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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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    Reed Survives

    Dec 31 1955
    Lucy also professes her love for handsome Booth Rider, and concocts a scheme in which Ephram...
  • 2
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    15

    Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice

    Feb 10 1994
    After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible....
  • 3
    71
    12

    The Hunter

    Nov 26 1955
    A buffalo hunter, Jase Murdock, is warned by Ross the storekeeper to stay out of Indian...
  • 4
    71
    12

    Mr. and Mrs. Amber

    Aug 04 1956
    Peak Fletcher says his sister Sarah Amber stole a calf. She was set up. Matt tells Peak to...
  • 5
    68
    12

    Gunsmoke: To the Last Man

    Jan 10 1992
    Retired marshal Matt Dillon tracks Arizona rustlers and lands in the middle of the 1880s... more on Wikipedia
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    67
    12

    General Parcley Smith

    Dec 10 1955
    Old-timer Smith is a former Army officer considered a butcher. He arrives in Dodge City...
  • 7
    67
    12

    Robin Hood

    Feb 04 1956
    Victims won't testify against John Henry Jordan at his trial for robbing the stage. He's...
  • 8
    67
    12

    The Guitar

    Jul 21 1956
    Augie Shart and Gene Tyler a couple of drunks try to hang Weed Pindle from Texas once they...
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    67
    14

    Yorky

    Feb 18 1956
    Yorky, a white boy who was brought up by Arapahoes, is victimized by horse theives. Seeking...
  • 10
    68
    15

    Reward for Matt

    Jan 28 1956
    Matt kills a man and his widow posts a $1,000 reward for his death. Every one in the country...
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    15
    Retired marshal Matt Dillon must clear his name after mistaken identity makes him wanted: dead... more on Wikipedia
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    62
    11

    Reunion '78

    Mar 03 1956
    Belle Archer recognizes Jerry Shand and hides her face. Jerry has a grudge against Andy...
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    62
    11

    Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge

    Sep 26 1987
    Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins," is released from a frontier prison and promptly... more on Wikipedia
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    67
    15

    Professor Lute Bone

    Jan 07 1956
    Doc is so angered by a traveling medicine man and his opium elixir that he wants to get a gun...
  • 15
    67
    15

    No Handcuffs

    Jan 21 1956
    When a dishonest Deputy Sheriff takes a prisoner from Matt's jail without Matt's approval or...
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    62
    12
    Zach and Bulow, up with a cattle drive, are raising a ruckus. Matt wants Zach's gun. He...
  • 17
    62
    12
    Gunsmoke: The Last Apache is a 1990 film directed by Charles Correll.
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    10

    Obie Tater

    Oct 15 1955
    Two outlaws seek an old prospector's hidden fortune. They drag him to try to get him to tell....
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    58
    10

    The Preacher

    Jun 16 1956
    Seth, a newcomer to Dodge is bullied by Keeler, a boxer.
  • 20
    62
    14

    20-20

    Feb 25 1956
    Troy Carver, an aging ex-lawman gets off the stage. Matt calls to him. Troy turns and almost...
  • 21
    62
    15

    Magnus

    Dec 24 1955
    Chester is embarrassed when his mountain man brother Magnus comes to town to visit. They...
  • 22
    55
    10

    Hot Spell

    Sep 17 1955
    Matt intercedes on behalf of ex-con Cope Borden, when Rance Bradley accuses Cope of horse...
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    55
    10

    Home Surgery

    Oct 08 1955
    When returning to Dodge, Chester and Matt are confronted by Holly Hawtree, whose father is...
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    57
    11

    The Big Broad

    Apr 28 1956
    Big Lena Wave and her man, diminutive Emmett Fitzgood ride into Dodge to run a card game at...
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    11

    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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