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Year: 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Matt Gets It

10 September 1955
Matt is critically wounded while attempting to arrest super-fast gunman Dan Grat. Grat runs rampant in Dodge while Matt recovers, but is unpleasantly surprised when the recovered marshal challenges him again.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Paul Richards ... Dan Grat

Robert Anderson ... Jim Hill

Malcolm Atterbury ... Bird

Howard Culver ... Hotel Clerk

John Wayne ... Himself - Host
Walter Bacon ... Townsman (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Hot Spell

17 September 1955
Temperatures are high, tempers are short, and Matt is unenviably duty-bound to protect despicable gunman Cope Borden from being lynched by a group of normally law-abiding and hard-working ranchers and cowhands.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Dehner ... Cope Borden

James Westerfield ... Rance Bradley
Marvin Bryan ... Jason Bradley
Jimmy Noel ... Man with Bradley (uncredited)

Tex Palmer ... Man with Bradley (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... The Bartender (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Man with Bradley (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Word of Honor

1 October 1955
Doc is sworn to secrecy to protect a cruel gang guilty of murder.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Robert Middleton ... Jake Worth

Claude Akins ... Harry
Dick Paxton ... Rudy
Thom Carney ... Jack

Ray Boyle ... Jeff Worth
Will J. White ... Ed Worth
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: Home Surgery

8 October 1955
The frightened teenage daughter of a rancher enlists Matt to attempt to save her father's life by amputating his gangrenous leg.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Joe De Santis ... Mr. Hawtree

Gloria Talbott ... Holly Hawtree
Wright King ... Ben Walling
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: Obie Tater

15 October 1955
A old prospector marries a saloon girl, who like others wants to know where his gold from his prospecting days is hidden.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Royal Dano ... Obie Tater
Kathy Adams ... Ella Mills
Jon Shepodd ... Mitch
Pat Conway ... Quade

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: Night Incident

29 October 1955
Matt is dubious of young Timmy Wyatt's stories concerning nighttime robberies and assaults, but he agrees to investigate and is surprised by what he discovers.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc
Peter J. Votrian ... Timmy Wyatt (as Peter Votrian)

Robert Foulk ... Edward Hinton
Amzie Strickland ... Lennie Hinton
Anne Warren ... White Fawn
Lance Warren ... Maggie Wyatt

Jeanne Bates ... Mrs. Wyatt
Lou Vernon ... Cal Ross
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Smoking Out the Nolans

5 November 1955
Matt has the unpleasant task of evicting some squatters from a rancher's land, but the squatters claim the rancher sold the land to them legally.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Larch ... Clay Young
Ainslie Pryor ... Josh Nolan

Jeanne Bates ... Mrs. Nolan

Edward Platt ... Mr. Burgess (as Ed Platt)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: Kite's Reward

12 November 1955
Dillon takes away the gun of Andy Travis after he kills a man in self defense, figuring no one will challenge an unarmed man to a gunfight, but it's an action that might prove to be very costly.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Adam Kennedy ... Andy Travis

James Griffith ... Joe Kite

Herbert Lytton ... Jake Crowell

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

Jon Locke ... Beecher (as Joe Locke)

Chris Alcaide ... Barnes

Tex Palmer ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: The Hunter

26 November 1955
Marshal Dillon has to keep bullying buffalo hunter Jase Murdock from traveling south into Indian territory on a hunt for hides. Murdock's plan to trespass and wantonly massacre buffalo promises to spark an uprising.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Peter Whitney ... Jase Murdock
Richard Gilden ... Golden Calf
Lou Vernon ... Cal Ross
Robert Keene ... Dude
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 10: The Queue

3 December 1955
Two men cut off a Chinese immigrant's pigtail, and he tells Matt that he can return home to China only with the pigtail or by taking the lives of the men who stole it.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Keye Luke ... Chen

Sebastian Cabot ... Bailey
Robert Gist ... Rabb Briggs
Dennis McCarthy ... Howard (as Devlin McCarthy)

Dee Cooper ... Barfly (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 11: General Parsley Smith

10 December 1955
An inveterate liar is loudly insistent that Dodge City's new banker is a swindler who will abscond with the townspeople's savings at his earliest opportunity.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Raymond Bailey ... General Parsley Smith
James O'Rear ... Drew Holt
John Alderson ... Nash

Budd Knapp ... Mr. Botkin (as Wilfred Knapp)
Walter Bacon ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Silver Harr ... Townsman (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)

Michael Jeffers ... Townsman (uncredited)

John Mitchum ... Townsman (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: Magnus

24 December 1955
Chester is concerned when his nomadic and "uncivilized" brother pays a Christmas visit to Dodge, but Magnus Goode proves worldlier and more adaptable to town life than anyone thought possible.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Robert Easton ... Magnus Goode

James Anderson ... Lucifer Jones

Than Wyenn ... Dealer

Tim Graham ... Cowboy
Dorothy Schuyler ... Olive

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: Reed Survives

31 December 1955
Booth Rider is being played for a sucker by the wife of the ranch owner he works for, in the hopes that he will have to kill her husband in self defense.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Carradine ... Ephraim Hunt

Lola Albright ... Lucy Hunt

James Drury ... Booth Rider
Virginia Chapman ... Gypsy (credit only) (as Virginia Arness)

Chick Hannan ... Ed - Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 14: Professor Lute Bone

7 January 1956
Professor Bone is a well meaning medicine man who shows up in Dodge selling an elixir with potentially deadly side effects.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Abbott ... Professor Lute Bone
Jester Hairston ... Wellington

Gloria Castillo ... Mrs. Ringle
Don Gardner ... Mr. Ringle

Strother Martin ... Mr. Stooler
Sally Corner ... Mrs. Stooler
Nora Bush ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Walt La Rue ... Townsman (uncredited)

Joe Phillips ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: No Handcuffs

21 January 1956
Hank Springer who claims the sheriff of Mingo framed him for murder, escapes from Matt's jail, wrongly believing he has killed a deputy in the process, and now has the intention of killing the apparently corrupt sheriff.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc
Vic Perrin ... Hank (as Victor Perrin)

Mort Mills ... Brake
Marjorie Owens ... Woman

Herbert Lytton ... Hunter
Cyril Delevanti ... Turnkey
Charles H. Gray ... Sheriff (as Charles Gray)
Nick Borgani ... Barfly (uncredited)
John Rice ... Barfly (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 16: Reward for Matt

28 January 1956
A woman puts a price on Matt's head after he shoots down her husband.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Val Dufour ... Day Barrett
Helen Wallace ... Mrs. Stoner
Paul Newlan ... Mr. Stoner
Jean Inness ... Mrs. Reeves
John G. Lee ... Young Farmer
Walter Bacon ... Townsman (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 17: Robin Hood

4 February 1956
Holdup man John Henry Jordan repeatedly escapes conviction by robbing only the wealthy and sparing poorer persons who are potential witnesses against him. His luck runs out when Matt's efforts force him to victimize ordinary citizens.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

William Hopper ... John Henry Jordan

Barry Atwater ... Mr. Bowen
Nora Marlowe ... Mrs. Bowen

James McCallion ... Vince Butler

Budd Knapp ... Mr. Botkin (as Wilfred Knapp)

S. John Launer ... Judge

Forest Burns ... Juror (uncredited)
Nora Bush ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

John George ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Juror (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Kansas Moehring ... Juror (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 18: Yorky

18 February 1956
A young white boy, taken hostage years earlier by the Pawnee, must steal from or kill a white in order to be accepted by the tribe as a brave.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester
Jeffrey Silver ... Yorky (as Jeff Silver)
Howard Petrie ... Brant
Dennis Cross ... Tom

Malcolm Atterbury ... Seldon
Mary Gregory ... Mrs. Seldon
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 19: 20-20

25 February 1956
Troy Carver is an aging ex lawman with poor eyesight being chased by a dirt farmer who wants revenge for the killing of his brother 2 years before.

