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List of TV episodes written by John Meston, listed alphabetically. This list of television episodes written by John Meston also includes any episodes that were co-written by John Meston. Various bits of information are available for these episodes, such as what season the episode is from and when it originally aired. If you want to know more about a particular episode you can click on its name for additional details.

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A Man a Day Gunsmoke - Season 7 - Outlaws want Matt to leave Dodge so they can steal from the bank or they will kill a man per day.

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Abe Blocker Gunsmoke - Season 8 - Abe Blocker, an aging mountain man, tells Bud and Mary Groves to get off their homestead or die. Bud tells Matt. He goes looking. Abe shoots at Buck's hooves. Abe's wife and child died in ...more

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About Chester Gunsmoke - Season 6 - While Chester is out searching for Doc, his horse is injured. Chester goes to a house for help and is instead taken prisoner.

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All That Gunsmoke - Season 7 - Shanks is evicted from his rented ranch, loses his cattle and wife to another man. He goes to Colorado to pan for gold. He meets up with Buddy Ebsen, he convinces him to return to Dodge. They ...more

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Ash Gunsmoke - Season 8 - Ben Galt a buffalo hunter and Ash Farior get into a fight over Tilly, one of Kitty's girls. Matt breaks it up. Tilly's fiancee, Emmett Hall, tell Ben and Ash hands off his girl. Ash and Ben go ...more

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Bad Seed Gunsmoke - Season 6 - Matt rescues teen-aged Trudy Trent from a life of isolated poverty with her incestuous and alcoholic father, but he subsequently learns that "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" ...more

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Bank Baby Gunsmoke - Season 10 - An outlaw tries to rob a bank and take a baby.

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Ben Tolliver's Stud Gunsmoke - Season 6 - Jake Creed accuses his young hired hand, Ben Tolliver, of horse theft.

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Bless Me Till I Die Gunsmoke - Season 6 - Vengeful former convict Nate Bush sets off a tragic series of events when he informs Matt that well-liked new arrival Cole Treadwell is actually Cole Trankin, an escapee from the Arizona ...more

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Blind Man's Bluff Gunsmoke - Season 8 - Bud Hayes cleans Walker out playing poker. Outside Walker kills Bud and robs him. Billy Poe sees him and tries to help. Bud asks his name. Bud says you're swing for this Billy Poe. As he dies he ...more

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Bottleman Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Tom Cassidy (a drunk) tries to kill Dan Clell (a new gambler) in town.

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Buffalo Hunter Gunsmoke - Season 4 - When a Buffalo hunter dies from injuries from burning led, Matt and Doc think that their boss (Jim Gatluf) might have had something to do with the man's dying. After Matt speaks with one of ...more

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Carter Caper Gunsmoke - Season 9 - Joe Stark takes a pet chicken from an old man. Billy Hargis rides up as Sally, the chicken, cooks. Joe likes Billy's horse. That night Stark is fixin' to steal the horse. Hargis whups Joe. Stark ...more

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Chicken Gunsmoke - Season 10 - Dan Collins is reputed to have shot four outlaws at Hackaberry Creek. Dan meets Lucy Benton and her crippled brother Carl. Lucy tells Dan not to come to her place. A cowboy coming out the Lady ...more

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Child Of Pain Little House on the Prairie - Season 1 - When it is found out that a young boy, Graham, is being beaten by his alcoholic father, John, Caroline takes care of the boy while Charles stays with John to try to get him to stay sober.

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Claustrophobia Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Ollie Ridgers is a free spirited man who hates towns and lives free on the prairie. His friend Jim Branch convinces Ollie to go into Dodge for a good time at Miss Kitty's saloon. While Ollie is ...more

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Cody's Code Gunsmoke - Season 7 - Sam Dukes arrives on the stage with Mr. Koger. Sam takes a fancy to Cody Durham's fiancee, Rose, who works at the Long Branch. Sam gets drunk and tries to force Rose to drink. Brack is ready to ...more

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Coventry Gunsmoke - Season 7 - The official summary is Matt persuades Dodge City to ignore a criminal. He never actually talks to the town about ignoring the criminal, they just all do it.

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Cows and Cribs Gunsmoke - Season 3 - When a young couple dies of the fever out on the prairie , Doc, Matt and Chester bring the couple's young baby into Dodge to find a good home for the young baby. Matt turns the baby over to Ma ...more

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Crack-Up Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Matt learns there is a hired killer in Dodge City, the hired killer gives Matt a challenge to find out who paid Nate Springer to kill Matt.

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Distant Drummer Gunsmoke - Season 6 - A young army drummer named Raffie is terrorized by two bullying mule skinners.

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Doc Judge Gunsmoke - Season 5 - While Matt is away on business, Doc gets threatened by an ex convict (Brice Harp) who claims that Doc Adams sentenced him to a long term in Prison. Doc tries to explain to the man that he was ...more

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Doc Quits Gunsmoke - Season 4 - When another Doctor shows up in Dodge promising lower Doctor's fees and miracle cures, Doc gets angry and and many Dodge citizens think Doc Adamas has quit as Dodge's doctor. When Doc comes up ...more

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Don Matteo Gunsmoke - Season 6 - Matt's old friend, Esteban Garcia, tracks a man into Dodge and plans to kill him for stealing his wife.

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Dooley Surrenders Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Hide skinner Emmett Dooley thinks he killed a man while drunk and turns himself in.

