

    Matt hopes to rehabilitate his former mentor (John Anderson), now an itinerant drunk who sweeps out stables for whiskey money.

  • Season 18 Episode 20: Whelan's Men

    A vengeful gunman and his band of outlaws terrorize Dodge City during Matt's absence; guests Harrison Ford, Gerald McRaney.

  • Season 18 Episode 19: Quiet Day in Dodge

    Exhausted Matt returns with a prisoner, only to find chaos and confusion in Dodge City; guests Margaret Hamilton, Willie Aames.

  • Season 18 Episode 18: Patricia

    Newly gets married while helping survivors of a tornado, but Doc discovers his wife is seriously ill and may not live much longer

  • Season 18 Episode 17: Shadler

    Newly and a convict disguised as a priest unite to protect a small town from outlaws; guests Earl Holliman, Denver Pyle, Diana Hyland.

  • Season 18 Episode 16: Homecoming

    Two outlaws return to visit their dying mother, then take Doc and Kitty hostage to ensure their safe escape.

  • Season 18 Episode 15: Arizona Midnight

    A little cowboy riding a giant horse rides into Dodge claiming that the horse turns into an elephant when the moon is full.

  • Season 18 Episode 14: Jubilee

    A farmer fallen on hard times hopes to secure a bright future by entering a horse race. Tom Skerritt guest stars

  • Season 18 Episode 13: Hostage

    A gang of murderers called the Dog Soldiers swears vengeance against Matt for killing one of their members; guest Geoffrey Lewis.

  • Season 18 Episode 12: The Brothers

    After being duped into helping to shoot and kill an outlaw, Kitty is pursued by the man's brother; guest Steve Forrest.

  • Season 18 Episode 11: The Sodbusters

    A group of cattlemen are at odds with a farmer over water rights, and the conflict soon escalates to violence. Guest starring Harrison Ford

  • Season 18 Episode 10: Tatum

    Matt promises a dying gunslinger that he will bury him in Dodge's cemetery, but finds the locals do not approve of him being laid to rest in their town

  • Season 18 Episode 9: Milligan

    A farmer is blamed for a shootout between a posse and a band of outlaws in which one of the criminals is shot in the back. Guest starring Harry Morgan (MASH)

  • Season 18 Episode 8: Eleven Dollars

    Festus is attacked on his way to deliver money to a young woman who has been suddenly cut free from the confines of her sheltered life by the death of her father.

  • Season 18 Episode 7: The Fugitives

    An outlaw takes Doc Adams and Festus hostage so they can care for his injured brother.

  • Season 18 Episode 6: Sarah

    An old flame of Matt's living with a band of outlaws realises they plan to kill him, so convinces them that the lawman is her husband

  • Season 18 Episode 5: The Drummer

    A military veteran meets a Native American boy who was seriously injured in a cavalry attack he was involved in, and tries to make amends. Fionnula Flanagan guest stars

  • Season 18 Episode 4: Judgement

    An ex-convict comes to Dodge City seeking revenge on the man who turned him in. Guest starring Melissa Gilbert (Little House on the Prairie)

  • Season 18 Episode 3: Bohannan

    Doc is convinced a faith healer is a fraud, and tries to prove it by examining some of the patients he has supposedly cured

  • Season 18 Episode 2: The River - Part Two

    Part two of two. Matt is reunited with a man whose life he once saved, only to find he is sending secret messages to a band of outlaws. Guest starring Slim Pickens (Dr Strangelove)

  • Season 18 Episode 1: The River - Part One

    Part one of two. Matt gets swept down river on a raft after a shootout with bandits, but a group of runaway children come to his aid. Guest starring Slim Pickens (Dr Strangelove)

Gunsmoke: Season 17 (1963 - 1972)

Gunsmoke: Season 16 (1970 - 1971)

Gunsmoke: Season 15 (1969 - 1970)

Gunsmoke: Season 14 (1968 - 1969)

  • Season 14 Episode 26: Exodus 21:22

    Frank Reardon, a former lawman and friend of Matt's, tries to track down the men who murdered his pregant wife - and exact his own form of punishment on them. Western drama, starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 25: The Prisoner

    Kitty refuses to turn over to an out-of-town sheriff a man she believes innocent of murder; guest Jon Voight.