Season 1, Episode 20: Reunion '78

3 March 1956
Long Branch hostess Belle Archer sees Jerry Shand shoot a former Quantrill Rader dead in self defense, but refuses to say so, and now he faces a murder trial.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Val Dufour ... Jerry Shand
Marion Brash ... Belle
Maurice Manson ... Andy Culley
Joseph V. Perry ... Witness (as Joe Perry)
Mason Curry ... Marty
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 21: Helping Hand

17 March 1956
Matt saves suspected 18 year old cattle thief Steve Elser, from a would be lynch group, and tries to help him find a job, but discovers he might be a hopeless case.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Brett Halsey ... Elser
K.L. Smith ... Pence (as Ken L. Smith)

Russell Thorson ... Bowers (as Russ Thorson)
Michael Granger ... Hander

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)
James Nusser ... Wilkins (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 22: Tap Day for Kitty

24 March 1956
Matt suspects Kitty of shooting and wounding an old man who attempted to abduct her in hopes of forcing her to marry him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Dehner ... Nip Cullers
John Patrick ... Jonas

Mary Adams ... Nettie
Evelyn Scott ... Olive
Dorothy Schuyler ... Kate
Charlene Brooks ... Blossom

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Barfly (uncredited)

George Selk ... Moss (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 23: Indian Scout

31 March 1956
Amos Cartwright is an Indian scout for the army and is suspected of deliberately allowing his troop to be ambushed by the Comanches, and now the brother of one of the dead soldiers is planning to kill him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Eduard Franz ... Amos Cartwright

DeForest Kelley ... Will Bailey (as DeForrest Kelley)
William Vaughn ... Twitchell
Harold 'Tommy' Hart ... Clay (as Tommy Hart)

Pat Hogan ... Buffalo Tongue
Fred Carson ... Man Sitting in Bar (uncredited)

Buddy Roosevelt ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Barfly (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 24: The Pest Hole

14 April 1956
When an epidemic of typhoid fever hits Dodge, some citizens want to take the law into their own hands against the person suspected as the carrier of the disease.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Howard McNear ... Bradley
Patrick O'Moore ... Matthews
Evelyn Scott ... Olive
Norbert Schiller ... Franz Betzer
Phil Rich ... Townsman
Gordon Mills ... Burkleman
Lisa Golm ... Mrs. Saur

Howard Culver ... Hannah
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 25: The Big Broad

28 April 1956
A large woman and her small companion bring trouble to Kitty's saloon, as the woman has a way of causing guns to be drawn.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Dee J. Thompson ... Lena Wave
Joel Ashley ... Nate

Terry Becker ... Emmett
Henry Brock ... Drummer (as Heinie Brock)

Howard Culver ... Hotel Clerk

Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 26: Hack Prine

12 May 1956
Far from Dodge and without a horse Matt Dillon still manages to bring in Lee Trimble...a man wanted for murder. Lee's brother Dolph swears that he'll get him out. Meanwhile, an old friend of Dillon's, Hack Prine, has arrived in Dodge to take a job. Happy to see each other they reminisce about old times both unaware that the job Hack is in Dodge for is killing Dillon.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Leo Gordon ... Hack Prine

George Wallace ... Dolph Timble

Hal Baylor ... Lee Timble
Wally Cassell ... Oley

Larry J. Blake ... Conspirator (uncredited)

Paul Keast ... Conspirator (uncredited)

Kermit Maynard ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tyler McVey ... Conspirator (uncredited)

Tex Palmer ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
John Powers ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 27: Cooter

19 May 1956
After Matt exposes gambler Ben Sissle as a cheat, Sissle attempts to exact revenge by giving brain-damaged Cooter Smith a gun and telling the marshal that Cooter plans to challenge him to a gunfight.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Strother Martin ... Cooter

Vinton Hayworth ... Sissle
Brett King ... Pate

Robert Vaughn ... Kid
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 28: The Killer

26 May 1956
Matt must go to extreme lengths to stop the killing spree of a psychopathic murderer who provokes gunfights with cowboys, farmers, and others whom he knows have no chance against him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Charles Bronson ... Crego
David Chapman ... Jesse
James Nusser ... Man

Dabbs Greer ... Jonas
Virginia Chapman ... Gypsy (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Townsman (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 29: Doc's Revenge

9 June 1956
A stranger comes to Dodge, and Doc bewilders and dismays Chester and Matt by arming himself and vowing to kill the man.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Chris Alcaide ... Clem Maddow
Ainslie Pryor ... George Maddow
Harry Bartell ... Ben Bartlett

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 30: The Preacher

16 June 1956
The stage coach arrives in Dodge carrying two distinct personalities. Sam Keeler, a loud braggart of a man who boasts he can beat any man with his fists and Seth Tandy a quiet, meek man who refuses to raise his hands in violence. Keeler tries to provoke Tandy into a fight and Dillon is forced to intervene to prevent Tandy's beating. Soon Keeler has a grudge against Tandy and Dillon which will lead to an inevitable confrontation between Keeler and Dillon.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Royal Dano ... Seth Tandy

Chuck Connors ... Sam Keeler
Paul Dubov ... Humbert
James Hyland ... Stage Driver (as Jim Hyland)

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 31: How to Die for Nothing

23 June 1956
Trail herder Howard Bulow swears to shoot Marshal Dillon in the back after he kills his drunken brother in self-defense.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Mort Mills ... Howard Bulow
Maurice Manson ... Riesling
Lawrence Dobkin ... Jacklin

James Nolan ... Zack
Bill White Jr. ... Ned

Herbert Lytton ... Stranger
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 32: Dutch George

30 June 1956
Dutch George runs a large horse theft operation. The law can't touch him because others take the risk. He makes a big mistake when he personally steals one horse for himself.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Robert Middleton ... Dutch George
Tom Pittman ... Jimmy McQueen
Richard Warren ... Hack

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 33: Prairie Happy

7 July 1956
Matt tries to quell rumors of a planned Pawnee attack.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Robert Ellenstein ... Tewksbury

Dabbs Greer ... Jonas
Anne Barton ... Quiet One

Budd Knapp ... Botkin (as Wilfrid Knapp)
Tyler McVey ... Father
Bruce Holland ... Boy
Jack Holland ... Danvers

Roy Engel ... Citizen (as Roy Engle)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)

Kay E. Kuter ... Barfly (uncredited)

Tex Palmer ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 34: Chester's Mail Order Bride

14 July 1956
Chester has been writing to a mail-order bride who is now coming to Dodge to marry him. What Chester has neglected to tell Matt and Doc is that the picture he sent her wasn't his but the marshal's.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Mary Carver ... Ann
Joel Ashley ... Linus

Russell Thorson ... Brady (as Russ Thorson)
William Hamel ... Customer

Bert Rumsey ... Sam
Benjie Bancroft ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Fred Carson ... Buffalo Hunter (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Barfly (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Barber (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 35: The Guitar

21 July 1956
Weed Pindle is a friendly guitar player in Dodge, but when certain cowboys find out he fought for a particular division of the Union Army, they become set on trying to hang him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Aaron Spelling ... Weed Pindle

Jacques Aubuchon ... Short
Charles H. Gray ... Tyler (as Charles Gray)

Duane Grey ... Delmer (as Duane Thorsen)
Bill Hale ... Tom
Joseph Mell ... Pence

Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 36: Cara

28 July 1956
An old flame of Matt's comes to town, but her presence in Dodge may be motivated by more than sentiment.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jorja Curtright ... Cara
Charles Webster ... Sheriff Benson
Douglas Odney ... Tolliver

Budd Knapp ... Mr. Botkin (as Wilfrid Knapp)

Howard Culver ... Mr. Uzzel

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam, Bartender (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 37: Mr. and Mrs. Amber

4 August 1956
A struggling prairie couple endures harassment and torment at the hands of the wife's self-righteous brother.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc (credit only)

Amanda Blake ... Kitty (credit only)

Paul Richards ... Neal Amber
Ainslie Pryor ... Peak Fletcher
Gloria McGehee ... Mrs. Amber (as Gloria McGhee)

Dabbs Greer ... Jonas

Bing Russell ... Simon Fletcher

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Tex Palmer ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 38: Unmarked Grave

18 August 1956
A distraught middle-aged woman becomes determined to aid a young murderer in Matt's custody after she learns of her own son's violent death and unceremonious burial on Boot Hill.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Ron Hagerthy ... Blackie

Helen Kleeb ... Mrs. Randolph

William Hopper ... Tasker

Than Wyenn ... Darcy
Joe Scudero ... Munro

Boyd Stockman ... Stage Driver

Forest Burns ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 39: Alarm at Pleasant Valley

25 August 1956
While on the way back to Dodge, Matt and Chester help homesteaders besieged by Indians.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester
Lew Brown ... Sam Fraser
Helen Wallace ... Ma Fraser
Dorothy Schuyler ... Alice Fraser
Bill White Jr. ... Tad Fraser

Dan Blocker ... Lieutenant

Bill Clark ... Soldier (uncredited)
George Walsh ... Announcer (uncredited)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Cow Doctor

8 September 1956
Doc is called to a farm to treat a sick farmer, who has always hated doctors.

Season 2, Episode 2: Brush at Elkader

15 September 1956
Matt must resort to trickery after he and Chester trail psychopathic killer Lou Shippen to a small town whose citizenry is so frightened of Shippen that they refuse to even point him out.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Gage Clarke ... Hinkle
Alfred Linder ... Clerk
Dennis Cross ... Bartender

Malcolm Atterbury ... Liveryman

Paul Lambert ... Lou Shippen
Fred Carson ... Ben Williams (uncredited)

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)

Jack Perrin ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Dodge Bartender (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 3: Custer

