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Airing on the CBS network on April 26, 1952, Gunsmoke was the first and greatest adult Western, it told the story of the violence that moved west with young America, and the story of a man who moved with it. That man was Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal of Dodge City, Kansas. In Dodge, Dillon was surrounded by hardened, but heartfelt, townsfolk, including his deputy, Chester Wesley Proudfoot; the town physician and mortician, Dr. Charles Adams and, the owner of the Long Branch Saloon, Miss Kitty Russell. Gunsmoke aired for over 9 years and 480 episodes, starred William Conrad, Parley Baer, Georgia Ellis and Howard McNear.

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Airing on the CBS network on April 26, 1952, Gunsmoke was the first and greatest adult Western, it told the story of the violence that moved west with young America, and the story of a man who moved with it. That man was Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal of Dodge City, Kansas. In Dodge, Dillon was surrounded by hardened, but heartfelt, townsfolk, including his deputy, Chester Wesley Proudfoot; the town physician and mortician, Dr. Charles Adams and, the owner of the Long Branch Saloon, Miss Kitty Russell. Gunsmoke aired for over 9 years and 480 episodes, starred William Conrad, Parley Baer, Georgia Ellis and Howard McNear.

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Excellent!!

By Musicman5412 - Jun 10 2012
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Thanks for the daily stress reliever:)

boomizer96

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This is one of the best westerns I've ever heard

iTunes Ratings

62 Ratings
Average Ratings
43
9
7
1
2

Excellent!!

By Musicman5412 - Jun 10 2012
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Thanks for the daily stress reliever:)

boomizer96

By boomizer - Apr 02 2012
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This is one of the best westerns I've ever heard
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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: hot horse hyatt 06/08/1958

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Del Braggen tries to hang a stranger in Dodge for stealing two of his horses. Marshal Dillon foils the lynching and jails Jesse Hyatt to await trial, until Braggens young son tries to help him break jail.

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Rank #2: summer night 06/16/1957

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A wagon train passes through Dodge on its way west, leaving behind a baby girl.

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Rank #3: photographer 05/06/1956

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Professor Jacoby comes to Dodge to photograph the violence of the west. Finding little action in Dodge, the Professor stirs up some excitement himself.

Jan 26 2013

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Rank #4: sunny afternoon 12/04/1955

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It has been a cold winter in Dodge, and only the town miser has enough hay for the cattle.

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Rank #5: man hunter 05/27/1956

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A deputy sheriff from Arizona has come to Dodge to arrest Hank Young for murder.

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Rank #6: personal justice 09/27/1959

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Sweet talking Shave Murdock finds out that Marshal Dillon will be full of liquor while having his tooth pulled. Shave robs the bank and kills a teller while Matt is under the influence.

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Rank #7: daddy O 06/10/1956

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Shortly after Kitty buys a half interest in the Long Branch Saloon, her father comes to Dodge. Mr. Russell convinces Kitty to sell the saloon, move to New Orleans with him, and invest in his freight business.

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Rank #8: suday supplement 06/24/1956

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Two newspaper writers come to Dodge to write of the West. The evidence of an Indian uprising points to them as the robbers of a Fox Clan totem.

Feb 16 2013

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Rank #9: cherry red 12/16/1956

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Pretty Cherry ODells husband has been shot while robbing a stage. Red Learned, the man who killed him, comes to Dodge to marry the widow.

May 18 2013

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Rank #10: bureaucrat 01/29/1956

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Rex Proctor, a government inspector, comes to Dodge to enforce a strict set of rules on the town.

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Rank #11: executioner 04/15/1956

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Tom Clegg, a fast gunman provokes and kills Abe Curry. Abes brother Morgan plans revenge.

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Rank #12: hellbent harriet 02/10/1957

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After Jim Morney is found dead, the conclusion reached is that he was thrown and kicked to death by his horse. However, his widow is sure that their neighbor Berle Albin is responsible.

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Rank #13: cheyennes 02/05/1955

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The Cheyenne have gotten repeating rifles and are leaving the reservation for the warpath. A new army captain proves an added problem.

Feb 11 2012

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Rank #14: man who would be marshal 03/18/1956

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Emmett Egan comes to Dodge to become Marshal and is willing to pay 50,000 dollars to matt Dillon for the job.

Dec 29 2012

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Rank #15: cold fire 02/03/1957

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Bank teller Marvin Gross has been accused of stealing 2000 dollars in gold and is killed while resisting arrest. His mother just cannot believe that he would ever do anything wrong.

Jun 08 2013

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Rank #16: trouble in kansas 10/16/1955

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Jim Hoyt and his boss Jack Raven are Texans driving a herd to Dodge. En route, they are attacked by Jayhawkers, so Raven plans to kill him a few Kansans.

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Rank #17: why not 03/30/1958

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Cyrus Taggart comes to Dodge looking for his daughter, determined to bring her back to New York with him.

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Rank #18: who lives by the sword 02/26/1956

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Marshal Dillon beats up Joe Delk, a professional gunfighter. Delk loses his courage shortly thereafter.

Dec 22 2012

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Rank #19: land deal 12/11/1955

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Trumbull has been selling land that does not belong to him and stealing a wife on the side.

Nov 10 2012

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Rank #20: docs revenge 01/08/1956

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Clem Maddow is found shot in the back shortly after his life was threatened by Doc Adams.

Nov 24 2012

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