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Season 20

Return to Dodge

Sep/26/1987
Retired US Marshal Matt Dillon, now a fur trapper, is shot by thieves, brought back to Dodge, and nursed by Kitty Russell, played by Amanda Blake. He is hunted by vengeful past nemesis Mannon, who has sworn to kill him and holds a battered Kitty hostage in exchange for a showdown.

The Last Apache

Mar/18/1990
Mike Yardner divulges that Matt sired a daughter, who is now a young woman named Beth.

To the Last Man

Jan/10/1992
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The Long Ride

May/08/1993
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One Man's Justice

Feb/10/1994
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612 :20x01 - Matt Dillon Must Die

Sep/09/1974
A widower who planed his revenge against Matt Dillon for the death of his son, a wanted murderer, will get his chance as the Marshal walks into his clutches.
Guest Stars: Joseph Hindy as Jacob Wakefield | William Lucking as Esau Wakefield | Morgan Woodward as Abraham Wakefield | Henry Olek as Isaac Wakefield | Douglas Dirkson as Abel Wakefield | Frederick Herrick as Laban Wakefield | Elaine Fulkerson as Annabel
Director: Victor French
Writer: Ray Goldrup

613 :20x02 - A Town in Chains

Sep/16/1974
Five bank robbers wanted by the Marshal, capture Matt Dillon and hold him for ransom.
Guest Stars: Lance LeGault as Oregon | John Crawford as Muller | Ramon Bieri as Big Thicket | Gretchen Corbett as Arlene | Med Flory as Sheriff Van Berkle | Thad Hall as Shields | Francesca Jarvis as Martha | Margaret L. Kingman as Mary | Mari Martin as Unknown | Lloyd Nelson as Welch | Bernice Smith as Helen | Ron Soble as Clatch | Don Stroud as Foss | Neil Summers as Townsman | Paul C. Thomas as Mr. Burry | Russell Wiggins as Pryor
Writer: Ron Bishop

614 :20x03 - The Guns of Cibola Blanca (1)

Sep/23/1974
A band of former Confederate officers-turned-outlaws hold Doc and saloon owner Lyla Ross as virtual slaves after being kidnapped.
Guest Stars: James Luisi as Ivers | Jackie Coogan as Sheriff Stoudenaire | Richard Anderson as Coltrain | Henry Beckman as Dr. Rhodes | John Henry Cox as Comanchero | Michael Cristofer as Ben Shindrow | Walter Escandon as Hatajo | Shug Fisher as Mule Skinner | Harold Gould as Colonel Lucius Shindrow | Kurt Grayson as Evans | Rex Holman as Badger | Gloria LeRoy as Mady | Richard Lundin as Stagecoach Driver | Lloyd Nelson as Dundee | Walter Smith (2) as Freight Clerk | Dorothy Tristan as Lyla Ross
Writer: Paul Savage

615 :20x04 - The Guns of Cibola Blanca (2)

Sep/30/1974
Matt, Festus and Newly head out tof find their friend Doc when his stagecoach arrives with three passengers missing.
Guest Stars: James Luisi as Ivers | Jackie Coogan as Sheriff Stoudenaire | Richard Anderson as Coltrain | Henry Beckman as Dr. Rhodes | John Henry Cox as Comanchero | Michael Cristofer as Ben Shindrow | Walter Escandon as Hatajo | Shug Fisher as Mule Skinner | Harold Gould as Colonel Lucius Shindrow | Kurt Grayson as Evans | Rex Holman as Badger | Gloria LeRoy as Mady | Richard Lundin as Stagecoach Driver | Dorothy Tristan as Lyla
Writer: Paul Savage

616 :20x05 - Thirty a Month and Found

Oct/07/1974
An old friend of Matt's is discovered dead along with two other men due to a sequence of tragedies.
Guest Stars: Nicholas Hammond as Doak | Van Williams as Quincy | Hal Baylor as Railroader | David Brian as Tait Cavanaugh | Gene Evans as Will Parmalee | Victor Izay as Bull | Bonnie Jedell as Delilah | Hank Kendrick as Sheriff | Kim O'Brien as Katherine | Ford Rainey as Storekeeper

617 :20x06 - The Wiving

Oct/14/1974
The three sons of farmer Jed Hackett are ordered by their father to go into Dodge City and come back with prospective wives.
Guest Stars: Harry Morgan as Jed Hockett | John Reilly as Ike | Robert Brubaker as Floyd the Bartender | Bobby Clark (1) as Cowboy #2 | Karen Grassle as Fran Carter | William Katt as Shep Hockett | Martin Kove as Ike Hockett | Michele Marsh as Sarah Lynn | Rod McGaughy as Cowboy #1 | Herman Poppe as Luke Hockett | Fran Ryan as Hannah Cobb | Linda Sublette as Emily
Director: Victor French