22 September 1956
"Rough justice" awaits cocksure Army deserter Joe Trimble after a civilian jury wrongly acquits him of murder and the Army forgoes prosecution in favor of returning him to his unit.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Brian G. Hutton ... Joe Trimble
Richard Keith ... Major Banker

Herbert Lytton ... Judge
Rudy Bowman ... Juror (uncredited)

Forest Burns ... Juror (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Jack Kenny ... Juror (uncredited)

Charles King ... Man at Trial (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Juror (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 4: The Round Up

29 September 1956
Matt goes on a rampage to close down Front Street after he accidentally shoots and kills his old friend (and temporary deputy) while trying to defend himself from a sneak attack by a murderous saloonkeeper.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jacques Aubuchon ... Torp
Michael Hinn ... Zel

Barney Phillips ... Summers

John Dierkes ... Rydell
Mason Curry ... Jake
John Patrick ... Dad

Chet Brandenburg ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Fred Carson ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Charles King ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Sam Schwartz ... Ted Hightower (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 5: Young Man with a Gun

20 October 1956
After Matt beats fast gun and braggart Sam Kircher in a gunfight, Kircher's inexperienced teen brother comes to town and tells Matt he will learn to use a gun, and then kill him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Jack Dimond ... Peyt
Fredd Wayne ... Sam Kertcher
Clegg Hoyt ... Jack Rynning

Sidney Clute ... Spencer (as Sid Clute)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 6: Indian White

27 October 1956
When a twelve-year-old Cheyenne prisoner is brought to Dodge by the Cavalry, a woman claims it's her son, who the tribe kidnapped many years earlier.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Peter J. Votrian ... Dennis

Marian Seldes ... Mrs. Cullen
Alexander Lockwood ... Col. Honeyman

Abel Fernandez ... Little Wolf

Stanley Adams ... Ross
Clegg Hoyt ... Dutchholder
Kenneth Alton ... Cowboy
George Archambeault ... Citizen

Charles King ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 7: How to Cure a Friend

10 November 1956
Matt is put in a difficult position by the arrival of Nick Search, an old friend who has since become a gambler with a fast draw and a reputation for dishonesty.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Andrew Duggan ... Nick Search

Simon Oakland ... Enoch Mills

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Mr. Teeters
Joseph Mell ... Bill Pence
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 8: Legal Revenge

17 November 1956
Doc comes upon a new homesteader confined to bed with a badly infected leg and a gun under the bedclothes for protection against his wife.

Season 2, Episode 9: The Mistake

24 November 1956
When a man suspected of murder can't establish his alibi, Matt arrests the man. After the prisoner draws a gun on Chester and escapes, evidence suggests he might not be guilty.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Mike Connors ... Bostick (as Touch Connors)
Gene O'Donnell ... Haney
Cyril Delevanti ... Driver
Robert Hinkle ... Rider

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender
Fred Carson ... Bartender (uncredited)

Charles King ... Man Sitting in Chair (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 10: Greater Love

1 December 1956
Killer Jed Butler takes Doctor Adams hostage to help his dying partner, and learns the true meaning of love for a friend, when Matt risks his life to rescue the good doctor.

Season 2, Episode 11: No Indians

8 December 1956
Matt strongly suspects that it is actually white men who are responsible for a murderous series of "Indian raids" that have terrorized prairie-dwelling families.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Herbert Rudley ... Capt. Starr
Dick Rich ... Sam Butler
Mickey Simpson ... Stapp
Fintan Meyler ... Arie O'Dell
Joel Ashley ... Jake
K.L. Smith ... Cran
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 12: Spring Term

15 December 1956
A man is shot on the streets of Dodge, and Matt realizes that shot was meant for him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Harry Townes ... Bill Lee

Howard Culver ... Mr. Uzzell

Stanley Adams ... Bartender
Paul Newlan ... Danch

Ross Ford ... Dane Shaw
Clayton Post ... Citizen

Jack Kruschen ... Jed

H.M. Wynant ... Barker

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Dodge City Bartender (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 13: Poor Pearl

22 December 1956
A saloon gal past her youth suddenly receives two marriage proposals, one from a sweet country bumpkin, one from a menacing dandy, but it's no embarrassment of riches: each suitor threatens violence if she selects his rival.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Constance Ford ... Pearl Bender

Denver Pyle ... Willie Calhoun
Michael Emmet ... Webb Thorne

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Frank Teeters

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender
Big John Hamilton ... Big John (as John Hamilton)
John McGough ... Jimmie (as Johnny McGough)

Chick Hannan ... Poker Player (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 14: Cholera

29 December 1956
A landowner's attempt to evict homesteaders is helped by a cholera outbreak.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc
Peg Hillias ... Jenny Gabriel

Paul Fix ... McCready

Bartlett Robinson ... Jim Gabriel

Stuart Whitman ... Bart
Gordon Gebert ... Billy McCready

John Smith ... David

Season 2, Episode 15: Pucket's New Year

5 January 1957
A man, abandoned and permanently crippled by the cold on the prairie, is rescued by Matt and Chester and struggles to find a purpose.

Season 2, Episode 16: The Cover Up

12 January 1957
Matt jails the wife abusing Sam Baxter on suspicion of murdering 2 squatters on his land, but after he gets locked up, a 3rd squatter is murdered.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Tyler McVey ... Sam Baxton

Vivi Janiss ... Sara Baxton

Theodore Marcuse ... Zack Ritter (as Ted Marcuse)

Malcolm Atterbury ... Jed Bates

Roy Engel ... Hoffer

Season 2, Episode 17: Sins of the Father

19 January 1957
A white man and his Indian wife, passing through Dodge, become targets of violence after it is learned that the wife's father led deadly raids against white settlers.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Angie Dickinson ... Rose Daggit

Peter Whitney ... Big Dan Daggit
Gage Clarke ... Dobie
Paul Wexler ... Rodin

Dabbs Greer ... Wilber Jonas - Storekeeper (uncredited)

Len Lesser ... Townsman Listening to Dobie's Tirade (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 18: Kick Me

26 January 1957
A bank robber murders his partner and comes to Dodge with his terrified wife, hoping to keep a low profile, but an Indian he once humiliated won't let him be.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Robert H. Harris ... Fred Myers

Frank DeKova ... Tobeel
Julie Van Zandt ... Jennifer Myers

Paul Lambert ... Harry Bent

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 19: Executioner

2 February 1957
Grief-stricken rancher Morgan Curry proves willing to go to any length necessary to get revenge after cocksure gunman Tom Clegg kills his brother Abe in a needlessly provoked gunfight.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Michael Hinn ... Morgan Curry

Liam Sullivan ... Tom Clegg
Robert Keys ... Abe Curry

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 20: Gone Straight

9 February 1957
When Matt serves a warrant in another town for a wanted man, there are two men answering the possible suspect's description, and they both have gone totally straight.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Carl Betz ... Nate Timble

Marianne Stewart ... Mrs. Timble

Joe De Santis ... Gunter

Tige Andrews ... Mike Postil
Ward Wood ... Parker

John Dierkes ... Ace
Fred Carson ... Henchman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 21: Bloody Hands

16 February 1957
The shooting of several members of an outlaw gang, though in self defense, triggers an emotional crisis in Matt, haunted by memories of all the men he has killed.

Season 2, Episode 22: Skid Row

23 February 1957
When a lady comes to town looking for her betrothed, Matt takes it upon himself to sober up the man, who, in his fiancée's absence, has become the town drunk.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Joseph Sargent ... Shomer

Susan Morrow ... Ann

Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ... Groat (as Gwinn Williams)

Charles King ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 23: Sweet and Sour

2 March 1957
Violence and tragedy result when Matt and Chester persuade a reluctant Kitty to hire flirtatious Rena Decker as a Long Branch hostess.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Karen Sharpe ... Rena Decker
John Alderson ... Ab Laster

Walter Reed ... Joe Garrett

John Mitchum ... Joe

Ken Mayer ... Hank
George Archambeault ... Agent
Joseph Mell ... Bill Pence (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 24: Cain

9 March 1957
Told he has only two months to live, a man determines to avenge the suicide of a young woman by killing the womanizer he blames for her death.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Harry Bartell ... Cain Vestal

Mark Roberts ... Adams
Paul Dubov ... Pritchard

Dan Riss ... Mike
Howard Ledig ... Pete
Gorday Clifton ... Cowboy
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 25: Bureaucrat

16 March 1957
A government official from Washington warns Matt that he will relieve him of his duties if he does not start using a firmer hand in Dodge.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Hoyt ... Rex Propter

Ken Lynch ... Will Stroud

Ned Glass ... Husk
Richard Avonde ... Nick Fane

William Bryant ... Charlie Frost
Al Toigo ... Ben Lawrence (as Alfred Toigo)
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 26: Last Fling