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Dry Well Gunsmoke - Season 9 - As soon as Dave takes the buckboard to town, Web Vickers rides up to Dave's two timing wife, Yuma, and kisses her. Web leaves and Jeff Daley rides up and kisses her. Dave returns to see a guy ...more

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Easy Come Gunsmoke - Season 9 - Tobin shoots a guy that owes him money from a poker game. Elmo Sippy comes by but doesn't help. Elmo gets in a poker game with Tobin. Elmo owes Tobin $25 on the last pot. Elmo steals exactly $25 ...more

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Ex-Con Gunsmoke - Season 9 - Leo Pitts and Lily return to his ranch. Leo did five years in prison for robbery. Leo says to Lily you don't love me. She won't answer,but says I made a deal. Leo removes a stone from the ...more

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False Front Gunsmoke - Season 8 - In Kansas City Senator McGovern wants to do away with marshalls west of the Mississippi. Matt tells him to come to Dodge to judge for himself. A journalist, Paul Hill says if a guy bluffs well ...more

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Father's Love Gunsmoke - Season 9 - Cora Prells's first job as a saloon girl is short lived. At the Golden Horn Saloon in Wichita,she refuses to drink with Jesse Price and others and quits. Cora's working at Mr. Ross' general ...more

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Friend's Pay-Off Gunsmoke - Season 6 - Matt is summoned to help an old friend, Ab Butler, who has been shot in the back and left for dead. However, Matt faces a difficult situation when Ab's partner shows up and tells his side of the ...more

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General Parcley Smith Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Old-timer Smith is a former Army officer considered a butcher. He arrives in Dodge City speading rumors about the new Banker, Drew Holt.

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Gunsmuggler Gunsmoke - Season 4 - When renegade Pawnee Indians attack some local ranchers, Matt and Major Evans think that white gunrunners supplied the Renegades the rifles. Matt, Chester and Indian scout Tobeel, go the scene ...more

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Hack Prine Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Hack Prine, a friend of Matt's rides into Dodge. However he is there as a gunman, for Matt Dillon.

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Half Straight Gunsmoke - Season 7 - Grant Hatcher hires Lute Willis to kill Matt. Lute meets Fanny Fields and sets his hat for her. Lute takes a bottle of whiskey up to Hank Browder, another professional gunman. Lute meets Fanny ...more

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Hanging Man Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Someone keeps hanging people in Dodge and making it look like suicide.

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Harper's Blood (AKA: Harper) Gunsmoke - Season 7 - Sarah Cooley, dying of a heart attack, confesses to her husband, Gip Cooley, that her father changed his last name from Harper to Harris long before they were married. Harper was known for ...more

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Harriet Gunsmoke - Season 6 - After witnessing the callous murder of her kindly father, Harriet Horne disregards Matt's advice and unwisely attempts to extract revenge from the perpetrators by making them jealous rivals for ...more

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He Learned About Women Gunsmoke - Season 7 - Chester is taken prisoner by Comancheros. He shot one and is to die at dawn. Kisla, the leader's wife, helps Chester and Chavela, her rival to escape. Solis kills Garver and takes over, and ...more

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Hinka Do Gunsmoke - Season 5 - The new rootin tootin owner of ""The Lady Gay"" (Mamie)comes to Dodge and opens a saloon. When she opens the saloon, she lets the Dodge cowpokes know that she is very handy ...more

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Home Surgery Gunsmoke - Season 1 - When returning to Dodge, Chester and Matt are confronted by Holly Hawtree, whose father is desperately ill with gangrene. His only hope for survival is amputation of the affected leg. Matt ...more

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Honey Pot Gunsmoke - Season 10 - Matt quits his job rather than arrest a friend of his.

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Hung High Gunsmoke - Season 10 - Matt had to arrest Cavalry Sgt. Wilks for being drunk and disorderly. The following morning Matt had to,literally, throw him out of his office after Wilks tried to assault him. Matt's mentor, ...more

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I Thee Wed Gunsmoke - Season 5 - After Sam Lackett physically beats his wife on the streets of Dodge, Matt and Doc try to persuade Mrs. Lackett to prefer charges on her husband, but she refuses to so. When Mrs. Lackett comes ...more

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Innocence Gunsmoke - Season 10 - Elsa Poe arrives on the stage and asks Doc to escort her to the Long Branch. Bob Sullins and Art McLane argue over who gets served first by Quint. Charlie Ross and Joe Rogers run a freight ...more

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Jenny Gunsmoke - Season 8 - Al Flack and Zel Meyers are dividing the money from their latest bank heist and agree to meet in Pueblo in two weeks for a gold robbery. Zel and his girl go to Dodge. Zel tells Jenny to get a ...more

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Kangaroo Gunsmoke - Season 5 - When a crazy man and his two songs whip a cowboy with a bullwhip almost killing the cowboy, Matt rescues the cowboy from the severe whipping. When Matt asks Chester to untie the cowboy, the man ...more

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Kitty's Injury Gunsmoke - Season 5 - After Miss Kitty is injured from falling from a horse, Matt seeks help from some poor farmers.Matt determines early on that the Farmer (Raff Juson) , his wife and son are strange people that ...more

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Kitty's Killing Gunsmoke - Season 5 - When an older gentlemen, Jacob Leech, comes into the Dodge jail house and tells Matt and Chester that he plans to kill a man named Ollie Radford, Matt puts Jacob Leech in the jail for the night ...more

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Kitty's Outlaw Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Doc, Chester, and Matt suspect Kitty of helping a bank robber when she invites Matt to an out of the way spot for dinner. What they didn't know was that the bank robber was the first 'man' Kitty ...more