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The Best Episodes of Gunsmoke

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Below is a complete Gunsmoke episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Gunsmoke episodes are listed along with the Gunsmoke episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Gunsmoke episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items on this list include “The Guns of Cibola Blanca (2)” and “Gunsmoke: To the Last Man.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Gunsmoke episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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    Chicken

    Dec 05 1964
    Dan Collins is reputed to have shot four outlaws at Hackaberry Creek. Dan meets Lucy Benton...
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    Deputy Festus

    Jan 16 1965
    Three trappers are partying down at the Long Branch when one of them decides to drink an...
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    Kite's Reward

    Nov 12 1955
    Andy Travis shoots a guy. Matt tells him you're real good with the gun, but you have a choice...
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    Indian Scout

    Mar 31 1956
    Twenty-three soldiers died a the hands of the Comamches at Cold Creek. Will Bailey lost his...
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    Alarm at Pleasant Valley

    Aug 25 1956
    While on the way back to Dodge, Matt and Chester discover a homsteading family fleeing...
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    General Parcley Smith

    Dec 10 1955
    Old-timer Smith is a former Army officer considered a butcher. He arrives in Dodge City...
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    Honey Pot

    May 15 1965
    Matt quits his job rather than arrest a friend of his....
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    20-20

    Feb 25 1956
    Troy Carver, an aging ex-lawman gets off the stage. Matt calls to him. Troy turns and almost...  more
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    Smoking Out the Nolans

    Nov 05 1955
    Clay Young is trying to evict Josh Nolan. Josh tells Matt he paid Clay for the property. ...
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    Hack Prine

    May 12 1956
    Hack Prine, a friend of Matt's rides into Dodge. However he is there as a gunman, for Matt...
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    The Killer

    May 26 1956
    Charles Bronson guest stars as a cowardly gunslinger who only goes after old men or young kids...
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    Take Her, She's Cheap

    Oct 31 1964
    Ma Carp tells her son Rainey, somebody ought to fix the wheel on the wagon. It's been broke...
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    The Pariah

    Apr 17 1965
    Paolo Scanzano's boys collect wanted posters. They identify John Hooker as a murderer and...
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    He Who Steals

    May 29 1965
    Buffalo hunter Jeff Sutro, who does not hold with the new society that has come to the...
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    The Pest Hole

    Apr 14 1956
    Doc is using the jail to quarantine people as they fall ill. The common thread between them...
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    The Queue

    Dec 03 1955
    After two bullys cut off Chen's pig-tail (queue), the man vows vengeance....
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    Matt Gets It

    Sep 10 1955
    Dan Grat, a gunman hunted by Texas authorities, seeks refuge in Dodge City. Marshal Dillon...
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    The Violators

    Oct 17 1964
    Willy Scroggs is stabbed to death. It looks like indians did it, but Matt doesn't think so. ...
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    Word of Honor

    Oct 01 1955
    Hank Worth, son of wealthy rancher Jake Worth, is kidnapped and held for $20,000 ransome by...
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    Helping Hand

    Mar 17 1956
    A would-be tough guy picks on the wrong man in an attempt to make a name for himself when he...
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    Thursday's Child

    Mar 06 1965
    Julie Blane may need help from Doc Adams to deal with her past....
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    Cooter

    May 19 1956
    Cooter brings Mr. Ben Sissell, a gambler, a drink. A kid accuses Ben of dealing off the...
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    Tap Day for Kitty

    Mar 24 1956
    An old sodbuster comes to town and decides he wants to marry Kitty. When he won't leave her...
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    Blue Heaven

    Sep 26 1964
    Kip's on the run. He meets a runaway, Packy Kerlin. Packy's going to Dodge to find his mom...
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    Twenty Miles from Dodge

    Apr 10 1965
    You'd think Kitty would have learned her lesson about taking stagecoach trips. On this one,...