23 March 1957
Miss Kitty is suspected of taking a shot at drunkard John Peavy for harassing her earlier, and shortly thereafter someone fires a shot at her.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Florenz Ames ... John Peavy

Frank DeKova ... Mulligan Rives
Anne O'Neal ... Sabina Peavy

Susan Morrow ... Melanie

Charles King ... Man Sitting in Chair (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 27: Chester's Murder

30 March 1957
When the drunkard Chester is escorting to jail is shot dead, Chester is suspected of the murder.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Peggie Castle ... Nita Tucker (as Peggy Castle)

Murray Hamilton ... Jake Buley
Gage Clarke ... Jim Dobie
Tom Greenway ... Ned Pickard

Tim Graham ... Wilbur Jonas
Charles J. Conrad ... Man (as Charles Conrad)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan

Charles King ... Man Sitting Outside (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 28: The Photographer

6 April 1957
Professor Jacoby is a photographer from back East in Dodge, willing to do anything for a picture, even to the point of committing murder.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Sebastian Cabot ... Professor Jacoby

Dean Fredericks ... Gart (as Norman Frederic)

Ned Glass ... Grubby

Charles Horvath ... Left Hand

Howard Culver ... Citizen
Dorothy Schuyler ... Kate
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)

Tex Palmer ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 29: Wrong Man

13 April 1957
Sam Rickers shot a man dead in the back to try and claim a $1,000 reward, but it turns out that the dead man was never wanted by the law.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Catherine McLeod ... Letty Rickers (as Catherine McCleod)

Don Keefer ... Sam Rickers
Robert Griffin ... Catlin

Chick Hannan ... Passerby (uncredited)

Charles King ... Man Getting off Stage (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 30: Big Girl Lost

20 April 1957
A saloon gal's old beau is in town, and she expects trouble when he finds out where she is working.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Gloria McGehee ... Laura Simmons

Michael Pate ... Philip Locke

Judson Pratt ... Bill Pence
Gerald Milton ... Ed Doolin

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 31: What the Whiskey Drummer Heard

27 April 1957
A weird whiskey drummer named Wilbur Hawkins makes a claim to Matt that he overheard a man making a offer to pay 300 dollars to kill him, and shortly thereafter an attempt is made on Matt's life.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Vic Perrin ... Wilbur Hawkins

Robert Burton ... Sheriff Tom Smith

Robert Karnes ... Tom Roberts

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan

Charles King ... Townsman Waiting on Stage (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 32: Cheap Labor

4 May 1957
A man wants to marry a woman whose brother may be willing to resort to violence to keep her from leaving home.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Andrew Duggan ... Fos Capper

Peggy Webber ... Flora Stancil

Robert F. Simon ... Ben Stancil

Susan Morrow ... Melanie
James Nusser ... Bum
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Allen Emerson ... 2nd Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Tom Gleason ... 1st Ranch Hand (uncredited)

Charles King ... Passerby (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 33: Moon

11 May 1957
Vint is a crooked card dealer being watched by a gunman hired by a card player to make sure he can not cheat, so he resorts to murder and robbery to recover his losses.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Phillip Pine ... Vint
Rebecca Welles ... Nan

Stafford Repp ... Brewer
Tom Palmer ... Jack Salter
Jane Ray ... Vickie
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)
John Powers ... Johnny (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 34: Who Lives by the Sword

18 May 1957
Despicable gunman Joe Delk provokes Lew and Billy Baxter and easily kills the inexperienced young men in gunfights, but Matt's swift and unexpected reaction soon has Delk experiencing nightmares and self-doubt.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Harold J. Stone ... Joe Delk
Steven Terrell ... Billy Baxter
Robert C. Ross ... Lew Baxter

Harry Woods ... Snyder (as Harry Wood)
Sheila Noonan ... Mrs. Baxter

Hal Baylor ... Mike

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 35: Uncle Oliver

25 May 1957
Uncle Oliver arrives in town and believes his simpleton nephew would be a good deputy for Matt, instead of Chester.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Earle Hodgins ... Uncle Oliver Stang
Paul Wexler ... Viney Stang
Fred Carson ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 36: Daddy-O

1 June 1957
Kitty's long-lost father, who abandoned her when she was a baby, shows up in Dodge, eager to take her back to New Orleans with him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Dehner ... Wayne Russell

Judson Pratt ... Bill Pence
Cyril Delevanti ... Messenger

Charles King ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)
Glen Walters ... Waitress (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 37: The Man Who Would Be Marshal

15 June 1957
Emmett Egan has been approved for the job of marshal by War Department, and Matt agrees to let him have his job, if he follows him around for a week, to see if he can handle it.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Herbert Rudley ... Emmett Egan
Alex Sharp ... Jeff Willoughby

Kelly Thordsen ... Wilson Willoughby

Walter Barnes ... Odell
Kirby Smith ... Sam Botkin

Clancy Cooper ... Bozeman

June Carter Cash ... Clarise (as June Carter)

Ned Glass ... Mr. Phipps

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick
Fred Carson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)
Rusty Wescoatt ... Gere (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 38: Liar from Blackhawk

22 June 1957
Hank Shinn is a newcomer in town bragging about his reputation as gunman, but Marshal Dillon suspects he is nothing more than a liar.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Denver Pyle ... Hank Shinn

Strother Martin ... Ed Davey

John Doucette ... Al Janes

Fred Graham ... Cowboy

Howard Culver ... Howie Uzzell

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan
Fred Carson ... Poker Player (uncredited)

Charles King ... Townsman Outside Office (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Poker Player (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 39: Jealousy

6 July 1957
A card dealer, newly married, wants to kill his old friend, Marshal Dillon, when a crooked gambler starts rumors that Dillon is courting the dealer's wife.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jack Kelly ... Cam Durbin
Joan Tetzel ... Tilda Durbin

Than Wyenn ... Lonnie Pike
Jack Mann ... Jack Davis
Ken Drake ... Cowboy
Barbara Dodd ... Waitress

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Whitey Hughes ... Barfly (uncredited)

Charles King ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Crack-Up

14 September 1957
Gunman Nate Springer arrives in Dodge with the obvious intention of committing murder, but his nervousness and unpredictability make Matt determined to find out who hired him and why he seems so different from his steel-nerved reputation.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Dehner ... Nate Springer

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Mr. Teeters

Howard Culver ... Jim Uzzell
Preston Hanson ... Jess
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender

Lovyss Bradley ... Waitress (uncredited)
Fred Carson ... Barfly (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jeanne Vaughn ... Girl (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 2: Gun for Chester

21 September 1957
Chester claims the new stranger in town is really there to kill him and Matt investigates, but remains skeptical even after Chester is shot in the arm by an unseen person.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Thomas Coley ... Asa Ledbetter

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

Howard Culver ... Hotel Clerk
Clayton Post ... Man
Jimmy Noel ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 3: Blood Money

28 September 1957
When Harry Speener learns that the man who saved his life is a wanted fugitive, he kills the man for the reward, then finds out that the people of Dodge don't like those who kill for money.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Vinton Hayworth ... Harry Speener
James Dobson ... Joe Harpe
Lawrence Green ... Smith

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick
Robert Nash ... Grant
Allan Nixon ... Adams

Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 4: Kitty's Outlaw

5 October 1957
While Kitty dines with Matt on the edge of town, Kitty's old beau robs the bank.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Ainslie Pryor ... Cole Yankton

Dabbs Greer ... Mr. Jonas

Chris Alcaide ... Cowboy

Howard Culver ... Hotel Clerk
Jack Mann ... First Man

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 5: Potato Road

12 October 1957
An addled and desperate prairie family lures Matt and Chester out of town as a preliminary part of their plan for attempting a violent robbery of the Dodge City bank.

Season 3, Episode 6: Jesse

19 October 1957
Young and likable Jesse Pruett teams up with an unlikely "partner" in the person of Bill Stapp, a murderous former Quantrill raider. Stapp has promised to lead Jesse to the man who killed his father so he can avenge his death, but the young man is tragically unaware of Stapp's true intentions

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Edward Binns ... Bill Stapp
George Brenlin ... Jesse Pruett
James Maloney ... Karl

Dabbs Greer ... Mr. Jonas

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick
Fred Carson ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Barfly (uncredited)

Rocky Shahan ... Hank (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 7: Mavis McCloud

26 October 1957
On her way to Dodge to marry, Mavis McCloud sends a telegram to the Marshal of Dodge City. Chester and Doc want to know "Is she coming here to marry Matt" or is something else going on?

