Gunsmoke: Season 3, Episode 10

Never Pester Chester (16 Nov. 1957)

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

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

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Chester Gets to Eat Dirt
21 July 2007 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Good entry. Some of the best and most unusual episodes are when Matt shows an all-too-human side. Here he lets Chester tame two rowdy cowboys because Matt's too tired to deal with them. Instead the cowhands poke fun at the slow-witted Chester and then drag him behind a horse. Needless to say, Matt's beside himself with guilt and anger as Chester hovers near death. The climactic fist-fight with the gargantuan Buddy Baer (ex-heavyweight champion Max Baer's brother and a surprisingly good actor) promises more than it delivers. Still, it's odd to see someone bigger than the 6'6" Arness. The final scene with Matt and Chester is well conceived since it could have easily become maudlin. Limitations with the budget can easily be seen in the sparseness of the trailside encampment and its pitifully skimpy equipment; while it looks like someone pulled strings to hand youngster Gary Vinson a couple of lines that could easily have been given to the trail boss Paul Birch. Nonetheless, an above average 30 minutes


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