618 :20x07 - The Iron Men

Oct/21/1974
Matt Dillon wants to reform his old friend Chauncey Demon, a former sheriff who has degenerated into a drunk.
Guest Stars: Cameron Mitchell (1) as Chauncey Demon | Eric Olson as Johnny Carter | Marc Alaimo as Kane | William Bryant as Sheriff | Barbara Colby as Kathy Carter | Paul Gehrman as Dubbins | Alec Murdock as Mace | George Murdock as Luke, Bartender | John Russell as Carl Ryker
Writer: John Mantley

619 :20x08 - The Fourth Victim

Nov/04/1974
Matt fears that Doc is slated as the next victim in what appears to be a pattern of random murders in Dodge City.
Guest Stars: Ben Bates as Second Matt | Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Woody Chambliss as Woody Lathrop | Howard Culver as Howie Uzzell | Frank K. Janson as Jeb Nelson | Victor Kilian as Homer Jones | Biff McGuire as Potter | Lloyd Perryman as Henry Meeker | Alex Sharp as Third Matt | Paul Sorenson as Bill Saxbe | Leonard Stone as Ray Price | Al Wyatt as Earl Haines

620 :20x09 - The Tarnished Badge

Nov/11/1974
A town is kept in line by Sheriff Bo Harker, who rules the territory by keeping the citizens in fear with brutality.
Guest Stars: Sam Edwards as Storekeeper | Ross Elliott as Conway | Eddie Firestone as Hotel Clerk | Victor French as Sheriff Bo Harker | William Katt as Lonnie Weeks | Jon Locke as Abe | James Lydon as Conway | Ruth McDevitt as Gramma Boggs | Pamela McMyler as Jenny Blair | James McNichol as Willie | Nick Nolte as Barney Austin | Eddie Quillan as Telegrapher | Steve Raines as Pete | Robert Swan as Slim | Garry Walberg as Toby, Bartender | Hank Worden as Claude

621 :20x10 - In Performance of Duty

Nov/18/1974
Outlaw Emmett Kaysinger and his gang will be set free by Judge Kendall if Marshal Dillon doesn't maintain justice by the letter of the law.
Guest Stars: Martin Kove as Gutherie | Bonnie Bartlett as Agnes Benton | Robert Brubaker as Floyd the Bartender | Bill Erwin as Snood | Eduard Franz as Judge Kendall | Rance Howard as Frank Benton | David Huddleston as Emmett Kaysinger | Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Paul Koslo as Cory Kaysinger | Theodore Lehmann as Jury Foreman | Michael MacRae as Alf

622 :20x11 - Island in the Desert (1)

Dec/02/1974
Festus is forced to become a human pack animal after being saved by Ben Snow, a half-crazed desert hermit.
Guest Stars: Hank Brandt as Sheriff John Lipon | Regis Cordic as Sheriff Grimes | Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Strother Martin as Ben Snow | William Watson (2) as Gard Dixon

623 :20x12 - Island in the Desert (2)

Dec/09/1974
Ben Snow uses Festus to carry back his hidden gold to civilization to use in fighting an old enemy.
Guest Stars: William Watson (2) as Gard Dixon | Strother Martin as Ben Snow | Regis Cordic as Sheriff Grimes | Hank Brandt as Sheriff John Lipon

624 :20x13 - The Colonel

Dec/16/1974
A once-proud military officer has an unplanned reunion with his daughter, which becomes a painful experience.
Guest Stars: Daniel J. Travanti as Carl | Robert Brubaker as Floyd the Bartender | Julie Cobb as Anne Johnson | Lee J. Cobb as Colonel Josiah Johnson | Roy Jenson as Jeff Higgins | Pete Kellett as Biggs | Todd Lookinland as Corporal | Randolph Roberts as Obie | Richard Ely as Bill Higgins

625 :20x14 - The Squaw

Jan/06/1975
Gristy Calhoun's survival in the badlands will all depend on a Native American woman when he flees from the partners he has double-crossed and from Marshal Dillon.
Guest Stars: X Brands as Indian Chief | William Campbell as Striker | Arlene Martel as Quanah | Harry Middlebrooks as Dobie | Morgan Paull as Brinker | Tom Reese as Charlie Dent | John Saxon as Gristy Calhoun

626 :20x15 - The Hiders

Jan/13/1975
A man and his law abiding associates are skinners by trade, but they soon find themselves on the other side of the law when the go beyond the legal rights to do as they please.
Guest Stars: Mitch Vogel as Dink | Robert Donner as Belnap | Sierra Bandit as Martha | Ned Beatty as Karp | Ellen Blake as Mrs. Belnap | Woody Chambliss as Woody Lathrop | Lee De Broux as Quincannon | Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Damon Douglas as Billy
Director: Victor French
Writer: Paul Savage

627 :20x16 - Larkin

Jan/20/1975
Bounty hunters have their aim on Newly and his prisoner, a professional killer, as he escorts him back to Dodge City, forcing them into a strange alliance.
Guest Stars: Richard Jaeckel as Clay Larkin | Robert Gentry as Tucker | Anthony Caruso as Lon Toomes | Kathleen Cody as Melissa Cass | Michael Le Clair as Jess | Elliott Lindsey as Farmer | Maggie Malooly as Woman | Jack Rader as Angus | Gilman Rankin as Waiter | Robert Sorrells as Hickory