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Fay Spain ... Mavis McCloud

Max Showalter ... Barney Wales (as Casey Adams)

Robert Cornthwaite ... Lou Staley

Kelly Thordsen ... Link

Howard Culver ... Hotel Clerk
Dan Sheridan ... Stage Driver
Fred Carson ... Stage Passenger (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Man Sitting at Table (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 8: Born to Hang

2 November 1957
Joe Digger is nearly killed by two men who tried to lynch him. Now he is giving Matt until midnight the next day to bring them to jail, or he will track them down and kill them both.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Wright King ... Joe Digger

Mort Mills ... Roble

Ken Lynch ... Ed Glick

Anthony Caruso ... Hank Pate

Dorothy Adams ... Mrs. Glick

Howard Culver ... Hotel Clerk

Chick Hannan ... Hanging Spectator (uncredited)

Charles Morton ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 9: Romeo

9 November 1957
In a situation much like the play referenced by the title, the children of two prominent families have fallen in love, though the patriarchs of both have forbidden they see each other. Dispite the girl's father having threatened the boy with death, the two run away, and go to Dodge City for Matt's help. He reluctantly does, though the father arrives soon afterward, warning that if he doesn't turn them over to him, he and his ranch hands will tear the town apart searching for them. Matt and Chester secretly have the young couple married and sent off in a stage coach, and delay the father back at his estate until he cools down, and finally accepts what has happened.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Robert Vaughn ... Andy Bowers

Barry Kelley ... Jake Pierce

Barbara Eden ... Judy Pierce
Robert McQueeney ... Pete Knight
Tyler McVey ... Emmett Bowers
William McGraw ... Ab Drain (as Bill McGraw)

Bill Erwin ... Preacher (as William L. Erwin)
Fred Carson ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Pierce Hand (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Pierce Hand (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 10: Never Pester Chester

16 November 1957
Matt sets out with a vengeance to capture two trouble-making Texas cowhands who dragged Chester and left him near death.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Buddy Baer ... Stobo
Woody Chambliss ... Shiloh
Tom Greenway ... Treavitt

Paul Birch ... Boss

Gary Vinson ... Jim

Cactus Mack ... Cowhand (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Cowhand (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 11: Fingered

23 November 1957
Losing his first wife when she disappeared, Jim Cobbett tries marriage again. All seemed fine until she turned up missing too. Did he have something to do with her absence as some think he did with his first?

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Larch ... Jim Cobbett

Virginia Christine ... Lila Cobbett

Karl Swenson ... Hank Luz

Dabbs Greer ... Mr. Wilbur Jonas
Fred Carson ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
Glen Walters ... Waitress (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 12: How to Kill a Woman

30 November 1957
Matt investigates why a gunman is harassing station master Jesse Daggett by killing his passengers in cold blood, when things reach a climax after a female passenger is shot dead.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Barry Atwater ... Jesse Daggett

Pernell Roberts ... Nat Pilcher

Robert Brubaker ... Jim Buck
John Parrish ... Elderly Rancher
Jolene Brand ... Young Bride

George Cisar ... Whiskey Drummer
Ted Smile ... Cowhand (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 13: Cows and Cribs

7 December 1957
An impoverished but hardworking woman's plans to adopt an orphan baby are jeopardized when Matt discovers that her improvident husband is involved in cattle rustling.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Bartlett Robinson ... Bowers

Mabel Albertson ... Ma Smalley
Anne Barton ... Mrs. Nadler

Val Avery ... Joe Nadler

Dabbs Greer ... Mr. Jonas

Kathie Browne ... Mrs. Thorpe

Jud Taylor ... Ed Thorpe (as Judson Taylor)
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Barfly Exiting Saloon (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 14: Doc's Reward

14 December 1957
Doc, on his way to an accident at a local farmhouse, is confronted by a stranger barring his way. When he feels forced to shoot him, he tells Matt to arrest him for it before the marshal's reputation comes into question by everyone in town.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jack Lord ... Nat Brandel / Myles Brandel
Bruce Wendell ... Joe

Netta Packer ... 1st Lady

Jean Fenwick ... 2nd Lady
Brick Sullivan ... Red - Bartender
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Townsman (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 15: Kitty Lost

21 December 1957
Kitty takes a buggy ride with a dandified stranger. When he makes a pass, her spirited rejection of it results in her being left alone on the prairie.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Warren Stevens ... Jim Rackmil
Gage Clarke ... Dobie
Brett King ... Pete
Stephen Ellsworth ... Bill Pence - Bartender

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 16: Twelfth Night

28 December 1957
A feud begun between two families when they lived in the Ozarks continues with fresh bloodshed, and Matt gets caught in the middle.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

William Schallert ... Eben Hakes

Rose Marie ... Mrs. Monger

James Griffith ... Joth Monger
Dick Rich ... Farmer

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 17: Joe Phy

4 January 1958
Matt and Chester travel to the small town of Elkader to arrest would-be killer Carey Post, but find they must first expose a bogus U.S. Marshal in order to lure him into town.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Paul Richards ... Joe Phy

Morey Amsterdam ... Cicero Grimes
William Kendis ... Carey Post
Jack Reitzen ... Bartender
Kenneth Becker ... Cowboy
Silver Harr ... Townsman (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Townsman (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chalky Williams ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 18: Buffalo Man

11 January 1958
Doc finds a half-dead man on the side of the road and tells Matt. Matt and Chester ride out to a buffalo hunter's camp but before they get far, the occupants show up not treating them much better than the man the doc found.

Season 3, Episode 19: Kitty Caught

18 January 1958
Kitty is taken hostage during a bank robbery and killer Jed Gunther warns everyone not to follow them, or he will use Dillon's gun to kill her.

Season 3, Episode 20: Claustrophobia

25 January 1958
Matt and Chester find a man shot in back in his lonely cabin and the immediate suspects are two men who have been trying to force him to sell his land.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Vaughn Taylor ... Olie Ridgers
Joe Maross ... Jim Branch

Willard Sage ... Dever
James Winslow ... Giles
Lynn Shubert ... Hank
Jason Johnson ... Judge
Robert Robinson ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 21: Ma Tennis

1 February 1958
A strong-willed, shotgun-wielding matriarch helps her son escape from Matt's custody, but the Marshal is equally determined to see the young man tried and sentenced for killing an unarmed man.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Nina Varela ... Ma Tennis

Ron Hagerthy ... Andy Tennis

Corey Allen ... Ben Tennis
Russ Bender ... Dealer
Jack Harris ... Man
Walter Lawrence ... Barfly (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 22: Sunday Supplement

8 February 1958
"There's no law west of Dodge." Two writers in from New York want to see if that's true. When a Pawnee Indian uprising seems to be brewing, they may have found their story.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Werner Klemperer ... Clifton Bunker

Jack Weston ... Samuel Sprig
Theodore Newton ... Major A.R. Brill

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

Eddie Little Sky ... Chief Little Hawk (as Eddie Little)
K.L. Smith ... Karl
David Whorf ... Jack

Kit Guard ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 23: Wild West

15 February 1958
On the prairie, Matt meets up with a young boy who tells him that some men tied up and abducted his father the night before.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Phyllis Coates ... Hattie Kelly
Philip Bourneuf ... Kelly

Murray Hamilton ... Web Cutter
Robert Gist ... Rourke

Paul Engle ... Yorky Kelly

Season 3, Episode 24: The Cabin

22 February 1958
To escape a potentially lethal blizzard, Matt seeks shelter in a cabin in which two psychopathic bandits have enslaved and repeatedly molested a young woman after murdering her father.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Claude Akins ... Hack

Patricia Barry ... Belle

Harry Dean Stanton ... Alvy (as Dean Stanton)
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 25: Dirt

1 March 1958
The only man who didn't treat Beulah like dirt is marrying another woman, whose brother doesn't want him in the family. When the groom is shot leaving the church, everyone suspects the new brother-in-law.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc (credit only)

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

June Lockhart ... Beulah

Wayne Morris ... Nat Sieberts

Ian MacDonald ... Mr. Troyman

Gail Kobe ... Polly Troyman
Barry McGuire ... Henry Troyman

Bill Erwin ... Preacher (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Man Exiting Church (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)
Tyler McVey ... Man in Bar (uncredited)

Tom Reese ... Man in Bar (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Red - Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 26: Dooley Surrenders

8 March 1958
Addled hide skinner Emmett Dooley believes that he killed a man and demands to be put in jail. Matt is convinced that Dooley was not the culprit and tries to lure the real killer into giving himself away.

Season 3, Episode 27: Joke's on Us

15 March 1958
A horse thief is headed for a rope. At least that's how his friends see it. They find out too late they may have the wrong man. The joke may be on all of them now as someone is killing them one by one.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Virginia Gregg ... Mrs. Tilman

Bartlett Robinson ... Jake Kaiser
Weston Gavin ... Clabe Tilman (as James Kevin)
Michael Hinn ... Frank Tilman

Kevin Hagen ... Bill Jennings

Herbert Lytton ... Tom Benson (as Herbert C. Lytton)
Craig Duncan ... Jim Duval
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 28: Bottleman

22 March 1958
There's a new Faro dealer at the Long Branch. When the town drunk, the meekest man in town, tries to attack him, the dealer swears he'll kill him if he ever tries that again. But he also swears he "never seen him before in his life."