  • Season 14 Episode 24: The Good Samaritans

    A group of former slaves on their way to Oregon are temporarily halted to repair a broken wheel. They find Matt on the prairie, wounded by two outlaws trying to prevent him reaching Dodge City, and hide him until he can recover. Western drama, starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 23: The Intruder

    When Festus escorts wounded prisoner Riley Sharp to Dodge, they are forced to stop at a farmhouse. Western drama, starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 22: Night Riders

    Vengeful Missouri nightriders enter Dodge City and challenge the authority of deputy Festus; guest Robert Pine.

  • Season 14 Episode 21: The Long Night

    Three bounty hunters take hostages in the saloon and offer to exchange them for a jailed prisoner; guests Bruce Dern, Lou Antonio.

  • Season 14 Episode 20: The Reprisal

    Doc is forced to treat a wounded murderer, which causes him to neglect his other duties with tragic consequences

  • Season 14 Episode 19: The Mark of Cain

    The citizens of Dodge City try to take the law into their own hands when it is revealed that a local man is a former commandant of a Civil War prison camp

  • Season 14 Episode 18: Goldtown

    Two hillbillies attempt to swindle the citizens of Dodge City by selling worthless mining claims; guest Lou Antonio.

  • Season 14 Episode 17: Mannon

    Ruthless gunman Mannon (Steve Forrest) shoots Festus, steals his mule and terrorizes the citizens of Dodge City.

  • Season 14 Episode 16: Time of the Jackals

    Kitty's jealousy of an escaped murderer's girlfriend complicates Matt's efforts to recapture the man; guest Leslie Nielsen.

  • Season 14 Episode 15: The Twisted Heritage

    Kitty saves the life of a fellow stagecoach traveler and becomes deeply involved in his personal life.

  • Season 14 Episode 14: The Money Store

    When Ray Jarvis is refused a loan by the bank, his children find a way to steal the money. Starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 13: Johnny Cross

    In Matt's absence, deputy Newly tracks down a wanted man, saves him from bounty hunters and does his best to prove the man's innocence.

  • Season 14 Episode 12: Lobo

    Mountain man Luke Brazo joins marshal Matt Dillon in the hunt for a vicious wolf terrorising the area. Starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 11: Waco

    Matt rides back to Dodge City with a prisoner, pursued all the way by the man's gang; guests Louise Latham, Victor French.

  • Season 14 Episode 10: The Miracle Man

    A farm widow rescues a slick-talking salesman beset by three dissatisfied customers; guest Sandra Smith.

  • Season 14 Episode 9: The Railroad

    Western drama about a marshal charged with keeping the peace in the lawless town of Dodge City. Starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 8: Abelia

    Western drama about a marshal charged with keeping the peace in the lawless town of Dodge City. Starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 7: 9:12 to Dodge

    Matt escorts a wounded man to Dodge to stand trial for murder - and then gets word that the man's gang is planning to storm the train on which they are travelling. Western drama, starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 6: O'Quillian

    Leary O'Quillan kills a fraud in self defence and is pursued to Dodge by the man's brother. Western drama, starring James Arness

  • Season 14 Episode 5: Slocum

    The vengeful father of a crooked gambler killed by Matt sets out to murder the marshal; guests Will Geer, James Wainwright.

  • Season 14 Episode 4: Uncle Finney

    Festus must thwart a bizarre robbery being committed by a pair of bumbling brothers; guests Victor French, Lane Bradbury.

  • Season 14 Episode 3: Zavala

    Matt befriends a 13-year-old Mexican boy who believes the marshal can rid his village of a group of bandits; guest Jim Davis.

  • Season 14 Episode 2: The Hide Cutters

    Matt joins a trail drive to prevent conflict between the drivers and some hide-cutters; guest Joseph Campanella.

  • Season 14 Episode 1: Lyle's Kid

    Western drama about a marshal charged with keeping the peace in the lawless town of Dodge City. Starring James Arness

Gunsmoke: Season 13 (1967 - 1968)

Gunsmoke: Season 12 (1966 - 1967)

Gunsmoke: Season 9 (1963 - 1964)

Gunsmoke: Season 8 (1962 - 1972)

Gunsmoke: Season 7 (1961 - 1962)

Gunsmoke: Season 6 (1960 - 1961)

Gunsmoke: Season 5 (1959 - 1960)

Gunsmoke: Season 4 (1958 - 1960)

Gunsmoke: Season 3 (1957 - 1968)

Gunsmoke: Season 2 (1956 - 1957)

Gunsmoke: Season 1 (1955 - 1956)

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