628 :20x17 - The Fires of Ignorance

Jan/27/1975
A school teacher fights to get all the children of Dodge City into school for a good education, something sorely lacking in the area, where the children's parents believe books are a waste of time..
Guest Stars: John Vernon as Oliver Harker | George DiCenzo as Mr. Bruce | Karen Obediear as Sallie | Lance Kerwin as Tommy Harker | Diane Shalet as Ami Harker | Herb Vigran as Judge Brooker | Janet Nichols as Lucy | Robert Brubaker as Floyd the Bartender | Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Allen Garfield as Henry Decory | John Pickard (2) as Bud | Charles Wagenheim as Joshua Halligan
Director: Victor French

629 :20x18 - The Angry Land

Feb/03/1975
Marshal Dillon escorts Bessie Sutherland to her Aunt Rachel's home after her parents are killed, but find out she is unwelcome in her house.
Guest Stars: Phil Chambers (1) as Farmer | Bruce M. Fischer as The Man | Dayton Lummis as Mr. Holmby | Eileen Mcdonough as Bessie Sutherland | Carol Vogel as Rachel
Story: Herman Groves | Teleplay: Jim Byrnes (2)

630 :20x19 - Brides and Grooms

Feb/10/1975
The three sons of farmer Hackett are told it is time they wed the women they brought back from Dodge earlier.
Guest Stars: Harry Morgan as Jed Hockett | Jim Backus as Reverend Sims | Bobby Clark (1) as Farmboy | Ray Girardin as Cliff Tobin | Jerry Hoffman as Dub | William Katt as Shep Hockett | Michele Marsh as Sarah Lynn | Amanda McBroom as Fran Carter | Spencer Milligan as Jinx Tobin | Herman Poppe as Luke Hockett | Fran Ryan as Hannah Cobb | David Soul as Ike Hockett | Linda Sublette as Emily
Director: Victor French

631 :20x20 - Hard Labor

Feb/24/1975
A shooting in Bedrock has Marshal Matt Dillon sentenced for murder with a life imprisonment and hard labor.
Guest Stars: Gregory Sierra as Osuna | John Colicos as Judge Flood | Hal Williams as Widge | Fred Lerner as Guard | Lloyd Nelson as Jury Foreman | Jackie Russell as Bar Girl | Don Megowan as Mike | Gerald McRaney as Pete Murphy | Ben Piazza as Fifer | Kevin Coughlin as Elton Prine | William Smith (1) as Latch
Story: Hal Sitowitz | Teleplay: Earl W. Wallace

632 :20x21 - I Have Promises to Keep

Mar/03/1975
A preacher from back East intends to build a church for the Native Americans, placing Festus in the middle of a dispute when the townspeople protesting the idea.
Guest Stars: Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Tom Lacy as Reverend Atkins | Ed McCready as Freight Agent | Ken Renard as Tonkowa | Fran Ryan as Hannah Cobb | Ken Swofford as Dunbar | Trini Tellez as Meala | David Wayne as Reverend Byrne | John Wheeler as Waiter

633 :20x22 - The Busters

Mar/10/1975
A wild stallion ruins the dreams of two bronco busters who have risked their lives to raise money to build a ranch in Montana.
Guest Stars: Gregg Palmer as Simeon Reed | Gary Busey as Harve Daley | John Beck as Mitch Hansen | Lynn Benisch as Zoe | Randy Boone as Hub Miller | Fran Ryan as Hannah

634 :20x23 - Manolo

Mar/17/1975
A traditional Basque custom, thought to prove one's manhood, causes Manola to be shunned by his people for refusing to fight his father.
Guest Stars: Robert Urich as Manolo Etchahoun | Nehemiah Persoff as Alejo Etchahoun | Fran Ryan as Hannah | James Almanzar as Artola Larralde | Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Mark Shera as Joachim Etchahoun | Alma Beltran as Engrace | Jess Walton as Kattalin Larralde | Brion James as Joe Barnes | Michael Gregory as Sabation | Claudio Martinez as Vitorio | Mike Howden as Tom

635 :20x24 - The Sharecroppers

Mar/31/1975
Ann Marie Pugh needs to have a crop planted before her landlord evicts them from the property, but has her hands full trying to get her lazy family to work.
Guest Stars: Bruce Boxleitner as Toby Hogue | Ted Jordan as Nathan Burke | Susanne Benton as Ann Marie Pugh | Terry Williams as Abel Pugh | Lisa Eilbacher as Lailee Pugh | Danil Torppe as Hargis Sills | Jacques Aubuchon as Linder Hogue | Robert Brubaker as Floyd the Bartender | Graham Jarvis as Rupert | Victor French as Dibble Pugh | Chanin Hale as Woman
Director: Leonard Katzman
Warning: Gunsmoke guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama | Western
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 10, 1955
Ended: March 31, 1975
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