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Dehner ... Tom Cassidy

Peggy McCay ... Flora

Ross Martin ... Dan Clell

Barney Phillips ... Bill Pence
Roxane Berard ... Dorey

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Red - Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 29: Laughing Gas

29 March 1958
When town bully Cloud Marsh experiences public humiliation during a laughing gas show, he and his surly brothers assault proprietor Earle Stafford and attempt to molest his kind-hearted wife.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
June Dayton ... Mrs. Stafford
Val Benedict ... Cloud Marsh
Cyril Delevanti ... Old Man

Dean Harens ... Earl Stafford

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Mr. Teeters
Leonard P. Geer ... Townsman (uncredited)

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)

George Huggins ... Townsman (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
James Nusser ... Ranson (uncredited)
Hal Riddle ... Townsman (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Townsman (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 30: Texas Cowboys

5 April 1958
A headstrong Texas trail boss is determined to prevent Matt from learning which one of his men was responsible for murdering another by shooting him in the back.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Allan Lane ... Kin Talley
Clarke Gordon ... Gil Choate (as Clark Gordon)

Ned Glass ... Sam Peeples

Stafford Repp ... Mr. Hightower

John Mitchum ... Bob
Dick Johnstone ... Barfly (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 31: Amy's Good Deed

12 April 1958
Amy Slater gets to Dodge and tells Matt she came to die. He suggests seeing Doc Adams, she says she's not sick but that Matt could help. When asked how, she says "you're going to kill me." Learning the truth, he decides how to handle it.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jeanette Nolan ... Amy Band Slater
Lou Krugman ... Emmett Gold
Tex Holden ... Barfly (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 32: Hanging Man

19 April 1958
Dodge would appear to be undergoing a rash of suicides--or is a murderer with a rope making the rounds?

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Luis Van Rooten ... Mel Tucker
Zina Provendie ... Cora Bell

Robert Osterloh ... Dan Dresslar

Helen Kleeb ... Mrs. Harp Sawyer
Dick Rich ... Hank
K.L. Smith ... Jim

Herman Hack ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 33: Innocent Broad

26 April 1958
Lou and Linda met in St. Louis and are engaged to be married. Lou is waiting in Dodge for her but a man he says he never met rides in on the stage too and makes Matt suspicious when Lou says he doesn't know him.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Ed Kemmer ... Lou Paxon

Myrna Fahey ... Linda Bell
Aaron Saxon ... Joe Bassett

Robert Brubaker ... Jim Buck
Joel Smith ... Cowboy
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 34: The Big Con

3 May 1958
The Dodge City Bank's acting manager loses $20,000 of the bank's money when he imprudently makes a loan secured by a seemingly "can't lose" poker hand. Matt makes it apparent to the three "players" that he believes they actually worked together to defraud the bank, so they flee Dodge with Doc as a hostage.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Raymond Bailey ... Shaneways

Joseph Kearns ... Mr. Papp
Alan Dexter ... Hook
Gordon Mills ... Varden
Perry Ivins ... Mr. Hogg
Ted Smile ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 35: Widow's Mite

10 May 1958
Matt is strongly suspicious of the character and the intentions of gentleman gambler Leach Fields, especially when he proposes marriage to a recently-widowed woman who may know the location of $10,000 in stolen money.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Katharine Bard ... Ada Morton

Marshall Thompson ... Leach Fields

Ken Mayer ... Zack Morton
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 36: Chester's Hanging

17 May 1958
When Jim Cando is thrown in jail by Matt, for a robbery and murder, he orders his partner to get him out by any means, or he will implicate him in the crime too.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Charles Cooper ... Cando

Sam Edwards ... Binders

Walter Barnes ... Haney
Arvid Nelson ... Hank Sims
Johnny Western ... Pete
Johnny Dee ... Joe Carpel
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 37: Carmen

24 May 1958
When an Army payroll is stolen and two soldiers are murdered, the commanding officer of Fort Dodge threatens to put Dodge City under martial law unless Matt can capture the perpetrators within 48 hours.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Ruta Lee ... Jennie Lane

Alan Gifford ... Major Harris

Robert Patten ... Nate Brand

Ray Teal ... Sgt. Jones

Tommy Farrell ... Pfc. Atwood

Roy Engel ... Hank (uncredited)

Len Lesser ... Townsman (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Barney Phillips ... Bill Pence (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 38: Overland Express

31 May 1958
After capturing suspected murderer Jim Nation, Matt has to eventually trust the suspect to help out when he and other stagecoach passengers are held at gunpoint by an outlaw.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Simon Oakland ... Jim Nation

Peter Mamakos ... Art Carp

Clem Bevans ... Fly
James Gavin ... Wells

Forrest Stanley ... Griffin
Jan Arvan ... Station Man
Jimmy Cross ... Hank
Al Hopson ... Bill

Herman Hack ... Dead Station Employee (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Dead Station Employee (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 39: The Gentleman

7 June 1958
Suave and enigmatic gambler Marcus France falls in love with Long Branch hostess Boni Damon. France is curiously unwilling to marry Boni, though he is willing to risk death to protect her from the unwanted advances of vicious Tiller Evans.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jack Cassidy ... Marcus France
Virginia Baker ... Boni Damon

Timothy Carey ... Tiller Evans

Henry Corden ... Butler
Tex Holden ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Matt for Murder

13 September 1958
Matt is suspended by the War Department, after Red Samples comes to Dodge with his gang and an alleged witness, claiming Matt shot an unarmed man in cold blood.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Bruce Gordon ... Tom Samples

Robert J. Wilke ... Hickock

Elisha Cook Jr. ... Huggins
Harlan Howe ... McCall
Martin Balk ... Reeves
Allen Kramer

Jess Kirkpatrick
Jack Lester
Dick Rich
Johnny Western

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 2: The Patsy

20 September 1958
Matt doubts the veracity of Long Branch hostess Holly Fanshaw's claim that she saw trail drover Fly Hoyt murder young Dave Thorp. His suspicions increase further when Hoyt voluntarily returns to Dodge in order to clear his name.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Martin Landau ... Thorp

Peter Breck ... Fly Hoyt

Ken Lynch ... Jim Cavanaugh
Jan Harrison ... Holly Fanshaw

John Alderman ... Dave

Bill Coontz ... Barfly (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)

Buddy Roosevelt ... Drunken Barfly (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Drunken Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 3: Gunsmuggler

27 September 1958
Matt believes white smugglers supplied the guns that a band of Pawnee used to attack local ranchers.

Season 4, Episode 4: Monopoly

4 October 1958
Two murders result when an unscrupulous Eastern businessman named Ivy hires a psychotic killer to help him establish undisputed control of Dodge City's freight shipment business.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Harry Townes ... Ivy

J. Pat O'Malley ... Joe Trimble
Robert Gist ... Cam Speegle
Clegg Hoyt ... Bob Adams

Cactus Mack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Mathew McCue ... Old Cowboy in Bar (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 5: Letter of the Law

11 October 1958
A rich landowner seizes the chance to get a little more acreage when he discovers that a homesteader has failed to file the paperwork to make his quarter section his own.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Harold J. Stone ... Judge Rambeau

Clifton James ... Teek

Bartlett Robinson ... Lee Sprague

Mary Carver ... Sarah

Al Ruscio ... Haley
Fred Kruger ... Straker
John Breen ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 6: Thoroughbreds

18 October 1958
Matt and Chester, out of water while riding back to Dodge, come upon a man with two fine horses who is not very trusting. When they meet him later in Dodge, he is much different: friendly and spending money freely.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Ron Randell ... Jack Portis

Walter Barnes ... Burke

Dan Blocker ... Keller

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

Bill Coontz ... Townsman (uncredited)

John George ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam - Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 7: Stage Hold-Up

25 October 1958
A stagecoach on which Matt and Chester are riding is robbed and another passenger is murdered. Matt utilizes a ruse to incriminate the thieves when a "cowboy" appears and offers to show him where one of the thieves may be buried.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Anderson ... Yermo

Charles Aidman ... Verd

Sandy Kenyon ... Green

Robert Brubaker ... Jim Buck
Bob Morgan ... Charley

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 8: Lost Rifle

1 November 1958
Matt refuses to arrest his friend Ben Tiple without more evidence, when the man he has been feuding with is found shot in the back.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Charles Bronson ... Ben Tiple

Paul Engle ... Andy Spangler

Lew Gallo ... Joe Spangler
Tom Greenway ... Will Gibbs

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

Bill Clark ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 9: Land Deal

8 November 1958
When a stranger leading some immigrants planning on settling outside of Dodge wants Matt to give him a badge to avert trouble, Matt gets suspicious and rides out to their camp to see what is really up.

Season 4, Episode 10: Lynching Man

15 November 1958
After mild-mannered Hank Blenis is "lynched" by the two men who stole his horse, self-righteous Charlie Drain decides to take the law into his own hands and is led tragically astray by the culprits.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

George Macready ... Charlie Drain

Bing Russell ... Ed Shelby
Charles H. Gray ... Bob Gringle (as Charles Gray)

O.Z. Whitehead ... Hank Blenis
Chuck Hayward ... Jake
Michael Hinn ... Gil Mather
Robert Montgomery Jr. ... Billy Drico

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick
Don Lloyd ... Barfly
Brick Sullivan ... Red - The Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 11: How to Kill a Friend

22 November 1958
Two gamblers find Matt incorruptible and attempt to intimidate him by hiring gunman Toque Morlan. The two are ironically unaware that Morlan was Matt's close friend until a long-ago attack by a mob left Morlan scarred and harboring a bitter grudge against lawmen.

Season 4, Episode 12: Grass

29 November 1958
White men pretending to be Indians attack greenhorn Harry Pope at night, and he kills one of them. Now the dead man's friends want revenge.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Philip Coolidge ... Harry Pope

Chris Alcaide ... Ned Curry
Charles Fredericks ... Earl Brant (as Charles E. Fredericks)

Season 4, Episode 13: The Cast

6 December 1958
When Doc arrives too late to save his patient, her husband, a good friend of Matt's, blames Doc for her death.

Season 4, Episode 14: Robber Bridegroom

13 December 1958
Financially desperate Jack Fitch robs a stagecoach and abducts passenger Laura Church, unaware that she is "engaged" to an unscrupulous businessman who threatened to ruin her father if he did not agree to the marriage.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Donald Randolph ... Reeves

Frank Maxwell ... Stage Driver
Burt Douglas ... Jack Fitch
Jan Harrison ... Laura
Dan Sheridan ... Hank

Clem Fuller ... Joe
Tex Terry ... Pete

Duke Fishman ... Barfly (uncredited)

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan - Bartender (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 15: Snakebite

20 December 1958
Claustrophobic plainsman Poney Thompson is arrested for murdering a man who maliciously shot his dog, but an ironic fate awaits him after he breaks free from Chester's custody.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Andy Clyde ... Poney Thompson

Warren Oates ... Jed Hakes
Charles Maxwell ... Walt Moorman

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 16: Gypsum Hills Feud

27 December 1958
Matt's attempt to find a man who shot at him from ambush leads him and Chester into the middle of a murderous feud between two bitter and isolated mountain families.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

William Schallert ... Alben Peavy
Anne Barton ... Liza Peavy

Hope Summers ... Ellen Cade
Albert Linville ... Jack Cade

Season 4, Episode 17: Young Love

3 January 1959
Over the objections of his sometime partner Rod Allison, treacherous Jim Box murders aging rancher Jesse Wheat, then attempts to steal cattle from Wheat's young widow.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Charles Cooper ... Jim Box

Joan Taylor ... Anna Wheat

Wesley Lau ... Rod Allison

Jon Lormer ... Jesse Wheat
Stephen Chase ... Enoch Miller

Season 4, Episode 18: Marshal Proudfoot

10 January 1959
Chester's Uncle Wesley comes to Dodge and thinks Chester is the marshal, and Matt goes along with the gag, playing the deputy.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Dabbs Greer ... Uncle Wesley
Charles Fredericks ... Jack Pargo
Earl Parker ... Ben

Howard Culver ... Howie

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick

Chet Brandenburg ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Waitress (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Sam Noonan (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 19: Passive Resistance

17 January 1959
A man's house is burned and his livestock killed, but he refuses to identify the perpetrators to the marshal.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Carl Benton Reid ... Gideon Seek

Alfred Ryder ... Hank Voyles
Read Morgan ... Joe Kell

Dabbs Greer ... Jonas

Chick Hannan ... Horseman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 20: Love of a Good Woman

24 January 1959
An old friend of Doc's, a nurse, is visiting and he hopes she will stay around Dodge. In the meantime Matt is worried that an ex-con is gunning for him even though he thought he was innocent five years ago.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jacqueline Scott ... Abbie Twilling (as Jacquline Scott)

Kevin Hagen ... Coney Thorne

Hampton Fancher ... Gunman

Cactus Mack ... Stage Driver
Ted Smile ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 21: Jayhawkers

31 January 1959
Trail boss Dolph Quince sends for his friend Matt to help escort his cattle herd into Dodge because he is having trouble with Jayhawkers (Kansas renegades), and he hopes to ease the animosity his men have towards all Kansans.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Jack Elam ... Dolph Quince

Ken Curtis ... Phil Jacks

Lane Bradford ... Jay
Chuck Hayward ... Studer
Earl Parker ... Snyder
Cliff Ketchum ... Cowboy
Bradley Payne ... Cook (as Brad Payne)
Jimmie Booth ... Cowhand (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Cowhand (uncredited)

Rod McGaughy ... Cowhand (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 22: Kitty's Rebellion

7 February 1959
A family friend of Kitty's visits from New Orleans and is shocked to find her a saloonkeeper. Still, the young man is determined to defend the lady's honor, a stance that could get him killed in rowdy Dodge.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Barry McGuire ... Billy

Addison Powell ... Tal

Richard Rust ... Weeb

Robert Brubaker ... Jim Buck
Tom Greenway ... Joe Hines

Ben Wright ... Drummer

Howard Culver ... Howie
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chet Brandenburg ... Barfly (uncredited)
George Ford ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Clem Fuller ... Townsman (uncredited)

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Townsman (uncredited)

Philo McCullough ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
Tom McDonough ... Barfly (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Barfly (uncredited)

George Sowards ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 23: Sky

14 February 1959
Young Billy flees Dodge in fear after being suspected of shooting dead an older saloon girl whose sexual advances he had been resisting.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Allen Case ... Billy Daunt

Olive Blakeney ... Ma Torvet

Roy Barcroft ... Luke
Patricia Huston ... Woman

Linda Watkins ... Kate
Charles Thompson ... Clabe

Herman Hack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Walking Townsman (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 24: Doc Quits

21 February 1959
Doc takes hard the death of a homesteader under his care; then a flashy new medicine man comes to town and takes away many of his patients.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Wendell Holmes ... Betchel

Bartlett Robinson ... Jake Wirth
Jack Younger ... Cullen
Fiona Hale ... Mrs. Crumley

Jack Grinnage ... Andy Wirth

Bert Rumsey ... Sam
Jimmie Booth ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 25: The Bear

28 February 1959
Rivalry for the affections of a former saloon gal leads to a frame-up for murder.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Grant Williams ... Joe Plummer

Norma Crane ... Tilda

Denver Pyle ... Mike Blocker

Russell Johnson ... Harry Webb

Guy Wilkerson ... Pete Wilkins
John Breen ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Clem Fuller ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 26: The Coward

7 March 1959
A coward gambler, who's too cheap to hire a gunman, wants Matt dead for a beating he got from him years ago, so he starts some talk around Dodge about the big reputation any person could gain, if they simply killed Matt.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Barry Atwater ... Ed Eby

House Peters Jr. ... Nat Swan
James Beck ... Jack Massey (as Jim Beck)

William Phipps ... Lou

Barney Phillips ... Bill Pence

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick
John Close ... Pete
Sheldon Allman ... Bill

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Barfly with Gun (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 27: The F.U.

14 March 1959
Matt suspects a conspiracy when a man is murdered, Al Clovis flees on a train even though he has a perfect alibi, and the bank is robbed.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Bert Freed ... Al Clovis
Fay Roope ... Botkin

Joe Flynn ... Onie Becker

Steve Raines ... 1st Cowboy

Edward Faulkner ... 2nd Cowboy

Chet Brandenburg ... Barfly (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Barfly at Table (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Train Passenger (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 28: Wind

21 March 1959
Men start killing each other over saloon girl Dolly Varden, who seems to bring gamblers luck just by standing next to them when they're playing cards.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Mark Miller ... Frank Paris

Whitney Blake ... Dolly Varden

Roy Engel ... Jed Garvey

Dabbs Greer ... Jonas

Walter Burke ... Bystander
Allan Lurie ... Singer
Stephen Roberts ... Hank
George Douglas ... Man

Guy Teague ... Norman
Robert Swan ... John
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)

John George ... Barfly (uncredited)
Augie Gomez ... Townsman (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Townswoman (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Barfly (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 29: Fawn

4 April 1959
After years of captivity, a white woman and her half-Indian daughter are set free by the Indians, but they are shunned in Dodge.

Season 4, Episode 30: Renegade White

11 April 1959
A gunfight in the Long Branch forces Matt to arrest a drunk. Letting him go since it was a fair fight, he suspects him of selling guns to the Indians, and goes after him even though he may run into those Indians.

Season 4, Episode 31: Murder Warrant

18 April 1959
Matt and Dodge City's businessmen employ an unusual tactic to save ambush victim Lee Prentice from being taken to corrupt Baker City to face certain hanging on a trumped-up murder charge.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Ed Nelson ... Lee Prentice

Onslow Stevens ... Ben Goddard

Mort Mills ... Jake Harbin
Fay Roope ... Botkin

Joseph Kearns ... Dobie

George Selk ... Moss Grimmick
Abdullah Abbas ... Barfly (uncredited)
Jimmie Booth ... Barfly (uncredited)

Chet Brandenburg ... Barfly (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)

Rod McGaughy ... Bafly (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Drunk Poker Player (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 32: Change of Heart

25 April 1959
Matt becomes suspicious when Jerry Cass's plans to marry saloon hostess Bella Grant are complicated by Bella's sudden insistence that Jerry leave his recently-inherited ranch for six months.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Lucy Marlow ... Bella Grant

James Drury ... Jerry Cass

Ken Curtis ... Brisco
Fay Roope ... Botkin

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 33: Buffalo Hunter

2 May 1959
Marshal Dillon has to stop a ruthless, cold-blooded, greedy, buffalo hunter who is in the habit of brutally killing his hired help to avoid paying them their wages.

Season 4, Episode 34: The Choice

9 May 1959
Matt tries to help Andy Hill, a young gunman who is apparently trying very hard to go straight, by getting him a job riding shotgun on the stagecoach.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Darryl Hickman ... Andy Hill

Robert Brubaker ... Jim Buck
Charles Maxwell ... Kerrick
Dick Rich ... Tough
John Breen ... Barfly (uncredited)

Heinie Conklin ... Barfly (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 35: There Was Never a Horse

16 May 1959
Gunman Kin Creed arrives in Dodge determined to enhance his reputation by outdrawing Matt in a gunfight. He goes to great lengths to force Matt into a confrontation and is able to wound him, but it proves to be a pyrrhic victory.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Jack Lambert ... Kin Creed
Joseph Sargent ... Drunk

Larry J. Blake ... Budge
William Wellman Jr. ... Roy
Perry Ivins ... Clerk
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chet Brandenburg ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
John Breen ... Townsman (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Barfly (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Townsman (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Townsman (uncredited)

Philo McCullough ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Fred (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 36: Print Asper

23 May 1959
Print Asper is suspected of attempted murder when he forces a crooked lawyer, at gunpoint, to return the ranch he stole from him, and the lawyer still ends up getting shot later by someone.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

J. Pat O'Malley ... Print Asper
Lew Brown ... Will Asper

Ted Knight ... Jay Rabb

Robert Ivers ... Johnny Asper

Cactus Mack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 37: The Constable

30 May 1959
Dodge City's businessmen learn a hard lesson when they reject Matt's advice and hire a meek constable to handle a gang of rowdy but free-spending trail cowboys.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Larch ... Rance

Strother Martin ... Dillard

Pitt Herbert ... Green

William Bryant ... 1st Cowboy
Joel Ashley ... 2nd Cowboy
Scott Peters ... Pete

Joseph Kearns ... Botkin (as Joe Kearns)
Joseph Breen ... Mike
Robert DeCost ... Carl
Dan Sheridan ... Dobie

John Mitchum ... Joe
Lee J. Winters ... Bob (as Lee Winters)

Victor Lundin ... Hank (as Vic Lundin)

Bert Rumsey ... Bartender

Duke Fishman ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Augie Gomez ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Fred (uncredited)

Steve Raines ... Drover (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 38: Blue Horse

6 June 1959
Seriously injured Matt faces a moral dilemma when Blue Horse saves his life and prevents the escape of a prisoner. The Marshal knows that Blue Horse is being sought by the Cavalry as a fugitive from a reservation, and he is well aware that he is duty-bound to assist their search in any way possible.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Gene Nelson ... Hob Cannon

Michael Pate ... Blue Horse

William Murphy ... Lt. Eldridge (as Bill Murphy)

Monte Hale ... Sgt.

Season 4, Episode 39: Cheyennes

13 June 1959
Matt seeks the help of wise Chief Long Robe to track down gunrunners who are supplying renegade Cheyenne braves with rifles used to murder prairie-dwelling families. Long Robe provides Matt with the needed information, but warns him that the death of even a single brave could lead to a violent uprising.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Walter Brooke ... Capt. Nichols

Tom Brown ... Major

Ralph Moody ... Long Robe

Chuck Roberson ... Sgt. Keller

Eddie Little Sky ... Warrior
Edward G. Robinson Jr. ... Brown
Dennis Cross ... Jim
Kim Winona ... Daughter (as Connie Buck)
Fred McDougall ... Soldier (uncredited)

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Target

5 September 1959
Ironic tragedy results when Danny Kader stubbornly disregards his father's predispositions (and Matt's pragmatic advice) in order to attempt an elopement with a young gypsy woman.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Darryl Hickman ... Danny Kader

John Carradine ... Kader

Suzanne Lloyd ... Nayomi

Frank DeKova ... Leader (as Frank de Kova)
Kay Koury ... Gypsy (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Gypsy (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Diner Patron (uncredited)
Theresa Testa ... Gypsy (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 2: Kitty's Injury

19 September 1959
When Kitty is hurt in a fall from a horse, she and Matt must seek help from shiftless dirt farmers who are oddly uninterested in aiding them.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester (credit only)

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Don Dubbins ... Lootie

Anne Seymour ... Cora

Karl Swenson ... Raff

Clem Fuller ... Clem (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 3: Horse Deal

26 September 1959
Deesha is running a scam in which his partner sells an unbranded horse to an unsuspecting buyer, after which Deesha moves in to claim the horse, leaving the buyer with nothing.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Harry Carey Jr. ... Deesha

Bartlett Robinson ... Bowers

Trevor Bardette ... Slim
Michael Hinn ... Wirth
Fred Holliday ... Harper (as Fred Grossinger)
Len Hendry ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 4: Johnny Red

3 October 1959
A man suddenly turns up in Dodge City claiming to be Billy Crale, the long-lost son of a well-to-do local widow. Matt knows that Billy Crale was reported dead during the Civil War and he becomes highly concerned for Mrs. Crale's safety when he confirms that the man is actually a onetime outlaw known as Johnny Red.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

James Drury ... Johnny Red

Josephine Hutchinson ... Mrs. Crale

Abel Fernandez ... Nate
Dennis McMullen ... Ponca City Kid

Robert Brubaker ... Jim Buck
John Harrison ... Al
Wayne West ... Ben

Frank Baker ... Townsman (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)

Cactus Mack ... Townsman (uncredited)
Earl Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 5: Tail to the Wind

10 October 1959
A father and son bully a farmer and his wife who won't sell their land, but the farmer is oddly reluctant to let Matt arrest the two, even when they resort to gunfire.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Harry Townes ... Pezzy
Alice Backes ... Cora
Harry Swoger ... Burke
Alan Reed Jr. ... Harlow

Clem Fuller ... Bartender (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Poker Player (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 6: Annie Oakley

17 October 1959
Is the homely, sharp-tongued, middle-aged wife of a homesteader really inspiring men to fight to the death for her affections?

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Anderson ... Dolliver
Florence MacMichael ... Kate

George Mitchell ... Jeff
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)

Rod McGaughy ... Townsman (uncredited)

Bert Rumsey ... Barfly Talking to Kitty (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 7: Kangaroo

24 October 1959
Chester saves a man from a zealot's violent "justice," then faces a dose of the same himself.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

Peter Whitney ... Ira

Richard Rust ... Dal

John Crawford ... Hod
Lew Brown ... Jim Bride

Clem Fuller ... Bartender (uncredited)
Anne Howard ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)
Fred McDougall ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 8: Saludos

31 October 1959
Three men escorted by Matt back to Dodge wait for a wounded young Indian woman to identify the one that killed her husband and shot her.

Season 5, Episode 9: Brother Whelp

7 November 1959
A man wants to gunfight when he returns home, after years away, and finding his brother married to his girl.

Season 5, Episode 10: The Boots

14 November 1959
Onetime gunman Zeno Smith faces an unenviable choice. If he does not help would-be gambler Hank Fergus rob Mr. Jonas's general store, Fergus will tell 12-year old orphan Tommy the full story of how Zeno's descent into deprivation and alcoholism dates to the day he backed down from facing Fergus in a gunfight.

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Dennis Weaver ... Chester

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty

John Larch ... Zeno
Wynn Pearce ... Hank Fergus

Richard Eyer ... Tommy

Chet Brandenburg ... Passerby (uncredited)
Len Hendry ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 11: Odd Man Out

21 November 1959
Matt is uncertain what to make of Cyrus Tucker's confused claim that his wife of 32 years "just ran off", especially when a homesteader claims that he saw the old man digging a large hole just behind his house.